Nikola Vucevic

Chicago Bulls, Center
Age: 33-241d (Oct 24, 1990)
Exp: 13 Years
Country: CH
College: Southern California
Drafted: Round 1 (#16 overall), 2011
Agent(s): Rade Filipovich, Bill Duffy (WME Sports)
2024-25 Cap Hit

$20,000,000

2024-25 Cash

$20,000,000

Career Earnings

$172,857,158

2023-2025 Veteran Extension (CURRENT)

Nikola Vucevic signed a 3 year , $60,000,000 contract with the Chicago Bulls, including $60,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $20,000,000. In 2024-25, Vucevic will earn a base salary of $20,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $20,000,000 and a dead cap value of $20,000,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $60,000,000
Average Salary:
$20,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$60,000,000
Total GTD:
$60,000,000
Signed Using:
Bird Rights
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2023-24 33 $18,518,519 13.61% $18,518,519 11.20% $18,518,519 $18,518,519
2024-25 34 $20,000,000 14.18% $20,000,000 11.67% $20,000,000 $38,518,519
2025-26 35 $21,481,481 13.85% $21,481,481 11.40% $21,481,481 $60,000,000
2026-27 36
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax
2023-24 33 $18,518,519 - - $18,518,519 13.61% $18,518,519
2024-25 34 $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000 14.18% $20,000,000
2025-26 35 $21,481,481 - - $21,481,481 13.85% $21,481,481
2026-27 36
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023-24 33 $18,518,519 $18,518,519 $18,518,519 $18,518,519 $20,000,000
2024-25 34 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $38,518,519 $19,259,260 $20,740,741
2025-26 35 $21,481,481 $21,481,481 $60,000,000 $20,000,000 $21,481,481
Source: Spotrac

2019-2022 Free Agent

Nikola Vucevic signed a 4 year , $100,000,000 contract with the Orlando Magic, including $100,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $25,000,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $100,000,000
Average Salary:
$25,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$100,000,000
Total GTD:
$100,000,000
Signed Using:
Bird Rights
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2015-2018 Rookie Extension

Nikola Vucevic signed a 4 year , $53,000,000 contract with the Orlando Magic, including $48,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $13,250,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $53,000,000
Average Salary:
$13,250,000
GTD at Sign:
$48,000,000
Total GTD:
$48,000,000
Signed Using:
Bird Rights
Free Agent:
2019 / UFA
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2011-2014 Rookie

Nikola Vucevic signed a 4 year , $7,909,700 contract with the Philadelphia 76ers, including $7,909,700 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,977,425.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $7,909,700
Average Salary:
$1,977,425
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
$7,909,700
Signed Using:
rookie-scale-exception
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$172,857,158

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

3 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2011 21
Active
$1,324,379
$1,324,379
2012 22
Active
$1,719,480
$3,043,859
2013 23
Active
$1,793,520
$4,837,379
2014 24
Active
$2,751,260
$7,588,639
2015 25
Active
$11,250,000
$18,838,639
2016 26
Active
$11,750,000
$30,588,639
2017 27
Active
$12,250,000
$42,838,639
2018 28
Active
$13,250,000
$56,088,639
2019 29
Active
$26,250,000
$82,338,639
2020 30
Active
Retained
$9,438,356
$16,561,644
$91,776,995
$108,338,639
2021 31
Active
$24,000,000
$132,338,639
2022 32
Active
$22,000,000
$154,338,639
2023 33
Active
$18,518,519
$172,857,158
Total      
$172,857,158
$172,857,158
2024 34
Active
$20,000,000
2025 35
Active
$21,481,481
Total
$214,338,639
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2011
21
$1,324,379
$1,324,379
$1,324,379
2012
22
$1,719,480
$1,719,480
$3,043,859
2013
23
$1,793,520
$1,793,520
$4,837,379
2014
24
$2,751,260
$2,751,260
$7,588,639
2015
25
$11,250,000
$11,250,000
$18,838,639
2016
26
$11,750,000
$11,750,000
$30,588,639
2017
27
$12,250,000
$12,250,000
$42,838,639
2018
28
$12,750,000
$500,000
$13,250,000
$56,088,639
2019
29
$26,250,000
$26,250,000
$82,338,639
2020
30
$9,438,356
$16,561,644
$9,438,356
$16,561,644
$91,776,995
$108,338,639
2021
31
$24,000,000
$24,000,000
$132,338,639
2022
32
$22,000,000
$22,000,000
$154,338,639
2023
33
$18,518,519
$18,518,519
$172,857,158
Total
$172,357,158
$500,000
$172,857,158
$172,857,158
2024
34
$20,000,000
$20,000,000
2025
35
$21,481,481
$21,481,481
Total
$213,838,639
$500,000
$214,338,639

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
1 $1,324,379 - - $1,324,379
9 $97,075,904 - $500,000 $97,575,904
4 $73,956,875 - - $73,956,875

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2015-16 ORL Nov 06, 2015 - Nov 10, 2015 0 Knee
2015-16 ORL Mar 07, 2016 - Mar 30, 2016 0 Groin
2016-17 ORL Dec 10, 2016 - Dec 15, 2016 3 Back
2016-17 ORL Mar 05, 2017 - Mar 10, 2017 4 Achilles
2017-18 ORL Dec 26, 2017 - Feb 21, 2018 23 Hand
2017-18 ORL Apr 06, 2018 - Apr 07, 2018 1 Back
2018-19 ORL Dec 19, 2018 - Dec 20, 2018 1 Personal
2018-19 ORL Apr 10, 2019 - Apr 10, 2019 1 Illness
2019-20 ORL Nov 23, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019 11 Ankle
2020-21 CHI May 01, 2021 - May 15, 2021 2 Groin
2020-21 CHI May 16, 2021 - May 16, 2021 1 Rest
2021-22 CHI Nov 12, 2021 - Nov 23, 2021 7 Health Protocols
2021-22 CHI Mar 07, 2022 - Mar 08, 2022 1 Hamstring
2021-22 CHI Apr 10, 2022 - Apr 10, 2022 1 Rest
2023-24 CHI Dec 26, 2023 - Jan 04, 2024 5 Adductor
2023-24 CHI Apr 14, 2024 - Apr 14, 2024 1 Rest
  • Jun 28, 2023 Signed a 3 year $60 million veteran contract extension with Chicago (CHI)
  • Nov 11, 2022 Fined $15,000 for making an obscene gesture during NOP-CHI game
  • Mar 25, 2021 Traded to Chicago (CHI) from Orlando (ORL) with Al-Farouq Aminu for Wendell Carter Jr., Otto Porter Jr., 2021 1st round pick [top-4 protected] and 2023 1st round pick [top-4 protected]
  • Jul 06, 2019 Signed a 4 year $100 million contract with Orlando (ORL)
  • Oct 23, 2014 Signed a 4 year $53 million rookie contract extension with Orlando (ORL)
  • Oct 26, 2013 Orlando (ORL) exercised $2.75 million option for 2014-2015
  • Oct 27, 2012 Orlando (ORL) exercised $1.79 million option for 2013-2014
  • Aug 10, 2012 Traded to Orlando (ORL) from Philadelphia (PHI) as part of a 4-team trade; Los Angeles traded Andrew Bynum to Philadelphia (PHI) and Josh McRoberts and Christian Eyenga to Orlando, Philadelphia traded Andre Iguodala to Denver (DEN), Nikola Vucevic to Orlando and Moe Harkless to Orlando, Denver traded Arron Afflalo and Al Harrington to Orlando, Orlando traded Jason Richardson to Philadelphia and Dwight Howard, Chris Duhon and Earl Clark to Los Angeles, Orlando receives second-round draft pick from Denver (2013), a first-round pick from either Denver or New York (2014), one protected future first-round pick from each of the other three teams: Nuggets (2014), 76ers (2015) and Lakers (2017)
  • Dec 09, 2011 Signed a 2 year $3.36 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
  • Jun 23, 2011 Drafted by Philadelphia (PHI): Round 1 (#16 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Nov 23, 2013 for technical foul during ORL-MIA game $2,000
Mar 19, 2014 for two technical fouls during ORL-PHX game $4,000
Mar 19, 2014 for ejection (two technical fouls) from ORL-PHX game $2,000
Nov 05, 2014 for technical foul during ORL-PHI game $2,000
Jan 18, 2015 for technical foul during OKC-ORL game $2,000
Feb 06, 2015 for technical foul during LAL-ORL game $2,000
Nov 29, 2015 for technical foul during BOS-ORL game $2,000
Dec 14, 2015 for technical foul during ORL-BKN game $2,000
Apr 08, 2016 for technical foul during MIA-ORL game $2,000
Dec 16, 2016 for technical foul during BKN-ORL game $2,000
Jan 11, 2017 for technical foul during ORL-LAC game $2,000
Feb 23, 2017 for technical foul during POR-ORL game $2,000
Nov 22, 2017 for technical foul during ORL-MIN game $2,000
Dec 04, 2017 for technical foul during ORL-CHA game $2,000
Dec 20, 2017 for technical foul during ORL-CHI game $2,000
Nov 18, 2018 for technical foul during NYK-ORL game $2,000
Dec 05, 2018 for technical foul during DEN-ORL game $2,000
Feb 28, 2019 for technical foul during GSW-ORL game $2,000
Mar 02, 2019 for technical foul during ORL-IND game $2,000
Dec 23, 2019 for technical foul during CHI-ORL game $2,000
Feb 06, 2020 for technical foul during ORL-NYK game $2,000
Mar 10, 2020 for technical foul during ORL-MEM game $2,000
Aug 09, 2020 for technical foul during ORL-BOS game $2,000
Dec 31, 2020 for technical foul during PHI-ORL game $2,000
Jan 18, 2021 for technical foul during ORL-NYK game $2,000
Jan 29, 2021 for technical foul during LAC-ORL game $2,000
Feb 17, 2021 for technical foul during NYK-ORL game $2,000
Mar 01, 2021 for technical foul during DAL-ORL game $2,000
Mar 31, 2021 for technical foul during CHI-PHX game $3,000
Apr 21, 2021 for technical foul during CHI-CLE game $3,000
Apr 28, 2021 for technical foul during CHI-NYK game $3,000
May 15, 2021 for technical foul during CHI-BKN game $3,000
Oct 20, 2021 for technical foul during CHI-DET game $2,000
Nov 27, 2021 for technical foul during MIA-CHI game $2,000
Dec 27, 2021 for technical foul during CHI-ATL game $2,000
Jan 11, 2022 for technical foul during DET-CHI game $2,000
Jan 26, 2022 for technical foul during TOR-CHI game $2,000
Feb 06, 2022 for technical foul during PHI-CHI game $3,000
Mar 09, 2022 for technical foul during CHI-DET game $3,000
Mar 18, 2022 for technical foul during CHI-PHX game $3,000
Apr 05, 2022 for technical foul during MIL-CHI game $3,000
Apr 06, 2022 for technical foul during BOS-CHI game $3,000
Oct 22, 2022 for technical foul during CLE-CHI game $2,000
Nov 07, 2022 for technical foul during TOR-CHI game $2,000
Nov 09, 2022 for technical foul during NOP-CHI game $2,000
Nov 11, 2022 for making an obscene gesture during NOP-CHI game $15,000
Dec 16, 2022 for technical foul during NYK-CHI game $2,000
Feb 15, 2023 for technical foul during CHI-IND game $2,000
Mar 17, 2023 for technical foul during MIN-CHI game $3,000
Mar 26, 2023 for technical foul during CHI-LAL game $3,000
Mar 26, 2023 for technical foul during CHI-LAL game $3,000
Mar 26, 2023 for ejection (two technical fouls) from CHI-LAL game $2,000
Oct 25, 2023 for technical foul during OKC-CHI game $2,000
Mar 16, 2024 for technical foul during WAS-CHI game $2,000
Mar 23, 2024 for technical foul during BOS-HOU game $2,000
Apr 11, 2024 for technical foul during CHI-DET game $2,000
Year Team GP GS Min/Gm Pt/Gm Reb/Gm Ast/Gm Stl/Gm Blk/Gm FG% 3PT% FT%
2023 CHI 76 74 34.3 18.0 10.5 3.3 0.7 0.8 .484 .294 .822
2022 CHI 82 82 33.5 17.6 11.0 3.2 0.7 0.7 .520 .349 .835
2021 CHI 73 73 33.1 17.6 11.0 3.2 1.0 1.0 .473 .314 .760
2020 CHI 70 70 33.5 23.4 11.7 3.8 0.9 0.7 .477 .399 .840
2019 ORL 62 62 32.2 19.6 10.8 3.6 0.9 0.8 .477 .339 .784
2018 ORL 80 80 31.4 20.8 12.0 3.8 1.0 1.1 .518 .364 .789
2017 ORL 57 57 29.5 16.5 9.2 3.4 1.0 1.1 .475 .314 .819
2016 ORL 75 55 28.8 14.6 10.4 2.8 1.0 1.0 .468 .303 .669
2015 ORL 65 59 31.3 18.2 8.8 2.8 0.8 1.1 .510 .222 .753
2014 ORL 74 74 34.2 19.3 10.9 2.0 0.7 0.7 .523 .333 .752
2013 ORL 57 57 31.8 14.2 11.0 1.8 1.1 0.8 .507 .766
2012 ORL 76 33.2 13.1 11.9 1.9 0.8 1.0 .517 .677
2011 PHI 53 15.9 5.4 4.7 0.7 0.4 0.7 .443 .444 .529
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