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Jim Cleamons

James Mitchell Cleamons (Jim, Jimmy)

Position: Guard
Height: 6-3    Weight: 185 lbs.
Born: September 13, 1949 in Lincolnton, North Carolina
High School: Linden McKinley in Columbus, Ohio
College: Ohio State University

Drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1st round (13th pick, 13th overall) of the 1971 NBA draft.

Coaching Record

11 5 35 35 35 33

Totals

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Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1971-72 22 LAL NBA 38 201 35 100 .350 28 36 .778 39 35 21 98
1972-73 23 CLE NBA 80 1392 192 423 .454 75 101 .743 167 205 108 459
1973-74 24 CLE NBA 81 1642 236 545 .433 93 133 .699 63 167 230 227 61 17 152 565
1974-75 25 CLE NBA 74 2691 369 768 .480 144 181 .796 97 232 329 381 84 21 194 882
1975-76 26 CLE NBA 82 2835 413 887 .466 174 218 .798 124 230 354 428 124 20 214 1000
1976-77 27 CLE NBA 60 2045 257 592 .434 112 148 .757 99 174 273 308 66 23 126 626
1977-78 28 NYK NBA 79 2009 215 448 .480 81 103 .786 69 143 212 283 68 17 113 142 511
1978-79 29 NYK NBA 79 2390 311 657 .473 130 171 .760 65 160 225 376 73 11 142 147 752
1979-80 30 TOT NBA 79 1789 214 450 .476 7 31 .226 84 113 .743 53 99 152 288 57 11 109 133 519
1979-80 30 NYK NBA 22 254 30 69 .435 3 8 .375 12 15 .800 10 9 19 40 13 2 17 13 75
1979-80 30 WSB NBA 57 1535 184 381 .483 4 23 .174 72 98 .735 43 90 133 248 44 9 92 120 444
Career NBA 652 16994 2242 4870 .460 7 31 .226 921 1204 .765 570 1205 1981 2531 533 120 364 1237 5412

Per Game

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Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1971-72 22 LAL NBA 38 5.3 0.9 2.6 .350 0.7 0.9 .778 1.0 0.9 0.6 2.6
1972-73 23 CLE NBA 80 17.4 2.4 5.3 .454 0.9 1.3 .743 2.1 2.6 1.4 5.7
1973-74 24 CLE NBA 81 20.3 2.9 6.7 .433 1.1 1.6 .699 0.8 2.1 2.8 2.8 0.8 0.2 1.9 7.0
1974-75 25 CLE NBA 74 36.4 5.0 10.4 .480 1.9 2.4 .796 1.3 3.1 4.4 5.1 1.1 0.3 2.6 11.9
1975-76 26 CLE NBA 82 34.6 5.0 10.8 .466 2.1 2.7 .798 1.5 2.8 4.3 5.2 1.5 0.2 2.6 12.2
1976-77 27 CLE NBA 60 34.1 4.3 9.9 .434 1.9 2.5 .757 1.7 2.9 4.6 5.1 1.1 0.4 2.1 10.4
1977-78 28 NYK NBA 79 25.4 2.7 5.7 .480 1.0 1.3 .786 0.9 1.8 2.7 3.6 0.9 0.2 1.4 1.8 6.5
1978-79 29 NYK NBA 79 30.3 3.9 8.3 .473 1.6 2.2 .760 0.8 2.0 2.8 4.8 0.9 0.1 1.8 1.9 9.5
1979-80 30 TOT NBA 79 22.6 2.7 5.7 .476 0.1 0.4 .226 1.1 1.4 .743 0.7 1.3 1.9 3.6 0.7 0.1 1.4 1.7 6.6
1979-80 30 NYK NBA 22 11.5 1.4 3.1 .435 0.1 0.4 .375 0.5 0.7 .800 0.5 0.4 0.9 1.8 0.6 0.1 0.8 0.6 3.4
1979-80 30 WSB NBA 57 26.9 3.2 6.7 .483 0.1 0.4 .174 1.3 1.7 .735 0.8 1.6 2.3 4.4 0.8 0.2 1.6 2.1 7.8
Career NBA 652 26.1 3.4 7.5 .460 0.1 0.4 .226 1.4 1.8 .765 1.1 2.3 3.0 3.9 1.0 0.2 1.5 1.9 8.3

Per 36 Minutes

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Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1971-72 22 LAL NBA 38 201 6.3 17.9 .350 5.0 6.4 .778 7.0 6.3 3.8 17.6
1972-73 23 CLE NBA 80 1392 5.0 10.9 .454 1.9 2.6 .743 4.3 5.3 2.8 11.9
1973-74 24 CLE NBA 81 1642 5.2 11.9 .433 2.0 2.9 .699 1.4 3.7 5.0 5.0 1.3 0.4 3.3 12.4
1974-75 25 CLE NBA 74 2691 4.9 10.3 .480 1.9 2.4 .796 1.3 3.1 4.4 5.1 1.1 0.3 2.6 11.8
1975-76 26 CLE NBA 82 2835 5.2 11.3 .466 2.2 2.8 .798 1.6 2.9 4.5 5.4 1.6 0.3 2.7 12.7
1976-77 27 CLE NBA 60 2045 4.5 10.4 .434 2.0 2.6 .757 1.7 3.1 4.8 5.4 1.2 0.4 2.2 11.0
1977-78 28 NYK NBA 79 2009 3.9 8.0 .480 1.5 1.8 .786 1.2 2.6 3.8 5.1 1.2 0.3 2.0 2.5 9.2
1978-79 29 NYK NBA 79 2390 4.7 9.9 .473 2.0 2.6 .760 1.0 2.4 3.4 5.7 1.1 0.2 2.1 2.2 11.3
1979-80 30 TOT NBA 79 1789 4.3 9.1 .476 0.1 0.6 .226 1.7 2.3 .743 1.1 2.0 3.1 5.8 1.1 0.2 2.2 2.7 10.4
1979-80 30 NYK NBA 22 254 4.3 9.8 .435 0.4 1.1 .375 1.7 2.1 .800 1.4 1.3 2.7 5.7 1.8 0.3 2.4 1.8 10.6
1979-80 30 WSB NBA 57 1535 4.3 8.9 .483 0.1 0.5 .174 1.7 2.3 .735 1.0 2.1 3.1 5.8 1.0 0.2 2.2 2.8 10.4
Career NBA 652 16994 4.7 10.3 .460 0.1 0.6 .226 2.0 2.6 .765 1.3 2.8 4.2 5.4 1.2 0.3 2.1 2.6 11.5

Advanced

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Season Age Tm Lg G MP PER TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS
1971-72 22 LAL NBA 38 201 13.9 .423 .350 8.6 21.3 -0.2 0.3 0.1
1972-73 23 CLE NBA 80 1392 12.4 .491 .454 5.8 20.3 1.0 1.6 2.6
1973-74 24 CLE NBA 81 1642 12.5 .468 .433 3.7 11.1 7.2 19.2 1.7 0.6 101 0.6 1.1 1.7
1974-75 25 CLE NBA 74 2691 13.8 .520 .480 3.8 9.2 6.5 19.7 1.5 0.4 100 3.5 2.0 5.5
1975-76 26 CLE NBA 82 2835 14.9 .509 .466 4.3 8.6 6.4 20.5 2.1 0.4 98 4.2 2.9 7.1
1976-77 27 CLE NBA 60 2045 12.9 .476 .434 4.8 8.9 6.8 20.2 1.5 0.6 101 2.0 1.8 3.8
1977-78 28 NYK NBA 79 2009 10.4 .518 .480 3.6 7.2 5.5 16.6 1.5 0.4 18.6 11.4 104 105 1.8 0.9 2.7
1978-79 29 NYK NBA 79 2390 11.8 .513 .473 2.9 7.2 5.1 19.7 1.4 0.2 16.2 14.3 106 108 2.3 1.1 3.4
1979-80 30 TOT NBA 79 1789 10.8 .519 .483 3.0 5.7 4.3 20.4 1.5 0.3 17.9 13.4 105 109 1.3 1.0 2.3
1979-80 30 NYK NBA 22 254 11.1 .496 .457 4.2 3.9 4.1 18.7 2.3 0.4 18.4 14.0 103 110 0.2 0.1 0.3
1979-80 30 WSB NBA 57 1535 10.7 .523 .488 2.8 5.9 4.3 20.7 1.3 0.3 17.8 13.3 106 109 1.2 0.9 2.1
Career NBA 652 16994 12.6 .501 .461 3.8 8.3 6.0 19.6 1.6 0.4 17.4 13.1 105 103 16.4 12.7 29.1

Playoffs

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Totals Shooting Per Game
Season Age Tm Lg G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST
1971-72 22 LAL NBA 6 17 4 7 0 0 4 4 3 8 .571 2.8 1.3 0.7 0.7
1975-76 26 CLE NBA 13 503 73 184 33 40 23 71 61 8 3 34 179 .397 .825 38.7 13.8 5.5 4.7
1977-78 28 NYK NBA 6 127 14 36 6 6 5 13 23 3 0 8 13 34 .389 1.000 21.2 5.7 2.2 3.8
1979-80 30 WSB NBA 2 20 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 .000 10.0 0.0 0.5 0.5
Career NBA 27 667 91 230 0 0 39 46 28 89 89 12 3 9 50 221 .396 .848 24.7 8.2 3.3 3.3

Playoffs Advanced

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Season Age Tm Lg G MP PER TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS
1971-72 22 LAL NBA 6 17 21.2 .571 .571 10.6 39.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
1975-76 26 CLE NBA 13 503 12.6 .444 .397 4.7 10.7 7.5 18.9 0.8 0.3 98 0.2 0.6 0.8
1977-78 28 NYK NBA 6 127 9.0 .440 .389 3.7 6.9 5.2 20.9 1.0 0.0 17.2 13.8 97 113 0.0 0.0 0.0
1979-80 30 WSB NBA 2 20 -2.4 .000 .000 0.0 5.5 2.7 5.9 2.4 0.0 25.0 8.2 14 114 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
Career NBA 27 667 11.7 .442 .396 4.3 9.8 7.0 19.4 0.9 0.3 17.8 13.1 91 102 0.2 0.6 0.8

College

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Totals Shooting Per Game
Season Age College G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST
1968-69 19 OHIOST 24 915 137 270 125 163 178 399 .507 .767 38.1 16.6 7.4
1969-70 20 OHIOST 24 930 211 353 96 124 193 518 .598 .774 38.8 21.6 8.0
1970-71 21 OHIOST 24 879 157 308 104 140 151 418 .510 .743 36.6 17.4 6.3
Career 72 2724 505 931 325 427 522 1335 .542 .761 37.8 18.5 7.3

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Honors

1975-76 NBA All-Defensive (2nd)

Games

1975-76 NBA 82 (2)

Hall of Fame Probability

Career 0.000 (511)

Transactions

May 29, 1971: Drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1st round (13th pick) of the 1971 NBA Draft.

August 31, 1972: Traded by the Los Angeles Lakers to the Cleveland Cavaliers for a 1974 2nd round draft pick (Billy Knight).

October 10, 1977: Signed as a veteran free agent with the New York Knickerbockers; the Cleveland Cavaliers received Walt Frazier as compensation.

December 4, 1979: Traded by the New York Knickerbockers to the Washington Bullets for a 1981 3rd round draft pick (Frank Brickowski).

May 28, 1980: Drafted by the Dallas Mavericks from the Washington Bullets in the NBA expansion draft.

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