1980-1981 Detroit Pistons Schedule

Regular Season

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Detroit Leaders Opponent Leaders PPP
Oct 10, 1980
v.
Washington
L, 85 - 95 Silverdome
Regular Season
0-1 PTS: 24. Greg Kelser
PTS: 21. Kevin Porter
291.2 - 325.5
Oct 11, 1980
@
Indiana
L, 100 - 87 Market Square Arena
Regular Season
0-2 PTS: 18. Larry Drew
PTS: 21. G. McGinnis
299.4 - 260.4
Oct 13, 1980
@
New Jersey
L, 108 - 92 Louis Brown Athletic Center
Regular Season
0-3 PTS: 17. John Long
PTS: 26. C. Robinson
325.9 - 277.6
Oct 14, 1980
@
Cleveland
L, 99 - 91 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
0-4 PTS: 22. Greg Kelser
PTS: 26. M. Mitchell
306.8 - 282.0
Oct 16, 1980
v.
San Antonio
L, 99 - 102 Silverdome
Regular Season
0-5 PTS: 28. Greg Kelser
PTS: 26. G. Gervin
294.0 - 302.9
Oct 18, 1980
v.
Atlanta
L, 123 - 125 Silverdome
Regular Season
0-6 PTS: 33. Greg Kelser
PTS: 28. D. Roundfield
313.2 - 318.3
Oct 22, 1980
v.
Philadelphia
L, 93 - 94 Silverdome
Regular Season
0-7 PTS: 17. John Long
PTS: 26. J. Erving
291.9 - 295.0
Oct 25, 1980
@
Houston
W, 109 - 112 Compaq Center
Regular Season
1-7 PTS: 20. Keith Herron
PTS: 29. Moses Malone
312.6 - 321.2
Oct 29, 1980
v.
Boston
L, 85 - 103 Silverdome
Regular Season
1-8 PTS: 14. Terry Tyler
PTS: 23. R. Parish
319.6 - 387.3
Oct 31, 1980
v.
Phoenix
L, 98 - 103 Silverdome
Regular Season
1-9 PTS: 32. John Long
PTS: 26. D. Johnson
280.6 - 294.9
Nov 1, 1980
@
Chicago
L, 122 - 100 Chicago Stadium
Regular Season
1-10 PTS: 28. John Long
PTS: 29. Larry Kenon
322.0 - 264.0
Nov 4, 1980
@
Milwaukee
W, 96 - 98 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Regular Season
2-10 PTS: 33. John Long
PTS: 20. J. Bridgeman
312.3 - 318.9
Nov 5, 1980
@
Philadelphia
L, 107 - 103 Spectrum
Regular Season
2-11 PTS: 32. John Long
PTS: 36. J. Erving
313.4 - 301.7
Nov 7, 1980
@
Washington
L, 114 - 88 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
2-12 PTS: 20. Greg Kelser
PTS: 29. Elvin Hayes
320.7 - 247.6
Nov 8, 1980
v.
Dallas
W, 101 - 73 Silverdome
Regular Season
3-12 PTS: 23. John Long
PTS: 14. Geoff Huston
299.4 - 216.4
Nov 11, 1980
@
New York
L, 149 - 118 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
3-13 PTS: 22. Terry Tyler
PTS: 28. C. Russell
332.8 - 263.6
Nov 12, 1980
v.
Milwaukee
L, 98 - 122 Silverdome
Regular Season
3-14 PTS: 23. John Long
PTS: 27. J. Bridgeman
298.2 - 371.3
Nov 14, 1980
v.
Chicago
W, 106 - 99 Silverdome
Regular Season
4-14 PTS: 20. Kent Benson
PTS: 23. Reggie Theus
298.2 - 278.5
Nov 16, 1980
@
New Jersey
L, 89 - 80 Louis Brown Athletic Center
Regular Season
4-15 PTS: 14. Kent Benson
PTS: 28. Mike Newlin
312.1 - 280.5
Nov 18, 1980
v.
Indiana
L, 97 - 102 Silverdome
Regular Season
4-16 PTS: 24. Keith Herron
PTS: 27. Billy Knight
295.8 - 311.0
Nov 20, 1980
v.
San Diego
W, 97 - 90 Silverdome
Regular Season
5-16 PTS: 21. Keith Herron
PTS: 23. F. Williams
303.2 - 281.3
Nov 22, 1980
v.
New Jersey
W, 117 - 103 Silverdome
Regular Season
6-16 PTS: 21. Phil Hubbard
PTS: 25. Edgar Jones
329.9 - 290.4
Nov 26, 1980
v.
Utah
L, 97 - 104 Silverdome
Regular Season
6-17 PTS: 28. Phil Hubbard
PTS: 35. A. Dantley
315.0 - 337.7
Nov 28, 1980
v.
Kansas City
W, 104 - 94 Silverdome
Regular Season
7-17 PTS: 23. Terry Tyler
PTS: 21. O. Birdsong
322.3 - 291.3
Nov 29, 1980
@
Atlanta
W, 95 - 98 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
8-17 PTS: 23. Greg Kelser
PTS: 38. John Drew
304.0 - 313.5
Dec 2, 1980
v.
Boston
L, 85 - 94 Silverdome
Regular Season
8-18 PTS: 20. Keith Herron
PTS: 21. Kevin McHale
303.7 - 335.8
Dec 5, 1980
@
Washington
L, 103 - 92 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
8-19 PTS: 19. Phil Hubbard
PTS: 21. Greg Ballard
302.2 - 270.0
Dec 6, 1980
@
Cleveland
L, 101 - 100 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
8-20 PTS: 24. Keith Herron
PTS: 29. Randy Smith
338.1 - 334.8
Dec 10, 1980
v.
Atlanta
L, 92 - 100 Silverdome
Regular Season
8-21 PTS: 22. Keith Herron
PTS: 36. John Drew
298.1 - 324.0
Dec 12, 1980
v.
Cleveland
W, 101 - 95 Silverdome
Regular Season
9-21 PTS: 21. Keith Herron
PTS: 20. R. Phegley
344.2 - 323.8
Dec 13, 1980
@
New York
L, 100 - 94 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
9-22 PTS: 22. Phil Hubbard
PTS: 21. B. Cartwright
313.8 - 294.9
Dec 17, 1980
v.
New York
L, 103 - 119 Silverdome
Regular Season
9-23 PTS: 27. Kent Benson
PTS: 25. M. Richardson
287.7 - 332.4
Dec 18, 1980
@
Milwaukee
L, 121 - 104 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Regular Season
9-24 PTS: 22. Phil Hubbard
PTS: 22. Q. Buckner
310.1 - 266.5
Dec 19, 1980
v.
Indiana
W, 109 - 106 Silverdome
Regular Season
10-24 PTS: 25. Keith Herron
PTS: 18. J. Edwards
318.7 - 309.9
Dec 21, 1980
@
San Diego
L, 117 - 97 Valley View Casino Center
Regular Season
10-25 PTS: 27. Phil Hubbard
PTS: 28. F. Williams
298.4 - 247.4
Dec 23, 1980
@
Phoenix
L, 113 - 104 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
10-26 PTS: 23. Larry Drew
PTS: 20. Alvan Adams
322.9 - 297.1
Dec 26, 1980
v.
Houston
L, 94 - 114 Silverdome
Regular Season
10-27 PTS: 22. Phil Hubbard
PTS: 33. Moses Malone
311.9 - 378.3
Dec 27, 1980
@
Chicago
L, 104 - 97 Chicago Stadium
Regular Season
10-28 PTS: 20. Kent Benson
PTS: 31. A. Gilmore
309.5 - 288.7
Dec 30, 1980
@
Atlanta
L, 96 - 89 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
10-29 PTS: 29. Phil Hubbard
PTS: 18. John Drew
311.7 - 289.0
Jan 2, 1981
v.
New York
W, 102 - 100 Silverdome
Regular Season
11-29 PTS: 20. Keith Herron
PTS: 22. B. Cartwright
301.2 - 295.2
Jan 6, 1981
@
Portland
L, 110 - 90 Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
11-30 PTS: 19. Keith Herron
PTS: 21. Jim Paxson
345.8 - 282.9
Jan 7, 1981
@
Seattle
L, 99 - 94 Kingdome
Regular Season
11-31 PTS: 24. Phil Hubbard
PTS: 23. Jack Sikma
307.5 - 292.0
Jan 10, 1981
@
Golden State
L, 105 - 103 Oracle Arena
Regular Season
11-32 PTS: 27. John Long
PTS: 39. Bernard King
322.7 - 316.5
Jan 11, 1981
@
L.A. Lakers
L, 117 - 108 The Forum
Regular Season
11-33 PTS: 27. Kent Benson
PTS: 33. J. Wilkes
314.9 - 290.7
Jan 13, 1981
v.
Milwaukee
L, 96 - 119 Silverdome
Regular Season
11-34 PTS: 23. Keith Herron
PTS: 24. M. Johnson
300.7 - 372.7
Jan 14, 1981
@
Indiana
L, 101 - 99 Market Square Arena
Regular Season
11-35 PTS: 25. Kent Benson
PTS: 24. Billy Knight
306.1 - 300.0
Jan 15, 1981
v.
Washington
L, 89 - 106 Silverdome
Regular Season
11-36 PTS: 29. Keith Herron
PTS: 28. Elvin Hayes
306.9 - 365.5
Jan 17, 1981
v.
New Jersey
L, 104 - 116 Silverdome
Regular Season
11-37 PTS: 20. Kent Benson
PTS: 31. Mike Newlin
282.1 - 314.7
Jan 19, 1981
@
Boston
L, 92 - 90 XL Center
Regular Season
11-38 PTS: 20. Keith Herron
PTS: 21. C. Maxwell
322.5 - 315.5
Jan 20, 1981
v.
Philadelphia
W, 83 - 75 Silverdome
Regular Season
12-38 PTS: 28. Phil Hubbard
PTS: 17. J. Erving
319.4 - 288.6
Jan 22, 1981
v.
Chicago
L, 92 - 125 Silverdome
Regular Season
12-39 PTS: 20. Keith Herron
PTS: 20. Dwight Jones
305.4 - 414.9
Jan 24, 1981
v.
Cleveland
W, 117 - 94 Silverdome
Regular Season
13-39 PTS: 25. Phil Hubbard
PTS: 16. Randy Smith
323.7 - 260.0
Jan 26, 1981
@
Utah
L, 102 - 99 Salt Palace
Regular Season
13-40 PTS: 28. John Long
PTS: 35. D. Griffith
332.5 - 322.7
Jan 27, 1981
@
Denver
L, 143 - 123 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
13-41 PTS: 25. Phil Hubbard
PTS: 29. Dan Issel
327.3 - 281.6
Jan 29, 1981
v.
Golden State
L, 112 - 117 Silverdome
Regular Season
13-42 PTS: 31. John Long
PTS: 30. Bernard King
290.1 - 303.1
Feb 3, 1981
@
San Antonio
L, 102 - 99 HemisFair Arena
Regular Season
13-43 PTS: 40. John Long
PTS: 25. G. Gervin
329.0 - 319.4
Feb 4, 1981
@
Kansas City
L, 91 - 90 Kemper Arena
Regular Season
13-44 PTS: 26. Keith Herron
PTS: 22. Reggie King
291.0 - 287.8
Feb 6, 1981
v.
L.A. Lakers
L, 102 - 111 Silverdome
Regular Season
13-45 PTS: 24. Phil Hubbard
PTS: 25. K. Abdul-Jabbar
307.2 - 334.3
Feb 7, 1981
@
Chicago
L, 98 - 90 Chicago Stadium
Regular Season
13-46 PTS: 20. Phil Hubbard
PTS: 22. Reggie Theus
303.1 - 278.4
Feb 8, 1981
v.
Indiana
L, 101 - 124 Silverdome
Regular Season
13-47 PTS: 24. Phil Hubbard
PTS: 21. Louis Orr
307.4 - 377.4
Feb 10, 1981
@
Dallas
W, 95 - 101 Reunion Arena
Regular Season
14-47 PTS: 20. Terry Tyler
PTS: 23. J. Spanarkel
309.8 - 329.4
Feb 13, 1981
@
New York
L, 120 - 92 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
14-48 PTS: 22. Terry Tyler
PTS: 27. Sly Williams
327.1 - 250.7
Feb 14, 1981
v.
Washington
W, 105 - 103 Silverdome
Regular Season
15-48 PTS: 23. Terry Tyler
PTS: 19. Elvin Hayes
323.4 - 317.2
Feb 17, 1981
@
Cleveland
L, 109 - 108 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
15-49 PTS: 30. John Long
PTS: 41. M. Mitchell
318.0 - 315.1
Feb 18, 1981
@
Philadelphia
L, 111 - 97 Spectrum
Regular Season
15-50 PTS: 21. Terry Tyler
PTS: 24. J. Erving
323.2 - 282.4
Feb 19, 1981
v.
Portland
L, 106 - 115 Silverdome
Regular Season
15-51 PTS: 19. Larry Wright
PTS: 24. B. Bates
305.8 - 331.7
Feb 21, 1981
v.
Boston
L, 119 - 130 Silverdome
Regular Season
15-52 PTS: 26. Terry Tyler
PTS: 26. C. Maxwell
327.5 - 357.7
Feb 27, 1981
v.
Cleveland
W, 118 - 109 Silverdome
Regular Season
16-52 PTS: 31. Terry Tyler
PTS: 24. R. Washington
311.5 - 287.8
Mar 1, 1981
@
New Jersey
W, 104 - 117 Louis Brown Athletic Center
Regular Season
17-52 PTS: 27. Terry Tyler
PTS: 21. Mike Newlin
304.7 - 342.8
Mar 3, 1981
@
Milwaukee
L, 115 - 98 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Regular Season
17-53 PTS: 18. Terry Tyler
PTS: 23. M. Johnson
289.4 - 246.6
Mar 5, 1981
v.
New York
L, 101 - 104 Silverdome
Regular Season
17-54 PTS: 20. Terry Tyler
PTS: 27. B. Cartwright
323.7 - 333.3
Mar 7, 1981
v.
Denver
L, 109 - 121 Silverdome
Regular Season
17-55 PTS: 19. Terry Tyler
PTS: 30. Dan Issel
282.3 - 313.4
Mar 11, 1981
v.
Atlanta
W, 100 - 97 Silverdome
Regular Season
18-55 PTS: 16. Paul Mokeski
PTS: 22. D. Roundfield
298.8 - 289.9
Mar 13, 1981
v.
Seattle
L, 100 - 102 Silverdome
Regular Season
18-56 PTS: 22. John Long
PTS: 22. Jack Sikma
281.5 - 287.1
Mar 14, 1981
@
Indiana
W, 94 - 101 Market Square Arena
Regular Season
19-56 PTS: 24. Kent Benson
REB: 15. Kent Benson
PTS: 21. Billy Knight
1,006.7 - 1,081.7
Mar 18, 1981
v.
New Jersey
W, 118 - 115 Silverdome
Regular Season
20-56 PTS: 24. Kent Benson
PTS: 38. C. Robinson
335.2 - 326.7
Mar 20, 1981
v.
Milwaukee
L, 86 - 104 Silverdome
Regular Season
20-57 PTS: 19. Kent Benson
PTS: 16. B. Winters
334.4 - 404.4
Mar 22, 1981
v.
Chicago
L, 103 - 109 Silverdome
Regular Season
20-58 PTS: 20. Terry Tyler
PTS: 23. D. Greenwood
310.2 - 328.3
Mar 24, 1981
@
Atlanta
L, 96 - 91 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
20-59 PTS: 18. Phil Hubbard
PTS: 21. Tom McMillen
322.9 - 306.0
Mar 25, 1981
@
Philadelphia
L, 114 - 75 Spectrum
Regular Season
20-60 PTS: 16. Phil Hubbard
PTS: 16. L. Hollins
331.9 - 218.4
Mar 27, 1981
@
Boston
W, 90 - 115 Boston Garden
Regular Season
21-60 PTS: 27. Terry Tyler
PTS: 14. Rick Robey
298.7 - 381.7
Mar 28, 1981
@
Washington
L, 108 - 103 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
21-61 PTS: 20. John Long
PTS: 24. Kevin Porter
297.2 - 283.4