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1976-77 Houston Rockets Schedule and Results

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Record: 49-33, Finished 1st in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Nissalke (49-33)

PTS/G: 106.4 (12th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 104.8 (7th of 22)
SRS: 1.44 (6th of 22) ▪ Pace: 101.3 (21st of 22)
Off Rtg: 104.5 (1st of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 102.9 (22nd of 22)
Expected W-L: 45-37 (6th of 22)

Arena: The Summit ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1977 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Finals (4-2) versus Philadelphia 76ers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-2) versus Washington Bullets  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Thu, Oct 21, 1976 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 120 104 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Oct 23, 1976 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 129 126 2 0 W 2
3 Wed, Oct 27, 1976 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 94 116 2 1 L 1
4 Sat, Oct 30, 1976 Box Score Washington Bullets W 105 92 3 1 W 1
5 Wed, Nov 3, 1976 Box Score Boston Celtics W OT 117 111 4 1 W 2
6 Fri, Nov 5, 1976 Box Score @ New York Nets L 91 95 4 2 L 1
7 Sat, Nov 6, 1976 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves L 102 117 4 3 L 2
8 Tue, Nov 9, 1976 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 111 92 5 3 W 1
9 Wed, Nov 10, 1976 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 99 97 6 3 W 2
10 Fri, Nov 12, 1976 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 99 111 6 4 L 1
11 Sat, Nov 13, 1976 Box Score New York Nets L 110 114 6 5 L 2
12 Wed, Nov 17, 1976 Box Score Buffalo Braves W OT 120 114 7 5 W 1
13 Sat, Nov 20, 1976 Box Score Kansas City Kings W OT 127 126 8 5 W 2
14 Wed, Nov 24, 1976 Box Score Golden State Warriors W OT 113 107 9 5 W 3
15 Thu, Nov 25, 1976 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz W 105 99 10 5 W 4
16 Sat, Nov 27, 1976 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 125 116 11 5 W 5
17 Wed, Dec 1, 1976 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 110 104 12 5 W 6
18 Thu, Dec 2, 1976 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 137 110 13 5 W 7
19 Sat, Dec 4, 1976 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 120 108 14 5 W 8
20 Wed, Dec 8, 1976 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 95 116 14 6 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Fri, Dec 10, 1976 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 99 109 14 7 L 2
22 Sat, Dec 11, 1976 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 112 124 14 8 L 3
23 Sun, Dec 12, 1976 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 96 92 15 8 W 1
24 Tue, Dec 14, 1976 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 84 104 15 9 L 1
25 Thu, Dec 16, 1976 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 118 107 16 9 W 1
26 Sat, Dec 18, 1976 Box Score New Orleans Jazz L 106 110 16 10 L 1
27 Wed, Dec 22, 1976 Box Score Washington Bullets W 111 90 17 10 W 1
28 Sun, Dec 26, 1976 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 93 79 18 10 W 2
29 Tue, Dec 28, 1976 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 99 111 18 11 L 1
30 Wed, Dec 29, 1976 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 93 91 19 11 W 1
31 Sat, Jan 1, 1977 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 89 104 19 12 L 1
32 Sun, Jan 2, 1977 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 80 104 19 13 L 2
33 Wed, Jan 5, 1977 Box Score New York Knicks W 108 107 20 13 W 1
34 Fri, Jan 7, 1977 Box Score Denver Nuggets L 107 117 20 14 L 1
35 Sat, Jan 8, 1977 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 94 106 20 15 L 2
36 Tue, Jan 11, 1977 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 101 105 20 16 L 3 at Hartford, CT
37 Wed, Jan 12, 1977 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 97 102 20 17 L 4
38 Fri, Jan 14, 1977 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 111 84 21 17 W 1
39 Sat, Jan 15, 1977 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 122 116 22 17 W 2
40 Tue, Jan 18, 1977 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 103 85 23 17 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Wed, Jan 19, 1977 Box Score Boston Celtics L 102 112 23 18 L 1
42 Fri, Jan 21, 1977 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 86 109 23 19 L 2
43 Sat, Jan 22, 1977 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 110 107 24 19 W 1
44 Thu, Jan 27, 1977 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 114 107 25 19 W 2
45 Fri, Jan 28, 1977 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 118 104 26 19 W 3
46 Sat, Jan 29, 1977 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 97 101 26 20 L 1
47 Thu, Feb 3, 1977 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 90 108 26 21 L 2
48 Sat, Feb 5, 1977 Box Score New York Knicks W 105 103 27 21 W 1
49 Sun, Feb 6, 1977 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz L 90 99 27 22 L 1
50 Tue, Feb 8, 1977 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 97 81 28 22 W 1
51 Wed, Feb 9, 1977 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 108 103 29 22 W 2
52 Fri, Feb 11, 1977 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 104 107 29 23 L 1
53 Wed, Feb 16, 1977 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 124 95 30 23 W 1
54 Thu, Feb 17, 1977 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 113 99 31 23 W 2
55 Sat, Feb 19, 1977 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 109 115 31 24 L 1
56 Tue, Feb 22, 1977 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 106 118 31 25 L 2
57 Thu, Feb 24, 1977 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 109 106 32 25 W 1
58 Fri, Feb 25, 1977 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 123 106 33 25 W 2
59 Sun, Feb 27, 1977 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 101 106 33 26 L 1
60 Wed, Mar 2, 1977 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 120 113 34 26 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sat, Mar 5, 1977 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 119 106 35 26 W 2
62 Sun, Mar 6, 1977 Box Score @ New York Nets W 99 91 36 26 W 3
63 Mon, Mar 7, 1977 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves W 128 107 37 26 W 4
64 Wed, Mar 9, 1977 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 105 100 38 26 W 5
65 Fri, Mar 11, 1977 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 124 109 39 26 W 6
66 Sat, Mar 12, 1977 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 120 104 40 26 W 7
67 Wed, Mar 16, 1977 Box Score New York Nets W 100 86 41 26 W 8
68 Thu, Mar 17, 1977 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 88 87 42 26 W 9
69 Fri, Mar 18, 1977 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 104 124 42 27 L 1
70 Sat, Mar 19, 1977 Box Score Buffalo Braves W 110 104 43 27 W 1
71 Tue, Mar 22, 1977 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 106 99 44 27 W 2
72 Wed, Mar 23, 1977 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 109 104 45 27 W 3
73 Thu, Mar 24, 1977 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 112 118 45 28 L 1
74 Sat, Mar 26, 1977 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 107 97 46 28 W 1
75 Sun, Mar 27, 1977 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 100 115 46 29 L 1
76 Tue, Mar 29, 1977 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 92 109 46 30 L 2
77 Wed, Mar 30, 1977 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 105 111 46 31 L 3
78 Fri, Apr 1, 1977 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 91 85 47 31 W 1
79 Sat, Apr 2, 1977 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 106 93 48 31 W 2
80 Wed, Apr 6, 1977 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 104 93 49 31 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 8, 1977 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 109 113 49 32 L 1
82 Sat, Apr 9, 1977 Box Score Denver Nuggets L 110 118 49 33 L 2

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Tue, Apr 19, 1977 Box Score Washington Bullets L 101 111 0 1 L 1
2 Thu, Apr 21, 1977 Box Score Washington Bullets W OT 124 118 1 1 W 1
3 Sun, Apr 24, 1977 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 90 93 1 2 L 1
4 Tue, Apr 26, 1977 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 107 103 2 2 W 1
5 Fri, Apr 29, 1977 Box Score Washington Bullets W 123 115 3 2 W 2
6 Sun, May 1, 1977 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 108 103 4 2 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
7 Thu, May 5, 1977 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 117 128 4 3 L 1
8 Sun, May 8, 1977 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 97 106 4 4 L 2
9 Wed, May 11, 1977 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 118 94 5 4 W 1
10 Fri, May 13, 1977 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 95 107 5 5 L 1
11 Sun, May 15, 1977 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 118 115 6 5 W 1
12 Tue, May 17, 1977 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 109 112 6 6 L 1