1977-1978 NBA Awards

* NBA awards back to 1946-1947 season

1977-1978 NBA NBA Champion

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Greg Ballard Washington Bullets F 6-7 215 23 Oregon 1977 0
Phil Chenier Washington Bullets PG 6-3 180 27 California 1971 6
Bob Dandridge Washington Bullets SF 6-6 195 30 Norfolk State 1969 8
Kevin Grevey Washington Bullets GF 6-5 210 24 Kentucky 1975 2
Elvin Hayes Washington Bullets FC 6-9 235 32 Houston 1968 9
Tom Henderson Washington Bullets SG 6-3 190 26 Hawaii 1974 3
Charles Johnson Washington Bullets PG 6-0 170 28 California 1971 5
Mitch Kupchak Washington Bullets FC 6-9 230 23 North Carolina 1976 1
Joe Pace Washington Bullets C 6-10 220 24 Coppin State 1975 1
Wes Unseld Washington Bullets FC 6-7 245 31 Louisville 1968 9
Phil Walker Washington Bullets SG 6-3 180 21 Millersville University 1976 0
Larry Wright Washington Bullets PG 6-1 160 23 Grambling State 1976 1

1977-1978 NBA Most Valuable Player

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Bill Walton Portland Trail Blazers C 6-11 235 25 UCLA 1974 3

1977-1978 NBA Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Wes Unseld Washington Bullets FC 6-7 245 31 Louisville 1968 9

1977-1978 NBA All-NBA First Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Julius Erving Philadelphia Sixers SF 6-6 200 28 Massachusetts 1972 5
George Gervin San Antonio Spurs GF 6-7 180 25 Eastern Michigan 1974 1
Truck Robinson New Orleans Jazz F 6-7 225 26 Tennessee State 1974 3
David Thompson Denver Nuggets GF 6-5 195 23 NC State 1975 1
Bill Walton Portland Trail Blazers C 6-11 235 25 UCLA 1974 3

1977-1978 NBA All-NBA Second Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Los Angeles Lakers C 7-2 225 30 UCLA 1969 8
Walter Davis Phoenix Suns GF 6-6 193 23 North Carolina 1977 0
Maurice Lucas Portland Trail Blazers PF 6-9 215 26 Marquette 1974 1
Pete Maravich New Orleans Jazz GF 6-5 197 30 LSU 1970 7
Paul Westphal Phoenix Suns G 6-4 195 27 USC 1972 5

1977-1978 NBA All-NBA Defensive First Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Don Buse Phoenix Suns G 6-4 190 27 Evansville 1972 1
Lionel Hollins Portland Trail Blazers G 6-3 185 24 Arizona State 1975 2
Bobby Jones Denver Nuggets SF 6-9 210 26 North Carolina 1974 1
Maurice Lucas Portland Trail Blazers PF 6-9 215 26 Marquette 1974 1
Bill Walton Portland Trail Blazers C 6-11 235 25 UCLA 1974 3

1977-1978 NBA All-NBA Defensive Second Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Los Angeles Lakers C 7-2 225 30 UCLA 1969 8
Quinn Buckner Milwaukee Bucks G 6-3 190 23 Indiana 1976 1
E.C. Coleman Golden State Warriors PF 6-8 225 27 Houston Christian 1973 4
Artis Gilmore Chicago Bulls C 7-2 240 28 Jacksonville 1971 1
Bob Gross Portland Trail Blazers SF 6-6 200 24 Long Beach State 1975 2
Norm Van Lier Chicago Bulls PG 6-1 173 30 St. Francis (PA) 1969 8

1977-1978 NBA Rookie Of The Year

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Walter Davis Phoenix Suns GF 6-6 193 23 North Carolina 1977 0

1977-1978 NBA All-Rookie First Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Walter Davis Phoenix Suns GF 6-6 193 23 North Carolina 1977 0
Marques Johnson Milwaukee Bucks GF 6-7 218 22 UCLA 1977 0
Bernard King New Jersey Nets SF 6-7 205 21 Tennessee 1977 0
Norm Nixon Los Angeles Lakers G 6-2 170 22 Duquesne 1977 0
Jack Sikma Seattle SuperSonics C 6-11 230 22 Illinois Wesleyan 1977 0

1977-1978 NBA J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Bob Lanier Detroit Pistons C 6-11 250 29 St. Bonaventure 1970 7