Cleveland Cavaliers Regular Season Rosters

1983-1984 Cleveland Cavaliers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
5 John Bagley G 6-0 185 1 Boston College 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
45 Jeff Cook FC 6-10 215 5 Idaho State 1978 Rnd 3 Pick 5 United States
  Geff Crompton C 6-11 280 4 North Carolina 1978 Rnd 4 Pick 4 United States
21 World B. Free G 6-2 185 8 Guilford 1975 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
  John Garris F 6-8 205 0 Boston College 1983 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
10 Stewart Granger G 6-3 190 0 Villanova 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 24 Canada
32 Roy Hinson FC 6-9 210 0 Rutgers 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
35 Phil Hubbard FC 6-8 215 4 Michigan 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
20 Geoff Huston G 6-2 175 4 Texas Tech 1979 Rnd 3 Pick 6 United States
50 Ben Poquette FC 6-9 235 6 Central Michigan 1977 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
11 Cliff Robinson F 6-9 220 4 USC 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
8 Lonnie Shelton FC 6-8 240 7 Oregon State 1976 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
  Paul Thompson GF 6-6 210 0 Tulane 1983 Rnd 3 Pick 3 United States

1983-1984 Cleveland Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters G. Huston W. Free C. Robinson L. Shelton R. Hinson
Rotation   J. Bagley P. Thompson J. Cook G. Crompton
Rotation   S. Granger J. Garris P. Hubbard  
Rotation       B. Poquette  

1983-1984 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Milwaukee Bucks50-32-
2Detroit Pistons49-331
3Atlanta Hawks40-4210
4Cleveland Cavaliers28-5422
5Chicago Bulls27-5523
6Indiana Pacers26-5624

1983-1984 Cleveland Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
World B. Free 75 31.7 22.3 2.9 3.0 1.3 0.1 2.1
Cliff Robinson 73 32.9 17.8 10.3 2.5 0.7 0.4 2.6
Phil Hubbard 80 22.5 10.8 4.8 1.1 0.9 0.1 1.4
Lonnie Shelton 79 26.6 10.8 4.8 2.3 1.0 0.7 2.1
Geoff Huston 77 26.5 10.5 1.2 5.4 0.5 0.0 1.9
Paul Thompson 82 21.1 9.0 3.8 1.5 0.9 0.5 0.9
John Bagley 76 22.5 8.9 2.1 4.4 1.0 0.1 2.2
Jeff Cook 81 24.1 5.8 6.0 1.5 0.8 0.6 1.1
Roy Hinson 80 23.2 5.5 6.2 0.9 0.4 1.8 1.4
Stewart Granger 56 13.2 4.5 1.0 2.4 0.4 0.0 1.0
Ben Poquette 51 16.8 3.6 3.6 1.0 0.4 0.6 0.5
John Garris 33 8.1 4.0 2.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3
Geff Crompton 7 3.3 0.7 1.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.6

1983-1984 Cleveland Cavaliers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

John Bagley was selected as the #12 pick in the First Round of the 1982 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. John Bagley signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 1, 1982.

John Garris was selected as the #3 pick in the Second Round of the 1983 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. John Garris signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on October 25, 1983.

Stewart Granger was selected as the #24 pick in the First Round of the 1983 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Stewart Granger signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 9, 1983.

Roy Hinson was selected as the #20 pick in the First Round of the 1983 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Roy Hinson signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 11, 1983.

Paul Thompson was selected as the #3 pick in the 3 Round of the 1983 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Paul Thompson signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 9, 1983.

Acquired via Trade

Jeff Cook was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Phoenix Suns on February 7, 1983.

World B. Free was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Golden State Warriors on December 15, 1982. World B. Free re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on October 10, 1983.

Phil Hubbard was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Detroit Pistons on February 17, 1982. Phil Hubbard re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on September 1, 1983.

Geoff Huston was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Dallas Mavericks on February 7, 1981. Geoff Huston re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 2, 1983.

Ben Poquette was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Utah Jazz on October 14, 1983.

Cliff Robinson was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Kansas City Kings on February 16, 1982. Cliff Robinson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on October 7, 1982.

Lonnie Shelton was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Seattle SuperSonics on June 27, 1983.

Acquired via Free Agency

Geff Crompton signed a contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on March 10, 1984. Geff Crompton re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on March 20, 1984. Geff Crompton re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on March 30, 1984.

1983-1984 Cleveland Cavaliers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
George Gund Owner 1983-1984 N/A
Gordon Gund Owner, Majority Owner 1983-1984 N/A
Marvin Cross Director of Team Security 1981-1982 N/A
Tom Nissalke Head Coach 1982-1983 Head Coach (Utah Jazz, 1979 to 1982)
Harry Weltman General Manager 1982-1983 N/A
Gary Briggs Head Athletic Trainer 1982-1983 N/A
Joe Tait Radio Broadcaster 1970-1971 N/A