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1978 NBA Playoffs Leaders

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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)

Playoff Leaders

Minutes Played
1. Marvin Webster-SEA 904
2. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 868
3. Dennis Johnson*-SEA 827
4. Bob Dandridge-WSB 746
5. Jack Sikma-SEA 701
  Gus Williams-SEA 701
7. Wes Unseld*-WSB 677
8. Paul Silas-SEA 605
9. Tom Henderson-WSB 597
10. John Johnson-SEA 596
Field Goals
1. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 189
2. Bob Dandridge-WSB 172
3. Gus Williams-SEA 163
4. Fred Brown-SEA 153
5. Marvin Webster-SEA 137
6. David Thompson*-DEN 131
7. Kevin Grevey-WSB 126
8. Dennis Johnson*-SEA 121
9. Jack Sikma-SEA 115
10. Dan Issel*-DEN 103
Field Goal Attempts
1. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 385
2. Bob Dandridge-WSB 359
3. Gus Williams-SEA 342
4. Fred Brown-SEA 341
5. Dennis Johnson*-SEA 294
6. David Thompson*-DEN 291
7. Kevin Grevey-WSB 284
8. Marvin Webster-SEA 280
9. Jack Sikma-SEA 247
10. Charles Johnson-WSB 229
Free Throws
1. Dennis Johnson*-SEA 112
2. Marvin Webster-SEA 81
3. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 79
4. Gus Williams-SEA 77
5. Fred Brown-SEA 75
6. Kevin Grevey-WSB 73
7. Jack Sikma-SEA 71
8. David Thompson*-DEN 66
9. World B. Free-PHI 59
10. Tom Henderson-WSB 58
  Bob Dandridge-WSB 58
Free Throw Attempts
1. Dennis Johnson*-SEA 159
2. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 133
3. Marvin Webster-SEA 120
4. Gus Williams-SEA 106
5. Jack Sikma-SEA 91
6. Kevin Grevey-WSB 90
  Fred Brown-SEA 90
8. Bob Dandridge-WSB 84
9. World B. Free-PHI 81
10. David Thompson*-DEN 80
Offensive Rebounds
1. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 103
2. Marvin Webster-SEA 95
3. Paul Silas-SEA 73
4. Wes Unseld*-WSB 72
5. Jack Sikma-SEA 50
6. Mitch Kupchak-WSB 49
7. Dennis Johnson*-SEA 47
8. Anthony Roberts-DEN 45
9. Dan Issel*-DEN 41
10. Julius Erving*-PHI 40
Defensive Rebounds
1. Marvin Webster-SEA 194
2. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 176
3. Wes Unseld*-WSB 144
4. Jack Sikma-SEA 128
5. Paul Silas-SEA 114
6. Dan Issel*-DEN 93
7. Bob Dandridge-WSB 88
8. Caldwell Jones-PHI 84
9. Mitch Kupchak-WSB 78
10. Marques Johnson-MIL 77
Total Rebounds
1. Marvin Webster-SEA 289
2. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 279
3. Wes Unseld*-WSB 216
4. Paul Silas-SEA 187
5. Jack Sikma-SEA 178
6. Dan Issel*-DEN 134
7. Mitch Kupchak-WSB 127
8. Bob Dandridge-WSB 123
9. Marques Johnson-MIL 112
10. Anthony Roberts-DEN 108
Assists
1. Tom Henderson-WSB 106
2. Gus Williams-SEA 88
3. Wes Unseld*-WSB 79
4. Bob Wilkerson-DEN 78
5. Bob Dandridge-WSB 74
6. Dennis Johnson*-SEA 72
7. Larry Wright-WSB 67
8. Quinn Buckner-MIL 62
9. Brian Winters-MIL 58
  Marvin Webster-SEA 58
Steals
1. Gus Williams-SEA 45
2. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 32
3. Charles Johnson-WSB 30
  Bob Dandridge-WSB 30
5. Tom Henderson-WSB 27
6. Fred Brown-SEA 23
  Dennis Johnson*-SEA 23
8. Bob Wilkerson-DEN 19
9. Jack Sikma-SEA 18
  Quinn Buckner-MIL 18
Blocks
1. Marvin Webster-SEA 58
2. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 52
3. Caldwell Jones-PHI 30
4. Dennis Johnson*-SEA 23
5. David Thompson*-DEN 21
6. Julius Erving*-PHI 18
7. Marques Johnson-MIL 17
8. Mike Green-SAS 16
  George Gervin*-SAS 16
10. Darryl Dawkins-PHI 15
Turnovers
1. Marvin Webster-SEA 74
2. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 58
3. Bob Dandridge-WSB 57
4. Dennis Johnson*-SEA 56
5. Gus Williams-SEA 54
6. John Johnson-SEA 52
7. Kevin Grevey-WSB 44
8. Mitch Kupchak-WSB 42
9. Dan Issel*-DEN 39
  David Thompson*-DEN 39
  Quinn Buckner-MIL 39
Personal Fouls
1. Jack Sikma-SEA 101
2. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 86
3. Bob Dandridge-WSB 78
4. Marvin Webster-SEA 76
5. Kevin Grevey-WSB 71
6. Gus Williams-SEA 70
7. John Johnson-SEA 64
8. Dennis Johnson*-SEA 63
9. Wes Unseld*-WSB 62
10. Paul Silas-SEA 59
Points
1. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 457
2. Gus Williams-SEA 403
3. Bob Dandridge-WSB 402
4. Fred Brown-SEA 381
5. Marvin Webster-SEA 355
6. Dennis Johnson*-SEA 354
7. David Thompson*-DEN 328
8. Kevin Grevey-WSB 325
9. Jack Sikma-SEA 301
10. Dan Issel*-DEN 262
Field Goal Pct
1. Alex English*-MIL .615
2. Steve Mix-PHI .598
3. Adrian Dantley*-LAL .571
4. Bobby Jones-DEN .569
5. Tom Owens-POR .551
6. George Gervin*-SAS .549
7. Marques Johnson-MIL .549
8. Lonnie Shelton-NYK .536
9. Wes Unseld*-WSB .530
10. Ray Williams-NYK .526
Free Throw Pct
1. Spencer Haywood-NYK 1.000
  Dave Twardzik-POR 1.000
3. Austin Carr-CLE .938
4. Mack Calvin-DEN .931
5. Henry Bibby-PHI .909
6. Larry Steele-POR .905
7. Ray Williams-NYK .885
8. Steve Mix-PHI .884
9. Mark Olberding-SAS .867
10. Dan Issel*-DEN .862
Minutes Per Game
1. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 41.3
2. Marvin Webster-SEA 41.1
3. Bob McAdoo*-NYK 39.7
4. Bob Dandridge-WSB 39.3
5. Maurice Lucas-POR 38.8
6. George Gervin*-SAS 37.8
7. Wes Unseld*-WSB 37.6
8. Dennis Johnson*-SEA 37.6
9. Lionel Hollins-POR 37.2
10. David Thompson*-DEN 37.0
Points Per Game
1. George Gervin*-SAS 33.2
2. David Thompson*-DEN 25.2
3. Marques Johnson-MIL 24.0
4. Bob McAdoo*-NYK 23.8
5. Julius Erving*-PHI 21.8
6. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 21.8
7. Bob Dandridge-WSB 21.2
8. Brian Winters-MIL 20.4
9. Doug Collins-PHI 20.4
10. Dan Issel*-DEN 20.2
Rebounds Per Game
1. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 13.3
2. Marvin Webster-SEA 13.1
3. Maurice Lucas-POR 12.5
4. Marques Johnson-MIL 12.4
5. Wes Unseld*-WSB 12.0
6. Caldwell Jones-PHI 10.6
7. Dan Issel*-DEN 10.3
8. Julius Erving*-PHI 9.7
9. Bob McAdoo*-NYK 9.7
10. Larry Kenon-SAS 9.2
Assists Per Game
1. Quinn Buckner-MIL 6.9
2. Brian Winters-MIL 6.4
3. Bob Wilkerson-DEN 6.0
4. Lionel Hollins-POR 5.5
5. Ray Williams-NYK 5.2
  Mike Gale-SAS 5.2
7. Tom Henderson-WSB 5.0
8. Henry Bibby-PHI 4.8
9. Butch Beard-NYK 4.5
10. Wes Unseld*-WSB 4.4
Steals Per Game
1. Gus Williams-SEA 2.0
2. Quinn Buckner-MIL 2.0
3. Butch Beard-NYK 1.7
4. Bob Dandridge-WSB 1.6
5. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 1.5
6. George McGinnis-PHI 1.5
  Steve Mix-PHI 1.5
  Julius Erving*-PHI 1.5
9. Bob Wilkerson-DEN 1.5
10. Charles Johnson-WSB 1.4
Blocks Per Game
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 4.0
2. Caldwell Jones-PHI 3.0
3. George Gervin*-SAS 2.7
  Mike Green-SAS 2.7
5. Marvin Webster-SEA 2.6
6. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 2.5
7. Bob McAdoo*-NYK 2.0
8. Marques Johnson-MIL 1.9
9. Julius Erving*-PHI 1.8
10. David Thompson*-DEN 1.6
Player Efficiency Rating
1. George Gervin*-SAS 29.4
2. Marques Johnson-MIL 27.2
3. Steve Mix-PHI 25.1
4. Julius Erving*-PHI 21.2
5. Alex English*-MIL 20.9
6. Tom Owens-POR 20.6
7. Gus Williams-SEA 20.4
8. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 20.3
9. Fred Brown-SEA 19.9
10. Dan Issel*-DEN 19.0
True Shooting Pct
1. Steve Mix-PHI .674
2. Alex English*-MIL .657
3. Bobby Jones-DEN .609
4. George Gervin*-SAS .597
5. Marques Johnson-MIL .596
6. Mack Calvin-DEN .594
7. Ray Williams-NYK .587
8. Tom Owens-POR .582
9. Lonnie Shelton-NYK .554
10. Wes Unseld*-WSB .548
Effective Field Goal Pct
1. Alex English*-MIL .615
2. Steve Mix-PHI .598
3. Adrian Dantley*-LAL .571
4. Bobby Jones-DEN .569
5. Tom Owens-POR .551
6. George Gervin*-SAS .549
7. Marques Johnson-MIL .549
8. Lonnie Shelton-NYK .536
9. Wes Unseld*-WSB .530
10. Ray Williams-NYK .526
Offensive Rebound Pct
1. Paul Silas-SEA 12.2
2. Marques Johnson-MIL 11.9
3. Julius Erving*-PHI 11.8
4. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 11.7
5. Anthony Roberts-DEN 11.7
6. Lonnie Shelton-NYK 11.2
7. Greg Ballard-WSB 11.0
8. Marvin Webster-SEA 10.6
9. Dave Meyers-MIL 10.6
10. Mike Green-SAS 10.5
Defensive Rebound Pct
1. Maurice Lucas-POR 25.4
2. Marques Johnson-MIL 24.9
3. Darryl Dawkins-PHI 24.8
4. Caldwell Jones-PHI 24.5
5. Marvin Webster-SEA 22.1
6. Greg Ballard-WSB 22.0
7. Wes Unseld*-WSB 21.9
8. Bob McAdoo*-NYK 21.7
9. Darnell Hillman-DEN 21.0
10. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 20.8
Total Rebound Pct
1. Marques Johnson-MIL 18.6
2. Maurice Lucas-POR 17.8
3. Caldwell Jones-PHI 16.9
4. Greg Ballard-WSB 16.4
5. Marvin Webster-SEA 16.3
6. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 16.2
7. Wes Unseld*-WSB 16.1
8. Paul Silas-SEA 15.8
9. Darnell Hillman-DEN 15.6
10. Darryl Dawkins-PHI 15.2
Assist Pct
1. Quinn Buckner-MIL 30.3
2. Brian Winters-MIL 27.4
3. Larry Wright-WSB 23.7
4. Ralph Simpson-DEN 23.4
5. Tom Henderson-WSB 23.0
6. Lionel Hollins-POR 23.0
7. Bob Wilkerson-DEN 22.8
8. Steve Mix-PHI 22.1
9. Gus Williams-SEA 21.2
10. Henry Bibby-PHI 21.1
Steal Pct
1. Charles Johnson-WSB 3.3
2. Quinn Buckner-MIL 3.1
3. Gus Williams-SEA 3.1
4. Steve Mix-PHI 2.8
5. Butch Beard-NYK 2.7
6. George McGinnis-PHI 2.4
7. Junior Bridgeman-MIL 2.3
8. Tom Henderson-WSB 2.1
9. Bob Wilkerson-DEN 2.0
10. Larry Wright-WSB 2.0
Block Pct
1. Caldwell Jones-PHI 4.8
2. Mike Green-SAS 4.6
3. Darryl Dawkins-PHI 4.0
4. George Gervin*-SAS 3.5
5. Marvin Webster-SEA 3.3
6. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 3.2
7. Marques Johnson-MIL 2.7
8. Bob McAdoo*-NYK 2.6
9. Julius Erving*-PHI 2.4
10. Bo Ellis-DEN 2.4
Turnover Pct
1. Marques Johnson-MIL 7.2
2. Fred Brown-SEA 7.5
3. Junior Bridgeman-MIL 7.8
4. Billy Paultz-SAS 7.8
5. Tom Owens-POR 8.2
6. Charles Johnson-WSB 9.6
7. Spencer Haywood-NYK 10.0
8. George Gervin*-SAS 10.2
9. Steve Mix-PHI 10.6
10. David Thompson*-DEN 10.7
Usage Pct
1. George Gervin*-SAS 32.8
2. Fred Brown-SEA 28.8
3. David Thompson*-DEN 28.6
4. Brian Winters-MIL 26.4
5. World B. Free-PHI 26.2
6. Larry Kenon-SAS 26.2
7. Bob McAdoo*-NYK 26.0
8. George McGinnis-PHI 25.5
9. Gus Williams-SEA 25.4
10. Julius Erving*-PHI 25.3
Offensive Rating
1. Steve Mix-PHI 135.9
2. Marques Johnson-MIL 124.3
3. Alex English*-MIL 124.0
4. Tom Owens-POR 121.5
5. Bobby Jones-DEN 118.9
6. Mack Calvin-DEN 117.4
7. George Gervin*-SAS 116.8
8. Wes Unseld*-WSB 112.6
9. Mark Olberding-SAS 112.1
10. Ray Williams-NYK 111.5
Defensive Rating
1. Caldwell Jones-PHI 93.6
2. Darryl Dawkins-PHI 93.8
3. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 95.8
4. George McGinnis-PHI 96.2
5. Julius Erving*-PHI 97.2
6. Greg Ballard-WSB 97.3
7. Maurice Lucas-POR 97.9
8. Steve Mix-PHI 98.1
9. Wes Unseld*-WSB 98.6
10. Marques Johnson-MIL 98.8
Offensive Win Shares
1. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 1.4
2. Marques Johnson-MIL 1.4
3. Gus Williams-SEA 1.4
4. Fred Brown-SEA 1.3
5. Jack Sikma-SEA 1.2
6. Steve Mix-PHI 1.1
7. Dan Issel*-DEN 1.0
8. Marvin Webster-SEA 1.0
9. George Gervin*-SAS 1.0
10. Wes Unseld*-WSB 1.0
Defensive Win Shares
1. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 1.7
2. Marvin Webster-SEA 1.3
3. Wes Unseld*-WSB 1.1
4. Bob Dandridge-WSB 1.0
5. Jack Sikma-SEA 0.9
6. Gus Williams-SEA 0.9
7. Paul Silas-SEA 0.7
8. Dennis Johnson*-SEA 0.7
9. Caldwell Jones-PHI 0.7
10. Tom Henderson-WSB 0.7
Win Shares
1. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 3.1
2. Marvin Webster-SEA 2.3
3. Gus Williams-SEA 2.3
4. Jack Sikma-SEA 2.1
5. Wes Unseld*-WSB 2.0
6. Bob Dandridge-WSB 1.9
7. Marques Johnson-MIL 1.9
8. Fred Brown-SEA 1.8
9. Steve Mix-PHI 1.5
10. Dennis Johnson*-SEA 1.5
Win Shares Per 48 Minutes
1. Steve Mix-PHI .311
2. Marques Johnson-MIL .280
3. George Gervin*-SAS .247
4. Tom Owens-POR .219
5. Alex English*-MIL .210
6. Julius Erving*-PHI .171
7. Elvin Hayes*-WSB .169
8. Gus Williams-SEA .155
9. Bobby Jones-DEN .154
10. Fred Brown-SEA .151