Denver Nuggets 2023 - Player Salaries

Denver Nuggets have a total of 15 players in their home squad and 6 traded & released Players. Their highest paid player is Nikola Jokic earning $47,607,350 per year.

Denver Nuggets play in the National Basketball Association, the mens professional basketball league in the USA.

The teams total salary cap is:
  • $190,867,648 per year
  • $3,670,532 per week

Active Squad:

NameSalaryPositionContract RemainingCap Percent
Nikola Jokic$47,607,350C$276,122,63024.94
Jamal Murray$33,833,400PG$69,849,60017.73
Michael Porter Jr.$33,386,850SF$148,386,00017.49
Aaron Gordon$22,266,182PF$66,949,09211.67
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope$14,704,938SG$30,145,1237.70
Reggie Jackson$5,000,000PG$10,250,0002.62
Zeke Nnaji$4,306,281PF$4,306,2812.26
Christian Braun$2,949,120SG$10,960,5571.55
Julian Strawther$2,431,080SF$12,484,7311.27
Peyton Watson$2,303,520SG$9,073,5561.21
Vlatko Cancar$2,234,359PF$4,580,9651.17
Justin Holiday$2,019,706SG$3,196,4481.06
DeAndre Jordan$2,019,706C$3,196,4481.06
Jalen Pickett-PG$8,227,8820.00
Hunter Tyson-SF$7,639,3020.00

Free Agents and Pending Draft Picks

Player (6)Unlikely Incent.PositionQualifying OfferIncentiveTrade BonusCapRights
SmithIshmael SmithPG-$6,142,500Early Bird
CousinsDeMarcus CousinsC-$2,019,706Non-Bird
DanielsTroy DanielsSG-$2,019,706Non-Bird
JeffersonRichard JeffersonSF-$2,019,706Non-Bird
GillespieCollin GillespiePG$1,801,491$1,801,769Two-Way
HowardMarkus HowardPG-$1,801,769Two-Way

Signing Grants & Exceptions

TypeReason (Used On)OriginalAvailable
Taxpayer Mid-LevelReggie Jackson $5,000,000$0
Trade 2/09/2024Bones Hyland trade with LAC$2,201,520$2,201,520
Trade 2/09/2024Davon Reed trade with LAL$1,902,133$1,902,133

Luxury Tax Breakdown

2023 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold$165,294,000
Total Taxable Salaries$175,062,492
Current Luxury Tax Space$-9,768,492
Est. Luxury Tax Bill$15,844,863


Cap TypeTotal
Active Roster Cap$175,062,492
Cap Holds$15,805,156
Total Salaries$190,867,648
2023 NBA Salary Cap Max$136,021,000
Actual Cap Max Space$-54,846,648

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