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1978 NBA Draft: Players Career Achievements and Stats

Career data of players selected in the 1978 NBA Draft, including seasons played, Championships won, honors, awards and some stats.

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Abbreviations:
Ch = NBA Champion / ASG = All-Star Games / HOF = Hall of Fame as player / FMVP = Finals MVP / All-NBA = All-NBA Teams / All-Def = All-Defensive Teams / ROY = Rookie of the Year

1978 NBA Draft - Players Career Data

Round 1

    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
1.
Mychal Thompson
12 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - 13.7 7.4 2.3
2.
Phil Ford
7 - - - - - 1 - 1 - - - - - 11.6 1.8 6.4
3.
Rick Robey
8 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 7.6 4.7 1.2
4.
M.R. Richardson
8 - 4 - - - - 2 - - - 1 3 - 14.8 5.5 7.0
5.
Purvis Short
12 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 17.3 4.3 2.5
6.
Larry Bird
13 3 12 HOF 3 2 10 3 1 - - - - - 24.3 10.0 6.3
7.
Ron Brewer
8 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 11.9 1.9 1.8
8.
Freeman Williams
6 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 14.7 1.6 1.6
9.
Reggie Theus
13 - 2 - - - - - - - - - - - 18.5 3.3 6.3
10.
Butch Lee
2 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 8.1 1.4 3.2
11.
James Hardy
4 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5.7 5.3 1.3
    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
12.
George Johnson
8 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 9.1 5.6 1.8
13.
Winford Boynes
3 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 8.4 2.1 1.2
14.
Roger Phegley
6 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 8.7 2.0 1.4
15.
Mike Mitchell
11 - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 19.8 5.6 1.3
16.
Jack Givens
2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 6.7 2.9 0.9
17.
Rod Griffin
-
18.
Dave Corzine
13 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 8.5 5.9 1.7
19.
Marty Byrnes
4 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 5.7 2.2 1.6
20.
Frankie Sanders
2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5.1 1.9 1.0
21.
Mike Evans
9 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 7.7 1.4 2.6
22.
Raymond Townsend
3 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4.8 1.0 1.4

Round 2

    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
23.
Terry Tyler
11 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 10.2 5.4 1.2
24.
Keith Herron
3 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 9.8 2.0 1.4
25.
Rick Wilson
2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2.9 1.2 1.3
26.
Ron Carter
2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3.0 1.1 0.6
27.
Wayne Radford
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3.9 1.3 1.1
28.
Buster Matheney
-
29.
John Long
14 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 13.6 2.8 1.9
30.
Jeff Judkins
5 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5.4 1.6 1.0
31.
Marvin Johnson
-
32.
John Rudd
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3.2 2.9 0.6
33.
Harry Davis
2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4.0 1.6 0.4
    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
34.
Greg Bunch
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2.3 1.4 0.3
35.
Tommie Green
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3.9 1.2 2.4
36.
Maurice Cheeks
15 1 4 - - - - 5 - - - - - - 11.1 2.8 6.7
37.
Terry Sykes
-
38.
Lew Massey
-
39.
James Lee
-
40.
Wayne Cooper
14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 7.9 6.2 0.9
41.
Jerome Whitehead
11 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 6.5 4.8 0.6
42.
Kevin McDonald
-
43.
Glenn Hagan
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1.8 1.0 2.0
44.
Clemon Johnson
10 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 5.4 4.6 1.0

Round 3

    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
45.
Mike Phillips
-
46.
Hollis Copeland
2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5.0 1.7 1.0
47.
Billy Ray Bates
4 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 11.7 1.7 1.9
48.
Mike Santos
-
49.
Jeff Cook
8 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5.3 4.5 1.4
50.
Dana Skinner
-
51.
Ricky Gallon
-
52.
Mike Russell
-
53.
Randy Ayers
-
54.
Steve Grant
-
55.
Marc Iavaroni
7 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 4.4 3.2 1.0
    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
56.
Steve Neff
-
57.
Ken Higgs
-
58.
Rick Apke
-
59.
Pat Cummings
12 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 9.6 5.6 1.2
60.
Michael Cooper
12 5 - - - - - 8 - - - - - - 8.9 3.2 4.2
61.
Dave Baxter
-
62.
Dave Batton
2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3.2 2.1 0.6
63.
Joel Kramer
5 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3.8 2.8 1.0
64.
Gerald Henderson
13 3 - - - - - - - - - - - - 8.9 1.7 3.6
65.
Marvin Dalph
-
66.
Sterling Edmunds
-

Round 4

    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
67.
Jackie Robinson
3 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 3.8 1.2 0.6
68.
Jim Boylan
-
69.
Joel Thompson
-
70.
Jeffrey Crompton
-
71.
Ricky Lee
-
72.
Dave Nelson
-
73.
Larry Harris
-
74.
Mel Davis
-
75.
Jeff Covington
-
76.
Leroy McDonald
-
77.
Derrick Jackson
-
    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
78.
Stan Rome
-
79.
Erving Giddings
-
80.
Otis Howard
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4.2 2.9 0.4
81.
Lawrence Boston
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4.3 3.0 0.2
82.
Harold Robertson
-
83.
Billy Lewis
-
84.
Walter Jordan
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2.3 1.4 0.4
85.
Bob Miller
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2.0 2.5 0.5
86.
Rich Adams
-
87.
Brett Vroman
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3.1 2.3 0.8
88.
Wayne Smith
-

Round 5

    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
89.
Cecile Rose
-
90.
David Thompson
-
91.
Gary Goodner
-
92.
James Sparrow
-
93.
Derick Clairborne
-
94.
Greg Tynes
-
95.
Dave Caligaris
-
96.
Duck Williams
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 6.6 1.4 2.4
97.
Ron Anthony
-
98.
Chris Potter
-
99.
Ken Koenigs
-
    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
100.
Greg Green
-
101.
Bubba Wilson
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1.1 1.0 0.8
102.
Roger Dickens
-
103.
Russ Coleman
-
104.
Carlos Terry
3 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3.0 2.4 1.3
105.
Ralph Drollinger
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2.5 3.2 2.3
106.
Michael Edwards
-
107.
Andre Wakefield
2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2.3 1.0 0.9
108.
Eugene Parker
-
109.
Mark Haymoore
-
110.
Clay Johnson
3 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 2.8 1.2 0.6

Round 6

    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
111.
Golie Augustus
-
112.
Bob Miscevicious
-
113.
Eddie Joe Chavez
-
114.
Jim Krivacs
-
115.
Sherman Dillard
-
116.
Dave Winey
-
117.
Audie Matthews
-
118.
John Douglas
2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 6.7 1.4 2.2
119.
John Shoemaker
-
120.
Gerald Glover
-
121.
Ed Warren
-
    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
122.
Buzz Hartnett
-
123.
Ron Bell
-
124.
Dave Kyle
-
125.
Archie Aldridge
-
126.
Kim Stewart
-
127.
Robert Heard
-
128.
Charles Thompson
-
129.
Harry Morgan
-
130.
Osborne Lockhart
-
131.
Tim Evans
-

Round 7

    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
132.
Doug Jemison
-
133.
Stan Pietkiewicz
3 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3.9 1.0 1.8
134.
Stan Stewart
-
135.
Ollie Matson
-
136.
Charles McMilliam
-
137.
Steve Balkun
-
138.
Herb Entzminger
-
139.
Willie Howard
-
140.
Jarvis Reynolds
-
141.
Jim DeWeese
-
142.
Rick Bernard
-
    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
143.
Tony Smith
-
144.
Gary Pember
-
145.
Ed Hopkins
-
146.
Kim Anderson
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3.0 2.1 0.7
147.
Larry Paige
-
148.
Jack Gilloon
-
149.
Steve Malovic
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2.1 2.2 0.7
150.
Hector Olivencia
-
151.
Anthony Murray
-
152.
Walter Reason
-

Round 8

    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
153.
Bruce Campbell
-
154.
Felton Young
-
155.
Ron Hammye
-
156.
Kim Fisher
-
157.
Earl Evans
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4.4 2.1 1.0
158.
Carl Kilpatrick
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1.5 2.0 0.0
159.
Chubby Cox
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4.1 1.4 0.9
160.
Ed Murphy
-
161.
Roland Martin
-
162.
Greg Sanders
-
163.
Tony Searcy
-
    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
164.
Tom Zaligaris
-
165.
Nestor Cora
-
166.
Larry Vaculik
-
167.
George Fowler
-
168.
Henry Taylor
-
169.
Alan Cunningham
-
170.
Mark Wickman
-

Round 9

    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
171.
Frank Sowinski
-
172.
Bobby White
-
173.
Les Anderson
-
174.
Ulice Payne
-
175.
Chad Nelson
-
176.
Joe Ponsetto
-
177.
Maurice Robinson
-
178.
Denny Fields
-
179.
Bobby Humbles
-
180.
Steve Bayless
-
181.
Tim Claxton
-
    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
182.
Gary Rosenberger
-
183.
Tom Schneeburger
-
184.
Nate Stokes
-
185.
Rick Taylor
-
186.
Paul Cozens
-

Round 10

    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
187.
Michael Vicens
-
188.
Walter Harrigan
-
189.
Dave Grauzer
-
190.
Rickey Williams
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3.3 0.9 0.8
191.
Mark Tucker
-
192.
Marshall Lester
-
193.
Mike Muff
-
194.
Gary Winston
-
195.
Ernest Simons
-
196.
Tom Anderson
-
197.
Steve Connor
-
    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
198.
Phil Taylor
-
199.
Lewis Cohen
-
200.
Larry Brewster
-
201.
Dennis James
-
202.
Tim Workington
-

Total picks: 202