1980-81 Dallas Mavericks Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 15-67
Finishing 6th in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Coach: Dick Motta (15-67)
Location: Dallas, Texas
Attendance: 319,347, Avg. 7,789 in 41 home dates
1980-81 Dallas Mavericks Statistics
1980-81 Dallas Mavericks Roster

The Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1980-81 season with a record of 15 wins and 67 losses, finishing sixth in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference.

Dallas scored 8,322 points and allowed 9,011. Jim Spanarkel tossed in a team-best 1,184 points for the Mavericks, and Tom LaGarde contributed 665 boards. Brad Davis dished out 385 assists for the squad.

On defense, Jim Spanarkel added 117 steals.

Dick Motta coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 8322
Regular Season Points Against: 9011

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 11, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 92 at Dallas Mavericks 103 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
October 14, 1980 Seattle Supersonics 85 at Dallas Mavericks 83 L 1-1 0-0 1-1
October 15, 1980 Dallas Mavericks 98 at Denver Nuggets 133 L 1-1 0-1 1-2
October 17, 1980 Kansas City Kings 103 at Dallas Mavericks 91 L 1-2 0-1 1-3
October 18, 1980 Dallas Mavericks 96 at San Antonio Spurs 110 L 1-2 0-2 1-4
October 21, 1980 Dallas Mavericks 99 at Phoenix Suns 111 L 1-2 0-3 1-5
October 22, 1980 Dallas Mavericks 107 at Seattle Supersonics 102 W 1-2 1-3 2-5
October 24, 1980 Dallas Mavericks 105 at Portland Trail Blazers 120 L 1-2 1-4 2-6
October 25, 1980 Dallas Mavericks 79 at Golden State Warriors 86 L 1-2 1-5 2-7
October 28, 1980 Utah Jazz 104 at Dallas Mavericks 96 L 1-3 1-5 2-8
October 29, 1980 Dallas Mavericks 103 at Houston Rockets 109 L 1-3 1-6 2-9
October 31, 1980 Dallas Mavericks 122 at Utah Jazz 144 L 1-3 1-7 2-10
November 4, 1980 San Diego Clippers 116 at Dallas Mavericks 102 L 1-4 1-7 2-11
November 6, 1980 Dallas Mavericks 95 at Washington Bullets 116 L 1-4 1-8 2-12
November 7, 1980 Los Angeles Lakers 126 at Dallas Mavericks 102 L 1-5 1-8 2-13
November 8, 1980 Dallas Mavericks 73 at Detroit Pistons 101 L 1-5 1-9 2-14
November 11, 1980 Houston Rockets 105 at Dallas Mavericks 94 L 1-6 1-9 2-15
November 14, 1980 Portland Trail Blazers 106 at Dallas Mavericks 113 W 2-6 1-9 3-15
November 16, 1980 Dallas Mavericks 102 at Los Angeles Lakers 110 L 2-6 1-10 3-16
November 18, 1980 Phoenix Suns 102 at Dallas Mavericks 91 L 2-7 1-10 3-17
November 21, 1980 Seattle Supersonics 101 at Dallas Mavericks 91 L 2-8 1-10 3-18
November 23, 1980 Dallas Mavericks 96 at Portland Trail Blazers 116 L 2-8 1-11 3-19
November 25, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 108 at Dallas Mavericks 92 L 2-9 1-11 3-20
November 28, 1980 Denver Nuggets 119 at Dallas Mavericks 117 L 2-10 1-11 3-21 OT
November 29, 1980 Dallas Mavericks 90 at Houston Rockets 115 L 2-10 1-12 3-22
December 2, 1980 Cleveland Cavaliers 109 at Dallas Mavericks 102 L 2-11 1-12 3-23
December 5, 1980 Dallas Mavericks 87 at Boston Celtics 97 L 2-11 1-13 3-24
December 6, 1980 Dallas Mavericks 104 at Atlanta Hawks 110 L 2-11 1-14 3-25
December 9, 1980 Los Angeles Lakers 103 at Dallas Mavericks 92 L 2-12 1-14 3-26
December 10, 1980 Dallas Mavericks 107 at Denver Nuggets 116 L 2-12 1-15 3-27
December 12, 1980 San Diego Clippers 109 at Dallas Mavericks 112 W 3-12 1-15 4-27 OT
December 13, 1980 Dallas Mavericks 107 at Kansas City Kings 114 L 3-12 1-16 4-28
December 16, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 89 at Dallas Mavericks 83 L 3-13 1-16 4-29
December 17, 1980 Dallas Mavericks 102 at Phoenix Suns 115 L 3-13 1-17 4-30
December 18, 1980 Dallas Mavericks 92 at San Diego Clippers 102 L 3-13 1-18 4-31
December 20, 1980 Golden State Warriors 101 at Dallas Mavericks 98 L 3-14 1-18 4-32
December 23, 1980 Utah Jazz 101 at Dallas Mavericks 96 L 3-15 1-18 4-33
December 26, 1980 Denver Nuggets 111 at Dallas Mavericks 119 W 4-15 1-18 5-33
December 27, 1980 Dallas Mavericks 96 at Milwaukee Bucks 112 L 4-15 1-19 5-34
December 29, 1980 Dallas Mavericks 100 at Cleveland Cavaliers 112 L 4-15 1-20 5-35
December 30, 1980 Dallas Mavericks 98 at New York Knicks 100 L 4-15 1-21 5-36
January 2, 1981 Houston Rockets 124 at Dallas Mavericks 120 L 4-16 1-21 5-37 OT
January 5, 1981 Dallas Mavericks 89 at Seattle Supersonics 103 L 4-16 1-22 5-38
January 7, 1981 Dallas Mavericks 111 at Golden State Warriors 109 W 4-16 2-22 6-38
January 8, 1981 Dallas Mavericks 97 at Utah Jazz 99 L 4-16 2-23 6-39
January 10, 1981 Washington Bullets 106 at Dallas Mavericks 94 L 4-17 2-23 6-40
January 13, 1981 Chicago Bulls 106 at Dallas Mavericks 112 W 5-17 2-23 7-40
January 16, 1981 New York Knicks 110 at Dallas Mavericks 118 W 6-17 2-23 8-40
January 18, 1981 Dallas Mavericks 109 at San Diego Clippers 115 L 6-17 2-24 8-41
January 20, 1981 Kansas City Kings 104 at Dallas Mavericks 91 L 6-18 2-24 8-42
January 23, 1981 Dallas Mavericks 98 at Chicago Bulls 106 L 6-18 2-25 8-43
January 24, 1981 Dallas Mavericks 89 at Indiana Pacers 107 L 6-18 2-26 8-44
January 27, 1981 New Jersey Nets 112 at Dallas Mavericks 100 L 6-19 2-26 8-45
February 3, 1981 Kansas City Kings 121 at Dallas Mavericks 100 L 6-20 2-26 8-46
February 4, 1981 Dallas Mavericks 68 at Houston Rockets 116 L 6-20 2-27 8-47
February 6, 1981 Atlanta Hawks 100 at Dallas Mavericks 98 L 6-21 2-27 8-48
February 8, 1981 Dallas Mavericks 98 at San Antonio Spurs 102 L 6-21 2-28 8-49
February 10, 1981 Detroit Pistons 101 at Dallas Mavericks 95 L 6-22 2-28 8-50
February 11, 1981 Dallas Mavericks 97 at Phoenix Suns 119 L 6-22 2-29 8-51
February 14, 1981 San Antonio Spurs 107 at Dallas Mavericks 99 L 6-23 2-29 8-52
February 15, 1981 Dallas Mavericks 99 at Los Angeles Lakers 107 L 6-23 2-30 8-53
February 17, 1981 Milwaukee Bucks 114 at Dallas Mavericks 106 L 6-24 2-30 8-54
February 20, 1981 Dallas Mavericks 109 at Philadelphia 76ers 117 L 6-24 2-31 8-55
February 22, 1981 Dallas Mavericks 132 at New Jersey Nets 109 W 6-24 3-31 9-55
February 24, 1981 Seattle Supersonics 102 at Dallas Mavericks 84 L 6-25 3-31 9-56
February 26, 1981 Dallas Mavericks 102 at Kansas City Kings 105 L 6-25 3-32 9-57
February 27, 1981 Indiana Pacers 118 at Dallas Mavericks 111 L 6-26 3-32 9-58
March 1, 1981 San Diego Clippers 91 at Dallas Mavericks 99 W 7-26 3-32 10-58
March 3, 1981 Boston Celtics 117 at Dallas Mavericks 105 L 7-27 3-32 10-59
March 6, 1981 Dallas Mavericks 109 at Golden State Warriors 115 L 7-27 3-33 10-60
March 8, 1981 Dallas Mavericks 108 at San Antonio Spurs 133 L 7-27 3-34 10-61
March 10, 1981 Phoenix Suns 103 at Dallas Mavericks 107 W 8-27 3-34 11-61
March 12, 1981 Golden State Warriors 118 at Dallas Mavericks 120 W 9-27 3-34 12-61
March 15, 1981 Dallas Mavericks 110 at Portland Trail Blazers 135 L 9-27 3-35 12-62
March 17, 1981 Los Angeles Lakers 114 at Dallas Mavericks 109 L 9-28 3-35 12-63
March 18, 1981 Dallas Mavericks 113 at Utah Jazz 120 L 9-28 3-36 12-64
March 20, 1981 Denver Nuggets 125 at Dallas Mavericks 126 W 10-28 3-36 13-64
March 21, 1981 Utah Jazz 95 at Dallas Mavericks 105 W 11-28 3-36 14-64
March 24, 1981 Houston Rockets 114 at Dallas Mavericks 111 L 11-29 3-36 14-65 OT
March 25, 1981 Dallas Mavericks 126 at Denver Nuggets 115 W 11-29 4-36 15-65
March 27, 1981 Portland Trail Blazers 123 at Dallas Mavericks 109 L 11-30 4-36 15-66
March 29, 1981 Dallas Mavericks 104 at Kansas City Kings 113 L 11-30 4-37 15-67


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