1978-79 San Antonio Spurs Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 48-34
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 7-7 Lost conference finals
Conference Semifinals - Defeated Philadelphia 76ers 4-3
Conference Finals - Lost to Washington Bullets 4-3
Coach: Doug Moe (48-34)
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Attendance: 489,207, Avg. 11,932 in 41 home dates
1978-79 San Antonio Spurs Roster
1978-79 San Antonio Spurs Results

The San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 48 wins and 34 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 7-7.

The Spurs led the league with 9,780 points. San Antonio yielded 9,355 points. George Gervin scored a team-leading 2,365 points for the team, and Larry Kenon averaged 19 or more per game, too. Larry Kenon contributed 790 rebounds. Mike Gale dished out 374 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Larry Kenon added 154 steals, while Billy Paultz blocked 125 shots.

Doug Moe coached the team. The 1978-79 San Antonio Spurs lost in the conference finals.

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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
George GervinG-F808028881749947570471142258400219137912862752365
Larry KenonF81029471484748349295260530790335154193001921791
James SilasG79021719224664023343514818327376201992151266
Billy PaultzC-F790212275839919411416945662517835125157204912
Mark OlberdingF8001885551261290233963334292115318163282755
Mike GaleG8202121612284108914014618637415240153192659
Mike GreenC-F76016414772351441011312233541163712289230571
Coby DietrickC-F7601487400209997988227315198723892206497
Allan BristowF-G7401324354174149124801672472315615108154472
Lou DampierG70076025112339291548631243583942275
Frankie SandersF-G220263127504132134659351433244132
Glenn MosleyF2602217531382327376419810203585
Totals82580198307760392700242319261096261937152313829509163820719780


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
George GervinG-F808036.154.182.61.83.25.02.71.71.13.63.429.6
Larry KenonF81036.450.484.53.26.59.84.11.90.23.72.422.1
James SilasG79027.550.583.10.41.92.33.51.00.32.52.716.0
Billy PaultzC-F79026.952.658.82.15.87.92.30.41.62.02.611.5
Mark OlberdingF80023.647.480.31.24.25.42.60.70.22.03.59.4
Mike GaleG82025.946.484.30.51.82.34.61.90.51.92.38.0
Mike GreenC-F76021.649.370.11.72.94.71.50.51.61.23.07.5
Coby DietrickC-F76019.652.379.81.23.04.12.60.90.51.22.76.5
Allan BristowF-G74017.949.283.21.12.33.33.10.80.21.52.16.4
Lou DampierG70010.949.074.40.20.70.91.80.50.10.60.63.9
Frankie SandersF-G22012.039.478.00.62.12.71.60.60.11.52.06.0
Glenn MosleyF2608.541.360.51.01.42.50.70.30.40.81.33.3
Averages8258024.050.679.51.33.24.52.81.00.62.02.511.9

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
George GervinG-F14513295158104843349823527154051400
Larry KenonF14557292128533957103160422013342295
James SilasG144752151028063123042662113639267
Mark OlberdingF14359103413729125769331252953111
Mike GreenC-F143501144821143538731113351859110
Mike GaleG143028738221910192956164163395
Billy PaultzC-F132998030332224749830413143382
Coby DietrickC-F1428188398426396526123184182
Allan BristowF-G13163492021161215272895111756
Lou DampierG755148741458311820
Glenn MosleyF363231011101005
Totals1343360134061400389295222429651336137842163761523

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
George GervinG-F1436.653.680.82.43.55.92.51.91.12.93.628.6
Larry KenonF1439.843.873.64.17.411.43.01.40.12.43.021.1
James SilasG1433.947.478.80.92.13.04.71.50.12.62.819.1
Mark OlberdingF1425.639.878.40.94.14.92.40.90.42.13.87.9
Mike GreenC-F1425.042.166.72.52.75.20.80.92.51.34.27.9
Mike GaleG1421.643.786.40.71.42.14.01.10.31.12.46.8
Billy PaultzC-F1323.037.566.71.85.77.52.30.31.01.12.56.3
Coby DietrickC-F1420.144.350.01.92.84.61.90.90.21.32.95.9
Allan BristowF-G1312.540.876.20.91.22.12.20.70.40.81.34.3
Lou DampierG77.957.157.10.10.60.71.10.40.10.11.12.9
Glenn MosleyF32.066.733.30.00.30.30.30.00.30.00.01.7
Averages82525.145.875.81.73.24.92.51.00.61.62.811.4


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