1977-1978 Houston Rockets

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28-54 Missed Playoffs
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1977-78 Houston Rockets

What was the record of the 1977-78 Houston Rockets?

The Houston Rockets finished the regular season with a 28-54 record. They went 21-20 at home and 7-34 on the road.

What division did the 1977-78 Houston Rockets play in?

The 1977-78 Houston Rockets played in the Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1977-78 Houston Rockets record by month?

The 1977-78 Houston Rockets had their best month in October, when they went 3-2 and had a 60% win percentage. Their worst month was March, when they went 1-13 and had a 7.1% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '77 3-2 60% +43
November '77 4-10 28.6% -75
December '77 6-8 42.9% -33
January '78 3-11 21.4% -90
February '78 8-7 53.3% -25
March '78 1-13 7.1% -140
April '78 3-3 50% -8

Did the 1977-78 Houston Rockets make the Playoffs?

No, the Rockets didn't make the Playoffs in 1978.

What was the point differential for the 1977-78 Houston Rockets?

The Houston Rockets finished the regular season with a point differential of -328. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Rockets could have been expected to have about 30.5 wins, or a 30-52 record in the regular season.

How did the 1977-78 Houston Rockets perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1977-78 Houston Rockets went 4-16.

How did the 1977-78 Houston Rockets perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1977-78 Houston Rockets went 2-0 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1977-78 Houston Rockets?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1977-78 Houston Rockets was a 4 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1977-78 Houston Rockets?

The longest losing streak that the Houston Rockets had during the 1977-78 regular season was 13 games, which happened once during the season.

1977-78 Houston Rockets Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Wed, Oct 19, 1977 vs Chicago Bulls Loss 103 - 107
Fri, Oct 21, 1977 @ Kansas City Kings Loss 94 - 95
Sat, Oct 22, 1977 vs Boston Celtics Win 110 - 98
Thu, Oct 27, 1977 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 133 - 110
Sat, Oct 29, 1977 vs Phoenix Suns Win 125 - 112
Thu, Nov 3, 1977 vs Golden State Warriors Win 113 - 111 OT
Fri, Nov 4, 1977 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 108 - 110
Sat, Nov 5, 1977 vs Washington Bullets Win 116 - 105
Tue, Nov 8, 1977 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 104 - 117
Wed, Nov 9, 1977 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 107 - 127
Thu, Nov 10, 1977 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 101 - 132
Sat, Nov 12, 1977 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 104 - 102
Wed, Nov 16, 1977 vs Buffalo Braves Loss 97 - 101
Sat, Nov 19, 1977 vs New Orleans Jazz Loss 101 - 103
Tue, Nov 22, 1977 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 99 - 105
Wed, Nov 23, 1977 @ Boston Celtics Loss 100 - 109
Sat, Nov 26, 1977 @ Washington Bullets Loss 91 - 93
Mon, Nov 28, 1977 @ New York Knicks Loss 86 - 104
Tue, Nov 29, 1977 vs New York Knicks Win 120 - 103
Thu, Dec 1, 1977 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 105 - 92
Sat, Dec 3, 1977 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 120 - 116 OT
Tue, Dec 6, 1977 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 105 - 107
Fri, Dec 9, 1977 @ Los Angeles Lakers Win 116 - 105
Sat, Dec 10, 1977 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 93 - 110
Sun, Dec 11, 1977 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 84 - 116
Wed, Dec 14, 1977 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 91 - 113
Sat, Dec 17, 1977 vs Phoenix Suns Loss 97 - 101
Tue, Dec 20, 1977 @ Buffalo Braves Loss 104 - 110
Wed, Dec 21, 1977 @ New Jersey Nets Win 103 - 93
Fri, Dec 23, 1977 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 101 - 107
Mon, Dec 26, 1977 vs Kansas City Kings Win 113 - 99
Thu, Dec 29, 1977 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 104 - 99
Fri, Dec 30, 1977 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 98 - 99
Wed, Jan 4, 1978 vs Indiana Pacers Win 104 - 96
Fri, Jan 6, 1978 vs Milwaukee Bucks Loss 101 - 103
Sat, Jan 7, 1978 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 83 - 106
Tue, Jan 10, 1978 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 80 - 95
Wed, Jan 11, 1978 @ Boston Celtics Loss 88 - 91
Thu, Jan 12, 1978 vs Denver Nuggets Loss 106 - 109
Sat, Jan 14, 1978 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 104 - 93
Tue, Jan 17, 1978 @ New Orleans Jazz Loss 95 - 99
Wed, Jan 18, 1978 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 104 - 106
Fri, Jan 20, 1978 vs Detroit Pistons Win 118 - 108
Sun, Jan 22, 1978 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 101 - 106
Wed, Jan 25, 1978 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 96 - 118
Fri, Jan 27, 1978 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 100 - 105
Sun, Jan 29, 1978 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 88 - 123
Wed, Feb 1, 1978 vs New Jersey Nets Win 124 - 103
Fri, Feb 3, 1978 vs New York Knicks Win 112 - 102
Wed, Feb 8, 1978 vs Chicago Bulls Win 105 - 101
Thu, Feb 9, 1978 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 94 - 104
Fri, Feb 10, 1978 vs San Antonio Spurs Loss 114 - 125
Sun, Feb 12, 1978 @ New Orleans Jazz Win 119 - 112
Tue, Feb 14, 1978 @ Kansas City Kings Loss 102 - 125
Wed, Feb 15, 1978 vs Indiana Pacers Win 126 - 122
Fri, Feb 17, 1978 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 98 - 115
Sat, Feb 18, 1978 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 121 - 112
Tue, Feb 21, 1978 vs Boston Celtics Win 111 - 96
Wed, Feb 22, 1978 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 108 - 119
Fri, Feb 24, 1978 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 112 - 126
Sat, Feb 25, 1978 @ Buffalo Braves Win 110 - 106
Mon, Feb 27, 1978 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 97 - 110
Wed, Mar 1, 1978 vs Buffalo Braves Loss 104 - 114
Fri, Mar 3, 1978 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 110 - 133
Sun, Mar 5, 1978 @ Washington Bullets Loss 88 - 106
Tue, Mar 7, 1978 @ New York Knicks Loss 101 - 112
Wed, Mar 8, 1978 vs Portland Trail Blazers Loss 94 - 97
Fri, Mar 10, 1978 vs Washington Bullets Loss 114 - 117
Sat, Mar 11, 1978 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 91 - 93
Tue, Mar 14, 1978 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 98 - 119
Thu, Mar 16, 1978 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 98 - 106
Sat, Mar 18, 1978 vs New Jersey Nets Loss 104 - 106
Tue, Mar 21, 1978 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 99 - 101
Wed, Mar 22, 1978 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 106 - 124
Fri, Mar 24, 1978 vs Kansas City Kings Win 107 - 103
Wed, Mar 29, 1978 vs Golden State Warriors Loss 89 - 112
Sat, Apr 1, 1978 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 116 - 112
Sun, Apr 2, 1978 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 100 - 109
Tue, Apr 4, 1978 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 101 - 89
Wed, Apr 5, 1978 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 100 - 113
Fri, Apr 7, 1978 vs New Orleans Jazz Loss 114 - 117
Sat, Apr 8, 1978 @ Indiana Pacers Win 112 - 111

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