Denver Nuggets Regular Season Rosters
1978-1979 Denver Nuggets Regular Season Roster
1978-1979 Denver Depth Chart
|Starters||C. Scott||D. Thompson||B. Wilkerson||T. Boswell||D. Issel|
|Rotation||R. Smith||A. Roberts||K. Hughes|
|Lim PT||J. Kuester||G. McGinnis|
1978-1979 Midwest Division Standings
|1||Kansas City Kings||48-34||-|
1978-1979 Denver Awards & Honors
|Player||Award / Honor|
|David Thompson||Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1979)
|George McGinnis||Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1979)
|David Thompson||Kobe Bryant All-Star MVP (1979)
1978-1979 Denver Season Stat Leaders
1978-1979 Denver Nuggets Roster Composition
|Selected via Draft
David Thompson was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1975 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. David Thompson signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on August 5, 1976. David Thompson signed a multi-year extension with the Denver Nuggets on June 1, 1978.
|Acquired via Draft Rights Trade
Draft Rights to Geff Crompton, the #4 pick in the 4 Round of the 1978 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Denver Nuggets from the Kansas City Kings on July 8, 1978. Geff Crompton signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on September 1, 1978.
|Acquired via Trade
Bo Ellis was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Washington Wizards on October 11, 1977.
George McGinnis was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Philadelphia Sixers on August 16, 1978.
Charlie Scott was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Los Angeles Lakers on June 26, 1978.
Bob Wilkerson was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Seattle SuperSonics on May 24, 1977.
|Acquired via Free Agency
Tom Boswell signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on September 8, 1978.
Kim Hughes signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on July 8, 1978.
John Kuester signed a contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on December 7, 1978.
Robert Smith signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on February 8, 1978.
1978-1979 Denver Nuggets Front Office
|Staff Member||Position||Start Season||Previous Job|
|Larry Brown||Head Coach||1974-1975||N/A|
|Dick Vitale||Head Coach||1978-1979||N/A|
|Donnie Walsh||Head Coach||1978-1979||N/A|
|Carl Scheer||General Manager||1974-1975||N/A|
|Chopper Travaglini||Head Athletic Trainer||1976-1977||N/A|