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NBA Salary Cap History

Mid-Level Exception Maximum Salary Minimum Salary
Season Salary Cap Luxury Tax BAE Standard /
Non-Taxpayer
Taxpayer Team Room /
Under Cap
0-6 YOS 7-9 YOS 10+ YOS 0 YOS 1 YOS 2 YOS 10+ YOS Minimum Scale
- - - - 2025-2026 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AFull Scale
- - - - 2024-2025 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AFull Scale
- - - - 2023-2024 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AFull Scale
- - - - 2022-2023 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AFull Scale
- - - - 2021-2022 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AFull Scale
- - - - 2020-2021 N/AN/A$2,479,000 $6,335,000 $3,913,000 $3,262,000 N/AN/AN/A$623,646 $1,003,665 $1,125,067 $1,780,564 Full Scale
- - - - 2019-2020 N/AN/A$2,407,000 $6,150,000 $3,799,000 $3,167,000 N/AN/AN/A$602,557 $969,725 $1,087,021 $1,720,352 Full Scale
- - - - 2018-2019 N/AN/A$2,337,000 $5,971,000 $3,688,000 $3,075,000 N/AN/AN/A$582,180 $936,932 $1,050,262 $1,662,176 Full Scale
- - - - 2017-2018 N/AN/A$2,269,000 $5,797,000 $3,581,000 $2,985,000 N/AN/AN/A$562,493 $905,249 $1,014,746 $1,605,967 Full Scale
- - - - 2016-2017 N/AN/A$2,203,000 $5,628,000 $3,477,000 $2,898,000 N/AN/AN/A$543,471 $874,636 $980,431 $1,551,659 Full Scale
- - - - 2015-2016 N/AN/A$2,139,000 $5,464,000 $3,376,000 $2,814,000 N/AN/AN/A$525,093 $845,059 $947,276 $1,499,187 Full Scale
- - - - 2014-2015 N/AN/A$2,077,000 $5,305,000 $3,278,000 $2,732,000 N/AN/AN/A$507,336 $816,482 $915,243 $1,448,490 Full Scale
- - - - 2013-2014 $58,679,000 $71,748,000 $2,016,000 $5,150,000 $3,183,000 $2,652,000 $13,701,250 $16,441,500 $19,181,750 $490,180 $788,872 $884,293 $1,399,507 Full Scale
- - - - 2012-2013 $58,044,000 $70,307,000 $1,957,000 $5,000,000 $3,090,000 $2,575,000 $13,668,750 $16,402,500 $19,136,250 $473,604 $762,195 $854,389 $1,352,181 Full Scale
- - - - 2011-2012 $58,044,000 $70,307,000 $1,900,000 $5,000,000 $3,000,000 $2,500,000 $12,922,194 $15,506,632 $18,091,071 $473,604 $762,195 $854,389 $1,352,181 Full Scale
- - - - 2010-2011 $58,044,000 $70,307,000 $2,080,000 $5,765,000 N/AN/A$13,603,750 $16,324,500 $19,045,250 $473,604 $762,195 $854,389 $1,352,181 Full Scale
- - - - 2009-2010 $57,700,000 $69,920,000 $1,990,000 $5,854,000 N/AN/A$13,520,500 $16,224,600 $18,928,700 $457,588 $736,420 $825,497 $1,306,455 Full Scale
- - - - 2008-2009 $58,680,000 $71,150,000 $1,910,000 $5,585,000 N/AN/A$13,758,000 $16,509,600 $19,261,200 $442,114 $711,517 $797,581 $1,262,275 Full Scale
- - - - 2007-2008 $55,630,000 $67,865,000 $1,830,000 $5,356,000 N/AN/A$13,041,250 $15,649,500 $18,257,750 $427,163 $687,456 $770,610 $1,219,590 Full Scale
- - - - 2006-2007 $53,135,000 $65,420,000 $1,750,000 $5,215,000 N/AN/A$12,455,000 $14,946,000 $17,437,000 $412,718 $664,209 $744,551 $1,178,348 Full Scale
- - - - 2005-2006 $49,500,000 $61,700,000 $1,670,000 $5,000,000 N/AN/A$12,000,000 $14,400,000 $16,800,000 $398,762 $641,748 $719,373 $1,138,500 Full Scale
- - - - 2004-2005 $43,870,000 N/A$1,600,000 $4,903,000 N/AN/A$10,968,000 $13,161,000 $15,355,000 $385,277 $620,046 $695,046 $1,100,000 Full Scale
- - - - 2003-2004 $43,840,000 $54,556,722 $1,500,000 $4,917,000 N/AN/A$10,960,000 $13,152,000 $15,344,000 $366,931 $563,679 $638,679 $1,070,000 Full Scale
- - - - 2002-2003 $40,271,000 $52,880,000 $1,400,000 $4,546,000 N/AN/A$10,067,750 $12,081,300 $14,094,850 $349,458 $512,435 $587,435 $1,030,000 Full Scale
- - - - 2001-2002 $42,500,000 N/A$1,300,000 $4,538,000 N/AN/A$10,625,000 $12,750,000 $14,875,000 $332,817 $465,850 $540,850 $1,000,000 Full Scale
- - - - 2000-2001 $35,500,000 N/A$1,200,000 $2,250,000 N/AN/A$9,658,000 $11,589,000 $14,000,000 $316,969 $423,500 $498,500 $1,000,000 Full Scale
- - - - 1999-2000 $34,000,000 N/A$1,100,000 $2,000,000 N/AN/A$9,000,000 $11,000,000 $14,000,000 $301,875 $385,000 $460,000 $1,000,000 Full Scale
- - - - 1998-1999 $30,000,000 N/A$1,000,000 $1,750,000 N/AN/A$9,000,000 $11,000,000 $14,000,000 $287,500 $350,000 $425,000 $500,000 Full Scale
- - - - 1997-1998 $26,900,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A$242,000 $272,250 $272,250 $272,250 Full Scale
- - - - 1996-1997 $24,363,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A$220,000 $247,500 $247,500 $247,500 Full Scale
- - - - 1995-1996 $23,000,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A$200,000 $225,000 $225,000 $225,000 Full Scale
- - - - 1994-1995 $15,964,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A$150,000 $150,000 $150,000 $150,000 N/A
- - - - 1993-1994 $15,175,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A$150,000 $150,000 $150,000 $150,000 N/A
- - - - 1992-1993 $14,000,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A$140,000 $140,000 $140,000 $140,000 N/A
- - - - 1991-1992 $12,500,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A$130,000 $130,000 $130,000 $130,000 N/A
- - - - 1990-1991 $11,871,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A$120,000 $120,000 $120,000 $120,000 N/A
- - - - 1989-1990 $9,802,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A$110,000 $110,000 $110,000 $110,000 N/A
- - - - 1988-1989 $7,232,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A$100,000 $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 N/A
- - - - 1987-1988 $6,164,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A$75,000 $75,000 $75,000 $75,000 N/A
- - - - 1986-1987 $4,945,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A$75,000 $75,000 $75,000 $75,000 N/A
- - - - 1986-1987 $4,945,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A$75,000 $75,000 $75,000 $75,000 N/A
- - - - 1985-1986 $4,233,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A$70,000 $70,000 $70,000 $70,000 N/A
- - - - 1984-1985 $3,600,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A$65,000 $65,000 $65,000 $65,000 N/A