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1981-82 Cleveland Cavaliers Schedule and Results

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Record: 15-67, Finished 6th in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Don Delaney (4-11), Bob Kloppenburg (0-3), Chuck Daly (9-32), Bill Musselman (2-21)

PTS/G: 103.2 (21st of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 111.7 (19th of 23)
SRS: -7.77 (23rd of 23) ▪ Pace: 99.3 (18th of 23)
Off Rtg: 103.3 (21st of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 111.8 (21st of 23)
Expected W-L: 20-62 (23rd of 23)

Arena: Coliseum at Richfield ▪ Attendance: 232,421 (22nd of 23)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 30, 1981 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 104 128 0 1 L 1
2 Tue, Nov 3, 1981 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 125 110 1 1 W 1
3 Wed, Nov 4, 1981 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 102 128 1 2 L 1
4 Sat, Nov 7, 1981 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 96 92 2 2 W 1
5 Mon, Nov 9, 1981 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 102 101 3 2 W 2
6 Tue, Nov 10, 1981 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 102 109 3 3 L 1
7 Thu, Nov 12, 1981 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 99 130 3 4 L 2
8 Sat, Nov 14, 1981 Box Score Boston Celtics L 91 92 3 5 L 3
9 Sun, Nov 15, 1981 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 96 98 3 6 L 4
10 Wed, Nov 18, 1981 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 110 103 4 6 W 1
11 Fri, Nov 20, 1981 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 94 99 4 7 L 1
12 Tue, Nov 24, 1981 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L OT 92 94 4 8 L 2
13 Wed, Nov 25, 1981 Box Score Indiana Pacers L 102 108 4 9 L 3
14 Fri, Nov 27, 1981 Box Score New York Knicks L 95 116 4 10 L 4
15 Sat, Nov 28, 1981 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 90 101 4 11 L 5
16 Tue, Dec 1, 1981 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 110 126 4 12 L 6
17 Wed, Dec 2, 1981 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 106 125 4 13 L 7
18 Sat, Dec 5, 1981 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 87 94 4 14 L 8
19 Wed, Dec 9, 1981 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W OT 112 108 5 14 W 1
20 Fri, Dec 11, 1981 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 113 131 5 15 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 12, 1981 Box Score Denver Nuggets L 115 120 5 16 L 2
22 Tue, Dec 15, 1981 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 89 98 5 17 L 3
23 Wed, Dec 16, 1981 Box Score Washington Bullets L 102 106 5 18 L 4
24 Fri, Dec 18, 1981 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 73 109 5 19 L 5
25 Sat, Dec 19, 1981 Box Score New Jersey Nets L 107 119 5 20 L 6
26 Tue, Dec 22, 1981 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 116 120 5 21 L 7
27 Wed, Dec 23, 1981 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 114 95 6 21 W 1
28 Sat, Dec 26, 1981 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 102 109 6 22 L 1
29 Wed, Dec 30, 1981 Box Score New York Knicks L OT 108 110 6 23 L 2
30 Sat, Jan 2, 1982 Box Score Boston Celtics L 103 106 6 24 L 3
31 Tue, Jan 5, 1982 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 103 113 6 25 L 4
32 Thu, Jan 7, 1982 Box Score Washington Bullets L 100 109 6 26 L 5
33 Fri, Jan 8, 1982 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 100 110 6 27 L 6
34 Tue, Jan 12, 1982 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 100 114 6 28 L 7
35 Wed, Jan 13, 1982 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 104 117 6 29 L 8
36 Fri, Jan 15, 1982 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers L 108 117 6 30 L 9
37 Sat, Jan 16, 1982 Box Score @ Utah Jazz W 125 120 7 30 W 1
38 Tue, Jan 19, 1982 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 97 99 7 31 L 1
39 Fri, Jan 22, 1982 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 93 108 7 32 L 2
40 Sat, Jan 23, 1982 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 99 109 7 33 L 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Wed, Jan 27, 1982 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 110 106 8 33 W 1
42 Thu, Jan 28, 1982 Box Score Boston Celtics L 104 116 8 34 L 1
43 Tue, Feb 2, 1982 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 100 99 9 34 W 1
44 Wed, Feb 3, 1982 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 108 104 10 34 W 2
45 Sat, Feb 6, 1982 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 88 87 11 34 W 3
46 Sun, Feb 7, 1982 Box Score New Jersey Nets L 94 110 11 35 L 1
47 Wed, Feb 10, 1982 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 91 105 11 36 L 2
48 Thu, Feb 11, 1982 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 113 123 11 37 L 3
49 Sat, Feb 13, 1982 Box Score Indiana Pacers L 109 110 11 38 L 4
50 Sun, Feb 14, 1982 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 97 125 11 39 L 5
51 Wed, Feb 17, 1982 Box Score Houston Rockets L 102 110 11 40 L 6
52 Fri, Feb 19, 1982 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 88 106 11 41 L 7
53 Sat, Feb 20, 1982 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 116 109 12 41 W 1
54 Wed, Feb 24, 1982 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 97 131 12 42 L 1
55 Sun, Feb 28, 1982 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 101 102 12 43 L 2
56 Tue, Mar 2, 1982 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 108 117 12 44 L 3
57 Wed, Mar 3, 1982 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 107 136 12 45 L 4
58 Fri, Mar 5, 1982 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 111 110 13 45 W 1
59 Sun, Mar 7, 1982 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 127 147 13 46 L 1
60 Thu, Mar 11, 1982 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 95 101 13 47 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sat, Mar 13, 1982 Box Score Utah Jazz W 121 115 14 47 W 1
62 Sun, Mar 14, 1982 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 103 109 14 48 L 1
63 Wed, Mar 17, 1982 Box Score San Diego Clippers W OT 113 107 15 48 W 1
64 Fri, Mar 19, 1982 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 97 119 15 49 L 1
65 Sat, Mar 20, 1982 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 102 115 15 50 L 2
66 Sun, Mar 21, 1982 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 93 98 15 51 L 3
67 Tue, Mar 23, 1982 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 97 120 15 52 L 4
68 Wed, Mar 24, 1982 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 115 136 15 53 L 5
69 Fri, Mar 26, 1982 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 111 115 15 54 L 6
70 Sun, Mar 28, 1982 Box Score Washington Bullets L 101 104 15 55 L 7
71 Wed, Mar 31, 1982 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 87 103 15 56 L 8
72 Thu, Apr 1, 1982 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 110 111 15 57 L 9
73 Fri, Apr 2, 1982 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 115 135 15 58 L 10
74 Sun, Apr 4, 1982 Box Score New Jersey Nets L 109 119 15 59 L 11
75 Tue, Apr 6, 1982 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 85 94 15 60 L 12
76 Wed, Apr 7, 1982 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 105 122 15 61 L 13
77 Fri, Apr 9, 1982 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 97 100 15 62 L 14
78 Sat, Apr 10, 1982 Box Score New York Knicks L 114 117 15 63 L 15
79 Tue, Apr 13, 1982 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 111 119 15 64 L 16
80 Thu, Apr 15, 1982 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 110 120 15 65 L 17
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 16, 1982 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 102 112 15 66 L 18
82 Sun, Apr 18, 1982 Box Score Detroit Pistons L OT 113 116 15 67 L 19