1979-80 San Antonio Spurs Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 41-41
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 1-2 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Houston Rockets 2-1
Coach: Doug Moe (33-33)
Coach: Bob Bass (8-8)
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Attendance: 468,657, Avg. 11,431 in 41 home dates
1979-80 San Antonio Spurs Statistics
1979-80 San Antonio Spurs Roster

The San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 41 wins and 41 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Spurs netted 9,788 points, tops in the circuit. San Antonio gave up 9,819 points, most in the league. George Gervin scored a team-leading 2,585 points for the team, and Larry Kenon averaged 19 or more per game, too. Larry Kenon contributed 775 rebounds. James Silas dished out 347 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Mike Gale added 123 thefts.

Doug Moe and Bob Bass coached the team. The 1979-80 San Antonio Spurs lost in the conference first round.

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Regular Season Points For: 9788
Regular Season Points Against: 9819

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 13, 1979 Detroit Pistons 112 at San Antonio Spurs 110 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
October 16, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 118 at Atlanta Hawks 116 W 0-1 1-0 1-1
October 18, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 134 at Cleveland Cavaliers 141 L 0-1 1-1 1-2
October 20, 1979 Cleveland Cavaliers 127 at San Antonio Spurs 129 W 1-1 1-1 2-2
October 23, 1979 Boston Celtics 120 at San Antonio Spurs 129 W 2-1 1-1 3-2
October 26, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 129 at Detroit Pistons 113 W 2-1 2-1 4-2
October 27, 1979 Indiana Pacers 121 at San Antonio Spurs 128 W 3-1 2-1 5-2
October 30, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 109 at Phoenix Suns 142 L 3-1 2-2 5-3
October 31, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 130 at San Diego Clippers 123 W 3-1 3-2 6-3
November 2, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 107 at Seattle Supersonics 117 L 3-1 3-3 6-4
November 4, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 124 at Portland Trail Blazers 127 L 3-1 3-4 6-5 OT
November 6, 1979 New Jersey Nets 95 at San Antonio Spurs 108 W 4-1 3-4 7-5
November 7, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 105 at Boston Celtics 117 L 4-1 3-5 7-6
November 9, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 116 at Washington Bullets 125 L 4-1 3-6 7-7
November 10, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 123 at New York Knicks 119 W 4-1 4-6 8-7
November 13, 1979 Golden State Warriors 127 at San Antonio Spurs 131 W 5-1 4-6 9-7 OT
November 15, 1979 New York Knicks 132 at San Antonio Spurs 136 W 6-1 4-6 10-7
November 16, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 106 at Philadelphia 76ers 105 W 6-1 5-6 11-7
November 18, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 105 at New Jersey Nets 107 L 6-1 5-7 11-8
November 20, 1979 Philadelphia 76ers 118 at San Antonio Spurs 114 L 6-2 5-7 11-9
November 23, 1979 Washington Bullets 108 at San Antonio Spurs 128 W 7-2 5-7 12-9
November 27, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 143 at San Antonio Spurs 120 L 7-3 5-7 12-10
November 30, 1979 Portland Trail Blazers 100 at San Antonio Spurs 107 W 8-3 5-7 13-10
December 1, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 124 at Detroit Pistons 134 L 8-3 5-8 13-11
December 4, 1979 Los Angeles Lakers 127 at San Antonio Spurs 121 L 8-4 5-8 13-12
December 5, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 120 at Philadelphia 76ers 132 L 8-4 5-9 13-13
December 7, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 117 at Milwaukee Bucks 105 W 8-4 6-9 14-13
December 8, 1979 Houston Rockets 129 at San Antonio Spurs 138 W 9-4 6-9 15-13
December 11, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 121 at Denver Nuggets 127 L 9-4 6-10 15-14
December 13, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 114 at Utah Jazz 144 L 9-4 6-11 15-15
December 15, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 102 at Golden State Warriors 101 W 9-4 7-11 16-15
December 16, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 119 at Los Angeles Lakers 121 L 9-4 7-12 16-16
December 19, 1979 Indiana Pacers 123 at San Antonio Spurs 127 W 10-4 7-12 17-16
December 21, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 114 at Boston Celtics 133 L 10-4 7-13 17-17
December 22, 1979 Detroit Pistons 112 at San Antonio Spurs 141 W 11-4 7-13 18-17
December 26, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 110 at Houston Rockets 143 L 11-4 7-14 18-18
December 27, 1979 Philadelphia 76ers 118 at San Antonio Spurs 114 L 11-5 7-14 18-19
December 29, 1979 Kansas City Kings 125 at San Antonio Spurs 127 W 12-5 7-14 19-19 OT
January 1, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 120 at New York Knicks 128 L 12-5 7-15 19-20
January 2, 1980 Phoenix Suns 109 at San Antonio Spurs 118 W 13-5 7-15 20-20
January 4, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 106 at Kansas City Kings 115 L 13-5 7-16 20-21
January 5, 1980 Boston Celtics 111 at San Antonio Spurs 119 W 14-5 7-16 21-21
January 8, 1980 Denver Nuggets 134 at San Antonio Spurs 137 W 15-5 7-16 22-21
January 11, 1980 Cleveland Cavaliers 109 at San Antonio Spurs 116 W 16-5 7-16 23-21
January 12, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 101 at Atlanta Hawks 120 L 16-5 7-17 23-22
January 13, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 107 at San Antonio Spurs 104 L 16-6 7-17 23-23
January 15, 1980 New Jersey Nets 119 at San Antonio Spurs 123 W 17-6 7-17 24-23
January 17, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 112 at Cleveland Cavaliers 116 L 17-6 7-18 24-24
January 19, 1980 Washington Bullets 117 at San Antonio Spurs 130 W 18-6 7-18 25-24
January 22, 1980 San Diego Clippers 109 at San Antonio Spurs 129 W 19-6 7-18 26-24
January 23, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 144 at Indiana Pacers 130 W 19-6 8-18 27-24
January 25, 1980 Seattle Supersonics 116 at San Antonio Spurs 125 W 20-6 8-18 28-24
January 27, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 118 at San Antonio Spurs 111 L 20-7 8-18 28-25
January 30, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 118 at Houston Rockets 111 W 20-7 9-18 29-25
February 5, 1980 New Jersey Nets 123 at San Antonio Spurs 115 L 20-8 9-18 29-26
February 9, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 127 at Indiana Pacers 131 L 20-8 9-19 29-27
February 10, 1980 Utah Jazz 128 at San Antonio Spurs 148 W 21-8 9-19 30-27
February 12, 1980 Houston Rockets 120 at San Antonio Spurs 118 L 21-9 9-19 30-28
February 14, 1980 New York Knicks 128 at San Antonio Spurs 124 L 21-10 9-19 30-29
February 15, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 131 at Chicago Bulls 124 W 21-10 10-19 31-29
February 17, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 134 at San Antonio Spurs 135 W 22-10 10-19 32-29
February 20, 1980 Chicago Bulls 117 at San Antonio Spurs 125 W 23-10 10-19 33-29
February 22, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 117 at Washington Bullets 123 L 23-10 10-20 33-30
February 24, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 123 at New Jersey Nets 129 L 23-10 10-21 33-31
February 27, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 125 at Boston Celtics 130 L 23-10 10-22 33-32
February 28, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 124 at New York Knicks 133 L 23-10 10-23 33-33
March 2, 1980 Cleveland Cavaliers 123 at San Antonio Spurs 119 L 23-11 10-23 33-34
March 4, 1980 Boston Celtics 137 at San Antonio Spurs 108 L 23-12 10-23 33-35
March 7, 1980 New York Knicks 118 at San Antonio Spurs 112 L 23-13 10-23 33-36
March 9, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 134 at San Antonio Spurs 118 L 23-14 10-23 33-37
March 11, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 111 at Washington Bullets 104 W 23-14 11-23 34-37
March 14, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 113 at Detroit Pistons 102 W 23-14 12-23 35-37
March 15, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 98 at Cleveland Cavaliers 100 L 23-14 12-24 35-38
March 16, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 120 at New Jersey Nets 107 W 23-14 13-24 36-38
March 18, 1980 Washington Bullets 94 at San Antonio Spurs 100 W 24-14 13-24 37-38
March 19, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 105 at Philadelphia 76ers 99 W 24-14 14-24 38-38
March 21, 1980 Indiana Pacers 109 at San Antonio Spurs 116 W 25-14 14-24 39-38
March 23, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 95 at Atlanta Hawks 103 L 25-14 14-25 39-39
March 25, 1980 Houston Rockets 107 at San Antonio Spurs 126 W 26-14 14-25 40-39
March 26, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 101 at Houston Rockets 113 L 26-14 14-26 40-40
March 28, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 122 at Indiana Pacers 127 L 26-14 14-27 40-41
March 30, 1980 Detroit Pistons 124 at San Antonio Spurs 144 W 27-14 14-27 41-41
April 2, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 85 at Houston Rockets 95 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
April 4, 1980 Houston Rockets 101 at San Antonio Spurs 106 W 1-0 0-1 1-1
April 6, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 120 at Houston Rockets 141 L 1-0 0-2 1-2


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