1978-1979 Portland Trail Blazers

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Season Overview

45-37 Lost First Round
Record Outcome

1978-79 Portland Trail Blazers

What was the record of the 1978-79 Portland Trail Blazers?

The Portland Trail Blazers finished the regular season with a 45-37 record. They went 33-8 at home and 12-29 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Portland Trail Blazers went 46-39. Their final game was a loss in the Western Conference First Round to the Phoenix Suns.

What division did the 1978-79 Portland Trail Blazers play in?

The 1978-79 Portland Trail Blazers played in the Pacific Division of the Western Conference.

What was the 1978-79 Portland Trail Blazers record by month?

The 1978-79 Portland Trail Blazers had their best month in March, when they went 12-4 and had a 75% win percentage. Their worst month was January, when they went 5-9 and had a 35.7% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '78 4-4 50% -2
November '78 9-6 60% +8
December '78 5-6 45.5% -36
January '79 5-9 35.7% +8
February '79 8-5 61.5% +53
March '79 12-4 75% +82
April '79 2-3 40% -10

Did the 1978-79 Portland Trail Blazers make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Portland Trail Blazers made the Playoffs in 1979. They lost their only series against the Phoenix Suns in the Western Conference First Round.

What was the point differential for the 1978-79 Portland Trail Blazers?

The Portland Trail Blazers finished the regular season with a point differential of +103. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Trail Blazers could have been expected to have about 44.3 wins, or a 44-38 record in the regular season.

How did the 1978-79 Portland Trail Blazers perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1978-79 Portland Trail Blazers went 12-16.

How did the 1978-79 Portland Trail Blazers perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1978-79 Portland Trail Blazers went 1-3 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1978-79 Portland Trail Blazers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1978-79 Portland Trail Blazers was a 5 game winning streak on 4 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1978-79 Portland Trail Blazers?

The longest losing streak that the Portland Trail Blazers had during the 1978-79 regular season was 6 games, which happened once during the season.

1978-79 Portland Trail Blazers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Sun, Oct 15, 1978 vs Chicago Bulls Loss 97 - 108
Tue, Oct 17, 1978 vs Kansas City Kings Win 115 - 112
Wed, Oct 18, 1978 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 113 - 125
Fri, Oct 20, 1978 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 108 - 111
Sun, Oct 22, 1978 vs Phoenix Suns Loss 116 - 124
Tue, Oct 24, 1978 vs Washington Bullets Win 104 - 102
Sat, Oct 28, 1978 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 106 - 95
Tue, Oct 31, 1978 vs Detroit Pistons Win 112 - 96
Fri, Nov 3, 1978 vs San Diego Clippers Win 119 - 98
Sun, Nov 5, 1978 vs New York Knicks Win 111 - 96
Tue, Nov 7, 1978 @ Washington Bullets Loss 103 - 143
Wed, Nov 8, 1978 @ Boston Celtics Win 112 - 109
Fri, Nov 10, 1978 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 86 - 91
Sun, Nov 12, 1978 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 98 - 91
Tue, Nov 14, 1978 vs New Orleans Jazz Win 123 - 103
Sat, Nov 18, 1978 vs Indiana Pacers Win 123 - 111
Sun, Nov 19, 1978 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 85 - 88
Tue, Nov 21, 1978 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 93 - 123
Wed, Nov 22, 1978 @ Kansas City Kings Loss 96 - 115
Fri, Nov 24, 1978 vs Chicago Bulls Loss 99 - 100
Sat, Nov 25, 1978 vs Houston Rockets Win 127 - 105
Tue, Nov 28, 1978 vs Boston Celtics Win 102 - 97
Thu, Nov 30, 1978 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 98 - 97
Sat, Dec 2, 1978 @ New York Knicks Loss 77 - 111
Wed, Dec 6, 1978 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 109 - 115
Fri, Dec 8, 1978 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 99 - 100
Sat, Dec 9, 1978 @ Houston Rockets Loss 110 - 116
Tue, Dec 12, 1978 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 117 - 115
Fri, Dec 15, 1978 @ Denver Nuggets Win 116 - 113
Sun, Dec 17, 1978 vs Denver Nuggets Win 123 - 110
Sat, Dec 23, 1978 vs Washington Bullets Win 114 - 109
Mon, Dec 25, 1978 vs Golden State Warriors Win 115 - 102
Thu, Dec 28, 1978 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 127 - 129 OT
Fri, Dec 29, 1978 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 95 - 118
Tue, Jan 2, 1979 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 108 - 109
Fri, Jan 5, 1979 vs Detroit Pistons Win 98 - 96
Tue, Jan 9, 1979 vs Indiana Pacers Loss 104 - 112
Thu, Jan 11, 1979 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 101 - 104
Fri, Jan 12, 1979 @ Boston Celtics Loss 125 - 128
Sun, Jan 14, 1979 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 106 - 112
Wed, Jan 17, 1979 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 110 - 111
Fri, Jan 19, 1979 @ New Orleans Jazz Loss 101 - 107
Sat, Jan 20, 1979 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 118 - 113
Wed, Jan 24, 1979 @ San Diego Clippers Loss 121 - 122
Thu, Jan 25, 1979 vs Golden State Warriors Win 108 - 103
Sun, Jan 28, 1979 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 116 - 94
Tue, Jan 30, 1979 vs Denver Nuggets Win 82 - 76
Wed, Jan 31, 1979 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 112 - 115
Fri, Feb 2, 1979 vs New Jersey Nets Win 117 - 100
Tue, Feb 6, 1979 vs Phoenix Suns Win 110 - 93
Fri, Feb 9, 1979 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 125 - 106
Sun, Feb 11, 1979 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 91 - 87
Tue, Feb 13, 1979 vs New Orleans Jazz Win 120 - 101
Thu, Feb 15, 1979 @ Houston Rockets Loss 116 - 119
Fri, Feb 16, 1979 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 120 - 121 OT
Sun, Feb 18, 1979 vs Boston Celtics Win 111 - 104
Tue, Feb 20, 1979 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 97 - 99
Wed, Feb 21, 1979 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 83 - 106
Fri, Feb 23, 1979 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 99 - 110
Sun, Feb 25, 1979 @ Detroit Pistons Win 126 - 119 OT
Tue, Feb 27, 1979 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 118 - 115
Fri, Mar 2, 1979 vs Houston Rockets Loss 98 - 118
Sun, Mar 4, 1979 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 106 - 102
Tue, Mar 6, 1979 @ New York Knicks Win 118 - 110
Wed, Mar 7, 1979 @ New Orleans Jazz Win 103 - 102
Fri, Mar 9, 1979 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 116 - 125
Sun, Mar 11, 1979 @ Kansas City Kings Win 115 - 100
Tue, Mar 13, 1979 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 103 - 82
Wed, Mar 14, 1979 @ San Diego Clippers Loss 105 - 110
Sat, Mar 17, 1979 vs New Jersey Nets Win 124 - 113
Tue, Mar 20, 1979 vs San Diego Clippers Win 115 - 109
Wed, Mar 21, 1979 @ Los Angeles Lakers Win 114 - 110
Sat, Mar 24, 1979 vs Kansas City Kings Win 100 - 98
Sun, Mar 25, 1979 vs Milwaukee Bucks Loss 110 - 122 OT
Tue, Mar 27, 1979 vs New York Knicks Win 123 - 112
Thu, Mar 29, 1979 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 120 - 103
Fri, Mar 30, 1979 @ Washington Bullets Win 132 - 104
Sun, Apr 1, 1979 @ Milwaukee Bucks Win 109 - 107
Tue, Apr 3, 1979 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 106 - 102
Wed, Apr 4, 1979 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 95 - 106
Fri, Apr 6, 1979 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 87 - 91
Sat, Apr 7, 1979 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 98 - 99
Playoffs
Western Conference First Round (Lost 1 - 2)
Tue, Apr 10, 1979 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 103 - 107
Fri, Apr 13, 1979 vs Phoenix Suns Win 96 - 92
Sun, Apr 15, 1979 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 91 - 101

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