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1979-80 NBA Standings

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League Champion: Los Angeles Lakers

Most Valuable Player: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (24.8/10.8/4.5)
Rookie of the Year: Larry Bird (21.3/10.4/4.5)

PPG Leader: George Gervin (33.1)
RPG Leader: Swen Nater (15.0)
APG Leader: Micheal Ray Richardson (10.1)
WS Leader: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (14.8)

League Standings

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*) ▪ Click conference name for conference standings
Eastern Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G SRS
Atlantic Division              
Boston Celtics(1) 61 21 .744 113.5 105.7 7.37
Philadelphia 76ers(3) 59 23 .720 2.0 109.1 104.9 4.04
Washington Bullets(6) 39 43 .476 22.0 107.0 109.5 -2.27
New York Knicks (7) 39 43 .476 22.0 114.0 115.1 -0.96
New Jersey Nets (10) 34 48 .415 27.0 108.3 109.5 -0.98
Central Division              
Atlanta Hawks(2) 50 32 .610 104.5 101.6 2.82
Houston Rockets(4) 41 41 .500 9.0 110.8 110.6 0.27
San Antonio Spurs(5) 41 41 .500 9.0 119.4 119.7 -0.25
Indiana Pacers (8) 37 45 .451 13.0 111.2 111.9 -0.54
Cleveland Cavaliers (9) 37 45 .451 13.0 114.1 113.8 0.43
Detroit Pistons (11) 16 66 .195 34.0 108.9 117.2 -7.58
Western Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G SRS
Midwest Division              
Milwaukee Bucks(2) 49 33 .598 110.1 106.1 3.56
Kansas City Kings(5) 47 35 .573 2.0 108.0 104.9 2.81
Denver Nuggets (8) 30 52 .366 19.0 108.3 112.7 -4.22
Chicago Bulls (9) 30 52 .366 19.0 107.5 110.2 -2.63
Utah Jazz (11) 24 58 .293 25.0 102.4 108.4 -5.71
Pacific Division              
Los Angeles Lakers(1) 60 22 .732 115.1 109.2 5.39
Seattle SuperSonics(3) 56 26 .683 4.0 108.5 103.8 4.24
Phoenix Suns(4) 55 27 .671 5.0 111.1 107.5 3.25
Portland Trail Blazers(6) 38 44 .463 22.0 102.5 103.3 -0.87
San Diego Clippers (7) 35 47 .427 25.0 107.6 111.7 -3.97
Golden State Warriors (10) 24 58 .293 36.0 103.6 108.0 -4.20

Expanded Standings

Place Conference Division All-Star Margin Month
Rk Team Overall Home Road E W A C M P Pre Post ≤3 ≥10 Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
1 Boston Celtics 61-21 35-6 26-15 45-15 16-6 17-7 28-8 9-1 7-5 40-13 21-8 8-7 34-5 7-2 10-2 12-5 11-4 9-2 12-6
2 Los Angeles Lakers 60-22 37-4 23-18 18-4 42-18 8-2 10-2 23-7 19-11 38-17 22-5 11-5 29-6 7-3 9-6 12-4 10-4 9-2 13-3
3 Philadelphia 76ers 59-23 36-5 23-18 44-16 15-7 19-5 25-11 7-3 8-4 38-14 21-9 17-3 24-8 8-1 10-6 9-4 11-3 10-3 11-6
4 Seattle SuperSonics 56-26 33-8 23-18 17-5 39-21 7-3 10-2 21-9 18-12 38-16 18-10 10-6 25-7 5-5 11-2 11-4 11-5 9-4 9-6
5 Phoenix Suns 55-27 37-5 18-22 13-9 42-18 5-5 8-4 23-7 19-11 35-19 20-8 10-4 27-12 7-4 9-5 10-5 9-5 8-5 12-3
6 Atlanta Hawks 50-32 32-9 18-23 38-22 12-10 17-13 21-9 5-5 7-5 32-23 18-9 8-11 19-11 6-5 9-6 10-4 7-8 8-3 10-6
7 Milwaukee Bucks 49-33 28-12 21-21 10-12 39-21 3-7 7-5 15-9 24-12 29-27 20-6 13-10 23-12 9-1 8-6 5-11 7-9 10-2 10-4
8 Kansas City Kings 47-35 30-11 17-24 14-8 33-27 6-4 8-4 18-6 15-21 35-23 12-12 10-11 22-9 5-5 8-9 9-4 13-5 6-4 6-8
9 Houston Rockets 41-41 29-12 12-29 30-30 11-11 10-20 20-10 5-5 6-6 25-28 16-13 15-7 17-16 2-7 10-4 5-9 8-8 8-5 8-8
10 San Antonio Spurs 41-41 27-14 14-27 27-33 14-8 13-17 14-16 7-3 7-5 29-25 12-16 7-7 13-13 6-3 7-7 6-9 10-6 4-8 8-8
11 Washington Bullets 39-43 24-17 15-26 27-33 12-10 9-15 18-18 6-4 6-6 23-29 16-14 11-9 10-24 3-5 6-7 6-7 8-10 6-6 10-8
12 New York Knicks 39-43 25-16 14-27 26-34 13-9 8-16 18-18 6-4 7-5 27-28 12-15 6-10 13-21 5-5 6-8 8-8 8-7 5-5 7-10
13 Portland Trail Blazers 38-44 26-15 12-29 9-13 29-31 3-7 6-6 16-14 13-17 26-29 12-15 11-9 16-16 9-2 7-8 4-11 6-8 4-7 8-8
14 Cleveland Cavaliers 37-45 28-13 9-32 28-32 9-13 12-18 16-14 4-6 5-7 23-32 14-13 8-13 18-15 3-8 8-7 8-5 4-12 3-10 11-3
15 Indiana Pacers 37-45 26-15 11-30 28-32 9-13 13-17 15-15 5-5 4-8 26-28 11-17 8-6 16-17 5-6 6-9 6-6 9-7 5-7 6-10
16 San Diego Clippers 35-47 24-17 11-30 9-13 26-34 4-6 5-7 13-17 13-17 28-29 7-18 5-12 14-27 4-7 7-8 9-6 8-8 3-8 4-10
17 New Jersey Nets 34-48 22-19 12-29 26-34 8-14 7-17 19-17 5-5 3-9 22-32 12-16 5-12 16-17 2-7 8-8 5-8 7-9 5-7 7-9
18 Chicago Bulls 30-52 21-20 9-32 7-15 23-37 2-8 5-7 8-16 15-21 18-35 12-17 7-9 7-20 3-8 4-10 5-7 6-10 5-9 7-8
19 Denver Nuggets 30-52 24-17 6-35 9-13 21-39 3-7 6-6 10-14 11-25 19-37 11-15 5-7 12-28 2-8 7-9 5-9 5-11 6-5 5-10
20 Golden State Warriors 24-58 15-26 9-32 5-17 19-41 2-8 3-9 11-19 8-22 16-38 8-20 2-14 13-22 5-5 5-9 2-12 4-12 4-9 4-11
21 Utah Jazz 24-58 17-24 7-34 7-15 17-43 3-7 4-8 9-15 8-28 18-37 6-21 6-6 8-35 2-7 1-12 9-8 6-10 3-10 3-11
22 Detroit Pistons 16-66 13-28 3-38 11-49 5-17 7-23 4-26 4-6 1-11 14-40 2-26 4-9 6-41 4-5 3-11 3-13 4-11 1-10 1-16

Team vs. Team

Rk Team ATL BOS CHI CLE DEN DET GSW HOU IND KCK LAL MIL NJN NYK PHI PHO POR SAS SDC SEA UTA WSB
1 Atlanta Hawks 2-4 1-1 4-2 1-1 6-0 2-0 2-4 4-2 0-2 1-1 1-1 4-2 4-2 4-2 1-1 2-0 5-1 1-1 0-2 2-0 3-3
2 Boston Celtics 4-2 2-0 4-2 2-0 6-0 2-0 6-0 4-2 1-1 0-2 2-0 5-1 5-1 3-3 1-1 2-0 4-2 2-0 0-2 2-0 4-2
3 Chicago Bulls 1-1 0-2 2-0 2-4 1-1 4-2 1-1 0-2 3-3 1-5 1-5 1-1 0-2 1-1 1-5 3-3 0-2 4-2 2-4 2-4 0-2
4 Cleveland Cavaliers 2-4 2-4 0-2 1-1 6-0 2-0 2-4 2-4 2-0 1-1 0-2 3-3 3-3 1-5 1-1 0-2 4-2 1-1 0-2 1-1 3-3
5 Denver Nuggets 1-1 0-2 4-2 1-1 1-1 3-3 1-1 1-1 0-6 1-5 3-3 1-1 1-1 0-2 1-5 2-4 1-1 3-3 1-5 3-3 1-1
6 Detroit Pistons 0-6 0-6 1-1 0-6 1-1 1-1 1-5 1-5 0-2 0-2 1-1 2-4 2-4 1-5 0-2 0-2 2-4 0-2 0-2 1-1 2-4
7 Golden State Warriors 0-2 0-2 2-4 0-2 3-3 1-1 1-1 1-1 3-3 1-5 0-6 2-0 0-2 0-2 2-4 2-4 0-2 3-3 0-6 3-3 0-2
8 Houston Rockets 4-2 0-6 1-1 4-2 1-1 5-1 1-1 4-2 0-2 0-2 1-1 3-3 3-3 2-4 1-1 1-1 3-3 2-0 1-1 2-0 2-4
9 Indiana Pacers 2-4 2-4 2-0 4-2 1-1 5-1 1-1 2-4 1-1 0-2 0-2 2-4 4-2 1-5 0-2 2-0 2-4 1-1 0-2 1-1 4-2
10 Kansas City Kings 2-0 1-1 3-3 0-2 6-0 2-0 3-3 2-0 1-1 2-4 3-3 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-5 1-5 1-1 5-1 3-3 6-0 2-0
11 Los Angeles Lakers 1-1 2-0 5-1 1-1 5-1 2-0 5-1 2-0 2-0 4-2 3-3 2-0 2-0 1-1 3-3 2-4 2-0 5-1 4-2 6-0 1-1
12 Milwaukee Bucks 1-1 0-2 5-1 2-0 3-3 1-1 6-0 1-1 2-0 3-3 3-3 1-1 1-1 0-2 4-2 5-1 0-2 4-2 2-4 4-2 1-1
13 New Jersey Nets 2-4 1-5 1-1 3-3 1-1 4-2 0-2 3-3 4-2 1-1 0-2 1-1 2-4 1-5 1-1 0-2 3-3 1-1 1-1 1-1 3-3
14 New York Knicks 2-4 1-5 2-0 3-3 1-1 4-2 2-0 3-3 2-4 1-1 0-2 1-1 4-2 0-6 2-0 2-0 4-2 1-1 0-2 1-1 3-3
15 Philadelphia 76ers 2-4 3-3 1-1 5-1 2-0 5-1 2-0 4-2 5-1 1-1 1-1 2-0 5-1 6-0 1-1 2-0 4-2 1-1 1-1 1-1 5-1
16 Phoenix Suns 1-1 1-1 5-1 1-1 5-1 2-0 4-2 1-1 2-0 5-1 3-3 2-4 1-1 0-2 1-1 6-0 1-1 2-4 4-2 6-0 2-0
17 Portland Trail Blazers 0-2 0-2 3-3 2-0 4-2 2-0 4-2 1-1 0-2 5-1 4-2 1-5 2-0 0-2 0-2 0-6 1-1 4-2 1-5 3-3 1-1
18 San Antonio Spurs 1-5 2-4 2-0 2-4 1-1 4-2 2-0 3-3 4-2 1-1 0-2 2-0 3-3 2-4 2-4 1-1 1-1 2-0 1-1 1-1 4-2
19 San Diego Clippers 1-1 0-2 2-4 1-1 3-3 2-0 3-3 0-2 1-1 1-5 1-5 2-4 1-1 1-1 1-1 4-2 2-4 0-2 3-3 5-1 1-1
20 Seattle SuperSonics 2-0 2-0 4-2 2-0 5-1 2-0 6-0 1-1 2-0 3-3 2-4 4-2 1-1 2-0 1-1 2-4 5-1 1-1 3-3 5-1 1-1
21 Utah Jazz 0-2 0-2 4-2 1-1 3-3 1-1 3-3 0-2 1-1 0-6 0-6 2-4 1-1 1-1 1-1 0-6 3-3 1-1 1-5 1-5 0-2
22 Washington Bullets 3-3 2-4 2-0 3-3 1-1 4-2 2-0 4-2 2-4 0-2 1-1 1-1 3-3 3-3 1-5 0-2 1-1 2-4 1-1 1-1 2-0