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1978-79 Houston Rockets Schedule and Results

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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)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 13, 1978 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 111 107 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Oct 14, 1978 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 114 108 2 0 W 2
3 Wed, Oct 18, 1978 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 139 87 3 0 W 3
4 Thu, Oct 19, 1978 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 103 108 3 1 L 1
5 Sat, Oct 21, 1978 Box Score Boston Celtics W 118 101 4 1 W 1
6 Wed, Oct 25, 1978 Box Score New York Knicks W 106 101 5 1 W 2
7 Sat, Oct 28, 1978 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 99 101 5 2 L 1
8 Sun, Oct 29, 1978 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 121 134 5 3 L 2
9 Wed, Nov 1, 1978 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 105 112 5 4 L 3
10 Sat, Nov 4, 1978 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 110 103 6 4 W 1
11 Fri, Nov 10, 1978 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 126 131 6 5 L 1
12 Sat, Nov 11, 1978 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 136 123 7 5 W 1
13 Wed, Nov 15, 1978 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 103 117 7 6 L 1
14 Sat, Nov 18, 1978 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 126 120 8 6 W 1
15 Wed, Nov 22, 1978 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 114 121 8 7 L 1
16 Fri, Nov 24, 1978 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 113 120 8 8 L 2
17 Sat, Nov 25, 1978 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 105 127 8 9 L 3
18 Sun, Nov 26, 1978 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 108 103 9 9 W 1
19 Wed, Nov 29, 1978 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 94 109 9 10 L 1
20 Thu, Nov 30, 1978 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers W 113 104 10 10 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 2, 1978 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 91 105 10 11 L 1
22 Wed, Dec 6, 1978 Box Score Washington Bullets L 96 101 10 12 L 2
23 Fri, Dec 8, 1978 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz W 110 106 11 12 W 1
24 Sat, Dec 9, 1978 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 116 110 12 12 W 2
25 Tue, Dec 12, 1978 Box Score Boston Celtics W 112 105 13 12 W 3
26 Thu, Dec 14, 1978 Box Score Golden State Warriors W OT 126 123 14 12 W 4
27 Fri, Dec 15, 1978 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 84 91 14 13 L 1
28 Wed, Dec 20, 1978 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 108 105 15 13 W 1
29 Thu, Dec 21, 1978 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 90 101 15 14 L 1
30 Sat, Dec 23, 1978 Box Score New York Knicks W 129 107 16 14 W 1
31 Tue, Dec 26, 1978 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings W 109 102 17 14 W 2
32 Wed, Dec 27, 1978 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 119 131 17 15 L 1
33 Fri, Dec 29, 1978 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 106 103 18 15 W 1
34 Sat, Dec 30, 1978 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 112 101 19 15 W 2
35 Wed, Jan 3, 1979 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 127 122 20 15 W 3
36 Fri, Jan 5, 1979 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 106 109 20 16 L 1
37 Sat, Jan 6, 1979 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W OT 115 112 21 16 W 1
38 Mon, Jan 8, 1979 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 104 116 21 17 L 1
39 Tue, Jan 9, 1979 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 126 110 22 17 W 1
40 Fri, Jan 12, 1979 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 107 96 23 17 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sat, Jan 13, 1979 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 117 106 24 17 W 3
42 Sun, Jan 14, 1979 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 105 115 24 18 L 1
43 Wed, Jan 17, 1979 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 104 103 25 18 W 1
44 Fri, Jan 19, 1979 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W OT 122 121 26 18 W 2
45 Sat, Jan 20, 1979 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 97 116 26 19 L 1
46 Wed, Jan 24, 1979 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 117 116 27 19 W 1
47 Sat, Jan 27, 1979 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 94 99 27 20 L 1
48 Tue, Jan 30, 1979 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 106 112 27 21 L 2
49 Wed, Jan 31, 1979 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 102 119 27 22 L 3
50 Fri, Feb 2, 1979 Box Score Washington Bullets L 106 120 27 23 L 4
51 Tue, Feb 6, 1979 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 113 108 28 23 W 1
52 Thu, Feb 8, 1979 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 134 129 29 23 W 2
53 Fri, Feb 9, 1979 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz W 106 99 30 23 W 3
54 Sat, Feb 10, 1979 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 113 101 31 23 W 4
55 Tue, Feb 13, 1979 Box Score Indiana Pacers L 120 124 31 24 L 1
56 Thu, Feb 15, 1979 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 119 116 32 24 W 1
57 Fri, Feb 16, 1979 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 96 110 32 25 L 1
58 Sun, Feb 18, 1979 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L OT 124 126 32 26 L 2
59 Thu, Feb 22, 1979 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 120 110 33 26 W 1
60 Sun, Feb 25, 1979 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 107 127 33 27 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Tue, Feb 27, 1979 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 111 125 33 28 L 2
62 Wed, Feb 28, 1979 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 122 97 34 28 W 1
63 Fri, Mar 2, 1979 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 118 98 35 28 W 2
64 Sun, Mar 4, 1979 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 109 119 35 29 L 1
65 Tue, Mar 6, 1979 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 119 118 36 29 W 1
66 Wed, Mar 7, 1979 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers L 115 138 36 30 L 1
67 Sat, Mar 10, 1979 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 124 109 37 30 W 1
68 Wed, Mar 14, 1979 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 129 107 38 30 W 2
69 Fri, Mar 16, 1979 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 124 118 39 30 W 3
70 Sat, Mar 17, 1979 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 134 122 40 30 W 4
71 Wed, Mar 21, 1979 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 108 114 40 31 L 1
72 Fri, Mar 23, 1979 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 134 141 40 32 L 2
73 Sat, Mar 24, 1979 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 120 116 41 32 W 1
74 Tue, Mar 27, 1979 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 122 116 42 32 W 2
75 Wed, Mar 28, 1979 Box Score Indiana Pacers L 124 125 42 33 L 1
76 Fri, Mar 30, 1979 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 117 116 43 33 W 1
77 Sun, Apr 1, 1979 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 105 114 43 34 L 1
78 Tue, Apr 3, 1979 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 116 115 44 34 W 1
79 Wed, Apr 4, 1979 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 120 121 44 35 L 1
80 Fri, Apr 6, 1979 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 112 110 45 35 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Sat, Apr 7, 1979 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 123 106 46 35 W 2
82 Sun, Apr 8, 1979 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 112 102 47 35 W 3

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Apr 11, 1979 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 106 109 0 1 L 1
2 Fri, Apr 13, 1979 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 91 100 0 2 L 2