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Denver Nuggets Team Payroll

2016-17 Salary Cap: $94,143,000 (Salary Cap History)

Largest Guarantee: Kenneth Faried ($38,764,045)

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Payroll

Salary
Player Age 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 Signed Using Guaranteed
Danilo Gallinari 27 $15,500,000 $16,000,000 $15,500,000
Kenneth Faried 26 $12,078,652 $12,921,348 $13,764,045 1st Round Pick $38,764,045
Wilson Chandler 29 $11,200,000 $12,000,000 $12,800,000 $36,000,000
Darrell Arthur 28 $8,070,175 $7,464,912 $7,464,912 Cap Space $15,535,087
Jameer Nelson 34 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 Cap Space $9,000,000
Will Barton 25 $3,666,666 $3,999,999 Bird Rights $7,666,665
Mike Miller 36 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 Cap Space $3,500,000
Emmanuel Mudiay 20 $3,241,800 $3,381,480 $4,294,480 1st round pick $3,241,800
Jamal Murray 19 $3,210,840 $3,355,320 $3,499,800 $4,444,746 1st Round pick $6,566,160
Jusuf Nurkic 21 $1,921,320 $2,947,305 1st Round Pick $1,921,320
Joffrey Lauvergne 24 $1,709,720 $2,136,475 MLE
Gary Harris 21 $1,655,880 $2,550,055 1st Round Pick $1,655,880
Malik Beasley 19 $1,627,320 $1,700,640 $1,773,840 $2,731,714 1st Round pick $3,327,960
Nikola Jokic 21 $1,350,000 $1,400,000 $1,450,000 $2,750,000
JaKarr Sampson 23 $980,431 Minimum Salary
Axel Toupane 24 $874,636 Minimum Salary
Nick Johnson 23 $980,431 $980,431
Team Totals $76,067,871 $77,857,534 $45,047,077 $7,176,460 $146,409,348

Payroll Notes

Player Notes
Danilo Gallinari
  • 2017-18 is a player option.
  • Signed 2-year extension on August 3, 2015.
Kenneth Faried
  • Signed 4-yr/$50M extension on October 8, 2014.
Wilson Chandler
  • Signed 4-year extension on July 11, 2015.
Darrell Arthur
  • 2018-19 is player opion.
  • Signed 3-yr/$23M deal on July 9, 2016.
Mike Miller
  • 2017-18 unguaranteed until July 12, 2017.
  • Signed 2-yr/$7M deal on July 21, 2016.
Emmanuel Mudiay
  • Signed rookie scale deal on July 31, 2015.
Jamal Murray
  • Signed rookie scale contract on July 19, 2016.
Jusuf Nurkic
  • Team option for 2016-17 picked up on Oct. 11, 2015.
  • 3rd and 4th years are team options.
  • Signed rookie-scale contract on July 23, 2014.
Joffrey Lauvergne
  • 3rd and 4th years are not guaranteed.
  • Signed 4-year contract with the Nuggets on February 19, 2015.
Gary Harris
  • Team option for 2016-17 picked up on Oct. 11, 2015.
  • Signed July 8, 2014.
Malik Beasley
  • Signed rookie scale contract on July 11, 2016.
JaKarr Sampson
  • Signed on February 22, 2016.
Axel Toupane
  • 2016-17 is not guaranteed.
  • Signed for rest of season and 2016-17 on March 25, 2016.
Nick Johnson
  • Waived on October 24, 2015.
  • Signed 3-yr deal on July 22, 2014.