National Basketball Association teams ranked by player expenses (salaries)* 2016/17 (in million U.S. dollars)

Player expenses in the NBA by team 2016/17 The statistic depicts the player expenses of National Basketball Association teams in the 2016/17 season. The Los Angeles Lakers spent 108 million U.S. dollars on player salaries.
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Payroll in million U.S. dollars
Cleveland Cavaliers 149
Los Angeles Clippers 137
Portland Trail Blazers 128
Dallas Mavericks 127
Memphis Grizzlies 125
Detroit Pistons 123
San Antonio Spurs 123
Toronto Raptors 121
Atlanta Hawks 119
Golden State Warriors 119
Washington Wizards 119
Orlando Magic 119
New York Knicks 117
New Orleans Pelicans 117
Charlotte Hornets 115
Milwaukee Bucks 109
Sacramento Kings 109
Houston Rockets 108
Los Angeles Lakers 108
Boston Celtics 107
Indiana Pacers 106
Chicago Bulls 105
Miami Heat 104
Oklahoma City Thunder 102
Brooklyn Nets (New Jersey Nets) 96
Phoenix Suns 96
Minnesota Timberwolves 96
Denver Nuggets 95
Utah Jazz 95
Philadelphia 76ers 89
Payroll in million U.S. dollars
Cleveland Cavaliers 149
Los Angeles Clippers 137
Portland Trail Blazers 128
Dallas Mavericks 127
Memphis Grizzlies 125
Detroit Pistons 123
San Antonio Spurs 123
Toronto Raptors 121
Atlanta Hawks 119
Golden State Warriors 119
Washington Wizards 119
Orlando Magic 119
New York Knicks 117
New Orleans Pelicans 117
Charlotte Hornets 115
Milwaukee Bucks 109
Sacramento Kings 109
Houston Rockets 108
Los Angeles Lakers 108
Boston Celtics 107
Indiana Pacers 106
Chicago Bulls 105
Miami Heat 104
Oklahoma City Thunder 102
Brooklyn Nets (New Jersey Nets) 96
Phoenix Suns 96
Minnesota Timberwolves 96
Denver Nuggets 95
Utah Jazz 95
Philadelphia 76ers 89
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The statistic depicts the player expenses of National Basketball Association teams in the 2016/17 season. The Los Angeles Lakers spent 108 million U.S. dollars on player salaries.
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Release date
February 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2016/17
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