1981-1982 Detroit Pistons Schedule

Regular Season

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Detroit Leaders Opponent Leaders PPP
Oct 30, 1981
v.
Milwaukee
W, 118 - 113 Silverdome
Regular Season
1-0 PTS: 31. Isiah Thomas
PTS: 22. S. Moncrief
335.1 - 320.9
Oct 31, 1981
@
Chicago
W, 106 - 119 Chicago Stadium
Regular Season
2-0 PTS: 28. Isiah Thomas
PTS: 26. A. Gilmore
296.1 - 332.4
Nov 5, 1981
v.
New Jersey
W, 109 - 103 Silverdome
Regular Season
3-0 PTS: 23. John Long
PTS: 20. B. Williams
320.0 - 302.4
Nov 6, 1981
@
Washington
L, 86 - 82 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
3-1 PTS: 20. Isiah Thomas
PTS: 19. Rick Mahorn
302.9 - 288.8
Nov 7, 1981
v.
Boston
L, 88 - 129 Silverdome
Regular Season
3-2 PTS: 21. Isiah Thomas
PTS: 24. T. Archibald
280.3 - 411.0
Nov 10, 1981
v.
Philadelphia
L, 93 - 95 Silverdome
Regular Season
3-3 PTS: 25. Isiah Thomas
REB: 16. Kent Benson
AST: 8. Isiah Thomas
PTS: 28. J. Erving
REB: 12. D. Dawkins
AST: 8. Mo Cheeks
93.0 - 95.0
Nov 12, 1981
v.
Cleveland
W, 130 - 99 Silverdome
Regular Season
4-3 PTS: 32. Isiah Thomas
PTS: 19. Geoff Huston
328.0 - 249.8
Nov 14, 1981
@
Atlanta
W, 104 - 117 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
5-3 PTS: 22. Kent Benson
PTS: 31. C. Criss
292.1 - 328.6
Nov 18, 1981
@
Cleveland
L, 110 - 103 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
5-4 PTS: 18. John Long
PTS: 21. M. Mitchell
287.4 - 269.1
Nov 19, 1981
v.
Washington
W, 122 - 97 Silverdome
Regular Season
6-4 PTS: 22. K. Tripucka
PTS: 15. F. Johnson
327.8 - 260.6
Nov 21, 1981
v.
Utah
W, 95 - 86 Silverdome
Regular Season
7-4 PTS: 28. Isiah Thomas
PTS: 24. A. Dantley
318.2 - 288.0
Nov 24, 1981
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Milwaukee
L, 103 - 95 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Regular Season
7-5 PTS: 21. John Long
PTS: 24. Q. Buckner
316.5 - 291.9
Nov 25, 1981
@
Kansas City
W, 122 - 129 Kemper Arena
Regular Season
8-5 PTS: 30. Isiah Thomas
PTS: 24. C. Robinson
279.2 - 295.3
Nov 27, 1981
v.
Atlanta
L, 112 - 114 Silverdome
Regular Season
8-6 PTS: 23. Isiah Thomas
PTS: 25. D. Roundfield
309.3 - 314.8
Nov 28, 1981
@
Philadelphia
L, 116 - 103 Spectrum
Regular Season
8-7 PTS: 24. K. Tripucka
REB: 8. Terry Tyler
AST: 4. K. Tripucka
PTS: 22. L. Hollins
REB: 8. C. Jones
AST: 12. Mo Cheeks
117.5 - 104.3
Dec 1, 1981
@
New York
L, 112 - 100 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
8-8 PTS: 29. John Long
PTS: 28. M. Lucas
323.0 - 288.4
Dec 2, 1981
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Boston
L, 115 - 114 Boston Garden
Regular Season
8-9 PTS: 30. John Long
PTS: 25. Larry Bird
311.8 - 309.1
Dec 4, 1981
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Indiana
L, 105 - 95 Market Square Arena
Regular Season
8-10 PTS: 21. K. Tripucka
PTS: 21. H. Williams
355.5 - 321.7
Dec 5, 1981
v.
Milwaukee
L, 108 - 111 Silverdome
Regular Season
8-11 PTS: 30. K. Tripucka
PTS: 20. Q. Buckner
298.9 - 307.2
Dec 10, 1981
v.
New York
L, 101 - 106 Silverdome
Regular Season
8-12 PTS: 36. K. Tripucka
PTS: 24. M. Richardson
300.6 - 315.5
Dec 12, 1981
@
Seattle
L, 117 - 111 Kingdome
Regular Season
8-13 PTS: 27. Kent Benson
PTS: 33. Gus Williams
314.5 - 298.3
Dec 13, 1981
@
Portland
L, 105 - 99 Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
8-14 PTS: 23. K. Tripucka
PTS: 30. Calvin Natt
302.9 - 285.6
Dec 15, 1981
@
Golden State
W, 104 - 108 Oracle Arena
Regular Season
9-14 PTS: 22. K. Tripucka
PTS: 30. Bernard King
314.5 - 326.6
Dec 17, 1981
v.
Indiana
L, 96 - 100 Silverdome
Regular Season
9-15 PTS: 25. Edgar Jones
PTS: 16. H. Williams
326.5 - 340.1
Dec 19, 1981
v.
New York
W, 132 - 104 Silverdome
Regular Season
10-15 PTS: 31. K. Tripucka
PTS: 26. M. Richardson
332.0 - 261.6
Dec 22, 1981
@
Dallas
W, 98 - 106 Reunion Arena
Regular Season
11-15 PTS: 27. K. Tripucka
PTS: 24. R. Blackman
278.4 - 301.1
Dec 23, 1981
@
Denver
W, 119 - 124 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
12-15 PTS: 34. John Long
PTS: 28. Alex English
301.9 - 314.6
Dec 26, 1981
v.
Chicago
W, 96 - 94 Silverdome
Regular Season
13-15 PTS: 19. Edgar Jones
PTS: 20. A. Gilmore
310.4 - 303.9
Dec 29, 1981
@
Washington
L, 129 - 125 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
13-16 PTS: 41. John Long
PTS: 33. Greg Ballard
298.5 - 289.3
Dec 30, 1981
@
New Jersey
L, 130 - 119 Izod Center
Regular Season
13-17 PTS: 21. Edgar Jones
PTS: 25. Ray Williams
310.3 - 284.1
Jan 2, 1982
@
New York
L, 121 - 108 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
13-18 PTS: 23. John Long
PTS: 28. Sly Williams
330.4 - 294.9
Jan 5, 1982
v.
Philadelphia
W, 124 - 101 Silverdome
Regular Season
14-18 PTS: 38. K. Tripucka
REB: 11. K. Tripucka
AST: 13. Isiah Thomas
PTS: 29. J. Erving
REB: 7. J. Erving
AST: 8. Mo Cheeks
117.5 - 95.7
Jan 7, 1982
v.
Phoenix
L, 94 - 110 Silverdome
Regular Season
14-19 PTS: 24. John Long
PTS: 25. T. Robinson
281.4 - 329.3
Jan 9, 1982
v.
L.A. Lakers
L, 127 - 130 Silverdome
Regular Season
14-20 PTS: 36. John Long
PTS: 40. M. Johnson
321.2 - 328.7
Jan 10, 1982
@
Boston
L, 134 - 124 XL Center
Regular Season
14-21 PTS: 28. K. Tripucka
PTS: 40. Larry Bird
322.5 - 298.4
Jan 12, 1982
@
Chicago
W, 111 - 122 Chicago Stadium
Regular Season
15-21 PTS: 28. John Long
PTS: 29. Reggie Theus
328.4 - 360.9
Jan 14, 1982
v.
Washington
L, 114 - 121 Silverdome
Regular Season
15-22 PTS: 33. K. Tripucka
PTS: 24. Jeff Ruland
314.2 - 333.5
Jan 16, 1982
v.
Boston
L, 120 - 128 Silverdome
Regular Season
15-23 PTS: 31. John Long
PTS: 32. Larry Bird
324.8 - 346.4
Jan 17, 1982
@
Milwaukee
W, 103 - 108 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Regular Season
16-23 PTS: 22. John Long
PTS: 27. M. Johnson
310.8 - 325.9
Jan 19, 1982
@
Utah
L, 123 - 117 Salt Palace
Regular Season
16-24 PTS: 23. Kent Benson
PTS: 42. A. Dantley
312.5 - 297.3
Jan 21, 1982
@
San Diego
W, 110 - 120 Valley View Casino Center
Regular Season
17-24 PTS: 27. Kent Benson
PTS: 23. J. Whitehead
300.5 - 327.8
Jan 22, 1982
@
L.A. Lakers
L, 123 - 111 The Forum
Regular Season
17-25 PTS: 29. John Long
PTS: 26. M. Johnson
349.9 - 315.8
Jan 23, 1982
@
Phoenix
L, 113 - 90 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
17-26 PTS: 17. V. Johnson
PTS: 24. T. Robinson
332.9 - 265.1
Jan 27, 1982
v.
Atlanta
W, 108 - 107 Silverdome
Regular Season
18-26 PTS: 35. John Long
PTS: 24. Tom McMillen
336.7 - 333.6
Feb 2, 1982
@
Atlanta
W, 105 - 106 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
19-26 PTS: 34. Isiah Thomas
PTS: 32. John Drew
304.1 - 307.0
Feb 5, 1982
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Chicago
W, 103 - 110 Chicago Stadium
Regular Season
20-26 PTS: 32. K. Tripucka
REB: 16. Kent Benson
AST: 8. Ron Lee
PTS: 21. Reggie Theus
REB: 11. A. Gilmore
AST: 8. R. Lester
103.3 - 110.3
Feb 6, 1982
v.
New Jersey
L, 120 - 125 Silverdome
Regular Season
20-27 PTS: 34. K. Tripucka
PTS: 36. Ray Williams
314.1 - 327.2
Feb 9, 1982
v.
Chicago
W, 128 - 123 Silverdome
Regular Season
21-27 PTS: 33. John Long
PTS: 22. Larry Kenon
335.5 - 322.4
Feb 10, 1982
@
New Jersey
L, 115 - 108 Izod Center
Regular Season
21-28 PTS: 34. John Long
REB: 9. K. Tripucka
AST: 3. Terry Tyler
PTS: 26. Ray Williams
REB: 11. B. Williams
AST: 7. Ray Williams
120.9 - 113.5
Feb 11, 1982
v.
Cleveland
W, 123 - 113 Silverdome
Regular Season
22-28 PTS: 35. John Long
PTS: 31. J. Edwards
340.2 - 312.6
Feb 13, 1982
v.
Portland
L, 120 - 128 Silverdome
Regular Season
22-29 PTS: 25. John Long
PTS: 25. Calvin Natt
324.8 - 346.5
Feb 16, 1982
v.
Houston
W, 111 - 109 Silverdome
Regular Season
23-29 PTS: 30. K. Tripucka
PTS: 34. Moses Malone
342.5 - 336.3
Feb 17, 1982
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San Antonio
L, 126 - 112 HemisFair Arena
Regular Season
23-30 PTS: 19. V. Johnson
PTS: 49. G. Gervin
330.2 - 293.5
Feb 20, 1982
v.
Indiana
W, 115 - 100 Silverdome
Regular Season
24-30 PTS: 29. John Long
PTS: 18. Johnny Davis
327.2 - 284.5
Feb 25, 1982
v.
San Antonio
L, 116 - 119 Silverdome
Regular Season
24-31 PTS: 31. John Long
PTS: 40. G. Gervin
315.7 - 323.9
Feb 27, 1982
v.
Kansas City
W, 127 - 119 Silverdome
Regular Season
25-31 PTS: 29. K. Tripucka
PTS: 26. Mike Woodson
326.1 - 305.5
Feb 28, 1982
@
Indiana
L, 112 - 101 Market Square Arena
Regular Season
25-32 PTS: 17. K. Tripucka
PTS: 25. Johnny Davis
332.0 - 299.3
Mar 2, 1982
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Milwaukee
L, 101 - 91 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Regular Season
25-33 PTS: 19. B. Laimbeer
REB: 12. B. Laimbeer
AST: 4. Ron Lee
PTS: 21. B. Winters
REB: 9. M. Johnson
AST: 6. S. Moncrief
83.6 - 75.3
Mar 4, 1982
v.
Chicago
W, 122 - 97 Silverdome
Regular Season
26-33 PTS: 24. K. Tripucka
PTS: 21. O. Woolridge
305.9 - 243.2
Mar 6, 1982
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New York
W, 111 - 115 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
27-33 PTS: 36. K. Tripucka
PTS: 23. M. Lucas
311.7 - 322.9
Mar 8, 1982
v.
Boston
L, 101 - 111 Silverdome
Regular Season
27-34 PTS: 26. Isiah Thomas
REB: 11. B. Laimbeer
AST: 11. Isiah Thomas
PTS: 27. C. Maxwell
REB: 10. Kevin McHale
AST: 6. Kevin McHale
114.8 - 126.2
Mar 10, 1982
v.
Denver
L, 113 - 124 Silverdome
Regular Season
27-35 PTS: 25. Isiah Thomas
PTS: 35. Dan Issel
299.9 - 329.1
Mar 12, 1982
v.
Golden State
W, 121 - 117 Silverdome
Regular Season
28-35 PTS: 49. K. Tripucka
PTS: 33. Bernard King
321.7 - 311.1
Mar 14, 1982
@
Cleveland
W, 103 - 109 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
29-35 PTS: 37. K. Tripucka
PTS: 21. J. Edwards
315.3 - 333.6
Mar 16, 1982
v.
San Diego
W, 114 - 110 Silverdome
Regular Season
30-35 PTS: 27. Isiah Thomas
PTS: 33. M. Brooks
328.8 - 317.3
Mar 18, 1982
v.
Seattle
W, 119 - 115 Silverdome
Regular Season
31-35 PTS: 23. K. Tripucka
PTS: 33. Gus Williams
320.9 - 310.1
Mar 19, 1982
@
Houston
W, 102 - 111 Compaq Center
Regular Season
32-35 PTS: 30. K. Tripucka
PTS: 19. Moses Malone
296.5 - 322.6
Mar 21, 1982
@
Atlanta
L, 119 - 111 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
32-36 PTS: 37. John Long
REB: 8. B. Laimbeer
AST: 6. K. Tripucka
PTS: 30. E. Johnson, Jr.
REB: 12. Tom McMillen
AST: 10. Rory Sparrow
133.9 - 124.9
Mar 25, 1982
v.
Philadelphia
W, 100 - 98 Silverdome
Regular Season
33-36 PTS: 28. John Long
REB: 15. B. Laimbeer
AST: 8. Isiah Thomas
PTS: 31. J. Erving
REB: 15. C. Jones
AST: 10. Mo Cheeks
106.7 - 104.5
Mar 26, 1982
@
Boston
L, 125 - 104 Boston Garden
Regular Season
33-37 PTS: 21. K. Tripucka
PTS: 21. Kevin McHale
315.5 - 262.5
Mar 27, 1982
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New Jersey
W, 121 - 123 Izod Center
Regular Season
34-37 PTS: 27. K. Tripucka
PTS: 39. Ray Williams
311.2 - 316.4
Mar 30, 1982
@
Washington
L, 127 - 98 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
34-38 PTS: 15. John Long
PTS: 21. S. Haywood
330.0 - 254.6
Mar 31, 1982
@
Indiana
L, 108 - 106 Market Square Arena
Regular Season
34-39 PTS: 32. K. Tripucka
PTS: 18. Don Buse
312.6 - 306.8
Apr 1, 1982
v.
Dallas
L, 120 - 121 Silverdome
Regular Season
34-40 PTS: 25. K. Tripucka
PTS: 37. Jay Vincent
329.0 - 331.8
Apr 3, 1982
v.
Indiana
W, 105 - 102 Silverdome
Regular Season
35-40 PTS: 25. John Long
PTS: 18. H. Williams
326.1 - 316.8
Apr 7, 1982
v.
Atlanta
W, 120 - 115 Silverdome
Regular Season
36-40 PTS: 27. K. Tripucka
PTS: 23. D. Roundfield
306.6 - 293.8
Apr 9, 1982
v.
Milwaukee
L, 100 - 118 Silverdome
Regular Season
36-41 PTS: 27. John Long
REB: 10. Kenny Carr
AST: 7. Ron Lee
PTS: 35. S. Moncrief
REB: 10. M. Johnson
AST: 5. Bob Lanier
95.0 - 112.0
Apr 11, 1982
v.
New York
W, 97 - 89 Silverdome
Regular Season
37-41 PTS: 22. K. Tripucka
PTS: 21. C. Russell
334.5 - 306.9
Apr 14, 1982
@
Philadelphia
L, 119 - 111 Spectrum
Regular Season
37-42 PTS: 23. K. Tripucka
REB: 10. Kent Benson
AST: 8. Isiah Thomas
PTS: 33. J. Erving
REB: 10. J. Erving
AST: 16. Mo Cheeks
118.5 - 110.6
Apr 15, 1982
v.
Cleveland
W, 120 - 110 Silverdome
Regular Season
38-42 PTS: 22. John Long
PTS: 23. Ron Brewer
302.4 - 277.2
Apr 17, 1982
v.
New Jersey
L, 132 - 147 Silverdome
Regular Season
38-43 PTS: 24. Isiah Thomas
PTS: 52. Ray Williams
316.7 - 352.7
Apr 18, 1982
@
Cleveland
W, 113 - 116 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
39-43 PTS: 29. Isiah Thomas
REB: 14. Kent Benson
AST: 7. Isiah Thomas
PTS: 32. Ron Brewer
REB: 12. C. Robinson
AST: 10. B. Wilkerson
103.1 - 105.8