Vlatko Cancar

Denver Nuggets, Power Forward
Age: 27-72d (Apr 10, 1997)
Exp: 5 Years
Country: SI
Drafted: Round 2 (#49 overall), 2017
Agent(s): Jared Mucha, Jeff Schwartz (Excel Sports Management)
2024-25 Cap Hit

$2,346,606

2024-25 Cash

$2,346,606

Career Earnings

$8,611,486

2022-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Vlatko Cancar signed a 3 year , $6,815,324 contract with the Denver Nuggets, including $4,468,718 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,271,775. In 2024-25, Cancar will earn a base salary of $2,346,606, while carrying a cap hit of $2,346,606.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $6,815,324
Average Salary:
$2,271,775
GTD at Sign:
$4,468,718
Total GTD:
$4,468,718
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
2022-23 25 $2,234,359 1.81% $2,234,359 1.49% $2,234,359 $2,234,359
2023-24 26 $2,234,359 1.64% $2,234,359 1.35% $2,234,359 $4,468,718
2024-25 27
Club
$2,346,606 1.66% $2,346,606 1.37% $2,346,606 $6,815,324
2025-26 28
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax
2022-23 25 $2,234,359 - - $2,234,359 1.81% $2,234,359
2023-24 26 $2,234,359 - - $2,234,359 1.64% $2,234,359
2024-25 27
Club
$2,346,606 - - $2,346,606 1.66% $2,346,606
2025-26 28
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022-23 25 $2,234,359 $2,234,359 $2,234,359 $2,234,359 $2,271,775
2023-24 26 $2,234,359 $2,234,359 $4,468,718 $2,234,359 $2,290,483
2024-25 27
Club
$2,346,606 $2,346,606 $6,815,324 $2,271,775 $2,346,606
Contract Notes
  • 2024-25: Club Option (deadline 6/23/24)
Source: Spotrac

2019-2021

Vlatko Cancar signed a 3 year , $4,198,912 contract with the Denver Nuggets, including $4,198,912 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,399,637.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $4,198,912
Average Salary:
$1,399,637
GTD at Sign:
$2,416,291
Total GTD:
$4,198,912
Signed Using:
non-taxpayer-mid-level-exception
Free Agent:
2022 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$8,611,486

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2019 22
Active
$842,166
$842,166
2020 23
Active
$1,517,981
$2,360,147
2021 24
Active
$1,782,621
$4,142,768
2022 25
Active
$2,234,359
$6,377,127
Champion
2023 26
Active
$2,234,359
$8,611,486
Total      
$8,611,486
$8,611,486
2024 27
Active / Club
$2,346,606
Total
$10,958,092
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2019
22
$842,166
$842,166
$842,166
2020
23
$1,517,981
$1,517,981
$2,360,147
2021
24
$1,782,621
$1,782,621
$4,142,768
2022
25
$2,234,359
$2,234,359
$6,377,127
2023
26
$2,234,359
$2,234,359
$8,611,486
Total
$8,611,486
$8,611,486
$8,611,486
2024
27
$2,346,606
$2,346,606
Total
$10,958,092
$10,958,092

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $8,611,486 - - $8,611,486

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2021-22 DEN Oct 20, 2021 - Nov 18, 2021 14 Hip
2021-22 DEN Dec 28, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021 1 Illness
2021-22 DEN Jan 05, 2022 - Apr 09, 2022 46 Foot
2022-23 DEN Jan 15, 2023 - Jan 16, 2023 1 Leg
2022-23 DEN Jan 20, 2023 - Jan 21, 2023 1 Illness
2022-23 DEN Mar 03, 2023 - Mar 10, 2023 3 Wrist
2023-24 DEN Oct 24, 2023 - Apr 14, 2024 82 Knee
  • Jul 07, 2022 Signed a 3 year $6.82 million contract with Denver (DEN) - includes 2024-25 Club Option
  • Jun 27, 2022 Denver (DEN) extended $2.22 million Qualifying Offer; becomes a Restricted Free Agent
  • Aug 03, 2021 Denver (DEN) fully guaranteed $1.78 million salary for 2021-22
  • Aug 01, 2019 Signed a 3 year $4.2 million contract with Denver (DEN) - includes 2021 non-guaranteed
  • Jun 22, 2017 Drafted by Denver (DEN): Round 2 (#49 overall)
Year Team GP GS Min/Gm Pt/Gm Reb/Gm Ast/Gm Stl/Gm Blk/Gm FG% 3PT% FT%
2023 DEN 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .000
2022 DEN 60 9 14.8 5.0 2.1 1.3 0.4 0.2 .476 .374 .927
2021 DEN 15 1 11.7 4.1 2.1 1.1 0.1 0.2 .561 .583 .643
2020 DEN 41 1 6.9 2.1 1.2 0.3 0.3 .458 .273 .769
2019 DEN 14 3.2 1.2 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.1 .400 .167 1.000
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