1994–95 Cleveland Cavaliers season

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1994–95 Cleveland Cavaliers season
Head coach Mike Fratello
Arena Gund Arena
Results
Record 43–39 (.524)
Place Division: 4th (Central)
Conference: 6th (Eastern)
Playoff finish East First Round
(eliminated 1-3)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television SportsChannel Ohio, WUAB
Radio WWWE
< 1993–94 1995–96 >

The 1994-95 Cleveland Cavaliers season was the 25th season of NBA basketball for the franchise based in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavaliers finished their first season at Gund Arena season with a 43–39 record, finishing 4th in the Central Division. Tyrone Hill was the team's leading rebounder and was named an All-Star. Cleveland would lose to the New York Knicks in the first round of the playoffs.

Key Dates:

Offseason[edit]

Free Agents[edit]

Trades[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1994 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club Team
2 42 Gary Collier Forward  United States Tulsa

Roster[edit]

Starter

Backup

Reverse

Inactive

*Injured

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Central Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Indiana Pacers 52 30 .634 33–8 19–22 18–10
x-Charlotte Hornets 50 32 .610 2 29–12 21–20 17–11
x-Chicago Bulls 47 35 .573 5 28–13 19–22 16–12
x-Cleveland Cavaliers 43 39 .524 9 26–15 17–24 17–11
x-Atlanta Hawks 42 40 .512 10 24–17 18–23 9–19
Milwaukee Bucks 34 48 .415 18 22–19 12–29 13–15
Detroit Pistons 28 54 .341 24 13–28 8–33 7–21

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Game log[edit]

November[edit]

Record: 8-5 ; Home: 5-2 ; Road: 3-3

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
1 November 5 Cleveland 115-107 Charlotte Mark Price, 27 points Charlotte Coliseum
23,698
1-0
2 November 8 Houston 100-98 Cleveland Terrell Brandon, 19 points Gund Arena
20,562
1-1
3 November 10 Milwaukee 88-108 Cleveland Mark Price, 18 points Gund Arena
19,203
2-1
4 November 12 Indiana 93-86 Cleveland Mark Price, 15 points Gund Arena
20,401
2-2
5 November 15 Charlotte 86-89 Cleveland OT Tyrone Hill, 22 points Gund Arena
19,959
3-2
6 November 17 Cleveland 81-80 Portland Mark Price, 30 points Memorial Coliseum
12,888
4-2
7 November 18 Cleveland 80-82 LA Lakers Hot Rod Williams, 16 points Great Western Forum
10,177
4-3
8 November 20 Cleveland 88-96 Sacramento Hot Rod Williams, 17 points ARCO Arena
17,317
4-4
9 November 22 Minnesota 79-112 Cleveland Mark Price, 17 points Gund Arena
19,125
5-4
10 November 23 Cleveland 87-100 Miami 2 way tie, 17 points Miami Arena
14,498
5-5
11 November 25 Cleveland 96-94 Washington Tyrone Hill, 25 points USAir Arena
12,756
6-5
12 November 26 Golden State 87-101 Cleveland Mark Price, 31 points Gund Arena
20,562
7-5
13 November 30 LA Lakers 79-117 Cleveland 3 way tie, 16 points Gund Arena
19,014
8-5

December[edit]

Record: 12-3 ; Home: 6-2 ; Road: 6-1

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
14 December 1 Cleveland 93-87 Milwaukee Mark Price, 17 points Bradley Center
13,648
9-5
15 December 3 Philadelphia 83-78 Cleveland Mark Price, 18 points Gund Arena
20,089
9-6
16 December 6 Orlando 114-97 Cleveland 2 way tie, 14 points Gund Arena
20,562
9-7
17 December 7 Cleveland 75-90 Orlando Chris Mills, 14 points Orlando Arena
16,010
9-8
18 December 9 Cleveland 96-89 Boston Hot Rod Williams, 20 points Boston Garden
14,890
10-8
19 December 10 Detroit 79-87 Cleveland Chris Mills, 17 points Gund Arena
19,129
11-8
20 December 13 Indiana 83-90 Cleveland Chris Mills, 17 points Gund Arena
19,191
12-8
21 December 14 Cleveland 95-88 New Jersey 2OT Hot Rod Williams, 20 points Brendan Byrne Arena
9,027
13-8
22 December 16 Cleveland 84-80 Philadelphia Terrell Brandon, 15 points CoreStates Spectrum
9,830
14-8
23 December 19 Cleveland 77-63 Chicago Hot Rod Williams, 18 points United Center
22,301
15-8
24 December 22 Cleveland 93-90 New York Bobby Phills, 24 points Madison Square Garden
19,763
16-8
25 December 23 New Jersey 75-80 Cleveland Tyrone Hill, 18 points Gund Arena
20,562
17-8
26 December 26 Boston 102-123 Cleveland Mark Price, 36 points Gund Arena
20,562
18-8
27 December 28 Washington 75-91 Cleveland Bobby Phills, 22 points Gund Arena
20,562
19-8
28 December 30 Atlanta 85-87 Cleveland Mark Price, 30 points Gund Arena
20,562
20-8

January[edit]

Record: 6-8 ; Home: 2-5 ; Road: 4-3

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
29 January 4 Seattle 116-85 Cleveland Hot Rod Williams, 17 points Gund Arena
20,562
20-9
30 January 6 New York 103-93 Cleveland Tyrone Hill, 26 points Gund Arena
20,562
20-10
31 January 7 Chicago 78-92 Cleveland Terrell Brandon, 24 points Gund Arena
20,562
21-10
32 January 10 Charlotte 116-108 Cleveland OT Tyrone Hill, 23 points Gund Arena
20,562
21-11
33 January 12 Cleveland 107-96 Phoenix Terrell Brandon, 30 points America West Arena
19,023
22-11
34 January 14 Cleveland 103-97 Golden State OT Tyrone Hill, 20 points Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Arena
15,025
23-11
35 January 17 Cleveland 91-115 Seattle Terrell Brandon, 20 points Tacoma Dome
12,914
23-12
36 January 18 Cleveland 83-92 LA Clippers Chris Mills, 19 points Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
6,695
23-13
37 January 20 Cleveland 84-94 Utah Terrell Brandon, 24 points Delta Center
19,911
23-14
38 January 21 Cleveland 101-100 Denver 2OT Chris Mills, 20 points McNichols Sports Arena
17,171
24-14
39 January 23 LA Clippers 68-90 Cleveland Tyrone Hill, 23 points Gund Arena
20,187
25-14
40 January 26 Cleveland 77-68 Atlanta 2 way tie, 14 points The Omni
10,760
26-14
41 January 27 Portland 87-77 Cleveland Hot Rod Williams, 14 points Gund Arena
20,562
26-15
42 January 30 Phoenix 89-82 Cleveland Terrell Brandon, 20 points Gund Arena
20,562
26-16

February[edit]

Record: 7-6; Home: 4-1; Road: 3-5

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
43 February 1 Cleveland 82-101 Indiana Hot Rod Williams, 14 points Market Square Arena
13,972
26-17
44 February 2 Cleveland 83-85 Detroit Terrell Brandon, 15 points The Palace of Auburn Hills
13,286
26-18
45 February 4 Indiana 73-82 Cleveland Hot Rod Williams, 19 points Gund Arena
20,562
27-18
46 February 7 Philadelphia 84-90 Cleveland 2 way tie, 16 points Gund Arena
20,130
28-18
47 February 8 Cleveland 67-75 Boston Terrell Brandon, 19 points Boston Garden
14,890
28-19
48 February 15 Orlando 99-100 Cleveland OT Terrell Brandon, 31 points Gund Arena
20,562
29-19
49 February 16 Cleveland 106-85 Milwaukee Chris Mills, 23 points Bradley Center
13,498
30-19
50 February 18 Cleveland 82-75 New Jersey Chris Mills, 23 points Brendan Byrne Arena
15,652
31-19
51 February 20 Miami 103-96 Cleveland Hot Rod Williams, 20 points Gund Arena
20,562
31-20
52 February 21 Cleveland 99-91 New York Danny Ferry, 20 points Madison Square Garden
19,763
32-20
53 February 25 New Jersey 102-105 Cleveland Danny Ferry, 24 points Gund Arena
20,562
33-20
54 February 27 Cleveland 78-86 Houston Terrell Brandon, 26 points The Summit
14,253
33-21
55 February 28 Cleveland 83-100 San Antonio Terrell Brandon, 17 points Alamodome
15,546
33-22

March[edit]

Record: 8-9; Home: 5-3; Road: 1-6

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
56 March 2 Cleveland 84-90 Dallas Chris Mills, 16 points Reunion Arena
12,194
33-23
57 March 4 New York 89-76 Cleveland Hot Rod Williams, 20 points Gund Arena
20,562
33-24
58 March 7 Detroit 81-89 Cleveland Chris Mills, 24 points Gund Arena
20,562
34-24
59 March 9 San Antonio 100-98 Cleveland Terrell Brandon, 24 points Gund Arena
20,562
34-25
60 March 10 Cleveland 76-99 Chicago Tyrone Hill, 13 points United Center
22,362
34-26
61 March 12 Cleveland 92-72 Philadelphia 3 way tie, 14 points CoreStates Spectrum
10,221
35-26
62 March 16 Utah 85-93 Cleveland Bobby Phills, 24 points Gund Arena
20,562
36-26
63 March 17 Cleveland 77-80 Minnesota Mark Price, 18 points Target Center
14,222
36-27
64 March 19 Cleveland 90-96 Washington Mark Price, 16 points USAir Arena
17,110
36-28
65 March 20 Dallas 102-100 Cleveland 2OT Tyrone Hill, 29 points Gund Arena
20,562
36-29
66 March 22 Sacramento 89-101 Cleveland Mark Price, 23 points Gund Arena
20,562
37-29
67 March 24 Atlanta 74-75 Cleveland Tyrone Hill, 24 points Gund Arena
20,562
38-29
68 March 25 Cleveland 97-105 Charlotte Chris Mills, 26 points Charlotte Coliseum
23,698
38-30
69 March 29 Cleveland 96-107 Indiana Chris Mills, 22 points Market Square Arena
16,619
38-31
70 March 31 Washington 88-98 Cleveland Chris Mills, 24 points Gund Arena
20,562
39-31

April[edit]

Record: 4-8; Home: 4-2; Road: 0-6

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
71 April 2 Denver 104-101 Cleveland Mark Price, 21 points Gund Arena
20,562
39-32
72 April 4 Boston 97-92 Cleveland Bobby Phills, 17 points Gund Arena
20,562
39-33
73 April 5 Cleveland 87-96 Atlanta Hot Rod Williams, 14 points The Omni
12,539
39-34
74 April 7 Cleveland 88-97 Chicago Bobby Phills, 22 points United Center
23,664
39-35
75 April 9 Chicago 78-79 Cleveland Mark Price, 20 points Gund Arena
20,562
40-35
76 April 11 Cleveland 90-107 Orlando Tyrone Hill, 24 points Orlando Arena
16,010
40-36
77 April 13 Cleveland 84-85 Miami Mark Price, 20 points Miami Arena
14,311
40-37
78 April 14 Atlanta 70-83 Cleveland 2 way tie, 16 points Gund Arena
20,562
41-37
79 April 18 Cleveland 76-85 Detroit Bobby Phills, 17 points The Palace of Auburn Hills
17,203
41-38
80 April 19 Miami 79-90 Cleveland Tyrone Hill, 21 points Gund Arena
20,562
42-38
81 April 21 Milwaukee 82-103 Cleveland Hot Rod Williams, 24 points Gund Arena
20,562
43-38
82 April 23 Cleveland 72-97 Charlotte Bobby Phills, 13 points Charlotte Coliseum
23,698
43-39

Playoffs[edit]

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
1 April 27 Cleveland 79-103 New York Danny Ferry, 20 points Madison Square Garden 0-1
2 April 29 Cleveland 90-84 New York 2 way tie, 21 points Madison Square Garden 1-1
3 May 1 New York 83-81 Cleveland Mark Price, 21 points Gund Arena 1-2
4 May 3 New York 93-80 Cleveland Bobby Phills, 20 points Gund Arena 1-3

Player stats[edit]

Note: GP= Games played; GS = Games started; MIN= Minutes; FG% = field goal %, FT% = free throw %, 3FG% = 3 point % STL= Steals; BLK = Blocks; AST = Assists; REB = Rebounds; PTS = Points

Regular Season

Playoffs

Awards and records[edit]

Awards[edit]

Records[edit]

Milestones[edit]

All-Star[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Trades[edit]

Free Agents[edit]

Development League[edit]

References[edit]