29. Jim Cleamons
After a rookie season with the Los Angeles Lakers, Jim Cleamons was traded to Cleveland where he would play for five years and would have three consecutive years where he would average over 10 Points and 5 Assists per Game (1974-75 to 1976-77).  Cleamons was an above-average defensive player, and in 1975/76 he was a Second Team All-NBA Defensive Selection.

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  • Position: Point Guard
  • Acquired: Traded from the Los Angeles Lakers for a 1974 2nd Round Pick (which would be Billy Knight) 8/31/72.
  • Departed: Signed as a veteran Free Agent with the New York Knicks.  Cleveland received Walt Frazier as compensation 10/10/77.
  • Games Played: 377
  • Per Game Averages: 28.1 MP, .456 eFG%, .766 FT%, 9.4 PTS, 3.6 RB, 4.1 AST, 1.1 STL, 0.3 BLK
  • Advanced Stats: 13.5 PER, .496 TS%, 7.4 VORP, 20.5 WS
  • Major Accolades and Awards: Second Team All-Defensive (1976)
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