1979-1980 Cleveland Cavaliers

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37-45 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1979-80 Cleveland Cavaliers

What was the record of the 1979-80 Cleveland Cavaliers?

The Cleveland Cavaliers finished the regular season with a 37-45 record. They went 28-13 at home and 9-32 on the road.

What division did the 1979-80 Cleveland Cavaliers play in?

The 1979-80 Cleveland Cavaliers played in the Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1979-80 Cleveland Cavaliers record by month?

The 1979-80 Cleveland Cavaliers had their best month in March, when they went 11-3 and had a 78.6% win percentage. Their worst month was February, when they went 3-10 and had a 23.1% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '79 3-8 27.3% -46
November '79 8-7 53.3% +40
December '79 8-5 61.5% +45
January '80 4-12 25% -21
February '80 3-10 23.1% -28
March '80 11-3 78.6% +38

Did the 1979-80 Cleveland Cavaliers make the Playoffs?

No, the Cavaliers didn't make the Playoffs in 1980.

What was the point differential for the 1979-80 Cleveland Cavaliers?

The Cleveland Cavaliers finished the regular season with a point differential of +28. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Cavaliers could have been expected to have about 41.9 wins, or a 42-40 record in the regular season.

How did the 1979-80 Cleveland Cavaliers perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1979-80 Cleveland Cavaliers went 8-14.

How did the 1979-80 Cleveland Cavaliers perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1979-80 Cleveland Cavaliers went 3-4 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1979-80 Cleveland Cavaliers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1979-80 Cleveland Cavaliers was a 8 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1979-80 Cleveland Cavaliers?

The longest losing streak that the Cleveland Cavaliers had during the 1979-80 regular season was 7 games, which happened once during the season.

1979-80 Cleveland Cavaliers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Oct 12, 1979 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 95 - 102
Sat, Oct 13, 1979 vs Boston Celtics Loss 117 - 139
Tue, Oct 16, 1979 vs Detroit Pistons Win 137 - 117
Wed, Oct 17, 1979 @ Boston Celtics Loss 108 - 127
Thu, Oct 18, 1979 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 141 - 134
Sat, Oct 20, 1979 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 127 - 129
Tue, Oct 23, 1979 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 111 - 121
Wed, Oct 24, 1979 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 118 - 128
Sat, Oct 27, 1979 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 106 - 112
Tue, Oct 30, 1979 vs Houston Rockets Win 124 - 112
Wed, Oct 31, 1979 @ Washington Bullets Loss 105 - 114
Thu, Nov 1, 1979 @ Detroit Pistons Win 127 - 125
Sat, Nov 3, 1979 vs Kansas City Kings Win 123 - 110
Tue, Nov 6, 1979 vs Indiana Pacers Win 134 - 117
Fri, Nov 9, 1979 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 106 - 110
Sun, Nov 11, 1979 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 126 - 140
Tue, Nov 13, 1979 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 110 - 116
Fri, Nov 16, 1979 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 100 - 108
Sat, Nov 17, 1979 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 96 - 103
Tue, Nov 20, 1979 vs Utah Jazz Win 119 - 107
Wed, Nov 21, 1979 @ Washington Bullets Win 122 - 103
Thu, Nov 22, 1979 vs Golden State Warriors Win 120 - 93
Sat, Nov 24, 1979 @ New York Knicks Loss 113 - 133
Sun, Nov 25, 1979 vs New Jersey Nets Win 112 - 103
Wed, Nov 28, 1979 @ Houston Rockets Loss 111 - 113 OT
Thu, Nov 29, 1979 vs New York Knicks Win 117 - 115
Sat, Dec 1, 1979 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 105 - 117
Sun, Dec 2, 1979 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 126 - 108
Tue, Dec 4, 1979 vs San Diego Clippers Win 115 - 112
Wed, Dec 5, 1979 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 99 - 118
Sat, Dec 8, 1979 vs Boston Celtics Win 116 - 100
Thu, Dec 13, 1979 vs Washington Bullets Loss 113 - 115 OT
Sat, Dec 15, 1979 vs New Jersey Nets Win 117 - 111
Tue, Dec 18, 1979 @ Utah Jazz Loss 103 - 105
Wed, Dec 19, 1979 @ Golden State Warriors Win 128 - 125 OT
Sat, Dec 22, 1979 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 117 - 126
Tue, Dec 25, 1979 vs Detroit Pistons Win 111 - 101
Thu, Dec 27, 1979 vs New York Knicks Win 125 - 110
Sat, Dec 29, 1979 vs Denver Nuggets Win 124 - 106
Thu, Jan 3, 1980 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 108 - 109
Sat, Jan 5, 1980 vs Milwaukee Bucks Loss 98 - 99
Sun, Jan 6, 1980 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 100 - 108
Tue, Jan 8, 1980 vs Houston Rockets Loss 115 - 118 OT
Wed, Jan 9, 1980 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 107 - 111
Fri, Jan 11, 1980 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 109 - 116
Sat, Jan 12, 1980 @ Houston Rockets Loss 96 - 112
Tue, Jan 15, 1980 @ New York Knicks Win 129 - 110
Thu, Jan 17, 1980 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 116 - 112
Sat, Jan 19, 1980 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 107 - 111
Tue, Jan 22, 1980 vs Washington Bullets Win 114 - 91
Wed, Jan 23, 1980 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 103 - 117
Sat, Jan 26, 1980 vs Indiana Pacers Loss 114 - 115
Sun, Jan 27, 1980 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 121 - 123
Tue, Jan 29, 1980 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 154 - 153 OT4
Wed, Jan 30, 1980 @ Boston Celtics Loss 103 - 110
Tue, Feb 5, 1980 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 121 - 123
Wed, Feb 6, 1980 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 109 - 111
Fri, Feb 8, 1980 @ Houston Rockets Loss 104 - 105
Sun, Feb 10, 1980 vs Chicago Bulls Loss 117 - 123
Wed, Feb 13, 1980 @ Detroit Pistons Win 107 - 102
Thu, Feb 14, 1980 vs Indiana Pacers Loss 114 - 118
Sat, Feb 16, 1980 vs Detroit Pistons Win 123 - 104
Sun, Feb 17, 1980 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 100 - 115
Tue, Feb 19, 1980 vs Phoenix Suns Win 128 - 109
Thu, Feb 21, 1980 @ Washington Bullets Loss 115 - 118
Sat, Feb 23, 1980 @ New York Knicks Loss 112 - 127
Sun, Feb 24, 1980 vs Portland Trail Blazers Loss 100 - 115
Fri, Feb 29, 1980 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 103 - 111 OT
Sun, Mar 2, 1980 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 123 - 119
Tue, Mar 4, 1980 @ San Diego Clippers Loss 105 - 116
Fri, Mar 7, 1980 @ Kansas City Kings Win 111 - 104
Sun, Mar 9, 1980 @ Indiana Pacers Win 113 - 107
Tue, Mar 11, 1980 vs New Jersey Nets Win 122 - 119
Sat, Mar 15, 1980 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 100 - 98
Sun, Mar 16, 1980 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 123 - 109
Tue, Mar 18, 1980 @ Detroit Pistons Win 108 - 107 OT
Thu, Mar 20, 1980 vs Houston Rockets Win 109 - 96
Sat, Mar 22, 1980 vs Boston Celtics Win 109 - 105
Tue, Mar 25, 1980 vs New York Knicks Loss 115 - 128
Thu, Mar 27, 1980 vs Washington Bullets Win 118 - 111
Fri, Mar 28, 1980 @ Boston Celtics Loss 122 - 130
Sun, Mar 30, 1980 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 111 - 102

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