1980-1981 Chicago Bulls

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1980-81 Chicago Bulls

What was the record of the 1980-81 Chicago Bulls?

The Chicago Bulls finished the regular season with a 45-37 record. They went 26-15 at home and 19-22 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Chicago Bulls went 47-41. Their final game was a loss in the Eastern Conference Semifinals to the Boston Celtics.

What division did the 1980-81 Chicago Bulls play in?

The 1980-81 Chicago Bulls played in the Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1980-81 Chicago Bulls record by month?

The 1980-81 Chicago Bulls had their best month in March, when they went 11-2 and had a 84.6% win percentage. Their worst month was October, when they went 3-7 and had a 30% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '80 3-7 30% -38
November '80 7-7 50% +19
December '80 9-6 60% +32
January '81 8-7 53.3% +72
February '81 7-8 46.7% -33
March '81 11-2 84.6% +110

Did the 1980-81 Chicago Bulls make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Chicago Bulls made the Playoffs in 1981. They won their first series against the New York Knicks in the Eastern Conference First Round. They eventually lost against the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

What was the point differential for the 1980-81 Chicago Bulls?

The Chicago Bulls finished the regular season with a point differential of +162. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Bulls could have been expected to have about 46.2 wins, or a 46-36 record in the regular season.

How did the 1980-81 Chicago Bulls perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1980-81 Chicago Bulls went 7-9.

How did the 1980-81 Chicago Bulls perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1980-81 Chicago Bulls went 0-3 in overtime games.

How did the 1980-81 Chicago Bulls perform in overtime games in the playoffs?

In the playoffs, the 1980-81 Chicago Bulls went 1-0 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1980-81 Chicago Bulls?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1980-81 Chicago Bulls was a 8 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1980-81 Chicago Bulls?

The longest losing streak that the Chicago Bulls had during the 1980-81 regular season was 6 games, which happened once during the season.

1980-81 Chicago Bulls Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Sat, Oct 11, 1980 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 93 - 101
Wed, Oct 15, 1980 @ Indiana Pacers Win 108 - 97
Fri, Oct 17, 1980 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 98 - 79
Sat, Oct 18, 1980 vs New Jersey Nets Loss 90 - 107
Tue, Oct 21, 1980 @ New York Knicks Loss 97 - 105
Fri, Oct 24, 1980 vs Washington Bullets Win 104 - 96
Sat, Oct 25, 1980 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 93 - 109
Tue, Oct 28, 1980 vs Milwaukee Bucks Loss 99 - 106
Wed, Oct 29, 1980 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 102 - 115
Fri, Oct 31, 1980 vs Indiana Pacers Loss 114 - 121
Sat, Nov 1, 1980 vs Detroit Pistons Win 122 - 100
Wed, Nov 5, 1980 @ New Jersey Nets Win 120 - 105
Fri, Nov 7, 1980 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 103 - 100
Sat, Nov 8, 1980 vs Denver Nuggets Loss 126 - 130
Sun, Nov 9, 1980 @ Boston Celtics Loss 105 - 111
Tue, Nov 11, 1980 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 80 - 121
Fri, Nov 14, 1980 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 99 - 106
Sun, Nov 16, 1980 @ Milwaukee Bucks Win 114 - 108
Tue, Nov 18, 1980 vs Boston Celtics Loss 112 - 113
Fri, Nov 21, 1980 vs New York Knicks Win 130 - 121
Sat, Nov 22, 1980 vs Washington Bullets Win 114 - 101
Wed, Nov 26, 1980 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 122 - 125
Fri, Nov 28, 1980 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 101 - 102
Sun, Nov 30, 1980 @ Los Angeles Lakers Win 122 - 108
Tue, Dec 2, 1980 @ Denver Nuggets Win 129 - 124
Wed, Dec 3, 1980 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 105 - 113
Fri, Dec 5, 1980 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 115 - 116
Tue, Dec 9, 1980 vs Phoenix Suns Loss 108 - 123
Wed, Dec 10, 1980 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 100 - 113
Fri, Dec 12, 1980 vs Utah Jazz Win 118 - 98
Sat, Dec 13, 1980 vs Boston Celtics Loss 95 - 106
Tue, Dec 16, 1980 @ Washington Bullets Win 96 - 94
Wed, Dec 17, 1980 @ Boston Celtics Loss 98 - 115
Fri, Dec 19, 1980 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 129 - 106
Sat, Dec 20, 1980 vs Houston Rockets Win 133 - 109
Tue, Dec 23, 1980 vs New York Knicks Win 117 - 114
Fri, Dec 26, 1980 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 100 - 98
Sat, Dec 27, 1980 vs Detroit Pistons Win 104 - 97
Tue, Dec 30, 1980 vs New Jersey Nets Win 121 - 110
Fri, Jan 2, 1981 @ Washington Bullets Win 92 - 82
Sat, Jan 3, 1981 vs San Antonio Spurs Loss 111 - 119
Tue, Jan 6, 1981 vs San Diego Clippers Win 108 - 93
Fri, Jan 9, 1981 @ Boston Celtics Loss 111 - 117 OT
Sat, Jan 10, 1981 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 102 - 117
Tue, Jan 13, 1981 @ Dallas Mavericks Loss 106 - 112
Wed, Jan 14, 1981 @ Houston Rockets Loss 105 - 109
Fri, Jan 16, 1981 vs Portland Trail Blazers Loss 112 - 113
Sat, Jan 17, 1981 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 98 - 110
Tue, Jan 20, 1981 vs Indiana Pacers Win 121 - 105
Thu, Jan 22, 1981 @ Detroit Pistons Win 125 - 92
Fri, Jan 23, 1981 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 106 - 98
Sat, Jan 24, 1981 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 104 - 102
Tue, Jan 27, 1981 vs Golden State Warriors Win 118 - 101
Thu, Jan 29, 1981 vs Boston Celtics Win 108 - 85
Wed, Feb 4, 1981 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 109 - 96
Fri, Feb 6, 1981 vs New York Knicks Loss 94 - 112
Sat, Feb 7, 1981 vs Detroit Pistons Win 98 - 90
Sun, Feb 8, 1981 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 109 - 128
Tue, Feb 10, 1981 vs Kansas City Kings Win 116 - 115
Wed, Feb 11, 1981 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 133 - 135 OT
Sat, Feb 14, 1981 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 134 - 117
Sun, Feb 15, 1981 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 107 - 113
Tue, Feb 17, 1981 @ San Diego Clippers Loss 95 - 128
Wed, Feb 18, 1981 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 100 - 103
Fri, Feb 20, 1981 @ Utah Jazz Win 92 - 84
Sun, Feb 22, 1981 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 116 - 121
Tue, Feb 24, 1981 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 97 - 107
Fri, Feb 27, 1981 vs Washington Bullets Win 112 - 100
Sat, Feb 28, 1981 @ New York Knicks Win 101 - 97
Tue, Mar 3, 1981 vs New Jersey Nets Win 128 - 102
Wed, Mar 4, 1981 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 111 - 100
Sun, Mar 8, 1981 @ Washington Bullets Loss 99 - 103
Tue, Mar 10, 1981 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 118 - 116
Fri, Mar 13, 1981 @ New York Knicks Loss 117 - 127
Sun, Mar 15, 1981 @ Kansas City Kings Win 97 - 87
Tue, Mar 17, 1981 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 116 - 106
Thu, Mar 19, 1981 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 116 - 111
Fri, Mar 20, 1981 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 120 - 108
Sun, Mar 22, 1981 @ Detroit Pistons Win 109 - 103
Tue, Mar 24, 1981 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 121 - 108
Fri, Mar 27, 1981 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 108 - 83
Sun, Mar 29, 1981 @ Indiana Pacers Win 101 - 97
Playoffs
Eastern Conference First Round (Won 2 - 0)
Tue, Mar 31, 1981 @ New York Knicks Win 90 - 80
Fri, Apr 3, 1981 vs New York Knicks Win 115 - 114 OT
Eastern Conference Semifinals (Lost 0 - 4)
Sun, Apr 5, 1981 @ Boston Celtics Loss 109 - 121
Tue, Apr 7, 1981 @ Boston Celtics Loss 97 - 106
Fri, Apr 10, 1981 vs Boston Celtics Loss 107 - 113
Sun, Apr 12, 1981 vs Boston Celtics Loss 103 - 109

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