Philadelphia Sixers Regular Season Rosters

1976-1977 Philadelphia Sixers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
  Jim Barnett GF 6-4 170 10 Oregon 1966 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
  Mel Bennett F 6-7 200 0 Pittsburgh 1975 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
  Henry Bibby G 6-1 185 4 UCLA 1972 Rnd 4 Pick 11 United States
  Joe Bryant PF 6-9 185 1 La Salle 1975 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
  Fred Carter G 6-3 185 7 Mount St. Mary's 1969 Rnd 3 Pick 14 United States
  Harvey Catchings FC 6-9 218 2 Hardin-Simmons 1973 Rnd 9 Pick 1 United States
  Doug Collins GF 6-6 180 3 Illinois State 1973 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
  Darryl Dawkins C 6-11 251 1 Evans High School (Florida) 1975 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
  Mike Dunleavy, Sr. G 6-3 180 0 South Carolina 1976 Rnd 6 Pick 13 United States
6 Julius Erving SF 6-6 200 4 Massachusetts 1972 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
12 World B. Free G 6-2 185 1 Guilford 1975 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
  Terry Furlow SG 6-4 190 0 Michigan State 1976 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
  Caldwell Jones FC 6-11 216 2 Albany State (GA) 1973 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
  George McGinnis PF 6-8 235 1 Indiana 1973 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
  Steve Mix F 6-7 215 6 Toledo 1969 Rnd 5 Pick 4 United States
  Willie Smith PG 6-2 170 0 Missouri 1976 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States

1976-1977 Philadelphia Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters H. Bibby D. Collins J. Erving C. Jones G. McGinnis
Rotation   W. Free S. Mix J. Bryant D. Dawkins
Rotation   M. Dunleavy, Sr.   H. Catchings  
Rotation   T. Furlow      
Lim PT W. Smith        

1976-1977 Atlantic Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Philadelphia Sixers50-32-
2Boston Celtics44-386
3New York Knicks40-4210
4Buffalo Braves30-5220
5New York Nets22-6028

1976-1977 Philadelphia Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Julius Erving All-NBA Second Team (1977)
George McGinnis All-NBA Second Team (1977)
George McGinnis Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1977)
Julius Erving Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1977)
Doug Collins Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1977)
Julius Erving All-Star MVP (1977)

1976-1977 Philadelphia Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK
Julius Erving 82 35.9 21.6 8.5 3.7 1.9 1.4
George McGinnis 79 35.1 21.4 11.5 3.8 2.1 0.5
World B. Free 78 28.9 16.3 3.0 3.4 1.0 0.3
Doug Collins 58 35.1 18.3 3.4 4.7 1.2 0.3
Henry Bibby 81 32.6 10.2 3.4 4.4 1.3 0.1
Steve Mix 75 26.1 10.5 5.0 2.0 1.2 0.3
Caldwell Jones 82 24.7 6.0 8.1 1.1 0.5 2.4
Darryl Dawkins 59 11.6 5.3 3.9 0.4 0.2 0.8
Joe Bryant 61 10.0 4.4 1.9 0.8 0.6 0.2
Harvey Catchings 53 16.3 3.0 4.4 0.6 0.4 1.5
Mike Dunleavy, Sr. 32 11.2 4.8 1.1 1.8 0.4 0.1
Fred Carter 14 16.9 6.9 1.7 1.5 0.8 0.1
Terry Furlow 32 5.4 2.6 1.2 0.6 0.2 0.1
Jim Barnett 16 14.4 4.1 0.9 1.4 0.2 0.0

1976-1977 Philadelphia Sixers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Harvey Catchings was selected as the #1 pick in the 9 Round of the 1973 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Harvey Catchings signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on September 1, 1974. Harvey Catchings re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on September 22, 1976.

Doug Collins was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1973 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Doug Collins signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on September 1, 1973.

Darryl Dawkins was selected as the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1975 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Darryl Dawkins signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on May 31, 1975.

Mike Dunleavy, Sr. was selected as the #13 pick in the 6 Round of the 1976 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Mike Dunleavy, Sr. signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on September 14, 1976.

Julius Erving was selected as the #12 pick in the First Round of the 1972 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks. Julius Erving signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on October 20, 1976.

World B. Free was selected as the #5 pick in the Second Round of the 1975 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. World B. Free signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on June 9, 1975.

Terry Furlow was selected as the #12 pick in the First Round of the 1976 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Terry Furlow signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on September 15, 1976.

Caldwell Jones was selected as the #14 pick in the Second Round of the 1973 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Caldwell Jones signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on February 25, 1975.

George McGinnis was selected as the #4 pick in the Second Round of the 1973 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. George McGinnis signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on July 10, 1975.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Joe Bryant, the #14 pick in the First Round of the 1975 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Philadelphia Sixers from the Golden State Warriors on September 11, 1975. Joe Bryant signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on October 1, 1975.

Acquired via Trade

Henry Bibby was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Sixers from the New Orleans Jazz on September 17, 1976.

Acquired via Free Agency

Steve Mix signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on August 29, 1973.

1976-1977 Philadelphia Sixers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Ike Richman Owner 1963-1964 N/A
Irv Kosloff Owner 1963-1964 N/A
Gene Shue Head Coach 1973-1974 Head Coach (Washington Wizards, 1966 to 1973)
Pat Williams General Manager 1974-1975 General Manager (Atlanta Hawks, 1973 to 1974)
Dave Zinkoff Public Address Announcer 1950-1951 N/A