1977-78 Washington Bullets Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 44-38
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 14-7 Won NBA championship
Conference First Round - Defeated Atlanta Hawks 2-0
Conference Semifinals - Defeated San Antonio Spurs 4-2
Conference Finals - Defeated Philadelphia 76ers 4-2
Finals - Defeated Seattle Supersonics 4-3
Coach: Dick Motta (44-38)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Attendance: 446,539, Avg. 10,891 in 41 home dates
1977-78 Washington Bullets Roster
1977-78 Washington Bullets Results

The Washington Bullets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 44 wins and 38 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 14-7.

The Bullets racked up 9,047 points and allowed 8,971. Elvin Hayes scored a team-best 1,598 points for Washington, and Bob Dandridge contributed 18 or more per game, too. Elvin Hayes accounted for 1,075 rebounds. Tom Henderson dished out 406 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Bob Dandridge added 101 steals, while Elvin Hayes blocked 159 shots.

Dick Motta coached the team. The 1977-78 Washington Bullets won the NBA championship.

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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
Elvin HayesF-C810324614096365143263357401075149961592293131598
Bob DandridgeF-G75027771190560419330137305442287101442412621450
Kevin GreveyG-F8102121112850530824312416629015561171592031253
Mitch KupchakF-C67017597683934022801622984607128421841961066
Tom HendersonG7502315784339240179661271934069315195131857
Larry WrightG70014665702831077631711022606815134195642
Wes UnseldC-F8002644491257173932866699553269845173234607
Phil ChenierG3609374512001381091587102733696754509
Greg BallardF762936334142114881021642666230136490372
Charles JohnsonG3908073461415142207393823115076324
Joe PaceC49043814067935750841342312214486191
Phil WalkerG400384161579664213152541456239178

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Elvin HayesF-C81040.
Bob DandridgeF-G75037.
Kevin GreveyG-F81026.244.878.
Mitch KupchakF-C67026.351.
Tom HendersonG75030.943.
Larry WrightG70020.949.671.
Wes UnseldC-F80033.152.353.83.68.411.
Phil ChenierG36026.044.379.
Greg BallardF76212.342.577.
Charles JohnsonG39020.740.882.
Joe PaceC4908.947.961.
Phil WalkerG4009.635.466.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Elvin HayesF-C21868385189133791031762794332525886457
Bob DandridgeF-G19746359172845835881237430145778402
Kevin GreveyG-F215842841269073253661421134471325
Charles JohnsonG21425229933729203353483002651215
Mitch KupchakF-C21504199846945497812722434258213
Tom HendersonG215971737279581730471062753136202
Larry WrightG2140216376251972431671722558171
Wes UnseldC-F1867713471462772144216791773662169
Greg BallardF19243632141322752791893142974
Joe PaceC95210715115152011651725
Phil WalkerG4178154112200356

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Elvin HayesF-C2141.349.
Bob DandridgeF-G1939.347.969.
Kevin GreveyG-F2127.844.481.
Charles JohnsonG2120.240.678.
Mitch KupchakF-C2124.
Tom HendersonG2128.441.673.
Larry WrightG2119.146.676.
Wes UnseldC-F1837.653.
Greg BallardF1912.833.378.
Joe PaceC95.870.
Phil WalkerG44.312.580.