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1978-79 Philadelphia 76ers Schedule and Results

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Record: 47-35, Finished 2nd in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Billy Cunningham (47-35)

PTS/G: 109.5 (11th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 107.7 (5th of 22)
SRS: 1.74 (9th of 22) ▪ Pace: 106.7 (7th of 22)
Off Rtg: 102.0 (18th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 100.3 (2nd of 22)
Expected W-L: 46-36 (9th of 22)

Arena: The Spectrum ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1979 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (3-4) versus San Antonio Spurs  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference First Round (0-2) versus New Jersey Nets  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 13, 1978 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 110 102 1 0 W 1
2 Wed, Oct 18, 1978 Box Score Washington Bullets L 111 121 1 1 L 1
3 Fri, Oct 20, 1978 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 126 117 2 1 W 1
4 Sat, Oct 21, 1978 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 130 111 3 1 W 2
5 Wed, Oct 25, 1978 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 118 117 4 1 W 3
6 Sat, Oct 28, 1978 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 101 99 5 1 W 4
7 Wed, Nov 1, 1978 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 116 115 6 1 W 5
8 Fri, Nov 3, 1978 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 118 103 7 1 W 6
9 Wed, Nov 8, 1978 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 123 117 8 1 W 7 Game protested and completed on 1979-03-23
10 Fri, Nov 10, 1978 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 123 122 9 1 W 8
11 Sat, Nov 11, 1978 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 135 112 10 1 W 9
12 Tue, Nov 14, 1978 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 108 124 10 2 L 1
13 Wed, Nov 15, 1978 Box Score Denver Nuggets W OT 109 103 11 2 W 1
14 Fri, Nov 17, 1978 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 95 94 12 2 W 2
15 Sat, Nov 18, 1978 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 116 124 12 3 L 1
16 Tue, Nov 21, 1978 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 105 115 12 4 L 2
17 Fri, Nov 24, 1978 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 134 120 13 4 W 1
18 Sat, Nov 25, 1978 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 126 127 13 5 L 1
19 Tue, Nov 28, 1978 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz L 103 107 13 6 L 2
20 Wed, Nov 29, 1978 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W OT 120 114 14 6 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 2, 1978 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 97 100 14 7 L 1
22 Tue, Dec 5, 1978 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 91 96 14 8 L 2
23 Wed, Dec 6, 1978 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings W 114 106 15 8 W 1
24 Sat, Dec 9, 1978 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 107 115 15 9 L 1
25 Wed, Dec 13, 1978 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 120 100 16 9 W 1
26 Fri, Dec 15, 1978 Box Score Houston Rockets W 91 84 17 9 W 2
27 Sun, Dec 17, 1978 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 103 96 18 9 W 3
28 Tue, Dec 19, 1978 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers W 124 113 19 9 W 4
29 Wed, Dec 20, 1978 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 81 85 19 10 L 1
30 Fri, Dec 22, 1978 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 103 95 20 10 W 1
31 Mon, Dec 25, 1978 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 109 94 21 10 W 2
32 Wed, Dec 27, 1978 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 122 110 22 10 W 3
33 Fri, Dec 29, 1978 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 113 107 23 10 W 4
34 Sat, Dec 30, 1978 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 94 100 23 11 L 1
35 Wed, Jan 3, 1979 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 111 98 24 11 W 1
36 Fri, Jan 5, 1979 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 96 123 24 12 L 1
37 Sat, Jan 6, 1979 Box Score Phoenix Suns L OT 139 143 24 13 L 2
38 Wed, Jan 10, 1979 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 123 112 25 13 W 1
39 Fri, Jan 12, 1979 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz L 89 100 25 14 L 1
40 Sun, Jan 14, 1979 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 112 106 26 14 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Wed, Jan 17, 1979 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 107 94 27 14 W 2
42 Sat, Jan 20, 1979 Box Score Boston Celtics L 102 108 27 15 L 1
43 Sun, Jan 21, 1979 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 91 87 28 15 W 1
44 Wed, Jan 24, 1979 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 94 101 28 16 L 1
45 Fri, Jan 26, 1979 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 105 96 29 16 W 1
46 Sun, Jan 28, 1979 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 94 116 29 17 L 1
47 Wed, Jan 31, 1979 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 106 108 29 18 L 2
48 Thu, Feb 1, 1979 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 128 105 30 18 W 1
49 Fri, Feb 2, 1979 Box Score New York Knicks L 101 105 30 19 L 1
50 Wed, Feb 7, 1979 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 114 103 31 19 W 1
51 Fri, Feb 9, 1979 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 117 106 32 19 W 2
52 Sun, Feb 11, 1979 Box Score Washington Bullets W 107 99 33 19 W 3
53 Wed, Feb 14, 1979 Box Score Kansas City Kings L 106 108 33 20 L 1
54 Thu, Feb 15, 1979 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 100 113 33 21 L 2
55 Fri, Feb 16, 1979 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 104 119 33 22 L 3 at St. Louis, MO
56 Sun, Feb 18, 1979 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W OT 110 107 34 22 W 1
57 Wed, Feb 21, 1979 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L OT 99 106 34 23 L 1
58 Fri, Feb 23, 1979 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers L 116 117 34 24 L 2
59 Sun, Feb 25, 1979 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 119 111 35 24 W 1
60 Tue, Feb 27, 1979 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 115 118 35 25 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Wed, Feb 28, 1979 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 93 97 35 26 L 2
62 Fri, Mar 2, 1979 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 111 126 35 27 L 3
63 Sun, Mar 4, 1979 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 94 119 35 28 L 4
64 Tue, Mar 6, 1979 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 91 94 35 29 L 5
65 Wed, Mar 7, 1979 Box Score Boston Celtics W 114 107 36 29 W 1
66 Fri, Mar 9, 1979 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 113 119 36 30 L 1
67 Sun, Mar 11, 1979 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 103 104 36 31 L 2
68 Wed, Mar 14, 1979 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 96 99 36 32 L 3
69 Fri, Mar 16, 1979 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 114 106 37 32 W 1
70 Sat, Mar 17, 1979 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 101 103 37 33 L 1
71 Sun, Mar 18, 1979 Box Score New York Knicks W 106 90 38 33 W 1
72 Tue, Mar 20, 1979 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 124 120 39 33 W 2
73 Wed, Mar 21, 1979 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 114 108 40 33 W 3
74 Fri, Mar 23, 1979 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 110 98 41 33 W 4
75 Sun, Mar 25, 1979 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 94 103 41 34 L 1
76 Tue, Mar 27, 1979 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 100 97 42 34 W 1
77 Wed, Mar 28, 1979 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 112 96 43 34 W 2
78 Fri, Mar 30, 1979 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 129 93 44 34 W 3
79 Sun, Apr 1, 1979 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 112 111 45 34 W 4
80 Wed, Apr 4, 1979 Box Score Houston Rockets W 121 120 46 34 W 5
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 6, 1979 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 118 136 46 35 L 1
82 Sun, Apr 8, 1979 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 112 111 47 35 W 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Apr 11, 1979 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 122 114 1 0 W 1
2 Fri, Apr 13, 1979 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 111 101 2 0 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
3 Sun, Apr 15, 1979 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 106 119 2 1 L 1
4 Tue, Apr 17, 1979 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 120 121 2 2 L 2
5 Fri, Apr 20, 1979 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 123 115 3 2 W 1
6 Sun, Apr 22, 1979 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 112 115 3 3 L 1
7 Thu, Apr 26, 1979 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 120 97 4 3 W 1
8 Sun, Apr 29, 1979 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 92 90 5 3 W 2
9 Wed, May 2, 1979 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 108 111 5 4 L 1