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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 (1-3) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)

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

Date Type Transaction
July 26, 1984 Hiring

Hired George Karl as Head Coach.

August 8, 1984 Trade

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

September, 1984 Signing

Signed Dale Wilkinson as a free agent.

September 27, 1984 Signing

Signed Robert Smith as a free agent.

September 29, 1984 Trade

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 Waiver

Waived Dale Wilkinson.

November 5, 1984 Waiver

Waived Campy Russell.

November 16, 1984 Claim

Claimed Michael Wilson on waivers from the Washington Bullets.

November 23, 1984 Signing

Signed Mark West as a free agent.

November 26, 1984 Waiver

Waived Robert Smith.

December 7, 1984 Waiver

Waived Geoff Huston.

December 14, 1984 Trade

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

December 14, 1984 Waiver

Waived Michael Wilson.

December 20, 1984 Signing

Signed Kevin Williams as a free agent.

January 10, 1985 Signing

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

February 12, 1985 Trade

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 Draft

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

June 18, 1985 Draft

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

June 18, 1985 Draft

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

June 18, 1985 Draft

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

June 18, 1985 Draft

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

June 18, 1985 Draft

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

June 18, 1985 Draft

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

June 18, 1985 Draft

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

June 18, 1985 Trade

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