1977-78 Phoenix Suns Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 49-33
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 0-2 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Milwaukee Bucks 2-0
Coach: John MacLeod (49-33)
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Attendance: 470,009, Avg. 11,464 in 41 home dates
1977-78 Phoenix Suns Roster
1977-78 Phoenix Suns Results

The Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 49 wins and 33 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-2.

The Suns scored 9,211 points and yielded 8,905. Paul Westphal netted a team-leading 2,014 points for Phoenix, while Walter Davis averaged 18 or more per game, too. Garfield Heard accounted for 652 rebounds. Paul Westphal dished out 437 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Ron Lee added 225 thefts.

John MacLeod coached the team. The 1977-78 Phoenix Suns 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
Paul WestphalG80802481156880948739641123164437138312801622014
Walter DavisG-F818125901494786466387158326484273113202832421959
Alvan AdamsC-F7049191489543429321415840756522586632342421082
Ron LeeG822192895041722817095159254305225172212571004
Don BuseG828225476262871361125919024939118514124144686
Garfield HeardF8073209962526514790166486652132129101120213620
Alvin ScottF-G815153836918019113213522235788524085158492
Mike BratzG8009333951596856427311512339589104374
Dennis AwtreyC8134162326411210969972053021631925127153293
Curtis PerryF45481824311065518716325048342263120271
Bayard ForrestC6408872381111034984166250129233484105271
Greg GriffinF3604221696136234459103241603956145
Totals8624101978078363731002329174911662579374523381059372174919569211


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Paul WestphalG808031.051.681.30.51.52.15.51.70.43.52.025.2
Walter DavisG-F818132.052.683.02.04.06.03.41.40.23.53.024.2
Alvan AdamsC-F704927.348.573.02.35.88.13.21.20.93.33.515.5
Ron LeeG82223.543.974.61.21.93.13.72.70.22.73.112.2
Don BuseG828231.145.882.40.72.33.04.82.30.21.51.88.4
Garfield HeardF807326.242.461.22.16.18.21.71.61.31.52.77.8
Alvin ScottF-G81519.048.869.11.72.74.41.10.60.51.02.06.1
Mike BratzG80011.740.382.40.50.91.41.50.50.11.11.34.7
Dennis AwtreyC813420.042.463.31.22.53.72.00.20.31.61.93.6
Curtis PerryF45418.245.378.51.93.65.61.10.80.51.42.76.0
Bayard ForrestC64013.946.647.61.32.63.92.00.40.51.31.64.2
Greg GriffinF36011.736.163.91.21.62.90.70.40.01.11.64.0
Averages86241022.947.675.11.43.04.32.71.20.42.02.310.7

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Paul WestphalG26647229833619105452
Walter DavisG-F26640191612413178306850
Alvan AdamsC-F27133152288164219832
Garfield HeardF26217621412165242413
Alvin ScottF-G23784652463202313
Ron LeeG241165222463404712
Don BuseG27611400055440138
Greg GriffinF2257300224311256
Dennis AwtreyC2244111202310103
Mike BratzG295100000100002
Bayard ForrestC131100000000002
Totals2148018981003831275178532063242193

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Paul WestphalG233.046.888.91.51.53.09.50.50.02.52.026.0
Walter DavisG-F233.047.575.02.06.58.54.01.50.03.04.025.0
Alvan AdamsC-F235.545.5100.04.04.08.02.01.00.54.54.016.0
Garfield HeardF231.035.350.02.06.08.02.51.02.01.02.06.5
Alvin ScottF-G218.550.083.31.02.03.01.51.00.01.01.56.5
Ron LeeG220.531.3100.01.02.03.01.52.00.02.03.56.0
Don BuseG238.036.40.02.52.52.02.00.00.51.54.0
Greg GriffinF212.542.91.01.02.01.50.50.51.02.53.0
Dennis AwtreyC212.025.0100.01.00.01.01.50.50.00.50.01.5
Mike BratzG24.520.00.00.00.00.50.00.00.00.01.0
Bayard ForrestC13.0100.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.02.0
Averages86222.942.981.61.32.43.72.51.00.31.52.09.2


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