San Antonio Spurs Playoff Rosters

1977-1978 San Antonio Spurs Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Allan Bristow GF 6-7 210 Aug 23, 1951 26 Virginia Tech 4 1973 Rnd 2, Pick 3, Philadelphia Sixers
Louie Dampier PG 6-0 170 Nov 20, 1944 33 Kentucky 1 1967 Rnd 4, Pick 7, Cincinnati Royals
1976 ABA Dispersal Draft, Rnd 1, Pick 10, San Antonio Spurs
Coby Dietrick FC 6-10 220 Jul 23, 1948 29 San Jose State 1 1970 Rnd 10, Pick 2, Golden State Warriors
Mike Gale SG 6-4 185 Jul 18, 1950 27 Elizabeth City State 1 1971 Rnd 3, Pick 12, Chicago Bulls
George Gervin GF 6-7 180 Apr 27, 1952 25 Eastern Michigan 1 1974 Rnd 3, Pick 4, Phoenix Suns
Mike Green C 6-10 200 Aug 6, 1951 26 Louisiana Tech 1 1973 Rnd 1, Pick 4, Seattle SuperSonics
George Karl PG 6-2 185 May 12, 1951 26 North Carolina 1 1973 Rnd 4, Pick 14, New York Knicks
Larry Kenon PF 6-9 205 Dec 13, 1952 25 Memphis 1 1973 Rnd 3, Pick 15, Detroit Pistons
Mo Layton PG 6-1 180 Dec 24, 1948 29 USC 6 1971 Rnd 3, Pick 13, Phoenix Suns
Mark Olberding PF 6-8 225 Apr 21, 1956 21 Minnesota 1 1975 Supplemental Draft, Los Angeles Lakers
Billy Paultz FC 6-11 235 Jul 30, 1948 29 St. John's 1 1970 Rnd 7, Pick 1, San Diego Rockets
James Silas PG 6-1 180 Feb 11, 1949 29 Stephen F. Austin 2 1972 Rnd 5, Pick 7, Houston Rockets

1977-1978 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #3 Washington Bullets #6 Atlanta Hawks WAS in 2
First Round #4 Cleveland Cavaliers #5 New York Knicks NYK in 2
Second Round #1 Philadelphia Sixers #5 New York Knicks PHI in 4
Second Round #2 San Antonio Spurs #3 Washington Bullets WAS in 6
Conference Finals #1 Philadelphia Sixers #3 Washington Bullets WAS in 6

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #3 Phoenix Suns #6 Milwaukee Bucks MIL in 2
First Round #4 Seattle SuperSonics #5 Los Angeles Lakers SEA in 3
Second Round #1 Portland Trail Blazers #4 Seattle SuperSonics SEA in 6
Second Round #2 Denver Nuggets #6 Milwaukee Bucks DEN in 7
Conference Finals #2 Denver Nuggets #4 Seattle SuperSonics SEA in 6

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #4 Seattle SuperSonics #3 Washington Bullets WAS in 7

1977-1978 San Antonio Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
George Gervin 6 37.8 33.2 5.7 3.2 1.0 2.7 3.2
Larry Kenon 6 33.3 17.7 9.2 3.7 0.8 0.3 3.2
Billy Paultz 6 31.8 11.5 6.8 2.3 0.8 0.8 1.0
Mike Green 6 29.0 10.8 7.3 1.8 0.8 2.7 1.3
Mark Olberding 6 25.3 10.5 5.0 2.3 1.0 1.0 1.3
Mike Gale 6 33.5 8.7 4.2 5.2 1.2 0.7 2.8
Louie Dampier 6 21.5 5.8 1.2 2.5 0.7 0.3 0.7
Coby Dietrick 6 16.0 4.8 4.2 0.7 0.8 0.8 1.5
Allan Bristow 5 10.2 4.4 2.2 1.4 0.4 0.0 1.0
James Silas 3 6.3 2.3 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.3

1977-1978 San Antonio Spurs Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record San Antonio Leaders Washington Leaders
Apr 16, 1978
v.
Washington
W, 114-103 HemisFair Arena
Conference Semi Finals
1-0 PTS: 35. G. Gervin
PTS: 26. Elvin Hayes
Apr 18, 1978
v.
Washington
L, 117-121 HemisFair Arena
Conference Semi Finals
1-1 PTS: 46. G. Gervin
PTS: 31. Kevin Grevey
Apr 21, 1978
@
Washington
L, 118-105 US Airways Arena
Conference Semi Finals
1-2 PTS: 37. Larry Kenon
PTS: 28. B. Dandridge
Apr 23, 1978
@
Washington
L, 98-95 US Airways Arena
Conference Semi Finals
1-3 PTS: 35. G. Gervin
PTS: 24. B. Dandridge
Apr 25, 1978
v.
Washington
W, 116-105 HemisFair Arena
Conference Semi Finals
2-3 PTS: 27. G. Gervin
PTS: 21. C. Johnson
Apr 28, 1978
@
Washington
L, 103-100 US Airways Arena
Conference Semi Finals
2-4 PTS: 24. M. Olberding
PTS: 25. Elvin Hayes