1979-80 Milwaukee Bucks Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 49-33
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 3-4 Lost conference semifinals
Conference Semifinals - Lost to Seattle Supersonics 4-3
Coach: Don Nelson (49-33)
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Attendance: 446,972, Avg. 10,902 in 41 home dates
1979-80 Milwaukee Bucks Statistics
1979-80 Milwaukee Bucks Roster

The Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 49 wins and 33 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-4.

The Bucks tossed in 9,025 points and allowed 8,702. Marques Johnson scored a team-leading 1,671 points for Milwaukee and racked up 566 rebounds. Quinn Buckner dished out 383 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Quinn Buckner added 135 steals, while Harvey Catchings swatted 162 opponent shot attempts.

Don Nelson coached the team. The 1979-80 Milwaukee Bucks lost in the conference semifinals.

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Regular Season Points For: 9025
Regular Season Points Against: 8702

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 12, 1979 Milwaukee Bucks 103 at Kansas City Kings 105 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
October 13, 1979 Milwaukee Bucks 125 at Denver Nuggets 96 W 0-0 1-1 1-1
October 15, 1979 Milwaukee Bucks 131 at Utah Jazz 107 W 0-0 2-1 2-1
October 17, 1979 Denver Nuggets 97 at Milwaukee Bucks 125 W 1-0 2-1 3-1
October 19, 1979 Phoenix Suns 94 at Milwaukee Bucks 95 W 2-0 2-1 4-1
October 21, 1979 Chicago Bulls 111 at Milwaukee Bucks 113 W 3-0 2-1 5-1
October 23, 1979 Milwaukee Bucks 114 at Phoenix Suns 108 W 3-0 3-1 6-1
October 25, 1979 Milwaukee Bucks 118 at San Diego Clippers 115 W 3-0 4-1 7-1
October 27, 1979 Detroit Pistons 118 at Milwaukee Bucks 132 W 4-0 4-1 8-1
October 31, 1979 Los Angeles Lakers 106 at Milwaukee Bucks 110 W 5-0 4-1 9-1
November 3, 1979 Milwaukee Bucks 136 at Chicago Bulls 134 W 5-0 5-1 10-1 OT
November 4, 1979 Seattle Supersonics 114 at Milwaukee Bucks 101 L 5-1 5-1 10-2
November 6, 1979 Philadelphia 76ers 118 at Milwaukee Bucks 117 L 5-2 5-1 10-3 OT
November 8, 1979 Portland Trail Blazers 89 at Milwaukee Bucks 98 W 6-2 5-1 11-3
November 10, 1979 San Diego Clippers 104 at Milwaukee Bucks 133 W 7-2 5-1 12-3
November 13, 1979 Milwaukee Bucks 101 at Portland Trail Blazers 92 W 7-2 6-1 13-3
November 14, 1979 Milwaukee Bucks 117 at Seattle Supersonics 136 L 7-2 6-2 13-4
November 18, 1979 Milwaukee Bucks 96 at San Diego Clippers 112 L 7-2 6-3 13-5
November 21, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 93 at Milwaukee Bucks 96 W 8-2 6-3 14-5
November 22, 1979 Milwaukee Bucks 117 at New Jersey Nets 109 W 8-2 7-3 15-5
November 23, 1979 Milwaukee Bucks 100 at Detroit Pistons 119 L 8-2 7-4 15-6
November 25, 1979 Golden State Warriors 90 at Milwaukee Bucks 114 W 9-2 7-4 16-6
November 27, 1979 New Jersey Nets 118 at Milwaukee Bucks 93 L 9-3 7-4 16-7
November 28, 1979 Milwaukee Bucks 87 at Indiana Pacers 79 W 9-3 8-4 17-7
December 1, 1979 Milwaukee Bucks 109 at Golden State Warriors 99 W 9-3 9-4 18-7
December 2, 1979 Milwaukee Bucks 103 at Los Angeles Lakers 116 L 9-3 9-5 18-8
December 3, 1979 Milwaukee Bucks 96 at Utah Jazz 89 W 9-3 10-5 19-8
December 5, 1979 Milwaukee Bucks 107 at Denver Nuggets 123 L 9-3 10-6 19-9
December 7, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 117 at Milwaukee Bucks 105 L 9-4 10-6 19-10
December 9, 1979 Boston Celtics 113 at Milwaukee Bucks 108 L 9-5 10-6 19-11
December 11, 1979 Seattle Supersonics 103 at Milwaukee Bucks 99 L 9-6 10-6 19-12
December 12, 1979 Milwaukee Bucks 91 at Philadelphia 76ers 112 L 9-6 10-7 19-13
December 14, 1979 Milwaukee Bucks 94 at Boston Celtics 97 L 9-6 10-8 19-14
December 16, 1979 Utah Jazz 79 at Milwaukee Bucks 104 W 10-6 10-8 20-14
December 20, 1979 Kansas City Kings 109 at Milwaukee Bucks 120 W 11-6 10-8 21-14
December 23, 1979 Milwaukee Bucks 103 at Phoenix Suns 106 L 11-6 10-9 21-15
December 26, 1979 Chicago Bulls 101 at Milwaukee Bucks 110 W 12-6 10-9 22-15
December 27, 1979 Milwaukee Bucks 108 at Washington Bullets 117 L 12-6 10-10 22-16
December 29, 1979 Milwaukee Bucks 105 at New York Knicks 117 L 12-6 10-11 22-17
December 30, 1979 Utah Jazz 95 at Milwaukee Bucks 88 L 12-7 10-11 22-18
January 3, 1980 Indiana Pacers 96 at Milwaukee Bucks 106 W 13-7 10-11 23-18
January 5, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 99 at Cleveland Cavaliers 98 W 13-7 11-11 24-18
January 6, 1980 Los Angeles Lakers 103 at Milwaukee Bucks 113 W 14-7 11-11 25-18
January 8, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 102 at Chicago Bulls 110 L 14-7 11-12 25-19
January 9, 1980 San Diego Clippers 111 at Milwaukee Bucks 107 L 14-8 11-12 25-20
January 11, 1980 New York Knicks 107 at Milwaukee Bucks 109 W 15-8 11-12 26-20
January 13, 1980 Houston Rockets 121 at Milwaukee Bucks 117 L 15-9 11-12 26-21
January 16, 1980 Kansas City Kings 112 at Milwaukee Bucks 108 L 15-10 11-12 26-22
January 18, 1980 Denver Nuggets 120 at Milwaukee Bucks 111 L 15-11 11-12 26-23
January 20, 1980 Portland Trail Blazers 88 at Milwaukee Bucks 89 W 16-11 11-12 27-23
January 22, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 122 at Utah Jazz 127 L 16-11 11-13 27-24 OT
January 23, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 104 at Golden State Warriors 102 W 16-11 12-13 28-24
January 25, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 96 at Phoenix Suns 110 L 16-11 12-14 28-25
January 27, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 102 at Los Angeles Lakers 112 L 16-11 12-15 28-26
January 29, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 103 at Portland Trail Blazers 96 W 16-11 13-15 29-26
January 31, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 101 at Seattle Supersonics 105 L 16-11 13-16 29-27
February 6, 1980 Cleveland Cavaliers 109 at Milwaukee Bucks 111 W 17-11 13-16 30-27
February 8, 1980 Washington Bullets 90 at Milwaukee Bucks 115 W 18-11 13-16 31-27
February 10, 1980 Phoenix Suns 107 at Milwaukee Bucks 109 W 19-11 13-16 32-27
February 13, 1980 Chicago Bulls 101 at Milwaukee Bucks 111 W 20-11 13-16 33-27
February 14, 1980 Golden State Warriors 103 at Milwaukee Bucks 120 W 21-11 13-16 34-27
February 15, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 114 at Houston Rockets 103 W 21-11 14-16 35-27
February 17, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 134 at San Antonio Spurs 135 L 21-11 14-17 35-28
February 20, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 103 at Atlanta Hawks 106 L 21-11 14-18 35-29
February 24, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 94 at Kansas City Kings 72 W 21-11 15-18 36-29
February 26, 1980 San Diego Clippers 88 at Milwaukee Bucks 122 W 22-11 15-18 37-29
February 27, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 119 at Phoenix Suns 110 W 22-11 16-18 38-29 OT
February 29, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 126 at Los Angeles Lakers 117 W 22-11 17-18 39-29 OT
March 2, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 101 at San Diego Clippers 98 W 22-11 18-18 40-29
March 4, 1980 Los Angeles Lakers 127 at Milwaukee Bucks 124 L 22-12 18-18 40-30
March 5, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 109 at Denver Nuggets 112 L 22-12 18-19 40-31
March 8, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 105 at Golden State Warriors 80 W 22-12 19-19 41-31
March 12, 1980 Seattle Supersonics 103 at Milwaukee Bucks 112 W 23-12 19-19 42-31
March 14, 1980 Portland Trail Blazers 110 at Milwaukee Bucks 120 W 24-12 19-19 43-31
March 16, 1980 Kansas City Kings 121 at Milwaukee Bucks 128 W 25-12 19-19 44-31
March 18, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 122 at Portland Trail Blazers 123 L 25-12 19-20 44-32
March 19, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 108 at Seattle Supersonics 106 W 25-12 20-20 45-32
March 21, 1980 Golden State Warriors 93 at Milwaukee Bucks 121 W 26-12 20-20 46-32
March 25, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 122 at Chicago Bulls 111 W 26-12 21-20 47-32
March 27, 1980 Denver Nuggets 95 at Milwaukee Bucks 143 W 27-12 21-20 48-32
March 28, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 114 at Kansas City Kings 116 L 27-12 21-21 48-33 at St Louis, MO
March 30, 1980 Utah Jazz 91 at Milwaukee Bucks 107 W 28-12 21-21 49-33
April 8, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 113 at Seattle Supersonics 114 L 0-0 0-1 0-1 OT
April 9, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 114 at Seattle Supersonics 112 W 0-0 1-1 1-1 OT
April 11, 1980 Seattle Supersonics 91 at Milwaukee Bucks 95 W 1-0 1-1 2-1
April 13, 1980 Seattle Supersonics 112 at Milwaukee Bucks 107 L 1-1 1-1 2-2
April 15, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 108 at Seattle Supersonics 97 W 1-1 2-1 3-2
April 18, 1980 Seattle Supersonics 86 at Milwaukee Bucks 85 L 1-2 2-1 3-3
April 20, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 94 at Seattle Supersonics 98 L 1-2 2-2 3-4