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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 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 Signed Using Guaranteed
LeBron James $22,971,000 $24,004,000 Cap Space $22,971,000
Kevin Love $19,500,000 $21,500,000 $22,500,000 $24,000,000 $25,500,000 Bird Rights $113,000,000
Kyrie Irving $14,746,000 $15,851,950 $16,957,900 $18,063,850 $19,169,800 Early Bird Rights $65,619,700
Anderson Varejao $9,638,554 $10,361,446 $10,000,000 Bird Rights $19,000,000
Iman Shumpert $9,000,000 $9,700,000 $10,300,000 $11,000,000 Bird Rights $40,000,000
J.R. Smith $5,000,000 $5,000,000 Minimum Salary $5,000,000
Timofey Mozgov $4,950,000 Bird Rights $4,950,000
Mo Williams $2,100,000 $2,200,000 Mini MLE $2,100,000
Richard Jefferson $1,499,000 Minimum Salary $1,499,000
James Jones $1,499,000 Minimum Salary $1,499,000
Matthew Dellavedova $1,147,280 $1,147,280
Jared Cunningham $981,348 Minimum Salary
Joe Harris $845,059 $980,439 Cap Space $845,059
Alexander Kaun
Team Totals $93,877,241 $89,597,835 $59,757,900 $53,063,850 $44,669,800 $277,631,041

Payroll Notes

Player Notes
LeBron James
  • 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.
Anderson Varejao
  • 2017-18 unguaranteed (becomes $4.5M guaranteed on August 1, 2017).
  • 2016-17 partially guaranteed for $9,361,446.
  • Signed a veteran extension on October 31, 2014.
  • 2014-15 is partially guaranteed for $4,000,000.
  • Contract has a 5% trade kicker.
Iman Shumpert
  • Signed on July 9, 2015 for 4 years, $40,000,000.
J.R. Smith
  • 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
  • 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.
Matthew Dellavedova
  • Signed July 27, 2015 for 1 year, approx. $1,200,000.
Joe Harris
  • Guaranteed for $1.72 mil over 2 years.