J.R. Smith

Shooting Guard Age: 30 Exp: 11 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#18 overall), 2004 College: Saint Benedict's Preparatory School (NJ) Agent(s): Leon Rose
  • Current Contract

    J.R. Smith signed a 2 year / $10,375,000 contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, including $10,375,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $5,187,500. In 2015-16, Smith will earn a base salary of $5,000,000. Smith has a cap hit of $5,000,000 while his dead money value is $20,750,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $10,375,000
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $5,187,500
    Signed Using: Bird
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2015-16 Contract details by year 29 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $20,750,000
    2016-17 Contract details by year 30 $5,375,000 $5,375,000 $10,750,000
    2017 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Sources: NBA contract specifics generally collected from media releases, Basketball Insiders & ShamSports.

    Previous Contracts

    2013-2014

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $17,947,125
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $5,982,375
    Signed Using: Early Bird
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Trade Kicker Cap Hit Dead
    2013-14 Contract details by year 27 $5,565,000 - $5,565,000 $17,947,125
    2014-15 Contract details by year 28 $5,982,375 $533,135 $6,515,510 $12,382,125
    2015-16 Contract details by year 29 $6,399,750 - $6,399,750 $6,399,750
    • 2015 Player Option declined
    • Trade Kicker: 15% (activated with OKC-NYK-CLE trade)
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for J.R. Smith, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2004-2005 Player Cash Earnings $1,206,600 - - - $1,206,600
    2005-2006 Player Cash Earnings $1,297,080 - - - $1,297,080
    2006-2007 Player Cash Earnings $1,387,560 - - - $1,387,560
    2007-2008 Player Cash Earnings $2,134,067 - - - $2,134,067
    2008-2009 Player Cash Earnings $4,985,001 - - - $4,985,001
    2009-2010 Player Cash Earnings $5,508,426 - - - $5,508,426
    2010-2011 Player Cash Earnings $6,031,851 - - - $6,031,851
    2011-2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,917,504 - - - $1,917,504
    2012-2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,806,452 - - - $2,806,452
    2013-2014 Player Cash Earnings $5,565,000 - - - $5,565,000
    2014-2015 Player Cash Earnings $5,982,375 - - $533,135 $6,515,510
    2015-2016 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - - $5,000,000
    Est. Earnings (12 seasons) $43,821,916 - - $533,135 $44,355,051
    2016-2017 Player Cash Earnings $5,375,000 - - - $5,375,000
    $49,196,916 - - - $49,730,051
  • Fines & Suspensions

    A look at the reported fines & suspensions for J.R. Smith, and the financial implications.

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    05/06/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-ATL game (playoff)
    03/14/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-UTH game
    02/18/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-CLE game
    02/03/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-CLE game
    11/21/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during ATL-CLE game
    06/07/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during CLE-GSW game (playoff)
    05/10/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-CHI game (playoff)
    04/27/2015 Player contract details by year Fighting 2 games $116,359 for altercation with Boston during CLE-BOS game (playoff)
    04/26/2015 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection (Flagrant 2) from CLE-BOS game (playoff)
    04/23/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-BOS game (playoff)
    03/12/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-SAS game
    03/07/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-CLE game
    02/11/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-CLE game
    01/04/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIL-NYK game
    11/05/2014 Player contract details by year Fighting 1 game $54,385 for striking Glen Rice in the groin during NYK-WAS game
    02/28/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-NYK game
    02/24/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-NYK game
    01/08/2014 Player contract details by year Unsportsmanlike Conduct $50,000 for 'recurring' unsportsmanlike conduct related to untying opponents’ shoes during DET-NYK game
    11/15/2013 Player contract details by year Social Media $25,000 for 'directing hostile and inappropriate language to another player via his Twitter account'
    09/06/2013 Player contract details by year Striking/Kicking/Kneeing 5 games $252,955 for failed drug test
    05/18/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during NYK-IND game (playoff)
    05/10/2013 Player contract details by year Flopping $5,000 for flopping during IND-NYK game (playoff)
    05/01/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during BOS-NYK game (playoff)
    04/27/2013 Player contract details by year 1 game $25,513 for throwing an elbow at Jason Terry during BOS-NY
    11/16/2012 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during NYK-MEM game
    11/05/2012 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during NYK-PHI game
    03/10/2012 Player contract details by year Social Media $25,000 for posting a picture of a scantily clad woman on his Twitter account
    02/05/2011 Player contract details by year $25,000 flagrant foul against Raja Bell (UTA)
    $9 $618,212