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1977-78 NBA Playoffs

NBA First Round

Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 4/12/1978 Cleveland Cavaliers 114 New York Knicks 132 Coliseum at Richfield New York Knicks Lead Series 1-0
2 4/14/1978 New York Knicks 109 Cleveland Cavaliers 107 Madison Square Garden IV New York Knicks Sweep Series 2-0
               
Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 4/12/1978 Washington Bullets 103 Atlanta Hawks 94 Capital Centre Washington Bullets Lead Series 1-0
2 4/14/1978 Atlanta Hawks 103 Washington Bullets 107 Omni Coliseum Washington Bullets Sweep Series 2-0
               
Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 4/11/1978 Phoenix Suns 103 Milwaukee Bucks 111 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum Milwaukee Bucks Lead Series 1-0
2 4/14/1978 Milwaukee Bucks 94 Phoenix Suns 90 MECCA Arena Milwaukee Bucks Sweep Series 2-0
               
Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 4/12/1978 Seattle SuperSonics 102 Los Angeles Lakers 90 Seattle Center Coliseum Seattle SuperSonics Lead Series 1-0
2 4/14/1978 Los Angeles Lakers 105 Seattle SuperSonics 99 The Forum Series Tied 1-1
3 4/16/1978 Seattle SuperSonics 111 Los Angeles Lakers 102 Seattle Center Coliseum Seattle SuperSonics Win Series 2-1
               

NBA Second Round

Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 4/16/1978 Philadelphia 76ers 130 New York Knicks 90 The Spectrum Philadelphia 76ers Lead Series 1-0
2 4/18/1978 Philadelphia 76ers 119 New York Knicks 100 The Spectrum Philadelphia 76ers Lead Series 2-0
3 4/20/1978 New York Knicks 126 Philadelphia 76ers 137 Madison Square Garden IV Philadelphia 76ers Lead Series 3-0
4 4/23/1978 New York Knicks 107 Philadelphia 76ers 112 Madison Square Garden IV Philadelphia 76ers Sweep Series 4-0
               
Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 4/16/1978 San Antonio Spurs 114 Washington Bullets 103 HemisFair Arena San Antonio Spurs Lead Series 1-0
2 4/18/1978 San Antonio Spurs 117 Washington Bullets 121 HemisFair Arena Series Tied 1-1
3 4/21/1978 Washington Bullets 118 San Antonio Spurs 105 Capital Centre Washington Bullets Lead Series 2-1
4 4/23/1978 Washington Bullets 98 San Antonio Spurs 95 Capital Centre Washington Bullets Lead Series 3-1
5 4/25/1978 San Antonio Spurs 116 Washington Bullets 105 HemisFair Arena Washington Bullets Lead Series 3-2
6 4/28/1978 Washington Bullets 103 San Antonio Spurs 100 Capital Centre Washington Bullets Win Series 4-2
               
Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 4/18/1978 Denver Nuggets 119 Milwaukee Bucks 103 McNichols Sports Arena Denver Nuggets Lead Series 1-0
2 4/21/1978 Denver Nuggets 127 Milwaukee Bucks 111 McNichols Sports Arena Denver Nuggets Lead Series 2-0
3 4/23/1978 Milwaukee Bucks 143 Denver Nuggets 112 MECCA Arena Denver Nuggets Lead Series 2-1
4 4/25/1978 Milwaukee Bucks 104 Denver Nuggets 118 MECCA Arena Denver Nuggets Lead Series 3-1
5 4/28/1978 Denver Nuggets 112 Milwaukee Bucks 117 McNichols Sports Arena Denver Nuggets Lead Series 3-2
6 4/30/1978 Milwaukee Bucks 119 Denver Nuggets 91 MECCA Arena Series Tied 3-3
7 5/3/1978 Denver Nuggets 116 Milwaukee Bucks 110 McNichols Sports Arena Denver Nuggets Win Series 4-3
               
Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 4/18/1978 Portland Trail Blazers 95 Seattle SuperSonics 104 Memorial Coliseum Seattle SuperSonics Lead Series 1-0
2 4/21/1978 Portland Trail Blazers 96 Seattle SuperSonics 93 Memorial Coliseum Series Tied 1-1
3 4/23/1978 Seattle SuperSonics 99 Portland Trail Blazers 84 Seattle Center Coliseum Seattle SuperSonics Lead Series 2-1
4 4/26/1978 Seattle SuperSonics 100 Portland Trail Blazers 98 Seattle Center Coliseum Seattle SuperSonics Lead Series 3-1
5 4/30/1978 Portland Trail Blazers 113 Seattle SuperSonics 89 Memorial Coliseum Seattle SuperSonics Lead Series 3-2
6 5/1/1978 Seattle SuperSonics 105 Portland Trail Blazers 94 Seattle Center Coliseum Seattle SuperSonics Win Series 4-2
               

NBA Eastern Conference Finals

Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 4/30/1978 Philadelphia 76ers 117 Washington Bullets 122 The Spectrum Washington Bullets Lead Series 1-0
2 5/3/1978 Philadelphia 76ers 110 Washington Bullets 104 The Spectrum Series Tied 1-1
3 5/5/1978 Washington Bullets 123 Philadelphia 76ers 108 Capital Centre Washington Bullets Lead Series 2-1
4 5/7/1978 Washington Bullets 121 Philadelphia 76ers 105 Capital Centre Washington Bullets Lead Series 3-1
5 5/10/1978 Philadelphia 76ers 107 Washington Bullets 94 The Spectrum Washington Bullets Lead Series 3-2
6 5/12/1978 Washington Bullets 101 Philadelphia 76ers 99 Capital Centre Washington Bullets Win Series 4-2
               

NBA Western Conference Finals

Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 5/5/1978 Denver Nuggets 116 Seattle SuperSonics 107 McNichols Sports Arena Denver Nuggets Lead Series 1-0
2 5/7/1978 Denver Nuggets 111 Seattle SuperSonics 121 McNichols Sports Arena Series Tied 1-1
3 5/10/1978 Seattle SuperSonics 105 Denver Nuggets 91 Seattle Center Coliseum Seattle SuperSonics Lead Series 2-1
4 5/12/1978 Seattle SuperSonics 100 Denver Nuggets 94 Seattle Center Coliseum Seattle SuperSonics Lead Series 3-1
5 5/14/1978 Denver Nuggets 123 Seattle SuperSonics 114 McNichols Sports Arena Seattle SuperSonics Lead Series 3-2
6 5/17/1978 Seattle SuperSonics 123 Denver Nuggets 108 Seattle Center Coliseum Seattle SuperSonics Win Series 4-2
               

NBA Finals

Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 5/21/1978 Seattle SuperSonics 106 Washington Bullets 102 Seattle Center Coliseum Seattle SuperSonics Lead Series 1-0
2 5/25/1978 Washington Bullets 106 Seattle SuperSonics 98 Capital Centre Series Tied 1-1
3 5/28/1978 Washington Bullets 92 Seattle SuperSonics 93 Capital Centre Seattle SuperSonics Lead Series 2-1
4 5/30/1978 Seattle SuperSonics 116 Washington Bullets 120 Seattle Center Coliseum Series Tied 2-2
5 6/2/1978 Seattle SuperSonics 98 Washington Bullets 94 Seattle Center Coliseum Seattle SuperSonics Lead Series 3-2
6 6/4/1978 Washington Bullets 117 Seattle SuperSonics 82 Capital Centre Series Tied 3-3
7 6/7/1978 Seattle SuperSonics 99 Washington Bullets 105 Seattle Center Coliseum Washington Bullets Win Series 4-3