1979-1980 Washington Bullets

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39-43 Lost First Round
Record Outcome

1979-80 Washington Bullets

What was the record of the 1979-80 Washington Bullets?

The Washington Bullets finished the regular season with a 39-43 record. They went 24-17 at home and 15-26 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Washington Bullets went 39-45. Their final game was a loss in the Eastern Conference First Round to the Philadelphia 76ers.

What division did the 1979-80 Washington Bullets play in?

The 1979-80 Washington Bullets played in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1979-80 Washington Bullets record by month?

The 1979-80 Washington Bullets had their best month in March, when they went 10-8 and had a 55.6% win percentage. Their worst month was October, when they went 3-5 and had a 37.5% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '79 3-5 37.5% -33
November '79 6-7 46.2% -58
December '79 6-7 46.2% -31
January '80 8-10 44.4% -75
February '80 6-6 50% -34
March '80 10-8 55.6% +22

Did the 1979-80 Washington Bullets make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Washington Bullets made the Playoffs in 1980. They lost their only series against the Philadelphia 76ers in the Eastern Conference First Round.

What was the point differential for the 1979-80 Washington Bullets?

The Washington Bullets finished the regular season with a point differential of -209. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Bullets could have been expected to have about 34.3 wins, or a 34-48 record in the regular season.

How did the 1979-80 Washington Bullets perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1979-80 Washington Bullets went 14-10.

How did the 1979-80 Washington Bullets perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1979-80 Washington Bullets went 5-2 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1979-80 Washington Bullets?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1979-80 Washington Bullets was a 4 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1979-80 Washington Bullets?

The longest losing streak that the Washington Bullets had during the 1979-80 regular season was 6 games, which happened once during the season.

1979-80 Washington Bullets Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Oct 12, 1979 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 92 - 93
Sat, Oct 13, 1979 @ New York Knicks Loss 118 - 125 OT
Wed, Oct 17, 1979 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 100 - 97
Fri, Oct 19, 1979 @ Boston Celtics Loss 93 - 130
Sat, Oct 20, 1979 vs Detroit Pistons Win 117 - 106
Wed, Oct 24, 1979 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 103 - 104
Fri, Oct 26, 1979 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 108 - 118
Wed, Oct 31, 1979 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 114 - 105
Sat, Nov 3, 1979 vs Boston Celtics Loss 97 - 118
Fri, Nov 9, 1979 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 125 - 116
Sat, Nov 10, 1979 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 105 - 109
Tue, Nov 13, 1979 @ New York Knicks Win 111 - 107
Wed, Nov 14, 1979 vs Chicago Bulls Win 118 - 105
Fri, Nov 16, 1979 @ New Jersey Nets Win 92 - 91
Sat, Nov 17, 1979 vs Utah Jazz Win 111 - 103
Wed, Nov 21, 1979 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 103 - 122
Fri, Nov 23, 1979 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 108 - 128
Sat, Nov 24, 1979 @ Houston Rockets Win 105 - 103
Tue, Nov 27, 1979 vs Denver Nuggets Loss 91 - 96
Wed, Nov 28, 1979 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 102 - 120
Fri, Nov 30, 1979 vs Indiana Pacers Loss 91 - 99
Sat, Dec 1, 1979 vs New Jersey Nets Win 104 - 100
Wed, Dec 5, 1979 vs New York Knicks Loss 104 - 107
Sat, Dec 8, 1979 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 96 - 95
Tue, Dec 11, 1979 vs Phoenix Suns Loss 99 - 123
Thu, Dec 13, 1979 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 115 - 113 OT
Fri, Dec 14, 1979 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 109 - 111
Sat, Dec 15, 1979 @ Chicago Bulls Win 115 - 113 OT
Wed, Dec 19, 1979 vs Kansas City Kings Loss 97 - 107
Sat, Dec 22, 1979 vs Houston Rockets Win 122 - 114
Tue, Dec 25, 1979 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 92 - 95
Wed, Dec 26, 1979 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 104 - 116
Thu, Dec 27, 1979 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 117 - 108
Sat, Dec 29, 1979 vs San Diego Clippers Loss 90 - 93
Tue, Jan 1, 1980 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 99 - 109
Wed, Jan 2, 1980 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 139 - 134
Fri, Jan 4, 1980 @ Golden State Warriors Win 117 - 105
Sat, Jan 5, 1980 @ Utah Jazz Win 108 - 107
Wed, Jan 9, 1980 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 103 - 101
Fri, Jan 11, 1980 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 106 - 119
Sun, Jan 13, 1980 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 127 - 95
Tue, Jan 15, 1980 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 100 - 120
Thu, Jan 17, 1980 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 107 - 110
Fri, Jan 18, 1980 @ Houston Rockets Loss 111 - 134
Sat, Jan 19, 1980 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 117 - 130
Tue, Jan 22, 1980 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 91 - 114
Thu, Jan 24, 1980 vs New Jersey Nets Loss 87 - 98
Fri, Jan 25, 1980 @ Boston Celtics Win 118 - 107
Sun, Jan 27, 1980 vs Golden State Warriors Win 116 - 107
Tue, Jan 29, 1980 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 82 - 98
Wed, Jan 30, 1980 vs Indiana Pacers Win 120 - 119
Thu, Jan 31, 1980 vs Boston Celtics Loss 103 - 119
Thu, Feb 7, 1980 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 104 - 134
Fri, Feb 8, 1980 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 90 - 115
Sun, Feb 10, 1980 @ Kansas City Kings Loss 106 - 108 OT
Tue, Feb 12, 1980 @ Denver Nuggets Win 128 - 111
Wed, Feb 13, 1980 @ San Diego Clippers Win 108 - 103
Fri, Feb 15, 1980 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 104 - 116
Sun, Feb 17, 1980 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 107 - 111
Thu, Feb 21, 1980 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 118 - 115
Fri, Feb 22, 1980 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 123 - 117
Sun, Feb 24, 1980 vs New York Knicks Win 112 - 97
Wed, Feb 27, 1980 @ Houston Rockets Loss 97 - 110
Thu, Feb 28, 1980 vs Houston Rockets Win 105 - 99
Sun, Mar 2, 1980 vs Indiana Pacers Win 118 - 104
Tue, Mar 4, 1980 vs Detroit Pistons Win 135 - 107
Thu, Mar 6, 1980 vs New Jersey Nets Loss 96 - 122
Fri, Mar 7, 1980 @ Detroit Pistons Win 106 - 105
Sun, Mar 9, 1980 @ Boston Celtics Win 133 - 128 OT
Tue, Mar 11, 1980 vs San Antonio Spurs Loss 104 - 111
Wed, Mar 12, 1980 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 98 - 105
Fri, Mar 14, 1980 vs Houston Rockets Win 92 - 85
Sun, Mar 16, 1980 vs New York Knicks Loss 124 - 133
Tue, Mar 18, 1980 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 94 - 100
Wed, Mar 19, 1980 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 93 - 109
Thu, Mar 20, 1980 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 119 - 113 OT
Sat, Mar 22, 1980 @ New York Knicks Win 122 - 113
Sun, Mar 23, 1980 vs Detroit Pistons Win 119 - 114
Tue, Mar 25, 1980 vs Boston Celtics Loss 95 - 96
Thu, Mar 27, 1980 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 111 - 118
Fri, Mar 28, 1980 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 100 - 80
Sun, Mar 30, 1980 @ New Jersey Nets Win 93 - 87
Playoffs
Eastern Conference First Round (Lost 0 - 2)
Wed, Apr 2, 1980 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 96 - 111
Fri, Apr 4, 1980 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 104 - 112

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