Michael Porter Jr.

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Small Forward Age: 23-25d Exp: 2 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#14 overall), 2018 College: Missouri Agent(s):

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  • Current Contract

    Michael Porter Jr. signed a 4 year / $15,093,095 contract with the Denver Nuggets, including $15,093,095 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $3,773,274. In 2021-22, Porter Jr. will earn a base salary of $5,258,735, while carrying a cap hit of $5,258,735 and a dead cap value of $5,258,735.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $15,093,095
    Average Salary: $3,773,274
    Guaranteed at Signing $6,283,560
    Signed Using: Entry Level/Rookie
    Year   Age Base Salary Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Bonus Cap Hit Yearly Cash Guaranteed
    2018-19 Contract details by year 20 $2,894,160 - - - $2,894,160 $2,894,160($2,894,160) $2,894,160
    2019-20 Contract details by year 21 $3,389,400 - - - $3,389,400 $3,177,563($6,071,723) $3,389,400
    2020-21 Contract details by year 22 $3,550,800 - - - $3,550,800 $3,550,800($9,622,523) $3,550,800

    Rookie Extension Eligible (25% Cap Max): 5 year, $173M (2022-26), Year 1 Salary = $29.75M

    2021-22 Contract details by year 23 $5,258,735 - - - $5,258,735 $5,258,735($14,881,258) $5,258,735
    Trade Restriction: This player cannot be traded until Sep 29, 2022.
    Contract Notes:
    • 2020 Club Option exercised
    • 2021 Club Option exercised
    Sources: Spotrac

    Upcoming Contract Extension

    Estimate
    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $172,550,000
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg. Salary: $34,510,000
    Signed Using: Bird
    Free Agent: 2027 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    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 $32,130,000($61,880,000)
    2024-25 Contract details by year 26 $34,510,000 - - $34,510,000 $34,510,000 $34,510,000($96,390,000)
    2025-26 Contract details by year 27 $36,890,000 - - $36,890,000 $36,890,000 $36,890,000($133,280,000)
    2026-27 Contract details by year 28 $39,270,000 - - $39,270,000 $12,000,000 $39,270,000($172,550,000)
    2027 Michael Porter Jr. Contracts, Salaries, Cap Figures 29 UFA  
    • 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%)
  • 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 2 30 0.450 0.375 1.000 0.50 3.00 3.50 2.50 1.50 0.00 1.50 11.00 20.45
    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 118 24.36 0.530 0.438 0.807 1.34 4.69 6.03 1.03 0.59 0.67 1.09 14.37 24.57