Bruce Brown is a role player on the Denver Nuggets, making his first-ever finals appearance in 2023 after being traded to them in 2021. During the 2022/23 regular season, Brown stepped up his play off the bench, recording a career-high in points per game at 11.5, and has increased that to 12 points per game in the playoffs despite still having a bench role. Bruce Brown signed a two-year / $13,281,950 contract with the Denver Nuggets in 2021.
The 5th year NBA player was previously a part of the Brooklyn Nets on a one-year / $4,736,102 contract after being traded to them from the Detroit Pistons during the last year of his rookie deal. Brown was promised his full rookie salary for his first year in Brooklyn and then signed a one-year extension before being signed by the Nuggets as a free agent.
Bruce Brown signed a two-year / $13,281,950 contract with the Denver Nuggets, including $13,281,950 guaranteed and an annual average salary of $6,640,975. 2023-24, Brown Jr. will earn a base salary of $6,802,950 if he signs his player option. The deadline for the player option is 21st June 2023, after the conclusion of the NBA Finals that Brown is taking part in.
Brown being a young player on a contending roster could sign on and hope to compete for a starting spot as he develops as a player. Brown is a key defensive presence for the Nuggets along with Aaron Gordon who have been key figures in the Nuggets’ tight 8-man rotation this postseason. However, Brown will have offers from other teams, considering his value as a bench scorer and defender for a championship team.
Bruce Brown salary breakdown
Current Salary: $6,479,000
Salary Per Month: $539,916
Salary Per Week: $124,596
Salary Per Game: $79,012 (assuming all 82 games)
Salary Per Quarter: $19,753 (assuming all 4 quarters)
Salary Per Minute: $1,646 (assuming 12 minute quarters)
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