NBA and ABA Games Played on January 5, 1976

Jan 5, 1976

1 NBA Game

Houston 97
Chicago 98  
Houston  33162820
Chicago  23262425
PTS M. Johnson-CHI 27
TRB 2 tied 11

1 ABA Game

Kentucky 120
Denver 127  
Kentucky  24253635
Denver  23363929
PTS D. Thompson-DNA 34
TRB R. Simpson-DNA 16

Division Standings

  • * Playoff teams
Division Standings Table
Eastern Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G
Atlantic Division
Boston Celtics*2210.688108.7104.4
Philadelphia 76ers*2212.6471.0105.9104.2
Buffalo Braves*2016.5564.0106.1104.2
New York Knicks1721.4478.0103.3104.9
Central Division
Washington Bullets*1915.559100.7100.2
Atlanta Hawks1715.5311.0102.1100.5
Cleveland Cavaliers*1817.5141.5102.0101.1
Houston Rockets1617.4852.5102.9104.8
New Orleans Jazz1419.4244.5102.1103.0


Western Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G
Midwest Division
Milwaukee Bucks*1518.45598.099.9
Detroit Pistons*1418.4380.5105.9106.4
Kansas City Kings1123.3244.5100.8106.0
Chicago Bulls925.2656.592.898.5
Pacific Division
Golden State Warriors*259.735107.699.4
Los Angeles Lakers2217.5645.5108.4107.9
Seattle SuperSonics*1918.5147.5102.4103.8
Phoenix Suns*1616.5008.0103.8102.2
Portland Trail Blazers1323.36113.0101.1102.6
Please note that teams tied in the standings are sorted by team name and no tiebreakers are being applied to these standings.