Outstanding NBA Trade Exceptions

Hoops Rumors’ up-to-date list of traded player exceptions is below. These are salary cap exceptions teams can use to acquire one or more players whose salaries are no greater than the amount of the exception plus $100K. Trade exceptions cannot be combined or used to sign a free agent, and expire after one year. For more information on traded player exceptions, check out Hoops Rumors’ glossary entry.

The amount of the exception, the deal in which it was obtained, and the expiration date are listed below. If a team has used a portion of an exception, that is also indicated. If you have any corrections or omissions, please contact us.

Note: The expiry dates for trade exceptions created during the 2020/21 league year and 2021 offseason are based on information from Basketball Insiders.

List updated 2-11-22


Atlanta Hawks

Amount: $1,782,621
Obtained: Bruno Fernando (Celtics)
Expires: 7/7/22

Amount: $1,669,178
Obtained: Solomon Hill (Knicks)
Expires: 1/13/23

Boston Celtics

Amount: $1,024,467
Obtained: Kemba Walker (Thunder)
Initial amount: $6,879,100
Used: Bruno Fernando ($1,782,621)
Used: Bol Bol ($2,161,152)
Used: PJ Dozier ($1,910,860)
Expires: 5/17/22

Amount: $500,000
Obtained: Moses Brown (Mavericks)
Expires: 6/27/22

Amount: $1,440,549
Obtained: Tristan Thompson (Kings)
Initial amount: $9,720,900
Used: Daniel Theis ($8,280,351)
Expires: 7/7/22

Amount: $17,142,857
Obtained: Evan Fournier (Knicks)
Expires: 7/18/22

Amount: $6,907,815
Obtained: Juan Hernangomez (Spurs)
Expires: 1/19/23

Amount: $2,161,152
Obtained: Bol Bol (Magic)
Expires: 2/10/23

Amount: $1,910,860
Obtained: PJ Dozier (Magic)
Expires: 2/10/23

Amount: $5,890,000
Obtained: Dennis Schröder (Rockets)
Expires: 2/10/23

Amount: $1,782,621
Obtained: Bruno Fernando (Rockets)
Expires: 2/10/23

Amount: $1,669,178
Obtained: Enes Freedom (Rockets)
Expires: 2/10/23

Amount: $3,804,360
Obtained: Romeo Langford (Spurs)
Expires: 2/10/23

Brooklyn Nets

Amount: $118,342
Obtained: Landry Shamet (Suns)
Expires: 7/6/22

Amount: $3,246,530
Obtained: Spencer Dinwiddie (Wizards)
Initial amount: $11,454,048
Used: Seth Curry ($8,207,518)
Expires: 7/6/22

Amount: $6,267,918
Obtained: DeAndre Jordan (Pistons)
Expires: 8/19/22

Amount: $1,293,680
Obtained: Sekou Doumbouya (Rockets)
Initial amount: $3,613,680
Used: Edmond Sumner ($2,320,000)
Expires: 10/6/22

Amount: $11,306,904
Obtained: James Harden (Sixers)
Expires: 2/10/23

Amount: $1,669,178
Obtained: Paul Millsap (Sixers)
Expires: 2/10/23

Chicago Bulls

Amount: $5,000,000
Obtained: Daniel Theis (Rockets)
Expires: 7/7/22

Cleveland Cavaliers

Amount: $858,218
Obtained: Denzel Valentine (Knicks)
Expires: 1/3/23

Amount: $300,000
Obtained: Ricky Rubio (Pacers)
Expires: 2/7/23

Dallas Mavericks

Amount: $10,865,952
Obtained: Josh Richardson (Celtics)
Expires: 6/27/22

Golden State Warriors

Amount: $1,782,621
Obtained: Eric Paschall (Jazz)
Expires: 7/7/22

Houston Rockets

Amount: $607,730
Obtained: Daniel Theis (Celtics)
Expires: 2/10/23

Indiana Pacers

Amount: $7,333,333
Obtained: Doug McDermott (Spurs)
Expires: 7/7/22

Amount: $2,320,000
Obtained: Edmond Sumner (Nets)
Expires: 10/6/22

Amount: $10,500,000
Obtained: Jeremy Lamb (Kings)
Expires: 2/8/23

Amount: $420,049
Obtained: Torrey Craig (Suns)
Expires: 2/10/23

Los Angeles Clippers

Amount: $8,250,000
Obtained: Rajon Rondo (Grizzlies)
Expires: 7/18/22

Amount: $9,720,900
Obtained: Serge Ibaka (Bucks)
Expires: 2/10/23

Los Angeles Lakers

Amount: $2,692,991
Obtained: Marc Gasol (Grizzlies)
Expires: 8/29/22

Amount: $1,669,178
Obtained: Rajon Rondo (Cavaliers)
Expires: 1/3/23

Memphis Grizzlies

Amount: $4,054,695
Obtained: Grayson Allen (Bucks)
Expires: 7/7/22

Amount: $1,018,012
Obtained: Patrick Beverley (Timberwolves)
Expires: 8/1/22

Amount: $119,844
Obtained: Juan Hernangomez (Celtics)
Expires: 9/7/22

Miami Heat

Amount: $1,782,621
Obtained: KZ Okpala (Thunder)
Expires: 2/9/23

Milwaukee Bucks

Amount: $1,517,981
Obtained: Sam Merrill (Grizzlies)
Expires: 7/7/22

Minnesota Timberwolves

Amount: $4,750,000
Obtained: Ricky Rubio (Cavaliers)
Expires: 6/30/22

New Orleans Pelicans

Amount: $6,382,262
Obtained: Steven Adams (Grizzlies)
Initial amount: $17,073,171
Used: Larry Nance Jr. ($10,690,909)
Expires: 7/7/22

Amount: $1,786,878
Obtained: Didi Louzada (Trail Blazers)
Expires: 2/8/23

New York Knicks

Amount: $1,175,818
Obtained: Kevin Knox (Hawks)
Expires: 1/13/23

Philadelphia 76ers

Amount: $1,669,178
Obtained: Andre Drummond (Nets)
Expires: 2/10/23

Portland Trail Blazers

Amount: $6,519,792
Obtained: Robert Covington (Clippers)
Expires: 2/4/23

Amount: $20,864,198
Obtained: CJ McCollum (Pelicans)
Expires: 2/8/23

Amount: $3,261,480
Obtained: Nickeil Alexander-Walker (Jazz)
Expires: 2/9/23

Sacramento Kings

Amount: $4,023,600
Obtained: Tyrese Haliburton (Pacers)
Expires: 2/8/23

Amount: $1,630,934
Obtained: Marvin Bagley III (Pistons)
Expires: 2/10/23

Toronto Raptors

Amount: $3,070,052
Obtained: Kyle Lowry (Heat)
Initial amount: $4,832,848
Used: Drew Eubanks ($1,762,796)
Expires: 7/6/22

Amount: $5,250,000
Obtained: Goran Dragic (Spurs)
Expires: 2/10/23

Utah Jazz

Amount: $567,564
Obtained: Derrick Favors (Thunder)
Initial amount: $9,258,000
Used: Eric Paschall ($1,782,621)
Used: Juan Hernangomez ($6,907,815)
Expires: 6/27/22

Amount: $799,106
Obtained: Miye Oni (Thunder)
Expires: 1/4/23

Amount: $9,774,884
Obtained: Joe Ingles (Trail Blazers)
Expires: 2/9/23

Amount: $1,517,981
Obtained: Elijah Hughes (Trail Blazers)
Expires: 2/9/23

Washington Wizards

Amount: $3,980,551
Obtained: Aaron Holiday (Suns)
Expires: 2/10/23

Amount: $5,220,900
Obtained: Montrezl Harrell (Hornets)
Expires: 2/10/23


Information from Basketball Insiders was used in the creation of this list.

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