Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

Denver Nuggets, Shooting Guard
Age: 31-124d (Feb 18, 1993)
Exp: 11 Years
Country: US
College: Georgia
Drafted: Round 1 (#8 overall), 2013
Agent(s): Rich Paul (Klutch Sports Group)
2024-25 Cap Hit

$15,440,185

2024-25 Cash

$15,440,185

Career Earnings

$103,196,758

2023-2024 Veteran Extension (CURRENT)

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope signed a 2 year , $30,145,123 contract with the Denver Nuggets, including $30,145,123 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $15,072,562. In 2024-25, Caldwell-Pope will earn a base salary of $15,440,185, while carrying a cap hit of $15,440,185 and a dead cap value of $15,440,185.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $30,145,123
Average Salary:
$15,072,562
GTD at Sign:
$30,145,123
Total GTD:
$30,145,123
Signed Using:
Bird Rights
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2023-24 30 $14,704,938 10.81% $14,704,938 8.90% $14,704,938 $14,704,938
2024-25 31
Player
$15,440,185 10.95% $15,440,185 9.01% $15,440,185 $30,145,123
2025-26 32
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax
2023-24 30 $14,704,938 - - $14,704,938 10.81% $14,704,938
2024-25 31
Player
$15,440,185 - - $15,440,185 10.95% $15,440,185
2025-26 32
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023-24 30 $14,704,938 $14,704,938 $14,704,938 $14,704,938 $15,072,562
2024-25 31
Player
$15,440,185 $15,440,185 $30,145,123 $15,072,562 $15,440,185
Contract Notes
  • 2024-25: Player Option (deadline 6/29/24)
Source: Spotrac

2020-2022 Free Agent

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope signed a 3 year , $39,116,585 contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, including $39,116,585 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $13,038,862.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $39,116,585
Average Salary:
$13,038,862
GTD at Sign:
$30,000,000
Total GTD:
$39,116,585
Signed Using:
Bird Rights
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2019-2020 Free Agent

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope signed a 2 year , $16,583,028 contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, including $16,583,028 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,291,514.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $16,583,028
Average Salary:
$8,291,514
GTD at Sign:
$16,583,028
Total GTD:
$16,583,028
Signed Using:
cap-space
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2018-2018

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope signed a 1 year , $12,000,000 contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, including $12,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $12,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $12,000,000
Average Salary:
$12,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$12,000,000
Total GTD:
$12,000,000
Signed Using:
Non-Bird Rights
Free Agent:
2019 / UFA
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2017-2017

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope signed a 1 year , $17,745,894 contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, including $17,745,894 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $17,745,894.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $17,745,894
Average Salary:
$17,745,894
GTD at Sign:
$17,745,894
Total GTD:
$17,745,894
Signed Using:
cap-space
Free Agent:
2018 / UFA
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2013-2016 Rookie

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope signed a 4 year , $11,995,639 contract with the Detroit Pistons, including $11,995,639 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,998,910.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $11,995,639
Average Salary:
$2,998,910
GTD at Sign:
$5,425,560
Total GTD:
$11,995,639
Signed Using:
rookie-scale-exception
Free Agent:
2017 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$103,196,758

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

4 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2013 20
Active
$2,653,080
$2,653,080
2014 21
Active
$2,772,480
$5,425,560
2015 22
Active
$2,891,760
$8,317,320
2016 23
Active
$3,678,319
$11,995,639
2017 24
Active
$17,745,894
$29,741,533
2018 25
Active
$12,000,000
$41,741,533
2019 26
Active
$7,633,702
$49,375,235
Champion
2020 27
Active
$12,073,020
$61,448,255
2021 28
Active
$13,038,862
$74,487,117
2022 29
Active
$14,004,703
$88,491,820
Champion
2023 30
Active
$14,704,938
$103,196,758
Total      
$103,196,758
$103,196,758
2024 31
Active / Player
$15,440,185
Total
$118,636,943
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2013
20
$2,653,080
$2,653,080
$2,653,080
2014
21
$2,772,480
$2,772,480
$5,425,560
2015
22
$2,891,760
$2,891,760
$8,317,320
2016
23
$3,678,319
$3,678,319
$11,995,639
2017
24
$17,745,894
$17,745,894
$29,741,533
2018
25
$12,000,000
$12,000,000
$41,741,533
2019
26
$7,583,702
$50,000
$7,633,702
$49,375,235
2020
27
$12,073,020
$12,073,020
$61,448,255
2021
28
$13,038,862
$13,038,862
$74,487,117
2022
29
$14,004,703
$14,004,703
$88,491,820
2023
30
$14,704,938
$14,704,938
$103,196,758
Total
$103,146,758
$50,000
$103,196,758
$103,196,758
2024
31
$15,440,185
$15,440,185
Total
$118,586,943
$50,000
$118,636,943

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $11,995,639 - - $11,995,639
4 $49,402,616 - $50,000 $49,452,616
1 $13,038,862 - - $13,038,862
2 $28,709,641 - - $28,709,641

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2015-16 DET Feb 04, 2016 - Feb 10, 2016 0 Abdominal
2015-16 DET Mar 23, 2016 - Mar 24, 2016 0 Illness
2016-17 DET Dec 11, 2016 - Dec 13, 2016 1 Knee
2016-17 DET Jan 13, 2017 - Jan 22, 2017 4 Shoulder
2017-18 LAL Dec 14, 2017 - Dec 17, 2017 1 Personal
2017-18 LAL Dec 20, 2017 - Dec 21, 2017 1 Personal
2017-18 LAL Dec 31, 2017 - Jan 02, 2018 2 Personal
2017-18 LAL Jan 19, 2018 - Jan 22, 2018 2 Achilles
2020-21 LAL Jan 03, 2021 - Jan 09, 2021 4 Ankle
2020-21 LAL Apr 24, 2021 - Apr 25, 2021 1 Ankle
2021-22 WAS Dec 23, 2021 - Dec 29, 2021 3 Health Protocols
2021-22 WAS Apr 08, 2022 - Apr 08, 2022 1 Rest
2021-22 WAS Apr 10, 2022 - Apr 10, 2022 1 Rest
2022-23 DEN Oct 28, 2022 - Oct 29, 2022 1 Ankle
2022-23 DEN Jan 25, 2023 - Jan 27, 2023 1 Wrist
2022-23 DEN Feb 05, 2023 - Feb 06, 2023 1 Ankle
2022-23 DEN Mar 31, 2023 - Apr 01, 2023 1 Illness
2022-23 DEN Apr 06, 2023 - Apr 07, 2023 1 Illness
2022-23 DEN Apr 09, 2023 - Apr 09, 2023 1 Illness
2023-24 DEN Dec 14, 2023 - Dec 17, 2023 2 Concussion
2023-24 DEN Feb 08, 2024 - Feb 11, 2024 2 Hamstring
2023-24 DEN Feb 14, 2024 - Mar 04, 2024 1 Hamstring
  • Jul 16, 2022 Signed a 2 year $30.15 million veteran contract extension with Denver (DEN) - includes 2024-25 Player Option
  • Jul 06, 2022 Traded to Denver (DEN) from Washington (WAS) with Ishmael Smith for Monte Morris and Will Barton
  • Jun 28, 2022 Washington (WAS) fully guaranteed $14 million salary for 2022-23
  • Aug 06, 2021 Traded to Washington (WAS) from Los Angeles (LAL) as part of a 5-team trade: Indiana (IND) traded Isaiah Todd, Aaron Holiday and cash to Washington (WAS); Los Angeles (LAL) traded Isaiah Jackson to Indiana (IND); Los Angeles (LAL) traded Kyle Kuzma and Montrezl Harrell to Washington (WAS); San Antonio (SAS) traded Nikola Milutinov to Brooklyn (BKN); Washington (WAS) traded Russell Westbrook, 2023 2nd round pick and 2029 2nd round pick to Los Angeles (LAL); Washington (WAS) traded Chandler Hutchison and 2022 2nd round pick to San Antonio (SAS); Washington (WAS) traded 2024 2nd round pick and 2024 2nd round pick to Brooklyn (BKN); Brooklyn (BKN) traded Spencer Dinwiddie to Washington (WAS)
  • Nov 22, 2020 Signed a 3 year $39.1 million contract with Los Angeles (LAL) - includes 2022 $4.88 million guaranteed
  • Nov 16, 2020 Decline $8.49 million Player Option with Los Angeles (LAL) for 2020-21
  • Jul 06, 2019 Signed a 2 year $16.58 million contract with Los Angeles (LAL) - includes 2020 Player Option
  • Jul 06, 2018 Signed a 1 year $12 million contract with Los Angeles (LAL)
  • Jul 13, 2017 Signed a 1 year $17.75 million contract with Los Angeles (LAL)
  • Jul 07, 2017 Detroit (DET) withdrew Qualifying Offer and renounced their free agent exception rights
  • Jun 23, 2017 Detroit (DET) extended a $4.96 million Qualifying Offer; becomes a Restricted Free Agent
  • Jun 23, 2017 Suspended 2 games for pleading guilty to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated
  • Oct 25, 2015 Detroit (DET) exercised $3.68 million option for 2016-2017
  • Oct 24, 2014 Detroit (DET) exercised $2.89 million option for 2015-2016
  • Jul 19, 2013 Signed a 2 year $5.43 million contract with Detroit (DET)
  • Jun 27, 2013 Drafted by Detroit (DET): Round 1 (#8 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Mar 21, 2014 for technical foul during DET-PHX game $2,000
Nov 19, 2014 for technical foul during PHX-DET game $2,000
Jan 24, 2015 for technical foul during DET-CHA game $2,000
Nov 27, 2015 for technical foul during DET-OKC game $2,000
Jan 18, 2016 for technical foul during CHI-DET game $2,000
Jan 18, 2016 for technical foul during CHI-DET game $2,000
Jan 18, 2016 for ejection (two technical fouls) from CHI-DET game $2,000
Jan 20, 2016 for kicking a chair that was in the stands during DET-HOU game $10,000
Jan 23, 2017 for technical foul during SAC-DET game $2,000
Feb 04, 2017 for technical foul during DET-IND game $2,000
Feb 28, 2017 for technical foul during POR-DET game $2,000
Mar 21, 2017 for technical foul during DET-BKN game $2,000
Mar 30, 2017 for technical foul during BKN-DET game $2,000
Nov 11, 2017 for technical foul during LAL-MIL game $2,000
Nov 17, 2017 for technical foul during PHX-LAL game $2,000
Mar 05, 2018 for technical foul during POR-LAL game $2,000
Mar 09, 2018 for technical foul during LAL-DEN game $2,000
Mar 30, 2018 for technical foul during MIL-LAL game $2,000
Mar 30, 2018 for ejection (two technical fouls) from MIL-LAL game $2,000
Mar 30, 2018 for technical foul during MIL-LAL game $3,000
Apr 09, 2019 for technical foul during POR-LAL game $2,000
Dec 01, 2019 for technical foul during DAL-LAL game $2,000
Dec 29, 2019 for technical foul during DAL-LAL game $2,000
Jan 25, 2020 for technical foul during LAL-PHI game $2,000
Feb 21, 2020 for technical foul during MEM-LAL game $2,000
Feb 25, 2020 for technical foul during NOP-LAL game $2,000
Jan 25, 2021 for technical foul during LAL-CLE game $2,000
Feb 10, 2021 for technical foul during OKC-LAL game $2,000
Apr 17, 2021 for technical foul during UTH-LAL game $2,000
Jun 03, 2021 for technical foul during PHX-LAL game (playoff) $2,000
Nov 15, 2021 for technical foul during NOP-WSH game $2,000
Nov 27, 2021 for technical foul during WAS-DAL game $2,000
Dec 01, 2021 for technical foul during MIN-WAS game $2,000
Dec 03, 2021 for technical foul during CLE-WAS game $2,000
Dec 08, 2021 for technical foul during WAS-DET game $2,000
Feb 02, 2022 for technical foul during WAS-PHI game $3,000
Feb 14, 2022 for technical foul during DET-WAS game $3,000
Feb 25, 2022 for technical foul during SAS-WAS game $3,000
Mar 11, 2022 for technical foul during WAS-LAL game $3,000
Mar 30, 2022 for technical foul during ORL-WAS game $3,000
Nov 07, 2022 for technical foul during DEN-SAS game $2,000
Nov 11, 2022 for technical foul during DEN-BOS game $2,000
Nov 16, 2022 for technical foul during NYK-DEN game $2,000
Mar 12, 2023 for technical foul during BKN-DEN game $2,000
Oct 24, 2023 for technical foul during LAL-DEN game $2,000
Nov 13, 2023 for flopping during DEN-HOU game $2,000
Nov 27, 2023 for technical foul during DEN-LAC game $2,000
Dec 28, 2023 for technical foul during MEM-DEN game $2,000
Jan 01, 2024 for technical foul during CHA-DEN game $2,000
Jan 28, 2024 for technical foul during PHI-DEN game $2,000
Mar 25, 2024 for technical foul during MEM-DEN game $3,000
Mar 31, 2024 for technical foul during CLE-DEN game $3,000

Suspensions

Date Reason Games Suspended Fine Amount
Jun 23, 2017 for pleading guilty to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated 2 $244,771
Year Team GP GS Min/Gm Pt/Gm Reb/Gm Ast/Gm Stl/Gm Blk/Gm FG% 3PT% FT%
2023 DEN 76 76 31.6 10.1 2.4 2.4 1.3 0.6 .460 .406 .894
2022 DEN 76 76 31.3 10.8 2.7 2.4 1.5 0.5 .462 .423 .824
2021 WAS 77 77 30.2 13.2 3.4 1.9 1.1 0.3 .435 .390 .890
2020 LAL 67 67 28.4 9.7 2.7 1.9 0.9 0.4 .431 .410 .866
2019 LAL 69 26 25.5 9.3 2.1 1.6 0.8 0.2 .467 .385 .775
2018 LAL 82 23 24.8 11.4 2.9 1.3 0.9 0.2 .430 .347 .867
2017 LAL 74 74 33.2 13.4 5.2 2.2 1.4 0.2 .426 .383 .789
2016 DET 76 75 33.3 13.8 3.3 2.5 1.2 0.2 .399 .350 .832
2015 DET 76 76 36.7 14.5 3.7 1.8 1.4 0.2 .420 .310 .811
2014 DET 82 82 31.5 12.7 3.1 1.3 1.1 0.2 .401 .345 .696
2013 DET 79 41 19.9 5.9 2.0 0.7 0.9 0.2 .398 .321 .770
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