1977-78 New Orleans Jazz Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 39-43
Finishing 5th in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Coach: Elgin Baylor (39-43)
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Attendance: 527,351, Avg. 12,862 in 41 home dates
1977-78 New Orleans Jazz Statistics
1977-78 New Orleans Jazz Results

The New Orleans Jazz of the National Basketball Association ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 39 wins and 43 losses, finishing fifth in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

New Orleans racked up 8,826 points and gave up 8,979. Truck Robinson tossed in a team-leading 1,862 points for the Jazz and accounted for 1,288 rebounds. Gail Goodrich dished out 388 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Pete Maravich added 101 steals, while Rich Kelley blocked 129 shots.

Elgin Baylor coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Gus BaileyG-FFebruary 18, 19516'5"185UTEPGibson, NC USA
Freddie BoydGJune 13, 19506'2"180Oregon StateBakersfield, CA USA
Gail GoodrichGApril 23, 19436'1"170UCLALos Angeles, CA USA
Paul GriffinF-CJanuary 20, 19546'9"205Western MichiganShelby, MI USA
Aaron JamesFOctober 5, 19526'8"210GramblingNew Orleans, LA USA
Rich KelleyC-FMarch 23, 19537'0"235StanfordSan Mateo, CA USA
Pete MaravichGJune 22, 19476'5"197Louisiana StateAliquippa, PA USA
Jim McElroyGOctober 4, 19536'3"190Central MichiganCotton Plant, AR USA
Joe MeriweatherC-FOctober 26, 19536'10"215Southern IllinoisPhenix City, AL USA
Truck RobinsonF-COctober 4, 19516'7"225Tennessee StateJacksonville, FL USA
Fred SaundersFJune 13, 19516'7"210SyracuseColumbus, OH USA
Slick WattsGJuly 22, 19516'1"175Xavier (LA)Rolling Fork, MS USA
Nate WilliamsF-GMay 2, 19506'4"215Utah StateColumbia, LA USA