1977-78 Cleveland Cavaliers Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 43-39
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 0-2 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to New York Knicks 2-0
Coach: Bill Fitch (43-39)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Attendance: 454,961, Avg. 11,097 in 41 home dates
1977-78 Cleveland Cavaliers Roster
1977-78 Cleveland Cavaliers Results

The Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 43 wins and 39 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-2.

The Cavaliers scored 8,561 points and allowed 8,522. Campy Russell scored a team-best 1,398 points for Cleveland, while Jim Chones contributed 844 rebounds. Foots Walker dished out 453 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Foots Walker added 176 steals, and Elmore Smith blocked 176 shots.

Bill Fitch coached the team. The 1977-78 Cleveland Cavaliers lost in the conference first round.

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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP GS Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Campy RussellF7202520116852346935215430445827888122061931398
Jim ChonesC-F8202906111352525018021962584413152581842351230
Austin CarrG82021869454142251837611118722568191461681011
Elmore SmithC810199680940230920517850067857501761412411009
Bingo SmithF-G82015818403691351086514220791382181155846
Walt FrazierG5101664714336180153541552092097713113124825
Foots WalkerG81024966412872211597621829445317624181218733
Terry FurlowG-F530827443192998847601077221147767472
Jim BrewerF-C800179839017510046182313495986048103178396
John LambertC-F7601075336142482712519932438275062169311
Dick SnyderG-F5806602521126456940495623194874280
Eddie JordanG22117156191612291132121141050

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Campy RussellF72035.044.875.
Jim ChonesC-F82035.447.
Austin CarrG82026.743.881.
Elmore SmithC81024.649.766.
Bingo SmithF-G82019.343.980.
Walt FrazierG51032.647.
Foots WalkerG81030.844.871.
Terry FurlowG-F53015.643.388.
Jim BrewerF-C80022.544.946.
John LambertC-F76014.142.356.
Dick SnyderG-F58011.444.487.
Eddie JordanG2217.833.975.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Campy RussellF288391921177815113010955
Austin CarrG269271016153585214835
Terry FurlowG-F2502713663255003132
Jim ChonesC-F282271384312157214730
Elmore SmithC256241163613190335925
Foots WalkerG27026105552710326725
Bingo SmithF-G234138002131001216
John LambertC-F2193121268000033
Jim BrewerF-C191020000000020
Dick SnyderG-F130000000000100

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Campy RussellF244.048.781.
Austin CarrG234.537.
Terry FurlowG-F225.048.1100.
Jim ChonesC-F241.
Elmore SmithC228.045.850.
Foots WalkerG235.038.5100.
Bingo SmithF-G217.
John LambertC-F29.533.350.
Jim BrewerF-C19.
Dick SnyderG-F13.


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