1977-78 Denver Nuggets Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 48-34
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 6-7 Lost conference finals
Conference Semifinals - Defeated Milwaukee Bucks 4-3
Conference Finals - Lost to Seattle Supersonics 4-2
Coach: Larry Brown (48-34)
Location: Denver, Colorado
Attendance: 657,673, Avg. 16,041 in 41 home dates
1977-78 Denver Nuggets Roster
1977-78 Denver Nuggets Results

The Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 48 wins and 34 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 6-7.

The Nuggets tossed in 9,164 points and yielded 9,096. David Thompson scored a team-best 2,172 points for Denver, while Dan Issel netted 18 or more per game as well. Dan Issel racked up 830 boards. Bob Wilkerson dished out 439 assists for the squad.

On defense, Bobby Jones added 137 steals and blocked a team-best 126 shots.

Larry Brown coached the team. The 1977-78 Denver Nuggets lost in the conference finals.

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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP GS Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
David ThompsonG-F80803025158482666852015623439036292992452132172
Dan IsselC-F828128511287659547428253577830304100412592791746
Bobby JonesF757524407614402772081644726362521371261942211088
Bob WilkersonG-F818127809363822101579837647443912621294275921
Anthony RobertsF-G82161598736311212153135216351105407118212775
Mack CalvinG771698833314720617311738414846510887467
Brian TaylorG393912224031821158830689813271977120452
Bo EllisF78312133201331047211419030473494799208338
Jim PriceG4971090293141665130129159158694101118333
Tom LaGardeC-F7718682379615011475139214471717101146306
Darnell HillmanF-C331174620910481497316623953143766130257
Ralph SimpsonG-F320584230734031264975724344842177
Robert SmithG4503789750242163036391832052121
Jacky DorseyF70371235351520222399
Norm CookF20103100123100042

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
David ThompsonG-F808037.852.
Dan IsselC-F828134.851.
Bobby JonesF757532.557.875.
Bob WilkersonG-F818134.340.874.
Anthony RobertsF-G821619.542.372.
Mack CalvinG771612.844.
Brian TaylorG393931.345.
Bo EllisF78315.641.669.
Jim PriceG49722.
Tom LaGardeC-F77111.340.576.
Darnell HillmanF-C331122.649.860.
Ralph SimpsonG-F32018.331.777.
Robert SmithG4508.451.587.
Jacky DorseyF705.325.
Norm CookF205.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
David ThompsonG-F134812911318066183553529213934328
Dan IsselC-F134602121036556419313453733943262
Anthony RobertsF-G134001998650404563108301162757212
Bobby JonesF133901166646343666102351692442166
Bob WilkersonG-F13426127474226205171781942555120
Ralph SimpsonG-F13225954323165141938422120102
Darnell HillmanF-C13260793115112555801867244973
Mack CalvinG12135421929273582170111165
Bo EllisF1217040171512152843868142546
Robert SmithG1196261775549176071339
Tom LaGardeC-F977191075991870291225

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
David ThompsonG-F1337.
Dan IsselC-F1335.448.686.
Anthony RobertsF-G1330.843.
Bobby JonesF1330.056.973.
Bob WilkersonG-F1332.837.
Ralph SimpsonG-F1317.345.369.
Darnell HillmanF-C1320.
Mack CalvinG1211.345.
Bo EllisF1214.242.580.
Robert SmithG118.765.471.
Tom LaGardeC-F98.652.671.