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1975–76 Washington Bullets season

Draft picksEdit

RosterEdit

Washington Bullets roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
G 21 Bing, Dave 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Syracuse
G 45 Chenier, Phil 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) California
F 35 Grevey, Kevin 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Kentucky
C 11 Hayes, Elvin 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Houston
PF 22 Kozelko, Tom 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Toledo
SG 24 Kropp, Tom 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Nebraska at Kearney
SG 6 Riordan, Mike 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Providence
F 33 Robinson, Leonard 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Tennessee State
F 41 Unseld, Wes 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Louisville
F 12 Weatherspoon, Nick 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 197 lb (89 kg) Illinois
Head coach

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  •   Injured

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

Central Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Cleveland Cavaliers 49 33 .598 29–12 20–21 15–11
x-Washington Bullets 48 34 .585 1 31–10 17–24 14–12
Houston Rockets 40 42 .488 9 27–13 13–29 14–12
New Orleans Jazz 38 44 .463 11 22–19 16–25 15–11
Atlanta Hawks 29 53 .354 20 20–21 9–32 7–19
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Boston Celtics 54 28 .659
2 y-Cleveland Cavaliers 49 33 .598 5
3 x-Washington Bullets 48 34 .585 6
4 x-Philadelphia 76ers 46 36 .561 8
5 x-Buffalo Braves 46 36 .561 8
6 Houston Rockets 40 42 .488 14
7 New York Knicks 38 44 .463 16
8 New Orleans Jazz 38 44 .463 16
9 Atlanta Hawks 29 53 .354 25


Notes

  • z, y – division champions
  • x – clinched playoff spot

Record vs. opponentsEdit

1975–76 NBA Records
Team ATL BOS BUF CHI CLE DET GSW HOU KCK LAL MIL NOJ NYK PHI PHO POR SEA WAS
Atlanta 2–3 2–3 2–2 2–5 1–3 2–2 2–5 2–2 1–3 2–2 2–4 3–2 2–3 0–4 2–2 1–3 1–5
Boston 3–2 4–3 2–2 3–2 4–0 2–2 4–1 2–2 4–0 2–2 4–1 5–2 4–3 4–0 2–2 2–2 3–2
Buffalo 3–2 3–4 3–1 3–2 1–3 1–3 3–2 4–0 2–2 3–1 4–1 4–3 3–4 3–1 2–2 2–2 2–3
Chicago 2–2 2–2 1–3 0–4 3–4 1–4 1–3 1–6 3–2 3–4 2–2 0–4 0–4 2–3 1–4 2–3 0–4
Cleveland 5–2 2–3 2–3 4–0 2–2 1–3 2–4 1–3 2–2 4–0 4–3 3–2 3–2 3–1 4–0 3–1 4–2
Detroit 3–1 0–4 3–1 4–3 2–2 0–5 2–2 5–2 1–4 3–4 1–3 3–1 1–3 1–4 2–3 3–2 2–2
Golden State 2–2 2–2 3–1 4–1 3–1 5–0 2–2 4–1 5–2 5–0 2–2 4–0 3–1 4–2 4–2 4–3 3–1
Houston 5–2 1–4 2–3 3–1 4–2 2–2 2–2 2–2 1–3 2–2 2–4 3–2 3–2 0–4 3–1 2–2 3–4
Kansas City 2–2 2–2 0–4 6–1 3–1 2–5 1–4 2–2 2–3 2–5 1–3 1–3 1–3 3–2 0–5 2–3 1–3
Los Angeles 3–1 0–4 2–2 2–3 2–2 4–1 2–5 3–1 3–2 2–3 3–1 3–1 2–2 2–4 3–4 3–3 1–3
Milwaukee 2–2 2–2 1–3 4–3 0–4 4–3 0–5 2–2 5–2 3–2 2–2 2–2 2–2 3–2 2–3 2–3 2–2
New Orleans 4–2 1–4 1–4 2–2 3–4 3–1 2–2 4–2 3–1 1–3 2–2 2–3 1–4 1–3 3–1 1–3 4–3
New York 2–3 2–5 3–4 4–0 2–3 1–3 0–4 2–3 3–1 1–3 2–2 3–2 5–2 2–2 3–1 0–4 3–2
Philadelphia 3–2 3–4 4–3 4–0 2–3 3–1 1–3 2–3 3–1 2–2 2–2 4–1 2–5 3–1 4–0 2–2 2–3
Phoenix 4–0 0–4 1–3 3–2 1–3 4–1 2–4 4–0 2–3 4–2 2–3 3–1 2–2 1–3 5–2 4–3 0–4
Portland 2–2 2–2 2–2 4–1 0–4 3–2 2–4 1–3 5–0 4–3 3–2 1–3 1–3 0–4 2–5 3–3 2–2
Seattle 3–1 2–2 2–2 3–2 1–3 2–3 3–4 2–2 3–2 3–3 3–2 3–1 4–0 2–2 3–4 3–3 1–3
Washington 5–1 2–3 3–2 4–0 2–4 2–2 1–3 4–3 3–1 3–1 2–2 3–4 2–3 3–2 4–0 2–2 3–1

Game logEdit

Regular seasonEdit

1975–76 game log
Total: 48–34 (Home: 24–17; Road: 15–26)
1975–76 schedule

PlayoffsEdit

1976 playoff game log
1976 schedule

PlayoffsEdit

East First RoundEdit

The Bullets' had a first round bye.

East Conference SemifinalsEdit

(2) Cleveland Cavaliers vs. (3) Washington Bullets: Cavaliers win series 4-3

  • Game 1 @ Cleveland: Washington 100, Cleveland 95
  • Game 2 @ Washington: Cleveland 80, Washington 79
  • Game 3 @ Cleveland: Cleveland 88, Washington 76
  • Game 4 @ Washington: Washington 109, Cleveland 98
  • Game 5 @ Cleveland: Cleveland 92, Washington 91
  • Game 6 @ Washington: Washington 102, Cleveland 98 (OT)
  • Game 7 @ Cleveland: Cleveland 87, Washington 85

Awards and recordsEdit

ReferencesEdit