Denver Nuggets 2021 - Player Salaries

Denver Nuggets have a total of 15 players in their home squad and 2 traded & released Players. Their highest paid player is Nikola Jokic earning $28,542,009 $1,000,001 per year.

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

The teams total salary cap is:
  • $128,579,406 per year
  • $2,472,681 per week

Active Squad:

Player (15)Sign MethodCapAgePositionBase Salary (Likely Incentives)Cap UseCash Guarantee
Nikola Jokic$28,542,009 $1,000,001Bird Max (25%)25C($28,542,009)$29,542,01022.98$62,989,260
Jamal Murray$27,285,000Bird Rookie Max Ext (25%)23PG($27,285,000)$27,285,00021.22$130,968,000
Aaron Gordon$18,136,364Bird25PF($18,136,364)$18,136,36414.11$16,409,091
Will Barton$13,723,214Bird29SF($13,723,214)$13,723,21410.67$14,669,642
Paul Millsap$10,000,000Bird35PF($10,000,000)$10,000,0007.78-
JaMychal Green$7,199,760NT-MLE30PF($7,199,760)$7,199,7605.60$7,559,748
GeeJaVale McGee$4,200,000Cap Space32C($4,200,000)$4,200,0003.27-
Jr.Michael Porter Jr.$3,550,800Rookie22PF($3,550,800)$3,550,8002.76$5,258,735
Facundo Campazzo$3,100,000 $100,000Bi-Annual0PG($3,100,000)$3,200,0002.49$3,100,000
Zeke Nnaji$2,379,840Rookie19PF($2,379,840)$2,379,8401.85$2,498,760
Bol Bol$2,058,240NT-MLE20C($2,048,780)$2,058,2401.60$2,151,220
P.J. Dozier$1,762,796NT-MLE23PG($1,762,796)$1,762,7961.37-
Monte Morris$1,723,707T-MLE25PG($1,723,707)$1,723,7071.34$27,774,997
Vlatko Cancar$1,517,981NT-MLE23SF($1,517,981)$1,517,9811.18-
Austin Rivers$270,142Minimum28PG($188,696)$188,6960.15-

10-day Retained Contracts

NameCap %Base SalaryPositionSign MethodSigning BonusTrade BonusLikely IncentivesCap UseCap
Austin Rivers0.09$158,907PG---($110,998)$110,998

Traded & Released Players

NameBase SalaryAgePositionSign MethodSigning BonusTrade BonusDead MoneyCapCap %
Gary Clark$2,000,00025PF---$2,000,0001.56

Signing Grants & Exceptions

TypeAmount (Remaining)Reason/NotesExpire Date
-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception$9,258,000($0)JayMychal Green ($7,199,760), Bol Bol ($2,058,240)
-Annual Exception$3,623,000($423,000)Facundo Campazzo
Exception$9,525,000($3,325,000)Jerami Grant trade with DET (JaVale McGee, $4,200,000; Gary Clark, $2,000,00)11/22/2021
Exception$2,193,480($2,193,480)RJ Hampton trade with ORL03/25/2022
Exception$1,620,564($1,620,564)Isaiah Hartenstein trade with CLE03/25/2022

Luxury Tax Breakdown

TypeTotals
2020 NBA Tax Threshold$132,627,000
Taxable Salaries$129,579,406
Tax Space$3,047,594
2020 NBA Tax Apron$138,928,000
Tax Apron Space$9,348,594

Totals:

Cap TypeTotal
Roster Cap$126,468,408
Money$110,998
Money$2,000,000
Holds$7,562,044
Salaries$128,579,406
2020 NBA Cap Max$109,140,000
Cap Max Space$-19,439,406

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