1971-72 Cleveland Cavaliers Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 23-59
Finishing 4th in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Coach: Bill Fitch (23-59)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Attendance: 214,119, Avg. 5,222 in 41 home dates
1971-72 Cleveland Cavaliers Statistics
1971-72 Cleveland Cavaliers Results

The Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1971-72 season with a record of 23 wins and 59 losses, finishing fourth in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

Cleveland tossed in 8,674 points and allowed 9,300. John Johnson scored a team-best 1,391 points for the Cavaliers, while Rick Roberson contributed 801 rebounds. Butch Beard dished out 456 assists for the squad.

Bill Fitch coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Butch BeardGMay 4, 19476'3"185LouisvilleHardinsburg, KY USA
Austin CarrGMarch 10, 19486'4"200Notre DameWashington, DC USA
Charlie DavisGSeptember 7, 19496'1"160Wake ForestNew York, NY USA
Greg HowardF-CJanuary 8, 19486'9"215New MexicoPittsburgh, PA USA
John JohnsonFOctober 18, 19476'7"200IowaCarthage, MS USA
Steve PattersonCJune 24, 19486'9"225UCLARiverside, CA USA
Luke RackleyCJune 11, 19466'10"220Xavier (OH)Bainbridge, GA USA
Jackie RidgleGFebruary 13, 19486'4"195California
Rick RobersonC-FJuly 7, 19476'9"230CincinnatiMemphis, TN USA
Bingo SmithF-GFebruary 26, 19466'5"195TulsaMemphis, TN USA
Dave SorensonFJuly 8, 19486'7"225Ohio StateFindlay, OH USA
John WarrenG-FJuly 7, 19476'3"180St. John's (NY)Sparta, GA USA
Bobby WashingtonGJuly 11, 19475'11"175Eastern Kentucky
Walt WesleyCJanuary 25, 19456'11"220KansasFort Myers, FL USA


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