1978-1979 Houston Rockets

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Season Overview

47-35 Lost First Round
Record Outcome

1978-79 Houston Rockets

What was the record of the 1978-79 Houston Rockets?

The Houston Rockets finished the regular season with a 47-35 record. They went 30-11 at home and 17-24 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Houston Rockets went 47-37. Their final game was a loss in the Eastern Conference First Round to the Atlanta Hawks.

What division did the 1978-79 Houston Rockets play in?

The 1978-79 Houston Rockets played in the Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

Did the 1978-79 Houston Rockets make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Houston Rockets made the Playoffs in 1979. They lost their only series against the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference First Round.

What was the point differential for the 1978-79 Houston Rockets?

The Houston Rockets finished the regular season with a point differential of +80. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Rockets could have been expected to have about 43.5 wins, or a 43-39 record in the regular season.

How did the 1978-79 Houston Rockets perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1978-79 Houston Rockets went 12-5.

How did the 1978-79 Houston Rockets perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1978-79 Houston Rockets went 3-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1978-79 Houston Rockets?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1978-79 Houston Rockets was a 4 game winning streak on 3 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1978-79 Houston Rockets?

The longest losing streak that the Houston Rockets had during the 1978-79 regular season was 4 games, which happened once during the season.

1978-79 Houston Rockets Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Oct 13, 1978 @ Knicks W 111 - 107
Sat, Oct 14, 1978 @ Celtics W 114 - 108
Wed, Oct 18, 1978 vs Nets W 139 - 87
Thu, Oct 19, 1978 @ Kings L 103 - 108
Sat, Oct 21, 1978 vs Celtics W 118 - 101
Wed, Oct 25, 1978 vs Knicks W 106 - 101
Sat, Oct 28, 1978 vs 76ers L 99 - 101
Sun, Oct 29, 1978 @ Nuggets L 121 - 134
Wed, Nov 1, 1978 vs Warriors L 105 - 112
Sat, Nov 4, 1978 vs Suns W 110 - 103
Fri, Nov 10, 1978 @ Bucks L 126 - 131
Sat, Nov 11, 1978 vs Clippers W 136 - 123
Wed, Nov 15, 1978 vs Bulls L 103 - 117
Sat, Nov 18, 1978 vs Spurs W 126 - 120
Wed, Nov 22, 1978 vs Lakers L 114 - 121
Fri, Nov 24, 1978 @ Suns L 113 - 120
Sat, Nov 25, 1978 @ Trail Blazers L 105 - 127
Sun, Nov 26, 1978 @ SuperSonics W 108 - 103
Wed, Nov 29, 1978 @ Warriors L 94 - 109
Thu, Nov 30, 1978 @ Clippers W 113 - 104
Sat, Dec 2, 1978 @ Bulls L 91 - 105
Wed, Dec 6, 1978 vs Bullets L 96 - 101
Fri, Dec 8, 1978 @ Jazz W 110 - 106
Sat, Dec 9, 1978 vs Trail Blazers W 116 - 110
Tue, Dec 12, 1978 vs Celtics W 112 - 105
Thu, Dec 14, 1978 vs Warriors W 126 - 123 OT
Fri, Dec 15, 1978 @ 76ers L 84 - 91
Wed, Dec 20, 1978 @ Nets W 108 - 105
Thu, Dec 21, 1978 @ Cavaliers L 90 - 101
Sat, Dec 23, 1978 vs Knicks W 129 - 107
Tue, Dec 26, 1978 @ Kings W 109 - 102
Wed, Dec 27, 1978 @ Pistons L 119 - 131
Fri, Dec 29, 1978 vs Bucks W 106 - 103
Sat, Dec 30, 1978 vs Pistons W 112 - 101
Wed, Jan 3 vs Nets W 127 - 122
Fri, Jan 5 vs Hawks L 106 - 109
Sat, Jan 6 vs Lakers W 115 - 112 OT
Mon, Jan 8 @ Bucks L 104 - 116
Tue, Jan 9 vs Kings W 126 - 110
Fri, Jan 12 vs Cavaliers W 107 - 96
Sat, Jan 13 vs Jazz W 117 - 106
Sun, Jan 14 @ Hawks L 105 - 115
Wed, Jan 17 @ Warriors W 104 - 103
Fri, Jan 19 @ Lakers W 122 - 121 OT
Sat, Jan 20 @ Suns L 97 - 116
Wed, Jan 24 vs Nuggets W 117 - 116
Sat, Jan 27 vs SuperSonics L 94 - 99
Tue, Jan 30 @ Pacers L 106 - 112
Wed, Jan 31 @ Celtics L 102 - 119
Fri, Feb 2 vs Bullets L 106 - 120
Tue, Feb 6 vs Pistons W 113 - 108
Thu, Feb 8 vs Bucks W 134 - 129
Fri, Feb 9 @ Jazz W 106 - 99
Sat, Feb 10 vs SuperSonics W 113 - 101
Tue, Feb 13 vs Pacers L 120 - 124
Thu, Feb 15 vs Trail Blazers W 119 - 116
Fri, Feb 16 @ Pistons L 96 - 110
Sun, Feb 18 @ Nets L 124 - 126 OT
Thu, Feb 22 @ Bullets W 120 - 110
Sun, Feb 25 @ Spurs L 107 - 127
Tue, Feb 27 @ Hawks L 111 - 125
Wed, Feb 28 vs Nuggets W 122 - 97
Fri, Mar 2 @ Trail Blazers W 118 - 98
Sun, Mar 4 @ SuperSonics L 109 - 119
Tue, Mar 6 @ Nuggets W 119 - 118
Wed, Mar 7 @ Clippers L 115 - 138
Sat, Mar 10 vs Jazz W 124 - 109
Wed, Mar 14 vs Kings W 129 - 107
Fri, Mar 16 vs Bulls W 124 - 118
Sat, Mar 17 vs Suns W 134 - 122
Wed, Mar 21 vs 76ers L 108 - 114
Fri, Mar 23 @ Pacers L 134 - 141
Sat, Mar 24 vs Hawks W 120 - 116
Tue, Mar 27 @ Bulls W 122 - 116
Wed, Mar 28 vs Pacers L 124 - 125
Fri, Mar 30 @ Spurs W 117 - 116
Sun, Apr 1 @ Cavaliers L 105 - 114
Tue, Apr 3 @ Knicks W 116 - 115
Wed, Apr 4 @ 76ers L 120 - 121
Fri, Apr 6 vs Cavaliers W 112 - 110
Sat, Apr 7 vs Spurs W 123 - 106
Sun, Apr 8 @ Bullets W 112 - 102
Playoffs
Eastern Conference First Round
Wed, Apr 11 vs Hawks L 106 - 109
Fri, Apr 13 @ Hawks L 91 - 100

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