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1979-80 Milwaukee Bucks Schedule and Results

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Record: 49-33, Finished 1st in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Don Nelson (49-33)

PTS/G: 110.1 (9th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 106.1 (7th of 22)
SRS: 3.56 (5th of 22) ▪ Pace: 102.4 (14th of 22)
Off Rtg: 106.8 (5th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 102.9 (8th of 22)
Expected W-L: 51-31 (5th of 22)

Arena: MECCA Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1980 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference Semifinals (3-4) versus Seattle SuperSonics  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 12, 1979 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 103 105 0 1 L 1
2 Sat, Oct 13, 1979 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 125 96 1 1 W 1
3 Mon, Oct 15, 1979 Box Score @ Utah Jazz W 131 107 2 1 W 2
4 Wed, Oct 17, 1979 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 125 97 3 1 W 3
5 Fri, Oct 19, 1979 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 95 94 4 1 W 4
6 Sun, Oct 21, 1979 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 113 111 5 1 W 5
7 Tue, Oct 23, 1979 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 114 108 6 1 W 6
8 Thu, Oct 25, 1979 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers W 118 115 7 1 W 7
9 Sat, Oct 27, 1979 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 132 118 8 1 W 8
10 Wed, Oct 31, 1979 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 110 106 9 1 W 9
11 Sat, Nov 3, 1979 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W OT 136 134 10 1 W 10
12 Sun, Nov 4, 1979 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 101 114 10 2 L 1
13 Tue, Nov 6, 1979 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L OT 117 118 10 3 L 2
14 Thu, Nov 8, 1979 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 98 89 11 3 W 1
15 Sat, Nov 10, 1979 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 133 104 12 3 W 2
16 Tue, Nov 13, 1979 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 101 92 13 3 W 3
17 Wed, Nov 14, 1979 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 117 136 13 4 L 1
18 Sun, Nov 18, 1979 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers L 96 112 13 5 L 2
19 Wed, Nov 21, 1979 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 96 93 14 5 W 1
20 Thu, Nov 22, 1979 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 117 109 15 5 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Fri, Nov 23, 1979 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 100 119 15 6 L 1
22 Sun, Nov 25, 1979 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 114 90 16 6 W 1
23 Tue, Nov 27, 1979 Box Score New Jersey Nets L 93 118 16 7 L 1
24 Wed, Nov 28, 1979 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 87 79 17 7 W 1
25 Sat, Dec 1, 1979 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 109 99 18 7 W 2
26 Sun, Dec 2, 1979 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 103 116 18 8 L 1
27 Mon, Dec 3, 1979 Box Score @ Utah Jazz W 96 89 19 8 W 1
28 Wed, Dec 5, 1979 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 107 123 19 9 L 1
29 Fri, Dec 7, 1979 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 105 117 19 10 L 2
30 Sun, Dec 9, 1979 Box Score Boston Celtics L 108 113 19 11 L 3
31 Tue, Dec 11, 1979 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 99 103 19 12 L 4
32 Wed, Dec 12, 1979 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 91 112 19 13 L 5
33 Fri, Dec 14, 1979 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 94 97 19 14 L 6
34 Sun, Dec 16, 1979 Box Score Utah Jazz W 104 79 20 14 W 1
35 Thu, Dec 20, 1979 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 120 109 21 14 W 2
36 Sun, Dec 23, 1979 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 103 106 21 15 L 1
37 Wed, Dec 26, 1979 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 110 101 22 15 W 1
38 Thu, Dec 27, 1979 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 108 117 22 16 L 1
39 Sat, Dec 29, 1979 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 105 117 22 17 L 2
40 Sun, Dec 30, 1979 Box Score Utah Jazz L 88 95 22 18 L 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Thu, Jan 3, 1980 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 106 96 23 18 W 1
42 Sat, Jan 5, 1980 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 99 98 24 18 W 2
43 Sun, Jan 6, 1980 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 113 103 25 18 W 3
44 Tue, Jan 8, 1980 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 102 110 25 19 L 1
45 Wed, Jan 9, 1980 Box Score San Diego Clippers L 107 111 25 20 L 2
46 Fri, Jan 11, 1980 Box Score New York Knicks W 109 107 26 20 W 1
47 Sun, Jan 13, 1980 Box Score Houston Rockets L 117 121 26 21 L 1
48 Wed, Jan 16, 1980 Box Score Kansas City Kings L 108 112 26 22 L 2
49 Fri, Jan 18, 1980 Box Score Denver Nuggets L 111 120 26 23 L 3
50 Sun, Jan 20, 1980 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 89 88 27 23 W 1
51 Tue, Jan 22, 1980 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L OT 122 127 27 24 L 1
52 Wed, Jan 23, 1980 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 104 102 28 24 W 1
53 Fri, Jan 25, 1980 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 96 110 28 25 L 1
54 Sun, Jan 27, 1980 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 102 112 28 26 L 2
55 Tue, Jan 29, 1980 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 103 96 29 26 W 1
56 Thu, Jan 31, 1980 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 101 105 29 27 L 1
57 Wed, Feb 6, 1980 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 111 109 30 27 W 1
58 Fri, Feb 8, 1980 Box Score Washington Bullets W 115 90 31 27 W 2
59 Sun, Feb 10, 1980 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 109 107 32 27 W 3
60 Wed, Feb 13, 1980 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 111 101 33 27 W 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Thu, Feb 14, 1980 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 120 103 34 27 W 5
62 Fri, Feb 15, 1980 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 114 103 35 27 W 6
63 Sun, Feb 17, 1980 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 134 135 35 28 L 1
64 Wed, Feb 20, 1980 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 103 106 35 29 L 2
65 Sun, Feb 24, 1980 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings W 94 72 36 29 W 1
66 Tue, Feb 26, 1980 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 122 88 37 29 W 2
67 Wed, Feb 27, 1980 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W OT 119 110 38 29 W 3
68 Fri, Feb 29, 1980 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W OT 126 117 39 29 W 4
69 Sun, Mar 2, 1980 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers W 101 98 40 29 W 5
70 Tue, Mar 4, 1980 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 124 127 40 30 L 1
71 Wed, Mar 5, 1980 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 109 112 40 31 L 2
72 Sat, Mar 8, 1980 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 105 80 41 31 W 1
73 Wed, Mar 12, 1980 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 112 103 42 31 W 2
74 Fri, Mar 14, 1980 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 120 110 43 31 W 3
75 Sun, Mar 16, 1980 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 128 121 44 31 W 4
76 Tue, Mar 18, 1980 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 122 123 44 32 L 1
77 Wed, Mar 19, 1980 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 108 106 45 32 W 1
78 Fri, Mar 21, 1980 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 121 93 46 32 W 2
79 Tue, Mar 25, 1980 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 122 111 47 32 W 3
80 Thu, Mar 27, 1980 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 143 95 48 32 W 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Mar 28, 1980 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 114 116 48 33 L 1 at St. Louis, MO
82 Sun, Mar 30, 1980 Box Score Utah Jazz W 107 91 49 33 W 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Tue, Apr 8, 1980 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L OT 113 114 0 1 L 1
2 Wed, Apr 9, 1980 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W OT 114 112 1 1 W 1
3 Fri, Apr 11, 1980 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 95 91 2 1 W 2
4 Sun, Apr 13, 1980 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 107 112 2 2 L 1
5 Tue, Apr 15, 1980 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 108 97 3 2 W 1
6 Fri, Apr 18, 1980 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 85 86 3 3 L 1
7 Sun, Apr 20, 1980 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 94 98 3 4 L 2