Sam Merrill

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Shooting Guard Age: 27-295d Exp: 3 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#60 overall), 2020 College: Utah State Agent(s): Kieran Piller (Priority Sports & Entertainment)

 
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    Current Contract

    Sam Merrill signed a 3 year / $5,012,231 contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, including $2,847,238 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $1,670,744. In 2023-24, Merrill will earn a base salary of $1,997,238, while carrying a cap hit of $1,997,238 and a dead cap value of $1,997,238.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $5,012,231
    Average Salary: $1,670,744
    Guaranteed at Signing $850,000
    Signed Using: Rest Of Season/MLE
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Bonus Cap Hit Pct of League Cap Yearly Cash Guaranteed
    2022-23 Contract details by year 26 $850,000 - - - $850,000 0.69% $850,000($850,000) $850,000
    2023-24 Contract details by year 27 $1,997,238 - - - $1,997,238 1.47% $1,997,238($2,847,238) $1,997,238
    2024-25 Contract details by year 28 NON-GTD $2,164,993 - - - $2,164,993 1.54% $2,164,993($5,012,231)
    2025 Free Agent Year 29 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2023-24: non-guaranteed
    • 2024-25: non-guaranteed
    Sources: Spotrac

    Previous Contracts

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    2022-2023

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $3,833,328
    Average Salary: $1,916,664
    Guaranteed at Signing $150,000
    Signed Using: Exhibit 10/Minimum
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA

    2022-2022

    Contract: 10 day(s) / $105,522
    Average Salary: $10,552
    Guaranteed at Signing $105,522
    Signed Using: Ten Day/Minimum

    2020-2021

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $2,416,291
    Average Salary: $1,208,146
    Guaranteed at Signing $1,398,310
    Signed Using: /Minimum
    Free Agent: 2022 / RFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for Sam Merrill, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings $898,310 - - - $898,310
    2021-22 Player Cash Earnings $1,517,981 - - - $1,517,981
    2022-23 Player Cash Earnings $150,000 - - - $150,000
    2022-23 Player Cash Earnings $105,522 - - - $105,522
    2022-23 Player Cash Earnings $850,000 - - - $850,000
    2023-24 Player Cash Earnings $1,997,238 - - - $1,997,238
    Est. Earnings
    (4 seasons)
    $5,519,051 - - - $5,519,051
    2024-25 Player Cash Earnings $2,164,993 - - - $2,164,993
    $7,684,044 - - - $7,684,044
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $898,310 - - - $898,310
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,517,981 - - - $1,517,981
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $150,000 - - - $150,000
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,952,760 - - - $2,952,760

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

  • Transactions

    Mar 14 2023Signed a 3 year $5.01 million Rest-of-Season contract with Cleveland (CLE) - includes 2023-24 and 2024-25 non-guaranteed
    Mar 3 2023Signed a 10-day contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Oct 15 2022Waived by Sacramento (SAC); leaving behind $150,000 in dead cap
    Aug 12 2022Signed a 2 year $3.83 million contract with Sacramento (SAC)
    Jan 1 2022Waived by Memphis (MEM)
    Aug 7 2021Traded to Memphis (MEM) from Milwaukee (MIL) with two future 2nd-round picks for Grayson Allen
    Nov 30 2020Signed a 2 year $2.4 million contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
    Nov 24 2020Traded to Milwaukee (MIL) from New Orleans (NOP) as part of a 4-team trade: Denver (DEN) traded 2023 1st round pick to Oklahoma City (OKC); Milwaukee (MIL) traded RJ Hampton to Denver (DEN); Milwaukee (MIL) traded George Hill to Oklahoma City (OKC); Milwaukee (MIL) traded 2027 1st round pick, 2025 1st round pick and Eric Bledsoe to New Orleans (NOP); Oklahoma City (OKC) traded Steven Adams to New Orleans (NOP); New Orleans (NOP) traded Jrue Holiday to Milwaukee (MIL); New Orleans (NOP) traded Zylan Cheatham, Kenrich Williams, Joshia Gray, 2024 2nd round pick, 2023 2nd round pick and Darius Miller to Oklahoma City (OKC)
    Nov 18 2020Drafted by New Orleans (NOP): Round 2 (#60 overall)
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2023 CLE 40 15.18 0.435 0.434 0.917 0.38 1.45 1.83 1.53 0.35 0.03 0.28 7.65 12.60
    2022 CLE 5 11.6 0.409 0.278 1.000 0.00 1.80 1.80 1.00 0.80 0.00 0.00 5.00 10.26
    2021 MEM 6 9.5 0.333 0.304 0.500 0.17 1.00 1.17 0.67 0.00 0.00 0.33 4.17 6.23
    2020 MIL 30 7.73 0.444 0.447 1.000 0.20 0.80 1.00 0.70 0.27 0.03 0.33 2.97 5.48
    Totals 81 11.78 0.428 0.416 0.864 0.27 1.20 1.47 1.12 0.32 0.02 0.28 5.49 9.35