Offseason Salary Cap Digest: Toronto Raptors

Plenty of teams around the NBA will have more cap space than they know what to do with this offseason due to the impending leap from $70MM to an estimated $92MM. That’s not the case in Toronto though, where new contract extensions for Jonas Valanciunas and Terrence Ross will help increase the team’s total guaranteed salary to nearly $70MM. All that guaranteed money will make it very difficult for the Raps to find a way to keep both of its marquee free agents — DeMar DeRozan figures to sign for the max, while Bismack Biyombo‘s strong finish to the season could land him a deal in the $15MM-per-year range. Toronto only has Biyombo’s Non-Bird rights, so if the Raptors intend to keep both players, they’ll have to get creative, a challenge GM Masai Ujiri will likely welcome.

See how Toronto’s cap situation looks for 2016/17 as Hoops Rumors continues its offseason salary cap digest series.

Guaranteed Salary

Player Options

Team Options

  • None

Non-Guaranteed Salary

  • None

Restricted Free Agents (Qualifying Offers/Cap Holds)

  • None

Unrestricted Free Agents (Cap Holds)

Other Cap Holds

  • No. 9 pick ($2,253,300)
  • Nando De Colo ($1,901,900)
  • No. 27 pick ($996,700)
  • Total: $5,151,900

Projected Salary Cap: $92,000,000


  1. Biyombo has declined his player option for 2016/17.

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

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One thought on “Offseason Salary Cap Digest: Toronto Raptors

  1. Clark

    What about a trade Valanciunas to the lakers for Randle pick 32, Nance and future pick. Raptors get their PF, free up cap and a good young player in Nance. Lakers get their Center and for cheap considering Biyombo is likely to earn more than the 14M Valanciunas is making.
    Lakers starters
    FA (Barnes or KD
    That starting 5 easily one of the best in the west could be a 5 seed at best


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