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1978-79 Cleveland Cavaliers Roster and Stats

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Record: 30-52, Finished 5th in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Fitch (30-52)

PTS/G: 106.5 (20th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 110.2 (10th of 22)
SRS: -3.57 (18th of 22) ▪ Pace: 102.7 (20th of 22)
Off Rtg: 103.7 (12th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 107.3 (20th of 22)
Expected W-L: 31-51 (18th of 22)

Arena: Coliseum at Richfield ▪ Attendance: NA

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
52 Jim Brewer PF 6-9 210 December 3, 1951 5 University of Minnesota
34 Austin Carr SG 6-4 200 March 10, 1948 7 University of Notre Dame
22 Jim Chones C 6-11 220 November 30, 1949 6 Marquette University
40 Harry Davis SF 6-7 220 January 27, 1956 R Florida State University
11 Walt Frazier PG 6-4 200 March 29, 1945 11 Southern Illinois University
25 Terry Furlow SG 6-4 190 October 18, 1954 2 Michigan State University
1 Kenny Higgs PG 6-0 180 January 31, 1955 R Louisiana State University
24 John Lambert PF 6-10 225 January 14, 1953 3 University of Southern California
15 Butch Lee PG 6-0 185 December 5, 1956 R Marquette University
30 Mike Mitchell SF 6-7 215 January 1, 1956 R Auburn University
20 Campy Russell SF 6-8 215 January 12, 1952 4 University of Michigan
7 Bingo Smith SG 6-5 195 February 26, 1946 9 University of Tulsa
3 Elmore Smith C 7-0 250 May 9, 1949 7 Kentucky State University
14 Foots Walker PG 6-0 172 May 21, 1951 4 State University of West Georgia

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 19680 3556 7602 .468 3556 7602 .468 1620 2103 .770 1229 2256 3485 1796 688 334 1376 2027 8732 106.5
Lg Rank 21 14 7 21 17 19 4 11 22 21 21 17 19 1 13 20 20
Opponent 82 19680 3600 7150 .503 3600 7150 .503 1837 2423 .758 1123 2587 3710 2062 658 503 1557 2001 9037 110.2
Lg Rank 21 9 4 21 16 17 17 4 18 13 6 3 18 15 6 10 10

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 31 51 -3.72 0.15 -3.57 103.7 107.3 102.7 .277 .468 13.9 32.2 .213 .503 15.9 66.8 .257 Coliseum at Richfield
Lg Rank 18 18 18 6 18 12 20 20 20 21 2 11 18 21 9 12 18

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 Campy Russell 27 74 2859 603 1268 .476 603 1268 .476 417 523 .797 147 356 503 348 98 25 259 222 1623
2 Jim Chones 29 82 2850 472 1073 .440 472 1073 .440 158 215 .735 260 582 842 181 47 102 187 278 1102
3 Austin Carr 30 82 2714 551 1161 .475 551 1161 .475 292 358 .816 155 135 290 217 77 14 175 210 1394
4 Foots Walker 27 55 1753 208 448 .464 208 448 .464 137 175 .783 59 139 198 321 130 18 127 153 553
5 Bingo Smith 32 72 1650 361 784 .460 361 784 .460 83 106 .783 77 129 206 121 43 7 75 188 805
6 Mike Mitchell 23 80 1576 362 706 .513 362 706 .513 131 178 .736 127 202 329 60 51 29 102 215 855
7 Jim Brewer 27 55 1301 114 259 .440 114 259 .440 23 48 .479 125 245 370 74 48 56 78 136 251
8 Terry Furlow 24 49 1110 275 569 .483 275 569 .483 103 125 .824 44 52 96 103 40 17 87 80 653
9 Kenny Higgs 24 68 1050 127 279 .455 127 279 .455 85 111 .766 18 84 102 141 66 11 47 176 339
10 John Lambert 26 70 1030 148 329 .450 148 329 .450 35 55 .636 116 174 290 43 25 29 65 163 331
11 Butch Lee 22 33 782 146 321 .455 146 321 .455 87 113 .770 22 45 67 126 30 0 58 58 379
12 Harry Davis 23 40 394 66 153 .431 66 153 .431 30 43 .698 27 39 66 16 13 8 23 66 162
13 Elmore Smith 29 24 332 69 130 .531 69 130 .531 18 26 .692 45 61 106 13 7 16 42 60 156
14 Walt Frazier 33 12 279 54 122 .443 54 122 .443 21 27 .778 7 13 20 32 13 2 22 22 129

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 Campy Russell 27 74 38.6 8.1 17.1 .476 8.1 17.1 .476 5.6 7.1 .797 2.0 4.8 6.8 4.7 1.3 0.3 3.5 3.0 21.9
2 Jim Chones 29 82 34.8 5.8 13.1 .440 5.8 13.1 .440 1.9 2.6 .735 3.2 7.1 10.3 2.2 0.6 1.2 2.3 3.4 13.4
3 Austin Carr 30 82 33.1 6.7 14.2 .475 6.7 14.2 .475 3.6 4.4 .816 1.9 1.6 3.5 2.6 0.9 0.2 2.1 2.6 17.0
4 Foots Walker 27 55 31.9 3.8 8.1 .464 3.8 8.1 .464 2.5 3.2 .783 1.1 2.5 3.6 5.8 2.4 0.3 2.3 2.8 10.1
5 Jim Brewer 27 55 23.7 2.1 4.7 .440 2.1 4.7 .440 0.4 0.9 .479 2.3 4.5 6.7 1.3 0.9 1.0 1.4 2.5 4.6
6 Butch Lee 22 33 23.7 4.4 9.7 .455 4.4 9.7 .455 2.6 3.4 .770 0.7 1.4 2.0 3.8 0.9 0.0 1.8 1.8 11.5
7 Walt Frazier 33 12 23.3 4.5 10.2 .443 4.5 10.2 .443 1.8 2.3 .778 0.6 1.1 1.7 2.7 1.1 0.2 1.8 1.8 10.8
8 Bingo Smith 32 72 22.9 5.0 10.9 .460 5.0 10.9 .460 1.2 1.5 .783 1.1 1.8 2.9 1.7 0.6 0.1 1.0 2.6 11.2
9 Terry Furlow 24 49 22.7 5.6 11.6 .483 5.6 11.6 .483 2.1 2.6 .824 0.9 1.1 2.0 2.1 0.8 0.3 1.8 1.6 13.3
10 Mike Mitchell 23 80 19.7 4.5 8.8 .513 4.5 8.8 .513 1.6 2.2 .736 1.6 2.5 4.1 0.8 0.6 0.4 1.3 2.7 10.7
11 Kenny Higgs 24 68 15.4 1.9 4.1 .455 1.9 4.1 .455 1.3 1.6 .766 0.3 1.2 1.5 2.1 1.0 0.2 0.7 2.6 5.0
12 John Lambert 26 70 14.7 2.1 4.7 .450 2.1 4.7 .450 0.5 0.8 .636 1.7 2.5 4.1 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.9 2.3 4.7
13 Elmore Smith 29 24 13.8 2.9 5.4 .531 2.9 5.4 .531 0.8 1.1 .692 1.9 2.5 4.4 0.5 0.3 0.7 1.8 2.5 6.5
14 Harry Davis 23 40 9.9 1.7 3.8 .431 1.7 3.8 .431 0.8 1.1 .698 0.7 1.0 1.7 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.6 1.7 4.1

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 Campy Russell 27 74 2859 7.6 16.0 .476 7.6 16.0 .476 5.3 6.6 .797 1.9 4.5 6.3 4.4 1.2 0.3 3.3 2.8 20.4
2 Jim Chones 29 82 2850 6.0 13.6 .440 6.0 13.6 .440 2.0 2.7 .735 3.3 7.4 10.6 2.3 0.6 1.3 2.4 3.5 13.9
3 Austin Carr 30 82 2714 7.3 15.4 .475 7.3 15.4 .475 3.9 4.7 .816 2.1 1.8 3.8 2.9 1.0 0.2 2.3 2.8 18.5
4 Foots Walker 27 55 1753 4.3 9.2 .464 4.3 9.2 .464 2.8 3.6 .783 1.2 2.9 4.1 6.6 2.7 0.4 2.6 3.1 11.4
5 Bingo Smith 32 72 1650 7.9 17.1 .460 7.9 17.1 .460 1.8 2.3 .783 1.7 2.8 4.5 2.6 0.9 0.2 1.6 4.1 17.6
6 Mike Mitchell 23 80 1576 8.3 16.1 .513 8.3 16.1 .513 3.0 4.1 .736 2.9 4.6 7.5 1.4 1.2 0.7 2.3 4.9 19.5
7 Jim Brewer 27 55 1301 3.2 7.2 .440 3.2 7.2 .440 0.6 1.3 .479 3.5 6.8 10.2 2.0 1.3 1.5 2.2 3.8 6.9
8 Terry Furlow 24 49 1110 8.9 18.5 .483 8.9 18.5 .483 3.3 4.1 .824 1.4 1.7 3.1 3.3 1.3 0.6 2.8 2.6 21.2
9 Kenny Higgs 24 68 1050 4.4 9.6 .455 4.4 9.6 .455 2.9 3.8 .766 0.6 2.9 3.5 4.8 2.3 0.4 1.6 6.0 11.6
10 John Lambert 26 70 1030 5.2 11.5 .450 5.2 11.5 .450 1.2 1.9 .636 4.1 6.1 10.1 1.5 0.9 1.0 2.3 5.7 11.6
11 Butch Lee 22 33 782 6.7 14.8 .455 6.7 14.8 .455 4.0 5.2 .770 1.0 2.1 3.1 5.8 1.4 0.0 2.7 2.7 17.4
12 Harry Davis 23 40 394 6.0 14.0 .431 6.0 14.0 .431 2.7 3.9 .698 2.5 3.6 6.0 1.5 1.2 0.7 2.1 6.0 14.8
13 Elmore Smith 29 24 332 7.5 14.1 .531 7.5 14.1 .531 2.0 2.8 .692 4.9 6.6 11.5 1.4 0.8 1.7 4.6 6.5 16.9
14 Walt Frazier 33 12 279 7.0 15.7 .443 7.0 15.7 .443 2.7 3.5 .778 0.9 1.7 2.6 4.1 1.7 0.3 2.8 2.8 16.6

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 Campy Russell 27 74 2859 18.6 .542 .476 .412 5.3 14.5 9.6 17.6 1.6 0.5 14.7 24.4 107 108 5.0 1.6 6.7 .112
2 Jim Chones 29 82 2850 13.7 .472 .440 .200 9.4 23.8 16.2 8.6 0.8 2.0 13.8 18.9 98 106 1.0 2.3 3.3 .056
3 Austin Carr 30 82 2714 15.4 .529 .475 .308 5.9 5.8 5.8 11.4 1.3 0.3 11.7 21.9 108 111 4.5 0.5 5.0 .088
4 Foots Walker 27 55 1753 15.0 .527 .464 .391 3.5 9.2 6.2 23.3 3.5 0.6 19.5 14.8 106 105 1.9 1.5 3.4 .093
5 Bingo Smith 32 72 1650 13.4 .485 .460 .135 4.8 9.1 6.8 10.7 1.2 0.2 8.3 21.8 103 110 1.6 0.5 2.1 .061
6 Mike Mitchell 23 80 1576 16.8 .545 .513 .252 8.3 14.9 11.4 5.7 1.5 1.0 11.5 22.4 108 107 2.6 1.0 3.6 .111
7 Jim Brewer 27 55 1301 10.1 .448 .440 .185 9.9 21.9 15.6 7.0 1.7 2.4 21.8 10.9 92 104 -0.3 1.3 1.0 .038
8 Terry Furlow 24 49 1110 17.0 .523 .483 .220 4.1 5.5 4.7 14.2 1.7 0.8 12.2 25.5 104 110 1.4 0.4 1.8 .078
9 Kenny Higgs 24 68 1050 12.4 .517 .455 .398 1.8 9.3 5.3 17.2 2.9 0.6 12.5 14.2 110 106 1.3 0.8 2.2 .098
10 John Lambert 26 70 1030 10.9 .469 .450 .167 11.6 19.7 15.4 5.5 1.1 1.5 15.5 16.1 97 106 0.2 0.8 0.9 .044
11 Butch Lee 22 33 782 15.7 .511 .455 .352 2.9 6.7 4.7 22.5 1.8 0.0 13.5 21.8 105 110 1.1 0.2 1.3 .081
12 Harry Davis 23 40 394 10.6 .471 .431 .281 7.1 11.5 9.2 5.5 1.5 1.1 11.8 19.7 98 108 0.1 0.2 0.3 .038
13 Elmore Smith 29 24 332 14.5 .551 .531 .200 14.0 21.4 17.5 5.6 1.0 2.7 22.9 22.0 96 105 0.0 0.3 0.3 .046
14 Walt Frazier 33 12 279 12.9 .482 .443 .221 2.6 5.4 3.9 16.2 2.2 0.4 14.1 22.2 97 109 0.1 0.1 0.2 .029