1977–78 Indiana Pacers season

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1977–78 Indiana Pacers season
Head coach Bob Leonard
Arena Market Square Arena
Results
Record 31–51 (.378)
Place Division: 5th (Midwest)
Conference: 10th (Western)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
< 1976–77 1978–79 >

The 1977-78 NBA season was Indiana's 2nd season in the NBA and 11th season as a franchise.[1]

Draft picks

Main article: 1977 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
2 29 Alonzo Bradley SF  United States Texas Southern
3 51 Stan Mayhew  United States Weber State
4 73 George Pendleton  United States Georgia State
5 95 Marvin Jackson  United States Prairie View A&M
6 117 Tom Scheffler C  United States Purdue

Roster

Regular season

Season standings

Midwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Denver Nuggets 48 34 .585 33–8 15–26 11–9
x-Milwaukee Bucks 44 38 .537 4 28–13 16–25 14–6
Chicago Bulls 40 42 .488 8 29–12 11–30 8–12
Detroit Pistons 38 44 .463 10 24–17 14–27 8–12
Indiana Pacers 31 51 .378 17 21–20 10–31 8–12
Kansas City Kings 31 51 .378 17 22–19 9–32 11–9
# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Portland Trail Blazers 58 24 .707
2 y-Denver Nuggets 48 34 .585 10
3 x-Phoenix Suns 49 33 .598 9
4 x-Seattle SuperSonics 47 35 .573 11
5 x-Los Angeles Lakers 45 37 .549 13
6 x-Milwaukee Bucks 44 38 .537 14
7 Golden State Warriors 43 39 .524 15
8 Chicago Bulls 40 42 .488 18
9 Detroit Pistons 38 44 .463 20
10 Indiana Pacers 31 51 .378 27
10 Kansas City Kings 31 51 .378 27


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

Game log

Player statistics

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Awards and records

Transactions

References

See also