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1980–81 Utah Jazz season

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1980–81 Utah Jazz season

The 1980-81 Utah Jazz season was the team's seventh in the NBA. They began the season hoping to improve upon their 24-58 output from the previous season. They bested it by four wins, finishing 28-54, but failed to qualify for the playoffs for the seventh straight season.[1]

Contents

  • Draft picks 1
  • Roster 2
  • Regular season 3
    • Season standings 3.1
    • Game log 3.2
  • Player statistics 4
  • Awards and records 5
  • Transactions 6
  • References 7

Draft picks

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 2 Darrell Griffith SG  United States Louisville
1 19 John Duren PG  United States Georgetown
4 72 Alan Taylor  United States Brigham Young
5 94 Wally West  United States Boston University
6 118 Ken Cunningham G  United States Western Michigan
7 140 Dave Colescott  United States North Carolina
8 163 Jim Brandon  United States St. Peter's
9 181 Paul Renfro  United States Texas-Arlington
10 201 Leroy Coleman  United States Middle Tennessee State

Roster

Regular season

Season standings

Midwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-San Antonio Spurs 52 30 .634 34–7 18–23 21–9
x-Kansas City Kings 40 42 .488 12.0 24–17 16–25 19–11
x-Houston Rockets 40 42 .488 12.0 25–16 15–26 19–11
Denver Nuggets 37 45 .451 15.0 23–18 14–27 13–17
Utah Jazz 28 54 .341 24.0 20–21 8–33 13–17
Dallas Mavericks 15 67 .183 37.0 11–30 4–37 5–25
# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 c-Phoenix Suns 57 25 .695
2 y-San Antonio Spurs 52 30 .634 5
3 x-Los Angeles Lakers 54 28 .659 3
4 x-Portland Trail Blazers 45 37 .549 12
5 x-Kansas City Kings 40 42 .488 17
6 x-Houston Rockets 40 42 .488 17
7 Golden State Warriors 39 43 .476 18
8 Denver Nuggets 37 45 .451 20
9 San Diego Clippers 36 46 .439 21
10 Seattle SuperSonics 34 48 .415 23
11 Utah Jazz 28 54 .341 29
12 Dallas Mavericks 15 67 .183 42


Notes

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

Game log

Player statistics

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Mel Bennett
Ron Boone
Allan Bristow
Wayne Cooper
Adrian Dantley
John Duren
Rickey Green
Darrell Griffith
James Hardy
Jeff Judkins
Billy McKinney
Dick Miller
Carl Nicks
Ben Poquette
Brett Vroman
Jeff Wilkins

Awards and records

Transactions

References

  1. ^ 1980-81 Utah Jazz
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