1977-78 Philadelphia 76ers Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 55-27
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 6-4 Lost conference finals
Conference Semifinals - Defeated New York Knicks 4-0
Conference Finals - Lost to Washington Bullets 4-2
Coach: Gene Shue (2-4)
Coach: Billy Cunningham (53-23)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Attendance: 644,456, Avg. 15,718 in 41 home dates
1977-78 Philadelphia 76ers Statistics
1977-78 Philadelphia 76ers Roster

The Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 55 wins and 27 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 6-4.

Philadelphia netted 9,409 points, tops in the circuit. The team conceded 8,987 points. George McGinnis scored a team-leading 1,587 points for the 76ers, while Doug Collins and Julius Erving contributed 18 or more per game, too. George McGinnis racked up 810 rebounds. Henry Bibby dished out 464 assists for the squad.

On defense, George McGinnis added 137 steals, and Caldwell Jones swatted 127 opponent shot attempts.

Gene Shue and Billy Cunningham coached the team. The 1977-78 Philadelphia 76ers lost in the conference finals.

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Regular Season Points For: 9409
Regular Season Points Against: 8987

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 19, 1977 Detroit Pistons 96 at Philadelphia 76ers 113 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
October 22, 1977 New Orleans Jazz 104 at Philadelphia 76ers 103 L 1-1 0-0 1-1 OT
October 25, 1977 Kansas City Kings 104 at Philadelphia 76ers 112 W 2-1 0-0 2-1
October 28, 1977 Philadelphia 76ers 94 at Portland Trail Blazers 98 L 2-1 0-1 2-2
October 29, 1977 Philadelphia 76ers 110 at Golden State Warriors 113 L 2-1 0-2 2-3
November 2, 1977 Chicago Bulls 103 at Philadelphia 76ers 102 L 2-2 0-2 2-4
November 4, 1977 Philadelphia 76ers 107 at New Jersey Nets 104 W 2-2 1-2 3-4
November 5, 1977 Denver Nuggets 101 at Philadelphia 76ers 132 W 3-2 1-2 4-4
November 9, 1977 New Jersey Nets 107 at Philadelphia 76ers 130 W 4-2 1-2 5-4
November 11, 1977 New York Knicks 119 at Philadelphia 76ers 127 W 5-2 1-2 6-4
November 12, 1977 Philadelphia 76ers 98 at Washington Bullets 116 L 5-2 1-3 6-5
November 15, 1977 Philadelphia 76ers 114 at Atlanta Hawks 93 W 5-2 2-3 7-5
November 16, 1977 Seattle Supersonics 96 at Philadelphia 76ers 101 W 6-2 2-3 8-5
November 18, 1977 Philadelphia 76ers 121 at Boston Celtics 112 W 6-2 3-3 9-5
November 19, 1977 Milwaukee Bucks 100 at Philadelphia 76ers 111 W 7-2 3-3 10-5
November 22, 1977 Houston Rockets 99 at Philadelphia 76ers 105 W 8-2 3-3 11-5
November 23, 1977 Philadelphia 76ers 106 at Detroit Pistons 105 W 8-2 4-3 12-5
November 25, 1977 Golden State Warriors 119 at Philadelphia 76ers 125 W 9-2 4-3 13-5 OT
November 26, 1977 Philadelphia 76ers 112 at Buffalo Braves 107 W 9-2 5-3 14-5
November 29, 1977 Philadelphia 76ers 129 at San Antonio Spurs 117 W 9-2 6-3 15-5
November 30, 1977 Philadelphia 76ers 117 at New Orleans Jazz 114 W 9-2 7-3 16-5
December 3, 1977 Philadelphia 76ers 116 at Houston Rockets 120 L 9-2 7-4 16-6 OT
December 7, 1977 Portland Trail Blazers 100 at Philadelphia 76ers 122 W 10-2 7-4 17-6
December 9, 1977 San Antonio Spurs 116 at Philadelphia 76ers 120 W 11-2 7-4 18-6
December 10, 1977 Philadelphia 76ers 108 at Indiana Pacers 114 L 11-2 7-5 18-7 OT
December 13, 1977 Philadelphia 76ers 117 at Milwaukee Bucks 129 L 11-2 7-6 18-8
December 14, 1977 Atlanta Hawks 108 at Philadelphia 76ers 99 L 11-3 7-6 18-9
December 16, 1977 Philadelphia 76ers 110 at Chicago Bulls 115 L 11-3 7-7 18-10
December 17, 1977 Cleveland Cavaliers 116 at Philadelphia 76ers 129 W 12-3 7-7 19-10
December 21, 1977 Phoenix Suns 119 at Philadelphia 76ers 125 W 13-3 7-7 20-10
December 25, 1977 Philadelphia 76ers 110 at New York Knicks 113 L 13-3 7-8 20-11
December 28, 1977 Chicago Bulls 125 at Philadelphia 76ers 129 W 14-3 7-8 21-11 OT
December 30, 1977 Washington Bullets 119 at Philadelphia 76ers 126 W 15-3 7-8 22-11
January 4, 1978 Cleveland Cavaliers 93 at Philadelphia 76ers 108 W 16-3 7-8 23-11
January 6, 1978 Los Angeles Lakers 110 at Philadelphia 76ers 123 W 17-3 7-8 24-11
January 8, 1978 Boston Celtics 91 at Philadelphia 76ers 94 W 18-3 7-8 25-11
January 10, 1978 Houston Rockets 80 at Philadelphia 76ers 95 W 19-3 7-8 26-11
January 13, 1978 Buffalo Braves 93 at Philadelphia 76ers 118 W 20-3 7-8 27-11
January 14, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 136 at New Jersey Nets 120 W 20-3 8-8 28-11
January 18, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 126 at Kansas City Kings 106 W 20-3 9-8 29-11
January 19, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 109 at Cleveland Cavaliers 117 L 20-3 9-9 29-12
January 22, 1978 Golden State Warriors 87 at Philadelphia 76ers 99 W 21-3 9-9 30-12
January 24, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 102 at Los Angeles Lakers 117 L 21-3 9-10 30-13
January 25, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 128 at Seattle Supersonics 125 W 21-3 10-10 31-13
January 27, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 101 at Phoenix Suns 110 L 21-3 10-11 31-14
January 29, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 118 at Denver Nuggets 117 W 21-3 11-11 32-14
February 1, 1978 Denver Nuggets 101 at Philadelphia 76ers 104 W 22-3 11-11 33-14
February 3, 1978 Indiana Pacers 104 at Philadelphia 76ers 116 W 23-3 11-11 34-14
February 7, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 106 at Chicago Bulls 108 L 23-3 11-12 34-15
February 8, 1978 New Orleans Jazz 104 at Philadelphia 76ers 117 W 24-3 11-12 35-15
February 10, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 110 at Buffalo Braves 116 L 24-3 11-13 35-16
February 12, 1978 Seattle Supersonics 99 at Philadelphia 76ers 109 W 25-3 11-13 36-16
February 14, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 119 at Indiana Pacers 116 W 25-3 12-13 37-16
February 15, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 116 at Detroit Pistons 113 W 25-3 13-13 38-16
February 17, 1978 San Antonio Spurs 116 at Philadelphia 76ers 125 W 26-3 13-13 39-16
February 19, 1978 New Jersey Nets 110 at Philadelphia 76ers 120 W 27-3 13-13 40-16
February 21, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 127 at Cleveland Cavaliers 114 W 27-3 14-13 41-16
February 25, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 115 at Denver Nuggets 124 L 27-3 14-14 41-17
February 26, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 97 at Seattle Supersonics 99 L 27-3 14-15 41-18
February 28, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 92 at Portland Trail Blazers 113 L 27-3 14-16 41-19
March 1, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 125 at Golden State Warriors 119 W 27-3 15-16 42-19
March 3, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 95 at Los Angeles Lakers 96 L 27-3 15-17 42-20
March 5, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 104 at Phoenix Suns 92 W 27-3 16-17 43-20
March 8, 1978 Atlanta Hawks 97 at Philadelphia 76ers 108 W 28-3 16-17 44-20
March 10, 1978 Boston Celtics 109 at Philadelphia 76ers 120 W 29-3 16-17 45-20
March 12, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 105 at Boston Celtics 103 W 29-3 17-17 46-20
March 15, 1978 Los Angeles Lakers 93 at Philadelphia 76ers 113 W 30-3 17-17 47-20
March 17, 1978 Kansas City Kings 112 at Philadelphia 76ers 123 W 31-3 17-17 48-20
March 18, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 141 at New York Knicks 127 W 31-3 18-17 49-20
March 19, 1978 New York Knicks 118 at Philadelphia 76ers 125 W 32-3 18-17 50-20
March 22, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 108 at Kansas City Kings 120 L 32-3 18-18 50-21
March 24, 1978 Milwaukee Bucks 122 at Philadelphia 76ers 131 W 33-3 18-18 51-21
March 26, 1978 Portland Trail Blazers 100 at Philadelphia 76ers 116 W 34-3 18-18 52-21
March 29, 1978 Buffalo Braves 118 at Philadelphia 76ers 149 W 35-3 18-18 53-21
March 31, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 110 at Atlanta Hawks 111 L 35-3 18-19 53-22 OT
April 1, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 112 at Houston Rockets 116 L 35-3 18-20 53-23
April 2, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 107 at San Antonio Spurs 111 L 35-3 18-21 53-24
April 4, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 119 at New Orleans Jazz 120 L 35-3 18-22 53-25
April 5, 1978 Detroit Pistons 115 at Philadelphia 76ers 126 W 36-3 18-22 54-25
April 7, 1978 Indiana Pacers 127 at Philadelphia 76ers 118 L 36-4 18-22 54-26
April 8, 1978 Washington Bullets 114 at Philadelphia 76ers 131 W 37-4 18-22 55-26
April 9, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 113 at Washington Bullets 123 L 37-4 18-23 55-27
April 16, 1978 New York Knicks 90 at Philadelphia 76ers 130 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
April 18, 1978 New York Knicks 100 at Philadelphia 76ers 119 W 2-0 0-0 2-0
April 20, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 137 at New York Knicks 126 W 2-0 1-0 3-0
April 23, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 112 at New York Knicks 107 W 2-0 2-0 4-0
April 30, 1978 Washington Bullets 122 at Philadelphia 76ers 117 L 2-1 2-0 4-1 OT
May 3, 1978 Washington Bullets 104 at Philadelphia 76ers 110 W 3-1 2-0 5-1
May 5, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 108 at Washington Bullets 123 L 3-1 2-1 5-2
May 7, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 105 at Washington Bullets 121 L 3-1 2-2 5-3
May 10, 1978 Washington Bullets 94 at Philadelphia 76ers 107 W 4-1 2-2 6-3
May 12, 1978 Philadelphia 76ers 99 at Washington Bullets 101 L 4-1 2-3 6-4


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