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Los Angeles Lakers 1980-1981 Schedule and Results

All the scores of the games played by the Lakers in the NBA 1980-81 Regular Season and the 1981 Playoffs, with teams, results, winning and losing streaks, partial and final records and evolution of the playoff series.

Regular Season Record:
54-28 (.659), 3rd in Western Conference
Playoffs Record:
1-2 (.333), Lost West Conf 1st Rd

Los Angeles Lakers 1980-1981 Game Schedule and Results

NBA Regular Season

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Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
1 Oct 10, 1980 Lakers @ Seattle Supersonics W 99 - 98 won 1 1 - 0
2 Oct 12, 1980 Lakers vs. Houston Rockets W 114 - 103 won 2 2 - 0
3 Oct 15, 1980 Lakers @ Kansas City Kings W 112 - 107 OT won 3 3 - 0
4 Oct 17, 1980 Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns W 116 - 109 won 4 4 - 0
5 Oct 19, 1980 Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors W 125 - 107 won 5 5 - 0
6 Oct 21, 1980 Lakers @ Portland Trail Blazers L 103 - 107 lost 1 5 - 1
7 Oct 24, 1980 Lakers vs. Seattle Supersonics W 104 - 98 won 1 6 - 1
8 Oct 25, 1980 Lakers @ Utah Jazz W 127 - 99 won 2 7 - 1
9 Oct 26, 1980 Lakers vs. San Antonio Spurs L 102 - 108 lost 1 7 - 2
10 Oct 28, 1980 Lakers @ San Diego Clippers W 131 - 101 won 1 8 - 2
11 Oct 31, 1980 Lakers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers W 107 - 98 won 2 9 - 2
12 Nov 2, 1980 Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets L 121 - 123 lost 1 9 - 3
13 Nov 4, 1980 Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers W 119 - 118 won 1 10 - 3
14 Nov 7, 1980 Lakers @ Dallas Mavericks W 126 - 102 won 2 11 - 3
15 Nov 8, 1980 Lakers @ San Antonio Spurs L 109 - 112 lost 1 11 - 4
16 Nov 11, 1980 Lakers @ Atlanta Hawks W 126 - 97 won 1 12 - 4
17 Nov 12, 1980 Lakers @ Houston Rockets L 104 - 107 lost 1 12 - 5
18 Nov 14, 1980 Lakers vs. San Diego Clippers W 113 - 100 won 1 13 - 5
19 Nov 16, 1980 Lakers vs. Dallas Mavericks W 110 - 102 won 2 14 - 5
20 Nov 18, 1980 Lakers vs. Kansas City Kings W 107 - 94 won 3 15 - 5
21 Nov 20, 1980 Lakers @ Phoenix Suns L 99 - 102 lost 1 15 - 6
22 Nov 21, 1980 Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns W 116 - 88 won 1 16 - 6
23 Nov 23, 1980 Lakers vs. Milwaukee Bucks L 94 - 110 lost 1 16 - 7
24 Nov 27, 1980 Lakers @ Golden State Warriors W 128 - 119 won 1 17 - 7
25 Nov 29, 1980 Lakers @ Denver Nuggets W 124 - 123 2OT won 2 18 - 7
26 Nov 30, 1980 Lakers vs. Chicago Bulls L 108 - 122 lost 1 18 - 8
27 Dec 3, 1980 Lakers vs. San Diego Clippers L 114 - 120 lost 2 18 - 9
28 Dec 6, 1980 Lakers @ Golden State Warriors L 103 - 119 lost 3 18 - 10
29 Dec 7, 1980 Lakers vs. Utah Jazz W 113 - 100 won 1 19 - 10
30 Dec 9, 1980 Lakers @ Dallas Mavericks W 103 - 92 won 2 20 - 10
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
31 Dec 10, 1980 Lakers @ Houston Rockets W 109 - 108 won 3 21 - 10
32 Dec 12, 1980 Lakers @ Seattle Supersonics W 113 - 107 won 4 22 - 10
33 Dec 14, 1980 Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors W 122 - 113 won 5 23 - 10
34 Dec 16, 1980 Lakers @ San Diego Clippers L 92 - 97 lost 1 23 - 11
35 Dec 19, 1980 Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers L 106 - 110 lost 2 23 - 12
36 Dec 21, 1980 Lakers vs. San Antonio Spurs W 135 - 122 won 1 24 - 12
37 Dec 23, 1980 Lakers @ Portland Trail Blazers L 102 - 108 lost 1 24 - 13
38 Dec 26, 1980 Lakers vs. Indiana Pacers W 116 - 115 won 1 25 - 13
39 Dec 27, 1980 Lakers @ Phoenix Suns L 106 - 116 lost 1 25 - 14
40 Dec 28, 1980 Lakers vs. Philadelphia 76ers W 122 - 116 won 1 26 - 14
41 Dec 30, 1980 Lakers @ Utah Jazz L 100 - 110 lost 1 26 - 15
42 Jan 2, 1981 Lakers @ San Antonio Spurs L 112 - 118 lost 2 26 - 16
43 Jan 6, 1981 Lakers vs. Washington Bullets W 107 - 98 won 1 27 - 16
44 Jan 9, 1981 Lakers vs. Seattle Supersonics W 92 - 87 won 2 28 - 16
45 Jan 11, 1981 Lakers vs. Detroit Pistons W 117 - 108 won 3 29 - 16
46 Jan 13, 1981 Lakers @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 108 - 104 won 4 30 - 16
47 Jan 14, 1981 Lakers @ Washington Bullets L 104 - 114 lost 1 30 - 17
48 Jan 16, 1981 Lakers @ New Jersey Nets W 113 - 111 won 1 31 - 17
49 Jan 18, 1981 Lakers @ Boston Celtics L 96 - 98 lost 1 31 - 18
50 Jan 21, 1981 Lakers vs. Atlanta Hawks W 116 - 106 won 1 32 - 18
51 Jan 23, 1981 Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets W 110 - 105 won 2 33 - 18
52 Jan 26, 1981 Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers W 124 - 112 won 3 34 - 18
53 Jan 27, 1981 Lakers vs. Utah Jazz W 111 - 104 won 4 35 - 18
54 Jan 29, 1981 Lakers vs. Kansas City Kings W 118 - 104 won 5 36 - 18
55 Feb 4, 1981 Lakers @ Indiana Pacers W 102 - 96 won 6 37 - 18
56 Feb 6, 1981 Lakers @ Detroit Pistons W 111 - 102 won 7 38 - 18
57 Feb 8, 1981 Lakers @ Philadelphia 76ers L 99 - 102 lost 1 38 - 19
58 Feb 11, 1981 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics L 91 - 105 lost 2 38 - 20
59 Feb 13, 1981 Lakers @ Houston Rockets W 114 - 105 won 1 39 - 20
60 Feb 15, 1981 Lakers vs. Dallas Mavericks W 107 - 99 won 2 40 - 20
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
61 Feb 17, 1981 Lakers vs. New York Knicks W 96 - 87 won 3 41 - 20
62 Feb 20, 1981 Lakers vs. Houston Rockets L 107 - 110 lost 1 41 - 21
63 Feb 22, 1981 Lakers @ New York Knicks W 96 - 93 won 1 42 - 21
64 Feb 24, 1981 Lakers @ Chicago Bulls W 107 - 97 won 2 43 - 21
65 Feb 25, 1981 Lakers @ Milwaukee Bucks L 108 - 126 lost 1 43 - 22
66 Feb 27, 1981 Lakers vs. New Jersey Nets W 107 - 103 won 1 44 - 22
67 Mar 1, 1981 Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns L 96 - 101 lost 1 44 - 23
68 Mar 3, 1981 Lakers @ Kansas City Kings W 99 - 98 won 1 45 - 23
69 Mar 4, 1981 Lakers @ Denver Nuggets L 114 - 123 lost 1 45 - 24
70 Mar 10, 1981 Lakers vs. San Antonio Spurs W 118 - 104 won 1 46 - 24
71 Mar 12, 1981 Lakers @ San Diego Clippers W 122 - 116 won 2 47 - 24
72 Mar 13, 1981 Lakers vs. Kansas City Kings W 116 - 101 won 3 48 - 24
73 Mar 15, 1981 Lakers vs. San Diego Clippers L 118 - 122 lost 1 48 - 25
74 Mar 17, 1981 Lakers @ Dallas Mavericks W 114 - 109 won 1 49 - 25
75 Mar 18, 1981 Lakers @ Phoenix Suns L 114 - 126 lost 1 49 - 26
76 Mar 20, 1981 Lakers vs. Seattle Supersonics W 133 - 119 won 1 50 - 26
77 Mar 21, 1981 Lakers @ Portland Trail Blazers W 117 - 111 won 2 51 - 26
78 Mar 22, 1981 Lakers @ Golden State Warriors W 120 - 118 won 3 52 - 26
79 Mar 24, 1981 Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors W 110 - 103 won 4 53 - 26
80 Mar 27, 1981 Lakers @ Seattle Supersonics W 97 - 90 won 5 54 - 26
81 Mar 28, 1981 Lakers @ Utah Jazz L 110 - 112 OT lost 1 54 - 27
82 Mar 29, 1981 Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets L 146 - 148 OT lost 2 54 - 28

NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs - Western Conference First Round

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Apr 1, 1981 Lakers vs. Houston Rockets L 107 - 111 Rockets lead
0-1
lost 1
2 Apr 3, 1981 Lakers @ Houston Rockets W 111 - 106 series tied
1-1
won 1
3 Apr 5, 1981 Lakers vs. Houston Rockets L 86 - 89 Rockets win
1-2
lost 1