Philadelphia Sixers Playoff Rosters

1978-1979 Philadelphia Sixers Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Henry Bibby PG 6-1 185 Nov 24, 1949 29 UCLA 6 1972 Rnd 4, Pick 11, New York Knicks
Joe Bryant PF 6-9 185 Oct 19, 1954 24 La Salle 3 1975 Rnd 1, Pick 14, Golden State Warriors
Mo Cheeks PG 6-1 180 Sep 8, 1956 22 West Texas A&M 0 1978 Rnd 2, Pick 14, Philadelphia Sixers
Doug Collins GF 6-6 180 Jul 28, 1951 27 Illinois State 5 1973 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Philadelphia Sixers
Darryl Dawkins C 6-11 251 Jan 11, 1957 22 Evans High School (Florida) 3 1975 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Philadelphia Sixers
Julius Erving SF 6-6 200 Feb 22, 1950 29 Massachusetts 6 1972 Rnd 1, Pick 12, Milwaukee Bucks
Caldwell Jones FC 6-11 216 Aug 4, 1950 28 Albany State (GA) 4 1973 Rnd 2, Pick 14, Philadelphia Sixers
Bobby Jones PF 6-9 210 Dec 18, 1951 27 North Carolina 2 1974 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Houston Rockets
Steve Mix SF 6-7 215 Dec 30, 1947 31 Toledo 8 1969 Rnd 5, Pick 4, Detroit Pistons
Eric Money PG 6-0 170 Feb 6, 1955 24 Arizona 4 1974 Rnd 2, Pick 15, Detroit Pistons
Marlon Redmond SF 6-6 190 Apr 15, 1955 23 San Francisco 1 1977 Rnd 3, Pick 16, Golden State Warriors
Al Skinner SG 6-3 190 Jun 16, 1952 26 Massachusetts 2 1974 Rnd 9, Pick 16, Boston Celtics

1978-1979 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #3 Philadelphia Sixers #6 New Jersey Nets PHI in 2
First Round #4 Houston Rockets #5 Atlanta Hawks ATL in 2
Second Round #1 Washington Bullets #5 Atlanta Hawks WAS in 7
Second Round #2 San Antonio Spurs #3 Philadelphia Sixers SAS in 7
Conference Finals #1 Washington Bullets #2 San Antonio Spurs WAS in 7

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #3 Phoenix Suns #6 Portland Trail Blazers PHX in 3
First Round #4 Denver Nuggets #5 Los Angeles Lakers LAL in 3
Second Round #1 Seattle SuperSonics #5 Los Angeles Lakers SEA in 5
Second Round #3 Phoenix Suns #2 Kansas City Kings PHX in 5
Conference Finals #1 Seattle SuperSonics #3 Phoenix Suns SEA in 7

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 Washington Bullets #1 Seattle SuperSonics SEA in 5

1978-1979 Philadelphia Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Julius Erving 9 41.3 25.4 7.8 5.9 2.0 1.9 4.2
Mo Cheeks 9 36.7 18.8 3.9 7.0 4.1 0.4 3.2
Darryl Dawkins 9 28.3 16.0 9.1 1.3 0.2 1.8 1.9
Bobby Jones 9 28.9 13.1 4.8 2.1 0.6 0.4 1.7
Caldwell Jones 9 35.6 12.7 13.4 2.3 0.4 2.4 2.3
Steve Mix 9 19.9 8.3 3.9 1.8 0.7 0.0 1.2
Henry Bibby 9 25.7 8.0 2.1 4.7 0.4 0.0 2.4
Eric Money 8 16.1 6.8 1.4 2.8 0.4 0.0 2.8
Joe Bryant 7 5.0 3.0 0.1 0.6 0.1 0.0 0.3
Al Skinner 5 9.4 3.6 2.0 2.2 0.6 0.2 1.2
Marlon Redmond 1 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

1978-1979 Philadelphia Sixers Opening Round Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Philadelphia Leaders New Jersey Leaders
Apr 11, 1979
v.
New Jersey
W, 122-114 Spectrum
Opening Round
1-0 PTS: 28. J. Erving
PTS: 38. J. Williamson
Apr 13, 1979
@
New Jersey
W, 101-111 Louis Brown Athletic Center
Opening Round
2-0 PTS: 24. C. Jones
PTS: 27. Bernard King

1978-1979 Philadelphia Sixers Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Philadelphia Leaders San Antonio Leaders
Apr 15, 1979
@
San Antonio
L, 119-106 HemisFair Arena
Conference Semi Finals
0-1 PTS: 25. D. Dawkins
PTS: 31. G. Gervin
Apr 17, 1979
@
San Antonio
L, 121-120 HemisFair Arena
Conference Semi Finals
0-2 PTS: 25. J. Erving
PTS: 29. G. Gervin
Apr 20, 1979
v.
San Antonio
W, 123-115 Spectrum
Conference Semi Finals
1-2 PTS: 39. J. Erving
PTS: 32. James Silas
Apr 22, 1979
v.
San Antonio
L, 112-115 Spectrum
Conference Semi Finals
1-3 PTS: 33. Mo Cheeks
PTS: 32. G. Gervin
Apr 26, 1979
@
San Antonio
W, 97-120 HemisFair Arena
Conference Semi Finals
2-3 PTS: 32. J. Erving
PTS: 19. James Silas
Apr 29, 1979
v.
San Antonio
W, 92-90 Spectrum
Conference Semi Finals
3-3 PTS: 20. C. Jones
PTS: 27. James Silas
May 2, 1979
@
San Antonio
L, 111-108 HemisFair Arena
Conference Semi Finals
3-4 PTS: 34. J. Erving
PTS: 33. G. Gervin