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1978-79 Seattle SuperSonics Schedule and Results

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Record: 52-30, Finished 1st in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Lenny Wilkens (52-30)

PTS/G: 106.6 (19th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 103.9 (1st of 22)
SRS: 2.69 (6th of 22) ▪ Pace: 103.4 (18th of 22)
Off Rtg: 102.7 (14th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 100.1 (1st of 22)
Expected W-L: 48-34 (5th of 22)

Arena: King County Domed Stadium ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1979 Playoffs:
Won NBA Finals (4-1) versus Washington Bullets  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference Finals (4-3) versus Phoenix Suns  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference Semifinals (4-1) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 13, 1978 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 104 86 1 0 W 1
2 Sun, Oct 15, 1978 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 115 105 2 0 W 2
3 Tue, Oct 17, 1978 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 120 109 3 0 W 3
4 Wed, Oct 18, 1978 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 99 92 4 0 W 4
5 Fri, Oct 20, 1978 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 133 117 5 0 W 5
6 Wed, Oct 25, 1978 Box Score Washington Bullets W 121 92 6 0 W 6
7 Fri, Oct 27, 1978 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 80 79 7 0 W 7
8 Sun, Oct 29, 1978 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers L 100 103 7 1 L 1
9 Thu, Nov 2, 1978 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 95 94 8 1 W 1
10 Fri, Nov 3, 1978 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 102 81 9 1 W 2
11 Wed, Nov 8, 1978 Box Score New York Knicks L 100 104 9 2 L 1
12 Fri, Nov 10, 1978 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 109 95 10 2 W 1
13 Wed, Nov 15, 1978 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 135 118 11 2 W 2
14 Fri, Nov 17, 1978 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 126 115 12 2 W 3
15 Sat, Nov 18, 1978 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 104 112 12 3 L 1
16 Sun, Nov 19, 1978 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 88 85 13 3 W 1
17 Wed, Nov 22, 1978 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 98 96 14 3 W 2
18 Fri, Nov 24, 1978 Box Score Denver Nuggets L 100 103 14 4 L 1
19 Sat, Nov 25, 1978 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 110 104 15 4 W 1
20 Sun, Nov 26, 1978 Box Score Houston Rockets L 103 108 15 5 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Wed, Nov 29, 1978 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 125 111 16 5 W 1
22 Fri, Dec 1, 1978 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 80 87 16 6 L 1
23 Sat, Dec 2, 1978 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 100 97 17 6 W 1
24 Fri, Dec 8, 1978 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 107 106 18 6 W 2
25 Sun, Dec 10, 1978 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 112 99 19 6 W 3
26 Wed, Dec 13, 1978 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 117 107 20 6 W 4
27 Fri, Dec 15, 1978 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 98 100 20 7 L 1
28 Sun, Dec 17, 1978 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 91 101 20 8 L 2
29 Tue, Dec 19, 1978 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 99 128 20 9 L 3
30 Wed, Dec 20, 1978 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 95 114 20 10 L 4
31 Fri, Dec 22, 1978 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 95 103 20 11 L 5
32 Mon, Dec 25, 1978 Box Score San Diego Clippers L 118 123 20 12 L 6
33 Wed, Dec 27, 1978 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 122 103 21 12 W 1
34 Fri, Dec 29, 1978 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 119 92 22 12 W 2
35 Mon, Jan 1, 1979 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 97 110 22 13 L 1
36 Tue, Jan 2, 1979 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 109 108 23 13 W 1
37 Wed, Jan 3, 1979 Box Score Boston Celtics W 123 116 24 13 W 2
38 Fri, Jan 5, 1979 Box Score Denver Nuggets L 92 95 24 14 L 1
39 Wed, Jan 10, 1979 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 118 98 25 14 W 1
40 Thu, Jan 11, 1979 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 109 106 26 14 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sun, Jan 14, 1979 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 99 108 26 15 L 1
42 Wed, Jan 17, 1979 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 112 102 27 15 W 1
43 Sat, Jan 20, 1979 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 107 101 28 15 W 2
44 Tue, Jan 23, 1979 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 103 100 29 15 W 3
45 Thu, Jan 25, 1979 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 100 98 30 15 W 4
46 Fri, Jan 26, 1979 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 108 125 30 16 L 1
47 Sat, Jan 27, 1979 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 99 94 31 16 W 1
48 Wed, Jan 31, 1979 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 115 112 32 16 W 2
49 Thu, Feb 1, 1979 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 107 102 33 16 W 3
50 Fri, Feb 2, 1979 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 104 102 34 16 W 4
51 Tue, Feb 6, 1979 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 99 108 34 17 L 1
52 Wed, Feb 7, 1979 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 100 107 34 18 L 2
53 Fri, Feb 9, 1979 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L OT 116 118 34 19 L 3
54 Sat, Feb 10, 1979 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 101 113 34 20 L 4
55 Wed, Feb 14, 1979 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 116 104 35 20 W 1
56 Fri, Feb 16, 1979 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 119 104 36 20 W 2
57 Sun, Feb 18, 1979 Box Score Washington Bullets L 94 105 36 21 L 1
58 Tue, Feb 20, 1979 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 102 118 36 22 L 2
59 Wed, Feb 21, 1979 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz W 96 94 37 22 W 1
60 Fri, Feb 23, 1979 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 110 132 37 23 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Feb 25, 1979 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 106 114 37 24 L 2
62 Tue, Feb 27, 1979 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 106 121 37 25 L 3
63 Wed, Feb 28, 1979 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 97 93 38 25 W 1
64 Fri, Mar 2, 1979 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 109 111 38 26 L 1
65 Sun, Mar 4, 1979 Box Score Houston Rockets W 119 109 39 26 W 1
66 Wed, Mar 7, 1979 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 99 93 40 26 W 2
67 Fri, Mar 9, 1979 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 108 100 41 26 W 3
68 Sun, Mar 11, 1979 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L OT 111 113 41 27 L 1
69 Wed, Mar 14, 1979 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 99 96 42 27 W 1
70 Thu, Mar 15, 1979 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 104 98 43 27 W 2
71 Sat, Mar 17, 1979 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 106 88 44 27 W 3
72 Thu, Mar 22, 1979 Box Score Boston Celtics W 112 110 45 27 W 4
73 Sun, Mar 25, 1979 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 111 101 46 27 W 5
74 Tue, Mar 27, 1979 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 115 109 47 27 W 6
75 Wed, Mar 28, 1979 Box Score New York Knicks W 111 105 48 27 W 7
76 Fri, Mar 30, 1979 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L OT 111 113 48 28 L 1
77 Sat, Mar 31, 1979 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 123 102 49 28 W 1
78 Sun, Apr 1, 1979 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 102 97 50 28 W 2
79 Tue, Apr 3, 1979 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 102 106 50 29 L 1
80 Wed, Apr 4, 1979 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers W 115 107 51 29 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 6, 1979 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 113 93 52 29 W 2
82 Sun, Apr 8, 1979 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 86 89 52 30 L 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Tue, Apr 17, 1979 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 112 101 1 0 W 1
2 Wed, Apr 18, 1979 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W OT 108 103 2 0 W 2
3 Fri, Apr 20, 1979 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L OT 112 118 2 1 L 1
4 Sun, Apr 22, 1979 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 117 115 3 1 W 1
5 Wed, Apr 25, 1979 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 106 100 4 1 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
6 Tue, May 1, 1979 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 108 93 5 1 W 3
7 Fri, May 4, 1979 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 103 97 6 1 W 4
8 Sun, May 6, 1979 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 103 113 6 2 L 1
9 Tue, May 8, 1979 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 91 100 6 3 L 2
10 Fri, May 11, 1979 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 93 99 6 4 L 3
11 Sun, May 13, 1979 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 106 105 7 4 W 1
12 Thu, May 17, 1979 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 114 110 8 4 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
13 Sun, May 20, 1979 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 97 99 8 5 L 1
14 Thu, May 24, 1979 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 92 82 9 5 W 1
15 Sun, May 27, 1979 Box Score Washington Bullets W 105 95 10 5 W 2
16 Tue, May 29, 1979 Box Score Washington Bullets W OT 114 112 11 5 W 3
17 Fri, Jun 1, 1979 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 97 93 12 5 W 4