1977-1978 Philadelphia 76ers

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55-27 Lost Conf Finals
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1977-78 Philadelphia 76ers

What was the record of the 1977-78 Philadelphia 76ers?

The Philadelphia 76ers finished the regular season with a 55-27 record. They went 37-4 at home and 18-23 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Philadelphia 76ers went 61-31. Their final game was a loss in the Eastern Conference Finals to the Washington Bullets.

What division did the 1977-78 Philadelphia 76ers play in?

The 1977-78 Philadelphia 76ers played in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1977-78 Philadelphia 76ers record by month?

The 1977-78 Philadelphia 76ers had their best month in November, when they went 14-2 and had a 87.5% win percentage. Their worst month was April, when they went 2-5 and had a 28.6% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '77 2-3 40% +17
November '77 14-2 87.5% +125
December '77 6-6 50% +17
January '78 10-3 76.9% +91
February '78 9-5 64.3% +36
March '78 12-3 80% +136
April '78 2-5 28.6% 0

Did the 1977-78 Philadelphia 76ers make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Philadelphia 76ers made the Playoffs in 1978. They won their first series against the New York Knicks in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. They eventually lost against the Washington Bullets in the Eastern Conference Finals.

What was the point differential for the 1977-78 Philadelphia 76ers?

The Philadelphia 76ers finished the regular season with a point differential of +422. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the 76ers could have been expected to have about 53.7 wins, or a 54-28 record in the regular season.

How did the 1977-78 Philadelphia 76ers perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1977-78 Philadelphia 76ers went 12-11.

How did the 1977-78 Philadelphia 76ers perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1977-78 Philadelphia 76ers went 2-4 in overtime games.

How did the 1977-78 Philadelphia 76ers perform in overtime games in the playoffs?

In the playoffs, the 1977-78 Philadelphia 76ers went 0-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1977-78 Philadelphia 76ers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1977-78 Philadelphia 76ers was a 10 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1977-78 Philadelphia 76ers?

The longest losing streak that the Philadelphia 76ers had during the 1977-78 regular season was 4 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1977-78 Philadelphia 76ers Schedule

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Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Wed, Oct 19, 1977 vs Detroit Pistons Win 113 - 96
Sat, Oct 22, 1977 vs New Orleans Jazz Loss 103 - 104 OT
Tue, Oct 25, 1977 vs Kansas City Kings Win 112 - 104
Fri, Oct 28, 1977 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 94 - 98
Sat, Oct 29, 1977 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 110 - 113
Wed, Nov 2, 1977 vs Chicago Bulls Loss 102 - 103
Fri, Nov 4, 1977 @ New Jersey Nets Win 107 - 104
Sat, Nov 5, 1977 vs Denver Nuggets Win 132 - 101
Wed, Nov 9, 1977 vs New Jersey Nets Win 130 - 107
Fri, Nov 11, 1977 vs New York Knicks Win 127 - 119
Sat, Nov 12, 1977 @ Washington Bullets Loss 98 - 116
Tue, Nov 15, 1977 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 114 - 93
Wed, Nov 16, 1977 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 101 - 96
Fri, Nov 18, 1977 @ Boston Celtics Win 121 - 112
Sat, Nov 19, 1977 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 111 - 100
Tue, Nov 22, 1977 vs Houston Rockets Win 105 - 99
Wed, Nov 23, 1977 @ Detroit Pistons Win 106 - 105
Fri, Nov 25, 1977 vs Golden State Warriors Win 125 - 119 OT
Sat, Nov 26, 1977 @ Buffalo Braves Win 112 - 107
Tue, Nov 29, 1977 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 129 - 117
Wed, Nov 30, 1977 @ New Orleans Jazz Win 117 - 114
Sat, Dec 3, 1977 @ Houston Rockets Loss 116 - 120 OT
Wed, Dec 7, 1977 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 122 - 100
Fri, Dec 9, 1977 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 120 - 116
Sat, Dec 10, 1977 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 108 - 114 OT
Tue, Dec 13, 1977 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 117 - 129
Wed, Dec 14, 1977 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 99 - 108
Fri, Dec 16, 1977 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 110 - 115
Sat, Dec 17, 1977 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 129 - 116
Wed, Dec 21, 1977 vs Phoenix Suns Win 125 - 119
Sun, Dec 25, 1977 @ New York Knicks Loss 110 - 113
Wed, Dec 28, 1977 vs Chicago Bulls Win 129 - 125 OT
Fri, Dec 30, 1977 vs Washington Bullets Win 126 - 119
Wed, Jan 4, 1978 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 108 - 93
Fri, Jan 6, 1978 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 123 - 110
Sun, Jan 8, 1978 vs Boston Celtics Win 94 - 91
Tue, Jan 10, 1978 vs Houston Rockets Win 95 - 80
Fri, Jan 13, 1978 vs Buffalo Braves Win 118 - 93
Sat, Jan 14, 1978 @ New Jersey Nets Win 136 - 120
Wed, Jan 18, 1978 @ Kansas City Kings Win 126 - 106
Thu, Jan 19, 1978 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 109 - 117
Sun, Jan 22, 1978 vs Golden State Warriors Win 99 - 87
Tue, Jan 24, 1978 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 102 - 117
Wed, Jan 25, 1978 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 128 - 125
Fri, Jan 27, 1978 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 101 - 110
Sun, Jan 29, 1978 @ Denver Nuggets Win 118 - 117
Wed, Feb 1, 1978 vs Denver Nuggets Win 104 - 101
Fri, Feb 3, 1978 vs Indiana Pacers Win 116 - 104
Tue, Feb 7, 1978 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 106 - 108
Wed, Feb 8, 1978 vs New Orleans Jazz Win 117 - 104
Fri, Feb 10, 1978 @ Buffalo Braves Loss 110 - 116
Sun, Feb 12, 1978 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 109 - 99
Tue, Feb 14, 1978 @ Indiana Pacers Win 119 - 116
Wed, Feb 15, 1978 @ Detroit Pistons Win 116 - 113
Fri, Feb 17, 1978 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 125 - 116
Sun, Feb 19, 1978 vs New Jersey Nets Win 120 - 110
Tue, Feb 21, 1978 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 127 - 114
Sat, Feb 25, 1978 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 115 - 124
Sun, Feb 26, 1978 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 97 - 99
Tue, Feb 28, 1978 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 92 - 113
Wed, Mar 1, 1978 @ Golden State Warriors Win 125 - 119
Fri, Mar 3, 1978 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 95 - 96
Sun, Mar 5, 1978 @ Phoenix Suns Win 104 - 92
Wed, Mar 8, 1978 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 108 - 97
Fri, Mar 10, 1978 vs Boston Celtics Win 120 - 109
Sun, Mar 12, 1978 @ Boston Celtics Win 105 - 103
Wed, Mar 15, 1978 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 113 - 93
Fri, Mar 17, 1978 vs Kansas City Kings Win 123 - 112
Sat, Mar 18, 1978 @ New York Knicks Win 141 - 127
Sun, Mar 19, 1978 vs New York Knicks Win 125 - 118
Wed, Mar 22, 1978 @ Kansas City Kings Loss 108 - 120
Fri, Mar 24, 1978 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 131 - 122
Sun, Mar 26, 1978 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 116 - 100
Wed, Mar 29, 1978 vs Buffalo Braves Win 149 - 118
Fri, Mar 31, 1978 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 110 - 111 OT
Sat, Apr 1, 1978 @ Houston Rockets Loss 112 - 116
Sun, Apr 2, 1978 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 107 - 111
Tue, Apr 4, 1978 @ New Orleans Jazz Loss 119 - 120
Wed, Apr 5, 1978 vs Detroit Pistons Win 126 - 115
Fri, Apr 7, 1978 vs Indiana Pacers Loss 118 - 127
Sat, Apr 8, 1978 vs Washington Bullets Win 131 - 114
Sun, Apr 9, 1978 @ Washington Bullets Loss 113 - 123
Playoffs
Eastern Conference Semifinals (Won 4 - 0)
Sun, Apr 16, 1978 vs New York Knicks Win 130 - 90
Tue, Apr 18, 1978 vs New York Knicks Win 119 - 100
Thu, Apr 20, 1978 @ New York Knicks Win 137 - 126
Sun, Apr 23, 1978 @ New York Knicks Win 112 - 107
Eastern Conference Finals (Lost 2 - 4)
Sun, Apr 30, 1978 vs Washington Bullets Loss 117 - 122 OT
Wed, May 3, 1978 vs Washington Bullets Win 110 - 104
Fri, May 5, 1978 @ Washington Bullets Loss 108 - 123
Sun, May 7, 1978 @ Washington Bullets Loss 105 - 121
Wed, May 10, 1978 vs Washington Bullets Win 107 - 94
Fri, May 12, 1978 @ Washington Bullets Loss 99 - 101

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