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1987–88 Cleveland Cavaliers season

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1987–88 Cleveland Cavaliers season

Cleveland Cavaliers season
Head coach Lenny Wilkens
Arena Richfield Coliseum
Results
Record 42–40 (.512)
Place Division: 5th (Central)
Conference: 6th (Eastern)
Playoff finish East First Round
(Eliminated 2-3)

Local media
Television WUAB
Radio WWWE[1]

The 1987-88 Cleveland Cavaliers season was the 19th season of NBA basketball in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavaliers finished the season with a 42-40 record, finishing 4th in the Central Division. Brad Daugherty was named an All-Star for the first time.

Key Dates:

Draft picks

Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club Team
1 7 Kevin Johnson Guard  United States California
2 41* Kannard Johnson Forward  United States Western Kentucky
3 52 Donald Royal Forward  United States Notre Dame
4 75 Chris Dudley Center  United States Yale
4 80** Carven Holcomb Guard  United States TCU
5 98 Carl Lott Guard  United States TCU
6 121 Harold Jensen Guard  United States Villanova
7 144 Michael Foster Guard  United States South Carolina

*2nd round pick acquired from Milwaukee in Paul Thompson deal.[3]

**5th round pick acquired from Indiana in Ron Anderson deal.[4]

Roster

Regular Depth Chart

Player Salaries

Regular season

Season standings

Central Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Detroit Pistons 54 28 .659 34–7 20–21 20–10
x-Chicago Bulls 50 32 .610 4 30–11 20–21 16–13
x-Atlanta Hawks 50 32 .610 4 30-11 20-21 16–13
x-Milwaukee Bucks 42 40 .512 12 30–11 12–29 13–17
x-Cleveland Cavaliers 42 40 .512 12 31–10 11–30 11–19
Indiana Pacers 38 44 .463 16 25–16 13–28 13–17
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 c-Boston Celtics 57 25 .695
2 y-Detroit Pistons 54 28 .659 3
3 x-Chicago Bulls 50 32 .610 7
4 x-Atlanta Hawks 50 32 .610 7
5 x-Milwaukee Bucks 42 40 .512 15
6 x-Cleveland Cavaliers 42 40 .512 15
7 x-Washington Bullets 38 44 .463 19
8 x-New York Knicks 38 44 .463 19
9 Indiana Pacers 38 44 .463 19
10 Philadelphia 76ers 36 46 .439 21
11 New Jersey Nets 19 63 .232 38

Notes

  • z, y – division champions
  • x – clinched playoff spot

Game log

November

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# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
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December

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January

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February

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March

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April

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# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record

Player stats

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

Awards

Records

Milestones

All-Star

Transactions

Trades

Free Agents

Development League

References

  1. ^
  2. ^ Blazers traded Linton Townes to Cavaliers for 1987 second round pick (#29-Lester Fonville) on 9/6/83 http://n-c-systems.com/hoops/DraftTrades/1987.html
  3. ^ Cavaliers traded Paul Thompson to Bucks for two second round picks (1985 #45-John Williams) (1987 #41-Kannard Johnson) on 2/12/85 http://n-c-systems.com/hoops/DraftTrades/1987.html
  4. ^ Traded Ron Anderson to Pacers for 1987 fourth round pick (#80-Carven Holcomb) on 12/10/85 http://n-c-systems.com/hoops/DraftTrades/1987.html
  • Cleveland Cavaliers on Database Basketball
  • Cleveland Cavaliers on Basketball Reference
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