Minnesota Lynx 2021 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Minnesota Lynx 2021 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, exceptions, & complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

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Player (13) Age Pos. YOE Contract Type Protection Base Salary Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
McBrideKayla McBride 29 G 7 Free Agent Protected $190,550 ($588,801) $190,550 14.17
PowersAerial Powers 27 F 5 Free Agent Protected $190,550 ($588,801) $190,550 14.17
AchonwaNatalie Achonwa 28 C 6 Free Agent Protected $164,500 ($479,600) $164,500 12.24
DantasDamiris Dantas 28 F 6 Extension Protected $126,000 ($255,150) $126,000 9.37
FowlesSylvia Fowles 35 C 13 Extension Protected $117,894 ($117,894) $117,894 8.77
DavisRennia Davis 22 F 0 Entry Level Unprotected $64,375 - $64,375 4.79
DangerfieldCrystal Dangerfield 23 G 1 Entry Level Unprotected $60,946 - $60,946 4.53
CollierNapheesa Collier 25 F 2 Entry Level Unprotected $58,710 - $58,710 4.37
ShepardJessica Shepard 25 F 1 Entry Level Unprotected $58,710 - $58,710 4.37
CarletonBridget Carleton 24 G 2 Free Agent Unprotected $58,170 - $58,170 4.33
ClarendonLayshia Clarendon 30 G 8 Free Agent Unprotected $33,914 - $33,914 2.52
BanhamRachel Banham 28 G 5 $31,702 - $31,702 2.36
AlleyneJillian Alleyne 27 F 1 $3,245 - $3,245 0.24




2021 Dead Cap

Cap breakdowns for players who have been traded or released. All count against the team's Total Cap Allocations.

Player (6) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Dead Money Cap Figure Cap %
Christmas-KellyKarima Christmas-Kelly 32 F $106,000 - - $106,000 7.88
BanhamRachel Banham 28 G $52,042 - - $52,042 3.87
ClarendonLayshia Clarendon 30 G $17,694 - - $17,694 1.32
BurdickCierra Burdick 27 F $3,318 - - $3,318 0.25
HarperLinnae Harper 26 G $3,245 - - $3,245 0.24
MackNatasha Mack 23 F $2,781 - - $2,781 0.21


2021 Minnesota Lynx Salary Cap Totals

Cap Type Total
Active Roster Cap $1,159,266
Dead Money $185,080
Cap Holds -
Total Salaries $1,344,346
2021 WNBA Salary Cap Max $1,339,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-5,346
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $1,159,266
Dead Money $185,080
Total Cap Allocations $1,344,346
2021 WNBA Salary Cap Floor $1,120,770
Above Cap Floor $223,576
2021 WNBA Salary Cap Max $1,339,000
Cap Max Space $-5,346