1979-80 Kansas City Kings Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 47-35
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 1-2 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Phoenix Suns 2-1
Coach: Cotton Fitzsimmons (47-35)
Location: Kansas City, Kansas
Attendance: 375,387, Avg. 9,156 in 41 home dates
1979-80 Kansas City Kings Statistics
1979-80 Kansas City Kings Roster

The Kansas City Kings of the National Basketball Association ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 47 wins and 35 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Kings scored 8,860 points and surrendered 8,603. Otis Birdsong scored a team-leading 1,858 points for Kansas City, and Scott Wedman contributed 17 or more per game, too. Sam Lacey racked up 645 rebounds. Phil Ford dished out 610 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Phil Ford and Otis Birdsong added 136 thefts.

Cotton Fitzsimmons coached the team. The 1979-80 Kansas City Kings lost in the conference first round.

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Regular Season Points For: 8860
Regular Season Points Against: 8603

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 12, 1979 Milwaukee Bucks 103 at Kansas City Kings 105 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
October 17, 1979 Golden State Warriors 107 at Kansas City Kings 94 L 1-1 0-0 1-1
October 19, 1979 Kansas City Kings 107 at Denver Nuggets 84 W 1-1 1-0 2-1
October 21, 1979 Phoenix Suns 85 at Kansas City Kings 122 W 2-1 1-0 3-1
October 23, 1979 Kansas City Kings 88 at Portland Trail Blazers 90 L 2-1 1-1 3-2
October 24, 1979 Kansas City Kings 92 at Seattle Supersonics 105 L 2-1 1-2 3-3
October 26, 1979 Kansas City Kings 104 at Los Angeles Lakers 116 L 2-1 1-3 3-4
October 27, 1979 Kansas City Kings 95 at Golden State Warriors 101 L 2-1 1-4 3-5
October 28, 1979 Kansas City Kings 106 at San Diego Clippers 101 W 2-1 2-4 4-5
October 31, 1979 Utah Jazz 108 at Kansas City Kings 125 W 3-1 2-4 5-5
November 2, 1979 New York Knicks 112 at Kansas City Kings 111 L 3-2 2-4 5-6
November 3, 1979 Kansas City Kings 110 at Cleveland Cavaliers 123 L 3-2 2-5 5-7
November 4, 1979 Kansas City Kings 98 at New Jersey Nets 101 L 3-2 2-6 5-8
November 7, 1979 Kansas City Kings 102 at Philadelphia 76ers 110 L 3-2 2-7 5-9
November 9, 1979 Kansas City Kings 119 at Boston Celtics 127 L 3-2 2-8 5-10
November 11, 1979 Portland Trail Blazers 112 at Kansas City Kings 109 L 3-3 2-8 5-11
November 13, 1979 Philadelphia 76ers 103 at Kansas City Kings 110 W 4-3 2-8 6-11
November 15, 1979 Los Angeles Lakers 108 at Kansas City Kings 114 W 5-3 2-8 7-11
November 16, 1979 Chicago Bulls 97 at Kansas City Kings 103 W 6-3 2-8 8-11 at St Louis, MO
November 18, 1979 Kansas City Kings 109 at Denver Nuggets 92 W 6-3 3-8 9-11
November 20, 1979 Golden State Warriors 109 at Kansas City Kings 112 W 7-3 3-8 10-11
November 21, 1979 Kansas City Kings 120 at Phoenix Suns 128 L 7-3 3-9 10-12
November 23, 1979 Kansas City Kings 107 at San Diego Clippers 91 W 7-3 4-9 11-12
November 25, 1979 Kansas City Kings 110 at Los Angeles Lakers 111 L 7-3 4-10 11-13
November 27, 1979 Houston Rockets 115 at Kansas City Kings 117 W 8-3 4-10 12-13
November 29, 1979 Kansas City Kings 105 at Detroit Pistons 95 W 8-3 5-10 13-13
November 30, 1979 Seattle Supersonics 107 at Kansas City Kings 102 L 8-4 5-10 13-14 OT
December 2, 1979 Boston Celtics 88 at Kansas City Kings 94 W 9-4 5-10 14-14
December 5, 1979 Detroit Pistons 93 at Kansas City Kings 109 W 10-4 5-10 15-14
December 8, 1979 Kansas City Kings 145 at New York Knicks 129 W 10-4 6-10 16-14
December 12, 1979 Portland Trail Blazers 85 at Kansas City Kings 124 W 11-4 6-10 17-14
December 14, 1979 Utah Jazz 87 at Kansas City Kings 103 W 12-4 6-10 18-14
December 16, 1979 Indiana Pacers 105 at Kansas City Kings 107 W 13-4 6-10 19-14
December 18, 1979 San Diego Clippers 96 at Kansas City Kings 110 W 14-4 6-10 20-14
December 19, 1979 Kansas City Kings 107 at Washington Bullets 97 W 14-4 7-10 21-14
December 20, 1979 Kansas City Kings 109 at Milwaukee Bucks 120 L 14-4 7-11 21-15
December 22, 1979 Phoenix Suns 115 at Kansas City Kings 111 L 14-5 7-11 21-16
December 26, 1979 Los Angeles Lakers 111 at Kansas City Kings 118 W 15-5 7-11 22-16
December 28, 1979 Kansas City Kings 112 at Phoenix Suns 118 L 15-5 7-12 22-17
December 29, 1979 Kansas City Kings 125 at San Antonio Spurs 127 L 15-5 7-13 22-18 OT
January 2, 1980 Kansas City Kings 128 at Utah Jazz 121 W 15-5 8-13 23-18 OT
January 4, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 106 at Kansas City Kings 115 W 16-5 8-13 24-18
January 5, 1980 Kansas City Kings 112 at Atlanta Hawks 107 W 16-5 9-13 25-18
January 6, 1980 Denver Nuggets 101 at Kansas City Kings 120 W 17-5 9-13 26-18
January 8, 1980 San Diego Clippers 124 at Kansas City Kings 116 L 17-6 9-13 26-19
January 10, 1980 Chicago Bulls 83 at Kansas City Kings 104 W 18-6 9-13 27-19
January 11, 1980 Denver Nuggets 99 at Kansas City Kings 112 W 19-6 9-13 28-19 at St Louis, MO
January 13, 1980 New Jersey Nets 101 at Kansas City Kings 120 W 20-6 9-13 29-19
January 15, 1980 Kansas City Kings 109 at Chicago Bulls 111 L 20-6 9-14 29-20
January 16, 1980 Kansas City Kings 112 at Milwaukee Bucks 108 W 20-6 10-14 30-20
January 19, 1980 Kansas City Kings 103 at Indiana Pacers 108 L 20-6 10-15 30-21
January 22, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 89 at Kansas City Kings 101 W 21-6 10-15 31-21
January 24, 1980 Kansas City Kings 110 at Utah Jazz 88 W 21-6 11-15 32-21
January 25, 1980 Kansas City Kings 107 at Chicago Bulls 113 L 21-6 11-16 32-22 OT
January 26, 1980 Utah Jazz 107 at Kansas City Kings 112 W 22-6 11-16 33-22
January 29, 1980 Kansas City Kings 121 at Denver Nuggets 111 W 22-6 12-16 34-22
January 30, 1980 Kansas City Kings 99 at Seattle Supersonics 97 W 22-6 13-16 35-22
January 31, 1980 Kansas City Kings 93 at Portland Trail Blazers 94 L 22-6 13-17 35-23
February 5, 1980 Portland Trail Blazers 105 at Kansas City Kings 99 L 22-7 13-17 35-24
February 6, 1980 Kansas City Kings 95 at Phoenix Suns 97 L 22-7 13-18 35-25
February 8, 1980 Kansas City Kings 107 at Golden State Warriors 100 W 22-7 14-18 36-25
February 10, 1980 Washington Bullets 106 at Kansas City Kings 108 W 23-7 14-18 37-25 OT
February 15, 1980 Kansas City Kings 100 at Los Angeles Lakers 114 L 23-7 14-19 37-26
February 17, 1980 Kansas City Kings 108 at San Diego Clippers 107 W 23-7 15-19 38-26
February 20, 1980 Seattle Supersonics 105 at Kansas City Kings 107 W 24-7 15-19 39-26
February 24, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 94 at Kansas City Kings 72 L 24-8 15-19 39-27
February 26, 1980 Golden State Warriors 99 at Kansas City Kings 117 W 25-8 15-19 40-27
February 29, 1980 San Diego Clippers 93 at Kansas City Kings 98 W 26-8 15-19 41-27 at St Louis, MO
March 2, 1980 Kansas City Kings 94 at Houston Rockets 91 W 26-8 16-19 42-27
March 5, 1980 Los Angeles Lakers 117 at Kansas City Kings 101 L 26-9 16-19 42-28
March 7, 1980 Cleveland Cavaliers 111 at Kansas City Kings 104 L 26-10 16-19 42-29
March 9, 1980 Seattle Supersonics 93 at Kansas City Kings 113 W 27-10 16-19 43-29
March 11, 1980 Kansas City Kings 98 at Chicago Bulls 100 L 27-10 16-20 43-30
March 16, 1980 Kansas City Kings 121 at Milwaukee Bucks 128 L 27-10 16-21 43-31
March 18, 1980 Phoenix Suns 112 at Kansas City Kings 109 L 27-11 16-21 43-32
March 20, 1980 Denver Nuggets 105 at Kansas City Kings 121 W 28-11 16-21 44-32
March 21, 1980 Kansas City Kings 102 at Utah Jazz 98 W 28-11 17-21 45-32
March 23, 1980 Kansas City Kings 90 at Seattle Supersonics 112 L 28-11 17-22 45-33
March 25, 1980 Kansas City Kings 102 at Portland Trail Blazers 106 L 28-11 17-23 45-34
March 26, 1980 Kansas City Kings 100 at Golden State Warriors 106 L 28-11 17-24 45-35
March 28, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 114 at Kansas City Kings 116 W 29-11 17-24 46-35 at St Louis, MO
March 30, 1980 Chicago Bulls 110 at Kansas City Kings 114 W 30-11 17-24 47-35
April 2, 1980 Kansas City Kings 93 at Phoenix Suns 96 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
April 4, 1980 Phoenix Suns 96 at Kansas City Kings 106 W 1-0 0-1 1-1
April 6, 1980 Kansas City Kings 99 at Phoenix Suns 114 L 1-0 0-2 1-2