Cleveland Cavaliers Salary Archive – 2013/14

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Name 2013-14
Luol Deng $14,275,000
Anderson Varejao $9,036,364
Spencer Hawes $6,600,000
Jarrett Jack $6,300,000
Kyrie Irving $5,607,240
Anthony Bennett $5,324,280
Tristan Thompson $4,062,000
Dion Waiters $3,894,240
Alonzo Gee $3,250,000
C.J. Miles $2,225,000
Tyler Zeller $1,633,440
Sergey Karasev $1,467,840
Scotty Hopson $1,388,400
Carrick Felix $510,000
Matt Dellavedova $490,180
Seth Curry (waived) $28,834
Arinze Onuaku (waived) $28,834
Arinze Onuaku (waived) $28,834
Shane Edwards $28,834
Total $66,179,320

Quick: Cap space spent.

2014 NBA Draft: 1st & 33rd (from Orlando Magic), 39th to Philadelphia 76ers

2014/15 Projected Space ($63.2 million cap estimate): Up to $20.9 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
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: Open

Basketball Executives:

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

Pick Swaps:

  • 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

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

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(Updated on 6/28/14)

Eric Pincus is a Senior Writer for Basketball Insiders, with a focus on the business side of the game.