Cleveland Cavaliers Team Salary

Quick: Cap space spent.

2014 NBA Draft: 9th & 33rd (from Orlando Magic), 39th to Philadelphia 76ers

2014/15 Projected Space ($63.2 million cap estimate): Up to $23.4 million


  • None

Roster Count: 15 guaranteed

Depth Chart*:
PG: Kyrie Irving, Jarrett Jack
SG: Dion Waiters, Matt Dellavedova
SF: Luol Deng, C.J. Miles, Alonzo Gee, Sergey Karasev, Scotty Hopson, Carrick Felix (injured)
PF: Tristan Thompson, Anthony Bennett,
C: Spencer Hawes, Anderson Varejao, Tyler Zeller

*Note: Teams often adjust their depth chart throughout the season, sometimes game by game.

Head Coach: Mike Brown (five years, $20 million — starting 2013/14)

Basketball Executives:

  • David Griffin — Vice President of Basketball Operations/Acting General Manager

Pick Swaps:

  • 2014 — Owed second-rounder from Orlando Magic (Justin Harper).
  • 2014 — Owe second-rounder to Philadelphia 76ers (Spencer Hawes).
  • 2015 — Owed first-rounder from Miami HEAT (top-10 protected through 2016, unprotected in 2017 (LeBron James).
  • 2015 — Owed first-rounder (top-five protected and 15-30 protected through 2016, top-five protected in 2017 and 2018, unprotected in 2019) from the Memphis Grizzlies (Marreese Speights).
  • 2015 — Chicago Bulls have right to swap first-rounders (top-14 protected).


  • 6/27/13 — Traded the 31st pick in the 2013 NBA Draft to the Portland Trail Blazers for two future second-round picks (2015 and 2016).
  • 6/27/13 — Selected Anthony Bennett (1st), Sergey Karasev (19th) and Carrick Felix (33rd) in the 2013 NBA Draft
  • 7/12/13 — Signed Earl Clark to a two-year, $8.5 million deal (second year non/partial-guarantee).
  • 7/12/13 — Signed Jarrett Jack to a four-year, $25.2 million deal (fourth year non/partial-guarantee).
  • 7/19/13 — Signed Andrew Bynum to a two-year, $24.8 million contract (both seasons non/partially guaranteed).
  • 8/1/13 — Signed Carrick Felix to a four-year, $3.3 million contract (fourth season non/partial-guarantee).
  • 8/2/13 — Signed Sergey Karasev to a $7.1 million rookie-scale contract.
  • 8/8/13 — Signed Matt Dellavedova to a two-year, $1.3 million non/partially-guaranteed minimum contract.
  • 8/20/13 — Signed Anthony Bennett to a two-year, $24 million rookie-scale contract.
  • 9/29/13 — Signed Elliot Williams to a one-year, non-guaranteed $884k minimum contract.
  • 9/29/13 — Signed DeSagana Diop to a one-year, non-guaranteed 1.4 million minimum contract.
  • 9/29/13 — Signed Kenny Kadji to a two-year, non/partially-guaranteed $1.3 million minimum contract.
  • 9/29/13 — Signed Jermaine Taylor a one-year, non-guaranteed $884k minimum contract.
  • 9/29/13 — Signed Michael Lee to a one-year, non-guaranteed $490k minimum contract.
  • 9/29/13 — Signed Henry Sims to a two-year, non/partially-guaranteed $1.7 million minimum contract.
  • 10/13/13 — Picked up the fourth-year options on Kyrie Irving and Tristan Thompson.
  • 10/13/13 — Picked up the third-year options on Dion Waiters and Tyler Zeller.
  • 1/7/14 — Traded Andrew Bynum, a Sacramento Kings protected 2014 protected first-rounder, the right to swap 2015 first-rounder picks and two second-rounders (Portland Trail Blazers 2015 and 2016) to the Chicago Bulls for Luol Deng
  • 2/20/14 — Traded Earl Clark, Henry Sims and two 2014 second-rounders to the Philadelphia 76ers for Spencer Hawes.
  • 2/22/14 — Signed Arinze Onuaku to a 10-day contract.
  • 3/4/14 — Signed Arinze Onuaku to a 10-day contract.
  • 3/12/14 — Signed Shane Edwards to a 10-day contract.
  • 3/21/14 — Signed Seth Curry to a 10-day contract.
  • 3/31/14 — Signed Scotty Hopson to a two-year, partially guaranteed $2.8 million contract.

Waived Players: Chris Quinn, Kevin Jones, Michael Lee, Kenny Kadji, Jermaine Taylor, Elliot Williams, DeSagana Diop, Arinze Onuaku, Shane Edwards, Seth Curry

Free Agents

  • None

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Milan Macvan (2011-54th), Sasha Kaun (2008-56th), Ejike Ugboaja (2006-55th)

Amnesty: Used on Baron Davis

Cash Paid ($3.2 million max): $0

Cash Received ($3.2 million max): $0

Archives: 2012-13

Cap Holds

For notes on some of the rules and an explanation of cap holds, please refer to the following Salary Notes.

Salary and team data changes quite often. If you notice a discrepancy, please notify Basketball insiders Senior Writer Eric Pincus.

(Updated on 4/19/14)

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