1977–78 Chicago Bulls season

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1977–78 Chicago Bulls season
Head coach Ed Badger
Arena Chicago Stadium
Results
Record 40–42 (.488)
Place Division: 3rd (Midwest)
Conference: 8th (Western)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1977-78 NBA season was the Bulls' 12th season in the NBA.[1]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1977 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 13 Tate Armstrong SG  United States Duke
2 23 Mike Glenn PG  United States Southern Illinois
2 30 Steve Sheppard SF  United States Maryland
2 35 Mark Landsberger PF/C  United States Arizona State
4 79 Mike McConalthy  United States Louisiana Tech
5 101 Nate Davis  United States South Carolina
6 123 Jay Chessman  United States Brigham Young
7 143 Mike Smith  United States Evansville
8 162 Rich Rhodes  United States Eastern Illinois

Roster[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Template:1977-78 NBA Midwest standings

# 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[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

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

Season[edit]

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]

See also[edit]