1978-1979 stats

Cleveland Cavaliers

Cleveland Cavaliers

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1978-1979 Team records - Points

Michael Russell scores a season high 41 points for Cleveland Cavaliers

On March 03, 1979, Michael Russell set a season high in points in a NBA game. That day he scored 41 points in Cleveland Cavaliers's home loss against Phoenix Suns, 120-124. He also had 10 rebounds, 9 assists, 4 steals.

1978-1979 Team records - Rebounds

John Lambert grabs a season high 22 rebounds for Cleveland Cavaliers

On February 02, 1979, John Lambert set a season high in rebounds in a NBA game. That day he grabbed 22 rebounds in Cleveland Cavaliers's home win against Brooklyn Nets, 119-100. He also had 11 points, 1 assist.

1978-1979 Team records - Assists

Foots Walker dishes a season high 14 assists for Cleveland Cavaliers

On January 01, 1979, Foots Walker set a season high in assists in a NBA game. That day he dished 14 assists in Cleveland Cavaliers's home win against Golden State Warriors, 112-108. He also had 15 points, 4 rebounds, 4 steals.

1978-1979 Team records - Steals

Foots Walker has a season high 7 steals for Cleveland Cavaliers

On November 11, 1978, Foots Walker set a season high in steals in a NBA game. That day he reached 7 steals in Cleveland Cavaliers's home loss against Boston Celtics, 90-92. He also had 7 points, 2 rebounds, 7 steals.

1978-1979 Team records - Blocks

Jim Chones blocks a season high 5 blocks for Cleveland Cavaliers Jim Chones

On January 01, 1979, Jim Chones set a season high in blocks in a NBA game. That day he went for 5 blocks in Cleveland Cavaliers's road win against Utah Jazz, 94-105. He also had 17 points, 16 rebounds.

1978-1979 Team records - Efficiency

Jim Brewer set a season high efficiency for Cleveland Cavaliers

On October 10, 1978, Jim Brewer set a season high in efficiency in a NBA game. That day he accomplished efficiency in Cleveland Cavaliers's road win against Boston Celtics, 101-115. He also had 6 points, 4 rebounds.

Cleveland Cavaliers roster

1978-1979 season

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Jim Brewer
2m06 / 6-9
27 Years old

Austin Carr
1m94 / 6-4
30 Years old

Jim Chones
2m11 / 6-11
29 Years old

Harry Davis
2m02 / 6-8
22 Years old

Walt Frazier
1m94 / 6-4
33 Years old

Terry Furlow
1m94 / 6-4
24 Years old

Kenny Higgs
1m83 / 6-0
23 Years old

John Lambert
2m10 / 6-11
25 Years old

Butch Lee
1m83 / 6-0
22 Years old

Mickael Mitchell
2m04 / 6-8
22 Years old

Michael Russell
2m04 / 6-8
26 Years old

Bingo Smith
-
32 Years old

Elmore Smith
2m15 / 7-1
29 Years old

Foots Walker
1m83 / 6-0
27 Years old

Cleveland Cavaliers

Season Highlights

Cleveland Cavaliers: 1978-1979 NBA season breakdown

The Cleveland Cavaliers won 30 of their 82 games during the 1978-1979 NBA season.

They scored 106.5 points per contest and allowed 110.2 points to their opponents.

The Cleveland Cavaliers's largest win was a 19 points home win against Brooklyn Nets on February 06, 1979 (119-100).

That night Michael Russell scored 19 points, and Bingo Smith had 17.

The Cleveland Cavaliers's biggest loss was a 36 points home loss against Philadelphia 76ers on March 30, 1979 (129-93).

They were dominated by Julius Erving (27 points) and Steve Mix (16 points).

Team leaders

Michael Russell led the team in scoring with 21.9 points per game.

Jim Chones led the team in rebounding with 10.2 rebounds per game.

Foots Walker led the team in assists with 5.8 assists per game.

Foots Walker had the team's best efficiency rating with 0.0. He averaged 10.1 points, 3.6 rebounds, 5.8 assists, 2.3 steals, and 0.3 blocks.

Winning streaks

The Cleveland Cavaliers had a season-high 4-Game winning streak.

And a season worse 8-Game losing streak.

The Cleveland Cavaliers's longest home winning streak lasted 3 games. And it's longest home losing streak lasted 6 games.

The Cleveland Cavaliers's longest road winning streak lasted 2 games. And it's longest road losing streak lasted 8 games.

Cleveland Cavaliers

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