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
9 Channing Frye FC 6-11 255 10 Arizona 2005 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States UFA-2018
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
24 Richard Jefferson SF 6-7 230 14 Arizona 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States UFA-2016
30 Dahntay Jones GF 6-6 215 11 Duke 2003 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States UFA-2017
1 James Jones SF 6-8 215 12 Miami (FL) 2003 Rnd 2 Pick 20 United States UFA-2016
14 Sasha Kaun C 6-11 250 0 Kansas 2008 Rnd 2 Pick 26 Russia RFA-2017
0 Kevin Love FC 6-10 243 7 UCLA 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States PO-2019; UFA-2020
12 Jordan McRae G 6-5 200 0 Tennessee 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 28 United States RFA-2016; TO-2016; RFA-2017
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
5 J.R. Smith SG 6-6 225 11 Saint Benedict's Preparatory School (New Jersey) 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States PO-2016; UFA-2017
13 Tristan Thompson F 6-10 238 4 Texas 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 4 Canada UFA-2020
52 Mo Williams G 6-1 195 12 Alabama 2003 Rnd 2 Pick 18 United States PO-2016; UFA-2017

2015-2016 Cleveland Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. Irving J. Smith L. James K. Love T. Thompson
Rotation M. Dellavedova J. McRae D. Jones   S. Kaun
Rotation   I. Shumpert R. Jefferson   C. Frye
Rotation     J. Jones   T. Mozgov
Lim PT M. Williams        

Cleveland 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
Ejike Ugboaja F 2006 Rnd 2 Pick 25 Nigeria
Edin Bavcic C 2006 Rnd 2 Pick 26 Bosnia and Herzegovina

Cleveland Free Agent Rights Retained

Name Pos FA Status Nationality
Shawn Marion F (U) Non-Bird United States

2015-2016 Cleveland Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
LeBron James Player Of The Month (Feb 16, Mar 16, Apr 16)
LeBron James Player Of The Week (11/23/15, 01/11/16, 03/07/16, 03/28/16, 04/04/16)
LeBron James Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2016)

2015-2016 Cleveland Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
LeBron James 76 35.6 25.3 7.4 6.8 1.4 0.6 3.3
Kevin Love 77 31.5 16.0 9.9 2.4 0.8 0.5 1.8
Kyrie Irving 53 31.5 19.6 3.0 4.7 1.1 0.3 2.3
J.R. Smith 77 30.7 12.4 2.8 1.7 1.1 0.3 0.8
Tristan Thompson 82 27.7 7.8 9.0 0.8 0.5 0.6 0.7
Matt Dellavedova 76 24.6 7.5 2.1 4.4 0.6 0.1 1.5
Timofey Mozgov 76 17.4 6.2 4.4 0.4 0.3 0.8 0.9
Richard Jefferson 74 17.9 5.5 1.7 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.6
Mo Williams 41 18.2 8.2 1.8 2.4 0.3 0.1 1.4
Iman Shumpert 54 24.4 5.8 3.8 1.7 1.0 0.4 1.1
Channing Frye 26 17.1 7.5 3.6 1.0 0.3 0.3 0.5
James Jones 48 9.7 3.7 1.0 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3
Jared Cunningham 40 8.9 2.6 0.7 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.5
Anderson Varejao 31 10.0 2.6 2.9 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.5
Jordan McRae 15 7.6 4.1 0.8 1.0 0.0 0.1 0.6
Sasha Kaun 25 3.8 0.9 1.0 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.3
Dahntay Jones 1 42.4 13.0 5.0 2.0 1.0 2.0 0.0
Joe Harris 5 3.0 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.2

Cleveland Cavaliers Future Free Agent Details

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Mo Williams (PO)
LeBron James (PO)
Richard Jefferson (UFA)
J.R. Smith (PO)
James Jones (UFA)
Timofey Mozgov (UFA)
Matt Dellavedova (UFA)
Jordan McRae (TO)
Dahntay Jones (UFA)
Sasha Kaun (UFA)
Jordan McRae (RFA)
Channing Frye (UFA)
Iman Shumpert (PO)
Kevin Love (PO)
Kyrie Irving (PO)
Tristan Thompson (UFA)

Cleveland Cavaliers Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
2016To PHX (via BOS)To BOS
2017OwnTo BOS
20181-10 Own; 11-30 to PORMore favorable of CLE and BRK to PHL then other to CHA (via PHL swap of CLE for BRK)
20191-10 Own; 11-30 to POR 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 if CLE has conveyed 1st round pick to POR by 2019
2020OwnTo ORL (via POR to CLE); POR 56-60 (via ORL)
2021OwnTo POR if CLE has not conveyed 1st round pick to POR by 2019
2022OwnOwn

Cleveland Cavaliers Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing

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 Incoming; Cleveland may convey the less favorable of these two picks to Portland (see Cleveland Outgoing)

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 Incoming; Cleveland may convey the less favorable of these two picks to Portland (see Cleveland Outgoing)

2020 second round draft pick from Portland
Portland's 2020 2nd round pick to Cleveland (via Orlando) protected for selections 31-55 (if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then Portland's obligation to Cleveland will be extinguished) [Orlando-Portland, 7/14/2015; Cleveland-Orlando, 1/12/2016]

2016 first round draft pick to Phoenix
Cleveland's 2016 1st round pick to Phoenix (via Boston) [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 first round draft pick to Portland
Cleveland's 1st round pick to Portland protected for selections 1-10 in 2018 and 1-10 in 2019; if Cleveland has not conveyed a 1st round pick to Portland by 2019, then Portland will instead receive the less favorable of the L.A. Lakers' 2019 2nd round pick (via Indiana to Cleveland) and Minnesota's 2019 2nd round pick (via Cleveland); and Cleveland's 2021 2nd round pick [Cleveland-Minnesota, 6/25/2015; Indiana-L.A. Lakers, 7/9/2015; Cleveland-Indiana, 7/23/2015; Cleveland-Portland, 7/27/2015; Cleveland-Portland, 2/18/2016]

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 Incoming

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 Incoming

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 Incoming

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 Incoming

2020 second round draft pick to Orlando
Cleveland's 2020 2nd round pick to Orlando (via Portland to Cleveland) [Cleveland-Portland, 7/27/2015; Cleveland-Portland, 2/18/2016; Cleveland-Orlando, 2/18/2016]

2015-2016 Cleveland Cavaliers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

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.

Tristan Thompson was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 2011 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Tristan Thompson signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on December 15, 2011. Tristan Thompson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on October 22, 2015.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Sasha Kaun, the #26 pick in the Second Round of the 2008 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Seattle SuperSonics on June 26, 2008. Sasha Kaun signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on September 8, 2015.

Acquired via Trade

Channing Frye was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Orlando Magic on February 18, 2016.

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.

J.R. Smith was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the New York Knicks on January 5, 2015. J.R. Smith re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on September 2, 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.

Dahntay Jones signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on April 13, 2016.

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.

Jordan McRae signed a contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on February 28, 2016. Jordan McRae re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on March 9, 2016.

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 Head Coach, 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)
Phil Handy Assistant Coach, Director of Player Development 2013-2014 Director of Player Development (Los Angeles Lakers, 2011 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)
Mike Longabardi Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Phoenix Suns, 2013 to 2016)
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)
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