Denver Nuggets 2022-23 Cap Table

The Denver Nuggets 2022-23 salary cap table, including salary cap table, including team cap space, player cap hits, incentives, & bonus info.

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Total Cap Allocations

$169,601,210 / 10th

Cap Space

$-45,946,210 / 21st

1st Apron Space

$-4,405,004

2nd Apron Sapce

$-161,388,004

2022-23 Active Roster Cap

Player Option
Early Termination
Non-Guaranteed
Club Option
Estimate
Player (17) Pos Age Cap Hit Cap Hit Pct League Cap Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Trade Bonus Proration
Jokic Nikola Jokic C 27 $33,616,770 27.19% $32,478,838 $1,137,932 - -
Murray Jamal Murray PG 25 $31,650,600 25.60% $31,650,600 - - -
Porter Jr. Michael Porter Jr. SF 24 $30,913,750 25.00% $30,913,750 - - -
Gordon Aaron Gordon PF 27 $20,690,909 16.73% $19,690,909 $1,000,000 $200,000 -
Caldwell-Pope Kentavious Caldwell-Pope SG 29 $14,004,703 11.33% $14,004,703 - - -
Brown Jr. Bruce Brown Jr. SG 26 $6,479,000 5.24% $6,479,000 - - -
Smith Ishmael Smith PG 34 $4,725,000 3.82% $4,725,000 - - -
Green Jeff Green PF 36 $4,500,000 3.64% $4,500,000 - $500,000 -
Braun Christian Braun SG 21 $2,808,600 2.27% $2,808,600 - - -
Nnaji Zeke Nnaji PF 22 $2,617,800 2.12% $2,617,800 - - -
Cancar Vlatko Cancar PF 25 $2,234,359 1.81% $2,234,359 - - -
Watson Peyton Watson SG 20 $2,193,960 1.77% $2,193,960 - - -
Jordan DeAndre Jordan C 34 $1,836,090 1.48% $2,905,851 - - -
Bryant Thomas Bryant C 25 $1,836,090 1.48% $2,133,278 - - -
Jackson Reggie Jackson PG 32 $580,373 0.47% $918,516 - - -
Gillespie Collin Gillespie PG 23 Two-Way - - - - -
White Jack White SF 25 Two-Way - - - - -

2022-23 Cap Hold Cap

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc.

Player (5) Pos Age Cap Hit Cap Hit Pct League Cap Qualifying Offer
Cousins DeMarcus Cousins C 32 $1,836,090 1.48% - - - Non-Bird
Daniels Troy Daniels SG 31 $1,836,090 1.48% - - - Non-Bird
Jefferson Richard Jefferson SF 42 $1,836,090 1.48% - - - Non-Bird
Rivers Austin Rivers SG 30 $1,766,970 1.43% - - -
Howard Markus Howard PG 23 $1,637,966 1.32% - - - Two-Way
Round 1, Pick #21       $2,808,600          

2022 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.

Type Reason (Used On) Expires Original Available
Taxpayer Mid-Level
Bruce Brown Jr.
($6,479,000)
11/30/2021 $6,479,000 $0
Trade
RJ Hampton trade with ORL
2/11/2022 $2,193,480 $2,193,480
Trade
Isaiah Hartenstein trade with CLE
2/11/2022 $1,620,564 $1,620,564
Trade
JaMychal Green trade with OKC
(Ishmael Smith, $4,725,000)
6/23/2022 $8,200,000 $3,475,000
Trade
Monte Morris trade with WAS
7/6/2023 $9,125,000 $9,125,000
Trade
Will Barton trade with WAS
7/6/2023 $370,297 $370,297
Trade
Bones Hyland trade with LAC
2/9/2024 $2,201,520 $2,201,520
Trade
Davon Reed trade with LAL
2/9/2024 $1,902,133 $1,902,133

2022 Cap Totals

Cap Maximum Summary
Cap Maximum $123,655,000
Active Roster $160,688,004 8th
Cap Hold $8,913,206 9th
Total Allocations $169,601,210 10th
Space $-45,946,210 21st
1st Apron Summary
1st Apron Maximum $156,983,000
Total Allocations $161,388,004 -
Space $-4,405,004 -
2nd Apron Summary
2nd Apron Maximum $0
Total Allocations $161,388,004 -
Space $-161,388,004 -

2022 Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value
6/23/2024 Vlatko Cancar
CLUB
2024-25 Club Option
$2,346,606
6/25/2024 Reggie Jackson
PLAYER
2024-25 Player Option
$5,250,000
6/29/2024 Braxton Key
RFA / QO
2024-25 Qualifying Offer — Two-Way
$1,867,722
6/29/2024 Collin Gillespie
RFA / QO
2024-25 Qualifying Offer — Two-Way
$2,093,637
6/29/2024 Jay Huff
RFA / QO
2023-24 Qualifying Offer — Two-Way
$1,867,722
6/29/2024 Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
PLAYER
2024-25 Player Option
$15,440,185
10/31/2024 Julian Strawther
CLUB
2025-26 Club Option
$2,674,200
10/31/2024 Christian Braun
CLUB
2025-26 Club Option
$4,921,797
10/31/2024 Peyton Watson
CLUB
2025-26 Club Option
$4,356,476
6/29/2025 Aaron Gordon
PLAYER
2025-26 Player Option
$22,841,455
10/31/2025 Julian Strawther
CLUB
2026-27 Club Option
$4,826,931
6/29/2026 Hunter Tyson
CLUB
2026-27 Club Option
$2,406,205
6/29/2026 Jalen Pickett
CLUB
2026-27 Club Option
$2,406,205
6/29/2026 Peyton Watson
RFA / QO
2026-27 Qualifying Offer
$6,534,714
6/29/2027 Julian Strawther
RFA / QO
2027-28 Qualifying Offer
$7,723,090
6/29/2027 Nikola Jokic
PLAYER
2027-28 Player Option
$62,832,000
6/29/2027 Zeke Nnaji
PLAYER
2027-28 Player Option
$7,466,667

2022 Unsigned Draft Picks

Draft Year Player Pos Age Country College
2012 Izzet Turkyilmaz C 34 Turkey
2003 Xue Yuyang PF 41 China
2003 Sani Bečirovič SG 43 Slovenia

Future Draft Picks

2025

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
DEN
Top-5 Protected
ORL
6-30

2026

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
DEN
Top-5 Protected (if not already settled with ORL)
ORL
6-30 (if not already settled)

2027

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
DEN
Top-5 Protected (if not already settled with ORL or 1-5 if 1st conveyed to ORL by 2025)
ORL    OKC
6-30 (if not already settled) or to OKC if 6-30 (if DEN conveyed 1st to ORL by 2025)

2028

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
DEN
Top-5 Protected (if 1st conveyed to ORL by 2026)
OKC
6-30 (if 1st conveyed to ORL by 2026)

2029

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
DEN
Top-5 Protected (if not already settled with OKC)
OKC
6-30 (if not already settled or 6-30 if DEN conveys 1st to OKC by 2027)

2030

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
DEN
Top-5 Protected (if not already settled with OKC or 1-5 if DEN conveys 1st to OKC by 2028)
OKC
6-30 (if not already settled or 6-30 if DEN conveys 1st to OKC by 2028)

2025

31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60
DEN

2026

31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60
DEN

2027

31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60
CLE

2028

31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60
DEN
31-33
SAS
34-60

2029

31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60
DEN    OKC
DEN pick if DEN conveys 1st to OKC by 2029; OKC pick if DEN does not convey 1st to OKC by 2029

2030

31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60
DEN    OKC
DEN pick if DEN conveys second 1st to OKC by 2030; OKC pick if DEN does not convey second 1st to OKC by 2030

TRANSACTIONS

May 07, 2024
Jamal Murray

Fined $100,000 for throwing multiple objects in the direction of a game official during MIN-DEN game (playoff)

Dec 12, 2023
Nikola Jokic

Fined $4,000 for ejection from DEN-CHI game

Dec 03, 2023
Nikola Jokic

Fined $2,000 for flopping during DEN-SAC game

Nov 13, 2023
Mike Malone

Signed a multi-year contract extension with Denver (DEN)

Oct 21, 2023
Zeke Nnaji

Signed a 4 year 32 million rookie contract extension with Denver (DEN) - includes 2027-28 Player Option

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