Salary Cap Snapshot: Portland Trail Blazers

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 Portland Trail Blazers, who currently are well over the league’s salary cap of $94,143,000 for the 2016/17 season. You can always check RosterResource.com for up-to-date rosters for each franchise, with the Blazers’ team page accessible here.

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


Guaranteed Salary

Total Guaranteed Salary= $112,354,979


Non-Guaranteed Salary

Total Non-Guaranteed Salary= $2,323,538


Eligible for Rookie Scale Extensions


Cash Sent Out Via Trade:  $75,000 [Amount Remaining $3,425,000]

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


Payroll Exceptions Available

  • Room Exception — $2,898,000

Total Projected Payroll: $114,678,517

Salary Cap: $94,143,000

Estimated Available Cap Space: $20,535,517

Luxury Tax Threshold: $113,287,000

Amount Above Luxury Tax: $1,391,517

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

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