Cleveland Cavaliers Playoff Rosters

1977-1978 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 26 Minnesota 4 1973 Rnd 1, Pick 2, Cleveland Cavaliers
Austin Carr SG 6-4 200 Mar 10, 1948 30 Notre Dame 6 1971 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Cleveland Cavaliers
Jim Chones FC 6-11 220 Nov 30, 1949 28 Marquette 3 1973 Rnd 2, Pick 13, Los Angeles Lakers
Walt Frazier PG 6-4 200 Mar 29, 1945 33 Southern Illinois 10 1967 Rnd 1, Pick 5, New York Knicks
Terry Furlow SG 6-4 190 Oct 18, 1954 23 Michigan State 1 1976 Rnd 1, Pick 12, Philadelphia Sixers
John Lambert C 6-10 225 Jan 14, 1953 25 USC 2 1975 Rnd 1, Pick 15, Cleveland Cavaliers
Campy Russell PF 6-8 215 Jan 12, 1952 26 Michigan 3 1974 Rnd 1, Pick 8, Cleveland Cavaliers
Elmore Smith C 7-0 250 May 9, 1949 28 Kentucky State 6 1971 Rnd 1, Pick 3, Buffalo Braves
Bingo Smith GF 6-5 195 Feb 26, 1946 32 Tulsa 8 1969 Rnd 1, Pick 6, San Diego Rockets
Dick Snyder GF 6-5 207 Feb 1, 1944 34 Davidson 11 1966 Rnd 2, Pick 4, St. Louis Hawks
Foots Walker PG 6-0 172 May 21, 1951 26 West Georgia 3 1974 Rnd 3, Pick 2, Cleveland Cavaliers

1977-1978 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #3 Washington Bullets #6 Atlanta Hawks WAS in 2
First Round #4 Cleveland Cavaliers #5 New York Knicks NYK in 2
Second Round #1 Philadelphia Sixers #5 New York Knicks PHI in 4
Second Round #2 San Antonio Spurs #3 Washington Bullets WAS in 6
Conference Finals #1 Philadelphia Sixers #3 Washington Bullets WAS in 6

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #3 Phoenix Suns #6 Milwaukee Bucks MIL in 2
First Round #4 Seattle SuperSonics #5 Los Angeles Lakers SEA in 3
Second Round #1 Portland Trail Blazers #4 Seattle SuperSonics SEA in 6
Second Round #2 Denver Nuggets #6 Milwaukee Bucks DEN in 7
Conference Finals #2 Denver Nuggets #4 Seattle SuperSonics SEA in 6

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #4 Seattle SuperSonics #3 Washington Bullets WAS in 7

1977-1978 Cleveland Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Campy Russell 2 44.0 27.5 7.5 5.5 1.5 0.5 5.0
Austin Carr 2 34.5 17.5 4.0 2.5 1.0 0.5 2.0
Terry Furlow 2 25.0 16.0 2.5 2.5 0.0 0.0 1.5
Jim Chones 2 41.0 15.0 7.5 3.5 1.0 0.5 2.0
Foots Walker 2 35.0 12.5 3.5 5.0 1.5 1.0 3.0
Elmore Smith 2 28.0 12.5 9.5 0.0 1.5 1.5 2.5
Bingo Smith 2 17.0 8.0 1.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.5
John Lambert 2 9.5 1.5 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Jim Brewer 1 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Dick Snyder 1 3.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0

1977-1978 Cleveland Cavaliers Opening Round Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Cleveland Leaders New York Leaders
Apr 12, 1978
v.
New York
L, 114-132 Richfield Coliseum
Opening Round
0-1 PTS: 23. C. Russell
PTS: 41. Bob McAdoo
Apr 14, 1978
@
New York
L, 109-107 Madison Square Garden
Opening Round
0-2 PTS: 32. C. Russell
PTS: 27. S. Haywood