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1977–78 New Orleans Jazz season

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1977–78 New Orleans Jazz season

The 1977-78 New Orleans Jazz season was the team's fourth in the NBA. They began the season hoping to improve upon their 35-47 output from the previous season. They bested it by four wins, finishing 39-43, but failed to qualify for the playoffs for the fourth straight season.[1]

Contents

  • Draft picks 1
  • Regular season 2
    • Season standings 2.1
    • Game log 2.2
  • Player statistics 3
  • Awards and records 4
  • Transactions 5
  • References 6

Draft picks

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College

Regular season

Season standings

Central Division W L PCT GB
San Antonio Spurs 52 30 0.634
Washington Bullets 44 38 0.537 8
Cleveland Cavaliers 43 39 0.524 9
Atlanta Hawks 41 41 0.500 11
New Orleans Jazz 39 43 0.476 13
Houston Rockets 28 54 0.341 24
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Philadelphia 76ers 55 27 .671
2 y-San Antonio Spurs 52 30 .634 3
3 x-Washington Bullets 44 38 .537 11
4 x-Cleveland Cavaliers 43 39 .524 12
5 x-New York Knicks 43 39 .524 12
6 x-Atlanta Hawks 41 41 .500 14
7 New Orleans Jazz 39 43 .476 16
8 Boston Celtics 32 50 .390 23
9 Houston Rockets 28 54 .341 27
10 Buffalo Braves 27 55 .329 28
11 New Jersey Nets 24 58 .293 31


z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log

Player statistics

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Gus Bailey
Freddie Boyd
Gail Goodrich
Paul Griffin
Aaron James
Rich Kelley
Pete Maravich
Jim McElroy
Joe Meriweather
Truck Robinson
Fred Saunders
Slick Watts
Nate Williams

Awards and records

Transactions

References

  1. ^ 1977-78 New Orleans Jazz
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