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The 1979 NBA All-Star Game was an exhibition basketball game which was played on February 4, 1979, at the Pontiac Silverdome in the Detroit suburb of Pontiac, Michigan.

1979 NBA All-Star Game
1234 Total
West 36442430 134
East 27314031 129
Date February 4, 1979
Arena Pontiac Silverdome
City Pontiac, Michigan
MVP David Thompson
Referees
Attendance 31,745
Network CBS
Announcers Brent Musburger, Steve Jones and John Havlicek
NBA All-Star Game
1978 1980 >

This was the first All-Star Game ever where no Boston Celtics or New York Knicks had been selected as All-Stars.

Contents

Team rostersEdit

Western ConferenceEdit

Player, Team MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA REB AST BLK PFS PTS
David Thompson, DEN 34 11 17 3 7 5 2 1 4 25
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, LAL 28 5 12 1 2 8 3 1 4 11
Dennis Johnson, SEA 27 5 7 2 2 1 3 1 3 12
George McGinnis, DEN 25 5 12 6 11 6 3 0 4 16
Paul Westphal, PHO 21 8 12 1 2 1 5 0 0 17
Marques Johnson, MIL 20 3 11 4 6 6 2 0 1 10
Maurice Lucas, POR 19 4 10 2 2 7 1 0 5 10
Walter Davis, PHO 19 4 9 0 0 4 4 0 0 8
Jack Sikma, SEA 18 4 5 0 0 4 0 0 1 8
Artis Gilmore, CHI 15 3 4 2 2 1 2 0 1 8
Otis Birdsong, KCK 14 4 6 1 2 2 0 0 1 9
Totals 240 56 105 22 36 45 25 3 24 134

Eastern ConferenceEdit

Player, Team MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA REB AST BLK PFS PTS
Julius Erving, PHI 39 10 22 9 12 8 5 0 4 29
George Gervin, SAS 34 8 16 10 11 6 2 1 4 26
Bob Lanier, DET 31 5 10 0 0 4 4 1 4 10
Elvin Hayes, WSB 28 5 11 3 5 13 0 1 5 13
Rudy Tomjanovich, HOU 24 6 13 0 0 6 1 0 2 12
Bob Dandridge, WSB 18 3 5 2 3 3 1 0 2 8
Moses Malone, HOU 17 2 2 4 5 7 1 0 0 8
Calvin Murphy, HOU 15 3 5 0 0 1 5 0 4 6
Pete Maravich, NOJ 14 5 8 0 0 2 2 0 1 10
Campy Russell, CLE 13 2 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
Larry Kenon, SAS 7 1 3 1 2 2 1 0 0 3
Doug Collins, PHI (injured)
Totals 240 50 103 29 38 53 22 3 26 129

Score by periodsEdit

Score by Periods: 1 2 3 4 Final
West 36 44 24 30 134
East 27 31 40 31 129

ReferencesEdit