1977-78 Washington Bullets Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 44-38
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 14-7 Won NBA championship
Conference First Round - Defeated Atlanta Hawks 2-0
Conference Semifinals - Defeated San Antonio Spurs 4-2
Conference Finals - Defeated Philadelphia 76ers 4-2
Finals - Defeated Seattle Supersonics 4-3
Coach: Dick Motta (44-38)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Attendance: 446,539, Avg. 10,891 in 41 home dates
1977-78 Washington Bullets Statistics
1977-78 Washington Bullets Results

The Washington Bullets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 44 wins and 38 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 14-7.

The Bullets racked up 9,047 points and allowed 8,971. Elvin Hayes scored a team-best 1,598 points for Washington, and Bob Dandridge contributed 18 or more per game, too. Elvin Hayes accounted for 1,075 rebounds. Tom Henderson dished out 406 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Bob Dandridge added 101 steals, while Elvin Hayes blocked 159 shots.

Dick Motta coached the team. The 1977-78 Washington Bullets won the NBA championship.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Greg BallardFJanuary 29, 19556'7"215OregonLos Angeles, CA USA
Phil ChenierGOctober 30, 19506'3"180CaliforniaBerkeley, CA USA
Bob DandridgeF-GNovember 15, 19476'6"195Norfolk StateRichmond, VA USA
Kevin GreveyG-FMay 12, 19536'5"205KentuckyHamilton, OH USA
Elvin HayesF-CNovember 17, 19456'9"235HoustonRayville, LA USA
Tom HendersonGJanuary 26, 19526'3"190HawaiiNewberry, SC USA
Charles JohnsonGMarch 31, 19496'0"170CaliforniaCorpus Christi, TX USA
Mitch KupchakF-CMay 24, 19546'9"230North CarolinaHicksville, NY USA
Joe PaceCDecember 18, 19536'10"220Maryland Eastern ShoreNew Brunswick, NJ USA
Wes UnseldC-FMarch 14, 19466'7"245LouisvilleLouisville, KY USA
Phil WalkerGMarch 20, 19566'3"180Millersville St. (PA)Philadelphia, PA USA
Larry WrightGNovember 23, 19546'0"160GramblingMonroe, LA USA