1974-75 NBA season Finals, awards and best players

NBA Finals 1975

NBA Champion: Golden State Warriors

NBA Finals:  Golden State Warriors (W)  4  Washington Bullets (E)  0

NBA Finals MVP: Rick Barry (Golden State Warriors)

Main players: Rick Barry, Jamaal Wilkes, Clifford Ray (Golden State Warriors), Elvin Hayes, Wes Unseld, Phil Chenier (Washington Bullets).

Best players for the 1974-75 season

Regular Season MVP: Bob McAdoo (Buffalo Braves).

All-NBA first team: Walt Frazier (New York Knicks), Nate Archibald (Kansas City-Omaha Kings), Rick Barry (Golden State Warriors), Bob McAdoo (Buffalo Braves), Elvin Hayes (Washington Bullets).

All-NBA second team: Phil Chenier (Washington Bullets), Jo Jo White (Boston Celtics), John Havlicek (Boston Celtics), Spencer Haywood (Seattle SuperSonics), Dave Cowens (Boston Celtics).

SEASON STATS LEADERS

CategoryPlayerPos.TeamValue
PointsBob McAdooC/PFBuffalo Braves34.5
ReboundsWes UnseldC/PFWashington Bullets14.8
BlocksKareem Abdul-JabbarCMilwaukee Bucks3.3
AssistsKevin PorterPGWashington Bullets8.0
StealsRick BarrySFGolden State Warriors2.9
EfficiencyKareem Abdul-JabbarCMilwaukee Bucks26.4

PLAYERS WITH THE BEST STATS IN THE 1974-75 REGULAR SEASON

PLAYERGPMPFG(%)3P(%)FT(%)RBASSTTOBKPTS
Bob McAdoo820.513.35/26.0751.2--/----7.82/9.7180.50.20.00.0--0.00.4
Bob Lanier760.59.62/18.8651.0--/----4.75/5.9280.20.20.10.0--0.00.3
Rick Barry800.512.85/27.7146.4--/----4.93/5.4590.50.10.10.0--0.00.4
Elvin Hayes820.59.01/20.3444.3--/----4.99/6.5176.70.10.00.0--0.00.3
Sam Lacey810.54.84/11.3242.8--/----1.78/2.3675.40.20.10.0--0.00.1
Sidney Wicks820.58.44/16.9649.8--/----4.80/6.8070.60.10.00.0--0.00.3
Walt Frazier780.58.62/17.8348.3--/----4.24/5.1382.70.10.10.0--0.00.3
Wes Unseld730.53.74/7.4550.2--/----1.73/2.5268.70.20.10.0--0.00.1
Nate Archibald820.59.26/20.2945.6--/----7.95/9.1287.20.00.10.0--0.00.3
Billy Cunningham800.47.61/17.7942.8--/----4.31/5.5577.70.10.10.0--0.00.2

Best defensive players for the 1974-75 season

All-Defensive first team: Walt Frazier (New York Knicks), Jerry Sloan (Chicago Bulls), John Havlicek (Boston Celtics), Paul Silas (Boston Celtics), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Milwaukee Bucks).

All-Defensive second team: Norm Van Lier (Chicago Bulls), Don Chaney (Boston Celtics), Bob Love (Chicago Bulls), Elvin Hayes (Washington Bullets), Dave Cowens (Boston Celtics).

Players of the Month and Players of the Week for the 1974-75 season

Rookie of the Year: Jamaal Wilkes (Golden State Warriors).

All-Rookies first team: Brian Winters (Los Angeles Lakers), Jamaal Wilkes (Golden State Warriors), John Drew (Atlanta Hawks), Scott Wedman (Kansas City-Omaha Kings), Tommy Burleson (Seattle SuperSonics).

1975 NBA All-Star Game players

WESTERN CONFERENCE

PlayerPos.Team
Nate ArchibaldPGKansas City-Omaha Kings
Gail GoodrichPG/SGLos Angeles Lakers
Jim PricePG/SGMilwaukee Bucks
Charlie ScottSGPhoenix Suns
Dave BingSGDetroit Pistons
Bob DandridgeSF/SGMilwaukee Bucks
Rick BarrySFGolden State Warriors
Spencer HaywoodPF/CSeattle SuperSonics
Sidney WicksPF/CPortland Trail Blazers
Bob LanierCDetroit Pistons
Kareem Abdul-JabbarCMilwaukee Bucks
Sam LaceyCKansas City-Omaha Kings

EASTERN CONFERENCE

PlayerPos.Team
Earl MonroePGNew York Knicks
Walt FrazierPGNew York Knicks
Phil ChenierPGWashington Bullets
Jo Jo WhitePG/SGBoston Celtics
John HavlicekSF/SGBoston Celtics
Rudy TomjanovichSFHouston Rockets
Paul SilasPF/SFBoston Celtics
Steve MixPFPhiladelphia 76ers
Dave CowensC/PFBoston Celtics
Bob McAdooC/PFBuffalo Braves
Elvin HayesC/PFWashington Bullets
Wes UnseldC/PFWashington Bullets

All-Star Game MVP: Walt Frazier (New York Knicks).

More awards

Citizenship award: Wes Unseld (Washington Bullets).