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1977-78 Indiana Pacers Roster and Stats

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Record: 31-51, Finished 6th in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Slick Leonard (31-51)

PTS/G: 108.6 (11th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 111.1 (17th of 22)
SRS: -2.37 (19th of 22) ▪ Pace: 108.2 (10th of 22)
Off Rtg: 99.6 (17th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 101.9 (16th of 22)
Expected W-L: 35-47 (19th of 22)

Arena: Market Square Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
42 Mike Bantom SF 6-9 200 December 3, 1951 4 Saint Joseph's University
1 Ron Behagen PF 6-9 185 January 14, 1951 4 University of Minnesota
9 Mel Bennett PF 6-7 200 January 4, 1955 2 University of Pittsburgh
30 Bob Carrington SG 6-6 195 July 3, 1953 R Boston College
4 Adrian Dantley SF 6-5 208 February 28, 1956 1 University of Notre Dame
40 James Edwards C 7-0 225 November 22, 1955 R University of Washington
41 Len Elmore C 6-9 220 March 28, 1952 3 University of Maryland
44 Mike Flynn PG 6-2 180 July 31, 1953 2 University of Kentucky
24 Steve Green SF 6-7 220 October 4, 1953 2 Indiana University
21 Johnny Neumann SG 6-6 200 September 11, 1951 6 University of Mississippi
40 Dave Robisch C 6-10 235 December 22, 1949 6 University of Kansas
32 Dan Roundfield PF 6-8 205 May 26, 1953 2 Central Michigan University
8 Willie Smith PG 6-2 170 October 26, 1953 1 University of Missouri
14 Ricky Sobers PG 6-3 198 January 15, 1953 2 University of Nevada, Las Vegas
43 Earl Tatum SG 6-5 185 July 26, 1953 1 Marquette University
23 John Williamson SG 6-2 185 November 10, 1951 4 New Mexico State University
7 Bobby Wilson SG 6-3 175 January 15, 1951 3 Wichita State University

Team and Opponent Stats

Year/year calculations use per game statistics
G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 82 19830 3500 7783 .450 3500 7783 .450 1904 2564 .743 1386 2624 4010 1982 808 456 1642 2230 8904
Team/G 241.8 42.7 94.9 .450 42.7 94.9 .450 23.2 31.3 .743 16.9 32.0 48.9 24.2 9.9 5.6 20.0 27.2 108.6
Lg Rank 6 16 5 20 16 5 20 3 4 15 2 12 5 13 9 6 10 20 11
Year/Year 0.4% -0.6% -0.7% +0.001 -0.6% -0.7% +0.001 11.1% 11.6% -0.004 -1.6% 1.5% 0.4% -1.3% -12.6% -0.4% 2.1% 9.9% 1.7%
Opponent 82 19830 3634 7663 .474 3634 7663 .474 1841 2455 .750 1350 2793 4143 2259 727 466 1762 2135 9109
Opponent/G 241.8 44.3 93.5 .474 44.3 93.5 .474 22.5 29.9 .750 16.5 34.1 50.5 27.5 8.9 5.7 21.5 26.0 111.1
Lg Rank 6 14 12 17 14 12 17 18 18 9 20 20 21 22 4 17 5 17 17
Year/Year 0.4% 1.0% 0.4% +0.002 1.0% 0.4% +0.002 8.0% 9.0% -0.007 -2.0% 0.8% -0.1% 7.7% 1.7% 0.0% -1.7% 4.5% 2.3%

Year-by-year: Team Stats Totals / Team Stats Per Game / Opponent Stats Totals / Opponent Stats Per Game

Team Miscellaneous

Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
Team 35 47 -2.50 0.13 -2.37 99.6 101.9 108.2 .329 .450 15.6 33.2 .245 .474 16.8 66.0 .240 Market Square Arena
Lg Rank 19 19 19 4 19 17 16 10 6 20 6 6 7 17 6 20 17

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Ricky Sobers 25 79 3019 553 1221 .453 553 1221 .453 330 400 .825 92 235 327 584 170 23 352 308 1436
2 Mike Bantom 26 82 2775 502 1047 .479 502 1047 .479 254 342 .743 184 426 610 238 100 50 218 333 1258
3 Dan Roundfield 24 79 2423 421 861 .489 421 861 .489 218 300 .727 275 527 802 196 81 149 194 297 1060
4 Earl Tatum 24 57 1859 357 773 .462 357 773 .462 108 137 .788 56 149 205 226 103 30 131 172 822
5 James Edwards 22 58 1682 350 777 .450 350 777 .450 192 296 .649 153 282 435 56 37 50 112 233 892
6 John Williamson 26 42 1449 335 795 .421 335 795 .421 134 161 .832 34 86 120 132 47 0 127 131 804
7 Len Elmore 25 69 1327 142 386 .368 142 386 .368 88 132 .667 139 281 420 80 74 71 73 174 372
8 Ron Behagen 27 51 1131 222 544 .408 222 544 .408 128 176 .727 146 187 333 65 32 19 113 160 572
9 Mike Flynn 24 71 955 120 267 .449 120 267 .449 55 97 .567 47 70 117 142 41 10 75 52 295
10 Adrian Dantley 21 23 948 201 403 .499 201 403 .499 207 263 .787 94 122 216 65 48 17 67 76 609
11 Bob Carrington 24 35 621 96 197 .487 96 197 .487 58 74 .784 28 34 62 62 22 11 52 73 250
12 Dave Robisch 28 23 598 73 181 .403 73 181 .403 50 64 .781 47 126 173 48 20 15 34 59 196
13 Steve Green 24 44 449 56 128 .438 56 128 .438 39 56 .696 31 40 71 30 14 2 23 67 151
14 Mel Bennett 23 31 285 23 81 .284 23 81 .284 28 45 .622 49 44 93 22 11 7 30 54 74
15 Johnny Neumann 26 20 216 35 86 .407 35 86 .407 13 18 .722 5 9 14 27 6 1 22 24 83
16 Bobby Wilson 27 12 86 14 36 .389 14 36 .389 2 3 .667 6 6 12 8 2 1 6 16 30
17 Willie Smith 24 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0

Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Adrian Dantley 21 23 41.2 8.7 17.5 .499 8.7 17.5 .499 9.0 11.4 .787 4.1 5.3 9.4 2.8 2.1 0.7 2.9 3.3 26.5
2 Ricky Sobers 25 79 38.2 7.0 15.5 .453 7.0 15.5 .453 4.2 5.1 .825 1.2 3.0 4.1 7.4 2.2 0.3 4.5 3.9 18.2
3 John Williamson 26 42 34.5 8.0 18.9 .421 8.0 18.9 .421 3.2 3.8 .832 0.8 2.0 2.9 3.1 1.1 0.0 3.0 3.1 19.1
4 Mike Bantom 26 82 33.8 6.1 12.8 .479 6.1 12.8 .479 3.1 4.2 .743 2.2 5.2 7.4 2.9 1.2 0.6 2.7 4.1 15.3
5 Earl Tatum 24 57 32.6 6.3 13.6 .462 6.3 13.6 .462 1.9 2.4 .788 1.0 2.6 3.6 4.0 1.8 0.5 2.3 3.0 14.4
6 Dan Roundfield 24 79 30.7 5.3 10.9 .489 5.3 10.9 .489 2.8 3.8 .727 3.5 6.7 10.2 2.5 1.0 1.9 2.5 3.8 13.4
7 James Edwards 22 58 29.0 6.0 13.4 .450 6.0 13.4 .450 3.3 5.1 .649 2.6 4.9 7.5 1.0 0.6 0.9 1.9 4.0 15.4
8 Dave Robisch 28 23 26.0 3.2 7.9 .403 3.2 7.9 .403 2.2 2.8 .781 2.0 5.5 7.5 2.1 0.9 0.7 1.5 2.6 8.5
9 Ron Behagen 27 51 22.2 4.4 10.7 .408 4.4 10.7 .408 2.5 3.5 .727 2.9 3.7 6.5 1.3 0.6 0.4 2.2 3.1 11.2
10 Len Elmore 25 69 19.2 2.1 5.6 .368 2.1 5.6 .368 1.3 1.9 .667 2.0 4.1 6.1 1.2 1.1 1.0 1.1 2.5 5.4
11 Bob Carrington 24 35 17.7 2.7 5.6 .487 2.7 5.6 .487 1.7 2.1 .784 0.8 1.0 1.8 1.8 0.6 0.3 1.5 2.1 7.1
12 Mike Flynn 24 71 13.5 1.7 3.8 .449 1.7 3.8 .449 0.8 1.4 .567 0.7 1.0 1.6 2.0 0.6 0.1 1.1 0.7 4.2
13 Johnny Neumann 26 20 10.8 1.8 4.3 .407 1.8 4.3 .407 0.7 0.9 .722 0.3 0.5 0.7 1.4 0.3 0.1 1.1 1.2 4.2
14 Steve Green 24 44 10.2 1.3 2.9 .438 1.3 2.9 .438 0.9 1.3 .696 0.7 0.9 1.6 0.7 0.3 0.0 0.5 1.5 3.4
15 Mel Bennett 23 31 9.2 0.7 2.6 .284 0.7 2.6 .284 0.9 1.5 .622 1.6 1.4 3.0 0.7 0.4 0.2 1.0 1.7 2.4
16 Bobby Wilson 27 12 7.2 1.2 3.0 .389 1.2 3.0 .389 0.2 0.3 .667 0.5 0.5 1.0 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.5 1.3 2.5
17 Willie Smith 24 1 7.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0

Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Ricky Sobers 25 79 3019 6.6 14.6 .453 6.6 14.6 .453 3.9 4.8 .825 1.1 2.8 3.9 7.0 2.0 0.3 4.2 3.7 17.1
2 Mike Bantom 26 82 2775 6.5 13.6 .479 6.5 13.6 .479 3.3 4.4 .743 2.4 5.5 7.9 3.1 1.3 0.6 2.8 4.3 16.3
3 Dan Roundfield 24 79 2423 6.3 12.8 .489 6.3 12.8 .489 3.2 4.5 .727 4.1 7.8 11.9 2.9 1.2 2.2 2.9 4.4 15.7
4 Earl Tatum 24 57 1859 6.9 15.0 .462 6.9 15.0 .462 2.1 2.7 .788 1.1 2.9 4.0 4.4 2.0 0.6 2.5 3.3 15.9
5 James Edwards 22 58 1682 7.5 16.6 .450 7.5 16.6 .450 4.1 6.3 .649 3.3 6.0 9.3 1.2 0.8 1.1 2.4 5.0 19.1
6 John Williamson 26 42 1449 8.3 19.8 .421 8.3 19.8 .421 3.3 4.0 .832 0.8 2.1 3.0 3.3 1.2 0.0 3.2 3.3 20.0
7 Len Elmore 25 69 1327 3.9 10.5 .368 3.9 10.5 .368 2.4 3.6 .667 3.8 7.6 11.4 2.2 2.0 1.9 2.0 4.7 10.1
8 Ron Behagen 27 51 1131 7.1 17.3 .408 7.1 17.3 .408 4.1 5.6 .727 4.6 6.0 10.6 2.1 1.0 0.6 3.6 5.1 18.2
9 Mike Flynn 24 71 955 4.5 10.1 .449 4.5 10.1 .449 2.1 3.7 .567 1.8 2.6 4.4 5.4 1.5 0.4 2.8 2.0 11.1
10 Adrian Dantley 21 23 948 7.6 15.3 .499 7.6 15.3 .499 7.9 10.0 .787 3.6 4.6 8.2 2.5 1.8 0.6 2.5 2.9 23.1
11 Bob Carrington 24 35 621 5.6 11.4 .487 5.6 11.4 .487 3.4 4.3 .784 1.6 2.0 3.6 3.6 1.3 0.6 3.0 4.2 14.5
12 Dave Robisch 28 23 598 4.4 10.9 .403 4.4 10.9 .403 3.0 3.9 .781 2.8 7.6 10.4 2.9 1.2 0.9 2.0 3.6 11.8
13 Steve Green 24 44 449 4.5 10.3 .438 4.5 10.3 .438 3.1 4.5 .696 2.5 3.2 5.7 2.4 1.1 0.2 1.8 5.4 12.1
14 Mel Bennett 23 31 285 2.9 10.2 .284 2.9 10.2 .284 3.5 5.7 .622 6.2 5.6 11.7 2.8 1.4 0.9 3.8 6.8 9.3
15 Johnny Neumann 26 20 216 5.8 14.3 .407 5.8 14.3 .407 2.2 3.0 .722 0.8 1.5 2.3 4.5 1.0 0.2 3.7 4.0 13.8
16 Bobby Wilson 27 12 86 5.9 15.1 .389 5.9 15.1 .389 0.8 1.3 .667 2.5 2.5 5.0 3.3 0.8 0.4 2.5 6.7 12.6
17 Willie Smith 24 1 7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.1 0.0

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Ricky Sobers 25 79 3019 8.1 17.9 .453 8.1 17.9 .453 4.9 5.9 .825 1.4 3.5 4.8 8.6 2.5 0.3 5.2 4.5 21.1
2 Mike Bantom 26 82 2775 8.0 16.7 .479 8.0 16.7 .479 4.1 5.5 .743 2.9 6.8 9.8 3.8 1.6 0.8 3.5 5.3 20.1
3 Dan Roundfield 24 79 2423 7.7 15.8 .489 7.7 15.8 .489 4.0 5.5 .727 5.0 9.7 14.7 3.6 1.5 2.7 3.6 5.4 19.4
4 Earl Tatum 24 57 1859 8.5 18.5 .462 8.5 18.5 .462 2.6 3.3 .788 1.3 3.6 4.9 5.4 2.5 0.7 3.1 4.1 19.6
5 James Edwards 22 58 1682 9.2 20.5 .450 9.2 20.5 .450 5.1 7.8 .649 4.0 7.4 11.5 1.5 1.0 1.3 3.0 6.1 23.5
6 John Williamson 26 42 1449 10.3 24.3 .421 10.3 24.3 .421 4.1 4.9 .832 1.0 2.6 3.7 4.0 1.4 0.0 3.9 4.0 24.6
7 Len Elmore 25 69 1327 4.7 12.9 .368 4.7 12.9 .368 2.9 4.4 .667 4.6 9.4 14.0 2.7 2.5 2.4 2.4 5.8 12.4
8 Ron Behagen 27 51 1131 8.7 21.3 .408 8.7 21.3 .408 5.0 6.9 .727 5.7 7.3 13.1 2.6 1.3 0.7 4.4 6.3 22.4
9 Mike Flynn 24 71 955 5.6 12.4 .449 5.6 12.4 .449 2.6 4.5 .567 2.2 3.3 5.4 6.6 1.9 0.5 3.5 2.4 13.7
10 Adrian Dantley 21 23 948 9.4 18.9 .499 9.4 18.9 .499 9.7 12.3 .787 4.4 5.7 10.1 3.0 2.2 0.8 3.1 3.6 28.5
11 Bob Carrington 24 35 621 6.9 14.1 .487 6.9 14.1 .487 4.1 5.3 .784 2.0 2.4 4.4 4.4 1.6 0.8 3.7 5.2 17.9
12 Dave Robisch 28 23 598 5.4 13.4 .403 5.4 13.4 .403 3.7 4.7 .781 3.5 9.4 12.8 3.6 1.5 1.1 2.5 4.4 14.5
13 Steve Green 24 44 449 5.5 12.7 .438 5.5 12.7 .438 3.9 5.5 .696 3.1 4.0 7.0 3.0 1.4 0.2 2.3 6.6 14.9
14 Mel Bennett 23 31 285 3.6 12.6 .284 3.6 12.6 .284 4.4 7.0 .622 7.6 6.9 14.5 3.4 1.7 1.1 4.7 8.4 11.5
15 Johnny Neumann 26 20 216 7.2 17.7 .407 7.2 17.7 .407 2.7 3.7 .722 1.0 1.8 2.9 5.5 1.2 0.2 4.5 4.9 17.1
16 Bobby Wilson 27 12 86 7.2 18.6 .389 7.2 18.6 .389 1.0 1.5 .667 3.1 3.1 6.2 4.1 1.0 0.5 3.1 8.3 15.5
17 Willie Smith 24 1 7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.3 0.0

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Ricky Sobers 25 79 3019 15.4 .514 .453 .328 2.9 7.8 5.3 27.7 2.5 0.4 20.1 21.8 98 103 2.4 2.4 4.8 .076
2 Mike Bantom 26 82 2775 14.8 .525 .479 .327 6.3 15.3 10.7 12.2 1.6 0.9 15.4 19.2 103 102 3.3 2.6 5.9 .102
3 Dan Roundfield 24 79 2423 18.0 .534 .489 .348 10.8 21.7 16.1 11.4 1.5 3.2 16.3 18.4 105 98 3.6 3.3 6.9 .138
4 Earl Tatum 24 57 1859 14.2 .493 .462 .177 2.9 8.0 5.4 17.6 2.5 0.8 13.6 19.5 100 102 1.5 1.5 3.1 .079
5 James Edwards 22 58 1682 14.8 .492 .450 .381 8.6 16.7 12.6 4.9 1.0 1.5 11.0 22.8 100 102 1.8 1.5 3.3 .094
6 John Williamson 26 42 1449 12.0 .464 .421 .203 2.2 5.9 4.0 14.0 1.4 0.0 12.8 25.8 93 106 0.0 0.6 0.6 .021
7 Len Elmore 25 69 1327 12.5 .419 .368 .342 9.9 21.1 15.4 7.8 2.5 2.8 14.1 14.6 93 97 0.1 2.1 2.1 .078
8 Ron Behagen 27 51 1131 13.5 .460 .408 .324 12.3 16.5 14.3 8.4 1.3 0.9 15.4 24.4 94 102 0.1 1.0 1.1 .048
9 Mike Flynn 24 71 955 11.6 .476 .449 .363 4.7 7.3 6.0 19.6 1.9 0.5 19.5 15.1 95 104 0.3 0.6 0.8 .042
10 Adrian Dantley 21 23 948 23.4 .587 .499 .653 9.4 12.8 11.1 10.2 2.2 0.9 11.4 23.2 118 101 3.5 0.9 4.5 .225
11 Bob Carrington 24 35 621 12.1 .545 .487 .376 4.3 5.5 4.9 13.7 1.6 0.9 18.5 17.0 102 105 0.6 0.3 1.0 .074
12 Dave Robisch 28 23 598 13.0 .469 .403 .354 7.5 21.0 14.1 10.6 1.5 1.3 14.0 15.3 100 100 0.4 0.7 1.1 .090
13 Steve Green 24 44 449 9.9 .495 .438 .438 6.6 8.9 7.7 8.8 1.4 0.2 13.1 14.7 103 105 0.4 0.2 0.7 .074
14 Mel Bennett 23 31 285 7.6 .367 .284 .556 16.3 15.4 15.9 9.6 1.7 1.3 22.9 17.2 82 101 -0.4 0.3 -0.1 -0.014
15 Johnny Neumann 26 20 216 7.4 .442 .407 .209 2.2 4.2 3.2 17.3 1.2 0.2 19.0 20.2 86 107 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.029
16 Bobby Wilson 27 12 86 6.6 .402 .389 .083 6.6 7.0 6.8 12.9 1.0 0.6 13.9 18.9 87 106 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.015
17 Willie Smith 24 1 7 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 16.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 200 110 0.0 0.0 0.0 .034