Darius Garland

Cleveland Cavaliers, Point Guard
Age: 24-152d (Jan 26, 2000)
Exp: 5 Years
Country: US
College: Vanderbilt
Drafted: Round 1 (#5 overall), 2019
Agent(s): Rich Paul (Klutch Sports Group)
2024-25 Cap Hit

$36,725,670

2024-25 Cash

$36,725,670

Career Earnings

$63,088,565

2023-2027 Designated Rookie Extension (CURRENT)

Darius Garland signed a 5 year , $197,230,450 contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, including $197,230,450 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $39,446,090. In 2024-25, Garland will earn a base salary of $36,725,670, while carrying a cap hit of $36,725,670 and a dead cap value of $36,725,670.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $197,230,450
Average Salary:
$39,446,090
GTD at Sign:
$197,230,450
Total GTD:
$197,230,450
Signed Using:
Bird Rights
Free Agent:
2028 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2023-24 24 $34,005,250 25.00% $34,005,250 20.57% $34,005,250 $34,005,250
2024-25 25 $36,725,670 26.05% $36,725,670 21.44% $36,725,670 $70,730,920
2025-26 26 $39,446,090 25.43% $39,446,090 20.93% $39,446,090 $110,177,010
2026-27 27 $42,166,510 24.72% $42,166,510 20.34% $42,166,510 $152,343,520
2027-28 28 $44,886,930 23.92% $44,886,930 19.69% $44,886,930 $197,230,450
2028-29 29
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax
2023-24 24 $34,005,250 - - $34,005,250 25.00% $34,005,250
2024-25 25 $36,725,670 - - $36,725,670 26.05% $36,725,670
2025-26 26 $39,446,090 - - $39,446,090 25.43% $39,446,090
2026-27 27 $42,166,510 - - $42,166,510 24.72% $42,166,510
2027-28 28 $44,886,930 - - $44,886,930 23.92% $44,886,930
2028-29 29
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023-24 24 $34,005,250 $34,005,250 $34,005,250 $34,005,250 $39,446,090
2024-25 25 $36,725,670 $36,725,670 $70,730,920 $35,365,460 $40,806,300
2025-26 26 $39,446,090 $39,446,090 $110,177,010 $36,725,670 $42,166,510
2026-27 27 $42,166,510 $42,166,510 $152,343,520 $38,085,880 $43,526,720
2027-28 28 $44,886,930 $44,886,930 $197,230,450 $39,446,090 $44,886,930
Contract Notes
  • No All-NBA: $193M (25%)
  • All-NBA: $231M (30%)
  • 15% Trade Bonus
Source: Spotrac

2019-2022 Rookie

Darius Garland signed a 4 year , $29,083,315 contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, including $20,162,520 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,270,829.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $29,083,315
Average Salary:
$7,270,829
GTD at Sign:
$13,121,640
Total GTD:
$20,162,520
Signed Using:
rookie-scale-exception
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$63,088,565

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2019 20
Active
$6,400,920
$6,400,920
2020 21
Active
$6,720,720
$13,121,640
2021 22
Active / Club Exercised
$7,040,880
$20,162,520
2022 23
Active / Club Exercised
$8,920,795
$29,083,315
2023 24
Active
$34,005,250
$63,088,565
Total      
$63,088,565
$63,088,565
2024 25
Active
$36,725,670
2025 26
Active
$39,446,090
2026 27
Active
$42,166,510
2027 28
Active
$44,886,930
Total
$226,313,765
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2019
20
$6,400,920
$6,400,920
$6,400,920
2020
21
$6,720,720
$6,720,720
$13,121,640
2021
22
$7,040,880
$7,040,880
$20,162,520
2022
23
$8,920,795
$8,920,795
$29,083,315
2023
24
$34,005,250
$34,005,250
$63,088,565
Total
$63,088,565
$63,088,565
$63,088,565
2024
25
$36,725,670
$36,725,670
2025
26
$39,446,090
$39,446,090
2026
27
$42,166,510
$42,166,510
2027
28
$44,886,930
$44,886,930
Total
$226,313,765
$226,313,765

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $63,088,565 - - $63,088,565

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2019-20 CLE Jan 28, 2020 - Jan 28, 2020 1 Rest
2019-20 CLE Mar 02, 2020 - Mar 11, 2020 5 Groin
2020-21 CLE Jan 04, 2021 - Jan 21, 2021 8 Shoulder
2020-21 CLE Mar 12, 2021 - Mar 13, 2021 1 Groin
2020-21 CLE Apr 11, 2021 - Apr 13, 2021 1 Ankle
2020-21 CLE May 01, 2021 - May 13, 2021 7 Ankle
2020-21 CLE May 16, 2021 - May 16, 2021 1 Ankle
2021-22 CLE Oct 22, 2021 - Oct 24, 2021 2 Ankle
2021-22 CLE Dec 28, 2021 - Jan 03, 2022 4 Health Protocols
2021-22 CLE Jan 31, 2022 - Feb 08, 2022 4 Back
2021-22 CLE Feb 11, 2022 - Feb 11, 2022 1 Back
2021-22 CLE Feb 24, 2022 - Mar 01, 2022 3 Back
2022-23 CLE Oct 22, 2022 - Nov 01, 2022 5 Eye
2022-23 CLE Nov 04, 2022 - Nov 05, 2022 1 Knee
2022-23 CLE Dec 31, 2022 - Jan 05, 2023 3 Thumb
2022-23 CLE Feb 08, 2023 - Feb 09, 2023 1 Thumb
2022-23 CLE Mar 10, 2023 - Mar 11, 2023 1 Quad
2022-23 CLE Apr 06, 2023 - Apr 09, 2023 2 Hip
2023-24 CLE Oct 27, 2023 - Nov 02, 2023 4 Hamstring
2023-24 CLE Nov 15, 2023 - Nov 16, 2023 1 Neck
2023-24 CLE Dec 16, 2023 - Jan 30, 2024 19 Face/Jaw
2023-24 CLE Apr 14, 2024 - Apr 14, 2024 1 Back
  • Jul 08, 2022 Signed a 5 year $197.23 million Designated Rookie contract extension with Cleveland (CLE) - includes 30% cap language
  • Oct 30, 2021 Cleveland (CLE) exercised $8.92 million option for 2022-23
  • Apr 03, 2021 Fined $2,000 for ejection from CLE-MIA game
  • Dec 23, 2020 Cleveland (CLE) exercised $7.04 million option for 2021-22
  • Jul 01, 2019 Signed a 4 year $29.08 million rookie scale contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Jun 20, 2019 Drafted by Cleveland (CLE): Round 1 (#5 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Feb 03, 2020 for technical foul during NYK-CLE game $2,000
Apr 03, 2021 for technical foul during CLE-MIA game $2,000
Apr 03, 2021 for ejection from CLE-MIA game $2,000
Nov 24, 2021 for technical foul during PHX-CLE game $2,000
Dec 22, 2021 for technical foul during CLE-BOS game $2,000
Mar 04, 2022 for technical foul during CLE-PHI game $2,000
Mar 12, 2022 for technical foul during CLE-CHI game $2,000
Nov 13, 2022 for technical foul during MIN-CLE game $2,000
Nov 18, 2022 for technical foul during CHA-CLE game $2,000
Feb 13, 2023 for technical foul during SAS-CLE game $2,000
Nov 03, 2023 for technical foul during CLE-IND game $2,000
Mar 20, 2024 for technical foul during MIA-CLE game $2,000
Apr 02, 2024 for technical foul during CLE-UTA game $2,000
Apr 12, 2024 for technical foul during IND-CLE game $2,000
Apr 27, 2024 for technical foul during CLE-ORL game (playoff) $2,000
Year Team GP GS Min/Gm Pt/Gm Reb/Gm Ast/Gm Stl/Gm Blk/Gm FG% 3PT% FT%
2023 CLE 57 57 33.3 18.0 2.7 6.5 1.3 0.1 .446 .371 .834
2022 CLE 69 69 35.5 21.6 2.7 7.8 1.2 0.1 .462 .410 .863
2021 CLE 68 68 35.7 21.7 3.3 8.6 1.3 0.1 .462 .383 .892
2020 CLE 54 50 33.1 17.4 2.4 6.1 1.2 0.1 .451 .395 .848
2019 CLE 59 59 30.9 12.3 1.9 3.9 0.7 0.1 .401 .355 .875
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