1976-1977 Houston Rockets

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49-33 Lost Conf Finals
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1976-77 Houston Rockets

What was the record of the 1976-77 Houston Rockets?

The Houston Rockets finished the regular season with a 49-33 record. They went 34-7 at home and 15-26 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Houston Rockets went 55-39. Their final game was a loss in the Eastern Conference Finals to the Philadelphia 76ers.

What division did the 1976-77 Houston Rockets play in?

The 1976-77 Houston Rockets played in the Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1976-77 Houston Rockets record by month?

The 1976-77 Houston Rockets had their best month in October, when they went 3-1 and had a 75% win percentage. Their worst month was January, when they went 7-9 and had a 43.8% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '76 3-1 75% +10
November '76 8-4 66.7% +20
December '76 8-6 57.1% +18
January '77 7-9 43.8% -31
February '77 7-6 53.8% +33
March '77 13-5 72.2% +64
April '77 3-2 60% +18

Did the 1976-77 Houston Rockets make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Houston Rockets made the Playoffs in 1977. They won their first series against the Washington Bullets in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. They eventually lost against the Philadelphia 76ers in the Eastern Conference Finals.

What was the point differential for the 1976-77 Houston Rockets?

The Houston Rockets finished the regular season with a point differential of +132. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Rockets could have been expected to have about 45.3 wins, or a 45-37 record in the regular season.

How did the 1976-77 Houston Rockets perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1976-77 Houston Rockets went 12-1.

How did the 1976-77 Houston Rockets perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1976-77 Houston Rockets went 4-0 in overtime games.

How did the 1976-77 Houston Rockets perform in overtime games in the playoffs?

In the playoffs, the 1976-77 Houston Rockets went 1-0 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1976-77 Houston Rockets?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1976-77 Houston Rockets was a 9 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1976-77 Houston Rockets?

The longest losing streak that the Houston Rockets had during the 1976-77 regular season was 4 games, which happened once during the season.

1976-77 Houston Rockets Schedule

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Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Thu, Oct 21, 1976 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 120 - 104
Sat, Oct 23, 1976 vs Phoenix Suns Win 129 - 126
Wed, Oct 27, 1976 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 94 - 116
Sat, Oct 30, 1976 vs Washington Bullets Win 105 - 92
Wed, Nov 3, 1976 vs Boston Celtics Win 117 - 111 OT
Fri, Nov 5, 1976 @ New York Nets Loss 91 - 95
Sat, Nov 6, 1976 @ Buffalo Braves Loss 102 - 117
Tue, Nov 9, 1976 @ Chicago Bulls Win 111 - 92
Wed, Nov 10, 1976 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 99 - 97
Fri, Nov 12, 1976 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 99 - 111
Sat, Nov 13, 1976 vs New York Nets Loss 110 - 114
Wed, Nov 17, 1976 vs Buffalo Braves Win 120 - 114 OT
Sat, Nov 20, 1976 vs Kansas City Kings Win 127 - 126 OT
Wed, Nov 24, 1976 vs Golden State Warriors Win 113 - 107 OT
Thu, Nov 25, 1976 @ New Orleans Jazz Win 105 - 99
Sat, Nov 27, 1976 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 125 - 116
Wed, Dec 1, 1976 vs Detroit Pistons Win 110 - 104
Thu, Dec 2, 1976 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 137 - 110
Sat, Dec 4, 1976 vs Indiana Pacers Win 120 - 108
Wed, Dec 8, 1976 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 95 - 116
Fri, Dec 10, 1976 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 99 - 109
Sat, Dec 11, 1976 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 112 - 124
Sun, Dec 12, 1976 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 96 - 92
Tue, Dec 14, 1976 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 84 - 104
Thu, Dec 16, 1976 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 118 - 107
Sat, Dec 18, 1976 vs New Orleans Jazz Loss 106 - 110
Wed, Dec 22, 1976 vs Washington Bullets Win 111 - 90
Sun, Dec 26, 1976 @ Indiana Pacers Win 93 - 79
Tue, Dec 28, 1976 @ New York Knicks Loss 99 - 111
Wed, Dec 29, 1976 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 93 - 91
Sat, Jan 1, 1977 @ Washington Bullets Loss 89 - 104
Sun, Jan 2, 1977 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 80 - 104
Wed, Jan 5, 1977 vs New York Knicks Win 108 - 107
Fri, Jan 7, 1977 vs Denver Nuggets Loss 107 - 117
Sat, Jan 8, 1977 @ Kansas City Kings Loss 94 - 106
Tue, Jan 11, 1977 @ Boston Celtics Loss 101 - 105
Wed, Jan 12, 1977 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 97 - 102
Fri, Jan 14, 1977 @ Milwaukee Bucks Win 111 - 84
Sat, Jan 15, 1977 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 122 - 116
Tue, Jan 18, 1977 vs Chicago Bulls Win 103 - 85
Wed, Jan 19, 1977 vs Boston Celtics Loss 102 - 112
Fri, Jan 21, 1977 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 86 - 109
Sat, Jan 22, 1977 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 110 - 107
Thu, Jan 27, 1977 vs Detroit Pistons Win 114 - 107
Fri, Jan 28, 1977 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 118 - 104
Sat, Jan 29, 1977 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 97 - 101
Thu, Feb 3, 1977 @ New York Knicks Loss 90 - 108
Sat, Feb 5, 1977 vs New York Knicks Win 105 - 103
Sun, Feb 6, 1977 @ New Orleans Jazz Loss 90 - 99
Tue, Feb 8, 1977 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 97 - 81
Wed, Feb 9, 1977 vs Chicago Bulls Win 108 - 103
Fri, Feb 11, 1977 vs San Antonio Spurs Loss 104 - 107
Wed, Feb 16, 1977 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 124 - 95
Thu, Feb 17, 1977 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 113 - 99
Sat, Feb 19, 1977 @ Kansas City Kings Loss 109 - 115
Tue, Feb 22, 1977 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 106 - 118
Thu, Feb 24, 1977 @ Phoenix Suns Win 109 - 106
Fri, Feb 25, 1977 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 123 - 106
Sun, Feb 27, 1977 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 101 - 106
Wed, Mar 2, 1977 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 120 - 113
Sat, Mar 5, 1977 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 119 - 106
Sun, Mar 6, 1977 @ New York Nets Win 99 - 91
Mon, Mar 7, 1977 @ Buffalo Braves Win 128 - 107
Wed, Mar 9, 1977 vs Phoenix Suns Win 105 - 100
Fri, Mar 11, 1977 @ Indiana Pacers Win 124 - 109
Sat, Mar 12, 1977 vs New Orleans Jazz Win 120 - 104
Wed, Mar 16, 1977 vs New York Nets Win 100 - 86
Thu, Mar 17, 1977 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 88 - 87
Fri, Mar 18, 1977 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 104 - 124
Sat, Mar 19, 1977 vs Buffalo Braves Win 110 - 104
Tue, Mar 22, 1977 vs Indiana Pacers Win 106 - 99
Wed, Mar 23, 1977 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 109 - 104
Thu, Mar 24, 1977 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 112 - 118
Sat, Mar 26, 1977 vs Kansas City Kings Win 107 - 97
Sun, Mar 27, 1977 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 100 - 115
Tue, Mar 29, 1977 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 92 - 109
Wed, Mar 30, 1977 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 105 - 111
Fri, Apr 1, 1977 @ Washington Bullets Win 91 - 85
Sat, Apr 2, 1977 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 106 - 93
Wed, Apr 6, 1977 @ Boston Celtics Win 104 - 93
Fri, Apr 8, 1977 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 109 - 113
Sat, Apr 9, 1977 vs Denver Nuggets Loss 110 - 118
Playoffs
Eastern Conference Semifinals (Won 4 - 2)
Tue, Apr 19, 1977 vs Washington Bullets Loss 101 - 111
Thu, Apr 21, 1977 vs Washington Bullets Win 124 - 118 OT
Sun, Apr 24, 1977 @ Washington Bullets Loss 90 - 93
Tue, Apr 26, 1977 @ Washington Bullets Win 107 - 103
Fri, Apr 29, 1977 vs Washington Bullets Win 123 - 115
Sun, May 1, 1977 @ Washington Bullets Win 108 - 103
Eastern Conference Finals (Lost 2 - 4)
Thu, May 5, 1977 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 117 - 128
Sun, May 8, 1977 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 97 - 106
Wed, May 11, 1977 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 118 - 94
Fri, May 13, 1977 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 95 - 107
Sun, May 15, 1977 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 118 - 115
Tue, May 17, 1977 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 109 - 112

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