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1977-78 Milwaukee Bucks Schedule and Results

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Record: 44-38, Finished 2nd in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Don Nelson (44-38)

PTS/G: 112.4 (4th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 113.0 (21st of 22)
SRS: -0.59 (13th of 22) ▪ Pace: 108.7 (5th of 22)
Off Rtg: 101.8 (8th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 102.4 (19th of 22)
Expected W-L: 40-42 (13th of 22)

Arena: MECCA Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1978 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference Semifinals (3-4) versus Denver Nuggets  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference First Round (0-2) versus Phoenix Suns  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Tue, Oct 18, 1977 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 117 112 1 0 W 1
2 Wed, Oct 19, 1977 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 115 133 1 1 L 1
3 Sat, Oct 22, 1977 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 113 95 2 1 W 1
4 Thu, Oct 27, 1977 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 110 133 2 2 L 1
5 Sun, Oct 30, 1977 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 108 95 3 2 W 1
6 Tue, Nov 1, 1977 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 115 95 4 2 W 2
7 Thu, Nov 3, 1977 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 91 100 4 3 L 1
8 Fri, Nov 4, 1977 Box Score Houston Rockets W 110 108 5 3 W 1
9 Tue, Nov 8, 1977 Box Score Denver Nuggets L 101 111 5 4 L 1
10 Thu, Nov 10, 1977 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 106 103 6 4 W 1
11 Fri, Nov 11, 1977 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 82 88 6 5 L 1
12 Sun, Nov 13, 1977 Box Score Boston Celtics L OT 119 127 6 6 L 2
13 Tue, Nov 15, 1977 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 106 109 6 7 L 3
14 Wed, Nov 16, 1977 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 116 106 7 7 W 1
15 Sat, Nov 19, 1977 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 100 111 7 8 L 1
16 Tue, Nov 22, 1977 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 109 88 8 8 W 1
17 Wed, Nov 23, 1977 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings W 122 116 9 8 W 2
18 Fri, Nov 25, 1977 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 117 115 10 8 W 3
19 Sat, Nov 26, 1977 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 107 129 10 9 L 1
20 Tue, Nov 29, 1977 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 99 100 10 10 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Wed, Nov 30, 1977 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 120 113 11 10 W 1
22 Fri, Dec 2, 1977 Box Score Washington Bullets L 95 108 11 11 L 1
23 Sat, Dec 3, 1977 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 115 108 12 11 W 1
24 Sun, Dec 4, 1977 Box Score New Jersey Nets W OT 134 118 13 11 W 2
25 Tue, Dec 6, 1977 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 108 109 13 12 L 1
26 Thu, Dec 8, 1977 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 117 116 14 12 W 1
27 Fri, Dec 9, 1977 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 123 136 14 13 L 1
28 Sat, Dec 10, 1977 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 111 118 14 14 L 2
29 Tue, Dec 13, 1977 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 129 117 15 14 W 1
30 Fri, Dec 16, 1977 Box Score New York Knicks W 3OT 152 150 16 14 W 2
31 Sun, Dec 18, 1977 Box Score Buffalo Braves W 111 100 17 14 W 3
32 Wed, Dec 21, 1977 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 116 92 18 14 W 4
33 Thu, Dec 22, 1977 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 102 118 18 15 L 1
34 Fri, Dec 23, 1977 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 93 109 18 16 L 2
35 Sun, Dec 25, 1977 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings W 131 122 19 16 W 1
36 Tue, Dec 27, 1977 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves W 108 105 20 16 W 2
37 Thu, Dec 29, 1977 Box Score Boston Celtics L 115 124 20 17 L 1
38 Tue, Jan 3, 1978 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 103 125 20 18 L 2
39 Thu, Jan 5, 1978 Box Score New Orleans Jazz L 109 116 20 19 L 3
40 Fri, Jan 6, 1978 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 103 101 21 19 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sun, Jan 8, 1978 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 133 123 22 19 W 2
42 Tue, Jan 10, 1978 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 125 103 23 19 W 3
43 Wed, Jan 11, 1978 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 106 130 23 20 L 1
44 Fri, Jan 13, 1978 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 111 128 23 21 L 2
45 Tue, Jan 17, 1978 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 119 109 24 21 W 1
46 Wed, Jan 18, 1978 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 116 130 24 22 L 1
47 Thu, Jan 19, 1978 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 114 109 25 22 W 1
48 Sun, Jan 22, 1978 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 112 90 26 22 W 2
49 Fri, Jan 27, 1978 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 114 131 26 23 L 1
50 Sun, Jan 29, 1978 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 101 103 26 24 L 2
51 Tue, Jan 31, 1978 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 116 136 26 25 L 3
52 Thu, Feb 2, 1978 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 102 105 26 26 L 4
53 Fri, Feb 3, 1978 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 105 115 26 27 L 5
54 Wed, Feb 8, 1978 Box Score Buffalo Braves W 104 103 27 27 W 1
55 Fri, Feb 10, 1978 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W OT 108 98 28 27 W 2
56 Sat, Feb 11, 1978 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 122 133 28 28 L 1
57 Wed, Feb 15, 1978 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 112 99 29 28 W 1
58 Fri, Feb 17, 1978 Box Score Houston Rockets W 115 98 30 28 W 2
59 Sun, Feb 19, 1978 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 103 108 30 29 L 1
60 Fri, Feb 24, 1978 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W OT 112 109 31 29 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Feb 26, 1978 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz W OT 122 120 32 29 W 2
62 Tue, Feb 28, 1978 Box Score Washington Bullets W OT 136 135 33 29 W 3
63 Fri, Mar 3, 1978 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 126 132 33 30 L 1
64 Sun, Mar 5, 1978 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 88 126 33 31 L 2
65 Wed, Mar 8, 1978 Box Score New York Knicks W 2OT 127 125 34 31 W 1
66 Fri, Mar 10, 1978 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 102 124 34 32 L 1
67 Sun, Mar 12, 1978 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 93 98 34 33 L 2
68 Tue, Mar 14, 1978 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 121 106 35 33 W 1
69 Fri, Mar 17, 1978 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves L 127 136 35 34 L 1
70 Sat, Mar 18, 1978 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 113 104 36 34 W 1
71 Sun, Mar 19, 1978 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 117 106 37 34 W 2
72 Tue, Mar 21, 1978 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 100 86 38 34 W 3
73 Thu, Mar 23, 1978 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 116 109 39 34 W 4
74 Fri, Mar 24, 1978 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 122 131 39 35 L 1
75 Sun, Mar 26, 1978 Box Score Detroit Pistons W OT 110 109 40 35 W 1
76 Thu, Mar 30, 1978 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 105 100 41 35 W 2
77 Fri, Mar 31, 1978 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 114 122 41 36 L 1
78 Sun, Apr 2, 1978 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 129 121 42 36 W 1
79 Tue, Apr 4, 1978 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 102 103 42 37 L 1
80 Thu, Apr 6, 1978 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 105 117 42 38 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 7, 1978 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 108 102 43 38 W 1
82 Sat, Apr 8, 1978 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 123 111 44 38 W 2

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Tue, Apr 11, 1978 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 111 103 1 0 W 1
2 Fri, Apr 14, 1978 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 94 90 2 0 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
3 Tue, Apr 18, 1978 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 103 119 2 1 L 1
4 Fri, Apr 21, 1978 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 111 127 2 2 L 2
5 Sun, Apr 23, 1978 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 143 112 3 2 W 1
6 Tue, Apr 25, 1978 Box Score Denver Nuggets L 104 118 3 3 L 1
7 Fri, Apr 28, 1978 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 117 112 4 3 W 1
8 Sun, Apr 30, 1978 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 119 91 5 3 W 2
9 Wed, May 3, 1978 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 110 116 5 4 L 1