1977-1978 Houston Rockets Schedule

Regular Season

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Houston Leaders Opponent Leaders PPP
Oct 19, 1977
v.
Chicago
L, 103 - 107 Commonwealth Arena
Regular Season
0-1 PTS: 29. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 19. M. Johnson
328.7 - 341.4
Oct 21, 1977
@
Kansas City
L, 95 - 94 Kemper Arena
Regular Season
0-2 PTS: 19. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 30. Lucius Allen
301.4 - 298.2
Oct 22, 1977
v.
Boston
W, 110 - 98 Compaq Center
Regular Season
1-2 PTS: 18. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 21. Jo Jo White
310.7 - 276.8
Oct 27, 1977
v.
Milwaukee
W, 133 - 110 Compaq Center
Regular Season
2-2 PTS: 32. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 29. B. Winters
310.5 - 256.8
Oct 29, 1977
v.
Phoenix
W, 125 - 112 Compaq Center
Regular Season
3-2 PTS: 36. C. Murphy
PTS: 28. P. Westphal
353.7 - 316.9
Nov 3, 1977
v.
Golden State
W, 113 - 111 Compaq Center
Regular Season
4-2 PTS: 26. Mike Newlin
PTS: 34. Rick Barry
334.8 - 328.9
Nov 4, 1977
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Milwaukee
L, 110 - 108 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Regular Season
4-3 PTS: 23. John Lucas
PTS: 22. B. Winters
310.6 - 305.0
Nov 5, 1977
v.
Washington
W, 116 - 105 Compaq Center
Regular Season
5-3 PTS: 23. Moses Malone
PTS: 20. Larry Wright
318.6 - 288.4
Nov 8, 1977
@
Chicago
L, 117 - 104 Chicago Stadium
Regular Season
5-4 PTS: 25. Moses Malone
PTS: 31. M. Johnson
330.4 - 293.7
Nov 9, 1977
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Detroit
L, 127 - 107 Cobo Center
Regular Season
5-5 PTS: 22. Moses Malone
PTS: 25. M.L. Carr
303.7 - 255.9
Nov 10, 1977
v.
Atlanta
L, 101 - 132 Compaq Center
Regular Season
5-6 PTS: 27. Moses Malone
PTS: 22. John Drew
324.5 - 424.1
Nov 12, 1977
v.
Portland
W, 104 - 102 Compaq Center
Regular Season
6-6 PTS: 25. Mike Newlin
PTS: 31. Bill Walton
339.9 - 333.3
Nov 16, 1977
v.
Buffalo
L, 97 - 101 Compaq Center
Regular Season
6-7 PTS: 36. Moses Malone
PTS: 38. Billy Knight
313.6 - 326.5
Nov 19, 1977
v.
New Orleans
L, 101 - 103 Compaq Center
Regular Season
6-8 PTS: 28. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 39. P. Maravich
365.8 - 373.1
Nov 22, 1977
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Philadelphia
L, 105 - 99 Spectrum
Regular Season
6-9 PTS: 24. C. Murphy
PTS: 27. Doug Collins
313.1 - 295.2
Nov 23, 1977
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Boston
L, 109 - 100 Boston Garden
Regular Season
6-10 PTS: 16. K. Kunnert
PTS: 24. Dave Cowens
332.9 - 305.4
Nov 26, 1977
@
Washington
L, 93 - 91 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
6-11 PTS: 26. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 24. Elvin Hayes
330.7 - 323.6
Nov 28, 1977
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New York
L, 104 - 86 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
6-12 PTS: 24. Moses Malone
PTS: 22. Earl Monroe
309.5 - 255.9
Nov 29, 1977
v.
New York
W, 120 - 103 Compaq Center
Regular Season
7-12 PTS: 24. C. Murphy
PTS: 20. Bob McAdoo
330.2 - 283.4
Dec 1, 1977
@
Cleveland
W, 92 - 105 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
8-12 PTS: 28. Moses Malone
PTS: 23. C. Russell
292.4 - 333.7
Dec 3, 1977
v.
Philadelphia
W, 120 - 116 Compaq Center
Regular Season
9-12 PTS: 35. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 28. G. McGinnis
297.9 - 288.0
Dec 6, 1977
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Golden State
L, 107 - 105 Oracle Arena
Regular Season
9-13 PTS: 25. R. Tomjanovich
PTS: 30. Phil Smith
326.8 - 320.7
Dec 9, 1977
@
L.A. Lakers
W, 105 - 116 The Forum
Regular Season
10-13 PTS: 28. C. Murphy
PTS: 32. K. Abdul-Jabbar
290.0 - 320.4
Dec 10, 1977
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Phoenix
L, 110 - 93 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
10-14 PTS: 19. John Lucas
PTS: 29. Walter Davis
354.0 - 299.3
Dec 11, 1977
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Seattle
L, 116 - 84 Kingdome
Regular Season
10-15 PTS: 30. Moses Malone
PTS: 17. M. Webster
328.2 - 237.7
Dec 14, 1977
v.
L.A. Lakers
L, 91 - 113 Compaq Center
Regular Season
10-16 PTS: 24. C. Murphy
PTS: 23. Lou Hudson
316.0 - 392.4
Dec 17, 1977
v.
Phoenix
L, 97 - 101 Compaq Center
Regular Season
10-17 PTS: 29. Robert Reid
PTS: 26. P. Westphal
330.7 - 344.4
Dec 20, 1977
@
Buffalo
L, 110 - 104 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
Regular Season
10-18 PTS: 21. C. Murphy
PTS: 27. Billy Knight
324.1 - 306.5
Dec 21, 1977
@
New Jersey
W, 93 - 103 Louis Brown Athletic Center
Regular Season
11-18 PTS: 21. C. Murphy
PTS: 26. Bernard King
294.4 - 326.0
Dec 23, 1977
@
San Antonio
L, 107 - 101 HemisFair Arena
Regular Season
11-19 PTS: 20. C. Murphy
PTS: 25. G. Gervin
347.3 - 327.8
Dec 26, 1977
v.
Kansas City
W, 113 - 99 Compaq Center
Regular Season
12-19 PTS: 22. C. Murphy
PTS: 22. O. Birdsong
324.0 - 283.9
Dec 29, 1977
v.
Cleveland
W, 104 - 99 Compaq Center
Regular Season
13-19 PTS: 26. C. Murphy
PTS: 29. C. Russell
320.9 - 305.5
Dec 30, 1977
@
Indiana
L, 99 - 98 Market Square Arena
Regular Season
13-20 PTS: 34. C. Murphy
PTS: 22. Ricky Sobers
318.0 - 314.8
Jan 4, 1978
v.
Indiana
W, 104 - 96 Compaq Center
Regular Season
14-20 PTS: 29. C. Murphy
PTS: 25. Mike Bantom
322.3 - 297.5
Jan 6, 1978
v.
Milwaukee
L, 101 - 103 Compaq Center
Regular Season
14-21 PTS: 25. Moses Malone
PTS: 31. B. Winters
299.3 - 305.3
Jan 7, 1978
@
Atlanta
L, 106 - 83 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
14-22 PTS: 41. C. Murphy
PTS: 25. John Drew
319.3 - 250.0
Jan 10, 1978
@
Philadelphia
L, 95 - 80 Spectrum
Regular Season
14-23 PTS: 20. C. Murphy
PTS: 20. Doug Collins
318.8 - 268.5
Jan 11, 1978
@
Boston
L, 91 - 88 Boston Garden
Regular Season
14-24 PTS: 28. John Lucas
PTS: 18. Dave Cowens
313.1 - 302.8
Jan 12, 1978
v.
Denver
L, 106 - 109 Compaq Center
Regular Season
14-25 PTS: 28. C. Murphy
PTS: 41. D. Thompson
309.9 - 318.6
Jan 14, 1978
v.
San Antonio
W, 104 - 93 Compaq Center
Regular Season
15-25 PTS: 39. Moses Malone
PTS: 25. G. Gervin
333.9 - 298.6
Jan 17, 1978
@
New Orleans
L, 99 - 95 Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Regular Season
15-26 PTS: 29. C. Murphy
PTS: 30. P. Maravich
313.3 - 300.7
Jan 18, 1978
v.
Seattle
L, 104 - 106 Compaq Center
Regular Season
15-27 PTS: 22. Moses Malone
PTS: 23. Fred Brown
307.1 - 313.0
Jan 20, 1978
v.
Detroit
W, 118 - 108 Compaq Center
Regular Season
16-27 PTS: 23. C. Murphy
PTS: 18. Eric Money
324.6 - 297.1
Jan 22, 1978
@
L.A. Lakers
L, 106 - 101 The Forum
Regular Season
16-28 PTS: 32. C. Murphy
PTS: 24. Norm Nixon
325.1 - 309.7
Jan 25, 1978
@
Phoenix
L, 118 - 96 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
16-29 PTS: 33. C. Murphy
PTS: 25. P. Westphal
333.2 - 271.1
Jan 27, 1978
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Denver
L, 105 - 100 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
16-30 PTS: 22. C. Murphy
PTS: 26. Dan Issel
368.9 - 351.3
Jan 29, 1978
@
Portland
L, 123 - 88 Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
16-31 PTS: 20. C. Murphy
PTS: 22. M. Lucas
327.5 - 234.3
Feb 1, 1978
v.
New Jersey
W, 124 - 103 Compaq Center
Regular Season
17-31 PTS: 23. Moses Malone
PTS: 25. J. Williamson
312.1 - 259.2
Feb 3, 1978
v.
New York
W, 112 - 102 Compaq Center
Regular Season
18-31 PTS: 23. C. Murphy
PTS: 24. L. Shelton
341.4 - 310.9
Feb 8, 1978
v.
Chicago
W, 105 - 101 Compaq Center
Regular Season
19-31 PTS: 36. C. Murphy
PTS: 33. A. Gilmore
296.0 - 284.7
Feb 9, 1978
@
San Antonio
L, 104 - 94 HemisFair Arena
Regular Season
19-32 PTS: 28. C. Murphy
PTS: 29. Billy Paultz
327.7 - 296.2
Feb 10, 1978
v.
San Antonio
L, 114 - 125 Compaq Center
Regular Season
19-33 PTS: 28. Moses Malone
PTS: 35. G. Gervin
319.5 - 350.3
Feb 12, 1978
@
New Orleans
W, 112 - 119 Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Regular Season
20-33 PTS: 35. C. Murphy
PTS: 32. T. Robinson
302.1 - 321.0
Feb 14, 1978
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Kansas City
L, 125 - 102 Kemper Arena
Regular Season
20-34 PTS: 22. C. Murphy
PTS: 17. Sam Lacey
303.3 - 247.5
Feb 15, 1978
v.
Indiana
W, 126 - 122 Compaq Center
Regular Season
21-34 PTS: 27. Mike Newlin
PTS: 34. D. Roundfield
328.5 - 318.0
Feb 17, 1978
@
Milwaukee
L, 115 - 98 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Regular Season
21-35 PTS: 20. Mike Newlin
PTS: 22. M. Johnson
317.5 - 270.6
Feb 18, 1978
v.
Atlanta
W, 121 - 112 Compaq Center
Regular Season
22-35 PTS: 31. C. Murphy
PTS: 41. John Drew
307.0 - 284.2
Feb 21, 1978
v.
Boston
W, 111 - 96 Compaq Center
Regular Season
23-35 PTS: 32. C. Murphy
PTS: 22. Sidney Wicks
317.6 - 274.7
Feb 22, 1978
@
Detroit
L, 119 - 108 Cobo Center
Regular Season
23-36 PTS: 28. C. Murphy
PTS: 22. Chris Ford
359.0 - 325.8
Feb 24, 1978
@
New Jersey
L, 126 - 112 Louis Brown Athletic Center
Regular Season
23-37 PTS: 38. C. Murphy
PTS: 39. J. Williamson
312.8 - 278.0
Feb 25, 1978
@
Buffalo
W, 106 - 110 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
Regular Season
24-37 PTS: 27. Mike Newlin
PTS: 30. Billy Knight
338.2 - 351.0
Feb 27, 1978
v.
Cleveland
L, 97 - 110 Compaq Center
Regular Season
24-38 PTS: 26. C. Murphy
PTS: 25. C. Russell
306.2 - 347.3
Mar 1, 1978
v.
Buffalo
L, 104 - 114 Compaq Center
Regular Season
24-39 PTS: 30. C. Murphy
PTS: 27. Randy Smith
322.9 - 354.0
Mar 3, 1978
@
Atlanta
L, 133 - 110 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
24-40 PTS: 32. C. Murphy
PTS: 32. John Drew
328.5 - 271.7
Mar 5, 1978
@
Washington
L, 106 - 88 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
24-41 PTS: 39. C. Murphy
PTS: 26. B. Dandridge
356.5 - 295.9
Mar 7, 1978
@
New York
L, 112 - 101 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
24-42 PTS: 28. C. Murphy
PTS: 29. Bob McAdoo
336.5 - 303.5
Mar 8, 1978
v.
Portland
L, 94 - 97 Compaq Center
Regular Season
24-43 PTS: 32. C. Murphy
PTS: 19. Tom Owens
288.4 - 297.6
Mar 10, 1978
v.
Washington
L, 114 - 117 Compaq Center
Regular Season
24-44 PTS: 46. C. Murphy
PTS: 43. Kevin Grevey
297.3 - 305.1
Mar 11, 1978
v.
Seattle
L, 91 - 93 Compaq Center
Regular Season
24-45 PTS: 33. C. Murphy
PTS: 25. Fred Brown
330.5 - 337.8
Mar 14, 1978
@
Cleveland
L, 119 - 98 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
24-46 PTS: 22. C. Murphy
PTS: 26. Elmore Smith
331.6 - 273.1
Mar 16, 1978
v.
Detroit
L, 98 - 106 Compaq Center
Regular Season
24-47 PTS: 33. C. Murphy
PTS: 25. Bob Lanier
296.4 - 320.6
Mar 18, 1978
v.
New Jersey
L, 104 - 106 Compaq Center
Regular Season
24-48 PTS: 57. C. Murphy
PTS: 34. J. Williamson
319.0 - 325.1
Mar 21, 1978
@
Chicago
L, 101 - 99 Chicago Stadium
Regular Season
24-49 PTS: 38. C. Murphy
PTS: 20. A. Gilmore
347.5 - 340.6
Mar 22, 1978
v.
L.A. Lakers
L, 106 - 124 Compaq Center
Regular Season
24-50 PTS: 36. C. Murphy
PTS: 31. K. Abdul-Jabbar
309.8 - 362.4
Mar 24, 1978
v.
Kansas City
W, 107 - 103 Compaq Center
Regular Season
25-50 PTS: 25. C. Murphy
PTS: 25. Ron Boone
320.3 - 308.3
Mar 29, 1978
v.
Golden State
L, 89 - 112 Compaq Center
Regular Season
25-51 PTS: 20. A. Bradley
PTS: 28. R. Parish
290.9 - 366.1
Apr 1, 1978
v.
Philadelphia
W, 116 - 112 Compaq Center
Regular Season
26-51 PTS: 35. C. Murphy
PTS: 31. J. Erving
328.1 - 316.8
Apr 2, 1978
@
Denver
L, 109 - 100 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
26-52 PTS: 32. C. Murphy
PTS: 22. Dan Issel
317.5 - 291.2
Apr 4, 1978
@
Portland
W, 89 - 101 Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
27-52 PTS: 24. C. Murphy
PTS: 21. Tom Owens
345.9 - 392.5
Apr 5, 1978
@
Seattle
L, 113 - 100 Kingdome
Regular Season
27-53 PTS: 29. C. Murphy
PTS: 22. Gus Williams
348.0 - 308.0
Apr 7, 1978
v.
New Orleans
L, 114 - 117 Compaq Center
Regular Season
27-54 PTS: 42. C. Murphy
PTS: 29. T. Robinson
310.8 - 319.0
Apr 8, 1978
@
Indiana
W, 111 - 112 Market Square Arena
Regular Season
28-54 PTS: 31. C. Murphy
PTS: 25. D. Roundfield
355.0 - 358.2