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1976–77 New Orleans Jazz season

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1976–77 New Orleans Jazz season

The 1976-77 New Orleans Jazz season was the team's third in the NBA. They began the season hoping to improve upon their 38-44 output from the previous season. They came up three wins shy of tying it, finishing 35-47, and failed to qualify for the playoffs for the third straight season.[1]

Draft picks

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College


Regular season

Season standings

Central Division W L PCT GB
Houston Rockets 49 33 0.598
Washington Bullets 48 34 0.585 1
San Antonio Spurs 44 38 0.537 5
Cleveland Cavaliers 43 39 0.524 6
New Orleans Jazz 35 47 0.427 14
Atlanta Hawks 31 51 0.378 18
# Eastern Conference
1 z-Philadelphia 76ers 50 32 .610
2 y-Houston Rockets 49 33 .598 1
3 x-Washington Bullets 48 34 .585 2
4 x-Boston Celtics 44 38 .537 6
5 x-San Antonio Spurs 44 38 .537 6
6 x-Cleveland Cavaliers 43 39 .524 7
7 New York Knicks 40 42 .488 10
8 New Orleans Jazz 35 47 .427 15
9 Atlanta Hawks 31 51 .378 19
10 Buffalo Braves 30 52 .366 20
11 New York Nets 22 60 .268 28

z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log

Player statistics

Ron Behagen
Freddie Boyd
E.C. Coleman
Gail Goodrich
Paul Griffin
Mo Howard
Aaron James
Rich Kelley
Pete Maravich
Jim McElroy
Otto Moore
Bud Stallworth
Andy Walker
Nate Williams

Awards and records



  1. ^ 1976-77 New Orleans Jazz
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