1981-1982 Houston Rockets

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Season Overview

46-36 Lost First Round
Record Outcome

1981-82 Houston Rockets

What was the record of the 1981-82 Houston Rockets?

The Houston Rockets finished the regular season with a 46-36 record. They went 25-16 at home and 21-20 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Houston Rockets went 47-38. Their final game was a loss in the Western Conference First Round to the Seattle SuperSonics.

What division did the 1981-82 Houston Rockets play in?

The 1981-82 Houston Rockets played in the Midwest Division of the Western Conference.

What was the 1981-82 Houston Rockets record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1981-82 Houston Rockets had their best month in February, when they went 11-3 and had a 78.6% win percentage. Their worst month was November, when they went 5-10 and had a 33.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '81 1-1 50% -14
November '81 5-10 33.3% -80
December '81 6-7 46.2% -1
January '82 9-4 69.2% +12
February '82 11-3 78.6% +96
March '82 9-7 56.2% +7
April '82 5-4 55.6% -23

Did the 1981-82 Houston Rockets make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Houston Rockets made the Playoffs in 1982. They lost their only series against the Seattle SuperSonics in the Western Conference First Round.

What was the point differential for the 1981-82 Houston Rockets?

The Houston Rockets finished the regular season with a point differential of -3. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Rockets could have been expected to have about 40.9 wins, or a 41-41 record in the regular season.

How did the 1981-82 Houston Rockets perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1981-82 Houston Rockets went 15-10.

How did the 1981-82 Houston Rockets perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1981-82 Houston Rockets went 2-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1981-82 Houston Rockets?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1981-82 Houston Rockets was a 8 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1981-82 Houston Rockets?

The longest losing streak that the Houston Rockets had during the 1981-82 regular season was 6 games, which happened once during the season.

1981-82 Houston Rockets Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Oct 30, 1981 @ Los Angeles Lakers Win 113 - 112
Sat, Oct 31, 1981 @ San Diego Clippers Loss 110 - 125
Tue, Nov 3, 1981 vs New York Knicks Win 101 - 98
Wed, Nov 4, 1981 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 100 - 112
Fri, Nov 6, 1981 @ Kansas City Kings Loss 86 - 90
Sat, Nov 7, 1981 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 92 - 96
Wed, Nov 11, 1981 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 93 - 95
Fri, Nov 13, 1981 vs Golden State Warriors Loss 100 - 102
Sat, Nov 14, 1981 vs Utah Jazz Win 109 - 105 OT
Tue, Nov 17, 1981 @ Indiana Pacers Win 102 - 82
Wed, Nov 18, 1981 @ Boston Celtics Win 106 - 104
Fri, Nov 20, 1981 @ Washington Bullets Win 95 - 94
Sat, Nov 21, 1981 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 106 - 135
Tue, Nov 24, 1981 vs New Jersey Nets Loss 84 - 102
Wed, Nov 25, 1981 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 114 - 128
Fri, Nov 27, 1981 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 110 - 117
Sun, Nov 29, 1981 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 104 - 122
Tue, Dec 1, 1981 vs Kansas City Kings Loss 104 - 106
Sat, Dec 5, 1981 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 110 - 98
Tue, Dec 8, 1981 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 96 - 107
Wed, Dec 9, 1981 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 83 - 89
Fri, Dec 11, 1981 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 105 - 118
Sat, Dec 12, 1981 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 101 - 97
Tue, Dec 15, 1981 vs Phoenix Suns Win 99 - 95
Fri, Dec 18, 1981 @ Dallas Mavericks Win 112 - 93
Sat, Dec 19, 1981 vs Chicago Bulls Win 102 - 95
Tue, Dec 22, 1981 vs Denver Nuggets Loss 109 - 121
Sat, Dec 26, 1981 @ Utah Jazz Win 115 - 104
Tue, Dec 29, 1981 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 93 - 102
Wed, Dec 30, 1981 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 104 - 109
Sat, Jan 2, 1982 @ San Diego Clippers Win 108 - 101
Tue, Jan 5, 1982 @ Golden State Warriors Win 112 - 111
Thu, Jan 7, 1982 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 107 - 116
Sun, Jan 10, 1982 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 111 - 109
Tue, Jan 12, 1982 vs San Diego Clippers Win 107 - 106
Thu, Jan 14, 1982 vs Portland Trail Blazers Loss 100 - 111
Fri, Jan 15, 1982 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 90 - 128
Sat, Jan 16, 1982 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 116 - 99
Tue, Jan 19, 1982 vs Kansas City Kings Win 120 - 112
Fri, Jan 22, 1982 vs Utah Jazz Win 128 - 110
Sat, Jan 23, 1982 vs Denver Nuggets Loss 109 - 111
Tue, Jan 26, 1982 vs Indiana Pacers Win 104 - 94
Thu, Jan 28, 1982 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 109 - 101
Tue, Feb 2, 1982 vs San Diego Clippers Win 122 - 106
Fri, Feb 5, 1982 vs Phoenix Suns Win 106 - 104
Sun, Feb 7, 1982 @ Kansas City Kings Win 126 - 110
Tue, Feb 9, 1982 @ San Diego Clippers Win 129 - 121
Thu, Feb 11, 1982 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 117 - 100
Sat, Feb 13, 1982 vs Washington Bullets Win 111 - 104
Tue, Feb 16, 1982 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 109 - 111
Wed, Feb 17, 1982 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 110 - 102
Fri, Feb 19, 1982 @ New Jersey Nets Win 103 - 96
Sun, Feb 21, 1982 @ New York Knicks Loss 106 - 122
Tue, Feb 23, 1982 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 105 - 95
Wed, Feb 24, 1982 @ Denver Nuggets Win 120 - 110
Fri, Feb 26, 1982 vs Golden State Warriors Win 111 - 95
Sat, Feb 27, 1982 @ Dallas Mavericks Loss 105 - 108 OT
Tue, Mar 2, 1982 vs San Antonio Spurs Loss 117 - 119
Thu, Mar 4, 1982 @ Utah Jazz Win 128 - 124
Fri, Mar 5, 1982 vs Boston Celtics Loss 98 - 100
Sun, Mar 7, 1982 @ Phoenix Suns Win 94 - 92
Tue, Mar 9, 1982 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 103 - 91
Fri, Mar 12, 1982 vs Denver Nuggets Loss 115 - 130
Sat, Mar 13, 1982 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 112 - 107
Tue, Mar 16, 1982 vs Phoenix Suns Loss 109 - 114
Thu, Mar 18, 1982 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 94 - 95
Fri, Mar 19, 1982 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 102 - 111
Sun, Mar 21, 1982 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 102 - 107
Tue, Mar 23, 1982 @ Utah Jazz Win 117 - 115
Thu, Mar 25, 1982 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 108 - 95
Fri, Mar 26, 1982 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 99 - 97
Sun, Mar 28, 1982 @ Golden State Warriors Win 94 - 92
Tue, Mar 30, 1982 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 99 - 95
Thu, Apr 1, 1982 vs Golden State Warriors Win 104 - 101
Sun, Apr 4, 1982 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 95 - 93
Tue, Apr 6, 1982 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 97 - 108
Sat, Apr 10, 1982 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 105 - 100
Sun, Apr 11, 1982 @ Dallas Mavericks Loss 97 - 109
Tue, Apr 13, 1982 vs Kansas City Kings Win 99 - 95
Wed, Apr 14, 1982 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 122 - 141
Fri, Apr 16, 1982 vs Utah Jazz Win 107 - 100
Sun, Apr 18, 1982 @ Kansas City Kings Loss 104 - 106
Playoffs
Western Conference First Round (Lost 1 - 2)
Wed, Apr 21, 1982 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 87 - 102
Fri, Apr 23, 1982 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 91 - 70
Sun, Apr 25, 1982 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 83 - 104

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