1978-79 New Orleans Jazz Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 26-56
Finishing 6th in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Coach: Elgin Baylor (26-56)
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Attendance: 364,205, Avg. 8,883 in 41 home dates
1978-79 New Orleans Jazz Roster
1978-79 New Orleans Jazz Results

The New Orleans Jazz of the National Basketball Association ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 26 wins and 56 losses, finishing sixth in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

New Orleans scored 8,882 points and surrendered 9,394. Jim McElroy tossed in a team-leading 1,337 points for the Jazz, and Rich Kelley contributed 1,026 boards. Jim McElroy dished out 453 assists for the squad.

On defense, Jim McElroy added 148 steals, while Rich Kelley blocked 166 shots.

Elgin Baylor 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
Jim McElroyG7902698109753934025961154215453148492371831337
Rich KelleyC-F800270587044045837330372310262851261662883091253
Pete MaravichG49018241035436277233338812124360182001041105
Truck RobinsonF-C434317818193973392451394385777429631431301039
Gail GoodrichG7402130850382204174681151833579013185177938
Spencer HaywoodF-C3401338696346146124106221327713053113128816
Aaron JamesF730141763031114010597151248782821111202727
James HardyF-C6801456426196886112118931065526193133453
Paul GriffinF-C7701398223106147911262653911385436117198303
Tommie GreenG59080923792634820486814061689111232
Joe MeriweatherC-F3606401878478516212218431174145105219
Marty ByrnesF360530166785433415394431284042189
Ira TerrellF-C31057214463382734751092615223673153
Ron LeeG170398124453724213455733824944114
Gus BaileyG-F2097200202200114

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Jim McElroyG79034.
Rich KelleyC-F80033.850.681.
Pete MaravichG49037.
Truck RobinsonF-C434341.448.572.
Gail GoodrichG74028.844.985.
Spencer HaywoodF-C34039.449.784.
Aaron JamesF73019.449.475.
James HardyF-C68021.446.
Paul GriffinF-C77018.247.561.
Tommie GreenG59013.738.876.
Joe MeriweatherC-F36017.844.965.
Marty ByrnesF36014.747.
Ira TerrellF-C31018.543.871.
Ron LeeG17023.436.364.
Gus BaileyG-F204.528.