1977-1978 Phoenix Suns Schedule

NBA Playoffs - Opening Round

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Phoenix Leaders Milwaukee Leaders PPP
Apr 11, 1978
v.
Milwaukee
L, 103 - 111 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Opening Round
0-1 PTS: 31. Walter Davis
PTS: 31. B. Winters
317.2 - 341.8
Apr 14, 1978
@
Milwaukee
L, 94 - 90 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Opening Round
0-2 PTS: 32. P. Westphal
PTS: 33. M. Johnson
320.5 - 306.9

Regular Season

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Phoenix Leaders Opponent Leaders PPP
Oct 18, 1977
v.
Golden State
W, 100 - 83 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
1-0 PTS: 27. Alvan Adams
PTS: 18. Phil Smith
302.4 - 251.0
Oct 23, 1977
@
L.A. Lakers
W, 101 - 104 The Forum
Regular Season
2-0 PTS: 26. P. Westphal
PTS: 20. Earl Tatum
301.1 - 310.1
Oct 25, 1977
v.
Seattle
W, 93 - 86 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
3-0 PTS: 30. P. Westphal
PTS: 20. Bruce Seals
312.2 - 288.7
Oct 28, 1977
@
New Orleans
L, 114 - 107 Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Regular Season
3-1 PTS: 23. P. Westphal
PTS: 37. T. Robinson
326.3 - 306.3
Oct 29, 1977
@
Houston
L, 125 - 112 Compaq Center
Regular Season
3-2 PTS: 28. P. Westphal
PTS: 36. C. Murphy
353.7 - 316.9
Oct 31, 1977
v.
San Antonio
L, 143 - 145 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
3-3 PTS: 37. P. Westphal
PTS: 36. G. Gervin
316.2 - 320.6
Nov 3, 1977
@
San Antonio
W, 89 - 110 HemisFair Arena
Regular Season
4-3 PTS: 24. Walter Davis
PTS: 17. G. Gervin
316.4 - 391.1
Nov 4, 1977
@
Washington
L, 113 - 96 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
4-4 PTS: 21. Ron Lee
PTS: 24. B. Dandridge
335.6 - 285.1
Nov 5, 1977
@
Chicago
L, 111 - 94 Chicago Stadium
Regular Season
4-5 PTS: 25. Walter Davis
PTS: 23. A. Gilmore
323.2 - 273.7
Nov 10, 1977
v.
New Orleans
W, 127 - 111 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
5-5 PTS: 35. Alvan Adams
PTS: 39. P. Maravich
314.2 - 274.6
Nov 13, 1977
v.
Indiana
W, 116 - 107 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
6-5 PTS: 24. Ron Lee
PTS: 34. J. Williamson
312.8 - 288.6
Nov 18, 1977
v.
Chicago
W, 103 - 101 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
7-5 PTS: 25. Walter Davis
PTS: 22. A. Gilmore
299.4 - 293.6
Nov 20, 1977
v.
San Antonio
W, 134 - 112 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
8-5 PTS: 32. Alvan Adams
PTS: 23. G. Gervin
325.0 - 271.7
Nov 22, 1977
v.
L.A. Lakers
W, 118 - 107 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
9-5 PTS: 34. Walter Davis
PTS: 29. J. Edwards
312.7 - 283.5
Nov 24, 1977
@
Cleveland
L, 97 - 82 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
9-6 PTS: 22. P. Westphal
PTS: 25. C. Russell
321.1 - 271.5
Nov 25, 1977
@
Indiana
W, 110 - 118 Market Square Arena
Regular Season
10-6 PTS: 30. P. Westphal
PTS: 35. A. Dantley
298.9 - 320.6
Nov 27, 1977
v.
Denver
W, 115 - 97 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
11-6 PTS: 48. P. Westphal
PTS: 24. D. Thompson
297.8 - 251.2
Nov 29, 1977
@
Portland
L, 108 - 96 Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
11-7 PTS: 25. P. Westphal
PTS: 23. Bill Walton
313.3 - 278.5
Dec 2, 1977
v.
Portland
L, 103 - 106 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
11-8 PTS: 32. P. Westphal
PTS: 22. L. Hollins
293.7 - 302.3
Dec 4, 1977
v.
Atlanta
L, 89 - 96 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
11-9 PTS: 18. Alvan Adams
PTS: 30. C. Criss
288.4 - 311.1
Dec 6, 1977
@
Kansas City
W, 92 - 103 Kemper Arena
Regular Season
12-9 PTS: 29. Walter Davis
PTS: 22. Scott Wedman
284.6 - 318.6
Dec 7, 1977
@
Detroit
W, 107 - 113 Cobo Center
Regular Season
13-9 PTS: 27. P. Westphal
PTS: 27. Bob Lanier
311.0 - 328.4
Dec 10, 1977
v.
Houston
W, 110 - 93 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
14-9 PTS: 29. Walter Davis
PTS: 19. John Lucas
354.0 - 299.3
Dec 14, 1977
v.
Buffalo
W, 113 - 103 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
15-9 PTS: 29. P. Westphal
PTS: 36. Billy Knight
303.7 - 276.8
Dec 16, 1977
@
New Orleans
W, 113 - 126 Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Regular Season
16-9 PTS: 24. Walter Davis
PTS: 34. P. Maravich
334.2 - 372.7
Dec 17, 1977
@
Houston
W, 97 - 101 Compaq Center
Regular Season
17-9 PTS: 26. P. Westphal
PTS: 29. Robert Reid
330.7 - 344.4
Dec 18, 1977
@
Atlanta
L, 134 - 129 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
17-10 PTS: 33. Walter Davis
PTS: 28. John Drew
295.5 - 284.5
Dec 20, 1977
@
New York
W, 99 - 110 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
18-10 PTS: 32. P. Westphal
PTS: 35. Bob McAdoo
282.3 - 313.7
Dec 21, 1977
@
Philadelphia
L, 125 - 119 Spectrum
Regular Season
18-11 PTS: 35. Walter Davis
PTS: 27. Doug Collins
311.9 - 296.9
Dec 23, 1977
v.
Boston
W, 129 - 110 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
19-11 PTS: 19. P. Westphal
PTS: 24. J. Havlicek
321.2 - 273.9
Dec 26, 1977
@
Denver
L, 127 - 108 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
19-12 PTS: 23. Walter Davis
PTS: 24. Dan Issel
331.8 - 282.2
Dec 27, 1977
v.
Seattle
W, 131 - 105 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
20-12 PTS: 30. Ron Lee
PTS: 28. Fred Brown
334.0 - 267.7
Dec 29, 1977
v.
Kansas City
W, 110 - 104 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
21-12 PTS: 33. P. Westphal
PTS: 22. Scott Wedman
335.9 - 317.6
Dec 30, 1977
@
Seattle
L, 121 - 110 Kingdome
Regular Season
21-13 PTS: 32. P. Westphal
PTS: 24. D. Johnson
309.1 - 281.0
Jan 3, 1978
@
Milwaukee
W, 103 - 125 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Regular Season
22-13 PTS: 34. P. Westphal
PTS: 31. M. Johnson
294.7 - 357.7
Jan 4, 1978
@
New Jersey
L, 115 - 83 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
22-14 PTS: 21. P. Westphal
PTS: 44. Bernard King
324.7 - 234.3
Jan 5, 1978
@
Boston
W, 111 - 121 XL Center
Regular Season
23-14 PTS: 43. P. Westphal
PTS: 24. J. Havlicek
316.5 - 345.0
Jan 7, 1978
@
Buffalo
W, 97 - 107 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
Regular Season
24-14 PTS: 29. P. Westphal
PTS: 26. Randy Smith
327.0 - 360.8
Jan 11, 1978
v.
New Orleans
W, 142 - 99 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
25-14 PTS: 24. Walter Davis
PTS: 24. Aaron James
328.5 - 229.0
Jan 13, 1978
v.
Detroit
W, 111 - 100 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
26-14 PTS: 26. P. Westphal
PTS: 28. M.L. Carr
310.0 - 279.3
Jan 15, 1978
v.
Cleveland
W, 113 - 104 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
27-14 PTS: 31. Walter Davis
PTS: 24. C. Russell
327.2 - 301.1
Jan 19, 1978
v.
New York
W, 134 - 114 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
28-14 PTS: 31. P. Westphal
PTS: 33. Bob McAdoo
320.5 - 272.6
Jan 20, 1978
@
Golden State
L, 119 - 104 Oracle Arena
Regular Season
28-15 PTS: 31. Walter Davis
PTS: 29. Rick Barry
304.0 - 265.6
Jan 22, 1978
v.
Washington
W, 114 - 101 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
29-15 PTS: 30. P. Westphal
PTS: 26. Elvin Hayes
328.7 - 291.2
Jan 25, 1978
v.
Houston
W, 118 - 96 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
30-15 PTS: 25. P. Westphal
PTS: 33. C. Murphy
333.2 - 271.1
Jan 27, 1978
v.
Philadelphia
W, 110 - 101 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
31-15 PTS: 29. Walter Davis
PTS: 26. W. Free
290.4 - 266.7
Jan 29, 1978
v.
New Jersey
W, 131 - 100 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
32-15 PTS: 23. B. Forrest
PTS: 22. Louie Nelson
350.8 - 267.8
Jan 31, 1978
@
Kansas City
W, 102 - 112 Kemper Arena
Regular Season
33-15 PTS: 21. Walter Davis
PTS: 29. Scott Wedman
309.7 - 340.0
Feb 1, 1978
@
Detroit
L, 127 - 120 Cobo Center
Regular Season
33-16 PTS: 26. Walter Davis
PTS: 36. Bob Lanier
344.4 - 325.4
Feb 3, 1978
v.
Milwaukee
W, 115 - 105 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
34-16 PTS: 30. Walter Davis
PTS: 18. M. Johnson
322.4 - 294.4
Feb 9, 1978
v.
Atlanta
W, 125 - 98 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
35-16 PTS: 28. Walter Davis
PTS: 41. John Drew
296.6 - 232.5
Feb 12, 1978
v.
Washington
W, 121 - 109 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
36-16 PTS: 43. P. Westphal
PTS: 34. Elvin Hayes
303.8 - 273.7
Feb 14, 1978
@
Portland
L, 113 - 100 Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
36-17 PTS: 39. Walter Davis
PTS: 22. Bill Walton
330.3 - 292.3
Feb 16, 1978
v.
Boston
L, 95 - 98 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
36-18 PTS: 27. Walter Davis
PTS: 23. Dave Bing
292.0 - 301.3
Feb 17, 1978
@
Golden State
L, 111 - 92 Oracle Arena
Regular Season
36-19 PTS: 16. Alvan Adams
PTS: 41. Rick Barry
334.1 - 276.9
Feb 18, 1978
v.
Indiana
W, 114 - 101 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
37-19 PTS: 26. P. Westphal
PTS: 22. Ricky Sobers
316.6 - 280.5
Feb 21, 1978
@
Buffalo
W, 111 - 114 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
Regular Season
38-19 PTS: 32. Walter Davis
PTS: 30. Randy Smith
306.6 - 314.9
Feb 22, 1978
@
Atlanta
L, 107 - 95 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
38-20 PTS: 37. P. Westphal
PTS: 34. John Drew
298.8 - 265.3
Feb 24, 1978
@
Washington
L, 121 - 120 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
38-21 PTS: 35. P. Westphal
PTS: 23. Elvin Hayes
318.8 - 316.2
Feb 25, 1978
@
New York
L, 122 - 115 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
38-22 PTS: 27. P. Westphal
PTS: 21. Earl Monroe
322.1 - 303.6
Feb 28, 1978
@
Chicago
L, 126 - 115 Chicago Stadium
Regular Season
38-23 PTS: 36. Walter Davis
PTS: 31. W. Holland
325.7 - 297.3
Mar 1, 1978
v.
Detroit
L, 102 - 115 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
38-24 PTS: 24. P. Westphal
PTS: 26. Bob Lanier
324.7 - 366.1
Mar 3, 1978
v.
Milwaukee
W, 132 - 126 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
39-24 PTS: 31. P. Westphal
PTS: 25. M. Johnson
326.1 - 311.3
Mar 5, 1978
v.
Philadelphia
L, 92 - 104 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
39-25 PTS: 25. Walter Davis
PTS: 22. Doug Collins
292.4 - 330.5
Mar 7, 1978
@
Denver
W, 112 - 126 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
40-25 PTS: 34. Walter Davis
PTS: 30. Dan Issel
311.1 - 350.0
Mar 9, 1978
v.
Chicago
W, 112 - 103 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
41-25 PTS: 34. P. Westphal
PTS: 23. W. Holland
286.2 - 263.2
Mar 11, 1978
v.
L.A. Lakers
W, 120 - 114 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
42-25 PTS: 34. Walter Davis
PTS: 26. K. Abdul-Jabbar
330.7 - 314.2
Mar 12, 1978
@
L.A. Lakers
L, 128 - 112 The Forum
Regular Season
42-26 PTS: 29. P. Westphal
PTS: 37. A. Dantley
323.0 - 282.6
Mar 14, 1978
@
Milwaukee
L, 121 - 106 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Regular Season
42-27 PTS: 38. Walter Davis
PTS: 29. B. Winters
326.9 - 286.4
Mar 15, 1978
@
New Jersey
L, 117 - 98 Louis Brown Athletic Center
Regular Season
42-28 PTS: 21. Alvan Adams
PTS: 31. Bernard King
313.2 - 262.3
Mar 17, 1978
@
Boston
L, 115 - 108 Boston Garden
Regular Season
42-29 PTS: 24. P. Westphal
PTS: 32. J. Havlicek
345.6 - 324.6
Mar 19, 1978
@
Cleveland
W, 112 - 123 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
43-29 PTS: 39. P. Westphal
PTS: 22. C. Russell
324.9 - 356.8
Mar 21, 1978
@
Indiana
L, 119 - 115 Market Square Arena
Regular Season
43-30 PTS: 27. Walter Davis
PTS: 28. Ricky Sobers
315.9 - 305.2
Mar 23, 1978
v.
New York
W, 120 - 108 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
44-30 PTS: 29. Walter Davis
PTS: 22. L. Shelton
340.7 - 306.6
Mar 25, 1978
v.
Buffalo
W, 112 - 106 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
45-30 PTS: 27. Alvan Adams
PTS: 34. Randy Smith
342.1 - 323.8
Mar 29, 1978
v.
Portland
W, 127 - 94 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
46-30 PTS: 33. P. Westphal
PTS: 21. Tom Owens
318.9 - 236.0
Mar 31, 1978
v.
Kansas City
W, 136 - 112 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
47-30 PTS: 35. P. Westphal
PTS: 23. O. Birdsong
327.2 - 269.5
Apr 2, 1978
v.
Golden State
W, 105 - 99 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
48-30 PTS: 27. P. Westphal
PTS: 31. Rick Barry
343.8 - 324.1
Apr 4, 1978
@
San Antonio
L, 125 - 119 HemisFair Arena
Regular Season
48-31 PTS: 35. Walter Davis
PTS: 29. Larry Kenon
300.8 - 286.4
Apr 6, 1978
v.
Denver
L, 105 - 111 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
48-32 PTS: 29. Walter Davis
PTS: 28. D. Thompson
302.2 - 319.5
Apr 7, 1978
@
Seattle
L, 95 - 83 Kingdome
Regular Season
48-33 PTS: 16. P. Westphal
PTS: 16. Fred Brown
344.3 - 300.8
Apr 8, 1978
v.
New Jersey
W, 120 - 109 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
49-33 PTS: 26. P. Westphal
PTS: 18. W. Washington
331.4 - 301.0