1978-79 Houston Rockets Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 47-35
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 0-2 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Atlanta Hawks 2-0
Coach: Tom Nissalke (47-35)
Location: Houston, Texas
Attendance: 434,400, Avg. 10,595 in 41 home dates
1978-79 Houston Rockets Statistics
1978-79 Houston Rockets Roster

The Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 47 wins and 35 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-2. Tom Nissalke coached the team. The 1978-79 Houston Rockets lost in the conference first round.

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Regular Season Points For: 9297
Regular Season Points Against: 9217

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 13, 1978 Houston Rockets 111 at New York Knicks 107 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
October 14, 1978 Houston Rockets 114 at Boston Celtics 108 W 0-0 2-0 2-0
October 18, 1978 New Jersey Nets 87 at Houston Rockets 139 W 1-0 2-0 3-0
October 19, 1978 Houston Rockets 103 at Kansas City Kings 108 L 1-0 2-1 3-1
October 21, 1978 Boston Celtics 101 at Houston Rockets 118 W 2-0 2-1 4-1
October 25, 1978 New York Knicks 101 at Houston Rockets 106 W 3-0 2-1 5-1
October 28, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 101 at Houston Rockets 99 L 3-1 2-1 5-2
October 29, 1978 Houston Rockets 121 at Denver Nuggets 134 L 3-1 2-2 5-3
November 1, 1978 Golden State Warriors 112 at Houston Rockets 105 L 3-2 2-2 5-4
November 4, 1978 Phoenix Suns 103 at Houston Rockets 110 W 4-2 2-2 6-4
November 10, 1978 Houston Rockets 126 at Milwaukee Bucks 131 L 4-2 2-3 6-5
November 11, 1978 San Diego Clippers 123 at Houston Rockets 136 W 5-2 2-3 7-5
November 15, 1978 Chicago Bulls 117 at Houston Rockets 103 L 5-3 2-3 7-6
November 18, 1978 San Antonio Spurs 120 at Houston Rockets 126 W 6-3 2-3 8-6
November 22, 1978 Los Angeles Lakers 121 at Houston Rockets 114 L 6-4 2-3 8-7
November 24, 1978 Houston Rockets 113 at Phoenix Suns 120 L 6-4 2-4 8-8
November 25, 1978 Houston Rockets 105 at Portland Trail Blazers 127 L 6-4 2-5 8-9
November 26, 1978 Houston Rockets 108 at Seattle Supersonics 103 W 6-4 3-5 9-9
November 29, 1978 Houston Rockets 94 at Golden State Warriors 109 L 6-4 3-6 9-10
November 30, 1978 Houston Rockets 113 at San Diego Clippers 104 W 6-4 4-6 10-10
December 2, 1978 Houston Rockets 91 at Chicago Bulls 105 L 6-4 4-7 10-11
December 6, 1978 Washington Bullets 101 at Houston Rockets 96 L 6-5 4-7 10-12
December 8, 1978 Houston Rockets 110 at New Orleans Jazz 106 W 6-5 5-7 11-12
December 9, 1978 Portland Trail Blazers 110 at Houston Rockets 116 W 7-5 5-7 12-12
December 12, 1978 Boston Celtics 105 at Houston Rockets 112 W 8-5 5-7 13-12
December 14, 1978 Golden State Warriors 123 at Houston Rockets 126 W 9-5 5-7 14-12 OT
December 15, 1978 Houston Rockets 84 at Philadelphia 76ers 91 L 9-5 5-8 14-13
December 20, 1978 Houston Rockets 108 at New Jersey Nets 105 W 9-5 6-8 15-13
December 21, 1978 Houston Rockets 90 at Cleveland Cavaliers 101 L 9-5 6-9 15-14
December 23, 1978 New York Knicks 107 at Houston Rockets 129 W 10-5 6-9 16-14
December 26, 1978 Houston Rockets 109 at Kansas City Kings 102 W 10-5 7-9 17-14
December 27, 1978 Houston Rockets 119 at Detroit Pistons 131 L 10-5 7-10 17-15
December 29, 1978 Milwaukee Bucks 103 at Houston Rockets 106 W 11-5 7-10 18-15
December 30, 1978 Detroit Pistons 101 at Houston Rockets 112 W 12-5 7-10 19-15
January 3, 1979 New Jersey Nets 122 at Houston Rockets 127 W 13-5 7-10 20-15
January 5, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 109 at Houston Rockets 106 L 13-6 7-10 20-16
January 6, 1979 Los Angeles Lakers 112 at Houston Rockets 115 W 14-6 7-10 21-16 OT
January 8, 1979 Houston Rockets 104 at Milwaukee Bucks 116 L 14-6 7-11 21-17
January 9, 1979 Kansas City Kings 110 at Houston Rockets 126 W 15-6 7-11 22-17
January 12, 1979 Cleveland Cavaliers 96 at Houston Rockets 107 W 16-6 7-11 23-17
January 13, 1979 New Orleans Jazz 106 at Houston Rockets 117 W 17-6 7-11 24-17
January 14, 1979 Houston Rockets 105 at Atlanta Hawks 115 L 17-6 7-12 24-18
January 17, 1979 Houston Rockets 104 at Golden State Warriors 103 W 17-6 8-12 25-18
January 19, 1979 Houston Rockets 122 at Los Angeles Lakers 121 W 17-6 9-12 26-18 OT
January 20, 1979 Houston Rockets 97 at Phoenix Suns 116 L 17-6 9-13 26-19
January 24, 1979 Denver Nuggets 116 at Houston Rockets 117 W 18-6 9-13 27-19
January 27, 1979 Seattle Supersonics 99 at Houston Rockets 94 L 18-7 9-13 27-20
January 30, 1979 Houston Rockets 106 at Indiana Pacers 112 L 18-7 9-14 27-21
January 31, 1979 Houston Rockets 102 at Boston Celtics 119 L 18-7 9-15 27-22
February 2, 1979 Washington Bullets 120 at Houston Rockets 106 L 18-8 9-15 27-23
February 6, 1979 Detroit Pistons 108 at Houston Rockets 113 W 19-8 9-15 28-23
February 8, 1979 Milwaukee Bucks 129 at Houston Rockets 134 W 20-8 9-15 29-23
February 9, 1979 Houston Rockets 106 at New Orleans Jazz 99 W 20-8 10-15 30-23
February 10, 1979 Seattle Supersonics 101 at Houston Rockets 113 W 21-8 10-15 31-23
February 13, 1979 Indiana Pacers 124 at Houston Rockets 120 L 21-9 10-15 31-24
February 15, 1979 Portland Trail Blazers 116 at Houston Rockets 119 W 22-9 10-15 32-24
February 16, 1979 Houston Rockets 96 at Detroit Pistons 110 L 22-9 10-16 32-25
February 18, 1979 Houston Rockets 124 at New Jersey Nets 126 L 22-9 10-17 32-26 OT
February 22, 1979 Houston Rockets 120 at Washington Bullets 110 W 22-9 11-17 33-26
February 25, 1979 Houston Rockets 107 at San Antonio Spurs 127 L 22-9 11-18 33-27
February 27, 1979 Houston Rockets 111 at Atlanta Hawks 125 L 22-9 11-19 33-28
February 28, 1979 Denver Nuggets 97 at Houston Rockets 122 W 23-9 11-19 34-28
March 2, 1979 Houston Rockets 118 at Portland Trail Blazers 98 W 23-9 12-19 35-28
March 4, 1979 Houston Rockets 109 at Seattle Supersonics 119 L 23-9 12-20 35-29
March 6, 1979 Houston Rockets 119 at Denver Nuggets 118 W 23-9 13-20 36-29
March 7, 1979 Houston Rockets 115 at San Diego Clippers 138 L 23-9 13-21 36-30
March 10, 1979 New Orleans Jazz 109 at Houston Rockets 124 W 24-9 13-21 37-30
March 14, 1979 Kansas City Kings 107 at Houston Rockets 129 W 25-9 13-21 38-30
March 16, 1979 Chicago Bulls 118 at Houston Rockets 124 W 26-9 13-21 39-30
March 17, 1979 Phoenix Suns 122 at Houston Rockets 134 W 27-9 13-21 40-30
March 21, 1979 Philadelphia 76ers 114 at Houston Rockets 108 L 27-10 13-21 40-31
March 23, 1979 Houston Rockets 134 at Indiana Pacers 141 L 27-10 13-22 40-32
March 24, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 116 at Houston Rockets 120 W 28-10 13-22 41-32
March 27, 1979 Houston Rockets 122 at Chicago Bulls 116 W 28-10 14-22 42-32
March 28, 1979 Indiana Pacers 125 at Houston Rockets 124 L 28-11 14-22 42-33
March 30, 1979 Houston Rockets 117 at San Antonio Spurs 116 W 28-11 15-22 43-33
April 1, 1979 Houston Rockets 105 at Cleveland Cavaliers 114 L 28-11 15-23 43-34
April 3, 1979 Houston Rockets 116 at New York Knicks 115 W 28-11 16-23 44-34
April 4, 1979 Houston Rockets 120 at Philadelphia 76ers 121 L 28-11 16-24 44-35
April 6, 1979 Cleveland Cavaliers 110 at Houston Rockets 112 W 29-11 16-24 45-35
April 7, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 106 at Houston Rockets 123 W 30-11 16-24 46-35
April 8, 1979 Houston Rockets 112 at Washington Bullets 102 W 30-11 17-24 47-35
April 11, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 109 at Houston Rockets 106 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
April 13, 1979 Houston Rockets 91 at Atlanta Hawks 100 L 0-1 0-1 0-2


Schedule

Date Time (ET)
Sun, Jan 26 HOU at DEN 3:30 p.m.
Sun, Jan 26 TOR at SA 4:00 p.m.
Sun, Jan 26 LAC at ORL 6:00 p.m.
Sun, Jan 26 BRK at NY 6:00 p.m.
Sun, Jan 26 BOS at NO 6:00 p.m.
Sun, Jan 26 PHO at MEM 6:00 p.m.
Sun, Jan 26 WAS at ATL 6:00 p.m.
Sun, Jan 26 IND at POR 9:00 p.m.
Mon, Jan 27 CLE at DET 7:00 p.m.
Mon, Jan 27 ORL at MIA 7:30 p.m.
Mon, Jan 27 DAL at OKC 8:00 p.m.
Mon, Jan 27 SAC at MIN 8:00 p.m.
Mon, Jan 27 SA at CHI 8:00 p.m.
Mon, Jan 27 HOU at UTA 9:00 p.m.
Tue, Jan 28 NY at CHA 7:00 p.m.
Tue, Jan 28 ATL at TOR 7:30 p.m.
Tue, Jan 28 GS at PHI 7:30 p.m.
Tue, Jan 28 BOS at MIA 7:30 p.m.
Tue, Jan 28 NO at CLE 7:30 p.m.
Tue, Jan 28 DEN at MEM 8:00 p.m.
Tue, Jan 28 WAS at MIL 8:00 p.m.
Tue, Jan 28 PHO at DAL 8:30 p.m.
Tue, Jan 28 LAC at LAL 10:00 p.m.
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