Quick: Over the cap. Under the tax. 27th Pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. Maximum space without trades in July ($60 million cap) = $6,872,974 (if Andre Iguodala opts out).
Exceptions: Mid-Level $2,851,755 (partial spent on Anthony Randolph and Quincy Miller); Bi-Annual Exception $1.957 million; $13 million TPE (Nene, expires 3/15/13)
Acquisitions: Re-signed JaVale McGee to a four-year, $44 million contract. Signed Anthony Randolph for three years at $5.25 million. Signed 20th pick Evan Fournier. Traded Arron Afflalo and Al Harrington to the Orlando Magic in a deal bringing in Andre Iguodala. Signed second-rounder pick Quincy Miller on a three-year deal (only the first season is fully guaranteed) via partial Mid-Level Exception. Invited Ben Uzoh and Anthony Carter to camp. Picked up third-year options on Kenneth Faried and Jordan Hamilton. Signed Ty Lawson to a four-year, $48-million extension.
Waived Players: Anthony Carter, Ben Uzoh
Roster Count: 15 guaranteed
Depth Chart*: PG: Ty Lawson, Andre Miller, Julyan Stone SG: Andre Iguodala, Evan Fournier SF: Danilo Gallinari, Corey Brewer, Wilson Chandler, Jordan Hamilton, Quincy Miller PF: Keith Faried, Anthony Randolph C: Kosta Koufos, JaVale McGee, Timofey Mozgov
*Note: Teams often adjust their depth chart throughout the season, sometimes game by game.
Free Agents: Bird: Rudy Fernandez (playing in Madrid)
Head Coach: George Karl
Unsigned Second-Round Picks: Izzet Turkyilmaz, Sani Becirovic, Chukwudiebere Maduabaum, Xue Yuyang
Amnesty: Used on Chris Anderson – 2012-13 $4.526 million, 2013-14 $4.818 million.
2013 – Owe second-rounder (top-40 protected, unprotected in 2014) to Los Angeles Lakers (Chukwudiebre Maduabaum).
2013 – Owed second-rounder (top-40 protected, unprotected in 2014) from Portland Trail Blazers (Andre Miller).
2014 – Owe first-rounder to Orlando Magic (Andre Iguodala).
2014 – Owed first-rounder from New York Knicks (Carmelo Anthony). The pick owed to the Magic is the lesser between the Knicks and the Nuggets own first-rounder.
2015 – Owe second-rounder to Minnesota Timberwolves (Corey Brewer).
2015 – Owed second-rounder (top-55 protected) from Los Angeles Clippers (Cheikh Samb).
2016 – Nuggets have the right to swap first-round picks with New York Knicks (Carmelo Anthony).
Cash Paid ($3.1 million max): $0