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1978-79 Houston Rockets Team Game Log

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Record: 47-35, Finished 2nd in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Nissalke (47-35)

PTS/G: 113.4 (5th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 112.4 (17th of 22)
SRS: 0.92 (12th of 22) ▪ Pace: 103.8 (16th of 22)
Off Rtg: 108.7 (1st of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 107.7 (21st of 22)
Expected W-L: 43-39 (12th of 22)

Arena: The Summit ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1979 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference First Round (0-2) versus Atlanta Hawks  (Series Stats)

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Regular Season

Turnovers do not include team turnovers
Team Opponent
Rk G Date Opp W/L Tm Opp FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
1 1 1978-10-13 @ NYK W 111 107 46 19 22 .864 44 19 36 .528
2 2 1978-10-14 @ BOS W 114 108 46 22 28 .786 42 24 28 .857
3 3 1978-10-18 NJN W 139 87 56 27 38 .711 38 11 13 .846
4 4 1978-10-19 @ KCK L 103 108 34 35 42 .833 49 10 19 .526
5 5 1978-10-21 BOS W 118 101 50 18 18 1.000 41 19 26 .731
6 6 1978-10-25 NYK W 106 101 40 26 33 .788 39 23 38 .605
7 7 1978-10-28 PHI L 99 101 41 17 22 .773 40 21 31 .677
8 8 1978-10-29 @ DEN L 121 134 49 23 30 .767 50 34 43 .791
9 9 1978-11-01 GSW L 105 112 42 21 31 .677 51 10 13 .769
10 10 1978-11-04 PHO W 110 103 42 26 42 .619 43 17 22 .773
11 11 1978-11-10 @ MIL L 126 131 54 18 31 .581 58 15 18 .833
12 12 1978-11-11 SDC W 136 123 58 20 22 .909 53 17 23 .739
13 13 1978-11-15 CHI L 103 117 47 9 9 1.000 51 15 22 .682
14 14 1978-11-18 SAS W 126 120 49 28 35 .800 50 20 22 .909
15 15 1978-11-22 LAL L 114 121 47 20 27 .741 48 25 33 .758
16 16 1978-11-24 @ PHO L 113 120 46 21 25 .840 45 30 34 .882
17 17 1978-11-25 @ POR L 105 127 36 33 41 .805 50 27 35 .771
18 18 1978-11-26 @ SEA W 108 103 43 22 28 .786 43 17 25 .680
19 19 1978-11-29 @ GSW L 94 109 42 10 14 .714 47 15 21 .714
20 20 1978-11-30 @ SDC W 113 104 45 23 31 .742 43 18 29 .621
Team Opponent
Rk G Date Opp W/L Tm Opp FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
21 21 1978-12-02 @ CHI L 91 105 40 11 16 .688 50 5 7 .714
22 22 1978-12-06 WSB L 96 101 39 18 22 .818 43 15 18 .833
23 23 1978-12-08 @ NOJ W 110 106 43 24 27 .889 44 18 31 .581
24 24 1978-12-09 POR W 116 110 46 24 31 .774 44 22 26 .846
25 25 1978-12-12 BOS W 112 105 41 30 40 .750 39 27 32 .844
26 26 1978-12-14 GSW W (1 OT) 126 123 45 36 45 .800 54 15 21 .714
27 27 1978-12-15 @ PHI L 84 91 40 4 6 .667 36 19 23 .826
28 28 1978-12-20 @ NJN W 108 105 37 34 45 .756 43 19 29 .655
29 29 1978-12-21 @ CLE L 90 101 33 24 28 .857 36 29 35 .829
30 30 1978-12-23 NYK W 129 107 53 23 29 .793 41 25 37 .676
31 31 1978-12-26 @ KCK W 109 102 36 37 44 .841 36 30 40 .750
32 32 1978-12-27 @ DET L 119 131 45 29 37 .784 59 13 20 .650
33 33 1978-12-29 MIL W 106 103 41 24 29 .828 45 13 25 .520
34 34 1978-12-30 DET W 112 101 47 18 26 .692 41 19 23 .826
35 35 1979-01-03 NJN W 127 122 46 35 44 .795 48 26 30 .867
36 36 1979-01-05 ATL L 106 109 41 24 32 .750 44 21 26 .808
37 37 1979-01-06 LAL W (1 OT) 115 112 51 13 16 .813 50 12 19 .632
38 38 1979-01-08 @ MIL L 104 116 39 26 34 .765 49 18 22 .818
39 39 1979-01-09 KCK W 126 110 48 30 33 .909 45 20 33 .606
40 40 1979-01-12 CLE W 107 96 42 23 31 .742 43 10 12 .833
Team Opponent
Rk G Date Opp W/L Tm Opp FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
41 41 1979-01-13 NOJ W 117 106 42 33 35 .943 45 16 24 .667
42 42 1979-01-14 @ ATL L 105 115 39 27 33 .818 42 31 41 .756
43 43 1979-01-17 @ GSW W 104 103 46 12 16 .750 44 15 25 .600
44 44 1979-01-19 @ LAL W (1 OT) 122 121 57 8 11 .727 56 9 13 .692
45 45 1979-01-20 @ PHO L 97 116 40 17 24 .708 48 20 24 .833
46 46 1979-01-24 DEN W 117 116 51 15 17 .882 48 20 33 .606
47 47 1979-01-27 SEA L 94 99 41 12 16 .750 36 27 32 .844
48 48 1979-01-30 @ IND L 106 112 46 14 19 .737 42 28 33 .848
49 49 1979-01-31 @ BOS L 102 119 47 8 10 .800 48 23 29 .793
50 50 1979-02-02 WSB L 106 120 47 12 20 .600 49 22 26 .846
51 51 1979-02-06 DET W 113 108 44 25 28 .893 45 18 28 .643
52 52 1979-02-08 MIL W 134 129 54 26 31 .839 54 21 28 .750
53 53 1979-02-09 @ NOJ W 106 99 42 22 29 .759 41 17 27 .630
54 54 1979-02-10 SEA W 113 101 44 25 30 .833 39 23 31 .742
55 55 1979-02-13 IND L 120 124 48 24 26 .923 55 14 19 .737
56 56 1979-02-15 POR W 119 116 49 21 25 .840 49 18 25 .720
57 57 1979-02-16 @ DET L 96 110 41 14 24 .583 44 22 31 .710
58 58 1979-02-18 @ NJN L (1 OT) 124 126 44 36 45 .800 50 26 38 .684
59 59 1979-02-22 @ WSB W 120 110 49 22 24 .917 50 10 17 .588
60 60 1979-02-25 @ SAS L 107 127 39 29 38 .763 53 21 28 .750
Team Opponent
Rk G Date Opp W/L Tm Opp FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
61 61 1979-02-27 @ ATL L 111 125 46 19 21 .905 50 25 31 .806
62 62 1979-02-28 DEN W 122 97 54 14 16 .875 40 17 23 .739
63 63 1979-03-02 @ POR W 118 98 50 18 25 .720 40 18 27 .667
64 64 1979-03-04 @ SEA L 109 119 45 19 21 .905 45 29 38 .763
65 65 1979-03-06 @ DEN W 119 118 47 25 32 .781 47 24 35 .686
66 66 1979-03-07 @ SDC L 115 138 43 29 36 .806 55 28 35 .800
67 67 1979-03-10 NOJ W 124 109 53 18 22 .818 44 21 23 .913
68 68 1979-03-14 KCK W 129 107 52 25 29 .862 45 17 26 .654
69 69 1979-03-16 CHI W 124 118 45 34 45 .756 45 28 36 .778
70 70 1979-03-17 PHO W 134 122 52 30 35 .857 52 18 20 .900
71 71 1979-03-21 PHI L 108 114 44 20 24 .833 49 16 23 .696
72 72 1979-03-23 @ IND L 134 141 51 32 47 .681 56 29 38 .763
73 73 1979-03-24 ATL W 120 116 45 30 32 .938 45 26 32 .813
74 74 1979-03-27 @ CHI W 122 116 51 20 26 .769 50 16 22 .727
75 75 1979-03-28 IND L 124 125 50 24 29 .828 51 23 30 .767
76 76 1979-03-30 @ SAS W 117 116 49 19 28 .679 44 28 33 .848
77 77 1979-04-01 @ CLE L 105 114 42 21 26 .808 51 12 20 .600
78 78 1979-04-03 @ NYK W 116 115 46 24 33 .727 53 9 11 .818
79 79 1979-04-04 @ PHI L 120 121 45 30 40 .750 48 25 34 .735
80 80 1979-04-06 CLE W 112 110 42 28 30 .933 49 12 21 .571
Team Opponent
Rk G Date Opp W/L Tm Opp FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
81 81 1979-04-07 SAS W 123 106 50 23 26 .885 41 24 32 .750
82 82 1979-04-08 @ WSB W 112 102 48 16 21 .762 42 18 24 .750