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Cleveland Cavaliers

Cleveland Cavaliers 2020 Salary Cap

Cavaliers 2020 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Cleveland Cavaliers 2020 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, and complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

Cavaliers – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Non-Guaranteed
Estimate
Player (16) Age Pos. Cap Figure Signed Using Base Salary Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap % Future Gteed Cash
LoveKevin Love
Calf
32 PF $31,258,256 Bird $31,258,256 ($31,258,256) $31,258,256 24.00 $60,201,086
DrummondAndre Drummond
Achilles
27 C $28,751,775 Bird
Max (25%)
$28,751,775 ($28,751,775) $28,751,775 22.08 -
PrinceTaurean Prince 26 PF $12,250,000 Bird $12,250,000 ($12,250,000) $12,250,000 9.41 $13,000,000
Nance Jr.Larry Nance Jr. 27 PF $11,709,091 Bird $11,709,091 ($11,709,091) $11,709,091 8.99 $20,363,636
OsmanCedi Osman 25 SF $8,840,909 Bird $8,840,909 ($8,840,909) $8,840,909 6.79 $15,560,000
GarlandDarius Garland
Shoulder
20 PG $6,720,720 Rookie $6,720,720 ($6,720,720) $6,720,720 5.16 $7,040,880
OkoroIsaac Okoro 19 SG $6,400,920 Rookie $6,400,920 ($6,400,920) $6,400,920 4.92 $6,720,720
SextonCollin Sexton
Ankle
21 PG $4,991,880 Rookie $4,991,880 ($4,991,880) $4,991,880 3.83 $6,349,671
McGeeJaVale McGee 32 C $4,200,000 Cap Space $4,200,000 ($4,200,000) $4,200,000 3.23 -
AllenJarrett Allen 22 C $3,909,902 Rookie $3,909,902 ($3,909,902) $3,909,902 3.00 -
WindlerDylan Windler
Hand
24 SG $2,137,440 Rookie $2,137,440 ($2,137,440) $2,137,440 1.64 $2,239,200
DotsonDamyean Dotson 26 SG $2,000,000 NT-MLE $2,000,000 ($2,000,000) $2,000,000 1.54 -
Porter Jr.Kevin Porter Jr. 20 SG $1,717,981 Rookie $1,717,981 ($1,717,981) $1,717,981 1.32 $1,782,621
DellavedovaMatthew Dellavedova
Concussion
30 PG $1,620,564 Minimum $2,174,318 ($1,620,564) $1,620,564 1.24 -
WadeDean Wade 23 PF $1,517,981 NT-MLE $1,517,981 - $1,517,981 1.17 -
FerrellYogi Ferrell 27 PG $110,998 Hardship $118,983 ($110,998) $110,998 0.09 -


2020-21 Two-Way

Players signed to Two-Way contracts that are currently designated to G-League affiliate. Two-way salaries do not count against a team's Total Cap Allocations.

Player (2) Age Pos.
BoldenMarques Bolden 22 C          
StevensLamar Stevens 23 PF          


2020-21 Dead Cap

Cap breakdowns for players who have been traded or released. All count against the team's Total Cap Allocations.

Player (3) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Trade Kicker Dead Money Cap Figure Cap %
SmithJ.R. Smith 35 SG $1,456,667 - - - $1,456,667 1.12
TuckerRayjon Tucker 23 SF $340,000 - - - $340,000 0.26
MakerThon Maker 23 C $309,355 - - - $288,594 0.22


2020-21 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Cavaliers are currently over the league salary cap, these cap holds do not count against their Total Cap figure. Denouncing these cap holds will NOT afford the team any new cap space. These figures are not counted toward a team's Luxury Tax Allocation.

Player (2) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
ZizicAnte Zizic 23 C Bird   $3,872,215  
FryeChanning Frye 37 PF   $1,620,564  


Exceptions

Exceptions are essentially "grants" offering teams an additional way to sign players. Exceptions can be split up for multiple player signings, however only one of these exceptions may be used in a season and they cannot be combined.

Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception Details is awarded annually to teams who are above the cap but below the Luxury Tax Apron ($138,928,000) and can be used for contracts up to 4 years in length.

Bi-Annual Exception Details is available to any teams who are below the Luxury Tax Apron ($138,928,000), and did not use this exception in the previous season. It can be used for contracts up to 2 years in length.

Trade Exception Details becomes available when a team relinquishes more salary than it acquires during a trade. The "credit" balance remains as an exception that can be used within the next year to acquire salary via trade without further relinquishing additional salary.

Type Amount (Remaining) Reason/Notes Expire Date
Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception $9,258,000
($7,258,000)
Damyean Dotson ($2,000,000)
Bi-Annual Exception $3,623,000
($3,623,000)


2020-21 Luxury Tax Totals

Denotes the Cavaliers current standing in terms of the luxury tax threshold. Teams that spend over the threshold pay fines (estimated below).

Type Totals
2020 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $132,627,000
Total Taxable Salaries $130,407,290
Luxury Tax Space $2,219,710


2020-21 Cleveland Cavaliers Salary Cap Totals

The Cavaliers are currently over the league salary cap. This means Cap Holds & Exceptions are NOT included in their Total Cap Allocations, and renouncing these figures will not afford them any cap space. The team may only sign outside players using any available exceptions or at league minimum salaries.

Cap Type Total
Active Roster Cap $128,138,417
Dead Money $2,085,261
Cap Holds $16,373,779
Total Salaries $130,223,678
2020 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-21,083,678
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $128,138,417
Dead Money $2,085,261
Cap Holds $16,373,779
Total Cap Allocations $130,223,678
2020 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Cap Max Space $-21,083,678
Practical Cap Space $-19,565,697



Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value
2020-21
02/27/2021 Dean Wade Guaranteed $1,517,981
02/27/2021 Marques Bolden Guaranteed $1,445,697
06/29/2021 Ante Zizic 2021-22 Qualifying Offer $5,634,072
2021-22
10/31/2021 Kevin Porter Jr. 2022-23 Club Option $2,130,240
10/31/2021 Darius Garland 2022-23 Club Option $8,920,795
10/31/2021 Dylan Windler 2022-23 Club Option $4,037,278
10/31/2021 Isaac Okoro 2022-23 Club Option $7,040,880
01/10/2022 Damyean Dotson Guaranteed $2,000,000
01/10/2022 Dean Wade Guaranteed $1,782,621
06/24/2022 Cedi Osman 2022-23 Guaranteed $6,719,091
06/29/2022 Collin Sexton 2022-23 Qualifying Offer $8,559,357
06/29/2022 Dean Wade 2022-23 Club Option
2022-23
10/31/2022 Isaac Okoro 2023-24 Club Option $8,920,795
01/10/2023 Dean Wade Guaranteed $1,930,681
06/29/2023 Kevin Porter Jr. 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $5,767,625
06/29/2023 Darius Garland 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $11,828,974
06/29/2023 Dylan Windler 2023-24 Club Option $5,959,022
06/29/2023 Isaac Okoro 2024-25 Qualifying Offer $11,828,974