Cleveland Cavaliers 2021 - Player Salaries

Cleveland Cavaliers have a total of 16 players in their home squad and 2 traded & released Players. Their highest paid player is Kevin Love earning $31,258,256 per year.

Cleveland Cavaliers play in the National Basketball Association, the mens professional basketball league in the USA.

The teams total salary cap is:
  • $126,329,249 per year
  • $2,429,409 per week

Active Squad:

Player (16)Sign MethodCapAgePositionBase SalaryCap UseCash Guarantee
Kevin Love$31,258,256Bird32PF($31,258,256)$31,258,25624.74$60,201,086
Taurean Prince$12,250,000Bird26PF($12,250,000)$12,250,0009.70$13,000,000
Jr.Larry Nance Jr.$11,709,091Bird27PF($11,709,091)$11,709,0919.27$20,363,636
Cedi Osman$8,840,580Bird25SF($8,840,580)$8,840,5807.00$15,559,422
Darius Garland$6,720,720Rookie20PG($6,720,720)$6,720,7205.32$7,040,880
Isaac Okoro$6,400,920Rookie19SG($6,400,920)$6,400,9205.07$6,720,720
Collin Sexton$4,991,880Rookie21PG($4,991,880)$4,991,8803.95$6,349,671
Jarrett Allen$3,909,902Rookie22C($3,909,902)$3,909,9023.10-
Dylan Windler$2,137,440Rookie24SG($2,137,440)$2,137,4401.69$2,239,200
Damyean Dotson$2,000,000NT-MLE26SG($2,000,000)$2,000,0001.58-
Matthew Dellavedova$2,174,318Minimum30PG($1,620,564)$1,620,5641.28-
Isaiah Hartenstein$1,620,564Minimum22C($1,620,564)$1,620,5641.28$1,762,796
Dean Wade$1,517,981NT-MLE23PF($1,517,981)$1,517,9811.20-
Lamar Stevens$652,366NT-MLE23PF($652,366)$652,3660.52-
Mfiondu Kabengele$158,433NT-MLE23PF($158,433)$158,4330.13-
Anderson Varejao$52,700Minimum38PF($33,299)$33,2990.03-

10-day Retained Contracts

Player (4)Cap %Base SalaryPositionSign MethodSigning BonusTrade BonusLikely IncentivesCap UseCap
Anderson Varejao0.09$175,668PF---($110,998)$110,998
Quinn Cook0.09$118,983PG---($110,998)$110,998
Quinn Cook0.09$118,983PG---($110,998)$110,998
Yogi Ferrell0.09$118,983PG---($110,998)$110,998

Traded & Released Players

Player (4)Base SalaryAgePositionSign MethodSigning BonusTrade BonusDead MoneyCapCap %
Andre Drummond$27,957,23927C---$27,957,23922.13
J.R. Smith$1,456,66735SG---$1,456,6671.15
Rayjon Tucker$340,00023SF---$340,0000.27
Thon Maker$309,35523C---$309,3550.24

Signing Grants & Exceptions

TypeAmount (Remaining)Reason/NotesExpire Date
-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception$9,258,000($7,258,000)Damyean Dotson ($2,000,000)
-Annual Exception$3,623,000($3,623,000)
Exception$1,717,981($1,717,981)Kevin Porter Jr trade with HOU01/22/2022
Exception$4,200,000($4,200,000)JaVale McGee trade with DEN03/25/2022

Luxury Tax Breakdown

TypeTotals
2020 NBA Tax Threshold$132,627,000
Taxable Salaries$126,532,024
Tax Space$6,094,976

Totals:

Cap TypeTotal
Roster Cap$95,821,996
Money$443,992
Money$30,063,261
Holds$16,798,981
Salaries$126,329,249
2020 NBA Cap Max$109,140,000
Cap Max Space$-17,189,249

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