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1978-79 NBA Playoffs

NBA First Round

Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 4/11/1979 Houston Rockets 106 Atlanta Hawks 109 The Summit Atlanta Hawks Lead Series 1-0
2 4/13/1979 Atlanta Hawks 100 Houston Rockets 91 Omni Coliseum Atlanta Hawks Sweep Series 2-0
               
Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 4/11/1979 Philadelphia 76ers 122 New Jersey Nets 114 The Spectrum Philadelphia 76ers Lead Series 1-0
2 4/13/1979 New Jersey Nets 101 Philadelphia 76ers 111 Rutgers Athletic Center Philadelphia 76ers Sweep Series 2-0
               
Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 4/10/1979 Denver Nuggets 110 Los Angeles Lakers 105 McNichols Sports Arena Denver Nuggets Lead Series 1-0
2 4/13/1979 Los Angeles Lakers 121 Denver Nuggets 109 The Forum Series Tied 1-1
3 4/15/1979 Denver Nuggets 111 Los Angeles Lakers 112 McNichols Sports Arena Los Angeles Lakers Win Series 2-1
               
Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 4/10/1979 Phoenix Suns 107 Portland Trail Blazers 103 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum Phoenix Suns Lead Series 1-0
2 4/13/1979 Portland Trail Blazers 96 Phoenix Suns 92 Memorial Coliseum Series Tied 1-1
3 4/15/1979 Phoenix Suns 101 Portland Trail Blazers 91 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum Phoenix Suns Win Series 2-1
               

NBA Second Round

Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 4/15/1979 Washington Bullets 103 Atlanta Hawks 89 Capital Centre Washington Bullets Lead Series 1-0
2 4/17/1979 Washington Bullets 99 Atlanta Hawks 107 Capital Centre Series Tied 1-1
3 4/20/1979 Atlanta Hawks 77 Washington Bullets 89 Omni Coliseum Washington Bullets Lead Series 2-1
4 4/22/1979 Atlanta Hawks 118 Washington Bullets 120 Omni Coliseum Washington Bullets Lead Series 3-1
5 4/24/1979 Washington Bullets 103 Atlanta Hawks 107 Capital Centre Washington Bullets Lead Series 3-2
6 4/26/1979 Atlanta Hawks 104 Washington Bullets 86 Omni Coliseum Series Tied 3-3
7 4/29/1979 Washington Bullets 100 Atlanta Hawks 94 Capital Centre Washington Bullets Win Series 4-3
               
Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 4/15/1979 San Antonio Spurs 119 Philadelphia 76ers 106 HemisFair Arena San Antonio Spurs Lead Series 1-0
2 4/17/1979 San Antonio Spurs 121 Philadelphia 76ers 120 HemisFair Arena San Antonio Spurs Lead Series 2-0
3 4/20/1979 Philadelphia 76ers 123 San Antonio Spurs 115 The Spectrum San Antonio Spurs Lead Series 2-1
4 4/22/1979 Philadelphia 76ers 112 San Antonio Spurs 115 The Spectrum San Antonio Spurs Lead Series 3-1
5 4/26/1979 San Antonio Spurs 97 Philadelphia 76ers 120 HemisFair Arena San Antonio Spurs Lead Series 3-2
6 4/29/1979 Philadelphia 76ers 92 San Antonio Spurs 90 The Spectrum Series Tied 3-3
7 5/2/1979 San Antonio Spurs 111 Philadelphia 76ers 108 HemisFair Arena San Antonio Spurs Win Series 4-3
               
Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 4/17/1979 Phoenix Suns 102 Kansas City Kings 99 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum Phoenix Suns Lead Series 1-0
2 4/20/1979 Kansas City Kings 111 Phoenix Suns 91 Kemper Arena Series Tied 1-1
3 4/22/1979 Phoenix Suns 108 Kansas City Kings 93 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum Phoenix Suns Lead Series 2-1
4 4/25/1979 Kansas City Kings 94 Phoenix Suns 108 Kemper Arena Phoenix Suns Lead Series 3-1
5 4/27/1979 Phoenix Suns 120 Kansas City Kings 99 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum Phoenix Suns Win Series 4-1
               
Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 4/17/1979 Seattle SuperSonics 112 Los Angeles Lakers 101 Kingdome Seattle SuperSonics Lead Series 1-0
2 4/18/1979 Seattle SuperSonics 108 Los Angeles Lakers 103 Kingdome Seattle SuperSonics Lead Series 2-0
3 4/20/1979 Los Angeles Lakers 118 Seattle SuperSonics 112 The Forum Seattle SuperSonics Lead Series 2-1
4 4/22/1979 Los Angeles Lakers 115 Seattle SuperSonics 117 The Forum Seattle SuperSonics Lead Series 3-1
5 4/25/1979 Seattle SuperSonics 106 Los Angeles Lakers 100 Kingdome Seattle SuperSonics Win Series 4-1
               

NBA Eastern Conference Finals

Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 5/4/1979 Washington Bullets 97 San Antonio Spurs 118 Capital Centre San Antonio Spurs Lead Series 1-0
2 5/6/1979 Washington Bullets 115 San Antonio Spurs 95 Capital Centre Series Tied 1-1
3 5/9/1979 San Antonio Spurs 116 Washington Bullets 114 HemisFair Arena San Antonio Spurs Lead Series 2-1
4 5/11/1979 San Antonio Spurs 118 Washington Bullets 102 HemisFair Arena San Antonio Spurs Lead Series 3-1
5 5/13/1979 Washington Bullets 107 San Antonio Spurs 103 Capital Centre San Antonio Spurs Lead Series 3-2
6 5/16/1979 San Antonio Spurs 100 Washington Bullets 108 HemisFair Arena Series Tied 3-3
7 5/18/1979 Washington Bullets 107 San Antonio Spurs 105 Capital Centre Washington Bullets Win Series 4-3
               

NBA Western Conference Finals

Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 5/1/1979 Seattle SuperSonics 108 Phoenix Suns 93 Kingdome Seattle SuperSonics Lead Series 1-0
2 5/4/1979 Seattle SuperSonics 103 Phoenix Suns 97 Kingdome Seattle SuperSonics Lead Series 2-0
3 5/6/1979 Phoenix Suns 113 Seattle SuperSonics 103 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum Seattle SuperSonics Lead Series 2-1
4 5/8/1979 Phoenix Suns 100 Seattle SuperSonics 91 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum Series Tied 2-2
5 5/11/1979 Seattle SuperSonics 93 Phoenix Suns 99 Kingdome Phoenix Suns Lead Series 3-2
6 5/13/1979 Phoenix Suns 105 Seattle SuperSonics 106 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum Series Tied 3-3
7 5/17/1979 Seattle SuperSonics 114 Phoenix Suns 110 Kingdome Seattle SuperSonics Win Series 4-3
               

NBA Finals

Game Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Stadium Series
1 5/20/1979 Washington Bullets 99 Seattle SuperSonics 97 Capital Centre Washington Bullets Lead Series 1-0
2 5/24/1979 Washington Bullets 82 Seattle SuperSonics 92 Capital Centre Series Tied 1-1
3 5/27/1979 Seattle SuperSonics 105 Washington Bullets 95 Kingdome Seattle SuperSonics Lead Series 2-1
4 5/29/1979 Seattle SuperSonics 114 Washington Bullets 112 Kingdome Seattle SuperSonics Lead Series 3-1
5 6/1/1979 Washington Bullets 93 Seattle SuperSonics 97 Capital Centre Seattle SuperSonics Win Series 4-1