1978-79 Denver Nuggets Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 47-35
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 1-2 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Los Angeles Lakers 2-1
Coach: Larry Brown (28-25)
Coach: Donnie Walsh (19-10)
Location: Denver, Colorado
Attendance: 603,356, Avg. 14,716 in 41 home dates
1978-79 Denver Nuggets Roster
1978-79 Denver Nuggets Results

The Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 47 wins and 35 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Nuggets scored 9,080 points and yielded 8,975. David Thompson tossed in a team-best 1,825 points for Denver, and George McGinnis averaged 18 or more per game also. George McGinnis racked up 864 boards. Charlie Scott dished out 428 assists for the squad.

On defense, George McGinnis added 129 steals.

Larry Brown and Donnie Walsh coached the team. The 1978-79 Denver Nuggets lost in the conference first round.

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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-F76752670135369358343910916527422570821861801825
George McGinnisF-C767625521273603765509256608864283129523463211715
Dan IsselC-F81812742103053241931624049873825561461712331380
Charlie ScottG-F79792617854393215161541562104287830255284947
Bob WilkersonG-F8056242586939617311910031441428411821196190911
Tom BoswellF-C792122016033212841982482905382425051185263840
Robert SmithG822147943618418015941105146208581395165527
Anthony RobertsF-G631912364982111107610615225810720265142498
Kim HughesC8111086182984518112223335745610278215214
Bo EllisF420269924236291745621010132245113
John KuesterG33021252161413581337181202945
Phil HicksF200128431853131528850132039
Geoff CromptonC20088261012661723503121926

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
David ThompsonG-F767535.
George McGinnisF-C767633.647.466.
Dan IsselC-F818133.951.775.
Charlie ScottG-F797933.
Bob WilkersonG-F805630.345.668.
Tom BoswellF-C792127.953.
Robert SmithG82218.
Anthony RobertsF-G631919.642.469.
Kim HughesC81113.453.840.
Bo EllisF4206.445.780.
John KuesterG3306.430.892.
Phil HicksF2006.441.960.
Geoff CromptonC2004.438.550.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
David ThompsonG-F31226938118714211241121284
Dan IsselC-F31094524312572128100091573
Tom BoswellF-C312035211310141327163561052
Charlie ScottG-F31044220148212141022101148
Anthony RobertsF-G380331311758136213933
Bob WilkersonG-F31013414317192615316729
Bo EllisF3246222134121026
Kim HughesC33521213811020383
Robert SmithG3257022112420222

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
David ThompsonG-F340.755.
Dan IsselC-F336.353.380.
Tom BoswellF-C340.
Charlie ScottG-F334.747.657.
Anthony RobertsF-G326.739.463.
Bob WilkersonG-F333.741.
Bo EllisF38.033.3100.
Kim HughesC311.750.
Robert SmithG38.30.0100.