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1976-77 NBA season

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1976-77 NBA season

1976–77 NBA season
League National Basketball Association
Sport Basketball
Number of teams 22
TV partner(s) CBS
Regular season
Season MVP Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (L.A. Lakers)
Top scorer Pete Maravich (New Orleans)
Eastern champions Philadelphia 76ers
  Eastern runners-up Houston Rockets
Western champions Portland Trail Blazers
  Western runners-up Los Angeles Lakers
Finals champions Portland Trail Blazers
  Runners-up Philadelphia 76ers
Finals MVP Bill Walton (Portland)
NBA seasons

The 1976–77 NBA season was the 31st season of the National Basketball Association. The season ended with the Portland Trail Blazers winning the NBA Championship, beating the Philadelphia 76ers 4 games to 2 in the NBA Finals.

Notable occurrences

Final standings

By division

By conference


  • z, y – division champions
  • x – clinched playoff spot

Statistics leaders

Category Player Team Stat
Points per game Pete Maravich New Orleans Jazz 31.6
Rebounds per game Bill Walton Portland Trail Blazers 14.4
Assists per game Don Buse Indiana Pacers 8.5
Steals per game Don Buse Indiana Pacers 3.5
Blocks per game Bill Walton Portland Trail Blazers 3.2
FG% Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Los Angeles Lakers .579
FT% Ernie DiGregorio Buffalo Braves .945

NBA awards

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