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1978-79 NBA Debuts

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League Champion: Seattle SuperSonics

Most Valuable Player: Moses Malone (24.8/17.6/1.8)
Rookie of the Year: Phil Ford (15.9/2.3/8.6)

PPG Leader: George Gervin (29.6)
RPG Leader: Moses Malone (17.6)
APG Leader: Kevin Porter (13.4)
WS Leader: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (14.4)

53 Players

Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age Yrs G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST
1 Kim Anderson 23 1 21 224 24 77 15 28 17 45 15 4 5 22 42 63 .312 .536 10.7 3.0 2.1 0.7
2 Del Beshore 22 2 69 870 88 250 10 26 58 87 16 63 139 58 5 104 105 244 .352 .385 .667 12.6 3.5 0.9 2.0
3 Dennis Boyd 24 1 5 40 3 12 0 0 0 2 7 0 0 6 5 6 .250 8.0 1.2 0.4 1.4
4 Winford Boynes 21 3 177 3035 598 1375 0 4 282 360 135 363 207 125 42 284 328 1478 .435 .000 .783 17.1 8.4 2.1 1.2
5 Ron Brewer 23 8 501 12892 2497 5437 30 121 947 1149 335 971 920 480 249 706 835 5971 .459 .248 .824 25.7 11.9 1.9 1.8
6 Greg Bunch 22 1 12 97 9 26 10 12 9 17 4 3 3 5 10 28 .346 .833 8.1 2.3 1.4 0.3
7 Marty Byrnes 22 4 263 4254 585 1264 15 46 310 421 248 586 409 102 34 275 418 1495 .463 .326 .736 16.2 5.7 2.2 1.6
8 Ron Carter 22 2 59 449 69 161 0 0 38 61 26 64 34 19 10 50 73 176 .429 .623 7.6 3.0 1.1 0.6
9 Maurice Cheeks 22 15 1101 34845 4906 9374 52 204 2331 2938 713 3088 7392 2310 294 2268 2258 12195 .523 .255 .793 31.6 11.1 2.8 6.7
10 Michael Cooper 22 12 873 23635 3014 6429 428 1260 1273 1529 741 2769 3666 1033 523 1429 2329 7729 .469 .340 .833 27.1 8.9 3.2 4.2
11 Wayne Cooper 22 14 984 20274 3242 7100 7 48 1286 1747 2149 6095 852 295 1535 1181 3144 7777 .457 .146 .736 20.6 7.9 6.2 0.9
12 Dave Corzine 22 13 891 20772 3097 6401 10 53 1411 1889 1747 5262 1477 369 848 1340 1935 7615 .484 .189 .747 23.3 8.5 5.9 1.7
13 Geoff Crompton 23 5 82 495 40 108 0 0 19 43 47 139 28 10 23 43 91 99 .370 .442 6.0 1.2 1.7 0.3
14 Harry Davis 23 2 44 424 72 165 0 0 31 45 29 72 16 14 8 26 74 175 .436 .689 9.6 4.0 1.6 0.4
15 Bob Elliott 23 3 141 2324 356 720 2 6 266 410 187 502 204 69 34 233 306 980 .494 .333 .649 16.5 7.0 3.6 1.4
16 Ray Epps 22 1 13 72 10 23 6 8 0 5 2 1 0 2 7 26 .435 .750 5.5 2.0 0.4 0.2
17 Phil Ford 22 7 482 13503 2128 4560 25 119 1313 1602 161 854 3083 589 29 1326 1269 5594 .467 .210 .820 28.0 11.6 1.8 6.4
18 Jack Givens 22 2 156 2601 416 1037 0 2 208 263 212 456 142 123 36 134 253 1040 .401 .000 .791 16.7 6.7 2.9 0.9
19 Tommie Green 22 1 59 809 92 237 48 63 20 68 140 61 6 89 111 232 .388 .762 13.7 3.9 1.2 2.4
20 Lars Hansen 24 1 15 205 29 57 18 31 22 59 14 1 1 9 28 76 .509 .581 13.7 5.1 3.9 0.9
Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age Yrs G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST
21 James Hardy 22 4 249 5379 611 1269 1 3 187 267 437 1312 315 178 235 299 590 1410 .481 .333 .700 21.6 5.7 5.3 1.3
22 Keith Herron 22 3 124 2620 485 1108 2 12 247 288 112 242 174 105 30 170 190 1219 .438 .167 .858 21.1 9.8 2.0 1.4
23 Kenny Higgs 24 3 216 4435 538 1221 8 55 386 480 65 391 944 239 23 369 682 1470 .441 .145 .804 20.5 6.8 1.8 4.4
24 Essie Hollis 23 1 25 154 30 75 9 12 21 45 6 11 1 14 28 69 .400 .750 6.2 2.8 1.8 0.2
25 Otis Howard 22 1 14 113 24 56 11 23 18 41 5 2 2 7 24 59 .429 .478 8.1 4.2 2.9 0.4
26 Clemon Johnson 22 10 761 13310 1699 3454 0 5 704 1134 1276 3508 744 349 717 767 1666 4102 .492 .000 .621 17.5 5.4 4.6 1.0
27 George Johnson 22 8 464 9878 1704 3684 21 111 785 1008 831 2610 817 432 282 879 1349 4214 .463 .189 .779 21.3 9.1 5.6 1.8
28 Jeff Judkins 22 5 272 3421 596 1248 23 73 267 329 163 427 282 147 26 214 431 1482 .478 .315 .812 12.6 5.4 1.6 1.0
29 Joel Kramer 23 5 328 4184 483 1008 0 3 291 395 337 916 343 140 62 264 585 1257 .479 .000 .737 12.8 3.8 2.8 1.0
30 Butch Lee 22 2 96 1834 296 658 0 0 181 238 40 137 307 87 1 164 148 773 .450 .761 19.1 8.1 1.4 3.2
31 John Long 22 14 893 22680 5108 10929 101 314 1814 2104 998 2492 1738 912 180 1555 1868 12131 .467 .322 .862 25.4 13.6 2.8 1.9
32 Billy McKinney 23 7 476 9189 1554 3154 3 48 712 868 134 677 1661 353 40 637 860 3823 .493 .063 .820 19.3 8.0 1.4 3.5
33 Mike Mitchell 23 10 759 24537 6371 12912 19 88 2255 2894 1539 4246 1010 530 400 1300 2012 15016 .493 .216 .779 32.3 19.8 5.6 1.3
34 John Olive 23 2 35 204 13 42 0 0 18 23 3 20 3 4 0 15 34 44 .310 .783 5.8 1.3 0.6 0.1
35 Roger Phegley 22 6 345 5803 1216 2585 22 87 557 668 272 702 486 171 40 422 696 3011 .470 .253 .834 16.8 8.7 2.0 1.4
36 Stan Pietkiewicz 22 3 96 1070 149 325 28 84 50 62 39 93 174 41 6 74 85 376 .458 .333 .806 11.1 3.9 1.0 1.8
37 Wayne Radford 22 1 52 649 83 175 36 45 25 68 57 30 1 45 61 202 .474 .800 12.5 3.9 1.3 1.1
38 Marlon Redmond 23 2 77 1057 222 525 0 9 55 84 75 161 77 32 25 76 123 499 .423 .000 .655 13.7 6.5 2.1 1.0
39 Micheal Ray Richardson 23 8 556 18589 3419 7479 124 564 1291 1870 981 3056 3899 1463 206 1854 1859 8253 .457 .220 .690 33.4 14.8 5.5 7.0
40 Rick Robey 23 8 493 8824 1498 2993 1 8 726 1117 825 2301 611 220 90 771 1213 3723 .501 .125 .650 17.9 7.6 4.7 1.2
Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age Yrs G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST
41 Jackie Robinson 23 3 22 185 31 67 0 1 21 30 15 27 13 8 4 14 18 83 .463 .000 .700 8.4 3.8 1.2 0.6
42 John Rudd 23 1 58 723 59 133 66 93 69 167 35 17 8 59 95 184 .444 .710 12.5 3.2 2.9 0.6
43 Frankie Sanders 22 2 69 665 139 323 0 0 74 90 41 131 69 37 7 76 89 352 .430 .822 9.6 5.1 1.9 1.0
44 Purvis Short 21 12 842 24549 5934 12507 125 443 2614 3174 1424 3625 2123 878 178 1720 2479 14607 .474 .282 .824 29.2 17.3 4.3 2.5
45 Sam Smith 24 2 46 621 116 277 8 35 75 87 22 63 58 33 14 41 66 315 .419 .229 .862 13.5 6.8 1.4 1.3
46 Reggie Theus 21 13 1026 34603 7057 14973 238 945 4663 5644 1182 3349 6453 1206 236 3493 3008 19015 .471 .252 .826 33.7 18.5 3.3 6.3
47 Mychal Thompson 24 12 935 27764 5191 10306 1 12 2427 3707 2229 6951 2141 701 1073 2104 2692 12810 .504 .083 .655 29.7 13.7 7.4 2.3
48 Raymond Townsend 23 3 154 2025 309 751 6 35 121 172 46 157 217 90 10 122 201 745 .411 .171 .703 13.1 4.8 1.0 1.4
49 Terry Tyler 22 11 871 21740 3831 7915 10 82 1196 1702 1609 4675 1039 801 1342 1140 1937 8868 .484 .122 .703 25.0 10.2 5.4 1.2
50 Andre Wakefield 24 2 81 633 68 192 0 0 51 72 25 80 73 20 2 81 83 187 .354 .708 7.8 2.3 1.0 0.9
51 Jerome Whitehead 22 11 679 11828 1810 3642 0 2 803 1118 1141 3268 374 251 200 696 1833 4423 .497 .000 .718 17.4 6.5 4.8 0.6
52 Freeman Williams 22 6 323 6606 1959 4198 127 384 693 841 256 510 516 247 18 568 533 4738 .467 .331 .824 20.5 14.7 1.6 1.6
53 Rick Wilson 22 2 66 648 83 211 0 0 28 50 22 79 83 34 9 49 69 194 .393 .560 9.8 2.9 1.2 1.3