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1981-82 Detroit Pistons Schedule and Results

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Record: 39-43, Finished 3rd in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Scotty Robertson (39-43)

PTS/G: 111.1 (6th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 112.0 (20th of 23)
SRS: -0.63 (15th of 23) ▪ Pace: 104.3 (2nd of 23)
Off Rtg: 105.8 (17th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 106.6 (11th of 23)
Expected W-L: 39-43 (15th of 23)

Arena: Pontiac Silverdome ▪ Attendance: 391,205 (14th of 23)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 30, 1981 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 118 113 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Oct 31, 1981 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 119 106 2 0 W 2
3 Thu, Nov 5, 1981 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 109 103 3 0 W 3
4 Fri, Nov 6, 1981 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 82 86 3 1 L 1
5 Sat, Nov 7, 1981 Box Score Boston Celtics L 88 129 3 2 L 2
6 Tue, Nov 10, 1981 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 93 95 3 3 L 3
7 Thu, Nov 12, 1981 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 130 99 4 3 W 1
8 Sat, Nov 14, 1981 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 117 104 5 3 W 2
9 Wed, Nov 18, 1981 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 103 110 5 4 L 1
10 Thu, Nov 19, 1981 Box Score Washington Bullets W 122 97 6 4 W 1
11 Sat, Nov 21, 1981 Box Score Utah Jazz W 95 86 7 4 W 2
12 Tue, Nov 24, 1981 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 95 103 7 5 L 1
13 Wed, Nov 25, 1981 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings W OT 129 122 8 5 W 1
14 Fri, Nov 27, 1981 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L OT 112 114 8 6 L 1
15 Sat, Nov 28, 1981 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 103 116 8 7 L 2
16 Tue, Dec 1, 1981 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 100 112 8 8 L 3
17 Wed, Dec 2, 1981 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 114 115 8 9 L 4
18 Fri, Dec 4, 1981 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 95 105 8 10 L 5
19 Sat, Dec 5, 1981 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 108 111 8 11 L 6
20 Thu, Dec 10, 1981 Box Score New York Knicks L OT 101 106 8 12 L 7
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 12, 1981 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 111 117 8 13 L 8
22 Sun, Dec 13, 1981 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 99 105 8 14 L 9
23 Tue, Dec 15, 1981 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 108 104 9 14 W 1
24 Thu, Dec 17, 1981 Box Score Indiana Pacers L 96 100 9 15 L 1
25 Sat, Dec 19, 1981 Box Score New York Knicks W 132 104 10 15 W 1
26 Tue, Dec 22, 1981 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 106 98 11 15 W 2
27 Wed, Dec 23, 1981 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 124 119 12 15 W 3
28 Sat, Dec 26, 1981 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 96 94 13 15 W 4
29 Tue, Dec 29, 1981 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 125 129 13 16 L 1
30 Wed, Dec 30, 1981 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 119 130 13 17 L 2
31 Sat, Jan 2, 1982 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 108 121 13 18 L 3
32 Tue, Jan 5, 1982 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 124 101 14 18 W 1
33 Thu, Jan 7, 1982 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 94 110 14 19 L 1
34 Sat, Jan 9, 1982 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 127 130 14 20 L 2
35 Sun, Jan 10, 1982 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 124 134 14 21 L 3 at Hartford, CT
36 Tue, Jan 12, 1982 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 122 111 15 21 W 1
37 Thu, Jan 14, 1982 Box Score Washington Bullets L 114 121 15 22 L 1
38 Sat, Jan 16, 1982 Box Score Boston Celtics L 120 128 15 23 L 2
39 Sun, Jan 17, 1982 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 108 103 16 23 W 1
40 Tue, Jan 19, 1982 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 117 123 16 24 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Thu, Jan 21, 1982 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers W 120 110 17 24 W 1
42 Fri, Jan 22, 1982 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 111 123 17 25 L 1
43 Sat, Jan 23, 1982 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 90 113 17 26 L 2
44 Wed, Jan 27, 1982 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 108 107 18 26 W 1
45 Tue, Feb 2, 1982 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 106 105 19 26 W 2
46 Fri, Feb 5, 1982 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 110 103 20 26 W 3
47 Sat, Feb 6, 1982 Box Score New Jersey Nets L 120 125 20 27 L 1
48 Tue, Feb 9, 1982 Box Score Chicago Bulls W OT 128 123 21 27 W 1
49 Wed, Feb 10, 1982 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 108 115 21 28 L 1
50 Thu, Feb 11, 1982 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 123 113 22 28 W 1
51 Sat, Feb 13, 1982 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 120 128 22 29 L 1
52 Tue, Feb 16, 1982 Box Score Houston Rockets W 111 109 23 29 W 1
53 Wed, Feb 17, 1982 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 112 126 23 30 L 1
54 Sat, Feb 20, 1982 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 115 100 24 30 W 1
55 Thu, Feb 25, 1982 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 116 119 24 31 L 1
56 Sat, Feb 27, 1982 Box Score Kansas City Kings W OT 127 119 25 31 W 1
57 Sun, Feb 28, 1982 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 101 112 25 32 L 1
58 Tue, Mar 2, 1982 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 91 101 25 33 L 2
59 Thu, Mar 4, 1982 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 122 97 26 33 W 1
60 Sat, Mar 6, 1982 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 115 111 27 33 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Mon, Mar 8, 1982 Box Score Boston Celtics L 101 111 27 34 L 1
62 Wed, Mar 10, 1982 Box Score Denver Nuggets L 113 124 27 35 L 2
63 Fri, Mar 12, 1982 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 121 117 28 35 W 1
64 Sun, Mar 14, 1982 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 109 103 29 35 W 2
65 Tue, Mar 16, 1982 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 114 110 30 35 W 3
66 Thu, Mar 18, 1982 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 119 115 31 35 W 4
67 Fri, Mar 19, 1982 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 111 102 32 35 W 5
68 Sun, Mar 21, 1982 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 111 119 32 36 L 1
69 Thu, Mar 25, 1982 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 100 98 33 36 W 1
70 Fri, Mar 26, 1982 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 104 125 33 37 L 1
71 Sat, Mar 27, 1982 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 123 121 34 37 W 1
72 Tue, Mar 30, 1982 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 98 127 34 38 L 1
73 Wed, Mar 31, 1982 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 106 108 34 39 L 2
74 Thu, Apr 1, 1982 Box Score Dallas Mavericks L 120 121 34 40 L 3
75 Sat, Apr 3, 1982 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 105 102 35 40 W 1
76 Wed, Apr 7, 1982 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 120 115 36 40 W 2
77 Fri, Apr 9, 1982 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 100 118 36 41 L 1
78 Sun, Apr 11, 1982 Box Score New York Knicks W 97 89 37 41 W 1
79 Wed, Apr 14, 1982 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 111 119 37 42 L 1
80 Thu, Apr 15, 1982 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 120 110 38 42 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Sat, Apr 17, 1982 Box Score New Jersey Nets L 132 147 38 43 L 1
82 Sun, Apr 18, 1982 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W OT 116 113 39 43 W 1