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1978-79 Chicago Bulls Schedule and Results

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Record: 31-51, Finished 5th in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Larry Costello (20-36), Scotty Robertson (11-15)

PTS/G: 104.7 (22nd of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 108.7 (6th of 22)
SRS: -3.78 (19th of 22) ▪ Pace: 102.9 (19th of 22)
Off Rtg: 101.3 (20th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 105.1 (16th of 22)
Expected W-L: 31-51 (19th of 22)

Arena: Chicago Stadium ▪ Attendance: NA

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 13, 1978 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 86 104 0 1 L 1
2 Sun, Oct 15, 1978 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 108 97 1 1 W 1
3 Tue, Oct 17, 1978 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers L 94 99 1 2 L 1
4 Fri, Oct 20, 1978 Box Score San Diego Clippers L 94 110 1 3 L 2
5 Sat, Oct 21, 1978 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 104 113 1 4 L 3
6 Tue, Oct 24, 1978 Box Score Kansas City Kings L 117 123 1 5 L 4
7 Fri, Oct 27, 1978 Box Score Phoenix Suns L OT 110 115 1 6 L 5
8 Sat, Oct 28, 1978 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 92 116 1 7 L 6
9 Tue, Oct 31, 1978 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz L 92 97 1 8 L 7
10 Wed, Nov 1, 1978 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 112 118 1 9 L 8
11 Fri, Nov 3, 1978 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 93 99 1 10 L 9
12 Sat, Nov 4, 1978 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 97 84 2 10 W 1
13 Tue, Nov 7, 1978 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 111 112 2 11 L 1
14 Fri, Nov 10, 1978 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 101 115 2 12 L 2
15 Sat, Nov 11, 1978 Box Score New Jersey Nets L 112 125 2 13 L 3
16 Wed, Nov 15, 1978 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 117 103 3 13 W 1
17 Fri, Nov 17, 1978 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 100 89 4 13 W 2
18 Sun, Nov 19, 1978 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 95 104 4 14 L 1
19 Wed, Nov 22, 1978 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 96 98 4 15 L 2
20 Fri, Nov 24, 1978 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 100 99 5 15 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sun, Nov 26, 1978 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 109 125 5 16 L 1
22 Tue, Nov 28, 1978 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 124 112 6 16 W 1
23 Sat, Dec 2, 1978 Box Score Houston Rockets W 105 91 7 16 W 2
24 Tue, Dec 5, 1978 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 96 91 8 16 W 3
25 Fri, Dec 8, 1978 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 100 99 9 16 W 4
26 Sat, Dec 9, 1978 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 101 96 10 16 W 5
27 Tue, Dec 12, 1978 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 99 94 11 16 W 6
28 Fri, Dec 15, 1978 Box Score New York Knicks L 94 118 11 17 L 1
29 Sat, Dec 16, 1978 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 108 100 12 17 W 1
30 Sun, Dec 17, 1978 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 101 117 12 18 L 1
31 Tue, Dec 19, 1978 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 101 95 13 18 W 1
32 Wed, Dec 20, 1978 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 102 131 13 19 L 1
33 Fri, Dec 22, 1978 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 92 103 13 20 L 2
34 Tue, Dec 26, 1978 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers L 109 115 13 21 L 3
35 Thu, Dec 28, 1978 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 111 107 14 21 W 1
36 Fri, Dec 29, 1978 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 123 117 15 21 W 2
37 Tue, Jan 2, 1979 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 86 109 15 22 L 1
38 Wed, Jan 3, 1979 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 98 111 15 23 L 2
39 Fri, Jan 5, 1979 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 124 119 16 23 W 1
40 Tue, Jan 9, 1979 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 101 103 16 24 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Wed, Jan 10, 1979 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 120 116 17 24 W 1
42 Fri, Jan 12, 1979 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 93 100 17 25 L 1
43 Sun, Jan 14, 1979 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 99 104 17 26 L 2
44 Fri, Jan 19, 1979 Box Score Washington Bullets L 102 113 17 27 L 3
45 Sat, Jan 20, 1979 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 101 107 17 28 L 4
46 Sun, Jan 21, 1979 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 93 94 17 29 L 5
47 Tue, Jan 23, 1979 Box Score Boston Celtics W 100 90 18 29 W 1
48 Fri, Jan 26, 1979 Box Score San Diego Clippers L 91 107 18 30 L 1
49 Sun, Jan 28, 1979 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 87 98 18 31 L 2
50 Tue, Jan 30, 1979 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L OT 108 112 18 32 L 3
51 Thu, Feb 1, 1979 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 105 128 18 33 L 4
52 Fri, Feb 2, 1979 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 116 110 19 33 W 1
53 Tue, Feb 6, 1979 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 110 107 20 33 W 2
54 Fri, Feb 9, 1979 Box Score Kansas City Kings L 114 124 20 34 L 1
55 Sun, Feb 11, 1979 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 108 110 20 35 L 2
56 Tue, Feb 13, 1979 Box Score Denver Nuggets L 94 104 20 36 L 3
57 Fri, Feb 16, 1979 Box Score New York Knicks W 107 104 21 36 W 1
58 Sun, Feb 18, 1979 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 107 130 21 37 L 1
59 Tue, Feb 20, 1979 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 99 97 22 37 W 1
60 Fri, Feb 23, 1979 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz L 102 111 22 38 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Feb 25, 1979 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 108 117 22 39 L 2
62 Tue, Feb 27, 1979 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 124 117 23 39 W 1
63 Wed, Feb 28, 1979 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 113 124 23 40 L 1
64 Sat, Mar 3, 1979 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 101 119 23 41 L 2
65 Thu, Mar 8, 1979 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 117 132 23 42 L 3
66 Fri, Mar 9, 1979 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 102 92 24 42 W 1
67 Sun, Mar 11, 1979 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 109 107 25 42 W 2
68 Tue, Mar 13, 1979 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 105 102 26 42 W 3
69 Fri, Mar 16, 1979 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 118 124 26 43 L 1
70 Sat, Mar 17, 1979 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 88 106 26 44 L 2
71 Sun, Mar 18, 1979 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 103 114 26 45 L 3
72 Wed, Mar 21, 1979 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 105 114 26 46 L 4
73 Fri, Mar 23, 1979 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 116 99 27 46 W 1
74 Sat, Mar 24, 1979 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 2OT 148 143 28 46 W 2
75 Sun, Mar 25, 1979 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 88 99 28 47 L 1
76 Tue, Mar 27, 1979 Box Score Houston Rockets L 116 122 28 48 L 2
77 Wed, Mar 28, 1979 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 96 112 28 49 L 3
78 Fri, Mar 30, 1979 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 121 105 29 49 W 1
79 Sat, Mar 31, 1979 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 99 108 29 50 L 1
80 Tue, Apr 3, 1979 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 95 97 29 51 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 6, 1979 Box Score Washington Bullets W 128 114 30 51 W 1
82 Sun, Apr 8, 1979 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 117 107 31 51 W 2