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1979-80 Denver Nuggets Schedule and Results

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Record: 30-52, Finished 3rd in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Donnie Walsh (30-52)

PTS/G: 108.3 (14th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 112.7 (18th of 22)
SRS: -4.22 (20th of 22) ▪ Pace: 103.9 (9th of 22)
Off Rtg: 103.4 (18th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 107.6 (17th of 22)
Expected W-L: 30-52 (19th of 22)

Arena: McNichols Sports Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Oct 13, 1979 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 96 125 0 1 L 1
2 Sun, Oct 14, 1979 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 93 109 0 2 L 2
3 Tue, Oct 16, 1979 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 106 108 0 3 L 3
4 Wed, Oct 17, 1979 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 97 125 0 4 L 4
5 Fri, Oct 19, 1979 Box Score Kansas City Kings L 84 107 0 5 L 5
6 Tue, Oct 23, 1979 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers L 127 132 0 6 L 6
7 Wed, Oct 24, 1979 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 87 88 0 7 L 7
8 Sat, Oct 27, 1979 Box Score Utah Jazz W 116 96 1 7 W 1
9 Tue, Oct 30, 1979 Box Score New York Knicks W 121 112 2 7 W 2
10 Wed, Oct 31, 1979 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 89 97 2 8 L 1
11 Fri, Nov 2, 1979 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 113 99 3 8 W 1
12 Sat, Nov 3, 1979 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 103 130 3 9 L 1
13 Wed, Nov 7, 1979 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 113 92 4 9 W 1
14 Thu, Nov 8, 1979 Box Score @ Utah Jazz W 96 92 5 9 W 2
15 Fri, Nov 9, 1979 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L OT 122 126 5 10 L 1
16 Sun, Nov 11, 1979 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 91 116 5 11 L 2
17 Tue, Nov 13, 1979 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 116 110 6 11 W 1
18 Thu, Nov 15, 1979 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 102 120 6 12 L 1
19 Fri, Nov 16, 1979 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L OT 128 135 6 13 L 2
20 Sun, Nov 18, 1979 Box Score Kansas City Kings L 92 109 6 14 L 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Tue, Nov 20, 1979 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 124 91 7 14 W 1
22 Wed, Nov 21, 1979 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 105 84 8 14 W 2
23 Sat, Nov 24, 1979 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 101 115 8 15 L 1
24 Tue, Nov 27, 1979 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 96 91 9 15 W 1
25 Wed, Nov 28, 1979 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 97 119 9 16 L 1
26 Fri, Nov 30, 1979 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 118 127 9 17 L 2
27 Sat, Dec 1, 1979 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 112 121 9 18 L 3
28 Wed, Dec 5, 1979 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 123 107 10 18 W 1
29 Sat, Dec 8, 1979 Box Score Utah Jazz L 103 119 10 19 L 1
30 Sun, Dec 9, 1979 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 118 131 10 20 L 2
31 Tue, Dec 11, 1979 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 127 121 11 20 W 1
32 Fri, Dec 14, 1979 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers L 108 112 11 21 L 1
33 Sat, Dec 15, 1979 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 98 106 11 22 L 2
34 Sun, Dec 16, 1979 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 121 123 11 23 L 3
35 Wed, Dec 19, 1979 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 114 106 12 23 W 1
36 Sat, Dec 22, 1979 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 130 128 13 23 W 2
37 Tue, Dec 25, 1979 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 111 122 13 24 L 1
38 Wed, Dec 26, 1979 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 99 94 14 24 W 1
39 Fri, Dec 28, 1979 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 98 114 14 25 L 1
40 Sat, Dec 29, 1979 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 106 124 14 26 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Wed, Jan 2, 1980 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 135 116 15 26 W 1
42 Sat, Jan 5, 1980 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 111 105 16 26 W 2
43 Sun, Jan 6, 1980 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 101 120 16 27 L 1
44 Tue, Jan 8, 1980 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 134 137 16 28 L 2
45 Wed, Jan 9, 1980 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 112 114 16 29 L 3
46 Fri, Jan 11, 1980 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 99 112 16 30 L 4 at St. Louis, MO
47 Sat, Jan 12, 1980 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 102 105 16 31 L 5
48 Tue, Jan 15, 1980 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 99 107 16 32 L 6
49 Wed, Jan 16, 1980 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 99 117 16 33 L 7
50 Fri, Jan 18, 1980 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 120 111 17 33 W 1
51 Sat, Jan 19, 1980 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 108 117 17 34 L 1
52 Wed, Jan 23, 1980 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 93 118 17 35 L 2
53 Sat, Jan 26, 1980 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 100 96 18 35 W 1
54 Tue, Jan 29, 1980 Box Score Kansas City Kings L 111 121 18 36 L 1
55 Wed, Jan 30, 1980 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 114 122 18 37 L 2
56 Thu, Jan 31, 1980 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 127 126 19 37 W 1
57 Wed, Feb 6, 1980 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 122 111 20 37 W 2
58 Sat, Feb 9, 1980 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 123 104 21 37 W 3
59 Tue, Feb 12, 1980 Box Score Washington Bullets L 111 128 21 38 L 1
60 Thu, Feb 14, 1980 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 84 93 21 39 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Fri, Feb 15, 1980 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 111 98 22 39 W 1
62 Sun, Feb 17, 1980 Box Score Houston Rockets W 112 99 23 39 W 2
63 Wed, Feb 20, 1980 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 103 116 23 40 L 1
64 Fri, Feb 22, 1980 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W OT 122 121 24 40 W 1
65 Sat, Feb 23, 1980 Box Score Boston Celtics L 105 124 24 41 L 1
66 Tue, Feb 26, 1980 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 121 112 25 41 W 1
67 Fri, Feb 29, 1980 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 103 104 25 42 L 1
68 Sun, Mar 2, 1980 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 93 100 25 43 L 2
69 Wed, Mar 5, 1980 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 112 109 26 43 W 1
70 Fri, Mar 7, 1980 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 104 113 26 44 L 1
71 Sat, Mar 8, 1980 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 97 104 26 45 L 2
72 Tue, Mar 11, 1980 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 96 87 27 45 W 1
73 Thu, Mar 13, 1980 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers L 102 116 27 46 L 1
74 Fri, Mar 14, 1980 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 126 132 27 47 L 2
75 Sun, Mar 16, 1980 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 127 107 28 47 W 1
76 Tue, Mar 18, 1980 Box Score Utah Jazz W 96 94 29 47 W 2
77 Thu, Mar 20, 1980 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 105 121 29 48 L 1
78 Fri, Mar 21, 1980 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 3OT 134 128 30 48 W 1
79 Sun, Mar 23, 1980 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 102 118 30 49 L 1
80 Tue, Mar 25, 1980 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 91 109 30 50 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Wed, Mar 26, 1980 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 115 122 30 51 L 3
82 Thu, Mar 27, 1980 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 95 143 30 52 L 4