Michael Porter Jr.

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Small Forward Age: 23-5d Exp: 3 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#14 overall), 2018 College: Missouri Agent(s):

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  • Current Contract

    Michael Porter Jr. signed a 5 year / $172,550,000 contract with the Denver Nuggets, including $145,280,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $34,510,000. In 2022-23, Porter Jr. will earn a base salary of $29,750,000, while carrying a cap hit of $29,750,000 and a dead cap value of $29,750,000.

    Estimate
    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $172,550,000
    Average Salary: $34,510,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $145,280,000
    Signed Using: Rookie Maximum Extension/Bird
    Free Agent: 2027 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Bonus Cap Hit Yearly Cash Guaranteed
    2022-23 Contract details by year 24 $29,750,000 - - - $29,750,000 $29,750,000($29,750,000) $29,750,000
    2023-24 Contract details by year 25 $32,130,000 - - - $32,130,000 $32,130,000($61,880,000) $32,130,000
    2024-25 Contract details by year 26 $34,510,000 - - - $34,510,000 $34,510,000($96,390,000) $34,510,000
    2025-26 Contract details by year 27 $36,890,000 - - - $36,890,000 $36,890,000($133,280,000) $36,890,000
    2026-27 Contract details by year 28 $39,270,000 - - - $39,270,000 $39,270,000($172,550,000) $12,000,000
    2027 Free Agent Year 29 UFA  
    Trade Restriction: This player can be traded but has a Poison Pill restriction until Jul 01, 2022.
    Contract Notes:
    • 2026-27:
      • $12 million guaranteed,
      • $17 million guaranteed if earns NBA All-Star in any of the 2021-22 through 2025-26 seasons, f
      • Fully guaranteed based on performance:
        • not waived 48 hours before 2026-27 Moratorium, or
        • two NBA All-Star, or
        • MVP/DPOY/All-NBA/All-Defense, or
        • wins NBA Championship + game played requirements
    • Trigger TBD: $193M (28%)
    • Trigger TBD: $207M (30%)
    Sources: Spotrac

    Previous Contracts

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    2018-2021Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $15,093,095
    Average Salary: $3,773,274
    Guaranteed at Signing $6,283,560
    Signed Using: Entry Level/Rookie
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for Michael Porter Jr., including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2018-19 Player Cash Earnings $2,894,160 - - - $2,894,160
    2019-20* Player Cash Earnings $3,177,563 - - - $3,177,563
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings $3,550,800 - - - $3,550,800
    2021-22 Player Cash Earnings $5,258,735 - - - $5,258,735
    Est. Earnings
    (4 seasons)
    $14,881,258 - - - $14,881,258
    2022-23 Player Cash Earnings $29,750,000 - - - $29,750,000
    2023-24 Player Cash Earnings $32,130,000 - - - $32,130,000
    2024-25 Player Cash Earnings $34,510,000 - - - $34,510,000
    2025-26 Player Cash Earnings $36,890,000 - - - $36,890,000
    2026-27 Player Cash Earnings $39,270,000 - - - $39,270,000
    $187,431,258 - - - $187,431,258
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $14,881,258 - - - $14,881,258

    * earnings may include deduction of original cashed earned due to shortened season

  • Transactions

    Sep 29 2021Signed a 5 year $172.55 million maximum rookie scale contract extension with Denver (DEN)
    Dec 10 2020Denver (DEN) exercised $5.26 million option for 2021-22
    Oct 7 2019Denver (DEN) exercised $3.55 million option for 2020-21
    Jul 3 2018Signed a 4 year $15.09 million rookie scale contract with Denver (DEN)
    Jun 21 2018Drafted by Denver (DEN): Round 1 (#14 overall)
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2021 DEN 9 29.33 0.359 0.208 0.556 1.00 5.56 6.56 1.89 1.11 0.22 1.33 9.89 21.92
    2020 DEN 61 31.34 0.542 0.445 0.791 1.49 5.80 7.30 1.15 0.66 0.89 1.26 19.05 31.34
    2019 DEN 55 16.42 0.509 0.422 0.833 1.20 3.51 4.71 0.84 0.49 0.45 0.89 9.31 17.21
    2018 DEN 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 nan nan nan nan nan nan nan nan nan
    Totals 125 24.63 0.518 0.419 0.795 1.33 4.78 6.10 1.06 0.62 0.65 1.10 14.10 24.45