1977-78 Kansas City Kings Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 31-51
Finishing 5th in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Coach: Phil Johnson (13-24)
Coach: Larry Staverman (18-27)
Location: Kansas City, Kansas
Attendance: 315,722, Avg. 7,701 in 41 home dates
1977-78 Kansas City Kings Statistics
1977-78 Kansas City Kings Results

The Kansas City Kings of the National Basketball Association ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 31 wins and 51 losses, finishing fifth in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference.

Kansas City racked up 8,977 points and allowed 9,132. Ron Boone scored a team-leading 1,448 points for the Kings, while Richard Washington racked up 654 rebounds. Lucius Allen dished out 360 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Sam Lacey added 120 thefts.

Phil Johnson and Larry Staverman coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Lucius AllenGSeptember 26, 19476'2"175UCLAKansas City, KS USA
Bob BigelowF-GDecember 26, 19536'7"215PennsylvaniaBoston, MA USA
Otis BirdsongGDecember 9, 19556'3"190HoustonWinter Haven, FL USA
Ron BooneG-FSeptember 6, 19466'2"200Idaho StateOklahoma City, OK USA
Tom BurlesonCFebruary 24, 19527'2"225North Carolina StateCrossnore, NC USA
Glenn HansenGApril 21, 19526'4"205Louisiana StateDevils Lake, ND USA
John KuesterGFebruary 6, 19556'2"180North CarolinaRichmond, VA USA
Sam LaceyCMarch 28, 19486'10"230New Mexico StateIndianaola, MS USA
Andre McCarterGAugust 25, 19536'3"190UCLAPhiladelphia, PA USA
Bob NashFAugust 24, 19506'8"195HawaiiHartford, CT USA
Louie NelsonGMay 28, 19516'3"190WashingtonLos Angeles, CA USA
Kevin RestaniF-CDecember 23, 19516'9"225San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA USA
Bill RobinzineFJanuary 20, 19536'7"230DePaulChicago, IL USA
Richard WashingtonF-CJuly 15, 19556'10"220UCLAPortland, OR USA
Scott WedmanF-GJuly 29, 19526'7"215ColoradoHarper, KS USA