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. You can always check 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= $112,845,579

Cash Sent Out Via Trade: $2,925,000. Sent $2,850,000 to Nuggets in Jusuf Nurkic trade. Sent $75,000 to Magic in Shabazz Napier trade. [Amount Remaining $575,000]

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

Payroll Exceptions Available

  • Room Exception — $2,898,000
  • Trade Exception — $407,210 (Mason Plumlee trade) — Expires on 2/13/18

Total Projected Payroll: $112,845,579

Salary Cap: $94,143,000

Estimated Available Cap Space: $18,702,579

Luxury Tax Threshold: $113,287,000

Total Projected Payroll For Tax Purposes: $113,282,539

Amount Below Luxury Tax: $4,461

Last Updated: 4/15/17

The Basketball Insiders salary pages and The Vertical’s salary database were used in the creation of this post.

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