1979 Phoenix Suns: Season and Playoffs

NBA Teams: 1978-79 Suns regular season and Playoffs performances with records, stats, awards, players and more.

1979 Phoenix Suns Summary

NBA Playoffs

Playoff Performance
Lost Western Conference Finals
Playoff Record: 9-6 (.600)
Playoffs Series
Suns 2-1 Trail Blazers
Suns 4-1 Kings
Suns 3-4 Supersonics
Players Used
11 players
(at least 1 game)

NBA Regular Season

Season Record
50-32 (.610)
Standings
3º in Western Conference
2º in Pacific Division
Players Used
13 players
(at least 1 game)
Longest Streaks
Winning Streak: 8 games
Losing Streak: 4 games
Win / Loss Progression
W :  / L :

1
82

Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points:
24.0 ppg
Rebounds:
9.2 rpg
Assists:
6.5 apg
Steals:
1.9 spg
Blocks:
0.9 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points:
22.4 ppg
Rebounds:
8.1 rpg
Assists:
5.3 apg
Steals:
1.7 spg
Blocks:
1.7 bpg

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
3 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Paul Westphal
All-NBA 2nd Team: Walter Davis
All-Defensive 1st Team: Don Buse
NBA Leaders
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats G ORb DRb TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Team
Pts
Opp
Per Game 82 13.2 29.0 42.2 30.5 11.2 4.1 21.5 23.7 115.4 111.7
Shooting
Details
FGM FGA  % 3PM 3PA  % FTM FT  %
Per Game 46.9 91.7 .512 - - - 21.5 28.0 .768

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NBA Playoffs

Stats G ORb DRb TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Team
Pts
Opp
Per Game 15 12.9 29.7 42.6 24.4 8.9 6.2 19.8 25.9 103.1 100.3
Shooting
Details
FGM FGA  % 3PM 3PA  % FTM FT  %
Per Game 40.3 85.9 .469 - - - 22.5 31.1 .724

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