1977-78

Summary and Awards / Teams
Season: Scores / Standings / Leaders

NBA 1977-78 Regular Season and Playoffs Summary.

Information about the 1977-1978 NBA season, including champion, MVP awards, statistical leaders and other basic data.

Playoffs Summary

NBA Champion
1978 NBA Champion
Washington Bullets
1978 NBA Champion
NBA Finals
Washington Bullets
4 - 3
Seattle Supersonics
Finals MVP
Wes Unseld
Washington Bullets

Regular Season Summary

Best Record
Portland Trail Blazers
58-24 (.707)
Season MVP
Bill Walton
Portland Trail Blazers
Defensive Player
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Rookie of the Year
Walter Davis
Phoenix Suns
Coach of the Year
Hubie Brown
Atlanta Hawks
All-Star Game MVP
Randy Smith
Buffalo Braves
Most Improved Player
-
6th Man of the Year
-
Scoring Leader
George Gervin
San Antonio Spurs
27.2 points per game
Rebounds Leader
Truck Robinson
New Orleans Jazz
15.7 rebounds per game
Assists Leader
Kevin Porter
Detroit Pistons /
New Jersey Nets
10.2 assists per game
Steals Leader
Ron Lee
Phoenix Suns
2.7 steals per game
Blocks Leader
George Johnson
New Jersey Nets
3.4 blocks per game
All-NBA 3rd Team
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All-Rookie 2nd Team
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