Cleveland Cavaliers Regular Season Rosters

2015-2016 Cleveland Cavaliers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
9 Jared Cunningham SG 6-5 188 3 Oregon State 2012 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
8 Matt Dellavedova G 6-4 198 2 Saint Mary's 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted Australia
8 Channing Frye FC 6-11 255 10 Arizona 2005 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
12 Joe Harris SG 6-6 219 1 Virginia 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
2 Kyrie Irving G 6-3 193 4 Duke 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States / Australia
23 LeBron James F 6-8 250 12 St. Vincent St. Mary High School (Ohio) 2003 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
24 Richard Jefferson SF 6-7 233 14 Arizona 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
30 Dahntay Jones GF 6-6 225 11 Duke 2003 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
1 James Jones SF 6-8 218 12 Miami (FL) 2003 Rnd 2 Pick 20 United States
14 Sasha Kaun C 6-11 250 0 Kansas 2008 Rnd 2 Pick 26 Russia
0 Kevin Love FC 6-10 251 7 UCLA 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
12 Jordan McRae G 6-5 179 0 Tennessee 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 28 United States
20 Timofey Mozgov C 7-1 275 5 Khimki (Russia) 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted Russia
4 Iman Shumpert G 6-5 220 4 Georgia Tech 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
5 J.R. Smith SG 6-6 225 11 Saint Benedict's Preparatory School (New Jersey) 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
13 Tristan Thompson F 6-9 238 4 Texas 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 4 Canada
17 Anderson Varejao C 6-10 273 11 FC Barcelona Lassa (Spain) 2004 Rnd 2 Pick 1 Brazil
52 Mo Williams G 6-1 198 12 Alabama 2003 Rnd 2 Pick 18 United States

2015-2016 Cleveland Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. Irving J. Smith L. James K. Love T. Thompson
Rotation M. Dellavedova I. Shumpert R. Jefferson C. Frye T. Mozgov
Rotation M. Williams D. Jones J. Jones    
Lim PT   J. McRae     S. Kaun

2015-2016 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Cleveland Cavaliers57-25-
2Indiana Pacers45-3712
3Detroit Pistons44-3813
4Chicago Bulls42-4015
5Milwaukee Bucks33-4924

2015-2016 Cleveland Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
LeBron James Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP (2016)
LeBron James All-NBA First Team (2016)
LeBron James Player Of The Month (Feb 16, Mar 16, Apr 16)
LeBron James Player Of The Week (11/23/15, 01/11/16, 03/07/16, 03/28/16, 04/04/16)
LeBron James Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2016)

2015-2016 Cleveland Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
LeBron James 76 35.6 25.3 7.4 6.8 1.4 0.6 3.3
Kevin Love 77 31.5 16.0 9.9 2.4 0.8 0.5 1.8
Kyrie Irving 53 31.5 19.6 3.0 4.7 1.1 0.3 2.3
J.R. Smith 77 30.7 12.4 2.8 1.7 1.1 0.3 0.8
Tristan Thompson 82 27.7 7.8 9.0 0.8 0.5 0.6 0.7
Matt Dellavedova 76 24.6 7.5 2.1 4.4 0.6 0.1 1.5
Timofey Mozgov 76 17.4 6.2 4.4 0.4 0.3 0.8 0.9
Richard Jefferson 74 17.9 5.5 1.7 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.6
Mo Williams 41 18.2 8.2 1.8 2.4 0.3 0.1 1.4
Iman Shumpert 54 24.4 5.8 3.8 1.7 1.0 0.4 1.1
Channing Frye 26 17.1 7.5 3.6 1.0 0.3 0.3 0.5
James Jones 48 9.7 3.7 1.0 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3
Jared Cunningham 40 8.9 2.6 0.7 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.5
Anderson Varejao 31 10.0 2.6 2.9 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.5
Jordan McRae 15 7.6 4.1 0.8 1.0 0.0 0.1 0.6
Sasha Kaun 25 3.8 0.9 1.0 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.3
Dahntay Jones 1 42.4 13.0 5.0 2.0 1.0 2.0 0.0
Joe Harris 5 3.0 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.2

2015-2016 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 Sasha Kaun, the #26 pick in the Second Round of the 2008 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Seattle SuperSonics on June 26, 2008. Sasha Kaun signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on September 8, 2015.

Acquired via Trade

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.

Timofey Mozgov was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Denver Nuggets on January 7, 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.

Acquired via Free Agency

Matt Dellavedova signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 5, 2013. Matt Dellavedova re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 25, 2015.

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.

Richard Jefferson signed a contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 5, 2015.

Dahntay Jones signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on April 13, 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.

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.

2015-2016 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
David Blatt Head Coach 2014-2015 Head Coach (Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv, 2010 to 2014)
Tyronn Lue Head Coach, Associate Head Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Los Angeles Clippers, 2013 to 2014)
Bret Brielmaier Assistant Coach 2013-2014 Video Coordinator (San Antonio Spurs, 2009 to 2013)
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)
Larry Drew Assistant Coach 2014-2015 Head Coach (Milwaukee Bucks, 2013 to 2014)
Mike Longabardi Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Phoenix Suns, 2013 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