1975-1976 Phoenix Suns

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42-40 Lost Finals
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1975-76 Phoenix Suns

What was the record of the 1975-76 Phoenix Suns?

The Phoenix Suns finished the regular season with a 42-40 record. They went 27-14 at home and 15-26 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Phoenix Suns went 52-49. Their final game was a loss in the Finals to the Boston Celtics.

What division did the 1975-76 Phoenix Suns play in?

The 1975-76 Phoenix Suns played in the Pacific Division of the Western Conference.

What was the 1975-76 Phoenix Suns record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1975-76 Phoenix Suns had their best month in March, when they went 12-5 and had a 70.6% win percentage. Their worst month was January, when they went 4-13 and had a 23.5% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '75 1-1 50% -13
November '75 6-6 50% +39
December '75 8-7 53.3% +35
January '76 4-13 23.5% -86
February '76 8-5 61.5% +72
March '76 12-5 70.6% +7
April '76 3-3 50% -4

Did the 1975-76 Phoenix Suns Win The NBA Title?

No. While the 1975-76 Phoenix Suns did play in the NBA Finals, they lost to the Boston Celtics.

What was the point differential for the 1975-76 Phoenix Suns?

The Phoenix Suns finished the regular season with a point differential of +50. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Suns could have been expected to have about 42.7 wins, or a 43-39 record in the regular season.

How did the 1975-76 Phoenix Suns perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1975-76 Phoenix Suns went 10-11.

How did the 1975-76 Phoenix Suns perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1975-76 Phoenix Suns went 2-5 in overtime games.

How did the 1975-76 Phoenix Suns perform in overtime games in the playoffs?

In the playoffs, the 1975-76 Phoenix Suns went 1-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1975-76 Phoenix Suns?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1975-76 Phoenix Suns was a 7 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1975-76 Phoenix Suns?

The longest losing streak that the Phoenix Suns had during the 1975-76 regular season was 7 games, which happened once during the season.

1975-76 Phoenix Suns Schedule

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Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Sat, Oct 25, 1975 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 89 - 88
Sun, Oct 26, 1975 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 99 - 113
Sat, Nov 1, 1975 @ Kansas City Kings Loss 100 - 106
Tue, Nov 4, 1975 @ Chicago Bulls Win 96 - 80
Fri, Nov 7, 1975 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 99 - 103
Sat, Nov 8, 1975 @ Buffalo Braves Loss 105 - 110
Tue, Nov 11, 1975 vs New York Knicks Win 112 - 81
Thu, Nov 13, 1975 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 106 - 103
Fri, Nov 14, 1975 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 107 - 114
Wed, Nov 19, 1975 vs Milwaukee Bucks Loss 94 - 96
Fri, Nov 21, 1975 vs Houston Rockets Win 107 - 92
Wed, Nov 26, 1975 vs Buffalo Braves Win 107 - 106
Fri, Nov 28, 1975 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 110 - 101
Sat, Nov 29, 1975 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 100 - 112
Tue, Dec 2, 1975 vs Golden State Warriors Win 115 - 98
Fri, Dec 5, 1975 vs Washington Bullets Loss 87 - 92
Sun, Dec 7, 1975 vs Chicago Bulls Win 114 - 97
Tue, Dec 9, 1975 @ New Orleans Jazz Win 104 - 89
Wed, Dec 10, 1975 @ Houston Rockets Win 105 - 91
Thu, Dec 11, 1975 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 106 - 110
Sat, Dec 13, 1975 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 116 - 108
Sun, Dec 14, 1975 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 105 - 96
Wed, Dec 17, 1975 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 116 - 111
Fri, Dec 19, 1975 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 124 - 128 OT2
Sun, Dec 21, 1975 vs New Orleans Jazz Loss 107 - 120
Thu, Dec 25, 1975 vs Kansas City Kings Win 122 - 111
Fri, Dec 26, 1975 vs Boston Celtics Loss 106 - 112
Sun, Dec 28, 1975 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 85 - 88
Tue, Dec 30, 1975 @ New York Knicks Loss 88 - 114
Thu, Jan 1, 1976 @ Washington Bullets Loss 103 - 114
Sat, Jan 3, 1976 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 100 - 89
Sun, Jan 4, 1976 @ Kansas City Kings Loss 86 - 98
Wed, Jan 7, 1976 vs Golden State Warriors Loss 110 - 114
Thu, Jan 8, 1976 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 113 - 129
Fri, Jan 9, 1976 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 110 - 112 OT
Sun, Jan 11, 1976 vs New York Knicks Loss 98 - 99
Thu, Jan 15, 1976 vs Buffalo Braves Loss 119 - 126
Sat, Jan 17, 1976 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 85 - 105
Sun, Jan 18, 1976 @ Detroit Pistons Win 122 - 118
Tue, Jan 20, 1976 @ Buffalo Braves Loss 103 - 112
Wed, Jan 21, 1976 @ Boston Celtics Loss 100 - 114
Fri, Jan 23, 1976 vs Houston Rockets Win 124 - 115
Sat, Jan 24, 1976 vs Washington Bullets Loss 84 - 100
Wed, Jan 28, 1976 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 118 - 121
Thu, Jan 29, 1976 vs Milwaukee Bucks Loss 96 - 105
Sat, Jan 31, 1976 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 119 - 105
Fri, Feb 6, 1976 vs Golden State Warriors Win 118 - 111
Sun, Feb 8, 1976 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 107 - 101 OT
Wed, Feb 11, 1976 vs Detroit Pistons Win 123 - 94
Fri, Feb 13, 1976 vs Boston Celtics Loss 108 - 109
Sat, Feb 14, 1976 vs New Orleans Jazz Win 112 - 93
Tue, Feb 17, 1976 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 111 - 114 OT
Wed, Feb 18, 1976 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 94 - 105
Fri, Feb 20, 1976 @ New Orleans Jazz Win 103 - 102
Sat, Feb 21, 1976 @ Houston Rockets Win 110 - 108 OT
Tue, Feb 24, 1976 vs Kansas City Kings Loss 117 - 120 OT
Thu, Feb 26, 1976 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 115 - 97
Sat, Feb 28, 1976 @ Washington Bullets Loss 89 - 92
Sun, Feb 29, 1976 @ Detroit Pistons Win 109 - 98
Wed, Mar 3, 1976 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 108 - 92
Fri, Mar 5, 1976 vs Chicago Bulls Win 99 - 97
Sat, Mar 6, 1976 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 99 - 118
Sun, Mar 7, 1976 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 106 - 84
Wed, Mar 10, 1976 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 108 - 125
Thu, Mar 11, 1976 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 104 - 99
Sat, Mar 13, 1976 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 77 - 99
Sun, Mar 14, 1976 @ Milwaukee Bucks Win 108 - 106
Tue, Mar 16, 1976 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 87 - 120
Thu, Mar 18, 1976 vs Detroit Pistons Win 106 - 100
Sat, Mar 20, 1976 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 106 - 93
Tue, Mar 23, 1976 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 104 - 97
Thu, Mar 25, 1976 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 107 - 98
Sat, Mar 27, 1976 vs Kansas City Kings Win 117 - 100
Sun, Mar 28, 1976 @ Los Angeles Lakers Win 100 - 97
Tue, Mar 30, 1976 @ New York Knicks Win 113 - 97
Wed, Mar 31, 1976 @ Boston Celtics Loss 102 - 122
Fri, Apr 2, 1976 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 106 - 103
Sat, Apr 3, 1976 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 97 - 112
Sun, Apr 4, 1976 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 89 - 117
Tue, Apr 6, 1976 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 106 - 111 OT
Thu, Apr 8, 1976 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 113 - 98
Sat, Apr 10, 1976 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 121 - 95
Playoffs
Western Conference Semifinals (Won 4 - 2)
Tue, Apr 13, 1976 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 99 - 102
Thu, Apr 15, 1976 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 116 - 111
Sun, Apr 18, 1976 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 103 - 91
Tue, Apr 20, 1976 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 130 - 114
Sun, Apr 25, 1976 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 108 - 114
Tue, Apr 27, 1976 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 123 - 112
Western Conference Finals (Won 4 - 3)
Sun, May 2, 1976 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 103 - 128
Wed, May 5, 1976 @ Golden State Warriors Win 108 - 101
Fri, May 7, 1976 vs Golden State Warriors Loss 91 - 99
Sun, May 9, 1976 vs Golden State Warriors Win 133 - 129 OT2
Wed, May 12, 1976 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 95 - 111
Fri, May 14, 1976 vs Golden State Warriors Win 105 - 104
Sun, May 16, 1976 @ Golden State Warriors Win 94 - 86
Finals (Lost 2 - 4)
Sun, May 23, 1976 @ Boston Celtics Loss 87 - 98
Thu, May 27, 1976 @ Boston Celtics Loss 90 - 105
Sun, May 30, 1976 vs Boston Celtics Win 105 - 98
Wed, Jun 2, 1976 vs Boston Celtics Win 109 - 107
Fri, Jun 4, 1976 @ Boston Celtics Loss 126 - 128 OT3
Sun, Jun 6, 1976 vs Boston Celtics Loss 80 - 87

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