1980-81 Washington Bullets Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 39-43
Finishing 4th in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Coach: Gene Shue (39-43)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Attendance: 375,360, Avg. 9,155 in 41 home dates
1980-81 Washington Bullets Statistics
1980-81 Washington Bullets Roster

The Washington Bullets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1980-81 season with a record of 39 wins and 43 losses, finishing fourth in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference.

The Bullets scored 8,662 points and allowed 8,661. Elvin Hayes scored a team-best 1,439 points for Washington, and Kevin Grevey contributed 17 or more per game, too. Elvin Hayes accounted for 789 rebounds. Kevin Porter dished out 734 assists for the squad.

On defense, Greg Ballard added 118 steals, while Elvin Hayes blocked 171 shots.

Gene Shue coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 8662
Regular Season Points Against: 8661

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 10, 1980 Washington Bullets 95 at Detroit Pistons 85 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
October 11, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 126 at Washington Bullets 120 L 0-1 1-0 1-1 2OT
October 16, 1980 Washington Bullets 88 at Cleveland Cavaliers 90 L 0-1 1-1 1-2
October 17, 1980 New Jersey Nets 114 at Washington Bullets 112 L 0-2 1-1 1-3
October 18, 1980 Washington Bullets 101 at Philadelphia 76ers 117 L 0-2 1-2 1-4
October 22, 1980 Cleveland Cavaliers 96 at Washington Bullets 109 W 1-2 1-2 2-4
October 24, 1980 Washington Bullets 96 at Chicago Bulls 104 L 1-2 1-3 2-5
October 25, 1980 Boston Celtics 103 at Washington Bullets 87 L 1-3 1-3 2-6
October 26, 1980 Washington Bullets 88 at Milwaukee Bucks 111 L 1-3 1-4 2-7
October 31, 1980 Washington Bullets 98 at New Jersey Nets 100 L 1-3 1-5 2-8
November 1, 1980 Washington Bullets 93 at New York Knicks 111 L 1-3 1-6 2-9
November 4, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 98 at Washington Bullets 122 W 2-3 1-6 3-9
November 6, 1980 Dallas Mavericks 95 at Washington Bullets 116 W 3-3 1-6 4-9
November 7, 1980 Detroit Pistons 88 at Washington Bullets 114 W 4-3 1-6 5-9
November 11, 1980 Denver Nuggets 92 at Washington Bullets 107 W 5-3 1-6 6-9
November 12, 1980 Washington Bullets 86 at Boston Celtics 93 L 5-3 1-7 6-10
November 14, 1980 Washington Bullets 108 at Indiana Pacers 118 L 5-3 1-8 6-11
November 15, 1980 Washington Bullets 100 at Atlanta Hawks 88 W 5-3 2-8 7-11
November 18, 1980 Golden State Warriors 103 at Washington Bullets 97 L 5-4 2-8 7-12
November 21, 1980 San Diego Clippers 90 at Washington Bullets 102 W 6-4 2-8 8-12
November 22, 1980 Washington Bullets 101 at Chicago Bulls 114 L 6-4 2-9 8-13
November 27, 1980 Indiana Pacers 108 at Washington Bullets 123 W 7-4 2-9 9-13
November 28, 1980 Washington Bullets 105 at Cleveland Cavaliers 126 L 7-4 2-10 9-14
November 29, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 89 at Washington Bullets 98 W 8-4 2-10 10-14
December 2, 1980 Kansas City Kings 103 at Washington Bullets 107 W 9-4 2-10 11-14
December 3, 1980 Washington Bullets 115 at Indiana Pacers 128 L 9-4 2-11 11-15
December 5, 1980 Detroit Pistons 92 at Washington Bullets 103 W 10-4 2-11 12-15
December 7, 1980 Washington Bullets 113 at Boston Celtics 103 W 10-4 3-11 13-15 at Hartford, CT
December 9, 1980 Washington Bullets 104 at New York Knicks 107 L 10-4 3-12 13-16
December 10, 1980 Boston Celtics 101 at Washington Bullets 99 L 10-5 3-12 13-17
December 12, 1980 Washington Bullets 79 at Philadelphia 76ers 95 L 10-5 3-13 13-18
December 13, 1980 Indiana Pacers 105 at Washington Bullets 114 W 11-5 3-13 14-18
December 16, 1980 Chicago Bulls 96 at Washington Bullets 94 L 11-6 3-13 14-19
December 19, 1980 New York Knicks 102 at Washington Bullets 96 L 11-7 3-13 14-20
December 23, 1980 Washington Bullets 83 at Atlanta Hawks 100 L 11-7 3-14 14-21
December 25, 1980 New Jersey Nets 94 at Washington Bullets 109 W 12-7 3-14 15-21
December 27, 1980 Houston Rockets 97 at Washington Bullets 115 W 13-7 3-14 16-21
December 30, 1980 Milwaukee Bucks 115 at Washington Bullets 94 L 13-8 3-14 16-22
January 2, 1981 Chicago Bulls 92 at Washington Bullets 82 L 13-9 3-14 16-23
January 3, 1981 Washington Bullets 112 at Cleveland Cavaliers 132 L 13-9 3-15 16-24
January 6, 1981 Washington Bullets 98 at Los Angeles Lakers 107 L 13-9 3-16 16-25
January 8, 1981 Washington Bullets 118 at Kansas City Kings 136 L 13-9 3-17 16-26
January 10, 1981 Washington Bullets 106 at Dallas Mavericks 94 W 13-9 4-17 17-26
January 11, 1981 Washington Bullets 106 at San Antonio Spurs 137 L 13-9 4-18 17-27
January 14, 1981 Los Angeles Lakers 104 at Washington Bullets 114 W 14-9 4-18 18-27
January 15, 1981 Washington Bullets 106 at Detroit Pistons 89 W 14-9 5-18 19-27
January 17, 1981 San Antonio Spurs 93 at Washington Bullets 103 W 15-9 5-18 20-27
January 18, 1981 New Jersey Nets 99 at Washington Bullets 110 W 16-9 5-18 21-27
January 20, 1981 Utah Jazz 113 at Washington Bullets 121 W 17-9 5-18 22-27
January 22, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 128 at Washington Bullets 116 L 17-10 5-18 22-28
January 23, 1981 Seattle Supersonics 91 at Washington Bullets 103 W 18-10 5-18 23-28
January 25, 1981 Washington Bullets 118 at New Jersey Nets 100 W 18-10 6-18 24-28
January 27, 1981 Washington Bullets 105 at Atlanta Hawks 104 W 18-10 7-18 25-28
January 28, 1981 Phoenix Suns 98 at Washington Bullets 108 W 19-10 7-18 26-28
February 3, 1981 Washington Bullets 104 at Portland Trail Blazers 111 L 19-10 7-19 26-29 OT
February 4, 1981 Washington Bullets 99 at Seattle Supersonics 108 L 19-10 7-20 26-30
February 6, 1981 Washington Bullets 116 at Golden State Warriors 110 W 19-10 8-20 27-30
February 8, 1981 Washington Bullets 107 at Phoenix Suns 113 L 19-10 8-21 27-31 OT
February 10, 1981 Washington Bullets 115 at Denver Nuggets 110 W 19-10 9-21 28-31
February 13, 1981 Washington Bullets 104 at Philadelphia 76ers 102 W 19-10 10-21 29-31
February 14, 1981 Washington Bullets 103 at Detroit Pistons 105 L 19-10 10-22 29-32
February 17, 1981 Portland Trail Blazers 124 at Washington Bullets 104 L 19-11 10-22 29-33
February 19, 1981 Philadelphia 76ers 108 at Washington Bullets 129 W 20-11 10-22 30-33
February 20, 1981 Washington Bullets 112 at New York Knicks 124 L 20-11 10-23 30-34
February 22, 1981 Milwaukee Bucks 102 at Washington Bullets 93 L 20-12 10-23 30-35
February 25, 1981 New York Knicks 105 at Washington Bullets 120 W 21-12 10-23 31-35
February 27, 1981 Washington Bullets 100 at Chicago Bulls 112 L 21-12 10-24 31-36
March 1, 1981 Washington Bullets 107 at Milwaukee Bucks 137 L 21-12 10-25 31-37
March 3, 1981 Washington Bullets 112 at Utah Jazz 93 W 21-12 11-25 32-37
March 4, 1981 Washington Bullets 115 at San Diego Clippers 103 W 21-12 12-25 33-37
March 6, 1981 Washington Bullets 105 at Houston Rockets 104 W 21-12 13-25 34-37
March 8, 1981 Chicago Bulls 99 at Washington Bullets 103 W 22-12 13-25 35-37
March 11, 1981 Washington Bullets 104 at New Jersey Nets 109 L 22-12 13-26 35-38
March 12, 1981 Indiana Pacers 114 at Washington Bullets 107 L 22-13 13-26 35-39
March 15, 1981 Cleveland Cavaliers 101 at Washington Bullets 100 L 22-14 13-26 35-40
March 17, 1981 Boston Celtics 112 at Washington Bullets 91 L 22-15 13-26 35-41
March 20, 1981 Washington Bullets 116 at Boston Celtics 128 L 22-15 13-27 35-42
March 22, 1981 Atlanta Hawks 101 at Washington Bullets 121 W 23-15 13-27 36-42
March 25, 1981 New York Knicks 84 at Washington Bullets 105 W 24-15 13-27 37-42
March 27, 1981 Washington Bullets 107 at Indiana Pacers 122 L 24-15 13-28 37-43
March 28, 1981 Detroit Pistons 103 at Washington Bullets 108 W 25-15 13-28 38-43
March 29, 1981 Cleveland Cavaliers 103 at Washington Bullets 138 W 26-15 13-28 39-43


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