1978-79 Cleveland Cavaliers Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 30-52
Finishing 4th in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Coach: Bill Fitch (30-52)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Attendance: 325,616, Avg. 7,942 in 41 home dates
1978-79 Cleveland Cavaliers Roster
1978-79 Cleveland Cavaliers Results

The Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 30 wins and 52 losses, finishing fourth in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

The Cavaliers scored 8,732 points and conceded 9,037. Campy Russell scored a team-best 1,623 points for Cleveland, while Austin Carr netted 17 or more per game, too. Jim Chones contributed 842 rebounds. Campy Russell dished out 348 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Foots Walker added 130 steals.

Bill Fitch coached the team.

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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Campy RussellF742859126860352341714735650334898252592221623
Austin CarrG822714116155135829215513529021777141752101394
Jim ChonesC-F8228501073472215158260582842181471021872781102
Mike MitchellF801576706362178131127202329605129102215855
Bingo SmithF-G721650784361106837712920612143775188805
Terry FurlowG-F49111056927512510344529610340178780653
Foots WalkerG5517534482081751375913919832113018127153553
Butch LeeG33782321146113872245671263005858379
Kenny HiggsG681050279127111851884102141661147176339
John LambertC-F701030329148553511617429043252965163331
Jim BrewerF-C551301259114482312524537074485678136251
Harry DavisF40394153664330273966161382366162
Elmore SmithC243321306926184561106137164260156
Walt FrazierG1227912254272171320321322222129

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Campy RussellF7438.647.679.
Austin CarrG8233.147.581.
Jim ChonesC-F8234.844.
Mike MitchellF8019.751.373.
Bingo SmithF-G7222.946.
Terry FurlowG-F4922.748.382.
Foots WalkerG5531.946.478.
Butch LeeG3323.745.577.
Kenny HiggsG6815.445.576.
John LambertC-F7014.745.
Jim BrewerF-C5523.744.
Harry DavisF409.943.
Elmore SmithC2413.853.
Walt FrazierG1223.344.377.


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