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Cleveland Cavaliers Team Payroll

2015-16 Salary Cap: $70,000,000 (Salary Cap History)

Largest Guarantee: Kevin Love ($113,000,000)

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Payroll

Salary
Player Age 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 Signed Using Guaranteed
LeBron James 31 $22,971,000 Cap Space $22,971,000
Kevin Love 27 $19,500,000 $21,500,000 $22,500,000 $24,000,000 $25,500,000 Bird Rights $113,000,000
Kyrie Irving 24 $14,746,000 $15,851,950 $16,957,900 $18,063,850 $19,169,800 Early Bird Rights $65,619,700
Tristan Thompson 25 $14,260,870 $15,330,435 $16,400,000 $17,469,565 $18,539,130 Bird Rights $82,000,000
Iman Shumpert 26 $9,000,000 $9,700,000 $10,300,000 $11,000,000 Bird Rights $40,000,000
Channing Frye 33 $7,807,579 $7,456,238 Cap Space $15,263,817
J.R. Smith 30 $5,000,000 Minimum Salary $5,000,000
Timofey Mozgov 29 $4,950,000 Bird Rights $4,950,000
Mo Williams 33 $2,100,000 $2,200,000 Mini MLE $4,300,000
James Jones 35 $1,499,000 Minimum Salary $1,499,000
Richard Jefferson 36 $1,499,000 Minimum Salary $1,499,000
Sasha Kaun 31 $1,300,000 $1,300,000 $2,600,000
Matthew Dellavedova 25 $1,147,280 $1,147,280
Jordan McRae 25 $142,084 $874,636 Minimum Salary $142,084
Dahntay Jones 35 $8,819 Minimum Salary $8,819
Jordan McRae 25 $30,888 $30,888
Team Totals $105,962,520 $74,213,259 $66,157,900 $70,533,415 $63,208,930 $360,031,588

Payroll Notes

Player Notes
LeBron James
  • Declined 2016-17 player option.
  • 2016-17 is player option.
  • Signed July 9, 2015 for 2 years, approx. $23,000,000.
Kevin Love
  • Signed July 9, 2015 for 5 years, approx. $113,000,000.
Kyrie Irving
  • Contract extends through 2020. Final year is a player option.
  • Signs July 11, 2014.
Tristan Thompson
  • Signed 5-year, $82M deal on October 22, 2015.
Iman Shumpert
  • Signed on July 9, 2015 for 4 years, $40,000,000.
Channing Frye
  • Signed 4-yr, guaranteed $32mil deal with Magic.
  • Declined final year option with Suns.
J.R. Smith
  • Declined 2016-17 player option.
  • 2016-17 is reportedly a player option.
  • Signed for reported 2-year deal.
Timofey Mozgov
  • Cavaliers exercise team option for 2015-16 on June 23, 2015.
  • Signed July 27, 2013 for an assumed $14,000,000 for 3 years.
Mo Williams
  • Exercised 2016-17 player option.
  • 2016-17 is a player option.
  • Signed on July 10, 2015 for 2 years, $4,300,000.
James Jones
  • Signed July 25 for 1 year, minimum salary.
Sasha Kaun
  • Signed 2-year deal on September 8, 2015.
Matthew Dellavedova
  • Signed July 27, 2015 for 1 year, approx. $1,200,000.
Jordan McRae
  • 2016-17 team option exercised.
  • Signed for rest of season March 9, 2016; deal also includes team option for 2016-17.
Dahntay Jones
  • Signed for rest of season on April 13, 2016.
Jordan McRae
  • Signed 10-day contract on February 28, 2016.