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1980-81 Philadelphia 76ers Schedule and Results

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Record: 62-20, Finished 2nd in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Billy Cunningham (62-20)

PTS/G: 111.7 (4th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 103.8 (1st of 23)
SRS: 7.76 (1st of 23) ▪ Pace: 103.4 (5th of 23)
Off Rtg: 107.0 (8th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 99.5 (2nd of 23)
Expected W-L: 60-22 (1st of 23)

Arena: The Spectrum ▪ Attendance: 469,355 (7th of 23)

NBA 1981 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Finals (4-3) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-3) versus Milwaukee Bucks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference First Round (2-0) versus Indiana Pacers  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 10, 1980 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 103 106 0 1 L 1
2 Sat, Oct 11, 1980 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 2OT 126 120 1 1 W 1
3 Tue, Oct 14, 1980 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 93 113 1 2 L 1
4 Wed, Oct 15, 1980 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 119 111 2 2 W 1
5 Sat, Oct 18, 1980 Box Score Washington Bullets W 117 101 3 2 W 2
6 Wed, Oct 22, 1980 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 94 93 4 2 W 3
7 Sat, Oct 25, 1980 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 113 100 5 2 W 4
8 Tue, Oct 28, 1980 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 119 101 6 2 W 5
9 Wed, Oct 29, 1980 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 115 102 7 2 W 6
10 Fri, Oct 31, 1980 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 107 96 8 2 W 7
11 Sat, Nov 1, 1980 Box Score Boston Celtics W OT 117 113 9 2 W 8
12 Wed, Nov 5, 1980 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 107 103 10 2 W 9
13 Fri, Nov 7, 1980 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 117 100 11 2 W 10
14 Sun, Nov 9, 1980 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 136 121 12 2 W 11
15 Tue, Nov 11, 1980 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 121 80 13 2 W 12
16 Wed, Nov 12, 1980 Box Score New York Knicks L 113 125 13 3 L 1
17 Thu, Nov 13, 1980 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 130 103 14 3 W 1
18 Sat, Nov 15, 1980 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 115 108 15 3 W 2
19 Tue, Nov 18, 1980 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 113 99 16 3 W 3
20 Wed, Nov 19, 1980 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 110 101 17 3 W 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Fri, Nov 21, 1980 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 97 88 18 3 W 5
22 Sat, Nov 22, 1980 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 108 101 19 3 W 6
23 Tue, Nov 25, 1980 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 108 92 20 3 W 7
24 Wed, Nov 26, 1980 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 101 100 21 3 W 8
25 Fri, Nov 28, 1980 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 116 103 22 3 W 9
26 Sat, Nov 29, 1980 Box Score Utah Jazz W 113 93 23 3 W 10
27 Tue, Dec 2, 1980 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L OT 108 112 23 4 L 1
28 Wed, Dec 3, 1980 Box Score New York Knicks W 104 98 24 4 W 1
29 Fri, Dec 5, 1980 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 104 100 25 4 W 2
30 Tue, Dec 9, 1980 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 96 83 26 4 W 3
31 Wed, Dec 10, 1980 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 113 100 27 4 W 4
32 Fri, Dec 12, 1980 Box Score Washington Bullets W 95 79 28 4 W 5
33 Sun, Dec 14, 1980 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 114 107 29 4 W 6
34 Tue, Dec 16, 1980 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 109 107 30 4 W 7
35 Wed, Dec 17, 1980 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 103 79 31 4 W 8
36 Fri, Dec 19, 1980 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 122 107 32 4 W 9
37 Fri, Dec 26, 1980 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings W 113 103 33 4 W 10
38 Sat, Dec 27, 1980 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 121 125 33 5 L 1
39 Sun, Dec 28, 1980 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 116 122 33 6 L 2
40 Tue, Dec 30, 1980 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 108 109 33 7 L 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Fri, Jan 2, 1981 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W OT 120 117 34 7 W 1
42 Sat, Jan 3, 1981 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 119 105 35 7 W 2
43 Wed, Jan 7, 1981 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 135 102 36 7 W 3
44 Fri, Jan 9, 1981 Box Score Houston Rockets W 107 94 37 7 W 4
45 Sat, Jan 10, 1981 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 117 102 38 7 W 5
46 Wed, Jan 14, 1981 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 110 105 39 7 W 6
47 Thu, Jan 15, 1981 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 110 113 39 8 L 1
48 Fri, Jan 16, 1981 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 137 119 40 8 W 1
49 Sun, Jan 18, 1981 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 113 92 41 8 W 2
50 Tue, Jan 20, 1981 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 75 83 41 9 L 1
51 Wed, Jan 21, 1981 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 118 104 42 9 W 1
52 Thu, Jan 22, 1981 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 128 116 43 9 W 2
53 Sun, Jan 25, 1981 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 98 93 44 9 W 3
54 Wed, Jan 28, 1981 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 101 104 44 10 L 1
55 Tue, Feb 3, 1981 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 97 93 45 10 W 1
56 Wed, Feb 4, 1981 Box Score Boston Celtics W 107 104 46 10 W 2
57 Fri, Feb 6, 1981 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 129 113 47 10 W 3
58 Sun, Feb 8, 1981 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 102 99 48 10 W 4
59 Wed, Feb 11, 1981 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W OT 122 120 49 10 W 5
60 Fri, Feb 13, 1981 Box Score Washington Bullets L 102 104 49 11 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Feb 15, 1981 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 116 98 50 11 W 1
62 Wed, Feb 18, 1981 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 111 97 51 11 W 2
63 Thu, Feb 19, 1981 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 108 129 51 12 L 1
64 Fri, Feb 20, 1981 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 117 109 52 12 W 1
65 Sun, Feb 22, 1981 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 110 116 52 13 L 1
66 Wed, Feb 25, 1981 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers W 107 95 53 13 W 1
67 Fri, Feb 27, 1981 Box Score @ Utah Jazz W 87 83 54 13 W 2
68 Sun, Mar 1, 1981 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 107 114 54 14 L 1
69 Wed, Mar 4, 1981 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 100 111 54 15 L 2
70 Fri, Mar 6, 1981 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 131 112 55 15 W 1
71 Sun, Mar 8, 1981 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 123 100 56 15 W 2
72 Tue, Mar 10, 1981 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 103 102 57 15 W 3
73 Wed, Mar 11, 1981 Box Score New York Knicks W 115 95 58 15 W 4
74 Fri, Mar 13, 1981 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 104 120 58 16 L 1
75 Sun, Mar 15, 1981 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 109 120 58 17 L 2
76 Tue, Mar 17, 1981 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L OT 120 126 58 18 L 3
77 Wed, Mar 18, 1981 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 107 95 59 18 W 1
78 Fri, Mar 20, 1981 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 108 120 59 19 L 1
79 Sun, Mar 22, 1981 Box Score Boston Celtics W 126 94 60 19 W 1
80 Wed, Mar 25, 1981 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 114 75 61 19 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Mar 27, 1981 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 138 117 62 19 W 3
82 Sun, Mar 29, 1981 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 94 98 62 20 L 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Tue, Mar 31, 1981 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 124 108 1 0 W 1
2 Thu, Apr 2, 1981 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 96 85 2 0 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
3 Sun, Apr 5, 1981 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 125 122 3 0 W 3
4 Tue, Apr 7, 1981 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 99 109 3 1 L 1
5 Fri, Apr 10, 1981 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 108 103 4 1 W 1
6 Sun, Apr 12, 1981 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 98 109 4 2 L 1
7 Wed, Apr 15, 1981 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 116 99 5 2 W 1
8 Fri, Apr 17, 1981 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 86 109 5 3 L 1
9 Sun, Apr 19, 1981 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 99 98 6 3 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
10 Tue, Apr 21, 1981 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 105 104 7 3 W 2
11 Wed, Apr 22, 1981 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 99 118 7 4 L 1
12 Fri, Apr 24, 1981 Box Score Boston Celtics W 110 100 8 4 W 1
13 Sun, Apr 26, 1981 Box Score Boston Celtics W 107 105 9 4 W 2
14 Wed, Apr 29, 1981 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 109 111 9 5 L 1
15 Fri, May 1, 1981 Box Score Boston Celtics L 98 100 9 6 L 2
16 Sun, May 3, 1981 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 90 91 9 7 L 3