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
99 Deng Adel SF 6-7 200 0 Louisville 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted South Sudan / Australia RFA-2019
4 Jaron Blossomgame F 6-7 220 0 Clemson 2017 Rnd 2 Pick 29 United States RFA-2019
3 Marquese Chriss PF 6-10 230 2 Washington 2016 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States UFA-2019
8 Jordan Clarkson G 6-5 194 4 Missouri 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 16 United States UFA-2020
18 Matt Dellavedova G 6-4 200 5 Saint Mary's 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted Australia UFA-2020
9 Channing Frye FC 7-0 255 13 Arizona 2005 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States UFA-2019
31 John Henson PF 6-11 219 6 North Carolina 2012 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States UFA-2020
20 Brandon Knight G 6-3 195 7 Kentucky 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 8 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
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
1 Nik Stauskas SG 6-6 205 4 Michigan 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 8 Canada UFA-2019
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-2020; RFA-2021
   Two-Way player

2018-2019 Cleveland Depth Chart

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

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

2018-2019 Cleveland Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Cedi Osman Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2019)

2018-2019 Cleveland Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Jordan Clarkson 57 27.0 17.2 3.5 2.4 0.7 0.2 1.7
Collin Sexton 58 30.4 15.1 3.1 2.9 0.5 0.1 2.2
Cedi Osman 52 31.4 12.6 4.6 2.3 0.8 0.2 1.6
Rodney Hood 45 27.4 12.2 2.5 2.0 0.8 0.1 0.8
Larry Nance, Jr. 48 26.2 9.1 8.3 3.0 1.4 0.7 1.4
Tristan Thompson 35 29.8 11.5 11.1 2.1 0.8 0.5 1.4
Alec Burks 34 28.8 11.6 5.5 2.9 0.7 0.5 1.4
Ante Zizic 41 16.4 6.7 5.0 0.7 0.2 0.4 0.8
Matt Dellavedova 29 20.1 7.8 1.9 4.1 0.2 0.0 1.7
David Nwaba 27 18.4 6.6 3.3 0.9 0.6 0.3 0.6
George Hill 13 26.5 10.8 2.1 2.8 0.9 0.1 1.5
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
Channing Frye 29 9.5 3.3 1.5 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.3
Kevin Love 6 26.3 15.7 10.7 2.7 0.2 0.2 2.2
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
Marquese Chriss 4 24.2 14.2 6.2 1.0 1.0 0.0 1.2
Andrew Harrison 10 14.4 4.3 1.5 1.7 0.4 0.2 1.0
Deng Adel 12 13.2 2.1 1.1 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.4
Brandon Knight 3 14.5 8.0 1.3 2.7 0.3 0.0 1.3
Nik Stauskas 2 21.7 5.0 2.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 1.0
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

Cleveland Cavaliers Future Free Agent Details

2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Channing Frye (UFA)
Nik Stauskas (UFA)
Jaron Blossomgame (RFA)
Marquese Chriss (UFA)
Deng Adel (RFA)
David Nwaba (UFA)
J.R. Smith (UFA)
John Henson (UFA)
Brandon Knight (UFA)
Tristan Thompson (UFA)
Matt Dellavedova (UFA)
Jordan Clarkson (UFA)
Ante Zizic (TO)
Collin Sexton (TO)
Cedi Osman (UFA)
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 ATL; HOU 15-30Most favorable of CLE, ORL, HOU and POR to PHL; 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 PHL swap of ORL 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 settled; HOU 15-30 if not already settledTo CHA (via ORL to LAC); UTH
2021Own; HOU 15-30 if not already settled; MIL 15-30 if MIL conveys 1st round pick to PHX in 2019To ATL if CLE has not conveyed 1st round pick to ATL by 2020; POR
2022Own; HOU 15-30 if not already settled; MIL 11-30 if not already settled and if MIL has conveyed 1st round pick to PHX by 2020To ATL if CLE has not conveyed 1st round pick to ATL by 2020; HOU; WAS
2023Own; HOU 15-30 if not already settled; MIL 11-24 if not already settledOwn; POR
2024Own; MIL 9-30 if not already settledOwn or UTH (via UTH swap for CLE); MIA 56-60; HOU if HOU has not conveyed 1st round pick to CLE by 2023; MIL if MIL has not conveyed 1st round pick to CLE by 2024
2025OwnOwn; HOU if HOU has not conveyed 1st round pick to CLE by 2023; MIL if MIL has not conveyed 1st round pick to CLE by 2024

Cleveland Cavaliers Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing

2019 first round draft pick from Houston
Houston's 1st round pick to Cleveland protected for selections 1-14 in 2019, 1-14 in 2020, 1-14 in 2021, 1-14 in 2022 and 1-14 in 2023; if Houston has not conveyed a 1st round pick to Cleveland by 2023, then Houston will instead convey its 2024 2nd round pick and 2025 2nd round pick to Cleveland [Cleveland-Houston-Sacramento, 2/7/2019]

2020 second round draft pick from Utah
Utah's 2020 2nd round pick to Cleveland [Cleveland-Utah, 11/29/2018]

2021 first round draft pick from Milwaukee
Milwaukee's 1st round pick to Cleveland protected for selections 1-14 in 2021 (if Milwaukee conveys a 1st round pick to Phoenix in 2019),1-10 in 2022 (if Milwaukee has conveyed a 1st round pick to Phoenix by 2020), 1-10 and 25-30 in 2023 and 1-8 in 2024; if Milwaukee has not conveyed a 1st round pick to Cleveland by 2024, then Milwaukee will instead convey its 2024 2nd round pick and 2025 2nd round pick to Cleveland [Cleveland-Milwaukee-Washington, 12/7/2018]

2021 second round draft pick from Portland
Portland's 2021 2nd round pick to Cleveland [Cleveland-Portland, 2/4/2019]

2022 second round draft pick from Houston
Houston's 2022 2nd round pick to Cleveland [Cleveland-Houston-Sacramento, 2/7/2019]

2022 second round draft pick from Washington
Washington's 2022 2nd round pick to Cleveland [Cleveland-Milwaukee-Washington, 12/7/2018]

2023 second round draft pick from Portland
Portland's 2023 2nd round pick to Cleveland [Cleveland-Portland, 2/4/2019]

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 Philadelphia, Sacramento, New York or L.A. Clippers
Philadelphia will receive the most favorable of Orlando's 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 Philadelphia's right to swap Orlando 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; Orlando-Philadelphia, 2/7/2019]

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

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 2003-2004 N/A
Brad Sims Chief Revenue Officer 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)
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)
Dan Vincent Special Assistant to the Head Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (2015 to 2016)
Andrew Olson Shooting Coach 2018-2019 N/A
Matt Eck Director of Video Operations 2014-2015 N/A
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
Albert Padilla Assistant Athletic Trainer 2018-2019 N/A
John Michael Radio Broadcaster 2011-2012 N/A
Sean Peebles Public Address Announcer 2017-2018 N/A