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1976 NBA Playoffs Leaders

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League Champion: Boston Celtics

Finals MVP: Jo Jo White (21.7/4.3/5.8)

1976 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Jo Jo White (408)
TRB: Dave Cowens (296)
AST: Alvan Adams (98) & Jo Jo White (98)
WS: Dave Cowens (2.7)

Playoff Leaders

Minutes Played
1. Dave Cowens*-BOS 798
2. Jo Jo White-BOS 791
3. Paul Silas-BOS 741
4. Gar Heard-PHO 721
5. Paul Westphal-PHO 685
6. Alvan Adams-PHO 668
7. Charlie Scott-BOS 632
8. Curtis Perry-PHO 615
9. Ricky Sobers-PHO 563
10. Rick Barry*-GSW 532
Field Goals
1. Paul Westphal-PHO 165
  Jo Jo White-BOS 165
3. Dave Cowens*-BOS 156
4. Alvan Adams-PHO 137
5. Phil Smith-GSW 127
6. Rick Barry*-GSW 126
7. Charlie Scott-BOS 111
8. Gar Heard-PHO 105
9. Curtis Perry-PHO 99
10. Bob McAdoo*-BUF 97
Field Goal Attempts
1. Jo Jo White-BOS 371
2. Dave Cowens*-BOS 341
3. Paul Westphal-PHO 323
4. Alvan Adams-PHO 303
5. Rick Barry*-GSW 289
6. Charlie Scott-BOS 284
7. Phil Smith-GSW 245
8. Gar Heard-PHO 238
9. Curtis Perry-PHO 218
10. Bob McAdoo*-BUF 215
Free Throws
1. Jo Jo White-BOS 78
2. Paul Westphal-PHO 71
3. Alvan Adams-PHO 67
4. Dave Cowens*-BOS 66
5. Don Nelson-BOS 60
  Rick Barry*-GSW 60
7. Bob McAdoo*-BUF 58
  Phil Smith-GSW 58
9. Paul Silas-BOS 56
10. Gar Heard-PHO 55
  Charlie Scott-BOS 55
  Keith Erickson-PHO 55
  Ricky Sobers-PHO 55
Free Throw Attempts
1. Jo Jo White-BOS 95
2. Paul Westphal-PHO 93
3. Dave Cowens*-BOS 87
4. Bob McAdoo*-BUF 82
  Alvan Adams-PHO 82
6. Gar Heard-PHO 81
7. Phil Smith-GSW 79
8. Charlie Scott-BOS 72
9. Paul Silas-BOS 69
  Don Nelson-BOS 69
Offensive Rebounds
1. Dave Cowens*-BOS 87
2. Paul Silas-BOS 78
3. Curtis Perry-PHO 63
4. Alvan Adams-PHO 54
5. Gar Heard-PHO 53
6. Clifford Ray-GSW 43
7. Jim Brewer-CLE 40
8. Bob Lanier*-DET 39
9. Nate Thurmond*-CLE 38
  George Johnson-GSW 38
Defensive Rebounds
1. Dave Cowens*-BOS 209
2. Paul Silas-BOS 168
3. Gar Heard-PHO 144
4. Alvan Adams-PHO 137
5. Jim Brewer-CLE 100
6. Bob McAdoo*-BUF 97
7. Clifford Ray-GSW 87
8. Curtis Perry-PHO 83
9. Nate Thurmond*-CLE 79
10. Jamaal Wilkes*-GSW 78
Total Rebounds
1. Dave Cowens*-BOS 296
2. Paul Silas-BOS 246
3. Gar Heard-PHO 197
4. Alvan Adams-PHO 191
5. Curtis Perry-PHO 146
6. Jim Brewer-CLE 140
7. Clifford Ray-GSW 130
8. Bob McAdoo*-BUF 128
9. Nate Thurmond*-CLE 117
10. Bob Lanier*-DET 114
Assists
1. Jo Jo White-BOS 98
  Alvan Adams-PHO 98
3. Paul Westphal-PHO 96
4. Rick Barry*-GSW 84
5. Dave Cowens*-BOS 83
6. Ricky Sobers-PHO 79
7. Randy Smith-BUF 77
8. Charlie Scott-BOS 71
9. Jim Cleamons-CLE 61
10. Phil Smith-GSW 60
Steals
1. Gar Heard-PHO 39
2. Rick Barry*-GSW 38
3. Paul Westphal-PHO 34
4. Paul Silas-BOS 24
  Alvan Adams-PHO 24
6. Jo Jo White-BOS 23
7. Charles Dudley-GSW 22
  Dave Cowens*-BOS 22
  Charles Johnson-GSW 22
10. Charlie Scott-BOS 21
  Phil Smith-GSW 21
Blocks
1. Gar Heard-PHO 37
2. Nate Thurmond*-CLE 29
3. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 28
4. George Johnson-GSW 23
5. Bob Lanier*-DET 21
6. Alvan Adams-PHO 20
7. Clifford Ray-GSW 19
8. Bob McAdoo*-BUF 18
9. Curtis Perry-PHO 17
10. Rick Barry*-GSW 14
Personal Fouls
1. Charlie Scott-BOS 97
2. Dave Cowens*-BOS 85
3. Curtis Perry-PHO 78
4. Ricky Sobers-PHO 77
5. Paul Silas-BOS 67
6. Paul Westphal-PHO 61
  Keith Erickson-PHO 61
8. Alvan Adams-PHO 60
9. Gar Heard-PHO 56
10. Nate Thurmond*-CLE 52
Points
1. Jo Jo White-BOS 408
2. Paul Westphal-PHO 401
3. Dave Cowens*-BOS 378
4. Alvan Adams-PHO 341
5. Phil Smith-GSW 312
  Rick Barry*-GSW 312
7. Charlie Scott-BOS 277
8. Gar Heard-PHO 265
9. Bob McAdoo*-BUF 252
10. Ricky Sobers-PHO 247
Field Goal Pct
1. Brian Winters-MIL .629
2. Gary Brokaw-MIL .622
3. Clifford Ray-GSW .608
4. John Mengelt-DET .607
5. Tom Burleson-SEA .600
6. John Shumate-BUF .587
7. Charles Dudley-GSW .579
  Mike Bantom-SEA .579
9. George Johnson-GSW .574
10. Bob Lanier*-DET .552
Free Throw Pct
1. Gary Brokaw-MIL .944
2. Bob Lanier*-DET .900
  Bob Dandridge-MIL .900
4. Howard Porter-DET .882
  Rick Barry*-GSW .882
6. Bingo Smith-CLE .880
7. Dick Van Arsdale-PHO .870
  Don Nelson-BOS .870
9. Jim McMillian-BUF .868
10. Fred Carter-PHI .867
Minutes Per Game
1. Bob McAdoo*-BUF 45.1
2. Dave Cowens*-BOS 44.3
3. Wes Unseld*-WSB 44.3
4. Jo Jo White-BOS 43.9
5. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 43.6
6. Randy Smith-BUF 42.9
7. Paul Silas-BOS 41.2
8. Rick Barry*-GSW 40.9
9. John Shumate-BUF 40.2
10. Bob Lanier*-DET 39.9
Points Per Game
1. Fred Brown-SEA 28.5
2. Bob McAdoo*-BUF 28.0
3. Bob Lanier*-DET 26.1
4. Phil Smith-GSW 24.0
  Rick Barry*-GSW 24.0
6. Jo Jo White-BOS 22.7
7. Randy Smith-BUF 22.6
8. Paul Westphal-PHO 21.1
9. Dave Cowens*-BOS 21.0
10. Tom Burleson-SEA 20.8
Rebounds Per Game
1. Dave Cowens*-BOS 16.4
2. Bob McAdoo*-BUF 14.2
3. Paul Silas-BOS 13.7
4. Bob Lanier*-DET 12.7
5. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 12.6
6. Wes Unseld*-WSB 12.1
7. Jim Brewer-CLE 10.8
8. Gar Heard-PHO 10.4
9. Alvan Adams-PHO 10.1
10. Clifford Ray-GSW 10.0
Assists Per Game
1. Randy Smith-BUF 8.6
2. Slick Watts-SEA 8.2
3. Rick Barry*-GSW 6.5
4. Eric Money-DET 5.7
5. Jo Jo White-BOS 5.4
6. Alvan Adams-PHO 5.2
7. Paul Westphal-PHO 5.1
8. Ernie DiGregorio-BUF 5.0
9. Jim Cleamons-CLE 4.7
10. Phil Smith-GSW 4.6
Steals Per Game
1. Steve Mix-PHI 3.7
2. Rick Barry*-GSW 2.9
3. Fred Brown-SEA 2.2
4. Gar Heard-PHO 2.1
5. Slick Watts-SEA 2.0
6. Paul Westphal-PHO 1.8
7. Charles Johnson-GSW 1.7
  Charles Dudley-GSW 1.7
9. Phil Smith-GSW 1.6
10. Randy Smith-BUF 1.6
  Jim McMillian-BUF 1.6
  Eric Money-DET 1.6
Blocks Per Game
1. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 4.0
2. Elmore Smith-MIL 3.7
3. Bob Lanier*-DET 2.3
4. Nate Thurmond*-CLE 2.2
5. Bob McAdoo*-BUF 2.0
6. Gar Heard-PHO 1.9
7. George Johnson-GSW 1.8
8. Clifford Ray-GSW 1.5
9. John Shumate-BUF 1.4
10. Rick Barry*-GSW 1.1
Player Efficiency Rating
1. Bob Lanier*-DET 25.3
2. Tom Burleson-SEA 22.4
3. Fred Brown-SEA 22.2
4. Phil Smith-GSW 21.3
5. Rick Barry*-GSW 20.9
6. Alvan Adams-PHO 19.8
7. Bob McAdoo*-BUF 19.8
8. Randy Smith-BUF 19.2
9. Paul Westphal-PHO 19.1
10. Dave Cowens*-BOS 18.9
True Shooting Pct
1. Tom Burleson-SEA .656
2. John Mengelt-DET .641
3. Brian Winters-MIL .639
4. Charles Dudley-GSW .629
5. Clifford Ray-GSW .628
6. George Johnson-GSW .609
7. Bob Lanier*-DET .606
8. Don Nelson-BOS .593
9. John Shumate-BUF .584
10. Jimmy Jones-WSB .572
Effective Field Goal Pct
1. Brian Winters-MIL .629
2. Gary Brokaw-MIL .622
3. Clifford Ray-GSW .608
4. John Mengelt-DET .607
5. Tom Burleson-SEA .600
6. John Shumate-BUF .587
7. Charles Dudley-GSW .579
  Mike Bantom-SEA .579
9. George Johnson-GSW .574
10. Bob Lanier*-DET .552
Offensive Rebound Pct
1. George Johnson-GSW 14.8
2. Bob Lanier*-DET 11.9
3. Dave Cowens*-BOS 11.7
4. Clifford Ray-GSW 11.6
5. Howard Porter-DET 11.3
6. Paul Silas-BOS 11.3
7. Curtis Perry-PHO 10.8
8. Willie Norwood-SEA 10.8
9. Derrek Dickey-GSW 10.6
10. Nate Thurmond*-CLE 10.3
Defensive Rebound Pct
1. Dave Cowens*-BOS 27.8
2. Bob McAdoo*-BUF 24.7
3. Clifford Ray-GSW 24.5
4. Tom Burleson-SEA 24.3
5. Paul Silas-BOS 24.0
6. Nate Thurmond*-CLE 23.6
7. Jim Brewer-CLE 22.9
8. Bob Lanier*-DET 22.7
9. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 22.5
10. Alvan Adams-PHO 22.5
Total Rebound Pct
1. Dave Cowens*-BOS 19.7
2. Clifford Ray-GSW 17.9
3. Paul Silas-BOS 17.7
4. Bob Lanier*-DET 17.3
5. George Johnson-GSW 17.3
6. Bob McAdoo*-BUF 17.0
7. Nate Thurmond*-CLE 16.6
8. Tom Burleson-SEA 16.2
9. Alvan Adams-PHO 15.4
10. Jim Brewer-CLE 15.3
Assist Pct
1. Slick Watts-SEA 35.3
2. Randy Smith-BUF 31.0
3. Ernie DiGregorio-BUF 29.0
4. Eric Money-DET 24.8
5. Dave Bing*-WSB 23.4
6. Paul Westphal-PHO 23.3
7. Alvan Adams-PHO 23.0
8. Rick Barry*-GSW 23.0
9. Ricky Sobers-PHO 20.9
10. Jo Jo White-BOS 20.8
Steal Pct
1. Charles Dudley-GSW 3.9
2. Charles Johnson-GSW 3.6
3. Rick Barry*-GSW 3.3
4. Jimmy Jones-WSB 3.0
5. Gus Williams-GSW 2.8
6. Slick Watts-SEA 2.8
7. Fred Brown-SEA 2.5
8. Gar Heard-PHO 2.5
9. George Johnson-GSW 2.5
10. Eric Money-DET 2.3
Block Pct
1. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 4.9
2. George Johnson-GSW 4.8
3. Nate Thurmond*-CLE 4.5
4. Bob Lanier*-DET 3.1
5. Gar Heard-PHO 2.8
6. Clifford Ray-GSW 2.8
7. Bob McAdoo*-BUF 2.2
8. Tom Burleson-SEA 2.1
9. Bruce Seals-SEA 1.8
10. John Shumate-BUF 1.8
Defensive Rating
1. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 88.1
2. Dave Cowens*-BOS 91.0
3. Nate Thurmond*-CLE 91.0
4. Paul Silas-BOS 91.9
5. Jim Brewer-CLE 92.7
6. Wes Unseld*-WSB 92.8
7. Jimmy Jones-WSB 93.2
8. Gar Heard-PHO 94.2
9. George Johnson-GSW 94.8
10. Charlie Scott-BOS 95.0
Offensive Win Shares
1. Phil Smith-GSW 1.6
2. Bob Lanier*-DET 1.5
3. Paul Westphal-PHO 1.3
4. Rick Barry*-GSW 1.0
5. Dave Cowens*-BOS 1.0
6. Jo Jo White-BOS 1.0
7. Paul Silas-BOS 0.9
8. Clifford Ray-GSW 0.8
9. Fred Brown-SEA 0.8
10. Don Nelson-BOS 0.8
Defensive Win Shares
1. Dave Cowens*-BOS 1.7
2. Paul Silas-BOS 1.5
3. Gar Heard-PHO 1.2
4. Jo Jo White-BOS 1.1
5. Charlie Scott-BOS 1.0
6. Alvan Adams-PHO 0.9
7. Jim Brewer-CLE 0.9
8. Nate Thurmond*-CLE 0.8
9. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 0.8
10. John Havlicek*-BOS 0.7
Win Shares
1. Dave Cowens*-BOS 2.7
2. Paul Silas-BOS 2.3
3. Jo Jo White-BOS 2.1
4. Paul Westphal-PHO 1.9
5. Phil Smith-GSW 1.9
6. Alvan Adams-PHO 1.7
7. Rick Barry*-GSW 1.7
8. Bob Lanier*-DET 1.6
9. Gar Heard-PHO 1.5
10. Clifford Ray-GSW 1.4
Win Shares Per 48 Minutes
1. Bob Lanier*-DET .213
2. Tom Burleson-SEA .188
3. Don Nelson-BOS .186
4. Phil Smith-GSW .183
5. Clifford Ray-GSW .178
6. George Johnson-GSW .174
7. Charles Dudley-GSW .173
8. Dave Cowens*-BOS .163
9. Fred Brown-SEA .159
10. Jimmy Jones-WSB .154