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1980-81 Los Angeles Lakers Schedule and Results

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Record: 54-28, Finished 2nd in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Paul Westhead (54-28)

PTS/G: 111.2 (5th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 107.3 (13th of 23)
SRS: 3.27 (5th of 23) ▪ Pace: 102.7 (8th of 23)
Off Rtg: 107.6 (7th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 103.9 (6th of 23)
Expected W-L: 51-31 (5th of 23)

Arena: The Forum ▪ Attendance: 538,865 (4th of 23)

NBA 1981 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference First Round (1-2) versus Houston Rockets  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 10, 1980 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 99 98 1 0 W 1
2 Sun, Oct 12, 1980 Box Score Houston Rockets W 114 103 2 0 W 2
3 Wed, Oct 15, 1980 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings W OT 112 107 3 0 W 3
4 Fri, Oct 17, 1980 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 116 109 4 0 W 4
5 Sun, Oct 19, 1980 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 125 107 5 0 W 5
6 Tue, Oct 21, 1980 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 103 107 5 1 L 1
7 Fri, Oct 24, 1980 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 104 98 6 1 W 1
8 Sat, Oct 25, 1980 Box Score @ Utah Jazz W 127 99 7 1 W 2
9 Sun, Oct 26, 1980 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 102 108 7 2 L 1
10 Tue, Oct 28, 1980 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers W 131 101 8 2 W 1
11 Fri, Oct 31, 1980 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 107 98 9 2 W 2
12 Sun, Nov 2, 1980 Box Score Denver Nuggets L 121 123 9 3 L 1
13 Tue, Nov 4, 1980 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 119 118 10 3 W 1
14 Fri, Nov 7, 1980 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 126 102 11 3 W 2
15 Sat, Nov 8, 1980 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 109 112 11 4 L 1
16 Tue, Nov 11, 1980 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 126 97 12 4 W 1
17 Wed, Nov 12, 1980 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 104 107 12 5 L 1
18 Fri, Nov 14, 1980 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 113 100 13 5 W 1
19 Sun, Nov 16, 1980 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 110 102 14 5 W 2
20 Tue, Nov 18, 1980 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 107 94 15 5 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Thu, Nov 20, 1980 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 99 102 15 6 L 1
22 Fri, Nov 21, 1980 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 116 88 16 6 W 1
23 Sun, Nov 23, 1980 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 94 110 16 7 L 1
24 Thu, Nov 27, 1980 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 128 119 17 7 W 1
25 Sat, Nov 29, 1980 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 2OT 124 123 18 7 W 2
26 Sun, Nov 30, 1980 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 108 122 18 8 L 1
27 Wed, Dec 3, 1980 Box Score San Diego Clippers L 114 120 18 9 L 2
28 Sat, Dec 6, 1980 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 103 119 18 10 L 3
29 Sun, Dec 7, 1980 Box Score Utah Jazz W 113 100 19 10 W 1
30 Tue, Dec 9, 1980 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 103 92 20 10 W 2
31 Wed, Dec 10, 1980 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 109 108 21 10 W 3
32 Fri, Dec 12, 1980 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 113 107 22 10 W 4
33 Sun, Dec 14, 1980 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 122 113 23 10 W 5
34 Tue, Dec 16, 1980 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers L 92 97 23 11 L 1
35 Fri, Dec 19, 1980 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 106 110 23 12 L 2
36 Sun, Dec 21, 1980 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 135 122 24 12 W 1
37 Tue, Dec 23, 1980 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 102 108 24 13 L 1
38 Fri, Dec 26, 1980 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 116 115 25 13 W 1
39 Sat, Dec 27, 1980 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 106 116 25 14 L 1
40 Sun, Dec 28, 1980 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 122 116 26 14 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Tue, Dec 30, 1980 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 100 110 26 15 L 1
42 Fri, Jan 2, 1981 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 112 118 26 16 L 2
43 Tue, Jan 6, 1981 Box Score Washington Bullets W 107 98 27 16 W 1
44 Fri, Jan 9, 1981 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 92 87 28 16 W 2
45 Sun, Jan 11, 1981 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 117 108 29 16 W 3
46 Tue, Jan 13, 1981 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 108 104 30 16 W 4
47 Wed, Jan 14, 1981 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 104 114 30 17 L 1
48 Fri, Jan 16, 1981 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 113 111 31 17 W 1
49 Sun, Jan 18, 1981 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 96 98 31 18 L 1
50 Wed, Jan 21, 1981 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 116 106 32 18 W 1
51 Fri, Jan 23, 1981 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 110 105 33 18 W 2
52 Mon, Jan 26, 1981 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 124 112 34 18 W 3
53 Tue, Jan 27, 1981 Box Score Utah Jazz W 111 104 35 18 W 4
54 Thu, Jan 29, 1981 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 118 104 36 18 W 5
55 Wed, Feb 4, 1981 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 102 96 37 18 W 6
56 Fri, Feb 6, 1981 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 111 102 38 18 W 7
57 Sun, Feb 8, 1981 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 99 102 38 19 L 1
58 Wed, Feb 11, 1981 Box Score Boston Celtics L 91 105 38 20 L 2
59 Fri, Feb 13, 1981 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 114 105 39 20 W 1
60 Sun, Feb 15, 1981 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 107 99 40 20 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Tue, Feb 17, 1981 Box Score New York Knicks W 96 87 41 20 W 3
62 Fri, Feb 20, 1981 Box Score Houston Rockets L 107 110 41 21 L 1
63 Sun, Feb 22, 1981 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 96 93 42 21 W 1
64 Tue, Feb 24, 1981 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 107 97 43 21 W 2
65 Wed, Feb 25, 1981 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 108 126 43 22 L 1
66 Fri, Feb 27, 1981 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 107 103 44 22 W 1
67 Sun, Mar 1, 1981 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 96 101 44 23 L 1
68 Tue, Mar 3, 1981 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings W 99 98 45 23 W 1
69 Wed, Mar 4, 1981 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 114 123 45 24 L 1
70 Tue, Mar 10, 1981 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 118 104 46 24 W 1
71 Thu, Mar 12, 1981 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers W 122 116 47 24 W 2
72 Fri, Mar 13, 1981 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 116 101 48 24 W 3
73 Sun, Mar 15, 1981 Box Score San Diego Clippers L 118 122 48 25 L 1
74 Tue, Mar 17, 1981 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 114 109 49 25 W 1
75 Wed, Mar 18, 1981 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 114 126 49 26 L 1
76 Fri, Mar 20, 1981 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 133 119 50 26 W 1
77 Sat, Mar 21, 1981 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 117 111 51 26 W 2
78 Sun, Mar 22, 1981 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 120 118 52 26 W 3
79 Tue, Mar 24, 1981 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 110 103 53 26 W 4
80 Fri, Mar 27, 1981 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 97 90 54 26 W 5
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Sat, Mar 28, 1981 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L OT 110 112 54 27 L 1
82 Sun, Mar 29, 1981 Box Score Denver Nuggets L OT 146 148 54 28 L 2

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Apr 1, 1981 Box Score Houston Rockets L 107 111 0 1 L 1
2 Fri, Apr 3, 1981 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 111 106 1 1 W 1
3 Sun, Apr 5, 1981 Box Score Houston Rockets L 86 89 1 2 L 1