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.

List updated 1-24-23


Atlanta Hawks

Amount: $3,651,509
Obtained: Kevin Huerter (Kings)
Expires: 7/6/23

Amount: $46,120
Obtained: Jock Landale (Suns)
Expires: 7/6/23

Amount: $4,564,980
Obtained: Maurice Harkless (Thunder)
Expires: 9/27/23

Boston Celtics

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: $1,160,955
Obtained: Noah Vonleh (Spurs)
Expires: 1/5/24

Brooklyn Nets

Amount: $2,506,904
Obtained: James Harden (Sixers)
Initial amount: $11,306,904
Used: Royce O’Neale ($8,800,000)
Expires: 2/10/23

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

Cleveland Cavaliers

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

Amount: $3,918,360
Obtained: Ochai Agbaji (Jazz)
Expires: 9/4/23

Dallas Mavericks

Amount: $958,529
Obtained: Marquese Chriss (Rockets)
Expires: 6/26/23

Denver Nuggets

Amount: $3,475,000
Obtained: JaMychal Green (Thunder)
Initial amount: $8,200,000
Used: Ish Smith ($4,725,000)
Expires: 6/23/23

Amount: $370,297
Obtained: Will Barton (Wizards)
Expires: 7/6/23

Amount: $9,125,000
Obtained: Monte Morris (Wizards)
Expires: 7/6/23

Houston Rockets

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

Amount: $3,892,917
Obtained: Christian Wood (Mavericks)
Expires: 6/26/23

Amount: $293,920
Obtained: Marquese Chriss (Thunder)
Expires: 10/2/23

Los Angeles Clippers

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

Miami Heat

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

Minnesota Timberwolves

Amount: $4,374,000
Obtained: Jarred Vanderbilt (Jazz)
Expires: 7/6/23

New Orleans Pelicans

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

Oklahoma City Thunder

Amount: $781,759
Obtained: Vit Krejci (Hawks)
Expires: 9/27/23

Amount: $10,183,800
Obtained: Derrick Favors (Rockets)
Expires: 10/2/23

Amount: $4,220,057
Obtained: Ty Jerome (Rockets)
Expires: 10/2/23

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: 2/6/23

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

Utah Jazz

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

Amount: $202,202
Obtained: Royce O’Neale (Nets)
Initial amount: $8,800,000
Used: Jarred Vanderbilt ($4,374,000)
Used: Leandro Bolmaro ($2,471,160)
Used: Saben Lee ($1,752,638)
Expires: 6/30/23

Amount: $9,614,379
Obtained: Rudy Gobert (Timberwolves)
Expires: 7/6/23

Amount: $2,740,000
Obtained: Patrick Beverley (Lakers)
Expires: 8/25/23

Amount: $6,745,122
Obtained: Bojan Bogdanovic (Pistons)
Expires: 9/22/23

Washington Wizards

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

Amount: $6,263,188
Obtained: Rui Hachimura (Lakers)
Expires: 1/23/24


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

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