LeBron James
Small Forward
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2003
Experience: 18 Years
College: St. Vincent–St. Mary High School
Contract: 2 yr(s) / $85,655,532 Signing Bonus - Average Salary$42,827,766 Free Agent:2023 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
2021 Contract details by year 36 $41,180,544 $41,180,544
2022 Contract details by year 37 $44,474,988 $44,474,988
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2003-2004 Player Cash Earnings $4,018,290 - - $4,018,290
2004-2005 Player Cash Earnings $4,320,360 - - $4,320,360
2005-2006 Player Cash Earnings $4,621,800 - - $4,621,800
2006-2007 Player Cash Earnings $5,828,090 - - $5,828,090
2007-2008 Player Cash Earnings $13,041,250 - - $13,041,250
2008-2009 Player Cash Earnings $14,410,581 - - $14,410,581
2009-2010 Player Cash Earnings $15,779,912 - - $15,779,912
2010-2011 Player Cash Earnings $14,500,000 - - $14,500,000
2011-2012 Player Cash Earnings $12,896,159 - - $12,896,159
2012-2013 Player Cash Earnings $17,545,000 - - $17,545,000
2013-2014 Player Cash Earnings $19,067,500 - - $19,067,500
2014-2015 Player Cash Earnings $20,644,400 - - $20,644,400
2015-2016 Player Cash Earnings $22,970,500 - - $22,970,500
2016-2017 Player Cash Earnings $30,963,450 - - $30,963,450
2017-2018 Player Cash Earnings $33,285,709 - - $33,285,709
2018-2019 Player Cash Earnings $35,654,150 - - $35,654,150
2019-2020 Player Cash Earnings $37,436,858 - - $37,436,858
2020-2021 Player Cash Earnings $39,219,566 - - $39,219,566
2021-2022 Player Cash Earnings $41,180,544 - - $41,180,544
19 seasons $387,384,119 - - $387,384,119

Cap Hit

#2
Small Forward
#2
Los Angeles Lakers
#6
NBA

AAV

#2
Small Forward
#5
NBA

Cash

#2
Small Forward
#6
NBA
  • Nov 26 2021

    Fined $15,000 for making an obscene gesture on the court during LAL-IND game

  • Nov 22 2021

    Suspended 1 game (forfeit $284,004) for altercation during LAL-DET game

  • Nov 21 2021

    Fined $2,000 for ejection from LAL-DET game

  • Mar 2 2021

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-LAL game

  • Jan 15 2021

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during NOP-LAL game

  • Dec 3 2020

    Signed a 2 year $85.66 million contract extension with Los Angeles (LAL)

  • Nov 13 2019

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-LAL game

  • Jul 9 2018

    Signed a 4 year $153.5 million maximum contract with Los Angeles (LAL)

  • Jun 29 2018

    Declined $35.6 million option with Cleveland (CLE) for 2018-19

  • Apr 22 2018

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-IND game (playoff)

  • Feb 25 2018

    Fined $3,000 for technical foul during SAS-CLE game

  • Jan 12 2018

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-IND game

  • Dec 30 2017

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-UTH game

  • Nov 28 2017

    Fined $2,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from MIA-CLE game

  • Nov 28 2017

    Fined $4,000 for two technical fouls during MIA-CLE game

  • Nov 13 2017

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-NYK game

  • Jun 9 2017

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-CLE game (playoff)

  • Mar 9 2017

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-DET game

  • Jan 10 2017

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-UTH game

  • Dec 1 2016

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-CLE game

  • Aug 12 2016

    Signed a 3 year $100 million contact with Cleveland (CLE)

  • Jun 28 2016

    Declined $24 million option with Cleveland (CLE); becomes an Unrestricted Free Agent

  • Mar 26 2016

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-NYK game

  • Jan 18 2016

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-CLE game

  • Dec 23 2015

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during NYK-CLE game

  • Dec 4 2015

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-NOP game

  • Jun 28 2015

    Declined a $21.6 million option with Cleveland (CLE) for the 2015-2016 season

  • May 8 2015

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-CHI game (playoff)

  • Apr 5 2015

    Fined $3,000 for technical foul during CHI-CLE game

  • Mar 12 2015

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-SAS game

  • Mar 6 2015

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-ATL game

  • Mar 1 2015

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-HOU game

  • Dec 26 2014

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-ORL game

  • Dec 25 2014

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-MIA game

  • Jul 12 2014

    Signed a 2 year $42.2 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)

  • Jun 24 2014

    Exercised Early Termination Option with Miami (MIA) to void remaining years of contract

  • Jun 8 2014

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-SAS game (playoff)

  • May 12 2014

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-BKN game (playoff)

  • Apr 4 2014

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-MIA game

  • Mar 9 2014

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-CHI game

  • Feb 11 2014

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-PHX game

  • Feb 5 2014

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-LAC game

  • Jan 26 2014

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during SAS-MIA game

  • Jul 9 2010

    Signed a 6 year $110 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)

  • Jul 9 2010

    Traded to Miami (MIA) from Cleveland (CLE) as part of a sign-and-trade for a 2011 2nd round pick, 2 future 1st round picks, and a future 2nd round pick

  • Jul 18 2006

    Signed a 4 year $60.4 million rookie scale extension with Cleveland (CLE)

  • Apr 16 2004

    Cleveland (CLE) exercised $5.8 million option for 2006-2007

  • Jul 3 2003

    Signed a 3 year $12.9 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)

  • Jun 26 2003

    Drafted by Cleveland (CLE): Round 1 (#1 overall)