Perfect Cavaliers players for special Immaculate Grid categories
To hit on some of those special categories, here are players who hit each of these benchmarks while with the Cavaliers.
Cavaliers All-NBA player
Brad Daugherty – Former No. 1 pick for Cavaliers in 1986, the 7’0″ center made five All-Star Games and one All-NBA team for Cleveland.
Cavaliers All-Star player
Campy Russell – Longtime Cleveland forward who made the All-Star Game for the Cavs in the 1978-79 season.
Cavaliers All-Defense player
Jim Brewer – Played six seasons for Cavaliers in the 1970s; two-time All-Defense selection at forward. Also, Doc Rivers’ uncle!
Cavaliers All-Rookie player
Tyler Zeller – One of three Zller brothers, Tyler went 17th overall in 2012 Draft and averaged 7.9 points, 6.7 rebounds for Cavaliers in 77 games. He was traded after his second season to clear cap space to sign LeBron James.
Cavaliers player with 10 rebounds per game
Jim Chones – Current broadcaster for the Cavaliers, Chones played five seasons for Cleveland in the 1970s, twice averaging at least 10 rebounds per game.
Cavaliers player with 10 assists per game
Andre Miller – Only twice has a Cleveland player averaged 10 assists. Miller did so in 2001-02 in his third year, leading the entire league with 10.9 assists.
Cavaliers player with 20 points per game
World B. Free – High-scoring guard who once averaged 30 points per game in San Diego; played 4 seasons with Cavaliers in the mid-80s, scoring at least 22 points each year.
Cavaliers player with 50 points
Walt Wesley – Center who played 2.5 seasons with the Cavaliers, dropping 50 points on the Cincinnati Royals in a 1971 game.
Cavaliers player drafted Top 3
Andrew Bogut – Former No. 1 pick signed with the Cavaliers in 2017 but played just 58 seconds in his first appearance before breaking his leg.
Cavaliers player who won a title
Sasha Kaun – The second-round pick out of Kansas rode the bench during the run to the title but appeared in 25 regular season games, his only season in the NBA.
Good luck acing those grids!