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1977-78 Houston Rockets Schedule and Results

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Record: 28-54, Finished 6th in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Nissalke (28-54)

PTS/G: 103.8 (21st of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 107.8 (9th of 22)
SRS: -3.83 (21st of 22) ▪ Pace: 101.3 (22nd of 22)
Off Rtg: 102.2 (6th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 106.1 (22nd of 22)
Expected W-L: 30-52 (21st of 22)

Arena: The Summit ▪ Attendance: NA

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Oct 19, 1977 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 103 107 0 1 L 1
2 Fri, Oct 21, 1977 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 94 95 0 2 L 2
3 Sat, Oct 22, 1977 Box Score Boston Celtics W 110 98 1 2 W 1
4 Thu, Oct 27, 1977 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 133 110 2 2 W 2
5 Sat, Oct 29, 1977 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 125 112 3 2 W 3
6 Thu, Nov 3, 1977 Box Score Golden State Warriors W OT 113 111 4 2 W 4
7 Fri, Nov 4, 1977 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 108 110 4 3 L 1
8 Sat, Nov 5, 1977 Box Score Washington Bullets W 116 105 5 3 W 1
9 Tue, Nov 8, 1977 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 104 117 5 4 L 1
10 Wed, Nov 9, 1977 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 107 127 5 5 L 2
11 Thu, Nov 10, 1977 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 101 132 5 6 L 3
12 Sat, Nov 12, 1977 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 104 102 6 6 W 1
13 Wed, Nov 16, 1977 Box Score Buffalo Braves L 97 101 6 7 L 1
14 Sat, Nov 19, 1977 Box Score New Orleans Jazz L 101 103 6 8 L 2
15 Tue, Nov 22, 1977 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 99 105 6 9 L 3
16 Wed, Nov 23, 1977 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 100 109 6 10 L 4
17 Sat, Nov 26, 1977 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 91 93 6 11 L 5
18 Mon, Nov 28, 1977 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 86 104 6 12 L 6
19 Tue, Nov 29, 1977 Box Score New York Knicks W 120 103 7 12 W 1
20 Thu, Dec 1, 1977 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 105 92 8 12 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 3, 1977 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W OT 120 116 9 12 W 3
22 Tue, Dec 6, 1977 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 105 107 9 13 L 1
23 Fri, Dec 9, 1977 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 116 105 10 13 W 1
24 Sat, Dec 10, 1977 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 93 110 10 14 L 1
25 Sun, Dec 11, 1977 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 84 116 10 15 L 2
26 Wed, Dec 14, 1977 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 91 113 10 16 L 3
27 Sat, Dec 17, 1977 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 97 101 10 17 L 4
28 Tue, Dec 20, 1977 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves L 104 110 10 18 L 5
29 Wed, Dec 21, 1977 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 103 93 11 18 W 1
30 Fri, Dec 23, 1977 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 101 107 11 19 L 1
31 Mon, Dec 26, 1977 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 113 99 12 19 W 1
32 Thu, Dec 29, 1977 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 104 99 13 19 W 2
33 Fri, Dec 30, 1977 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 98 99 13 20 L 1
34 Wed, Jan 4, 1978 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 104 96 14 20 W 1
35 Fri, Jan 6, 1978 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 101 103 14 21 L 1
36 Sat, Jan 7, 1978 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 83 106 14 22 L 2
37 Tue, Jan 10, 1978 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 80 95 14 23 L 3
38 Wed, Jan 11, 1978 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 88 91 14 24 L 4
39 Thu, Jan 12, 1978 Box Score Denver Nuggets L 106 109 14 25 L 5
40 Sat, Jan 14, 1978 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 104 93 15 25 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Tue, Jan 17, 1978 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz L 95 99 15 26 L 1
42 Wed, Jan 18, 1978 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 104 106 15 27 L 2
43 Fri, Jan 20, 1978 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 118 108 16 27 W 1
44 Sun, Jan 22, 1978 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 101 106 16 28 L 1
45 Wed, Jan 25, 1978 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 96 118 16 29 L 2
46 Fri, Jan 27, 1978 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 100 105 16 30 L 3
47 Sun, Jan 29, 1978 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 88 123 16 31 L 4
48 Wed, Feb 1, 1978 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 124 103 17 31 W 1
49 Fri, Feb 3, 1978 Box Score New York Knicks W 112 102 18 31 W 2
50 Wed, Feb 8, 1978 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 105 101 19 31 W 3
51 Thu, Feb 9, 1978 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 94 104 19 32 L 1
52 Fri, Feb 10, 1978 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 114 125 19 33 L 2
53 Sun, Feb 12, 1978 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz W 119 112 20 33 W 1
54 Tue, Feb 14, 1978 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 102 125 20 34 L 1
55 Wed, Feb 15, 1978 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 126 122 21 34 W 1
56 Fri, Feb 17, 1978 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 98 115 21 35 L 1
57 Sat, Feb 18, 1978 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 121 112 22 35 W 1
58 Tue, Feb 21, 1978 Box Score Boston Celtics W 111 96 23 35 W 2
59 Wed, Feb 22, 1978 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 108 119 23 36 L 1
60 Fri, Feb 24, 1978 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 112 126 23 37 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sat, Feb 25, 1978 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves W 110 106 24 37 W 1
62 Mon, Feb 27, 1978 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 97 110 24 38 L 1
63 Wed, Mar 1, 1978 Box Score Buffalo Braves L 104 114 24 39 L 2
64 Fri, Mar 3, 1978 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 110 133 24 40 L 3
65 Sun, Mar 5, 1978 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 88 106 24 41 L 4
66 Tue, Mar 7, 1978 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 101 112 24 42 L 5
67 Wed, Mar 8, 1978 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 94 97 24 43 L 6
68 Fri, Mar 10, 1978 Box Score Washington Bullets L 114 117 24 44 L 7
69 Sat, Mar 11, 1978 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 91 93 24 45 L 8
70 Tue, Mar 14, 1978 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 98 119 24 46 L 9
71 Thu, Mar 16, 1978 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 98 106 24 47 L 10
72 Sat, Mar 18, 1978 Box Score New Jersey Nets L 104 106 24 48 L 11
73 Tue, Mar 21, 1978 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 99 101 24 49 L 12
74 Wed, Mar 22, 1978 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 106 124 24 50 L 13
75 Fri, Mar 24, 1978 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 107 103 25 50 W 1
76 Wed, Mar 29, 1978 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 89 112 25 51 L 1
77 Sat, Apr 1, 1978 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 116 112 26 51 W 1
78 Sun, Apr 2, 1978 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 100 109 26 52 L 1
79 Tue, Apr 4, 1978 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 101 89 27 52 W 1
80 Wed, Apr 5, 1978 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 100 113 27 53 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 7, 1978 Box Score New Orleans Jazz L 114 117 27 54 L 2
82 Sat, Apr 8, 1978 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 112 111 28 54 W 1