Mobile Site You Are Here > BBR > Teams > Denver Nuggets > 1978-79 Schedule and Results

1978-79 Denver Nuggets Schedule and Results

Previous Season ▪ Next Season

Record: 47-35, Finished 2nd in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Larry Brown (28-25), Donnie Walsh (19-10)

PTS/G: 110.7 (9th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 109.5 (7th of 22)
SRS: 1.24 (10th of 22) ▪ Pace: 105.9 (13th of 22)
Off Rtg: 104.4 (10th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 103.2 (11th of 22)
Expected W-L: 44-38 (11th of 22)

Arena: McNichols Sports Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1979 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference First Round (2-1) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 13, 1978 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 118 117 1 0 W 1
2 Sun, Oct 15, 1978 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers W 98 94 2 0 W 2
3 Wed, Oct 18, 1978 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 125 113 3 0 W 3
4 Fri, Oct 20, 1978 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 126 117 4 0 W 4
5 Sat, Oct 21, 1978 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 125 130 4 1 L 1
6 Wed, Oct 25, 1978 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 108 104 5 1 W 1
7 Fri, Oct 27, 1978 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 99 112 5 2 L 1
8 Sun, Oct 29, 1978 Box Score Houston Rockets W 134 121 6 2 W 1
9 Tue, Oct 31, 1978 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 107 134 6 3 L 1
10 Fri, Nov 3, 1978 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 110 93 7 3 W 1
11 Sat, Nov 4, 1978 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 107 109 7 4 L 1
12 Thu, Nov 9, 1978 Box Score New York Knicks W 116 109 8 4 W 1
13 Fri, Nov 10, 1978 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 150 132 9 4 W 2
14 Sat, Nov 11, 1978 Box Score Kansas City Kings L 113 117 9 5 L 1
15 Tue, Nov 14, 1978 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 100 106 9 6 L 2
16 Wed, Nov 15, 1978 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L OT 103 109 9 7 L 3
17 Fri, Nov 17, 1978 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 118 120 9 8 L 4
18 Sat, Nov 18, 1978 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 114 119 9 9 L 5
19 Wed, Nov 22, 1978 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 111 113 9 10 L 6
20 Fri, Nov 24, 1978 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 103 100 10 10 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Nov 25, 1978 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 104 110 10 11 L 1
22 Tue, Nov 28, 1978 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 100 117 10 12 L 2
23 Thu, Nov 30, 1978 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz L 105 111 10 13 L 3
24 Fri, Dec 1, 1978 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 125 120 11 13 W 1
25 Sat, Dec 2, 1978 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 104 93 12 13 W 2
26 Wed, Dec 6, 1978 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 92 83 13 13 W 3
27 Sat, Dec 9, 1978 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 113 103 14 13 W 4
28 Tue, Dec 12, 1978 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 107 103 15 13 W 5
29 Fri, Dec 15, 1978 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 113 116 15 14 L 1
30 Sun, Dec 17, 1978 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 110 123 15 15 L 2
31 Wed, Dec 20, 1978 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 121 112 16 15 W 1
32 Fri, Dec 22, 1978 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 107 103 17 15 W 2
33 Tue, Dec 26, 1978 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 102 106 17 16 L 1
34 Thu, Dec 28, 1978 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 107 111 17 17 L 2
35 Fri, Dec 29, 1978 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 117 123 17 18 L 3
36 Sat, Dec 30, 1978 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 87 113 17 19 L 4
37 Tue, Jan 2, 1979 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings W 99 97 18 19 W 1
38 Wed, Jan 3, 1979 Box Score Kansas City Kings L 101 108 18 20 L 1
39 Fri, Jan 5, 1979 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 95 92 19 20 W 1
40 Sat, Jan 6, 1979 Box Score Boston Celtics W 127 98 20 20 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Tue, Jan 9, 1979 Box Score Washington Bullets W 121 90 21 20 W 3
42 Fri, Jan 12, 1979 Box Score New York Knicks W 126 119 22 20 W 4
43 Sun, Jan 14, 1979 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 111 109 23 20 W 5
44 Tue, Jan 16, 1979 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz W 104 100 24 20 W 6
45 Wed, Jan 17, 1979 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 101 119 24 21 L 1
46 Fri, Jan 19, 1979 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 101 98 25 21 W 1
47 Sat, Jan 20, 1979 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 109 106 26 21 W 2
48 Mon, Jan 22, 1979 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 117 121 26 22 L 1
49 Tue, Jan 23, 1979 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 107 108 26 23 L 2
50 Wed, Jan 24, 1979 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 116 117 26 24 L 3
51 Fri, Jan 26, 1979 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 119 107 27 24 W 1
52 Sun, Jan 28, 1979 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 98 87 28 24 W 2
53 Tue, Jan 30, 1979 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 76 82 28 25 L 1
54 Fri, Feb 2, 1979 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers L 100 124 28 26 L 2
55 Wed, Feb 7, 1979 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 120 105 29 26 W 1
56 Fri, Feb 9, 1979 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 106 104 30 26 W 2
57 Sun, Feb 11, 1979 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 87 126 30 27 L 1
58 Tue, Feb 13, 1979 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 104 94 31 27 W 1
59 Wed, Feb 14, 1979 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 107 111 31 28 L 1
60 Fri, Feb 16, 1979 Box Score San Diego Clippers L 104 118 31 29 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Feb 18, 1979 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 115 112 32 29 W 1
62 Wed, Feb 21, 1979 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 114 109 33 29 W 2
63 Sat, Feb 24, 1979 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 132 117 34 29 W 3
64 Sun, Feb 25, 1979 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 111 119 34 30 L 1
65 Tue, Feb 27, 1979 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 121 106 35 30 W 1
66 Wed, Feb 28, 1979 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 97 122 35 31 L 1
67 Fri, Mar 2, 1979 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 119 105 36 31 W 1
68 Sun, Mar 4, 1979 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 113 99 37 31 W 2
69 Tue, Mar 6, 1979 Box Score Houston Rockets L 118 119 37 32 L 1
70 Sun, Mar 11, 1979 Box Score Washington Bullets L 98 119 37 33 L 2
71 Wed, Mar 14, 1979 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 120 100 38 33 W 1
72 Sat, Mar 17, 1979 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 118 111 39 33 W 2
73 Tue, Mar 20, 1979 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 113 102 40 33 W 3
74 Fri, Mar 23, 1979 Box Score Boston Celtics W 137 113 41 33 W 4
75 Sun, Mar 25, 1979 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 123 113 42 33 W 5
76 Wed, Mar 28, 1979 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 115 110 43 33 W 6
77 Fri, Mar 30, 1979 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 130 121 44 33 W 7
78 Sun, Apr 1, 1979 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 89 105 44 34 L 1
79 Tue, Apr 3, 1979 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 110 97 45 34 W 1
80 Thu, Apr 5, 1979 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 114 107 46 34 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 6, 1979 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 107 101 47 34 W 3
82 Sun, Apr 8, 1979 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 111 112 47 35 L 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Tue, Apr 10, 1979 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 110 105 1 0 W 1
2 Fri, Apr 13, 1979 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 109 121 1 1 L 1
3 Sun, Apr 15, 1979 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 111 112 1 2 L 2