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Cleveland Cavaliers Team Payroll

2014-15 Salary Cap: $63,065,000

Largest Guarantee: Kyrie Irving ($72,690,430)

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Payroll

Salary
Player 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 Signed Using Guaranteed
LeBron James $20,644,400 $21,573,398 Cap Space $20,644,400
Kevin Love $15,719,062 $16,744,218 Cap Space $15,719,062
Anderson Varejao $9,704,595 $9,638,554 $10,361,446 $10,000,000 Bird Rights $34,000,000
Kyrie Irving $7,070,730 $14,746,000 $15,851,950 $16,957,900 $18,063,850 $19,169,800 Early Bird Rights $72,690,430
Tristan Thompson $5,138,430 1st Round Pick $5,138,430
Dion Waiters $4,062,000 $5,138,430 1st Round Pick $4,062,000
Mike Miller $2,732,000 $2,854,940 MLE $2,732,000
Brendan Haywood $2,213,688 $10,522,500 Cap Space $2,213,688
James Jones $1,448,490 Minimum Salary $1,448,490
Shawn Marion $1,448,490 Minimum Salary $1,448,490
Louis Amundson $1,310,286 Minimum Salary
Joe Harris $884,879 $845,059 $980,439 Cap Space $1,729,938
A.J. Price $866,879 Minimum Salary
Matthew Dellavedova $816,482 Minimum Salary
Alex Kirk $507,336 $845,059 Minimum Salary $65,000
Team Totals $74,567,747 $82,908,158 $27,193,835 $26,957,900 $18,063,850 19169800 $161,891,928

Payroll Notes

Player Notes
LeBron James
  • 2015-16 is player option.
  • Signed July 11, 2014.
Kevin Love
  • Acquired in trade with T'Wolves.
  • Signed extension on January 25, 2012 for an assumed $60,825,936 for 4 years that starts in 2012-13.
  • 2015-16 is a Player Option.
Anderson Varejao
  • Signed a veteran extension on October 31, 2014.
  • 2014-15 is partially guaranteed for $4,000,000.
  • Contract has a 5% trade kicker.
Kyrie Irving
  • Contract extends through 2020. Final year is a player option.
  • Signs July 11, 2014.
Tristan Thompson
  • Signed December 9, 2011.
  • Team Option for 2014-15 picked up on October 23, 2013.
Dion Waiters
  • Signed July 5, 2012.
  • Team Option for 2014-15 picked up on October 23, 2013.
Mike Miller
  • Reportedly a player option on year 2.
  • Signed July 15, 2014.
Brendan Haywood
  • Charlotte also assumes payment of his 2015-16 contract amount unless he is waived before August 1, 2015.
  • Claimed off of amnesty waivers for an assumed $6,150,000 for 3 years.
James Jones
  • Signed July 17, 2014.
Shawn Marion
  • 1-yr deal for minimum salary.
  • Signs September 9, 2014.
Louis Amundson
  • Signed 1-year contract on September 26, 2014, not guaranteed.
Joe Harris
  • Guaranteed for $1.72 mil over 2 years.
A.J. Price
  • Acquired on waiver claim by Cavaliers.
Matthew Dellavedova
  • Signed August 7, 2013 for an assumed minimum salary for 2 years.
  • 2014-15 is not fully guaranteed.
Alex Kirk
  • Signed 2-year nonguaranteed deal worth approx. $1.35mil.