1979-1980 NBA Awards

* NBA awards back to 1946-1947 season

1979-1980 NBA Most Valuable Player

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Los Angeles Lakers C 7-2 225 32 UCLA 1969 10

1979-1980 NBA Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Magic Johnson Los Angeles Lakers PG 6-9 255 20 Michigan State 1979 0

1979-1980 NBA All-NBA First Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Los Angeles Lakers C 7-2 225 32 UCLA 1969 10
Larry Bird Boston Celtics SF 6-9 220 23 Indiana State 1978 0
Julius Erving Philadelphia Sixers SF 6-6 200 30 Massachusetts 1972 7
George Gervin San Antonio Spurs GF 6-7 180 27 Eastern Michigan 1974 3
Paul Westphal Phoenix Suns G 6-4 195 29 USC 1972 7

1979-1980 NBA All-NBA Second Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Dennis Johnson Seattle SuperSonics PG 6-4 185 25 Pepperdine 1976 3
Marques Johnson Milwaukee Bucks GF 6-7 218 24 UCLA 1977 2
Moses Malone Houston Rockets C 6-10 215 24 Petersburg High School (Virginia) 1975 3
Dan Roundfield Atlanta Hawks PF 6-8 205 26 Central Michigan 1975 3
Gus Williams Seattle SuperSonics G 6-2 175 26 USC 1975 4

1979-1980 NBA Player Of The Month

Player Team Conference Month Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Julius Erving Philadelphia Sixers March SF 6-6 200 30 Massachusetts 1972 7
Larry Bird Boston Celtics February SF 6-9 220 23 Indiana State 1978 0
George Gervin San Antonio Spurs January GF 6-7 180 27 Eastern Michigan 1974 3
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Los Angeles Lakers December C 7-2 225 32 UCLA 1969 10
Moses Malone Houston Rockets November C 6-10 215 24 Petersburg High School (Virginia) 1975 3

1979-1980 NBA Player Of The Week

Player Team Conference Date Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Kevin Grevey Washington Bullets Mar 30, 1980 GF 6-5 210 26 Kentucky 1975 4
Billy Ray Bates Portland Trail Blazers Mar 23, 1980 SG 6-4 210 23 Kentucky State 1978 1
Magic Johnson Los Angeles Lakers Mar 16, 1980 PG 6-9 255 20 Michigan State 1979 0
Cliff Robinson New Jersey Nets Mar 9, 1980 F 6-9 220 19 USC 1979 0
Larry Bird Boston Celtics Mar 2, 1980 SF 6-9 220 23 Indiana State 1978 0
Calvin Natt Portland Trail Blazers Feb 24, 1980 F 6-6 220 23 Louisiana-Monroe 1979 0
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Los Angeles Lakers Feb 17, 1980 C 7-2 225 32 UCLA 1969 10
Rick Barry Houston Rockets Feb 10, 1980 F 6-7 205 35 Miami (FL) 1965 9
George Gervin San Antonio Spurs Jan 27, 1980 GF 6-7 180 27 Eastern Michigan 1974 3
Dennis Johnson Seattle SuperSonics Jan 20, 1980 PG 6-4 185 25 Pepperdine 1976 3
Greg Ballard Washington Bullets Jan 13, 1980 F 6-7 215 25 Oregon 1977 2
Scott Wedman Kansas City Kings Jan 6, 1980 GF 6-7 215 27 Colorado 1974 5
Mike Mitchell Cleveland Cavaliers Dec 30, 1979 F 6-7 215 24 Auburn 1978 1
Swen Nater San Diego Clippers Dec 23, 1979 C 6-11 240 30 UCLA 1973 3
Dan Roundfield Atlanta Hawks Dec 16, 1979 PF 6-8 205 26 Central Michigan 1975 3
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Los Angeles Lakers Dec 9, 1979 C 7-2 225 32 UCLA 1969 10
Adrian Dantley Utah Jazz Dec 2, 1979 SF 6-5 208 24 Notre Dame 1976 3
Walter Davis Phoenix Suns Nov 25, 1979 GF 6-6 193 25 North Carolina 1977 2
Phil Ford Kansas City Kings Nov 18, 1979 G 6-2 175 24 North Carolina 1978 1
Magic Johnson Los Angeles Lakers Nov 11, 1979 PG 6-9 255 20 Michigan State 1979 0
Marques Johnson Milwaukee Bucks Nov 4, 1979 GF 6-7 218 24 UCLA 1977 2
Micheal Ray Richardson New York Knicks Oct 28, 1979 PG 6-5 189 24 Montana 1978 1
Julius Erving Philadelphia Sixers Oct 21, 1979 SF 6-6 200 30 Massachusetts 1972 7

1979-1980 NBA All-NBA Defensive First Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Los Angeles Lakers C 7-2 225 32 UCLA 1969 10
Don Buse Phoenix Suns G 6-4 190 29 Evansville 1972 3
Dennis Johnson Seattle SuperSonics PG 6-4 185 25 Pepperdine 1976 3
Bobby Jones Philadelphia Sixers SF 6-9 210 28 North Carolina 1974 3
Micheal Ray Richardson New York Knicks PG 6-5 189 24 Montana 1978 1
Dan Roundfield Atlanta Hawks PF 6-8 205 26 Central Michigan 1975 3

1979-1980 NBA All-NBA Defensive Second Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Quinn Buckner Milwaukee Bucks G 6-3 190 25 Indiana 1976 3
Dave Cowens Boston Celtics FC 6-9 230 31 Florida State 1970 9
Eddie Johnson, Jr. Atlanta Hawks G 6-2 180 25 Auburn 1977 2
Kermit Washington Portland Trail Blazers FC 6-8 230 28 American University 1973 6
Scott Wedman Kansas City Kings GF 6-7 215 27 Colorado 1974 5

1979-1980 NBA Rookie Of The Year

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Larry Bird Boston Celtics SF 6-9 220 23 Indiana State 1978 0

1979-1980 NBA All-Rookie First Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Larry Bird Boston Celtics SF 6-9 220 23 Indiana State 1978 0
Bill Cartwright New York Knicks C 7-1 245 22 San Francisco 1979 0
David Greenwood Chicago Bulls F 6-9 222 22 UCLA 1979 0
Magic Johnson Los Angeles Lakers PG 6-9 255 20 Michigan State 1979 0
Calvin Natt Portland Trail Blazers F 6-6 220 23 Louisiana-Monroe 1979 0

1979-1980 NBA J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Austin Carr Cleveland Cavaliers G 6-4 200 31 Notre Dame 1971 8

1979-1980 NBA Coach of the Year

Player Team Age Nationality
Bill Fitch Boston Celtics N/A N/A

1979-1980 NBA Executive of the Year

Player Team Age Nationality
Red Auerbach Boston Celtics 62 United States