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1979 NBA Draft: Players Career Achievements and Stats

Career data of players selected in the 1979 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

1979 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.
Magic Johnson
13 5 12 HOF 3 3 10 - - - - 4 2 - 19.5 7.2 11.2
2.
Dave Greenwood
12 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 10.2 7.9 2.0
3.
Bill Cartwright
15 3 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 13.2 6.3 1.4
4.
Greg Kelser
6 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 9.7 4.6 1.3
5.
Sidney Moncrief
11 - 5 - - - 5 5 - - - - - - 15.6 4.7 3.6
6.
James Bailey
9 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 8.8 5.0 0.8
7.
Vinnie Johnson
13 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - 12.0 3.2 3.3
8.
Calvin Natt
11 - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 17.2 6.8 2.2
9.
Larry Demic
3 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4.7 3.9 0.5
10.
Roy Hamilton
2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4.6 1.5 2.6
11.
Cliff Robinson
11 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 17.2 8.3 2.0
    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
12.
Jim Paxson
11 - 2 - - - 1 - - - - - - - 14.3 2.0 2.9
13.
Dudley Bradley
9 - - - - - - 1 - - - - - - 5.2 1.8 1.9
14.
Brad Holland
3 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 3.2 0.6 0.7
15.
Phil Hubbard
10 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 10.9 5.3 1.3
16.
Jim Spanarkel
5 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 9.7 2.5 2.2
17.
Lee Johnson
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1.4 1.8 0.1
18.
Reggie King
6 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 8.9 6.2 1.6
19.
Wiley Peck
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3.5 3.5 0.6
20.
Larry Knight
-
21.
Sly Williams
7 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 10.9 4.2 2.0
22.
Kyle Macy
7 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 9.5 2.2 4.0

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.
Tico Brown
-
24.
Johnny High
4 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5.1 2.3 1.9
25.
Ollie Mack
3 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 7.2 2.5 1.8
26.
Bruce Flowers
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4.9 3.4 0.9
27.
Reggie Carter
2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3.5 1.2 1.5
28.
Danny Salisbury
-
29.
Tony Price
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 0.8 0.0 0.6
30.
Gary Garland
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4.3 1.8 1.9
31.
Edgar Jones
6 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 9.0 4.8 0.9
32.
Tony Zeno
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1.8 1.8 0.1
33.
Lawrence Butler
-
    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.
Kim Goetz
-
35.
James Bradley
-
36.
Clint Richardson
8 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 7.0 2.4 2.5
37.
Bernard Toone
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2.4 1.5 0.5
38.
Larry Wilson
-
39.
Victor King
-
40.
Andrew Fields
-
41.
Mark Young
-
42.
Paul Mokeski
12 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4.0 3.4 0.7
43.
Johnny Moore
9 - - - - - - - - - - 1 - - 9.4 3.0 7.4
44.
Joe DeSantis
-

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.
Arvid Kramer
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2.0 1.5 0.4
46.
Andrew Parker
-
47.
Calvin Garrett
4 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5.2 2.6 1.5
48.
Terry Duerod
4 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 6.7 1.1 1.2
49.
Cedrick Hordges
2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 7.6 5.9 1.2
50.
Geoff Huston
8 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 8.8 1.4 5.1
51.
John Gerdy
-
52.
Larry Gibson
-
53.
Wayne Kreklow
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1.2 0.5 0.4
54.
Cheese Johnson
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3.0 1.6 0.2
55.
Tom Channel
-
    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.
Mickey Fox
-
57.
Don March
-
58.
Earl Cureton
12 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - 5.4 4.7 1.0
59.
Ricardo Brown
-
60.
Walter Daniels
-
61.
Ernesto Malcolm
-
62.
Terry Crosby
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1.5 0.3 1.8
63.
Sylvester Norris
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2.4 2.5 0.4
64.
Al Green
-
65.
Bill Laimbeer
14 2 4 - - - - - - - 1 - - - 12.9 9.7 2.0
66.
Charles Floyd
-

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.
Greg Deane
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1.4 0.9 0.9
68.
Nick Galis
-
69.
Eugene Robinson
-
70.
Rick Swing
-
71.
Larry Rogers
-
72.
George Maynor
-
73.
James Donaldson
14 - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 8.6 7.8 0.8
74.
Don Newman
-
75.
Ron Ripley
-
76.
Sammy Drummer
-
77.
Lionel Garrett
-
    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.
Daryll Robinson
-
79.
Ray White
-
80.
Lionel Green
-
81.
Ricky Reed
-
82.
Jerry Sichting
10 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 6.9 1.4 3.3
83.
Mike Niles
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2.6 1.3 0.3
84.
Al Daniel
-
85.
John McCullough
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2.6 0.5 0.4
86.
Malcolm Cesare
-
87.
Richie Allen
-
88.
Lamont Reid
-

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.
Wolfe Perry
-
90.
Jimmy Allen
-
91.
Matt Simpkins
-
92.
F.R. Williams
-
93.
Larry Washington
-
94.
Johnny Green
-
95.
Jim Abromaitis
-
96.
George Lett
-
97.
Jim Tillman
-
98.
Billy Reid
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3.2 1.0 1.2
99.
Greg Joyner
-
    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.
Matt White
-
101.
Tiny Pinder
-
102.
Larry Williams
-
103.
Carl McPipe
-
104.
Allen Leavell
10 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 9.5 1.7 4.8
105.
Curtis Watkins
-
106.
Steve Schall
-
107.
Mark Eaton
11 - 1 - - - - 5 - - - - - 4 6.0 7.9 1.0
108.
Marshall Ashford
-

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
109.
Ernie Cobb
-
110.
Marvin Delph
-
111.
Truman Claytor
-
112.
Joe Manning
-
113.
Phil Abney
-
114.
Steve Smith
-
115.
Tony Smith
-
116.
Derrick Mayes
-
117.
Greg Guye
-
118.
Jim Mitchem
-
119.
Bob Bender
-
    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
120.
Ray Ellis
-
121.
Dwight Williams
-
122.
Odell Ball
-
123.
Dan Hartshorne
-
124.
Collie Davis
-
125.
Terry Knight
-
126.
Bob Roma
-
127.
Dale Shackelford
-
128.
Garcia Hopkins
-

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
129.
Paul Poe
-
130.
Steve Castellan
-
131.
Steve Skaggs
-
132.
Ken Jones
-
133.
Mike Eversley
-
134.
Marc Coleman
-
135.
Jim Strickland
-
136.
Dirk Ewing
-
137.
Ren Watson
-
138.
Stan Ray
-
139.
Jene Grey
-
    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
140.
Jeff Tropf
-
141.
Tim Waterman
-
142.
Bobby Willis
-
143.
Rich Valavicius
-
144.
John Johnson
-
145.
Nick Daniels
-
146.
Tyrone Branyan
-
147.
Ollie Matson
-

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
148.
Keith McDonald
-
149.
Glenn Sudhop
-
150.
Rodney Lee
-
151.
Mark Haymore
-
152.
Billy Tucker
-
153.
Tony Warren
-
154.
H. Hollingsworth
-
155.
Mario Butler
-
156.
Larry Spicer
-
157.
Brian Magid
-
158.
Renaldo Lawrence
-
    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
159.
Willie Pounds
-
160.
John Goedeke
-
161.
Delbert Watson
-
162.
Matt Teahan
-
163.
Rick Raivio
-
164.
Tony Vann
-
165.
Charles Jones
15 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 2.5 4.5 0.9
166.
Jo Jo Walters
-

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
167.
Milt Huggins
-
168.
Kevin Sinnett
-
169.
Tim Joyce
-
170.
Val Bracey
-
171.
James Jackson
-
172.
Brett Wyatt
-
173.
Ricky Free
-
174.
Roger Lapham
-
175.
Gene Ransom
-
176.
Mike Dodd
-
177.
Stan Eckwood
-
    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
178.
Cedric Oliver
-
179.
Emmett Lewis
-
180.
Coby Leavitt
-
181.
Gary Wilson
-
182.
Eddie McLeod
-
183.
Hosea Champine
-
184.
Ray Hooker
-

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
185.
Paul Dawkins
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5.5 2.2 1.4
186.
Alton Byrd
-
187.
Willie Polk
-
188.
Terry Peavy
-
189.
Gordon Thomas
-
190.
Marvin Thoms
-
191.
Eric Fleisher
-
192.
Kevin Heenan
-
193.
Chris Fahrbach
-
194.
Greg Hunter
-
195.
Kelvin Small
-
    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
196.
Chad Nelson
-
197.
Cortez Collins
-
198.
Keith McCord
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2.0 1.0 0.5
199.
Glen Fine
-
200.
Russell Saunders
-
201.
Korky Nelson
-
202.
Steve Martin
-

Total picks: 202