Cleveland Cavaliers Regular Season Rosters

2015-2016 Cleveland Cavaliers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
8 Matt Dellavedova G 6-4 200 2 Saint Mary's 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted Australia RFA-2016
12 Joe Harris SG 6-6 225 1 Virginia 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States RFA-2017
2 Kyrie Irving G 6-3 193 4 Duke 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States / Australia PO-2019; UFA-2020
23 LeBron James F 6-8 250 12 St. Vincent St. Mary High School (Ohio) 2003 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States PO-2016; UFA-2017
  Richard Jefferson SF 6-7 234 14 Arizona 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States UFA-2016
1 James Jones SF 6-8 215 12 Miami (FL) 2003 Rnd 2 Pick 20 United States UFA-2016
0 Kevin Love FC 6-10 243 7 UCLA 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States PO-2019; UFA-2020
20 Timofey Mozgov C 7-1 250 5 Khimki BC (Russia) 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted Russia UFA-2016
4 Iman Shumpert G 6-5 220 4 Georgia Tech 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States PO-2018; UFA-2019
17 Anderson Varejao C 6-11 260 11 FC Barcelona Regal (Spain) 2004 Rnd 2 Pick 1 Brazil UFA-2018
2 Mo Williams G 6-1 195 12 Alabama 2003 Rnd 2 Pick 18 United States PO-2016; UFA-2017

2015-2016 Cavaliers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. Irving I. Shumpert L. James K. Love T. Mozgov
Rotation M. Williams   R. Jefferson   A. Varejao
Rotation M. Dellavedova   J. Jones    
Lim PT   J. Harris      

Cavaliers Draft Rights Retained

Name Pos Draft Status Nationality
Cedi Osman GF 2015 Rnd 2 Pick 1 Macedonia / Turkey
Dom Pointer SF 2015 Rnd 2 Pick 23 United States
Ilkan Karaman F 2012 Rnd 2 Pick 27 Turkey
Milan Macvan PF 2011 Rnd 2 Pick 24 Croatia / Serbia
Sasha Kaun C 2008 Rnd 2 Pick 26 Russia
Ejike Ugboaja F 2006 Rnd 2 Pick 25 Nigeria
Edin Bavcic C 2006 Rnd 2 Pick 26 Bosnia and Herzegovina

Cavaliers Free Agent Rights Retained

Name Pos FA Status Nationality
Shawn Marion F (U) Non-Bird United States
J.R. Smith SG (U) Bird United States
Tristan Thompson F (R) Bird Canada

Cleveland Cavaliers Future Free Agent Details

2016 2017 2018 2019
Mo Williams (PO)
LeBron James (PO)
Richard Jefferson (UFA)
James Jones (UFA)
Matt Dellavedova (RFA)
Timofey Mozgov (UFA)
Joe Harris (RFA)
Anderson Varejao (UFA)
Iman Shumpert (PO)
Kevin Love (PO)
Kyrie Irving (PO)

Cleveland Cavaliers Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
20161-10 Own; 11-30 to PHX (via BOS)To BOS; LAC 56-60 (via NOP)
20171-10 Own; 11-30 to PHX (via BOS) if not already settledTo BOS; SAC 56-60 (via BOS)
20181-10 Own; 11-30 to PHX (via BOS) if not already settledMore favorable of CLE and BRK to PHL then other to CHA (via PHL swap of CLE for BRK)
2019To PHX (via BOS) if not already settledMost favorable of CLE, HOU and ORL to ORL then others to NYK (via ORL swap for CLE or HOU); less favorable of LAL (via IND) and MIN
2020OwnTo POR
2021OwnOwn
2022OwnOwn

Cleveland Cavaliers Future Traded Pick Details

Credits Debits

2015 second round draft pick from Portland
Portland's 2015 2nd round pick to Cleveland (via Cleveland to Chicago to Denver) [Cleveland-Portland, 6/27/2013; Chicago-Cleveland, 1/7/2014; Chicago-Denver, 6/26/2014; Cleveland-Denver, 1/7/2015]

2016 second round draft pick from L.A. Clippers
L.A. Clippers' 2016 2nd round pick to Cleveland (via New Orleans) protected for selections 31-55 (if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then the L.A. Clippers' obligation to Cleveland will be extinguished) [L.A. Clippers-New Orleans, 8/12/2009; Cleveland-New Orleans, 7/11/2014]

2017 second round draft pick from Sacramento
Sacramento's 2017 2nd round pick to Cleveland (via Boston) protected for selections 31-55 (if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then Sacramento's obligation to Cleveland will be extinguished) [Boston-Sacramento, 2/24/2011; Boston-Cleveland, 9/25/2014]

2019 second round draft pick from L.A. Lakers
Cleveland will receive the less favorable of the L.A. Lakers' 2019 2nd round pick (via Indiana) and Minnesota's 2019 2nd round pick and Portland will receive the more favorable of these two picks (via Cleveland) [Cleveland-Minnesota, 6/25/2015; Indiana-L.A. Lakers, 7/9/2015; Cleveland-Indiana, 7/23/2015; Cleveland-Portland, 7/27/2015]; this pick conveyance is the same as the one described in "2019 second round draft pick from Minnesota" on Cleveland Credits

2019 second round draft pick from Minnesota
Cleveland will receive the less favorable of the L.A. Lakers' 2019 2nd round pick (via Indiana) and Minnesota's 2019 2nd round pick and Portland will receive the more favorable of these two picks (via Cleveland) [Cleveland-Minnesota, 6/25/2015; Indiana-L.A. Lakers, 7/9/2015; Cleveland-Indiana, 7/23/2015; Cleveland-Portland, 7/27/2015]; this pick conveyance is the same as the one described in "2019 second round draft pick from L.A. Lakers" on Cleveland Credits

2015 second round draft pick to Utah
Cleveland's 2015 2nd round pick to Utah [Cleveland-Utah, 7/22/2014]

2016 first round draft pick to Phoenix
Cleveland's 1st round pick to Phoenix (via Boston) protected for selections 1-10 in 2016, 1-10 in 2017 and 1-10 in 2018 and unprotected in 2019 [Boston-Brooklyn-Cleveland, 7/10/2014; Boston-Phoenix, 2/19/2015]

2016 second round draft pick to Boston
Cleveland's 2016 2nd round pick to Boston [Boston-Cleveland, 9/25/2014]

2017 second round draft pick to Boston
Cleveland's 2017 2nd round pick to Boston [Boston-Cleveland, 9/25/2014]

2018 second round draft pick to Charlotte
Charlotte will receive the less favorable of Brooklyn's 2018 2nd round pick and Cleveland's 2018 2nd round pick and Philadelphia will receive the more favorable of these two picks (via Philadelphia's right to swap Cleveland for Brooklyn) [Cleveland-Philadelphia, 9/26/2014; Brooklyn-Philadelphia, 12/11/2014; Brooklyn-Charlotte, 6/25/2015]; this pick conveyance is the same as the one described in "2018 second round draft pick from Brooklyn" on Charlotte Credits

2018 second round draft pick to Philadelphia
Philadelphia will receive the more favorable of Cleveland's 2018 2nd round pick and Brooklyn's 2018 2nd round pick and Charlotte will receive the less favorable of these two picks (via Philadelphia's right to swap Cleveland for Brooklyn) [Cleveland-Philadelphia, 9/26/2014; Brooklyn-Philadelphia, 12/11/2014; Brooklyn-Charlotte, 6/25/2015]; this pick conveyance is the same as the one described in "2018 second round draft pick from Brooklyn" on Philadelphia Credits

2019 second round draft pick to New York
Orlando has the right to swap its 2019 2nd round pick for Cleveland's 2019 2nd round pick or Houston's 2019 2nd round pick (via New York); if Orlando exercises this swap right, then New York will receive the Orlando pick and the less favorable of the Cleveland pick and the Houston pick; if Orlando does not exercise this swap right, then New York will receive the Cleveland pick and the Houston pick [Cleveland-New York-Oklahoma City, 1/5/2015; Houston-New York, 2/19/2015; New York-Orlando, 7/9/2015]; this pick conveyance is the same as the one described in "2019 second round draft pick from Houston" on New York Credits

2019 second round draft pick to Orlando
Orlando has the right to swap its 2019 2nd round pick for Cleveland's 2019 2nd round pick or Houston's 2019 2nd round pick (via New York); if Orlando exercises this swap right, then New York will receive the Orlando pick and the less favorable of the Cleveland pick and the Houston pick; if Orlando does not exercise this swap right, then New York will receive the Cleveland pick and the Houston pick [Cleveland-New York-Oklahoma City, 1/5/2015; Houston-New York, 2/19/2015; New York-Orlando, 7/9/2015]; this pick conveyance is the same as the one described in "2019 second round draft pick from Houston" on Orlando Credits

2020 second round draft pick to Portland
Cleveland's 2020 2nd round pick to Portland [Cleveland-Portland, 7/27/2015]

2015-2016 Cleveland Cavaliers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Joe Harris was selected as the #3 pick in the Second Round of the 2014 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Joe Harris signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 22, 2014.

Kyrie Irving was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 2011 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Kyrie Irving signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on December 9, 2011. Kyrie Irving signed a multi-year extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 10, 2014.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Anderson Varejao, the #1 pick in the Second Round of the 2004 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Orlando Magic on July 23, 2004. Anderson Varejao signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 18, 2004. Anderson Varejao re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on December 7, 2007. Anderson Varejao re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 10, 2009. Anderson Varejao signed a multi-year extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers on October 31, 2014.

Acquired via Trade

Kevin Love was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Minnesota Timberwolves on August 23, 2014. Kevin Love re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 9, 2015.

Timofey Mozgov was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Denver Nuggets on January 7, 2015.

Iman Shumpert was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the New York Knicks on January 5, 2015. Iman Shumpert re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 9, 2015.

Acquired via Free Agency

Matt Dellavedova signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 5, 2013. Matt Dellavedova re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 25, 2015.

LeBron James re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 11, 2014. LeBron James re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 10, 2015.

Richard Jefferson signed a contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 5, 2015.

James Jones signed a contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 5, 2014. James Jones re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 24, 2015.

Mo Williams signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 10, 2015.

2015-2016 Cleveland Cavaliers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Dan Gilbert Owner, Majority Owner 2004-2005 N/A
Kerry Bubolz President of Business Operations 2004-2005 N/A
Len Komoroski Chief Executive Officer 2003-2004 N/A
Mozelle Jackson Executive VP, Chief Financial Officer 2010-2011 N/A
Marvin Cross Director of Team Security 1981-1982 N/A
David Blatt Head Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Tyronn Lue Associate Head Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Los Angeles Clippers, 2013 to 2014)
Bret Brielmaier Assistant Coach 2013-2014 Video Coordinator (San Antonio Spurs, 2009 to 2013)
Jim Boylan Assistant Coach 2013-2014 Head Coach (Milwaukee Bucks, 2012 to 2013)
James Posey Assistant Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Canton Charge, 2012 to 2014)
Larry Drew Assistant Coach 2014-2015 Head Coach (Milwaukee Bucks, 2013 to 2014)
David Griffin VP of Basketball Operations, General Manager 2010-2011 Senior Vice President of Basketball Operations (Phoenix Suns, 2007 to 2010)
Trent Redden Assistant General Manager 2013-2014 Director of Player Personnel (Cleveland Cavaliers, 2011 to 2013)
Chico Averbuck Director of International Scouting 2001-2002 N/A
David Henderson Scout 2011-2012 N/A
Pete Babcock Scout 2013-2014 Director of Player Personnel (Toronto Raptors, 2004 to 2006)
Bernie Bickerstaff Scout 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Cleveland Cavaliers, 2013 to 2014)
Stephen Giles Scout 2014-2015 Advance Scout (New York Knicks, 2011 to 2014)
Phil Handy Assistant Coach, Director of Player Development, Director of Player Development 2013-2014 Director of Player Development (Los Angeles Lakers, 2011 to 2013)
Steve Spiro Head Athletic Trainer 2013-2014 Assistant Athletic Trainer (Cleveland Cavaliers, 2010 to 2013)
Yusuke Nakayama Assistant Athletic Trainer 2013-2014 N/A
Mike Mancias Assistant Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 Assistant Athletic Trainer (Miami Heat, 2010 to 2014)
John Michael Radio Broadcaster 2011-2012 N/A
Olivier Sedra Public Address Announcer 2005-2006 N/A