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1979-80 Philadelphia 76ers Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 59-23
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 12-6 Lost finals
Conference First Round - Defeated Washington Bullets 2-0
Conference Semifinals - Defeated Atlanta Hawks 4-1
Conference Finals - Defeated Boston Celtics 4-1
Finals - Lost to Los Angeles Lakers 4-2
Coach: Billy Cunningham (59-23)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Attendance: 479,727, Avg. 11,701 in 41 home dates
1979-80 Philadelphia 76ers Statistics
1979-80 Philadelphia 76ers Roster

The Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 59 wins and 23 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 12-6.

The 76ers poured in 8,949 points and surrendered 8,603. Julius Erving scored a team-leading 2,100 points for Philadelphia, while Caldwell Jones accounted for 950 rebounds. Maurice Cheeks dished out 556 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Maurice Cheeks added 183 steals, and Caldwell Jones swatted 162 opponent shot attempts.

Billy Cunningham coached the team. The 1979-80 Philadelphia 76ers lost in the finals.

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Regular Season Points For: 8949
Regular Season Points Against: 8603

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 12, 1979 Philadelphia 76ers 93 at Washington Bullets 92 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
October 13, 1979 Houston Rockets 105 at Philadelphia 76ers 113 W 1-0 1-0 2-0
October 17, 1979 Philadelphia 76ers 113 at New Jersey Nets 88 W 1-0 2-0 3-0
October 19, 1979 Detroit Pistons 104 at Philadelphia 76ers 112 W 2-0 2-0 4-0
October 20, 1979 Philadelphia 76ers 136 at New York Knicks 111 W 2-0 3-0 5-0
October 24, 1979 Indiana Pacers 110 at Philadelphia 76ers 132 W 3-0 3-0 6-0
October 26, 1979 New York Knicks 116 at Philadelphia 76ers 127 W 4-0 3-0 7-0
October 27, 1979 Philadelphia 76ers 112 at Cleveland Cavaliers 106 W 4-0 4-0 8-0
October 31, 1979 Philadelphia 76ers 97 at Atlanta Hawks 102 L 4-0 4-1 8-1
November 2, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 85 at Philadelphia 76ers 81 L 4-1 4-1 8-2
November 3, 1979 Philadelphia 76ers 120 at Indiana Pacers 114 W 4-1 5-1 9-2 2OT
November 6, 1979 Philadelphia 76ers 118 at Milwaukee Bucks 117 W 4-1 6-1 10-2 OT
November 7, 1979 Kansas City Kings 102 at Philadelphia 76ers 110 W 5-1 6-1 11-2
November 9, 1979 Philadelphia 76ers 98 at Detroit Pistons 106 L 5-1 6-2 11-3
November 10, 1979 Boston Celtics 94 at Philadelphia 76ers 95 W 6-1 6-2 12-3
November 13, 1979 Philadelphia 76ers 103 at Kansas City Kings 110 L 6-1 6-3 12-4
November 16, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 106 at Philadelphia 76ers 105 L 6-2 6-3 12-5
November 17, 1979 Philadelphia 76ers 103 at Chicago Bulls 106 L 6-2 6-4 12-6 OT
November 20, 1979 Philadelphia 76ers 118 at San Antonio Spurs 114 W 6-2 7-4 13-6
November 21, 1979 Philadelphia 76ers 94 at Houston Rockets 97 L 6-2 7-5 13-7
November 23, 1979 Houston Rockets 102 at Philadelphia 76ers 113 W 7-2 7-5 14-7
November 24, 1979 New Jersey Nets 82 at Philadelphia 76ers 91 W 8-2 7-5 15-7
November 26, 1979 Indiana Pacers 112 at Philadelphia 76ers 113 W 9-2 7-5 16-7
November 28, 1979 Washington Bullets 102 at Philadelphia 76ers 120 W 10-2 7-5 17-7
November 30, 1979 San Diego Clippers 101 at Philadelphia 76ers 104 W 11-2 7-5 18-7
December 1, 1979 Cleveland Cavaliers 105 at Philadelphia 76ers 117 W 12-2 7-5 19-7
December 5, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 120 at Philadelphia 76ers 132 W 13-2 7-5 20-7
December 8, 1979 Phoenix Suns 96 at Philadelphia 76ers 117 W 14-2 7-5 21-7
December 12, 1979 Milwaukee Bucks 91 at Philadelphia 76ers 112 W 15-2 7-5 22-7
December 14, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 103 at Philadelphia 76ers 98 L 15-3 7-5 22-8
December 15, 1979 Philadelphia 76ers 96 at Atlanta Hawks 112 L 15-3 7-6 22-9
December 18, 1979 Philadelphia 76ers 114 at Detroit Pistons 102 W 15-3 8-6 23-9
December 19, 1979 Philadelphia 76ers 89 at Boston Celtics 112 L 15-3 8-7 23-10
December 21, 1979 Houston Rockets 106 at Philadelphia 76ers 117 W 16-3 8-7 24-10
December 22, 1979 Boston Celtics 113 at Philadelphia 76ers 126 W 17-3 8-7 25-10
December 25, 1979 Philadelphia 76ers 95 at Washington Bullets 92 W 17-3 9-7 26-10
December 27, 1979 Philadelphia 76ers 118 at San Antonio Spurs 114 W 17-3 10-7 27-10
December 29, 1979 Philadelphia 76ers 100 at Houston Rockets 104 L 17-3 10-8 27-11
January 3, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 109 at Cleveland Cavaliers 108 W 17-3 11-8 28-11
January 8, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 111 at New York Knicks 108 W 17-3 12-8 29-11
January 9, 1980 New Jersey Nets 105 at Philadelphia 76ers 108 W 18-3 12-8 30-11
January 11, 1980 Washington Bullets 106 at Philadelphia 76ers 119 W 19-3 12-8 31-11
January 13, 1980 New York Knicks 112 at Philadelphia 76ers 126 W 20-3 12-8 32-11
January 16, 1980 Portland Trail Blazers 110 at Philadelphia 76ers 121 W 21-3 12-8 33-11
January 18, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 112 at New Jersey Nets 105 W 21-3 13-8 34-11
January 19, 1980 Cleveland Cavaliers 107 at Philadelphia 76ers 111 W 22-3 13-8 35-11
January 23, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 118 at Denver Nuggets 93 W 22-3 14-8 36-11
January 25, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 103 at Los Angeles Lakers 124 L 22-3 14-9 36-12
January 27, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 118 at Phoenix Suns 125 L 22-3 14-10 36-13
January 28, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 101 at Utah Jazz 107 L 22-3 14-11 36-14
January 30, 1980 Detroit Pistons 108 at Philadelphia 76ers 121 W 23-3 14-11 37-14
January 31, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 110 at Houston Rockets 105 W 23-3 15-11 38-14
February 5, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 109 at Indiana Pacers 108 W 23-3 16-11 39-14
February 6, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 110 at Boston Celtics 129 L 23-3 16-12 39-15
February 8, 1980 Seattle Supersonics 109 at Philadelphia 76ers 94 L 23-4 16-12 39-16
February 10, 1980 Los Angeles Lakers 104 at Philadelphia 76ers 105 W 24-4 16-12 40-16
February 13, 1980 Utah Jazz 85 at Philadelphia 76ers 107 W 25-4 16-12 41-16
February 15, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 114 at Detroit Pistons 104 W 25-4 17-12 42-16
February 16, 1980 Chicago Bulls 92 at Philadelphia 76ers 100 W 26-4 17-12 43-16
February 17, 1980 Cleveland Cavaliers 100 at Philadelphia 76ers 115 W 27-4 17-12 44-16
February 21, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 99 at San Diego Clippers 104 L 27-4 17-13 44-17
February 24, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 103 at Golden State Warriors 100 W 27-4 18-13 45-17
February 26, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 98 at Portland Trail Blazers 96 W 27-4 19-13 46-17
February 27, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 101 at Seattle Supersonics 98 W 27-4 20-13 47-17 OT
February 29, 1980 Denver Nuggets 103 at Philadelphia 76ers 104 W 28-4 20-13 48-17
March 2, 1980 Golden State Warriors 99 at Philadelphia 76ers 144 W 29-4 20-13 49-17
March 5, 1980 Indiana Pacers 113 at Philadelphia 76ers 120 W 30-4 20-13 50-17
March 7, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 92 at Boston Celtics 111 L 30-4 20-14 50-18
March 9, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 134 at San Antonio Spurs 118 W 30-4 21-14 51-18
March 11, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 102 at Atlanta Hawks 97 W 30-4 22-14 52-18 OT
March 12, 1980 Washington Bullets 98 at Philadelphia 76ers 105 W 31-4 22-14 53-18
March 14, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 94 at Indiana Pacers 104 L 31-4 22-15 53-19
March 16, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 109 at Cleveland Cavaliers 123 L 31-4 22-16 53-20
March 17, 1980 Detroit Pistons 109 at Philadelphia 76ers 123 W 32-4 22-16 54-20
March 19, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 105 at Philadelphia 76ers 99 L 32-5 22-16 54-21
March 20, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 113 at Washington Bullets 119 L 32-5 22-17 54-22 OT
March 21, 1980 New Jersey Nets 99 at Philadelphia 76ers 108 W 33-5 22-17 55-22
March 23, 1980 New York Knicks 108 at Philadelphia 76ers 112 W 34-5 22-17 56-22
March 26, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 81 at Philadelphia 76ers 84 W 35-5 22-17 57-22
March 27, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 103 at New York Knicks 101 W 35-5 23-17 58-22
March 28, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 92 at New Jersey Nets 99 L 35-5 23-18 58-23
March 30, 1980 Boston Celtics 110 at Philadelphia 76ers 116 W 36-5 23-18 59-23
April 2, 1980 Washington Bullets 96 at Philadelphia 76ers 111 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
April 4, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 112 at Washington Bullets 104 W 1-0 1-0 2-0
April 6, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 104 at Philadelphia 76ers 107 W 2-0 1-0 3-0
April 9, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 92 at Philadelphia 76ers 99 W 3-0 1-0 4-0
April 10, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 93 at Atlanta Hawks 105 L 3-0 1-1 4-1
April 13, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 107 at Atlanta Hawks 83 W 3-0 2-1 5-1
April 15, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 100 at Philadelphia 76ers 105 W 4-0 2-1 6-1
April 18, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 96 at Boston Celtics 93 W 4-0 3-1 7-1
April 20, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 90 at Boston Celtics 96 L 4-0 3-2 7-2
April 23, 1980 Boston Celtics 97 at Philadelphia 76ers 99 W 5-0 3-2 8-2
April 25, 1980 Boston Celtics 90 at Philadelphia 76ers 102 W 6-0 3-2 9-2
April 27, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 105 at Boston Celtics 94 W 6-0 4-2 10-2
May 4, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 102 at Los Angeles Lakers 109 L 6-0 4-3 10-3
May 7, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 107 at Los Angeles Lakers 104 W 6-0 5-3 11-3
May 10, 1980 Los Angeles Lakers 111 at Philadelphia 76ers 101 L 6-1 5-3 11-4
May 11, 1980 Los Angeles Lakers 102 at Philadelphia 76ers 105 W 7-1 5-3 12-4
May 14, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 103 at Los Angeles Lakers 108 L 7-1 5-4 12-5
May 16, 1980 Los Angeles Lakers 123 at Philadelphia 76ers 107 L 7-2 5-4 12-6


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