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 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. For the season the team added black, light blue and orange to their color scheme, as well as new uniforms and a logo, which would remain in use until 2003.

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]

Cleveland Cavaliers roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
G 10 United States Battle, John 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Rutgers
G 11 United States Brandon, Terrell 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Oregon
F/C 44 United States Cage, Michael 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 244 lb (111 kg) San Diego State
G/F 9 United States Campbell, Tony 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Ohio State
G 5 United States Colter, Steve 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 165 lb (75 kg) New Mexico State
C 30 United States Dreiling, Greg 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Kansas
F 35 United States Ferry, Danny 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Duke
F/C 32 United States Hill, Tyrone 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Xavier
F 24 United States Mills, Chris 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Arizona
G 14 United States Phills, Bobby 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Southern
G 25 United States Price, Mark 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Georgia Tech
F/C 31 United States Roberts, Fred 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 218 lb (99 kg) Brigham Young
F/C 18 United States Williams, Hot Rod 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Tulane
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Athletic trainer(s)

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

RosterTransactions

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
19,763
0-1
2 April 29 Cleveland 90-84 New York 2 way tie, 21 points Madison Square Garden
19,763
1-1
3 May 1 New York 83-81 Cleveland Mark Price, 21 points Gund Arena
19,352
1-2
4 May 3 New York 93-80 Cleveland Bobby Phills, 20 points Gund Arena
18,575
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]