1978-79 NBA season Finals, awards and best players

NBA Finals 1979

NBA Champion: Seattle SuperSonics

NBA Finals:  Seattle SuperSonics (W)  4  Washington Bullets (E)  1

NBA Finals MVP: Dennis Johnson (Seattle SuperSonics)

Main players: Jack Sikma, Gus Williams, Dennis Johnson (Seattle SuperSonics), Elvin Hayes, Bob Dandridge, Wes Unseld (Washington Bullets).

Best players for the 1978-79 NBA season

Regular Season MVP: Moses Malone (Houston Rockets).

All-NBA first team: Paul Westphal (Phoenix Suns), George Gervin (San Antonio Spurs), Marques Johnson (Milwaukee Bucks), Moses Malone (Houston Rockets), Elvin Hayes (Washington Bullets).

All-NBA second team: Phil Ford (Kansas City Kings), World B. Free (San Diego Clippers), Walter Davis (Phoenix Suns), Bob Dandridge (Washington Bullets), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Los Angeles Lakers).

SEASON STATS LEADERS

CategoryPlayerPos.TeamValue
PointsGeorge GervinSGSan Antonio Spurs29.6
ReboundsMoses MaloneC/PFHouston Rockets17.6
BlocksKareem Abdul-JabbarCLos Angeles Lakers4.0
AssistsKevin PorterPGDetroit Pistons13.4
StealsM.L. CarrSF/SGDetroit Pistons2.5
EfficiencyKareem Abdul-JabbarCLos Angeles Lakers25.5

PLAYERS WITH THE BEST STATS IN THE 1978-79 REGULAR SEASON

PLAYERGPMPFG(%)3P(%)FT(%)RBASSTTOBKPTS
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar800.59.71/16.8457.7--/----4.36/5.9373.50.20.10.00.00.00.3
Moses Malone820.58.73/16.1654.0--/----7.30/9.8973.80.20.00.00.00.00.3
Artis Gilmore820.59.18/15.9857.4--/----5.29/7.1673.90.20.00.00.00.00.3
Marques Johnson770.510.65/19.3655.0--/----4.31/5.6875.90.10.00.00.00.00.3
Rich Kelley800.45.50/10.8850.6--/----4.66/5.7381.30.20.00.00.00.00.2
George Gervin800.511.84/21.8654.2--/----5.89/7.1382.60.10.00.00.00.00.4
Larry Kenon810.49.23/18.3250.4--/----3.64/4.3184.50.10.10.00.00.00.3
Elvin Hayes820.58.78/18.0148.8--/----4.26/6.5165.40.10.00.00.00.00.3
Cedric Maxwell800.55.90/10.1058.4--/----7.18/8.9580.20.10.00.00.00.00.2
Robert Parish760.47.29/14.6149.9--/----2.58/3.7069.70.20.00.00.00.00.2

More awards

Citizenship award: Calvin Murphy (Houston Rockets).