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Nikola Jokic

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Center Age: 25 Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#41 overall), 2014 College: Agent(s):

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Nuggets – The Athletic

  • 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 2020-1, Jokic will earn a base salary of $28,542,009 and a incentive bonus of $1,000,001, while carrying a cap hit of $29,542,010 and a dead cap value of $28,542,009.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $147,710,050
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $29,542,010
    Signed Using: Bird
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Incentive Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2018-19 Contract details by year 23 $24,605,180 $862,070 $25,467,250 $24,605,181 $25,467,250($25,467,250)
    2019-20 Contract details by year 24 $26,573,594 $931,036 $27,504,630 $26,573,594 $26,716,627($52,183,877)
    2020-21 Contract details by year 25 $28,542,009 $1,000,001 $29,542,010 $28,542,009 $29,542,010($81,725,887)
    2021-22 Contract details by year 26 $30,510,423 $1,068,967 $31,579,390 $30,510,423 $31,579,390($113,305,277)
    2022-23 Contract details by year 27 $32,478,838 $1,137,932 $33,616,770 $32,478,837 $33,616,770($146,922,047)
    2023 Free Agent Year 28 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 25% Max
    • Incentives TBD (est. $1 million annually) [2019: $431,035 for Playoff berth, $431,035 for 1st Round advance, $465,517 for 2nd Round advance @BobbyMarks]
    • Earned 2019-20 All-NBA 2nd Team (if earns All-NBA in 2020-21 will become supermax eligibile for 2023-24 extension)
    Sources: NBA contract specifics generally collected from media releases as well as multiple media outlets. .

    Previous Contracts

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    2015-2017

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $4,075,500
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $1,358,500
    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 $28,542,009 - $1,000,001 - $29,542,010
    Est. Earnings
    (6 seasons)
    $83,062,662 - $2,793,107 - $85,855,769
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings $28,542,009 - - - $29,542,010
    2021-22 Player Cash Earnings $30,510,423 - - - $31,579,390
    2022-23 Player Cash Earnings $32,478,838 - - - $33,616,770
    $174,593,932 - $2,793,107 - $180,593,939
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $83,062,662 - - - $85,855,769

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

  • Transactions

    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 $6,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from WAS-DEN game
    Mar 31 2019Fined $6,000 for two technical fouls during WAS-DEN game
    Mar 16 2019Fined $6,000 for two technical fouls 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 ejection (two technical fouls) from DEN-LAC game
    Dec 22 2018Fined $4,000 for two technical fouls 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
    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 $6,000 for two technical fouls 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 $6,000 for two technical fouls 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 $4,000 for two technical fouls 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
    1 $254,691
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2019 DEN 73 31.99 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 31.29 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 32.55 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 27.90 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 21.65 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 381 29.00 0.524 0.338 0.826 2.57 7.02 9.60 5.51 1.11 0.69 2.51 16.96 37.84