KEVIN LOVE #42

Logo of the Miami HeatMiami Heat

Kevin Love headshot
Center, Power Forward

Salary: $4,027,525

Cap Hit: $4,027,525

Years of Service Tooltip : 16
2024-25 Year of Service Earned Tooltip : No
BORN: Sep 7, 1988
BIRTHPLACE: Santa Monica, California, United States
NATIONALITY:United StatesUnited States
HEIGHT:
6' 8
203cm
WEIGHT:
251lbs
114kg
AGE: 35
SHOOTS: Right
DRAFT YEAR: 2008
DRAFTED OVERALL: 5
DRAFT ROUND: 1
DRAFTED BY: MEM
AGENT DETAILS
SUMMARY

Kevin Love's salary is $4,027,525 for the 2024-25 season. He is a 35 year old center who was born on Sep 7, 1988. He was drafted 5th overall by the Memphis Grizzlies in the 1st round of the 2008 draft. He has signed 6 contracts worth a total value of $320,229,962. He will be a UFA at the end of the 2024-25 season when he is 36 years old. He is represented by the agent Jeff Schwartz of Excel Sports Management.

CURRENT CONTRACT

VETERAN CONTRACT
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SIGNED BY: Andy Elisburg
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Length: 1 - 2 years
Value: $7,863,263
Guaranteed: $7,863,263 (100%)
Expiry Status: UFA
AAVTooltip: $3,931,632
Cap % Tooltip: 2.82
Signing Team: Logo of the Miami HeatMIA
Signing Method: Non-Bird ExceptionTooltip
Signing Date: July 6, 2023
Source: SalarySwish

Kevin Love signed a 1-2 year, $7,863,263 contract with the Miami Heat on Jul 6, 2023. The contract has a cap hit that ranges from $3,835,738 to $4,027,525.

SeasonOptionOption UsedCap Hit TooltipBase Salary TooltipGuaranteed TooltipLikely Inctv. TooltipUnlikely Inctv. Tooltip
2023-24$3,835,738$3,835,738$3,835,738$0$0
2024-25Player$4,027,525$4,027,525 (+5%)$4,027,525$0$0
TOTAL$7,863,263$7,863,263$7,863,263$0$0
Cap Hold 2025-26: $7,652,298
GUARANTEED DETAILS
2024-25: $4,027,525 Player Option [Decision Pending]

CONTRACT HISTORY

ROOKIE SCALE CONTRACT
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SIGNED BY: Kevin McHale
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Length: 2 - 4 years
Value: $14,812,701
Guaranteed: $14,812,701 (100%)
Expiry Status: RFA
AAVTooltip: $3,703,175
Cap % Tooltip: 5.39
Signing Team: Logo of the Minnesota TimberwolvesMIN
Signing Method: Rookie ExceptionTooltip
Signing Date: July 10, 2008
Source: SalarySwish

Kevin Love signed a 2-4 year, $14,812,701 contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on Jul 10, 2008. The contract has a cap hit that ranges from $3,163,680 to $4,609,701.

SeasonOptionOption UsedCap Hit TooltipBase Salary TooltipGuaranteed TooltipLikely Inctv. TooltipUnlikely Inctv. Tooltip
2008-09$3,163,680$3,163,680$3,163,680$0$0
2009-10$3,401,040$3,401,040 (+8%)$3,401,040$0$0
2010-11TeamYes (Oct 31, 2009)$3,638,280$3,638,280 (+8%)$3,638,280
(0→3.64M)
$0$0
2011-12TeamYes (Nov 1, 2010)$4,609,701$4,609,701 (+31%)$4,609,701
(0→4.61M)
$0$0
TOTAL$14,812,701$14,812,701$14,812,701$0$0
Qualifying Offer: $6,112,464
GUARANTEED DETAILS
2010-11: $3,638,280 Team Option [Requirements Met]
2011-12: $4,609,701 Team Option [Requirements Met]
ROOKIE SCALE EXTENSION (EXTENSION)
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SIGNED BY: David Kahn
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Length: 3 - 4 years
Value: $60,825,938
Guaranteed: $44,081,719 (73%)
Expiry Status: UFA
AAVTooltip: $15,206,485
Cap % Tooltip: 23.55
Signing Team: Logo of the Minnesota TimberwolvesMIN
Signing Method: Bird ExceptionTooltip
Signing Date: January 25, 2012
Source: SalarySwish

Kevin Love signed a 3-4 year, $60,825,938 contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on Jan 25, 2012. The contract has a cap hit that ranges from $13,668,750 to $16,744,219.

SeasonOptionOption UsedCap Hit TooltipBase Salary TooltipGuaranteed TooltipLikely Inctv. TooltipUnlikely Inctv. Tooltip
2012-13$13,668,750$13,668,750$13,668,750$0$0
2013-14$14,693,906$14,693,906 (+8%)$14,693,906$0$0
2014-15$15,719,063$15,719,063 (+8%)$15,719,063$0$0
2015-16PlayerNo (Jun 25, 2015)$16,744,219$16,744,219 (+8%)$0
(16.7M→0)
$0$0
TOTAL$60,825,938$60,825,938$44,081,719$0$0
Cap Hold 2015-16: $21,000,000
GUARANTEED DETAILS
2015-16: $16,744,219 Player Option [Requirements Unmet]
VETERAN CONTRACT
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SIGNED BY: David Griffin
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Length: 4 - 5 years
Value: $113,211,750
Guaranteed: $87,616,050 (77%)
Expiry Status: UFA
AAVTooltip: $22,642,350
Cap % Tooltip: 28.13
Signing Team: Logo of the Cleveland CavaliersCLE
Signing Method: Bird ExceptionTooltip
Signing Date: July 9, 2015
Source: SalarySwish

Kevin Love signed a 4-5 year, $113,211,750 contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Jul 9, 2015. The contract has a cap hit that ranges from $19,689,000 to $25,595,700.

SeasonOptionOption UsedCap Hit TooltipBase Salary TooltipGuaranteed TooltipLikely Inctv. TooltipUnlikely Inctv. Tooltip
2015-16 Max$19,689,000$19,689,000$19,689,000$0$0
2016-17 Max$21,165,675$21,165,675 (+8%)$21,165,675$0$0
2017-18 Max$22,642,350$22,642,350 (+8%)$22,642,350$0$0
2018-19 Max$24,119,025$24,119,025 (+8%)$24,119,025$0$0
2019-20 MaxPlayerNo (Jul 24, 2018)$25,595,700$25,595,700 (+8%)$0
(25.6M→0)
$0$0
TOTAL$113,211,750$113,211,750$87,616,050$0$0
Cap Hold 2019-20: $36,178,538
GUARANTEED DETAILS
2019-20: $25,595,700 Player Option [Requirements Unmet]
VETERAN EXTENSION (EXTENSION)
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SIGNED BY: Koby Altman
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Length: 4 years
Value: $120,402,172
Guaranteed: $120,402,172 (100%)
Expiry Status: UFA (Waived)
AAVTooltip: $30,100,543
Cap % Tooltip: 26.52
Signing Team: Logo of the Cleveland CavaliersCLE
Signing Method: Bird ExceptionTooltip
Signing Date: July 24, 2018
Source: SalarySwish

Kevin Love signed a 4 year, $120,402,172 contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Jul 24, 2018. The contract has a cap hit that ranges from $28,942,830 to $31,258,256.

SeasonOptionOption UsedCap Hit TooltipBase Salary TooltipGuaranteed TooltipLikely Inctv. TooltipUnlikely Inctv. Tooltip
2019-20$28,942,830$28,942,830$28,942,830$0$0
2020-21$31,258,256$31,258,256 (+8%)$31,258,256$0$0
2021-22$31,258,256$31,258,256$31,258,256$0$0
2022-23 W$28,942,830$28,942,830 (-8%)$28,942,830$0$0
TOTAL$120,402,172$120,402,172$120,402,172$0$0
Cap Hold 2023-24: $43,414,245
Buyout: This contract was bought out (Logo of the Cleveland CavaliersCLE - Feb 18, 2023)
WAIVED: This contract was waived (Logo of the Cleveland CavaliersCLE - Feb 18, 2023)
DEAD CAP: This contract is a source of dead cap, refer to the Dead Cap section below for details
VETERAN CONTRACT (REST OF SEASON)
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SIGNED BY: Andy Elisburg
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Length: 1 year
Value: $3,114,138
Guaranteed: $3,114,138 (100%)
Expiry Status: UFA
AAVTooltip: $3,114,138
Cap % Tooltip: 2.52
Signing Team: Logo of the Miami HeatMIA
Signing Method: Biannual ExceptionTooltip
Signing Date: February 20, 2023
Source: SalarySwish

Kevin Love signed a 1 year, $3,114,138 contract with the Miami Heat on Feb 20, 2023. The contract has a cap hit of $3,114,138.

SeasonOptionOption UsedCap Hit TooltipBase Salary TooltipGuaranteed TooltipLikely Inctv. TooltipUnlikely Inctv. Tooltip
2022-23$3,114,138$3,114,138$3,114,138$0$0
TOTAL$3,114,138$3,114,138$3,114,138$0$0
Cap Hold 2023-24: $3,736,966

DEAD CAP

TYPE: BUYOUT
TEAM: Logo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers
LENGTH: 1 YEAR
VALUE: $27,442,830
DATE: February 18, 2023
SEASONBASE SALARYCAP HIT
2022-23$27,442,830$27,442,830
Note: Bought out by Cleveland Cavaliers

SALARY PROGRESSION

CAREER STATS

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SeasonTypeTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLK
2013-14RegularLogo of the Minnesota TimberwolvesMinnesota Timberwolves777727972010142165045.750519037.663352082.12247399633415935
2014-15RegularLogo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers75752532122895241343.439214436.732125880.41425897311685139
PlayoffsLogo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers4410757411741.521942.9191473.7622281012
2015-16RegularLogo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers77772424123497740941.943915836.031425882.21496137621855841
PlayoffsLogo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers20196132932399238.51114641.4756384.0341411754298
2016-17RegularLogo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers60601885114286737042.738914537.329525787.11485186661165321
PlayoffsLogo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers18185783032189543.61115045.0756384.036155191302116
2017-18RegularLogo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers59591651103972933445.833013741.526623488.01014455461034324
PlayoffsLogo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers212166031327810939.21063634.0645992.24916621534158
2018-19RegularLogo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers222159837428310938.51475336.111410390.4332062394865
2019-20RegularLogo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers5656178098772732745.039014637.421918785.4544935471783319
2020-21RegularLogo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers252562230525210340.91565736.5514282.41716918663162
2021-22RegularLogo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers7441665100776132743.047718739.219816683.8874495361602618
2022-23RegularLogo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers41382134728511138.91956935.4635688.9422382807677
RegularLogo of the Miami HeatMiami Heat21174191621395438.81013029.7282485.7171021194095
PlayoffsLogo of the Miami HeatMiami Heat20183591371194537.8883337.5161487.514971112497
2023-24RegularLogo of the Miami HeatMiami Heat55592448535915844.02448434.41088578.7592793381151810
PlayoffsLogo of the Miami HeatMiami Heat503299444.44125.0000.011314400
2013-14RegularLogo of the Minnesota TimberwolvesMinnesota Timberwolves777736.326.18.418.545.72.56.637.66.88.282.12.99.612.54.40.80.5
2014-15RegularLogo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers757533.816.45.512.743.41.95.236.73.44.380.41.97.99.82.20.70.5
PlayoffsLogo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers4426.814.34.310.341.52.35.342.93.54.873.71.55.57.02.50.30.5
2015-16RegularLogo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers777731.516.05.312.741.92.15.736.03.44.182.21.98.09.92.40.80.5
PlayoffsLogo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers201930.714.74.612.038.52.35.641.43.23.884.01.77.18.82.10.50.4
2016-17RegularLogo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers606031.419.06.214.542.72.46.537.34.34.987.12.58.611.11.90.90.4
PlayoffsLogo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers181832.116.85.312.143.62.86.245.03.54.284.02.08.610.61.71.20.9
2017-18RegularLogo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers595928.017.65.712.445.82.35.641.54.04.588.01.77.59.31.70.70.4
PlayoffsLogo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers212131.414.95.213.239.21.75.134.02.83.192.22.37.910.21.60.70.4
2018-19RegularLogo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers222127.217.05.012.938.52.46.736.14.75.290.41.59.410.92.20.30.2
2019-20RegularLogo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers565631.817.65.813.045.02.67.037.43.33.985.41.08.89.83.20.60.3
2020-21RegularLogo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers252524.912.24.110.140.92.36.236.51.72.082.40.76.87.42.50.60.1
2021-22RegularLogo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers74422.513.64.410.343.02.56.539.22.22.783.81.26.17.22.20.40.2
2022-23RegularLogo of the Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers41320.08.52.77.038.91.74.835.41.41.588.91.05.86.81.90.20.2
RegularLogo of the Miami HeatMiami Heat211720.07.72.66.638.81.44.829.71.11.385.70.84.95.71.90.40.2
PlayoffsLogo of the Miami HeatMiami Heat201818.06.92.36.037.81.74.437.50.70.887.50.74.95.61.20.50.4
2023-24RegularLogo of the Miami HeatMiami Heat55516.88.82.96.544.01.54.434.41.62.078.71.15.16.22.10.30.2
PlayoffsLogo of the Miami HeatMiami Heat506.41.80.81.844.40.20.825.00.00.00.00.22.62.80.80.00.0