Christian Braun

Denver Nuggets, Shooting Guard
Age: 23-69d (Apr 17, 2001)
Exp: 2 Years
Country: US
College: Kansas
Drafted: Round 1 (#21 overall), 2022
Agent(s): Diego Arguelles (WME Sports)
2024-25 Cap Hit

$3,089,640

2024-25 Cash

$3,089,640

Career Earnings

$5,757,720

2022-2025 Rookie (CURRENT)

Christian Braun signed a 4 year , $13,769,157 contract with the Denver Nuggets, including $13,769,157 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,442,289. In 2024-25, Braun will earn a base salary of $3,089,640, while carrying a cap hit of $3,089,640 and a dead cap value of $3,089,640.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $13,769,157
Average Salary:
$3,442,289
GTD at Sign:
$5,757,720
Total GTD:
$13,769,157
Signed Using:
rookie-scale-exception
Free Agent:
2026 / RFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2022-23 21 $2,808,600 2.27% $2,808,600 1.87% $2,808,600 $2,808,600
2023-24 22 $2,949,120 2.17% $2,949,120 1.78% $2,949,120 $5,757,720
2024-25 23
Club
$3,089,640 2.19% $3,089,640 1.80% $3,089,640 $8,847,360
2025-26 24
Club
$4,921,797 3.17% $4,921,797 2.61% $4,921,797 $13,769,157
2026-27 25
RFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax
2022-23 21 $2,808,600 - - $2,808,600 2.27% $2,808,600
2023-24 22 $2,949,120 - - $2,949,120 2.17% $2,949,120
2024-25 23
Club
$3,089,640 - - $3,089,640 2.19% $3,089,640
2025-26 24
Club
$4,921,797 - - $4,921,797 3.17% $4,921,797
2026-27 25
RFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022-23 21 $2,808,600 $2,808,600 $2,808,600 $2,808,600 $3,442,289
2023-24 22 $2,949,120 $2,949,120 $5,757,720 $2,878,860 $3,653,519
2024-25 23
Club
$3,089,640 $3,089,640 $8,847,360 $2,949,120 $4,005,719
2025-26 24
Club
$4,921,797 $4,921,797 $13,769,157 $3,442,289 $4,921,797
Contract Notes
  • 2024-25: Club Option (deadline 10/31/23, exercised 10/10/23)
  • 2025-26: Club Option (deadline 10/31/24)
Source: Spotrac
Career Earnings thru 2024

$5,757,720

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2022 21
Active
$2,808,600
$2,808,600
Champion
2023 22
Active
$2,949,120
$5,757,720
Total      
$5,757,720
$5,757,720
2024 23
Active / Club Exercised
$3,089,640
2025 24
Active / Club
$4,921,797
Total
$13,769,157
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2022
21
$2,808,600
$2,808,600
$2,808,600
2023
22
$2,949,120
$2,949,120
$5,757,720
Total
$5,757,720
$5,757,720
$5,757,720
2024
23
$3,089,640
$3,089,640
2025
24
$4,921,797
$4,921,797
Total
$13,769,157
$13,769,157

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
2 $5,757,720 - - $5,757,720
  • Oct 10, 2023 Denver (DEN) exercised $3.09 million option for 2024-25
  • Jul 03, 2022 Signed a 4 year $13.77 million Rookie Scale contract with Denver (DEN)
  • Jun 23, 2022 Drafted by Denver (DEN): Round 1 (#21 overall)
Year Team GP GS Min/Gm Pt/Gm Reb/Gm Ast/Gm Stl/Gm Blk/Gm FG% 3PT% FT%
2023 DEN 82 4 20.2 7.3 3.7 1.6 0.5 0.4 .460 .384 .694
2022 DEN 76 6 15.5 4.7 2.4 0.8 0.5 0.2 .495 .354 .625
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