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1980-81 NBA Season Summary

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League Champion: Boston Celtics

Most Valuable Player: Julius Erving (24.6/8.0/4.4)
Rookie of the Year: Darrell Griffith (20.6/3.6/2.4)

PPG Leader: Adrian Dantley (30.7)
RPG Leader: Moses Malone (14.8)
APG Leader: Kevin Porter (9.1)
WS Leader: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (14.3)

League Standings

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*) ▪ Click conference name for conference standings
Eastern Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G SRS
Atlantic Division              
Boston Celtics(1) 62 20 .756 109.9 104.0 6.05
Philadelphia 76ers(3) 62 20 .756 111.7 103.8 7.76
New York Knicks(4) 50 32 .610 12.0 107.9 106.3 2.00
Washington Bullets (7) 39 43 .476 23.0 105.6 105.6 0.42
New Jersey Nets (10) 24 58 .293 38.0 106.9 113.0 -5.15
Central Division              
Milwaukee Bucks(2) 60 22 .732 113.1 105.9 7.14
Chicago Bulls(5) 45 37 .549 15.0 109.0 107.0 2.34
Indiana Pacers(6) 44 38 .537 16.0 107.6 106.2 1.72
Atlanta Hawks (8) 31 51 .378 29.0 104.9 108.0 -2.37
Cleveland Cavaliers (9) 28 54 .341 32.0 105.7 110.6 -4.15
Detroit Pistons (11) 21 61 .256 39.0 99.7 106.0 -5.58
Western Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G SRS
Midwest Division              
San Antonio Spurs(2) 52 30 .634 112.3 109.4 2.18
Kansas City Kings(5) 40 42 .488 12.0 106.9 106.9 -0.49
Houston Rockets(6) 40 42 .488 12.0 108.3 107.9 -0.20
Denver Nuggets (8) 37 45 .451 15.0 121.8 122.3 -0.95
Utah Jazz (11) 28 54 .341 24.0 101.2 107.1 -5.99
Dallas Mavericks (12) 15 67 .183 37.0 101.5 109.9 -8.33
Pacific Division              
Phoenix Suns(1) 57 25 .695 110.0 104.5 4.83
Los Angeles Lakers(3) 54 28 .659 3.0 111.2 107.3 3.27
Portland Trail Blazers(4) 45 37 .549 12.0 110.7 109.8 0.52
Golden State Warriors (7) 39 43 .476 18.0 109.8 111.0 -1.41
San Diego Clippers (9) 36 46 .439 21.0 106.5 108.1 -1.78
Seattle SuperSonics (10) 34 48 .415 23.0 104.0 105.7 -1.84

League Playoffs

Click series name to show/hide game results
Finals (4-2): Boston Celtics over Houston Rockets (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference Finals (4-3): Boston Celtics over Philadelphia 76ers (Series Stats)
Western Conference Finals (4-1): Houston Rockets over Kansas City Kings (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-0): Boston Celtics over Chicago Bulls (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-3): Philadelphia 76ers over Milwaukee Bucks (Series Stats)
Western Conference Semifinals (4-3): Houston Rockets over San Antonio Spurs (Series Stats)
Western Conference Semifinals (4-3): Kansas City Kings over Phoenix Suns (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference First Round (2-0): Chicago Bulls over New York Knicks (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference First Round (2-0): Philadelphia 76ers over Indiana Pacers (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (2-1): Houston Rockets over Los Angeles Lakers (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (2-1): Kansas City Kings over Portland Trail Blazers (Series Stats)

Team Stats

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
1 Denver Nuggets 82 19955 3784 7960 .475 30 145 .207 3754 7815 .480 2388 3051 .783 1325 2497 3822 2030 720 380 1444 2108 9986 121.8
2 Milwaukee Bucks* 82 19755 3722 7472 .498 30 131 .229 3692 7341 .503 1802 2340 .770 1261 2408 3669 2319 862 530 1581 2198 9276 113.1
3 San Antonio Spurs* 82 19805 3571 7276 .491 15 85 .176 3556 7191 .495 2052 2668 .769 1304 2582 3886 2048 685 643 1533 2114 9209 112.3
4 Philadelphia 76ers* 82 19855 3636 7073 .514 19 84 .226 3617 6989 .518 1865 2427 .768 1091 2618 3709 2369 857 591 1702 2061 9156 111.7
5 Los Angeles Lakers* 82 19805 3780 7382 .512 17 94 .181 3763 7288 .516 1540 2113 .729 1165 2491 3656 2363 808 551 1557 1955 9117 111.2
6 Portland Trail Blazers* 82 19855 3741 7535 .496 25 148 .169 3716 7387 .503 1573 2191 .718 1243 2388 3631 2244 769 480 1518 2034 9080 110.7
7 Phoenix Suns* 82 19755 3587 7326 .490 35 161 .217 3552 7165 .496 1810 2430 .745 1234 2490 3724 2205 876 416 1733 1996 9019 110.0
8 Boston Celtics* 82 19780 3581 7099 .504 65 241 .270 3516 6858 .513 1781 2369 .752 1155 2424 3579 2202 683 594 1577 1990 9008 109.9
9 Golden State Warriors 82 19730 3560 7284 .489 60 210 .286 3500 7074 .495 1826 2513 .727 1403 2366 3769 2026 611 301 1547 2158 9006 109.8
10 Chicago Bulls* 82 19780 3457 6903 .501 38 179 .212 3419 6724 .508 1985 2563 .774 1227 2475 3702 1925 729 514 1672 2058 8937 109.0
11 Houston Rockets* 82 19805 3573 7335 .487 21 118 .178 3552 7217 .492 1711 2223 .770 1216 2347 3563 2099 705 390 1451 1901 8878 108.3
12 New York Knicks* 82 19830 3505 7255 .483 56 236 .237 3449 7019 .491 1783 2386 .747 1137 2205 3342 1976 861 314 1461 1917 8849 107.9
13 Indiana Pacers* 82 19730 3491 7245 .482 30 169 .178 3461 7076 .489 1815 2540 .715 1325 2267 3592 2091 833 484 1491 2006 8827 107.6
14 Kansas City Kings* 82 19830 3572 7151 .500 49 168 .292 3523 6983 .505 1576 2206 .714 1037 2450 3487 2271 719 385 1448 2092 8769 106.9
15 New Jersey Nets 82 19805 3477 7314 .475 34 138 .246 3443 7176 .480 1780 2371 .751 1092 2374 3466 2068 750 458 1664 2204 8768 106.9
16 San Diego Clippers 82 19730 3477 7283 .477 132 407 .324 3345 6876 .486 1651 2246 .735 1169 2144 3313 2098 764 292 1407 2078 8737 106.5
17 Cleveland Cavaliers 82 19780 3556 7609 .467 72 249 .289 3484 7360 .473 1486 1909 .778 1258 2243 3501 2007 632 322 1396 1995 8670 105.7
18 Washington Bullets 82 19780 3549 7517 .472 65 241 .270 3484 7276 .479 1499 2072 .723 1155 2533 3688 2151 641 392 1422 1895 8662 105.6
19 Atlanta Hawks 82 19930 3291 6866 .479 10 82 .122 3281 6784 .484 2012 2590 .777 1201 2224 3425 1846 749 469 1605 2276 8604 104.9
20 Seattle SuperSonics 82 19780 3343 7145 .468 32 117 .274 3311 7028 .471 1813 2376 .763 1167 2434 3601 1945 628 438 1524 1986 8531 104.0
21 Dallas Mavericks 82 19780 3204 6928 .462 46 165 .279 3158 6763 .467 1868 2487 .751 1109 2177 3286 1984 561 214 1439 2008 8322 101.5
22 Utah Jazz 82 19730 3332 6825 .488 42 163 .258 3290 6662 .494 1595 2080 .767 962 2325 3287 1948 637 386 1423 2110 8301 101.2
23 Detroit Pistons 82 19755 3236 6986 .463 13 84 .155 3223 6902 .467 1689 2330 .725 1201 2111 3312 1819 884 492 1759 2125 8174 99.7
League Average 82 19797 3523 7251 .486 41 166 .245 3482 7085 .491 1778 2369 .751 1193 2373 3566 2088 738 436 1537 2055 8865 108.1

Opponent Stats

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
1 Philadelphia 76ers* 82 19855 3307 7337 .451 48 200 .240 3259 7137 .457 1850 2487 .744 1286 2287 3573 2033 818 379 1642 2044 8512 103.8
2 Boston Celtics* 82 19780 3372 7296 .462 30 139 .216 3342 7157 .467 1752 2277 .769 1192 2174 3366 1890 736 351 1473 2059 8526 104.0
3 Phoenix Suns* 82 19755 3368 7221 .466 69 209 .330 3299 7012 .470 1762 2383 .739 1160 2284 3444 1970 912 401 1752 2116 8567 104.5
4 Washington Bullets 82 19780 3518 7491 .470 37 176 .210 3481 7315 .476 1588 2161 .735 1204 2638 3842 2060 739 469 1410 1888 8661 105.6
5 Seattle SuperSonics 82 19780 3453 7421 .465 42 157 .268 3411 7264 .470 1718 2323 .740 1247 2357 3604 2044 747 387 1348 2044 8666 105.7
6 Milwaukee Bucks* 82 19755 3311 7220 .459 35 199 .176 3276 7021 .467 2023 2701 .749 1265 2209 3474 2033 735 400 1670 2050 8680 105.9
7 Detroit Pistons 82 19755 3499 6869 .509 31 127 .244 3468 6742 .514 1663 2217 .750 1090 2396 3486 2033 793 585 1797 2095 8692 106.0
8 Indiana Pacers* 82 19730 3457 7071 .489 41 179 .229 3416 6892 .496 1757 2290 .767 1246 2407 3653 2113 695 439 1655 2064 8712 106.2
9 New York Knicks* 82 19830 3555 7092 .501 43 172 .250 3512 6920 .508 1563 2082 .751 1147 2457 3604 2088 689 452 1660 1994 8716 106.3
10 Kansas City Kings* 82 19830 3424 7117 .481 31 153 .203 3393 6964 .487 1889 2500 .756 1138 2510 3648 1857 717 383 1520 2015 8768 106.9
11 Chicago Bulls* 82 19780 3527 7209 .489 52 223 .233 3475 6986 .497 1669 2211 .755 1145 2096 3241 1950 784 441 1502 2135 8775 107.0
12 Utah Jazz 82 19730 3430 7018 .489 45 147 .306 3385 6871 .493 1879 2472 .760 1154 2440 3594 1985 596 406 1303 1855 8784 107.1
13 Los Angeles Lakers* 82 19805 3581 7701 .465 42 184 .228 3539 7517 .471 1598 2158 .741 1378 2274 3652 2280 754 357 1473 1869 8802 107.3
14 Houston Rockets* 82 19805 3617 7341 .493 49 171 .287 3568 7170 .498 1568 2108 .744 1177 2367 3544 2191 689 367 1430 1977 8851 107.9
15 Atlanta Hawks 82 19930 3401 6867 .495 32 152 .211 3369 6715 .502 2024 2641 .766 1207 2318 3525 1935 748 555 1685 2209 8858 108.0
16 San Diego Clippers 82 19730 3508 6951 .505 33 153 .216 3475 6798 .511 1818 2433 .747 1091 2377 3468 2097 683 392 1553 2006 8867 108.1
17 San Antonio Spurs* 82 19805 3581 7582 .472 45 168 .268 3536 7414 .477 1766 2387 .740 1214 2177 3391 2206 700 481 1422 2198 8973 109.4
18 Portland Trail Blazers* 82 19855 3584 7351 .488 34 149 .228 3550 7202 .493 1805 2377 .759 1249 2419 3668 2109 802 422 1575 1932 9007 109.8
19 Dallas Mavericks 82 19780 3622 7060 .513 36 137 .263 3586 6923 .518 1731 2297 .754 1173 2498 3671 2098 713 480 1433 2187 9011 109.9
20 Cleveland Cavaliers 82 19780 3608 7174 .503 52 168 .310 3556 7006 .508 1800 2395 .752 1158 2499 3657 2166 681 454 1474 1956 9068 110.6
21 Golden State Warriors 82 19730 3631 7204 .504 37 160 .231 3594 7044 .510 1804 2411 .748 1137 2210 3347 2223 714 386 1385 2093 9103 111.0
22 New Jersey Nets 82 19805 3612 7159 .505 28 130 .215 3584 7029 .510 2010 2663 .755 1059 2499 3558 2144 815 502 1637 2092 9262 113.0
23 Denver Nuggets 82 19955 4059 8017 .506 44 162 .272 4015 7855 .511 1863 2507 .743 1320 2680 4000 2529 704 547 1555 2387 10025 122.3
League Average 82 19797 3523 7251 .486 41 166 .245 3482 7085 .491 1778 2369 .751 1193 2373 3566 2088 738 436 1537 2055 8865 108.1

Miscellaneous Stats

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
Rk Team Age PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr TS% eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
1 Philadelphia 76ers* 27.2 60 22 7.85 -0.09 7.76 107.0 99.5 103.4 .343 .012 .562 .515 17.3 32.3 .264 .454 16.3 67.1 .252 The Spectrum 469,355
2 Milwaukee Bucks* 26.6 59 23 7.27 -0.13 7.14 108.7 101.8 103.6 .313 .018 .546 .500 15.7 36.3 .241 .461 16.6 65.6 .280 MECCA Arena 448,366
3 Boston Celtics* 27.0 56 26 5.88 0.17 6.05 108.4 102.6 100.8 .334 .034 .553 .509 16.2 34.7 .251 .464 15.1 67.0 .240 Boston Garden 595,454
4 Phoenix Suns* 25.7 55 27 5.51 -0.68 4.83 104.6 99.4 104.7 .332 .022 .537 .492 17.1 35.1 .247 .471 17.5 68.2 .244 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum 482,693
5 Los Angeles Lakers* 27.0 51 31 3.84 -0.57 3.27 107.6 103.9 102.7 .286 .013 .548 .513 15.8 33.9 .209 .468 14.6 64.4 .208 The Forum 538,865
6 Chicago Bulls* 26.5 46 36 1.98 0.37 2.34 107.8 105.8 100.6 .371 .026 .556 .504 17.2 36.9 .288 .493 15.5 68.4 .232 Chicago Stadium 391,118
7 San Antonio Spurs* 26.7 48 34 2.88 -0.70 2.18 108.5 105.7 102.9 .367 .012 .545 .492 15.4 37.5 .282 .475 14.1 68.0 .233 HemisFair Arena 440,553
8 New York Knicks* 25.1 45 37 1.62 0.38 2.00 106.0 104.4 101.0 .329 .033 .533 .487 15.0 31.6 .246 .504 17.2 65.8 .220 Madison Square Garden (IV) 544,641
9 Indiana Pacers* 26.0 45 37 1.40 0.32 1.72 106.4 105.0 100.9 .351 .023 .528 .484 15.1 35.5 .251 .492 17.0 64.5 .248 Market Square Arena 415,339
10 Portland Trail Blazers* 25.7 43 39 0.89 -0.37 0.52 106.5 105.7 103.0 .291 .020 .534 .498 15.2 33.9 .209 .490 15.8 65.7 .246 Memorial Coliseum 519,306
11 Washington Bullets 28.6 41 41 0.01 0.41 0.42 102.7 102.7 102.4 .276 .032 .514 .476 14.4 30.5 .199 .472 14.3 67.8 .212 Capital Centre 377,238
12 Houston Rockets* 26.8 42 40 0.33 -0.53 -0.20 107.0 106.7 100.5 .303 .016 .534 .489 14.9 33.9 .233 .496 14.7 66.6 .214 The Summit 385,354
13 Kansas City Kings* 26.2 41 41 0.01 -0.51 -0.49 104.7 104.7 101.3 .308 .023 .540 .503 15.1 29.2 .220 .483 15.6 68.3 .265 Kemper Arena 336,385
14 Denver Nuggets 26.8 40 42 -0.48 -0.47 -0.95 109.4 109.8 109.8 .383 .018 .537 .477 13.4 33.1 .300 .509 14.6 65.4 .232 McNichols Sports Arena 423,287
15 Golden State Warriors 24.4 38 44 -1.18 -0.23 -1.41 108.5 109.7 101.0 .345 .029 .537 .493 15.6 38.8 .251 .507 14.4 67.5 .250 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Arena 412,969
16 San Diego Clippers 27.6 37 45 -1.59 -0.20 -1.78 106.0 107.6 100.2 .308 .056 .528 .486 14.5 33.0 .227 .507 16.2 66.3 .262 San Diego Sports Arena 257,597
17 Seattle SuperSonics 26.8 37 45 -1.65 -0.20 -1.84 103.2 104.8 100.3 .333 .016 .521 .470 15.7 33.1 .254 .468 13.8 66.1 .232 King County Domed Stadium 675,097
18 Atlanta Hawks 26.8 33 49 -3.10 0.73 -2.37 104.3 107.3 99.4 .377 .012 .537 .480 16.7 34.1 .293 .498 17.3 64.8 .295 Omni Coliseum 362,699
19 Cleveland Cavaliers 25.7 29 53 -4.85 0.70 -4.15 104.3 109.1 100.8 .251 .033 .513 .472 14.2 33.5 .195 .507 15.2 66.0 .251 Coliseum at Richfield 224,499
20 New Jersey Nets 25.2 26 56 -6.02 0.87 -5.15 101.0 106.7 105.2 .324 .019 .525 .478 16.6 30.4 .243 .506 16.4 69.2 .281 Rutgers Athletic Center 301,900
21 Detroit Pistons 24.3 24 58 -6.32 0.74 -5.58 98.1 104.3 101.2 .334 .012 .510 .464 18.0 33.4 .242 .512 18.6 65.9 .242 Pontiac Silverdome 228,348
22 Utah Jazz 25.1 26 56 -5.89 -0.10 -5.99 103.4 109.4 97.7 .305 .024 .536 .491 15.5 28.3 .234 .492 13.8 66.8 .268 Salt Palace 307,835
23 Dallas Mavericks 24.8 20 62 -8.40 0.07 -8.33 102.4 110.8 98.6 .359 .024 .519 .466 15.2 30.7 .270 .516 15.1 65.0 .245 Reunion Arena 319,347
League Average 26.2 41 41 0.00 0.00 0.00 105.5 105.5 101.8 .327 .023 .534 .489 15.6 33.5 .245 .489 15.6 66.5 .245 411,228

League Awards

Most Valuable Player: Julius Erving*
Rookie of the Year: Darrell Griffith

Players of the Week & Month

Minutes Played

1. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 3417
2. Moses Malone*-HOU 3245
3. Larry Bird*-BOS 3239
4. Mike Mitchell-CLE 3194
5. Micheal Ray Richardson-NYK 3175

Field Goals

1. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 909
2. Mike Mitchell-CLE 853
3. George Gervin*-SAS 850
4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 836
5. Moses Malone*-HOU 806

Field Goal Attempts

1. Mike Mitchell-CLE 1791
2. George Gervin*-SAS 1729
3. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 1627
4. Alex English*-DEN 1555
5. Moses Malone*-HOU 1545

3-Pt Field Goals

1. Mike Bratz-CLE 57
2. Joe Hassett-TOT 53
3. Freeman Williams-SDC 48
4. Kevin Grevey-WSB 45
5. Brian Taylor-SDC 44

3-Pt Field Goal Attempts

1. Mike Bratz-CLE 169
2. Joe Hassett-TOT 156
3. Freeman Williams-SDC 141
4. Kevin Grevey-WSB 136
5. Brian Taylor-SDC 115

Free Throws

1. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 632
2. Moses Malone*-HOU 609
3. World B. Free-GSW 528
4. Dan Issel*-DEN 519
5. George Gervin*-SAS 512

Free Throw Attempts

1. Moses Malone*-HOU 804
2. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 784
3. Dan Issel*-DEN 684
4. World B. Free-GSW 649
5. George Gervin*-SAS 620

Offensive Rebounds

1. Moses Malone*-HOU 474
2. Larry Smith-GSW 433
3. Swen Nater-SDC 295
4. Joe Barry Carroll-GSW 274
5. Alex English*-DEN 273

Defensive Rebounds

1. Swen Nater-SDC 722
2. Moses Malone*-HOU 706
3. Larry Bird*-BOS 704
4. Jack Sikma-SEA 668
5. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 624

Total Rebounds

1. Moses Malone*-HOU 1180
2. Swen Nater-SDC 1017
3. Larry Smith-GSW 994
4. Larry Bird*-BOS 895
5. Jack Sikma-SEA 852

Assists

1. Kevin Porter-WSB 734
2. Norm Nixon-LAL 696
3. Micheal Ray Richardson-NYK 627
4. Tiny Archibald*-BOS 618
5. Phil Ford-KCK 580

Steals

1. Micheal Ray Richardson-NYK 232
2. Quinn Buckner-MIL 197
3. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 193
4. Dudley Bradley-IND 186
5. Ray Williams-NYK 185

Blocks

1. George Johnson-SAS 278
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 228
3. Robert Parish*-BOS 214
4. Artis Gilmore*-CHI 198
5. Harvey Catchings-MIL 184

Turnovers

1. Moses Malone*-HOU 308
2. Micheal Ray Richardson-NYK 302
3. Larry Bird*-BOS 289
4. Norm Nixon-LAL 285
5. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 282

Personal Fouls

1. Ben Poquette-UTA 342
2. Bill Laimbeer-CLE 332
  James Bailey-SEA 332
4. Robert Reid-HOU 325
5. Jim Chones-LAL 324

Points

1. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 2452
2. Moses Malone*-HOU 2222
3. George Gervin*-SAS 2221
4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 2095
5. Julius Erving*-PHI 2014

Field Goal Pct

1. Artis Gilmore*-CHI .670
2. Darryl Dawkins-PHI .607
3. Cedric Maxwell-BOS .588
4. Bernard King*-GSW .588
5. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL .574

3-Pt Field Goal Pct

1. Brian Taylor-SDC .383
2. Freeman Williams-SDC .340
3. Joe Hassett-TOT .340
4. Mike Bratz-CLE .337
5. Henry Bibby-SDC .337

Free Throw Pct

1. Calvin Murphy*-HOU .958
2. Ricky Sobers-CHI .935
3. Mike Newlin-NJN .888
4. Jim Spanarkel-DAL .886
5. Junior Bridgeman-MIL .884

Minutes Per Game

1. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 42.7
2. Moses Malone*-HOU 40.6
3. Micheal Ray Richardson-NYK 40.2
4. Larry Bird*-BOS 39.5
5. Mike Mitchell-CLE 39.0

Points Per Game

1. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 30.6
2. Moses Malone*-HOU 27.8
3. George Gervin*-SAS 27.1
4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 26.2
5. David Thompson*-DEN 25.5

Rebounds Per Game

1. Moses Malone*-HOU 14.8
2. Swen Nater-SDC 12.4
3. Larry Smith-GSW 12.1
4. Larry Bird*-BOS 10.9
5. Jack Sikma-SEA 10.4

Assists Per Game

1. Kevin Porter-WSB 9.1
2. Norm Nixon-LAL 8.8
3. Phil Ford-KCK 8.8
4. Micheal Ray Richardson-NYK 7.9
5. Tiny Archibald*-BOS 7.7

Steals Per Game

1. Magic Johnson*-LAL 3.4
2. Micheal Ray Richardson-NYK 2.9
3. Quinn Buckner-MIL 2.4
4. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 2.4
5. Ray Williams-NYK 2.3

Blocks Per Game

1. George Johnson-SAS 3.4
2. Tree Rollins-ATL 2.9
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 2.9
4. Robert Parish*-BOS 2.6
5. Artis Gilmore*-CHI 2.4

Player Efficiency Rating

1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 25.5
2. Robert Parish*-BOS 25.2
3. Moses Malone*-HOU 25.1
4. Julius Erving*-PHI 25.1
5. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 24.3

True Shooting Pct

1. Artis Gilmore*-CHI .700
2. Cedric Maxwell-BOS .651
3. Darryl Dawkins-PHI .641
4. Adrian Dantley*-UTA .622
5. Bernard King*-GSW .617

Effective Field Goal Pct

1. Artis Gilmore*-CHI .670
2. Darryl Dawkins-PHI .607
3. Bernard King*-GSW .588
4. Cedric Maxwell-BOS .588
5. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL .574

Offensive Rebound Pct

1. Larry Smith-GSW 18.3
2. Moses Malone*-HOU 16.1
3. Dave Corzine-SAS 13.2
4. Robert Parish*-BOS 12.7
5. George Johnson-SAS 12.6

Defensive Rebound Pct

1. Swen Nater-SDC 31.4
2. Kenny Carr-CLE 25.6
3. Robert Parish*-BOS 25.3
4. Jack Sikma-SEA 24.6
5. Larry Smith-GSW 24.5

Total Rebound Pct

1. Larry Smith-GSW 21.4
2. Swen Nater-SDC 21.1
3. Moses Malone*-HOU 20.3
4. Robert Parish*-BOS 19.3
5. Dave Corzine-SAS 17.7

Assist Pct

1. Kevin Porter-WSB 39.3
2. Phil Ford-KCK 35.5
3. Brad Davis-DAL 33.9
4. Johnny Moore-SAS 31.8
5. Kelvin Ransey-POR 31.4

Steal Pct

1. Dudley Bradley-IND 4.7
2. Ron Lee-DET 4.3
3. Quinn Buckner-MIL 3.8
4. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 3.7
5. Johnny Moore-SAS 3.5

Block Pct

1. George Johnson-SAS 7.7
2. Harvey Catchings-MIL 6.3
3. Robert Parish*-BOS 5.1
4. Kevin McHale*-BOS 5.1
5. Clemon Johnson-IND 4.1

Turnover Pct

1. Dan Issel*-DEN 7.9
2. Mike Mitchell-CLE 8.2
3. Greg Ballard-WSB 8.4
4. Dave Robisch-TOT 8.9
5. Scott Wedman-KCK 9.5

Usage Pct

1. Freeman Williams-SDC 34.6
2. George Gervin*-SAS 32.3
3. John Drew-ATL 30.9
4. Cliff Robinson-NJN 29.5
5. Billy Ray Bates-POR 28.9

Offensive Rating

1. Sidney Moncrief-MIL 123.7
2. Brian Taylor-SDC 123.7
3. Cedric Maxwell-BOS 123.6
4. Artis Gilmore*-CHI 123.2
5. Dan Issel*-DEN 121.4

Defensive Rating

1. Alvan Adams-PHO 96.2
2. Robert Parish*-BOS 96.4
3. Rich Kelley-PHO 96.7
4. Julius Erving*-PHI 96.7
5. Caldwell Jones-PHI 97.3

Offensive Win Shares

1. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 12.3
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 9.6
3. Moses Malone*-HOU 9.5
4. Dan Issel*-DEN 8.9
5. Artis Gilmore*-CHI 8.4

Defensive Win Shares

1. Larry Bird*-BOS 6.1
2. Julius Erving*-PHI 6.1
3. Caldwell Jones-PHI 5.4
4. Truck Robinson-PHO 5.3
5. Robert Parish*-BOS 4.9

Win Shares

1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 14.3
2. Julius Erving*-PHI 13.8
3. Moses Malone*-HOU 13.7
4. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 13.6
5. Artis Gilmore*-CHI 12.3

Win Shares Per 48 Minutes

1. Julius Erving*-PHI .231
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL .230
3. Robert Parish*-BOS .228
4. Bobby Jones-PHI .217
5. Marques Johnson-MIL .211

Box Plus/Minus

1. Julius Erving*-PHI 7.6
2. Marques Johnson-MIL 5.6
3. Alvan Adams-PHO 5.0
4. Larry Bird*-BOS 5.0
5. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 4.6

Offensive Box Plus/Minus

1. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 5.7
2. Marques Johnson-MIL 4.7
3. Julius Erving*-PHI 4.6
4. Bernard King*-GSW 3.7
5. Moses Malone*-HOU 3.5

Defensive Box Plus/Minus

1. George Johnson-SAS 4.3
2. Harvey Catchings-MIL 4.0
3. Sam Lacey-KCK 4.0
4. Wes Unseld*-WSB 3.5
5. Rich Kelley-PHO 3.3

Value Over Replacement Player

1. Julius Erving*-PHI 6.9
2. Larry Bird*-BOS 5.7
3. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 5.2
4. Micheal Ray Richardson-NYK 5.1
5. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 5.0