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Los Angeles Lakers 1978-1979 Schedule and Results

All the scores of the games played by the Lakers in the NBA 1978-79 Regular Season and the 1979 Playoffs, with teams, results, winning and losing streaks, partial and final records and evolution of the playoff series.

Regular Season Record:
47-35 (.573), 5th in Western Conference
Playoffs Record:
3-5 (.375), Lost West Conf Semis

Los Angeles Lakers 1978-1979 Game Schedule and Results

NBA Regular Season

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Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
1 Oct 13, 1978 Lakers @ Philadelphia 76ers L 102 - 110 lost 1 0 - 1
2 Oct 14, 1978 Lakers @ New Jersey Nets L 100 - 102 lost 2 0 - 2
3 Oct 17, 1978 Lakers @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 111 - 113 lost 3 0 - 3
4 Oct 22, 1978 Lakers vs. San Antonio Spurs W 134 - 121 won 1 1 - 3
5 Oct 24, 1978 Lakers @ San Diego Clippers L 123 - 124 lost 1 1 - 4
6 Oct 27, 1978 Lakers vs. San Diego Clippers W 113 - 101 won 1 2 - 4
7 Oct 29, 1978 Lakers vs. Washington Bullets W 109 - 93 won 2 3 - 4
8 Oct 31, 1978 Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets W 134 - 107 won 3 4 - 4
9 Nov 3, 1978 Lakers vs. New York Knicks W 147 - 124 won 4 5 - 4
10 Nov 5, 1978 Lakers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers W 117 - 107 won 5 6 - 4
11 Nov 7, 1978 Lakers @ Chicago Bulls W 112 - 111 won 6 7 - 4
12 Nov 8, 1978 Lakers @ Indiana Pacers W 113 - 111 won 7 8 - 4
13 Nov 10, 1978 Lakers vs. Kansas City Kings W 136 - 127 won 8 9 - 4
14 Nov 12, 1978 Lakers vs. Indiana Pacers W 134 - 106 won 9 10 - 4
15 Nov 14, 1978 Lakers @ Milwaukee Bucks W 137 - 119 won 10 11 - 4
16 Nov 15, 1978 Lakers @ Detroit Pistons W 133 - 126 won 11 12 - 4
17 Nov 17, 1978 Lakers vs. New Orleans Jazz W 121 - 109 won 12 13 - 4
18 Nov 19, 1978 Lakers vs. Chicago Bulls W 104 - 95 won 13 14 - 4
19 Nov 22, 1978 Lakers @ Houston Rockets W 121 - 114 won 14 15 - 4
20 Nov 24, 1978 Lakers @ Washington Bullets L 103 - 113 lost 1 15 - 5
21 Nov 25, 1978 Lakers @ Atlanta Hawks L 103 - 109 lost 2 15 - 6
22 Nov 28, 1978 Lakers vs. Detroit Pistons L 103 - 105 lost 3 15 - 7
23 Dec 1, 1978 Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns W 130 - 122 won 1 16 - 7
24 Dec 3, 1978 Lakers vs. New Jersey Nets L 105 - 107 lost 1 16 - 8
25 Dec 5, 1978 Lakers @ New Orleans Jazz W 114 - 102 won 1 17 - 8
26 Dec 6, 1978 Lakers @ San Antonio Spurs L 111 - 112 lost 1 17 - 9
27 Dec 8, 1978 Lakers vs. Milwaukee Bucks W 101 - 85 won 1 18 - 9
28 Dec 10, 1978 Lakers vs. Atlanta Hawks W 88 - 86 won 2 19 - 9
29 Dec 12, 1978 Lakers @ Portland Trail Blazers L 115 - 117 lost 1 19 - 10
30 Dec 13, 1978 Lakers @ Seattle Supersonics L 107 - 117 lost 2 19 - 11
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
31 Dec 15, 1978 Lakers vs. Seattle Supersonics W 100 - 98 won 1 20 - 11
32 Dec 16, 1978 Lakers @ Phoenix Suns L 100 - 119 lost 1 20 - 12
33 Dec 17, 1978 Lakers vs. Philadelphia 76ers L 96 - 103 lost 2 20 - 13
34 Dec 22, 1978 Lakers vs. Washington Bullets W 127 - 115 won 1 21 - 13
35 Dec 26, 1978 Lakers vs. New Orleans Jazz L 123 - 125 lost 1 21 - 14
36 Dec 27, 1978 Lakers @ Golden State Warriors W 106 - 104 won 1 22 - 14
37 Dec 29, 1978 Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers W 118 - 95 won 2 23 - 14
38 Jan 2, 1979 Lakers @ New Orleans Jazz L 105 - 109 lost 1 23 - 15
39 Jan 3, 1979 Lakers @ Atlanta Hawks W 99 - 96 won 1 24 - 15
40 Jan 6, 1979 Lakers @ Houston Rockets L 112 - 115 OT lost 1 24 - 16
41 Jan 9, 1979 Lakers @ New York Knicks W 106 - 94 won 1 25 - 16
42 Jan 10, 1979 Lakers @ Boston Celtics W 99 - 89 won 2 26 - 16
43 Jan 12, 1979 Lakers @ New Jersey Nets W 117 - 116 won 3 27 - 16
44 Jan 14, 1979 Lakers @ Seattle Supersonics W 108 - 99 won 4 28 - 16
45 Jan 17, 1979 Lakers @ San Diego Clippers L 117 - 119 lost 1 28 - 17
46 Jan 19, 1979 Lakers vs. Houston Rockets L 121 - 122 OT lost 2 28 - 18
47 Jan 21, 1979 Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors W 113 - 107 won 1 29 - 18
48 Jan 23, 1979 Lakers vs. New York Knicks W 148 - 124 won 2 30 - 18
49 Jan 25, 1979 Lakers @ Detroit Pistons L 100 - 135 lost 1 30 - 19
50 Jan 26, 1979 Lakers @ Denver Nuggets L 107 - 119 lost 2 30 - 20
51 Jan 28, 1979 Lakers vs. Milwaukee Bucks W 111 - 109 won 1 31 - 20
52 Jan 30, 1979 Lakers vs. New Jersey Nets W 127 - 108 won 2 32 - 20
53 Feb 6, 1979 Lakers vs. San Antonio Spurs W 119 - 111 OT won 3 33 - 20
54 Feb 7, 1979 Lakers @ Golden State Warriors W 106 - 104 won 4 34 - 20
55 Feb 9, 1979 Lakers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers W 106 - 103 won 5 35 - 20
56 Feb 11, 1979 Lakers @ Kansas City Kings L 103 - 104 lost 1 35 - 21
57 Feb 13, 1979 Lakers @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 111 - 117 lost 2 35 - 22
58 Feb 16, 1979 Lakers @ Milwaukee Bucks L 98 - 99 lost 3 35 - 23
59 Feb 18, 1979 Lakers @ Indiana Pacers W 122 - 111 won 1 36 - 23
60 Feb 20, 1979 Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors L 91 - 102 lost 1 36 - 24
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
61 Feb 23, 1979 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics W 113 - 104 won 1 37 - 24
62 Feb 25, 1979 Lakers vs. Indiana Pacers W 118 - 108 won 2 38 - 24
63 Feb 27, 1979 Lakers vs. Kansas City Kings W 122 - 114 won 3 39 - 24
64 Mar 2, 1979 Lakers vs. Philadelphia 76ers W 126 - 111 won 4 40 - 24
65 Mar 4, 1979 Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets L 99 - 113 lost 1 40 - 25
66 Mar 9, 1979 Lakers vs. Chicago Bulls L 92 - 102 lost 2 40 - 26
67 Mar 11, 1979 Lakers @ Boston Celtics L 106 - 108 lost 3 40 - 27
68 Mar 13, 1979 Lakers @ Washington Bullets L 111 - 120 lost 4 40 - 28
69 Mar 14, 1979 Lakers @ San Antonio Spurs L 112 - 125 lost 5 40 - 29
70 Mar 16, 1979 Lakers vs. Atlanta Hawks W 111 - 110 won 1 41 - 29
71 Mar 18, 1979 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics W 122 - 111 won 2 42 - 29
72 Mar 21, 1979 Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers L 110 - 114 lost 1 42 - 30
73 Mar 23, 1979 Lakers vs. San Diego Clippers W 156 - 119 won 1 43 - 30
74 Mar 25, 1979 Lakers @ Denver Nuggets L 113 - 123 lost 1 43 - 31
75 Mar 28, 1979 Lakers @ Phoenix Suns L 106 - 112 lost 2 43 - 32
76 Mar 30, 1979 Lakers vs. Detroit Pistons W 124 - 113 won 1 44 - 32
77 Apr 1, 1979 Lakers @ Philadelphia 76ers L 111 - 112 lost 1 44 - 33
78 Apr 3, 1979 Lakers @ Chicago Bulls W 97 - 95 won 1 45 - 33
79 Apr 4, 1979 Lakers @ Kansas City Kings L 111 - 115 OT lost 1 45 - 34
80 Apr 6, 1979 Lakers vs. Seattle Supersonics L 93 - 113 lost 2 45 - 35
81 Apr 7, 1979 Lakers @ Portland Trail Blazers W 99 - 98 won 1 46 - 35
82 Apr 8, 1979 Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns W 111 - 103 won 2 47 - 35

NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs - Western Conference First Round

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Apr 10, 1979 Lakers @ Denver Nuggets L 105 - 110 Nuggets lead
0-1
lost 1
2 Apr 13, 1979 Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets W 121 - 109 series tied
1-1
won 1
3 Apr 15, 1979 Lakers @ Denver Nuggets W 112 - 111 Lakers win
2-1
won 2

NBA Playoffs - Western Conference Semifinals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Apr 17, 1979 Lakers @ Seattle Supersonics L 101 - 112 Supersonics lead
0-1
lost 1
2 Apr 18, 1979 Lakers @ Seattle Supersonics L 103 - 108 OT Supersonics lead
0-2
lost 2
3 Apr 20, 1979 Lakers vs. Seattle Supersonics W 118 - 112 OT Supersonics lead
1-2
won 1
4 Apr 22, 1979 Lakers vs. Seattle Supersonics L 115 - 117 Supersonics lead
1-3
lost 1
5 Apr 25, 1979 Lakers @ Seattle Supersonics L 100 - 106 Supersonics win
1-4
lost 2