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1979 NBA Eastern Conference First Round

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League Champion: Seattle SuperSonics

Finals MVP: Dennis Johnson (22.6/6.0/6.0)

1979 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Gus Williams (454)
TRB: Elvin Hayes (266)
AST: Tom Henderson (107)
WS: Gus Williams (2.7)

2 Series

Click matchup for composite box score
4 vs. 5 Houston Rockets vs. Atlanta Hawks ATLANTA HAWKS win 2-0
3 vs. 6 Philadelphia 76ers vs. New Jersey Nets PHILADELPHIA 76ERS win 2-0

#5.Atlanta Hawks (2) vs. #4.Houston Rockets (0)

Game 1
ATL
HOU
109
106
Game 2
HOU
ATL
91
100

Atlanta Hawks (0-2)

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 John Drew 24 2 14 12 17 40 .706 20.0
2 Dan Roundfield 25 2 14 8 9 12 36 .889 18.0
3 Eddie Johnson 23 2 15 4 9 34 .444 17.0
4 Terry Furlow 24 2 11 5 5 27 1.000 13.5
5 Armond Hill 25 2 10 2 3 22 .667 11.0
6 Tree Rollins 23 2 6 4 6 16 .667 8.0
7 Steve Hawes 28 2 5 3 4 13 .750 6.5
8 Jack Givens 22 2 3 2 2 8 1.000 4.0
9 Tom McMillen 26 2 3 1 2 7 .500 3.5
10 Charlie Criss 30 2 2 2 2 6 1.000 3.0
11 Rick Wilson 22 1 0 0 0 0 0.0
Team Totals 2 480 83 43 59 209 .729 240.0 104.5

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 24 2
2 Dan Roundfield 25 2
3 Eddie Johnson 23 2
4 Terry Furlow 24 2
5 Armond Hill 25 2
6 Tree Rollins 23 2
7 Steve Hawes 28 2
8 Jack Givens 22 2
9 Tom McMillen 26 2
10 Charlie Criss 30 2
11 Rick Wilson 22 1
Team Totals 2 480

Houston Rockets (0-2)

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 Moses Malone 23 2 18 13 18 49 .722 24.5
2 Calvin Murphy 30 2 9 8 9 26 .889 13.0
3 Rick Barry 34 2 8 8 8 24 1.000 12.0
4 Mike Newlin 30 2 8 8 8 24 1.000 12.0
5 Dwight Jones 26 2 7 6 6 20 1.000 10.0
6 Robert Reid 23 2 7 6 9 20 .667 10.0
7 Rudy Tomjanovich 30 2 9 2 5 20 .400 10.0
8 Slick Watts 27 2 6 2 3 14 .667 7.0
9 Alonzo Bradley 25 1 0 0 0 0 0.0
10 Jacky Dorsey 24 1 0 0 0 0 0.0
11 Mike Dunleavy 24 1 0 0 0 0 0.0
Team Totals 2 480 72 53 66 197 .803 240.0 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 Moses Malone 23 2
2 Calvin Murphy 30 2
3 Rick Barry 34 2
4 Mike Newlin 30 2
5 Dwight Jones 26 2
6 Robert Reid 23 2
7 Rudy Tomjanovich 30 2
8 Slick Watts 27 2
9 Alonzo Bradley 25 1
10 Jacky Dorsey 24 1
11 Mike Dunleavy 24 1
Team Totals 2 480

#3.Philadelphia 76ers (2) vs. #6.New Jersey Nets (0)

Game 1
NJN
PHI
114
122
Game 2
PHI
NJN
111
101

Philadelphia 76ers (0-2)

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 Julius Erving 28 2 18 11 14 47 .786 23.5
2 Caldwell Jones 28 2 13 8 8 34 1.000 17.0
3 Darryl Dawkins 22 2 12 5 7 29 .714 14.5
4 Henry Bibby 29 2 9 7 11 25 .636 12.5
5 Maurice Cheeks 22 2 8 9 14 25 .643 12.5
6 Bobby Jones 27 2 9 7 7 25 1.000 12.5
7 Eric Money 23 2 12 0 0 24 12.0
8 Steve Mix 31 2 6 2 3 14 .667 7.0
9 Al Skinner 26 2 4 0 0 8 4.0
10 Joe Bryant 24 1 1 0 0 2 2.0
Team Totals 2 480 92 49 64 233 .766 240.0 116.5

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 28 2
2 Caldwell Jones 28 2
3 Darryl Dawkins 22 2
4 Henry Bibby 29 2
5 Maurice Cheeks 22 2
6 Bobby Jones 27 2
7 Eric Money 23 2
8 Steve Mix 31 2
9 Al Skinner 26 2
10 Joe Bryant 24 1
Team Totals 2 480

New Jersey Nets (0-2)

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 John Williamson 27 2 23 13 16 59 .813 29.5
2 Bernard King 22 2 21 10 24 52 .417 26.0
3 Eddie Jordan 24 2 15 8 9 38 .889 19.0
4 George Johnson 30 2 14 1 3 29 .333 14.5
5 Jan Van Breda Kolff 27 2 8 5 6 21 .833 10.5
6 Tim Bassett 27 2 2 2 2 6 1.000 3.0
7 Phil Jackson 33 2 1 2 2 4 1.000 2.0
8 Ralph Simpson 29 2 2 0 0 4 2.0
9 Harvey Catchings 27 2 1 0 3 2 .000 1.0
Team Totals 2 480 87 41 65 215 .631 240.0 107.5

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 Williamson 27 2
2 Bernard King 22 2
3 Eddie Jordan 24 2
4 George Johnson 30 2
5 Jan Van Breda Kolff 27 2
6 Tim Bassett 27 2
7 Phil Jackson 33 2
8 Ralph Simpson 29 2
9 Harvey Catchings 27 2
Team Totals 2 480