Cleveland Cavaliers Regular Season Rosters

2017-2018 Cleveland Cavaliers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
81 Jose Calderon G 6-3 200 12 Laboral Kutxa Baskonia (Spain) 2003 NBA Draft, Undrafted Spain UFA-2018
8 Jordan Clarkson G 6-5 194 3 Missouri 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 16 United States UFA-2020
32 Jeff Green F 6-9 235 9 Georgetown 2007 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States UFA-2018
3 George Hill G 6-3 188 9 IUPUI 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States UFA-2020
10 John Holland SF 6-5 205 1 Boston University 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States / Puerto Rico N/A
1 Rodney Hood F 6-8 206 3 Duke 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States RFA-2018
23 LeBron James F 6-8 250 14 St. Vincent St. Mary High School (Ohio) 2003 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States PO-2018; UFA-2019
26 Kyle Korver SF 6-7 212 14 Creighton 2003 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States UFA-2020
0 Kevin Love FC 6-10 251 9 UCLA 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States PO-2019; UFA-2020
22 Larry Nance, Jr. SF 6-9 230 2 Wyoming 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 27 United States RFA-2019
9 Cedi Osman GF 6-8 215 0 Anadolu Efes (Turkey) 2015 Rnd 2 Pick 1 Macedonia / Turkey RFA-2020
21 Kendrick Perkins C 6-10 270 13 Ozen High School (Texas) 2003 Rnd 1 Pick 27 United States TO-2018; UFA-2019
15 London Perrantes G 6-2 190 0 Virginia 2017 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States N/A
5 J.R. Smith SG 6-6 225 13 Saint Benedict's Preparatory School (New Jersey) 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States UFA-2020
13 Tristan Thompson F 6-10 238 6 Texas 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 4 Canada UFA-2020
15 Okaro White F 6-8 215 1 Florida State 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2019
41 Ante Zizic C 6-11 254 0 KK Cibona (Croatia) 2016 Rnd 1 Pick 23 Croatia TO-2019; TO-2020; RFA-2021
   Two-Way player

2017-2018 Cleveland Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters G. Hill K. Korver L. James J. Green K. Love
Rotation L. Perrantes J. Smith C. Osman   L. Nance, Jr.
Rotation J. Clarkson R. Hood     K. Perkins
Rotation J. Calderon J. Holland     A. Zizic
Rotation         T. Thompson
Lim PT       O. White  

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
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
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

2017-2018 Cleveland Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
LeBron James Player Of The Month (Nov 17, Dec 17, Feb 18, Mar 18)
LeBron James Player Of The Week (12/04/17, 12/18/17, 03/19/18, 03/26/18)
LeBron James Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2018)
Kevin Love Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (2018)
LeBron James All-Star MVP (2018)

2017-2018 Cleveland Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
LeBron James 82 36.9 27.5 8.6 9.1 1.4 0.9 4.2
Kevin Love 59 28.0 17.6 9.3 1.7 0.7 0.4 1.5
Jeff Green 78 23.4 10.8 3.2 1.3 0.5 0.4 1.0
Kyle Korver 73 21.6 9.2 2.3 1.2 0.4 0.4 0.8
J.R. Smith 80 28.1 8.3 2.9 1.8 0.8 0.1 1.0
Dwyane Wade 46 23.2 11.2 3.9 3.5 0.9 0.7 2.0
Jae Crowder 53 25.4 8.6 3.3 1.1 0.8 0.2 0.8
Jordan Clarkson 28 22.6 12.6 2.0 1.7 0.7 0.1 1.1
Tristan Thompson 53 20.2 5.8 6.6 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.7
Jose Calderon 57 16.0 4.5 1.5 2.1 0.5 0.0 0.7
Cedi Osman 61 11.0 3.9 2.0 0.7 0.4 0.0 0.5
Rodney Hood 21 25.3 10.8 2.6 1.4 0.7 0.2 0.3
George Hill 24 27.9 9.4 2.7 2.8 0.9 0.6 1.2
Isaiah Thomas 15 27.1 14.7 2.1 4.5 0.6 0.1 2.7
Larry Nance, Jr. 24 20.8 8.9 7.0 1.0 1.2 0.8 0.4
Channing Frye 44 12.4 4.8 2.5 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.4
Derrick Rose 16 19.2 9.8 1.8 1.6 0.2 0.2 1.8
Ante Zizic 32 6.7 3.7 1.9 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.3
Iman Shumpert 14 19.7 4.4 2.9 1.2 0.6 0.3 1.1
John Holland 24 7.3 2.2 1.0 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.3
London Perrantes 14 4.7 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.1
Kendrick Perkins 1 14.5 3.0 1.0 2.0 1.0 0.0 1.0

Cleveland Cavaliers Future Free Agent Details

2018 2019 2020 2021
Jeff Green (UFA)
LeBron James (PO)
Kendrick Perkins (TO)
Jose Calderon (UFA)
Rodney Hood (RFA)
Kevin Love (PO)
Larry Nance, Jr. (RFA)
Ante Zizic (TO)
Okaro White (UFA)
J.R. Smith (UFA)
Kyle Korver (UFA)
George Hill (UFA)
Tristan Thompson (UFA)
Jordan Clarkson (UFA)
Cedi Osman (UFA)
Ante Zizic (TO)
Ante Zizic (RFA)

Cleveland Cavaliers Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
2018To LAL; BRK (via BOS)To CHA (via PHL swap of CLE for BRK)
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 LAC (via ORL)
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

Cleveland Cavaliers Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing

2018 first round draft pick from Brooklyn
Brooklyn's 2018 1st round pick to Cleveland (via Boston) [Boston-Brooklyn, 7/12/2013; Boston-Cleveland, 8/22/2017]

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]

2018 first round draft pick to L.A. Lakers
Cleveland's 2018 1st round pick to the L.A. Lakers [Cleveland-L.A. Lakers, 2/8/2018]

2018 second round draft pick to Charlotte
Cleveland's 2018 2nd round pick to Charlotte (via Philadelphia's swap of Cleveland for Brooklyn) [Cleveland-Philadelphia, 9/26/2014; Brooklyn-Philadelphia, 12/11/2014; Brooklyn-Charlotte, 6/25/2015]

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

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]

2017-2018 Cleveland Cavaliers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

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.

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.

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.

Larry Nance, Jr. was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Los Angeles Lakers on February 8, 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

Jose Calderon signed a contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 10, 2017.

Jeff Green signed a contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 11, 2017.

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.

Kendrick Perkins signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on April 11, 2018.

Okaro White signed a contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on March 18, 2018. Okaro White re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on April 7, 2018.

2017-2018 Cleveland Cavaliers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Dan Gilbert Owner, Majority 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)
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)
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)
Koby Altman General Manager 2017-2018 Director of Pro Player Personnel (Cleveland Cavaliers, 2013 to 2017)
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 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