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Tristan Thompson

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Center Age: 29 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#4 overall), 2011 College: Texas Agent(s): Rich Paul (Klutch Sports Group)

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  • Current Contract

    Tristan Thompson signed a 5 year / $82,000,000 contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, including $82,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $16,400,000. In 2019-20, Thompson will earn a base salary of $18,539,130, while carrying a cap hit of $18,539,130 and a dead cap value of $18,539,130.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $82,000,000
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $16,400,000
    Signed Using: Bird
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2015-16 Contract details by year 24 $14,260,870 $14,260,870 $82,000,000 $14,260,870($14,260,870)
    2016-17 Contract details by year 25 $15,330,435 $15,330,435 $67,739,130 $15,330,435($29,591,305)
    2017-18 Contract details by year 26 $16,400,000 $16,400,000 $52,408,695 $16,400,000($45,991,305)
    2018-19 Contract details by year 27 $17,469,565 $17,469,565 $36,008,695 $17,469,565($63,460,870)
    2019-20 Contract details by year 28 $18,539,130 $18,539,130 $18,539,130 $18,539,130($82,000,000)
    2020 Free Agent Year 29 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
     
    Sources: NBA contract specifics generally collected from media releases as well as multiple media outlets. .

    Previous Contracts

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    2011-2014Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $16,821,270
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $4,205,318
    Signed Using: Rookie
    Free Agent: 2015 / RFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for Tristan Thompson, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2011-12 Player Cash Earnings $2,999,459 - - - $2,999,459
    2012-13 Player Cash Earnings $3,894,240 - - - $3,894,240
    2013-14 Player Cash Earnings $4,062,000 - - - $4,062,000
    2014-15 Player Cash Earnings $5,138,430 - - - $5,138,430
    2015-16 Player Cash Earnings $14,260,870 - - - $14,260,870
    2016-17 Player Cash Earnings $15,330,435 - - - $15,330,435
    2017-18 Player Cash Earnings $16,400,000 - - - $16,400,000
    2018-19 Player Cash Earnings $17,469,565 - - - $17,469,565
    2019-20 Player Cash Earnings $18,539,130 - - - $18,539,130
    Est. Earnings
    (9 seasons)
    $98,094,129 - - - $98,094,129
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    9 seasons Player Cash Earnings $98,094,129 - - - $98,094,129
  • Transactions

    Jan 17 2020Fined $4,000 for two technical fouls during CLE-MEM game
    Jan 17 2020Fined $2,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from CLE-MEM game
    Nov 26 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-CLE game
    Nov 21 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAL-CLE game
    Jun 1 2018Fined $25,000 for 'failing to leave the court in a timely manner' after ejection from CLE-GSW game (playoff)
    May 31 2018Fined $2,000 for ejection from CLE-GSW game (playoff)
    May 15 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-BOS game (playoff)
    Oct 28 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-NOP game
    Jun 12 2017Fined $3,000 for technical foul during CLE-GSW game (playoff)
    Jun 4 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-GSW game (playoff)
    May 7 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-TOR game (playoff)
    Feb 6 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-WAS game
    Nov 23 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-TOR game
    Nov 8 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during ATL-CLE game
    May 21 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-TOR game (playoff)
    Dec 23 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during NYK-CLE game
    Oct 22 2015Signed a 5 year $82 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Jun 29 2015Cleveland (CLE) extended a $6.778 million Qualifying Offer; becomes a Restricted Free Agent
    May 26 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during ATL-CLE game (playoff)
    Mar 1 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-HOU game
    Nov 26 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during WAS-CLE game
    Oct 23 2013Cleveland (CLE) exercised $5.14 million option for 2014-2015
    Oct 30 2012Fined $2,000 for technical foul during WAS-CLE game
    Dec 9 2011Signed a 2 year $7.38 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Jun 23 2011Drafted by Cleveland (CLE): Round 1 (#4 overall)
  • Fines & Suspensions

    A look at the reported fines & suspensions for Tristan Thompson, and the financial implications.

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    01/17/2020 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for two technical fouls during CLE-MEM game
    01/17/2020 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from CLE-MEM game
    11/26/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-CLE game
    11/21/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAL-CLE game
    06/01/2018 Player contract details by year Ejection $25,000 for 'failing to leave the court in a timely manner' after ejection from CLE-GSW game (playoff)
    05/31/2018 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection from CLE-GSW game (playoff)
    05/15/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-BOS game (playoff)
    10/28/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-NOP game
    06/12/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during CLE-GSW game (playoff)
    06/04/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-GSW game (playoff)
    05/07/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-TOR game (playoff)
    02/06/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-WAS game
    11/23/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-TOR game
    11/08/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during ATL-CLE game
    05/21/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-TOR game (playoff)
    12/23/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during NYK-CLE game
    05/26/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during ATL-CLE game (playoff)
    03/01/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-HOU game
    11/26/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during WAS-CLE game
    10/30/2012 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during WAS-CLE game
    - $66,000
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2019 CLE 57 30.19 0.512 0.391 0.615 3.96 6.16 10.12 2.11 0.58 0.88 1.81 12.00 28.41
    2018 CLE 43 27.84 0.529 0.000 0.642 4.02 6.16 10.19 2.00 0.65 0.37 1.37 10.93 26.83
    2017 CLE 53 20.23 0.559 0.000 0.544 2.40 4.25 6.64 0.62 0.30 0.32 0.68 5.79 15.26
    2016 CLE 78 29.95 0.600 0.000 0.498 3.68 5.53 9.21 0.99 0.50 1.09 0.83 8.08 22.95
    2015 CLE 82 27.67 0.587 0.000 0.616 3.27 5.73 9.00 0.77 0.46 0.62 0.74 7.82 21.20
    2014 CLE 82 26.76 0.547 0.000 0.641 3.34 4.67 8.01 0.48 0.41 0.74 1.01 8.45 20.08
    2013 CLE 80 31.63 0.471 0.000 0.699 3.23 5.89 9.11 0.88 0.51 0.44 1.31 11.55 24.39
    2012 CLE 82 31.27 0.488 0.000 0.608 3.73 5.70 9.43 1.32 0.73 0.87 1.50 11.67 26.65
    2011 CLE 61 23.84 0.439 0.000 0.549 3.11 3.36 6.48 0.43 0.48 1.05 1.39 8.33 18.39
    Totals 618 28.05 0.517 0.281 0.610 3.41 5.29 8.70 1.01 0.51 0.73 1.17 9.41 22.68