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1981-82 NBA Season Summary

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League Champion: Los Angeles Lakers

Most Valuable Player: Moses Malone (31.1/14.7/1.8)
Rookie of the Year: Buck Williams (15.5/12.3/1.3)

PPG Leader: George Gervin (32.3)
RPG Leader: Moses Malone (14.7)
APG Leader: Johnny Moore (9.6)
WS Leader: Moses Malone (15.4)

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) 63 19 .768 112.0 105.6 6.35
Philadelphia 76ers(3) 58 24 .707 5.0 111.2 105.5 5.74
New Jersey Nets(4) 44 38 .537 19.0 106.7 106.0 0.87
Washington Bullets(5) 43 39 .524 20.0 103.5 102.6 1.06
New York Knicks (10) 33 49 .402 30.0 106.2 108.9 -2.15
Central Division              
Milwaukee Bucks(2) 55 27 .671 108.4 102.9 5.38
Atlanta Hawks(6) 42 40 .512 13.0 101.0 100.5 0.81
Detroit Pistons (7) 39 43 .476 16.0 111.1 112.0 -0.63
Indiana Pacers (8) 35 47 .427 20.0 102.2 104.0 -1.49
Chicago Bulls (9) 34 48 .415 21.0 106.6 108.6 -1.57
Cleveland Cavaliers (11) 15 67 .183 40.0 103.2 111.7 -7.77
Western Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G SRS
Midwest Division              
San Antonio Spurs(2) 48 34 .585 113.1 110.8 1.79
Denver Nuggets(4) 46 36 .561 2.0 126.5 126.0 0.13
Houston Rockets(6) 46 36 .561 2.0 105.9 105.9 -0.39
Kansas City Kings (9) 30 52 .366 18.0 107.1 110.2 -3.25
Dallas Mavericks (10) 28 54 .341 20.0 104.6 109.0 -4.48
Utah Jazz (11) 25 57 .305 23.0 110.9 116.6 -5.63
Pacific Division              
Los Angeles Lakers(1) 57 25 .695 114.6 109.8 4.37
Seattle SuperSonics(3) 52 30 .634 5.0 107.3 103.1 3.69
Phoenix Suns(5) 46 36 .561 11.0 106.2 102.7 3.05
Golden State Warriors (7) 45 37 .549 12.0 110.9 109.8 0.80
Portland Trail Blazers (8) 42 40 .512 15.0 109.8 109.2 0.39
San Diego Clippers (12) 17 65 .207 40.0 108.5 115.9 -7.05

League Playoffs

Click series name to show/hide game results
Finals (4-2): Los Angeles Lakers over Philadelphia 76ers (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference Finals (4-3): Philadelphia 76ers over Boston Celtics (Series Stats)
Western Conference Finals (4-0): Los Angeles Lakers over San Antonio Spurs (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-1): Boston Celtics over Washington Bullets (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-2): Philadelphia 76ers over Milwaukee Bucks (Series Stats)
Western Conference Semifinals (4-0): Los Angeles Lakers over Phoenix Suns (Series Stats)
Western Conference Semifinals (4-1): San Antonio Spurs over Seattle SuperSonics (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference First Round (2-0): Philadelphia 76ers over Atlanta Hawks (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference First Round (2-0): Washington Bullets over New Jersey Nets (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (2-1): Phoenix Suns over Denver Nuggets (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (2-1): Seattle SuperSonics over Houston Rockets (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 19830 3980 7656 .520 40 149 .268 3940 7507 .525 2371 2978 .796 1149 2443 3592 2272 664 368 1470 2131 10371 126.5
2 Los Angeles Lakers* 82 19855 3919 7585 .517 13 94 .138 3906 7491 .521 1549 2161 .717 1258 2505 3763 2356 848 517 1468 1999 9400 114.6
3 San Antonio Spurs* 82 19755 3698 7613 .486 64 252 .254 3634 7361 .494 1812 2335 .776 1253 2537 3790 2257 600 555 1293 2217 9272 113.1
4 Boston Celtics* 82 19780 3657 7334 .499 49 184 .266 3608 7150 .505 1817 2457 .740 1253 2489 3742 2126 652 568 1452 2014 9180 112.0
5 Philadelphia 76ers* 82 19855 3616 6974 .518 41 139 .295 3575 6835 .523 1846 2471 .747 1031 2389 3420 2264 856 622 1474 2183 9119 111.2
6 Detroit Pistons 82 19830 3561 7391 .482 52 213 .244 3509 7178 .489 1938 2581 .751 1298 2345 3643 2027 741 564 1629 2160 9112 111.1
7 Utah Jazz 82 19780 3679 7446 .494 22 97 .227 3657 7349 .498 1714 2282 .751 1147 2362 3509 1895 700 357 1435 2196 9094 110.9
8 Golden State Warriors 82 19780 3646 7349 .496 91 325 .280 3555 7024 .506 1709 2382 .717 1282 2452 3734 1820 685 391 1424 2225 9092 110.9
9 Portland Trail Blazers 82 19780 3629 7187 .505 29 140 .207 3600 7047 .511 1719 2387 .720 1142 2355 3497 2054 706 367 1390 2012 9006 109.8
10 San Diego Clippers 82 19755 3552 7101 .500 99 338 .293 3453 6763 .511 1693 2341 .723 1131 2196 3327 1878 636 299 1570 2353 8896 108.5
11 Milwaukee Bucks* 82 19805 3544 7015 .505 49 164 .299 3495 6851 .510 1753 2329 .753 1167 2415 3582 2233 763 455 1589 2281 8890 108.4
12 Seattle SuperSonics* 82 19830 3505 7178 .488 38 153 .248 3467 7025 .494 1747 2362 .740 1103 2544 3647 2103 691 460 1351 2057 8795 107.3
13 Kansas City Kings 82 19880 3604 7284 .495 26 130 .200 3578 7154 .500 1551 2158 .719 1086 2276 3362 2056 743 402 1507 2359 8785 107.1
14 New Jersey Nets* 82 19780 3501 7227 .484 30 146 .205 3471 7081 .490 1714 2354 .728 1194 2320 3514 2096 918 481 1650 2295 8746 106.7
15 Chicago Bulls 82 19880 3369 6728 .501 54 213 .254 3315 6515 .509 1951 2545 .767 1125 2525 3650 2043 580 483 1636 2008 8743 106.6
16 New York Knicks 82 19830 3523 7178 .491 58 214 .271 3465 6964 .498 1603 2171 .738 1168 2273 3441 2075 719 338 1486 2195 8707 106.2
17 Phoenix Suns* 82 19830 3508 7140 .491 54 174 .310 3454 6966 .496 1635 2157 .758 1123 2517 3640 2223 753 429 1528 2029 8705 106.2
18 Houston Rockets* 82 19780 3504 7366 .476 50 176 .284 3454 7190 .480 1622 2225 .729 1403 2284 3687 1977 648 429 1321 1871 8680 105.9
19 Dallas Mavericks 82 19730 3390 7224 .469 55 190 .289 3335 7034 .474 1740 2366 .735 1213 2228 3441 2117 566 313 1317 2193 8575 104.6
20 Washington Bullets* 82 19830 3400 7168 .474 59 236 .250 3341 6932 .482 1626 2105 .772 1047 2583 3630 1983 643 397 1390 2072 8485 103.5
21 Cleveland Cavaliers 82 19805 3405 7334 .464 25 137 .182 3380 7197 .470 1628 2179 .747 1190 2170 3360 1871 634 357 1319 2193 8463 103.2
22 Indiana Pacers 82 19830 3332 7164 .465 103 316 .326 3229 6848 .472 1612 2176 .741 1141 2372 3513 1897 753 494 1393 2041 8379 102.2
23 Atlanta Hawks* 82 19880 3210 6776 .474 28 128 .219 3182 6648 .479 1833 2387 .768 1135 2368 3503 1815 608 485 1343 2268 8281 101.0
League Average 82 19813 3554 7236 .491 49 187 .262 3504 7048 .497 1747 2343 .746 1176 2389 3565 2063 700 440 1454 2146 8903 108.6

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 Atlanta Hawks* 82 19880 3150 6709 .470 46 186 .247 3104 6523 .476 1891 2482 .762 1135 2388 3523 1871 578 434 1444 2179 8237 100.5
2 Washington Bullets* 82 19830 3362 7229 .465 44 183 .240 3318 7046 .471 1645 2237 .735 1110 2516 3626 1889 624 543 1325 1907 8413 102.6
3 Phoenix Suns* 82 19830 3350 7186 .466 51 200 .255 3299 6986 .472 1671 2215 .754 1158 2366 3524 1949 775 360 1391 2064 8422 102.7
4 Milwaukee Bucks* 82 19805 3297 7066 .467 57 224 .254 3240 6842 .474 1790 2470 .725 1172 2155 3327 2016 720 350 1538 2189 8441 102.9
5 Seattle SuperSonics* 82 19830 3411 7407 .461 48 201 .239 3363 7206 .467 1586 2183 .727 1241 2420 3661 1994 660 311 1405 2150 8456 103.1
6 Indiana Pacers 82 19830 3470 7062 .491 34 183 .186 3436 6879 .499 1558 2133 .730 1204 2598 3802 2053 678 397 1517 2016 8532 104.0
7 Philadelphia 76ers* 82 19855 3371 7083 .476 55 212 .259 3316 6871 .483 1852 2496 .742 1289 2344 3633 1965 702 470 1615 2216 8649 105.5
8 Boston Celtics* 82 19780 3490 7429 .470 39 203 .192 3451 7226 .478 1638 2172 .754 1193 2247 3440 1972 681 367 1432 2240 8657 105.6
9 Houston Rockets* 82 19780 3566 7180 .497 48 202 .238 3518 6978 .504 1503 2011 .747 1170 2304 3474 2128 678 353 1341 2047 8683 105.9
10 New Jersey Nets* 82 19780 3343 6934 .482 58 187 .310 3285 6747 .487 1946 2597 .749 1142 2346 3488 1931 832 539 1809 2164 8690 106.0
11 Chicago Bulls 82 19880 3659 7388 .495 58 194 .299 3601 7194 .501 1533 2053 .747 1134 2225 3359 2043 807 469 1257 2220 8909 108.6
12 New York Knicks 82 19830 3541 7018 .505 51 168 .304 3490 6850 .509 1793 2369 .757 1125 2366 3491 2089 703 358 1462 2017 8926 108.9
13 Dallas Mavericks 82 19730 3530 6953 .508 31 138 .225 3499 6815 .513 1847 2491 .741 1108 2361 3469 1984 643 509 1370 2243 8938 109.0
14 Portland Trail Blazers 82 19780 3637 7293 .499 54 206 .262 3583 7087 .506 1629 2149 .758 1221 2367 3588 2114 708 427 1452 2142 8957 109.2
15 Los Angeles Lakers* 82 19855 3745 7679 .488 78 213 .366 3667 7466 .491 1433 2008 .714 1275 2255 3530 2319 718 435 1483 2004 9001 109.8
16 Golden State Warriors 82 19780 3555 7250 .490 40 172 .233 3515 7078 .497 1857 2466 .753 1112 2407 3519 2079 661 393 1368 2156 9007 109.8
17 Kansas City Kings 82 19880 3493 6984 .500 48 158 .304 3445 6826 .505 2005 2653 .756 1171 2552 3723 1853 707 450 1609 2136 9039 110.2
18 San Antonio Spurs* 82 19755 3566 7385 .483 58 199 .291 3508 7186 .488 1893 2497 .758 1151 2434 3585 2036 611 429 1352 2179 9083 110.8
19 Cleveland Cavaliers 82 19805 3608 7044 .512 39 131 .298 3569 6913 .516 1906 2529 .754 1125 2529 3654 2169 655 480 1405 2071 9161 111.7
20 Detroit Pistons 82 19830 3749 7362 .509 41 175 .234 3708 7187 .516 1648 2211 .745 1159 2434 3593 2191 782 581 1637 2383 9187 112.0
21 San Diego Clippers 82 19755 3739 7105 .526 36 146 .247 3703 6959 .532 1988 2647 .751 1033 2276 3309 2129 772 487 1334 2124 9502 115.9
22 Utah Jazz 82 19780 3835 7530 .509 51 200 .255 3784 7330 .516 1837 2466 .745 1253 2599 3852 2148 663 420 1413 2052 9558 116.6
23 Denver Nuggets* 82 19830 4265 8142 .524 64 227 .282 4201 7915 .531 1734 2354 .737 1358 2459 3817 2516 749 569 1476 2453 10328 126.0
League Average 82 19813 3554 7236 .491 49 187 .262 3504 7048 .497 1747 2343 .746 1176 2389 3565 2063 700 440 1454 2146 8903 108.6

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 eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
1 Boston Celtics* 27.3 57 25 6.38 -0.03 6.35 109.8 103.5 101.5 .335 .025 .502 14.7 35.8 .248 .472 14.6 67.6 .220 Boston Garden 612,711
2 Philadelphia 76ers* 28.1 56 26 5.73 0.00 5.74 109.6 103.9 100.6 .354 .020 .521 15.5 30.5 .265 .480 16.5 65.0 .261 The Spectrum 498,901
3 Milwaukee Bucks* 27.3 55 27 5.48 -0.10 5.38 107.7 102.3 100.0 .332 .023 .509 16.5 35.1 .250 .471 15.9 67.3 .253 MECCA Arena 443,288
4 Los Angeles Lakers* 26.8 53 29 4.87 -0.50 4.37 110.2 105.5 103.1 .285 .012 .518 14.7 35.8 .204 .493 14.8 66.3 .187 The Forum 605,236
5 Seattle SuperSonics* 26.4 52 30 4.13 -0.45 3.69 106.4 102.3 100.0 .329 .021 .491 14.1 31.3 .243 .464 14.4 67.2 .214 King County Domed Stadium 721,049
6 Phoenix Suns* 26.4 50 32 3.45 -0.40 3.05 105.8 102.4 99.5 .302 .024 .495 15.9 32.2 .229 .470 14.6 68.5 .233 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum 486,855
7 San Antonio Spurs* 26.1 47 35 2.30 -0.52 1.79 109.9 107.6 102.5 .307 .033 .490 13.0 34.0 .238 .487 13.7 68.8 .256 HemisFair Arena 434,278
8 Washington Bullets* 26.0 43 39 0.88 0.19 1.06 103.3 102.5 99.4 .294 .033 .478 14.7 29.4 .227 .468 13.9 69.9 .228 Capital Centre 379,891
9 New Jersey Nets* 25.1 43 39 0.68 0.18 0.87 103.0 102.3 103.1 .326 .020 .487 16.6 33.7 .237 .486 18.3 67.0 .281 Brendan Byrne Arena 560,734
10 Atlanta Hawks* 26.5 43 39 0.54 0.27 0.81 105.1 104.6 95.1 .352 .019 .476 14.6 32.2 .271 .473 15.6 67.6 .282 Omni Coliseum 314,593
11 Golden State Warriors 25.1 44 38 1.04 -0.24 0.80 108.8 107.7 101.4 .324 .044 .502 14.5 34.8 .233 .493 14.1 68.8 .256 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Arena 391,726
12 Portland Trail Blazers 24.7 43 39 0.60 -0.21 0.39 108.8 108.2 100.5 .332 .019 .507 14.4 32.5 .239 .502 15.0 65.9 .223 Memorial Coliseum 519,306
13 Denver Nuggets* 27.0 42 40 0.52 -0.40 0.13 114.3 113.9 109.8 .389 .019 .522 14.1 31.8 .310 .528 13.9 64.3 .213 McNichols Sports Arena 456,857
14 Houston Rockets* 28.3 41 41 -0.04 -0.36 -0.39 108.3 108.3 97.2 .302 .024 .479 13.7 37.8 .220 .500 14.3 66.1 .209 The Summit 480,190
15 Detroit Pistons 24.4 39 43 -0.91 0.28 -0.63 105.8 106.6 104.3 .349 .029 .485 16.0 34.8 .262 .512 16.4 66.9 .224 Pontiac Silverdome 391,205
16 Indiana Pacers 27.0 36 46 -1.87 0.38 -1.49 102.7 104.6 98.7 .304 .044 .472 14.6 30.5 .225 .494 15.9 66.3 .221 Market Square Arena 309,633
17 Chicago Bulls 26.5 36 46 -2.02 0.45 -1.57 106.6 108.6 99.0 .378 .032 .505 17.3 33.6 .290 .499 13.2 69.0 .207 Chicago Stadium 372,613
18 New York Knicks 28.0 34 48 -2.67 0.52 -2.15 106.0 108.6 99.5 .302 .030 .495 15.4 33.1 .223 .508 15.4 66.9 .255 Madison Square Garden (IV) 451,140
19 Kansas City Kings 24.0 33 49 -3.10 -0.15 -3.25 104.2 107.2 101.8 .296 .018 .497 15.5 29.9 .213 .504 16.5 66.0 .287 Kemper Arena 305,665
20 Dallas Mavericks 24.4 29 53 -4.43 -0.06 -4.48 105.9 110.4 98.5 .328 .026 .473 13.7 33.9 .241 .510 14.5 66.8 .266 Reunion Arena 380,484
21 Utah Jazz 24.8 27 55 -5.66 0.03 -5.63 106.2 111.7 103.9 .306 .013 .496 14.5 30.6 .230 .513 14.1 65.3 .244 Salt Palace 311,779
22 San Diego Clippers 25.4 23 59 -7.39 0.34 -7.05 106.6 113.8 101.4 .330 .048 .507 16.2 33.2 .238 .529 13.9 68.0 .280 San Diego Sports Arena 225,036
23 Cleveland Cavaliers 26.1 20 62 -8.51 0.74 -7.77 103.3 111.8 99.3 .297 .019 .466 13.7 32.0 .222 .515 14.7 65.9 .271 Coliseum at Richfield 232,421
League Average 26.1 41 41 0.00 0.00 0.00 106.9 106.9 100.9 .324 .026 .495 15.0 33.0 .241 .495 15.0 67.0 .241 429,808

League Awards

Most Valuable Player: Moses Malone*
Rookie of the Year: Buck Williams

Players of the Week & Month

Minutes Played

1. Moses Malone*-HOU 3398
2. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 3222
3. Mychal Thompson-POR 3129
4. Kelly Tripucka-DET 3077
5. Mike Mitchell-TOT 3063

Field Goals

1. George Gervin*-SAS 993
2. Moses Malone*-HOU 945
3. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 904
4. Alex English*-DEN 855
5. Julius Erving*-PHI 780

Field Goal Attempts

1. George Gervin*-SAS 1987
2. Moses Malone*-HOU 1822
3. Gus Williams-SEA 1592
4. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 1586
5. Alex English*-DEN 1553

3-Pt Field Goals

1. Don Buse-IND 73
2. Joe Hassett-GSW 71
3. Mike Bratz-SAS 46
4. Kyle Macy-PHO 39
5. Brian Winters-MIL 36

3-Pt Field Goal Attempts

1. Joe Hassett-GSW 214
2. Don Buse-IND 189
3. Mike Bratz-SAS 138
4. Micheal Ray Richardson-NYK 101
5. Reggie Theus-CHI 100
  Kyle Macy-PHO 100

Free Throws

1. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 648
2. Moses Malone*-HOU 630
3. George Gervin*-SAS 555
4. Dan Issel*-DEN 546
5. Kelly Tripucka-DET 495

Free Throw Attempts

1. Moses Malone*-HOU 827
2. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 818
3. Dan Issel*-DEN 655
4. World B. Free-GSW 647
5. George Gervin*-SAS 642

Offensive Rebounds

1. Moses Malone*-HOU 558
2. Buck Williams-NJN 347
3. Robert Parish*-BOS 288
4. Larry Smith-GSW 279
5. Maurice Lucas-NYK 274

Defensive Rebounds

1. Jack Sikma-SEA 815
2. Mychal Thompson-POR 663
3. Buck Williams-NJN 658
4. Larry Bird*-BOS 637
5. Moses Malone*-HOU 630

Total Rebounds

1. Moses Malone*-HOU 1188
2. Jack Sikma-SEA 1038
3. Buck Williams-NJN 1005
4. Mychal Thompson-POR 921
5. Maurice Lucas-NYK 903

Assists

1. Johnny Moore-SAS 762
2. Magic Johnson*-LAL 743
3. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 667
4. Norm Nixon-LAL 652
5. Rickey Green-UTA 630

Steals

1. Micheal Ray Richardson-NYK 213
2. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 209
3. Magic Johnson*-LAL 208
4. Ray Williams-NJN 199
5. Rickey Green-UTA 185

Blocks

1. George Johnson-SAS 234
2. Tree Rollins-ATL 224
3. Artis Gilmore*-CHI 220
4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 207
5. Robert Parish*-BOS 192

Turnovers

1. Isiah Thomas*-DET 299
  Adrian Dantley*-UTA 299
3. Moses Malone*-HOU 294
4. Micheal Ray Richardson-NYK 291
5. Ray Williams-NJN 290

Personal Fouls

1. Steve Johnson-KCK 372
2. Rick Mahorn-WSB 349
3. James Edwards-CLE 347
4. Tom Chambers-SDC 341
5. Jeff Ruland-WSB 319

Points

1. George Gervin*-SAS 2551
2. Moses Malone*-HOU 2520
3. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 2457
4. Alex English*-DEN 2082
5. Julius Erving*-PHI 1974

Field Goal Pct

1. Artis Gilmore*-CHI .652
2. Steve Johnson-KCK .613
3. Buck Williams-NJN .582
4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL .579
5. Calvin Natt-POR .576

3-Pt Field Goal Pct

1. Campy Russell-NYK .439
2. Andrew Toney-PHI .424
3. Kyle Macy-PHO .390
4. Brian Winters-MIL .387
5. Don Buse-IND .386

Free Throw Pct

1. Kyle Macy-PHO .899
2. Charlie Criss-TOT .887
3. John Long-DET .866
4. George Gervin*-SAS .865
5. Larry Bird*-BOS .863

Minutes Per Game

1. Moses Malone*-HOU 42.0
2. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 39.8
3. Mychal Thompson-POR 39.6
4. Magic Johnson*-LAL 38.3
5. Larry Bird*-BOS 38.0

Points Per Game

1. George Gervin*-SAS 32.3
2. Moses Malone*-HOU 31.1
3. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 30.3
4. Alex English*-DEN 25.4
5. Julius Erving*-PHI 24.4

Rebounds Per Game

1. Moses Malone*-HOU 14.7
2. Jack Sikma-SEA 12.7
3. Buck Williams-NJN 12.3
4. Mychal Thompson-POR 11.7
5. Maurice Lucas-NYK 11.3

Assists Per Game

1. Johnny Moore-SAS 9.6
2. Magic Johnson*-LAL 9.5
3. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 8.4
4. Tiny Archibald*-BOS 8.0
5. Norm Nixon-LAL 8.0

Steals Per Game

1. Magic Johnson*-LAL 2.7
2. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 2.6
3. Micheal Ray Richardson-NYK 2.6
4. Quinn Buckner-MIL 2.5
5. Ray Williams-NJN 2.4

Blocks Per Game

1. George Johnson-SAS 3.1
2. Tree Rollins-ATL 2.8
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 2.7
4. Artis Gilmore*-CHI 2.7
5. Robert Parish*-BOS 2.4

Player Efficiency Rating

1. Moses Malone*-HOU 26.8
2. Julius Erving*-PHI 25.9
3. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 24.2
4. George Gervin*-SAS 24.2
5. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 23.4

True Shooting Pct

1. Artis Gilmore*-CHI .702
2. Steve Johnson-KCK .635
3. Adrian Dantley*-UTA .631
4. James Donaldson-SEA .630
5. Jeff Ruland-WSB .623

Effective Field Goal Pct

1. Artis Gilmore*-CHI .653
2. Steve Johnson-KCK .613
3. Buck Williams-NJN .582
4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL .579
5. Calvin Natt-POR .577

Offensive Rebound Pct

1. Moses Malone*-HOU 17.5
2. Buck Williams-NJN 13.7
3. Bill Laimbeer-TOT 13.6
4. Larry Smith-GSW 13.5
5. Robert Parish*-BOS 12.8

Defensive Rebound Pct

1. Jack Sikma-SEA 28.0
2. Maurice Lucas-NYK 27.5
3. Larry Smith-GSW 26.8
4. Buck Williams-NJN 26.6
5. Dan Roundfield-ATL 25.3

Total Rebound Pct

1. Buck Williams-NJN 20.1
2. Larry Smith-GSW 20.0
3. Maurice Lucas-NYK 19.3
4. Moses Malone*-HOU 19.3
5. Robert Parish*-BOS 18.8

Assist Pct

1. Johnny Moore-SAS 41.5
2. John Lucas-WSB 39.4
3. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 34.7
4. Mike Bratz-SAS 34.2
5. Geoff Huston-CLE 33.8

Steal Pct

1. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 4.0
2. Quinn Buckner-MIL 3.9
3. Allen Leavell-HOU 3.4
4. Ray Williams-NJN 3.4
5. Micheal Ray Richardson-NYK 3.4

Block Pct

1. George Johnson-SAS 8.2
2. Tree Rollins-ATL 6.8
3. Harvey Catchings-MIL 4.8
4. Herb Williams-IND 4.5
5. James Donaldson-SEA 4.5

Turnover Pct

1. Greg Ballard-WSB 7.7
2. George Gervin*-SAS 8.5
3. Mike Mitchell-TOT 8.7
4. Ron Brewer-TOT 8.7
5. Kevin Grevey-WSB 9.2

Usage Pct

1. George Gervin*-SAS 35.0
2. Moses Malone*-HOU 29.9
3. Andrew Toney-PHI 29.0
4. John Drew-ATL 28.7
5. Jay Vincent-DAL 28.6

Offensive Rating

1. Artis Gilmore*-CHI 124.0
2. Dan Issel*-DEN 122.6
3. Calvin Natt-POR 122.1
4. Sidney Moncrief-MIL 121.5
5. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 120.6

Defensive Rating

1. Jack Sikma-SEA 97.2
2. Tree Rollins-ATL 98.4
3. Robert Parish*-BOS 98.9
4. Alvan Adams-PHO 99.1
5. James Donaldson-SEA 99.2

Offensive Win Shares

1. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 11.9
2. Moses Malone*-HOU 11.7
3. Dan Issel*-DEN 9.0
4. Sidney Moncrief-MIL 8.9
5. Alex English*-DEN 8.9

Defensive Win Shares

1. Jack Sikma-SEA 6.7
2. Larry Bird*-BOS 5.7
3. Buck Williams-NJN 5.3
4. Greg Ballard-WSB 5.3
5. Rick Mahorn-WSB 5.1

Win Shares

1. Moses Malone*-HOU 15.4
2. Sidney Moncrief-MIL 13.4
3. Julius Erving*-PHI 13.3
4. Magic Johnson*-LAL 12.9
5. Jack Sikma-SEA 12.6

Win Shares Per 48 Minutes

1. Julius Erving*-PHI .229
2. Moses Malone*-HOU .218
3. Sidney Moncrief-MIL .216
4. Artis Gilmore*-CHI .208
5. Magic Johnson*-LAL .207