Denver Nuggets

Denver Nuggets 2024 Salary Cap

Nuggets 2024 Salary Cap

   
%: Pct of League Cap
Player Option
Club Option

Active Roster

Players (13) Pos. Age 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27 2027-28 2028-29 2029-30
Jokic Nikola Jokic
5 yr, $276,122,630 (AAV: $55.22M)
Extension / Designated Veteran
C 29 0$51,415,938
36.5%
0$55,224,526
35.6%
0$59,033,114
34.6%
0$62,841,702
PLAYER
33.5%
0UFA
$72.90M
Bird
 
Murray Jamal Murray
5 yr, $158,253,000 (AAV: $31.65M)
Extension / Designated Rookie
PG 27
Ext. Eligible
0$36,016,200
25.5%
0UFA
$45.85M
Bird
       
Porter Jr. Michael Porter Jr.
5 yr, $179,299,750 (AAV: $35.86M)
Extension / Designated Rookie
SF 26
Ext. Eligible
0$35,859,950
25.4%
0$38,333,050
24.7%
0$40,806,150
23.9%
0UFA
$42.66M
Bird
   
Gordon Aaron Gordon
4 yr, $86,640,001 (AAV: $21.66M)
Extension / Veteran
PF 29
Ext. Eligible
0$23,841,455
16.9%
0$23,841,455
PLAYER
15.4%
0UFA
$34.26M
Bird
     
Caldwell-Pope Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
2 yr, $30,145,123 (AAV: $15.07M)
Extension / Veteran
SG 31
Ext. Eligible
0$15,440,185
PLAYER
11.0%
0UFA
$23.05M
Bird
       
Nnaji Zeke Nnaji
4 yr, $32,000,001 (AAV: $8.00M)
Extension / Rookie
PF 24 0$8,888,889
6.3%
0$8,177,778
5.3%
0$7,466,667
4.4%
0$7,466,667
PLAYER
4.0%
0UFA
$14.19M
Bird
 
Jackson Reggie Jackson
2 yr, $10,250,000 (AAV: $5.13M)
Free Agent
PG 34 0$5,250,000
PLAYER
3.7%
0UFA
$9.98M
Bird
       
Braun Christian Braun
4 yr, $13,769,157 (AAV: $3.44M)
1st-Round / Rookie Scale
SG 23 0$3,089,640
CLUB
2.2%
Ext. Eligible
0$4,921,797
CLUB
3.2%
0RFA
$14.77M
Bird
     
Strawther Julian Strawther
4 yr, $12,484,731 (AAV: $3.12M)
1st-Round / Rookie Scale
SF 22 0$2,552,520
1.8%
0$2,674,200
CLUB
1.7%
Ext. Eligible
0$4,826,931
CLUB
2.8%
0RFA
$14.48M
Bird
   
Watson Peyton Watson
4 yr, $11,267,516 (AAV: $2.82M)
1st-Round / Rookie Scale
SG 22 0$2,413,560
CLUB
1.7%
Ext. Eligible
0$4,356,476
CLUB
2.8%
0RFA
$13.07M
Bird
     
Cancar Vlatko Cancar
3 yr, $6,815,324 (AAV: $2.27M)
Free Agent
PF 27
Ext. Eligible
0$2,346,606
CLUB
1.7%
0UFA
$4.46M
Bird
       
Pickett Jalen Pickett
4 yr, $8,227,882 (AAV: $2.06M)
2nd-Round
PG 25 0$1,891,857
1.3%
0$2,221,677
1.4%
0$2,406,205
CLUB
1.4%
0UFA
$2.96M
Bird
   
Tyson Hunter Tyson
4 yr, $7,639,302 (AAV: $1.91M)
2nd-Round
SF 24 0$1,891,857
1.3%
0$2,221,677
1.4%
0$2,406,205
CLUB
1.4%
0UFA
$2.96M
Bird
   
   

Cap Holds

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

Players (9) Pos. Age 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27 2027-28 2028-29 2029-30
Gillespie Collin Gillespie PG 25 0RFA
$2.09M
Two-Way
         
Cousins DeMarcus Cousins C 34 0UFA
$2.09M
Non-Bird
0UFA
$2.30M
Non-Bird
0UFA
$2.53M
Non-Bird
0UFA
$2.79M
Non-Bird
0UFA
$3.07M
Non-Bird
 
Daniels Troy Daniels SG 33 0UFA
$2.09M
Non-Bird
0UFA
$2.30M
Non-Bird
0UFA
$2.53M
Non-Bird
0UFA
$2.79M
Non-Bird
0UFA
$3.07M
Non-Bird
 
Holiday Justin Holiday SG 35 0UFA
$2.09M
Non-Bird
         
Jefferson Richard Jefferson SF 44 0UFA
$2.09M
Non-Bird
0UFA
$2.30M
Non-Bird
0UFA
$2.53M
Non-Bird
0UFA
$2.79M
Non-Bird
0UFA
$3.07M
Non-Bird
 
Jordan DeAndre Jordan C 36 0UFA
$2.09M
Early Bird
         
Howard Markus Howard PG 25 0UFA
$1.98M
Two-Way
0UFA
$2.18M
Two-Way
0UFA
$2.40M
Two-Way
0UFA
$2.64M
Two-Way
0UFA
$2.90M
Two-Way
 
Huff Jay Huff C 26 0RFA
$1.87M
Two-Way
         
Key Braxton Key SF 27 0RFA
$1.87M
Two-Way
         

Summary

2024-25 2025-26 2026-27 2027-28 2028-29 2029-30
Cap Summary
Cap Maximum $141,000,000 $155,100,000 $170,610,000 $187,671,000 $206,438,100 $0
Active Roster Cap $190,898,657 $141,972,636 $116,945,272 $73,265,432 - -
Dead/Retained Cap - - - - - -
Cap Holds $20,727,819 $92,421,484 $72,095,069 $71,095,685 $99,185,407 -
Total Cap Allocations $211,626,476 $234,394,120 $189,040,341 $144,361,117 $99,185,407 $0
Cap Space $-70,626,476 $-79,294,120 $-18,430,341 $43,309,883 $107,252,693 $0
Hard-Cap Space Not Hard-Capped
Super-Tax Space
Tax Summary
Tax Threshold $171,315,000 $188,447,000 $207,292,000 $228,021,000 $250,823,000 $0
Taxable Salaries $190,898,657 $141,972,636 $116,945,272 $73,265,432 $0 $0
Tax Space $-19,583,657 $46,474,364 $90,346,728 $154,755,568 $250,823,000 $0
Tax Bill (Estimated)
$43,646,889
- - - - -


Exceptions

Exceptions are essentially "grants" offering teams an additional way to sign players.

Type Reason (Used On) Original Available




Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value
6/23/2024 Vlatko Cancar 2024-25 Club Option $2,346,606
6/25/2024 Reggie Jackson 2024-25 Player Option $5,250,000
6/29/2024 Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 2024-25 Player Option $15,440,185
6/29/2024 Braxton Key 2024-25 Qualifying Offer — Two-Way $1,867,722
6/29/2024 Collin Gillespie 2024-25 Qualifying Offer — Two-Way $2,093,637
10/31/2024 Julian Strawther 2025-26 Club Option $2,674,200
10/31/2024 Christian Braun 2025-26 Club Option $4,921,797
10/31/2024 Peyton Watson 2025-26 Club Option $4,356,476
6/29/2025 Aaron Gordon 2025-26 Player Option $22,841,455
10/31/2025 Julian Strawther 2026-27 Club Option $4,826,931
6/29/2026 Hunter Tyson 2026-27 Club Option $2,406,205
6/29/2026 Jalen Pickett 2026-27 Club Option $2,406,205
6/29/2026 Peyton Watson 2026-27 Qualifying Offer $6,534,714
6/29/2027 Julian Strawther 2027-28 Qualifying Offer $7,723,090
6/29/2027 Nikola Jokic 2027-28 Player Option $62,832,000
6/29/2027 Zeke Nnaji 2027-28 Player Option $7,466,667


Unsigned Draft Picks

Draft Year Player Age Position Country College
2012 Izzet Turkyilmaz 33 C TUR
2003 Sani Bečirovič 42 SG SVN
2003 Xue Yuyang 41 PF CHN


Future Draft Picks

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
2025
DEN
Top-5 Protected
ORL
6-30
2026
DEN
Top-5 Protected (if not already settled with ORL)
ORL
6-30 (if not already settled)
2027
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
DEN
Top-5 Protected (if 1st conveyed to ORL by 2026)
OKC
6-30 (if 1st conveyed to ORL by 2026)
2029
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
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)
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
2025
DEN
2026
DEN
2027
CLE
2028
DEN
31-33
SAS
34-60
2029
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
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