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1979-80 Atlanta Hawks Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 50-32
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 1-4 Lost conference semifinals
Conference Semifinals - Lost to Philadelphia 76ers 4-1
Coach: Hubie Brown (50-32)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Attendance: 449,843, Avg. 10,972 in 41 home dates
1979-80 Atlanta Hawks Statistics
1979-80 Atlanta Hawks Roster

The Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 50 wins and 32 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-4.

The Hawks led the league with just 8,334 points allowed. Atlanta scored 8,573 points. John Drew netted a team-leading 1,559 points for the team, and Eddie Johnson contributed 17 or more per game, too. Dan Roundfield accounted for 837 rebounds. Armond Hill dished out 424 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Eddie Johnson added 120 steals, while Tree Rollins blocked 244 shots.

Hubie Brown coached the team. The 1979-80 Atlanta Hawks lost in the conference semifinals.

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Regular Season Points For: 8573
Regular Season Points Against: 8334

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 12, 1979 New York Knicks 104 at Atlanta Hawks 121 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
October 13, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 101 at Indiana Pacers 115 L 1-0 0-1 1-1
October 16, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 118 at Atlanta Hawks 116 L 1-1 0-1 1-2
October 17, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 97 at Washington Bullets 100 L 1-1 0-2 1-3
October 18, 1979 Indiana Pacers 85 at Atlanta Hawks 115 W 2-1 0-2 2-3
October 20, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 102 at Houston Rockets 107 L 2-1 0-3 2-4
October 23, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 121 at Cleveland Cavaliers 111 W 2-1 1-3 3-4
October 24, 1979 Cleveland Cavaliers 118 at Atlanta Hawks 128 W 3-1 1-3 4-4
October 26, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 94 at New Jersey Nets 90 W 3-1 2-3 5-4
October 27, 1979 Boston Celtics 100 at Atlanta Hawks 95 L 3-2 2-3 5-5
October 31, 1979 Philadelphia 76ers 97 at Atlanta Hawks 102 W 4-2 2-3 6-5
November 2, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 85 at Philadelphia 76ers 81 W 4-2 3-3 7-5
November 3, 1979 New Jersey Nets 107 at Atlanta Hawks 110 W 5-2 3-3 8-5
November 6, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 98 at New York Knicks 96 W 5-2 4-3 9-5
November 7, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 115 at Detroit Pistons 107 W 5-2 5-3 10-5
November 10, 1979 Washington Bullets 105 at Atlanta Hawks 109 W 6-2 5-3 11-5
November 13, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 82 at New Jersey Nets 101 L 6-2 5-4 11-6
November 14, 1979 Utah Jazz 97 at Atlanta Hawks 108 W 7-2 5-4 12-6
November 17, 1979 Houston Rockets 102 at Atlanta Hawks 100 L 7-3 5-4 12-7
November 20, 1979 Detroit Pistons 105 at Atlanta Hawks 109 W 8-3 5-4 13-7
November 21, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 93 at Milwaukee Bucks 96 L 8-3 5-5 13-8
November 23, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 98 at Chicago Bulls 103 L 8-3 5-6 13-9
November 24, 1979 Boston Celtics 106 at Atlanta Hawks 101 L 8-4 5-6 13-10
November 27, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 143 at San Antonio Spurs 120 W 8-4 6-6 14-10
November 28, 1979 Portland Trail Blazers 99 at Atlanta Hawks 106 W 9-4 6-6 15-10
November 30, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 95 at Houston Rockets 106 L 9-4 6-7 15-11
December 1, 1979 San Diego Clippers 96 at Atlanta Hawks 106 W 10-4 6-7 16-11
December 2, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 108 at Cleveland Cavaliers 126 L 10-4 6-8 16-12
December 5, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 120 at Boston Celtics 92 W 10-4 7-8 17-12
December 8, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 95 at Washington Bullets 96 L 10-4 7-9 17-13
December 9, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 122 at New Jersey Nets 85 W 10-4 8-9 18-13
December 12, 1979 New York Knicks 102 at Atlanta Hawks 114 W 11-4 8-9 19-13
December 14, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 103 at Philadelphia 76ers 98 W 11-4 9-9 20-13
December 15, 1979 Philadelphia 76ers 96 at Atlanta Hawks 112 W 12-4 9-9 21-13
December 18, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 99 at New York Knicks 101 L 12-4 9-10 21-14
December 19, 1979 Los Angeles Lakers 112 at Atlanta Hawks 119 W 13-4 9-10 22-14
December 20, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 122 at Detroit Pistons 103 W 13-4 10-10 23-14
December 22, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 110 at Indiana Pacers 130 L 13-4 10-11 23-15
December 27, 1979 Houston Rockets 110 at Atlanta Hawks 112 W 14-4 10-11 24-15
December 29, 1979 Detroit Pistons 104 at Atlanta Hawks 115 W 15-4 10-11 25-15
January 3, 1980 New Jersey Nets 126 at Atlanta Hawks 119 L 15-5 10-11 25-16
January 5, 1980 Kansas City Kings 112 at Atlanta Hawks 107 L 15-6 10-11 25-17
January 9, 1980 Cleveland Cavaliers 107 at Atlanta Hawks 111 W 16-6 10-11 26-17
January 11, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 93 at Boston Celtics 108 L 16-6 10-12 26-18
January 12, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 101 at Atlanta Hawks 120 W 17-6 10-12 27-18
January 13, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 107 at San Antonio Spurs 104 W 17-6 11-12 28-18
January 16, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 108 at San Diego Clippers 111 L 17-6 11-13 28-19
January 17, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 99 at Phoenix Suns 101 L 17-6 11-14 28-20
January 18, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 102 at Los Angeles Lakers 108 L 17-6 11-15 28-21
January 22, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 89 at Kansas City Kings 101 L 17-6 11-16 28-22
January 23, 1980 Seattle Supersonics 98 at Atlanta Hawks 96 L 17-7 11-16 28-23
January 26, 1980 Chicago Bulls 104 at Atlanta Hawks 109 W 18-7 11-16 29-23
January 27, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 118 at San Antonio Spurs 111 W 18-7 12-16 30-23
January 29, 1980 Washington Bullets 82 at Atlanta Hawks 98 W 19-7 12-16 31-23
January 31, 1980 Golden State Warriors 107 at Atlanta Hawks 111 W 20-7 12-16 32-23 OT
February 7, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 92 at Utah Jazz 90 W 20-7 13-16 33-23
February 10, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 98 at Golden State Warriors 96 W 20-7 14-16 34-23 OT
February 12, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 95 at Portland Trail Blazers 89 W 20-7 15-16 35-23
February 13, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 86 at Seattle Supersonics 93 L 20-7 15-17 35-24
February 15, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 98 at Denver Nuggets 111 L 20-7 15-18 35-25
February 17, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 108 at Detroit Pistons 99 W 20-7 16-18 36-25
February 20, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 103 at Atlanta Hawks 106 W 21-7 16-18 37-25
February 22, 1980 Phoenix Suns 104 at Atlanta Hawks 111 W 22-7 16-18 38-25
February 26, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 97 at Boston Celtics 108 L 22-7 16-19 38-26 at Hartford, CT
February 27, 1980 Indiana Pacers 111 at Atlanta Hawks 116 W 23-7 16-19 39-26
February 29, 1980 Cleveland Cavaliers 103 at Atlanta Hawks 111 W 24-7 16-19 40-26 OT
March 2, 1980 Denver Nuggets 93 at Atlanta Hawks 100 W 25-7 16-19 41-26
March 4, 1980 Houston Rockets 93 at Atlanta Hawks 83 L 25-8 16-19 41-27
March 7, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 99 at Indiana Pacers 94 W 25-8 17-19 42-27
March 8, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 97 at Houston Rockets 79 W 25-8 18-19 43-27
March 9, 1980 New York Knicks 92 at Atlanta Hawks 98 W 26-8 18-19 44-27
March 11, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 102 at Atlanta Hawks 97 L 26-9 18-19 44-28 OT
March 14, 1980 Boston Celtics 87 at Atlanta Hawks 88 W 27-9 18-19 45-28
March 16, 1980 Indiana Pacers 90 at Atlanta Hawks 95 W 28-9 18-19 46-28
March 18, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 110 at New York Knicks 111 L 28-9 18-20 46-29
March 19, 1980 Washington Bullets 93 at Atlanta Hawks 109 W 29-9 18-20 47-29
March 21, 1980 Detroit Pistons 95 at Atlanta Hawks 108 W 30-9 18-20 48-29
March 23, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 95 at Atlanta Hawks 103 W 31-9 18-20 49-29
March 26, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 81 at Philadelphia 76ers 84 L 31-9 18-21 49-30
March 27, 1980 New Jersey Nets 100 at Atlanta Hawks 117 W 32-9 18-21 50-30
March 28, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 80 at Washington Bullets 100 L 32-9 18-22 50-31
March 30, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 102 at Cleveland Cavaliers 111 L 32-9 18-23 50-32
April 6, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 104 at Philadelphia 76ers 107 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
April 9, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 92 at Philadelphia 76ers 99 L 0-0 0-2 0-2
April 10, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 93 at Atlanta Hawks 105 W 1-0 0-2 1-2
April 13, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 107 at Atlanta Hawks 83 L 1-1 0-2 1-3
April 15, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 100 at Philadelphia 76ers 105 L 1-1 0-3 1-4


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