1978-79 Atlanta Hawks Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 46-36
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 5-4 Lost conference semifinals
Conference First Round - Defeated Houston Rockets 2-0
Conference Semifinals - Lost to Washington Bullets 4-3
Coach: Hubie Brown (46-36)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Attendance: 329,064, Avg. 8,026 in 41 home dates
1978-79 Atlanta Hawks Statistics
1978-79 Atlanta Hawks Results

The Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 46 wins and 36 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 5-4.

The Hawks scored 8,950 points and gave up 8,779. John Drew netted a team-leading 1,795 points for Atlanta, and Dan Roundfield accounted for 865 rebounds. Armond Hill dished out 480 assists for the squad.

On defense, John Drew added 128 thefts, while Tree Rollins blocked 254 shots.

Hubie Brown coached the team. The 1978-79 Atlanta Hawks lost in the conference semifinals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Charlie CrissGNovember 6, 19485'8"165New Mexico StateValhalla, NY USA
John DrewF-GSeptember 30, 19546'6"205Gardner-WebbVredenburgh, AL USA
Terry FurlowG-FOctober 18, 19546'4"190Michigan StateFlint, MI USA
Jack GivensF-GSeptember 21, 19566'5"205KentuckyLexington, KY USA
Steve HawesC-FMay 26, 19506'9"220WashingtonSeattle, WA USA
Keith HerronG-FJune 14, 19566'6"195VillanovaMemphis, TN USA
Armond HillGMarch 31, 19536'4"190PrincetonBrooklyn, NY USA
Eddie JohnsonGFebruary 24, 19556'2"175AuburnOcala, FL USA
Butch LeeGDecember 5, 19566'0"185MarquetteSanturce, PUR
Tom McMillenF-CMay 26, 19526'11"210MarylandMansfield, PA USA
Tree RollinsCJune 16, 19557'1"235ClemsonWinter Haven, FL USA
Dan RoundfieldF-CMay 26, 19536'8"205Central MichiganDetroit, MI USA
Rick WilsonGFebruary 7, 19566'4"200LouisvilleLouisville, KY USA


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