Denver Nuggets Playoff Rosters

1976-1977 Denver Nuggets Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Byron Beck PF 6-9 225 Jan 25, 1945 32 Denver 0 1967 Rnd 2, Pick 3, Chicago Bulls
Mack Calvin PG 6-0 165 Jul 27, 1947 29 USC 0 1969 Rnd 14, Pick 8, Los Angeles Lakers
Dan Issel FC 6-9 235 Oct 25, 1948 28 Kentucky 0 1970 Rnd 8, Pick 3, Detroit Pistons
Bobby Jones PF 6-9 210 Dec 18, 1951 25 North Carolina 0 1974 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Houston Rockets
Ted McClain PG 6-1 180 Aug 30, 1946 30 Tennessee State 0 1971 Rnd 2, Pick 5, Atlanta Hawks
Jim Price PG 6-3 195 Nov 27, 1949 27 Louisville 4 1972 Rnd 2, Pick 3, Los Angeles Lakers
Paul Silas PF 6-7 225 Jul 12, 1943 33 Creighton 12 1964 Rnd 2, Pick 3, St. Louis Hawks
Fatty Taylor PG 6-0 175 Mar 13, 1946 31 La Salle 0 1969 Rnd 12, Pick 12, Philadelphia Sixers
David Thompson GF 6-5 195 Jul 13, 1954 22 NC State 0 1975 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Atlanta Hawks
Monte Towe PG 5-7 160 Sep 27, 1953 23 NC State 0 1975 Rnd 4, Pick 3, Atlanta Hawks
Marvin Webster C 7-1 225 Apr 13, 1952 25 Morgan State 0 1975 Rnd 1, Pick 3, Atlanta Hawks
Willie Wise SF 6-5 210 Mar 3, 1947 30 Drake 0 1969 Rnd 5, Pick 7, Golden State Warriors

1976-1977 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #3 Washington Bullets #6 Cleveland Cavaliers WAS in 3
First Round #4 Boston Celtics #5 San Antonio Spurs BOS in 2
Second Round #1 Philadelphia Sixers #4 Boston Celtics PHI in 7
Second Round #2 Houston Rockets #3 Washington Bullets HOU in 6
Conference Finals #1 Philadelphia Sixers #2 Houston Rockets PHI in 6

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #3 Portland Trail Blazers #6 Chicago Bulls POR in 3
First Round #4 Golden State Warriors #5 Detroit Pistons GSW in 3
Second Round #1 Los Angeles Lakers #4 Golden State Warriors LAL in 7
Second Round #2 Denver Nuggets #3 Portland Trail Blazers POR in 6
Conference Finals #1 Los Angeles Lakers #3 Portland Trail Blazers POR in 4

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 Philadelphia Sixers #3 Portland Trail Blazers POR in 6

1976-1977 Denver Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK
David Thompson 6 39.5 24.7 5.2 4.0 1.5 0.7
Dan Issel 6 37.0 22.0 9.7 2.8 0.8 0.7
Bobby Jones 6 31.2 12.0 5.8 3.5 2.8 2.3
Mack Calvin 6 18.7 10.3 1.5 2.2 0.2 0.0
Willie Wise 6 17.7 7.5 4.7 0.5 0.0 0.2
Ted McClain 6 28.3 7.3 2.3 4.5 1.7 0.3
Jim Price 6 26.3 7.2 4.0 4.2 2.0 0.2
Paul Silas 6 23.5 6.8 6.7 2.7 0.3 0.7
Marvin Webster 6 16.0 5.0 6.7 0.5 0.3 1.8
Byron Beck 5 5.8 1.6 1.2 0.2 0.0 0.0
Monte Towe 1 6.0 4.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
Fatty Taylor 1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

1976-1977 Denver Nuggets Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Denver Leaders Portland Leaders
Apr 20, 1977
v.
Portland
L, 100-101 McNichols Sports Arena
Conference Semi Finals
0-1 PTS: 28. Dan Issel
PTS: 23. M. Lucas
Apr 22, 1977
v.
Portland
W, 121-110 McNichols Sports Arena
Conference Semi Finals
1-1 PTS: 36. Dan Issel
PTS: 29. M. Lucas
Apr 24, 1977
@
Portland
L, 110-106 Memorial Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
1-2 PTS: 40. D. Thompson
PTS: 27. M. Lucas
Apr 26, 1977
@
Portland
L, 105-96 Memorial Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
1-3 PTS: 28. Mack Calvin
PTS: 25. Bob Gross
May 1, 1977
v.
Portland
W, 114-105 McNichols Sports Arena
Conference Semi Finals
2-3 PTS: 31. D. Thompson
PTS: 19. L. Hollins
May 2, 1977
@
Portland
L, 108-92 Memorial Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
2-4 PTS: 17. D. Thompson
PTS: 25. Johnny Davis