Denver Nuggets Salary Archive – 2013/14

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Name 2013-14
Ty Lawson $10,786,517
JaVale McGee $10,750,000
Danilo Gallinari $10,146,925
Wilson Chandler $6,344,164
J.J. Hickson $5,150,000
Timofey Mozgov $4,400,000
Jan Veseley $3,340,920
Darrell Arthur $3,231,683
Randy Foye $3,000,000
Nate Robinson $2,016,000
Anthony Randolph $1,750,000
Evan Fournier $1,422,720
Kenneth Faried $1,367,640
Aaron Brooks $884,293
Quincy Miller $788,872
Total $65,379,734

Quick: Over team.  Hard cap.

2014 NBA Draft: 11th, 41st & 56th (from Portland Trail Blazers);  12th from New York Knicks sent to Orlando Magic

2014/15 Projected Space ($63.2 million cap estimate): None


  • Trade Exception (Andre Iguodala, expiring 7/10/14) — $9,868,632
  • Trade Exception (Jordan Hamilton, expiring 2/20/15) — $1,169,880
  • Trade Exception (Andre Miller, expiring 2/20/15) — $1,659,080

Roster Count: 15 guaranteed

Depth Chart*:
PG: Ty Lawson, Nate Robinson, Aaron Brooks
SG: Randy Foye, Evan Fournier
SF: Danilo Gallinari, Wilson Chandler, Quincy Miller
PF: Kenneth Faried, Darrell Arthur, Jan Vesely, Anthony Randolph
C: Timofey Mozgov, JaVale McGee, J.J. Hickson

*Note: Teams often adjust their depth chart throughout the season, sometimes game by game.

Head Coach: Brian Shaw (signed summer of 2013 for roughly $6 million over three years)

Basketball Executives:

  • Josh Kroenke — President of Basketball Operations and Governor
  • Tim Connelly — General Manager
  • Arturas Karnisovas — Assistant General Manager

Pick Swaps:

  • 2015 — Owed second-rounder (top-55 protected) from Los Angeles Clippers (Cheikh Samb).
  • 2015 — Owed second-rounder or cash from Memphis Grizzlies (Javaris Crittenton, Chris Paul, JaVale McGee)
  • 2015 — Owe second-rounder to Minnesota Timberwolves (Corey Brewer).  The lower pick between Denver and Minnesota goes to Houston Rockets (Tanguy Ngombo, Thomas Robinson).
  • 2016 — Owe second-rounder to Philadelphia 76ers (Jan Vesely).
  • 2016 — Nuggets have the right to swap first-round picks with New York Knicks (Carmelo Anthony).  If swapped, Denver’s pick goes to Toronto Raptors (Andrea Bargnani).
  • 2018 — Owed second-rounder from Golden State Warriors (Andre Iguodala).
  • 2018 — Owe second-rounder to Utah Jazz (Randy Foye).


  • 6/27/13 — Traded Kosta Koufos to the Memphis Grizzlies for Darrell Arthur and the 55th pick in the 2013 NBA Draft.
  • 6/27/13 — Traded the 27th pick in the 2013 NBA Draft to the Utah Jazz for the 46th pick in the 2013 NBA Draft and cash.
  • 6/27/13 — Selected Erick Green (46th) and Joffrey Lauvergne (55th) in the 2013 NBA Draft.
  • 7/10/13 — Traded Andre Iguodala to the Golden State Warriors (via sign and trade) for Randy Foye (via sign and trade from the Utah Jazz) to a three-year, $9.1 million deal (third season non/partial-guarantee).
  • 7/11/13 — Signed J.J. Hickson to a three-year, $16.1 million contract.
  • 7/26/13 — Signed Nate Robinson on a two-year, $4.1 million deal (second season player option).
  • 7/27/13 — Signed Timofey Mozgov to a three-year, $14 million deal (third season team option).
  • 9/9/13 — Signed Damion James to a one-year, non-guaranteed $916k minimum contract.
  • 9/13/13 — Signed Reginald Becton to a one-year, non-guaranteed $490k minimum contract.
  • 9/29/13 — Signed Kyle Fogg to a one-year, non-guaranteed $490k minimum contract.
  • 10/29/13 — Picked up the third-year option on Evan Fournier.
  • 10/29/13 — Picked up the fourth-year option on Kenneth Faried.
  • 10/31/13 — Declined the fourth-year option on Jordan Hamilton.
  • 2/20/14 — Traded Jordan Hamilton to the Houston Rockets for Aaron Brooks.
  • 2/20/14 — Traded Andre Miller to the Washington Wizards and second-rounder to the Philadelphia 76ers for Jan Vesely.

Waived Players: Reginald Becton, Kyle Fogg, Damion James

Free Agents:

  • Bird: Rudy Fernandez *

* Cannot be used in a sign and trade because they were not active players in the NBA last season.

Unsigned Draft Picks:

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Erick Green (2013-46th), Joffrey Lauvergne (2013-55th), Izzet Turkyilmaz (2012-50th), Chukwudiebere Maduabum (2011-56th), Sani Becirovic (2003-46th), Xue Yuyang (2003-57th)

Amnesty: Used on Chris Anderson – 2013-14 $4.818 million.

Cash Paid ($3.2 million max): $0

Cash Received ($3.2 million max): $0

For notes on some of the rules and an explanation of cap holds, please refer to the following Salary Notes.

Salary and team data changes quite often. If you notice a discrepancy, please notify Basketball Insiders Senior Writer Eric Pincus.

(Updated on 4/27/14)

Eric Pincus is a Senior Writer for Basketball Insiders, with a focus on the business side of the game.