Tristan Thompson

Age: 33-108d (Mar 13, 1991)
Exp: 13 Years
Country: CA
College: Texas
Drafted: Round 1 (#4 overall), 2011
Agent(s): Rich Paul (Klutch Sports Group)
2024-25 Cap Hit

$2,093,637

2024-25 Cash

$0

Career Earnings

$119,353,192

2023-2023 Free Agent

Tristan Thompson signed a 1 year , $3,196,448 contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, including $3,196,448 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,196,448. In 2024-25, Thompson will earn, while carrying a cap hit of $2,093,637.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,196,448
Average Salary:
$3,196,448
GTD at Sign:
$200,000
Total GTD:
$3,196,448
Signed Using:
Minimum
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2023-24 32 $2,019,706 1.48% $1,656,474 1.00% $3,196,448 $3,196,448
2024-25 33
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax
2023-24 32 $3,196,448 - - $2,019,706 1.48% $1,656,474
2024-25 33
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023-24 32 $3,196,448 $3,196,448 $3,196,448 $3,196,448 $3,196,448
Contract Notes
  • 2023-24: non-guaranteed, fully guaranteed 1/10/24
Source: Spotrac

2022-2022 rest-of-season

Tristan Thompson signed a 1 year , $16,700 contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, including $16,700 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $16,700.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $16,700
Average Salary:
$16,700
GTD at Sign:
$16,700
Total GTD:
$16,700
Signed Using:
Minimum
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2021-2021 rest-of-season

Tristan Thompson signed a 1 year , $1,000,000 contract with the Chicago Bulls, including $1,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,000,000
Average Salary:
$1,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$1,000,000
Total GTD:
$1,000,000
Signed Using:
bi-annual-exception
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2020-2021 Free Agent

Tristan Thompson signed a 2 year , $18,978,900 contract with the Boston Celtics, including $18,978,900 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $9,489,450.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $18,978,900
Average Salary:
$9,489,450
GTD at Sign:
$18,978,900
Total GTD:
$18,978,900
Signed Using:
non-taxpayer-mid-level-exception
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2015-2019

Tristan Thompson signed a 5 year , $82,000,000 contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, including $82,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $16,400,000.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $82,000,000
Average Salary:
$16,400,000
GTD at Sign:
$82,000,000
Total GTD:
$82,000,000
Signed Using:
Bird Rights
Free Agent:
2020 / UFA
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2011-2014 Rookie

Tristan Thompson signed a 4 year , $16,821,270 contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, including $16,821,270 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,205,318.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $16,821,270
Average Salary:
$4,205,318
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
$16,821,270
Signed Using:
rookie-scale-exception
Free Agent:
2015 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$119,353,192

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

6 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2011 20
Active
$2,999,459
$2,999,459
2012 21
Active
$3,894,240
$6,893,699
2013 22
Active
$4,062,000
$10,955,699
2014 23
Active
$5,138,430
$16,094,129
2015 24
Active
$14,260,870
$30,354,999
Champion
2016 25
Active
$15,330,435
$45,685,434
2017 26
Active
$16,400,000
$62,085,434
2018 27
Active
$17,469,565
$79,554,999
2019 28
Active
$17,380,434
$96,935,433
2020 29
Active
$9,258,000
$106,193,433
2021 30
Active
Retained
Retained
$1,000,000
$2,633,613
$6,312,998
$107,193,433
$109,827,046
$116,140,044
2022 31
Active
$16,700
$116,156,744
2023 32
Active
$3,196,448
$119,353,192
Total      
$119,353,192
$119,353,192
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2011
20
$2,999,459
$2,999,459
$2,999,459
2012
21
$3,894,240
$3,894,240
$6,893,699
2013
22
$4,062,000
$4,062,000
$10,955,699
2014
23
$5,138,430
$5,138,430
$16,094,129
2015
24
$14,260,870
$14,260,870
$30,354,999
2016
25
$15,330,435
$15,330,435
$45,685,434
2017
26
$16,400,000
$16,400,000
$62,085,434
2018
27
$17,469,565
$17,469,565
$79,554,999
2019
28
$17,380,434
$17,380,434
$96,935,433
2020
29
$9,258,000
$9,258,000
$106,193,433
2021
30
$1,000,000
$2,633,613
$6,312,998
$1,000,000
$2,633,613
$6,312,998
$107,193,433
$109,827,046
$116,140,044
2022
31
$16,700
$16,700
$116,156,744
2023
32
$3,196,448
$3,196,448
$119,353,192
Total
$119,353,192
$119,353,192
$119,353,192

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
10 $100,131,881 - - $100,131,881
1 $9,258,000 - - $9,258,000
1 $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
1 $2,633,613 - - $2,633,613
1 $6,312,998 - - $6,312,998
1 $16,700 - - $16,700

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2016-17 CLE Apr 05, 2017 - Apr 11, 2017 4 Thumb
2017-18 CLE Nov 03, 2017 - Dec 11, 2017 18 Calf
2017-18 CLE Dec 14, 2017 - Dec 15, 2017 1 Calf
2017-18 CLE Mar 05, 2018 - Mar 22, 2018 9 Ankle
2018-19 CLE Dec 12, 2018 - Jan 01, 2019 10 Foot
2018-19 CLE Jan 18, 2019 - Mar 19, 2019 26 Foot
2018-19 CLE Apr 04, 2019 - Apr 04, 2019 1 Rest
2018-19 CLE Apr 09, 2019 - Apr 09, 2019 1 Rest
2019-20 CLE Nov 20, 2019 - Nov 20, 2019 1 Rest
2019-20 CLE Jan 05, 2020 - Jan 06, 2020 1 Illness
2019-20 CLE Feb 03, 2020 - Feb 08, 2020 2 Quad
2019-20 CLE Feb 29, 2020 - Mar 06, 2020 3 Knee
2019-20 CLE Mar 10, 2020 - Mar 11, 2020 1 Eye
2020-21 BOS Dec 30, 2020 - Dec 30, 2020 1 Rest
2020-21 BOS Jan 08, 2021 - Jan 14, 2021 1 Health Protocols
2020-21 BOS Mar 16, 2021 - Apr 06, 2021 13 Health Protocols
2020-21 BOS May 05, 2021 - May 06, 2021 1 Chest
2020-21 BOS May 15, 2021 - May 16, 2021 2 Pectoral
2021-22 SAC Jan 10, 2022 - Jan 13, 2022 2 Quad
2021-22 SAC Jan 14, 2022 - Jan 14, 2022 2 Illness
  • Jan 23, 2024 Suspended 25 games (forfeit $726,465) for violating the NBA's anti-drug program
  • Sep 12, 2023 Signed a 1 year $3.20 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Apr 09, 2023 Signed a Rest-of-Season contract with Los Angeles (LAL)
  • Mar 27, 2022 Fined $20,000 for making profane comments towards official during CHI-NOP game
  • Feb 19, 2022 Signed a Rest-of-Season contract with Chicago (CHI)
  • Feb 17, 2022 Waived by Indiana (IND)
  • Feb 08, 2022 Traded to Indiana (IND) from Sacramento (SAC) with Tyrese Haliburton and Buddy Hield for Domantas Sabonis, Jeremy Lamb, Justin Holiday and 2023 2nd round pick [if lands between 31-55]
  • Aug 07, 2021 Traded to Sacramento (SAC) from Boston (BOS) as part of a 3-team trade: Atlanta (ATL) traded Kris Dunn, 2023 2nd round pick and Bruno Fernando to Boston (BOS); Sacramento (SAC) traded Delon Wright to Atlanta (ATL)
  • Nov 30, 2020 Signed a 2 year $18.98 million contract with Boston (BOS)
  • Nov 23, 2020 Cleveland (CLE) renounced their free-agent exception rights
  • Jun 01, 2018 Fined $25,000 for 'failing to leave the court in a timely manner' after ejection from CLE-GSW game (playoff)
  • May 31, 2018 Fined $2,000 for ejection from CLE-GSW game (playoff)
  • Oct 22, 2015 Signed a 5 year $82 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Jun 29, 2015 Cleveland (CLE) extended a $6.778 million Qualifying Offer; becomes a Restricted Free Agent
  • Oct 23, 2013 Cleveland (CLE) exercised $5.14 million option for 2014-2015
  • Dec 09, 2011 Signed a 2 year $7.38 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Jun 23, 2011 Drafted by Cleveland (CLE): Round 1 (#4 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Oct 30, 2012 for technical foul during WAS-CLE game $2,000
Nov 26, 2014 for technical foul during WAS-CLE game $2,000
Mar 01, 2015 for technical foul during CLE-HOU game $2,000
May 26, 2015 for technical foul during ATL-CLE game (playoff) $2,000
Dec 23, 2015 for technical foul during NYK-CLE game $2,000
May 21, 2016 for technical foul during CLE-TOR game (playoff) $2,000
Nov 08, 2016 for technical foul during ATL-CLE game $2,000
Nov 23, 2016 for technical foul during CLE-TOR game $2,000
Feb 06, 2017 for technical foul during CLE-WAS game $2,000
May 07, 2017 for technical foul during CLE-TOR game (playoff) $2,000
Jun 04, 2017 for technical foul during CLE-GSW game (playoff) $2,000
Jun 12, 2017 for technical foul during CLE-GSW game (playoff) $3,000
Oct 28, 2017 for technical foul during CLE-NOP game $2,000
May 15, 2018 for technical foul during CLE-BOS game (playoff) $2,000
May 31, 2018 for ejection from CLE-GSW game (playoff) $2,000
Jun 01, 2018 for 'failing to leave the court in a timely manner' after ejection from CLE-GSW game (playoff) $25,000
Jun 06, 2018 for technical foul during GSW-CLE game (playoff) $2,000
Nov 21, 2018 for technical foul during LAL-CLE game $2,000
Nov 26, 2018 for technical foul during MIN-CLE game $2,000
Jan 17, 2020 for ejection (two technical fouls) from CLE-MEM game $2,000
Jan 17, 2020 for two technical fouls during CLE-MEM game $4,000
Jan 20, 2021 for technical foul during BOS-PHI game $2,000
Apr 22, 2021 for technical foul during PHX-BOS game $2,000
Dec 08, 2021 for technical foul during ORL-SAC game $2,000
Dec 22, 2021 for technical foul during LAC-SAC game $2,000
Feb 28, 2022 for technical foul during CHI-MIA game $2,000
Mar 04, 2022 for technical foul during MIL-CHI game $2,000
Mar 22, 2022 for technical foul during CHI-MIL game $2,000
Mar 24, 2022 for technical foul during CHI-NOP game $3,000
Mar 24, 2022 for technical foul during CHI-NOP game $3,000
Mar 24, 2022 for ejection (two technical fouls) during CHI-NOP game $2,000
Mar 27, 2022 for making profane comments towards official during CHI-NOP game $20,000
Dec 18, 2023 for technical foul during HOU-CLE game $2,000
Jan 05, 2024 for technical foul during WAS-CLE game $2,000
Jan 11, 2024 for ejection from BKN-CLE game $2,000

Suspensions

Date Reason Games Suspended Fine Amount
Jan 23, 2024 for violating the NBA's anti-drug program 25 $726,465
Year Team GP GS Min/Gm Pt/Gm Reb/Gm Ast/Gm Stl/Gm Blk/Gm FG% 3PT% FT%
2023 CLE 49 11.2 3.3 3.6 1.0 0.2 0.3 .608 .288
2022 LAL 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .000
2021 CHI 58 6 15.4 5.9 5.0 0.6 0.4 0.4 .528 .333 .526
2020 BOS 54 43 23.8 7.6 8.1 1.2 0.4 0.6 .518 .592
2019 CLE 57 51 30.2 12.0 10.1 2.1 0.6 0.9 .512 .391 .615
2018 CLE 43 40 27.8 10.9 10.2 2.0 0.7 0.4 .529 .642
2017 CLE 53 22 20.2 5.8 6.6 0.6 0.3 0.3 .559 .544
2016 CLE 78 78 29.9 8.1 9.2 1.0 0.5 1.1 .600 .498
2015 CLE 82 34 27.7 7.8 9.0 0.8 0.5 0.6 .587 .616
2014 CLE 82 15 26.8 8.5 8.0 0.5 0.4 0.7 .547 .641
2013 CLE 80 80 31.6 11.6 9.1 0.9 0.5 0.4 .471 .699
2012 CLE 82 31.3 11.7 9.4 1.3 0.7 0.9 .488 .608
2011 CLE 61 23.8 8.3 6.5 0.4 0.5 1.0 .439 .549
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