Utah Jazz Regular Season Rosters

1979-1980 Utah Jazz Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
  Ron Boone GF 6-2 200 3 Idaho State 1968 Rnd 11 Pick 13 United States
  Tom Boswell FC 6-9 220 4 South Carolina 1975 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
  Allan Bristow GF 6-7 210 6 Virginia Tech 1973 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
  John Brown SF 6-7 220 6 Missouri 1973 Rnd 1 Pick 10 Germany / United States
  Mack Calvin PG 6-0 165 2 USC 1969 Rnd 14 Pick 8 United States
4 Adrian Dantley SF 6-5 208 3 Notre Dame 1976 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
  Brad Davis G 6-3 180 2 Maryland 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
  Paul Dawkins SF 6-5 190 0 Northern Illinois 1979 Rnd 10 Pick 1 United States
  Greg Deane SG 6-4 190 0 Utah 1979 Rnd 4 Pick 1 United States
  Terry Furlow SG 6-4 190 3 Michigan State 1976 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
  John Gianelli FC 6-10 220 7 Pacific 1972 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
  James Hardy PF 6-8 220 1 San Francisco 1978 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
  Carl Kilpatrick FC 6-10 230 0 Louisiana-Monroe 1978 Rnd 8 Pick 6 United States
  Bernard King SF 6-7 205 2 Tennessee 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
  Pete Maravich GF 6-5 197 9 LSU 1970 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
  Ben Poquette FC 6-9 235 2 Central Michigan 1977 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
  Andre Wakefield SG 6-3 175 1 Loyola (IL) 1978 Rnd 5 Pick 19 United States
  Jerome Whitehead C 6-10 220 1 Marquette 1978 Rnd 2 Pick 19 United States
  Duck Williams PG 6-2 180 0 Notre Dame 1978 Rnd 5 Pick 8 United States

1979-1980 Utah Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Williams A. Dantley B. King A. Bristow B. Poquette
Rotation M. Calvin   P. Dawkins J. Hardy  
Lim PT   T. Furlow R. Boone C. Kilpatrick J. Whitehead
Lim PT   B. Davis   T. Boswell  

1979-1980 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Milwaukee Bucks49-33-
2Kansas City Kings47-352
3Denver Nuggets30-5219
4Chicago Bulls30-5219
5Utah Jazz24-5825

1979-1980 Utah Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Adrian Dantley Player Of The Week (12/02/79)
Adrian Dantley Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1980)

1979-1980 Utah Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Adrian Dantley 68 39.3 28.0 7.6 2.8 1.4 0.2 3.4
Ron Boone 75 30.5 12.9 2.9 4.0 1.2 0.0 2.5
Allan Bristow 82 28.1 11.6 6.2 4.2 1.1 0.1 2.2
Terry Furlow 55 31.2 16.0 2.8 4.0 1.0 0.3 2.3
Ben Poquette 82 28.6 8.9 6.8 1.6 0.5 2.0 1.3
Tom Boswell 61 25.5 11.5 5.4 1.9 0.4 0.5 2.3
Duck Williams 77 23.3 6.6 1.4 2.4 1.3 0.1 1.4
James Hardy 76 21.1 5.5 5.2 1.4 0.6 1.1 1.4
Paul Dawkins 57 13.6 5.5 2.2 1.4 0.6 0.2 1.3
Mack Calvin 48 16.1 6.4 1.8 2.8 0.6 0.0 1.2
Pete Maravich 17 30.7 17.1 2.4 3.2 0.9 0.2 2.6
Bernard King 19 22.1 9.3 4.6 2.7 0.4 0.2 2.6
Brad Davis 13 17.3 5.8 1.2 3.5 0.8 0.1 0.8
Jerome Whitehead 32 10.2 2.1 3.0 0.6 0.2 0.3 0.9
John Gianelli 17 16.8 3.2 3.6 1.0 0.4 0.4 1.3
Andre Wakefield 8 5.9 1.9 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.0 1.0
Robert Smith 6 12.2 2.5 0.5 1.2 0.7 0.0 0.2
Greg Deane 7 6.9 1.4 0.9 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.4
John Brown 4 6.0 1.0 2.2 1.0 0.0 0.0 1.2
Carl Kilpatrick 2 3.0 1.5 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

1979-1980 Utah Jazz Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Paul Dawkins was selected as the #1 pick in the 10 Round of the 1979 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. Paul Dawkins signed a multi-year contract with the Utah Jazz on September 1, 1979.

James Hardy was selected as the #11 pick in the First Round of the 1978 NBA Draft by the New Orleans Jazz. James Hardy signed a multi-year contract with the New Orleans Jazz on July 25, 1978.

Carl Kilpatrick was selected as the #6 pick in the 8 Round of the 1978 NBA Draft by the New Orleans Jazz. Carl Kilpatrick signed a multi-year contract with the Utah Jazz on September 1, 1979.

Duck Williams was selected as the #8 pick in the 5 Round of the 1978 NBA Draft by the New Orleans Jazz. Duck Williams signed a multi-year contract with the Utah Jazz on July 31, 1979.

Acquired via Trade

Ron Boone was acquired in a trade by the Utah Jazz from the Los Angeles Lakers on October 25, 1979.

Tom Boswell was acquired in a trade by the Utah Jazz from the Denver Nuggets on November 20, 1979.

Adrian Dantley was acquired in a trade by the Utah Jazz from the Los Angeles Lakers on September 13, 1979. Adrian Dantley signed a multi-year extension with the Utah Jazz on February 21, 1980.

Terry Furlow was acquired in a trade by the Utah Jazz from the Atlanta Hawks on November 23, 1979.

Bernard King was acquired in a trade by the Utah Jazz from the New Jersey Nets on October 2, 1979.

Acquired via Free Agency

Allan Bristow signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Jazz on June 28, 1979.

Mack Calvin signed a contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on November 27, 1979.

Brad Davis signed a contract with the Utah Jazz on February 29, 1980. Brad Davis re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on March 10, 1980.

Ben Poquette signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on June 28, 1979.

Jerome Whitehead signed a contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on January 18, 1980.

1979-1980 Utah Jazz Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Sam Battisone Owner 1974-1975 N/A
Tom Nissalke Head Coach 1979-1980 Head Coach (Houston Rockets, 1976 to 1979)
Frank Layden General Manager 1979-1980 N/A
Rod Hundley Television Play-By-Play 1974-1975 N/A