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Small Forward Age: 36 Exp: 15 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#13 overall), 2001 College: Arizona Agent(s): Todd W. Eley
  • Current Contract

    Richard Jefferson signed a 3 year / $7,612,500 contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, including $5,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $2,537,500. In 2016-17, Jefferson will earn a base salary of $2,500,000. Jefferson has a cap hit of $2,500,000 while his dead money value is $5,000,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $7,612,500
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $2,537,500
    Signed Using: Mini MLE
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2016-17 Contract details by year 36 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $5,000,000
    2017-18 Contract details by year 37 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000
    2018-19 Contract details by year 38 $2,612,500 $2,612,500 -
    2019 Free Agent Year 39   UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2018 non-guaranteed
    Sources: NBA contract specifics generally collected from media releases, Basketball Insiders & The Vertical.

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,499,187
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $1,499,187
    Signed Using: Minimum
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead
    2015-16 Contract details by year 35 $1,499,187 $947,276 $947,276
    • Cap Hold $980,431
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for Richard Jefferson, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2001-2002 Player Cash Earnings $1,379,400 - - - $1,379,400
    2002-2003 Player Cash Earnings $1,482,840 - - - $1,482,840
    2003-2004 Player Cash Earnings $1,586,280 - - - $1,586,280
    2004-2005 Player Cash Earnings $2,266,794 - - - $2,266,794
    2005-2006 Player Cash Earnings $10,200,000 - - - $10,200,000
    2006-2007 Player Cash Earnings $11,200,000 - - - $11,200,000
    2007-2008 Player Cash Earnings $12,200,000 - - - $12,200,000
    2008-2009 Player Cash Earnings $13,200,000 - - - $13,200,000
    2009-2010 Player Cash Earnings $14,200,000 - - - $14,200,000
    2010-2011 Player Cash Earnings $8,400,000 - - - $8,400,000
    2011-2012 Player Cash Earnings $7,470,878 - - - $7,470,878
    2012-2013 Player Cash Earnings $10,164,000 - - - $10,164,000
    2013-2014 Player Cash Earnings $11,046,000 - - - $11,046,000
    2014-2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,448,490 - - - $1,448,490
    2015-2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,499,187 - - - $1,499,187
    Est. Earnings (15 seasons) $107,743,869 - - - $107,743,869
    2016-2017 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - - $2,500,000
    2017-2018 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - - $2,500,000
    2018-2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,612,500 - - - $2,612,500
    $115,356,369 - - - $115,356,369
  • Fines & Suspensions

    A look at the reported fines & suspensions for Richard Jefferson, and the financial implications.

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    05/27/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-TOR game (playoff)
    11/14/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-MIL game
    04/26/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-DAL game (playoff)
    02/07/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during UTH-DAL game
    11/02/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-UTH game
    - $10,000
  • Statistics

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