1979-1980 Phoenix Suns

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1979-80 Phoenix Suns

What was the record of the 1979-80 Phoenix Suns?

The Phoenix Suns finished the regular season with a 55-27 record. They went 37-5 at home and 18-22 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Phoenix Suns went 58-32. Their final game was a loss in the Western Conference Semifinals to the Los Angeles Lakers.

What division did the 1979-80 Phoenix Suns play in?

The 1979-80 Phoenix Suns played in the Pacific Division of the Western Conference.

What was the 1979-80 Phoenix Suns record by month?

The 1979-80 Phoenix Suns had their best month in March, when they went 12-3 and had a 80% win percentage. Their worst month was February, when they went 8-5 and had a 61.5% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '79 7-4 63.6% +20
November '79 9-5 64.3% +48
December '79 10-5 66.7% +71
January '80 9-5 64.3% +33
February '80 8-5 61.5% +30
March '80 12-3 80% +93

Did the 1979-80 Phoenix Suns make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Phoenix Suns made the Playoffs in 1980. They won their first series against the Kansas City Kings in the Western Conference First Round. They eventually lost against the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference Semifinals.

What was the point differential for the 1979-80 Phoenix Suns?

The Phoenix Suns finished the regular season with a point differential of +295. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Suns could have been expected to have about 50.2 wins, or a 50-32 record in the regular season.

How did the 1979-80 Phoenix Suns perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1979-80 Phoenix Suns went 11-5.

How did the 1979-80 Phoenix Suns perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1979-80 Phoenix Suns went 2-1 in overtime games.

How did the 1979-80 Phoenix Suns perform in overtime games in the playoffs?

In the playoffs, the 1979-80 Phoenix Suns went 0-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1979-80 Phoenix Suns?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1979-80 Phoenix Suns was a 9 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1979-80 Phoenix Suns?

The longest losing streak that the Phoenix Suns had during the 1979-80 regular season was 4 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1979-80 Phoenix Suns Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Oct 12, 1979 vs Golden State Warriors Win 97 - 89
Sun, Oct 14, 1979 vs Chicago Bulls Win 112 - 102
Tue, Oct 16, 1979 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 102 - 86
Fri, Oct 19, 1979 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 94 - 95
Sat, Oct 20, 1979 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 104 - 116
Sun, Oct 21, 1979 @ Kansas City Kings Loss 85 - 122
Tue, Oct 23, 1979 vs Milwaukee Bucks Loss 108 - 114
Wed, Oct 24, 1979 @ Golden State Warriors Win 110 - 108 OT
Fri, Oct 26, 1979 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 92 - 86
Sun, Oct 28, 1979 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 89 - 88
Tue, Oct 30, 1979 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 142 - 109
Fri, Nov 2, 1979 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 110 - 112
Tue, Nov 6, 1979 @ Utah Jazz Win 120 - 107
Wed, Nov 7, 1979 vs San Diego Clippers Loss 102 - 114
Fri, Nov 9, 1979 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 110 - 106
Sun, Nov 11, 1979 vs Denver Nuggets Win 116 - 91
Wed, Nov 14, 1979 vs Indiana Pacers Win 104 - 100
Fri, Nov 16, 1979 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 98 - 97
Sun, Nov 18, 1979 vs Golden State Warriors Loss 95 - 99
Tue, Nov 20, 1979 @ San Diego Clippers Loss 110 - 117
Wed, Nov 21, 1979 vs Kansas City Kings Win 128 - 120
Fri, Nov 23, 1979 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 126 - 112
Sat, Nov 24, 1979 @ Denver Nuggets Win 115 - 101
Sun, Nov 25, 1979 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 87 - 86
Wed, Nov 28, 1979 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 116 - 127
Sat, Dec 1, 1979 vs Chicago Bulls Win 99 - 86
Tue, Dec 4, 1979 @ New York Knicks Loss 114 - 118
Wed, Dec 5, 1979 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 100 - 115
Fri, Dec 7, 1979 @ Boston Celtics Loss 92 - 100
Sat, Dec 8, 1979 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 96 - 117
Tue, Dec 11, 1979 @ Washington Bullets Win 123 - 99
Thu, Dec 13, 1979 vs Houston Rockets Win 121 - 113
Sat, Dec 15, 1979 vs Detroit Pistons Win 126 - 105
Wed, Dec 19, 1979 vs Utah Jazz Win 117 - 99
Fri, Dec 21, 1979 @ Chicago Bulls Win 127 - 117
Sat, Dec 22, 1979 @ Kansas City Kings Win 115 - 111
Sun, Dec 23, 1979 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 106 - 103
Wed, Dec 26, 1979 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 119 - 99
Fri, Dec 28, 1979 vs Kansas City Kings Win 118 - 112
Sun, Dec 30, 1979 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 105 - 113
Wed, Jan 2, 1980 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 109 - 118
Sat, Jan 5, 1980 @ Houston Rockets Loss 110 - 111
Wed, Jan 9, 1980 vs Golden State Warriors Win 113 - 100
Sat, Jan 12, 1980 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 96 - 107
Sun, Jan 13, 1980 vs Utah Jazz Win 106 - 103
Tue, Jan 15, 1980 @ Denver Nuggets Win 107 - 99
Wed, Jan 16, 1980 @ Utah Jazz Win 115 - 108
Thu, Jan 17, 1980 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 101 - 99
Sat, Jan 19, 1980 vs San Diego Clippers Win 137 - 123
Wed, Jan 23, 1980 vs New York Knicks Loss 109 - 119
Fri, Jan 25, 1980 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 110 - 96
Sun, Jan 27, 1980 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 125 - 118
Tue, Jan 29, 1980 @ San Diego Clippers Loss 121 - 133
Wed, Jan 30, 1980 vs Denver Nuggets Win 122 - 114
Wed, Feb 6, 1980 vs Kansas City Kings Win 97 - 95
Fri, Feb 8, 1980 @ Chicago Bulls Win 113 - 109
Sun, Feb 10, 1980 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 107 - 109
Wed, Feb 13, 1980 vs Boston Celtics Win 135 - 134
Fri, Feb 15, 1980 vs Washington Bullets Win 116 - 104
Sun, Feb 17, 1980 vs New Jersey Nets Win 128 - 98
Tue, Feb 19, 1980 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 109 - 128
Thu, Feb 21, 1980 @ Detroit Pistons Win 125 - 116
Fri, Feb 22, 1980 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 104 - 111
Sun, Feb 24, 1980 @ Indiana Pacers Win 113 - 105
Tue, Feb 26, 1980 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 112 - 121
Wed, Feb 27, 1980 vs Milwaukee Bucks Loss 110 - 119 OT
Thu, Feb 28, 1980 @ Utah Jazz Win 111 - 101
Sun, Mar 2, 1980 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 123 - 115
Wed, Mar 5, 1980 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 127 - 111
Fri, Mar 7, 1980 vs Utah Jazz Win 110 - 94
Sun, Mar 9, 1980 vs Chicago Bulls Win 113 - 103 OT
Wed, Mar 12, 1980 @ Golden State Warriors Win 122 - 113
Sat, Mar 15, 1980 @ San Diego Clippers Loss 109 - 120
Sun, Mar 16, 1980 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 106 - 128
Tue, Mar 18, 1980 @ Kansas City Kings Win 112 - 109
Wed, Mar 19, 1980 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 112 - 108
Fri, Mar 21, 1980 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 111 - 100
Sun, Mar 23, 1980 vs Denver Nuggets Win 118 - 102
Tue, Mar 25, 1980 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 95 - 104
Wed, Mar 26, 1980 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 109 - 99
Fri, Mar 28, 1980 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 114 - 100
Sun, Mar 30, 1980 vs San Diego Clippers Win 122 - 104
Playoffs
Western Conference First Round (Won 2 - 1)
Wed, Apr 2, 1980 vs Kansas City Kings Win 96 - 93
Fri, Apr 4, 1980 @ Kansas City Kings Loss 96 - 106
Sun, Apr 6, 1980 vs Kansas City Kings Win 114 - 99
Western Conference Semifinals (Lost 1 - 4)
Tue, Apr 8, 1980 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 110 - 119
Wed, Apr 9, 1980 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 128 - 131 OT
Fri, Apr 11, 1980 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 105 - 108
Sun, Apr 13, 1980 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 127 - 101
Tue, Apr 15, 1980 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 101 - 126

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