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1979-80 Cleveland Cavaliers Roster and Stats

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Record: 37-45, Finished 5th in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Stan Albeck (37-45)

PTS/G: 114.1 (3rd of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 113.8 (19th of 22)
SRS: 0.42 (9th of 22) ▪ Pace: 105.6 (5th of 22)
Off Rtg: 106.7 (6th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 106.4 (14th of 22)
Expected W-L: 42-40 (9th of 22)

Arena: Coliseum at Richfield ▪ Attendance: NA

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
34 Austin Carr SG 6-4 200 March 10, 1948 8 University of Notre Dame
2 Kenny Carr PF 6-7 220 August 15, 1955 2 North Carolina State University
35 Don Ford SF 6-9 215 December 31, 1952 4 University of California, Santa Barbara
11 Walt Frazier PG 6-4 200 March 29, 1945 12 Southern Illinois University
24 John Lambert PF 6-10 225 January 14, 1953 4 University of Southern California
15 Butch Lee PG 6-0 185 December 5, 1956 1 Marquette University
30 Mike Mitchell SF 6-7 215 January 1, 1956 1 Auburn University
25 Dave Robisch C 6-10 235 December 22, 1949 8 University of Kansas
21 Campy Russell SF 6-8 215 January 12, 1952 5 University of Michigan
7 Bingo Smith SG 6-5 195 February 26, 1946 10 University of Tulsa
9 Randy Smith SG 6-3 180 December 12, 1948 8 State University of New York College at Buffalo
11 Willie Smith PG 6-2 170 October 26, 1953 3 University of Missouri
43 Earl Tatum SG 6-5 185 July 26, 1953 3 Marquette University
14 Foots Walker PG 6-0 172 May 21, 1951 5 State University of West Georgia
33 Bill Willoughby SF 6-8 205 May 20, 1957 3

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 19930 3811 8041 .474 36 187 .193 3775 7854 .481 1702 2205 .772 1307 2381 3688 2108 764 342 1370 1934 9360
Team/G 243.0 46.5 98.1 .474 0.4 2.3 .193 46.0 95.8 .481 20.8 26.9 .772 15.9 29.0 45.0 25.7 9.3 4.2 16.7 23.6 114.1
Lg Rank 1 3 1 15 16 14 21 3 1 17 12 14 8 7 17 10 13 15 18 1 9 3
Year/Year 1.3% 7.2% 5.8% +0.006 6.2% 3.3% +0.013 5.1% 4.9% +0.002 6.3% 5.5% 5.8% 17.4% 11.0% 2.4% -0.4% -4.6% 7.2%
Opponent 82 19930 3811 7610 .501 65 223 .291 3746 7387 .507 1645 2150 .765 1230 2638 3868 2208 708 490 1667 2033 9332
Opponent/G 243.0 46.5 92.8 .501 0.8 2.7 .291 45.7 90.1 .507 20.1 26.2 .765 15.0 32.2 47.2 26.9 8.6 6.0 20.3 24.8 113.8
Lg Rank 1 20 18 22 13 14 16 20 18 21 6 6 14 12 20 18 16 4 18 5 11 19
Year/Year 1.3% 5.9% 6.4% -0.003 4.1% 3.3% +0.004 -10.5% -11.3% +0.007 9.5% 2.0% 4.3% 7.1% 7.6% -2.6% 7.1% 1.6% 3.3%

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 42 40 0.34 0.08 0.43 106.7 106.4 105.6 .274 .023 .476 13.2 33.1 .212 .505 16.3 65.9 .216 Coliseum at Richfield
Lg Rank 9 9 9 12 9 6 14 5 20 15 17 1 13 19 21 8 15 4

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 Mike Mitchell 24 82 2802 775 1482 .523 0 6 .000 775 1476 .525 270 343 .787 206 385 591 93 70 77 172 259 1820
2 Randy Smith 31 82 2677 599 1326 .452 10 53 .189 589 1273 .463 233 283 .823 93 163 256 363 125 7 200 190 1441
3 Dave Robisch 30 82 2670 489 940 .520 0 3 .000 489 937 .522 277 329 .842 225 433 658 192 53 53 138 211 1255
4 Foots Walker 28 76 2422 258 568 .454 1 9 .111 257 559 .460 195 243 .802 78 209 287 607 155 12 157 202 712
5 Kenny Carr 24 74 1781 371 752 .493 0 4 .000 371 748 .496 171 261 .655 194 377 571 76 64 51 145 240 913
6 Austin Carr 31 77 1595 390 839 .465 2 6 .333 388 833 .466 127 172 .738 81 84 165 150 39 3 108 120 909
7 Bill Willoughby 22 78 1447 219 457 .479 1 9 .111 218 448 .487 96 127 .756 122 207 329 72 32 62 68 189 535
8 Campy Russell 28 41 1331 284 630 .451 1 9 .111 283 621 .456 178 239 .745 76 149 225 173 72 20 148 113 747
9 John Lambert 27 74 1324 165 400 .413 0 3 .000 165 397 .416 73 101 .723 138 214 352 56 47 42 64 203 403
10 Willie Smith 26 62 1051 121 315 .384 17 71 .239 104 244 .426 40 52 .769 56 65 121 259 75 1 95 110 299
11 Don Ford 27 21 419 65 144 .451 1 2 .500 64 142 .451 22 25 .880 21 66 87 29 11 6 21 45 153
12 Earl Tatum 26 33 225 36 94 .383 2 6 .333 34 88 .386 11 19 .579 11 15 26 20 16 5 17 29 85
13 Bingo Smith 33 8 135 33 72 .458 1 5 .200 32 67 .478 7 8 .875 2 12 14 7 3 2 9 21 74
14 Walt Frazier 34 3 27 4 11 .364 0 1 .000 4 10 .400 2 2 1.000 1 2 3 8 2 1 4 2 10
15 Butch Lee 23 3 24 2 11 .182 0 0 2 11 .182 0 1 .000 3 0 3 3 0 0 3 0 4

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 Mike Mitchell 24 82 34.2 9.5 18.1 .523 0.0 0.1 .000 9.5 18.0 .525 3.3 4.2 .787 2.5 4.7 7.2 1.1 0.9 0.9 2.1 3.2 22.2
2 Dave Robisch 30 82 32.6 6.0 11.5 .520 0.0 0.0 .000 6.0 11.4 .522 3.4 4.0 .842 2.7 5.3 8.0 2.3 0.6 0.6 1.7 2.6 15.3
3 Randy Smith 31 82 32.6 7.3 16.2 .452 0.1 0.6 .189 7.2 15.5 .463 2.8 3.5 .823 1.1 2.0 3.1 4.4 1.5 0.1 2.4 2.3 17.6
4 Campy Russell 28 41 32.5 6.9 15.4 .451 0.0 0.2 .111 6.9 15.1 .456 4.3 5.8 .745 1.9 3.6 5.5 4.2 1.8 0.5 3.6 2.8 18.2
5 Foots Walker 28 76 31.9 3.4 7.5 .454 0.0 0.1 .111 3.4 7.4 .460 2.6 3.2 .802 1.0 2.8 3.8 8.0 2.0 0.2 2.1 2.7 9.4
6 Kenny Carr 24 74 24.1 5.0 10.2 .493 0.0 0.1 .000 5.0 10.1 .496 2.3 3.5 .655 2.6 5.1 7.7 1.0 0.9 0.7 2.0 3.2 12.3
7 Austin Carr 31 77 20.7 5.1 10.9 .465 0.0 0.1 .333 5.0 10.8 .466 1.6 2.2 .738 1.1 1.1 2.1 1.9 0.5 0.0 1.4 1.6 11.8
8 Don Ford 27 21 20.0 3.1 6.9 .451 0.0 0.1 .500 3.0 6.8 .451 1.0 1.2 .880 1.0 3.1 4.1 1.4 0.5 0.3 1.0 2.1 7.3
9 Bill Willoughby 22 78 18.6 2.8 5.9 .479 0.0 0.1 .111 2.8 5.7 .487 1.2 1.6 .756 1.6 2.7 4.2 0.9 0.4 0.8 0.9 2.4 6.9
10 John Lambert 27 74 17.9 2.2 5.4 .413 0.0 0.0 .000 2.2 5.4 .416 1.0 1.4 .723 1.9 2.9 4.8 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.9 2.7 5.4
11 Willie Smith 26 62 17.0 2.0 5.1 .384 0.3 1.1 .239 1.7 3.9 .426 0.6 0.8 .769 0.9 1.0 2.0 4.2 1.2 0.0 1.5 1.8 4.8
12 Bingo Smith 33 8 16.9 4.1 9.0 .458 0.1 0.6 .200 4.0 8.4 .478 0.9 1.0 .875 0.3 1.5 1.8 0.9 0.4 0.3 1.1 2.6 9.3
13 Walt Frazier 34 3 9.0 1.3 3.7 .364 0.0 0.3 .000 1.3 3.3 .400 0.7 0.7 1.000 0.3 0.7 1.0 2.7 0.7 0.3 1.3 0.7 3.3
14 Butch Lee 23 3 8.0 0.7 3.7 .182 0.0 0.0 0.7 3.7 .182 0.0 0.3 .000 1.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 1.3
15 Earl Tatum 26 33 6.8 1.1 2.8 .383 0.1 0.2 .333 1.0 2.7 .386 0.3 0.6 .579 0.3 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.5 0.2 0.5 0.9 2.6

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 Mike Mitchell 24 82 2802 10.0 19.0 .523 0.0 0.1 .000 10.0 19.0 .525 3.5 4.4 .787 2.6 4.9 7.6 1.2 0.9 1.0 2.2 3.3 23.4
2 Randy Smith 31 82 2677 8.1 17.8 .452 0.1 0.7 .189 7.9 17.1 .463 3.1 3.8 .823 1.3 2.2 3.4 4.9 1.7 0.1 2.7 2.6 19.4
3 Dave Robisch 30 82 2670 6.6 12.7 .520 0.0 0.0 .000 6.6 12.6 .522 3.7 4.4 .842 3.0 5.8 8.9 2.6 0.7 0.7 1.9 2.8 16.9
4 Foots Walker 28 76 2422 3.8 8.4 .454 0.0 0.1 .111 3.8 8.3 .460 2.9 3.6 .802 1.2 3.1 4.3 9.0 2.3 0.2 2.3 3.0 10.6
5 Kenny Carr 24 74 1781 7.5 15.2 .493 0.0 0.1 .000 7.5 15.1 .496 3.5 5.3 .655 3.9 7.6 11.5 1.5 1.3 1.0 2.9 4.9 18.5
6 Austin Carr 31 77 1595 8.8 18.9 .465 0.0 0.1 .333 8.8 18.8 .466 2.9 3.9 .738 1.8 1.9 3.7 3.4 0.9 0.1 2.4 2.7 20.5
7 Bill Willoughby 22 78 1447 5.4 11.4 .479 0.0 0.2 .111 5.4 11.1 .487 2.4 3.2 .756 3.0 5.1 8.2 1.8 0.8 1.5 1.7 4.7 13.3
8 Campy Russell 28 41 1331 7.7 17.0 .451 0.0 0.2 .111 7.7 16.8 .456 4.8 6.5 .745 2.1 4.0 6.1 4.7 1.9 0.5 4.0 3.1 20.2
9 John Lambert 27 74 1324 4.5 10.9 .413 0.0 0.1 .000 4.5 10.8 .416 2.0 2.7 .723 3.8 5.8 9.6 1.5 1.3 1.1 1.7 5.5 11.0
10 Willie Smith 26 62 1051 4.1 10.8 .384 0.6 2.4 .239 3.6 8.4 .426 1.4 1.8 .769 1.9 2.2 4.1 8.9 2.6 0.0 3.3 3.8 10.2
11 Don Ford 27 21 419 5.6 12.4 .451 0.1 0.2 .500 5.5 12.2 .451 1.9 2.1 .880 1.8 5.7 7.5 2.5 0.9 0.5 1.8 3.9 13.1
12 Earl Tatum 26 33 225 5.8 15.0 .383 0.3 1.0 .333 5.4 14.1 .386 1.8 3.0 .579 1.8 2.4 4.2 3.2 2.6 0.8 2.7 4.6 13.6
13 Bingo Smith 33 8 135 8.8 19.2 .458 0.3 1.3 .200 8.5 17.9 .478 1.9 2.1 .875 0.5 3.2 3.7 1.9 0.8 0.5 2.4 5.6 19.7
14 Walt Frazier 34 3 27 5.3 14.7 .364 0.0 1.3 .000 5.3 13.3 .400 2.7 2.7 1.000 1.3 2.7 4.0 10.7 2.7 1.3 5.3 2.7 13.3
15 Butch Lee 23 3 24 3.0 16.5 .182 0.0 0.0 3.0 16.5 .182 0.0 1.5 .000 4.5 0.0 4.5 4.5 0.0 0.0 4.5 0.0 6.0

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
1 Mike Mitchell 24 82 2802 12.6 24.0 .523 0.0 0.1 .000 12.6 23.9 .525 4.4 5.6 .787 3.3 6.2 9.6 1.5 1.1 1.2 2.8 4.2 29.5
2 Randy Smith 31 82 2677 10.2 22.5 .452 0.2 0.9 .189 10.0 21.6 .463 4.0 4.8 .823 1.6 2.8 4.3 6.2 2.1 0.1 3.4 3.2 24.5
3 Dave Robisch 30 82 2670 8.3 16.0 .520 0.0 0.1 .000 8.3 15.9 .522 4.7 5.6 .842 3.8 7.4 11.2 3.3 0.9 0.9 2.3 3.6 21.4
4 Foots Walker 28 76 2422 4.8 10.7 .454 0.0 0.2 .111 4.8 10.5 .460 3.7 4.6 .802 1.5 3.9 5.4 11.4 2.9 0.2 2.9 3.8 13.4
5 Kenny Carr 24 74 1781 9.5 19.2 .493 0.0 0.1 .000 9.5 19.1 .496 4.4 6.7 .655 4.9 9.6 14.6 1.9 1.6 1.3 3.7 6.1 23.3
6 Austin Carr 31 77 1595 11.1 23.9 .465 0.1 0.2 .333 11.1 23.7 .466 3.6 4.9 .738 2.3 2.4 4.7 4.3 1.1 0.1 3.1 3.4 25.9
7 Bill Willoughby 22 78 1447 6.9 14.3 .479 0.0 0.3 .111 6.8 14.1 .487 3.0 4.0 .756 3.8 6.5 10.3 2.3 1.0 1.9 2.1 5.9 16.8
8 Campy Russell 28 41 1331 9.7 21.5 .451 0.0 0.3 .111 9.7 21.2 .456 6.1 8.2 .745 2.6 5.1 7.7 5.9 2.5 0.7 5.1 3.9 25.5
9 John Lambert 27 74 1324 5.7 13.7 .413 0.0 0.1 .000 5.7 13.6 .416 2.5 3.5 .723 4.7 7.3 12.1 1.9 1.6 1.4 2.2 7.0 13.8
10 Willie Smith 26 62 1051 5.2 13.6 .384 0.7 3.1 .239 4.5 10.5 .426 1.7 2.2 .769 2.4 2.8 5.2 11.2 3.2 0.0 4.1 4.8 12.9
11 Don Ford 27 21 419 7.0 15.6 .451 0.1 0.2 .500 6.9 15.4 .451 2.4 2.7 .880 2.3 7.2 9.4 3.1 1.2 0.7 2.3 4.9 16.6
12 Earl Tatum 26 33 225 7.3 19.0 .383 0.4 1.2 .333 6.9 17.8 .386 2.2 3.8 .579 2.2 3.0 5.3 4.0 3.2 1.0 3.4 5.9 17.2
13 Bingo Smith 33 8 135 11.1 24.2 .458 0.3 1.7 .200 10.8 22.5 .478 2.4 2.7 .875 0.7 4.0 4.7 2.4 1.0 0.7 3.0 7.1 24.9
14 Walt Frazier 34 3 27 6.7 18.5 .364 0.0 1.7 .000 6.7 16.8 .400 3.4 3.4 1.000 1.7 3.4 5.0 13.5 3.4 1.7 6.7 3.4 16.8
15 Butch Lee 23 3 24 3.8 20.8 .182 0.0 0.0 3.8 20.8 .182 0.0 1.9 .000 5.7 0.0 5.7 5.7 0.0 0.0 5.7 0.0 7.6

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 Mike Mitchell 24 82 2802 19.1 .557 .523 .231 .004 7.4 15.2 11.1 4.9 1.1 1.5 9.5 24.7 112 107 5.9 2.4 8.3 .142
2 Randy Smith 31 82 2677 15.2 .497 .456 .213 .040 3.5 6.7 5.0 18.5 2.1 0.1 12.1 23.7 103 108 2.4 1.8 4.2 .075
3 Dave Robisch 30 82 2670 17.2 .578 .520 .350 .003 8.5 17.9 13.0 9.3 0.9 1.1 11.3 17.6 119 107 6.3 2.3 8.6 .154
4 Foots Walker 28 76 2422 15.3 .527 .455 .428 .016 3.3 9.5 6.3 29.5 2.9 0.3 18.9 13.2 113 106 3.7 2.4 6.1 .120
5 Kenny Carr 24 74 1781 16.3 .527 .493 .347 .005 11.0 23.4 16.9 5.7 1.6 1.5 14.3 21.8 104 103 1.6 2.3 3.9 .104
6 Austin Carr 31 77 1595 14.3 .497 .466 .205 .007 5.1 5.8 5.5 13.2 1.1 0.1 10.6 24.6 103 110 1.3 0.6 2.0 .059
7 Bill Willoughby 22 78 1447 12.7 .522 .480 .278 .020 8.5 15.8 12.0 6.2 1.0 2.3 11.7 15.4 109 106 1.7 1.3 3.0 .099
8 Campy Russell 28 41 1331 16.2 .508 .452 .379 .014 5.8 12.4 8.9 17.5 2.5 0.8 16.8 25.5 99 105 0.5 1.4 1.8 .067
9 John Lambert 27 74 1324 10.4 .453 .413 .253 .008 10.5 17.8 14.0 5.1 1.6 1.7 12.6 14.7 100 105 0.4 1.5 1.8 .066
10 Willie Smith 26 62 1051 12.2 .442 .411 .165 .225 5.4 6.8 6.1 29.3 3.2 0.1 21.9 15.8 97 106 0.0 1.0 1.0 .047
11 Don Ford 27 21 419 11.4 .494 .455 .174 .014 5.1 17.4 11.0 8.6 1.2 0.8 11.9 16.1 103 106 0.2 0.4 0.6 .071
12 Earl Tatum 26 33 225 9.3 .415 .394 .202 .064 4.9 7.4 6.1 11.2 3.2 1.2 14.2 20.4 87 105 -0.3 0.2 0.0 -0.005
13 Bingo Smith 33 8 135 10.8 .490 .465 .111 .069 1.5 9.8 5.5 7.3 1.0 0.8 10.6 24.0 97 109 0.0 0.1 0.1 .028
14 Walt Frazier 34 3 27 13.6 .421 .364 .182 .091 3.7 8.2 5.9 36.7 3.4 2.0 25.2 22.6 87 104 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.012
15 Butch Lee 23 3 24 -4.0 .175 .182 .091 .000 12.6 0.0 6.6 14.3 0.0 0.0 20.8 23.1 53 115 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.314