1978-79 Philadelphia 76ers Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 47-35
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 5-4 Lost conference semifinals
Conference First Round - Defeated New Jersey Nets 2-0
Conference Semifinals - Lost to San Antonio Spurs 4-3
Coach: Billy Cunningham (47-35)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Attendance: 506,485, Avg. 12,353 in 41 home dates
1978-79 Philadelphia 76ers Roster
1978-79 Philadelphia 76ers Results

The Philadelphia 76ers 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 Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 5-4.

The 76ers scored 8,983 points and allowed 8,831. Julius Erving scored a team-leading 1,803 points for Philadelphia, and Caldwell Jones accounted for 747 rebounds. Maurice Cheeks dished out 431 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Maurice Cheeks added 174 steals, while Caldwell Jones swatted 157 opponent shot attempts.

Billy Cunningham coached the team. The 1978-79 Philadelphia 76ers lost in the conference semifinals.

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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
Julius ErvingF-G-C7876280214557155013731983665643571331003152071803
Darryl DawkinsC78122035831430235158123508631128321431972951018
Henry BibbyG82382538869368335266721722443717271971991002
Bobby JonesF8078230470437827720919933253120110796165245965
Doug CollinsG-F4744159571735824720136871231915220131139917
Caldwell JonesC-F7875217163730216212117757074715139157156303725
Steve MixF74112694932652011611091842931215716100112691
Maurice CheeksG828224095722921401016319125443117412193198685
Joe BryantF-C-G700106447820517012396163259103499114171533
Eric MoneyG2305452171195434152237821326970272
Ralph SimpsonG-F370452196874028161935582514727202
Al SkinnerG2203098936322715294440181346199
Harvey CatchingsC-F2542896828171330689818835374269
Marlon RedmondG402312100011100132

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Julius ErvingF-G-C787635.949.
Darryl DawkinsC781226.151.767.
Henry BibbyG823831.042.379.
Bobby JonesF807828.853.775.
Doug CollinsG-F474433.949.981.
Caldwell JonesC-F787527.847.474.
Steve MixF74117.153.880.
Maurice CheeksG828229.451.
Joe BryantF-C-G70015.242.972.
Eric MoneyG23023.754.863.
Ralph SimpsonG-F37012.244.470.
Al SkinnerG22014.040.484.
Harvey CatchingsC-F25411.641.
Marlon RedmondG405.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Julius ErvingF-G-C93721728967512941705318173822229
Maurice CheeksG9330121665637132235633742929169
Darryl DawkinsC9255106564732216182122161742144
Bobby JonesF92608748262212314319541530118
Caldwell JonesC-F9320894336283784121214222136114
Steve MixF9179593115131223351660112075
Henry BibbyG923167263020811194240222672
Eric MoneyG812961264265112230221754
Joe BryantF-C-G7352610210114102821
Al SkinnerG54717686551011316618
Marlon RedmondG122000000000000

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Julius ErvingF-G-C941.351.776.
Maurice CheeksG936.754.566.
Darryl DawkinsC928.352.868.
Bobby JonesF928.955.
Caldwell JonesC-F935.648.377.84.19.313.
Steve MixF919.952.586.
Henry BibbyG925.738.866.
Eric MoneyG816.142.650.
Joe BryantF-C-G75.038.550.
Al SkinnerG59.435.375.
Marlon RedmondG12.


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