LeBron James

Small Forward Age: 30 Exp: 12 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2003 College: St. Vincent–St. Mary High School Agent(s): Rich Paul
  • Current Contract

    LeBron James signed a 2 year / $46,974,673 contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, including $46,974,673 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $23,487,337. In 2015-16, James will earn a base salary of $22,970,500. James has a cap hit of $22,970,500 while his dead money value is $46,974,673.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $46,974,673
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $23,487,337
    Signed Using: Non Bird
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap
    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
    2017 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2016 Player Option
    • 15% Trade Kicker
    Sources: NBA contract specifics generally collected from media releases, Basketball Insiders & ShamSports.

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2014

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $42,217,798
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $21,108,899
    Signed Using: Cap Space
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead
    2014-15 Contract details by year 29 $20,644,400 $20,644,400 $42,217,798
    2015-16 Contract details by year 30 $21,573,398 $21,573,398 $21,573,398
    • 2015 Player Option declined
    • 15% Trade Kicker
    • Cap Hold $21,573,398
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2003-2004 Player Cash Earnings $4,018,290 - - - $4,018,290
    2004-2005 Player Cash Earnings $4,320,360 - - - $4,320,360
    2005-2006 Player Cash Earnings $4,621,800 - - - $4,621,800
    2006-2007 Player Cash Earnings $5,828,090 - - - $5,828,090
    2007-2008 Player Cash Earnings $13,041,250 - - - $13,041,250
    2008-2009 Player Cash Earnings $14,410,581 - - - $14,410,581
    2009-2010 Player Cash Earnings $15,779,912 - - - $15,779,912
    2010-2011 Player Cash Earnings $14,500,000 - - - $14,500,000
    2011-2012 Player Cash Earnings $12,896,159 - - - $12,896,159
    2012-2013 Player Cash Earnings $17,545,000 - - - $17,545,000
    2013-2014 Player Cash Earnings $19,067,500 - - - $19,067,500
    2014-2015 Player Cash Earnings $20,644,400 - - - $20,644,400
    2015-2016 Player Cash Earnings $22,970,500 - - - $22,970,500
    Est. Earnings (13 seasons) $169,643,842 - - - $169,643,842
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    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)
    - $69,000
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how LeBron James ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($22,970,500) Rank
    NBA: #3
    Eastern: #0
    Eastern Central: #0
    Cleveland Cavaliers: #1
    Small Forward: #1

    Total Cash ($22,970,500) Rank
    NBA: #3
    Small Forward: #1

    Average Annual ($23,487,337) Rank
    NBA: #4
    Small Forward: #2