JaVale McGee
Center
Drafted: Round 1 (#18 overall), 2008
Experience: 12 Years
College: Nevada
Contract: 2 yr(s) / $8,200,000 Signing Bonus - Average Salary$4,100,000 Free Agent:2021 / UFA
Year   Age Status Base Salary Total Salary
2019 Contract details by year 31 $4,000,000 $4,000,000
2020 Contract details by year 32 $4,200,000 $4,200,000
Contract Notes:
  • 2020 Player Option
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2008-2009 Player Cash Earnings $1,392,240 - - $1,392,240
2009-2010 Player Cash Earnings $1,496,640 - - $1,496,640
2010-2011 Player Cash Earnings $1,601,040 - - $1,601,040
2011-2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,981,931 - - $1,981,931
2012-2013 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
2013-2014 Player Cash Earnings $10,750,000 - - $10,750,000
2014-2015 Player Cash Earnings $11,250,000 - - $11,250,000
2015-2016 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000
2015-2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,270,964 - - $1,270,964
2016-2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,403,611 - - $1,403,611
2017-2018 Player Cash Earnings $2,116,955 - - $2,116,955
2018-2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,393,887 - - $2,393,887
2019-2020 Player Cash Earnings $3,750,000 - - $3,750,000
2020-2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,524,658 - - $1,524,658
2020-2021 Player Cash Earnings $2,675,342 - - $2,675,342
15 seasons $65,607,268 - - $65,607,268

Cap Hit

AAV

#42
Center
#293
NBA

Cash

#42
Center
#290
NBA
  • Apr 4 2021

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

  • Mar 25 2021

    Traded to Denver (DEN) from Cleveland (CLE) for Isaiah Hartenstein, 2027 2nd round pick [unprotected] and 2023 2nd round pick [top-46 protected]

  • Feb 8 2021

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

  • Feb 8 2021

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

  • Dec 31 2020

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

  • Nov 23 2020

    Traded to Cleveland (CLE) from Los Angeles (LAL) with future 2nd-round pick for TBD, Jordan Bell and Alfonzo McKinnie

  • Nov 19 2020

    Exercised $4.2 million Player Option with Los Angeles (LAL) for 2020-21

  • Dec 3 2019

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

  • Jul 6 2019

    Signed a 2 year $8.2 million contract with Los Angeles (LAL) - includes 202 Player Option

  • Dec 8 2018

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

  • Jul 10 2018

    Signed a 1 year $2.4 million contract with Los Angeles (LAL)

  • Mar 8 2018

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

  • Aug 1 2017

    Signed a 1 year $2.12 million contract with Golden State (GSW)

  • Apr 4 2017

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

  • Feb 15 2017

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

  • Sep 12 2016

    Signed a 1 year $1.4 million contract with Golden State (GSW)

  • Jul 8 2016

    Waived by Dallas (DAL)

  • Aug 13 2015

    Signed a 1 year $1.27 million contract with Dallas (DAL) - includes 2nd Year Team Option

  • Mar 1 2015

    Waived by Philadelphia (PHI)

  • Feb 19 2015

    Traded to Philadelphia (PHI) from Denver (DEN) with 2015 1st round pick [top-18 protected] and Chukwudiebere Maduabum for rights to Cenk Akyol

  • Jul 18 2012

    Signed a 4 year $44 million contract with Denver (DEN)

  • Jun 30 2012

    Denver (DEN) extended a Qualifying Offer of $3,494,144; becomes a Restricted Free Agent

  • Mar 15 2012

    Traded to Denver (DEN) from Washington (WAS) as a part of a 3-team trade; Washington (WAS) traded Ronny Turiaf to Denver (DEN); Los Angeles (LAC) traded Brian Cook and second round draft pick to Washington (WAS); Washington (WAS) traded Nick Young to Los Angeles (LAC); Denver (DEN) traded Nene Hilario to Washington (WAS)

  • Sep 24 2010

    Washington (WAS) exercised $2.46 million option for 2011-2012

  • Oct 29 2009

    Washington (WAS) exercised $1.6 million option for 2010-2011

  • Jul 9 2008

    Signed a 2 year $2.88 million contract with Washington (WAS)

  • Jun 26 2008

    Drafted by Washington (WAS): Round 1 (#18 overall)