Cleveland Cavaliers Regular Season Rosters

1973-1974 Cleveland Cavaliers Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Jim Brewer PF 6-9 210 0 Minnesota 1973 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
Austin Carr G 6-4 200 2 Notre Dame 1971 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Jim Chones FC 6-11 220 0 Marquette 1973 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
Jim Cleamons SG 6-3 185 2 Ohio State 1971 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
Barry Clemens PF 6-6 210 8 Ohio Wesleyan 1965 Rnd 3 Pick 2 United States
Dwight Davis PF 6-8 220 1 Houston 1972 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Fred Foster SF 6-5 210 5 Miami (OH) 1968 Rnd 3 Pick 6 United States
Steve Patterson C 6-9 225 2 UCLA 1970 Rnd 8 Pick 10 United States
Kevin Restani FC 6-9 225 0 San Francisco 1974 Rnd 3 Pick 3 United States
Bob Rule FC 6-9 220 6 Colorado State 1967 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
Bingo Smith GF 6-5 195 4 Tulsa 1969 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
Dick Snyder GF 6-5 207 7 Davidson 1966 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
Foots Walker PG 6-0 172 0 West Georgia 1974 Rnd 3 Pick 2 United States
Cornell Warner FC 6-9 220 3 Jackson State 1970 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
John Warren G 6-3 180 4 St. John's 1969 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
Lenny Wilkens PG 6-1 180 13 Providence 1960 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
Luke Witte C 7-0 235 0 Ohio State 1973 Rnd 4 Pick 5 United States

1973-1974 Cleveland Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters L. Wilkens A. Carr B. Smith D. Davis S. Patterson
Rotation   J. Cleamons F. Foster J. Brewer L. Witte
Rotation   J. Warren   B. Clemens  

1973-1974 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Capital Bullets47-35-
2Atlanta Hawks35-4712
3Houston Rockets32-5015
4Cleveland Cavaliers29-5318

1973-1974 Cleveland Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Austin Carr Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1974)

1973-1974 Cleveland Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK
Austin Carr 81 38.3 21.9 3.6 3.8 1.1 0.2
Lenny Wilkens 74 33.6 16.4 3.7 7.1 1.3 0.2
Bingo Smith 82 31.9 14.8 5.3 2.4 1.1 0.4
Dwight Davis 76 32.6 12.5 8.5 2.4 0.8 1.0
Steve Patterson 76 25.1 7.8 8.1 2.2 0.6 0.8
Jim Cleamons 81 20.3 7.0 2.8 2.8 0.8 0.2
Jim Brewer 82 22.7 6.1 6.4 1.8 0.6 0.4
Barry Clemens 71 12.9 5.5 2.3 1.1 0.5 0.0
John Warren 69 11.4 4.3 1.9 0.9 0.4 0.1
Fred Foster 58 11.2 4.8 1.9 1.1 0.3 0.1
Luke Witte 57 12.8 4.5 4.0 0.7 0.1 0.4
Bob Rule 26 20.8 7.2 4.0 1.8 0.5 0.4
Cornell Warner 5 9.8 1.6 3.4 0.8 0.0 0.4

1973-1974 Cleveland Cavaliers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Jim Brewer was selected as the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1973 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Jim Brewer signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on September 1, 1973.

Austin Carr was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1971 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Austin Carr signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on September 1, 1971.

Dwight Davis was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 1972 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Dwight Davis signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 3, 1972.

Steve Patterson was selected as the #10 pick in the 8 Round of the 1970 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Steve Patterson signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on September 1, 1971.

Luke Witte was selected as the #5 pick in the 4 Round of the 1973 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Luke Witte signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 2, 1973.

Acquired via Trade

Jim Cleamons was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Los Angeles Lakers on August 31, 1972.

Barry Clemens was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Seattle SuperSonics on August 23, 1972.

Lenny Wilkens was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Seattle SuperSonics on August 23, 1972.

Acquired via Expansion Draft

Bingo Smith was taken in the 1970 Expansion Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the San Diego Rockets on May 11, 1970.

John Warren was taken in the 1970 Expansion Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the New York Knicks on May 11, 1970.

Acquired via Free Agency

Fred Foster signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on October 27, 1973.

1973-1974 Cleveland Cavaliers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Nick Mileti Owner 1970-1971 N/A
Bill Fitch General Manager, Head Coach 1970-1971 N/A
Joe Tait Radio Broadcaster 1970-1971 N/A