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1978-79 Kansas City Kings Schedule and Results

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Record: 48-34, Finished 1st in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Cotton Fitzsimmons (48-34)

PTS/G: 113.1 (7th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 110.2 (11th of 22)
SRS: 2.73 (5th of 22) ▪ Pace: 107.3 (5th of 22)
Off Rtg: 104.5 (9th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 101.9 (4th of 22)
Expected W-L: 48-34 (6th of 22)

Arena: Kemper Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1979 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference Semifinals (1-4) versus Phoenix Suns  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sun, Oct 15, 1978 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 105 115 0 1 L 1
2 Tue, Oct 17, 1978 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 112 115 0 2 L 2
3 Thu, Oct 19, 1978 Box Score Houston Rockets W 108 103 1 2 W 1
4 Sat, Oct 21, 1978 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 99 103 1 3 L 1
5 Tue, Oct 24, 1978 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 123 117 2 3 W 1
6 Wed, Oct 25, 1978 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 114 109 3 3 W 2
7 Fri, Oct 27, 1978 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 102 107 3 4 L 1
8 Sat, Oct 28, 1978 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 112 102 4 4 W 1
9 Tue, Oct 31, 1978 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 112 114 4 5 L 1
10 Wed, Nov 1, 1978 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 122 107 5 5 W 1
11 Fri, Nov 3, 1978 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 108 115 5 6 L 1
12 Sat, Nov 4, 1978 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 109 107 6 6 W 1
13 Wed, Nov 8, 1978 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 105 97 7 6 W 2
14 Fri, Nov 10, 1978 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 127 136 7 7 L 1
15 Sat, Nov 11, 1978 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 117 113 8 7 W 1
16 Wed, Nov 15, 1978 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 109 100 9 7 W 2
17 Sat, Nov 18, 1978 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 114 100 10 7 W 3
18 Wed, Nov 22, 1978 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 115 96 11 7 W 4
19 Sat, Nov 25, 1978 Box Score San Diego Clippers L 86 87 11 8 L 1
20 Thu, Nov 30, 1978 Box Score Boston Celtics W 108 94 12 8 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 2, 1978 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 110 109 13 8 W 2
22 Tue, Dec 5, 1978 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 105 92 14 8 W 3
23 Wed, Dec 6, 1978 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 106 114 14 9 L 1
24 Sat, Dec 9, 1978 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 132 108 15 9 W 1
25 Wed, Dec 13, 1978 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 100 120 15 10 L 1
26 Fri, Dec 15, 1978 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 105 101 16 10 W 1
27 Sat, Dec 16, 1978 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 128 100 17 10 W 2
28 Wed, Dec 20, 1978 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 114 95 18 10 W 3
29 Fri, Dec 22, 1978 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 103 123 18 11 L 1
30 Sat, Dec 23, 1978 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W OT 122 117 19 11 W 1
31 Tue, Dec 26, 1978 Box Score Houston Rockets L 102 109 19 12 L 1
32 Wed, Dec 27, 1978 Box Score Boston Celtics L 103 112 19 13 L 2 at St. Louis, MO
33 Fri, Dec 29, 1978 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 137 126 20 13 W 1
34 Sat, Dec 30, 1978 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 108 112 20 14 L 1
35 Tue, Jan 2, 1979 Box Score Denver Nuggets L 97 99 20 15 L 2
36 Wed, Jan 3, 1979 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 108 101 21 15 W 1
37 Thu, Jan 4, 1979 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 108 99 22 15 W 2
38 Sat, Jan 6, 1979 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 120 99 23 15 W 3
39 Tue, Jan 9, 1979 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 110 126 23 16 L 1
40 Thu, Jan 11, 1979 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 94 89 24 16 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sun, Jan 14, 1979 Box Score New York Knicks W 124 104 25 16 W 2
42 Tue, Jan 16, 1979 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 86 79 26 16 W 3
43 Wed, Jan 17, 1979 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 120 99 27 16 W 4
44 Fri, Jan 19, 1979 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 115 113 28 16 W 5
45 Sat, Jan 20, 1979 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 110 122 28 17 L 1
46 Tue, Jan 23, 1979 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz L 116 118 28 18 L 2
47 Wed, Jan 24, 1979 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 95 124 28 19 L 3
48 Fri, Jan 26, 1979 Box Score Washington Bullets W 142 128 29 19 W 1
49 Sun, Jan 28, 1979 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 137 109 30 19 W 2
50 Wed, Jan 31, 1979 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 118 130 30 20 L 1
51 Fri, Feb 2, 1979 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 130 114 31 20 W 1
52 Wed, Feb 7, 1979 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 124 108 32 20 W 2
53 Fri, Feb 9, 1979 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 124 114 33 20 W 3
54 Sun, Feb 11, 1979 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 104 103 34 20 W 4
55 Tue, Feb 13, 1979 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 102 111 34 21 L 1
56 Wed, Feb 14, 1979 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 108 106 35 21 W 1
57 Fri, Feb 16, 1979 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 119 104 36 21 W 2 at St. Louis, MO
58 Sun, Feb 18, 1979 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 130 107 37 21 W 3
59 Wed, Feb 21, 1979 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 133 117 38 21 W 4
60 Thu, Feb 22, 1979 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 107 111 38 22 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Fri, Feb 23, 1979 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 121 112 39 22 W 1
62 Sun, Feb 25, 1979 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 114 106 40 22 W 2
63 Tue, Feb 27, 1979 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 114 122 40 23 L 1
64 Wed, Feb 28, 1979 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers L 120 122 40 24 L 2
65 Fri, Mar 2, 1979 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L OT 125 129 40 25 L 3
66 Sun, Mar 4, 1979 Box Score Golden State Warriors L OT 110 111 40 26 L 4
67 Wed, Mar 7, 1979 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L OT 120 122 40 27 L 5
68 Fri, Mar 9, 1979 Box Score Washington Bullets W 121 116 41 27 W 1
69 Sun, Mar 11, 1979 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 100 115 41 28 L 1
70 Wed, Mar 14, 1979 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 107 129 41 29 L 2
71 Fri, Mar 16, 1979 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz W 120 112 42 29 W 1
72 Sun, Mar 18, 1979 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 114 103 43 29 W 2
73 Wed, Mar 21, 1979 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 116 123 43 30 L 1
74 Fri, Mar 23, 1979 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 107 126 43 31 L 2
75 Sat, Mar 24, 1979 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 98 100 43 32 L 3
76 Sun, Mar 25, 1979 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 101 111 43 33 L 4
77 Wed, Mar 28, 1979 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L OT 122 132 43 34 L 5
78 Thu, Mar 29, 1979 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers W 116 111 44 34 W 1
79 Sat, Mar 31, 1979 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 126 101 45 34 W 2 at St. Louis, MO
80 Wed, Apr 4, 1979 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W OT 115 111 46 34 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 6, 1979 Box Score New Jersey Nets W OT 117 114 47 34 W 4
82 Sun, Apr 8, 1979 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 107 101 48 34 W 5

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Tue, Apr 17, 1979 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 99 102 0 1 L 1
2 Fri, Apr 20, 1979 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 111 91 1 1 W 1
3 Sun, Apr 22, 1979 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 93 108 1 2 L 1 at Tempe, AZ
4 Wed, Apr 25, 1979 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 94 108 1 3 L 2
5 Fri, Apr 27, 1979 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 99 120 1 4 L 3