Salary Cap Snapshot: Houston Rockets

With the free agent signing period winding down and teams looking ahead to the preseason, we at Hoops Rumors will be tracking the Salary Cap figures for each team around the league.  These posts will be maintained throughout the season once financial data is reported. They will be located on the sidebar throughout the year, once all the teams’ cap figures have been relayed. The next franchise we’ll be looking at are the Houston Rockets, who currently are just over the league’s salary cap of $94,143,000 for the 2016/17 season. You can always check for up-to-date rosters for each franchise, with the Rockets’ team page accessible here.

Here’s a breakdown of where the Rockets currently stand financially:

Guaranteed Salary

Total Guaranteed Salary= $92,701,717

Non-Guaranteed Salary

  • Bobby Brown —$980,431
  • Gary Payton II —$543,471
  • Isaiah Taylor —$543,471
  • Kyle Wiltjer —$543,471

Note: These figures are estimates as the exact salary details have yet to be relayed.

Total Non-Guaranteed Salary= $2,610,844

Eligible for Rookie Scale Extensions: None

Cash Sent Out Via Trade: $0 [Amount Remaining $3.5MM]

Cash Received Via Trade: $0 [Amount Remaining $3.5MM]

Payroll Exceptions Available

  • Room Exception: $0 [Used to sign Nene]

Total Projected Payroll: $95,312,561

Salary Cap: $94,143,000

Estimated Available Cap Space: $1,169,561

Luxury Tax Threshold: $113,287,000

Amount Below Luxury Tax: $17,974,439

Last Updated: 9/22/16

The Basketball Insiders salary pages were used in the creation of this post.

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Mario Renteria
Mario Renteria
1 month 17 days ago

I believe Ryan Anderson is getting paid too much, I rather pay parsons that much.

1 month 16 days ago

Noway he’s not worth it 100 tiMes better BIGshotRYN


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