1978-79


1978-79 NBA Season: Leaders Summary

Information about which players led the main stats categories in the 1978-1979 NBA Season, including leaders in points, rebounds, assists, steals, blocks and turnovers.

Regular Season Leaders

Points

29.6 ppg
George Gervin
(San Antonio Spurs)

Rebounds

17.6 rpg
Moses Malone
(Houston Rockets)

Assists

13.4 apg
Kevin Porter
(Detroit Pistons)

Steals

2.5 spg
M.L. Carr
(Detroit Pistons)

Blocks

4.0 bpg
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Los Angeles Lakers)

Regular Season Leaders Details

Points per Game

Rnk Player (Team) Points
1
(Spurs)
29.6 ppg
2
(Clippers)
28.8 ppg
3
(Bucks)
25.6 ppg
4
(Knicks / Celtics)
24.8 ppg
5
(Rockets)
24.8 ppg

Total Points

Rnk Player (Team) Points
1
(Spurs)
2,365 pts
2
(Clippers)
2,244 pts
3
(Rockets)
2,031 pts
4
(Bucks)
1,972 pts
5
(Suns)
1,941 pts

Rebounds per Game

Rnk Player (Team) Rebounds
1
(Rockets)
17.6 rpg
2
(Jazz)
12.8 rpg
3
(Lakers)
12.8 rpg
4
(Bulls)
12.7 rpg
5
(Supersonics)
12.4 rpg

Total Rebounds

Rnk Player (Team) Rebounds
1
(Rockets)
1,444 reb
2
(Bulls)
1,043 reb
3
(Jazz)
1,026 reb
4
(Lakers)
1,025 reb
5
(Supersonics)
1,013 reb

Assists per Game

Rnk Player (Team) Assists
1
(Pistons)
13.4 apg
2
(Warriors)
9.3 apg
3
(Lakers)
9.0 apg
4
(Kings)
8.6 apg
5
(Suns)
6.5 apg

Total Assists

Rnk Player (Team) Assists
1
(Pistons)
1,099 ast
2
(Warriors)
762 ast
3
(Lakers)
737 ast
4
(Kings)
681 ast
5
(Suns)
529 ast

Steals per Game

Rnk Player (Team) Steals
1
(Pistons)
2.5 spg
2
(Nets)
2.5 spg
3
(Lakers)
2.5 spg
4
(Cavaliers)
2.4 spg
5
(Kings)
2.2 spg

Total Steals

Rnk Player (Team) Steals
1
(Nets)
201 stl
2
(Lakers)
201 stl
3
(Pistons)
197 stl
4
(Clippers)
177 stl
5
(76ers)
174 stl

Blocks per Game

Rnk Player (Team) Blocks
1
(Lakers)
4.0 bpg
2
(Nets)
3.2 bpg
3
(Hawks)
3.1 bpg
4
(Warriors)
2.9 bpg
5
(Pistons)
2.5 bpg

Total Blocks

Rnk Player (Team) Blocks
1
(Lakers)
316 blk
2
(Hawks)
254 blk
3
(Nets)
253 blk
4
(Warriors)
217 blk
5
(Pistons)
201 blk

Note: * NBA minimums for Per Game Leaders: 70 Games or 1400 Points, 800 Rebounds, 400 Assists, 125 Steals, 100 Blocks.