Golden State Warriors Regular Season Rosters

1977-1978 Golden State Warriors Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Rick Barry F 6-7 205 7 Miami (FL) 1965 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
E.C. Coleman PF 6-8 225 4 Houston Baptist 1973 Rnd 3 Pick 16 United States
Wesley Cox SF 6-6 215 0 Louisville 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
Derrek Dickey F 6-7 218 4 Cincinnati 1973 Rnd 2 Pick 11 United States
Charles Dudley PG 6-2 180 5 Washington 1972 Rnd 5 Pick 13 United States
Rickey Green PG 6-0 170 0 Michigan 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
Charles Johnson PG 6-0 170 5 California 1971 Rnd 6 Pick 8 United States
Ricky Marsh G 6-3 200 0 Manhattan 1977 Rnd 8 Pick 14 United States
Larry McNeill FC 6-9 195 4 Marquette 1973 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
Robert Parish C 7-0 230 0 Centenary 1976 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
Sonny Parker GF 6-6 200 1 Texas A&M 1976 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
Clifford Ray FC 6-9 230 6 Oklahoma 1971 Rnd 3 Pick 5 United States
Phil Smith SG 6-4 185 3 San Francisco 1974 Rnd 2 Pick 11 United States
Nate Williams GF 6-5 215 6 Utah State 1971 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

1977-1978 Golden State Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters P. Smith S. Parker R. Barry E. Coleman C. Ray
Rotation C. Dudley R. Marsh W. Cox   R. Parish
Rotation R. Green        
Lim PT     N. Williams    

1977-1978 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Portland Trail Blazers58-24-
2Phoenix Suns49-339
3Seattle SuperSonics47-3511
4Los Angeles Lakers45-3713
5Golden State Warriors43-3915

1977-1978 Golden State Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
E.C. Coleman All-NBA Defensive Second Team (1978)
Rick Barry Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1978)

1977-1978 Golden State Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Rick Barry 82 36.9 23.1 5.5 5.4 1.9 0.5 2.7
Phil Smith 82 35.9 19.7 3.7 4.8 1.3 0.3 3.2
Robert Parish 82 24.0 12.5 8.3 1.2 1.0 1.5 2.5
Sonny Parker 82 25.2 11.4 4.7 1.9 1.6 0.4 1.6
Clifford Ray 79 28.7 8.8 9.6 1.9 0.9 1.1 1.9
Nate Williams 46 17.7 11.2 2.5 0.9 0.8 0.5 1.3
E.C. Coleman 72 25.0 6.4 5.2 1.4 0.9 0.3 1.3
Charles Dudley 78 21.3 5.0 3.7 5.2 0.9 0.0 2.1
Rickey Green 76 14.4 4.5 1.5 2.0 0.8 0.0 1.0
Ricky Marsh 60 14.2 4.5 1.2 1.5 0.5 0.3 0.8
Charles Johnson 32 15.4 6.2 1.9 1.5 1.0 0.1 0.7
Wesley Cox 43 10.5 4.6 3.3 0.3 0.5 0.2 0.8
Derrek Dickey 22 12.4 6.2 2.2 0.5 0.5 0.1 0.8
Larry McNeill 9 7.4 3.0 1.6 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.8

1977-1978 Golden State Warriors Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Rick Barry was selected as the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1965 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Rick Barry signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on June 14, 1965. Rick Barry re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on July 1, 1972.

Wesley Cox was selected as the #18 pick in the First Round of the 1977 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Wesley Cox signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on August 22, 1977.

Rickey Green was selected as the #16 pick in the First Round of the 1977 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Rickey Green signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on August 22, 1977.

Ricky Marsh was selected as the #14 pick in the 8 Round of the 1977 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Ricky Marsh signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on September 1, 1977.

Robert Parish was selected as the #8 pick in the First Round of the 1976 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Robert Parish signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on September 21, 1976.

Sonny Parker was selected as the #17 pick in the First Round of the 1976 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Sonny Parker signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on September 21, 1976.

Phil Smith was selected as the #11 pick in the Second Round of the 1974 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Phil Smith signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on July 22, 1974.

Acquired via Trade

Clifford Ray was acquired in a trade by the Golden State Warriors from the Chicago Bulls on September 3, 1974. Clifford Ray re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on October 12, 1976.

Nate Williams was acquired in a trade by the Golden State Warriors from the New Orleans Jazz on January 4, 1978.

Acquired via Free Agency

E.C. Coleman signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on October 3, 1977.

Charles Dudley signed a contract with the Golden State Warriors on August 14, 1974. Charles Dudley re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on September 16, 1975.

1977-1978 Golden State Warriors Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Franklin Mieuli Owner 1962-1963 N/A
Al Attles Head Coach, General Manager, General Manager 1969-1970 N/A