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1980-1981 Cleveland Cavaliers Regular Season Series

All the games played by the Cavaliers in the NBA 1980-81 Regular Season grouped by opponent.

Regular Season Record:
28-54 (.341), 9th in Eastern Conference

Cleveland Cavaliers - Regular Season Series

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Cavaliers vs. Atlanta Hawks

Season series: 5 - 1
G. 19
Nov 13, 1980
vs.
Atlanta Hawks
W
114 - 111
G. 43
Jan 9, 1981
@
Atlanta Hawks
W
108 - 107
OT
G. 51
Jan 23, 1981
@
Atlanta Hawks
W
106 - 98
G. 64
Feb 21, 1981
vs.
Atlanta Hawks
L
105 - 118
G. 73
Mar 14, 1981
@
Atlanta Hawks
W
112 - 110
OT
G. 75
Mar 17, 1981
vs.
Atlanta Hawks
W
122 - 107

Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics

Season series: 1 - 4
G. 1
Oct 10, 1980
@
Boston Celtics
L
103 - 130
G. 23
Nov 22, 1980
vs.
Boston Celtics
W
113 - 98
G. 37
Dec 20, 1980
vs.
Boston Celtics
L
102 - 107
G. 46
Jan 14, 1981
@
Boston Celtics
L
113 - 120
G. 65
Feb 25, 1981
@
Boston Celtics
L
103 - 124

Cavaliers vs. Chicago Bulls

Season series: 1 - 5
G. 5
Oct 17, 1980
@
Chicago Bulls
L
79 - 98
G. 39
Dec 26, 1980
vs.
Chicago Bulls
L
98 - 100
G. 48
Jan 17, 1981
@
Chicago Bulls
W
110 - 98
G. 55
Feb 4, 1981
vs.
Chicago Bulls
L
96 - 109
G. 76
Mar 19, 1981
vs.
Chicago Bulls
L
111 - 116
G. 79
Mar 24, 1981
@
Chicago Bulls
L
108 - 121

Cavaliers vs. Dallas Mavericks

Season series: 2 - 0
G. 27
Dec 2, 1980
@
Dallas Mavericks
W
109 - 102
G. 40
Dec 29, 1980
vs.
Dallas Mavericks
W
112 - 100

Cavaliers vs. Denver Nuggets

Season series: 1 - 1
G. 36
Dec 18, 1980
vs.
Denver Nuggets
W
130 - 122
G. 67
Mar 1, 1981
@
Denver Nuggets
L
127 - 137

Cavaliers vs. Detroit Pistons

Season series: 3 - 3
G. 3
Oct 14, 1980
vs.
Detroit Pistons
W
99 - 91
G. 30
Dec 6, 1980
vs.
Detroit Pistons
W
101 - 100
G. 33
Dec 12, 1980
@
Detroit Pistons
L
95 - 101
G. 52
Jan 24, 1981
@
Detroit Pistons
L
94 - 117
G. 61
Feb 17, 1981
vs.
Detroit Pistons
W
109 - 108
G. 66
Feb 27, 1981
@
Detroit Pistons
L
109 - 118

Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors

Season series: 1 - 1
G. 15
Nov 5, 1980
@
Golden State Warriors
L
98 - 106
G. 60
Feb 14, 1981
vs.
Golden State Warriors
W
108 - 90

Cavaliers vs. Houston Rockets

Season series: 0 - 2
G. 22
Nov 20, 1980
vs.
Houston Rockets
L
114 - 117
G. 28
Dec 3, 1980
@
Houston Rockets
L
109 - 118

Cavaliers vs. Indiana Pacers

Season series: 2 - 4
G. 10
Oct 25, 1980
vs.
Indiana Pacers
W
118 - 100
G. 26
Nov 29, 1980
@
Indiana Pacers
L
101 - 117
G. 32
Dec 11, 1980
vs.
Indiana Pacers
L
100 - 103
G. 53
Jan 27, 1981
vs.
Indiana Pacers
W
114 - 109
G. 57
Feb 7, 1981
@
Indiana Pacers
L
96 - 99
G. 78
Mar 22, 1981
@
Indiana Pacers
L
101 - 107

Cavaliers vs. Kansas City Kings

Season series: 0 - 2
G. 17
Nov 8, 1980
@
Kansas City Kings
L
106 - 111
G. 38
Dec 23, 1980
vs.
Kansas City Kings
L
100 - 102

Cavaliers vs. Los Angeles Lakers

Season series: 0 - 2
G. 12
Oct 31, 1980
@
Los Angeles Lakers
L
98 - 107
G. 45
Jan 13, 1981
vs.
Los Angeles Lakers
L
104 - 108

Cavaliers vs. Milwaukee Bucks

Season series: 0 - 6
G. 6
Oct 18, 1980
vs.
Milwaukee Bucks
L
105 - 107
G. 7
Oct 21, 1980
@
Milwaukee Bucks
L
95 - 115
G. 18
Nov 11, 1980
vs.
Milwaukee Bucks
L
96 - 100
G. 56
Feb 6, 1981
vs.
Milwaukee Bucks
L
99 - 103
G. 70
Mar 9, 1981
@
Milwaukee Bucks
L
100 - 118
G. 80
Mar 26, 1981
@
Milwaukee Bucks
L
109 - 137

Cavaliers vs. New Jersey Nets

Season series: 3 - 3
G. 2
Oct 11, 1980
vs.
New Jersey Nets
L
96 - 99
G. 9
Oct 24, 1980
@
New Jersey Nets
W
126 - 112
G. 41
Jan 2, 1981
@
New Jersey Nets
W
111 - 105
G. 50
Jan 22, 1981
vs.
New Jersey Nets
W
108 - 94
G. 62
Feb 18, 1981
@
New Jersey Nets
L
108 - 110
G. 72
Mar 13, 1981
vs.
New Jersey Nets
L
125 - 140

Cavaliers vs. New York Knicks

Season series: 0 - 5
G. 20
Nov 15, 1980
@
New York Knicks
L
95 - 100
G. 24
Nov 26, 1980
vs.
New York Knicks
L
113 - 119
OT
G. 44
Jan 10, 1981
vs.
New York Knicks
L
99 - 104
G. 59
Feb 12, 1981
vs.
New York Knicks
L
111 - 122
G. 77
Mar 21, 1981
@
New York Knicks
L
105 - 119

Cavaliers vs. Philadelphia 76ers

Season series: 0 - 6
G. 11
Oct 28, 1980
vs.
Philadelphia 76ers
G. 31
Dec 9, 1980
vs.
Philadelphia 76ers
L
83 - 96
G. 35
Dec 17, 1980
@
Philadelphia 76ers
L
79 - 103
G. 47
Jan 16, 1981
@
Philadelphia 76ers
L
119 - 137
G. 58
Feb 11, 1981
@
Philadelphia 76ers
L
120 - 122
OT
G. 81
Mar 27, 1981
vs.
Philadelphia 76ers
L
117 - 138

Cavaliers vs. Phoenix Suns

Season series: 1 - 1
G. 54
Jan 29, 1981
vs.
Phoenix Suns
W
115 - 111
G. 68
Mar 4, 1981
@
Phoenix Suns
L
106 - 126

Cavaliers vs. Portland Trail Blazers

Season series: 1 - 1
G. 13
Nov 2, 1980
@
Portland Trail Blazers
L
96 - 102
G. 49
Jan 20, 1981
vs.
Portland Trail Blazers
W
99 - 94

Cavaliers vs. San Antonio Spurs

Season series: 1 - 1
G. 29
Dec 4, 1980
@
San Antonio Spurs
L
100 - 130
G. 63
Feb 19, 1981
vs.
San Antonio Spurs
W
118 - 104

Cavaliers vs. San Diego Clippers

Season series: 1 - 1
G. 21
Nov 18, 1980
vs.
San Diego Clippers
W
104 - 94
G. 69
Mar 6, 1981
@
San Diego Clippers
L
125 - 140

Cavaliers vs. Seattle Supersonics

Season series: 0 - 2
G. 14
Nov 3, 1980
@
Seattle Supersonics
L
83 - 118
G. 71
Mar 11, 1981
vs.
Seattle Supersonics
L
95 - 101

Cavaliers vs. Utah Jazz

Season series: 1 - 1
G. 16
Nov 6, 1980
@
Utah Jazz
L
96 - 112
G. 34
Dec 13, 1980
vs.
Utah Jazz
W
110 - 103

Cavaliers vs. Washington Bullets

Season series: 4 - 2
G. 4
Oct 16, 1980
vs.
Washington Bullets
W
90 - 88
G. 8
Oct 22, 1980
@
Washington Bullets
L
96 - 109
G. 25
Nov 28, 1980
vs.
Washington Bullets
W
126 - 105
G. 42
Jan 3, 1981
vs.
Washington Bullets
W
132 - 112
G. 74
Mar 15, 1981
@
Washington Bullets
W
101 - 100
G. 82
Mar 29, 1981
@
Washington Bullets
L
103 - 138