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1987-88 Denver Nuggets Schedule and Results

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Record: 54-28, Finished 1st in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Doug Moe (54-28)

PTS/G: 116.7 (1st of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 112.7 (19th of 23)
SRS: 3.32 (8th of 23) ▪ Pace: 105.5 (1st of 23)
Off Rtg: 110.1 (8th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 106.3 (6th of 23)
Expected W-L: 51-31 (6th of 23)

Arena: McNichols Sports Arena ▪ Attendance: 520,881 (9th of 23)

NBA 1988 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference Semifinals (2-4) versus Dallas Mavericks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference First Round (2-3) versus Seattle SuperSonics  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Nov 6, 1987 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 139 93 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Nov 7, 1987 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 103 99 2 0 W 2
3 Tue, Nov 10, 1987 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings L 123 134 2 1 L 1
4 Thu, Nov 12, 1987 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 126 113 3 1 W 1
5 Sat, Nov 14, 1987 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 130 109 4 1 W 2
6 Tue, Nov 17, 1987 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 110 120 4 2 L 1
7 Wed, Nov 18, 1987 Box Score Indiana Pacers L 106 117 4 3 L 2
8 Fri, Nov 20, 1987 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 156 142 5 3 W 1
9 Sat, Nov 21, 1987 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 97 91 6 3 W 2
10 Tue, Nov 24, 1987 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 132 104 7 3 W 3
11 Fri, Nov 27, 1987 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 119 127 7 4 L 1
12 Sat, Nov 28, 1987 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 106 98 8 4 W 1
13 Tue, Dec 1, 1987 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 101 106 8 5 L 1
14 Wed, Dec 2, 1987 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 147 120 9 5 W 1
15 Fri, Dec 4, 1987 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 105 89 10 5 W 2
16 Sat, Dec 5, 1987 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 96 109 10 6 L 1
17 Wed, Dec 9, 1987 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 124 119 11 6 W 1
18 Thu, Dec 10, 1987 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 97 113 11 7 L 1
19 Sat, Dec 12, 1987 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 131 121 12 7 W 1
20 Wed, Dec 16, 1987 Box Score Houston Rockets W 132 113 13 7 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Fri, Dec 18, 1987 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 114 133 13 8 L 1
22 Sat, Dec 19, 1987 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 121 117 14 8 W 1
23 Tue, Dec 22, 1987 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 119 104 15 8 W 2
24 Wed, Dec 23, 1987 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 117 129 15 9 L 1
25 Sat, Dec 26, 1987 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 115 111 16 9 W 1
26 Mon, Dec 28, 1987 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 100 108 16 10 L 1
27 Tue, Dec 29, 1987 Box Score Utah Jazz L 97 98 16 11 L 2
28 Fri, Jan 1, 1988 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 124 109 17 11 W 1
29 Sat, Jan 2, 1988 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 151 142 18 11 W 2
30 Mon, Jan 4, 1988 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 101 122 18 12 L 1
31 Wed, Jan 6, 1988 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 98 93 19 12 W 1
32 Thu, Jan 7, 1988 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 96 100 19 13 L 1
33 Sat, Jan 9, 1988 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 105 113 19 14 L 2
34 Mon, Jan 11, 1988 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 115 127 19 15 L 3
35 Thu, Jan 14, 1988 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 115 112 20 15 W 1
36 Sat, Jan 16, 1988 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 115 94 21 15 W 2
37 Mon, Jan 18, 1988 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 116 123 21 16 L 1
38 Thu, Jan 21, 1988 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 115 113 22 16 W 1
39 Fri, Jan 22, 1988 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 106 126 22 17 L 1
40 Thu, Jan 28, 1988 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 122 113 23 17 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sat, Jan 30, 1988 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 124 106 24 17 W 2
42 Wed, Feb 3, 1988 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 115 105 25 17 W 3
43 Thu, Feb 4, 1988 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 129 123 26 17 W 4
44 Tue, Feb 9, 1988 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 136 108 27 17 W 5
45 Thu, Feb 11, 1988 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 108 120 27 18 L 1
46 Fri, Feb 12, 1988 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 105 120 27 19 L 2
47 Sun, Feb 14, 1988 Box Score Utah Jazz W 107 93 28 19 W 1
48 Wed, Feb 17, 1988 Box Score Boston Celtics W 138 125 29 19 W 2
49 Sat, Feb 20, 1988 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 108 128 29 20 L 1
50 Mon, Feb 22, 1988 Box Score Washington Bullets W 100 87 30 20 W 1
51 Wed, Feb 24, 1988 Box Score @ Utah Jazz W 123 120 31 20 W 2
52 Fri, Feb 26, 1988 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 120 104 32 20 W 3
53 Sun, Feb 28, 1988 Box Score New York Knicks W 109 100 33 20 W 4
54 Mon, Feb 29, 1988 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 96 123 33 21 L 1
55 Wed, Mar 2, 1988 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 99 81 34 21 W 1
56 Fri, Mar 4, 1988 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 116 108 35 21 W 2
57 Sat, Mar 5, 1988 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 115 102 36 21 W 3
58 Mon, Mar 7, 1988 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings L OT 114 116 36 22 L 1
59 Tue, Mar 8, 1988 Box Score Houston Rockets L 103 113 36 23 L 2
60 Fri, Mar 11, 1988 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 93 132 36 24 L 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Mar 13, 1988 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 108 100 37 24 W 1
62 Mon, Mar 14, 1988 Box Score Utah Jazz L 115 116 37 25 L 1
63 Thu, Mar 17, 1988 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W OT 116 115 38 25 W 1
64 Fri, Mar 18, 1988 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 111 118 38 26 L 1
65 Sun, Mar 20, 1988 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 108 95 39 26 W 1
66 Tue, Mar 22, 1988 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 136 109 40 26 W 2
67 Wed, Mar 23, 1988 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 118 108 41 26 W 3
68 Fri, Mar 25, 1988 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 120 119 42 26 W 4
69 Sat, Mar 26, 1988 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 131 108 43 26 W 5
70 Tue, Mar 29, 1988 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W 107 103 44 26 W 6
71 Thu, Mar 31, 1988 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 121 111 45 26 W 7
72 Sat, Apr 2, 1988 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 123 107 46 26 W 8
73 Tue, Apr 5, 1988 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 110 97 47 26 W 9
74 Fri, Apr 8, 1988 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W OT 129 124 48 26 W 10
75 Sat, Apr 9, 1988 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 109 135 48 27 L 1
76 Mon, Apr 11, 1988 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 123 119 49 27 W 1
77 Wed, Apr 13, 1988 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 120 106 50 27 W 2
78 Fri, Apr 15, 1988 Box Score Houston Rockets W 132 125 51 27 W 3
79 Sun, Apr 17, 1988 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 133 122 52 27 W 4
80 Tue, Apr 19, 1988 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 134 114 53 27 W 5
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 22, 1988 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L OT 135 141 53 28 L 1
82 Sat, Apr 23, 1988 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 134 109 54 28 W 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Apr 29, 1988 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 126 123 1 0 W 1
2 Sun, May 1, 1988 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 91 111 1 1 L 1
3 Tue, May 3, 1988 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 125 114 2 1 W 1
4 Thu, May 5, 1988 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 117 127 2 2 L 1
5 Sat, May 7, 1988 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 115 96 3 2 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
6 Tue, May 10, 1988 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 126 115 4 2 W 2
7 Thu, May 12, 1988 Box Score Dallas Mavericks L 108 112 4 3 L 1
8 Sat, May 14, 1988 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 107 105 5 3 W 1
9 Sun, May 15, 1988 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 103 124 5 4 L 1
10 Tue, May 17, 1988 Box Score Dallas Mavericks L 106 110 5 5 L 2
11 Thu, May 19, 1988 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 95 108 5 6 L 3