1978-1979 Kansas City Kings

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Season Overview

48-34 Lost Conf Semi
Record Outcome

1978-79 Kansas City Kings

What was the record of the 1978-79 Kansas City Kings?

The Kansas City Kings finished the regular season with a 48-34 record. They went 32-9 at home and 16-25 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Kansas City Kings went 49-38. Their final game was a loss in the Western Conference Semifinals to the Phoenix Suns.

What division did the 1978-79 Kansas City Kings play in?

The 1978-79 Kansas City Kings played in the Midwest Division of the Western Conference.

What was the 1978-79 Kansas City Kings record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1978-79 Kansas City Kings had their best month in November, when they went 8-3 and had a 72.7% win percentage. Their worst month was March, when they went 5-10 and had a 33.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '78 4-5 44.4% +2
November '78 8-3 72.7% +68
December '78 8-6 57.1% +37
January '79 10-6 62.5% +61
February '79 10-4 71.4% +93
March '79 5-10 33.3% -38
April '79 3-0 100% +13

Did the 1978-79 Kansas City Kings make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Kansas City Kings made the Playoffs in 1979. They lost their only series against the Phoenix Suns in the Western Conference Semifinals.

What was the point differential for the 1978-79 Kansas City Kings?

The Kansas City Kings finished the regular season with a point differential of +236. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Kings could have been expected to have about 48.3 wins, or a 48-34 record in the regular season.

How did the 1978-79 Kansas City Kings perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1978-79 Kansas City Kings went 8-11.

How did the 1978-79 Kansas City Kings perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1978-79 Kansas City Kings went 3-4 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1978-79 Kansas City Kings?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1978-79 Kansas City Kings was a 5 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1978-79 Kansas City Kings?

The longest losing streak that the Kansas City Kings had during the 1978-79 regular season was 5 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1978-79 Kansas City Kings Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Sun, Oct 15, 1978 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 105 - 115
Tue, Oct 17, 1978 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 112 - 115
Thu, Oct 19, 1978 vs Houston Rockets Win 108 - 103
Sat, Oct 21, 1978 vs Milwaukee Bucks Loss 99 - 103
Tue, Oct 24, 1978 @ Chicago Bulls Win 123 - 117
Wed, Oct 25, 1978 vs New Orleans Jazz Win 114 - 109
Fri, Oct 27, 1978 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 102 - 107
Sat, Oct 28, 1978 vs Phoenix Suns Win 112 - 102
Tue, Oct 31, 1978 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 112 - 114
Wed, Nov 1, 1978 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 122 - 107
Fri, Nov 3, 1978 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 108 - 115
Sat, Nov 4, 1978 vs Denver Nuggets Win 109 - 107
Wed, Nov 8, 1978 @ Golden State Warriors Win 105 - 97
Fri, Nov 10, 1978 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 127 - 136
Sat, Nov 11, 1978 @ Denver Nuggets Win 117 - 113
Wed, Nov 15, 1978 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 109 - 100
Sat, Nov 18, 1978 vs New Jersey Nets Win 114 - 100
Wed, Nov 22, 1978 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 115 - 96
Sat, Nov 25, 1978 vs San Diego Clippers Loss 86 - 87
Thu, Nov 30, 1978 vs Boston Celtics Win 108 - 94
Sat, Dec 2, 1978 @ Washington Bullets Win 110 - 109
Tue, Dec 5, 1978 @ New York Knicks Win 105 - 92
Wed, Dec 6, 1978 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 106 - 114
Sat, Dec 9, 1978 vs Detroit Pistons Win 132 - 108
Wed, Dec 13, 1978 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 100 - 120
Fri, Dec 15, 1978 @ Boston Celtics Win 105 - 101
Sat, Dec 16, 1978 vs New Orleans Jazz Win 128 - 100
Wed, Dec 20, 1978 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 114 - 95
Fri, Dec 22, 1978 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 103 - 123
Sat, Dec 23, 1978 @ Milwaukee Bucks Win 122 - 117 OT
Tue, Dec 26, 1978 vs Houston Rockets Loss 102 - 109
Wed, Dec 27, 1978 vs Boston Celtics Loss 103 - 112
Fri, Dec 29, 1978 @ New Jersey Nets Win 137 - 126
Sat, Dec 30, 1978 @ New York Knicks Loss 108 - 112
Tue, Jan 2, 1979 vs Denver Nuggets Loss 97 - 99
Wed, Jan 3, 1979 @ Denver Nuggets Win 108 - 101
Thu, Jan 4, 1979 vs San Diego Clippers Win 108 - 99
Sat, Jan 6, 1979 vs Indiana Pacers Win 120 - 99
Tue, Jan 9, 1979 @ Houston Rockets Loss 110 - 126
Thu, Jan 11, 1979 vs Golden State Warriors Win 94 - 89
Sun, Jan 14, 1979 vs New York Knicks Win 124 - 104
Tue, Jan 16, 1979 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 86 - 79
Wed, Jan 17, 1979 @ Boston Celtics Win 120 - 99
Fri, Jan 19, 1979 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 115 - 113
Sat, Jan 20, 1979 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 110 - 122
Tue, Jan 23, 1979 @ New Orleans Jazz Loss 116 - 118
Wed, Jan 24, 1979 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 95 - 124
Fri, Jan 26, 1979 vs Washington Bullets Win 142 - 128
Sun, Jan 28, 1979 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 137 - 109
Wed, Jan 31, 1979 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 118 - 130
Fri, Feb 2, 1979 vs Detroit Pistons Win 130 - 114
Wed, Feb 7, 1979 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 124 - 108
Fri, Feb 9, 1979 @ Chicago Bulls Win 124 - 114
Sun, Feb 11, 1979 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 104 - 103
Tue, Feb 13, 1979 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 102 - 111
Wed, Feb 14, 1979 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 108 - 106
Fri, Feb 16, 1979 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 119 - 104
Sun, Feb 18, 1979 vs Chicago Bulls Win 130 - 107
Wed, Feb 21, 1979 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 133 - 117
Thu, Feb 22, 1979 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 107 - 111
Fri, Feb 23, 1979 vs Phoenix Suns Win 121 - 112
Sun, Feb 25, 1979 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 114 - 106
Tue, Feb 27, 1979 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 114 - 122
Wed, Feb 28, 1979 @ San Diego Clippers Loss 120 - 122
Fri, Mar 2, 1979 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 125 - 129 OT
Sun, Mar 4, 1979 vs Golden State Warriors Loss 110 - 111 OT
Wed, Mar 7, 1979 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 120 - 122 OT
Fri, Mar 9, 1979 vs Washington Bullets Win 121 - 116
Sun, Mar 11, 1979 vs Portland Trail Blazers Loss 100 - 115
Wed, Mar 14, 1979 @ Houston Rockets Loss 107 - 129
Fri, Mar 16, 1979 @ New Orleans Jazz Win 120 - 112
Sun, Mar 18, 1979 vs Chicago Bulls Win 114 - 103
Wed, Mar 21, 1979 vs San Antonio Spurs Loss 116 - 123
Fri, Mar 23, 1979 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 107 - 126
Sat, Mar 24, 1979 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 98 - 100
Sun, Mar 25, 1979 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 101 - 111
Wed, Mar 28, 1979 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 122 - 132 OT
Thu, Mar 29, 1979 @ San Diego Clippers Win 116 - 111
Sat, Mar 31, 1979 vs Indiana Pacers Win 126 - 101
Wed, Apr 4, 1979 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 115 - 111 OT
Fri, Apr 6, 1979 vs New Jersey Nets Win 117 - 114 OT
Sun, Apr 8, 1979 @ Indiana Pacers Win 107 - 101
Playoffs
Western Conference Semifinals (Lost 1 - 4)
Tue, Apr 17, 1979 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 99 - 102
Fri, Apr 20, 1979 vs Phoenix Suns Win 111 - 91
Sun, Apr 22, 1979 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 93 - 108
Wed, Apr 25, 1979 vs Phoenix Suns Loss 94 - 108
Fri, Apr 27, 1979 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 99 - 120

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