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1984-85 Cleveland Cavaliers Transactions

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Record: 36-46, Finished 4th in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: George Karl (36-46)

PTS/G: 108.6 (16th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 111.3 (15th of 23)
SRS: -2.27 (16th of 23) ▪ Pace: 101.9 (12th of 23)
Off Rtg: 106.0 (14th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 108.7 (16th of 23)
Expected W-L: 34-48 (18th of 23)

Arena: Coliseum at Richfield ▪ Attendance: 324,004 (19th of 23)

NBA 1985 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference First Round (3-1) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1984 to June 30, 1985.
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August 8, 1984

Traded John Garris and Stewart Granger to the Atlanta Hawks for Johnny Davis.

September, 1984

Signed Dale Wilkinson as a free agent.

September 27, 1984

Signed Robert Smith as a free agent.

September 29, 1984

Traded a 1985 2nd round draft pick to the New York Knicks for Campy Russell. The 2nd round draft pick was contingent upon Russell being on Cleveland's roster on December 1, 1984 but he was waived on November 5, 1984.

October 22, 1984

Waived Dale Wilkinson.

November 5, 1984

Waived Campy Russell.

November 16, 1984

Claimed Michael Wilson on waivers from the Washington Bullets.

November 23, 1984

Signed Mark West as a free agent.

November 26, 1984

Waived Robert Smith.

December 7, 1984

Waived Geoff Huston.

December 14, 1984

Traded Jeff Cook to the San Antonio Spurs for Edgar Jones and cash.

Waived Michael Wilson.

December 20, 1984

Signed Kevin Williams as a free agent.

January 10, 1985

Signed Butch Graves to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 12, 1985

Traded Paul Thompson to the Milwaukee Bucks for a 1985 2nd round draft pick (Hot Rod Williams was later selected) and a 1987 2nd round draft pick (Kannard Johnson was later selected).

June 18, 1985

Drafted Ricky Johnson in the 6th round (125th pick) of the 1985 NBA Draft.

Drafted Buzz Peterson in the 7th round (147th pick) of the 1985 NBA Draft.

Traded Charles Oakley and Calvin Duncan to the Chicago Bulls for Keith Lee and Ennis Whatley.

Drafted Charles Oakley in the 1st round (9th pick) of the 1985 NBA Draft.

Drafted Calvin Duncan in the 2nd round (30th pick) of the 1985 NBA Draft.

Drafted Hot Rod Williams in the 2nd round (45th pick) of the 1985 NBA Draft.

Drafted Herb Johnson in the 3rd round (55th pick) of the 1985 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mark Davis in the 4th round (79th pick) of the 1985 NBA Draft.

Drafted Gunther Behnke in the 5th round (101st pick) of the 1985 NBA Draft.