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Denver Nuggets Team Payroll

2015-16 Salary Cap (estimated): $67,100,000

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
Ty Lawson $12,404,495 $13,213,482 Bird Rights $25,617,977
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
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
Jamaal Franklin $947,276 $1,269,620 MLE $653,184
Erick Green $845,059 $980,431 Minimum Salary
Emmanuel Mudiay
Team Totals $58,186,373 $32,829,105 $20,555,183 $13,764,045 $103,853,086

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.
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.
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.
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.