Cleveland Cavaliers Regular Season Rosters

1974-1975 Cleveland Cavaliers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
  Butch Beard G 6-3 185 4 Louisville 1969 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
  Jim Brewer PF 6-9 210 1 Minnesota 1973 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
  Austin Carr G 6-4 200 3 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 3 Ohio State 1971 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
  Dwight Davis PF 6-8 220 2 Houston 1972 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
  Fred Foster SF 6-5 210 6 Miami (OH) 1968 Rnd 3 Pick 6 United States
  Steve Patterson C 6-9 225 3 UCLA 1970 Rnd 8 Pick 10 United States
4 Campy Russell F 6-8 215 0 Michigan 1974 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
  Bingo Smith GF 6-5 195 5 Tulsa 1969 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
  Dick Snyder GF 6-5 207 8 Davidson 1966 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
  Foots Walker PG 6-0 172 0 West Georgia 1974 Rnd 3 Pick 2 United States
  Luke Witte C 7-0 235 1 Ohio State 1973 Rnd 4 Pick 5 United States

1974-1975 Cleveland Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Cleamons A. Carr B. Smith D. Snyder J. Chones
Rotation F. Walker   F. Foster D. Davis S. Patterson
Rotation     C. Russell J. Brewer L. Witte

1974-1975 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Washington Bullets60-22-
2Houston Rockets41-4119
3Cleveland Cavaliers40-4220
4Atlanta Hawks31-5129
5New Orleans Jazz23-5937

1974-1975 Cleveland Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK
Bingo Smith 82 32.1 15.9 5.0 2.8 1.0 0.3
Dick Snyder 82 31.6 14.2 2.9 3.4 0.8 0.5
Jim Chones 72 33.7 14.5 9.4 1.8 0.7 1.7
Jim Cleamons 74 36.4 11.9 4.4 5.1 1.1 0.3
Dwight Davis 78 25.2 9.8 5.9 1.9 0.6 0.5
Jim Brewer 82 24.3 8.4 6.2 1.6 0.9 0.5
Austin Carr 41 26.4 14.5 2.6 3.8 1.2 0.0
Fred Foster 73 15.6 6.9 1.5 1.4 0.3 0.0
Campy Russell 68 11.1 6.2 2.2 0.7 0.3 0.0
Steve Patterson 81 15.7 4.6 4.1 1.1 0.3 0.2
Foots Walker 72 14.9 4.2 2.0 2.7 1.1 0.1
Luke Witte 39 6.9 2.2 2.4 0.4 0.1 0.6

1974-1975 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.

Campy Russell was selected as the #8 pick in the First Round of the 1974 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Campy Russell signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 26, 1974.

Foots Walker was selected as the #2 pick in the 3 Round of the 1974 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Foots Walker signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on June 20, 1974.

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 Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Jim Chones, the #13 pick in the Second Round of the 1973 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Los Angeles Lakers on May 17, 1974. Jim Chones signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on May 20, 1974.

Acquired via Trade

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

Dick Snyder was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Seattle SuperSonics on May 27, 1974.

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.

Acquired via Free Agency

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

1974-1975 Cleveland Cavaliers Front Office

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