The terms of Cleveland star point guard Kyrie Irving's five-year, $90 million contract will include an early termination option for the 2019-20 season and a 15 percent trade kicker, league sources told Yahoo Sports.
Irving will partner with superstar LeBron James, who committed to the Cavaliers on Friday.
Irving's deal includes the "Derrick Rose" provision, which allows Irving to gather 30 percent of the Cavaliers' salary-cap space instead of 25 percent should he reach one of these three designated plateaus:
• voted to the NBA's first, second or third team two times in his deal.
• voted to the All-Star team twice.
• voted the NBA's MVP once.
Irving was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft. He has averaged 20.7 points and 5.8 assists in his three seasons and was the MVP of the 2014 All-Star game.
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