1980–81 Washington Bullets season

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1980–81 Washington Bullets season
Head coach Gene Shue
Arena Capital Centre
Results
Record 39–43 (.476)
Place Division: 4th (Atlantic)
Conference: 7th (Eastern)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1980-81 NBA season was the Bullets 20th season in the NBA and their 8th season in the city of Washington, D.C..[1]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1980 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club Team
1 14 Wes Matthews G  United States Wisconsin
2 35 Rick Mahorn C/PF  United States Hampton
4 81 Francois Wise  United States California State-Long Beach
5 105 Daryl Strickland  United States Rutgers
6 127 Ken Dancy  United States Chicago State
7 151 Karl Godine  United States Stephen F. Austin State
8 170 Rich Valavicius  United States Auburn
9 191 Clinton Wyatt  United States Alcorn State
10 207 Don Youman  United States Oklahoma State

Roster[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Boston Celtics 62 20 .756 35–6 27–14 19–5
x-Philadelphia 76ers 62 20 .756 37–4 25–16 15–9
x-New York Knicks 50 32 .610 12.0 28–13 22–19 14–10
Washington Bullets 39 43 .476 23.0 26–15 13–28 8–16
New Jersey Nets 24 58 .293 38.0 16–25 8–33 8–16
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Boston Celtics 62 20 .756  –
2 y-Milwaukee Bucks 60 22 .732 2
3 x-Philadelphia 76ers 62 20 .756
4 x-New York Knicks 50 32 .610 12
5 x-Chicago Bulls 45 37 .549 17
6 x-Indiana Pacers 44 38 .537 18
7 Washington Bullets 39 43 .476 23
8 Atlanta Hawks 31 51 .378 31
9 Cleveland Cavaliers 28 54 .341 34
10 New Jersey Nets 24 58 .293 38
11 Detroit Pistons 21 61 .256 41


Notes

  • z, y – division champions
  • x – clinched playoff spot

Game log[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]