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1987 NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals

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League Champion: Los Angeles Lakers

Finals MVP: Magic Johnson (26.2/8.0/13.0)

1987 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Larry Bird (622)
TRB: Larry Bird (231)
AST: Magic Johnson (219)
WS: Magic Johnson (3.7)

2 Series

Click matchup for composite box score
2 vs. 3 Atlanta Hawks vs. Detroit Pistons DETROIT PISTONS win 4-1
1 vs. 4 Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks BOSTON CELTICS win 4-3

#3.Detroit Pistons (4) vs. #2.Atlanta Hawks (1)

Game 1
DET
ATL
112
111
Game 2
DET
ATL
102
115
Game 3
ATL
DET
99
108
Game 4
ATL
DET
88
89
Game 5
DET
ATL
104
96

Detroit Pistons (4-4)

Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK
1 Isiah Thomas 25 5 5 191 45 101 4 14 41 50 7 19 26 39 17 0 20 17 135 .446 .286 .820 38.2 27.0 5.2 7.8 3.4 0.0
2 Adrian Dantley 30 5 5 165 26 62 0 0 27 34 13 9 22 12 5 0 11 16 79 .419 .794 33.0 15.8 4.4 2.4 1.0 0.0
3 Bill Laimbeer 29 5 5 186 28 50 1 3 9 13 11 34 45 11 4 2 8 19 66 .560 .333 .692 37.2 13.2 9.0 2.2 0.8 0.4
4 Joe Dumars 23 5 5 159 20 40 0 0 17 18 3 5 8 20 5 0 9 8 57 .500 .944 31.8 11.4 1.6 4.0 1.0 0.0
5 Vinnie Johnson 30 5 0 130 21 58 0 0 10 12 5 7 12 14 4 3 8 13 52 .362 .833 26.0 10.4 2.4 2.8 0.8 0.6
6 Rick Mahorn 28 5 5 170 16 38 0 1 18 19 18 34 52 2 1 4 6 19 50 .421 .000 .947 34.0 10.0 10.4 0.4 0.2 0.8
7 Dennis Rodman 25 5 0 83 15 34 0 0 10 14 17 10 27 0 2 5 4 14 40 .441 .714 16.6 8.0 5.4 0.0 0.4 1.0
8 John Salley 22 5 0 106 8 17 0 0 14 20 10 11 21 4 1 12 7 21 30 .471 .700 21.2 6.0 4.2 0.8 0.2 2.4
9 Sidney Green 26 2 0 9 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 6 1.000 4.5 3.0 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
10 Chuck Nevitt 27 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Team Totals 5 1200 182 404 5 18 146 180 86 131 217 102 39 26 74 127 515 .450 .278 .811 240.0 103.0 43.4 20.4 7.8 5.2

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Isiah Thomas 25 5 5 191 .549 .465 3.7 11.2 7.3 38.3 4.7 0.0 14.0 32.4 113 106 21.4
2 Adrian Dantley 30 5 5 165 .513 .419 8.5 5.8 7.3 12.0 1.6 0.0 12.5 23.1 110 115 10.2
3 Bill Laimbeer 29 5 5 186 .592 .570 6.3 19.7 13.3 9.7 1.1 0.7 12.6 14.7 118 110 11.2
4 Joe Dumars 23 5 5 159 .595 .500 2.0 3.7 2.8 19.4 1.6 0.0 15.8 15.4 118 117 9.4
5 Vinnie Johnson 30 5 0 130 .411 .362 4.0 6.0 4.9 18.6 1.7 1.4 11.2 23.5 94 114 5.5
6 Rick Mahorn 28 5 5 170 .539 .421 11.8 21.4 16.5 2.0 0.3 1.5 11.5 13.3 119 110 8.8
7 Dennis Rodman 25 5 0 83 .498 .441 23.0 13.5 18.3 0.0 1.2 3.5 9.1 22.9 115 112 6.3
8 John Salley 22 5 0 106 .581 .471 10.2 11.1 10.6 5.3 0.5 6.8 21.3 13.1 109 108 5.2
9 Sidney Green 26 2 0 9 1.000 1.000 13.0 26.2 19.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 25.0 19.4 129 123 2.7
10 Chuck Nevitt 27 1 0 1 .000 .000 100.0 0.0 55.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 42.2 61 130 0.0
Team Totals 5 1200

Atlanta Hawks (1-1)

Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK
1 Dominique Wilkins 27 5 5 201 39 102 1 4 32 34 21 22 43 13 7 5 18 13 111 .382 .250 .941 40.2 22.2 8.6 2.6 1.4 1.0
2 Randy Wittman 27 5 5 172 43 78 0 0 10 12 2 8 10 17 3 1 6 18 96 .551 .833 34.4 19.2 2.0 3.4 0.6 0.2
3 Kevin Willis 24 5 5 211 38 70 0 0 17 20 21 29 50 5 7 5 7 20 93 .543 .850 42.2 18.6 10.0 1.0 1.4 1.0
4 Antoine Carr 25 5 0 89 18 26 0 0 15 18 4 11 15 8 3 5 5 21 51 .692 .833 17.8 10.2 3.0 1.6 0.6 1.0
5 John Battle 24 4 0 56 14 31 2 4 14 15 2 7 9 7 1 0 5 9 44 .452 .500 .933 14.0 11.0 2.3 1.8 0.3 0.0
6 Doc Rivers 25 5 5 156 16 40 0 0 10 20 4 15 19 58 5 3 17 21 42 .400 .500 31.2 8.4 3.8 11.6 1.0 0.6
7 Tree Rollins 31 5 5 118 8 15 0 0 8 11 12 17 29 1 2 10 4 16 24 .533 .727 23.6 4.8 5.8 0.2 0.4 2.0
8 Mike McGee 27 4 0 48 6 21 0 5 2 6 8 6 14 10 2 0 4 5 14 .286 .000 .333 12.0 3.5 3.5 2.5 0.5 0.0
9 Jon Koncak 23 4 0 39 4 9 0 0 3 4 4 7 11 1 2 3 0 11 11 .444 .750 9.8 2.8 2.8 0.3 0.5 0.8
10 Spud Webb 23 4 0 41 3 8 0 1 4 4 1 1 2 9 1 0 7 3 10 .375 .000 1.000 10.3 2.5 0.5 2.3 0.3 0.0
11 Cliff Levingston 26 5 0 56 1 7 0 0 7 10 8 8 16 2 0 3 3 9 9 .143 .700 11.2 1.8 3.2 0.4 0.0 0.6
12 Scott Hastings 26 3 0 13 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 1 0 0 3 4 1.000 4.3 1.3 1.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
Team Totals 5 1200 192 409 3 14 122 154 87 135 222 131 34 35 76 149 509 .469 .214 .792 240.0 101.8 44.4 26.2 6.8 7.0

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Dominique Wilkins 27 5 5 201 .475 .387 11.5 11.8 11.7 10.3 1.8 1.5 13.3 29.2 102 112 14.4
2 Randy Wittman 27 5 5 172 .576 .551 1.4 5.2 3.2 18.7 0.9 0.3 6.7 22.4 121 117 12.8
3 Kevin Willis 24 5 5 211 .590 .543 10.9 14.9 13.0 3.5 1.8 1.5 8.2 17.6 127 111 16.1
4 Antoine Carr 25 5 0 89 .752 .692 4.8 13.1 9.1 14.6 1.8 3.4 12.8 19.2 139 109 8.7
5 John Battle 24 4 0 56 .585 .484 3.9 13.0 8.4 24.6 0.9 0.0 11.7 33.3 117 110 7.1
6 Doc Rivers 25 5 5 156 .430 .400 2.9 10.6 6.7 52.8 1.7 1.1 25.8 18.3 98 114 9.2
7 Tree Rollins 31 5 5 118 .605 .533 11.4 15.6 13.3 1.3 0.9 5.2 16.8 8.7 114 110 5.7
8 Mike McGee 27 4 0 48 .296 .286 19.0 14.1 16.3 28.8 2.2 0.0 14.5 25.1 89 116 2.6
9 Jon Koncak 23 4 0 39 .511 .444 12.1 19.7 16.2 3.7 2.9 4.8 0.0 12.0 132 114 2.8
10 Spud Webb 23 4 0 41 .512 .375 2.4 3.0 2.7 32.0 1.3 0.0 41.8 17.9 82 122 1.4
11 Cliff Levingston 26 5 0 56 .395 .143 16.2 15.3 15.6 4.3 0.0 3.3 20.8 11.1 93 113 1.6
12 Scott Hastings 26 3 0 13 1.000 1.000 0.0 32.5 16.4 0.0 3.8 0.0 0.0 6.4 200 97 1.5
Team Totals 5 1200

#1.Boston Celtics (4) vs. #4.Milwaukee Bucks (3)

Game 1
MIL
BOS
98
111
Game 2
MIL
BOS
124
126
Game 3
BOS
MIL
121
126
Game 4
BOS
MIL
138
137
Game 5
MIL
BOS
129
124
Game 6
BOS
MIL
111
121
Game 7
MIL
BOS
113
119

Boston Celtics (4-4)

Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK
1 Larry Bird 30 7 7 330 69 146 5 16 66 74 13 55 68 52 12 6 24 20 209 .473 .313 .892 47.1 29.9 9.7 7.4 1.7 0.9
2 Dennis Johnson 32 7 7 318 57 111 2 9 39 45 3 30 33 69 4 2 18 27 155 .514 .222 .867 45.4 22.1 4.7 9.9 0.6 0.3
3 Kevin McHale 29 6 4 247 58 102 0 0 29 39 23 41 64 6 2 11 12 28 145 .569 .744 41.2 24.2 10.7 1.0 0.3 1.8
4 Robert Parish 33 6 6 232 55 100 0 0 24 28 28 49 77 11 5 15 13 25 134 .550 .857 38.7 22.3 12.8 1.8 0.8 2.5
5 Danny Ainge 27 7 7 275 41 84 14 26 15 19 7 12 19 33 10 0 16 24 111 .488 .538 .789 39.3 15.9 2.7 4.7 1.4 0.0
6 Fred Roberts 26 7 3 129 16 36 0 0 10 14 9 7 16 6 2 2 5 24 42 .444 .714 18.4 6.0 2.3 0.9 0.3 0.3
7 Darren Daye 26 7 0 49 6 12 0 0 13 14 3 3 6 2 2 1 8 4 25 .500 .929 7.0 3.6 0.9 0.3 0.3 0.1
8 Jerry Sichting 30 7 0 80 7 15 0 0 4 4 1 5 6 11 2 0 5 13 18 .467 1.000 11.4 2.6 0.9 1.6 0.3 0.0
9 Bill Walton 34 3 0 32 2 6 0 0 0 4 3 6 9 7 3 1 1 6 4 .333 .000 10.7 1.3 3.0 2.3 1.0 0.3
10 Greg Kite 25 6 1 44 1 3 0 0 1 2 2 11 13 2 0 3 1 10 3 .333 .500 7.3 0.5 2.2 0.3 0.0 0.5
11 Sam Vincent 23 5 0 15 1 3 0 0 1 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 3 3 .333 .500 3.0 0.6 0.2 0.4 0.0 0.0
12 Conner Henry 23 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .250 1.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Team Totals 7 1755 313 618 21 51 203 249 92 220 312 201 42 41 105 184 850 .506 .412 .815 250.7 121.4 44.6 28.7 6.0 5.9

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Larry Bird 30 7 7 330 .585 .490 4.8 19.4 12.4 22.9 1.7 1.1 11.8 25.9 121 115 25.3
2 Dennis Johnson 32 7 7 318 .593 .523 1.3 10.8 6.1 32.0 0.6 0.4 12.1 19.7 126 120 19.1
3 Kevin McHale 29 6 4 247 .608 .569 11.2 19.2 15.4 3.7 0.4 2.6 9.1 22.4 123 120 18.7
4 Robert Parish 33 6 6 232 .597 .550 14.6 24.5 20.0 7.5 1.0 3.6 10.4 22.9 123 113 19.8
5 Danny Ainge 27 7 7 275 .601 .571 3.3 5.4 4.4 16.3 1.8 0.0 14.8 16.7 116 120 11.9
6 Fred Roberts 26 7 3 129 .498 .444 8.7 6.3 7.4 6.2 0.7 0.9 10.6 15.1 107 116 3.3
7 Darren Daye 26 7 0 49 .688 .500 7.2 7.4 7.5 5.1 1.9 1.1 30.6 22.2 103 115 2.3
8 Jerry Sichting 30 7 0 80 .537 .467 1.8 7.4 4.6 18.2 1.2 0.0 23.0 11.3 101 120 1.7
9 Bill Walton 34 3 0 32 .258 .333 13.2 19.7 17.0 26.6 4.4 1.7 11.4 11.5 94 97 2.7
10 Greg Kite 25 6 1 44 .387 .333 5.5 27.1 17.0 5.1 0.0 4.0 20.5 4.6 91 114 0.7
11 Sam Vincent 23 5 0 15 .387 .333 0.0 6.7 3.9 16.5 0.0 0.0 20.5 13.6 81 111 0.1
12 Conner Henry 23 4 0 4 .284 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 36.2 28.9 36 120 -0.3
Team Totals 7 1755

Milwaukee Bucks (3-3)

Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK
1 Terry Cummings 25 7 7 261 61 124 0 0 38 51 16 48 64 15 7 5 8 32 160 .492 .745 37.3 22.9 9.1 2.1 1.0 0.7
2 Sidney Moncrief 29 7 7 270 49 107 3 8 45 53 10 21 31 25 8 3 16 25 146 .458 .375 .849 38.6 20.9 4.4 3.6 1.1 0.4
3 Jack Sikma 31 7 7 268 44 93 0 1 35 35 17 50 67 18 9 6 12 31 123 .473 .000 1.000 38.3 17.6 9.6 2.6 1.3 0.9
4 John Lucas 33 7 7 206 43 89 11 24 21 28 3 12 15 30 6 0 9 14 118 .483 .458 .750 29.4 16.9 2.1 4.3 0.9 0.0
5 Ricky Pierce 27 7 0 187 41 86 0 0 34 37 7 11 18 8 6 3 9 25 116 .477 .919 26.7 16.6 2.6 1.1 0.9 0.4
6 Paul Pressey 28 7 7 269 41 87 1 5 17 25 18 15 33 61 16 4 21 31 100 .471 .200 .680 38.4 14.3 4.7 8.7 2.3 0.6
7 Craig Hodges 26 7 0 132 20 40 2 10 6 7 3 9 12 16 7 2 2 9 48 .500 .200 .857 18.9 6.9 1.7 2.3 1.0 0.3
8 Paul Mokeski 30 7 0 62 5 9 0 0 8 11 6 10 16 1 2 2 0 14 18 .556 .727 8.9 2.6 2.3 0.1 0.3 0.3
9 Randy Breuer 26 7 0 73 5 13 0 0 5 8 2 10 12 4 1 5 2 21 15 .385 .625 10.4 2.1 1.7 0.6 0.1 0.7
10 Dudley Bradley 29 7 0 23 2 6 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 4 .333 .000 3.3 0.6 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
11 Jerome Henderson 27 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
12 Jerry Reynolds 24 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 1.0 0.0 0.3 0.7 1.0 0.0
Team Totals 7 1755 311 654 17 52 209 255 83 186 269 181 65 30 80 208 848 .476 .327 .820 250.7 121.1 38.4 25.9 9.3 4.3

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Terry Cummings 25 7 7 261 .546 .492 6.7 23.6 14.8 9.0 1.3 1.2 5.2 24.4 116 116 16.9
2 Sidney Moncrief 29 7 7 270 .560 .472 4.5 9.6 7.0 13.3 1.4 0.7 10.9 22.6 113 120 14.6
3 Jack Sikma 31 7 7 268 .567 .473 7.6 23.7 15.2 9.2 1.6 1.3 10.0 18.6 117 116 14.8
4 John Lucas 33 7 7 206 .582 .545 1.7 7.5 4.5 21.8 1.4 0.0 8.2 22.2 117 122 12.6
5 Ricky Pierce 27 7 0 187 .567 .477 4.2 7.7 6.0 6.9 1.5 1.0 8.1 24.7 114 120 10.6
6 Paul Pressey 28 7 7 269 .510 .477 7.9 7.0 7.5 31.4 2.9 0.9 17.6 18.6 107 117 13.9
7 Craig Hodges 26 7 0 132 .557 .525 2.4 8.9 5.6 16.1 2.5 0.9 4.4 14.0 120 116 6.6
8 Paul Mokeski 30 7 0 62 .650 .556 12.2 20.5 15.9 2.0 1.7 2.0 0.0 9.3 152 117 2.6
9 Randy Breuer 26 7 0 73 .454 .385 3.2 18.1 9.7 6.6 0.6 4.5 10.8 10.6 96 116 1.1
10 Dudley Bradley 29 7 0 23 .333 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.7 0.0 0.0 14.3 11.7 65 122 -0.2
11 Jerome Henderson 27 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 116 -0.4
12 Jerry Reynolds 24 3 0 3 33.3 0.0 19.5 33.3 33.3 0.0 0.0 201 25 1.7
Team Totals 7 1755