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1970-71 Cleveland Cavaliers Roster and Stats

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Record: 15-67, Finished 4th in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Fitch (15-67)

PTS/G: 102.1 (17th of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 113.3 (11th of 17)
SRS: -12.04 (17th of 17) ▪ Pace: 110.6 (16th of 17)
Off Rtg: 92.3 (17th of 17) ▪ Def Rtg: 102.4 (17th of 17)
Expected W-L: 16-66 (17th of 17)

Arena: Cleveland Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
22 Cliff Anderson SG 6-2 200 September 7, 1944 3 Saint Joseph's University
50 Len Chappell F-C 6-8 240 January 31, 1941 8 Wake Forest University
10 Joe Cooke SG 6-3 175 August 14, 1948 R Indiana University
21 Johnny Egan PG 5-11 180 January 31, 1939 9 Providence College
23 Gary Freeman SF 6-9 210 July 25, 1948 R Oregon State University
32 John Johnson SF 6-7 200 October 18, 1947 R University of Iowa
5 Bobby Lewis SG 6-3 175 March 20, 1945 3 University of North Carolina
18 McCoy McLemore SF 6-7 230 April 3, 1942 6 Drake University
30 Larry Mikan SF 6-7 210 April 8, 1948 R University of Minnesota
45 Luther Rackley C 6-10 220 June 11, 1946 1 Xavier University
7 Bingo Smith SG 6-5 195 February 26, 1946 1 University of Tulsa
15 Dave Sorenson PF 6-8 225 July 8, 1948 R Ohio State University
40 Gary Suiter C-F 6-9 225 January 18, 1945 R Midwestern State University
11 John Warren PG 6-3 180 July 7, 1947 1 St. John's University
17 Bobby Washington PG 5-11 175 July 11, 1947 1 Eastern Kentucky University
44 Walt Wesley C 6-11 220 January 25, 1945 4 University of Kansas

Team and Opponent Stats

Year/year calculations use per game statistics
G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 82 19680 3299 7778 .424 3299 7778 .424 1775 2380 .746 3982 2065 2114 8373
Team/G 240.0 40.2 94.9 .424 40.2 94.9 .424 21.6 29.0 .746 48.6 25.2 25.8 102.1
Lg Rank 17 17 14 16 17 14 16 15 15 9 16 5 11 17
Opponent 82 19680 3476 7480 .465 3476 7480 .465 2337 3024 .773 4175 2307 1899 9289
Opponent/G 240.0 42.4 91.2 .465 42.4 91.2 .465 28.5 36.9 .773 50.9 28.1 23.2 113.3
Lg Rank 17 2 1 14 2 1 14 17 16 17 5 17 5 11

Year-by-year: Team Stats Totals / Team Stats Per Game / Opponent Stats Totals / Opponent Stats Per Game

Team Miscellaneous

Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
Team 16 66 -11.17 -0.87 -12.04 92.3 102.4 110.6 .306 .424 .228 .465 .312 Cleveland Arena
Lg Rank 17 17 17 15 17 17 17 16 14 16 13 14 17

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 John Warren 23 82 2610 380 899 .423 380 899 .423 .423 180 217 .829 344 347 299 940
2 Walt Wesley 26 82 2425 565 1241 .455 565 1241 .455 .455 325 473 .687 713 83 295 1455
3 Bingo Smith 24 77 2332 495 1106 .448 495 1106 .448 .448 178 234 .761 429 258 175 1168
4 John Johnson 23 67 2310 435 1032 .422 435 1032 .422 .422 240 298 .805 453 323 251 1110
5 Dave Sorenson 22 79 1940 353 794 .445 353 794 .445 .445 184 229 .803 486 163 181 890
6 Bobby Lewis 25 79 1852 179 484 .370 179 484 .370 .370 109 152 .717 206 244 176 467
7 McCoy McLemore 28 58 1839 254 654 .388 254 654 .388 .388 170 220 .773 463 176 169 678
8 Luther Rackley 24 74 1434 219 470 .466 219 470 .466 .466 121 190 .637 394 66 186 559
9 Bobby Washington 23 47 823 123 310 .397 123 310 .397 .397 104 140 .743 105 190 105 350
10 Joe Cooke 22 73 725 134 341 .393 134 341 .393 .393 48 59 .814 114 93 135 316
11 Larry Mikan 22 53 536 62 186 .333 62 186 .333 .333 34 55 .618 139 41 56 158
12 Johnny Egan 32 26 410 40 98 .408 40 98 .408 .408 25 28 .893 32 58 31 105
13 Cliff Anderson 26 23 171 19 59 .322 19 59 .322 .322 41 60 .683 37 16 22 79
14 Gary Suiter 26 30 140 19 54 .352 19 54 .352 .352 4 9 .444 41 2 20 42
15 Len Chappell 30 6 86 15 38 .395 15 38 .395 .395 11 14 .786 18 1 9 41
16 Gary Freeman 22 11 47 7 12 .583 7 12 .583 .583 1 2 .500 8 4 4 15

Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 John Johnson 23 67 34.5 6.5 15.4 .422 6.5 15.4 .422 3.6 4.4 .805 6.8 4.8 3.7 16.6
2 John Warren 23 82 31.8 4.6 11.0 .423 4.6 11.0 .423 2.2 2.6 .829 4.2 4.2 3.6 11.5
3 McCoy McLemore 28 58 31.7 4.4 11.3 .388 4.4 11.3 .388 2.9 3.8 .773 8.0 3.0 2.9 11.7
4 Bingo Smith 24 77 30.3 6.4 14.4 .448 6.4 14.4 .448 2.3 3.0 .761 5.6 3.4 2.3 15.2
5 Walt Wesley 26 82 29.6 6.9 15.1 .455 6.9 15.1 .455 4.0 5.8 .687 8.7 1.0 3.6 17.7
6 Dave Sorenson 22 79 24.6 4.5 10.1 .445 4.5 10.1 .445 2.3 2.9 .803 6.2 2.1 2.3 11.3
7 Bobby Lewis 25 79 23.4 2.3 6.1 .370 2.3 6.1 .370 1.4 1.9 .717 2.6 3.1 2.2 5.9
8 Luther Rackley 24 74 19.4 3.0 6.4 .466 3.0 6.4 .466 1.6 2.6 .637 5.3 0.9 2.5 7.6
9 Bobby Washington 23 47 17.5 2.6 6.6 .397 2.6 6.6 .397 2.2 3.0 .743 2.2 4.0 2.2 7.4
10 Johnny Egan 32 26 15.8 1.5 3.8 .408 1.5 3.8 .408 1.0 1.1 .893 1.2 2.2 1.2 4.0
11 Len Chappell 30 6 14.3 2.5 6.3 .395 2.5 6.3 .395 1.8 2.3 .786 3.0 0.2 1.5 6.8
12 Larry Mikan 22 53 10.1 1.2 3.5 .333 1.2 3.5 .333 0.6 1.0 .618 2.6 0.8 1.1 3.0
13 Joe Cooke 22 73 9.9 1.8 4.7 .393 1.8 4.7 .393 0.7 0.8 .814 1.6 1.3 1.8 4.3
14 Cliff Anderson 26 23 7.4 0.8 2.6 .322 0.8 2.6 .322 1.8 2.6 .683 1.6 0.7 1.0 3.4
15 Gary Suiter 26 30 4.7 0.6 1.8 .352 0.6 1.8 .352 0.1 0.3 .444 1.4 0.1 0.7 1.4
16 Gary Freeman 22 11 4.3 0.6 1.1 .583 0.6 1.1 .583 0.1 0.2 .500 0.7 0.4 0.4 1.4

Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 John Warren 23 82 2610 5.2 12.4 .423 5.2 12.4 .423 2.5 3.0 .829 4.7 4.8 4.1 13.0
2 Walt Wesley 26 82 2425 8.4 18.4 .455 8.4 18.4 .455 4.8 7.0 .687 10.6 1.2 4.4 21.6
3 Bingo Smith 24 77 2332 7.6 17.1 .448 7.6 17.1 .448 2.7 3.6 .761 6.6 4.0 2.7 18.0
4 John Johnson 23 67 2310 6.8 16.1 .422 6.8 16.1 .422 3.7 4.6 .805 7.1 5.0 3.9 17.3
5 Dave Sorenson 22 79 1940 6.6 14.7 .445 6.6 14.7 .445 3.4 4.2 .803 9.0 3.0 3.4 16.5
6 Bobby Lewis 25 79 1852 3.5 9.4 .370 3.5 9.4 .370 2.1 3.0 .717 4.0 4.7 3.4 9.1
7 McCoy McLemore 28 58 1839 5.0 12.8 .388 5.0 12.8 .388 3.3 4.3 .773 9.1 3.4 3.3 13.3
8 Luther Rackley 24 74 1434 5.5 11.8 .466 5.5 11.8 .466 3.0 4.8 .637 9.9 1.7 4.7 14.0
9 Bobby Washington 23 47 823 5.4 13.6 .397 5.4 13.6 .397 4.5 6.1 .743 4.6 8.3 4.6 15.3
10 Joe Cooke 22 73 725 6.7 16.9 .393 6.7 16.9 .393 2.4 2.9 .814 5.7 4.6 6.7 15.7
11 Larry Mikan 22 53 536 4.2 12.5 .333 4.2 12.5 .333 2.3 3.7 .618 9.3 2.8 3.8 10.6
12 Johnny Egan 32 26 410 3.5 8.6 .408 3.5 8.6 .408 2.2 2.5 .893 2.8 5.1 2.7 9.2
13 Cliff Anderson 26 23 171 4.0 12.4 .322 4.0 12.4 .322 8.6 12.6 .683 7.8 3.4 4.6 16.6
14 Gary Suiter 26 30 140 4.9 13.9 .352 4.9 13.9 .352 1.0 2.3 .444 10.5 0.5 5.1 10.8
15 Len Chappell 30 6 86 6.3 15.9 .395 6.3 15.9 .395 4.6 5.9 .786 7.5 0.4 3.8 17.2
16 Gary Freeman 22 11 47 5.4 9.2 .583 5.4 9.2 .583 0.8 1.5 .500 6.1 3.1 3.1 11.5

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS ORtg DRtg
1 John Warren 23 82 2610 .423 .423 .829
2 Walt Wesley 26 82 2425 .455 .455 .687
3 Bingo Smith 24 77 2332 .448 .448 .761
4 John Johnson 23 67 2310 .422 .422 .805
5 Dave Sorenson 22 79 1940 .445 .445 .803
6 Bobby Lewis 25 79 1852 .370 .370 .717
7 McCoy McLemore 28 58 1839 .388 .388 .773
8 Luther Rackley 24 74 1434 .466 .466 .637
9 Bobby Washington 23 47 823 .397 .397 .743
10 Joe Cooke 22 73 725 .393 .393 .814
11 Larry Mikan 22 53 536 .333 .333 .618
12 Johnny Egan 32 26 410 .408 .408 .893
13 Cliff Anderson 26 23 171 .322 .322 .683
14 Gary Suiter 26 30 140 .352 .352 .444
15 Len Chappell 30 6 86 .395 .395 .786
16 Gary Freeman 22 11 47 .583 .583 .500

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48 OBPM DBPM BPM VORP
1 John Warren 23 82 2610 11.4 .473 .241 6.4 19.2 0.8 0.8 1.7 .031
2 Walt Wesley 26 82 2425 17.1 .502 .381 14.2 5.7 3.2 0.9 4.1 .082
3 Bingo Smith 24 77 2332 15.5 .483 .212 8.9 17.7 1.6 0.8 2.4 .049
4 John Johnson 23 67 2310 15.4 .477 .289 9.5 21.5 1.2 0.9 2.1 .044
5 Dave Sorenson 22 79 1940 15.2 .497 .288 12.1 12.8 1.9 0.7 2.6 .065
6 Bobby Lewis 25 79 1852 8.2 .424 .314 5.4 17.8 -1.0 0.6 -0.4 -0.012
7 McCoy McLemore 28 58 1839 12.5 .452 .336 12.1 13.7 -0.4 0.7 0.4 .010
8 Luther Rackley 24 74 1434 12.5 .505 .404 13.3 6.7 1.4 0.5 1.9 .063
9 Bobby Washington 23 47 823 15.2 .471 .452 6.2 33.5 0.4 0.3 0.7 .041
10 Joe Cooke 22 73 725 10.4 .431 .173 7.6 19.6 -0.6 0.2 -0.4 -0.025
11 Larry Mikan 22 53 536 8.4 .376 .296 12.5 10.6 -1.0 0.2 -0.8 -0.073
12 Johnny Egan 32 26 410 9.4 .476 .286 3.8 19.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 .030
13 Cliff Anderson 26 23 171 13.2 .463 1.017 10.4 12.9 0.0 0.1 0.1 .022
14 Gary Suiter 26 30 140 6.0 .362 .167 14.1 2.0 -0.3 0.1 -0.3 -0.099
15 Len Chappell 30 6 86 11.4 .464 .368 10.1 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 .014
16 Gary Freeman 22 11 47 12.3 .582 .167 8.2 12.3 0.1 0.0 0.1 .108