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Denver Nuggets Team Payroll

2015-16 Salary Cap: $70,000,000 (Salary Cap History)

Largest Guarantee: Kenneth Faried ($50,000,000)

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Payroll

Salary
Player 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 Signed Using Guaranteed
Danilo Gallinari $11,559,225 Bird Rights $11,559,225
Kenneth Faried $11,235,955 $12,078,652 $12,921,348 $13,764,045 1st Round Pick $50,000,000
Wilson Chandler $7,171,663 Bird Rights $2,000,000
J.J. Hickson $5,613,500 MLE $5,613,500
Kostas Papanikolaou $4,600,000 MLE $4,600,000
Jameer Nelson $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 Cap Space $13,500,000
Will Barton $3,333,333 $3,666,666 $3,999,999 Bird Rights $10,999,998
Randy Foye $3,270,000 Non Bird Rights $3,270,000
Jusuf Nurkic $1,842,000 $1,921,320 $2,947,305 1st Round Pick $1,842,000
Joffrey Lauvergne $1,709,720 $1,709,720 $2,136,475 MLE $1,709,720
Gary Harris $1,587,480 $1,655,880 $2,550,055 1st Round Pick $1,587,480
Nikola Jokic $1,300,000 $1,350,000 $1,400,000 $1,450,000 $4,050,000
Joey Dorsey $1,015,421 Minimum Salary $1,015,421
Jamaal Franklin $947,276 $1,269,620 MLE $653,184
Erick Green $845,059 $980,431 Minimum Salary
Nick Johnson $845,059 $980,431 Cap Space $1,825,490
Emmanuel Mudiay
Pablo Prigioni $1,734,572 $290,000
Team Totals $63,110,263 $30,112,720 $30,455,182 $15,214,045 $114,516,019

Payroll Notes

Player Notes
Danilo Gallinari
  • Signed extension on January 25, 2012 for an assumed $42,000,000 for 4 years that starts in 2012-13.
Kenneth Faried
  • Signed 4-yr/$50M extension on October 8, 2014.
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.
Kostas Papanikolaou
  • Rockets exercise team option for 2015-16 on June 24, 2015.
  • Signed 2-year deal on August 8, 2014.
Randy Foye
  • Signed July 10, 2013 for an assumed $9,405,000 for 3 years.
Jusuf Nurkic
  • 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
  • Signed July 8, 2014.
Joey Dorsey
  • Signed 2-year deal on July 15, 2014.
Jamaal Franklin
  • 2nd and 3rd years are not guaranteed.
  • Signed 3-year contract with the Nuggets on April 14, 2015.
Erick Green
  • 2014-15 guaranteed for $50K; 2015-16 & 2016-17 unguaranteed.
  • Signed 3-year contract on July 24, 2014.
Nick Johnson
  • Signed 3-yr deal on July 22, 2014.
Pablo Prigioni
  • Waived by Denver on July 20, 2015.
  • Signed July 10, 2013 for an assumed $4,988,893 for 3 years.
  • 2015-16 is partially guaranteed for $290,000.