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1980-81 Utah Jazz Schedule and Results

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Record: 28-54, Finished 5th in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Nissalke (28-54)

PTS/G: 101.2 (22nd of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 107.1 (12th of 23)
SRS: -5.99 (22nd of 23) ▪ Pace: 97.7 (23rd of 23)
Off Rtg: 103.4 (18th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 109.4 (20th of 23)
Expected W-L: 26-56 (21st of 23)

Arena: Salt Palace ▪ Attendance: 307,835 (19th of 23)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 10, 1980 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 96 86 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Oct 11, 1980 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 91 98 1 1 L 1
3 Sun, Oct 12, 1980 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W OT 125 121 2 1 W 1
4 Wed, Oct 15, 1980 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 93 107 2 2 L 1
5 Sat, Oct 18, 1980 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 117 115 3 2 W 1
6 Mon, Oct 20, 1980 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 92 98 3 3 L 1
7 Fri, Oct 24, 1980 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers L 100 103 3 4 L 2
8 Sat, Oct 25, 1980 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 99 127 3 5 L 3
9 Tue, Oct 28, 1980 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 104 96 4 5 W 1
10 Wed, Oct 29, 1980 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 109 96 5 5 W 2
11 Fri, Oct 31, 1980 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 144 122 6 5 W 3
12 Sat, Nov 1, 1980 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 95 87 7 5 W 4
13 Tue, Nov 4, 1980 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 107 104 8 5 W 5
14 Thu, Nov 6, 1980 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 112 96 9 5 W 6
15 Sat, Nov 8, 1980 Box Score New York Knicks L 102 109 9 6 L 1
16 Mon, Nov 10, 1980 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 108 106 10 6 W 1
17 Wed, Nov 12, 1980 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 114 106 11 6 W 2
18 Fri, Nov 14, 1980 Box Score Houston Rockets W 117 115 12 6 W 3
19 Sat, Nov 15, 1980 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 104 120 12 7 L 1
20 Tue, Nov 18, 1980 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 93 126 12 8 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Nov 22, 1980 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 93 99 12 9 L 3
22 Wed, Nov 26, 1980 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 104 97 13 9 W 1
23 Fri, Nov 28, 1980 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 95 122 13 10 L 1
24 Sat, Nov 29, 1980 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 93 113 13 11 L 2
25 Tue, Dec 2, 1980 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 108 119 13 12 L 3
26 Thu, Dec 4, 1980 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 122 118 14 12 W 1
27 Sat, Dec 6, 1980 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 98 108 14 13 L 1
28 Sun, Dec 7, 1980 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 100 113 14 14 L 2
29 Tue, Dec 9, 1980 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 90 115 14 15 L 3
30 Fri, Dec 12, 1980 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 98 118 14 16 L 4
31 Sat, Dec 13, 1980 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 103 110 14 17 L 5
32 Tue, Dec 16, 1980 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 97 112 14 18 L 6
33 Thu, Dec 18, 1980 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 97 109 14 19 L 7
34 Fri, Dec 19, 1980 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 90 108 14 20 L 8
35 Sat, Dec 20, 1980 Box Score San Diego Clippers L 91 103 14 21 L 9
36 Tue, Dec 23, 1980 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 101 96 15 21 W 1
37 Fri, Dec 26, 1980 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 109 110 15 22 L 1
38 Sat, Dec 27, 1980 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 117 142 15 23 L 2
39 Tue, Dec 30, 1980 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 110 100 16 23 W 1
40 Thu, Jan 1, 1981 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 103 117 16 24 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Fri, Jan 2, 1981 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 95 101 16 25 L 2
42 Sat, Jan 3, 1981 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 109 103 17 25 W 1
43 Wed, Jan 7, 1981 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 121 117 18 25 W 2
44 Thu, Jan 8, 1981 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 99 97 19 25 W 3
45 Sat, Jan 10, 1981 Box Score Kansas City Kings L 92 99 19 26 L 1
46 Wed, Jan 14, 1981 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 110 107 20 26 W 1
47 Fri, Jan 16, 1981 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 112 109 21 26 W 2
48 Sun, Jan 18, 1981 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 89 110 21 27 L 1
49 Tue, Jan 20, 1981 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 113 121 21 28 L 2
50 Wed, Jan 21, 1981 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 87 117 21 29 L 3
51 Fri, Jan 23, 1981 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 101 103 21 30 L 4
52 Sat, Jan 24, 1981 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 91 106 21 31 L 5
53 Mon, Jan 26, 1981 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 102 99 22 31 W 1
54 Tue, Jan 27, 1981 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 104 111 22 32 L 1
55 Thu, Jan 29, 1981 Box Score Houston Rockets W 99 97 23 32 W 1
56 Wed, Feb 4, 1981 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 89 114 23 33 L 1
57 Fri, Feb 6, 1981 Box Score Denver Nuggets L 116 120 23 34 L 2
58 Sat, Feb 7, 1981 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 89 96 23 35 L 3
59 Sun, Feb 8, 1981 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 101 107 23 36 L 4
60 Wed, Feb 11, 1981 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 87 99 23 37 L 5
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Fri, Feb 13, 1981 Box Score Boston Celtics W 104 89 24 37 W 1
62 Sun, Feb 15, 1981 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 84 118 24 38 L 1
63 Tue, Feb 17, 1981 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 98 101 24 39 L 2
64 Fri, Feb 20, 1981 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 84 92 24 40 L 3
65 Sun, Feb 22, 1981 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers L 93 108 24 41 L 4
66 Mon, Feb 23, 1981 Box Score Houston Rockets L 102 106 24 42 L 5
67 Wed, Feb 25, 1981 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 132 106 25 42 W 1
68 Fri, Feb 27, 1981 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 83 87 25 43 L 1
69 Sun, Mar 1, 1981 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 97 108 25 44 L 2
70 Tue, Mar 3, 1981 Box Score Washington Bullets L 93 112 25 45 L 3
71 Wed, Mar 4, 1981 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 105 107 25 46 L 4
72 Thu, Mar 5, 1981 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 100 112 25 47 L 5
73 Sat, Mar 7, 1981 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 97 94 26 47 W 1
74 Sat, Mar 14, 1981 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 82 101 26 48 L 1
75 Tue, Mar 17, 1981 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 86 94 26 49 L 2
76 Wed, Mar 18, 1981 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 120 113 27 49 W 1
77 Sat, Mar 21, 1981 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 95 105 27 50 L 1
78 Sun, Mar 22, 1981 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 108 113 27 51 L 2
79 Tue, Mar 24, 1981 Box Score Kansas City Kings L 92 105 27 52 L 3
80 Thu, Mar 26, 1981 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 97 98 27 53 L 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Sat, Mar 28, 1981 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W OT 112 110 28 53 W 1
82 Sun, Mar 29, 1981 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 90 105 28 54 L 1