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Signing Kendrick Perkins on the final day of the regular season was not regarded as a big move for the Cleveland Cavaliers.
However, by signing Perkins to a deal last Wednesday that will pay him $148,316 for the remainder of the season did result in one notable thing for the Cavaliers.
In returned them to the No. 1 spot in the NBA… in terms of team payroll.
By adding Perkins’ salary, Cleveland’s payroll for this season rose to $137,718,426.
It moved the Cavaliers past the Golden State Warriors, who had occupied the top spot with $137,607,884.
Rounding out the top five teams in terms of payroll for this season are the Oklahoma City Thunder ($134,530,140), the Miami Heat ($132,217,624) and the Washington Wizards ($123,301,896).