Cleveland—The Cleveland Cavaliers were not the only ones missing from action Tuesday night at Quicken Loans Arena, Austin Carr’s #34 jersey which was retired by the Cavs on January 3, 1981 was also missing.
A Cavs spokesman tells FOX 8 that they are still investigating what happened to Carr’s famed #34 jersey.
According to a Cavs representative, the jersey was up during the WWE wrestling event on Monday night and went missing by Tuesday morning.
The team has no further details on the missing jersey.
The representative did say the Cavs are having another jersey made as soon as possible and will be in place for the next home game on Wednesday, February 5 against the Los Angeles Lakers.
Carr was the number one overall pick of the Cavaliers in 1971.
He was the first Cavalier named to the All-NBA Rookie Team and in 1974. Carr was an All-Star selection.
“AC,” as he has become known, is second in field goals made and attempted, and is third in points scored.