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1978 NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals

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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
1 vs. 5 Philadelphia 76ers vs. New York Knicks PHILADELPHIA 76ERS win 4-0
2 vs. 3 San Antonio Spurs vs. Washington Bullets WASHINGTON BULLETS win 4-2

#1.Philadelphia 76ers (4) vs. #5.New York Knicks (0)

Game 1
NYK
PHI
90
130
Game 2
NYK
PHI
100
119
Game 3
PHI
NYK
137
126
Game 4
PHI
NYK
112
107

Philadelphia 76ers (4-0)

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 Julius Erving 27 4 35 19 25 89 .760 22.3
2 Doug Collins 26 4 31 22 26 84 .846 21.0
3 World B. Free 24 4 25 27 35 77 .771 19.3
4 George McGinnis 27 4 24 16 20 64 .800 16.0
5 Steve Mix 30 4 19 20 20 58 1.000 14.5
6 Henry Bibby 28 4 19 6 7 44 .857 11.0
7 Darryl Dawkins 21 4 12 6 12 30 .500 7.5
8 Caldwell Jones 27 4 11 0 0 22 5.5
9 Joe Bryant 23 4 8 3 4 19 .750 4.8
10 Harvey Catchings 26 3 2 3 4 7 .750 2.3
11 Ted McClain 31 2 2 0 0 4 2.0
Team Totals 4 960 188 122 153 498 .797 240.0 124.5

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Julius Erving 27 4
2 Doug Collins 26 4
3 World B. Free 24 4
4 George McGinnis 27 4
5 Steve Mix 30 4
6 Henry Bibby 28 4
7 Darryl Dawkins 21 4
8 Caldwell Jones 27 4
9 Joe Bryant 23 4
10 Harvey Catchings 26 3
11 Ted McClain 31 2
Team Totals 4 960

New York Knicks (0-4)

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 Ray Williams 23 4 31 18 20 80 .900 20.0
2 Bob McAdoo 26 4 33 9 19 75 .474 18.8
3 Spencer Haywood 28 4 23 8 8 54 1.000 13.5
4 Butch Beard 30 4 18 3 4 39 .750 9.8
5 Earl Monroe 33 4 15 9 15 39 .600 9.8
6 Jim McMillian 29 4 18 2 3 38 .667 9.5
7 Lonnie Shelton 22 4 18 2 4 38 .500 9.5
8 Jim Cleamons 28 4 8 4 4 20 1.000 5.0
9 Glen Gondrezick 22 4 8 3 6 19 .500 4.8
10 Toby Knight 22 4 4 3 6 11 .500 2.8
11 Phil Jackson 32 4 4 2 3 10 .667 2.5
Team Totals 4 960 180 63 92 423 .685 240.0 105.8

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Ray Williams 23 4
2 Bob McAdoo 26 4
3 Spencer Haywood 28 4
4 Butch Beard 30 4
5 Earl Monroe 33 4
6 Jim McMillian 29 4
7 Lonnie Shelton 22 4
8 Jim Cleamons 28 4
9 Glen Gondrezick 22 4
10 Toby Knight 22 4
11 Phil Jackson 32 4
Team Totals 4 960

#3.Washington Bullets (4) vs. #2.San Antonio Spurs (2)

Game 1
WSB
SAS
103
114
Game 2
WSB
SAS
121
117
Game 3
SAS
WSB
105
118
Game 4
SAS
WSB
95
98
Game 5
WSB
SAS
105
116
Game 6
SAS
WSB
100
103

Washington Bullets (4-2)

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 Elvin Hayes 32 6 65 16 31 146 .516 24.3
2 Bob Dandridge 30 5 44 14 20 102 .700 20.4
3 Charles Johnson 28 6 36 10 13 82 .769 13.7
4 Kevin Grevey 24 6 30 17 22 77 .773 12.8
5 Tom Henderson 26 6 23 18 21 64 .857 10.7
6 Wes Unseld 31 6 26 7 12 59 .583 9.8
7 Mitch Kupchak 23 6 22 12 20 56 .600 9.3
8 Larry Wright 23 6 21 2 6 44 .333 7.3
9 Greg Ballard 23 5 5 0 4 10 .000 2.0
10 Joe Pace 24 3 3 0 0 6 2.0
11 Phil Walker 21 1 0 2 2 2 1.000 2.0
Team Totals 6 1440 275 98 151 648 .649 240.0 108.0

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Elvin Hayes 32 6
2 Bob Dandridge 30 5
3 Charles Johnson 28 6
4 Kevin Grevey 24 6
5 Tom Henderson 26 6
6 Wes Unseld 31 6
7 Mitch Kupchak 23 6
8 Larry Wright 23 6
9 Greg Ballard 23 5
10 Joe Pace 24 3
11 Phil Walker 21 1
Team Totals 6 1440

San Antonio Spurs (2-4)

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 George Gervin 25 6 78 43 56 199 .768 33.2
2 Larry Kenon 25 6 46 14 19 106 .737 17.7
3 Billy Paultz 29 6 29 11 17 69 .647 11.5
4 Mike Green 26 6 28 9 10 65 .900 10.8
5 Mark Olberding 21 6 25 13 18 63 .722 10.5
6 Mike Gale 27 6 25 2 4 52 .500 8.7
7 Louie Dampier 33 6 17 1 4 35 .250 5.8
8 Coby Dietrick 29 6 14 1 2 29 .500 4.8
9 Allan Bristow 26 5 9 4 6 22 .667 4.4
10 James Silas 28 4 3 1 2 7 .500 1.8
Team Totals 6 1440 274 99 135 647 .733 240.0 107.8

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 George Gervin 25 6
2 Larry Kenon 25 6
3 Billy Paultz 29 6
4 Mike Green 26 6
5 Mark Olberding 21 6
6 Mike Gale 27 6
7 Louie Dampier 33 6
8 Coby Dietrick 29 6
9 Allan Bristow 26 5
10 James Silas 28 4
Team Totals 6 1440