HPN PAPLEY and Salary Prediction Tool

This is a visual representation of all 716 players who have played in the last three years and their predicted future production, or PAPLEY.

A player’s PAPLEY is measured in Player Approximate Value, or PAV for short. You can read about PAV here.

This is a visual representation of all players who have played in the last three years and their predicted future salary, including upper and lower bounds, using PAPLEY.

All players are capped out at a lower limit of the CBA minimum salary, set at $110,000 per year. There has been an assumption made that the TPP cap will not increase dramatically in future years. If it did post-2022, the upper limits of both the min and max predictions would increase.

A player’s PAPLEY is measured in Player Approximate Value, or PAV for short. You can read about PAV here.

There’s a usual disclaimer here about future predictions can only be based on what we have seen to date and know about a player. Additionally, all systems struggle with rating defenders, even if PAV does better than most.