Cleveland Cavaliers Regular Season Rosters

2016-2017 Cleveland Cavaliers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
00 Chris Andersen FC 6-10 245 14 Blinn 1999 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States UFA-2017
3 Mike Dunleavy GF 6-9 230 14 Duke 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States UFA-2018
20 Kay Felder PG 5-9 176 0 Oakland 2016 Rnd 2 Pick 24 United States RFA-2018; TO-2018; RFA-2019
8 Channing Frye FC 6-11 255 11 Arizona 2005 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States UFA-2018
2 Kyrie Irving G 6-3 193 5 Duke 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States / Australia PO-2019; UFA-2020
23 LeBron James F 6-8 250 13 St. Vincent St. Mary High School (Ohio) 2003 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States PO-2018; UFA-2019
24 Richard Jefferson SF 6-7 233 15 Arizona 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States UFA-2019
1 James Jones SF 6-8 218 13 Miami (FL) 2003 Rnd 2 Pick 20 United States UFA-2017
14 DeAndre Liggins G 6-6 209 3 Kentucky 2011 Rnd 2 Pick 23 United States TO-2017; UFA-2018
0 Kevin Love FC 6-10 251 8 UCLA 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States PO-2019; UFA-2020
12 Jordan McRae G 6-5 179 1 Tennessee 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 28 United States RFA-2017
4 Iman Shumpert G 6-5 220 5 Georgia Tech 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States PO-2018; UFA-2019
5 J.R. Smith SG 6-6 225 12 Saint Benedict's Preparatory School (New Jersey) 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States UFA-2020
13 Tristan Thompson F 6-9 238 5 Texas 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 4 Canada UFA-2020
52 Mo Williams G 6-1 198 13 Alabama 2003 Rnd 2 Pick 18 United States UFA-2017

2016-2017 Cleveland Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. Irving J. Smith L. James K. Love T. Thompson
Rotation D. Liggins I. Shumpert R. Jefferson   C. Frye
Lim PT K. Felder J. McRae J. Jones   C. Andersen
Lim PT M. Williams   M. Dunleavy    

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
Chu Maduabum PF 2011 Rnd 2 Pick 26 Nigeria
Vladimir Veremeenko PF 2006 Rnd 2 Pick 18 Belarus
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

2016-2017 Cleveland Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
LeBron James Player Of The Month (Nov 16)
LeBron James Player Of The Week (10/31/16, 11/07/16)
Kevin Love Player Of The Week (11/28/16)

2016-2017 Cleveland Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Kyrie Irving 19 34.1 24.4 3.1 4.7 0.7 0.3 2.5
LeBron James 18 36.6 23.9 7.7 9.2 1.1 0.3 4.0
Kevin Love 19 32.1 21.4 10.6 1.6 0.8 0.6 2.0
Channing Frye 14 18.1 10.7 3.4 0.7 0.3 0.6 0.7
Tristan Thompson 19 29.0 6.7 9.8 0.9 0.4 1.5 0.5
J.R. Smith 16 29.3 7.8 2.1 1.2 1.5 0.5 0.8
Iman Shumpert 18 21.6 6.2 2.4 1.8 1.0 0.3 1.3
Richard Jefferson 19 18.6 4.7 2.4 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.5
Mike Dunleavy 15 15.0 3.9 1.6 1.0 0.3 0.1 0.5
Jordan McRae 11 10.5 3.7 1.3 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.3
James Jones 10 5.0 2.8 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.3
DeAndre Liggins 11 9.3 2.3 1.6 0.7 0.4 0.1 0.7
Chris Andersen 8 8.9 2.5 2.8 0.6 0.2 0.4 0.6
Kay Felder 7 9.0 2.9 1.1 1.7 0.0 0.1 0.9

Cleveland Cavaliers Future Free Agent Details

2017 2018 2019 2020
Mo Williams (UFA)
James Jones (UFA)
Chris Andersen (UFA)
DeAndre Liggins (TO)
Jordan McRae (RFA)
Channing Frye (UFA)
Mike Dunleavy (UFA)
LeBron James (PO)
Iman Shumpert (PO)
Kay Felder (TO)
Richard Jefferson (UFA)
Kevin Love (PO)
Kyrie Irving (PO)
Kay Felder (RFA)
J.R. Smith (UFA)
Tristan Thompson (UFA)

Cleveland Cavaliers Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
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, ORL and POR to ORL; two least favorable of CLE, HOU and ORL to NYK; less favorable of (i) POR and (ii) most favorable of CLE, HOU and ORL to DET (via ORL swap for CLE or HOU (via CLE and HOU to NYK); via POR to ORL to DET); less favorable of LAL (via IND) and MIN if CLE has conveyed 1st round pick to POR by 2019
2020OwnTo LAC (via POR to CLE to ORL); POR 56-60 (via ORL)
2021OwnTo POR if CLE has not conveyed 1st round pick to POR by 2019
2022OwnOwn
2023OwnOwn

Cleveland Cavaliers Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing

2019 second round draft pick from L.A. Lakers or Minnesota (less favorable)
Portland will receive the more 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 will receive the less favorable of these two picks [Cleveland-Minnesota, 6/25/2015; Indiana-L.A. Lakers, 7/9/2015; Cleveland-Indiana, 7/23/2015; Cleveland-Portland, 7/27/2015]; Cleveland may convey the pick 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]

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 (i) 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 (ii) 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 Philadelphia or Charlotte
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]

2019 second round draft pick to New York, Orlando or Detroit
Orlando will receive the most favorable of Cleveland's 2019 2nd round pick, Houston's 2019 2nd round pick, Orlando's 2019 2nd round pick and Portland's 2019 2nd round pick; New York will receive the two least favorable of the Cleveland pick, the Houston pick and the Orlando pick; Detroit will receive the less favorable of (i) the Portland pick and (ii) the most favorable of the Cleveland pick, the Houston pick and the Orlando pick (via Orlando's right to swap for Cleveland or Houston (via Cleveland and Houston to New York); via Portland to Orlando to Detroit) [Cleveland-New York-Oklahoma City, 1/5/2015; Houston-New York, 2/19/2015; New York-Orlando, 7/9/2015; Orlando-Portland, 6/23/2016; Detroit-Orlando, 6/29/2016]

2020 second round draft pick to L.A. Clippers
Cleveland's 2020 2nd round pick to L.A. Clippers (via Portland to Cleveland to Orlando) [Cleveland-Portland, 7/27/2015; Cleveland-Portland, 2/18/2016; Cleveland-Orlando, 2/18/2016; L.A. Clippers-Orlando, 7/15/2016]

2016-2017 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 Kay Felder, the #24 pick in the Second Round of the 2016 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Atlanta Hawks on June 24, 2016. Kay Felder signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 5, 2016.

Acquired via Trade

Mike Dunleavy was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Chicago Bulls on July 7, 2016.

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.

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. J.R. Smith re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on October 15, 2016.

Acquired via Free Agency

Chris Andersen signed a contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 21, 2016.

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. LeBron James re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 12, 2016.

Richard Jefferson signed a contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 5, 2015. Richard Jefferson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 28, 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. James Jones re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 2, 2016.

DeAndre Liggins signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 2, 2016.

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.

2016-2017 Cleveland Cavaliers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Dan Gilbert Owner, Majority Owner, Chairman 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
Tyronn Lue Head Coach 2015-2016 Associate Head Coach (Cleveland Cavaliers, 2014 to 2016)
Larry Drew Associate Head Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Cleveland Cavaliers, 2014 to 2016)
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)
Mike Longabardi Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Phoenix Suns, 2013 to 2016)
Damon Jones Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Canton Charge, 2015 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