1975-1976 Cleveland Cavaliers Schedule

NBA Playoffs - Conference Semi Finals

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Cleveland Leaders Washington Leaders PPP
Apr 13, 1976
v.
Washington
L, 95 - 100 Richfield Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
0-1 PTS: 23. Jim Chones
PTS: 28. Elvin Hayes
298.1 - 313.8
Apr 15, 1976
@
Washington
W, 79 - 80 US Airways Arena
Conference Semi Finals
1-1 PTS: 17. Bingo Smith
PTS: 19. Phil Chenier
306.4 - 310.3
Apr 17, 1976
v.
Washington
W, 88 - 76 Richfield Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
2-1 PTS: 17. Bingo Smith
PTS: 17. Elvin Hayes
324.5 - 280.2
Apr 21, 1976
@
Washington
L, 109 - 98 US Airways Arena
Conference Semi Finals
2-2 PTS: 22. C. Russell
PTS: 22. Clem Haskins
302.2 - 271.7
Apr 22, 1976
v.
Washington
W, 92 - 91 Richfield Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
3-2 PTS: 26. Dick Snyder
PTS: 25. Elvin Hayes
287.0 - 283.8
Apr 26, 1976
@
Washington
L, 102 - 98 US Airways Arena
Conference Semi Finals
3-3 PTS: 27. Austin Carr
PTS: 28. Elvin Hayes
313.5 - 301.2
Apr 29, 1976
v.
Washington
W, 87 - 85 Richfield Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
4-3 PTS: 23. Dick Snyder
PTS: 31. Phil Chenier
328.0 - 320.5

NBA Playoffs - Conference Finals

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Cleveland Leaders Boston Leaders PPP
May 6, 1976
@
Boston
L, 111 - 99 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
0-1 PTS: 21. Dick Snyder
PTS: 26. J. Havlicek
322.6 - 287.7
May 9, 1976
@
Boston
L, 94 - 89 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
0-2 PTS: 16. Bingo Smith
PTS: 24. Jo Jo White
335.0 - 317.2
May 11, 1976
v.
Boston
W, 83 - 78 Richfield Coliseum
Conference Finals
1-2 PTS: 18. Jim Cleamons
PTS: 22. Jo Jo White
322.6 - 303.2
May 14, 1976
v.
Boston
W, 106 - 87 Richfield Coliseum
Conference Finals
2-2 PTS: 27. Bingo Smith
PTS: 23. Jo Jo White
306.2 - 251.3
May 16, 1976
@
Boston
L, 99 - 94 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
2-3 PTS: 18. Jim Cleamons
PTS: 26. Dave Cowens
322.8 - 306.5
May 18, 1976
v.
Boston
L, 87 - 94 Richfield Coliseum
Conference Finals
2-4 PTS: 26. Austin Carr
PTS: 29. Jo Jo White
279.5 - 302.0

Regular Season

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Cleveland Leaders Opponent Leaders PPP
Oct 23, 1975
v.
Golden State
L, 83 - 89 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
0-1 PTS: 18. Jim Cleamons
PTS: 22. Rick Barry
321.0 - 344.2
Oct 25, 1975
@
New York
L, 100 - 91 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
0-2 PTS: 17. Jim Chones
PTS: 29. Earl Monroe
291.2 - 265.0
Oct 30, 1975
v.
Chicago
W, 108 - 91 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
1-2 PTS: 22. Bingo Smith
PTS: 17. Bob Love
338.2 - 285.0
Nov 1, 1975
v.
New Orleans
L, 91 - 103 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
1-3 PTS: 17. Jim Cleamons
PTS: 27. P. Maravich
304.7 - 344.9
Nov 4, 1975
@
Washington
L, 113 - 96 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
1-4 PTS: 20. Jim Chones
PTS: 23. Elvin Hayes
317.3 - 269.6
Nov 6, 1975
@
Atlanta
W, 108 - 113 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
2-4 PTS: 25. Dick Snyder
PTS: 24. Lou Hudson
297.2 - 311.0
Nov 7, 1975
@
New Orleans
W, 90 - 94 Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Regular Season
3-4 PTS: 22. C. Russell
PTS: 21. Louie Nelson
296.7 - 309.9
Nov 8, 1975
@
Houston
L, 116 - 112 Compaq Center
Regular Season
3-5 PTS: 28. Dick Snyder
PTS: 26. R. Tomjanovich
324.6 - 313.4
Nov 11, 1975
@
Golden State
L, 103 - 98 Oracle Arena
Regular Season
3-6 PTS: 27. Bingo Smith
PTS: 23. Rick Barry
348.7 - 331.8
Nov 14, 1975
@
Seattle
L, 100 - 97 KeyArena
Regular Season
3-7 PTS: 28. Dick Snyder
PTS: 26. Fred Brown
330.3 - 320.4
Nov 15, 1975
@
Portland
W, 95 - 99 Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
4-7 PTS: 20. Jim Brewer
PTS: 25. Lloyd Neal
312.5 - 325.7
Nov 18, 1975
v.
Houston
L, 91 - 95 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
4-8 PTS: 21. Bingo Smith
PTS: 23. Mike Newlin
335.4 - 350.2
Nov 20, 1975
v.
Buffalo
L, 115 - 118 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
4-9 PTS: 25. Jim Chones
PTS: 50. Bob McAdoo
310.1 - 318.2
Nov 22, 1975
@
New York
W, 94 - 95 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
5-9 PTS: 26. Jim Chones
PTS: 23. S. Haywood
319.7 - 323.1
Nov 23, 1975
v.
Boston
L, 90 - 105 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
5-10 PTS: 21. Dick Snyder
PTS: 27. Jo Jo White
303.4 - 354.0
Nov 25, 1975
@
Chicago
W, 94 - 98 Chicago Stadium
Regular Season
6-10 PTS: 23. Jim Chones
PTS: 28. N. Van Lier
297.5 - 310.1
Nov 27, 1975
v.
Kansas City
L, 91 - 95 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
6-11 PTS: 26. Bingo Smith
PTS: 28. Jimmy Walker
308.2 - 321.7
Nov 29, 1975
v.
Seattle
W, 124 - 108 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
7-11 PTS: 29. Jim Chones
PTS: 30. Fred Brown
328.4 - 286.1
Dec 2, 1975
v.
Portland
W, 91 - 80 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
8-11 PTS: 19. Jim Chones
PTS: 20. L. Hollins
339.6 - 298.5
Dec 4, 1975
@
Kansas City
L, 105 - 101 Kemper Arena
Regular Season
8-12 PTS: 19. Bingo Smith
PTS: 24. Scott Wedman
326.0 - 313.6
Dec 5, 1975
@
Buffalo
L, 125 - 88 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
Regular Season
8-13 PTS: 13. Jim Chones
PTS: 24. K. Charles
345.2 - 243.0
Dec 9, 1975
@
Philadelphia
L, 100 - 85 Spectrum
Regular Season
8-14 PTS: 16. Bingo Smith
PTS: 39. G. McGinnis
334.1 - 284.0
Dec 11, 1975
v.
New York
W, 109 - 95 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
9-14 PTS: 26. Jim Chones
PTS: 22. Walt Frazier
332.9 - 290.2
Dec 12, 1975
@
Milwaukee
W, 91 - 109 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Regular Season
10-14 PTS: 19. Bingo Smith
PTS: 19. Elmore Smith
310.2 - 371.6
Dec 13, 1975
v.
New Orleans
W, 112 - 90 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
11-14 PTS: 22. Jim Chones
PTS: 21. Henry Bibby
322.3 - 259.0
Dec 16, 1975
@
L.A. Lakers
W, 103 - 123 The Forum
Regular Season
12-14 PTS: 24. Dick Snyder
PTS: 34. K. Abdul-Jabbar
336.5 - 401.9
Dec 17, 1975
@
Seattle
W, 101 - 115 KeyArena
Regular Season
13-14 PTS: 20. C. Russell
PTS: 16. Rod Derline
305.5 - 347.8
Dec 19, 1975
@
Phoenix
W, 124 - 128 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
14-14 PTS: 27. C. Russell
PTS: 26. D. Van Arsdale
333.2 - 343.9
Dec 21, 1975
v.
L.A. Lakers
W, 99 - 98 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
15-14 PTS: 18. Jim Brewer
PTS: 34. K. Abdul-Jabbar
307.5 - 304.3
Dec 26, 1975
v.
Atlanta
L, 97 - 98 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
15-15 PTS: 17. C. Russell
PTS: 19. C. Hawkins
293.4 - 296.4
Dec 27, 1975
@
Washington
W, 100 - 106 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
16-15 PTS: 21. Austin Carr
PTS: 22. Elvin Hayes
326.8 - 346.4
Dec 28, 1975
v.
Buffalo
W, 111 - 88 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
17-15 PTS: 36. Dick Snyder
PTS: 26. Bob McAdoo
330.9 - 262.3
Dec 30, 1975
v.
Kansas City
W, 110 - 106 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
18-15 PTS: 35. C. Russell
PTS: 32. T. Archibald
320.2 - 308.6
Jan 2, 1976
@
Philadelphia
L, 112 - 101 Spectrum
Regular Season
18-16 PTS: 19. C. Russell
PTS: 28. Doug Collins
326.8 - 294.7
Jan 3, 1976
v.
Detroit
L, 100 - 104 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
18-17 PTS: 20. C. Russell
PTS: 24. Eric Money
300.6 - 312.6
Jan 7, 1976
@
Detroit
L, 119 - 118 Cobo Center
Regular Season
18-18 PTS: 25. Bingo Smith
PTS: 24. George Trapp
341.1 - 338.3
Jan 8, 1976
v.
Philadelphia
W, 115 - 105 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
19-18 PTS: 19. Dick Snyder
PTS: 26. G. McGinnis
299.4 - 273.4
Jan 10, 1976
@
Atlanta
W, 100 - 106 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
20-18 PTS: 18. C. Russell
PTS: 25. John Drew
326.2 - 345.7
Jan 11, 1976
v.
Washington
W, 106 - 104 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
21-18 PTS: 25. Dick Snyder
PTS: 22. Clem Haskins
312.3 - 306.4
Jan 14, 1976
@
Washington
L, 92 - 88 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
21-19 PTS: 17. C. Russell
PTS: 20. Dave Bing
293.7 - 280.9
Jan 15, 1976
v.
Atlanta
L, 91 - 98 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
21-20 PTS: 30. Bingo Smith
PTS: 20. Lou Hudson
295.5 - 318.2
Jan 17, 1976
v.
Phoenix
W, 105 - 85 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
22-20 PTS: 29. Jim Cleamons
PTS: 18. Alvan Adams
324.7 - 262.8
Jan 20, 1976
v.
Boston
W, 98 - 85 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
23-20 PTS: 24. Bingo Smith
PTS: 21. J. Havlicek
319.5 - 277.1
Jan 22, 1976
v.
Seattle
W, 109 - 99 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
24-20 PTS: 22. Bingo Smith
PTS: 17. Fred Brown
319.9 - 290.6
Jan 24, 1976
v.
Milwaukee
W, 132 - 89 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
25-20 PTS: 22. C. Russell
PTS: 23. B. Dandridge
333.1 - 224.6
Jan 27, 1976
v.
Detroit
W, 85 - 83 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
26-20 PTS: 19. Jim Chones
PTS: 23. Eric Money
341.0 - 332.9
Jan 28, 1976
@
Houston
L, 108 - 93 Compaq Center
Regular Season
26-21 PTS: 15. N. Thurmond
PTS: 25. C. Murphy
349.0 - 300.5
Jan 30, 1976
@
Chicago
W, 89 - 91 Chicago Stadium
Regular Season
27-21 PTS: 21. Bingo Smith
PTS: 19. M. Johnson
336.4 - 344.0
Feb 1, 1976
@
New Orleans
L, 96 - 95 Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Regular Season
27-22 PTS: 18. Bingo Smith
PTS: 36. P. Maravich
327.3 - 323.9
Feb 6, 1976
@
Philadelphia
W, 87 - 92 Spectrum
Regular Season
28-22 PTS: 25. Jim Chones
PTS: 24. Doug Collins
322.4 - 340.9
Feb 8, 1976
v.
Washington
W, 83 - 78 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
29-22 PTS: 16. Dick Snyder
PTS: 16. Elvin Hayes
300.0 - 281.9
Feb 12, 1976
v.
Chicago
W, 86 - 83 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
30-22 PTS: 17. Jim Cleamons
PTS: 18. Bob Love
337.8 - 326.0
Feb 13, 1976
@
Milwaukee
W, 96 - 101 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Regular Season
31-22 PTS: 19. Jim Chones
PTS: 24. B. Winters
286.9 - 301.9
Feb 14, 1976
@
Buffalo
W, 111 - 114 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
Regular Season
32-22 PTS: 29. Jim Chones
PTS: 41. Bob McAdoo
337.1 - 346.2
Feb 17, 1976
v.
Atlanta
W, 112 - 92 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
33-22 PTS: 23. C. Russell
PTS: 28. John Drew
294.1 - 241.6
Feb 19, 1976
v.
Portland
W, 112 - 94 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
34-22 PTS: 18. C. Russell
PTS: 23. Sidney Wicks
287.1 - 241.0
Feb 22, 1976
v.
Houston
W, 107 - 103 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
35-22 PTS: 25. Jim Chones
PTS: 27. Mike Newlin
302.8 - 291.5
Feb 23, 1976
@
Houston
L, 117 - 114 Compaq Center
Regular Season
35-23 PTS: 25. Dick Snyder
PTS: 25. Mike Newlin
338.6 - 330.0
Feb 25, 1976
@
Detroit
W, 101 - 108 Cobo Center
Regular Season
36-23 PTS: 17. C. Russell
PTS: 27. Bob Lanier
350.8 - 375.1
Feb 29, 1976
@
L.A. Lakers
L, 108 - 97 The Forum
Regular Season
36-24 PTS: 21. C. Russell
PTS: 26. K. Abdul-Jabbar
337.5 - 303.1
Mar 3, 1976
@
Phoenix
L, 108 - 92 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
36-25 PTS: 25. C. Russell
PTS: 31. P. Westphal
344.7 - 293.6
Mar 5, 1976
@
Portland
W, 100 - 113 Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
37-25 PTS: 23. C. Russell
PTS: 27. Geoff Petrie
301.9 - 341.2
Mar 6, 1976
@
Golden State
L, 117 - 106 Oracle Arena
Regular Season
37-26 PTS: 21. C. Russell
PTS: 23. C. Johnson
319.0 - 289.0
Mar 11, 1976
v.
Golden State
W, 110 - 99 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
38-26 PTS: 24. Bingo Smith
PTS: 24. Rick Barry
295.1 - 265.6
Mar 13, 1976
v.
Phoenix
W, 99 - 77 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
39-26 PTS: 18. Austin Carr
PTS: 14. Curtis Perry
325.6 - 253.2
Mar 16, 1976
v.
L.A. Lakers
L, 105 - 109 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
39-27 PTS: 23. Jim Chones
PTS: 32. K. Abdul-Jabbar
308.1 - 319.8
Mar 18, 1976
v.
Philadelphia
W, 110 - 104 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
40-27 PTS: 26. Jim Chones
PTS: 30. G. McGinnis
319.1 - 301.7
Mar 19, 1976
@
New Orleans
L, 103 - 81 Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Regular Season
40-28 PTS: 20. Jim Chones
PTS: 20. Henry Bibby
338.8 - 266.4
Mar 20, 1976
@
Atlanta
W, 99 - 107 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
41-28 PTS: 20. Jim Chones
PTS: 21. W. Holland
307.5 - 332.3
Mar 21, 1976
v.
Washington
W, 95 - 92 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
42-28 PTS: 27. Bingo Smith
PTS: 20. Elvin Hayes
303.8 - 294.2
Mar 25, 1976
v.
Buffalo
L, 94 - 109 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
42-29 PTS: 21. Dick Snyder
PTS: 36. Bob McAdoo
300.6 - 348.5
Mar 26, 1976
@
Boston
L, 95 - 93 Boston Garden
Regular Season
42-30 PTS: 21. C. Russell
PTS: 29. Dave Cowens
327.6 - 320.7
Mar 27, 1976
v.
Milwaukee
W, 103 - 99 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
43-30 PTS: 20. Dick Snyder
PTS: 22. B. Dandridge
328.7 - 315.9
Mar 30, 1976
v.
Houston
W, 95 - 86 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
44-30 PTS: 19. Jim Cleamons
PTS: 14. K. Kunnert
323.2 - 292.6
Mar 31, 1976
@
New Orleans
W, 101 - 110 Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Regular Season
45-30 PTS: 18. Jim Cleamons
PTS: 21. P. Maravich
308.5 - 336.0
Apr 1, 1976
v.
Boston
L, 88 - 95 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
45-31 PTS: 19. C. Russell
PTS: 30. C. Scott
329.2 - 355.4
Apr 3, 1976
@
Kansas City
L, 104 - 101 Kemper Arena
Regular Season
45-32 PTS: 25. C. Russell
PTS: 24. T. Archibald
321.0 - 311.7
Apr 4, 1976
v.
Atlanta
W, 120 - 92 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
46-32 PTS: 27. Austin Carr
PTS: 23. Lou Hudson
322.5 - 247.2
Apr 6, 1976
@
Boston
W, 92 - 101 XL Center
Regular Season
47-32 PTS: 20. C. Russell
PTS: 23. J. Havlicek
320.9 - 352.3
Apr 8, 1976
v.
New Orleans
W, 111 - 97 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
48-32 PTS: 20. Jim Chones
PTS: 21. N. Williams
302.6 - 264.4
Apr 10, 1976
v.
New York
W, 99 - 94 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
49-32 PTS: 25. Jim Chones
PTS: 30. Earl Monroe
316.6 - 300.7
Apr 11, 1976
@
New York
L, 103 - 78 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
49-33 PTS: 13. Dick Snyder
PTS: 16. Butch Beard
330.8 - 250.5