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1979 NBA Playoffs Standings

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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)

Expanded Standings

Place Conference Division Margin Month
Rk Team Overall Home Road E W A C M P ≤3 ≥10 Apr May Jun
1 Seattle SuperSonics 12-5 8-1 4-4 4-1 8-4 4-1 8-4 3-1 4-1 4-1 7-4 1-0
2 Phoenix Suns 9-6 7-1 2-5 9-6 4-1 5-5 1-1 5-2 6-2 3-4
3 Washington Bullets 9-10 6-5 3-5 8-6 1-4 8-6 1-4 3-2 3-5 4-3 5-6 0-1
4 San Antonio Spurs 7-7 5-2 2-5 7-7 7-7 4-2 3-2 3-3 4-4
5 Atlanta Hawks 5-4 2-2 3-2 5-4 3-4 2-0 1-1 1-2 5-4
6 Philadelphia 76ers 5-4 3-1 2-3 5-4 2-0 3-4 1-3 2-1 5-3 0-1
7 Los Angeles Lakers 3-5 2-1 1-4 3-5 2-1 1-4 1-1 1-1 3-5
8 Denver Nuggets 1-2 1-1 0-1 1-2 1-2 0-1 0-1 1-2
9 Kansas City Kings 1-4 1-1 0-3 1-4 1-4 0-1 1-3 1-4
10 Portland Trail Blazers 1-2 1-0 0-2 1-2 1-2 0-1 1-2
11 Houston Rockets 0-2 0-1 0-1 0-2 0-2 0-1 0-2
12 New Jersey Nets 0-2 0-1 0-1 0-2 0-2 0-1 0-2

Team vs. Team

Rk Team ATL DEN HOU KCK LAL NJN PHI PHO POR SAS SEA WSB
1 Atlanta Hawks 2-0 3-4
2 Denver Nuggets 1-2
3 Houston Rockets 0-2
4 Kansas City Kings 1-4
5 Los Angeles Lakers 2-1 1-4
6 New Jersey Nets 0-2
7 Philadelphia 76ers 2-0 3-4
8 Phoenix Suns 4-1 2-1 3-4
9 Portland Trail Blazers 1-2
10 San Antonio Spurs 4-3 3-4
11 Seattle SuperSonics 4-1 4-3 4-1
12 Washington Bullets 4-3 4-3 1-4