How many teams were in the NBA in 1978?

How many teams were in the NBA in 1977?

Four ABA teams joined the NBA, all four of which are still in the league today: the San Antonio Spurs, Indiana Pacers, Denver Nuggets, and New York Nets.

1976–77 NBA season
Duration October 21, 1976 – April 10, 1977 April 12–May 17, 1977 (Playoffs) May 22–June 5, 1977 (Finals)
Number of games 82
Number of teams 22

Who won NBA in 1978?

League Leaders

1. Moses Malone* • HOU 1444
2. Artis Gilmore* • CHI 1043
3. Rich Kelley • NOJ 1026
4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* • LAL 1025
5. Jack Sikma* • SEA 1013

Who wears 77 in the NBA?

Luka Dončić

No. 77 – Dallas Mavericks
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2018 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3rd overall

What teams were in the NBA in 1975?

Per Game Stats

Rk Team PTS
1 Golden State Warriors* 109.8
2 Buffalo Braves* 107.3
3 Los Angeles Lakers 106.9
4 Philadelphia 76ers* 106.5

How many NBA teams were there in 1970?

The NBA expanded to 17 teams as the Portland Trail Blazers, Buffalo Braves, and Cleveland Cavaliers began play. For the first time, the league was divided into Conferences (East and West), each with two divisions.

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Who won the 1978 79 NBA championship?

The 1978–79 NBA season was the 33rd season of the National Basketball Association. The season ended with the Seattle SuperSonics winning the NBA Championship, beating the Washington Bullets 4 games to 1 in the NBA Finals, a rematch of the previous year’s Finals, but with the opposite result.

Who drafted ahead of Larry Bird?


Round Pick Player
1 4 Micheal Ray Richardson+
1 5 Purvis Short
1 6 Larry Bird^
1 7 Ron Brewer

Who won 1977 NBA Finals?

The tournament concluded with the Western Conference champion Portland Trail Blazers defeating the Eastern Conference champion Philadelphia 76ers 4 games to 2 in the NBA Finals. It was Portland’s first (and so far, only) NBA title.

Who has the best record in the East NBA?


Team Road Road record
1 Brooklyn 11-3
2 Chicago 9-6
3 Milwaukee 9-7