2015/16 Salary Cap: Memphis Grizzlies

The NBA’s salary cap for 2015/16 has been set at $70MM, which is an 11% increase from this past season, and the luxury tax line will be $84.74MM. The last cap projection from the league had been $67.1MM, and the projection for the tax line had been $81.6MM.

With the October 26th cutoff date to set regular season rosters now past, we at Hoops Rumors are in the process of running down the current salary cap commitments for each NBA franchise for the 2015/16 campaign. Here’s the cap breakdown for the Memphis Grizzlies, whose regular season roster can be viewed here:

  • 2015/16 Salary Cap= $70,000,000
  • 2015/16 Luxury Tax Line= $84,740,000
  • Fully Guaranteed Salary Commitments= $80,784,915*
  • Partially Guaranteed Salary Commitments= $419,552
  • Non-Guaranteed Salary Commitments= $1,286,600
  • Total Salary Cap Commitments= $82,491,067
  • Remaining Cap Room= -$12,494,067
  • Amount Below Luxury Tax Line= $2,248,933

*Note: This amount includes the $437,080 owed to Fab Melo, and the $163,297 owed to Jamaal Franklin, both of whom were waived via the stretch provision, as well as the $16,034 in salary paid to Ryan Hollins, who was also waived.

Cap Exceptions Available:

  • None

Cash Available to Send Out In Trades= $3,400,000

Cash Available to Receive Via Trade= $3,400,000

Last updated: 11/11/15 @ 5:10pm

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

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3 thoughts on “2015/16 Salary Cap: Memphis Grizzlies

  1. smittybanton

    Hoping for the Sixers they don’t have room for Russ Smith. Originally drafted by Philly, better than McConnell, Cannaan and Wilbekin.

  2. smittybanton

    They also need a wing shooter who defends and who is cheap. Hollis Thompson(6’8, 40% 3pt, Georgetown trained, Nonguaranteed K) for Jordan Adams and Russ Smith.

    • Chuck Myron

      I haven’t looked at the salaries, but I think that’d be an exchange of talent that would work. I also think Mike Miller, once he shakes loose from the Blazers, would be an excellent addition for Memphis.


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