Baltimore Bullets Playoff History

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Franchise Overview

Seasons in Baltimore

1964-1973

10 7 0
Seasons Made Playoffs Championships

All Seasons

63 30 1
Seasons Made Playoffs Championships

Championship Years

In Washington DC

1978

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Baltimore Bullets Playoff Results

Year Record Result
2024 15-67 Missed Playoffs
2023 35-47 Missed Playoffs
2022 35-47 Missed Playoffs
2021 34-38 Lost Eastern Conference First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
2020 25-47 Missed Playoffs
2019 32-50 Missed Playoffs
2018 43-39 Lost Eastern Conference First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
2017 49-33 Lost Eastern Conference Semifinals (Won 1 Round)
2016 41-41 Missed Playoffs
2015 46-36 Lost Eastern Conference Semifinals (Won 1 Round)
2014 44-38 Lost Eastern Conference Semifinals (Won 1 Round)
2013 29-53 Missed Playoffs
2012 20-46 Missed Playoffs
2011 23-59 Missed Playoffs
2010 26-56 Missed Playoffs
2009 19-63 Missed Playoffs
2008 43-39 Lost Eastern Conference First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
2007 41-41 Lost Eastern Conference First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
2006 42-40 Lost Eastern Conference First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
2005 45-37 Lost Eastern Conference Semifinals (Won 1 Round)
2004 25-57 Missed Playoffs
2003 37-45 Missed Playoffs
2002 37-45 Missed Playoffs
2001 19-63 Missed Playoffs
2000 29-53 Missed Playoffs
1999 18-32 Missed Playoffs
1998 42-40 Missed Playoffs
1997 44-38 Lost Eastern Conference First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
1996 39-43 Missed Playoffs
1995 21-61 Missed Playoffs
1994 24-58 Missed Playoffs
1993 22-60 Missed Playoffs
1992 25-57 Missed Playoffs
1991 30-52 Missed Playoffs
1990 31-51 Missed Playoffs
1989 40-42 Missed Playoffs
1988 38-44 Lost Eastern Conference First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
1987 42-40 Lost Eastern Conference First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
1986 39-43 Lost Eastern Conference First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
1985 40-42 Lost Eastern Conference First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
1984 35-47 Lost Eastern Conference First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
1983 42-40 Missed Playoffs
1982 43-39 Lost Eastern Conference Semifinals (Won 1 Round)
1981 39-43 Missed Playoffs
1980 39-43 Lost Eastern Conference First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
1979 54-28 Lost Finals (Won 2 Rounds)
1978 44-38 Won Finals
1977 48-34 Lost Eastern Conference Semifinals (Won 1 Round)
1976 48-34 Lost Eastern Conference Semifinals (Won 0 Rounds)
1975 60-22 Lost Finals (Won 2 Rounds)
1974 47-35 Lost Eastern Conference Semifinals (Won 0 Rounds)
1973 52-30 Lost Eastern Conference Semifinals (Won 0 Rounds)
1972 38-44 Lost Eastern Conference Semifinals (Won 0 Rounds)
1971 42-40 Lost Finals (Won 2 Rounds)
1970 50-32 Lost Eastern Division Semifinals (Won 0 Rounds)
1969 57-25 Lost Eastern Division Semifinals (Won 0 Rounds)
1968 36-46 Missed Playoffs
1967 20-61 Missed Playoffs
1966 38-42 Lost Western Division Semifinals (Won 0 Rounds)
1965 37-43 Lost Western Division Finals (Won 1 Round)
1964 31-49 Missed Playoffs
1963 25-55 Missed Playoffs
1962 18-62 Missed Playoffs
Years the team was not located in Baltimore

Baltimore Bullets History

Overview

This team is now known as the Washington Wizards. While in Baltimore, they played a total of 10 seasons between 1964 and 1973.

Have the Baltimore Bullets gone by any other names?

Yes. In 1962, the team was known as the Chicago Packers.
In 1963, the team changed their name to the Chicago Zephyrs.
In 1964, the team moved to Baltimore and changed their name to the Baltimore Bullets.
In 1974, the team moved to Washington DC and changed their name to the Capital Bullets.
In 1975, the team changed their name to the Washington Bullets.
In 1998, the team changed their name to the Washington Wizards.

What was the best start to a Baltimore Bullets season?

The best start to a Baltimore Bullets season was the 1974-75 Washington Bullets, who started the season 7-0. The second best start to a season was the 1978-79 Washington Bullets, who started the season going 4-0. The third best starts to a Baltimore Bullets season was the 2005-06 Washington Wizards and the 2017-18 Washington Wizards, who both started the season at 3-0.

What was the worst start to a Baltimore Bullets season?

The worst start to a Baltimore Bullets season was the 2012-13 Washington Wizards, who started the season at 0-12. The second worst start to a season was the 2011-12 Washington Wizards, who started the season with 8 losses. The third worst starts to a Baltimore Bullets season was the 1966-67 Baltimore Bullets, the 2007-08 Washington Wizards, the 2008-09 Washington Wizards and the 2020-21 Washington Wizards, who all started the season with 5 straight losses.

When was the last time the Baltimore Bullets were in the playoffs?

While in Baltimore, the Baltimore Bullets last made the playoffs in 1973, when they lost the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

When was the last time the Baltimore Bullets missed the playoffs?

While in Baltimore, the Baltimore Bullets last missed the playoffs in 1968.

When was the last time the Baltimore Bullets won a game?

The Baltimore Bullets last won a game on Apr 2, 2024, when they managed a 117-113 win against the Milwaukee Bucks. Since then, the Bullets have lost 6 straight games.

When was the last time the Baltimore Bullets won a playoff series?

In 1971, the Baltimore Bullets beat the New York Knicks in the Eastern Conference Finals.

When was the last time the Baltimore Bullets lost a playoff series?

In 1973, the Baltimore Bullets lost to the New York Knicks in the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

What years did the Baltimore Bullets make the NBA Finals?

While in Baltimore, the Baltimore Bullets have appeared in the NBA Finals once, in 1971. In their full franchise history, they've appeared in 4 NBA Finals. In Baltimore, they appeared in one NBA Finals as the Baltimore Bullets, in 1971. In Washington DC, they appeared in 3 NBA Finals as the Washington Bullets, in 1975 and 1978-1979.

How many NBA Titles have the Baltimore Bullets won?

While in Baltimore, the Baltimore Bullets have never won a NBA Finals. The closest they came to winning a NBA Finals was in 1971 when they lost the Finals.

In their full franchise history, they've won the NBA Finals once, in 1978 as the Washington Bullets.

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