1978-1979 Atlanta Hawks

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46-36 Lost Conf Semi
Record Outcome

1978-79 Atlanta Hawks

What was the record of the 1978-79 Atlanta Hawks?

The Atlanta Hawks finished the regular season with a 46-36 record. They went 34-7 at home and 12-29 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Atlanta Hawks went 51-40. Their final game was a loss in the Eastern Conference Semifinals to the Washington Bullets.

What division did the 1978-79 Atlanta Hawks play in?

The 1978-79 Atlanta Hawks played in the Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1978-79 Atlanta Hawks record by month?

The 1978-79 Atlanta Hawks had their best month in April, when they went 4-0 and were undefeated. Their worst month was December, when they went 7-9 and had a 43.8% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '78 4-4 50% +4
November '78 8-5 61.5% +38
December '78 7-9 43.8% +38
January '79 9-7 56.2% +21
February '79 6-4 60% +31
March '79 8-7 53.3% +2
April '79 4-0 100% +37

Did the 1978-79 Atlanta Hawks make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Atlanta Hawks made the Playoffs in 1979. They won their first series against the Houston Rockets in the Eastern Conference First Round. They eventually lost against the Washington Bullets in the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

What was the point differential for the 1978-79 Atlanta Hawks?

The Atlanta Hawks finished the regular season with a point differential of +171. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Hawks could have been expected to have about 46.5 wins, or a 46-36 record in the regular season.

How did the 1978-79 Atlanta Hawks perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1978-79 Atlanta Hawks went 12-10.

How did the 1978-79 Atlanta Hawks perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1978-79 Atlanta Hawks went 4-2 in overtime games.

How did the 1978-79 Atlanta Hawks perform in overtime games in the playoffs?

In the playoffs, the 1978-79 Atlanta Hawks went 0-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1978-79 Atlanta Hawks?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1978-79 Atlanta Hawks was a 9 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1978-79 Atlanta Hawks?

The longest losing streak that the Atlanta Hawks had during the 1978-79 regular season was 4 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1978-79 Atlanta Hawks Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Oct 13, 1978 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 104 - 117
Sat, Oct 14, 1978 vs Detroit Pistons Win 122 - 114
Wed, Oct 18, 1978 vs Boston Celtics Loss 99 - 116
Sat, Oct 21, 1978 vs Denver Nuggets Win 130 - 125
Tue, Oct 24, 1978 @ New York Knicks Loss 109 - 113
Wed, Oct 25, 1978 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 117 - 118
Sat, Oct 28, 1978 vs Chicago Bulls Win 116 - 92
Tue, Oct 31, 1978 @ Washington Bullets Win 110 - 108
Thu, Nov 2, 1978 vs Golden State Warriors Loss 106 - 113
Sat, Nov 4, 1978 vs New Jersey Nets Loss 117 - 118 OT
Thu, Nov 9, 1978 vs San Diego Clippers Win 125 - 101
Fri, Nov 10, 1978 @ Boston Celtics Win 115 - 103
Sat, Nov 11, 1978 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 102 - 95
Wed, Nov 15, 1978 @ Kansas City Kings Loss 100 - 109
Sat, Nov 18, 1978 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 124 - 116
Tue, Nov 21, 1978 @ San Diego Clippers Win 113 - 107
Wed, Nov 22, 1978 @ Denver Nuggets Win 113 - 111
Fri, Nov 24, 1978 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 117 - 119 OT
Sat, Nov 25, 1978 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 109 - 103
Tue, Nov 28, 1978 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 98 - 112
Thu, Nov 30, 1978 vs New York Knicks Win 102 - 96 OT
Sat, Dec 2, 1978 vs New Orleans Jazz Win 128 - 94
Wed, Dec 6, 1978 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 109 - 136
Fri, Dec 8, 1978 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 106 - 107
Sat, Dec 9, 1978 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 84 - 94
Sun, Dec 10, 1978 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 86 - 88
Wed, Dec 13, 1978 vs Indiana Pacers Win 117 - 101
Fri, Dec 15, 1978 @ New Jersey Nets Win 121 - 104
Sun, Dec 17, 1978 @ New York Knicks Loss 105 - 111
Tue, Dec 19, 1978 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 95 - 101
Wed, Dec 20, 1978 vs New York Knicks Win 121 - 112
Fri, Dec 22, 1978 @ Boston Celtics Loss 105 - 124
Sat, Dec 23, 1978 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 109 - 91
Tue, Dec 26, 1978 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 111 - 124
Wed, Dec 27, 1978 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 115 - 107
Fri, Dec 29, 1978 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 107 - 113
Sat, Dec 30, 1978 vs Denver Nuggets Win 113 - 87
Wed, Jan 3, 1979 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 96 - 99
Fri, Jan 5, 1979 @ Houston Rockets Win 109 - 106
Sat, Jan 6, 1979 vs Washington Bullets Loss 102 - 106
Sun, Jan 7, 1979 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 97 - 112
Wed, Jan 10, 1979 @ Milwaukee Bucks Win 117 - 113
Fri, Jan 12, 1979 @ Chicago Bulls Win 100 - 93
Sat, Jan 13, 1979 vs San Diego Clippers Win 124 - 119
Sun, Jan 14, 1979 vs Houston Rockets Win 115 - 105
Wed, Jan 17, 1979 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 111 - 110
Sat, Jan 20, 1979 vs New Orleans Jazz Win 118 - 94
Sun, Jan 21, 1979 @ New Orleans Jazz Loss 87 - 108
Tue, Jan 23, 1979 vs Indiana Pacers Loss 107 - 110
Thu, Jan 25, 1979 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 98 - 100
Sat, Jan 27, 1979 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 120 - 113
Tue, Jan 30, 1979 @ Washington Bullets Loss 105 - 109
Wed, Jan 31, 1979 vs Kansas City Kings Win 130 - 118
Tue, Feb 6, 1979 vs Boston Celtics Win 104 - 101
Wed, Feb 7, 1979 @ Kansas City Kings Loss 108 - 124
Fri, Feb 9, 1979 @ Phoenix Suns Win 105 - 102
Sun, Feb 11, 1979 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 87 - 91
Wed, Feb 14, 1979 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 104 - 116
Sun, Feb 18, 1979 @ San Diego Clippers Loss 101 - 116
Tue, Feb 20, 1979 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 119 - 109
Wed, Feb 21, 1979 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 106 - 83
Sat, Feb 24, 1979 vs Phoenix Suns Win 110 - 85
Tue, Feb 27, 1979 vs Houston Rockets Win 125 - 111
Thu, Mar 1, 1979 vs Golden State Warriors Win 104 - 86
Sat, Mar 3, 1979 vs Chicago Bulls Win 119 - 101
Tue, Mar 6, 1979 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 94 - 91
Wed, Mar 7, 1979 vs Kansas City Kings Win 122 - 120 OT
Sun, Mar 11, 1979 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 113 - 111 OT
Tue, Mar 13, 1979 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 82 - 103
Wed, Mar 14, 1979 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 98 - 113
Fri, Mar 16, 1979 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 110 - 111
Sat, Mar 17, 1979 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 111 - 118
Tue, Mar 20, 1979 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 115 - 109
Wed, Mar 21, 1979 vs Detroit Pistons Win 111 - 104
Fri, Mar 23, 1979 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 115 - 108
Sat, Mar 24, 1979 @ Houston Rockets Loss 116 - 120
Fri, Mar 30, 1979 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 106 - 117
Sat, Mar 31, 1979 @ New Orleans Jazz Loss 107 - 109
Sun, Apr 1, 1979 vs New Jersey Nets Win 109 - 98
Wed, Apr 4, 1979 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 118 - 109
Fri, Apr 6, 1979 @ Detroit Pistons Win 112 - 96
Sat, Apr 7, 1979 vs Washington Bullets Win 103 - 102
Playoffs
Eastern Conference First Round (Won 2 - 0)
Wed, Apr 11, 1979 @ Houston Rockets Win 109 - 106
Fri, Apr 13, 1979 vs Houston Rockets Win 100 - 91
Eastern Conference Semifinals (Lost 3 - 4)
Sun, Apr 15, 1979 @ Washington Bullets Loss 89 - 103
Tue, Apr 17, 1979 @ Washington Bullets Win 107 - 99
Fri, Apr 20, 1979 vs Washington Bullets Loss 77 - 89
Sun, Apr 22, 1979 vs Washington Bullets Loss 118 - 120 OT
Tue, Apr 24, 1979 @ Washington Bullets Win 107 - 103
Thu, Apr 26, 1979 vs Washington Bullets Win 104 - 86
Sun, Apr 29, 1979 @ Washington Bullets Loss 94 - 100

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