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The Cleveland Cavaliers have retired six players' jerseys. They are:
Price was a four-time All-Star for the Cavaliers, with his best year coming in 1993: he was named to the All-NBA first team by averaging just over 18 points and eight assists per game. He was the Cavaliers' all-time leader in steals until he was passed by...yep, LeBron James.
I remember Daugherty because of his basketball card when he was the No. 1 pick in the draft. Before becoming a NASCAR analyst (wait, what?), Daugherty was a five-time All-Star and was the Cavaliers all-time leader in points until he was passed by...yep, LeBron James.
Bingo—with a nickname like that, I refuse to refer to him as Smith—never made an All-Star team. The peak of his powers with the Cavaliers came in 1975, when he averaged 15.9 points a game.
Nance played seven seasons with the Cavaliers and made two All-Star games and one All-Defensive first team. In his best year with Cleveland, Nance averaged 19.2 points and 8.6 rebounds a game.
Nicknamed "Mr. Cavalier," Carr spent nine seasons with the Cavaliers and made one All-Star team. He went on to become a popular TV broadcaster for the Cavs, which counts for something, right?
Born in Akron (whoa, spooky), Thurmond was named as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History. He made seven All-Star games, and was the first person to record an official quadruple double.
Oh, this may be important: He did this all for the San Francisco/Golden State Warriors. In the two (TWO!!) seasons he played for the hometown Cavaliers to finish his career, Thurmond averaged 4.6 and 5.5 points a game, respectively.
And they retired his jersey.
Oh, and Wikipedia needs to find a more flattering picture for Thurmond than him "battling" for a rebound with Wilt Chamberlain.