1977-78 Houston Rockets Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 28-54
Finishing 6th in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Coach: Tom Nissalke (28-54)
Location: Houston, Texas
Attendance: 384,905, Avg. 9,388 in 41 home dates
1977-78 Houston Rockets Roster
1977-78 Houston Rockets Results

The Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 28 wins and 54 losses, finishing sixth in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

The Rockets scored 8,513 points and allowed 8,841. Calvin Murphy tossed in a team-best 1,949 points for Houston, and Moses Malone contributed 17 or more per game, too. Moses Malone accounted for 886 boards. John Lucas dished out 768 assists for the squad.

Defensively, John Lucas added 160 steals.

Tom Nissalke coached the team.

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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
Calvin MurphyG7672290017378522672455710716425911231732411949
Moses MaloneC-F595921078284134433183805068863148762201791144
John LucasG828229339474122501935120425576816092132081017
Dwight JonesF-C825024767773462331812154266411097739165265873
Kevin KunnertC-F8044215284236813593262431693974490141315829
Robert ReidF-G805518495742619663111248359121675181277585
Mike NewlinG-F451211814952161741523684120203529120128584
Rudy TomjanovichF232384944721781614098138321553863495
Alonzo BradleyF43117983041305943247599541665583303
Ed RatleffF-G6811163310130473956106162153602267109299
C.J. KupecF-C490626197843327276491501032454195
Rudy WhiteG21021985311814813212280222476
Zaid Abdul-AzizC-F14013447202015132235722112555
Mike DunleavyG11010243171611189228191245
Robin JonesF-C120662011104591421171626
Larry MoffettF20011017510610112172281616
Ron BehagenF-C3033117102572003614
Phil BondG70216200134210214
John JohnsonF10114132213100334

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Calvin MurphyG767238.
Moses MaloneC-F595935.749.971.86.48.615.
John LucasG828235.843.577.
Dwight JonesF-C825030.244.577.
Kevin KunnertC-F804426.943.768.
Robert ReidF-G805523.145.565.
Mike NewlinG-F451226.243.687.
Rudy TomjanovichF232336.948.575.
Alonzo BradleyF431118.642.872.
Ed RatleffF-G68117.141.983.
C.J. KupecF-C49012.842.681.
Rudy WhiteG21010.436.577.
Zaid Abdul-AzizC-F1409.642.675.
Mike DunleavyG1109.339.568.
Robin JonesF-C1205.555.
Larry MoffettF2005.529.460.
Ron BehagenF-C3011.
Phil BondG703.
John JohnsonF1011.


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