1980-81 Philadelphia 76ers Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 62-20
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 9-7 Lost conference finals
Conference First Round - Defeated Indiana Pacers 2-0
Conference Semifinals - Defeated Milwaukee Bucks 4-3
Conference Finals - Lost to Boston Celtics 4-3
Coach: Billy Cunningham (62-20)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Attendance: 469,355, Avg. 11,448 in 41 home dates
1980-81 Philadelphia 76ers Statistics
1980-81 Philadelphia 76ers Roster

The Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1980-81 season with a record of 62 wins and 20 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 9-7.

The 76ers surrendered 8,512 points, least in the league. Philadelphia racked up 9,156 points. Julius Erving scored a team-leading 2,014 points for the squad, while Caldwell Jones accounted for 813 rebounds. Maurice Cheeks dished out 560 assists for the team.

On the defensive side of the ball, Maurice Cheeks added 193 steals, and Julius Erving blocked 147 shots.

Billy Cunningham coached the team. The 1980-81 Philadelphia 76ers lost in the conference finals.

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Regular Season Points For: 9156
Regular Season Points Against: 8512

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 10, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 106 at Philadelphia 76ers 103 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
October 11, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 126 at Washington Bullets 120 W 0-1 1-0 1-1 2OT
October 14, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 93 at New York Knicks 113 L 0-1 1-1 1-2
October 15, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 119 at New Jersey Nets 111 W 0-1 2-1 2-2
October 18, 1980 Washington Bullets 101 at Philadelphia 76ers 117 W 1-1 2-1 3-2
October 22, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 94 at Detroit Pistons 93 W 1-1 3-1 4-2
October 25, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 113 at Atlanta Hawks 100 W 1-1 4-1 5-2
October 28, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 119 at Cleveland Cavaliers 101 W 1-1 5-1 6-2
October 29, 1980 Chicago Bulls 102 at Philadelphia 76ers 115 W 2-1 5-1 7-2
October 31, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 96 at Philadelphia 76ers 107 W 3-1 5-1 8-2
November 1, 1980 Boston Celtics 113 at Philadelphia 76ers 117 W 4-1 5-1 9-2 OT
November 5, 1980 Detroit Pistons 103 at Philadelphia 76ers 107 W 5-1 5-1 10-2
November 7, 1980 Kansas City Kings 100 at Philadelphia 76ers 117 W 6-1 5-1 11-2
November 9, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 136 at Milwaukee Bucks 121 W 6-1 6-1 12-2
November 11, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 121 at Chicago Bulls 80 W 6-1 7-1 13-2
November 12, 1980 New York Knicks 125 at Philadelphia 76ers 113 L 6-2 7-1 13-3
November 13, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 130 at Indiana Pacers 103 W 6-2 8-1 14-3
November 15, 1980 New Jersey Nets 108 at Philadelphia 76ers 115 W 7-2 8-1 15-3
November 18, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 113 at New York Knicks 99 W 7-2 9-1 16-3
November 19, 1980 Golden State Warriors 101 at Philadelphia 76ers 110 W 8-2 9-1 17-3
November 21, 1980 Indiana Pacers 88 at Philadelphia 76ers 97 W 9-2 9-1 18-3
November 22, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 108 at San Antonio Spurs 101 W 9-2 10-1 19-3
November 25, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 108 at Dallas Mavericks 92 W 9-2 11-1 20-3
November 26, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 101 at Houston Rockets 100 W 9-2 12-1 21-3
November 28, 1980 Portland Trail Blazers 103 at Philadelphia 76ers 116 W 10-2 12-1 22-3
November 29, 1980 Utah Jazz 93 at Philadelphia 76ers 113 W 11-2 12-1 23-3
December 2, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 108 at Atlanta Hawks 112 L 11-2 12-2 23-4 OT
December 3, 1980 New York Knicks 98 at Philadelphia 76ers 104 W 12-2 12-2 24-4
December 5, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 100 at Philadelphia 76ers 104 W 13-2 12-2 25-4
December 9, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 96 at Cleveland Cavaliers 83 W 13-2 13-2 26-4
December 10, 1980 Chicago Bulls 100 at Philadelphia 76ers 113 W 14-2 13-2 27-4
December 12, 1980 Washington Bullets 79 at Philadelphia 76ers 95 W 15-2 13-2 28-4
December 14, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 114 at New Jersey Nets 107 W 15-2 14-2 29-4
December 16, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 109 at Indiana Pacers 107 W 15-2 15-2 30-4
December 17, 1980 Cleveland Cavaliers 79 at Philadelphia 76ers 103 W 16-2 15-2 31-4
December 19, 1980 New Jersey Nets 107 at Philadelphia 76ers 122 W 17-2 15-2 32-4
December 26, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 113 at Kansas City Kings 103 W 17-2 16-2 33-4
December 27, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 121 at Denver Nuggets 125 L 17-2 16-3 33-5
December 28, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 116 at Los Angeles Lakers 122 L 17-2 16-4 33-6
December 30, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 108 at Portland Trail Blazers 109 L 17-2 16-5 33-7
January 2, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 120 at Seattle Supersonics 117 W 17-2 17-5 34-7 OT
January 3, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 119 at Golden State Warriors 105 W 17-2 18-5 35-7
January 7, 1981 San Antonio Spurs 102 at Philadelphia 76ers 135 W 18-2 18-5 36-7
January 9, 1981 Houston Rockets 94 at Philadelphia 76ers 107 W 19-2 18-5 37-7
January 10, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 117 at Chicago Bulls 102 W 19-2 19-5 38-7
January 14, 1981 New Jersey Nets 105 at Philadelphia 76ers 110 W 20-2 19-5 39-7
January 15, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 110 at Milwaukee Bucks 113 L 20-2 19-6 39-8
January 16, 1981 Cleveland Cavaliers 119 at Philadelphia 76ers 137 W 21-2 19-6 40-8
January 18, 1981 Seattle Supersonics 92 at Philadelphia 76ers 113 W 22-2 19-6 41-8
January 20, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 75 at Detroit Pistons 83 L 22-2 19-7 41-9
January 21, 1981 Indiana Pacers 104 at Philadelphia 76ers 118 W 23-2 19-7 42-9
January 22, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 128 at Washington Bullets 116 W 23-2 20-7 43-9
January 25, 1981 Phoenix Suns 93 at Philadelphia 76ers 98 W 24-2 20-7 44-9
January 28, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 101 at Boston Celtics 104 L 24-2 20-8 44-10
February 3, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 97 at Atlanta Hawks 93 W 24-2 21-8 45-10
February 4, 1981 Boston Celtics 104 at Philadelphia 76ers 107 W 25-2 21-8 46-10
February 6, 1981 San Diego Clippers 113 at Philadelphia 76ers 129 W 26-2 21-8 47-10
February 8, 1981 Los Angeles Lakers 99 at Philadelphia 76ers 102 W 27-2 21-8 48-10
February 11, 1981 Cleveland Cavaliers 120 at Philadelphia 76ers 122 W 28-2 21-8 49-10 OT
February 13, 1981 Washington Bullets 104 at Philadelphia 76ers 102 L 28-3 21-8 49-11
February 15, 1981 Atlanta Hawks 98 at Philadelphia 76ers 116 W 29-3 21-8 50-11
February 18, 1981 Detroit Pistons 97 at Philadelphia 76ers 111 W 30-3 21-8 51-11
February 19, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 108 at Washington Bullets 129 L 30-3 21-9 51-12
February 20, 1981 Dallas Mavericks 109 at Philadelphia 76ers 117 W 31-3 21-9 52-12
February 22, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 110 at Phoenix Suns 116 L 31-3 21-10 52-13
February 25, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 107 at San Diego Clippers 95 W 31-3 22-10 53-13
February 27, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 87 at Utah Jazz 83 W 31-3 23-10 54-13
March 1, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 107 at Boston Celtics 114 L 31-3 23-11 54-14
March 4, 1981 Chicago Bulls 111 at Philadelphia 76ers 100 L 31-4 23-11 54-15
March 6, 1981 Denver Nuggets 112 at Philadelphia 76ers 131 W 32-4 23-11 55-15
March 8, 1981 Milwaukee Bucks 100 at Philadelphia 76ers 123 W 33-4 23-11 56-15
March 10, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 103 at Indiana Pacers 102 W 33-4 24-11 57-15
March 11, 1981 New York Knicks 95 at Philadelphia 76ers 115 W 34-4 24-11 58-15
March 13, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 104 at Milwaukee Bucks 120 L 34-4 24-12 58-16
March 15, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 109 at New York Knicks 120 L 34-4 24-13 58-17
March 17, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 120 at New Jersey Nets 126 L 34-4 24-14 58-18 OT
March 18, 1981 Indiana Pacers 95 at Philadelphia 76ers 107 W 35-4 24-14 59-18
March 20, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 108 at Chicago Bulls 120 L 35-4 24-15 59-19
March 22, 1981 Boston Celtics 94 at Philadelphia 76ers 126 W 36-4 24-15 60-19
March 25, 1981 Detroit Pistons 75 at Philadelphia 76ers 114 W 37-4 24-15 61-19
March 27, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 138 at Cleveland Cavaliers 117 W 37-4 25-15 62-19
March 29, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 94 at Boston Celtics 98 L 37-4 25-16 62-20
March 31, 1981 Indiana Pacers 108 at Philadelphia 76ers 124 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
April 2, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 96 at Indiana Pacers 85 W 1-0 1-0 2-0
April 5, 1981 Milwaukee Bucks 122 at Philadelphia 76ers 125 W 2-0 1-0 3-0
April 7, 1981 Milwaukee Bucks 109 at Philadelphia 76ers 99 L 2-1 1-0 3-1
April 10, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 108 at Milwaukee Bucks 103 W 2-1 2-0 4-1
April 12, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 98 at Milwaukee Bucks 109 L 2-1 2-1 4-2
April 15, 1981 Milwaukee Bucks 99 at Philadelphia 76ers 116 W 3-1 2-1 5-2
April 17, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 86 at Milwaukee Bucks 109 L 3-1 2-2 5-3
April 19, 1981 Milwaukee Bucks 98 at Philadelphia 76ers 99 W 4-1 2-2 6-3
April 21, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 105 at Boston Celtics 104 W 4-1 3-2 7-3
April 22, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 99 at Boston Celtics 118 L 4-1 3-3 7-4
April 24, 1981 Boston Celtics 100 at Philadelphia 76ers 110 W 5-1 3-3 8-4
April 26, 1981 Boston Celtics 105 at Philadelphia 76ers 107 W 6-1 3-3 9-4
April 29, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 109 at Boston Celtics 111 L 6-1 3-4 9-5
May 1, 1981 Boston Celtics 100 at Philadelphia 76ers 98 L 6-2 3-4 9-6
May 3, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 90 at Boston Celtics 91 L 6-2 3-5 9-7


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