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J.R. Smith

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Shooting Guard Age: 35 Exp: 15 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#18 overall), 2004 College: Saint Benedict's Preparatory School (NJ) Agent(s): Rich Paul (Klutch Sports Group)

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  • Current Contract

    J.R. Smith signed a 1 year / $289,803 contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, including $289,803 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $289,803. In 2019-20, Smith will earn a base salary of $289,803, while carrying a cap hit of .

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $289,803
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $289,803
    Signed Using: Minimum
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019-20 Contract details by year 34 $289,803 - - $289,803($289,803)
    2020 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Signed as substitue player
    Sources: NBA contract specifics generally collected from media releases as well as multiple media outlets. .

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2019-20 Contract details by year $1,456,667 $1,456,667 $1,456,667($1,456,667)
    2020-21 Contract details by year $1,456,667 $1,456,667 $1,456,667($2,913,334)
    2021-22 Contract details by year $1,456,666 $1,456,666 $1,456,666($4,370,000)
    • Stretch Provision

    Previous Contracts

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    2016-2019

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $57,000,000
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $14,250,000
    Signed Using: Bird
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2015-2016

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $10,375,000
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $5,187,500
    Signed Using: Bird
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA

    2014-2014Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $533,135
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $533,135

    2013-2014

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $17,947,125
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $5,982,375
    Signed Using: Early Bird
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA

    2012-2013

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $5,739,194
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $2,869,597
    Signed Using:
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,382,353
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $2,382,353
    Signed Using:
    Free Agent: 2012 / UFA

    2008-2010

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $16,525,278
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $5,508,426
    Signed Using:
    Free Agent: 2011 / UFA

    2004-2007Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $6,025,307
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $1,506,327
    Signed Using: Rookie
    Free Agent: 2008 / RFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for J.R. Smith, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2004-05 Player Cash Earnings $1,206,600 - - - $1,206,600
    2005-06 Player Cash Earnings $1,297,080 - - - $1,297,080
    2006-07 Player Cash Earnings $1,387,560 - - - $1,387,560
    2007-08 Player Cash Earnings $2,134,067 - - - $2,134,067
    2008-09 Player Cash Earnings $4,985,001 - - - $4,985,001
    2009-10 Player Cash Earnings $5,508,426 - - - $5,508,426
    2010-11 Player Cash Earnings $6,031,851 - - - $6,031,851
    2011-12 Player Cash Earnings $1,917,504 - - - $1,917,504
    2012-13 Player Cash Earnings $2,806,452 - - - $2,806,452
    2013-14 Player Cash Earnings $5,565,000 - - - $5,565,000
    2014-15 Player Cash Earnings $5,982,375 - - - $5,982,375
    2014-15 Player Cash Earnings - - - $533,135 $533,135
    2015-16 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - - $5,000,000
    2016-17 Player Cash Earnings $12,800,000 - - - $12,800,000
    2017-18 Player Cash Earnings $13,760,000 - - - $13,760,000
    2018-19 Player Cash Earnings $14,720,000 - - - $14,720,000
    2019-20 Player Cash Earnings $1,456,667 - - - $1,456,667
    2019-20 Player Cash Earnings $289,803 - - - $289,803
    Est. Earnings
    (16 seasons)
    $86,848,386 - - $533,135 $87,381,521
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings $1,456,667 - - - $1,456,667
    2021-22 Player Cash Earnings $1,456,666 - - - $1,456,666
    $89,761,719 - - - $90,294,854
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,503,680 - - - $2,503,680
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $20,046,905 - - - $20,046,905
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $10,288,956 - - $533,135 $10,822,091
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $53,719,042 - - - $53,719,042
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $289,803 - - - $289,803
  • Transactions

    Aug 1 2020Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAL-TOR game
    Jul 1 2020Signed a Rest-of-Season contract with Los Angeles (LAL) as a substitute player
    Jul 15 2019Waived by Cleveland (CLE)
    Jun 29 2019Agreed to move guaranteed date from June 30 to July 15
    Oct 8 2018Fined $15,000 for initiating on-court altercation by shoving Aron Bayes during BOS-CLE game (preseaon)
    Jun 8 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-CLE game (playoff)
    May 15 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-BOS game (playoff)
    Mar 1 2018Suspended 1 game (forfeit $94,897) for conduct detrimental to the team
    Dec 17 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-WAS game
    Dec 6 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during SAC-CLE game
    Jun 12 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-GSW game (playoff)
    Nov 11 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-WAS game
    Nov 8 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during ATL-CLE game
    Oct 16 2016Signed a 4 year $57 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Jun 16 2016Declined $5.38 million option with Cleveland (CLE); becomes an Unrestricted Free Agent
    May 6 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-ATL game (playoff)
    Mar 14 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-UTH game
    Feb 18 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-CLE game
    Feb 3 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-CLE game
    Nov 21 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during ATL-CLE game
    Jun 24 2015Declined $6.4 million option with Cleveland (CLE) for 2015-16; becomes Unrestricted Free Agent
    Jun 7 2015Fined $3,000 for technical foul during CLE-GSW game (playoff)
    May 10 2015Fined $2,000 or technical foul during CLE-CHI game (playoff)
    Apr 27 2015Suspended 2 games (forfeit $116,359) for altercation with Boston during CLE-BOS game (playoff)
    Apr 26 2015Fined $2,000 for ejection (Flagrant 2) from CLE-BOS game (playoff)
    Apr 23 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-BOS game (playoff)
    Mar 12 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-SAS game
    Mar 7 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-CLE game
    Feb 11 2015Traded to Cleveland (CLE) from New York (NYK) as part of a 3-team trade: Cleveland (CLE) traded Alex Kirk, Louis Amundson and 2019 2nd round pick to New York (NYK); Cleveland (CLE) traded Dion Waiters to Oklahoma City (OKC); New York (NYK) traded Iman Shumpert to Cleveland (CLE); Oklahoma City (OKC) traded Lance Thomas to New York (NYK)
    Jan 5 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-CLE game
    Jan 4 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIL-NYK game
    Nov 5 2014Suspended 1 game (forfeit $54,385) for striking another player in the groin during NYK-WAS game
    Feb 28 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-NYK game
    Feb 24 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-NYK game
    Jan 8 2014Fined $50,000 for 'recurring' unsportsmanlike conduct related to untying opponents’ shoes during DET-NYK game
    Nov 15 2013Fined $25,000 for 'directing hostile and inappropriate language to another player via his Twitter account'
    Jul 11 2013Signed a 3 year $17.95 million contract with New York (NYK)
    Jun 25 2013Declined $2.93 million Player Option with New York (NYK); becomes an Unrestricted Free Agent
    May 10 2013Fined $5,000 for flopping during IND-NYK game (playoff)
    Nov 16 2012Fined $2,000 for technical foul during NYK-MEM game
    Nov 5 2012Fined $2,000 for technical foul during NYK-PHI game
    Jul 11 2012Signed a 2 year $5.74 million contract with New York (NYK)
    Jun 26 2012Declined $2.4 millio¡n player option with New York (NYK)
    Mar 10 2012Fined $25,000 for posting a picture of a scantily clad woman on his Twitter account
    Feb 17 2012Signed a 1 year $2.5 million contract with New York (NYK)
    Aug 21 2008Signed a 3 year $16.5 million contract with Denver (DEN)
    Jun 27 2008Denver (DEN) extended a Qualifying Offer; becomes a Restricted Free Agent
    Oct 28 2006Denver (DEN) exercised $2.13 million option for 2007-2008
    Jul 20 2006Traded to Denver (DEN) from Chicago (CHI) for Howard Eisley, 2007 2nd round pick and 2007 2nd round pick
    Jul 14 2006Traded to Chicago (CHI) from New Orleans (NOH) with P.J. Brown for Tyson Chandler
    Jul 6 2004Signed a 3 year $3.89 million contract with New Orleans (NOH)
    Jun 24 2004Drafted by New Orleans (NO): Round 1 (#18 overall)
  • Fines & Suspensions

    A look at the reported fines & suspensions for J.R. Smith, and the financial implications.

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    08/01/2020 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAL-TOR game
    10/08/2018 Player contract details by year Verbal or other Non-Physical Offense Against Official $15,000 for initiating on-court altercation by shoving Aron Bayes during BOS-CLE game (preseaon)
    06/08/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-CLE game (playoff)
    05/15/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-BOS game (playoff)
    03/01/2018 Player contract details by year Conduct detrimental to the team 1 game $94,897 for conduct detrimental to the team
    12/17/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-WAS game
    12/06/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during SAC-CLE game
    06/12/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-GSW game (playoff)
    11/11/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-WAS game
    11/08/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during ATL-CLE game
    05/06/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-ATL game (playoff)
    03/14/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-UTH game
    02/18/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-CLE game
    02/03/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-CLE game
    11/21/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during ATL-CLE game
    06/07/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during CLE-GSW game (playoff)
    05/10/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-CHI game (playoff)
    04/27/2015 Player contract details by year Fighting 2 games $116,359 for altercation with Boston during CLE-BOS game (playoff)
    04/26/2015 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection (Flagrant 2) from CLE-BOS game (playoff)
    04/23/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-BOS game (playoff)
    03/12/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-SAS game
    03/07/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-CLE game
    02/11/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-CLE game
    01/04/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIL-NYK game
    11/05/2014 Player contract details by year Fighting 1 game $54,385 for striking Glen Rice in the groin during NYK-WAS game
    02/28/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-NYK game
    02/24/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-NYK game
    01/08/2014 Player contract details by year Unsportsmanlike Conduct $50,000 for 'recurring' unsportsmanlike conduct related to untying opponents’ shoes during DET-NYK game
    11/15/2013 Player contract details by year Social Media $25,000 for 'directing hostile and inappropriate language to another player via his Twitter account'
    09/06/2013 Player contract details by year Striking/Kicking/Kneeing 5 games $252,955 for failed drug test
    05/18/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during NYK-IND game (playoff)
    05/10/2013 Player contract details by year Flopping $5,000 for flopping during IND-NYK game (playoff)
    05/01/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during BOS-NYK game (playoff)
    04/27/2013 Player contract details by year 1 game $25,513 for throwing an elbow at Jason Terry during BOS-NY
    11/16/2012 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during NYK-MEM game
    11/05/2012 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during NYK-PHI game
    03/10/2012 Player contract details by year Social Media $25,000 for posting a picture of a scantily clad woman on his Twitter account
    02/05/2011 Player contract details by year $25,000 flagrant foul against Raja Bell (UTA)
    10 $744,109
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2019 LAL 6 2.17 0.318 0.091 1.000 0.00 0.83 0.83 0.50 0.17 0.00 0.67 2.83 4.25
    2018 CLE 11 1.83 0.342 0.308 0.800 0.00 1.64 1.64 1.91 1.00 0.27 1.00 6.73 13.10
    2017 CLE 80 0.35 0.403 0.375 0.696 0.36 2.58 2.94 1.76 0.85 0.13 1.01 8.28 15.38
    2016 CLE 41 0.71 0.346 0.351 0.667 0.41 2.34 2.76 1.49 1.00 0.27 0.63 8.56 16.00
    2015 CLE 77 0.40 0.416 0.400 0.634 0.56 2.26 2.82 1.70 1.05 0.27 0.77 12.40 20.22
    2014 CLE 69 0.43 0.419 0.384 0.743 0.43 2.71 3.14 2.78 1.19 0.32 1.41 12.19 21.74
    2013 NY 74 0.44 0.415 0.394 0.652 0.47 3.53 4.00 2.96 0.88 0.27 1.46 14.47 24.55
    2012 NY 79 0.42 0.423 0.358 0.764 0.80 4.49 5.29 2.73 1.27 0.30 1.68 18.24 30.15
    2011 NY 35 0.79 0.407 0.347 0.709 0.83 3.06 3.89 2.40 1.54 0.17 1.31 12.46 22.83
    2010 DEN 56 0.44 0.427 0.357 0.756 0.59 3.54 4.13 2.09 1.21 0.20 1.21 11.55 21.24
    2009 DEN 6 4.17 0.444 0.342 0.909 0.17 1.83 2.00 1.50 1.50 0.00 2.00 15.83 21.48
    2008 DEN 78 0.36 0.447 0.399 0.754 0.54 3.19 3.73 2.86 1.00 0.18 1.87 15.26 24.51
    Totals 612 29.22 0.416 0.377 0.733 0.53 3.05 3.58 2.32 1.08 0.23 1.29 12.71 21.80