1979-80 NBA Season

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1979-80 NBA Season Summary

Who won the 1979-80 NBA Title?

The 1979-80 NBA Finals winner was the Los Angeles Lakers, who defeated the Philadelphia 76ers in 6 games. The final game was on on May 16, 1980, in which the Lakers won 123-107 on the road.

When was the 1979-80 NBA Finals?

The 1979-80 NBA Finals started on May 4, 1980 and ended on May 16, 1980, lasting 6 games.

Which NBA team had the best regular season record in 1979-80?

The Boston Celtics had the best regular season record in the 1979-80 NBA season at 61-21.

Which NBA team had the best point differential in the 1979-80 regular season?

The Boston Celtics had the best point differential in the 1979-80 regular season at +639 points.

Which NBA team had the worst point differential in the 1979-80 regular season?

The Detroit Pistons had the worst point differential in the 1979-80 regular season at -676 points.

Which NBA team had the most points per game in the 1979-80 regular season?

The San Antonio Spurs had the most points per game in the 1979-80 regular season at 119.4 PPG.

Which NBA team allowed the fewest points per game in the 1979-80 regular season?

The Atlanta Hawks allowed the fewest points per game in the 1979-80 regular season at 101.6 points allowed per game.

1979-80 NBA Standings

Team Record Streak Point Diff Playoff Result
1 Boston Celtics 61-21 L1 +639 Lost Conf Finals
2 Los Angeles Lakers 60-22 W5 +484 Won Finals
3 Philadelphia 76ers 59-23 W1 +346 Lost Finals
4 Seattle SuperSonics 56-26 W2 +382 Lost Conf Finals
5 Phoenix Suns 55-27 W3 +295 Lost Conf Semi
6 Atlanta Hawks 50-32 L2 +239 Lost Conf Semi
7 Milwaukee Bucks 49-33 W1 +323 Lost Conf Semi
8 Kansas City Kings 47-35 W2 +257 Lost First Round
9 Houston Rockets 41-41 W3 +14 Lost Conf Semi
San Antonio Spurs 41-41 W1 -31 Lost First Round
11 New York Knicks 39-43 L2 -94
Washington Bullets 39-43 W2 -209 Lost First Round
13 Portland Trail Blazers 38-44 L2 -67 Lost First Round
14 Cleveland Cavaliers 37-45 W1 +28
Indiana Pacers 37-45 L1 -57
16 San Diego Clippers 35-47 L7 -340
17 New Jersey Nets 34-48 L1 -96
18 Chicago Bulls 30-52 L1 -222
Denver Nuggets 30-52 L4 -362
20 Golden State Warriors 24-58 L2 -360
Utah Jazz 24-58 L3 -493
22 Detroit Pistons 16-66 L14 -676

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