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1975-76 Buffalo Braves Schedule and Results

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Record: 46-36, Finished 3rd in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jack Ramsay (46-36)

PTS/G: 107.3 (2nd of 18) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 106.4 (15th of 18)
SRS: 0.85 (5th of 18) ▪ Pace: 108.2 (2nd of 18)
Off Rtg: 99.0 (5th of 18) ▪ Def Rtg: 98.2 (10th of 18)
Expected W-L: 43-39 (5th of 18)

Arena: Buffalo Memorial Auditorium ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1976 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (2-4) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference First Round (1-2) versus Philadelphia 76ers  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Oct 25, 1975 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 104 92 1 0 W 1
2 Tue, Oct 28, 1975 Box Score Houston Rockets W 124 108 2 0 W 2
3 Fri, Oct 31, 1975 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 92 87 3 0 W 3
4 Sat, Nov 1, 1975 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 97 93 4 0 W 4
5 Tue, Nov 4, 1975 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 114 121 4 1 L 1
6 Wed, Nov 5, 1975 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 95 105 4 2 L 2
7 Sat, Nov 8, 1975 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 110 105 5 2 W 1
8 Tue, Nov 11, 1975 Box Score Washington Bullets L 90 105 5 3 L 1
9 Wed, Nov 12, 1975 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 93 80 6 3 W 1
10 Fri, Nov 14, 1975 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 112 98 7 3 W 2
11 Sat, Nov 15, 1975 Box Score Boston Celtics L 110 112 7 4 L 1
12 Tue, Nov 18, 1975 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 120 106 8 4 W 1
13 Thu, Nov 20, 1975 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W OT 118 115 9 4 W 2
14 Fri, Nov 21, 1975 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 94 104 9 5 L 1
15 Sat, Nov 22, 1975 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 104 109 9 6 L 2
16 Wed, Nov 26, 1975 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 106 107 9 7 L 3
17 Fri, Nov 28, 1975 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 105 126 9 8 L 4
18 Sat, Nov 29, 1975 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 115 130 9 9 L 5
19 Tue, Dec 2, 1975 Box Score New Orleans Jazz L 96 108 9 10 L 6
20 Fri, Dec 5, 1975 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 125 88 10 10 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 6, 1975 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 98 108 10 11 L 1
22 Tue, Dec 9, 1975 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 126 107 11 11 W 1
23 Thu, Dec 11, 1975 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 99 122 11 12 L 1
24 Fri, Dec 12, 1975 Box Score New York Knicks W 123 110 12 12 W 1
25 Sat, Dec 13, 1975 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 103 101 13 12 W 2
26 Tue, Dec 16, 1975 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 94 100 13 13 L 1
27 Wed, Dec 17, 1975 Box Score Houston Rockets W 88 85 14 13 W 1
28 Fri, Dec 19, 1975 Box Score Washington Bullets W 104 88 15 13 W 2
29 Sat, Dec 20, 1975 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings W 117 110 16 13 W 3
30 Tue, Dec 23, 1975 Box Score Boston Celtics W 101 92 17 13 W 4
31 Fri, Dec 26, 1975 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 95 96 17 14 L 1
32 Sat, Dec 27, 1975 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 130 105 18 14 W 1
33 Sun, Dec 28, 1975 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 88 111 18 15 L 1
34 Tue, Dec 30, 1975 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 118 106 19 15 W 1
35 Fri, Jan 2, 1976 Box Score New York Knicks W 106 105 20 15 W 2
36 Sat, Jan 3, 1976 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 106 107 20 16 L 1
37 Tue, Jan 6, 1976 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 114 113 21 16 W 1
38 Fri, Jan 9, 1976 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 100 107 21 17 L 1
39 Sun, Jan 11, 1976 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 125 104 22 17 W 1
40 Tue, Jan 13, 1976 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 101 127 22 18 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Thu, Jan 15, 1976 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 126 119 23 18 W 1
42 Fri, Jan 16, 1976 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 110 104 24 18 W 2
43 Sat, Jan 17, 1976 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 110 101 25 18 W 3
44 Tue, Jan 20, 1976 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 112 103 26 18 W 4
45 Wed, Jan 21, 1976 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 102 94 27 18 W 5
46 Fri, Jan 23, 1976 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 119 104 28 18 W 6
47 Sun, Jan 25, 1976 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 107 135 28 19 L 1
48 Tue, Jan 27, 1976 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 129 105 29 19 W 1
49 Wed, Jan 28, 1976 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz W 126 112 30 19 W 2
50 Sat, Jan 31, 1976 Box Score Boston Celtics L 100 109 30 20 L 1
51 Fri, Feb 6, 1976 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 109 104 31 20 W 1
52 Sun, Feb 8, 1976 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 97 100 31 21 L 1
53 Tue, Feb 10, 1976 Box Score Washington Bullets W 115 105 32 21 W 1
54 Fri, Feb 13, 1976 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings W 101 96 33 21 W 2
55 Sat, Feb 14, 1976 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 111 114 33 22 L 1
56 Sun, Feb 15, 1976 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 104 112 33 23 L 2
57 Tue, Feb 17, 1976 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 116 113 34 23 W 1
58 Sat, Feb 21, 1976 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 112 114 34 24 L 1
59 Tue, Feb 24, 1976 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 109 103 35 24 W 1
60 Wed, Feb 25, 1976 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 94 126 35 25 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Fri, Feb 27, 1976 Box Score Houston Rockets L 107 113 35 26 L 2
62 Tue, Mar 2, 1976 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 93 100 35 27 L 3
63 Sat, Mar 6, 1976 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 105 99 36 27 W 1
64 Wed, Mar 10, 1976 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz W 120 105 37 27 W 2
65 Fri, Mar 12, 1976 Box Score Houston Rockets L 100 113 37 28 L 1
66 Sun, Mar 14, 1976 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 109 137 37 29 L 2
67 Tue, Mar 16, 1976 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 112 95 38 29 W 1
68 Wed, Mar 17, 1976 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 111 122 38 30 L 1
69 Thu, Mar 18, 1976 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 109 110 38 31 L 2
70 Sat, Mar 20, 1976 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 115 101 39 31 W 1
71 Sun, Mar 21, 1976 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 112 118 39 32 L 1
72 Tue, Mar 23, 1976 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 122 109 40 32 W 1
73 Thu, Mar 25, 1976 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 109 94 41 32 W 2
74 Fri, Mar 26, 1976 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 92 123 41 33 L 1
75 Sun, Mar 28, 1976 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 90 113 41 34 L 2
76 Tue, Mar 30, 1976 Box Score Boston Celtics W 93 83 42 34 W 1
77 Wed, Mar 31, 1976 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 103 107 42 35 L 1
78 Fri, Apr 2, 1976 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 101 93 43 35 W 1
79 Sun, Apr 4, 1976 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 117 114 44 35 W 2
80 Tue, Apr 6, 1976 Box Score New York Knicks L 102 106 44 36 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Thu, Apr 8, 1976 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 105 98 45 36 W 1
82 Sun, Apr 11, 1976 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 99 98 46 36 W 2

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Thu, Apr 15, 1976 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 95 89 1 0 W 1
2 Fri, Apr 16, 1976 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 106 131 1 1 L 1
3 Sun, Apr 18, 1976 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W OT 124 123 2 1 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
4 Wed, Apr 21, 1976 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 98 107 2 2 L 1
5 Fri, Apr 23, 1976 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 96 101 2 3 L 2
6 Sun, Apr 25, 1976 Box Score Boston Celtics W 98 93 3 3 W 1
7 Wed, Apr 28, 1976 Box Score Boston Celtics W 124 122 4 3 W 2
8 Fri, Apr 30, 1976 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 88 99 4 4 L 1
9 Sun, May 2, 1976 Box Score Boston Celtics L 100 104 4 5 L 2