The Bullets relocated to the Washington suburb of Landover, Maryland. The Baltimore Bullets become the Capital Bullets and they won the Central Division. The Bullets finished with a 47-35 record. Wes Unseld was limited to 56 games due to injuries. In the playoffs, the Bullets would be beaten by the New York Knicks for the 5th time in 6 years. The Bullets were eliminated by the Knicks in seven games. Following the season, the team was renamed as the Washington Bullets.