1979-80 Washington Bullets Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 39-43
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 0-2 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Philadelphia 76ers 2-0
Coach: Dick Motta (39-43)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Attendance: 466,823, Avg. 11,386 in 41 home dates
1979-80 Washington Bullets Statistics
1979-80 Washington Bullets Results

The Washington Bullets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 39 wins and 43 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-2.

Washington scored 8,773 points and allowed 8,982. Elvin Hayes scored a team-best 1,859 points for the Bullets, while Wes Unseld contributed 1,094 rebounds. Kevin Porter dished out 457 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Greg Ballard added 90 steals, and Elvin Hayes blocked 189 shots.

Dick Motta coached the team. The 1979-80 Washington Bullets lost in the conference first round.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Gus BaileyG-FFebruary 18, 19516'5"185UTEPGibson, NC USA
Greg BallardFJanuary 29, 19556'7"215OregonLos Angeles, CA USA
Ron BehagenF-CJanuary 14, 19516'9"185MinnesotaNew York, NY USA
Larry BostonFMay 18, 19566'8"225MarylandCleveland, OH USA
Phil ChenierGOctober 30, 19506'3"180CaliforniaBerkeley, CA USA
Jim CleamonsGSeptember 13, 19496'3"184Ohio StateLincolnton, NC USA
Dave CorzineCApril 25, 19566'11"240DePaulArlington Heights, IL 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
Mitch KupchakF-CMay 24, 19546'9"230North CarolinaHicksville, NY USA
Steve MalovicFJuly 21, 19566'10"230San Diego StateCleveland, OH USA
Roger PhegleyG-FOctober 16, 19566'6"205BradleyEast Peoria, IL USA
Kevin PorterGApril 17, 19506'0"170St. Francis (PA)Chicago, IL USA
Wes UnseldC-FMarch 14, 19466'7"245LouisvilleLouisville, KY USA
John WilliamsonGNovember 10, 19516'2"185New Mexico StateNew Haven, CT USA
Larry WrightGNovember 23, 19546'0"160GramblingMonroe, LA USA


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