Denver Nuggets 2024-25 Financial Summary

A current summary of Denver Nuggets 2024-25 player cap & cash figures.

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Total Cap Allocations

$210,716,116 / 10th

Cap Space

$-69,716,116 / 21st

Tax Space

$-18,583,657

Cash Total

$189,898,657 / 3rd

2024-25 Active Roster

Player Option
Early Termination
Non-Guaranteed
Club Option
Estimate
Player (13) Pos Age Cap Hit Cap Hit Pct League Cap Luxury Tax Cash Total Free Agent Year
Jokic
1
Nikola Jokic
C 29 $51,415,938 36.47% $51,415,938 $51,415,938 2028
Murray
2
Jamal Murray
PG 27 $36,016,200 25.54% $36,016,200 $36,016,200 2025
Porter Jr.
3
Michael Porter Jr.
SF 26 $35,859,950 25.43% $35,859,950 $35,859,950 2027
Gordon
4
Aaron Gordon
PF 29 $22,841,455 16.20% $22,841,455 $22,841,455 2026
Caldwell-Pope
5
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
SG 31 $15,440,185 10.95% $15,440,185 $15,440,185 2025
Nnaji
6
Zeke Nnaji
PF 24 $8,888,889 6.30% $8,888,889 $8,888,889 2028
Jackson
7
Reggie Jackson
PG 34 $5,250,000 3.72% $5,250,000 $5,250,000 2025
Braun
8
Christian Braun
SG 23 $3,089,640 2.19% $3,089,640 $3,089,640 2026
Strawther
9
Julian Strawther
SF 22 $2,552,520 1.81% $2,552,520 $2,552,520 2027
Watson
10
Peyton Watson
SG 22 $2,413,560 1.71% $2,413,560 $2,413,560 2026
Cancar
11
Vlatko Cancar
PF 27 $2,346,606 1.66% $2,346,606 $2,346,606 2025
Pickett
12
Jalen Pickett
PG 25 $1,891,857 1.34% $1,891,857 $1,891,857 2027
Tyson
13
Hunter Tyson
SF 24 $1,891,857 1.34% $1,891,857 $1,891,857 2027

2024-25 Cap Hold

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

Player (9) Pos Age Cap Hit Cap Hit Pct League Cap Free Agent Year
Gillespie
1
Collin Gillespie
PG 25 $2,093,637 1.48% - - Two-Way
Jefferson
2
Richard Jefferson
SF 44 $2,093,637 1.48% - - Non-Bird
Jordan
3
DeAndre Jordan
C 36 $2,093,637 1.48% - - Early Bird
Cousins
4
DeMarcus Cousins
C 34 $2,093,637 1.48% - - Non-Bird
Holiday
5
Justin Holiday
SG 35 $2,093,637 1.48% - - Non-Bird
Daniels
6
Troy Daniels
SG 33 $2,093,637 1.48% - - Non-Bird
Howard
7
Markus Howard
PG 25 $1,981,953 1.41% - - Two-Way
Huff
8
Jay Huff
C 26 $1,867,722 1.32% - - Two-Way
Key
9
Braxton Key
SF 27 $1,867,722 1.32% - - Two-Way
Round 1, Pick #28   $2,538,240        
Round 2, Pick #56   -        

2024 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
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

2024 Cap Totals

Cap Maximum Summary
Cap Maximum $141,000,000
Active Roster $189,898,657 4th
Cap Hold $20,817,459 27th
Total Allocations $210,716,116 10th
Space $-69,716,116 21st
Practical Cap Space Summary
Projected Practical Cap Space
This is calculated by determining all guaranteed salaries + any dead cap from non-guaranteed salaries + estimated exercised and declined options + estimated retained cap holds and draft pool cap holds.
$-69,716,116 -
Maximum Possible Cap Space
This is calculated by determining all guaranteed salaries + any dead cap from non-guaranteed salaries. All other options, cap holds, exceptions are assumed as declined, waived or renounced.
$-30,721,194 -
1st Apron Summary
1st Apron Maximum $178,655,000
Total Allocations $191,098,657 -
Space $-12,443,657 -
2nd Apron Summary
2nd Apron Maximum $189,486,000
Total Allocations $191,098,657 -
Space $-1,612,657 -

2024 Tax Totals

Tax Summary
Tax Threshold $171,315,000
Total Allocations $189,898,657 4th
Space $-18,583,657 27th
Ext. Luxury Tax Bill $39,664,791 -

2024 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 Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
PLAYER
2024-25 Player Option
$15,440,185
7/6/2024 Jamal Murray
EXTENSION ELIGIBLE
2024-25 Extension Eligible
7/6/2024 Vlatko Cancar
EXTENSION ELIGIBLE
2024-25 Extension Eligible — if Club Option exercised
7/16/2024 Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
EXTENSION ELIGIBLE
2024-25 Extension Eligible
9/27/2024 Aaron Gordon
EXTENSION ELIGIBLE
2024-25 Extension Eligible
9/29/2024 Michael Porter Jr.
EXTENSION ELIGIBLE
2024-25 Extension Eligible
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 Peyton Watson
RFA / QO
2026-27 Qualifying Offer
$6,534,714
6/29/2026 Jalen Pickett
CLUB
2026-27 Club Option
$2,406,205
6/29/2026 Hunter Tyson
CLUB
2026-27 Club Option
$2,406,205
6/29/2027 Zeke Nnaji
PLAYER
2027-28 Player Option
$7,466,667
6/29/2027 Nikola Jokic
PLAYER
2027-28 Player Option
$62,832,000
6/29/2027 Julian Strawther
RFA / QO
2027-28 Qualifying Offer
$7,723,090

2024 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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