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1986-87 Denver Nuggets Schedule and Results

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Record: 37-45, Finished 4th in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Doug Moe (37-45)

PTS/G: 116.7 (3rd of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 117.6 (23rd of 23)
SRS: -1.14 (15th of 23) ▪ Pace: 106.2 (1st of 23)
Off Rtg: 109.3 (8th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 110.2 (15th of 23)
Expected W-L: 39-43 (14th of 23)

Arena: McNichols Sports Arena ▪ Attendance: 494,943 (12th of 23)

NBA 1987 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference First Round (0-3) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 31, 1986 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 134 104 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Nov 1, 1986 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 109 131 1 1 L 1
3 Tue, Nov 4, 1986 Box Score New York Knicks W 118 103 2 1 W 1
4 Thu, Nov 6, 1986 Box Score Utah Jazz W 135 121 3 1 W 2
5 Fri, Nov 7, 1986 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 116 138 3 2 L 1
6 Tue, Nov 11, 1986 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers L 112 115 3 3 L 2
7 Wed, Nov 12, 1986 Box Score Sacramento Kings L 108 110 3 4 L 3
8 Fri, Nov 14, 1986 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 142 138 4 4 W 1
9 Sat, Nov 15, 1986 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 103 111 4 5 L 1
10 Tue, Nov 18, 1986 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 125 112 5 5 W 1
11 Thu, Nov 20, 1986 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 142 128 6 5 W 2
12 Sat, Nov 22, 1986 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 132 120 7 5 W 3
13 Wed, Nov 26, 1986 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 109 107 8 5 W 4
14 Fri, Nov 28, 1986 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 102 126 8 6 L 1
15 Sat, Nov 29, 1986 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 99 131 8 7 L 2
16 Tue, Dec 2, 1986 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 100 116 8 8 L 3
17 Wed, Dec 3, 1986 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 113 119 8 9 L 4
18 Fri, Dec 5, 1986 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 113 100 9 9 W 1
19 Sat, Dec 6, 1986 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 113 128 9 10 L 1
20 Tue, Dec 9, 1986 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 100 106 9 11 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Wed, Dec 10, 1986 Box Score Utah Jazz L 110 112 9 12 L 3
22 Fri, Dec 12, 1986 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 128 116 10 12 W 1
23 Sat, Dec 13, 1986 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 110 123 10 13 L 1
24 Tue, Dec 16, 1986 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W 120 119 11 13 W 1
25 Fri, Dec 19, 1986 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 118 141 11 14 L 1
26 Sat, Dec 20, 1986 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 128 112 12 14 W 1
27 Tue, Dec 23, 1986 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 116 127 12 15 L 1
28 Fri, Dec 26, 1986 Box Score Dallas Mavericks L 121 123 12 16 L 2
29 Sat, Dec 27, 1986 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 108 106 13 16 W 1
30 Tue, Dec 30, 1986 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 108 111 13 17 L 1
31 Fri, Jan 2, 1987 Box Score Houston Rockets L 111 114 13 18 L 2
32 Sat, Jan 3, 1987 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 108 116 13 19 L 3
33 Tue, Jan 6, 1987 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings L 104 112 13 20 L 4
34 Wed, Jan 7, 1987 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 109 147 13 21 L 5
35 Fri, Jan 9, 1987 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 116 113 14 21 W 1
36 Sat, Jan 10, 1987 Box Score Phoenix Suns W OT 127 120 15 21 W 2
37 Tue, Jan 13, 1987 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 117 109 16 21 W 3
38 Wed, Jan 14, 1987 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers L 105 123 16 22 L 1
39 Fri, Jan 16, 1987 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 100 134 16 23 L 2
40 Mon, Jan 19, 1987 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 118 116 17 23 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Wed, Jan 21, 1987 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 129 112 18 23 W 2
42 Sat, Jan 24, 1987 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 132 122 19 23 W 3
43 Mon, Jan 26, 1987 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L OT 141 145 19 24 L 1
44 Thu, Jan 29, 1987 Box Score Dallas Mavericks L 102 132 19 25 L 2
45 Sat, Jan 31, 1987 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 142 113 20 25 W 1
46 Mon, Feb 2, 1987 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 140 112 21 25 W 2
47 Tue, Feb 3, 1987 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 107 105 22 25 W 3
48 Thu, Feb 5, 1987 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 100 113 22 26 L 1
49 Tue, Feb 10, 1987 Box Score Boston Celtics L 105 119 22 27 L 2
50 Thu, Feb 12, 1987 Box Score Washington Bullets L 115 121 22 28 L 3
51 Sat, Feb 14, 1987 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 129 113 23 28 W 1
52 Tue, Feb 17, 1987 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L OT 126 131 23 29 L 1
53 Wed, Feb 18, 1987 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 122 128 23 30 L 2
54 Fri, Feb 20, 1987 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers L 107 121 23 31 L 3
55 Mon, Feb 23, 1987 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 108 124 23 32 L 4
56 Tue, Feb 24, 1987 Box Score Houston Rockets W 134 105 24 32 W 1
57 Thu, Feb 26, 1987 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 100 106 24 33 L 1
58 Sat, Feb 28, 1987 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 117 119 24 34 L 2
59 Mon, Mar 2, 1987 Box Score Sacramento Kings L 114 117 24 35 L 3
60 Wed, Mar 4, 1987 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 107 115 24 36 L 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Thu, Mar 5, 1987 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 121 104 25 36 W 1
62 Tue, Mar 10, 1987 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 107 143 25 37 L 1
63 Wed, Mar 11, 1987 Box Score Utah Jazz W 122 116 26 37 W 1
64 Sun, Mar 15, 1987 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 100 104 26 38 L 1
65 Tue, Mar 17, 1987 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 133 111 27 38 W 1
66 Wed, Mar 18, 1987 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 104 100 28 38 W 2
67 Fri, Mar 20, 1987 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 106 116 28 39 L 1
68 Sat, Mar 21, 1987 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 117 107 29 39 W 1
69 Mon, Mar 23, 1987 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 118 122 29 40 L 1
70 Tue, Mar 24, 1987 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 128 119 30 40 W 1
71 Thu, Mar 26, 1987 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 123 113 31 40 W 2
72 Sat, Mar 28, 1987 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 109 121 31 41 L 1
73 Tue, Mar 31, 1987 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 111 106 32 41 W 1
74 Thu, Apr 2, 1987 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 132 96 33 41 W 2
75 Fri, Apr 3, 1987 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 116 106 34 41 W 3
76 Sun, Apr 5, 1987 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 118 126 34 42 L 1
77 Tue, Apr 7, 1987 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W OT 129 126 35 42 W 1
78 Fri, Apr 10, 1987 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 103 106 35 43 L 1
79 Sat, Apr 11, 1987 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 103 113 35 44 L 2
80 Tue, Apr 14, 1987 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 142 114 36 44 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Thu, Apr 16, 1987 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings L 117 123 36 45 L 1
82 Sat, Apr 18, 1987 Box Score Houston Rockets W 126 117 37 45 W 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Thu, Apr 23, 1987 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 95 128 0 1 L 1
2 Sat, Apr 25, 1987 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 127 139 0 2 L 2
3 Wed, Apr 29, 1987 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 103 140 0 3 L 3