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Philadelphia 76ers Salary Cap

A detailed breakdown of the Sixers' cap situation, including easy to read explainers.

Summary: The Sixers are currently over the projected salary cap of $123.655 million, and under the luxury tax line of $150.267 million. They are required to stay under the $157 million hard cap.

Detailed breakdowns below, including year-by-year cap space projections, and important dates that contracts will become guaranteed.

Player Notes

Two-way contracts:

Two-way contracts are hybrid NBA/G-League contracts, which do not count against an NBA team's roster limit. Teams are allowed to have up to two players on two-way contracts at any time.

Currently, the Sixers have Louis King and  Julian Champagnie signed to two-way deals.

James Harden

  • Harden has a player option for the 2023-24 season.
  • Harden has veto power over a trade for the 2022-23 season.

Joel Embiid

  • 4-year extension starts with 2023-24 season.
  • Current values are his projected salary, based on 35% max salary of a $124,950,000 salary cap projection.
  • 2026-27 is a player option.
  • Became supermax eligible after being selected to the All-NBA Second Team in 2020-21.

De'Anthony Melton

  • 2023-24 has a partial guarantee of $1.5 million, which becomes fully guaranteed if he's not waived before July 3rd, 2023.

Matisse Thybulle

  • 2022-23 option has been picked up.
  • Qualifying offer for 2023-24 is $6,275,862 million (Deadline: June 30th, 2023).

Tyrese Maxey

  • 2022-23 team option has been picked up.
  • 2023-24 team option has been picked up (Oct 30th, 2022).
  • Qualifying offer for 2024-25 is $6,259,588.

Danuel House

  • Signed using the bi-annual exception.
  • 2023-24 is a player option.

Jaden Springer

  • 2023-24 team option has been picked up (Oct 30th, 2022).
  • 2024-25 team option needs to be picked up by 10/31/2023.
  • Qualifying offer for 2025-26 is $5,987,684.

Paul Reed

  • 2022-23 is non-guaranteed.
  • Update: the Sixers fully guaranteed the contract on Oct 14th, 2022

Trevelin Queen

  • Waived on Oct 9th, 2022.
  • $330k was guaranteed.

Isaiah Joe

  • Waived on Oct 13th, 2022
  • Fully non-guaranteed.

Charles Bassey

  • Waived on Oct 13th, 2022.
  • $74,742 was guaranteed.

Montrezl Harrell

  • Minimum salary contract.
  • 2023-24 is a player option.

Dewayne Dedmon

  • Agreed to terms on a minimum salary contract for the rest of the season (Feb 13th, 2023).
  • Cap hit is equal to that of a minimum salary for a two-year vet ($1,836,090) pro-rated for the days remaining on the season (56 out of 174).
  • Could change slightly depending on when the deal is officially signed.

Data courtesy spotrac (mostly).