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Denver Nuggets

Denver Nuggets 2020 Salary Cap

Nuggets 2020 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Denver Nuggets 2020 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, and complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

Nuggets – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Non-Guaranteed
Estimate
Player (15) Age Pos. Cap Figure Signed Using Base Salary
(Likely Incentives)
Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap % Future Gteed Cash
JokicNikola Jokic 25 C $29,542,010 Bird
Max (25%)
$28,542,009
$1,000,001
($28,542,009) $29,542,010 23.19 $62,989,260
MurrayJamal Murray 23 PG $27,285,000 Bird
Rookie Max Ext (25%)
$27,285,000 ($27,285,000) $27,285,000 21.42 $130,968,000
HarrisGary Harris
Thigh
26 SG $19,610,714 Bird $19,160,714
$450,000
($19,160,714) $19,610,714 15.40 $20,482,143
BartonWill Barton 29 SF $13,723,214 Bird $13,723,214 ($28,392,856) $13,723,214 10.77 $14,669,642
MillsapPaul Millsap
Knee
35 PF $10,000,000 Bird $10,000,000 ($10,000,000) $10,000,000 7.85 -
GreenJaMychal Green
Shoulder
30 PF $7,199,760 NT-MLE $7,199,760 ($7,199,760) $7,199,760 5.65 $7,559,748
Porter Jr.Michael Porter Jr. 22 PF $3,550,800 Rookie $3,550,800 ($3,550,800) $3,550,800 2.79 $5,258,735
CampazzoFacundo Campazzo 0 PG $3,200,000 Bi-Annual $3,100,000
$100,000
($3,100,000) $3,200,000 2.51 $3,100,000
NnajiZeke Nnaji 19 PF $2,379,840 Rookie $2,379,840 ($2,379,840) $2,379,840 1.87 $2,498,760
HamptonRJ Hampton 19 PG $2,193,480 Rookie $2,193,480 ($2,193,480) $2,193,480 1.72 $2,303,040
BolBol Bol 20 C $2,058,240 NT-MLE $2,058,240 ($2,048,780) $2,058,240 1.62 $2,151,220
DozierP.J. Dozier
Hamstring
23 PG $1,762,796 NT-MLE $1,762,796 ($1,200,000) $1,762,796 1.38 -
MorrisMonte Morris 25 PG $1,723,707 T-MLE $1,723,707 ($1,723,707) $1,723,707 1.35 $27,774,997
HartensteinIsaiah Hartenstein 22 C $1,620,564 Minimum $1,620,564 ($1,620,564) $1,620,564 1.27 $1,762,796
CancarVlatko Cancar 23 SF $1,517,981 NT-MLE $1,517,981 ($1,517,981) $1,517,981 1.19 -


2020-21 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.
HowardMarkus Howard 21 PG          
WhittingtonGreg Whittington 27 SF          


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.

Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception Details is awarded annually to teams who are above the cap but below the Luxury Tax Apron ($138,928,000) and can be used for contracts up to 4 years in length.

Bi-Annual Exception Details is available to any teams who are below the Luxury Tax Apron ($138,928,000), and did not use this exception in the previous season. It can be used for contracts up to 2 years in length.

Trade Exception Details becomes available when a team relinquishes more salary than it acquires during a trade. The "credit" balance remains as an exception that can be used within the next year to acquire salary via trade without further relinquishing additional salary.

Type Amount (Remaining) Reason/Notes Expire Date
Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception $9,258,000
($0)
JayMychal Green ($7,199,760), Bol Bol ($2,058,240)
Bi-Annual Exception $3,623,000
($423,000)
Facundo Campazzo
Trade Exception $3,321,030
($3,321,030)
Juan Hernangomez trade with MIN 03/19/2021
Trade Exception $1,845,301
($1,845,301)
Shabazz Napier trade with WAS 03/20/2021
Trade Exception $9,525,000
($9,525,000)
Jerami Grant trade with DET 11/22/2021


2020-21 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
2020 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $132,627,000
Total Taxable Salaries $130,451,439
Luxury Tax Space $2,175,561
2020 NBA Luxury Tax Apron $138,928,000
Luxury Tax Apron Space $8,476,561


2020-21 Denver Nuggets Salary Cap Totals

This team is currently "hard-capped", which means their Total Taxable Salaries may not exceed $138,928,000 at any point during the season.

Cap Type Total
Active Roster Cap $127,368,106
Cap Holds $15,114,331
Total Salaries $127,368,106
2020 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-18,228,106
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $127,368,106
Cap Holds $15,114,331
Total Cap Allocations $127,368,106
2020 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Cap Max Space $-18,228,106



Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value
2021-22
10/30/2021 P.J. Dozier Guaranteed $200,000
10/31/2021 RJ Hampton 2022-23 Club Option $2,412,840
10/31/2021 Zeke Nnaji 2022-23 Club Option $2,617,800
12/10/2021 P.J. Dozier Guaranteed $1,910,860
06/29/2022 Michael Porter Jr. 2022-23 Qualifying Offer $7,314,900
06/29/2022 Vlatko Cancar 2022-23 Qualifying Offer $2,228,276
2022-23
10/31/2022 RJ Hampton 2023-24 Club Option $4,220,057
10/31/2022 Zeke Nnaji 2023-24 Club Option $4,306,281
2023-24
06/29/2024 RJ Hampton 2024-25 Qualifying Offer $6,169,724
06/29/2024 Zeke Nnaji 2024-25 Qualifying Offer $6,235,495