Nikola Jokic

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Center Age: 27-229d Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#41 overall), 2014 College: Country: Serbia Agent(s):

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  • Current Contract

    Nikola Jokic signed a 5 year / $147,710,050 contract with the Denver Nuggets, including $142,710,044 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $29,542,010. In 2022-23, Jokic will earn a base salary of $32,478,838, while carrying a cap hit of $33,047,804 and a dead cap value of $32,478,837.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $147,710,050
    Average Salary: $29,542,010
    Guaranteed at Signing $142,710,044
    Signed Using: Maximum/Bird
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Bonus Cap Hit Pct of League Cap Yearly Cash Guaranteed
    2018-19 Contract details by year 23 $24,605,180 $862,070 - - $25,467,250 25.00% $25,467,250($25,467,250) $24,605,180
    2019-20 Contract details by year 24 $26,573,594 $931,036 - - $27,504,630 25.20% $26,716,627($52,183,877) $26,573,594
    2020-21 Contract details by year 25 $28,542,009 $1,000,001 - - $29,542,010 27.07% $29,542,010($81,725,887) $28,542,009
    2021-22 Contract details by year 26 $30,510,423 $534,483 $534,483 - $31,044,906 27.62% $31,044,906($112,770,793) $30,510,423
    2022-23 Contract details by year 27 $32,478,838 $568,966 $568,966 - $33,047,804 26.73% $32,478,838($145,249,631) $32,478,837
    Trade Restriction: This player cannot be traded until Jul 08, 2023.
    Contract Notes:
    • 25% Max
    • Likely annual incentives - playoff berth, 1st Round Advance -- $431,035 for Playoff berth, $431,035 for 1st Round advance, $465,517 for 2nd Round advance @BobbyMarks] (Bonuses increase by 8% in each year.)
    • Earned 2019-20 All-NBA 2nd Team (if earns All-NBA in 2020-21 will become supermax eligibile for 2023-24 extension)
    Sources: Spotrac

    Upcoming Contract Extension

    Player Option
    Estimate
    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $272,020,000
    Average Salary: $54,404,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $272,020,000
    Signed Using: Designated Player Veteran Extension/Bird
    Free Agent: 2028 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Bonus Cap Hit Pct of League Cap Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2023-24 Contract details by year 28 $46,900,000 - - $46,900,000 35.00% $46,900,000 $46,900,000($46,900,000)
    2024-25 Contract details by year 29 $50,652,000 - - $50,652,000 35.42% $50,652,000 $50,652,000($97,552,000)
    2025-26 Contract details by year 30 $54,404,000 - - $54,404,000 36.83% $54,404,000 $54,404,000($151,956,000)
    2026-27 Contract details by year 31 $58,156,000 - - $58,156,000 37.49% $58,156,000 $58,156,000($210,112,000)
    2027-28 Contract details by year 32 $61,908,000 - - $61,908,000 38.01% $61,908,000 $61,908,000($272,020,000)
    2028 Nikola Jokic Contracts, Salaries, Cap Figures 33 UFA  
    • 2027-28: Player Option (deadline 6/29/27)
    • 15% Trade Bonus

    Previous Contracts

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    2015-2017

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $4,075,500
    Average Salary: $1,358,500
    Guaranteed at Signing $4,075,500
    Signed Using: /Cap Space
    Free Agent: 2018 / RFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for Nikola Jokic, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2015-16 Player Cash Earnings $1,300,000 - - - $1,300,000
    2016-17 Player Cash Earnings $1,358,500 - - - $1,358,500
    2017-18 Player Cash Earnings $1,471,382 - - - $1,471,382
    2018-19 Player Cash Earnings ALL NBA (1ST) $24,605,180 - $862,070 - $25,467,250
    2019-20* Player Cash Earnings ALL NBA (2ND) $25,785,591 - $931,036 - $26,716,627
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings MVP,
    ALL NBA (1ST)
    $28,542,009 - $1,000,001 - $29,542,010
    2021-22 Player Cash Earnings MVP,
    ALL NBA (1ST)
    $30,510,423 - $534,483 - $31,044,906
    Est. Earnings
    (7 seasons)
    $113,573,085 - $3,327,590 - $116,900,675
    2022-23 Player Cash Earnings $32,478,838 - - - $32,478,838
    2023-24 Player Cash Earnings $46,900,000 - - - $46,900,000
    2024-25 Player Cash Earnings $50,652,000 - - - $50,652,000
    2025-26 Player Cash Earnings $54,404,000 - - - $54,404,000
    2026-27 Player Cash Earnings $58,156,000 - - - $58,156,000
    2027-28 Player Cash Earnings $61,908,000 - - - $61,908,000
    $418,071,923 - $3,327,590 - $421,399,513
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $113,573,085 - - - $116,900,675

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

  • Transactions

    Jul 8 2022Signed a 5 year $272 million Designated Veteran Player extension with Denver (DEN) - incudes 2027-28 Player Option
    Apr 18 2022Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-GSW game (playoff)
    Apr 18 2022Fined $2,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) during DEN-GSW game (playoff)
    Apr 18 2022Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-GSW game (playoff)
    Apr 5 2022Fined $3,000 for technical foul during SAS-DEN game
    Apr 1 2022Fined $3,000 for technical foul during MIN-DEN game
    Mar 30 2022Fined $3,000 for technical foul during DEN-IND game
    Jan 19 2022Fined $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-DEN game
    Jan 3 2022Fined $3,000 for technical foul during DEN-DAL game
    Dec 13 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during WAS-DEN game
    Dec 13 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during WAS-DEN game
    Dec 13 2021Fined $4,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from WAS-DEN game
    Dec 11 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-SAS game
    Nov 9 2021Suspended 1 game (forfeit $210,417) for forcefully shoving Markieff Morris during MIA-DEN game
    Nov 8 2021Fined $2,000 for ejection from MIA-DEN game
    Nov 8 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-DEN game
    Oct 29 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-DEN game
    Jun 13 2021Fined $2,000 for ejection during PHX-DEN game (playoff)
    Jun 11 2021Fined $3,000 for technical foul during PHX-DEN game (playoff)
    Jun 1 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during POR-DEN game (playoff)
    May 24 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during POR-DEN game (playoff)
    May 8 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during BKN-DEN game
    Apr 11 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during BOS-DEN game
    Apr 9 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during SAS-DEN game
    Feb 23 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during POR-DEN game
    Jan 5 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-DEN game
    Jan 16 2020Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-GSW game
    Dec 5 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-NYK game
    Nov 8 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-DEN game
    Mar 31 2019Fined $3,000 for technical foul during WAS-DEN game
    Mar 31 2019Fined $6,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from WAS-DEN game
    Mar 31 2019Fined $3,000 for technical foul during WAS-DEN game
    Mar 16 2019Fined $3,000 for technical foul during IND-DEN game
    Mar 16 2019Fined $3,000 for technical foul during IND-DEN game
    Mar 16 2019Fined $4,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from IND-DEN game
    Feb 22 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-DAL game
    Feb 2 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-MIN game
    Jan 25 2019Suspended 1 game (forfeit $169,690) for leaving bench during altercation during DEN-UTH game
    Dec 22 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-LAC game
    Dec 22 2018Fined $2,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from DEN-LAC game
    Dec 22 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-LAC game
    Nov 9 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during BKN-DEN game
    Nov 8 2018Fined $25,000 for using derogatory and offensive language after DEN-CHI game
    Jul 9 2018Signed a 5 year $147.7 million maximum contract with Denver (DEN)
    Jun 25 2018Denver (DEN) extended Qualifying Offer; becomes a Restricted Free Agent
    Jun 25 2018Denver (DEN) declined a $1.6 million option for 2018-19; becomes a Restricted Free Agent
    Mar 13 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-LAL game
    Jan 19 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-DEN game
    Nov 19 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-LAL game
    Nov 11 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during ORL-DEN game
    Oct 23 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during WAS-DEN game
    Apr 9 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during OKC-DEN game
    Feb 15 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-DEN game
    Nov 8 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-MEM game
    Apr 5 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during OKC-DEN game
    Nov 20 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-DEN game
    Jul 28 2015Signed a 3 year $4.08 million contract with Denver (DEN)
    Jun 26 2014Drafted by Denver (DEN): Round 2 (#41 overall)
  • Fines & Suspensions

    A look at the reported fines & suspensions for Nikola Jokic, and the financial implications.

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    04/18/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-GSW game (playoff)
    04/18/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-GSW game (playoff)
    04/18/2022 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) during DEN-GSW game (playoff)
    04/05/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during SAS-DEN game
    04/01/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during MIN-DEN game
    03/30/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during DEN-IND game
    01/19/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-DEN game
    01/03/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during DEN-DAL game
    12/13/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during WAS-DEN game
    12/13/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during WAS-DEN game
    12/13/2021 Player contract details by year Ejection $4,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from WAS-DEN game
    12/11/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-SAS game
    11/09/2021 Player contract details by year Striking/Kicking/Kneeing 1 game $210,417 for forcefully shoving Markieff Morris during MIA-DEN game
    11/08/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-DEN game
    11/08/2021 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection from MIA-DEN game
    10/29/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-DEN game
    06/13/2021 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection during PHX-DEN game (playoff)
    06/11/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during PHX-DEN game (playoff)
    06/01/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during POR-DEN game (playoff)
    05/24/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during POR-DEN game (playoff)
    05/08/2021 Player contract details by year Taunting $2,000 for technical foul during BKN-DEN game
    04/11/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during BOS-DEN game
    04/09/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during SAS-DEN game
    02/23/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during POR-DEN game
    01/05/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-DEN game
    01/16/2020 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-GSW game
    12/05/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-NYK game
    11/08/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-DEN game
    03/31/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during WAS-DEN game
    03/31/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during WAS-DEN game
    03/31/2019 Player contract details by year Ejection $6,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from WAS-DEN game
    03/16/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during IND-DEN game
    03/16/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during IND-DEN game
    03/16/2019 Player contract details by year Ejection $4,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from IND-DEN game
    02/22/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-DAL game
    02/02/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-MIN game
    01/25/2019 Player contract details by year Unnecessarily Entering Fight Area (active involvement) 1 game $169,691 for leaving bench during altercation during DEN-UTH game
    12/22/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-LAC game
    12/22/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-LAC game
    12/22/2018 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from DEN-LAC game
    11/09/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during BKN-DEN game
    11/08/2018 Player contract details by year Inappropriate Language $25,000 for using derogatory and offensive language after DEN-CHI game
    03/13/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-LAL game
    01/19/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-DEN game
    11/19/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-LAL game
    11/11/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during ORL-DEN game
    10/23/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during WAS-DEN game
    04/09/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during OKC-DEN game
    02/15/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-DEN game
    11/08/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-MEM game
    04/05/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during OKC-DEN game
    11/20/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-DEN game
    2 $521,108
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2021 DEN 74 2474 0.583 0.337 0.810 2.78 10.99 13.77 7.89 1.49 0.85 3.80 27.08 56.32
    2020 DEN 72 2488 0.566 0.388 0.868 2.85 7.99 10.83 8.32 1.32 0.67 3.10 26.36 52.72
    2019 DEN 73 2335 0.528 0.314 0.817 2.27 7.47 9.74 7.01 1.16 0.60 3.10 19.95 42.59
    2018 DEN 80 2503 0.511 0.307 0.821 2.85 7.96 10.81 7.25 1.35 0.69 3.10 20.05 44.88
    2017 DEN 75 2441 0.500 0.396 0.850 2.59 8.11 10.69 6.12 1.20 0.81 2.80 18.47 41.71
    2016 DEN 73 2037 0.578 0.324 0.825 2.90 6.93 9.84 4.93 0.85 0.74 2.33 16.73 36.78
    2015 DEN 80 1732 0.511 0.333 0.811 2.26 4.74 7.00 2.36 0.99 0.63 1.30 9.93 23.79
    Totals 527 30.38 0.542 0.345 0.830 2.64 7.71 10.35 6.23 1.19 0.71 2.77 19.66 42.46