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1980-81 Milwaukee Bucks Schedule and Results

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Record: 60-22, Finished 1st in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Don Nelson (60-22)

PTS/G: 113.1 (2nd of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 105.9 (6th of 23)
SRS: 7.14 (2nd of 23) ▪ Pace: 103.6 (4th of 23)
Off Rtg: 108.7 (2nd of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 101.8 (3rd of 23)
Expected W-L: 59-23 (2nd of 23)

Arena: MECCA Arena ▪ Attendance: 448,366 (8th of 23)

NBA 1981 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (3-4) versus Philadelphia 76ers  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 10, 1980 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 106 103 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Oct 11, 1980 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 109 114 1 1 L 1
3 Thu, Oct 16, 1980 Box Score Boston Celtics L 103 110 1 2 L 2
4 Sat, Oct 18, 1980 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 107 105 2 2 W 1
5 Sun, Oct 19, 1980 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 105 93 3 2 W 2
6 Tue, Oct 21, 1980 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 115 95 4 2 W 3
7 Wed, Oct 22, 1980 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 119 105 5 2 W 4
8 Sat, Oct 25, 1980 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 109 93 6 2 W 5
9 Sun, Oct 26, 1980 Box Score Washington Bullets W 111 88 7 2 W 6
10 Tue, Oct 28, 1980 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 106 99 8 2 W 7
11 Wed, Oct 29, 1980 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 132 116 9 2 W 8
12 Sat, Nov 1, 1980 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 99 93 10 2 W 9
13 Sun, Nov 2, 1980 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 135 121 11 2 W 10
14 Tue, Nov 4, 1980 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 96 98 11 3 L 1
15 Fri, Nov 7, 1980 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 102 101 12 3 W 1
16 Sun, Nov 9, 1980 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 121 136 12 4 L 1
17 Tue, Nov 11, 1980 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 100 96 13 4 W 1
18 Wed, Nov 12, 1980 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 122 98 14 4 W 2
19 Fri, Nov 14, 1980 Box Score New York Knicks W 125 106 15 4 W 3
20 Sun, Nov 16, 1980 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 108 114 15 5 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Tue, Nov 18, 1980 Box Score @ Utah Jazz W 126 93 16 5 W 1
22 Thu, Nov 20, 1980 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 97 93 17 5 W 2
23 Sun, Nov 23, 1980 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 110 94 18 5 W 3
24 Fri, Nov 28, 1980 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W OT 113 108 19 5 W 4
25 Sat, Nov 29, 1980 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 89 98 19 6 L 1
26 Sun, Nov 30, 1980 Box Score Boston Celtics W 107 105 20 6 W 1
27 Tue, Dec 2, 1980 Box Score Utah Jazz W 119 108 21 6 W 2
28 Fri, Dec 5, 1980 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 102 100 22 6 W 3
29 Sat, Dec 6, 1980 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 94 104 22 7 L 1
30 Tue, Dec 9, 1980 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 89 112 22 8 L 2
31 Thu, Dec 11, 1980 Box Score New York Knicks W 119 107 23 8 W 1
32 Sat, Dec 13, 1980 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 119 122 23 9 L 1
33 Sun, Dec 14, 1980 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 115 98 24 9 W 1
34 Wed, Dec 17, 1980 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 112 115 24 10 L 1
35 Thu, Dec 18, 1980 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 121 104 25 10 W 1
36 Fri, Dec 19, 1980 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 106 129 25 11 L 1
37 Sun, Dec 21, 1980 Box Score Houston Rockets W 123 91 26 11 W 1
38 Sat, Dec 27, 1980 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 112 96 27 11 W 2
39 Tue, Dec 30, 1980 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 115 94 28 11 W 3
40 Sun, Jan 4, 1981 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 128 95 29 11 W 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Tue, Jan 6, 1981 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 102 86 30 11 W 5
42 Thu, Jan 8, 1981 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 98 95 31 11 W 6
43 Sat, Jan 10, 1981 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 102 106 31 12 L 1
44 Sun, Jan 11, 1981 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 123 109 32 12 W 1
45 Tue, Jan 13, 1981 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 119 96 33 12 W 2
46 Thu, Jan 15, 1981 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 113 110 34 12 W 3
47 Fri, Jan 16, 1981 Box Score Kansas City Kings W OT 118 112 35 12 W 4
48 Sun, Jan 18, 1981 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 110 103 36 12 W 5
49 Wed, Jan 21, 1981 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 105 98 37 12 W 6
50 Fri, Jan 23, 1981 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 122 131 37 13 L 1
51 Sat, Jan 24, 1981 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers W 121 117 38 13 W 1
52 Wed, Jan 28, 1981 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 119 110 39 13 W 2
53 Thu, Jan 29, 1981 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 118 131 39 14 L 1
54 Tue, Feb 3, 1981 Box Score Indiana Pacers L 99 108 39 15 L 2
55 Thu, Feb 5, 1981 Box Score Boston Celtics W 113 103 40 15 W 1
56 Fri, Feb 6, 1981 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 103 99 41 15 W 2
57 Sun, Feb 8, 1981 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 128 109 42 15 W 3
58 Wed, Feb 11, 1981 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 107 101 43 15 W 4
59 Fri, Feb 13, 1981 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 106 110 43 16 L 1
60 Sat, Feb 14, 1981 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 117 112 44 16 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Feb 15, 1981 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 108 110 44 17 L 1
62 Tue, Feb 17, 1981 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 114 106 45 17 W 1
63 Fri, Feb 20, 1981 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 109 112 45 18 L 1
64 Sun, Feb 22, 1981 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 102 93 46 18 W 1
65 Wed, Feb 25, 1981 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 126 108 47 18 W 2
66 Sun, Mar 1, 1981 Box Score Washington Bullets W 137 107 48 18 W 3
67 Tue, Mar 3, 1981 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 115 98 49 18 W 4
68 Thu, Mar 5, 1981 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 107 91 50 18 W 5
69 Fri, Mar 6, 1981 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 122 111 51 18 W 6
70 Sun, Mar 8, 1981 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 100 123 51 19 L 1
71 Mon, Mar 9, 1981 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 118 100 52 19 W 1
72 Wed, Mar 11, 1981 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 108 122 52 20 L 1
73 Thu, Mar 12, 1981 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 131 113 53 20 W 1
74 Fri, Mar 13, 1981 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 120 104 54 20 W 2
75 Sun, Mar 15, 1981 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 132 108 55 20 W 3
76 Tue, Mar 17, 1981 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 106 116 55 21 L 1
77 Wed, Mar 18, 1981 Box Score New York Knicks L 103 116 55 22 L 2
78 Fri, Mar 20, 1981 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 104 86 56 22 W 1
79 Sun, Mar 22, 1981 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 125 116 57 22 W 2
80 Tue, Mar 24, 1981 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 131 107 58 22 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Thu, Mar 26, 1981 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 137 109 59 22 W 4
82 Sun, Mar 29, 1981 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W OT 132 128 60 22 W 5

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sun, Apr 5, 1981 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 122 125 0 1 L 1
2 Tue, Apr 7, 1981 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 109 99 1 1 W 1
3 Fri, Apr 10, 1981 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 103 108 1 2 L 1
4 Sun, Apr 12, 1981 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 109 98 2 2 W 1
5 Wed, Apr 15, 1981 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 99 116 2 3 L 1
6 Fri, Apr 17, 1981 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 109 86 3 3 W 1
7 Sun, Apr 19, 1981 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 98 99 3 4 L 1