Cleveland Cavaliers Playoff Rosters

1975-1976 Cleveland Cavaliers Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Jim Brewer PF 6-9 210 Dec 3, 1951 24 Minnesota 2 1973 Rnd 1, Pick 2, Cleveland Cavaliers
Austin Carr SG 6-4 200 Mar 10, 1948 28 Notre Dame 4 1971 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Cleveland Cavaliers
Jim Chones FC 6-11 220 Nov 30, 1949 26 Marquette 1 1973 Rnd 2, Pick 13, Los Angeles Lakers
Jim Cleamons SG 6-3 185 Sep 13, 1949 26 Ohio State 4 1971 Rnd 1, Pick 13, Los Angeles Lakers
Rowland Garrett SF 6-6 210 Jul 16, 1950 25 Florida State 3 1972 Rnd 5, Pick 15, Chicago Bulls
John Lambert C 6-10 225 Jan 14, 1953 23 USC 0 1975 Rnd 1, Pick 15, Cleveland Cavaliers
Campy Russell PF 6-8 215 Jan 12, 1952 24 Michigan 1 1974 Rnd 1, Pick 8, Cleveland Cavaliers
Bingo Smith GF 6-5 195 Feb 26, 1946 30 Tulsa 6 1969 Rnd 1, Pick 6, San Diego Rockets
Dick Snyder GF 6-5 207 Feb 1, 1944 32 Davidson 9 1966 Rnd 2, Pick 4, St. Louis Hawks
Nate Thurmond FC 6-11 225 Jul 25, 1941 34 Bowling Green 13 1963 Rnd 1, Pick 3, Golden State Warriors
Foots Walker PG 6-0 172 May 21, 1951 24 West Georgia 1 1974 Rnd 3, Pick 2, Cleveland Cavaliers
Luke Witte C 7-0 235 Oct 19, 1950 25 Ohio State 2 1973 Rnd 4, Pick 5, Cleveland Cavaliers

1975-1976 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #4 Philadelphia Sixers #5 Buffalo Braves BUF in 3
Second Round #1 Boston Celtics #5 Buffalo Braves BOS in 6
Second Round #2 Cleveland Cavaliers #3 Washington Bullets CLE in 7
Conference Finals #1 Boston Celtics #2 Cleveland Cavaliers BOS in 6

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #4 Milwaukee Bucks #5 Detroit Pistons DET in 3
Second Round #1 Golden State Warriors #5 Detroit Pistons GSW in 6
Second Round #2 Seattle SuperSonics #3 Phoenix Suns PHX in 6
Conference Finals #1 Golden State Warriors #3 Phoenix Suns PHX in 7

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 Boston Celtics #3 Phoenix Suns BOS in 6

1975-1976 Cleveland Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK
Jim Cleamons 13 38.7 13.8 5.5 4.7 0.6 0.2
Campy Russell 13 25.2 13.6 5.5 1.1 0.6 0.5
Bingo Smith 13 29.2 12.6 3.3 2.3 0.8 0.2
Dick Snyder 13 28.0 12.0 2.2 2.4 0.8 0.5
Austin Carr 13 21.0 11.8 1.8 2.0 0.5 0.2
Jim Brewer 13 37.6 8.8 10.8 2.8 1.0 0.9
Jim Chones 7 34.6 15.0 7.1 0.9 0.1 0.9
Nate Thurmond 13 28.8 6.7 9.0 2.2 0.5 2.2
Foots Walker 13 9.6 2.3 1.2 1.8 0.5 0.1
Luke Witte 7 4.0 2.3 1.3 0.6 0.0 0.0
John Lambert 6 5.7 2.0 1.8 0.2 0.2 0.3
Rowland Garrett 4 1.2 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

1975-1976 Cleveland Cavaliers Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Cleveland Leaders Washington Leaders
Apr 13, 1976
v.
Washington
L, 95-100 Richfield Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
0-1 PTS: 23. Jim Chones
PTS: 28. Elvin Hayes
Apr 15, 1976
@
Washington
W, 79-80 US Airways Arena
Conference Semi Finals
1-1 PTS: 17. Bingo Smith
PTS: 19. Phil Chenier
Apr 17, 1976
v.
Washington
W, 88-76 Richfield Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
2-1 PTS: 17. Bingo Smith
PTS: 17. Elvin Hayes
Apr 21, 1976
@
Washington
L, 109-98 US Airways Arena
Conference Semi Finals
2-2 PTS: 22. C. Russell
PTS: 22. Clem Haskins
Apr 22, 1976
v.
Washington
W, 92-91 Richfield Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
3-2 PTS: 26. Dick Snyder
PTS: 25. Elvin Hayes
Apr 26, 1976
@
Washington
L, 102-98 US Airways Arena
Conference Semi Finals
3-3 PTS: 27. Austin Carr
PTS: 28. Elvin Hayes
Apr 29, 1976
v.
Washington
W, 87-85 Richfield Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
4-3 PTS: 23. Dick Snyder
PTS: 31. Phil Chenier

1975-1976 Cleveland Cavaliers Conference Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Cleveland Leaders Boston Leaders
May 6, 1976
@
Boston
L, 111-99 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
0-1 PTS: 21. Dick Snyder
PTS: 26. J. Havlicek
May 9, 1976
@
Boston
L, 94-89 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
0-2 PTS: 16. Bingo Smith
PTS: 24. Jo Jo White
May 11, 1976
v.
Boston
W, 83-78 Richfield Coliseum
Conference Finals
1-2 PTS: 18. Jim Cleamons
PTS: 22. Jo Jo White
May 14, 1976
v.
Boston
W, 106-87 Richfield Coliseum
Conference Finals
2-2 PTS: 27. Bingo Smith
PTS: 23. Jo Jo White
May 16, 1976
@
Boston
L, 99-94 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
2-3 PTS: 18. Jim Cleamons
PTS: 26. Dave Cowens
May 18, 1976
v.
Boston
L, 87-94 Richfield Coliseum
Conference Finals
2-4 PTS: 26. Austin Carr
PTS: 29. Jo Jo White