1977-78

Season: Scores / Standings / Leaders

NBA 1977-78 Regular Season Standings.

This page features the complete 1977-1978 NBA season standings, including conference and division ranks, wins, loses, percentage, games behind and teams that qualified for the playoffs

x = teams that made the playoffs are marked with an "x".

NBA 1977-78 Conference Standings

Western Conference
Team W L Pct GB
1 Portland Trail Blazers 58 24 .707 - x
2 Denver Nuggets 48 34 .585 10.0 x
3 Phoenix Suns 49 33 .598 9.0 x
4 Seattle Supersonics 47 35 .573 11.0 x
5 Los Angeles Lakers 45 37 .549 13.0 x
6 Milwaukee Bucks 44 38 .537 14.0 x
7 Golden State Warriors 43 39 .524 15.0
8 Chicago Bulls 40 42 .488 18.0
9 Detroit Pistons 38 44 .463 20.0
10 Kansas City Kings 31 51 .378 27.0
11 Indiana Pacers 31 51 .378 27.0
Eastern Conference
Team W L Pct GB
1 Philadelphia 76ers 55 27 .671 - x
2 San Antonio Spurs 52 30 .634 3.0 x
3 Washington Bullets 44 38 .537 11.0 x
4 Cleveland Cavaliers 43 39 .524 12.0 x
5 New York Knicks 43 39 .524 12.0 x
6 Atlanta Hawks 41 41 .500 14.0 x
7 New Orleans Jazz 39 43 .476 16.0
8 Boston Celtics 32 50 .390 23.0
9 Houston Rockets 28 54 .341 27.0
10 Buffalo Braves 27 55 .329 28.0
11 New Jersey Nets 24 58 .293 31.0

NBA 1977-78 Division Standings

Midwest Division
Team W L Pct GB
1 Denver Nuggets 48 34 .585 - x
2 Milwaukee Bucks 44 38 .537 4.0 x
3 Chicago Bulls 40 42 .488 8.0
4 Detroit Pistons 38 44 .463 10.0
5 Kansas City Kings 31 51 .378 17.0
6 Indiana Pacers 31 51 .378 17.0
Pacific Division
Team W L Pct GB
1 Portland Trail Blazers 58 24 .707 - x
2 Phoenix Suns 49 33 .598 9.0 x
3 Seattle Supersonics 47 35 .573 11.0 x
4 Los Angeles Lakers 45 37 .549 13.0 x
5 Golden State Warriors 43 39 .524 15.0
Atlantic Division
Team W L Pct GB
1 Philadelphia 76ers 55 27 .671 - x
2 New York Knicks 43 39 .524 12.0 x
3 Boston Celtics 32 50 .390 23.0
4 Buffalo Braves 27 55 .329 28.0
5 New Jersey Nets 24 58 .293 31.0
Central Division
Team W L Pct GB
1 San Antonio Spurs 52 30 .634 - x
2 Washington Bullets 44 38 .537 8.0 x
3 Cleveland Cavaliers 43 39 .524 9.0 x
4 Atlanta Hawks 41 41 .500 11.0 x
5 New Orleans Jazz 39 43 .476 13.0
6 Houston Rockets 28 54 .341 24.0

Note: from 1946-47 to 1969-70 there were no conferences. The league was divided in two divisions (Eastern and Western) with the only exception of the 1949-50 season when there were 3 divisions.