Cleveland Cavaliers Playoff Rosters

1976-1977 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 25 Minnesota 3 1973 Rnd 1, Pick 2, Cleveland Cavaliers
Gary Brokaw SG 6-4 178 Jan 11, 1954 23 Notre Dame 2 1974 Rnd 1, Pick 18, Milwaukee Bucks
Austin Carr SG 6-4 200 Mar 10, 1948 29 Notre Dame 5 1971 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Cleveland Cavaliers
Jim Chones FC 6-11 220 Nov 30, 1949 27 Marquette 2 1973 Rnd 2, Pick 13, Los Angeles Lakers
Jim Cleamons SG 6-3 185 Sep 13, 1949 27 Ohio State 5 1971 Rnd 1, Pick 13, Los Angeles Lakers
John Lambert C 6-10 225 Jan 14, 1953 24 USC 1 1975 Rnd 1, Pick 15, Cleveland Cavaliers
Campy Russell PF 6-8 215 Jan 12, 1952 25 Michigan 2 1974 Rnd 1, Pick 8, Cleveland Cavaliers
Elmore Smith C 7-0 250 May 9, 1949 27 Kentucky State 5 1971 Rnd 1, Pick 3, Buffalo Braves
Bingo Smith GF 6-5 195 Feb 26, 1946 31 Tulsa 7 1969 Rnd 1, Pick 6, San Diego Rockets
Dick Snyder GF 6-5 207 Feb 1, 1944 33 Davidson 10 1966 Rnd 2, Pick 4, St. Louis Hawks
Nate Thurmond FC 6-11 225 Jul 25, 1941 35 Bowling Green 14 1963 Rnd 1, Pick 3, Golden State Warriors
Foots Walker PG 6-0 172 May 21, 1951 25 West Georgia 2 1974 Rnd 3, Pick 2, Cleveland Cavaliers
Chuckie Williams SG 6-3 180 Dec 31, 1953 23 Kansas State 0 1976 Rnd 1, Pick 15, Cleveland Cavaliers

1976-1977 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #3 Washington Bullets #6 Cleveland Cavaliers WAS in 3
First Round #4 Boston Celtics #5 San Antonio Spurs BOS in 2
Second Round #1 Philadelphia Sixers #4 Boston Celtics PHI in 7
Second Round #2 Houston Rockets #3 Washington Bullets HOU in 6
Conference Finals #1 Philadelphia Sixers #2 Houston Rockets PHI in 6

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #3 Portland Trail Blazers #6 Chicago Bulls POR in 3
First Round #4 Golden State Warriors #5 Detroit Pistons GSW in 3
Second Round #1 Los Angeles Lakers #4 Golden State Warriors LAL in 7
Second Round #2 Denver Nuggets #3 Portland Trail Blazers POR in 6
Conference Finals #1 Los Angeles Lakers #3 Portland Trail Blazers POR in 4

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 Philadelphia Sixers #3 Portland Trail Blazers POR in 6

1976-1977 Cleveland Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK
Campy Russell 3 33.3 17.7 8.7 3.3 1.0 0.3
Foots Walker 3 31.7 15.7 4.0 6.7 1.3 0.3
Elmore Smith 3 18.7 13.7 8.0 0.3 1.7 1.0
Jim Chones 3 33.0 13.0 10.3 1.0 0.0 0.3
Austin Carr 3 27.7 7.7 3.3 3.3 0.7 0.3
Jim Brewer 3 37.7 7.7 12.0 1.7 1.3 1.3
Bingo Smith 3 19.0 7.0 2.7 1.3 1.0 0.3
Gary Brokaw 3 14.7 6.7 1.3 4.0 0.7 0.3
Dick Snyder 3 17.7 6.0 1.7 1.3 0.3 0.7
John Lambert 3 6.3 1.3 1.0 0.0 0.7 0.0
Nate Thurmond 1 1.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 1.0

1976-1977 Cleveland Cavaliers Opening Round Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Cleveland Leaders Washington Leaders
Apr 13, 1977
@
Washington
L, 109-100 US Airways Arena
Opening Round
0-1 PTS: 20. Foots Walker
PTS: 38. Phil Chenier
Apr 15, 1977
v.
Washington
W, 91-83 Richfield Coliseum
Opening Round
1-1 PTS: 22. C. Russell
PTS: 24. Phil Chenier
Apr 17, 1977
@
Washington
L, 104-98 US Airways Arena
Opening Round
1-2 PTS: 20. Elmore Smith
PTS: 31. T. Henderson