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1978-79 Milwaukee Bucks Schedule and Results

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Record: 38-44, Finished 3rd in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Don Nelson (38-44)

PTS/G: 114.1 (4th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 111.8 (15th of 22)
SRS: 2.12 (7th of 22) ▪ Pace: 106.5 (8th of 22)
Off Rtg: 106.0 (6th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 104.0 (13th of 22)
Expected W-L: 47-35 (7th of 22)

Arena: MECCA Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Oct 14, 1978 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 111 153 0 1 L 1
2 Sun, Oct 15, 1978 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz W 123 112 1 1 W 1
3 Fri, Oct 20, 1978 Box Score New York Knicks L 105 115 1 2 L 1
4 Sat, Oct 21, 1978 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings W 103 99 2 2 W 1
5 Sun, Oct 22, 1978 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 109 107 3 2 W 2
6 Tue, Oct 24, 1978 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 116 124 3 3 L 1
7 Wed, Oct 25, 1978 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers L 116 125 3 4 L 2
8 Fri, Oct 27, 1978 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 79 80 3 5 L 3
9 Sat, Oct 28, 1978 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 95 106 3 6 L 4
10 Tue, Oct 31, 1978 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 114 112 4 6 W 1
11 Wed, Nov 1, 1978 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 110 131 4 7 L 1
12 Fri, Nov 3, 1978 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 103 118 4 8 L 2
13 Sat, Nov 4, 1978 Box Score New Orleans Jazz L 108 116 4 9 L 3
14 Tue, Nov 7, 1978 Box Score Boston Celtics W 125 108 5 9 W 1
15 Wed, Nov 8, 1978 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 106 117 5 10 L 1
16 Fri, Nov 10, 1978 Box Score Houston Rockets W 131 126 6 10 W 1
17 Sat, Nov 11, 1978 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 95 102 6 11 L 1
18 Tue, Nov 14, 1978 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 119 137 6 12 L 2
19 Wed, Nov 15, 1978 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 111 138 6 13 L 3
20 Sat, Nov 18, 1978 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 100 102 6 14 L 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Tue, Nov 21, 1978 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 123 93 7 14 W 1
22 Thu, Nov 23, 1978 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 114 116 7 15 L 1
23 Sat, Nov 25, 1978 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 127 126 8 15 W 1
24 Sun, Nov 26, 1978 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 112 114 8 16 L 1
25 Tue, Nov 28, 1978 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 117 100 9 16 W 1
26 Fri, Dec 1, 1978 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 111 107 10 16 W 2
27 Sat, Dec 2, 1978 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 106 100 11 16 W 3
28 Wed, Dec 6, 1978 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 111 118 11 17 L 1
29 Fri, Dec 8, 1978 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 85 101 11 18 L 2
30 Sat, Dec 9, 1978 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 103 113 11 19 L 3
31 Sun, Dec 10, 1978 Box Score San Diego Clippers L 106 107 11 20 L 4
32 Tue, Dec 12, 1978 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 120 114 12 20 W 1
33 Fri, Dec 15, 1978 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 106 110 12 21 L 1
34 Sun, Dec 17, 1978 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 117 101 13 21 W 1
35 Tue, Dec 19, 1978 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 128 99 14 21 W 2
36 Sat, Dec 23, 1978 Box Score Kansas City Kings L OT 117 122 14 22 L 1
37 Tue, Dec 26, 1978 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 143 84 15 22 W 1
38 Thu, Dec 28, 1978 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 103 112 15 23 L 1
39 Fri, Dec 29, 1978 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 103 106 15 24 L 2
40 Tue, Jan 2, 1979 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 116 113 16 24 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Wed, Jan 3, 1979 Box Score Indiana Pacers L 102 108 16 25 L 1
42 Fri, Jan 5, 1979 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 119 124 16 26 L 2
43 Sat, Jan 6, 1979 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 104 93 17 26 W 1
44 Mon, Jan 8, 1979 Box Score Houston Rockets W 116 104 18 26 W 2
45 Wed, Jan 10, 1979 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 2OT 113 117 18 27 L 1
46 Fri, Jan 12, 1979 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 101 94 19 27 W 1
47 Sun, Jan 14, 1979 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 104 99 20 27 W 2
48 Wed, Jan 17, 1979 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 123 118 21 27 W 3
49 Fri, Jan 19, 1979 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 102 103 21 28 L 1
50 Sun, Jan 21, 1979 Box Score New York Knicks W 138 114 22 28 W 1
51 Sun, Jan 28, 1979 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 109 111 22 29 L 1
52 Tue, Jan 30, 1979 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers L 113 117 22 30 L 2
53 Wed, Jan 31, 1979 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 118 123 22 31 L 3
54 Fri, Feb 2, 1979 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 102 104 22 32 L 4
55 Wed, Feb 7, 1979 Box Score Washington Bullets L 90 96 22 33 L 5
56 Thu, Feb 8, 1979 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 129 134 22 34 L 6
57 Fri, Feb 9, 1979 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W OT 118 116 23 34 W 1
58 Sun, Feb 11, 1979 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 126 87 24 34 W 2
59 Wed, Feb 14, 1979 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 115 94 25 34 W 3
60 Fri, Feb 16, 1979 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 99 98 26 34 W 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Feb 18, 1979 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L OT 107 110 26 35 L 1
62 Wed, Feb 21, 1979 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 117 133 26 36 L 2
63 Sat, Feb 24, 1979 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 117 132 26 37 L 3
64 Wed, Feb 28, 1979 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 139 117 27 37 W 1
65 Fri, Mar 2, 1979 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 91 99 27 38 L 1
66 Sun, Mar 4, 1979 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 135 122 28 38 W 1
67 Wed, Mar 7, 1979 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 133 98 29 38 W 2
68 Fri, Mar 9, 1979 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 119 113 30 38 W 3
69 Sun, Mar 11, 1979 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 115 125 30 39 L 1
70 Wed, Mar 14, 1979 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 158 102 31 39 W 1
71 Fri, Mar 16, 1979 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 2OT 134 126 32 39 W 2
72 Sun, Mar 18, 1979 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 147 127 33 39 W 3
73 Tue, Mar 20, 1979 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 110 118 33 40 L 1
74 Fri, Mar 23, 1979 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 113 116 33 41 L 2
75 Sun, Mar 25, 1979 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W OT 122 110 34 41 W 1
76 Wed, Mar 28, 1979 Box Score Boston Celtics W 135 117 35 41 W 2
77 Fri, Mar 30, 1979 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 101 99 36 41 W 3
78 Sat, Mar 31, 1979 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 108 99 37 41 W 4
79 Sun, Apr 1, 1979 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 107 109 37 42 L 1
80 Tue, Apr 3, 1979 Box Score Washington Bullets L 108 112 37 43 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Wed, Apr 4, 1979 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 109 118 37 44 L 3
82 Fri, Apr 6, 1979 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz W 140 131 38 44 W 1