Updated Cap Situation For Every Team
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Here is a list of every NBA team and their cap situation, ranked top-to-bottom from most max cap space to least max cap space.

A few notes:

  • This list is without LeBron James' contract on the Cleveland Cavaliers payroll.
  • This list is before Kevin Durant made his free agency decision.
  • Every statistic in this list is courtesy of Basketball Reference's official website and the NBA's official website.
  • Every statistic in this list is accurate as of 7:21 am Central Daylight Time on July 4th, 2016 (happy Independence Day everyone!)
Rank Team Cap Space Max

($)

Exceptions ($) Cap Holds

($)

1 Philadelphia 76ers 46,155,481 0 7,918,276
2 Dallas Mavericks 43,674,446 10,729,000 33,368,832
3 Brooklyn Nets 35,207,058 8,218,465 11,958,505
4 Los Angeles Lakers 27,930,774 578,652 38,281,728
5 Phoenix Suns 26,278,768 578,652 7,975,662
6 Minnesota Timberwolves 25,480,509 7,898,000 8,347,824
7 Denver Nuggets 25,177,144 2,898,000 3,992,731
8 Portland Trail Blazers 23,954,443 0 34,157,070
9 Miami Heat 22,268,303 21,704,284 39,546,110
10 Oklahoma City Thunder 22,045,739** 12,767,206 48,796,937
11 Golden State Warriors 17,770,295 19,313,995 33,917,585
12 Utah Jazz 17,167,429 2,898,000 0
13 Cleveland Cavaliers 16,584,720 (No LeBron James) 27,344,300 42,741,293

(With James)

14 Boston Celtics 15,756,634* 2,898,000 21,168,488
15 Milwaukee Bucks 14,003,471 20,179,000 30,294,166
16 Houston Rockets 13,347,432 10,729,000 11,214,017
17 Chicago Bulls 12,598,079 13,583,940 14,351,888
18 San Antonio Spurs 11,901,735 10,729,000 12,833,069
19 Indiana Pacers 10,559,033 2,898,000 5,780,431
20 New York Knicks 9,349,831 4,470,360 17,769,679
21 Orlando Magic 8,823,511 17,772,029 20,925,942
22 New Orleans Pelicans 7,575,571 12,522,229 14,678,165
23 Charlotte Hornets 7,393,300 8,526,000 5,372,685
24 Atlanta Hawks 6,455,831 11,676,276 10,074,115
25 Sacramento Kings 2,179,959 2,898,000 8,388,789
26 Toronto Raptors 59,189*** 10,729,000 12,862,331
27 Washington Wizards -6,451,632 11,332,750 31,043,329
28 Detroit Pistons -6,959,620 10,729,000 4,241,705
29 Memphis Grizzlies -10,380,869 11,179,000 28,269,684
30 Los Angeles Clippers -13,938,930 10,729,000 20,894,186

* The contracts for Amir Johnson and Jonas Jerebko, which total $17 million, are non-guaranteed.

** The contracts for Ersan Ilyasova and Anthony Morrow, which total $11.9 million, are non-guaranteed.

*** DeMar DeRozan will likely not sign his contract until after Masai Ujiri, the general manager for the Toronto Raptors, uses up most of the cap space. Right now, DeRozan holds around a $15 million cap hold and to go along with the cap hold for the first round pick at $3,250,000, this leaves Toronto with just over $5 million in cap space.