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1980 NBA Playoffs Summary

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League Champion: Los Angeles Lakers

Finals MVP: Magic Johnson (21.5/11.2/8.7)

1980 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (479)
TRB: Caldwell Jones (185)
AST: Magic Johnson (151)
WS: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (3.3)

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League Playoffs

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Finals (4-2): Los Angeles Lakers over Philadelphia 76ers (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference Finals (4-1): Philadelphia 76ers over Boston Celtics (Series Stats)
Western Conference Finals (4-1): Los Angeles Lakers over Seattle SuperSonics (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-0): Boston Celtics over Houston Rockets (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-1): Philadelphia 76ers over Atlanta Hawks (Series Stats)
Western Conference Semifinals (4-1): Los Angeles Lakers over Phoenix Suns (Series Stats)
Western Conference Semifinals (4-3): Seattle SuperSonics over Milwaukee Bucks (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference First Round (2-1): Houston Rockets over San Antonio Spurs (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference First Round (2-0): Philadelphia 76ers over Washington Bullets (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (2-1): Phoenix Suns over Kansas City Kings (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (2-1): Seattle SuperSonics over Portland Trail Blazers (Series Stats)

Team Stats

Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
1 Los Angeles Lakers 16 3865 716 1471 .487 3 18 .167 713 1453 .491 335 420 .798 271 527 798 466 162 97 306 384 1770 110.6
2 Phoenix Suns 8 1945 357 730 .489 15 56 .268 342 674 .507 148 192 .771 104 222 326 247 72 43 130 183 877 109.6
3 San Antonio Spurs 3 720 121 262 .462 3 11 .273 118 251 .470 66 85 .776 41 77 118 68 22 12 41 78 311 103.7
4 Philadelphia 76ers 18 4320 715 1513 .473 8 47 .170 707 1466 .482 413 532 .776 218 548 766 468 171 160 300 413 1851 102.8
5 Boston Celtics 9 2160 372 776 .479 12 49 .245 360 727 .495 166 218 .761 120 265 385 213 73 38 148 223 922 102.4
6 Milwaukee Bucks 7 1730 284 622 .457 10 29 .345 274 593 .462 138 193 .715 97 196 293 169 62 40 119 188 716 102.3
7 Seattle Supersonics 15 3675 613 1348 .455 16 58 .276 597 1290 .463 291 379 .768 249 437 686 379 133 52 273 360 1533 102.2
8 Houston Rockets 7 1680 288 608 .474 7 33 .212 281 575 .489 132 164 .805 102 197 299 176 44 33 121 172 715 102.1
9 Portland Trail Blazers 3 745 126 267 .472 2 13 .154 124 254 .488 47 66 .712 46 75 121 44 23 12 51 74 301 100.3
10 Washington Bullets 2 480 81 180 .450 7 19 .368 74 161 .460 31 42 .738 27 55 82 48 13 10 36 56 200 100.0
11 Kansas City Kings 3 720 125 272 .460 6 12 .500 119 260 .458 42 68 .618 50 88 138 70 25 6 47 58 298 99.3
12 Atlanta Hawks 5 1200 182 406 .448 1 7 .143 181 399 .454 119 160 .744 75 132 207 97 43 28 82 148 484 96.8
League Average 8 1937 332 705 .471 8 29 .256 324 675 .480 161 210 .765 117 235 352 204 70 44 138 195 832 103.9

Opponent Stats

Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
1 Boston Celtics 9 2160 343 753 .456 10 33 .303 333 720 .463 174 225 .773 110 263 373 212 74 53 164 210 870 96.7
2 Philadelphia 76ers 18 4320 721 1563 .461 15 57 .263 706 1506 .469 354 471 .752 272 544 816 403 146 97 333 483 1811 100.6
3 Milwaukee Bucks 7 1730 279 624 .447 6 21 .286 273 603 .453 146 189 .772 117 205 322 163 57 25 132 183 710 101.4
4 Kansas City Kings 3 720 131 257 .510 2 16 .125 129 241 .535 42 60 .700 37 93 130 89 22 15 41 64 306 102.0
5 Atlanta Hawks 5 1200 182 386 .472 2 15 .133 180 371 .485 145 175 .829 71 154 225 114 39 46 97 121 511 102.2
6 Seattle Supersonics 15 3675 631 1353 .466 13 51 .255 618 1302 .475 270 377 .716 224 432 656 364 136 88 256 378 1545 103.0
7 Portland Trail Blazers 3 745 126 266 .474 0 7 .000 126 259 .486 66 80 .825 52 89 141 76 32 10 53 65 318 106.0
8 Los Angeles Lakers 16 3865 692 1461 .474 24 86 .279 668 1375 .486 293 386 .759 204 438 642 484 150 105 269 366 1701 106.3
9 Houston Rockets 7 1680 305 613 .498 8 33 .242 297 580 .512 145 178 .815 94 190 284 183 60 28 96 169 763 109.0
10 Phoenix Suns 8 1945 350 727 .481 8 17 .471 342 710 .482 175 226 .774 137 249 386 225 81 30 145 179 883 110.4
11 Washington Bullets 2 480 81 177 .458 0 2 .000 81 175 .463 61 73 .836 32 65 97 46 23 15 27 41 223 111.5
12 San Antonio Spurs 3 720 139 275 .505 2 14 .143 137 261 .525 57 79 .722 50 97 147 86 23 19 41 78 337 112.3
League Average 8 1937 332 705 .471 8 29 .256 324 675 .480 161 210 .765 117 235 352 204 70 44 138 195 832 103.9

Miscellaneous Stats

Advanced Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
Rk Team G W L W/L% PW PL ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA
1 Philadelphia 76ers 18 12 6 .667 10.4 7.6 103.8 101.5 99.1 .352 .031 .475 14.7 28.6 .273 .466 15.8 66.8 .226
2 Los Angeles Lakers 16 12 4 .750 10.2 5.8 107.6 103.4 102.2 .286 .012 .488 15.6 38.2 .228 .482 14.2 72.1 .201
3 Seattle Supersonics 15 7 8 .467 7.1 7.9 102.8 103.6 97.4 .281 .043 .461 15.3 36.6 .216 .471 14.4 66.1 .200
4 Boston Celtics 9 5 4 .556 6.2 2.8 105.1 99.2 97.4 .281 .063 .487 14.5 31.3 .214 .462 16.1 70.7 .231
5 Milwaukee Bucks 7 3 4 .429 3.7 3.3 102.6 101.7 96.8 .310 .047 .465 14.4 32.1 .222 .452 15.7 62.6 .234
6 Phoenix Suns 8 3 5 .375 3.8 4.2 107.8 108.5 100.4 .263 .077 .499 13.8 29.5 .203 .487 14.9 61.8 .241
7 Houston Rockets 7 2 5 .286 2.0 5.0 106.0 113.1 96.3 .270 .054 .479 15.1 34.9 .217 .504 12.2 67.7 .237
8 San Antonio Spurs 3 1 2 .333 0.7 2.3 106.8 115.7 97.1 .324 .042 .468 12.0 29.7 .252 .509 11.7 60.6 .207
9 Portland Trail Blazers 3 1 2 .333 0.9 2.1 103.3 109.2 93.9 .247 .049 .476 14.7 34.1 .176 .474 15.0 59.1 .248
10 Atlanta Hawks 5 1 4 .200 1.6 3.4 101.9 107.6 95.0 .394 .017 .450 14.7 32.8 .293 .474 17.3 65.0 .376
11 Kansas City Kings 3 1 2 .333 1.2 1.8 104.0 106.8 95.5 .250 .044 .471 13.5 35.0 .154 .514 12.6 70.4 .163
12 Washington Bullets 2 0 2 .000 0.4 1.6 100.7 112.3 99.3 .233 .106 .469 15.4 29.3 .172 .458 11.4 63.2 .345
League Average 8.0 4.0 4.0 .500 4.0 4.0 104.7 104.7 98.4 .298 .042 .476 14.7 33.2 .228 .476 14.7 66.8 .228

Playoff Leaders