1978-79 National Basketball Association


The 1978-79 season was the National Basketball Association's 33rd, and 22 teams competed in the league that year.

1978-79 National Basketball Association Standings
1978-79 National Basketball Association League Leaders

Atlanta Hawks (46-36) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Boston Celtics (29-53) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Chicago Bulls (31-51) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Cleveland Cavaliers (30-52) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Denver Nuggets (47-35) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Detroit Pistons (30-52) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Golden State Warriors (38-44) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Houston Rockets (47-35) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Indiana Pacers (38-44) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Kansas City Kings (48-34) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Los Angeles Lakers (47-35) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Milwaukee Bucks (38-44) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
New Jersey Nets (37-45) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
New Orleans Jazz (26-56) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
New York Knicks (31-51) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Philadelphia 76ers (47-35) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Phoenix Suns (50-32) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Portland Trail Blazers (45-37) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
San Antonio Spurs (48-34) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
San Diego Clippers (43-39) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Seattle Supersonics (52-30) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Washington Bullets (54-28) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results


Marker indicates city location, not venue address.


1978-79 Award Winners


Moses Malone - Most Valuable Player
Dennis Johnson - Finals MVP
Phil Ford - Rookie of the Year
Paul Westphal - All-NBA First Team
Moses Malone - All-NBA First Team
Marques Johnson - All-NBA First Team
Elvin Hayes - All-NBA First Team
George Gervin - All-NBA First Team
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - All-NBA Second Team
World Free - All-NBA Second Team
Phil Ford - All-NBA Second Team
Walter Davis - All-NBA Second Team
Bob Dandridge - All-NBA Second Team
Don Buse - All-Defensive First Team
Bob Dandridge - All-Defensive First Team
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - All-Defensive First Team
Dennis Johnson - All-Defensive First Team
Bobby Jones - All-Defensive First Team
M.L. Carr - All-Defensive Second Team
Lionel Hollins - All-Defensive Second Team
Eddie Johnson - All-Defensive Second Team
Moses Malone - All-Defensive Second Team
Maurice Lucas - All-Defensive Second Team

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Schedule

Date Time (ET)
Wed, Apr 1 CHA at ORL 7:00 p.m.
Wed, Apr 1 NO at WAS 7:00 p.m.
Wed, Apr 1 MIA at BOS 7:30 p.m.
Wed, Apr 1 DET at BRK 7:30 p.m.
Wed, Apr 1 PHO at OKC 8:00 p.m.
Wed, Apr 1 DAL at MIN 8:00 p.m.
Wed, Apr 1 NY at MEM 8:00 p.m.
Wed, Apr 1 TOR at MIL 9:00 p.m.
Wed, Apr 1 CLE at UTA 9:00 p.m.
Wed, Apr 1 IND at LAL 10:30 p.m.
Thu, Apr 2 GS at HOU 8:00 p.m.
Thu, Apr 2 LAC at SAC 10:00 p.m.
Thu, Apr 2 UTA at POR 10:30 p.m.
Fri, Apr 3 MIA at DET 7:00 p.m.
Fri, Apr 3 BRK at IND 7:00 p.m.
Fri, Apr 3 PHI at WAS 7:00 p.m.
Fri, Apr 3 MIL at TOR 7:30 p.m.
Fri, Apr 3 MIN at NY 7:30 p.m.
Fri, Apr 3 ORL at BOS 7:30 p.m.
Fri, Apr 3 CHA at ATL 7:30 p.m.
Fri, Apr 3 DAL at MEM 8:00 p.m.
Fri, Apr 3 GS at SA 8:30 p.m.
Fri, Apr 3 CHI at DEN 9:00 p.m.
Fri, Apr 3 CLE at PHO 10:00 p.m.
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