Cleveland Cavaliers Regular Season Rosters
1977-1978 Cleveland Cavaliers Regular Season Roster
|Jersey||Player||Pos||HT||WT||YOS||Pre-Draft Team||Draft Status||Nationality|
|Jim Brewer||PF||6-9||210||4||Minnesota||1973 Rnd 1 Pick 2||United States|
|Austin Carr||G||6-4||200||6||Notre Dame||1971 Rnd 1 Pick 1||United States|
|Jim Chones||FC||6-11||220||3||Marquette||1973 Rnd 2 Pick 13||United States|
|Walt Frazier||PG||6-4||200||10||Southern Illinois||1967 Rnd 1 Pick 5||United States|
|Terry Furlow||SG||6-4||190||1||Michigan State||1976 Rnd 1 Pick 12||United States|
|Eddie Jordan||PG||6-1||170||0||Rutgers||1977 Rnd 2 Pick 11||United States|
|John Lambert||C||6-10||225||2||USC||1975 Rnd 1 Pick 15||United States|
|4||Campy Russell||F||6-8||215||3||Michigan||1974 Rnd 1 Pick 8||United States|
|Bingo Smith||GF||6-5||195||8||Tulsa||1969 Rnd 1 Pick 6||United States|
|Elmore Smith||C||7-0||250||6||Kentucky State||1971 Rnd 1 Pick 3||United States|
|Dick Snyder||GF||6-5||207||11||Davidson||1966 Rnd 2 Pick 4||United States|
|Foots Walker||PG||6-0||172||3||West Georgia||1974 Rnd 3 Pick 2||United States|
1977-1978 Cleveland Depth Chart
|Starters||F. Walker||A. Carr||C. Russell||J. Chones||E. Smith|
|Rotation||T. Furlow||B. Smith||J. Lambert|
|Lim PT||W. Frazier||D. Snyder||J. Brewer|
1977-1978 Central Division Standings
|1||San Antonio Spurs||52-30||-|
|5||New Orleans Jazz||39-43||13|
1977-1978 Cleveland Season Stat Leaders
1977-1978 Cleveland Cavaliers Roster Composition
|Selected via Draft
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.
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. Foots Walker re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on September 1, 1977.
|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
Walt Frazier was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the New York Knicks on October 7, 1977.
Terry Furlow was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Philadelphia Sixers on October 3, 1977.
Elmore Smith was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Milwaukee Bucks on January 13, 1977.
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.
1977-1978 Cleveland Cavaliers Front Office
|Staff Member||Position||Start Season||Previous Job|
|Bill Fitch||Head Coach, General Manager||1970-1971||N/A|
|Joe Tait||Radio Broadcaster||1970-1971||N/A|