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Cleveland Cavaliers 1977-1978 Schedule and Results

All the scores of the games played by the Cavaliers in the NBA 1977-78 Regular Season and the 1978 Playoffs, with teams, results, winning and losing streaks, partial and final records and evolution of the playoff series.

Regular Season Record:
43-39 (.524), 4th in Eastern Conference
Playoffs Record:
0-2 (.000), Lost East Conf 1st Rd

Cleveland Cavaliers 1977-1978 Game Schedule and Results

NBA Regular Season

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Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
1 Oct 18, 1977 Cavaliers vs. Chicago Bulls L 88 - 91 lost 1 0 - 1
2 Oct 20, 1977 Cavaliers @ New Orleans Jazz W 107 - 104 won 1 1 - 1
3 Oct 22, 1977 Cavaliers @ Atlanta Hawks L 101 - 107 lost 1 1 - 2
4 Oct 25, 1977 Cavaliers @ New York Knicks W 117 - 112 OT won 1 2 - 2
5 Oct 27, 1977 Cavaliers vs. Kansas City Kings L 104 - 119 lost 1 2 - 3
6 Oct 29, 1977 Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics W 103 - 98 won 1 3 - 3
7 Nov 1, 1977 Cavaliers vs. Denver Nuggets W 110 - 93 won 2 4 - 3
8 Nov 2, 1977 Cavaliers @ Boston Celtics W 104 - 101 won 3 5 - 3
9 Nov 3, 1977 Cavaliers vs. Milwaukee Bucks W 100 - 91 won 4 6 - 3
10 Nov 5, 1977 Cavaliers vs. New Jersey Nets W 105 - 93 won 5 7 - 3
11 Nov 11, 1977 Cavaliers @ Milwaukee Bucks W 88 - 82 won 6 8 - 3
12 Nov 15, 1977 Cavaliers @ Los Angeles Lakers W 102 - 95 OT won 7 9 - 3
13 Nov 18, 1977 Cavaliers @ Golden State Warriors L 104 - 108 lost 1 9 - 4
14 Nov 19, 1977 Cavaliers @ Portland Trail Blazers L 67 - 109 lost 2 9 - 5
15 Nov 20, 1977 Cavaliers @ Seattle Supersonics W 115 - 108 won 1 10 - 5
16 Nov 24, 1977 Cavaliers vs. Phoenix Suns W 97 - 82 won 2 11 - 5
17 Nov 26, 1977 Cavaliers @ Detroit Pistons W 105 - 87 won 3 12 - 5
18 Nov 29, 1977 Cavaliers vs. Los Angeles Lakers W 118 - 101 won 4 13 - 5
19 Dec 1, 1977 Cavaliers vs. Houston Rockets L 92 - 105 lost 1 13 - 6
20 Dec 3, 1977 Cavaliers @ Chicago Bulls L 97 - 111 lost 2 13 - 7
21 Dec 4, 1977 Cavaliers vs. Washington Bullets L 94 - 100 lost 3 13 - 8
22 Dec 6, 1977 Cavaliers vs. Portland Trail Blazers L 94 - 116 lost 4 13 - 9
23 Dec 7, 1977 Cavaliers @ Washington Bullets L 95 - 96 lost 5 13 - 10
24 Dec 10, 1977 Cavaliers vs. Atlanta Hawks W 102 - 87 won 1 14 - 10
25 Dec 13, 1977 Cavaliers vs. Seattle Supersonics W 116 - 104 won 2 15 - 10
26 Dec 16, 1977 Cavaliers @ New Jersey Nets L 106 - 116 OT lost 1 15 - 11
27 Dec 17, 1977 Cavaliers @ Philadelphia 76ers L 116 - 129 lost 2 15 - 12
28 Dec 18, 1977 Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors W 101 - 95 won 1 16 - 12
29 Dec 22, 1977 Cavaliers vs. New York Knicks W 112 - 100 won 2 17 - 12
30 Dec 25, 1977 Cavaliers vs. Buffalo Braves W 111 - 105 won 3 18 - 12
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
31 Dec 27, 1977 Cavaliers vs. New Orleans Jazz L 102 - 113 lost 1 18 - 13
32 Dec 29, 1977 Cavaliers @ Houston Rockets L 99 - 104 lost 2 18 - 14
33 Dec 30, 1977 Cavaliers @ San Antonio Spurs L 101 - 122 lost 3 18 - 15
34 Jan 1, 1978 Cavaliers @ New York Knicks L 87 - 96 lost 4 18 - 16
35 Jan 4, 1978 Cavaliers @ Philadelphia 76ers L 93 - 108 lost 5 18 - 17
36 Jan 5, 1978 Cavaliers vs. New Jersey Nets W 110 - 94 won 1 19 - 17
37 Jan 7, 1978 Cavaliers vs. San Antonio Spurs L 107 - 109 OT lost 1 19 - 18
38 Jan 13, 1978 Cavaliers @ Seattle Supersonics L 98 - 104 lost 2 19 - 19
39 Jan 15, 1978 Cavaliers @ Phoenix Suns L 104 - 113 lost 3 19 - 20
40 Jan 17, 1978 Cavaliers @ Denver Nuggets L 89 - 104 lost 4 19 - 21
41 Jan 19, 1978 Cavaliers vs. Philadelphia 76ers W 117 - 109 won 1 20 - 21
42 Jan 22, 1978 Cavaliers vs. Atlanta Hawks W 93 - 89 won 2 21 - 21
43 Jan 24, 1978 Cavaliers @ Indiana Pacers W 96 - 92 won 3 22 - 21
44 Jan 28, 1978 Cavaliers vs. Detroit Pistons L 105 - 115 lost 1 22 - 22
45 Jan 29, 1978 Cavaliers @ Detroit Pistons L 116 - 120 OT lost 2 22 - 23
46 Jan 31, 1978 Cavaliers vs. Los Angeles Lakers L 107 - 116 lost 3 22 - 24
47 Feb 2, 1978 Cavaliers vs. Washington Bullets W 110 - 93 won 1 23 - 24
48 Feb 3, 1978 Cavaliers @ Buffalo Braves W 104 - 101 won 2 24 - 24
49 Feb 7, 1978 Cavaliers vs. New Orleans Jazz W 122 - 99 won 3 25 - 24
50 Feb 9, 1978 Cavaliers vs. Portland Trail Blazers L 88 - 94 lost 1 25 - 25
51 Feb 10, 1978 Cavaliers @ Milwaukee Bucks L 98 - 108 OT lost 2 25 - 26
52 Feb 12, 1978 Cavaliers @ Kansas City Kings L 88 - 101 lost 3 25 - 27
53 Feb 14, 1978 Cavaliers vs. New York Knicks W 136 - 127 2OT won 1 26 - 27
54 Feb 16, 1978 Cavaliers vs. Denver Nuggets W 119 - 87 won 2 27 - 27
55 Feb 17, 1978 Cavaliers @ New Jersey Nets W 99 - 96 won 3 28 - 27
56 Feb 18, 1978 Cavaliers vs. Kansas City Kings W 105 - 101 won 4 29 - 27
57 Feb 20, 1978 Cavaliers @ Chicago Bulls L 95 - 106 lost 1 29 - 28
58 Feb 21, 1978 Cavaliers vs. Philadelphia 76ers L 114 - 127 lost 2 29 - 29
59 Feb 24, 1978 Cavaliers @ New Orleans Jazz L 98 - 101 lost 3 29 - 30
60 Feb 25, 1978 Cavaliers @ San Antonio Spurs L 108 - 112 lost 4 29 - 31
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
61 Feb 27, 1978 Cavaliers @ Houston Rockets W 110 - 97 won 1 30 - 31
62 Mar 1, 1978 Cavaliers @ Denver Nuggets W 110 - 104 won 2 31 - 31
63 Mar 4, 1978 Cavaliers @ Portland Trail Blazers L 100 - 105 lost 1 31 - 32
64 Mar 5, 1978 Cavaliers @ Los Angeles Lakers L 117 - 128 lost 2 31 - 33
65 Mar 8, 1978 Cavaliers @ Golden State Warriors L 108 - 118 lost 3 31 - 34
66 Mar 10, 1978 Cavaliers @ Buffalo Braves L 117 - 118 lost 4 31 - 35
67 Mar 12, 1978 Cavaliers @ Indiana Pacers W 95 - 90 won 1 32 - 35
68 Mar 14, 1978 Cavaliers vs. Houston Rockets W 119 - 98 won 2 33 - 35
69 Mar 16, 1978 Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics W 112 - 102 won 3 34 - 35
70 Mar 19, 1978 Cavaliers vs. Phoenix Suns L 112 - 123 lost 1 34 - 36
71 Mar 20, 1978 Cavaliers vs. Indiana Pacers L 104 - 127 lost 2 34 - 37
72 Mar 22, 1978 Cavaliers @ Boston Celtics L 99 - 105 lost 3 34 - 38
73 Mar 26, 1978 Cavaliers vs. Chicago Bulls W 95 - 78 won 1 35 - 38
74 Mar 27, 1978 Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors W 98 - 88 won 2 36 - 38
75 Mar 28, 1978 Cavaliers vs. Seattle Supersonics W 112 - 100 won 3 37 - 38
76 Mar 30, 1978 Cavaliers vs. San Antonio Spurs L 95 - 99 lost 1 37 - 39
77 Mar 31, 1978 Cavaliers @ Washington Bullets W 102 - 101 won 1 38 - 39
78 Apr 1, 1978 Cavaliers vs. Detroit Pistons W 113 - 99 won 2 39 - 39
79 Apr 4, 1978 Cavaliers vs. Buffalo Braves W 116 - 105 won 3 40 - 39
80 Apr 6, 1978 Cavaliers vs. Milwaukee Bucks W 117 - 105 won 4 41 - 39
81 Apr 7, 1978 Cavaliers @ Atlanta Hawks W 111 - 109 won 5 42 - 39
82 Apr 9, 1978 Cavaliers @ Kansas City Kings W 120 - 117 won 6 43 - 39

NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs - Eastern Conference First Round

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Apr 12, 1978 Cavaliers vs. New York Knicks L 114 - 132 Knicks lead
0-1
lost 1
2 Apr 14, 1978 Cavaliers @ New York Knicks L 107 - 109 Knicks win
0-2
lost 2