Indiana Pacers: Salary Cap Space 2020

by October 14, 2020
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T.J. McConnell of the Indiana Pacers

We’ve summarized what Indiana Pacers fans can expect from their squad in terms of salary cap space this offseason. Below you’ll find lists of the players expected back on the roster, the team’s potential free agents and a number of insights about questions the franchise will face before the 2021 campaign.

In addition to a summary for each of the 30 teams (accessible in the link grid below), we’ve also tiered the top NBA free agents league-wide and published a general comparison of all teams’ cap space. Follow @SLAMnewswire on Twitter for constant offseason updates as we head into free agency.

Projected Roster Players

Goga Bitadze$2,957,520Guaranteed
Malcolm Brogdon$20,700,000Guaranteed
Aaron Holiday$2,345,640Guaranteed
Jeremy Lamb$10,500,000Guaranteed
T.J. Leaf$4,326,826Guaranteed
T.J. McConnell$3,500,000$1,000,000 Guaranteed
Doug McDermott$7,333,333Guaranteed
Victor Oladipo$21,000,000Guaranteed
Domantas Sabonis$19,800,000Guaranteed
Edmond Sumner$2,160,000Guaranteed
Myles Turner$18,000,000Guaranteed
T.J. Warren$12,000,000Guaranteed

Projected Free Agents

Brian Bowen II$1,445,697Cap Hold – RFA, 2W
Justin Holiday$5,720,400Cap Hold – UFA
Alize Johnson$1,620,564Cap Hold – UFA
Naz Mitrou-Long$1,445,697Cap Hold – UFA, 2W
JaKarr Sampson$1,620,564Cap Hold – UFA

Dead Money

Monta Ellis$2,245,400

2020 NBA Draft Picks

2020 Pick #54No Cap Hold

Exceptions Available

  • Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception – $9,258,000
  • Bi-Annual Exception – $3,623,000

Key Offseason Decisions

  • The only roster decision is to keep T.J. McConnell for $3.5M or waive him for a savings of $2.5M. Everyone else is fully guaranteed without any options.
  • The next decision is about how much of a barrier the luxury tax will be. The Pacers are closer than they usually are. If they re-sign Justin Holiday, Indiana will be pressed up against the tax.

Projected Team Salary

$138,721,641

Indiana’s immediate roster decisions are simple. They’ll probably guarantee T.J. McConnell because his role is worth a minimum of $3.5M. After that, it’s all about the luxury tax. The Pacers are only $10.3M under the tax. And that’s before re-signing Justin Holiday. Of course, if the team decides it’s time to swing a big trade, that could free up room under the tax. (@KeithSmithNBA)

Cap Space Forecast

-$29,581,641 (9th out of 30). $10,310,717 under the Luxury Tax.


Team Salary Cap Outlooks

AtlanticCentralSoutheast
BostonChicagoAtlanta
BrooklynClevelandCharlotte
New YorkDetroitMiami
PhiladelphiaIndianaOrlando
TorontoMilwaukeeWashington
NorthwestPacificSouthwest
DenverGolden StateDallas
MinnesotaLA ClippersMemphis
Oklahoma LA LakersNew Orleans
PortlandPhoenixHouston
UtahSacramentoSan Antonio
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