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Los Angeles Lakers 1977-1978 Schedule and Results

All the scores of the games played by the Lakers 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:
45-37 (.549), 5th in Western Conference
Playoffs Record:
1-2 (.333), Lost West Conf 1st Rd

Los Angeles Lakers 1977-1978 Game Schedule and Results

NBA Regular Season

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Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
1 Oct 18, 1977 Lakers @ Milwaukee Bucks L 112 - 117 lost 1 0 - 1
2 Oct 19, 1977 Lakers @ Indiana Pacers W 133 - 120 won 1 1 - 1
3 Oct 21, 1977 Lakers @ Denver Nuggets L 101 - 106 lost 1 1 - 2
4 Oct 23, 1977 Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns L 101 - 104 lost 2 1 - 3
5 Oct 25, 1977 Lakers vs. San Antonio Spurs W 109 - 107 won 1 2 - 3
6 Oct 28, 1977 Lakers @ Atlanta Hawks L 95 - 102 lost 1 2 - 4
7 Oct 29, 1977 Lakers @ San Antonio Spurs L 118 - 129 lost 2 2 - 5
8 Nov 2, 1977 Lakers @ New Jersey Nets W 107 - 102 won 1 3 - 5
9 Nov 4, 1977 Lakers vs. Indiana Pacers W 111 - 99 won 2 4 - 5
10 Nov 6, 1977 Lakers vs. New York Knicks L 102 - 106 lost 1 4 - 6
11 Nov 11, 1977 Lakers vs. New Orleans Jazz W 123 - 107 won 1 5 - 6
12 Nov 13, 1977 Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors W 97 - 95 won 2 6 - 6
13 Nov 15, 1977 Lakers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers L 95 - 102 OT lost 1 6 - 7
14 Nov 18, 1977 Lakers vs. Detroit Pistons W 116 - 83 won 1 7 - 7
15 Nov 20, 1977 Lakers vs. Chicago Bulls L 80 - 102 lost 1 7 - 8
16 Nov 22, 1977 Lakers @ Phoenix Suns L 107 - 118 lost 2 7 - 9
17 Nov 23, 1977 Lakers @ Seattle Supersonics L 89 - 113 lost 3 7 - 10
18 Nov 25, 1977 Lakers vs. New Jersey Nets W 129 - 117 won 1 8 - 10
19 Nov 27, 1977 Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers L 93 - 100 lost 1 8 - 11
20 Nov 29, 1977 Lakers @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 101 - 118 lost 2 8 - 12
21 Nov 30, 1977 Lakers @ Detroit Pistons L 98 - 104 lost 3 8 - 13
22 Dec 4, 1977 Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets L 109 - 111 lost 4 8 - 14
23 Dec 6, 1977 Lakers vs. Milwaukee Bucks W 109 - 108 won 1 9 - 14
24 Dec 9, 1977 Lakers vs. Houston Rockets L 105 - 116 lost 1 9 - 15
25 Dec 11, 1977 Lakers vs. Buffalo Braves W 124 - 119 OT won 1 10 - 15
26 Dec 13, 1977 Lakers @ New Orleans Jazz L 94 - 117 lost 1 10 - 16
27 Dec 14, 1977 Lakers @ Houston Rockets W 113 - 91 won 1 11 - 16
28 Dec 16, 1977 Lakers vs. Seattle Supersonics L 90 - 98 lost 1 11 - 17
29 Dec 18, 1977 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics W 104 - 97 won 1 12 - 17
30 Dec 20, 1977 Lakers vs. Washington Bullets W 120 - 115 won 2 13 - 17
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
31 Dec 23, 1977 Lakers @ Portland Trail Blazers L 98 - 108 lost 1 13 - 18
32 Dec 25, 1977 Lakers @ Seattle Supersonics W 111 - 96 won 1 14 - 18
33 Dec 27, 1977 Lakers @ Golden State Warriors W 123 - 82 won 2 15 - 18
34 Dec 30, 1977 Lakers vs. Kansas City Kings W 119 - 109 won 3 16 - 18
35 Jan 3, 1978 Lakers @ New York Knicks W 120 - 117 won 4 17 - 18
36 Jan 4, 1978 Lakers @ Buffalo Braves L 93 - 94 lost 1 17 - 19
37 Jan 6, 1978 Lakers @ Philadelphia 76ers L 110 - 123 lost 2 17 - 20
38 Jan 8, 1978 Lakers @ Indiana Pacers L 103 - 104 lost 3 17 - 21
39 Jan 10, 1978 Lakers @ Chicago Bulls L 106 - 110 lost 4 17 - 22
40 Jan 11, 1978 Lakers @ Kansas City Kings L 94 - 102 lost 5 17 - 23
41 Jan 14, 1978 Lakers @ Denver Nuggets L 112 - 123 lost 6 17 - 24
42 Jan 17, 1978 Lakers vs. New York Knicks W 121 - 108 won 1 18 - 24
43 Jan 20, 1978 Lakers vs. Washington Bullets W 121 - 99 won 2 19 - 24
44 Jan 22, 1978 Lakers vs. Houston Rockets W 106 - 101 won 3 20 - 24
45 Jan 24, 1978 Lakers vs. Philadelphia 76ers W 117 - 102 won 4 21 - 24
46 Jan 27, 1978 Lakers vs. Milwaukee Bucks W 131 - 114 won 5 22 - 24
47 Jan 29, 1978 Lakers @ Washington Bullets L 112 - 119 lost 1 22 - 25
48 Jan 31, 1978 Lakers @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 116 - 107 won 1 23 - 25
49 Feb 1, 1978 Lakers @ Boston Celtics L 100 - 103 OT lost 1 23 - 26
50 Feb 3, 1978 Lakers @ New Jersey Nets W 105 - 99 OT won 1 24 - 26
51 Feb 7, 1978 Lakers @ Buffalo Braves W 132 - 105 won 2 25 - 26
52 Feb 8, 1978 Lakers @ Detroit Pistons W 105 - 95 won 3 26 - 26
53 Feb 10, 1978 Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors W 135 - 107 won 4 27 - 26
54 Feb 12, 1978 Lakers vs. Atlanta Hawks L 103 - 116 lost 1 27 - 27
55 Feb 14, 1978 Lakers vs. San Antonio Spurs W 128 - 114 won 1 28 - 27
56 Feb 17, 1978 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics W 114 - 106 won 2 29 - 27
57 Feb 19, 1978 Lakers @ Golden State Warriors W 115 - 93 won 3 30 - 27
58 Feb 21, 1978 Lakers @ Chicago Bulls W 106 - 104 won 4 31 - 27
59 Feb 22, 1978 Lakers @ Kansas City Kings L 122 - 127 OT lost 1 31 - 28
60 Feb 24, 1978 Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets W 109 - 99 won 1 32 - 28
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
61 Feb 26, 1978 Lakers vs. Detroit Pistons L 124 - 127 lost 1 32 - 29
62 Mar 3, 1978 Lakers vs. Philadelphia 76ers W 96 - 95 won 1 33 - 29
63 Mar 5, 1978 Lakers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers W 128 - 117 won 2 34 - 29
64 Mar 10, 1978 Lakers vs. Chicago Bulls W 115 - 109 won 3 35 - 29
65 Mar 11, 1978 Lakers @ Phoenix Suns L 114 - 120 lost 1 35 - 30
66 Mar 12, 1978 Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns W 128 - 112 won 1 36 - 30
67 Mar 14, 1978 Lakers @ New York Knicks W 135 - 117 won 2 37 - 30
68 Mar 15, 1978 Lakers @ Philadelphia 76ers L 93 - 113 lost 1 37 - 31
69 Mar 17, 1978 Lakers vs. Seattle Supersonics L 98 - 105 lost 2 37 - 32
70 Mar 19, 1978 Lakers vs. Atlanta Hawks W 101 - 87 won 1 38 - 32
71 Mar 21, 1978 Lakers @ San Antonio Spurs L 105 - 109 lost 1 38 - 33
72 Mar 22, 1978 Lakers @ Houston Rockets W 124 - 106 won 1 39 - 33
73 Mar 24, 1978 Lakers vs. Buffalo Braves W 120 - 115 won 2 40 - 33
74 Mar 26, 1978 Lakers vs. Indiana Pacers W 110 - 99 won 3 41 - 33
75 Mar 28, 1978 Lakers @ Atlanta Hawks L 104 - 105 lost 1 41 - 34
76 Mar 29, 1978 Lakers @ New Orleans Jazz W 108 - 103 won 1 42 - 34
77 Mar 31, 1978 Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers L 101 - 103 lost 1 42 - 35
78 Apr 2, 1978 Lakers vs. Kansas City Kings W 133 - 127 won 1 43 - 35
79 Apr 4, 1978 Lakers @ Milwaukee Bucks W 103 - 102 won 2 44 - 35
80 Apr 5, 1978 Lakers @ Washington Bullets L 119 - 125 lost 1 44 - 36
81 Apr 7, 1978 Lakers vs. New Jersey Nets W 114 - 106 won 1 45 - 36
82 Apr 9, 1978 Lakers @ Portland Trail Blazers L 99 - 114 lost 1 45 - 37

NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs - Western Conference First Round

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Apr 12, 1978 Lakers @ Seattle Supersonics L 90 - 102 Supersonics lead
0-1
lost 1
2 Apr 14, 1978 Lakers vs. Seattle Supersonics W 105 - 99 series tied
1-1
won 1
3 Apr 16, 1978 Lakers @ Seattle Supersonics L 102 - 111 Supersonics win
1-2
lost 1