1981-82 Houston Rockets Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 46-36
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 1-2 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Seattle Supersonics 2-1
Coach: Del Harris (46-36)
Location: Houston, Texas
Attendance: 480,128, Avg. 11,710 in 41 home dates
1981-82 Houston Rockets Statistics
1981-82 Houston Rockets Roster

The Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1981-82 season with a record of 46 wins and 36 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Rockets scored 8,680 points and surrendered 8,683. Moses Malone tossed in a team-best 2,520 points for Houston and contributed 1,188 rebounds. Allen Leavell dished out 457 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Allen Leavell added 150 steals, while Moses Malone blocked 125 shots.

Del Harris coached the team. The 1981-82 Houston Rockets lost in the conference first round.

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Regular Season Points For: 8680
Regular Season Points Against: 8683

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 30, 1981 Houston Rockets 113 at Los Angeles Lakers 112 W 0-0 1-0 1-0 2OT
October 31, 1981 Houston Rockets 110 at San Diego Clippers 125 L 0-0 1-1 1-1
November 3, 1981 New York Knicks 98 at Houston Rockets 101 W 1-0 1-1 2-1
November 4, 1981 Houston Rockets 100 at Denver Nuggets 112 L 1-0 1-2 2-2
November 6, 1981 Houston Rockets 86 at Kansas City Kings 90 L 1-0 1-3 2-3
November 7, 1981 Cleveland Cavaliers 96 at Houston Rockets 92 L 1-1 1-3 2-4
November 11, 1981 Los Angeles Lakers 95 at Houston Rockets 93 L 1-2 1-3 2-5
November 13, 1981 Golden State Warriors 102 at Houston Rockets 100 L 1-3 1-3 2-6
November 14, 1981 Utah Jazz 105 at Houston Rockets 109 W 2-3 1-3 3-6 OT
November 17, 1981 Houston Rockets 102 at Indiana Pacers 82 W 2-3 2-3 4-6
November 18, 1981 Houston Rockets 106 at Boston Celtics 104 W 2-3 3-3 5-6
November 20, 1981 Houston Rockets 95 at Washington Bullets 94 W 2-3 4-3 6-6
November 21, 1981 Houston Rockets 106 at Philadelphia 76ers 135 L 2-3 4-4 6-7
November 24, 1981 New Jersey Nets 102 at Houston Rockets 84 L 2-4 4-4 6-8
November 25, 1981 Houston Rockets 114 at Phoenix Suns 128 L 2-4 4-5 6-9
November 27, 1981 Houston Rockets 110 at Seattle Supersonics 117 L 2-4 4-6 6-10
November 29, 1981 Houston Rockets 104 at Los Angeles Lakers 122 L 2-4 4-7 6-11
December 1, 1981 Kansas City Kings 106 at Houston Rockets 104 L 2-5 4-7 6-12
December 5, 1981 Portland Trail Blazers 98 at Houston Rockets 110 W 3-5 4-7 7-12
December 8, 1981 Seattle Supersonics 107 at Houston Rockets 96 L 3-6 4-7 7-13
December 9, 1981 Houston Rockets 83 at Milwaukee Bucks 89 L 3-6 4-8 7-14
December 11, 1981 Houston Rockets 105 at Chicago Bulls 118 L 3-6 4-9 7-15
December 12, 1981 Dallas Mavericks 97 at Houston Rockets 101 W 4-6 4-9 8-15
December 15, 1981 Phoenix Suns 95 at Houston Rockets 99 W 5-6 4-9 9-15
December 18, 1981 Houston Rockets 112 at Dallas Mavericks 93 W 5-6 5-9 10-15
December 19, 1981 Chicago Bulls 95 at Houston Rockets 102 W 6-6 5-9 11-15
December 22, 1981 Denver Nuggets 121 at Houston Rockets 109 L 6-7 5-9 11-16
December 26, 1981 Houston Rockets 115 at Utah Jazz 104 W 6-7 6-9 12-16
December 29, 1981 Atlanta Hawks 102 at Houston Rockets 93 L 6-8 6-9 12-17
December 30, 1981 Houston Rockets 104 at San Antonio Spurs 109 L 6-8 6-10 12-18
January 2, 1982 Houston Rockets 108 at San Diego Clippers 101 W 6-8 7-10 13-18
January 5, 1982 Houston Rockets 112 at Golden State Warriors 111 W 6-8 8-10 14-18
January 7, 1982 Houston Rockets 107 at Seattle Supersonics 116 L 6-8 8-11 14-19
January 10, 1982 Houston Rockets 111 at Portland Trail Blazers 109 W 6-8 9-11 15-19
January 12, 1982 San Diego Clippers 106 at Houston Rockets 107 W 7-8 9-11 16-19
January 14, 1982 Portland Trail Blazers 111 at Houston Rockets 100 L 7-9 9-11 16-20
January 15, 1982 Houston Rockets 90 at San Antonio Spurs 128 L 7-9 9-12 16-21
January 16, 1982 San Antonio Spurs 99 at Houston Rockets 116 W 8-9 9-12 17-21
January 19, 1982 Kansas City Kings 112 at Houston Rockets 120 W 9-9 9-12 18-21
January 22, 1982 Utah Jazz 110 at Houston Rockets 128 W 10-9 9-12 19-21
January 23, 1982 Denver Nuggets 111 at Houston Rockets 109 L 10-10 9-12 19-22
January 26, 1982 Indiana Pacers 94 at Houston Rockets 104 W 11-10 9-12 20-22
January 28, 1982 Philadelphia 76ers 101 at Houston Rockets 109 W 12-10 9-12 21-22
February 2, 1982 San Diego Clippers 106 at Houston Rockets 122 W 13-10 9-12 22-22
February 5, 1982 Phoenix Suns 104 at Houston Rockets 106 W 14-10 9-12 23-22
February 7, 1982 Houston Rockets 126 at Kansas City Kings 110 W 14-10 10-12 24-22
February 9, 1982 Houston Rockets 129 at San Diego Clippers 121 W 14-10 11-12 25-22
February 11, 1982 Seattle Supersonics 100 at Houston Rockets 117 W 15-10 11-12 26-22
February 13, 1982 Washington Bullets 104 at Houston Rockets 111 W 16-10 11-12 27-22
February 16, 1982 Houston Rockets 109 at Detroit Pistons 111 L 16-10 11-13 27-23
February 17, 1982 Houston Rockets 110 at Cleveland Cavaliers 102 W 16-10 12-13 28-23
February 19, 1982 Houston Rockets 103 at New Jersey Nets 96 W 16-10 13-13 29-23
February 21, 1982 Houston Rockets 106 at New York Knicks 122 L 16-10 13-14 29-24
February 23, 1982 Dallas Mavericks 95 at Houston Rockets 105 W 17-10 13-14 30-24
February 24, 1982 Houston Rockets 120 at Denver Nuggets 110 W 17-10 14-14 31-24
February 26, 1982 Golden State Warriors 95 at Houston Rockets 111 W 18-10 14-14 32-24
February 27, 1982 Houston Rockets 105 at Dallas Mavericks 108 L 18-10 14-15 32-25 OT
March 2, 1982 San Antonio Spurs 119 at Houston Rockets 117 L 18-11 14-15 32-26
March 4, 1982 Houston Rockets 128 at Utah Jazz 124 W 18-11 15-15 33-26
March 5, 1982 Boston Celtics 100 at Houston Rockets 98 L 18-12 15-15 33-27
March 7, 1982 Houston Rockets 94 at Phoenix Suns 92 W 18-12 16-15 34-27
March 9, 1982 Milwaukee Bucks 91 at Houston Rockets 103 W 19-12 16-15 35-27
March 12, 1982 Denver Nuggets 130 at Houston Rockets 115 L 19-13 16-15 35-28
March 13, 1982 Portland Trail Blazers 107 at Houston Rockets 112 W 20-13 16-15 36-28
March 16, 1982 Phoenix Suns 114 at Houston Rockets 109 L 20-14 16-15 36-29
March 18, 1982 Houston Rockets 94 at Atlanta Hawks 95 L 20-14 16-16 36-30
March 19, 1982 Detroit Pistons 111 at Houston Rockets 102 L 20-15 16-16 36-31
March 21, 1982 Houston Rockets 102 at Los Angeles Lakers 107 L 20-15 16-17 36-32
March 23, 1982 Houston Rockets 117 at Utah Jazz 115 W 20-15 17-17 37-32
March 25, 1982 Houston Rockets 108 at Portland Trail Blazers 95 W 20-15 18-17 38-32
March 26, 1982 Houston Rockets 99 at Seattle Supersonics 97 W 20-15 19-17 39-32
March 28, 1982 Houston Rockets 94 at Golden State Warriors 92 W 20-15 20-17 40-32
March 30, 1982 Dallas Mavericks 95 at Houston Rockets 99 W 21-15 20-17 41-32
April 1, 1982 Golden State Warriors 101 at Houston Rockets 104 W 22-15 20-17 42-32
April 4, 1982 Houston Rockets 95 at San Antonio Spurs 93 W 22-15 21-17 43-32
April 6, 1982 Los Angeles Lakers 108 at Houston Rockets 97 L 22-16 21-17 43-33
April 10, 1982 San Antonio Spurs 100 at Houston Rockets 105 W 23-16 21-17 44-33
April 11, 1982 Houston Rockets 97 at Dallas Mavericks 109 L 23-16 21-18 44-34
April 13, 1982 Kansas City Kings 95 at Houston Rockets 99 W 24-16 21-18 45-34
April 14, 1982 Houston Rockets 122 at Denver Nuggets 141 L 24-16 21-19 45-35
April 16, 1982 Utah Jazz 100 at Houston Rockets 107 W 25-16 21-19 46-35
April 18, 1982 Houston Rockets 104 at Kansas City Kings 106 L 25-16 21-20 46-36
April 21, 1982 Houston Rockets 87 at Seattle Supersonics 102 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
April 23, 1982 Seattle Supersonics 70 at Houston Rockets 91 W 1-0 0-1 1-1
April 25, 1982 Houston Rockets 83 at Seattle Supersonics 104 L 1-0 0-2 1-2


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