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NBA Salary Cap Has Been Set

A little late on this, but better late then never.

Salary cap for this season = $58,680,000

Tax level = $71.150 million (teams above that number must pay the league a dollar for each dollar that it exceeds the level)

Mid-level exception = $5.585 million

Minimum team salary (salary floor) = $44.010 million

Last season’s salary cap was $55.630 million, tax level was $67.865 million, and mid-level exception was $5.356 million.

Let the free-agent signings resume!

By Darren Heitner

Darren Heitner created Sports Agent Blog as a New Year's Resolution on December 31, 2005. Originally titled, "I Want To Be A Sports Agent," the website was founded with the intention of causing Heitner to learn more about the profession that he wanted to join, meet reputable individuals in the space and force himself to stay on top of the latest news and trends.

Heitner now runs Heitner Legal, P.L.L.C., which is a law firm with many practice areas, including sports law and contract law. Heitner has represented numerous athletes and sports agents as legal counsel. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Indiana University Bloomington from 2011-2014, where he created and taught a course titled, Sport Agency Management, which included subjects ranging from NCAA regulations to athlete agent certification and the rules governing the profession. Heitner serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he teaches a Sports Law class that includes case law surrounding athlete agents and the NCAA rules.