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Denver Nuggets 1977-1978 Schedule and Results

All the scores of the games played by the Nuggets 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:
48-34 (.585), 2nd in Western Conference
Playoffs Record:
6-7 (.462), Lost West Conf Finals

Denver Nuggets 1977-1978 Game Schedule and Results

NBA Regular Season

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Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
1 Oct 19, 1977 Nuggets vs. Milwaukee Bucks W 133 - 115 won 1 1 - 0
2 Oct 21, 1977 Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers W 106 - 101 won 2 2 - 0
3 Oct 22, 1977 Nuggets @ Detroit Pistons L 106 - 126 lost 1 2 - 1
4 Oct 25, 1977 Nuggets @ Indiana Pacers L 104 - 129 lost 2 2 - 2
5 Oct 26, 1977 Nuggets vs. Portland Trail Blazers W 111 - 108 won 1 3 - 2
6 Oct 29, 1977 Nuggets vs. Buffalo Braves W 127 - 111 won 2 4 - 2
7 Nov 1, 1977 Nuggets @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 93 - 110 lost 1 4 - 3
8 Nov 2, 1977 Nuggets @ Buffalo Braves L 100 - 104 lost 2 4 - 4
9 Nov 4, 1977 Nuggets @ Boston Celtics W 109 - 107 won 1 5 - 4
10 Nov 5, 1977 Nuggets @ Philadelphia 76ers L 101 - 132 lost 1 5 - 5
11 Nov 8, 1977 Nuggets @ Milwaukee Bucks W 111 - 101 won 1 6 - 5
12 Nov 9, 1977 Nuggets vs. New Orleans Jazz W 115 - 112 won 2 7 - 5
13 Nov 12, 1977 Nuggets vs. Kansas City Kings W 119 - 114 won 3 8 - 5
14 Nov 15, 1977 Nuggets vs. Detroit Pistons W 123 - 113 won 4 9 - 5
15 Nov 18, 1977 Nuggets vs. San Antonio Spurs W 105 - 94 won 5 10 - 5
16 Nov 20, 1977 Nuggets @ New Jersey Nets W 125 - 118 won 6 11 - 5
17 Nov 22, 1977 Nuggets @ Washington Bullets W 119 - 114 won 7 12 - 5
18 Nov 23, 1977 Nuggets @ Atlanta Hawks L 104 - 105 lost 1 12 - 6
19 Nov 24, 1977 Nuggets @ New Orleans Jazz L 129 - 131 lost 2 12 - 7
20 Nov 26, 1977 Nuggets vs. Indiana Pacers W 136 - 123 won 1 13 - 7
21 Nov 27, 1977 Nuggets @ Phoenix Suns L 97 - 115 lost 1 13 - 8
22 Nov 29, 1977 Nuggets vs. Seattle Supersonics W 115 - 99 won 1 14 - 8
23 Dec 2, 1977 Nuggets vs. New Jersey Nets W 126 - 92 won 2 15 - 8
24 Dec 4, 1977 Nuggets @ Los Angeles Lakers W 111 - 109 won 3 16 - 8
25 Dec 7, 1977 Nuggets vs. Atlanta Hawks W 123 - 116 won 4 17 - 8
26 Dec 10, 1977 Nuggets vs. Milwaukee Bucks W 118 - 111 won 5 18 - 8
27 Dec 13, 1977 Nuggets @ Chicago Bulls L 96 - 99 lost 1 18 - 9
28 Dec 14, 1977 Nuggets @ Kansas City Kings L 98 - 124 lost 2 18 - 10
29 Dec 16, 1977 Nuggets vs. Washington Bullets L 112 - 117 OT lost 3 18 - 11
30 Dec 20, 1977 Nuggets @ Seattle Supersonics L 88 - 93 lost 4 18 - 12
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
31 Dec 23, 1977 Nuggets @ Golden State Warriors L 93 - 98 lost 5 18 - 13
32 Dec 26, 1977 Nuggets vs. Phoenix Suns W 127 - 108 won 1 19 - 13
33 Dec 28, 1977 Nuggets vs. Golden State Warriors W 130 - 108 won 2 20 - 13
34 Dec 30, 1977 Nuggets @ Atlanta Hawks W 106 - 104 won 3 21 - 13
35 Jan 3, 1978 Nuggets @ Washington Bullets W 101 - 100 won 4 22 - 13
36 Jan 4, 1978 Nuggets @ San Antonio Spurs W 119 - 114 won 5 23 - 13
37 Jan 8, 1978 Nuggets vs. Chicago Bulls W 109 - 104 won 6 24 - 13
38 Jan 10, 1978 Nuggets vs. New Orleans Jazz W 115 - 110 OT won 7 25 - 13
39 Jan 12, 1978 Nuggets @ Houston Rockets W 109 - 106 won 8 26 - 13
40 Jan 14, 1978 Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers W 123 - 112 won 9 27 - 13
41 Jan 17, 1978 Nuggets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers W 104 - 89 won 10 28 - 13
42 Jan 19, 1978 Nuggets @ Milwaukee Bucks L 109 - 114 lost 1 28 - 14
43 Jan 22, 1978 Nuggets vs. New York Knicks L 141 - 143 OT lost 2 28 - 15
44 Jan 24, 1978 Nuggets @ Chicago Bulls L 114 - 131 lost 3 28 - 16
45 Jan 25, 1978 Nuggets vs. Buffalo Braves W 121 - 119 OT won 1 29 - 16
46 Jan 27, 1978 Nuggets vs. Houston Rockets W 105 - 100 won 2 30 - 16
47 Jan 29, 1978 Nuggets vs. Philadelphia 76ers L 117 - 118 lost 1 30 - 17
48 Jan 31, 1978 Nuggets @ New York Knicks W 119 - 115 won 1 31 - 17
49 Feb 1, 1978 Nuggets @ Philadelphia 76ers L 101 - 104 lost 1 31 - 18
50 Feb 3, 1978 Nuggets vs. Detroit Pistons W 115 - 102 won 1 32 - 18
51 Feb 8, 1978 Nuggets vs. Atlanta Hawks W 114 - 109 won 2 33 - 18
52 Feb 9, 1978 Nuggets @ Golden State Warriors L 108 - 119 lost 1 33 - 19
53 Feb 10, 1978 Nuggets @ Seattle Supersonics L 123 - 126 OT lost 2 33 - 20
54 Feb 12, 1978 Nuggets @ Portland Trail Blazers W 103 - 101 won 1 34 - 20
55 Feb 14, 1978 Nuggets vs. Washington Bullets W 103 - 98 won 2 35 - 20
56 Feb 16, 1978 Nuggets @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 87 - 119 lost 1 35 - 21
57 Feb 17, 1978 Nuggets vs. Portland Trail Blazers W 112 - 105 won 1 36 - 21
58 Feb 19, 1978 Nuggets vs. Boston Celtics W 118 - 115 won 2 37 - 21
59 Feb 22, 1978 Nuggets vs. Indiana Pacers L 96 - 99 lost 1 37 - 22
60 Feb 24, 1978 Nuggets @ Los Angeles Lakers L 99 - 109 lost 2 37 - 23
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
61 Feb 25, 1978 Nuggets vs. Philadelphia 76ers W 124 - 115 won 1 38 - 23
62 Feb 28, 1978 Nuggets @ Indiana Pacers W 122 - 106 won 2 39 - 23
63 Mar 1, 1978 Nuggets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers L 104 - 110 lost 1 39 - 24
64 Mar 4, 1978 Nuggets vs. Kansas City Kings W 123 - 114 won 1 40 - 24
65 Mar 7, 1978 Nuggets vs. Phoenix Suns L 112 - 126 lost 1 40 - 25
66 Mar 10, 1978 Nuggets @ Kansas City Kings L 120 - 126 lost 2 40 - 26
67 Mar 12, 1978 Nuggets vs. Chicago Bulls W 98 - 95 won 1 41 - 26
68 Mar 15, 1978 Nuggets vs. Golden State Warriors W 123 - 111 won 2 42 - 26
69 Mar 17, 1978 Nuggets @ New Jersey Nets L 109 - 111 OT lost 1 42 - 27
70 Mar 19, 1978 Nuggets @ Boston Celtics L 95 - 122 lost 2 42 - 28
71 Mar 21, 1978 Nuggets vs. New York Knicks L 114 - 115 lost 3 42 - 29
72 Mar 23, 1978 Nuggets @ San Antonio Spurs L 106 - 123 lost 4 42 - 30
73 Mar 26, 1978 Nuggets @ New Orleans Jazz W 109 - 100 won 1 43 - 30
74 Mar 28, 1978 Nuggets @ New York Knicks L 103 - 106 lost 1 43 - 31
75 Mar 29, 1978 Nuggets vs. Boston Celtics W 109 - 106 won 1 44 - 31
76 Mar 31, 1978 Nuggets vs. Seattle Supersonics L 109 - 111 lost 1 44 - 32
77 Apr 2, 1978 Nuggets vs. Houston Rockets W 109 - 100 won 1 45 - 32
78 Apr 3, 1978 Nuggets @ Buffalo Braves W 104 - 95 won 2 46 - 32
79 Apr 5, 1978 Nuggets vs. New Jersey Nets W 129 - 121 won 3 47 - 32
80 Apr 6, 1978 Nuggets @ Phoenix Suns W 111 - 105 won 4 48 - 32
81 Apr 7, 1978 Nuggets @ Portland Trail Blazers L 93 - 97 lost 1 48 - 33
82 Apr 9, 1978 Nuggets @ Detroit Pistons L 137 - 139 lost 2 48 - 34

NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs - Western Conference Semifinals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Apr 18, 1978 Nuggets vs. Milwaukee Bucks W 119 - 103 Nuggets lead
1-0
won 1
2 Apr 21, 1978 Nuggets vs. Milwaukee Bucks W 127 - 111 Nuggets lead
2-0
won 2
3 Apr 23, 1978 Nuggets @ Milwaukee Bucks L 112 - 143 Nuggets lead
2-1
lost 1
4 Apr 25, 1978 Nuggets @ Milwaukee Bucks W 118 - 104 Nuggets lead
3-1
won 1
5 Apr 28, 1978 Nuggets vs. Milwaukee Bucks L 112 - 117 Nuggets lead
3-2
lost 1
6 Apr 30, 1978 Nuggets @ Milwaukee Bucks L 91 - 119 series tied
3-3
lost 2
7 May 3, 1978 Nuggets vs. Milwaukee Bucks W 116 - 110 Nuggets win
4-3
won 1

NBA Playoffs - Western Conference Finals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 May 5, 1978 Nuggets vs. Seattle Supersonics W 116 - 107 Nuggets lead
1-0
won 2
2 May 7, 1978 Nuggets vs. Seattle Supersonics L 111 - 121 series tied
1-1
lost 1
3 May 10, 1978 Nuggets @ Seattle Supersonics L 91 - 105 Supersonics lead
1-2
lost 2
4 May 12, 1978 Nuggets @ Seattle Supersonics L 94 - 100 Supersonics lead
1-3
lost 3
5 May 14, 1978 Nuggets vs. Seattle Supersonics W 123 - 114 Supersonics lead
2-3
won 1
6 May 17, 1978 Nuggets @ Seattle Supersonics L 108 - 123 Supersonics win
2-4
lost 1