1977-1978 Atlanta Hawks

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Season Overview

41-41 Lost First Round
Record Outcome

1977-78 Atlanta Hawks

What was the record of the 1977-78 Atlanta Hawks?

The Atlanta Hawks finished the regular season with a 41-41 record. They went 29-12 at home and 12-29 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Atlanta Hawks went 41-43. Their final game was a loss in the Eastern Conference First Round to the Washington Bullets.

What division did the 1977-78 Atlanta Hawks play in?

The 1977-78 Atlanta Hawks played in the Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1977-78 Atlanta Hawks record by month?

The 1977-78 Atlanta Hawks had their best month in April, when they went 4-1 and had a 80% win percentage. Their worst month was December, when they went 6-11 and had a 35.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '77 3-1 75% +9
November '77 8-6 57.1% -41
December '77 6-11 35.3% -45
January '78 6-9 40% +21
February '78 6-6 50% +12
March '78 8-7 53.3% -7
April '78 4-1 80% +40

Did the 1977-78 Atlanta Hawks make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Atlanta Hawks made the Playoffs in 1978. They lost their only series against the Washington Bullets in the Eastern Conference First Round.

What was the point differential for the 1977-78 Atlanta Hawks?

The Atlanta Hawks finished the regular season with a point differential of -11. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Hawks could have been expected to have about 40.6 wins, or a 41-41 record in the regular season.

How did the 1977-78 Atlanta Hawks perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1977-78 Atlanta Hawks went 10-12.

How did the 1977-78 Atlanta Hawks perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1977-78 Atlanta Hawks went 4-1 in overtime games.

How did the 1977-78 Atlanta Hawks perform in overtime games in the playoffs?

In the playoffs, the 1977-78 Atlanta Hawks went 0-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1977-78 Atlanta Hawks?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1977-78 Atlanta Hawks was a 7 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1977-78 Atlanta Hawks?

The longest losing streak that the Atlanta Hawks had during the 1977-78 regular season was 5 games, which happened once during the season.

1977-78 Atlanta Hawks Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Sat, Oct 22, 1977 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 107 - 101
Tue, Oct 25, 1977 @ Boston Celtics Loss 103 - 110
Wed, Oct 26, 1977 @ New Jersey Nets Win 113 - 110 OT
Fri, Oct 28, 1977 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 102 - 95
Tue, Nov 1, 1977 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 102 - 99
Wed, Nov 2, 1977 @ Detroit Pistons Win 102 - 89
Fri, Nov 4, 1977 @ Kansas City Kings Win 111 - 110
Sat, Nov 5, 1977 vs Golden State Warriors Win 100 - 94
Thu, Nov 10, 1977 @ Houston Rockets Win 132 - 101
Fri, Nov 11, 1977 vs Portland Trail Blazers Loss 92 - 132
Sat, Nov 12, 1977 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 99 - 116
Tue, Nov 15, 1977 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 93 - 114
Wed, Nov 16, 1977 @ Boston Celtics Loss 105 - 131
Sat, Nov 19, 1977 vs New Jersey Nets Win 129 - 114
Wed, Nov 23, 1977 vs Denver Nuggets Win 105 - 104
Fri, Nov 25, 1977 vs Milwaukee Bucks Loss 115 - 117
Tue, Nov 29, 1977 vs Boston Celtics Win 108 - 101
Wed, Nov 30, 1977 @ Buffalo Braves Loss 93 - 105
Sat, Dec 3, 1977 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 101 - 118
Sun, Dec 4, 1977 @ Phoenix Suns Win 96 - 89
Mon, Dec 5, 1977 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 88 - 99
Wed, Dec 7, 1977 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 116 - 123
Fri, Dec 9, 1977 vs New York Knicks Loss 84 - 103
Sat, Dec 10, 1977 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 87 - 102
Tue, Dec 13, 1977 @ New York Knicks Loss 106 - 107
Wed, Dec 14, 1977 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 108 - 99
Fri, Dec 16, 1977 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 115 - 99
Sun, Dec 18, 1977 vs Phoenix Suns Win 134 - 129 OT2
Tue, Dec 20, 1977 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 86 - 94
Wed, Dec 21, 1977 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 98 - 109
Fri, Dec 23, 1977 @ Milwaukee Bucks Win 109 - 93
Sun, Dec 25, 1977 @ Washington Bullets Loss 93 - 100
Mon, Dec 26, 1977 vs Washington Bullets Loss 106 - 113
Wed, Dec 28, 1977 vs Indiana Pacers Win 99 - 92
Fri, Dec 30, 1977 vs Denver Nuggets Loss 104 - 106
Tue, Jan 3, 1978 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 103 - 106
Wed, Jan 4, 1978 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 97 - 111
Fri, Jan 6, 1978 @ New Orleans Jazz Loss 94 - 96
Sat, Jan 7, 1978 vs Houston Rockets Win 106 - 83
Wed, Jan 11, 1978 vs Washington Bullets Win 100 - 95
Fri, Jan 13, 1978 vs San Antonio Spurs Loss 92 - 98
Sat, Jan 14, 1978 @ Kansas City Kings Loss 101 - 110
Tue, Jan 17, 1978 vs Kansas City Kings Win 111 - 90
Wed, Jan 18, 1978 vs New Orleans Jazz Loss 106 - 108
Thu, Jan 19, 1978 vs Chicago Bulls Loss 95 - 105
Sat, Jan 21, 1978 vs Indiana Pacers Win 111 - 100
Sun, Jan 22, 1978 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 89 - 93
Fri, Jan 27, 1978 vs New York Knicks Win 105 - 96
Sun, Jan 29, 1978 vs Buffalo Braves Win 107 - 102
Tue, Jan 31, 1978 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 103 - 106 OT
Thu, Feb 2, 1978 @ Indiana Pacers Win 107 - 105
Wed, Feb 8, 1978 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 109 - 114
Thu, Feb 9, 1978 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 98 - 125
Sun, Feb 12, 1978 @ Los Angeles Lakers Win 116 - 103
Wed, Feb 15, 1978 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 99 - 102
Fri, Feb 17, 1978 @ New Orleans Jazz Win 111 - 102
Sat, Feb 18, 1978 @ Houston Rockets Loss 112 - 121
Wed, Feb 22, 1978 vs Phoenix Suns Win 107 - 95
Thu, Feb 23, 1978 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 105 - 118
Fri, Feb 24, 1978 vs Golden State Warriors Loss 96 - 97
Sun, Feb 26, 1978 vs Buffalo Braves Win 119 - 117
Tue, Feb 28, 1978 vs Boston Celtics Win 117 - 85
Wed, Mar 1, 1978 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 95 - 97
Fri, Mar 3, 1978 vs Houston Rockets Win 133 - 110
Sun, Mar 5, 1978 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 101 - 94
Tue, Mar 7, 1978 vs Detroit Pistons Win 123 - 109
Wed, Mar 8, 1978 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 97 - 108
Fri, Mar 10, 1978 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 114 - 105
Sun, Mar 12, 1978 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 98 - 93
Thu, Mar 16, 1978 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 98 - 104
Sat, Mar 18, 1978 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 86 - 105
Sun, Mar 19, 1978 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 87 - 101
Tue, Mar 21, 1978 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 86 - 100
Fri, Mar 24, 1978 vs New Orleans Jazz Win 96 - 94 OT
Sat, Mar 25, 1978 @ Washington Bullets Loss 95 - 98
Tue, Mar 28, 1978 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 105 - 104
Fri, Mar 31, 1978 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 111 - 110 OT
Sun, Apr 2, 1978 vs New Jersey Nets Win 124 - 113
Tue, Apr 4, 1978 @ New York Knicks Win 105 - 101
Wed, Apr 5, 1978 @ Buffalo Braves Win 87 - 74
Fri, Apr 7, 1978 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 109 - 111
Sun, Apr 9, 1978 vs Chicago Bulls Win 99 - 85
Playoffs
Eastern Conference First Round (Lost 0 - 2)
Wed, Apr 12, 1978 @ Washington Bullets Loss 94 - 103
Fri, Apr 14, 1978 vs Washington Bullets Loss 103 - 107 OT

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