Monte Morris

Phoenix Suns, Point Guard
Age: 29-30d (Jun 27, 1995)
Exp: 7 Years
Country: US
College: Iowa State
Drafted: Round 2 (#51 overall), 2017
2024-25 Cap Hit

$2,087,519

2024-25 Cash

$2,800,834

Career Earnings

$32,337,054

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Monte Morris signed a 1 year , $2,800,834 contract with the Phoenix Suns, including $2,800,834 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,800,834. In 2024-25, Morris will earn a base salary of $2,800,834, while carrying a cap hit of $2,087,519 and a dead cap value of $2,087,519.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,800,834
Average Salary:
$2,800,834
GTD at Sign:
$2,800,834
Total GTD:
$2,800,834
Signed Using:
Minimum
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Apron Salary Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Guaranteed Cash Cumulative
2024-25 29 $2,087,519 1.48% $2,087,519 $2,087,519 1.22% $2,800,834 $2,800,834 $2,800,834
2025-26 30
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax
2024-25 29 $2,800,834 - - $2,087,519 1.48% $2,087,519
2025-26 30
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024-25 29 $2,800,834 $2,800,834 $2,800,834 $2,800,834 $2,800,834
Trade Restriction: This player cannot be traded until Dec 15, 2024.
Source: Spotrac

2021-2023 Veteran Extension

Monte Morris signed a 3 year , $27,774,997 contract with the Denver Nuggets, including $27,774,997 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $9,258,332.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $27,774,997
Average Salary:
$9,258,332
GTD at Sign:
$27,774,997
Total GTD:
$27,774,997
Signed Using:
Bird Rights
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2018-2020

Monte Morris signed a 3 year , $4,661,321 contract with the Denver Nuggets, including $4,661,321 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,553,774.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $4,661,321
Average Salary:
$1,553,774
GTD at Sign:
$2,937,614
Total GTD:
$4,661,321
Signed Using:
taxpayer-mid-level-exception
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2017-2017

Monte Morris signed a 1 year contract with the Denver Nuggets.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s)
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Signed Using:
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$32,337,054

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

4 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 23
Active
$1,349,383
$1,349,383
2019 24
Active
$1,488,967
$2,838,350
2020 25
Active
$1,723,707
$4,562,057
2021 26
Active
$8,849,071
$13,411,128
2022 27
Active
$9,125,000
$22,536,128
2023 28
Active
Retained
$3,773,920
$6,027,006
$26,310,048
$32,337,054
Total      
$32,337,054
$26,310,048
$32,337,054
2024 29
Active
$2,800,834
Total
$35,137,888
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
23
$1,349,383
$1,349,383
$1,349,383
2019
24
$1,488,967
$1,488,967
$2,838,350
2020
25
$1,723,707
$1,723,707
$4,562,057
2021
26
$8,849,071
$8,849,071
$13,411,128
2022
27
$9,125,000
$9,125,000
$22,536,128
2023
28
$3,773,920
$6,027,006
$3,773,920
$6,027,006
$26,310,048
$32,337,054
Total
$32,337,054
$32,337,054
$26,310,048
$32,337,054
2024
29
$2,800,834
$2,800,834
Total
$35,137,888
$35,137,888

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $13,411,128 - - $13,411,128
1 $9,125,000 - - $9,125,000
1 $3,773,920 - - $3,773,920
1 $6,027,006 - - $6,027,006

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2020-21 DEN Feb 16, 2021 - Feb 16, 2021 1 Shoulder
2020-21 DEN Mar 13, 2021 - Apr 03, 2021 11 Quad
2020-21 DEN Apr 19, 2021 - May 10, 2021 12 Hamstring
2020-21 DEN May 13, 2021 - May 13, 2021 1 Hamstring
2021-22 DEN Dec 28, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021 1 Knee
2021-22 DEN Jan 01, 2022 - Jan 04, 2022 2 Health Protocols
2021-22 DEN Feb 11, 2022 - Feb 15, 2022 3 Concussion
2021-22 DEN Apr 10, 2022 - Apr 10, 2022 1 Elbow
2022-23 WAS Nov 20, 2022 - Nov 26, 2022 3 Ankle
2022-23 WAS Dec 10, 2022 - Dec 13, 2022 2 Groin
2022-23 WAS Jan 13, 2023 - Jan 15, 2023 1 Hamstring
2022-23 WAS Jan 25, 2023 - Jan 27, 2023 1 Hamstring
2022-23 WAS Feb 08, 2023 - Feb 10, 2023 1 Back
2022-23 WAS Feb 26, 2023 - Mar 07, 2023 6 Back
2022-23 WAS Mar 26, 2023 - Mar 27, 2023 1 Groin
2022-23 WAS Apr 02, 2023 - Apr 09, 2023 5 Ankle
2023-24 DET Oct 25, 2023 - Jan 23, 2024 43 Quad
2023-24 MIN Mar 08, 2024 - Mar 15, 2024 3 Hamstring
  • Jul 03, 2024 Signed 1 year $2.8 million contract with Phoenix (PHX)
  • Feb 08, 2024 Traded to Minnesota (MIN) from Detroit (DET) for Shake Milton, Troy Brown Jr. and 2030 2nd round pick
  • Jul 06, 2023 Traded to Detroit (DET) from Washington (WAS) for 2027 2nd round pick [more favorable of BKN-DAL]
  • Jul 06, 2022 Traded to Washington (WAS) from Denver (DEN) with Will Barton for Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Ishmael Smith
  • Dec 09, 2020 Signed a 3 year $27.77 million contract extension with Denver (DEN)
  • Nov 20, 2020 Denver (DEN) fully guaranteed salary for 2020-21
  • Jul 25, 2018 Signed a 3 year $4.66 million contract with Denver (DEN)
  • Jul 21, 2017 Signed a two-way contract with Denver (DEN)
  • Jun 22, 2017 Drafted by Denver (DEN): Round 2 (#51 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Apr 12, 2021 for technical foul during DEN-GSW game $2,000
May 24, 2021 for technical foul during POR-DEN game (playoff) $2,000
Apr 18, 2022 for technical foul during DEN-GSW game (playoff) $2,000
Year Team GP GS Min/Gm Pt/Gm Reb/Gm Ast/Gm Stl/Gm Blk/Gm FG% 3PT% FT%
2023 MIN 33 14.4 5.0 1.7 2.1 0.6 0.3 .405 .386 .684
2022 WAS 62 61 27.1 10.3 3.4 5.3 0.7 0.2 .480 .382 .831
2021 DEN 75 74 29.8 12.6 3.0 4.4 0.7 0.2 .484 .395 .869
2020 DEN 47 13 25.4 10.2 2.0 3.2 0.7 0.3 .481 .381 .795
2019 DEN 73 12 22.4 9.0 1.9 3.5 0.8 0.2 .459 .378 .843
2018 DEN 82 6 24.0 10.4 2.4 3.6 0.9 .493 .414 .802
2017 DEN 3 8.3 3.3 0.7 2.3 1.0 .667 1.000
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