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1979-80 NBA Standings, Stats and Awards

1980-81  1979-80 1978-79

Champ: Los Angeles Lakers
MVP: Kareem Abdul-jabbar
Rookie of the Year: Larry Bird

Eastern
Atlantic
Team W L Pct GB PF PA HW HL AW AL OEFF DEFF PACE
Boston Celtics 61 21 .744 0 9303 8664 35 6 26 15 106.0 98.9 106.0
Philadelphia 76ers 59 23 .720 2 8949 8603 36 5 23 18 102.3 98.3 105.7
New York Knicks 39 43 .476 22 9344 9438 25 16 14 27 103.3 104.7 109.2
Washington Bullets 39 43 .476 22 8773 8982 24 17 15 26 100.3 102.6 105.8
New Jersey Nets 34 48 .415 27 8879 8975 22 19 12 29 98.3 100.1 108.8
Central
Team W L Pct GB PF PA HW HL AW AL OEFF DEFF PACE
Atlanta Hawks 50 32 .610 0 8573 8334 32 9 18 23 103.1 99.0 101.2
Houston Rockets 41 41 .500 9 9084 9070 29 12 12 29 104.5 105.0 104.7
San Antonio Spurs 41 41 .500 9 9788 9819 27 14 14 27 105.4 106.0 112.1
Cleveland Cavaliers 37 45 .451 13 9360 9332 28 13 9 32 103.1 103.8 109.2
Indiana Pacers 37 45 .451 13 9119 9176 26 15 11 30 103.2 102.9 107.3
Detroit Pistons 16 66 .195 34 8933 9609 13 28 3 38 98.6 105.8 109.6
Western
Midwest
Team W L Pct GB PF PA HW HL AW AL OEFF DEFF PACE
Milwaukee Bucks 49 33 .598 0 9025 8702 28 13 21 20 103.4 99.3 105.7
Kansas City Kings 47 35 .573 2 8860 8603 30 11 17 24 101.5 98.7 105.4
Chicago Bulls 30 52 .366 19 8813 9035 21 20 9 32 101.9 104.5 104.5
Denver Nuggets 30 52 .366 19 8878 9240 24 17 6 35 100.8 104.8 106.5
Utah Jazz 24 58 .293 25 8394 8887 17 24 7 34 101.8 107.5 99.8
Pacific
Team W L Pct GB PF PA HW HL AW AL OEFF DEFF PACE
Los Angeles Lakers 60 22 .732 0 9438 8954 37 4 23 18 106.7 101.1 107.0
Seattle Supersonics 56 26 .683 4 8897 8515 33 8 23 18 102.6 98.0 104.9
Phoenix Suns 55 27 .671 5 9114 8819 36 5 19 22 102.7 99.5 107.2
Portland Trailblazers 38 44 .463 22 8402 8469 26 15 12 29 100.6 101.7 100.8
San Diego Clippers 35 47 .427 25 8820 9160 24 17 11 30 102.6 106.6 103.9
Golden State Warriors 24 58 .293 36 8493 8853 15 26 9 32 100.0 103.9 102.9

Offense

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Team OEFF PPG Pts FGM FGA FGP FTM FTA FTP 3PM 3PA 3PP ORB REB RPG AST APG STL BLK TO PF PACE
LAL 106.7 115.1 9438 3898 7368 .529 1622 2092 .775 20 100 .000 1085 3738 45.6 2413 29.4 774 546 1639 1784 107.0
BOS 106.0 113.5 9303 3617 7387 .490 1907 2449 .779 162 422 .000 1227 3684 44.9 2198 26.8 809 308 1539 1974 106.0
SAS 105.4 119.4 9788 3856 7738 .498 2024 2528 .801 52 206 .000 1153 3668 44.7 2326 28.4 771 333 1589 2103 112.1
HOU 104.5 110.8 9084 3599 7496 .480 1782 2326 .766 104 379 .000 1394 3611 44.0 2149 26.2 782 373 1565 1927 104.7
MIL 103.4 110.1 9025 3685 7553 .488 1605 2102 .764 50 155 .000 1245 3641 44.4 2277 27.8 778 510 1496 1937 105.7
NYK 103.3 114.0 9344 3802 7672 .496 1698 2274 .747 42 191 .000 1236 3539 43.2 2265 27.6 881 457 1613 2168 109.2
IND 103.2 111.2 9119 3639 7689 .473 1753 2333 .751 88 314 .000 1398 3724 45.4 2148 26.2 900 530 1517 1973 107.3
CLE 103.1 114.1 9360 3811 8041 .474 1702 2205 .772 36 187 .000 1307 3688 45.0 2108 25.7 764 342 1370 1934 109.2
ATL 103.1 104.5 8573 3261 7027 .464 2038 2645 .771 13 75 .000 1369 3775 46.0 1913 23.3 782 539 1495 2293 101.2
PHO 102.7 111.1 9114 3570 7235 .493 1906 2466 .773 68 280 .000 1071 3529 43.0 2283 27.8 908 344 1629 1853 107.2
SDC 102.6 107.6 8820 3524 7494 .470 1595 2167 .736 177 543 .000 1294 3602 43.9 1688 20.6 664 288 1443 1896 103.9
SEA 102.6 108.5 8897 3554 7565 .470 1730 2253 .768 59 189 .000 1380 3930 47.9 2043 24.9 750 428 1496 1865 104.9
PHI 102.3 109.1 8949 3523 7156 .492 1876 2431 .772 27 125 .000 1187 3822 46.6 2226 27.1 792 652 1708 1860 105.7
CHI 101.9 107.5 8813 3362 6943 .484 2019 2592 .779 70 275 .000 1115 3580 43.7 2152 26.2 704 392 1684 2146 104.5
UTA 101.8 102.4 8394 3382 6817 .496 1571 1943 .809 59 185 .000 967 3326 40.6 2005 24.5 656 362 1543 2006 99.8
KCK 101.5 108.0 8860 3582 7489 .478 1671 2250 .743 25 114 .000 1187 3616 44.1 2123 25.9 863 356 1439 2135 105.4
DEN 100.8 108.3 8878 3462 7470 .463 1871 2539 .737 83 255 .000 1311 3835 46.8 2079 25.4 746 404 1533 1917 106.5
POR 100.6 102.5 8402 3408 7167 .476 1560 2100 .743 26 132 .000 1295 3703 45.2 1898 23.1 708 472 1552 1956 100.8
WA1 100.3 107.0 8773 3574 7796 .458 1552 2048 .758 73 238 .000 1334 4057 49.5 2201 26.8 530 443 1380 1893 105.8
GSW 100.0 103.6 8493 3527 7318 .482 1412 1914 .738 27 121 .000 1155 3592 43.8 2028 24.7 779 339 1492 2082 102.9
DET 98.6 108.9 8933 3643 7596 .480 1590 2149 .740 57 219 .000 1226 3641 44.4 1950 23.8 783 562 1742 2069 109.6
NJN 98.3 108.3 8879 3456 7504 .461 1882 2406 .782 85 298 .000 1229 3764 45.9 2094 25.5 869 581 1702 2181 108.8

Defense

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Team DEFF PPG Pts FGM FGA FGP FTM FTA FTP 3PM 3PA 3PP ORB REB RPG AST APG STL BLK TO PF
SEA 98.0 103.8 8515 3408 7424 .459 1640 2147 .764 59 0 .000 1203 3612 44.0 2016 24.6 728 393 1519 1997
PHI 98.3 104.9 8603 3444 7561 .455 1640 2145 .765 75 0 .000 1318 3670 44.8 2089 25.5 876 388 1561 2100
KCK 98.7 104.9 8603 3328 6992 .476 1906 2497 .763 41 0 .000 1140 3784 46.1 1778 21.7 695 425 1762 2072
BOS 98.9 105.7 8664 3439 7313 .470 1712 2222 .770 74 0 .000 1168 3462 42.2 1867 22.8 686 419 1635 2059
ATL 99.0 101.6 8334 3144 6872 .458 2000 2616 .765 46 0 .000 1261 3600 43.9 1758 21.4 682 554 1660 2171
MIL 99.3 106.1 8702 3456 7487 .462 1714 2275 .753 76 0 .000 1360 3653 44.5 2154 26.3 717 358 1638 1912
PHO 99.5 107.5 8819 3563 7480 .476 1593 2119 .752 100 0 .000 1216 3663 44.7 2026 24.7 882 389 1663 2051
NJN 100.1 109.5 8975 3480 7427 .469 1957 2572 .761 58 0 .000 1285 3881 47.3 2189 26.7 849 514 1692 2042
LAL 101.1 109.2 8954 3723 7921 .470 1430 1884 .759 78 0 .000 1312 3554 43.3 2324 28.3 797 382 1420 1860
POR 101.7 103.3 8469 3349 7008 .478 1716 2281 .752 55 0 .000 1138 3496 42.6 2008 24.5 756 395 1450 1880
WA1 102.6 109.5 8982 3615 7771 .465 1696 2184 .777 56 0 .000 1197 3869 47.2 2120 25.9 734 519 1222 1901
IND 102.9 111.9 9176 3693 7545 .489 1734 2295 .756 56 0 .000 1394 3946 48.1 2323 28.3 738 470 1758 2028
CLE 103.8 113.8 9332 3811 7610 .501 1645 2150 .765 65 0 .000 1230 3868 47.2 2208 26.9 708 490 1667 2033
GSW 103.9 108.0 8853 3438 6975 .493 1905 2544 .749 72 0 .000 1056 3620 44.1 2091 25.5 720 361 1486 1785
CHI 104.5 110.2 9035 3585 7222 .496 1811 2358 .768 54 0 .000 1159 3504 42.7 2109 25.7 846 498 1543 2203
NYK 104.7 115.1 9438 3707 7492 .495 1969 2556 .770 56 0 .000 1293 3725 45.4 2143 26.1 813 390 1694 2042
DEN 104.8 112.7 9240 3736 7591 .492 1698 2235 .760 70 0 .000 1197 3784 46.1 2289 27.9 812 455 1438 2033
HOU 105.0 110.6 9070 3658 7382 .496 1696 2153 .788 58 0 .000 1290 3607 44.0 2223 27.1 778 428 1597 2049
DET 105.8 117.2 9609 3847 7761 .496 1858 2405 .773 57 0 .000 1319 3891 47.5 2306 28.1 874 470 1583 1871
SAS 106.0 119.7 9819 4000 7997 .500 1731 2283 .758 88 0 .000 1248 3720 45.4 2537 30.9 828 457 1513 2192
SDC 106.6 111.7 9160 3752 7508 .500 1613 2086 .773 43 0 .000 1222 3709 45.2 2012 24.5 764 408 1391 1889
UTA 107.5 108.4 8887 3559 7182 .496 1702 2205 .772 67 0 .000 1159 3447 42.0 1997 24.4 710 398 1274 1782

League Leaders
Minutes
1.Norm Nixon - LAL3226
2.Elvin Hayes - WA13183
3.Bill Cartwright - NYK3150
4.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - LAL3143
5.Moses Malone - HOU3140
6.Jamaal Wilkes - LAL3111
7.Michealray Richardson - NYK3060
8.Reggie Theus - CHI3029
9.Wes Unseld - WA12973
10.Gus Williams - SEA2969
Total Points
1.George Gervin - SAS2585
2.Moses Malone - HOU2119
3.Julius Erving - PHI2100
4.World Free - SDC2055
5.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - LAL2034
6.Dan Issel - DEN1951
7.Adrian Dantley - UTA1903
8.Elvin Hayes - WA11859
9.Otis Birdsong - KCK1858
10.Mike Mitchell - CLE1820
Points per Game
1.George Gervin - SAS33.1
2.Julius Erving - PHI26.9
3.Moses Malone - HOU25.8
4.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - LAL24.8
5.Dan Issel - DEN23.8
6.Elvin Hayes - WA123.0
7.Otis Birdsong - KCK22.7
8.Mike Mitchell - CLE22.2
9.Gus Williams - SEA22.1
10.Paul Westphal - PHO21.9
Field Goals
1.George Gervin - SAS1024
2.Julius Erving - PHI838
3.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - LAL835
4.Otis Birdsong - KCK781
5.Moses Malone - HOU778
6.Mike Mitchell - CLE775
7.Elvin Hayes - WA1761
8.Gus Williams - SEA739
9.World Free - SDC737
10.Adrian Dantley - UTA730
Field Goal Attempts
1.George Gervin - SAS1940
2.Elvin Hayes - WA11677
3.Julius Erving - PHI1614
4.World Free - SDC1556
5.Moses Malone - HOU1549
6.Otis Birdsong - KCK1546
7.Gus Williams - SEA1533
8.Mike Mitchell - CLE1482
9.Larry Bird - BOS1463
10.Dan Issel - DEN1416
Field Goal Percentage
1.Cedric Maxwell - BOS0.609
2.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - LAL0.604
3.Artis Gilmore - CHI0.595
4.Adrian Dantley - UTA0.576
5.Tom Boswell - TOT0.564
6.Walter Davis - PHO0.563
7.Swen Nater - SDC0.554
8.Kermit Washington - POR0.553
9.Bill Cartwright - NYK0.547
10.Bob Lanier - DET0.546
Free Throws
1.World Free - SDC572
2.Moses Malone - HOU563
3.Dan Issel - DEN517
4.George Gervin - SAS505
5.Reggie Theus - CHI500
6.John Drew - ATL489
7.Bill Cartwright - NYK451
8.Adrian Dantley - UTA443
9.Cedric Maxwell - BOS436
10.Julius Erving - PHI420
Free Throw Attempts
1.Moses Malone - HOU783
2.World Free - SDC760
3.Dan Issel - DEN667
4.John Drew - ATL646
5.Reggie Theus - CHI597
6.George Gervin - SAS593
7.Bill Cartwright - NYK566
8.Cedric Maxwell - BOS554
9.Julius Erving - PHI534
10.Adrian Dantley - UTA526
Free Throw Percentage
1.Rick Barry - HOU0.935
2.Calvin Murphy - HOU0.897
3.Ron Boone - UTA0.894
4.Ron Boone - TOT0.893
5.James Silas - SAS0.887
6.Mike Newlin - NJN0.884
7.Terry Furlow - UTA0.876
8.Terry Furlow - TOT0.872
9.Roger Phegley - TOT0.872
10.Mike Bratz - PHO0.870
Three-Point Field Goals
1.Brian Taylor - SDC90
2.Rick Barry - HOU73
3.Chris Ford - BOS70
4.Joey Hassett - IND69
5.Larry Bird - BOS58
6.John Roche - DEN49
7.Mike Newlin - NJN45
8.Freeman Williams - SDC42
9.Fred Brown - SEA39
10.Brian Winters - MIL38
Three-Point Attempts
1.Brian Taylor - SDC239
2.Rick Barry - HOU221
3.Joey Hassett - IND198
4.Chris Ford - BOS164
5.Mike Newlin - NJN152
6.Larry Bird - BOS143
7.John Roche - DEN129
8.Freeman Williams - SDC128
9.Michealray Richardson - NYK110
10.Reggie Theus - CHI105
Three-Point Percentage
1.Fred Brown - SEA0.443
2.Chris Ford - BOS0.427
3.Larry Bird - BOS0.406
4.John Roche - DEN0.380
5.Brian Taylor - SDC0.377
6.Brian Winters - MIL0.373
7.Kevin Grevey - WA10.370
8.Joey Hassett - IND0.348
9.Rick Barry - HOU0.330
10.Freeman Williams - SDC0.328
Offensive Rebounds
1.Moses Malone - HOU573
2.Swen Nater - SDC352
3.Wes Unseld - WA1334
4.Kermit Washington - POR325
5.Dan Roundfield - ATL293
6.Cedric Maxwell - BOS284
7.Tree Rollins - ATL283
8.Elvin Hayes - WA1269
Alex English - TOT269
10.Mickey Johnson - IND258
Larry Kenon - SAS258
Defensive Rebounds
1.Swen Nater - SDC864
2.Wes Unseld - WA1760
3.Caldwell Jones - PHI731
4.Jack Sikma - SEA710
5.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - LAL696
6.Larry Bird - BOS636
7.Elvin Hayes - WA1627
8.Moses Malone - HOU617
9.Truck Robinson - PHO557
10.David Greenwood - CHI550
Total Rebounds
1.Swen Nater - SDC1216
2.Moses Malone - HOU1190
3.Wes Unseld - WA11094
4.Caldwell Jones - PHI950
5.Jack Sikma - SEA908
6.Elvin Hayes - WA1896
7.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - LAL886
8.Larry Bird - BOS852
9.Kermit Washington - POR842
10.Dan Roundfield - ATL837
Rebounds per Game
1.Swen Nater - SDC15.0
2.Moses Malone - HOU14.5
3.Wes Unseld - WA113.3
4.Caldwell Jones - PHI11.9
5.Elvin Hayes - WA111.1
Jack Sikma - SEA11.1
7.Robert Parish - GSW10.9
8.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - LAL10.8
9.Kermit Washington - POR10.5
10.Larry Bird - BOS10.4
Assists
1.Michealray Richardson - NYK832
2.Nate Archibald - BOS671
3.Norm Nixon - LAL642
4.Phil Ford - KCK610
5.Foots Walker - CLE607
6.John Lucas - GSW602
7.Magic Johnson - LAL563
8.Eddie Jordan - NJN557
9.Maurice Cheeks - PHI556
10.Reggie Theus - CHI515
Assists per Game
1.Michealray Richardson - NYK10.1
2.Nate Archibald - BOS8.4
3.Foots Walker - CLE8.0
4.Norm Nixon - LAL7.8
5.John Lucas - GSW7.5
6.Phil Ford - KCK7.4
7.Magic Johnson - LAL7.3
8.Maurice Cheeks - PHI7.0
9.Eddie Jordan - NJN6.8
10.Kevin Porter - WA16.5
Steals
1.Michealray Richardson - NYK265
2.Eddie Jordan - NJN223
3.Dudley Bradley - IND211
4.Gus Williams - SEA200
5.Magic Johnson - LAL187
6.Maurice Cheeks - PHI183
7.Sonny Parker - GSW173
8.Julius Erving - PHI170
9.Ray Williams - NYK167
10.Foots Walker - CLE155
Blocks
1.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - LAL280
2.George Johnson - NJN258
3.Tree Rollins - ATL244
4.Terry Tyler - DET220
5.Elvin Hayes - WA1189
6.Harvey Catchings - MIL162
Caldwell Jones - PHI162
Ben Poquette - UTA162
9.Darryl Dawkins - PHI142
10.Julius Erving - PHI140
Turnovers
1.Michealray Richardson - NYK359
2.Reggie Theus - CHI348
3.Magic Johnson - LAL305
4.Moses Malone - HOU300
5.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - LAL297
6.Norm Nixon - LAL288
7.Mickey Johnson - IND286
8.Julius Erving - PHI284
9.Phil Ford - KCK282
Ricky Sobers - CHI282
Personal Fouls
1.Darryl Dawkins - PHI328
2.James Edwards - IND324
3.Tree Rollins - ATL322
4.Dan Roundfield - ATL317
5.John Drew - ATL313
David Greenwood - CHI313
7.George Johnson - NJN312
8.Bill Robinzine - KCK311
9.Elvin Hayes - WA1309
10.Sam Lacey - KCK307
Jan Vanbredakolff - NJN307
Kermit Washington - POR307

All-Stars
EastWest
Nate Archibald
Larry Bird
Bill Cartwright
John Drew
Julius Erving
George Gervin
Elvin Hayes
Eddie Johnson
Moses Malone
Michael Ray Richardson
Dan Roundfield
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Otis Birdsong
Adrian Dantley
Walter Davis
Lloyd Free
Marques Johnson
Magic Johnson
Dennis Johnson
Jack Sikma
Kermit Washington
Paul Westphal

All-NBA Team

1st Team

Kareem Abdul-jabbar - LAL
Larry Bird - BOS
Julius Erving - PHI
George Gervin - SAS
Paul Westphal - PHO

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