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1972-73 Cleveland Cavaliers Roster and Stats

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Record: 32-50, Finished 4th in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Fitch (32-50)

PTS/G: 102.7 (17th of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 105.3 (7th of 17)
SRS: -2.64 (13th of 17) ▪ Pace: 108.3 (13th of 17)
Off Rtg: 94.0 (14th of 17) ▪ Def Rtg: 96.5 (8th of 17)
Expected W-L: 34-48 (12th of 17)

Arena: Cleveland Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

Game Results

Height of bar is margin of victory up to 20 points  ▪  Mouseover bar for details  ▪  Click for box score  ▪  Grouped by Month

Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
34 Austin Carr SG 6-4 200 March 10, 1948 1 University of Notre Dame
5 Jim Cleamons PG 6-3 185 September 13, 1949 1 Ohio State University
40 Barry Clemens SF 6-6 210 May 1, 1943 7 Ohio Wesleyan University
18 Charlie Davis SG 6-2 160 September 7, 1949 1 Wake Forest University
42 Dwight Davis PF 6-8 220 October 28, 1949 R University of Houston
32 John Johnson SF 6-7 200 October 18, 1947 2 University of Iowa
50 Steve Patterson C 6-9 225 June 24, 1948 1 University of California, Los Angeles
35 Rick Roberson C 6-9 231 July 7, 1947 3 University of Cincinnati
45 Bob Rule C 6-9 220 June 29, 1944 5 Colorado State University
7 Bingo Smith SG 6-5 195 February 26, 1946 3 University of Tulsa
15 Dave Sorenson PF 6-8 225 July 8, 1948 2 Ohio State University
15 Cornell Warner C 6-9 220 August 12, 1948 2 Jackson State University
11 John Warren SG 6-3 180 July 7, 1947 3 St. John's University
44 Walt Wesley C 6-11 220 January 25, 1945 6 University of Kansas
19 Lenny Wilkens PG 6-1 180 October 28, 1937 12 Providence College

Team and Opponent Stats

G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
Team 82 19830 3431 7884 .435 3431 7884 .435 1556 2084 .747 4063 2106 1941 8418 102.7
Lg Rank 1 17 8 16 11 8 11 11 7 7 17 17
Opponent 82 19830 3465 7673 .452 3465 7673 .452 1707 2230 .765 4115 2311 1932 8637 105.3
Lg Rank 1 4 4 7 12 12 13 8 16 13 7 7

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 34 48 -2.67 0.03 -2.64 94.0 96.5 108.3 .264 .435 .197 .452 .222 Cleveland Arena
Lg Rank 12 12 12 8 13 14 8 13 9 16 9 7 16

Totals

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 Austin Carr 24 82 3097 702 1575 .446 702 1575 .446 281 342 .822 369 279 185 1685
2 Lenny Wilkens 35 75 2973 572 1275 .449 572 1275 .449 394 476 .828 346 628 221 1538
3 John Johnson 25 82 2815 492 1143 .430 492 1143 .430 199 271 .734 552 309 246 1183
4 Dwight Davis 23 81 2151 293 748 .392 293 748 .392 176 222 .793 563 118 297 762
5 Rick Roberson 25 62 2127 307 709 .433 307 709 .433 167 290 .576 693 134 249 781
6 Jim Cleamons 23 80 1392 192 423 .454 192 423 .454 75 101 .743 167 205 108 459
7 Cornell Warner 24 68 1323 166 404 .411 166 404 .411 58 88 .659 507 66 172 390
8 Barry Clemens 29 72 1119 209 405 .516 209 405 .516 53 68 .779 211 115 136 471
9 Bingo Smith 26 73 1068 268 603 .444 268 603 .444 64 81 .790 199 108 80 600
10 Steve Patterson 24 62 710 71 198 .359 71 198 .359 34 65 .523 228 51 79 176
11 Bob Rule 28 49 440 60 157 .382 60 157 .382 20 31 .645 106 37 66 140
12 John Warren 25 40 290 54 111 .486 54 111 .486 18 19 .947 42 34 45 126
13 Dave Sorenson 24 10 129 11 45 .244 11 45 .244 5 11 .455 37 5 16 27
14 Walt Wesley 28 12 110 14 47 .298 14 47 .298 8 12 .667 38 7 21 36
15 Charlie Davis 23 6 86 20 41 .488 20 41 .488 4 7 .571 5 10 20 44

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 Lenny Wilkens 35 75 39.6 7.6 17.0 .449 7.6 17.0 .449 5.3 6.3 .828 4.6 8.4 2.9 20.5
2 Austin Carr 24 82 37.8 8.6 19.2 .446 8.6 19.2 .446 3.4 4.2 .822 4.5 3.4 2.3 20.5
3 Rick Roberson 25 62 34.3 5.0 11.4 .433 5.0 11.4 .433 2.7 4.7 .576 11.2 2.2 4.0 12.6
4 John Johnson 25 82 34.3 6.0 13.9 .430 6.0 13.9 .430 2.4 3.3 .734 6.7 3.8 3.0 14.4
5 Dwight Davis 23 81 26.6 3.6 9.2 .392 3.6 9.2 .392 2.2 2.7 .793 7.0 1.5 3.7 9.4
6 Cornell Warner 24 68 19.5 2.4 5.9 .411 2.4 5.9 .411 0.9 1.3 .659 7.5 1.0 2.5 5.7
7 Jim Cleamons 23 80 17.4 2.4 5.3 .454 2.4 5.3 .454 0.9 1.3 .743 2.1 2.6 1.4 5.7
8 Barry Clemens 29 72 15.5 2.9 5.6 .516 2.9 5.6 .516 0.7 0.9 .779 2.9 1.6 1.9 6.5
9 Bingo Smith 26 73 14.6 3.7 8.3 .444 3.7 8.3 .444 0.9 1.1 .790 2.7 1.5 1.1 8.2
10 Charlie Davis 23 6 14.3 3.3 6.8 .488 3.3 6.8 .488 0.7 1.2 .571 0.8 1.7 3.3 7.3
11 Dave Sorenson 24 10 12.9 1.1 4.5 .244 1.1 4.5 .244 0.5 1.1 .455 3.7 0.5 1.6 2.7
12 Steve Patterson 24 62 11.5 1.1 3.2 .359 1.1 3.2 .359 0.5 1.0 .523 3.7 0.8 1.3 2.8
13 Walt Wesley 28 12 9.2 1.2 3.9 .298 1.2 3.9 .298 0.7 1.0 .667 3.2 0.6 1.8 3.0
14 Bob Rule 28 49 9.0 1.2 3.2 .382 1.2 3.2 .382 0.4 0.6 .645 2.2 0.8 1.3 2.9
15 John Warren 25 40 7.3 1.4 2.8 .486 1.4 2.8 .486 0.5 0.5 .947 1.1 0.9 1.1 3.2

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 Austin Carr 24 82 3097 8.2 18.3 .446 8.2 18.3 .446 3.3 4.0 .822 4.3 3.2 2.2 19.6
2 Lenny Wilkens 35 75 2973 6.9 15.4 .449 6.9 15.4 .449 4.8 5.8 .828 4.2 7.6 2.7 18.6
3 John Johnson 25 82 2815 6.3 14.6 .430 6.3 14.6 .430 2.5 3.5 .734 7.1 4.0 3.1 15.1
4 Dwight Davis 23 81 2151 4.9 12.5 .392 4.9 12.5 .392 2.9 3.7 .793 9.4 2.0 5.0 12.8
5 Rick Roberson 25 62 2127 5.2 12.0 .433 5.2 12.0 .433 2.8 4.9 .576 11.7 2.3 4.2 13.2
6 Jim Cleamons 23 80 1392 5.0 10.9 .454 5.0 10.9 .454 1.9 2.6 .743 4.3 5.3 2.8 11.9
7 Cornell Warner 24 68 1323 4.5 11.0 .411 4.5 11.0 .411 1.6 2.4 .659 13.8 1.8 4.7 10.6
8 Barry Clemens 29 72 1119 6.7 13.0 .516 6.7 13.0 .516 1.7 2.2 .779 6.8 3.7 4.4 15.2
9 Bingo Smith 26 73 1068 9.0 20.3 .444 9.0 20.3 .444 2.2 2.7 .790 6.7 3.6 2.7 20.2
10 Steve Patterson 24 62 710 3.6 10.0 .359 3.6 10.0 .359 1.7 3.3 .523 11.6 2.6 4.0 8.9
11 Bob Rule 28 49 440 4.9 12.8 .382 4.9 12.8 .382 1.6 2.5 .645 8.7 3.0 5.4 11.5
12 John Warren 25 40 290 6.7 13.8 .486 6.7 13.8 .486 2.2 2.4 .947 5.2 4.2 5.6 15.6
13 Dave Sorenson 24 10 129 3.1 12.6 .244 3.1 12.6 .244 1.4 3.1 .455 10.3 1.4 4.5 7.5
14 Walt Wesley 28 12 110 4.6 15.4 .298 4.6 15.4 .298 2.6 3.9 .667 12.4 2.3 6.9 11.8
15 Charlie Davis 23 6 86 8.4 17.2 .488 8.4 17.2 .488 1.7 2.9 .571 2.1 4.2 8.4 18.4

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Austin Carr 24 82 3097 15.4 .488 .446 .217 5.8 14.1 2.9 2.9 5.9 .091
2 Lenny Wilkens 35 75 2973 19.3 .518 .449 .373 5.6 31.4 5.7 3.9 9.5 .154
3 John Johnson 25 82 2815 13.8 .469 .430 .237 9.5 15.9 0.8 3.5 4.3 .073
4 Dwight Davis 23 81 2151 10.9 .451 .392 .297 12.7 7.5 -0.5 2.8 2.3 .051
5 Rick Roberson 25 62 2127 13.3 .467 .433 .409 15.8 8.7 0.4 3.2 3.6 .080
6 Jim Cleamons 23 80 1392 12.4 .491 .454 .239 5.8 20.3 1.0 1.6 2.6 .089
7 Cornell Warner 24 68 1323 11.8 .440 .411 .218 18.6 6.7 -0.5 2.2 1.7 .060
8 Barry Clemens 29 72 1119 14.9 .541 .516 .168 9.1 15.2 2.2 1.3 3.5 .150
9 Bingo Smith 26 73 1068 16.3 .470 .444 .134 9.0 16.5 0.4 1.3 1.6 .074
10 Steve Patterson 24 62 710 9.6 .388 .359 .328 15.6 9.4 -0.9 1.1 0.1 .009
11 Bob Rule 28 49 440 9.3 .410 .382 .197 11.7 11.5 -0.5 0.6 0.1 .009
12 John Warren 25 40 290 14.0 .528 .486 .171 7.0 17.3 0.5 0.3 0.8 .136
13 Dave Sorenson 24 10 129 3.4 .271 .244 .244 13.9 5.0 -0.6 0.2 -0.4 -0.147
14 Walt Wesley 28 12 110 7.8 .344 .298 .255 16.8 8.6 -0.4 0.2 -0.2 -0.082
15 Charlie Davis 23 6 86 11.8 .499 .488 .171 2.8 18.4 0.1 0.1 0.2 .099