Cleveland Cavaliers Regular Season Rosters

2018-2019 Cleveland Cavaliers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
8 Jordan Clarkson G 6-5 194 4 Missouri 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 16 United States UFA-2020
15 Sam Dekker SF 6-9 230 3 Wisconsin 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States RFA-2019
9 Channing Frye FC 7-0 255 13 Arizona 2005 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States UFA-2019
3 George Hill G 6-3 188 10 IUPUI 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States UFA-2020
10 John Holland SF 6-5 205 2 Boston University 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States / Puerto Rico RFA-2019
1 Rodney Hood F 6-8 206 4 Duke 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States UFA-2019
26 Kyle Korver SF 6-7 212 15 Creighton 2003 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States UFA-2020
0 Kevin Love FC 6-10 251 10 UCLA 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States UFA-2023
22 Larry Nance, Jr. SF 6-9 230 3 Wyoming 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 27 United States UFA-2023
12 David Nwaba G 6-4 219 2 Cal Poly 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2019
16 Cedi Osman GF 6-8 215 1 Anadolu Efes (Turkey) 2015 Rnd 2 Pick 1 Macedonia / Turkey RFA-2020
20 Billy Preston PF 6-10 240 0 Kansas 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2020
2 Collin Sexton PG 6-2 190 0 Alabama 2018 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States TO-2020; TO-2021; RFA-2022
5 J.R. Smith SG 6-6 225 14 Saint Benedict's Preparatory School (New Jersey) 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States UFA-2020
13 Tristan Thompson F 6-10 238 7 Texas 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 4 Canada UFA-2020
41 Ante Zizic C 6-11 254 1 KK Cibona (Croatia) 2016 Rnd 1 Pick 23 Croatia TO-2019; TO-2020; RFA-2021
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2018-2019 Cleveland Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters G. Hill R. Hood C. Osman K. Love T. Thompson
Rotation C. Sexton J. Clarkson   S. Dekker A. Zizic
Lim PT   J. Smith K. Korver L. Nance, Jr. C. Frye
Lim PT   D. Nwaba   B. Preston  
Lim PT   J. Holland      

Cleveland Draft Rights Retained

Name Pos Draft Status Nationality
Arturas Gudaitis C 2015 Rnd 2 Pick 17 Lithuania
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
Sergii Gladyr G 2009 Rnd 2 Pick 19 Ukraine
Renaldas Seibutis SG 2007 Rnd 2 Pick 20 Lithuania
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
Dahntay Jones GF (U) Early Bird United States
James Jones SF (U) Bird United States
Deron Williams PG (U) Non-Bird United States
Shawn Marion F (U) Non-Bird United States

2018-2019 Cleveland Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Kevin Love 2 36.8 23.0 13.0 4.5 0.0 0.5 3.0
Cedi Osman 2 34.1 19.5 6.5 6.0 1.5 0.0 3.0
Jordan Clarkson 2 23.4 17.0 3.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 1.5
Collin Sexton 2 20.4 11.5 2.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 2.0
Rodney Hood 2 27.7 11.0 1.5 1.5 1.0 0.0 0.5
George Hill 2 28.2 11.0 1.5 4.5 0.0 0.0 1.0
Tristan Thompson 2 31.5 8.5 11.5 1.5 0.0 0.5 2.5
Ante Zizic 2 12.6 6.0 2.0 2.0 0.5 0.0 0.0
Sam Dekker 2 12.6 4.5 3.5 0.5 1.0 0.0 1.0
Kyle Korver 2 9.6 1.5 0.5 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
David Nwaba 1 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
J.R. Smith 1 3.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0

Cleveland Cavaliers Future Free Agent Details

2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Channing Frye (UFA)
John Holland (RFA)
Rodney Hood (UFA)
Sam Dekker (RFA)
Ante Zizic (TO)
David Nwaba (RFA)
J.R. Smith (UFA)
Kyle Korver (UFA)
George Hill (UFA)
Tristan Thompson (UFA)
Jordan Clarkson (UFA)
Billy Preston (RFA)
Collin Sexton (TO)
Cedi Osman (UFA)
Ante Zizic (TO)
Ante Zizic (RFA)
Collin Sexton (TO)
Collin Sexton (RFA)
Kevin Love (UFA)
Larry Nance, Jr. (UFA)

Cleveland Cavaliers Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
20191-10 Own; 11-30 to ATLMost favorable of CLE, ORL, HOU and POR to ORL; second most favorable of CLE, ORL and HOU to SAC then least favorable to NYK; less favorable of (i) POR and (ii) most favorable of CLE, ORL and HOU to LAC (via ORL swap for CLE or HOU (via CLE and HOU to NYK); via NYK to SAC; via POR to ORL to DET to LAC)
20201-10 Own; 11-30 to ATL if not already settledTo CHA (via ORL to LAC)
2021OwnTo ATL if CLE has not conveyed 1st round pick to ATL by 2020
2022OwnTo ATL if CLE has not conveyed 1st round pick to ATL by 2020
2023OwnOwn
2024OwnOwn or UTH (via UTH swap for CLE); MIA 56-60
2025OwnOwn

Cleveland Cavaliers Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing

2024 second round draft pick from Miami
Miami's 2024 2nd round pick to Cleveland protected for selections 31-55 (if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then Miami's obligation to Cleveland will be extinguished) [Cleveland-Miami, 2/8/2018]

2019 first round draft pick to Atlanta
Cleveland's 1st round pick to Atlanta protected for selections 1-10 in 2019 and 1-10 in 2020; if Cleveland has not conveyed a 1st round pick to Atlanta by 2020, then Cleveland will instead convey its 2021 2nd round pick and 2022 2nd round pick to Atlanta [Atlanta-Cleveland, 1/7/2017]

2019 second round draft pick to Orlando, Sacramento, New York or L.A. Clippers
Orlando will receive the most favorable of its 2019 2nd round pick, Cleveland's 2019 2nd round pick, Houston's 2019 2nd round pick and Portland's 2019 2nd round pick; Sacramento will receive the second most favorable of the Orlando pick, the Cleveland pick and the Houston pick and New York will receive the least favorable of these three picks; L.A. Clippers will receive the less favorable of (i) the Portland pick and (ii) the most favorable of the Orlando pick, the Cleveland pick and the Houston pick (via Orlando's right to swap for Cleveland or Houston (via Cleveland and Houston to New York); via New York to Sacramento; via Portland to Orlando to Detroit to L.A. Clippers) [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; New York-Sacramento, 7/14/2017; Detroit-L.A. Clippers, 1/29/2018]

2020 second round draft pick to Charlotte
Cleveland's 2020 2nd round pick to Charlotte (via Orlando to L.A. Clippers) [Cleveland-Orlando, 2/18/2016; L.A. Clippers-Orlando, 7/15/2016; Charlotte-L.A. Clippers, 6/21/2018]

2024 second round draft pick to Utah (swap, Utah incoming)
Utah has the right to swap its 2024 2nd round pick for Cleveland's 2024 2nd round pick [Cleveland-Sacramento-Utah, 2/8/2018]

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

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

Sam Dekker was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Los Angeles Clippers on August 7, 2018.

George Hill was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Sacramento Kings on February 8, 2018.

Rodney Hood was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Utah Jazz on February 8, 2018. Rodney Hood re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on September 9, 2018.

Kyle Korver was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Atlanta Hawks on January 7, 2017. Kyle Korver re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 12, 2017.

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.

2018-2019 Cleveland Cavaliers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Dan Gilbert Owner, Chairman 2004-2005 N/A
Nic Barlage President of Business Operations 2017-2018 Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing (Phoenix Suns, 2014 to 2018)
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)
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 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (2017 to 2018)
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
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)
Yusuke Nakayama Assistant Athletic Trainer 2013-2014 N/A
Mike Mancias Assistant Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 Assistant Athletic Trainer (Miami Heat, 2010 to 2014)
Albert Padilla Assistant Athletic Trainer 2018-2019 N/A
John Michael Radio Broadcaster 2011-2012 N/A
Olivier Sedra Public Address Announcer 2005-2006 N/A