1981-1982 Denver Nuggets Schedule

NBA Playoffs - Opening Round

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Denver Leaders Phoenix Leaders PPP
Apr 20, 1982
v.
Phoenix
W, 129 - 113 McNichols Sports Arena
Opening Round
1-0 PTS: 29. K. Vandeweghe
PTS: 22. Kyle Macy
325.6 - 285.2
Apr 23, 1982
@
Phoenix
L, 126 - 110 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Opening Round
1-1 PTS: 26. Dan Issel
PTS: 29. D. Johnson
319.6 - 279.0
Apr 24, 1982
v.
Phoenix
L, 119 - 124 McNichols Sports Arena
Opening Round
1-2 PTS: 26. Dan Issel
REB: 10. Dan Issel
PTS: 30. Walter Davis
REB: 9. T. Robinson
116.1 - 121.0

Regular Season

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Denver Leaders Opponent Leaders PPP
Oct 30, 1981
v.
Golden State
W, 134 - 121 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
1-0 PTS: 22. Alex English
PTS: 17. J. Carroll
341.1 - 308.0
Oct 31, 1981
@
San Antonio
L, 145 - 120 HemisFair Arena
Regular Season
1-1 PTS: 27. Dan Issel
PTS: 27. G. Gervin
303.1 - 250.9
Nov 4, 1981
v.
Houston
W, 112 - 100 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
2-1 PTS: 25. K. Vandeweghe
PTS: 29. A. Leavell
342.8 - 306.0
Nov 6, 1981
@
Seattle
W, 105 - 109 Kingdome
Regular Season
3-1 PTS: 24. K. Vandeweghe
PTS: 20. Jack Sikma
303.4 - 314.9
Nov 7, 1981
@
Golden State
L, 152 - 107 Oracle Arena
Regular Season
3-2 PTS: 19. K. Vandeweghe
PTS: 25. Bernard King
334.0 - 235.1
Nov 8, 1981
@
Portland
L, 120 - 116 Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
3-3 PTS: 32. Alex English
PTS: 30. Calvin Natt
323.6 - 312.8
Nov 10, 1981
v.
Phoenix
L, 106 - 109 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
3-4 PTS: 30. Alex English
PTS: 25. Alvan Adams
336.9 - 346.5
Nov 13, 1981
@
Utah
L, 131 - 124 Salt Palace
Regular Season
3-5 PTS: 32. Dan Issel
PTS: 38. A. Dantley
285.5 - 270.2
Nov 18, 1981
v.
San Diego
W, 133 - 128 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
4-5 PTS: 30. Alex English
PTS: 24. Tom Chambers
312.6 - 300.9
Nov 21, 1981
v.
Kansas City
W, 128 - 121 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
5-5 PTS: 33. Alex English
PTS: 38. C. Robinson
308.7 - 291.8
Nov 25, 1981
v.
Dallas
W, 139 - 133 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
6-5 PTS: 25. Alex English
PTS: 31. Mark Aguirre
331.9 - 317.5
Nov 27, 1981
@
Kansas City
W, 115 - 123 Kemper Arena
Regular Season
7-5 PTS: 34. Alex English
PTS: 24. C. Robinson
304.7 - 325.9
Nov 28, 1981
v.
Utah
W, 131 - 124 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
8-5 PTS: 30. Dan Issel
PTS: 43. A. Dantley
350.8 - 332.0
Dec 1, 1981
v.
Portland
L, 113 - 121 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
8-6 PTS: 34. Dan Issel
PTS: 30. Calvin Natt
312.6 - 334.8
Dec 3, 1981
@
Phoenix
L, 137 - 109 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
8-7 PTS: 24. Dan Issel
PTS: 29. Larry Nance
332.8 - 264.8
Dec 4, 1981
v.
L.A. Lakers
L, 117 - 126 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
8-8 PTS: 29. Alex English
PTS: 25. Norm Nixon
327.9 - 353.1
Dec 5, 1981
@
Dallas
L, 109 - 105 Reunion Arena
Regular Season
8-9 PTS: 32. Alex English
PTS: 26. Mark Aguirre
295.1 - 284.2
Dec 8, 1981
@
New York
L, 135 - 122 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
8-10 PTS: 28. Alex English
PTS: 25. M. Lucas
332.2 - 300.2
Dec 9, 1981
@
Philadelphia
L, 137 - 109 Spectrum
Regular Season
8-11 PTS: 24. K. Vandeweghe
REB: 7. T.R. Dunn
AST: 7. Dan Issel
PTS: 27. J. Erving
REB: 6. J. Erving
AST: 10. J. Erving
137.3 - 109.3
Dec 11, 1981
@
New Jersey
L, 131 - 123 Izod Center
Regular Season
8-12 PTS: 26. K. Vandeweghe
PTS: 26. B. Williams
300.3 - 281.9
Dec 12, 1981
@
Cleveland
W, 115 - 120 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
9-12 PTS: 34. D. Thompson
PTS: 29. Kenny Carr
319.3 - 333.1
Dec 15, 1981
v.
Seattle
L, 120 - 126 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
9-13 PTS: 28. Dan Issel
PTS: 33. Gus Williams
325.5 - 341.7
Dec 17, 1981
v.
Atlanta
W, 138 - 103 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
10-13 PTS: 24. Alex English
PTS: 22. John Drew
324.8 - 242.4
Dec 19, 1981
v.
San Antonio
W, 138 - 125 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
11-13 PTS: 36. Alex English
PTS: 35. G. Gervin
339.2 - 307.3
Dec 22, 1981
@
Houston
W, 109 - 121 Compaq Center
Regular Season
12-13 PTS: 30. Alex English
PTS: 22. C. Murphy
317.4 - 352.3
Dec 23, 1981
v.
Detroit
L, 119 - 124 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
12-14 PTS: 28. Alex English
PTS: 34. John Long
301.9 - 314.6
Dec 26, 1981
@
Dallas
W, 117 - 124 Reunion Arena
Regular Season
13-14 PTS: 31. Alex English
PTS: 33. Jay Vincent
287.2 - 304.4
Dec 29, 1981
v.
Boston
W, 128 - 123 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
14-14 PTS: 32. Alex English
PTS: 27. Larry Bird
298.0 - 286.4
Dec 30, 1981
@
Kansas City
L, 120 - 116 Kemper Arena
Regular Season
14-15 PTS: 30. Alex English
PTS: 27. Larry Drew
320.1 - 309.5
Jan 2, 1982
@
San Antonio
L, 148 - 133 HemisFair Arena
Regular Season
14-16 PTS: 41. D. Thompson
PTS: 38. G. Gervin
299.8 - 269.4
Jan 3, 1982
@
Milwaukee
W, 122 - 128 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Regular Season
15-16 PTS: 38. Alex English
PTS: 21. M. Johnson
301.9 - 316.7
Jan 5, 1982
@
Chicago
L, 134 - 128 Chicago Stadium
Regular Season
15-17 PTS: 30. Dan Issel
PTS: 20. Reggie Theus
313.4 - 299.3
Jan 6, 1982
v.
San Diego
W, 136 - 114 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
16-17 PTS: 24. Dan Issel
PTS: 22. Tom Chambers
335.4 - 281.2
Jan 8, 1982
@
Portland
W, 121 - 124 Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
17-17 PTS: 35. Alex English
PTS: 27. M. Thompson
297.8 - 305.2
Jan 9, 1982
v.
Seattle
L, 110 - 125 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
17-18 PTS: 24. John Roche
PTS: 39. Gus Williams
338.8 - 385.0
Jan 12, 1982
v.
Kansas City
W, 139 - 126 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
18-18 PTS: 29. Alex English
PTS: 24. E. Grunfeld
327.8 - 297.1
Jan 13, 1982
@
Golden State
L, 143 - 128 Oracle Arena
Regular Season
18-19 PTS: 31. Dan Issel
PTS: 39. Bernard King
318.0 - 284.6
Jan 15, 1982
v.
Dallas
W, 128 - 113 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
19-19 PTS: 24. K. Vandeweghe
PTS: 22. Jay Vincent
299.0 - 264.0
Jan 17, 1982
@
San Diego
W, 131 - 138 Valley View Casino Center
Regular Season
20-19 PTS: 35. Alex English
PTS: 32. Brian Taylor
330.1 - 347.7
Jan 19, 1982
v.
L.A. Lakers
W, 140 - 139 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
21-19 PTS: 28. Alex English
PTS: 22. K. Abdul-Jabbar
313.7 - 311.4
Jan 22, 1982
v.
Milwaukee
L, 125 - 131 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
21-20 PTS: 33. Alex English
PTS: 40. B. Winters
311.4 - 326.3
Jan 23, 1982
@
Houston
W, 109 - 111 Compaq Center
Regular Season
22-20 PTS: 30. Alex English
PTS: 23. Moses Malone
320.4 - 326.3
Jan 27, 1982
v.
New Jersey
W, 130 - 116 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
23-20 PTS: 29. K. Vandeweghe
PTS: 20. Darwin Cook
320.0 - 285.6
Feb 2, 1982
v.
New York
W, 128 - 117 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
24-20 PTS: 27. Alex English
REB: 8. C. Hordges
AST: 13. Kenny Higgs
PTS: 26. M. Richardson
REB: 9. M. Richardson
AST: 12. M. Richardson
124.6 - 113.9
Feb 4, 1982
@
Indiana
L, 131 - 114 Market Square Arena
Regular Season
24-21 PTS: 27. K. Vandeweghe
PTS: 19. Tom Owens
327.3 - 284.8
Feb 5, 1982
@
Boston
L, 145 - 144 Boston Garden
Regular Season
24-22 PTS: 40. K. Vandeweghe
PTS: 34. Larry Bird
310.0 - 307.9
Feb 7, 1982
@
Washington
W, 115 - 124 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
25-22 PTS: 31. Alex English
REB: 12. T.R. Dunn
AST: 7. Alex English
PTS: 24. S. Haywood
REB: 13. Jeff Ruland
AST: 6. John Lucas
109.9 - 118.5
Feb 10, 1982
v.
Utah
L, 148 - 151 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
25-23 PTS: 37. Dan Issel
PTS: 42. A. Dantley
340.2 - 347.1
Feb 13, 1982
v.
San Diego
W, 146 - 129 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
26-23 PTS: 27. K. Vandeweghe
PTS: 28. M. Wiley
330.6 - 292.1
Feb 15, 1982
@
Utah
W, 134 - 145 Salt Palace
Regular Season
27-23 PTS: 24. K. Vandeweghe
PTS: 40. A. Dantley
305.8 - 330.9
Feb 16, 1982
v.
Kansas City
W, 119 - 106 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
28-23 PTS: 24. Alex English
PTS: 17. S. Johnson
349.9 - 311.7
Feb 19, 1982
v.
San Antonio
L, 121 - 126 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
28-24 PTS: 23. K. Vandeweghe
PTS: 38. G. Gervin
307.6 - 320.3
Feb 21, 1982
v.
L.A. Lakers
L, 131 - 132 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
28-25 PTS: 34. Alex English
REB: 12. Dan Issel
AST: 11. Kenny Higgs
PTS: 26. Norm Nixon
REB: 9. M. Landsberger
AST: 8. M. Johnson
122.4 - 123.3
Feb 23, 1982
@
L.A. Lakers
L, 145 - 129 The Forum
Regular Season
28-26 PTS: 19. G. Gondrezick
REB: 13. T.R. Dunn
AST: 8. B. McKinney
PTS: 31. J. Wilkes
REB: 7. K. Abdul-Jabbar
AST: 16. Norm Nixon
121.9 - 108.4
Feb 24, 1982
v.
Houston
L, 110 - 120 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
28-27 PTS: 34. K. Vandeweghe
REB: 13. Dan Issel
PTS: 32. A. Leavell
REB: 11. Robert Reid
106.5 - 116.1
Feb 26, 1982
@
Phoenix
L, 131 - 122 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
28-28 PTS: 35. Dan Issel
PTS: 32. T. Robinson
309.8 - 288.5
Feb 27, 1982
v.
Philadelphia
W, 134 - 125 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
29-28 PTS: 25. Alex English
REB: 15. Dan Issel
AST: 7. Kenny Higgs
PTS: 29. Andrew Toney
REB: 12. J. Erving
AST: 9. Mo Cheeks
118.2 - 110.3
Mar 2, 1982
v.
Indiana
L, 124 - 132 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
29-29 PTS: 35. K. Vandeweghe
PTS: 26. Billy Knight
299.4 - 318.7
Mar 5, 1982
v.
Washington
W, 127 - 126 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
30-29 PTS: 23. K. Vandeweghe
REB: 11. Alex English
AST: 15. Alex English
PTS: 27. S. Haywood
REB: 14. Jeff Ruland
AST: 8. John Lucas
113.8 - 112.9
Mar 7, 1982
v.
Cleveland
W, 147 - 127 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
31-29 PTS: 26. Alex English
REB: 10. C. Hordges
AST: 6. Alex English
PTS: 29. C. Robinson
REB: 13. Scott Wedman
AST: 10. Geoff Huston
129.1 - 111.6
Mar 9, 1982
@
Atlanta
L, 120 - 106 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
31-30 PTS: 29. Alex English
REB: 9. Alex English
PTS: 34. D. Roundfield
REB: 19. D. Roundfield
120.9 - 106.8
Mar 10, 1982
@
Detroit
W, 113 - 124 Silverdome
Regular Season
32-30 PTS: 35. Dan Issel
PTS: 25. Isiah Thomas
299.9 - 329.1
Mar 12, 1982
@
Houston
W, 115 - 130 Compaq Center
Regular Season
33-30 PTS: 28. Alex English
PTS: 26. Moses Malone
304.7 - 344.5
Mar 14, 1982
v.
Golden State
W, 127 - 101 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
34-30 PTS: 26. K. Vandeweghe
PTS: 20. Larry Smith
315.3 - 250.7
Mar 16, 1982
v.
Utah
W, 154 - 138 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
35-30 PTS: 32. Alex English
PTS: 36. A. Dantley
322.9 - 289.3
Mar 17, 1982
@
Phoenix
W, 133 - 135 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
36-30 PTS: 39. Dan Issel
PTS: 28. D. Johnson
314.5 - 319.3
Mar 19, 1982
v.
Chicago
W, 130 - 120 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
37-30 PTS: 32. Dan Issel
PTS: 20. D. Greenwood
341.9 - 315.6
Mar 24, 1982
v.
San Antonio
W, 129 - 115 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
38-30 PTS: 25. Alex English
PTS: 25. G. Gervin
337.6 - 301.0
Mar 25, 1982
@
San Diego
W, 117 - 129 Valley View Casino Center
Regular Season
39-30 PTS: 32. K. Vandeweghe
PTS: 29. M. Brooks
300.9 - 331.8
Mar 27, 1982
v.
Phoenix
W, 140 - 134 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
40-30 PTS: 29. Alex English
PTS: 23. Walter Davis
338.0 - 323.5
Mar 30, 1982
v.
Seattle
W, 145 - 142 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
41-30 PTS: 35. K. Vandeweghe
PTS: 32. Gus Williams
310.5 - 304.1
Mar 31, 1982
@
Dallas
W, 119 - 120 Reunion Arena
Regular Season
42-30 PTS: 27. Alex English
PTS: 31. Jay Vincent
300.9 - 303.4
Apr 2, 1982
v.
Portland
W, 127 - 121 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
43-30 PTS: 27. K. Vandeweghe
PTS: 27. M. Thompson
342.5 - 326.3
Apr 4, 1982
@
Seattle
L, 140 - 116 Kingdome
Regular Season
43-31 PTS: 25. Dan Issel
PTS: 29. Jack Sikma
325.8 - 270.0
Apr 6, 1982
@
Portland
L, 136 - 122 Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
43-32 PTS: 26. Alex English
PTS: 28. Calvin Natt
338.1 - 303.3
Apr 7, 1982
@
Golden State
W, 121 - 129 Oracle Arena
Regular Season
44-32 PTS: 28. Dan Issel
PTS: 33. Bernard King
296.0 - 315.6
Apr 9, 1982
@
L.A. Lakers
L, 153 - 128 The Forum
Regular Season
44-33 PTS: 20. Alex English
PTS: 25. J. Wilkes
302.9 - 253.4
Apr 10, 1982
@
Utah
L, 151 - 136 Salt Palace
Regular Season
44-34 PTS: 25. Dan Issel
PTS: 53. A. Dantley
333.3 - 300.2
Apr 13, 1982
@
San Antonio
L, 144 - 137 HemisFair Arena
Regular Season
44-35 PTS: 35. Dan Issel
PTS: 39. G. Gervin
313.3 - 298.1
Apr 14, 1982
v.
Houston
W, 141 - 122 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
45-35 PTS: 26. D. Thompson
PTS: 27. Moses Malone
329.7 - 285.3
Apr 16, 1982
@
Kansas City
L, 123 - 121 Kemper Arena
Regular Season
45-36 PTS: 25. Alex English
REB: 12. G. Gondrezick
AST: 5. Alex English
PTS: 21. S. Johnson
REB: 13. E. Johnson
AST: 8. Reggie King
118.1 - 116.2
Apr 17, 1982
v.
Dallas
W, 130 - 124 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
46-36 PTS: 32. Alex English
PTS: 26. Jay Vincent
327.6 - 312.5