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1981-82 Denver Nuggets Schedule and Results

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Record: 46-36, Finished 2nd in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Doug Moe (46-36)

PTS/G: 126.5 (1st of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 126.0 (23rd of 23)
SRS: 0.13 (13th of 23) ▪ Pace: 109.8 (1st of 23)
Off Rtg: 114.3 (1st of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 113.9 (23rd of 23)
Expected W-L: 42-40 (13th of 23)

Arena: McNichols Sports Arena ▪ Attendance: 456,857 (9th of 23)

NBA 1982 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference First Round (1-2) versus Phoenix Suns  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 30, 1981 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 134 121 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Oct 31, 1981 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 120 145 1 1 L 1
3 Wed, Nov 4, 1981 Box Score Houston Rockets W 112 100 2 1 W 1
4 Fri, Nov 6, 1981 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 109 105 3 1 W 2
5 Sat, Nov 7, 1981 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 107 152 3 2 L 1
6 Sun, Nov 8, 1981 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 116 120 3 3 L 2
7 Tue, Nov 10, 1981 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 106 109 3 4 L 3
8 Fri, Nov 13, 1981 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 124 131 3 5 L 4
9 Wed, Nov 18, 1981 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 133 128 4 5 W 1
10 Sat, Nov 21, 1981 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 128 121 5 5 W 2
11 Wed, Nov 25, 1981 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 139 133 6 5 W 3
12 Fri, Nov 27, 1981 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings W 123 115 7 5 W 4
13 Sat, Nov 28, 1981 Box Score Utah Jazz W OT 131 124 8 5 W 5
14 Tue, Dec 1, 1981 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 113 121 8 6 L 1
15 Thu, Dec 3, 1981 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 109 137 8 7 L 2
16 Fri, Dec 4, 1981 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 117 126 8 8 L 3
17 Sat, Dec 5, 1981 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 105 109 8 9 L 4
18 Tue, Dec 8, 1981 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 122 135 8 10 L 5
19 Wed, Dec 9, 1981 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 109 137 8 11 L 6
20 Fri, Dec 11, 1981 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 123 131 8 12 L 7
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 12, 1981 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 120 115 9 12 W 1
22 Tue, Dec 15, 1981 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 120 126 9 13 L 1
23 Thu, Dec 17, 1981 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 138 103 10 13 W 1
24 Sat, Dec 19, 1981 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 138 125 11 13 W 2
25 Tue, Dec 22, 1981 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 121 109 12 13 W 3
26 Wed, Dec 23, 1981 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 119 124 12 14 L 1
27 Sat, Dec 26, 1981 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 124 117 13 14 W 1
28 Tue, Dec 29, 1981 Box Score Boston Celtics W 128 123 14 14 W 2
29 Wed, Dec 30, 1981 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 116 120 14 15 L 1
30 Sat, Jan 2, 1982 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 133 148 14 16 L 2
31 Sun, Jan 3, 1982 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 128 122 15 16 W 1
32 Tue, Jan 5, 1982 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 128 134 15 17 L 1
33 Wed, Jan 6, 1982 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 136 114 16 17 W 1
34 Fri, Jan 8, 1982 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 124 121 17 17 W 2
35 Sat, Jan 9, 1982 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 110 125 17 18 L 1
36 Tue, Jan 12, 1982 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 139 126 18 18 W 1
37 Wed, Jan 13, 1982 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 128 143 18 19 L 1
38 Fri, Jan 15, 1982 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 128 113 19 19 W 1
39 Sun, Jan 17, 1982 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers W 138 131 20 19 W 2
40 Tue, Jan 19, 1982 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 140 139 21 19 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Fri, Jan 22, 1982 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 125 131 21 20 L 1
42 Sat, Jan 23, 1982 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 111 109 22 20 W 1
43 Wed, Jan 27, 1982 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 130 116 23 20 W 2
44 Tue, Feb 2, 1982 Box Score New York Knicks W 128 117 24 20 W 3
45 Thu, Feb 4, 1982 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 114 131 24 21 L 1
46 Fri, Feb 5, 1982 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 144 145 24 22 L 2
47 Sun, Feb 7, 1982 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 124 115 25 22 W 1
48 Wed, Feb 10, 1982 Box Score Utah Jazz L 148 151 25 23 L 1
49 Sat, Feb 13, 1982 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 146 129 26 23 W 1
50 Mon, Feb 15, 1982 Box Score @ Utah Jazz W 145 134 27 23 W 2
51 Tue, Feb 16, 1982 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 119 106 28 23 W 3
52 Fri, Feb 19, 1982 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 121 126 28 24 L 1
53 Sun, Feb 21, 1982 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 131 132 28 25 L 2
54 Tue, Feb 23, 1982 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 129 145 28 26 L 3
55 Wed, Feb 24, 1982 Box Score Houston Rockets L 110 120 28 27 L 4
56 Fri, Feb 26, 1982 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 122 131 28 28 L 5
57 Sat, Feb 27, 1982 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 134 125 29 28 W 1
58 Tue, Mar 2, 1982 Box Score Indiana Pacers L OT 124 132 29 29 L 1
59 Fri, Mar 5, 1982 Box Score Washington Bullets W 127 126 30 29 W 1
60 Sun, Mar 7, 1982 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 147 127 31 29 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Tue, Mar 9, 1982 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 106 120 31 30 L 1
62 Wed, Mar 10, 1982 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 124 113 32 30 W 1
63 Fri, Mar 12, 1982 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 130 115 33 30 W 2
64 Sun, Mar 14, 1982 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 127 101 34 30 W 3
65 Tue, Mar 16, 1982 Box Score Utah Jazz W 154 138 35 30 W 4
66 Wed, Mar 17, 1982 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W OT 135 133 36 30 W 5
67 Fri, Mar 19, 1982 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 130 120 37 30 W 6
68 Wed, Mar 24, 1982 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 129 115 38 30 W 7
69 Thu, Mar 25, 1982 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers W 129 117 39 30 W 8
70 Sat, Mar 27, 1982 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 2OT 140 134 40 30 W 9
71 Tue, Mar 30, 1982 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W OT 145 142 41 30 W 10
72 Wed, Mar 31, 1982 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 120 119 42 30 W 11
73 Fri, Apr 2, 1982 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 127 121 43 30 W 12
74 Sun, Apr 4, 1982 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 116 140 43 31 L 1
75 Tue, Apr 6, 1982 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 122 136 43 32 L 2
76 Wed, Apr 7, 1982 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 129 121 44 32 W 1
77 Fri, Apr 9, 1982 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 128 153 44 33 L 1
78 Sat, Apr 10, 1982 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 136 151 44 34 L 2
79 Tue, Apr 13, 1982 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 137 144 44 35 L 3
80 Wed, Apr 14, 1982 Box Score Houston Rockets W 141 122 45 35 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 16, 1982 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 121 123 45 36 L 1
82 Sat, Apr 17, 1982 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 130 124 46 36 W 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Tue, Apr 20, 1982 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 129 113 1 0 W 1
2 Fri, Apr 23, 1982 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 110 126 1 1 L 1
3 Sat, Apr 24, 1982 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 119 124 1 2 L 2