- Mid-level exception: $5,765,000
- Salary cap: $58,044,000
- Luxury tax: $70,307,000
The mid-level exception came out $33,000 less than I projected a month ago. That means Detroit can offer a free agent up to $33,437,000 for a five-year contract.
A luxury tax that high should give Detroit plenty of room to use the full MLE and re-sign Will Bynum and Ben Wallace.
The salary cap is pretty irrelevant for the Pistons, because they will still be above it.