Zeke Nnaji

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Power Forward Age: 21-182d Exp: 2 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#22 overall), 2020 College: Arizona Agent(s): Adam Pensack (Pensack Sports)

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    Current Contract

    Zeke Nnaji signed a 4 year / $11,802,681 contract with the Denver Nuggets, including $11,802,681 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $2,950,670. In 2022-23, Nnaji will earn a base salary of $2,617,800, while carrying a cap hit of $2,617,800 and a dead cap value of $2,617,800.

    Club Option
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $11,802,681
    Average Salary: $2,950,670
    Guaranteed at Signing $4,878,600
    Signed Using: Entry Level/Rookie
    Free Agent: 2024 / RFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Bonus Cap Hit Yearly Cash Guaranteed
    2020-21 Contract details by year 20 $2,379,840 - - - $2,379,840 $2,379,840($2,379,840) $2,379,840
    2021-22 Contract details by year 21 $2,498,760 - - - $2,498,760 $2,498,760($4,878,600) $2,498,760
    2022-23 Contract details by year 22 $2,617,800 - - - $2,617,800 $2,617,800($7,496,400) $2,617,800
    2023-24 Contract details by year 23 $4,306,281 - - - $4,306,281 $4,306,281($11,802,681)
    2024-25 Contract details by year 24 QO: $6,235,495 - - - Hold: $12,918,843
    2024 Free Agent Year 25 RFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2022-23: Club Option (deadline 10/31/21, exercied 10/8/21)
    • 2023-24: Club Option (deadline 10/31/22)
    Sources: Spotrac
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for Zeke Nnaji, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings $2,379,840 - - - $2,379,840
    2021-22 Player Cash Earnings $2,498,760 - - - $2,498,760
    Est. Earnings
    (2 seasons)
    $4,878,600 - - - $4,878,600
    2022-23 Player Cash Earnings $2,617,800 - - - $2,617,800
    2023-24 Player Cash Earnings $4,306,281 - - - $4,306,281
    $11,802,681 - - - $11,802,681
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,878,600 - - - $4,878,600

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

  • Transactions

    Dec 13 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during WAS-DEN game
    Oct 8 2021Denver (DEN) exercised $2.62 million option for 2022-23
    Feb 10 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-DEN game
    Nov 30 2020Signed a 4 year $11.80 million rookie scale contract with Denver (DEN)
    Nov 18 2020Drafted by Denver (DEN): Round 1 (#22 overall)
  • Fines & Suspensions

    A look at the reported fines & suspensions for Zeke Nnaji, and the financial implications.

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    12/13/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during WAS-DEN game
    02/10/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-DEN game
    - $4,000
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2021 DEN 41 17 0.516 0.462 0.631 1.37 2.22 3.59 0.41 0.39 0.32 0.56 6.59 12.36
    2020 DEN 42 9.45 0.481 0.407 0.800 0.33 1.21 1.55 0.24 0.19 0.10 0.17 3.24 5.86
    Totals 83 13.18 0.503 0.439 0.663 0.84 1.71 2.55 0.33 0.29 0.20 0.36 4.89 9.07