1995–96 Cleveland Cavaliers season

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1995–96 Cleveland Cavaliers season
Head coach Mike Fratello
Arena Gund Arena
Results
Record 47–35 (.573)
Place Division: 3rd (Central)
Conference: 4th (Eastern)
Playoff finish East First Round
(eliminated 0-3)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television SportsChannel Ohio · WUAB
Radio WWWE
< 1994–95 1996–97 >

The 1995-96 Cleveland Cavaliers season was the 26th season of NBA basketball in Cleveland, Ohio.[1] The Cavaliers finished the season with a 47-35 record, finishing 3rd in the Central Division. Terrell Brandon was the team's leading scorer and was named an All-Star. The Cavs would be swept in the first round of the playoffs by the New York Knicks.

Key Dates:

Offseason[edit]

Free Agents[edit]

Trades[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1995 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club Team
1 17 Bob Sura Guard  United States Florida State
2 39 Donny Marshall Forward  United States UConn

Roster[edit]

Starter

Backup

Reverse

Inactive

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Central Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Chicago Bulls 72 10 .878 39–2 33–8 24–4
x-Indiana Pacers 52 30 .634 20.0 32–9 20–21 19–9
x-Cleveland Cavaliers 47 35 .573 25.0 26–15 21–20 13–15
x-Atlanta Hawks 46 36 .561 26.0 26–15 20–21 15–13
x-Detroit Pistons 46 36 .561 26.0 30–11 16–25 15–13
Charlotte Hornets 41 41 .500 31.0 25–16 16–25 13–15
Milwaukee Bucks 25 57 .305 47.0 14–27 11–30 8–20
Toronto Raptors 21 61 .256 51.0 15–26 6–35 5–23

Game log[edit]

November[edit]

Record: 6-8; Home: 3-4; Road: 3-4

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
1 Nov 3 Cleveland 88-99 Orlando C Mills 15 17,248 0-1

December[edit]

Record: ; Home: ; Road:

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record

January[edit]

Record: ; Home: ; Road:

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record

February[edit]

Record: ; Home: ; Road:

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record

March[edit]

Record: ; Home: ; Road:

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record

April[edit]

Record: ; Home: ; Road:

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record

Playoffs[edit]

East First Round[edit]

(4) Cleveland Cavaliers vs. (5) New York Knicks Last Playoff Meeting: 1995 Eastern Conference First Round (New York won 3-1)

Game Date Home Score Visitor Score Record

(CLE-NYK)

Venue Recap Television
1 April 25 Cleveland 83 New York 106 0-1 Gund Arena, Cleveland, Ohio 1 TBS 7:00et
2 April 27 Cleveland 80 New York 84 0-2 Gund Arena, Cleveland, Ohio 2 NBC 1:00et
3 May 1 New York 81 Cleveland 76 0-3 Madison Square Garden, New York, New York 3 TBS 7:00et
New York wins series 3–0

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]