Philadelphia Sixers Regular Season Rosters

1979-1980 Philadelphia Sixers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
  Henry Bibby G 6-1 185 7 UCLA 1972 Rnd 4 Pick 11 United States
10 Mo Cheeks PG 6-1 180 1 West Texas A&M 1978 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
  Doug Collins GF 6-6 180 6 Illinois State 1973 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
25 Earl Cureton PF 6-9 210 0 Detroit-Mercy 1979 Rnd 3 Pick 14 United States
  Darryl Dawkins C 6-11 251 4 Evans High School (Florida) 1975 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
6 Julius Erving SF 6-6 200 7 Massachusetts 1972 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
  Lionel Hollins G 6-3 185 4 Arizona State 1975 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
24 Bobby Jones SF 6-9 210 3 North Carolina 1974 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
  Caldwell Jones FC 6-11 216 5 Albany State (GA) 1973 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
  Steve Mix F 6-7 215 9 Toledo 1969 Rnd 5 Pick 4 United States
4 Clint Richardson G 6-3 195 0 Seattle 1979 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
  Al Skinner SG 6-3 190 3 Massachusetts 1974 Rnd 9 Pick 16 United States
  Jim Spanarkel GF 6-5 190 0 Duke 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
  Bernard Toone PF 6-9 210 0 Marquette 1979 Rnd 2 Pick 15 United States

1979-1980 Philadelphia Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Cheeks J. Erving B. Jones C. Jones D. Dawkins
Rotation   H. Bibby S. Mix    
Lim PT   C. Richardson J. Spanarkel B. Toone  
Lim PT   L. Hollins D. Collins    

1979-1980 Atlantic Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Boston Celtics61-21-
2Philadelphia Sixers59-232
3Washington Bullets39-4322
4New York Knicks39-4322
5New Jersey Nets34-4827

1979-1980 Philadelphia Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Julius Erving All-NBA First Team (1980)
Julius Erving Player Of The Month (Mar 80)
Julius Erving Player Of The Week (10/21/79)
Bobby Jones All-NBA Defensive First Team (1980)
Julius Erving Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1980)

1979-1980 Philadelphia Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Julius Erving 78 36.1 26.9 7.4 4.6 2.2 1.8 3.6
Darryl Dawkins 80 31.8 14.7 8.7 1.9 0.6 1.8 2.9
Bobby Jones 81 26.2 13.0 5.6 1.8 1.3 1.5 1.8
Steve Mix 81 19.0 11.6 3.6 1.8 0.8 0.1 1.6
Mo Cheeks 79 33.2 11.4 3.5 7.0 2.3 0.4 2.7
Henry Bibby 82 24.8 9.0 2.5 3.7 0.8 0.1 1.8
Caldwell Jones 80 34.6 7.3 11.9 2.0 0.5 2.0 2.7
Doug Collins 36 26.8 13.8 2.6 2.8 0.8 0.2 2.3
Clint Richardson 52 19.0 6.7 2.4 2.1 0.5 0.3 1.2
Lionel Hollins 27 29.5 12.2 2.6 4.1 1.7 0.3 2.5
Jim Spanarkel 40 11.1 5.0 1.4 1.3 0.3 0.1 1.4
Bernard Toone 23 5.4 2.4 1.5 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.7
Eric Money 6 13.7 5.0 1.2 2.7 0.0 0.2 2.0
Al Skinner 2 5.0 1.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 1.0

1979-1980 Philadelphia Sixers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Mo Cheeks was selected as the #14 pick in the Second Round of the 1978 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Mo Cheeks signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on August 23, 1978.

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.

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. Julius Erving signed a multi-year extension with the Philadelphia Sixers on October 1, 1979.

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.

Clint Richardson was selected as the #14 pick in the Second Round of the 1979 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Clint Richardson signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on September 1, 1979.

Jim Spanarkel was selected as the #16 pick in the First Round of the 1979 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Jim Spanarkel signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on July 18, 1979.

Bernard Toone was selected as the #15 pick in the Second Round of the 1979 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Bernard Toone signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on August 14, 1979.

Acquired via Trade

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

Lionel Hollins was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Sixers from the Portland Trail Blazers on February 8, 1980.

Bobby Jones was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Sixers from the Denver Nuggets on August 16, 1978.

Acquired via Free Agency

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

1979-1980 Philadelphia Sixers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Fitz Dixon, Jr. Owner 1977-1978 N/A
Billy Cunningham Head Coach 1977-1978 N/A
Pat Williams General Manager 1974-1975 General Manager (Atlanta Hawks, 1973 to 1974)
Dave Zinkoff Public Address Announcer 1950-1951 N/A