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1986-87 Cleveland Cavaliers Schedule and Results

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Record: 31-51, Finished 6th in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Lenny Wilkens (31-51)

PTS/G: 104.4 (22nd of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 108.2 (11th of 23)
SRS: -3.18 (18th of 23) ▪ Pace: 101.3 (12th of 23)
Off Rtg: 102.6 (22nd of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 106.4 (6th of 23)
Expected W-L: 31-51 (19th of 23)

Arena: Coliseum at Richfield ▪ Attendance: 447,125 (18th of 23)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Nov 1, 1986 Box Score Washington Bullets W 113 106 1 0 W 1
2 Sun, Nov 2, 1986 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 89 94 1 1 L 1
3 Wed, Nov 5, 1986 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 95 111 1 2 L 2
4 Fri, Nov 7, 1986 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 115 114 2 2 W 1
5 Sat, Nov 8, 1986 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 100 93 3 2 W 2
6 Tue, Nov 11, 1986 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings L 114 119 3 3 L 1
7 Thu, Nov 13, 1986 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 102 115 3 4 L 2
8 Sat, Nov 15, 1986 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 96 111 3 5 L 3
9 Sun, Nov 16, 1986 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 106 134 3 6 L 4
10 Wed, Nov 19, 1986 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 104 112 3 7 L 5
11 Thu, Nov 20, 1986 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 89 108 3 8 L 6
12 Sat, Nov 22, 1986 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 84 93 3 9 L 7
13 Wed, Nov 26, 1986 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 118 114 4 9 W 1
14 Sat, Nov 29, 1986 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 90 88 5 9 W 2
15 Tue, Dec 2, 1986 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 115 105 6 9 W 3
16 Thu, Dec 4, 1986 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 113 105 7 9 W 4
17 Sat, Dec 6, 1986 Box Score Boston Celtics W 88 86 8 9 W 5
18 Tue, Dec 9, 1986 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 98 122 8 10 L 1
19 Thu, Dec 11, 1986 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 94 115 8 11 L 2
20 Sat, Dec 13, 1986 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 123 120 9 11 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Tue, Dec 16, 1986 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 116 121 9 12 L 1
22 Wed, Dec 17, 1986 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 110 107 10 12 W 1
23 Fri, Dec 19, 1986 Box Score Utah Jazz L 2OT 128 134 10 13 L 1
24 Sun, Dec 21, 1986 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 104 94 11 13 W 1
25 Tue, Dec 23, 1986 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 92 108 11 14 L 1
26 Fri, Dec 26, 1986 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 121 112 12 14 W 1
27 Sat, Dec 27, 1986 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 111 120 12 15 L 1
28 Mon, Dec 29, 1986 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 107 106 13 15 W 1
29 Tue, Dec 30, 1986 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 99 111 13 16 L 1
30 Fri, Jan 2, 1987 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 84 91 13 17 L 2
31 Sat, Jan 3, 1987 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 95 104 13 18 L 3
32 Tue, Jan 6, 1987 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 95 99 13 19 L 4
33 Thu, Jan 8, 1987 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 103 93 14 19 W 1
34 Sat, Jan 10, 1987 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 104 129 14 20 L 1
35 Tue, Jan 13, 1987 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 101 103 14 21 L 2
36 Wed, Jan 14, 1987 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 87 104 14 22 L 3
37 Fri, Jan 16, 1987 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L OT 128 133 14 23 L 4
38 Sat, Jan 17, 1987 Box Score New York Knicks W 116 110 15 23 W 1
39 Mon, Jan 19, 1987 Box Score Houston Rockets L 103 127 15 24 L 1
40 Wed, Jan 21, 1987 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 107 111 15 25 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Fri, Jan 23, 1987 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 96 117 15 26 L 3
42 Sat, Jan 24, 1987 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 114 84 16 26 W 1
43 Wed, Jan 28, 1987 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 107 109 16 27 L 1
44 Thu, Jan 29, 1987 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 102 91 17 27 W 1
45 Sat, Jan 31, 1987 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 102 100 18 27 W 2
46 Wed, Feb 4, 1987 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 102 104 18 28 L 1
47 Thu, Feb 5, 1987 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 85 94 18 29 L 2
48 Tue, Feb 10, 1987 Box Score New York Knicks W 100 95 19 29 W 1
49 Thu, Feb 12, 1987 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 109 113 19 30 L 1
50 Sun, Feb 15, 1987 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 104 120 19 31 L 2
51 Mon, Feb 16, 1987 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 105 94 20 31 W 1
52 Wed, Feb 18, 1987 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 129 119 21 31 W 2
53 Thu, Feb 19, 1987 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 105 120 21 32 L 1
54 Sun, Feb 22, 1987 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 98 102 21 33 L 2
55 Mon, Feb 23, 1987 Box Score Washington Bullets W 109 105 22 33 W 1
56 Wed, Feb 25, 1987 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 105 106 22 34 L 1
57 Sat, Feb 28, 1987 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 119 117 23 34 W 1
58 Mon, Mar 2, 1987 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 107 123 23 35 L 1
59 Tue, Mar 3, 1987 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 122 127 23 36 L 2
60 Thu, Mar 5, 1987 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 102 126 23 37 L 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sat, Mar 7, 1987 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 118 122 23 38 L 4
62 Tue, Mar 10, 1987 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 91 100 23 39 L 5
63 Thu, Mar 12, 1987 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 116 109 24 39 W 1
64 Sat, Mar 14, 1987 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 104 111 24 40 L 1
65 Sun, Mar 15, 1987 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 89 97 24 41 L 2
66 Tue, Mar 17, 1987 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 110 91 25 41 W 1
67 Wed, Mar 18, 1987 Box Score Denver Nuggets L 100 104 25 42 L 1
68 Fri, Mar 20, 1987 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 106 105 26 42 W 1
69 Sat, Mar 21, 1987 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 76 77 26 43 L 1
70 Tue, Mar 24, 1987 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 88 111 26 44 L 2 at Hartford, CT
71 Fri, Mar 27, 1987 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 116 113 27 44 W 1
72 Sun, Mar 29, 1987 Box Score Dallas Mavericks L 98 101 27 45 L 1
73 Tue, Mar 31, 1987 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 105 116 27 46 L 2
74 Wed, Apr 1, 1987 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 99 108 27 47 L 3
75 Sat, Apr 4, 1987 Box Score Washington Bullets L 111 127 27 48 L 4
76 Mon, Apr 6, 1987 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 105 110 27 49 L 5
77 Tue, Apr 7, 1987 Box Score Boston Celtics W 107 83 28 49 W 1
78 Thu, Apr 9, 1987 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 111 99 29 49 W 2
79 Sat, Apr 11, 1987 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 93 121 29 50 L 1
80 Tue, Apr 14, 1987 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 113 95 30 50 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Wed, Apr 15, 1987 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 101 110 30 51 L 1
82 Sat, Apr 18, 1987 Box Score New York Knicks W 122 113 31 51 W 1