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Denver Nuggets Team Payroll

2014-15 Salary Cap: $63,065,000

Largest Guarantee: Kenneth Faried ($52,249,768)

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Payroll

Salary
Player 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 Signed Using Guaranteed
Ty Lawson $11,595,506 $12,404,495 $13,213,482 Bird Rights $37,213,483
JaVale McGee $11,250,000 $12,000,000 Bird Rights $2,325,000
Danilo Gallinari $10,854,850 $11,559,225 Bird Rights $22,414,075
Arron Afflalo $7,750,000 $7,937,500 Bird Rights $7,312,500
Wilson Chandler $6,757,913 $7,171,663 Bird Rights $8,757,913
J.J. Hickson $5,381,750 $5,613,500 MLE $10,995,250
Timofey Mozgov $4,650,000 $4,950,000 Bird Rights $4,650,000
Darrell Arthur $3,457,149 Bird Rights $3,457,149
Randy Foye $3,135,000 $3,270,000 Non Bird Rights $6,405,000
Kenneth Faried $2,249,768 $11,235,955 $12,078,652 $12,921,348 $13,764,045 1st Round Pick $52,249,768
Nate Robinson $2,106,720 BAE $2,106,720
Jusuf Nurkic $1,762,680 $1,842,000 $1,921,320 $2,947,305 1st Round Pick $3,604,680
Gary Harris $1,519,200 $1,587,480 $1,655,880 $2,550,055 1st Round Pick $3,106,680
Marcus Williams $915,243 Minimum Salary
Alonzo Gee $1,063,384 Minimum Salary
Quincy Miller $915,243 MLE $150,000
Jerrelle Benimon $507,336 $845,059 Minimum Salary $35,000
Erick Green $507,336 $845,059 $980,431 Minimum Salary $50,000
Team Totals $76,379,078 $81,261,936 $29,849,765 $18,418,708 $13,764,045 $164,833,218

Payroll Notes

Player Notes
Ty Lawson
  • Signed extension on October 30, 2012 for an assumed $48,000,000 for 4 years that starts in 2013-14.
JaVale McGee
  • Signed July 18, 2012 for an assumed $44,000,000 for 4 years.
Danilo Gallinari
  • Signed extension on January 25, 2012 for an assumed $42,000,000 for 4 years that starts in 2012-13.
Arron Afflalo
  • Signed December 19, 2011 for an assumed $36,750,000 plus incentives for 5 years.
  • 2014-15 and 2015-16 each include $437,500 in likely incentives.
  • 2015-16 is a Player Option.
Wilson Chandler
  • Signed March 18, 2012 for an assumed $31,720,818 for 5 years.
  • 2015-16 is partially guaranteed for $2,000,000.
J.J. Hickson
  • Signed July 11, 2013 for an assumed $16,145,250 for 3 years.
Timofey Mozgov
  • Signed July 27, 2013 for an assumed $14,000,000 for 3 years.
Darrell Arthur
  • Signed July 13, 2012 for an assumed $9,695,049 for 3 years.
  • Exercises 2014-15 Player Option.
Randy Foye
  • Signed July 10, 2013 for an assumed $9,405,000 for 3 years.
Kenneth Faried
  • Signed 4-yr/$50M extension on October 8, 2014.
Nate Robinson
  • Signed July 26, 2013 for an assumed $4,122,720 for 2 years.
  • Exercises 2014-15 Player Option.
Jusuf Nurkic
  • 3rd and 4th years are team options.
  • Signed rookie-scale contract on July 23, 2014.
Gary Harris
  • Signed July 8, 2014.
Marcus Williams
  • Signed 1-year contract on September 23, 2014, not guaranteed.
Alonzo Gee
  • Signed 1-year deal on September 30, 2014.
Quincy Miller
  • Signed September 6, 2012 for an assumed $2,177,719 for 3 years.
  • 2014-15 guaranteed for $150,000.
Jerrelle Benimon
  • 2014-15 guaranteed for $35K; 2015-16 unguaranteed.
  • Signed 2-year contract on August 15, 2014.
Erick Green
  • 2014-15 guaranteed for $50K; 2015-16 & 2016-17 unguaranteed.
  • Signed 3-year contract on July 24, 2014.