1977-78 NBA World Champions Washington Bullets History

Elvin Hayes - The Big "E"
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When the Fat Lady Sang...
With such hits as "I'm Your Boogie Man," "Dancing Queen," and "Stayin' Alive," disco was the music of choice for most Americans in 1978, but for Washingtonians and their Washington Bullets, it was the 1978 NBA Championship that provided sweet music to their ears. More...

A Colorful Tradition

Their first three years were played in two cities with three nicknames, but when Irene and Abe Pollin took control, the franchise stabilized, drafted legends and won a title.

Team Destiny
Relive the moments of the franchise's only championship. A team of destiny.