1978-79 Milwaukee Bucks Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 38-44
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Coach: Don Nelson (38-44)
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Attendance: 443,926, Avg. 10,827 in 41 home dates
1978-79 Milwaukee Bucks Roster
1978-79 Milwaukee Bucks Results

The Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 38 wins and 44 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference.

The Bucks scored 9,353 points and allowed 9,171. Marques Johnson tossed in a team-leading 1,972 points for Milwaukee, while Brian Winters netted 18 or more per game, too. Marques Johnson racked up 586 boards. Quinn Buckner dished out 468 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Quinn Buckner added 156 steals.

Don Nelson 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
Marques JohnsonF-G777727791491820437332212374586234116891701861972
Brian WintersG-F7977257513436622772374812917738383402572431561
Junior BridgemanF-G8251963106754022818911318429716388411381841269
Kent BensonC8265213279841324518018739758420489811562801006
Ernie GrunfeldG-F82717786613262511911242363602165815141220843
John GianelliC-F82312057527256102721222864081604467106196584
Quinn BucknerG81811757553251125795715321046815617208224581
Kevin RestaniF-C814715985292627351141244385122302796155575
George JohnsonF-C6719115734216511784106254360817549100187414
Lloyd WaltonG750138132715790613470104356729123103375
Norm Van LierG381555773052478324015843349108107
Sam SmithG16012547192418099168781256
Otis HowardF3022115005271002810
Del BeshoreG1010000000000000

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Marques JohnsonF-G777736.
Brian WintersG-F797732.649.385.
Junior BridgemanF-G82523.950.682.
Kent BensonC826526.051.873.
Ernie GrunfeldG-F82721.749.376.
John GianelliC-F823125.148.670.
Quinn BucknerG818121.745.463.
Kevin RestaniF-C814719.749.569.
George JohnsonF-C671917.348.
Lloyd WaltonG75018.448.
Norm Van LierG38114.639.
Sam SmithG1607.840.475.
Otis HowardF307.345.
Del BeshoreG101.