1978–79 Chicago Bulls season

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1978–79 Chicago Bulls season
Head coach Larry Costello
Scotty Robertson
General manager Rod Thorn
Arena Chicago Stadium
Results
Record 31–51 (.378)
Place Division: 5th (Midwest)
Conference: 11th (Western)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
< 1977–78 1979–80 >

The 1978-79 NBA season was the Bulls' 13th season in the NBA.[1]

Draft picks[edit]

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 9 Reggie Theus SG  United States Nevada-Las Vegas
2 31 Marvin Johnson  United States New Mexico
3 53 Randy Ayers  United States Miami
5 97 Ron Anthony  United States Jacksonville
6 119 John Shoemaker  United States Miami
7 140 Jarvis Reynolds  United States West Georgia State
8 159 Chubby Cox SG  United States San Francisco
9 176 Joe Ponsetto  United States DePaul
10 191 Mark Tucker  United States Oklahoma State

Roster[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Template:1978-79 NBA Midwest standings

# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Seattle SuperSonics 52 30 .634
2 y-Kansas City Kings 48 34 .585 4
3 x-Phoenix Suns 50 32 .610 2
4 x-Denver Nuggets 47 35 .573 5
5 x-Los Angeles Lakers 47 35 .573 5
6 x-Portland Trail Blazers 45 37 .549 7
7 San Diego Clippers 43 39 .524 9
8 Indiana Pacers 38 44 .463 14
8 Milwaukee Bucks 38 44 .463 14
8 Golden State Warriors 38 44 .463 14
11 Chicago Bulls 31 51 .378 21


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]