Denver Nuggets 2017 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Denver Nuggets 2017-18 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, exceptions, & complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.




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Player (15) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
MillsapPaul Millsap 32 PF Cap Space $30,769,231 - $500,000 ($61,000,000) $31,269,231 29.50
PlumleeMason Plumlee 27 C Bird $14,041,096 - - ($41,000,000) $14,041,096 13.24
FariedKenneth Faried 27 PF Bird $12,921,348 - - ($26,685,393) $12,921,348 12.19
ChandlerWilson Chandler 30 SF Bird $12,016,854 - - ($24,817,416) $12,016,854 11.34
ArthurDarrell Arthur 29 PF Non-Bird $7,464,912 - - ($14,929,824) $7,464,912 7.04
BartonWill Barton 26 SG Bird $3,533,333 - - ($3,533,333) $3,533,333 3.33
MudiayEmmanuel Mudiay 21 PG Rookie $3,381,480 - - ($3,381,480) $3,381,480 3.19
MurrayJamal Murray 20 PG Rookie $3,355,320 - - ($6,855,120) $3,355,320 3.17
HarrisGary Harris 23 SG Rookie $2,550,055 - - ($86,550,055) $2,550,055 2.41
LylesTrey Lyles 21 PF Rookie $2,441,400 - - ($5,805,649) $2,441,400 2.30
HernangomezJuan Hernangomez 22 PF Rookie $2,076,840 - - ($4,243,200) $2,076,840 1.96
BeasleyMalik Beasley 20 SG Rookie $1,700,640 - - ($3,474,480) $1,700,640 1.60
LydonTyler Lydon 21 PF Rookie $1,579,440 - - ($3,454,080) $1,579,440 1.49
JeffersonRichard Jefferson 37 SF Minimum $2,328,652 - - ($1,471,382) $1,471,382 1.39
JokicNikola Jokic 22 C Cap Space $1,471,382 - - ($1,471,382) $1,471,382 1.39


2017-18 Two-Way

Players signed to Two-Way contracts that are currently designated to G-League affiliate. Two-way salaries do not count against a team's Total Cap Allocations.

Player (2) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
CraigTorrey Craig 26 SF -       -  
MorrisMonte Morris 22 PF -       -  


2017-18 Dead Cap

Cap breakdowns for players who have been traded or released. All count against the team's Total Cap Allocations.

Player (1) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Trade Kicker Dead Money Cap Figure Cap %
NelsonJameer Nelson 35 PG $4,736,050 - - - $4,736,050 4.47


Exceptions

Exceptions are essentially "grants" offering teams an additional way to sign players. Exceptions can be split up for multiple player signings, however only one of these exceptions may be used in a season and they cannot be combined.

Room Mid-Level Exception Details is awarded annually to teams who are below the cap (eliminating the NTMLE/TMLE/BAE) and can be used for contracts up to 2 years in length.

Type Amount Amount Remaining Reason/Notes Expire Date
Room Exception $4,328,000 $4,328,000


2017-18 Luxury Tax Totals

Denotes the Nuggets current standing in terms of the luxury tax threshold. Teams that spend over the threshold pay fines (estimated below).

Type Totals
2017 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $119,266,000
Total Taxable Salaries $106,010,763
Luxury Tax Space $13,255,237


2017-18 Denver Nuggets Salary Cap Totals

The Nuggets are currently over the league salary cap. This means Cap Holds & Exceptions are NOT included in their Total Cap Allocations, and renouncing these figures will not afford them any cap space. The team may only sign outside players using any available exceptions or at league minimum salaries.

Cap Type Total
Active Roster Cap $101,274,713
Dead Money $4,736,050
Cap Holds -
Total Salaries $106,010,763
2017 NBA Salary Cap Max $99,093,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-6,917,763
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $101,274,713
Dead Money $4,736,050
Total Cap Allocations $106,010,763
2017 NBA Salary Cap Max $99,093,000
Cap Max Space $-6,917,763
Practical Cap Space $-6,917,763