NBA Final 1978: The Washington Bullets sign up for the only ring in their history

por Roberto Anidos publicado en 1978 Decade 70 NBA Seattle Supersonics Washington Bullets

The ’70s gave some teams the opportunity to feel the sensation of winning the ring. One of them was the Washington Bullets, who in an exciting final, which was not decided until the seventh match, overcame the Seattle Supersonics. Unseld, MVP of the final, Hayes and Dandridge put the capitals on the list of NBA winners

Washington Bullets
*Henderson – 12.9p, 5.7a, 2.7r
*Grevey – 13.0p, 3.0r, 1.6a
*Dandridge – 20.4p, 7.0r, 4.1a
*Hayes – 20.7p, 11.9r, 2.0t
*Unseld – 9.0p, 11.7r, 3.9a
Johnson – 10.7p, 2.6r, 2.6a
Kupchak – 10.7p, 4.6r, 1.0a
Wright – 3.6p, 1.4a, 1.0r
Ballard – 3.7p, 4.2r, 1.5a. (6)
Pace – 3.5p, 3.0r. (2)
Walker – 0p. (1)

Seattle Supersonics
*D.Johnson – 16.6p, 5.0r, 2.9a
*Brown – 19.1p, 2.4r, 1.9a
*Williams – 16.3p, 4.6r, 3.6a
*Sikma – 13.7p, 8.0r, 1.0a
*Webster – 14.9p, 13.9r, 2.6t
J.Johnson – 7.7p, 4.9r, 2.6a
Silas – 5.7p, 8.0r, 2.6a
Walker – 3.3p, 2.2r. (6)
Bruce – 2.6p, 3.0r. (3)
Hassett – 4p, 1r. (1)
Fleming – 2p, 1a. (1)

In order to reach the final they beat…
Washington Bullets – Atlanta Hawks (2-0), San Antonio Spurs (4-2), Philadelphia Sixers (4-2)
Seattle Supersonics – Angeles Lakers (2-1), Portland Trail Blazers (4-2), Denver Nuggets (4-2)