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1978 NBA Eastern Conference First Round

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League Champion: Washington Bullets

Finals MVP: Wes Unseld (9.0/11.7/3.9)

1978 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Elvin Hayes (457)
TRB: Marvin Webster (289)
AST: Tom Henderson (106)
WS: Elvin Hayes (3.1)

2 Series

Click matchup for composite box score
4 vs. 5 Cleveland Cavaliers vs. New York Knicks NEW YORK KNICKS win 2-0
3 vs. 6 Washington Bullets vs. Atlanta Hawks WASHINGTON BULLETS win 2-0

#5.New York Knicks (2) vs. #4.Cleveland Cavaliers (0)

Game 1
NYK
CLE
132
114
Game 2
CLE
NYK
107
109

New York Knicks (2-2)

Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK
1 Bob McAdoo 26 2 28 12 16 68 .750 34.0
2 Spencer Haywood 28 2 20 3 3 43 1.000 21.5
3 Lonnie Shelton 22 2 12 4 4 28 1.000 14.0
4 Ray Williams 23 2 10 5 6 25 .833 12.5
5 Earl Monroe 33 2 9 2 3 20 .667 10.0
6 Butch Beard 30 2 6 3 6 15 .500 7.5
7 Jim McMillian 29 2 6 3 3 15 1.000 7.5
8 Jim Cleamons 28 2 6 2 2 14 1.000 7.0
9 Glen Gondrezick 22 2 2 2 2 6 1.000 3.0
10 Toby Knight 22 2 2 1 2 5 .500 2.5
11 Phil Jackson 32 2 0 2 3 2 .667 1.0
Team Totals 2 480 101 39 50 241 .780 240.0 120.5

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Bob McAdoo 26 2
2 Spencer Haywood 28 2
3 Lonnie Shelton 22 2
4 Ray Williams 23 2
5 Earl Monroe 33 2
6 Butch Beard 30 2
7 Jim McMillian 29 2
8 Jim Cleamons 28 2
9 Glen Gondrezick 22 2
10 Toby Knight 22 2
11 Phil Jackson 32 2
Team Totals 2 480

Cleveland Cavaliers (0-0)

Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK
1 Campy Russell 26 2 19 17 21 55 .810 27.5
2 Austin Carr 29 2 10 15 16 35 .938 17.5
3 Terry Furlow 23 2 13 6 6 32 1.000 16.0
4 Jim Chones 28 2 13 4 8 30 .500 15.0
5 Elmore Smith 28 2 11 3 6 25 .500 12.5
6 Foots Walker 26 2 10 5 5 25 1.000 12.5
7 Bingo Smith 31 2 8 0 0 16 8.0
8 John Lambert 25 2 1 1 2 3 .500 1.5
9 Jim Brewer 26 1 0 0 2 0 .000 0.0
10 Dick Snyder 33 1 0 0 0 0 0.0
Team Totals 2 480 85 51 66 221 .773 240.0 110.5

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Campy Russell 26 2
2 Austin Carr 29 2
3 Terry Furlow 23 2
4 Jim Chones 28 2
5 Elmore Smith 28 2
6 Foots Walker 26 2
7 Bingo Smith 31 2
8 John Lambert 25 2
9 Jim Brewer 26 1
10 Dick Snyder 33 1
Team Totals 2 480

#3.Washington Bullets (2) vs. #6.Atlanta Hawks (0)

Game 1
ATL
WSB
94
103
Game 2
WSB
ATL
107
103

Washington Bullets (2-2)

Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK
1 Kevin Grevey 24 2 22 14 16 58 .875 29.0
2 Elvin Hayes 32 2 11 6 8 28 .750 14.0
3 Wes Unseld 31 2 9 5 9 23 .556 11.5
4 Mitch Kupchak 23 2 8 5 8 21 .625 10.5
5 Bob Dandridge 30 1 8 4 6 20 .667 20.0
6 Larry Wright 23 2 10 0 0 20 10.0
7 Greg Ballard 23 2 4 7 11 15 .636 7.5
8 Charles Johnson 28 2 4 5 5 13 1.000 6.5
9 Tom Henderson 26 2 4 2 4 10 .500 5.0
10 Phil Walker 21 1 0 2 3 2 .667 2.0
Team Totals 2 505 80 50 70 210 .714 252.5 105.0

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Kevin Grevey 24 2
2 Elvin Hayes 32 2
3 Wes Unseld 31 2
4 Mitch Kupchak 23 2
5 Bob Dandridge 30 1
6 Larry Wright 23 2
7 Greg Ballard 23 2
8 Charles Johnson 28 2
9 Tom Henderson 26 2
10 Phil Walker 21 1
Team Totals 2 505

Atlanta Hawks (0-0)

Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK
1 John Drew 23 2 21 10 16 52 .625 26.0
2 Eddie Johnson 22 2 12 7 8 31 .875 15.5
3 Charlie Criss 29 2 10 7 9 27 .778 13.5
4 Tom McMillen 25 2 13 0 0 26 13.0
5 Steve Hawes 27 2 7 2 3 16 .667 8.0
6 Armond Hill 24 2 6 4 4 16 1.000 8.0
7 Tree Rollins 22 2 7 2 8 16 .250 8.0
8 Ollie Johnson 28 2 4 0 0 8 4.0
9 Tony Robertson 22 2 2 1 2 5 .500 2.5
10 John Brown 26 2 0 0 0 0 0.0
Team Totals 2 505 82 33 50 197 .660 252.5 98.5

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 John Drew 23 2
2 Eddie Johnson 22 2
3 Charlie Criss 29 2
4 Tom McMillen 25 2
5 Steve Hawes 27 2
6 Armond Hill 24 2
7 Tree Rollins 22 2
8 Ollie Johnson 28 2
9 Tony Robertson 22 2
10 John Brown 26 2
Team Totals 2 505