Player expenses in the NBA by team 2017/18

The statistic depicts the player expenses of National Basketball Association teams in the 2017/18 season. The Los Angeles Lakers spent 112 million U.S. dollars on player salaries.

National Basketball Association teams ranked by player expenses (salaries)* 2017/18

Payroll in million U.S. dollars
Cleveland Cavaliers 152
Golden State Warriors 147
Oklahoma City Thunder 146
Portland Trail Blazers 136
Washington Wizards 136
Los Angeles Clippers 135
New Orleans Pelicans 133
Miami Heat 131
Houston Rockets 130
Charlotte Hornets 127
Milwaukee Bucks 127
Detroit Pistons 127
Toronto Raptors 127
San Antonio Spurs 126
Memphis Grizzlies 121
Utah Jazz 120
Minnesota Timberwolves 120
Denver Nuggets 116
New York Knicks 115
Boston Celtics 114
Los Angeles Lakers 112
Orlando Magic 108
Brooklyn Nets (New Jersey Nets) 106
Atlanta Hawks 105
Philadelphia 76ers 105
Indiana Pacers 104
Sacramento Kings 103
Phoenix Suns 97
Chicago Bulls 96
Dallas Mavericks 92
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Release date

February 2019


United States

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