1976-1977 Houston Rockets Schedule

NBA Playoffs - Conference Semi Finals

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Houston Leaders Washington Leaders PPP
Apr 19, 1977
v.
Washington
L, 101 - 111 Compaq Center
Conference Semi Finals
0-1 PTS: 24. Mike Newlin
PTS: 32. M. Kupchak
313.5 - 344.6
Apr 21, 1977
v.
Washington
W, 124 - 118 Compaq Center
Conference Semi Finals
1-1 PTS: 31. Moses Malone
PTS: 37. Phil Chenier
305.2 - 290.4
Apr 24, 1977
@
Washington
L, 93 - 90 US Airways Arena
Conference Semi Finals
1-2 PTS: 18. John Lucas
PTS: 23. M. Kupchak
327.5 - 317.0
Apr 26, 1977
@
Washington
W, 103 - 107 US Airways Arena
Conference Semi Finals
2-2 PTS: 28. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 29. Phil Chenier
315.3 - 327.5
Apr 29, 1977
v.
Washington
W, 123 - 115 Compaq Center
Conference Semi Finals
3-2 PTS: 40. C. Murphy
PTS: 30. Elvin Hayes
321.9 - 301.0
May 1, 1977
@
Washington
W, 103 - 108 US Airways Arena
Conference Semi Finals
4-2 PTS: 26. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 21. Phil Chenier
312.0 - 327.2

NBA Playoffs - Conference Finals

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Houston Leaders Philadelphia Leaders PPP
May 5, 1977
@
Philadelphia
L, 128 - 117 Spectrum
Conference Finals
0-1 PTS: 32. Moses Malone
PTS: 24. J. Erving
322.5 - 294.8
May 8, 1977
@
Philadelphia
L, 106 - 97 Spectrum
Conference Finals
0-2 PTS: 32. C. Murphy
PTS: 21. G. McGinnis
345.6 - 316.3
May 11, 1977
v.
Philadelphia
W, 118 - 94 Compaq Center
Conference Finals
1-2 PTS: 30. Moses Malone
PTS: 28. J. Erving
309.3 - 246.4
May 13, 1977
v.
Philadelphia
L, 95 - 107 Compaq Center
Conference Finals
1-3 PTS: 24. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 36. Doug Collins
296.9 - 334.4
May 15, 1977
@
Philadelphia
W, 115 - 118 Spectrum
Conference Finals
2-3 PTS: 21. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 37. J. Erving
287.4 - 294.9
May 17, 1977
v.
Philadelphia
L, 109 - 112 Compaq Center
Conference Finals
2-4 PTS: 24. John Lucas
PTS: 34. J. Erving
316.8 - 325.5

Regular Season

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Houston Leaders Opponent Leaders PPP
Oct 21, 1976
@
Atlanta
W, 104 - 120 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
1-0 PTS: 33. Mike Newlin
PTS: 29. John Drew
311.3 - 359.2
Oct 23, 1976
v.
Phoenix
W, 129 - 126 Compaq Center
Regular Season
2-0 PTS: 38. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 29. Alvan Adams
311.5 - 304.2
Oct 27, 1976
v.
Philadelphia
L, 94 - 116 Compaq Center
Regular Season
2-1 PTS: 21. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 27. G. McGinnis
301.9 - 372.6
Oct 30, 1976
v.
Washington
W, 105 - 92 Compaq Center
Regular Season
3-1 PTS: 24. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 23. Larry Wright
308.7 - 270.5
Nov 3, 1976
v.
Boston
W, 117 - 111 Compaq Center
Regular Season
4-1 PTS: 35. Mike Newlin
PTS: 28. C. Scott
309.4 - 293.5
Nov 5, 1976
@
New York
L, 95 - 91 Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
4-2 PTS: 18. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 23. T. Archibald
300.1 - 287.4
Nov 6, 1976
@
Buffalo
L, 117 - 102 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
Regular Season
4-3 PTS: 20. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 24. Bob McAdoo
303.6 - 264.7
Nov 9, 1976
@
Chicago
W, 92 - 111 Chicago Stadium
Regular Season
5-3 PTS: 25. Mike Newlin
PTS: 26. M. Johnson
287.5 - 346.9
Nov 10, 1976
v.
Seattle
W, 99 - 97 Compaq Center
Regular Season
6-3 PTS: 26. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 25. Slick Watts
340.6 - 333.7
Nov 12, 1976
@
Milwaukee
L, 111 - 99 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Regular Season
6-4 PTS: 23. Mike Newlin
PTS: 20. Scott Lloyd
321.4 - 286.6
Nov 13, 1976
v.
New York
L, 110 - 114 Compaq Center
Regular Season
6-5 PTS: 24. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 37. J. Williamson
303.2 - 314.2
Nov 17, 1976
v.
Buffalo
W, 120 - 114 Compaq Center
Regular Season
7-5 PTS: 21. John Lucas
PTS: 27. Bob McAdoo
313.5 - 297.8
Nov 20, 1976
v.
Kansas City
W, 127 - 126 Compaq Center
Regular Season
8-5 PTS: 35. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 37. Ron Boone
317.9 - 315.4
Nov 24, 1976
v.
Golden State
W, 113 - 107 Compaq Center
Regular Season
9-5 PTS: 25. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 28. Rick Barry
334.1 - 316.4
Nov 25, 1976
@
New Orleans
W, 99 - 105 Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Regular Season
10-5 PTS: 27. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 35. P. Maravich
276.1 - 292.8
Nov 27, 1976
v.
San Antonio
W, 125 - 116 Compaq Center
Regular Season
11-5 PTS: 28. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 30. G. Gervin
311.3 - 288.9
Dec 1, 1976
v.
Detroit
W, 110 - 104 Compaq Center
Regular Season
12-5 PTS: 29. C. Murphy
PTS: 22. M.L. Carr
331.9 - 313.8
Dec 2, 1976
v.
Milwaukee
W, 137 - 110 Compaq Center
Regular Season
13-5 PTS: 38. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 16. J. Bridgeman
315.0 - 252.9
Dec 4, 1976
v.
Indiana
W, 120 - 108 Compaq Center
Regular Season
14-5 PTS: 29. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 17. Billy Knight
323.7 - 291.3
Dec 8, 1976
@
Phoenix
L, 116 - 95 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
14-6 PTS: 20. C. Murphy
PTS: 23. P. Westphal
329.5 - 269.8
Dec 10, 1976
@
L.A. Lakers
L, 109 - 99 The Forum
Regular Season
14-7 PTS: 22. C. Murphy
PTS: 20. Lucius Allen
321.8 - 292.3
Dec 11, 1976
@
Golden State
L, 124 - 112 Oracle Arena
Regular Season
14-8 PTS: 30. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 51. Phil Smith
307.8 - 278.1
Dec 12, 1976
@
Seattle
W, 92 - 96 KeyArena
Regular Season
15-8 PTS: 22. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 22. Bruce Seals
332.6 - 347.0
Dec 14, 1976
@
Portland
L, 104 - 84 Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
15-9 PTS: 20. K. Kunnert
PTS: 22. Bob Gross
333.3 - 269.2
Dec 16, 1976
v.
Atlanta
W, 118 - 107 Compaq Center
Regular Season
16-9 PTS: 36. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 32. Lou Hudson
312.1 - 283.0
Dec 18, 1976
v.
New Orleans
L, 106 - 110 Compaq Center
Regular Season
16-10 PTS: 24. C. Murphy
PTS: 36. P. Maravich
301.7 - 313.1
Dec 22, 1976
v.
Washington
W, 111 - 90 Compaq Center
Regular Season
17-10 PTS: 18. John Lucas
PTS: 22. Elvin Hayes
330.9 - 268.3
Dec 26, 1976
@
Indiana
W, 79 - 93 Market Square Arena
Regular Season
18-10 PTS: 20. John Johnson
PTS: 20. Billy Knight
331.2 - 389.9
Dec 28, 1976
@
New York
L, 111 - 99 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
18-11 PTS: 17. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 31. Tom McMillen
323.9 - 288.8
Dec 29, 1976
v.
Philadelphia
W, 93 - 91 Compaq Center
Regular Season
19-11 PTS: 26. C. Murphy
PTS: 29. W. Free
308.7 - 302.0
Jan 1, 1977
@
Washington
L, 104 - 89 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
19-12 PTS: 25. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 32. Elvin Hayes
340.6 - 291.5
Jan 2, 1977
@
Cleveland
L, 104 - 80 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
19-13 PTS: 25. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 23. C. Russell
345.1 - 265.4
Jan 5, 1977
v.
New York
W, 108 - 107 Compaq Center
Regular Season
20-13 PTS: 26. Mike Newlin
PTS: 27. Bob McAdoo
303.3 - 300.5
Jan 7, 1977
v.
Denver
L, 107 - 117 Compaq Center
Regular Season
20-14 PTS: 24. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 30. Dan Issel
282.5 - 308.9
Jan 8, 1977
@
Kansas City
L, 106 - 94 Kemper Arena
Regular Season
20-15 PTS: 30. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 27. Ron Boone
307.5 - 272.7
Jan 11, 1977
@
Boston
L, 105 - 101 XL Center
Regular Season
20-16 PTS: 28. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 26. C. Scott
339.4 - 326.5
Jan 12, 1977
@
Philadelphia
L, 102 - 97 Spectrum
Regular Season
20-17 PTS: 40. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 39. W. Free
315.4 - 300.0
Jan 14, 1977
@
Milwaukee
W, 84 - 111 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Regular Season
21-17 PTS: 22. C. Murphy
PTS: 16. Scott Lloyd
303.7 - 401.3
Jan 15, 1977
v.
L.A. Lakers
W, 122 - 116 Compaq Center
Regular Season
22-17 PTS: 30. C. Murphy
PTS: 28. K. Abdul-Jabbar
315.3 - 299.8
Jan 18, 1977
v.
Chicago
W, 103 - 85 Compaq Center
Regular Season
23-17 PTS: 25. C. Murphy
PTS: 19. A. Gilmore
321.9 - 265.6
Jan 19, 1977
v.
Boston
L, 102 - 112 Compaq Center
Regular Season
23-18 PTS: 27. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 24. Jo Jo White
305.4 - 335.3
Jan 21, 1977
@
Detroit
L, 109 - 86 Cobo Center
Regular Season
23-19 PTS: 17. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 24. M.L. Carr
319.2 - 251.8
Jan 22, 1977
v.
Portland
W, 110 - 107 Compaq Center
Regular Season
24-19 PTS: 24. Moses Malone
PTS: 22. M. Lucas
337.5 - 328.3
Jan 27, 1977
v.
Detroit
W, 114 - 107 Compaq Center
Regular Season
25-19 PTS: 27. Mike Newlin
PTS: 36. Bob Lanier
344.0 - 322.9
Jan 28, 1977
v.
Atlanta
W, 118 - 104 Compaq Center
Regular Season
26-19 PTS: 28. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 32. T. Robinson
327.1 - 288.2
Jan 29, 1977
@
Atlanta
L, 101 - 97 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
26-20 PTS: 21. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 37. John Drew
319.6 - 307.0
Feb 3, 1977
@
New York
L, 108 - 90 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
26-21 PTS: 18. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 30. Bob McAdoo
318.3 - 265.2
Feb 5, 1977
v.
New York
W, 105 - 103 Compaq Center
Regular Season
27-21 PTS: 28. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 23. Bob McAdoo
357.1 - 350.3
Feb 6, 1977
@
New Orleans
L, 99 - 90 Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Regular Season
27-22 PTS: 17. John Lucas
PTS: 43. P. Maravich
337.5 - 306.8
Feb 8, 1977
v.
Cleveland
W, 97 - 81 Compaq Center
Regular Season
28-22 PTS: 26. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 21. C. Russell
348.8 - 291.3
Feb 9, 1977
v.
Chicago
W, 108 - 103 Compaq Center
Regular Season
29-22 PTS: 28. C. Murphy
PTS: 26. W. Holland
316.3 - 301.7
Feb 11, 1977
v.
San Antonio
L, 104 - 107 Compaq Center
Regular Season
29-23 PTS: 30. C. Murphy
PTS: 29. G. Gervin
309.4 - 318.3
Feb 16, 1977
v.
Seattle
W, 124 - 95 Compaq Center
Regular Season
30-23 PTS: 24. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 13. W. Norwood
312.5 - 239.4
Feb 17, 1977
@
San Antonio
W, 99 - 113 HemisFair Arena
Regular Season
31-23 PTS: 24. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 20. G. Gervin
335.1 - 382.5
Feb 19, 1977
@
Kansas City
L, 115 - 109 Kemper Arena
Regular Season
31-24 PTS: 38. Mike Newlin
PTS: 22. Brian Taylor
288.9 - 273.9
Feb 22, 1977
@
Denver
L, 118 - 106 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
31-25 PTS: 24. C. Murphy
PTS: 22. Dan Issel
332.6 - 298.8
Feb 24, 1977
@
Phoenix
W, 106 - 109 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
32-25 PTS: 29. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 31. P. Westphal
325.8 - 335.0
Feb 25, 1977
@
Portland
W, 106 - 123 Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
33-25 PTS: 29. Mike Newlin
PTS: 27. M. Lucas
306.9 - 356.2
Feb 27, 1977
@
L.A. Lakers
L, 106 - 101 The Forum
Regular Season
33-26 PTS: 19. Moses Malone
PTS: 29. K. Abdul-Jabbar
354.9 - 338.2
Mar 2, 1977
v.
L.A. Lakers
W, 120 - 113 Compaq Center
Regular Season
34-26 PTS: 26. Moses Malone
PTS: 23. K. Abdul-Jabbar
316.2 - 297.7
Mar 5, 1977
v.
Milwaukee
W, 119 - 106 Compaq Center
Regular Season
35-26 PTS: 26. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 18. B. Dandridge
318.6 - 283.8
Mar 6, 1977
@
New York
W, 91 - 99 Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
36-26 PTS: 24. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 25. R. Hawkins
347.4 - 377.9
Mar 7, 1977
@
Buffalo
W, 107 - 128 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
Regular Season
37-26 PTS: 31. K. Kunnert
PTS: 33. A. Dantley
361.5 - 432.4
Mar 9, 1977
v.
Phoenix
W, 105 - 100 Compaq Center
Regular Season
38-26 PTS: 32. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 26. Alvan Adams
335.8 - 319.8
Mar 11, 1977
@
Indiana
W, 109 - 124 Market Square Arena
Regular Season
39-26 PTS: 27. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 26. Billy Knight
328.2 - 373.4
Mar 12, 1977
v.
New Orleans
W, 120 - 104 Compaq Center
Regular Season
40-26 PTS: 21. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 25. Jim McElroy
333.8 - 289.3
Mar 16, 1977
v.
New York
W, 100 - 86 Compaq Center
Regular Season
41-26 PTS: 36. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 25. R. Hawkins
328.2 - 282.3
Mar 17, 1977
@
Cleveland
W, 87 - 88 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
42-26 PTS: 23. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 15. Bingo Smith
307.9 - 311.4
Mar 18, 1977
@
Philadelphia
L, 124 - 104 Spectrum
Regular Season
42-27 PTS: 14. K. Kunnert
PTS: 28. G. McGinnis
333.8 - 279.9
Mar 19, 1977
v.
Buffalo
W, 110 - 104 Compaq Center
Regular Season
43-27 PTS: 26. C. Murphy
PTS: 35. Randy Smith
301.0 - 284.5
Mar 22, 1977
v.
Indiana
W, 106 - 99 Compaq Center
Regular Season
44-27 PTS: 26. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 22. J. Williamson
325.2 - 303.7
Mar 23, 1977
v.
Portland
W, 109 - 104 Compaq Center
Regular Season
45-27 PTS: 25. C. Murphy
PTS: 26. Bill Walton
336.4 - 321.0
Mar 24, 1977
@
San Antonio
L, 118 - 112 HemisFair Arena
Regular Season
45-28 PTS: 28. C. Murphy
PTS: 28. Billy Paultz
330.7 - 313.9
Mar 26, 1977
v.
Kansas City
W, 107 - 97 Compaq Center
Regular Season
46-28 PTS: 24. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 26. Ron Boone
315.4 - 285.9
Mar 27, 1977
@
Detroit
L, 115 - 100 Cobo Center
Regular Season
46-29 PTS: 24. C. Murphy
PTS: 20. M. Barnes
308.0 - 267.8
Mar 29, 1977
@
Golden State
L, 109 - 92 Oracle Arena
Regular Season
46-30 PTS: 18. Dwight Jones
PTS: 16. J. Wilkes
318.1 - 268.5
Mar 30, 1977
@
Seattle
L, 111 - 105 KeyArena
Regular Season
46-31 PTS: 34. C. Murphy
PTS: 25. Bruce Seals
304.4 - 287.9
Apr 1, 1977
@
Washington
W, 85 - 91 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
47-31 PTS: 20. Moses Malone
PTS: 20. T. Henderson
317.2 - 339.6
Apr 2, 1977
v.
Cleveland
W, 106 - 93 Compaq Center
Regular Season
48-31 PTS: 33. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 15. Bingo Smith
345.7 - 303.3
Apr 6, 1977
@
Boston
W, 93 - 104 Boston Garden
Regular Season
49-31 PTS: 28. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 21. J. Havlicek
291.8 - 326.3
Apr 8, 1977
@
Chicago
L, 113 - 109 Chicago Stadium
Regular Season
49-32 PTS: 25. Moses Malone
PTS: 27. M. Johnson
315.6 - 304.4
Apr 9, 1977
v.
Denver
L, 110 - 118 Compaq Center
Regular Season
49-33 PTS: 33. C. Murphy
PTS: 30. D. Thompson
294.6 - 316.1