1991–92 Cleveland Cavaliers season

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1991–92 Cleveland Cavaliers season
Head coach Lenny Wilkens
Arena Richfield Coliseum
Results
Record 57–25 (.695)
Place Division: 2nd (Central)
Conference: 3rd (Eastern)
Playoff finish East Conference Finals
(eliminated 2-4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television SportsChannel Ohio, WOIO
Radio WWWE
< 1990–91 1992–93 >

The 1991–92 Cleveland Cavaliers season was the 22nd season of NBA basketball in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavaliers finished the season with a 57-25 record, finishing 2nd in the Central Division, and tying the franchise high set in the 1988-89 season. Mark Price and Brad Daugherty were named All-Stars and All-NBA 3rd team.

Draft picks[edit]

Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club Team
1 11 Terrell Brandon Guard  United States Oregon
2 39* Jimmy Oliver Guard  United States Purdue

*2nd round pick acquired from New York via Charlotte in Randolph Keys deal.[1]

Roster[edit]

Cleveland Cavaliers 1991-92 roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. From
G 10 United States Battle, John 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Rutgers
F 20 United States Bennett, Winston (waived) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Kentucky
G 11 United States Brandon, Terrell 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Oregon
F 52 United States Brown, Chucky (waived) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 214 lb (97 kg) North Carolina State
C 43 United States Daugherty, Brad 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 245 lb (111 kg) North Carolina
G/F 3 United States Ehlo, Craig 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Washington State
F 35 United States Ferry, Danny 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Duke
F 32 United States James, Henry 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Saint Mary's
G 4 United States Kerr, Steve 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Arizona
G 23 United States Morton, John (waived) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Seton Hall
F/C 22 United States Nance, Larry 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Clemson
G/F 24 United States Oliver, Jimmy 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Purdue
G 14 United States Phills, Bobby 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Southern
G 25 United States Price, Mark 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Georgia Tech
G/F 33 United States Sanders, Mike 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) UCLA
F/C 18 United States Williams, John "Hot Rod" 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Tulane
Head coach




Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Depth Chart[edit]

Player Salaries[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Central Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Chicago Bulls 67 15 .817 36–5 31–10 22–6
x-Cleveland Cavaliers 57 25 .695 10 35–6 22–19 21-7
x-Detroit Pistons 48 34 .585 19 25–16 23–18 15–13
x-Indiana Pacers 40 42 .488 27 26–15 14–27 13–15
Atlanta Hawks 38 44 .463 29 23–18 15–26 7-21
Charlotte Hornets 31 51 .378 36 22–19 9–32 10-18
Milwaukee Bucks 31 51 .378 36 25–16 6–35 10-18
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Chicago Bulls 67 15 .817
2 y-Boston Celtics 51 31 .622 16
3 x-Cleveland Cavaliers 57 25 .695 10
4 x-New York Knicks 51 31 .622 16
5 x-Detroit Pistons 48 34 .585 19
6 x-New Jersey Nets 40 42 .488 27
7 x-Indiana Pacers 40 42 .488 27
8 x-Miami Heat 38 44 .463 29
9 Atlanta Hawks 38 44 .463 29
10 Philadelphia 76ers 35 47 .427 32
11t Milwaukee Bucks 31 51 .378 36
11t Charlotte Hornets 31 51 .378 36
13 Washington Bullets 25 57 .305 42
14 Orlando Magic 21 61 .256 46


z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log[edit]

November[edit]

Record: ; Home: ; Road:

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
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December[edit]

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January[edit]

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February[edit]

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March[edit]

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April[edit]

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Playoffs[edit]

East First Round[edit]

(3) Cleveland Cavaliers vs. (6) New Jersey Nets: Cavaliers win series 3-1

  • Game 1 @ The Coliseum, Richfield (April 23): Cleveland 120, New Jersey 113
  • Game 2 @ The Coliseum, Richfield (April 25): Cleveland 118, New Jersey 96
  • Game 3 @ Brendan Byrne Arena, East Rutherford (April 28): New Jersey 109, Cleveland 104
  • Game 4 @ Brendan Byrne Arena, East Rutherford (April 30): Cleveland 98, New Jersey 89

Last Playoff Meeting: Not available (first playoff series)

East Conference Semifinals[edit]

(2) Boston Celtics vs. (3) Cleveland Cavaliers: Cavaliers win series 4-3

  • Game 1 @ The Coliseum, Richfield (May 2): Cleveland 101, Boston 76
  • Game 2 @ The Coliseum, Richfield (May 4): Boston 104, Cleveland 98
  • Game 3 @ Boston Garden, Boston (May 8): Boston 110, Cleveland 107
  • Game 4 @ Boston Garden, Boston (May 10): Cleveland 114, Boston 112 (OT)
  • Game 5 @ The Coliseum, Richfield (May 13): Cleveland 114, Boston 98
  • Game 6 @ Boston Garden, Boston (May 15): Boston 122, Cleveland 91
  • Game 7 @ The Coliseum, Richfield (May 17): Cleveland 122, Boston 104

Last Playoff Meeting: 1985 Eastern Conference First Round (Boston won 3-1)

East Conference Finals[edit]

(1) Chicago Bulls vs. (3) Cleveland Cavaliers: Bulls win series 4-2

  • Game 1 @ Chicago Stadium, Chicago (May 19): Chicago 103, Cleveland 89
  • Game 2 @ Chicago Stadium, Chicago (May 21): Cleveland 107, Chicago 81
  • Game 3 @ The Coliseum, Richfield (May 23): Chicago 105, Cleveland 96
  • Game 4 @ The Coliseum, Richfield (May 25): Cleveland 99, Chicago 85
  • Game 5 @ Chicago Stadium, Chicago (May 27): Chicago 112, Cleveland 89
  • Game 6 @ The Coliseum, Richfield (May 29): Chicago 99, Cleveland 94

Last Playoff Meeting: 1989 Eastern Conference First Round (Chicago won 3-2)

Player Statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Season[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://n-c-systems.com/hoops/DraftTrades/1991.html New York Knicks acquired C Stuart Gray from Charlotte Hornets in exchange for a 1991 second-round draft pick. Charlotte Hornets acquired Randolph Keys from Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for a future second-round draft pick
  2. ^ "CLIPPERS: Clippers History". Nba.com. 1984-11-01. Retrieved 2012-06-11. 
  3. ^ "NETS: Trade History". Nba.com. Retrieved 2012-06-11.