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1977-78 Kansas City Kings Roster and Stats

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Record: 31-51, Finished 5th in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Phil Johnson (13-24), Larry Staverman (18-27)

PTS/G: 109.5 (9th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 111.4 (19th of 22)
SRS: -1.76 (16th of 22) ▪ Pace: 108.2 (9th of 22)
Off Rtg: 100.5 (11th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 102.2 (17th of 22)
Expected W-L: 36-46 (16th of 22)

Arena: Kemper Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
42 Lucius Allen PG 6-2 175 September 26, 1947 8 University of California, Los Angeles
11 Bob Bigelow SF 6-7 215 December 26, 1953 2 University of Pennsylvania
10 Otis Birdsong SG 6-3 190 December 9, 1955 R University of Houston
24 Ron Boone SG 6-2 200 September 6, 1946 9 Idaho State University
16 Tom Burleson C 7-2 225 February 24, 1952 3 North Carolina State University
20 Glenn Hansen SG 6-4 205 April 21, 1952 2 Louisiana State University
5 John Kuester PG 6-2 180 February 6, 1955 R University of North Carolina
44 Sam Lacey C 6-10 235 March 28, 1948 7 New Mexico State University
20 Andre McCarter PG 6-3 190 August 25, 1953 1 University of California, Los Angeles
55 Bob Nash SF 6-8 195 August 24, 1950 3 University of Hawaii
20 Louie Nelson SG 6-3 190 May 28, 1951 4 University of Washington
18 Kevin Restani PF 6-9 225 December 23, 1951 3 University of San Francisco
52 Bill Robinzine PF 6-7 230 January 20, 1953 2 DePaul University
31 Richard Washington PF 6-11 220 July 15, 1955 1 University of California, Los Angeles
15 Scott Wedman SF 6-7 215 July 29, 1952 3 University of Colorado

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 3601 7731 .466 3601 7731 .466 1775 2262 .785 1208 2632 3840 1992 794 370 1690 2228 8977
Team/G 241.8 43.9 94.3 .466 43.9 94.3 .466 21.6 27.6 .785 14.7 32.1 46.8 24.3 9.7 4.5 20.6 27.2 109.5
Lg Rank 6 7 7 13 7 7 13 10 13 3 12 10 12 12 14 17 15 19 9
Year/Year 0.0% 1.1% -0.0% +0.005 1.1% -0.0% +0.005 4.0% 5.7% -0.013 -1.1% 1.5% 0.7% 0.5% -6.5% -4.1% 7.2% 2.5% 1.7%
Opponent 82 19830 3564 7521 .474 3564 7521 .474 2004 2635 .761 1232 2684 3916 1928 796 408 1694 2088 9132
Opponent/G 241.8 43.5 91.7 .474 43.5 91.7 .474 24.4 32.1 .761 15.0 32.7 47.8 23.5 9.7 5.0 20.7 25.5 111.4
Lg Rank 6 8 7 15 8 7 15 19 19 18 12 16 14 4 14 11 9 13 19
Year/Year 0.0% 4.1% 3.8% +0.002 4.1% 3.8% +0.002 4.8% 4.9% -0.000 12.3% -2.0% 2.1% 10.6% 10.2% 4.1% -3.5% 2.9% 4.3%

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 36 46 -1.89 0.13 -1.76 100.5 102.2 108.2 .293 .466 16.2 31.0 .230 .474 16.3 68.1 .266 Kemper Arena
Lg Rank 16 16 17 5 16 11 17 9 14 13 12 13 11 15 9 13 20

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 Scott Wedman 25 81 2961 607 1192 .509 607 1192 .509 221 254 .870 144 319 463 201 99 22 158 242 1435
2 Ron Boone 31 82 2653 563 1271 .443 563 1271 .443 322 377 .854 112 157 269 311 105 11 303 233 1448
3 Richard Washington 22 78 2231 425 891 .477 425 891 .477 150 199 .754 188 466 654 118 74 73 191 324 1000
4 Lucius Allen 30 77 2147 373 846 .441 373 846 .441 174 220 .791 66 163 229 360 93 28 217 180 920
5 Sam Lacey 29 77 2131 265 590 .449 265 590 .449 134 187 .717 155 487 642 300 120 108 186 264 664
6 Otis Birdsong 22 73 1878 470 955 .492 470 955 .492 216 310 .697 70 105 175 174 74 12 145 179 1156
7 Bill Robinzine 25 82 1748 305 677 .451 305 677 .451 206 271 .760 173 366 539 72 74 11 172 281 816
8 Tom Burleson 25 76 1525 228 525 .434 228 525 .434 197 248 .794 170 312 482 131 62 81 123 259 653
9 John Kuester 22 78 1215 145 319 .455 145 319 .455 87 105 .829 19 95 114 252 58 1 97 143 377
10 Bob Nash 27 66 800 157 304 .516 157 304 .516 50 69 .725 75 94 169 46 27 18 47 75 364
11 Kevin Restani 26 46 463 59 139 .424 59 139 .424 9 11 .818 32 62 94 21 5 4 15 37 127
12 Louie Nelson 26 8 53 3 14 .214 3 14 .214 9 11 .818 1 2 3 5 2 1 8 5 15
13 Andre McCarter 24 1 9 0 2 .000 0 2 .000 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
14 Glenn Hansen 25 3 9 0 5 .000 0 5 .000 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 3 0
15 Bob Bigelow 24 1 7 1 1 1.000 1 1 1.000 0 0 2 3 5 0 0 0 0 2 2

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 Scott Wedman 25 81 36.6 7.5 14.7 .509 7.5 14.7 .509 2.7 3.1 .870 1.8 3.9 5.7 2.5 1.2 0.3 2.0 3.0 17.7
2 Ron Boone 31 82 32.4 6.9 15.5 .443 6.9 15.5 .443 3.9 4.6 .854 1.4 1.9 3.3 3.8 1.3 0.1 3.7 2.8 17.7
3 Richard Washington 22 78 28.6 5.4 11.4 .477 5.4 11.4 .477 1.9 2.6 .754 2.4 6.0 8.4 1.5 0.9 0.9 2.4 4.2 12.8
4 Lucius Allen 30 77 27.9 4.8 11.0 .441 4.8 11.0 .441 2.3 2.9 .791 0.9 2.1 3.0 4.7 1.2 0.4 2.8 2.3 11.9
5 Sam Lacey 29 77 27.7 3.4 7.7 .449 3.4 7.7 .449 1.7 2.4 .717 2.0 6.3 8.3 3.9 1.6 1.4 2.4 3.4 8.6
6 Otis Birdsong 22 73 25.7 6.4 13.1 .492 6.4 13.1 .492 3.0 4.2 .697 1.0 1.4 2.4 2.4 1.0 0.2 2.0 2.5 15.8
7 Bill Robinzine 25 82 21.3 3.7 8.3 .451 3.7 8.3 .451 2.5 3.3 .760 2.1 4.5 6.6 0.9 0.9 0.1 2.1 3.4 10.0
8 Tom Burleson 25 76 20.1 3.0 6.9 .434 3.0 6.9 .434 2.6 3.3 .794 2.2 4.1 6.3 1.7 0.8 1.1 1.6 3.4 8.6
9 John Kuester 22 78 15.6 1.9 4.1 .455 1.9 4.1 .455 1.1 1.3 .829 0.2 1.2 1.5 3.2 0.7 0.0 1.2 1.8 4.8
10 Bob Nash 27 66 12.1 2.4 4.6 .516 2.4 4.6 .516 0.8 1.0 .725 1.1 1.4 2.6 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.7 1.1 5.5
11 Kevin Restani 26 46 10.1 1.3 3.0 .424 1.3 3.0 .424 0.2 0.2 .818 0.7 1.3 2.0 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.8 2.8
12 Andre McCarter 24 1 9.0 0.0 2.0 .000 0.0 2.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0
13 Bob Bigelow 24 1 7.0 1.0 1.0 1.000 1.0 1.0 1.000 0.0 0.0 2.0 3.0 5.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 2.0
14 Louie Nelson 26 8 6.6 0.4 1.8 .214 0.4 1.8 .214 1.1 1.4 .818 0.1 0.3 0.4 0.6 0.3 0.1 1.0 0.6 1.9
15 Glenn Hansen 25 3 3.0 0.0 1.7 .000 0.0 1.7 .000 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.3 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 Scott Wedman 25 81 2961 7.4 14.5 .509 7.4 14.5 .509 2.7 3.1 .870 1.8 3.9 5.6 2.4 1.2 0.3 1.9 2.9 17.4
2 Ron Boone 31 82 2653 7.6 17.2 .443 7.6 17.2 .443 4.4 5.1 .854 1.5 2.1 3.7 4.2 1.4 0.1 4.1 3.2 19.6
3 Richard Washington 22 78 2231 6.9 14.4 .477 6.9 14.4 .477 2.4 3.2 .754 3.0 7.5 10.6 1.9 1.2 1.2 3.1 5.2 16.1
4 Lucius Allen 30 77 2147 6.3 14.2 .441 6.3 14.2 .441 2.9 3.7 .791 1.1 2.7 3.8 6.0 1.6 0.5 3.6 3.0 15.4
5 Sam Lacey 29 77 2131 4.5 10.0 .449 4.5 10.0 .449 2.3 3.2 .717 2.6 8.2 10.8 5.1 2.0 1.8 3.1 4.5 11.2
6 Otis Birdsong 22 73 1878 9.0 18.3 .492 9.0 18.3 .492 4.1 5.9 .697 1.3 2.0 3.4 3.3 1.4 0.2 2.8 3.4 22.2
7 Bill Robinzine 25 82 1748 6.3 13.9 .451 6.3 13.9 .451 4.2 5.6 .760 3.6 7.5 11.1 1.5 1.5 0.2 3.5 5.8 16.8
8 Tom Burleson 25 76 1525 5.4 12.4 .434 5.4 12.4 .434 4.7 5.9 .794 4.0 7.4 11.4 3.1 1.5 1.9 2.9 6.1 15.4
9 John Kuester 22 78 1215 4.3 9.5 .455 4.3 9.5 .455 2.6 3.1 .829 0.6 2.8 3.4 7.5 1.7 0.0 2.9 4.2 11.2
10 Bob Nash 27 66 800 7.1 13.7 .516 7.1 13.7 .516 2.3 3.1 .725 3.4 4.2 7.6 2.1 1.2 0.8 2.1 3.4 16.4
11 Kevin Restani 26 46 463 4.6 10.8 .424 4.6 10.8 .424 0.7 0.9 .818 2.5 4.8 7.3 1.6 0.4 0.3 1.2 2.9 9.9
12 Louie Nelson 26 8 53 2.0 9.5 .214 2.0 9.5 .214 6.1 7.5 .818 0.7 1.4 2.0 3.4 1.4 0.7 5.4 3.4 10.2
13 Andre McCarter 24 1 9 0.0 8.0 .000 0.0 8.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.0 0.0
14 Glenn Hansen 25 3 9 0.0 20.0 .000 0.0 20.0 .000 0.0 0.0 4.0 0.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 12.0 0.0
15 Bob Bigelow 24 1 7 5.1 5.1 1.000 5.1 5.1 1.000 0.0 0.0 10.3 15.4 25.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 10.3 10.3

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 Scott Wedman 25 81 2961 9.1 17.9 .509 9.1 17.9 .509 3.3 3.8 .870 2.2 4.8 6.9 3.0 1.5 0.3 2.4 3.6 21.5
2 Ron Boone 31 82 2653 9.4 21.3 .443 9.4 21.3 .443 5.4 6.3 .854 1.9 2.6 4.5 5.2 1.8 0.2 5.1 3.9 24.2
3 Richard Washington 22 78 2231 8.5 17.7 .477 8.5 17.7 .477 3.0 4.0 .754 3.7 9.3 13.0 2.3 1.5 1.5 3.8 6.4 19.9
4 Lucius Allen 30 77 2147 7.7 17.5 .441 7.7 17.5 .441 3.6 4.5 .791 1.4 3.4 4.7 7.4 1.9 0.6 4.5 3.7 19.0
5 Sam Lacey 29 77 2131 5.5 12.3 .449 5.5 12.3 .449 2.8 3.9 .717 3.2 10.1 13.4 6.2 2.5 2.2 3.9 5.5 13.8
6 Otis Birdsong 22 73 1878 11.1 22.6 .492 11.1 22.6 .492 5.1 7.3 .697 1.7 2.5 4.1 4.1 1.7 0.3 3.4 4.2 27.3
7 Bill Robinzine 25 82 1748 7.7 17.2 .451 7.7 17.2 .451 5.2 6.9 .760 4.4 9.3 13.7 1.8 1.9 0.3 4.4 7.1 20.7
8 Tom Burleson 25 76 1525 6.6 15.3 .434 6.6 15.3 .434 5.7 7.2 .794 4.9 9.1 14.0 3.8 1.8 2.4 3.6 7.5 19.0
9 John Kuester 22 78 1215 5.3 11.7 .455 5.3 11.7 .455 3.2 3.8 .829 0.7 3.5 4.2 9.2 2.1 0.0 3.5 5.2 13.8
10 Bob Nash 27 66 800 8.7 16.9 .516 8.7 16.9 .516 2.8 3.8 .725 4.2 5.2 9.4 2.6 1.5 1.0 2.6 4.2 20.2
11 Kevin Restani 26 46 463 5.7 13.3 .424 5.7 13.3 .424 0.9 1.1 .818 3.1 5.9 9.0 2.0 0.5 0.4 1.4 3.5 12.2
12 Louie Nelson 26 8 53 2.5 11.7 .214 2.5 11.7 .214 7.5 9.2 .818 0.8 1.7 2.5 4.2 1.7 0.8 6.7 4.2 12.6
13 Andre McCarter 24 1 9 0.0 9.9 .000 0.0 9.9 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.9 4.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.9 0.0
14 Glenn Hansen 25 3 9 0.0 24.7 .000 0.0 24.7 .000 0.0 0.0 4.9 0.0 4.9 4.9 4.9 0.0 0.0 14.8 0.0
15 Bob Bigelow 24 1 7 6.3 6.3 1.000 6.3 6.3 1.000 0.0 0.0 12.7 19.0 31.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.7 12.7

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 Scott Wedman 25 81 2961 15.9 .550 .509 .213 5.0 11.1 8.0 9.7 1.5 0.4 10.8 18.8 110 104 6.0 1.9 7.8 .127
2 Ron Boone 31 82 2653 14.0 .504 .443 .297 4.3 6.1 5.2 16.8 1.8 0.2 17.4 25.0 96 105 1.3 1.3 2.6 .047
3 Richard Washington 22 78 2231 14.2 .511 .477 .223 8.6 21.4 15.0 7.4 1.5 1.7 16.3 20.0 98 100 1.3 2.6 3.9 .085
4 Lucius Allen 30 77 2147 13.3 .488 .441 .260 3.1 7.8 5.5 22.8 1.9 0.7 18.7 20.6 95 104 0.7 1.4 2.1 .046
5 Sam Lacey 29 77 2131 15.2 .494 .449 .317 7.4 23.5 15.4 18.0 2.5 2.7 21.7 15.3 97 97 1.0 3.4 4.3 .098
6 Otis Birdsong 22 73 1878 17.1 .530 .492 .325 3.8 5.7 4.8 14.1 1.7 0.3 11.7 25.1 104 105 3.3 0.9 4.2 .108
7 Bill Robinzine 25 82 1748 13.6 .512 .451 .400 10.1 21.5 15.8 5.6 1.9 0.3 17.8 21.1 97 100 1.0 2.0 3.0 .082
8 Tom Burleson 25 76 1525 16.5 .515 .434 .472 11.4 21.0 16.2 11.3 1.8 2.8 16.2 18.9 104 98 2.2 2.0 4.3 .134
9 John Kuester 22 78 1215 12.2 .516 .455 .329 1.6 8.0 4.8 26.3 2.1 0.0 21.0 14.5 102 104 1.1 0.8 1.9 .077
10 Bob Nash 27 66 800 16.2 .544 .516 .227 9.6 12.1 10.8 8.1 1.5 1.2 12.3 18.2 109 103 1.5 0.6 2.1 .123
11 Kevin Restani 26 46 463 8.7 .441 .424 .079 7.0 13.7 10.4 5.8 0.5 0.5 9.4 13.1 98 105 0.2 0.2 0.4 .042
12 Louie Nelson 26 8 53 2.4 .398 .214 .786 1.9 3.9 2.9 11.1 1.7 1.0 29.8 19.3 70 105 -0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.117
13 Andre McCarter 24 1 9 -7.2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 11.4 5.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.5 0 107 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.177
14 Glenn Hansen 25 3 9 -10.9 .000 .000 .000 11.3 0.0 5.7 12.2 4.9 0.0 0.0 21.2 26 100 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.336
15 Bob Bigelow 24 1 7 21.4 1.000 1.000 .000 29.1 44.0 36.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.4 201 97 0.0 0.0 0.0 .318