NBA Games Played on December 21, 1978

Dec 21, 1978

2 NBA Games

Houston 90
Cleveland 101  
Houston  16272720
Cleveland  26223122
PTS 2 tied 30
TRB M. Malone-HOU 18
Indiana 108
Detroit 121  
Indiana  32212629
Detroit  23372635
PTS K. Porter-DET 27
TRB L. Douglas-DET 13

Division Standings

  • * Playoff teams
Division Standings Table
Eastern Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G
Atlantic Division
Washington Bullets*239.719116.8109.8
Philadelphia 76ers*1910.6552.5112.2108.9
New Jersey Nets*1714.5485.5108.3112.9
New York Knicks1617.4857.5107.3108.0
Boston Celtics1120.35511.5107.2111.0
Central Division
San Antonio Spurs*1714.548122.0115.3
Houston Rockets*1514.5171.0110.2109.8
Atlanta Hawks*1615.5161.0110.3108.2
Cleveland Cavaliers1220.3755.5105.1107.3
Detroit Pistons1120.3556.0110.3114.6
New Orleans Jazz1122.3337.0108.7113.6


Western Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G
Midwest Division
Kansas City Kings*1810.643111.0106.3
Denver Nuggets*1615.5163.5112.2111.6
Chicago Bulls1319.4067.0102.2105.9
Milwaukee Bucks1421.4007.5110.4112.8
Indiana Pacers1021.3239.5108.0112.7
Pacific Division
Seattle SuperSonics*2010.667105.5101.6
Los Angeles Lakers*2013.6061.5114.5109.5
Phoenix Suns*2013.6061.5117.0112.7
Portland Trail Blazers*1614.5334.0106.6107.3
Golden State Warriors1715.5314.0107.1106.2
San Diego Clippers1420.4128.0110.6116.1
Please note that teams tied in the standings are sorted by team name and no tiebreakers are being applied to these standings.