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Small Forward Age: 32 Exp: 13 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2003 College: St. Vincent–St. Mary High School Agent(s): Rich Paul
  • Current Contract

    LeBron James signed a 3 year / $99,857,127 contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, including $99,857,127 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $33,285,709. In 2016-17, James will earn a base salary of $30,963,450, while carrying a cap hit of $30,963,450 and a dead cap value of $99,857,127.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $99,857,127
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $33,285,709
    Signed Using: Early Bird
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2016-17 Contract details by year 31 $30,963,450 $30,963,450 $99,857,127
    2017-18 Contract details by year 32 $33,285,709 $33,285,709 $68,893,677
    2018-19 Contract details by year 33 $35,607,968 $35,607,968 $35,607,968
    2019 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2018 Player Option
    Sources: NBA contract specifics generally collected from media releases, Basketball Insiders & The Vertical.

     


    Previous Contracts

    2015-2016

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $46,974,673
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $23,487,337
    Signed Using: Non Bird
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead
    2015-16 Contract details by year 30 $22,970,500 $22,970,500 $46,974,673
    2016-17 Contract details by year 31 $24,004,173 $24,004,173 $24,004,173
    • 2016 Player Option (Cap Hold if opts out $30,300,000)
    • 15% Trade Kicker
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for LeBron James, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2003-04 Player Cash Earnings $4,018,290 - - - $4,018,290
    2004-05 Player Cash Earnings $4,320,360 - - - $4,320,360
    2005-06 Player Cash Earnings $4,621,800 - - - $4,621,800
    2006-07 Player Cash Earnings $5,828,090 - - - $5,828,090
    2007-08 Player Cash Earnings $13,041,250 - - - $13,041,250
    2008-09 Player Cash Earnings $14,410,581 - - - $14,410,581
    2009-10 Player Cash Earnings $15,779,912 - - - $15,779,912
    2010-11 Player Cash Earnings $14,500,000 - - - $14,500,000
    2011-12 Player Cash Earnings $12,896,159 - - - $12,896,159
    2012-13 Player Cash Earnings $17,545,000 - - - $17,545,000
    2013-14 Player Cash Earnings $19,067,500 - - - $19,067,500
    2014-15 Player Cash Earnings $20,644,400 - - - $20,644,400
    2015-16 Player Cash Earnings $22,970,500 - - - $22,970,500
    2016-17 Player Cash Earnings $30,963,450 - - - $30,963,450
    Est. Earnings
    (14 seasons)
    $200,607,292 - - - $200,607,292
    2017-18 Player Cash Earnings $33,285,709 - - - $33,285,709
    2018-19 Player Cash Earnings $35,607,968 - - - $35,607,968
    $269,500,969 - - - $269,500,969
  • Fines & Suspensions

    A look at the reported fines & suspensions for LeBron James, and the financial implications.

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    03/09/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-DET game
    01/10/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-UTH game
    12/01/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-CLE game
    03/26/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-NYK game
    01/18/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-CLE game
    12/23/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during NYK-CLE game
    12/04/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-NOP game
    05/08/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-CHI game (playoff)
    04/05/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during CHI-CLE game
    03/12/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-SAS game
    03/06/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-ATL game
    03/01/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-HOU game
    12/26/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-ORL game
    12/25/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-MIA game
    06/08/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-SAS game (playoff)
    05/12/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-BKN game (playoff)
    04/04/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-MIA game
    03/09/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-CHI game
    02/11/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-PHX game
    02/05/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-LAC game
    01/26/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during SAS-MIA game
    06/01/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during MIA-IND game (playoff)
    05/30/2013 Player contract details by year Flopping $5,000 for flopping during MIA-IND game
    05/28/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during MIA-IND game (playoff)
    05/10/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-CHI game (playoff)
    05/08/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-MIA game (playoff)
    01/28/2010 Player contract details by year $25,000 Kicking a water bottle against Minnesota (MIN)
    - $83,000
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT
    2016 CLE 66 0.57 0.544 0.376 0.682 80 473 553 580 84 39 276 1723
    2015 CLE 76 0.47 0.520 0.309 0.731 111 454 565 512 104 49 249 1920
    2014 CLE 69 0.52 0.488 0.354 0.710 51 365 416 511 109 49 272 1743
    2013 MIA 77 0.49 0.567 0.379 0.750 81 452 533 489 121 26 270 2089
    2012 MIA 74 0.51 0.567 0.410 0.759 93 497 590 538 127 65 222 1988
    2011 MIA 64 0.58 0.533 0.360 0.769 95 405 500 389 116 52 216 1729
    2010 MIA 54 0.71 0.484 0.343 0.756 51 350 401 381 84 36 200 1412
    2009 CLE 16 2.37 0.525 0.356 0.786 14 95 109 124 22 11 63 471
    2008 CLE 80 0.47 0.489 0.342 0.777 105 500 605 576 136 93 240 2282