Originally posted on Wizards Extreme  |  Last updated 3/25/13
1978 BULLETS CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM TO REUNITE AT WIZARDS GAME April 6, 2013                                               WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Wizards and the Bullets & Wizards Alumni Association will celebrate the 35th anniversary of the 1978 Washington Bullets championship when the Wizards host the Indiana Pacers on April 6 at 7 p.m. at Verizon Center.  Legends Wes Unseld and Elvin Hayes as well as numerous members of the team will be hono “We are thrilled that we can commemorate the proudest moment in our franchise’s history by reuniting the members of the championship team and re-living those memories with our fans,” said Monumental Sports & Entertainment Founder Ted Leonsis.  All fans in attendance will receive a replica 1978 NBA Championship ring (see attached photo).  The team will also participate in a special question-and-answer and autograph session for Wizards season ticketholders prior to the game. The 1977-78 Bullets team defeated the Seattle SuperSonics in the seventh game of the NBA Finals on June 6, 1978, bringing a championship to the metropolitan area for the first time in 35 years. Mrs. Irene Pollin and the following members of the 1978 team are scheduled to be in attendance: Greg Ballard, Phil Chenier, Bob Dandridge, Kevin Grevey, Elvin Hayes, Tom Henderson, Joe Pace, Wes Unseld, Phil Walker, Larry Wright, vice president Jerry Sachs, general manager Bob Ferry, head coach Dick Motta, athletic trainer John Lally and radio analyst Frank Herzog. Mitch Kupchak and Bernie Bickerstaff, who served as an assistant coach for the 1978 team, are tentative due to their commitments with the Los Angeles Lakers.
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