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1986-87 Houston Rockets Schedule and Results

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Record: 42-40, Finished 3rd in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Fitch (42-40)

PTS/G: 106.9 (16th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 105.9 (3rd of 23)
SRS: 0.60 (9th of 23) ▪ Pace: 99.9 (17th of 23)
Off Rtg: 106.5 (15th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 105.5 (3rd of 23)
Expected W-L: 44-38 (8th of 23)

Arena: The Summit ▪ Attendance: 660,175 (4th of 23)

NBA 1987 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference Semifinals (2-4) versus Seattle SuperSonics  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference First Round (1-3) versus Portland Trail Blazers  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Nov 1, 1986 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 112 102 1 0 W 1
2 Tue, Nov 4, 1986 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W 100 84 2 0 W 2
3 Thu, Nov 6, 1986 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers L 97 104 2 1 L 1
4 Sat, Nov 8, 1986 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 102 90 3 1 W 1
5 Tue, Nov 11, 1986 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 116 95 4 1 W 2
6 Wed, Nov 12, 1986 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 85 114 4 2 L 1
7 Sun, Nov 16, 1986 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 134 106 5 2 W 1
8 Tue, Nov 18, 1986 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L OT 111 115 5 3 L 1
9 Thu, Nov 20, 1986 Box Score Utah Jazz W 104 90 6 3 W 1
10 Fri, Nov 21, 1986 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 99 115 6 4 L 1
11 Sun, Nov 23, 1986 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 104 114 6 5 L 2
12 Tue, Nov 25, 1986 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 93 102 6 6 L 3
13 Wed, Nov 26, 1986 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 92 88 7 6 W 1
14 Sat, Nov 29, 1986 Box Score New Jersey Nets L 97 102 7 7 L 1
15 Tue, Dec 2, 1986 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 99 104 7 8 L 2
16 Thu, Dec 4, 1986 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 93 109 7 9 L 3
17 Sat, Dec 6, 1986 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 80 136 7 10 L 4
18 Wed, Dec 10, 1986 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 117 109 8 10 W 1
19 Thu, Dec 11, 1986 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 104 111 8 11 L 1
20 Sat, Dec 13, 1986 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 119 106 9 11 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Tue, Dec 16, 1986 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 102 106 9 12 L 1
22 Thu, Dec 18, 1986 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 100 114 9 13 L 2
23 Fri, Dec 19, 1986 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 112 115 9 14 L 3
24 Sun, Dec 21, 1986 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 96 103 9 15 L 4
25 Tue, Dec 23, 1986 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 121 96 10 15 W 1
26 Fri, Dec 26, 1986 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 111 134 10 16 L 1
27 Sat, Dec 27, 1986 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 96 103 10 17 L 2
28 Tue, Dec 30, 1986 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 105 102 11 17 W 1
29 Fri, Jan 2, 1987 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 114 111 12 17 W 2
30 Sat, Jan 3, 1987 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 138 114 13 17 W 3
31 Tue, Jan 6, 1987 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 100 118 13 18 L 1
32 Thu, Jan 8, 1987 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 110 96 14 18 W 1
33 Sat, Jan 10, 1987 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 106 96 15 18 W 2
34 Tue, Jan 13, 1987 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 118 100 16 18 W 3
35 Thu, Jan 15, 1987 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 107 96 17 18 W 4
36 Fri, Jan 16, 1987 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 112 106 18 18 W 5
37 Sun, Jan 18, 1987 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 99 122 18 19 L 1
38 Mon, Jan 19, 1987 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 127 103 19 19 W 1
39 Wed, Jan 21, 1987 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 111 91 20 19 W 2
40 Fri, Jan 23, 1987 Box Score New York Knicks W 109 95 21 19 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sat, Jan 24, 1987 Box Score Washington Bullets W 115 92 22 19 W 4
42 Tue, Jan 27, 1987 Box Score Utah Jazz L 88 92 22 20 L 1
43 Thu, Jan 29, 1987 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 93 99 22 21 L 2
44 Sun, Feb 1, 1987 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 106 104 23 21 W 1
45 Tue, Feb 3, 1987 Box Score Denver Nuggets L 105 107 23 22 L 1
46 Thu, Feb 5, 1987 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 120 110 24 22 W 1
47 Tue, Feb 10, 1987 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 115 92 25 22 W 2
48 Thu, Feb 12, 1987 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 121 99 26 22 W 3
49 Sat, Feb 14, 1987 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 101 116 26 23 L 1
50 Mon, Feb 16, 1987 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 105 100 27 23 W 1
51 Thu, Feb 19, 1987 Box Score Boston Celtics L 92 99 27 24 L 1
52 Sat, Feb 21, 1987 Box Score Utah Jazz W 94 81 28 24 W 1
53 Mon, Feb 23, 1987 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 124 108 29 24 W 2
54 Tue, Feb 24, 1987 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 105 134 29 25 L 1
55 Thu, Feb 26, 1987 Box Score @ Utah Jazz W 85 84 30 25 W 1
56 Sun, Mar 1, 1987 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 97 102 30 26 L 1
57 Mon, Mar 2, 1987 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 105 100 31 26 W 1
58 Wed, Mar 4, 1987 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W OT 108 102 32 26 W 2
59 Thu, Mar 5, 1987 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 96 105 32 27 L 1
60 Sat, Mar 7, 1987 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 115 118 32 28 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Mar 8, 1987 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 93 119 32 29 L 3
62 Tue, Mar 10, 1987 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 2OT 127 136 32 30 L 4
63 Thu, Mar 12, 1987 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 121 112 33 30 W 1
64 Sat, Mar 14, 1987 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 109 118 33 31 L 1
65 Mon, Mar 16, 1987 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 97 96 34 31 W 1
66 Wed, Mar 18, 1987 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 113 91 35 31 W 2
67 Fri, Mar 20, 1987 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 126 98 36 31 W 3
68 Sat, Mar 21, 1987 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 108 125 36 32 L 1
69 Mon, Mar 23, 1987 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 110 114 36 33 L 2
70 Tue, Mar 24, 1987 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 97 103 36 34 L 3
71 Thu, Mar 26, 1987 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 119 104 37 34 W 1
72 Sat, Mar 28, 1987 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 109 123 37 35 L 1
73 Tue, Mar 31, 1987 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 96 111 37 36 L 2
74 Wed, Apr 1, 1987 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 104 117 37 37 L 3
75 Sat, Apr 4, 1987 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings L 108 120 37 38 L 4
76 Mon, Apr 6, 1987 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 114 108 38 38 W 1
77 Tue, Apr 7, 1987 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 102 84 39 38 W 2
78 Thu, Apr 9, 1987 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 112 102 40 38 W 3
79 Sat, Apr 11, 1987 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 113 103 41 38 W 4
80 Wed, Apr 15, 1987 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 107 113 41 39 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 17, 1987 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 121 99 42 39 W 1
82 Sat, Apr 18, 1987 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 117 126 42 40 L 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Apr 24, 1987 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 125 115 1 0 W 1
2 Sun, Apr 26, 1987 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 98 111 1 1 L 1
3 Tue, Apr 28, 1987 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 117 108 2 1 W 1
4 Thu, Apr 30, 1987 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 113 101 3 1 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
5 Sat, May 2, 1987 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L OT 106 111 3 2 L 1
6 Tue, May 5, 1987 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 97 99 3 3 L 2
7 Thu, May 7, 1987 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 102 84 4 3 W 1
8 Sat, May 9, 1987 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 102 117 4 4 L 1
9 Tue, May 12, 1987 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 112 107 5 4 W 1
10 Thu, May 14, 1987 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 2OT 125 128 5 5 L 1