Cleveland Cavaliers Regular Season Rosters

2018-2019 Cleveland Cavaliers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
99 Deng Adel SF 6-7 196 0 Louisville 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted South Sudan / Australia
6 Wade Baldwin IV G 6-4 220 2 Vanderbilt 2016 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
4 Jaron Blossomgame F 6-8 220 0 Clemson 2017 Rnd 2 Pick 29 United States
10 Alec Burks SG 6-6 214 7 Colorado 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
3 Marquese Chriss PF 6-10 230 2 Washington 2016 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
8 Jordan Clarkson G 6-5 194 4 Missouri 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 16 United States
15 Sam Dekker SF 6-9 230 3 Wisconsin 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
18 Matt Dellavedova G 6-4 200 5 Saint Mary's 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted Australia
9 Channing Frye FC 7-0 255 13 Arizona 2005 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
55 Andrew Harrison G 6-4 210 2 Kentucky 2015 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
31 John Henson PF 6-11 219 6 North Carolina 2012 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
3 George Hill G 6-3 188 10 IUPUI 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States
10 John Holland SF 6-5 205 2 Boston University 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States / Puerto Rico
1 Rodney Hood F 6-8 205 4 Duke 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
21 Jalen Jones SG 6-7 220 1 Texas A&M 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
20 Brandon Knight G 6-3 195 7 Kentucky 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
26 Kyle Korver SF 6-7 212 15 Creighton 2003 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
0 Kevin Love FC 6-10 251 10 UCLA 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
3 Patrick McCaw G 6-7 185 2 UNLV 2016 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
22 Larry Nance, Jr. SF 6-9 230 3 Wyoming 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 27 United States
12 David Nwaba G 6-4 219 2 Cal Poly 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
16 Cedi Osman GF 6-8 215 1 Anadolu Efes (Turkey) 2015 Rnd 2 Pick 1 North Macedonia / Turkey
3 Cameron Payne G 6-3 190 3 Murray State 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
20 Billy Preston PF 6-10 230 0 Kansas 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
2 Collin Sexton PG 6-2 190 0 Alabama 2018 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
24 Kobi Simmons PG 6-5 166 1 Arizona 2017 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
5 J.R. Smith SG 6-6 225 14 Saint Benedict's Preparatory School (New Jersey) 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
1 Nik Stauskas SG 6-6 205 4 Michigan 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 8 Canada
13 Tristan Thompson F 6-10 238 7 Texas 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 4 Canada
41 Ante Zizic C 6-11 254 1 KK Cibona (Croatia) 2016 Rnd 1 Pick 23 Croatia
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2018-2019 Cleveland Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters C. Sexton B. Knight C. Osman T. Thompson L. Nance, Jr.
Rotation M. Dellavedova J. Clarkson J. Smith K. Love A. Zizic
Rotation   N. Stauskas D. Nwaba J. Blossomgame M. Chriss
Rotation     D. Adel    
Lim PT         C. Frye
Lim PT         J. Henson

2018-2019 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Milwaukee Bucks60-22-
2Indiana Pacers48-3412
3Detroit Pistons41-4119
4Chicago Bulls22-6038
5Cleveland Cavaliers19-6341

2018-2019 Cleveland Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Collin Sexton All-Rookie Second Team (2019)
Cedi Osman Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2019)

2018-2019 Cleveland Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Collin Sexton 82 31.8 16.7 2.9 3.0 0.5 0.1 2.3
Jordan Clarkson 81 27.3 16.8 3.3 2.4 0.7 0.2 1.7
Cedi Osman 76 32.2 13.0 4.7 2.6 0.8 0.1 1.5
Larry Nance, Jr. 67 26.8 9.4 8.2 3.2 1.5 0.6 1.4
Rodney Hood 45 27.4 12.2 2.5 2.0 0.8 0.1 0.8
Tristan Thompson 43 27.9 10.9 10.2 2.0 0.7 0.4 1.4
Ante Zizic 59 18.3 7.8 5.4 0.9 0.2 0.4 1.0
Alec Burks 34 28.8 11.6 5.5 2.9 0.7 0.5 1.4
Kevin Love 22 27.2 17.0 10.9 2.2 0.3 0.2 1.9
David Nwaba 51 19.3 6.5 3.2 1.1 0.7 0.3 0.6
Matt Dellavedova 36 19.9 7.3 1.9 4.2 0.3 0.1 1.6
Brandon Knight 27 22.9 8.5 1.9 2.3 0.7 0.1 0.9
Marquese Chriss 27 14.6 5.7 4.2 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.9
George Hill 13 26.5 10.8 2.1 2.8 0.9 0.1 1.5
Nik Stauskas 24 14.2 5.5 2.0 0.8 0.3 0.1 0.5
Channing Frye 36 9.5 3.6 1.4 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.4
Jaron Blossomgame 27 16.3 4.2 3.6 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.4
Kyle Korver 16 15.7 6.8 1.8 1.1 0.2 0.1 1.1
Jalen Jones 16 13.4 5.1 2.1 0.4 0.6 0.1 0.5
Cameron Payne 9 19.6 8.2 2.1 2.6 0.9 0.3 1.2
J.R. Smith 11 20.2 6.7 1.6 1.9 1.0 0.3 1.0
Sam Dekker 9 18.8 6.3 3.7 1.0 1.2 0.0 0.6
Andrew Harrison 10 14.4 4.3 1.5 1.7 0.4 0.2 1.0
Deng Adel 19 10.2 1.7 1.0 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.3
Patrick McCaw 3 17.6 1.7 1.0 0.7 0.7 0.0 1.0
Kobi Simmons 1 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
John Holland 1 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2018-2019 Cleveland Cavaliers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Collin Sexton was selected as the #8 pick in the First Round of the 2018 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Collin Sexton signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 4, 2018.

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 Cedi Osman, the #1 pick in the Second Round of the 2015 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Minnesota Timberwolves on June 25, 2015. Cedi Osman signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 18, 2017.

Acquired via Trade

Marquese Chriss was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Houston Rockets on February 7, 2019.

Jordan Clarkson was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Los Angeles Lakers on February 8, 2018.

Matt Dellavedova was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Milwaukee Bucks on December 7, 2018.

John Henson was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Milwaukee Bucks on December 7, 2018.

Brandon Knight was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Houston Rockets on February 7, 2019.

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. Kevin Love signed a multi-year extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 24, 2018.

Larry Nance, Jr. was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Los Angeles Lakers on February 8, 2018. Larry Nance, Jr. signed a multi-year extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers on October 15, 2018.

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.

Ante Zizic was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Boston Celtics on August 22, 2017.

Acquired via Free Agency

Channing Frye signed a contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 19, 2018.

David Nwaba signed a contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on September 8, 2018.

Nik Stauskas signed a contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on February 11, 2019.

2018-2019 Cleveland Cavaliers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Dan Gilbert Owner, Chairman 2004-2005 N/A
Jeff Cohen Minority Owner 2004-2005 N/A
Nate Forbes Vice Chairman 2004-2005 N/A
Len Komoroski Chief Executive Officer 2003-2004 N/A
Tracy Marek Chief Marketing Officer, Executive VP 2003-2004 N/A
Brad Sims Chief Revenue Officer, Executive VP 2012-2013 N/A
Jason Hillman General Counsel 2018-2019 Vice President of General Counsel (Cleveland Cavaliers, 2005 to 2018)
Nate Nielsen Assistant to the General Manager 2018-2019 N/A
Nic Barlage President of Business Operations 2017-2018 Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing (Phoenix Suns, 2014 to 2018)
Mike Conley Senior VP 2017-2018 Vice President of Digital Platforms (Cleveland Cavaliers, 2013 to 2017)
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 Head Coach, Associate Head Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Cleveland Cavaliers, 2014 to 2016)
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)
Dan Geriot Assistant Coach, Player Development 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (2017 to 2018)
Andrew Olson Shooting Coach 2018-2019 N/A
Dan Vincent Special Assistant to the Head Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (2015 to 2016)
Koby Altman General Manager 2017-2018 Director of Pro Player Personnel (Cleveland Cavaliers, 2013 to 2017)
Mike Gansey Assistant General Manager 2017-2018 Director of Development League Operations (Canton Charge, 2014 to 2017)
Chico Averbuck Director of International Scouting 2001-2002 N/A
Matt Eck Director of Video Operations 2014-2015 N/A
Jon Nichols Director of Analytics 2013-2014 Basketball Analytics Manager (Milwaukee Bucks, 2010 to 2013)
Brock Aller Senior Director of Basketball Operations 2017-2018 Senior Director of Strategic Planning - Basketball (Cleveland Cavaliers, 2014 to 2017)
Mark Cashman Director of Team Operations 2011-2012 Equipment Manager (Cleveland Cavaliers, 2001 to 2011)
David Henderson Scout 2011-2012 N/A
Anton Marchand Scout 2017-2018 N/A
Primoz Brezec Scout 2017-2018 N/A
Trey Platt Scout 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (2016 to 2017)
Mike Gerrity Assistant Coach, Director of Player Development 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (2017 to 2018)
Terry Nooner Player Development Coach 2018-2019 N/A
Steve Spiro Head Athletic Trainer 2013-2014 Assistant Athletic Trainer (Cleveland Cavaliers, 2010 to 2013)
Derek Millender Head Strength and Conditioning Coach 2017-2018 Sports Performance Specialist (Cleveland Cavaliers, 2013 to 2017)
Ed Subel Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach 2018-2019 N/A
Yusuke Nakayama Assistant Athletic Trainer 2013-2014 N/A
Albert Padilla Assistant Athletic Trainer 2018-2019 N/A
Alfred Cianflocco, MD Team Physician 2006-2007 N/A
George Sibel Physical Therapist 2006-2007 N/A
Austin Carr Television Analyst 2014-2015 N/A
Campy Russell Television Analyst 2014-2015 N/A
Fred McLeod Television Play-By-Play 2006-2007 N/A
John Michael Radio Broadcaster 2011-2012 N/A
Sean Peebles Public Address Announcer 2017-2018 N/A