Caris LeVert

Cleveland Cavaliers, Shooting Guard
Age: 29-331d (Aug 25, 1994)
Exp: 8 Years
Country: US
College: Michigan
Drafted: Round 1 (#20 overall), 2016
Agent(s): Austin Brown (CAA Sports)
2024-25 Cap Hit

$16,615,384

2024-25 Cash

$16,615,384

Career Earnings

$75,243,787

2023-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Caris LeVert signed a 2 year , $32,000,000 contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, including $32,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $16,000,000. In 2024-25, LeVert will earn a base salary of $16,615,384, while carrying a cap hit of $16,615,384 and a dead cap value of $16,615,384.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $32,000,000
Average Salary:
$16,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$32,000,000
Total GTD:
$32,000,000
Signed Using:
Bird Rights
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Apron Salary Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Guaranteed Cash Cumulative
2023-24 29 $15,384,616 11.31% $15,384,616 $15,384,616 9.31% $15,384,616 $15,384,616 $15,384,616
2024-25 30 $16,615,384 11.82% $16,615,384 $16,615,384 9.73% $16,615,384 $16,615,384 $32,000,000
2025-26 31
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax
2023-24 29 $15,384,616 - - $15,384,616 11.31% $15,384,616
2024-25 30 $16,615,384 - - $16,615,384 11.82% $16,615,384
2025-26 31
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023-24 29 $15,384,616 $15,384,616 $15,384,616 $15,384,616 $16,000,000
2024-25 30 $16,615,384 $16,615,384 $32,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,615,384
Source: Spotrac

2020-2022 Rookie Extension

Caris LeVert signed a 3 year , $52,500,000 contract with the Brooklyn Nets, including $52,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $17,500,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $52,500,000
Average Salary:
$17,500,000
GTD at Sign:
$52,500,000
Total GTD:
$52,500,000
Signed Using:
Bird Rights
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2016-2019 Rookie

Caris LeVert signed a 4 year , $7,523,278 contract with the Brooklyn Nets, including $7,523,278 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,880,820.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $7,523,278
Average Salary:
$1,880,820
GTD at Sign:
$3,194,760
Total GTD:
$7,523,278
Signed Using:
rookie-scale-exception
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$75,243,787

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

3 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2016 22
Active
$1,562,280
$1,562,280
2017 23
Active
$1,632,480
$3,194,760
2018 24
Active
$1,702,800
$4,897,560
2019 25
Active
$2,461,611
$7,359,171
2020 26
Retained
Active
$2,774,607
$13,429,097
$10,133,778
$23,562,875
2021 27
Active
Retained
$6,336,207
$11,163,793
$29,899,082
$41,062,875
2022 28
Active
$18,796,296
$59,859,171
2023 29
Active
$15,384,616
$75,243,787
Total      
$75,243,787
$75,243,787
2024 30
Active
$16,615,384
Total
$91,859,171
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2016
22
$1,562,280
$1,562,280
$1,562,280
2017
23
$1,632,480
$1,632,480
$3,194,760
2018
24
$1,702,800
$1,702,800
$4,897,560
2019
25
$2,461,611
$2,461,611
$7,359,171
2020
26
$2,774,607
$13,429,097
$2,774,607
$13,429,097
$10,133,778
$23,562,875
2021
27
$6,336,207
$11,163,793
$6,336,207
$11,163,793
$29,899,082
$41,062,875
2022
28
$18,796,296
$18,796,296
$59,859,171
2023
29
$15,384,616
$15,384,616
$75,243,787
Total
$75,243,787
$75,243,787
$75,243,787
2024
30
$16,615,384
$16,615,384
Total
$91,859,171
$91,859,171

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $10,133,778 - - $10,133,778
2 $24,592,890 - - $24,592,890
3 $40,517,119 - - $40,517,119

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2016-17 BKN Oct 26, 2016 - Dec 06, 2016 20 Foot
2016-17 BKN Feb 05, 2017 - Feb 07, 2017 2 Knee
2016-17 BKN Feb 25, 2017 - Feb 28, 2017 1 Illness
2017-18 BKN Jan 03, 2018 - Jan 07, 2018 2 Groin
2017-18 BKN Jan 27, 2018 - Feb 01, 2018 4 Groin
2017-18 BKN Feb 07, 2018 - Feb 09, 2018 1 Concussion
2017-18 BKN Feb 10, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018 4 Knee
2017-18 BKN Apr 09, 2018 - Apr 10, 2018 1 Foot
2018-19 BKN Nov 14, 2018 - Feb 07, 2019 42 Foot
2019-20 BKN Nov 12, 2019 - Jan 03, 2020 24 Thumb
2019-20 BKN Jan 06, 2020 - Jan 06, 2020 1 Rest
2020-21 IND Jan 17, 2021 - Mar 12, 2021 24 Kidney
2020-21 IND May 13, 2021 - May 13, 2021 1 Knee
2021-22 IND Oct 20, 2021 - Oct 29, 2021 6 Back
2021-22 IND Nov 10, 2021 - Nov 12, 2021 2 Back
2021-22 IND Jan 02, 2022 - Jan 11, 2022 5 Health Protocols
2021-22 IND Jan 20, 2022 - Jan 23, 2022 2 Calf
2021-22 CLE Feb 25, 2022 - Mar 13, 2022 9 Foot
2022-23 CLE Nov 21, 2022 - Nov 27, 2022 4 Ankle
2022-23 CLE Feb 02, 2023 - Feb 05, 2023 2 Hamstring
2022-23 CLE Apr 06, 2023 - Apr 09, 2023 2 Knee
2023-24 CLE Oct 31, 2023 - Oct 31, 2023 1 Hamstring
2023-24 CLE Nov 19, 2023 - Nov 21, 2023 2 Knee
2023-24 CLE Dec 02, 2023 - Dec 11, 2023 4 Knee
2023-24 CLE Dec 23, 2023 - Dec 26, 2023 1 Knee
2023-24 CLE Jan 20, 2024 - Jan 23, 2024 2 Wrist
2023-24 CLE Mar 01, 2024 - Mar 04, 2024 2 Elbow
2023-24 CLE Mar 29, 2024 - Mar 30, 2024 1 Wrist
2023-24 CLE Apr 14, 2024 - Apr 14, 2024 1 Knee
  • Nov 03, 2023 Fined $2,000 for flopping during CLE-NYK game
  • Jul 06, 2023 Signed a 2 year $32 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Feb 07, 2022 Traded to Cleveland (CLE) from Indiana (IND) with 2022 2nd round pick [MIA pick] for Ricky Rubio, 2022 1st round pick [Top-14 protected] , 2022 2nd round pick [HOU pick] and 2027 2nd round pick [UTH pick]
  • Jan 14, 2021 Traded to Indiana (IND) from Brooklyn (BKN) as part of a 4-team trade: Cleveland (CLE) traded Dante Exum to Houston (HOU); Cleveland (CLE) traded 2024 2nd round pick to Indiana (IND); Houston (HOU) traded 2023 2nd round pick to Indiana (IND); Houston (HOU) traded James Harden to Brooklyn (BKN); Indiana (IND) traded Victor Oladipo to Houston (HOU); Brooklyn (BKN) traded Jarrett Allen, Taurean Prince and Aleksandar Vezenkov to Cleveland (CLE); Brooklyn (BKN) traded 2022 1st round pick, 2024 1st round pick, 2026 1st round pick, 2022 1st round pick and Rodions Kurucs to Houston (HOU); Brooklyn (BKN) traded $2.6 million to Indiana (IND)
  • Aug 25, 2019 Signed a 3 year $52.5 million rookie contract extension with Brooklyn (BKN)
  • Oct 15, 2018 Brooklyn (BKN) exercised $2.63 million option for 2019-20
  • Oct 12, 2017 Brooklyn (BKN) exercised $1.7 million option for 2018-19
  • Jul 14, 2016 Signed a 4 year $7.52 million rookie scale contract with Brooklyn (BKN)
  • Jul 07, 2016 Traded to Brooklyn (BKN) from Indiana (IND) with 2017 2nd round pick for Thaddeus Young
  • Jun 23, 2016 Drafted by Indiana (IND): Round 1 (#20 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Oct 19, 2018 for technical foul during NYK-BKN game $2,000
Nov 09, 2018 for technical foul during BKN-DEN game $2,000
Apr 02, 2021 for technical foul during CHA-IND game $2,000
Apr 14, 2021 for technical foul during IND-HOU game $2,000
May 10, 2021 for technical foul during IND-CLE game $2,000
May 11, 2021 for technical foul during PHI-IND game $2,000
Nov 09, 2022 for technical foul during CLE-SAC game $2,000
Dec 04, 2022 for technical foul during CLE-NYK game $2,000
Mar 15, 2023 for technical foul during PHI-CLE game $2,000
Nov 02, 2023 for flopping during CLE-NYK game $2,000
Nov 22, 2023 for technical foul during MIA-CLE game $2,000
Nov 22, 2023 for technical foul during MIA-CLE game $2,000
Nov 22, 2023 for ejection (two technical fouls) from MIA-CLE game $2,000
Year Team GP GS Min/Gm Pt/Gm Reb/Gm Ast/Gm Stl/Gm Blk/Gm FG% 3PT% FT%
2023 CLE 68 10 28.8 14.0 4.1 5.1 1.1 0.5 .421 .325 .766
2022 CLE 74 29 30.2 12.1 3.8 3.9 1.0 0.3 .431 .392 .722
2021 CLE 58 49 30.7 17.0 3.7 4.3 0.9 0.4 .444 .320 .756
2020 IND 47 39 31.6 20.2 4.6 5.2 1.4 0.6 .441 .326 .811
2019 BKN 45 31 29.5 18.7 4.2 4.4 1.2 0.2 .425 .364 .711
2018 BKN 40 25 26.6 13.7 3.8 3.9 1.1 0.4 .429 .312 .691
2017 BKN 71 10 26.3 12.1 3.7 4.2 1.2 0.3 .435 .347 .711
2016 BKN 57 26 21.7 8.2 3.3 1.9 0.9 0.1 .450 .322 .720
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