1970-1971 Cleveland Cavaliers

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15-67 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1970-71 Cleveland Cavaliers

What was the record of the 1970-71 Cleveland Cavaliers?

The Cleveland Cavaliers finished the regular season with a 15-67 record. They went 11-30 at home and 4-37 on the road.

What division did the 1970-71 Cleveland Cavaliers play in?

The 1970-71 Cleveland Cavaliers played in the Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1970-71 Cleveland Cavaliers record by month?

The 1970-71 Cleveland Cavaliers had their best month in January, when they went 5-9 and had a 35.7% win percentage. Their worst month was October, when they went 0-9 and lost all their games.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '70 0-9 0% -147
November '70 1-17 5.6% -271
December '70 4-13 23.5% -251
January '71 5-9 35.7% -81
February '71 2-12 14.3% -131
March '71 3-7 30% -35

Did the 1970-71 Cleveland Cavaliers make the Playoffs?

No, the Cavaliers didn't make the Playoffs in 1971.

What was the point differential for the 1970-71 Cleveland Cavaliers?

The Cleveland Cavaliers finished the regular season with a point differential of -916. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Cavaliers could have been expected to have about 15.7 wins, or a 16-66 record in the regular season.

How did the 1970-71 Cleveland Cavaliers perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1970-71 Cleveland Cavaliers went 3-6.

How did the 1970-71 Cleveland Cavaliers perform in overtime games?

The 1970-71 Cleveland Cavaliers did not play any overtime games in the regular season.

What was the longest win streak for the 1970-71 Cleveland Cavaliers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1970-71 Cleveland Cavaliers was a 2 game winning streak on 3 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1970-71 Cleveland Cavaliers?

The longest losing streak that the Cleveland Cavaliers had during the 1970-71 regular season was 15 games, which happened once during the season.

1970-71 Cleveland Cavaliers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Wed, Oct 14, 1970 @ Buffalo Braves Loss 92 - 107
Fri, Oct 16, 1970 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 112 - 115
Sat, Oct 17, 1970 @ San Francisco Warriors Loss 108 - 128
Tue, Oct 20, 1970 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 98 - 120
Thu, Oct 22, 1970 @ San Diego Rockets Loss 110 - 140
Fri, Oct 23, 1970 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 104 - 108
Sun, Oct 25, 1970 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 96 - 123
Wed, Oct 28, 1970 vs San Diego Rockets Loss 99 - 110
Fri, Oct 30, 1970 vs Cincinnati Royals Loss 110 - 125
Sun, Nov 1, 1970 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 107 - 131
Mon, Nov 2, 1970 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 87 - 141
Wed, Nov 4, 1970 vs Milwaukee Bucks Loss 108 - 110
Sat, Nov 7, 1970 @ Buffalo Braves Loss 91 - 103
Sun, Nov 8, 1970 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 105 - 111
Tue, Nov 10, 1970 @ San Francisco Warriors Loss 74 - 109
Thu, Nov 12, 1970 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 105 - 103
Fri, Nov 13, 1970 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 91 - 111
Sat, Nov 14, 1970 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 116 - 126
Mon, Nov 16, 1970 @ Baltimore Bullets Loss 86 - 98
Wed, Nov 18, 1970 vs Baltimore Bullets Loss 98 - 111
Fri, Nov 20, 1970 @ Boston Celtics Loss 112 - 116
Sat, Nov 21, 1970 @ New York Knicks Loss 94 - 102
Sun, Nov 22, 1970 vs Phoenix Suns Loss 99 - 114
Wed, Nov 25, 1970 vs San Francisco Warriors Loss 99 - 108
Fri, Nov 27, 1970 vs Portland Trail Blazers Loss 102 - 111
Sat, Nov 28, 1970 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 86 - 105
Sun, Nov 29, 1970 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 99 - 120
Fri, Dec 4, 1970 vs Boston Celtics Loss 107 - 118
Sun, Dec 6, 1970 vs Buffalo Braves Win 108 - 106
Wed, Dec 9, 1970 vs Portland Trail Blazers Loss 102 - 109
Fri, Dec 11, 1970 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 92 - 134
Sat, Dec 12, 1970 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 95 - 114
Sun, Dec 13, 1970 vs San Diego Rockets Loss 95 - 118
Tue, Dec 15, 1970 @ New York Knicks Loss 92 - 110
Wed, Dec 16, 1970 vs New York Knicks Loss 84 - 108
Fri, Dec 18, 1970 @ Buffalo Braves Loss 94 - 113
Sat, Dec 19, 1970 vs Buffalo Braves Win 123 - 112
Sun, Dec 20, 1970 vs Chicago Bulls Loss 103 - 116
Tue, Dec 22, 1970 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 80 - 121
Fri, Dec 25, 1970 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 100 - 117
Sat, Dec 26, 1970 vs Buffalo Braves Win 120 - 107
Sun, Dec 27, 1970 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 114 - 101
Tue, Dec 29, 1970 vs Milwaukee Bucks Loss 97 - 119
Thu, Dec 31, 1970 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 85 - 119
Fri, Jan 1, 1971 vs Baltimore Bullets Loss 105 - 128
Sat, Jan 2, 1971 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 73 - 118
Mon, Jan 4, 1971 vs Portland Trail Blazers Loss 106 - 119
Wed, Jan 6, 1971 vs New York Knicks Loss 94 - 127
Thu, Jan 7, 1971 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 105 - 110
Sat, Jan 9, 1971 vs Buffalo Braves Win 111 - 89
Thu, Jan 14, 1971 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 106 - 108
Sat, Jan 16, 1971 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 96 - 115
Tue, Jan 19, 1971 @ Buffalo Braves Win 111 - 79
Sun, Jan 24, 1971 @ Boston Celtics Loss 110 - 121
Mon, Jan 25, 1971 vs Boston Celtics Win 117 - 116
Wed, Jan 27, 1971 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 118 - 104
Fri, Jan 29, 1971 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 111 - 119
Sun, Jan 31, 1971 vs Buffalo Braves Win 117 - 108
Tue, Feb 2, 1971 @ Buffalo Braves Win 101 - 91
Wed, Feb 3, 1971 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 95 - 98
Fri, Feb 5, 1971 @ San Diego Rockets Loss 105 - 116
Sat, Feb 6, 1971 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 91 - 119
Sun, Feb 7, 1971 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 103 - 112
Tue, Feb 9, 1971 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 111 - 116
Fri, Feb 12, 1971 vs Phoenix Suns Loss 105 - 114
Sat, Feb 13, 1971 vs Buffalo Braves Loss 106 - 111
Sun, Feb 14, 1971 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 83 - 108
Wed, Feb 17, 1971 vs Chicago Bulls Loss 104 - 109
Fri, Feb 19, 1971 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 125 - 109
Sun, Feb 21, 1971 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 105 - 123
Wed, Feb 24, 1971 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 101 - 123
Sun, Feb 28, 1971 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 90 - 107
Sat, Mar 6, 1971 @ Buffalo Braves Loss 109 - 120
Sun, Mar 7, 1971 @ Detroit Pistons Win 104 - 100
Tue, Mar 9, 1971 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 113 - 124
Fri, Mar 12, 1971 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 107 - 119
Sun, Mar 14, 1971 vs Cincinnati Royals Loss 103 - 115
Tue, Mar 16, 1971 vs San Francisco Warriors Win 108 - 103
Wed, Mar 17, 1971 @ Baltimore Bullets Loss 109 - 113
Sat, Mar 20, 1971 vs Detroit Pistons Win 114 - 103
Sun, Mar 21, 1971 vs Portland Trail Blazers Loss 110 - 113
Tue, Mar 23, 1971 vs Portland Trail Blazers Loss 112 - 114

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