Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  >  > Season Summary

1985-86 NBA Season Summary

Previous Season ▪ Next Season

League Champion: Boston Celtics

Most Valuable Player: Larry Bird (25.8/9.8/6.8)
Rookie of the Year: Patrick Ewing (20.0/9.0/2.0)

PPG Leader: Dominique Wilkins (30.3)
RPG Leader: Bill Laimbeer (13.1)
APG Leader: Magic Johnson (12.6)
WS Leader: Larry Bird (15.8)

League Standings

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*) ▪ Click conference name for conference standings
Eastern Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G SRS
Atlantic Division              
Boston Celtics(1) 67 15 .817 114.1 104.7 9.06
Philadelphia 76ers(3) 54 28 .659 13.0 110.4 108.0 2.47
Washington Bullets(6) 39 43 .476 28.0 103.0 104.8 -1.28
New Jersey Nets(7) 39 43 .476 28.0 109.1 111.1 -1.39
New York Knicks (11) 23 59 .280 44.0 98.7 104.3 -4.82
Central Division              
Milwaukee Bucks(2) 57 25 .695 114.5 105.5 8.69
Atlanta Hawks(4) 50 32 .610 7.0 108.6 106.2 2.59
Detroit Pistons(5) 46 36 .561 11.0 114.2 113.0 1.44
Chicago Bulls(8) 30 52 .366 27.0 109.3 113.1 -3.12
Cleveland Cavaliers (9) 29 53 .354 28.0 107.8 110.6 -2.19
Indiana Pacers (10) 26 56 .317 31.0 103.9 107.2 -2.66
Western Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G SRS
Midwest Division              
Houston Rockets(2) 51 31 .622 114.4 111.8 2.11
Denver Nuggets(3) 47 35 .573 4.0 114.8 113.5 0.89
Dallas Mavericks(4) 44 38 .537 7.0 115.3 114.2 0.70
Utah Jazz(5) 42 40 .512 9.0 108.2 108.5 -0.67
Sacramento Kings(7) 37 45 .451 14.0 108.8 111.9 -3.19
San Antonio Spurs(8) 35 47 .427 16.0 111.2 113.1 -2.05
Pacific Division              
Los Angeles Lakers(1) 62 20 .756 117.3 109.5 6.84
Portland Trail Blazers(6) 40 42 .488 22.0 115.1 114.0 0.61
Phoenix Suns (9) 32 50 .390 30.0 110.0 113.0 -3.16
Los Angeles Clippers (10) 32 50 .390 30.0 108.6 115.5 -6.83
Seattle SuperSonics (11) 31 51 .378 31.0 104.4 104.5 -0.47
Golden State Warriors (12) 30 52 .366 32.0 113.4 116.9 -3.59

League Playoffs

Click series name to show/hide game results
Finals (4-2): Boston Celtics over Houston Rockets (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference Finals (4-0): Boston Celtics over Milwaukee Bucks (Series Stats)
Western Conference Finals (4-1): Houston Rockets over Los Angeles Lakers (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-1): Boston Celtics over Atlanta Hawks (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-3): Milwaukee Bucks over Philadelphia 76ers (Series Stats)
Western Conference Semifinals (4-2): Houston Rockets over Denver Nuggets (Series Stats)
Western Conference Semifinals (4-2): Los Angeles Lakers over Dallas Mavericks (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference First Round (3-1): Atlanta Hawks over Detroit Pistons (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference First Round (3-0): Boston Celtics over Chicago Bulls (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference First Round (3-0): Milwaukee Bucks over New Jersey Nets (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference First Round (3-2): Philadelphia 76ers over Washington Bullets (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (3-1): Dallas Mavericks over Utah Jazz (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (3-1): Denver Nuggets over Portland Trail Blazers (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (3-0): Houston Rockets over Sacramento Kings (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (3-0): Los Angeles Lakers over San Antonio Spurs (Series Stats)

Team Stats

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
1 Los Angeles Lakers* 82 19830 3834 7343 .522 138 409 .337 3696 6934 .533 1812 2329 .778 1101 2555 3656 2433 693 419 1467 2031 9618 117.3
2 Dallas Mavericks* 82 19805 3631 7254 .501 141 446 .316 3490 6808 .513 2050 2643 .776 1059 2454 3513 2108 605 369 1289 1733 9453 115.3
3 Portland Trail Blazers* 82 19855 3610 7281 .496 74 275 .269 3536 7006 .505 2142 2799 .765 1153 2316 3469 2180 859 356 1529 2205 9436 115.1
4 Denver Nuggets* 82 19755 3705 7868 .471 71 305 .233 3634 7563 .480 1929 2416 .798 1223 2317 3540 2140 826 421 1336 2164 9410 114.8
5 Milwaukee Bucks* 82 19805 3601 7310 .493 125 382 .327 3476 6928 .502 2063 2701 .764 1189 2420 3609 2158 805 460 1369 2210 9390 114.5
6 Houston Rockets* 82 19755 3759 7671 .490 85 310 .274 3674 7361 .499 1776 2434 .730 1316 2434 3750 2318 745 551 1374 1991 9379 114.4
7 Detroit Pistons* 82 19780 3754 7750 .484 55 182 .302 3699 7568 .489 1800 2300 .783 1276 2461 3737 2319 738 340 1343 2101 9363 114.2
8 Boston Celtics* 82 19855 3718 7312 .508 138 393 .351 3580 6919 .517 1785 2248 .794 1054 2753 3807 2387 641 511 1360 1756 9359 114.1
9 Golden State Warriors 82 19780 3650 7567 .482 87 278 .313 3563 7289 .489 1912 2517 .760 1271 2344 3615 2018 751 354 1400 2032 9299 113.4
10 San Antonio Spurs* 82 19805 3596 7104 .506 46 196 .235 3550 6908 .514 1882 2523 .746 1069 2413 3482 2260 800 390 1624 2115 9120 111.2
11 Philadelphia 76ers* 82 19905 3435 7058 .487 51 224 .228 3384 6834 .495 2130 2810 .758 1326 2378 3704 2017 862 490 1595 1798 9051 110.4
12 Phoenix Suns 82 19805 3518 6993 .503 38 183 .208 3480 6810 .511 1949 2683 .726 1034 2449 3483 2272 773 379 1763 2260 9023 110.0
13 Chicago Bulls* 82 19855 3476 7227 .481 88 317 .278 3388 6910 .490 1922 2499 .769 1280 2278 3558 2006 609 400 1436 2166 8962 109.3
14 New Jersey Nets* 82 19805 3548 7301 .486 43 214 .201 3505 7087 .495 1810 2396 .755 1183 2483 3666 2128 749 345 1575 2129 8949 109.1
15 Sacramento Kings* 82 19780 3538 7220 .490 30 134 .224 3508 7086 .495 1818 2338 .778 1135 2377 3512 2304 602 388 1533 2134 8924 108.8
16 Atlanta Hawks* 82 19805 3447 7029 .490 33 166 .199 3414 6863 .497 1979 2704 .732 1249 2405 3654 2025 736 434 1483 2170 8906 108.6
17 Los Angeles Clippers 82 19755 3388 7165 .473 64 229 .279 3324 6936 .479 2067 2683 .770 1159 2258 3417 1968 694 501 1506 1931 8907 108.6
18 Utah Jazz* 82 19780 3453 7083 .488 35 169 .207 3418 6914 .494 1930 2694 .716 1068 2479 3547 2199 717 666 1518 2038 8871 108.2
19 Cleveland Cavaliers 82 19780 3478 7239 .480 132 391 .338 3346 6848 .489 1748 2325 .752 1086 2455 3541 2064 627 436 1411 2267 8836 107.8
20 Seattle SuperSonics 82 19930 3335 7059 .472 79 300 .263 3256 6759 .482 1815 2331 .779 1145 2256 3401 1977 745 295 1435 2168 8564 104.4
21 Indiana Pacers 82 19755 3441 7150 .481 23 143 .161 3418 7007 .488 1614 2183 .739 1138 2613 3751 2159 659 381 1515 2135 8519 103.9
22 Washington Bullets* 82 19855 3311 7148 .463 116 408 .284 3195 6740 .474 1704 2286 .745 1066 2432 3498 1748 626 716 1346 1796 8442 103.0
23 New York Knicks 82 19805 3239 7034 .460 82 239 .343 3157 6795 .465 1534 2237 .686 1081 2170 3251 1877 714 308 1438 2213 8094 98.7
League Average 82 19810 3542 7268 .487 77 274 .282 3465 6994 .495 1877 2482 .756 1159 2413 3572 2133 721 431 1463 2067 9038 110.2

Opponent Stats

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
1 New York Knicks 82 19805 3192 6672 .478 68 274 .248 3124 6398 .488 2102 2744 .766 1166 2587 3753 2007 701 444 1629 2018 8554 104.3
2 Seattle SuperSonics 82 19930 3301 6774 .487 57 224 .254 3244 6550 .495 1913 2491 .768 1027 2308 3335 2038 654 406 1467 2008 8572 104.5
3 Boston Celtics* 82 19855 3444 7476 .461 82 304 .270 3362 7172 .469 1617 2162 .748 1089 2317 3406 1924 725 341 1258 1966 8587 104.7
4 Washington Bullets* 82 19855 3435 7360 .467 71 259 .274 3364 7101 .474 1649 2181 .756 1249 2591 3840 2014 712 454 1373 1907 8590 104.8
5 Milwaukee Bucks* 82 19805 3286 7043 .467 97 329 .295 3189 6714 .475 1980 2674 .740 1169 2325 3494 1952 633 397 1631 2139 8649 105.5
6 Atlanta Hawks* 82 19805 3360 7074 .475 87 283 .307 3273 6791 .482 1905 2508 .760 1202 2329 3531 1945 697 371 1494 2129 8712 106.2
7 Indiana Pacers 82 19755 3372 7123 .473 73 275 .265 3299 6848 .482 1975 2571 .768 1050 2479 3529 2057 745 445 1315 1909 8792 107.2
8 Philadelphia 76ers* 82 19905 3615 7328 .493 82 282 .291 3533 7046 .501 1546 2041 .757 1189 2228 3417 2255 802 469 1520 2187 8858 108.0
9 Utah Jazz* 82 19780 3470 7339 .473 65 251 .259 3405 7088 .480 1896 2483 .764 1208 2510 3718 1977 752 464 1531 2221 8901 108.5
10 Los Angeles Lakers* 82 19830 3577 7450 .480 51 247 .206 3526 7203 .490 1778 2369 .751 1104 2226 3330 2235 792 359 1330 1992 8983 109.5
11 Cleveland Cavaliers 82 19780 3435 7239 .475 86 297 .290 3349 6942 .482 2115 2758 .767 1131 2494 3625 2122 711 364 1331 1945 9071 110.6
12 New Jersey Nets* 82 19805 3504 7124 .492 96 316 .304 3408 6808 .501 2008 2622 .766 1036 2369 3405 2019 783 390 1523 2002 9112 111.1
13 Houston Rockets* 82 19755 3638 7402 .491 87 268 .325 3551 7134 .498 1802 2406 .749 1190 2389 3579 2196 683 386 1464 1977 9165 111.8
14 Sacramento Kings* 82 19780 3566 7225 .494 73 281 .260 3493 6944 .503 1971 2609 .755 1142 2339 3481 2118 751 478 1409 2083 9176 111.9
15 Detroit Pistons* 82 19780 3620 7365 .492 71 258 .275 3549 7107 .499 1956 2589 .756 1180 2538 3718 2083 662 500 1490 1977 9267 113.0
16 Phoenix Suns 82 19805 3569 7307 .488 89 279 .319 3480 7028 .495 2041 2692 .758 1137 2265 3402 2149 841 466 1515 2216 9268 113.0
17 Chicago Bulls* 82 19855 3601 7138 .504 70 233 .300 3531 6905 .511 2002 2627 .762 1104 2362 3466 2170 664 491 1298 2002 9274 113.1
18 San Antonio Spurs* 82 19805 3629 7365 .493 98 322 .304 3531 7043 .501 1916 2491 .769 1157 2304 3461 2269 800 453 1519 2108 9272 113.1
19 Denver Nuggets* 82 19755 3638 7404 .491 60 262 .229 3578 7142 .501 1967 2693 .730 1295 2732 4027 2106 639 484 1741 2117 9303 113.5
20 Portland Trail Blazers* 82 19855 3637 7249 .502 83 248 .335 3554 7001 .508 1992 2638 .755 1179 2362 3541 2254 760 426 1645 2262 9349 114.0
21 Dallas Mavericks* 82 19805 3864 7689 .503 90 311 .289 3774 7378 .512 1545 2049 .754 1219 2469 3688 2381 617 423 1279 2196 9363 114.2
22 Los Angeles Clippers 82 19755 3849 7588 .507 73 261 .280 3776 7327 .515 1704 2280 .747 1268 2458 3726 2469 760 457 1396 2113 9475 115.5
23 Golden State Warriors 82 19780 3863 7432 .520 65 229 .284 3798 7203 .527 1791 2401 .746 1170 2519 3689 2325 692 442 1487 2069 9582 116.9
League Average 82 19810 3542 7268 .487 77 274 .282 3465 6994 .495 1877 2482 .756 1159 2413 3572 2133 721 431 1463 2067 9038 110.2

Miscellaneous Stats

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
Rk Team Age PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr TS% eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
1 Boston Celtics* 29.3 63 19 9.41 -0.36 9.06 111.8 102.6 101.2 .307 .054 .564 .518 14.1 31.3 .244 .466 13.0 71.7 .216 Boston Garden 610,571
2 Milwaukee Bucks* 26.0 62 20 9.04 -0.35 8.69 111.4 102.7 102.1 .369 .052 .552 .501 13.9 33.8 .282 .473 16.6 67.4 .281 MECCA Arena 443,064
3 Los Angeles Lakers* 28.1 59 23 7.74 -0.90 6.84 113.3 105.8 102.7 .317 .056 .575 .532 14.9 33.1 .247 .484 13.5 69.8 .239 The Forum 691,071
4 Atlanta Hawks* 25.3 47 35 2.37 0.23 2.59 107.9 105.6 100.0 .385 .024 .542 .493 15.3 34.9 .282 .481 15.4 66.7 .269 Omni Coliseum 377,351
5 Philadelphia 76ers* 28.0 47 35 2.35 0.11 2.47 108.6 106.3 100.5 .398 .032 .546 .490 16.1 37.3 .302 .499 15.6 66.7 .211 The Spectrum 513,459
6 Houston Rockets* 26.0 48 34 2.61 -0.50 2.11 110.1 107.6 103.5 .317 .040 .536 .496 13.6 35.5 .232 .497 14.8 67.2 .243 The Summit 604,644
7 Detroit Pistons* 26.5 44 38 1.17 0.27 1.44 109.0 107.9 104.2 .297 .023 .534 .488 13.3 33.5 .232 .496 14.9 67.6 .266 Pontiac Silverdome 695,233
8 Denver Nuggets* 28.1 44 38 1.30 -0.41 0.89 107.1 105.9 106.7 .307 .039 .527 .475 13.0 30.9 .245 .495 16.9 64.1 .266 McNichols Sports Arena 531,824
9 Dallas Mavericks* 25.8 44 38 1.10 -0.40 0.70 112.1 111.0 102.2 .364 .061 .562 .510 13.3 30.0 .283 .508 13.0 66.8 .201 Reunion Arena 693,052
10 Portland Trail Blazers* 26.6 44 38 1.06 -0.45 0.61 109.2 108.2 104.5 .384 .038 .554 .501 15.2 32.8 .294 .507 16.4 66.3 .275 Memorial Coliseum 519,306
11 Seattle SuperSonics 26.6 41 41 -0.10 -0.37 -0.47 105.9 106.0 97.4 .330 .042 .530 .478 15.1 33.2 .257 .492 15.7 68.7 .282 Seattle Center Coliseum 329,296
12 Utah Jazz* 26.2 40 42 -0.37 -0.30 -0.67 104.2 104.6 103.3 .380 .024 .536 .490 15.5 29.8 .272 .477 15.4 67.2 .258 Salt Palace 477,833
13 Washington Bullets* 27.1 36 46 -1.80 0.53 -1.28 103.0 104.8 99.1 .320 .057 .518 .471 14.2 29.1 .238 .472 14.2 66.1 .224 Capital Centre 373,802
14 New Jersey Nets* 27.5 36 46 -1.99 0.60 -1.39 105.0 106.9 103.3 .328 .029 .536 .489 15.9 33.3 .248 .499 15.5 70.6 .282 Brendan Byrne Arena 482,854
15 San Antonio Spurs* 27.8 36 46 -1.85 -0.20 -2.05 106.5 108.2 103.8 .355 .028 .555 .509 16.5 31.7 .265 .499 15.2 67.6 .260 HemisFair Arena 336,369
16 Cleveland Cavaliers 27.0 34 48 -2.87 0.68 -2.19 105.5 108.3 101.6 .321 .054 .535 .490 14.6 30.3 .241 .480 13.6 68.5 .292 Coliseum at Richfield 391,842
17 Indiana Pacers 25.0 32 50 -3.33 0.67 -2.66 102.6 105.9 100.9 .305 .020 .525 .483 15.7 31.5 .226 .479 13.7 71.3 .277 Market Square Arena 460,969
18 Chicago Bulls* 26.6 31 51 -3.80 0.69 -3.12 108.6 112.4 99.7 .346 .044 .538 .487 14.7 35.1 .266 .509 13.5 67.4 .280 Chicago Stadium 469,226
19 Phoenix Suns 26.3 33 49 -2.99 -0.17 -3.16 104.3 107.2 104.8 .384 .026 .552 .506 17.7 31.3 .279 .495 15.1 68.3 .279 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum 455,763
20 Sacramento Kings* 26.6 33 49 -3.07 -0.12 -3.19 106.2 109.2 102.0 .324 .019 .541 .492 15.7 32.7 .252 .499 14.4 67.5 .273 ARCO Arena (I) 423,653
21 Golden State Warriors 26.8 33 49 -3.45 -0.14 -3.59 108.3 111.6 104.2 .333 .037 .536 .488 13.9 33.5 .253 .524 14.9 66.7 .241 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Arena 401,205
22 New York Knicks 25.5 26 56 -5.61 0.79 -4.82 99.5 105.2 98.6 .318 .034 .505 .466 15.2 29.5 .218 .484 17.1 65.0 .315 Madison Square Garden (IV) 592,484
23 Los Angeles Clippers 27.0 24 58 -6.93 0.10 -6.83 105.4 112.1 102.7 .374 .032 .534 .477 15.3 32.0 .288 .512 14.0 64.0 .225 Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena 337,814
League Average 26.8 41 41 0.00 0.00 0.00 107.2 107.2 102.1 .341 .038 .541 .493 14.9 32.4 .258 .493 14.9 67.6 .258 487,508

League Awards

Most Valuable Player: Larry Bird*
Rookie of the Year: Patrick Ewing*
Defensive Player of the Year: Alvin Robertson
Most Improved Player: Alvin Robertson
Sixth Man of the Year: Bill Walton*

Players of the Week & Month

Minutes Played

1. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 3270
2. Larry Bird*-BOS 3113
3. Buck Williams-NJN 3070
4. Dominique Wilkins*-ATL 3049
5. Alex English*-DEN 3024

Field Goals

1. Alex English*-DEN 951
2. Dominique Wilkins*-ATL 888
3. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 818
4. Mike Mitchell-SAS 802
5. Larry Bird*-BOS 796

Field Goal Attempts

1. Dominique Wilkins*-ATL 1897
2. Alex English*-DEN 1888
3. Mike Mitchell-SAS 1697
4. Larry Bird*-BOS 1606
5. Jeff Malone-WSB 1522

3-Pt Field Goals

1. Larry Bird*-BOS 82
2. Craig Hodges-MIL 73
3. World B. Free-CLE 71
4. Michael Cooper-LAL 63
  Dale Ellis-DAL 63

3-Pt Field Goal Attempts

1. Larry Bird*-BOS 194
2. Mike Evans-DEN 176
3. Dale Ellis-DAL 173
4. World B. Free-CLE 169
5. Michael Cooper-LAL 163

Free Throws

1. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 630
2. Moses Malone*-PHI 617
3. Dominique Wilkins*-ATL 577
4. Kiki Vandeweghe-POR 523
5. Alex English*-DEN 511

Free Throw Attempts

1. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 796
2. Moses Malone*-PHI 784
3. Dominique Wilkins*-ATL 705
4. Kiki Vandeweghe-POR 602
5. Alex English*-DEN 593

Offensive Rebounds

1. Larry Smith-GSW 384
2. Charles Barkley*-PHI 354
3. Moses Malone*-PHI 339
4. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 333
5. Buck Williams-NJN 329

Defensive Rebounds

1. Bill Laimbeer-DET 770
2. Charles Barkley*-PHI 672
3. Buck Williams-NJN 657
4. James Donaldson-TOT 624
5. Ralph Sampson*-HOU 621

Total Rebounds

1. Bill Laimbeer-DET 1075
2. Charles Barkley*-PHI 1026
3. Buck Williams-NJN 986
4. Ralph Sampson*-HOU 879
5. Moses Malone*-PHI 872

Assists

1. Magic Johnson*-LAL 907
2. Isiah Thomas*-DET 830
3. Reggie Theus-SAC 788
4. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 753
5. Sleepy Floyd-GSW 746

Steals

1. Alvin Robertson-SAS 301
2. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 207
3. Clyde Drexler*-POR 197
4. Fat Lever-DEN 178
5. Charles Barkley*-PHI 173

Blocks

1. Manute Bol-WSB 397
2. Mark Eaton-UTA 369
3. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 231
4. Wayne Cooper-DEN 227
5. Benoit Benjamin-LAC 206

Turnovers

1. Charles Barkley*-PHI 350
2. Reggie Theus-SAC 327
3. Sleepy Floyd-GSW 290
4. Isiah Thomas*-DET 289
5. Ralph Sampson*-HOU 285

Personal Fouls

1. Charles Barkley*-PHI 333
2. Roy Hinson-CLE 316
3. Wayne Cooper-DEN 315
4. Ralph Sampson*-HOU 308
5. Xavier McDaniel-SEA 305

Points

1. Alex English*-DEN 2414
2. Dominique Wilkins*-ATL 2366
3. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 2267
4. Larry Bird*-BOS 2115
5. Kiki Vandeweghe-POR 1962

Field Goal Pct

1. Steve Johnson-SAS .632
2. Artis Gilmore*-SAS .618
3. Larry Nance-PHO .581
4. James Worthy*-LAL .579
5. Kevin McHale*-BOS .574

3-Pt Field Goal Pct

1. Craig Hodges-MIL .451
2. Trent Tucker-NYK .451
3. Ernie Grunfeld-NYK .426
4. Larry Bird*-BOS .423
5. World B. Free-CLE .420

Free Throw Pct

1. Larry Bird*-BOS .896
2. Chris Mullin*-GSW .896
3. Mike Gminski-NJN .893
4. Jim Paxson-POR .889
5. George Gervin*-CHI .879

Minutes Per Game

1. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 39.9
2. Dominique Wilkins*-ATL 39.1
3. Larry Bird*-BOS 38.0
4. Purvis Short-GSW 37.9
5. Buck Williams-NJN 37.4

Points Per Game

1. Dominique Wilkins*-ATL 30.3
2. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 29.8
3. Alex English*-DEN 29.8
4. Larry Bird*-BOS 25.8
5. Purvis Short-GSW 25.5

Rebounds Per Game

1. Bill Laimbeer-DET 13.1
2. Charles Barkley*-PHI 12.8
3. Buck Williams-NJN 12.0
4. Moses Malone*-PHI 11.8
5. Ralph Sampson*-HOU 11.1

Assists Per Game

1. Magic Johnson*-LAL 12.6
2. Isiah Thomas*-DET 10.8
3. Reggie Theus-SAC 9.6
4. John Bagley-CLE 9.4
5. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 9.2

Steals Per Game

1. Alvin Robertson-SAS 3.7
2. Micheal Ray Richardson-NJN 2.7
3. Clyde Drexler*-POR 2.6
4. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 2.5
5. Fat Lever-DEN 2.3

Blocks Per Game

1. Manute Bol-WSB 5.0
2. Mark Eaton-UTA 4.6
3. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 3.4
4. Wayne Cooper-DEN 2.9
5. Benoit Benjamin-LAC 2.6

Player Efficiency Rating

1. Larry Bird*-BOS 25.6
2. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 24.6
3. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 24.2
4. Magic Johnson*-LAL 24.0
5. Dominique Wilkins*-ATL 23.3

True Shooting Pct

1. Darryl Dawkins-NJN .680
2. Steve Johnson-SAS .667
3. Artis Gilmore*-SAS .661
4. Brad Davis-DAL .634
5. Adrian Dantley*-UTA .629

Effective Field Goal Pct

1. Steve Johnson-SAS .632
2. Artis Gilmore*-SAS .618
3. Larry Nance-PHO .581
4. Charles Barkley*-PHI .580
5. James Worthy*-LAL .579

Offensive Rebound Pct

1. Larry Smith-GSW 16.4
2. Charles Oakley-CHI 15.7
3. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 14.4
4. Moses Malone*-PHI 14.0
5. Charles Barkley*-PHI 13.4

Defensive Rebound Pct

1. Bill Laimbeer-DET 28.9
2. Bill Walton*-BOS 27.3
3. Charles Oakley-CHI 27.1
4. Jack Sikma-SEA 26.2
5. Charles Barkley*-PHI 25.4

Total Rebound Pct

1. Charles Oakley-CHI 21.2
2. Bill Laimbeer-DET 19.7
3. Charles Barkley*-PHI 19.4
4. Bill Walton*-BOS 19.4
5. Larry Smith-GSW 19.0

Assist Pct

1. Magic Johnson*-LAL 45.1
2. John Stockton*-UTA 41.8
3. Isiah Thomas*-DET 40.7
4. John Bagley-CLE 40.7
5. Norm Nixon-LAC 40.3

Steal Pct

1. Alvin Robertson-SAS 4.8
2. John Stockton*-UTA 3.8
3. Darwin Cook-NJN 3.7
4. Doc Rivers-ATL 3.7
5. Micheal Ray Richardson-NJN 3.6

Block Pct

1. Manute Bol-WSB 10.6
2. Mark Eaton-UTA 8.1
3. Wayne Cooper-DEN 5.9
4. Tree Rollins-ATL 5.5
5. Benoit Benjamin-LAC 5.3

Turnover Pct

1. Vinnie Johnson-DET 7.5
2. Greg Ballard-GSW 7.9
3. Trent Tucker-NYK 8.2
4. Mike Mitchell-SAS 9.0
5. Robert Reid-HOU 9.0

Usage Pct

1. Dominique Wilkins*-ATL 32.9
2. Alex English*-DEN 30.5
3. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 30.0
4. World B. Free-CLE 29.3
5. Walter Davis-PHO 29.2

Offensive Rating

1. Brad Davis-DAL 128.0
2. Sidney Moncrief-MIL 123.1
3. Ricky Pierce-MIL 122.2
4. Magic Johnson*-LAL 122.1
5. Kiki Vandeweghe-POR 121.6

Defensive Rating

1. Bill Walton*-BOS 97.5
2. Alton Lister-MIL 98.4
3. Manute Bol-WSB 98.9
4. Larry Bird*-BOS 99.4
5. Mark Eaton-UTA 100.0

Offensive Win Shares

1. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 10.4
2. Larry Bird*-BOS 9.6
3. Magic Johnson*-LAL 9.0
4. Kiki Vandeweghe-POR 9.0
5. Sidney Moncrief-MIL 8.3

Defensive Win Shares

1. Larry Bird*-BOS 6.2
2. Charles Barkley*-PHI 5.5
3. Terry Cummings-MIL 4.9
4. Mark Eaton-UTA 4.8
5. Robert Parish*-BOS 4.8

Win Shares

1. Larry Bird*-BOS 15.8
2. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 12.8
3. Magic Johnson*-LAL 12.1
4. Sidney Moncrief-MIL 11.7
5. Kevin McHale*-BOS 11.0

Win Shares Per 48 Minutes

1. Larry Bird*-BOS .244
2. Magic Johnson*-LAL .226
3. Adrian Dantley*-UTA .223
4. Kevin McHale*-BOS .220
5. Sidney Moncrief-MIL .219

Box Plus/Minus

1. Larry Bird*-BOS 8.8
2. Charles Barkley*-PHI 7.6
3. Alvin Robertson-SAS 6.2
4. Magic Johnson*-LAL 5.6
5. Paul Pressey-MIL 5.1

Offensive Box Plus/Minus

1. Larry Bird*-BOS 6.3
2. Adrian Dantley*-UTA 6.0
3. Magic Johnson*-LAL 5.1
4. Isiah Thomas*-DET 4.4
5. Sidney Moncrief-MIL 4.3

Defensive Box Plus/Minus

1. Manute Bol-WSB 5.7
2. Mark Eaton-UTA 4.9
3. Charles Jones-WSB 3.7
4. Tree Rollins-ATL 3.5
5. Charles Barkley*-PHI 3.5

Value Over Replacement Player

1. Larry Bird*-BOS 8.4
2. Charles Barkley*-PHI 7.1
3. Alvin Robertson-SAS 5.9
4. Magic Johnson*-LAL 4.9
5. Paul Pressey-MIL 4.9