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NBA Projects 2020-21 Salary Cap at $115 Million

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This is a slight bump up from this year’s cap, which was set at $109.1M.

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The NBA has informed its teams that the projected salary cap for the 2020-21 season will be $115 million, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. This is a bump up from the salary cap for the 2019-20 season, which is $109.1 million. The luxury tax projection is $139 million for the 2020-21 season.

Wojnarowski notes that the 2020-21 cap is slightly below earlier projections of $116 million, but teams were also prepared for a lower number than the one announced Thursday. The salary cap for next season will be finalized in late June.