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1977-78 Los Angeles Lakers Schedule and Results

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Record: 45-37, Finished 4th in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jerry West (45-37)

PTS/G: 110.3 (8th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 107.6 (7th of 22)
SRS: 2.59 (5th of 22) ▪ Pace: 106.1 (13th of 22)
Off Rtg: 103.3 (3rd of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 100.8 (11th of 22)
Expected W-L: 48-34 (5th of 22)

Arena: The Forum ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1978 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference First Round (1-2) versus Seattle SuperSonics  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Tue, Oct 18, 1977 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 112 117 0 1 L 1
2 Wed, Oct 19, 1977 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 133 120 1 1 W 1
3 Fri, Oct 21, 1977 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 101 106 1 2 L 1
4 Sun, Oct 23, 1977 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 101 104 1 3 L 2
5 Tue, Oct 25, 1977 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 109 107 2 3 W 1
6 Fri, Oct 28, 1977 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 95 102 2 4 L 1
7 Sat, Oct 29, 1977 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 118 129 2 5 L 2
8 Wed, Nov 2, 1977 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 107 102 3 5 W 1
9 Fri, Nov 4, 1977 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 111 99 4 5 W 2
10 Sun, Nov 6, 1977 Box Score New York Knicks L 102 106 4 6 L 1
11 Fri, Nov 11, 1977 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 123 107 5 6 W 1
12 Sun, Nov 13, 1977 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 97 95 6 6 W 2
13 Tue, Nov 15, 1977 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L OT 95 102 6 7 L 1
14 Fri, Nov 18, 1977 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 116 83 7 7 W 1
15 Sun, Nov 20, 1977 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 80 102 7 8 L 1
16 Tue, Nov 22, 1977 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 107 118 7 9 L 2
17 Wed, Nov 23, 1977 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 89 113 7 10 L 3
18 Fri, Nov 25, 1977 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 129 117 8 10 W 1
19 Sun, Nov 27, 1977 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 93 100 8 11 L 1
20 Tue, Nov 29, 1977 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 101 118 8 12 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Wed, Nov 30, 1977 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 98 104 8 13 L 3
22 Sun, Dec 4, 1977 Box Score Denver Nuggets L 109 111 8 14 L 4
23 Tue, Dec 6, 1977 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 109 108 9 14 W 1
24 Fri, Dec 9, 1977 Box Score Houston Rockets L 105 116 9 15 L 1
25 Sun, Dec 11, 1977 Box Score Buffalo Braves W OT 124 119 10 15 W 1
26 Tue, Dec 13, 1977 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz L 94 117 10 16 L 1
27 Wed, Dec 14, 1977 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 113 91 11 16 W 1
28 Fri, Dec 16, 1977 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 90 98 11 17 L 1
29 Sun, Dec 18, 1977 Box Score Boston Celtics W 104 97 12 17 W 1
30 Tue, Dec 20, 1977 Box Score Washington Bullets W 120 115 13 17 W 2
31 Fri, Dec 23, 1977 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 98 108 13 18 L 1
32 Sun, Dec 25, 1977 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 111 96 14 18 W 1
33 Tue, Dec 27, 1977 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 123 82 15 18 W 2
34 Fri, Dec 30, 1977 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 119 109 16 18 W 3
35 Tue, Jan 3, 1978 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 120 117 17 18 W 4
36 Wed, Jan 4, 1978 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves L 93 94 17 19 L 1
37 Fri, Jan 6, 1978 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 110 123 17 20 L 2
38 Sun, Jan 8, 1978 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 103 104 17 21 L 3
39 Tue, Jan 10, 1978 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 106 110 17 22 L 4
40 Wed, Jan 11, 1978 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 94 102 17 23 L 5
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sat, Jan 14, 1978 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 112 123 17 24 L 6
42 Tue, Jan 17, 1978 Box Score New York Knicks W 121 108 18 24 W 1
43 Fri, Jan 20, 1978 Box Score Washington Bullets W 121 99 19 24 W 2
44 Sun, Jan 22, 1978 Box Score Houston Rockets W 106 101 20 24 W 3
45 Tue, Jan 24, 1978 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 117 102 21 24 W 4
46 Fri, Jan 27, 1978 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 131 114 22 24 W 5
47 Sun, Jan 29, 1978 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 112 119 22 25 L 1
48 Tue, Jan 31, 1978 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 116 107 23 25 W 1
49 Wed, Feb 1, 1978 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L OT 100 103 23 26 L 1
50 Fri, Feb 3, 1978 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W OT 105 99 24 26 W 1
51 Tue, Feb 7, 1978 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves W 132 105 25 26 W 2
52 Wed, Feb 8, 1978 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 105 95 26 26 W 3
53 Fri, Feb 10, 1978 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 135 107 27 26 W 4
54 Sun, Feb 12, 1978 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 103 116 27 27 L 1
55 Tue, Feb 14, 1978 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 128 114 28 27 W 1
56 Fri, Feb 17, 1978 Box Score Boston Celtics W 114 106 29 27 W 2
57 Sun, Feb 19, 1978 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 115 93 30 27 W 3
58 Tue, Feb 21, 1978 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 106 104 31 27 W 4
59 Wed, Feb 22, 1978 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L OT 122 127 31 28 L 1
60 Fri, Feb 24, 1978 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 109 99 32 28 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Feb 26, 1978 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 124 127 32 29 L 1
62 Fri, Mar 3, 1978 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 96 95 33 29 W 1
63 Sun, Mar 5, 1978 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 128 117 34 29 W 2
64 Fri, Mar 10, 1978 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 115 109 35 29 W 3
65 Sat, Mar 11, 1978 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 114 120 35 30 L 1
66 Sun, Mar 12, 1978 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 128 112 36 30 W 1
67 Tue, Mar 14, 1978 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 135 117 37 30 W 2
68 Wed, Mar 15, 1978 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 93 113 37 31 L 1
69 Fri, Mar 17, 1978 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 98 105 37 32 L 2
70 Sun, Mar 19, 1978 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 101 87 38 32 W 1
71 Tue, Mar 21, 1978 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 105 109 38 33 L 1
72 Wed, Mar 22, 1978 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 124 106 39 33 W 1
73 Fri, Mar 24, 1978 Box Score Buffalo Braves W 120 115 40 33 W 2
74 Sun, Mar 26, 1978 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 110 99 41 33 W 3
75 Tue, Mar 28, 1978 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 104 105 41 34 L 1
76 Wed, Mar 29, 1978 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz W 108 103 42 34 W 1
77 Fri, Mar 31, 1978 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 101 103 42 35 L 1
78 Sun, Apr 2, 1978 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 133 127 43 35 W 1
79 Tue, Apr 4, 1978 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 103 102 44 35 W 2
80 Wed, Apr 5, 1978 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 119 125 44 36 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 7, 1978 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 114 106 45 36 W 1
82 Sun, Apr 9, 1978 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 99 114 45 37 L 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Apr 12, 1978 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 90 102 0 1 L 1
2 Fri, Apr 14, 1978 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 105 99 1 1 W 1
3 Sun, Apr 16, 1978 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 102 111 1 2 L 1