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1978 NBA Western 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 Seattle SuperSonics vs. Los Angeles Lakers SEATTLE SUPERSONICS win 2-1
3 vs. 6 Phoenix Suns vs. Milwaukee Bucks MILWAUKEE BUCKS win 2-0

#4.Seattle SuperSonics (2) vs. #5.Los Angeles Lakers (1)

Game 1
LAL
SEA
90
102
Game 2
SEA
LAL
99
105
Game 3
LAL
SEA
102
111

Seattle SuperSonics (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 Gus Williams 24 3 28 5 7 61 .714 20.3
2 Jack Sikma 22 3 22 11 14 55 .786 18.3
3 Marvin Webster 25 3 21 10 18 52 .556 17.3
4 Fred Brown 29 3 21 7 7 49 1.000 16.3
5 Dennis Johnson 23 3 15 14 20 44 .700 14.7
6 John Johnson 30 3 14 4 6 32 .667 10.7
7 Bruce Seals 24 2 4 1 3 9 .333 4.5
8 Wally Walker 23 2 3 2 2 8 1.000 4.0
9 Paul Silas 34 3 1 0 2 2 .000 0.7
Team Totals 3 720 129 54 77 312 .701 240.0 104.0

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Gus Williams 24 3
2 Jack Sikma 22 3
3 Marvin Webster 25 3
4 Fred Brown 29 3
5 Dennis Johnson 23 3
6 John Johnson 30 3
7 Bruce Seals 24 2
8 Wally Walker 23 2
9 Paul Silas 34 3
Team Totals 3 720

Los Angeles Lakers (1-1)

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 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 30 3 38 5 9 81 .556 27.0
2 Adrian Dantley 21 3 20 11 17 51 .647 17.0
3 Jamaal Wilkes 24 3 15 6 11 36 .545 12.0
4 Lou Hudson 33 3 14 7 8 35 .875 11.7
5 Dave Robisch 28 3 13 4 5 30 .800 10.0
6 Charlie Scott 29 3 12 6 8 30 .750 10.0
7 Norm Nixon 22 3 11 2 3 24 .667 8.0
8 Kenny Carr 22 2 3 0 0 6 3.0
9 Tom Abernethy 23 2 1 2 2 4 1.000 2.0
10 Don Ford 25 1 0 0 0 0 0.0
Team Totals 3 720 127 43 73 297 .589 240.0 99.0

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 30 3
2 Adrian Dantley 21 3
3 Jamaal Wilkes 24 3
4 Lou Hudson 33 3
5 Dave Robisch 28 3
6 Charlie Scott 29 3
7 Norm Nixon 22 3
8 Kenny Carr 22 2
9 Tom Abernethy 23 2
10 Don Ford 25 1
Team Totals 3 720

#6.Milwaukee Bucks (2) vs. #3.Phoenix Suns (0)

Game 1
MIL
PHO
111
103
Game 2
PHO
MIL
90
94

Milwaukee Bucks (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 Marques Johnson 21 2 22 13 14 57 .929 28.5
2 Brian Winters 25 2 26 3 4 55 .750 27.5
3 Dave Meyers 24 2 10 10 12 30 .833 15.0
4 Alex English 24 2 6 4 6 16 .667 8.0
5 John Gianelli 27 2 6 4 8 16 .500 8.0
6 Quinn Buckner 23 2 4 3 5 11 .600 5.5
7 Junior Bridgeman 24 2 5 0 0 10 5.0
8 Kent Benson 23 2 4 0 0 8 4.0
9 Lloyd Walton 24 2 1 0 0 2 1.0
Team Totals 2 480 84 37 49 205 .755 240.0 102.5

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Marques Johnson 21 2
2 Brian Winters 25 2
3 Dave Meyers 24 2
4 Alex English 24 2
5 John Gianelli 27 2
6 Quinn Buckner 23 2
7 Junior Bridgeman 24 2
8 Kent Benson 23 2
9 Lloyd Walton 24 2
Team Totals 2 480

Phoenix Suns (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 Paul Westphal 27 2 22 8 9 52 .889 26.0
2 Walter Davis 23 2 19 12 16 50 .750 25.0
3 Alvan Adams 23 2 15 2 2 32 1.000 16.0
4 Gar Heard 29 2 6 1 2 13 .500 6.5
5 Alvin Scott 22 2 4 5 6 13 .833 6.5
6 Ron Lee 25 2 5 2 2 12 1.000 6.0
7 Don Buse 27 2 4 0 0 8 4.0
8 Greg Griffin 25 2 3 0 0 6 3.0
9 Dennis Awtrey 29 2 1 1 1 3 1.000 1.5
10 Mike Bratz 22 2 1 0 0 2 1.0
11 Bayard Forrest 23 1 1 0 0 2 2.0
Team Totals 2 480 81 31 38 193 .816 240.0 96.5

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Paul Westphal 27 2
2 Walter Davis 23 2
3 Alvan Adams 23 2
4 Gar Heard 29 2
5 Alvin Scott 22 2
6 Ron Lee 25 2
7 Don Buse 27 2
8 Greg Griffin 25 2
9 Dennis Awtrey 29 2
10 Mike Bratz 22 2
11 Bayard Forrest 23 1
Team Totals 2 480