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1982-83 Denver Nuggets Schedule and Results

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Record: 45-37, Finished 2nd in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Doug Moe (45-37)

PTS/G: 123.2 (1st of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 122.6 (23rd of 23)
SRS: 0.27 (12th of 23) ▪ Pace: 112.1 (1st of 23)
Off Rtg: 109.7 (3rd of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 109.1 (20th of 23)
Expected W-L: 42-40 (12th of 23)

Arena: McNichols Sports Arena ▪ Attendance: 491,253 (6th of 23)

NBA 1983 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference Semifinals (4-1) versus San Antonio Spurs  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference First Round (2-1) versus Phoenix Suns  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 29, 1982 Box Score Dallas Mavericks L 117 125 0 1 L 1
2 Sun, Oct 31, 1982 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 114 110 1 1 W 1
3 Wed, Nov 3, 1982 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L OT 134 135 1 2 L 1
4 Thu, Nov 4, 1982 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 108 131 1 3 L 2
5 Sat, Nov 6, 1982 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 127 118 2 3 W 1
6 Tue, Nov 9, 1982 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 105 106 2 4 L 1
7 Wed, Nov 10, 1982 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 119 125 2 5 L 2
8 Fri, Nov 12, 1982 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 111 128 2 6 L 3
9 Sat, Nov 13, 1982 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 140 130 3 6 W 1
10 Tue, Nov 16, 1982 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers W 136 130 4 6 W 2
11 Thu, Nov 18, 1982 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 118 107 5 6 W 3
12 Sun, Nov 21, 1982 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 129 143 5 7 L 1
13 Tue, Nov 23, 1982 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 126 136 5 8 L 2
14 Wed, Nov 24, 1982 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 129 123 6 8 W 1
15 Fri, Nov 26, 1982 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 106 127 6 9 L 1
16 Sat, Nov 27, 1982 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 141 125 7 9 W 1
17 Tue, Nov 30, 1982 Box Score Dallas Mavericks L 129 140 7 10 L 1
18 Fri, Dec 3, 1982 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 132 124 8 10 W 1
19 Wed, Dec 8, 1982 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 126 130 8 11 L 1
20 Thu, Dec 9, 1982 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 90 98 8 12 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Fri, Dec 10, 1982 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 117 107 9 12 W 1
22 Sun, Dec 12, 1982 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 112 126 9 13 L 1
23 Wed, Dec 15, 1982 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 113 98 10 13 W 1
24 Thu, Dec 16, 1982 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 108 120 10 14 L 1
25 Sat, Dec 18, 1982 Box Score New Jersey Nets L 114 123 10 15 L 2
26 Wed, Dec 22, 1982 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 102 146 10 16 L 3
27 Thu, Dec 23, 1982 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 135 127 11 16 W 1
28 Mon, Dec 27, 1982 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 130 128 12 16 W 2
29 Tue, Dec 28, 1982 Box Score Indiana Pacers W OT 155 150 13 16 W 3
30 Thu, Dec 30, 1982 Box Score Boston Celtics L 132 145 13 17 L 1
31 Sat, Jan 1, 1983 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 127 125 14 17 W 1
32 Sun, Jan 2, 1983 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 104 122 14 18 L 1
33 Tue, Jan 4, 1983 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 137 121 15 18 W 1
34 Wed, Jan 5, 1983 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 118 138 15 19 L 1
35 Fri, Jan 7, 1983 Box Score Houston Rockets W 125 97 16 19 W 1
36 Sat, Jan 8, 1983 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers L 120 122 16 20 L 1
37 Tue, Jan 11, 1983 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 131 119 17 20 W 1
38 Wed, Jan 12, 1983 Box Score Utah Jazz W 126 118 18 20 W 2
39 Fri, Jan 14, 1983 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 139 149 18 21 L 1
40 Sat, Jan 15, 1983 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 131 111 19 21 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Tue, Jan 18, 1983 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 124 143 19 22 L 1
42 Wed, Jan 19, 1983 Box Score Houston Rockets W 130 93 20 22 W 1
43 Fri, Jan 21, 1983 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 121 136 20 23 L 1
44 Sat, Jan 22, 1983 Box Score New York Knicks L 98 102 20 24 L 2
45 Tue, Jan 25, 1983 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 119 112 21 24 W 1
46 Fri, Jan 28, 1983 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 118 109 22 24 W 2
47 Tue, Feb 1, 1983 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 124 133 22 25 L 1
48 Wed, Feb 2, 1983 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 128 135 22 26 L 2
49 Thu, Feb 3, 1983 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 126 112 23 26 W 1
50 Sat, Feb 5, 1983 Box Score Utah Jazz W 143 136 24 26 W 2
51 Tue, Feb 8, 1983 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers L 98 125 24 27 L 1
52 Wed, Feb 9, 1983 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 134 125 25 27 W 1
53 Wed, Feb 16, 1983 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 95 116 25 28 L 1
54 Thu, Feb 17, 1983 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 117 108 26 28 W 1
55 Sat, Feb 19, 1983 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 115 124 26 29 L 1
56 Tue, Feb 22, 1983 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 133 144 26 30 L 2
57 Thu, Feb 24, 1983 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 138 129 27 30 W 1
58 Sat, Feb 26, 1983 Box Score Washington Bullets W 125 111 28 30 W 2
59 Sun, Feb 27, 1983 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 135 120 29 30 W 3
60 Tue, Mar 1, 1983 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 132 121 30 30 W 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Wed, Mar 2, 1983 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 128 108 31 30 W 5
62 Fri, Mar 4, 1983 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 142 138 32 30 W 6
63 Sat, Mar 5, 1983 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 126 120 33 30 W 7
64 Tue, Mar 8, 1983 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 129 118 34 30 W 8
65 Wed, Mar 9, 1983 Box Score @ Utah Jazz W 122 109 35 30 W 9
66 Sun, Mar 13, 1983 Box Score Utah Jazz W 130 117 36 30 W 10
67 Tue, Mar 15, 1983 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 139 115 37 30 W 11
68 Fri, Mar 18, 1983 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 117 147 37 31 L 1
69 Sun, Mar 20, 1983 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 106 118 37 32 L 2
70 Tue, Mar 22, 1983 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 130 117 38 32 W 1
71 Fri, Mar 25, 1983 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 131 120 39 32 W 2
72 Sat, Mar 26, 1983 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 110 124 39 33 L 1
73 Tue, Mar 29, 1983 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 129 136 39 34 L 2
74 Thu, Mar 31, 1983 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 116 122 39 35 L 3
75 Sat, Apr 2, 1983 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 107 99 40 35 W 1
76 Wed, Apr 6, 1983 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 113 130 40 36 L 1
77 Fri, Apr 8, 1983 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 132 115 41 36 W 1
78 Sat, Apr 9, 1983 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 123 105 42 36 W 2
79 Tue, Apr 12, 1983 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 116 125 42 37 L 1
80 Wed, Apr 13, 1983 Box Score Houston Rockets W 131 112 43 37 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 15, 1983 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 137 126 44 37 W 2
82 Sun, Apr 17, 1983 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 125 116 45 37 W 3

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Tue, Apr 19, 1983 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 108 121 0 1 L 1
2 Thu, Apr 21, 1983 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 113 99 1 1 W 1
3 Sun, Apr 24, 1983 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W OT 117 112 2 1 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
4 Tue, Apr 26, 1983 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 133 152 2 2 L 1
5 Wed, Apr 27, 1983 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 109 126 2 3 L 2
6 Fri, Apr 29, 1983 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L OT 126 127 2 4 L 3
7 Mon, May 2, 1983 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 124 114 3 4 W 1
8 Wed, May 4, 1983 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 105 145 3 5 L 1