Phoenix Mercury 2022 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Phoenix Mercury 2022 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, exceptions, & complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

Trade Kicker
Block Trade Clause
No Trade Clause
Player (12) Age Pos. YOE Contract Type Protection Base Salary Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
TaurasiDiana Taurasi 39 G 17 Free Agent Protected $228,094 ($228,094) $228,094 15.80
Diggins-SmithSkylar Diggins-Smith 31 G 8 Extension Protected $227,900 ($462,250) $227,900 15.79
GrinerBrittney Griner 31 C 9 Extension Protected $227,900 ($227,900) $227,900 15.79
DeShieldsDiamond DeShields 27 G 4 Free Agent Protected $150,000 ($304,500) $150,000 10.39
CharlesTina Charles 33 C 11 Free Agent Protected $108,000 ($108,000) $108,000 7.48
CunninghamSophie Cunningham 25 G 3 Free Agent Unprotected $75,000 - $75,000 5.20
NurseKia Nurse 26 G 4 Free Agent Unprotected $73,542 - $73,542 5.10
AnigweKristine Anigwe 25 C 3 Free Agent Unprotected $72,141 - $72,141 5.00
GustafsonMegan Gustafson 25 F 2 Free Agent Unprotected $72,141 - $72,141 5.00
PeddyShey Peddy 33 G 3 Free Agent Unprotected $72,141 - $72,141 5.00
TurnerBrianna Turner 25 F 3 Entry Level Unprotected $72,141 - $72,141 5.00
ThomasSam Thomas 22 F 0 Free Agent Unprotected $60,471 - $60,471 4.19




2022 Dead Cap

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

Player (2) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Dead Money Cap Figure Cap %
CannonEmma Cannon 32 F $2,143 - - $2,143 0.15
SimmsJennie Simms 28 G $1,796 - - $1,796 0.12


2022 Phoenix Mercury Salary Cap Totals

Cap Type Total
Active Roster Cap $1,439,471
Dead Money $3,939
Cap Holds -
Total Salaries $1,443,410
2022 WNBA Salary Cap Max $1,379,170
Actual Cap Max Space $-64,240
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $1,439,471
Dead Money $3,939
Total Cap Allocations $1,443,410
2022 WNBA Salary Cap Floor $1,154,340
Above Cap Floor $289,070
2022 WNBA Salary Cap Max $1,379,170
Cap Max Space $-64,240