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1978 NBA Western 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
2 vs. 6 Denver Nuggets vs. Milwaukee Bucks DENVER NUGGETS win 4-3
1 vs. 4 Portland Trail Blazers vs. Seattle SuperSonics SEATTLE SUPERSONICS win 4-2

#2.Denver Nuggets (4) vs. #6.Milwaukee Bucks (3)

Game 1
MIL
DEN
103
119
Game 2
MIL
DEN
111
127
Game 3
DEN
MIL
112
143
Game 4
DEN
MIL
118
104
Game 5
MIL
DEN
117
112
Game 6
DEN
MIL
91
119
Game 7
MIL
DEN
110
116

Denver Nuggets (4-4)

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 David Thompson 23 7 74 37 47 185 .787 26.4
2 Dan Issel 29 7 48 30 35 126 .857 18.0
3 Anthony Roberts 22 7 47 21 27 115 .778 16.4
4 Bobby Jones 26 7 40 23 30 103 .767 14.7
5 Ralph Simpson 28 7 28 10 15 66 .667 9.4
6 Bob Wilkerson 23 7 22 13 22 57 .591 8.1
7 Bo Ellis 23 7 16 12 15 44 .800 6.3
8 Darnell Hillman 28 7 16 3 3 35 1.000 5.0
9 Mack Calvin 30 6 6 19 21 31 .905 5.2
10 Robert Smith 22 6 9 2 3 20 .667 3.3
11 Tom LaGarde 22 4 6 1 2 13 .500 3.3
Team Totals 7 1680 312 171 220 795 .777 240.0 113.6

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 David Thompson 23 7
2 Dan Issel 29 7
3 Anthony Roberts 22 7
4 Bobby Jones 26 7
5 Ralph Simpson 28 7
6 Bob Wilkerson 23 7
7 Bo Ellis 23 7
8 Darnell Hillman 28 7
9 Mack Calvin 30 6
10 Robert Smith 22 6
11 Tom LaGarde 22 4
Team Totals 7 1680

Milwaukee Bucks (3-3)

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 7 62 35 50 159 .700 22.7
2 Brian Winters 25 7 56 17 23 129 .739 18.4
3 Alex English 24 7 42 21 26 105 .808 15.0
4 Quinn Buckner 23 7 39 12 18 90 .667 12.9
5 Dave Meyers 24 7 34 18 30 86 .600 12.3
6 Junior Bridgeman 24 7 39 6 8 84 .750 12.0
7 John Gianelli 27 7 19 16 17 54 .941 7.7
8 Lloyd Walton 24 7 16 8 13 40 .615 5.7
9 Ernie Grunfeld 22 7 17 4 5 38 .800 5.4
10 Kent Benson 23 7 7 6 11 20 .545 2.9
11 Jim Eakins 31 3 1 0 0 2 0.7
Team Totals 7 1680 332 143 202 807 .708 240.0 115.3

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 7
2 Brian Winters 25 7
3 Alex English 24 7
4 Quinn Buckner 23 7
5 Dave Meyers 24 7
6 Junior Bridgeman 24 7
7 John Gianelli 27 7
8 Lloyd Walton 24 7
9 Ernie Grunfeld 22 7
10 Kent Benson 23 7
11 Jim Eakins 31 3
Team Totals 7 1680

#4.Seattle SuperSonics (4) vs. #1.Portland Trail Blazers (2)

Game 1
SEA
POR
104
95
Game 2
SEA
POR
93
96
Game 3
POR
SEA
84
99
Game 4
POR
SEA
98
100
Game 5
SEA
POR
89
113
Game 6
POR
SEA
94
105

Seattle SuperSonics (4-4)

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 Gus Williams 24 6 41 22 32 104 .688 17.3
2 Fred Brown 29 6 39 23 27 101 .852 16.8
3 Marvin Webster 25 6 36 27 36 99 .750 16.5
4 Dennis Johnson 23 6 33 18 27 84 .667 14.0
5 Jack Sikma 22 6 34 15 17 83 .882 13.8
6 John Johnson 30 6 16 6 11 38 .545 6.3
7 Paul Silas 34 6 10 15 23 35 .652 5.8
8 Wally Walker 23 6 13 9 11 35 .818 5.8
9 Joe Hassett 22 2 2 0 0 4 2.0
10 Bruce Seals 24 2 2 0 0 4 2.0
11 Al Fleming 23 2 1 1 2 3 .500 1.5
Team Totals 6 1440 227 136 186 590 .731 240.0 98.3

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 6
2 Fred Brown 29 6
3 Marvin Webster 25 6
4 Dennis Johnson 23 6
5 Jack Sikma 22 6
6 John Johnson 30 6
7 Paul Silas 34 6
8 Wally Walker 23 6
9 Joe Hassett 22 2
10 Bruce Seals 24 2
11 Al Fleming 23 2
Team Totals 6 1440

Portland Trail Blazers (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 Maurice Lucas 25 6 46 11 19 103 .579 17.2
2 Lionel Hollins 24 6 40 20 29 100 .690 16.7
3 Tom Owens 28 6 38 15 21 91 .714 15.2
4 Johnny Davis 22 6 35 16 23 86 .696 14.3
5 Larry Steele 28 6 25 19 21 69 .905 11.5
6 Dave Twardzik 27 6 11 14 14 36 1.000 6.0
7 Corky Calhoun 27 6 15 4 7 34 .571 5.7
8 Bill Walton 25 2 11 5 7 27 .714 13.5
9 Lloyd Neal 27 3 7 1 1 15 1.000 5.0
10 Willie Norwood 30 3 7 1 1 15 1.000 5.0
11 T.R. Dunn 22 4 2 0 0 4 1.0
Team Totals 6 1440 237 106 143 580 .741 240.0 96.7

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Maurice Lucas 25 6
2 Lionel Hollins 24 6
3 Tom Owens 28 6
4 Johnny Davis 22 6
5 Larry Steele 28 6
6 Dave Twardzik 27 6
7 Corky Calhoun 27 6
8 Bill Walton 25 2
9 Lloyd Neal 27 3
10 Willie Norwood 30 3
11 T.R. Dunn 22 4
Team Totals 6 1440