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Cleveland Cavaliers Team Payroll

2016-17 Salary Cap: $94,143,000 (Salary Cap History)

Largest Guarantee: Kevin Love ($67,927,050)

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Payroll

Salary
Player Age 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 Signed Using Guaranteed
LeBron James 31 $30,963,450 $33,285,709 $35,607,968 Early Bird $64,249,159
Kevin Love 27 $21,165,675 $22,642,350 $24,119,025 $25,595,700 Bird Rights $67,927,050
Kyrie Irving 24 $17,638,063 $18,868,625 $20,099,188 $21,329,750 Bird Rights $56,605,876
Tristan Thompson 25 $15,330,435 $16,400,000 $17,469,565 $18,539,130 Bird Rights $67,739,130
Iman Shumpert 26 $9,700,000 $10,300,000 $11,000,000 Bird Rights $31,000,000
Channing Frye 33 $7,806,971 $7,420,912 Cap Space $15,227,883
Mike Dunleavy 35 $4,837,500 $5,175,000 Early Bird Rights $6,500,000
Richard Jefferson 36 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,612,500 Cap Space $5,000,000
Mo Williams 33 $2,200,000 Mini MLE $2,200,000
James Jones 35 $1,551,659 Minimum Salary $1,551,659
Chris Andersen 38 $1,551,659 Minimum Salary $1,551,659
DeAndre Liggins 28 $1,015,696 $1,087,745 Minimum Salary $25,000
Jordan McRae 25 $874,636 Minimum Salary $874,636
Kay Felder 21 $543,471 $905,249 $1,050,262 Minimum Salary $1,000,000
Team Totals $117,679,215 $118,585,590 $111,958,508 $65,464,580 $321,452,052

Payroll Notes

Player Notes
LeBron James
  • Signed 3-yr/$100M deal on August 12, 2016.
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.
Mike Dunleavy
  • 2017-18 guaranteed for $1.6M until July 1, 2017.
  • Traded to CLE on July 7, 2016.
  • Signed July 9, 2015 for 3 years, $14,400,000.
Richard Jefferson
  • 2018-19 unguaranteed until January 10, 2019.
  • Signed 3-yr/$7.6M deal on July 28, 2016.
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 1-yr deal on August 3, 2016.
Chris Andersen
  • Signed on July 21, 2016.
DeAndre Liggins
  • 2017-18 is team option and guaranteed for $25K if picked up.
  • 2016-17 guaranteed for $25K.
  • Signed 2-yr deal on August 2, 2016.
Jordan McRae
  • 2016-17 team option exercised.
  • Signed for rest of season March 9, 2016; deal also includes team option for 2016-17.
Kay Felder
  • 2018-19 unguaranteed.
  • 2017-18 guaranteed for $456K.
  • Signed 3-yr deal on August 7, 2016.