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1979 NBA Western 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
3 vs. 6 Phoenix Suns vs. Portland Trail Blazers PHOENIX SUNS win 2-1
4 vs. 5 Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers LOS ANGELES LAKERS win 2-1

#3.Phoenix Suns (2) vs. #6.Portland Trail Blazers (1)

Game 1
POR
PHO
103
107
Game 2
PHO
POR
92
96
Game 3
POR
PHO
91
101

Phoenix Suns (1-2)

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 Walter Davis 24 3 31 17 21 79 .810 26.3
2 Paul Westphal 28 3 30 12 15 72 .800 24.0
3 Alvan Adams 24 3 15 7 10 37 .700 12.3
4 Mike Bratz 23 3 12 6 8 30 .750 10.0
5 Don Buse 28 3 8 4 5 20 .800 6.7
6 Gar Heard 30 3 7 1 4 15 .250 5.0
7 Truck Robinson 27 3 6 3 6 15 .500 5.0
8 Joel Kramer 23 3 4 3 3 11 1.000 3.7
9 Alvin Scott 23 3 2 7 8 11 .875 3.7
10 Ted McClain 32 3 2 4 4 8 1.000 2.7
11 Bayard Forrest 24 3 1 0 3 2 .000 0.7
Team Totals 3 720 118 64 87 300 .736 240.0 100.0

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Walter Davis 24 3
2 Paul Westphal 28 3
3 Alvan Adams 24 3
4 Mike Bratz 23 3
5 Don Buse 28 3
6 Gar Heard 30 3
7 Truck Robinson 27 3
8 Joel Kramer 23 3
9 Alvin Scott 23 3
10 Ted McClain 32 3
11 Bayard Forrest 24 3
Team Totals 3 720

Portland Trail Blazers (1-2)

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 Mychal Thompson 24 3 27 5 10 59 .500 19.7
2 Ron Brewer 23 3 22 9 13 53 .692 17.7
3 Larry Steele 29 3 16 8 9 40 .889 13.3
4 Tom Owens 29 3 15 5 8 35 .625 11.7
5 Maurice Lucas 26 3 14 5 7 33 .714 11.0
6 Dave Twardzik 28 3 7 11 12 25 .917 8.3
7 Lionel Hollins 25 3 8 5 7 21 .714 7.0
8 Clemon Johnson 22 3 4 6 11 14 .545 4.7
9 T.R. Dunn 23 3 5 0 0 10 3.3
10 Ira Terrell 24 1 0 0 0 0 0.0
Team Totals 3 720 118 54 77 290 .701 240.0 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 Mychal Thompson 24 3
2 Ron Brewer 23 3
3 Larry Steele 29 3
4 Tom Owens 29 3
5 Maurice Lucas 26 3
6 Dave Twardzik 28 3
7 Lionel Hollins 25 3
8 Clemon Johnson 22 3
9 T.R. Dunn 23 3
10 Ira Terrell 24 1
Team Totals 3 720

#5.Los Angeles Lakers (2) vs. #4.Denver Nuggets (1)

Game 1
LAL
DEN
105
110
Game 2
DEN
LAL
109
121
Game 3
LAL
DEN
112
111

Los Angeles Lakers (1-2)

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 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 31 3 32 20 24 84 .833 28.0
2 Adrian Dantley 22 3 26 14 18 66 .778 22.0
3 Jamaal Wilkes 25 3 26 14 21 66 .667 22.0
4 Norm Nixon 23 3 18 2 4 38 .500 12.7
5 Ron Boone 32 3 12 5 6 29 .833 9.7
6 Lou Hudson 34 3 9 2 2 20 1.000 6.7
7 Don Ford 26 3 7 1 1 15 1.000 5.0
8 Jim Price 29 3 4 0 0 8 2.7
9 Kenny Carr 23 3 2 2 2 6 1.000 2.0
10 Dave Robisch 29 2 2 2 2 6 1.000 3.0
Team Totals 3 720 138 62 80 338 .775 240.0 112.7

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 31 3
2 Adrian Dantley 22 3
3 Jamaal Wilkes 25 3
4 Norm Nixon 23 3
5 Ron Boone 32 3
6 Lou Hudson 34 3
7 Don Ford 26 3
8 Jim Price 29 3
9 Kenny Carr 23 3
10 Dave Robisch 29 2
Team Totals 3 720

Denver Nuggets (1-2)

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 David Thompson 24 3 38 8 11 84 .727 28.0
2 Dan Issel 30 3 24 25 31 73 .806 24.3
3 Tom Boswell 25 3 21 10 13 52 .769 17.3
4 Charlie Scott 30 3 20 8 14 48 .571 16.0
5 Anthony Roberts 23 3 13 7 11 33 .636 11.0
6 Bob Wilkerson 24 3 14 1 3 29 .333 9.7
7 Bo Ellis 24 3 2 2 2 6 1.000 2.0
8 Kim Hughes 26 3 1 1 2 3 .500 1.0
9 Robert Smith 23 3 0 2 2 2 1.000 0.7
Team Totals 3 720 133 64 89 330 .719 240.0 110.0

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 David Thompson 24 3
2 Dan Issel 30 3
3 Tom Boswell 25 3
4 Charlie Scott 30 3
5 Anthony Roberts 23 3
6 Bob Wilkerson 24 3
7 Bo Ellis 24 3
8 Kim Hughes 26 3
9 Robert Smith 23 3
Team Totals 3 720