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1986-87 Dallas Mavericks Schedule and Results

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Record: 55-27, Finished 1st in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dick Motta (55-27)

PTS/G: 116.7 (4th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 110.4 (14th of 23)
SRS: 5.55 (4th of 23) ▪ Pace: 100.5 (14th of 23)
Off Rtg: 114.9 (2nd of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 108.7 (14th of 23)
Expected W-L: 56-26 (4th of 23)

Arena: Reunion Arena ▪ Attendance: 696,333 (2nd of 23)

NBA 1987 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference First Round (1-3) versus Seattle SuperSonics  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 31, 1986 Box Score Utah Jazz W 103 77 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Nov 1, 1986 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 105 108 1 1 L 1
3 Tue, Nov 4, 1986 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 118 86 2 1 W 1
4 Thu, Nov 6, 1986 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 147 124 3 1 W 2
5 Fri, Nov 7, 1986 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L OT 113 120 3 2 L 1
6 Tue, Nov 11, 1986 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 103 104 3 3 L 2
7 Wed, Nov 12, 1986 Box Score Houston Rockets W 114 85 4 3 W 1
8 Fri, Nov 14, 1986 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 138 142 4 4 L 1
9 Sat, Nov 15, 1986 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 111 96 5 4 W 1
10 Tue, Nov 18, 1986 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 110 114 5 5 L 1
11 Thu, Nov 20, 1986 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 113 108 6 5 W 1
12 Fri, Nov 21, 1986 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W OT 130 122 7 5 W 2
13 Wed, Nov 26, 1986 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 129 117 8 5 W 3
14 Fri, Nov 28, 1986 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 119 94 9 5 W 4
15 Sat, Nov 29, 1986 Box Score Utah Jazz W 118 107 10 5 W 5
16 Tue, Dec 2, 1986 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W 127 124 11 5 W 6
17 Fri, Dec 5, 1986 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 104 112 11 6 L 1
18 Sat, Dec 6, 1986 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 109 104 12 6 W 1
19 Wed, Dec 10, 1986 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 130 129 13 6 W 2
20 Thu, Dec 11, 1986 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 99 103 13 7 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 13, 1986 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 126 109 14 7 W 1
22 Sun, Dec 14, 1986 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 100 134 14 8 L 1
23 Tue, Dec 16, 1986 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 101 98 15 8 W 1
24 Fri, Dec 19, 1986 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 141 118 16 8 W 2
25 Sat, Dec 20, 1986 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 130 119 17 8 W 3
26 Tue, Dec 23, 1986 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 119 120 17 9 L 1
27 Fri, Dec 26, 1986 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 123 121 18 9 W 1
28 Sat, Dec 27, 1986 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 123 97 19 9 W 2
29 Fri, Jan 2, 1987 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 117 107 20 9 W 3
30 Sat, Jan 3, 1987 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 106 89 21 9 W 4
31 Mon, Jan 5, 1987 Box Score Indiana Pacers L 135 144 21 10 L 1
32 Wed, Jan 7, 1987 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 108 103 22 10 W 1
33 Fri, Jan 9, 1987 Box Score Denver Nuggets L 113 116 22 11 L 1
34 Sat, Jan 10, 1987 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 96 106 22 12 L 2
35 Tue, Jan 13, 1987 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 108 103 23 12 W 1
36 Wed, Jan 14, 1987 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 108 117 23 13 L 1
37 Fri, Jan 16, 1987 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W OT 124 122 24 13 W 1
38 Sat, Jan 17, 1987 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 2OT 115 119 24 14 L 1
39 Wed, Jan 21, 1987 Box Score New York Knicks W 113 93 25 14 W 1
40 Sat, Jan 24, 1987 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 132 117 26 14 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Tue, Jan 27, 1987 Box Score Washington Bullets L 113 118 26 15 L 1
42 Thu, Jan 29, 1987 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 132 102 27 15 W 1
43 Fri, Jan 30, 1987 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 133 117 28 15 W 2
44 Sun, Feb 1, 1987 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 117 133 28 16 L 1
45 Mon, Feb 2, 1987 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 103 99 29 16 W 1
46 Wed, Feb 4, 1987 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 124 94 30 16 W 2
47 Tue, Feb 10, 1987 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 135 115 31 16 W 3
48 Thu, Feb 12, 1987 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings L 125 129 31 17 L 1
49 Sat, Feb 14, 1987 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 138 107 32 17 W 1
50 Mon, Feb 16, 1987 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 100 105 32 18 L 1
51 Wed, Feb 18, 1987 Box Score Boston Celtics L 96 113 32 19 L 2
52 Fri, Feb 20, 1987 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 122 107 33 19 W 1
53 Sat, Feb 21, 1987 Box Score Golden State Warriors W OT 122 111 34 19 W 2
54 Mon, Feb 23, 1987 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 121 95 35 19 W 3
55 Wed, Feb 25, 1987 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 108 101 36 19 W 4
56 Fri, Feb 27, 1987 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 123 110 37 19 W 5
57 Sat, Feb 28, 1987 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 98 123 37 20 L 1
58 Mon, Mar 2, 1987 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 135 112 38 20 W 1
59 Wed, Mar 4, 1987 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 115 107 39 20 W 2
60 Fri, Mar 6, 1987 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 115 125 39 21 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Mar 8, 1987 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L OT 105 115 39 22 L 2
62 Wed, Mar 11, 1987 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 130 117 40 22 W 1
63 Fri, Mar 13, 1987 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 105 113 40 23 L 1
64 Sat, Mar 14, 1987 Box Score Houston Rockets W 118 109 41 23 W 1
65 Tue, Mar 17, 1987 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 114 96 42 23 W 2
66 Thu, Mar 19, 1987 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W 105 104 43 23 W 3
67 Sat, Mar 21, 1987 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 122 118 44 23 W 4
68 Mon, Mar 23, 1987 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 103 100 45 23 W 5
69 Tue, Mar 24, 1987 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 119 107 46 23 W 6
70 Thu, Mar 26, 1987 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 112 120 46 24 L 1
71 Sat, Mar 28, 1987 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 114 107 47 24 W 1
72 Sun, Mar 29, 1987 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 101 98 48 24 W 2
73 Tue, Mar 31, 1987 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 118 102 49 24 W 3
74 Fri, Apr 3, 1987 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 136 116 50 24 W 4
75 Sat, Apr 4, 1987 Box Score Utah Jazz W 121 107 51 24 W 5
76 Mon, Apr 6, 1987 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L OT 110 118 51 25 L 1
77 Wed, Apr 8, 1987 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 90 103 51 26 L 2
78 Thu, Apr 9, 1987 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 125 100 52 26 W 1
79 Sat, Apr 11, 1987 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 129 100 53 26 W 2
80 Wed, Apr 15, 1987 Box Score Houston Rockets W 113 107 54 26 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 17, 1987 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 99 121 54 27 L 1
82 Sat, Apr 18, 1987 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 125 121 55 27 W 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Thu, Apr 23, 1987 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 151 129 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Apr 25, 1987 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 110 112 1 1 L 1
3 Tue, Apr 28, 1987 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 107 117 1 2 L 2 at Seattle, WA (Clarence S. "Hec" Edmundson Pavillion)
4 Thu, Apr 30, 1987 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 98 124 1 3 L 3 at Seattle, WA (Clarence S. "Hec" Edmundson Pavillion)