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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 $14,000,000 $15,500,000 $16,000,000 $29,500,000
Kenneth Faried $11,235,955 $12,078,652 $12,921,348 $13,764,045 1st Round Pick $50,000,000
Wilson Chandler $10,500,000 $11,200,000 $12,000,000 $12,800,000 $46,500,000
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
Emmanuel Mudiay $3,102,240 $3,241,800 $3,381,480 $4,294,480 1st round pick $6,344,040
Darrell Arthur $2,814,000 $2,940,630 Room Exception $2,814,000
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
Team Totals $73,061,043 $62,995,150 $61,836,662 $32,308,525 $185,824,833

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.
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.
Emmanuel Mudiay
  • Signed rookie scale deal on July 31, 2015.
Darrell Arthur
  • 2016-17 is a player option.
  • Signed 2-year contract on August 7, 2015.
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.