Kevin Love

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Power Forward Age: 33-18d Exp: 13 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#5 overall), 2008 College: California-Los Angeles Agent(s): Jeffrey A. Schwartz

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  • Current Contract

    Kevin Love signed a 4 year / $120,402,172 contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, including $120,402,172 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $30,100,543. In 2021-22, Love will earn a base salary of $31,258,256, while carrying a cap hit of $31,258,256 and a dead cap value of $31,258,256.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $120,402,172
    Average Salary: $30,100,543
    Guaranteed at Signing $120,402,172
    Signed Using: Veteran Extension/Bird
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Bonus Cap Hit Yearly Cash Guaranteed
    2019-20 Contract details by year 31 $28,942,830 - - - $28,942,830 $27,133,903($27,133,903) $28,942,830
    2020-21 Contract details by year 32 $31,258,256 - - - $31,258,256 $31,258,256($58,392,159) $31,258,256
    2021-22 Contract details by year 33 $31,258,256 - - - $31,258,256 $31,258,256($89,650,415) $31,258,256
    2022-23 Contract details by year 34 $28,942,830 - - - $28,942,830 $28,942,830($118,593,245) $28,942,830
    2023 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:

     

    Sources: Spotrac

    Previous Contracts

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    2015-2019

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $113,211,750
    Average Salary: $22,642,350
    Guaranteed at Signing $113,211,750
    Signed Using: Maximum/Bird

    2012-2014

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $60,825,938
    Average Salary: $15,206,485
    Guaranteed at Signing $60,825,938
    Signed Using: Rookie Maximum Extension/Bird
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA

    2008-2011Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $14,812,701
    Average Salary: $3,703,175
    Guaranteed at Signing $6,564,720
    Signed Using: Entry Level/Rookie
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for Kevin Love, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2008-09 Player Cash Earnings $3,163,680 - - - $3,163,680
    2009-10 Player Cash Earnings $3,401,040 - - - $3,401,040
    2010-11 Player Cash Earnings $3,638,280 - - - $3,638,280
    2011-12 Player Cash Earnings ALL NBA (2ND) $3,710,250 - - - $3,710,250
    2012-13 Player Cash Earnings $13,668,750 - - - $13,668,750
    2013-14 Player Cash Earnings ALL NBA (2ND) $14,693,906 - - - $14,693,906
    2014-15 Player Cash Earnings $15,719,063 - - - $15,719,063
    2015-16 Player Cash Earnings $19,689,000 - - - $19,689,000
    2016-17 Player Cash Earnings $21,165,675 - - - $21,165,675
    2017-18 Player Cash Earnings $22,642,350 - - - $22,642,350
    2018-19 Player Cash Earnings $24,119,025 - - - $24,119,025
    2019-20* Player Cash Earnings $27,133,903 - - - $27,133,903
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings $31,258,256 - - - $31,258,256
    Est. Earnings
    (13 seasons)
    $204,003,178 - - - $204,003,178
    2021-22 Player Cash Earnings $31,258,256 - - - $31,258,256
    2022-23 Player Cash Earnings $28,942,830 - - - $28,942,830
    $264,204,264 - - - $264,204,264
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $42,275,906 - - - $42,275,906
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $161,727,272 - - - $161,727,272

    * earnings may include deduction of original cashed earned due to shortened season

  • Transactions

    May 4 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-CLE game
    Apr 28 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during ORL-CLE game
    Jan 3 2020Fined $1,000 for bench incident during CLE-TOR game
    Jul 24 2018Signed a 4 year $120.4 million contract extension with Cleveland (CLE)
    May 3 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during TOR-CLE game (playoff)
    Mar 7 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MEM-CLE game
    Feb 21 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-OKC game
    Jul 1 2015Signed a 5 year $113.2 million extension with Cleveland (CLE)
    Jun 25 2015Declined $16.7 million option with Cleveland (CLE) for the 2015-2016 season; becomes an Unrestricted Free Agent
    Nov 5 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-UTH game
    Aug 23 2014Traded to Cleveland (CLE) from Minnesota (MIN) as part of a 3-team trade: Cleveland (CLE) traded Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett to Minnesota (MIN); Cleveland (CLE) traded 2015 1st round pick to Philadelphia (PHI); Minnesota (MIN) traded Luc Richard Mbah a Moute and Alexey Shved to Philadelphia (PHI); Philadelphia (PHI) traded Thaddeus Young to Minnesota (MIN)
    Mar 24 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-MEM game
    Jan 8 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-MIN game
    Nov 8 2013Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-MIN game
    Jan 25 2012Signed a 4 year $60.8 million rookie scale extension with Minnesota (MIN)
    Nov 1 2010Minnesota (MIN) exercised a $4.6 million option for 2011-2012
    Oct 31 2009Minnesota (MIN) exercised a $3.6 million option for 2010-2011
    Jul 10 2008Signed a 2 year $6.56 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
    Jun 26 2008Traded to Minnesota (MIN) from Memphis (MEM) with Brian Cardinal, Jason Collins and Mike Miller for Greg Buckner, Marko Jaric, O.J. Mayo and Antoine Walker
    Jun 26 2008Drafted by Memphis (MEM): Round 1 (#5 overall)
    Jun 26 2008Traded to Minnesota (MIN) from Memphis (MEM) with Brian Cardinal, Jason Collins and Mike Miller for Greg Buckner, Marko Jaric, O.J. Mayo and Antoine Walker
  • Fines & Suspensions

    A look at the reported fines & suspensions for Kevin Love, and the financial implications.

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    05/04/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-CLE game
    04/28/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during ORL-CLE game
    01/03/2020 Player contract details by year Personal Conduct $1,000 for bench incident during CLE-TOR game
    05/03/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during TOR-CLE game (playoff)
    03/07/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MEM-CLE game
    02/21/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-OKC game
    11/05/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-UTH game
    03/24/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-MEM game
    01/08/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-MIN game
    11/08/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-MIN game
    02/06/2012 Player contract details by year 2 games $67,459 for stomping on the upper body of Luis Scola while Scola was on the floor during MIN-HOU game
    2 $86,459
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2020 CLE 25 24.88 0.409 0.365 0.824 0.68 6.76 7.44 2.52 0.64 0.08 1.52 12.20 24.83
    2019 CLE 56 31.79 0.450 0.374 0.854 0.96 8.80 9.77 3.18 0.59 0.34 2.50 17.63 33.47
    2018 CLE 22 27.14 0.385 0.361 0.904 1.50 9.36 10.86 2.18 0.27 0.23 1.91 17.00 32.40
    2017 CLE 59 27.98 0.458 0.415 0.880 1.71 7.53 9.24 1.75 0.73 0.41 1.53 17.61 32.06
    2016 CLE 60 31.4 0.427 0.373 0.871 2.47 8.65 11.12 1.93 0.88 0.37 2.03 19.03 35.74
    2015 CLE 77 31.48 0.418 0.360 0.822 1.95 7.95 9.90 2.43 0.75 0.53 1.84 16.03 32.27
    2014 CLE 75 33.75 0.434 0.367 0.804 1.89 7.85 9.75 2.24 0.68 0.52 1.63 16.37 32.20
    2013 MIN 76 36.37 0.456 0.375 0.823 2.92 9.57 12.49 4.43 0.78 0.45 2.55 26.20 47.73
    2012 MIN 18 34.28 0.352 0.217 0.704 3.56 10.44 14.00 2.33 0.72 0.50 2.17 18.33 38.91
    2011 MIN 55 38.51 0.450 0.377 0.822 4.11 9.29 13.40 2.07 0.84 0.47 2.31 25.87 45.37
    2010 MIN 58 36.62 0.472 0.427 0.866 4.76 10.83 15.59 2.53 0.62 0.36 2.17 21.14 43.44
    2008 MIN 81 25.27 0.459 0.105 0.789 3.38 5.68 9.06 1.04 0.43 0.62 1.46 11.10 24.17
    Totals 662 31.96 0.441 0.372 0.831 2.58 8.38 10.96 2.40 0.68 0.44 1.96 18.40 35.41