NBA Salaries 2016

The National Basketball Association is one of the most liked and watched NBA games ever in the USA. Similarly, the salaries of the all the teams are being extraordinary for the year 2015.

Due to change in the new TV contract between players, team owners would like to bring new rules in the game that would change the game and make it more effective. That the following changes that would take place from the year 2017 and may lead to decrease in maximum expenses on players, also effect the yearly payment what NBA receives may shot by 600 million Dollars.

The effect of growth in NBA's revenues may decrease by 3.2% of which it stands for 9.8% every year sliding to 6.6% after implementation of new rules. The salary cap may drastically change in coming years to increase by 20% in salary cap.

The highest salary cap index is led by Brooklyn Nets for the year 2015 is 102.6 Million Dollars, followed by Los Angeles Lakers with 93 Million Dollars. The highest paid player of the year 2015 is Kobe Bryant of Los Angeles Lakers team with 23.5 Million Dollars who is small guard and followed by Amar'e Stoudemire of New York Knicks plays center earns 23.4 Million Dollars.

NBA Cap Salary is Projected to hit 108 Million Dollars.

Projections that were sent to the NBA teams, suggested that the league’s salary cap is expected with an expansion to 108 million dollars for the season 2017-18. The following rise is a hike of 22 million dollars from 67.1 Million dollars to 89 Million dollars between 2015-16 and 2016-17 salary caps.

The vast increase in salary money leads to spark in heavy free agency expenditure while heading to 2016. The increase in salary cap for this year is due to a television deal which took place in the October 2014 for 9 billion Dollars.

The following increase in salary cap would definitely lead change in players with a very huge margin pays. The chances of getting paid by the teams to the players will be high in the next two seasons. The NBA players association has rejected an offer that states a smooth and slow increase in salary cap which finally leads to an easy money handle for the managers.

The Players who would be in line for the next seasons hike in Salary Cap would be LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Kevin Love, Dwyane Wade, Anthony Davis, with 2017 season will feature Dwight Howard, Derrick Rose, Blake Griffin, Russell Westbrook and Stephen Curry.

The Rise in Salary Cap may lead to a downfall for the season 2017, as that may fall to 100 million dollars.

Highest Paid Player Salaries for NBA 2014 - 2015

Rank Name Team Salary
1 Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers $23,500,000
2 Joe Johnson Brooklyn Nets $23,180,790
3 Carmelo Anthon New York Knicks $22,458,401
4 Dwight Howard Houston Rockets $21,436,271
5 Chris Bosh Miami Heat $20,644,400
6 LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers $20,644,400
7 Chris Paul Los Angeles Clippers $20,068,563
8 Deron Williams Brooklyn Nets $19,754,465
9 Rudy Gay Sacramento Kings $19,317,326
10 Kevin Durant Oklahoma City Thunder $18,995,624

NBA Team Salaries and Breakdowns
 

Boston Celtics Salaries     Brooklyn Nets Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $102647637 2014-15 - $90598105 2016-17 - $24659665
2013-14 - $102311956 2015-16 - $64097402 2017-18 -
Los Angeles Clippers   Los Angeles Lakers Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $93118179 2014-15 - $36259471 2016-17 -
2013-14 - $77448046 2015-16 - $25981348 2017-18 -
Boston Celtics   Boston Celtics Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $92723520 2014-15 - $56584250 2016-17 - $3094014
2013-14 - $70909120 2015-16 - $33607335 2017-18 -
New York Knicks   New York Knicks Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $90977721 2014-15 - $92069924 2016-17 - $2281605
2013-14 - $88914896 2015-16 - $13389155 2017-18 -
Memphis Grizzlies   Memphis Grizzlies Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $82499789 2014-15 - $68396842 2016-17 - $9123596
2013-14 - $72004777 2015-16 - $26233344 2017-18 - $3853931
Miami Heat   Miami Heat Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $81530213 2014-15 - $70267178 2016-17 -
2013-14 - $80932182 2015-16 - $65880000 2017-18 -
Chicago Bulls   Chicago Bulls Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $75701200 2014-15 - $66520497 2016-17 - $34563260
2013-14 - $73715925 2015-16 - $47017937 2017-18 -
San Antonio Spurs   San Antonio Spurs Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $74677468 2014-15 - $54383004 2016-17 - $9258000
2013-14 - $63396424 2015-16 - $9466400 2017-18 - $1819440
Los Angeles Clippers   Los Angeles Clippers Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $72460813 2014-15 - $76042553 2016-17 - $52415810
2013-14 - $73056545 2015-16 - $61963361 2017-18 - $45642910
Denver Nuggets   Denver Nuggets Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $71715135 2014-15 - $65663178 2016-17 - $13213482
2013-14 - $65522865 2015-16 - $59257088 2017-18 - $
Toronto Raptors   Toronto Raptors Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $71557967 2014-15 - $51364505 2016-17 - $9500000
2013-14 - $68635924 2015-16 - $21464399 2017-18 -
Golden State Warriors   Golden State Warriors Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $71422516 2014-15 - $51662902 2016-17 - $25322654
2013-14 - $71439356 2015-16 - $49423828 2017-18 -
Oklahoma City Thunder   Oklahoma City Thunder Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $70561074 2014-15 - $69908923 2016-17 - $35442963
2013-14 - $71250908 2015-16 - $57815242 2017-18 -
Washington Wizards   Washington Wizards Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $70301084 2014-15 - $46500242 2016-17 - $27495669
2013-14 - $70999638 2015-16 - $43699978 2017-18 - $16784031
Minnesota Timberwolves   Minnesota Timberwolves Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $68431742 2014-15 - $66454320 2016-17 - $24872582
2013-14 - $68495356 2015-16 - $49365578 2017-18 - $11600000
Indiana Pacers   Indiana Pacers Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $67428228 2014-15 - $64961410 2016-17 - $26062457
2013-14 - $67154570 2015-16 - $55601755 2017-18 - $16784031
Dallas Mavericks   Dallas Mavericks Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $67279965 2014-15 - $32161500 2016-17 - $12294165
2013-14 - $67731565 2015-16 - $20645084 2017-18 - $1793087
Houston Rockets   Houston Rockets Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $64741797 2014-15 - $63707723 2016-17 - $40066488
2013-14 - $65257011 2015-16 - $44788089 2017-18 - $17811625
Cleveland Cavaliers   Cleveland Cavaliers Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $64739938 2014-15 - $46526721 2016-17 - $17097739
2013-14 - $64739938 2015-16 - $22406081 2017-18 -
New Orleans Hornets   New Orleans Pelicans Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $64320824 2014-15 - $56029847 2016-17 - $22977018
2013-14 - $64334295 2015-16 - $56018064 2017-18 -
Sacramento Kings   Sacramento Kings Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $62814138 2014-15 - $68179693 2016-17 - $33090320
2013-14 - $63329352 2015-16 - $31763970 2017-18 - $16784031
Charlotte Bobcats   Charlotte Bobcats Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $62740742 2014-15 - $45009947 2016-17 - $5318313
2013-14 - $63463450 2015-16 - $40891437 2017-18 -
Portland Trail Blazers   Portland Trail Blazers Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $62699372 2014-15 - $64832163 2016-17 - $3219579
2013-14 - $63214586 2015-16 - $27680835 2017-18 -
Detroit Pistons   Detroit Pistons Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $61897253 2014-15 - $42177875 2016-17 - $17178319
2013-14 - $61897253 2015-16 - $28955624 2017-18 -
Atlanta Hawks   Atlanta Hawks Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $58298255 2014-15 - $50184958 2016-17 - $17549119
2013-14 - $58878487 2015-16 - $32220180 2017-18 - $2456087
Utah Jazz   Utah Jazz Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $57488043 2014-15 - $32129564 2016-17 - $16491219
2013-14 - $57488043 2015-16 - $16748801 2017-18 - $11933333
Milwaukee Bucks   Milwaukee Bucks Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $57055999 2014-15 - $46988597 2016-17 - $22395421
2013-14 - $56171706 2015-16 - $42761957 2017-18 - $11000000
Orlando Magic   Orlando Magic Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $56956403 2014-15 - $48079111 2016-17 - $9205898
2013-14 - $55283238 2015-16 - $20403873 2017-18 -
Philadelphia 76ers   Philadelphia 76ers Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $53732115 2014-15 - $31588033 2016-17 - $10826694
2013-14 - $52847822 2015-16 - $23052720 2017-18 -
Phoenix Suns   Phoenix Suns Rosters | Salaries | Schedule
Cap Hit- $52833920 2014-15 - $32486785 2016-17 - $7695487
2013-14 - $53133957 2015-16 - $15354352 2017-18 -