1978-79

Season: Scores / Standings / Leaders

NBA 1978-79 Regular Season Standings

This page features the complete 1978-1979 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 1978-79 Conference Standings

Western Conference
Team W L Pct GB
1 Seattle Supersonics 52 30 .634 - x
2 Kansas City Kings 48 34 .585 4.0 x
3 Phoenix Suns 50 32 .610 2.0 x
4 Denver Nuggets 47 35 .573 5.0 x
5 Los Angeles Lakers 47 35 .573 5.0 x
6 Portland Trail Blazers 45 37 .549 7.0 x
7 San Diego Clippers 43 39 .524 9.0
8 Milwaukee Bucks 38 44 .463 14.0
9 Golden State Warriors 38 44 .463 14.0
10 Indiana Pacers 38 44 .463 14.0
11 Chicago Bulls 31 51 .378 21.0
Eastern Conference
Team W L Pct GB
1 Washington Bullets 54 28 .659 - x
2 San Antonio Spurs 48 34 .585 6.0 x
3 Philadelphia 76ers 47 35 .573 7.0 x
4 Houston Rockets 47 35 .573 7.0 x
5 Atlanta Hawks 46 36 .561 8.0 x
6 New Jersey Nets 37 45 .451 17.0 x
7 New York Knicks 31 51 .378 23.0
8 Detroit Pistons 30 52 .366 24.0
9 Cleveland Cavaliers 30 52 .366 24.0
10 Boston Celtics 29 53 .354 25.0
11 New Orleans Jazz 26 56 .317 28.0

NBA 1978-79 Division Standings

Midwest Division
Team W L Pct GB
1 Kansas City Kings 48 34 .585 - x
2 Denver Nuggets 47 35 .573 1.0 x
3 Milwaukee Bucks 38 44 .463 10.0
4 Indiana Pacers 38 44 .463 10.0
5 Chicago Bulls 31 51 .378 17.0
Pacific Division
Team W L Pct GB
1 Seattle Supersonics 52 30 .634 - x
2 Phoenix Suns 50 32 .610 2.0 x
3 Los Angeles Lakers 47 35 .573 5.0 x
4 Portland Trail Blazers 45 37 .549 7.0 x
5 San Diego Clippers 43 39 .524 9.0
6 Golden State Warriors 38 44 .463 14.0
Atlantic Division
Team W L Pct GB
1 Washington Bullets 54 28 .659 - x
2 Philadelphia 76ers 47 35 .573 7.0 x
3 New Jersey Nets 37 45 .451 17.0 x
4 New York Knicks 31 51 .378 23.0
5 Boston Celtics 29 53 .354 25.0
Central Division
Team W L Pct GB
1 San Antonio Spurs 48 34 .585 - x
2 Houston Rockets 47 35 .573 1.0 x
3 Atlanta Hawks 46 36 .561 2.0 x
4 Detroit Pistons 30 52 .366 18.0
5 Cleveland Cavaliers 30 52 .366 18.0
6 New Orleans Jazz 26 56 .317 22.0

Abbreviations: W = Wins / L = Losses / Pct = Winning Percentage / GB = Games behind