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1977-78 Buffalo Braves Schedule and Results

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Record: 27-55, Finished 4th in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Cotton Fitzsimmons (27-55)

PTS/G: 105.3 (17th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 109.0 (11th of 22)
SRS: -3.55 (20th of 22) ▪ Pace: 104.3 (17th of 22)
Off Rtg: 100.3 (14th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 103.8 (21st of 22)
Expected W-L: 31-51 (20th of 22)

Arena: Buffalo Memorial Auditorium ▪ Attendance: NA

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Oct 19, 1977 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 112 108 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Oct 22, 1977 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 101 96 2 0 W 2
3 Tue, Oct 25, 1977 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 85 107 2 1 L 1
4 Wed, Oct 26, 1977 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 92 97 2 2 L 2
5 Fri, Oct 28, 1977 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 97 104 2 3 L 3
6 Sat, Oct 29, 1977 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 111 127 2 4 L 4
7 Wed, Nov 2, 1977 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 104 100 3 4 W 1
8 Fri, Nov 4, 1977 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 100 92 4 4 W 2
9 Sat, Nov 5, 1977 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 101 111 4 5 L 1
10 Wed, Nov 9, 1977 Box Score New York Knicks W 124 113 5 5 W 1
11 Fri, Nov 11, 1977 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 103 109 5 6 L 1
12 Sat, Nov 12, 1977 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 106 103 6 6 W 1
13 Tue, Nov 15, 1977 Box Score Indiana Pacers L 94 100 6 7 L 1
14 Wed, Nov 16, 1977 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 101 97 7 7 W 1
15 Thu, Nov 17, 1977 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 108 111 7 8 L 1
16 Sat, Nov 19, 1977 Box Score Boston Celtics W 102 98 8 8 W 1
17 Mon, Nov 21, 1977 Box Score Washington Bullets L 97 114 8 9 L 1
18 Tue, Nov 22, 1977 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 102 101 9 9 W 1
19 Sat, Nov 26, 1977 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 107 112 9 10 L 1
20 Wed, Nov 30, 1977 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 105 93 10 10 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 3, 1977 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 95 102 10 11 L 1
22 Tue, Dec 6, 1977 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 113 90 11 11 W 1
23 Sun, Dec 11, 1977 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L OT 119 124 11 12 L 1
24 Tue, Dec 13, 1977 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 108 111 11 13 L 2
25 Wed, Dec 14, 1977 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 103 113 11 14 L 3
26 Sat, Dec 17, 1977 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 2OT 126 122 12 14 W 1
27 Sun, Dec 18, 1977 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 100 111 12 15 L 1
28 Tue, Dec 20, 1977 Box Score Houston Rockets W 110 104 13 15 W 1
29 Fri, Dec 23, 1977 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 102 103 13 16 L 1
30 Sun, Dec 25, 1977 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 105 111 13 17 L 2
31 Tue, Dec 27, 1977 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 105 108 13 18 L 3
32 Wed, Dec 28, 1977 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 87 106 13 19 L 4
33 Fri, Dec 30, 1977 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 87 103 13 20 L 5
34 Wed, Jan 4, 1978 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 94 93 14 20 W 1
35 Sat, Jan 7, 1978 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 97 107 14 21 L 1
36 Thu, Jan 12, 1978 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 111 92 15 21 W 1
37 Fri, Jan 13, 1978 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 93 118 15 22 L 1
38 Sat, Jan 14, 1978 Box Score Washington Bullets W 130 93 16 22 W 1
39 Tue, Jan 17, 1978 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 94 96 16 23 L 1
40 Wed, Jan 18, 1978 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 100 113 16 24 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sun, Jan 22, 1978 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 90 99 16 25 L 3
42 Wed, Jan 25, 1978 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L OT 119 121 16 26 L 4
43 Fri, Jan 27, 1978 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 94 101 16 27 L 5
44 Sun, Jan 29, 1978 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 102 107 16 28 L 6
45 Tue, Jan 31, 1978 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz L 95 114 16 29 L 7
46 Fri, Feb 3, 1978 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 101 104 16 30 L 8
47 Tue, Feb 7, 1978 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 105 132 16 31 L 9
48 Wed, Feb 8, 1978 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 103 104 16 32 L 10
49 Fri, Feb 10, 1978 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 116 110 17 32 W 1
50 Tue, Feb 14, 1978 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 101 100 18 32 W 2
51 Thu, Feb 16, 1978 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 109 123 18 33 L 1
52 Fri, Feb 17, 1978 Box Score Kansas City Kings L 100 108 18 34 L 2
53 Sat, Feb 18, 1978 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 122 112 19 34 W 1
54 Tue, Feb 21, 1978 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 111 114 19 35 L 1
55 Fri, Feb 24, 1978 Box Score Boston Celtics L 99 106 19 36 L 2
56 Sat, Feb 25, 1978 Box Score Houston Rockets L 106 110 19 37 L 3
57 Sun, Feb 26, 1978 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 117 119 19 38 L 4
58 Tue, Feb 28, 1978 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz L 108 125 19 39 L 5
59 Wed, Mar 1, 1978 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 114 104 20 39 W 1
60 Thu, Mar 2, 1978 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 107 128 20 40 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sat, Mar 4, 1978 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 111 107 21 40 W 1
62 Sun, Mar 5, 1978 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 103 109 21 41 L 1
63 Wed, Mar 8, 1978 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 120 108 22 41 W 1
64 Fri, Mar 10, 1978 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 118 117 23 41 W 2
65 Sun, Mar 12, 1978 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 96 90 24 41 W 3
66 Tue, Mar 14, 1978 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W OT 123 115 25 41 W 4
67 Wed, Mar 15, 1978 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 106 111 25 42 L 1
68 Fri, Mar 17, 1978 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 136 127 26 42 W 1
69 Sun, Mar 19, 1978 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 108 122 26 43 L 1
70 Tue, Mar 21, 1978 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 104 111 26 44 L 2
71 Wed, Mar 22, 1978 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 92 97 26 45 L 3
72 Fri, Mar 24, 1978 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 115 120 26 46 L 4
73 Sat, Mar 25, 1978 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 106 112 26 47 L 5
74 Tue, Mar 28, 1978 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 118 123 26 48 L 6
75 Wed, Mar 29, 1978 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 118 149 26 49 L 7
76 Sat, Apr 1, 1978 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 102 110 26 50 L 8
77 Mon, Apr 3, 1978 Box Score Denver Nuggets L 95 104 26 51 L 9
78 Tue, Apr 4, 1978 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 105 116 26 52 L 10
79 Wed, Apr 5, 1978 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 74 87 26 53 L 11
80 Fri, Apr 7, 1978 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 113 103 27 53 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Sat, Apr 8, 1978 Box Score New York Knicks L 107 118 27 54 L 1
82 Sun, Apr 9, 1978 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 114 131 27 55 L 2