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1987-88 Los Angeles Lakers Schedule and Results

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Record: 62-20, Finished 1st in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Pat Riley (62-20)

PTS/G: 112.8 (5th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 107.0 (11th of 23)
SRS: 4.81 (3rd of 23) ▪ Pace: 99.1 (11th of 23)
Off Rtg: 113.1 (2nd of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 107.3 (9th of 23)
Expected W-L: 56-26 (2nd of 23)

Arena: The Forum ▪ Attendance: 708,477 (3rd of 23)

NBA 1988 Playoffs:
Won NBA Finals (4-3) versus Detroit Pistons  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference Finals (4-3) versus Dallas Mavericks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference Semifinals (4-3) versus Utah Jazz  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference First Round (3-0) versus San Antonio Spurs  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Nov 6, 1987 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 113 109 1 0 W 1
2 Sun, Nov 8, 1987 Box Score Houston Rockets W 101 92 2 0 W 2
3 Tue, Nov 10, 1987 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 133 124 3 0 W 3
4 Thu, Nov 12, 1987 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 111 82 4 0 W 4
5 Sat, Nov 14, 1987 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 118 110 5 0 W 5
6 Sun, Nov 15, 1987 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 147 130 6 0 W 6
7 Tue, Nov 17, 1987 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 142 115 7 0 W 7
8 Fri, Nov 20, 1987 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 119 116 8 0 W 8
9 Sun, Nov 22, 1987 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L OT 116 124 8 1 L 1
10 Tue, Nov 24, 1987 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 85 103 8 2 L 2
11 Fri, Nov 27, 1987 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 127 119 9 2 W 1
12 Tue, Dec 1, 1987 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W OT 125 120 10 2 W 2
13 Wed, Dec 2, 1987 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 104 117 10 3 L 1
14 Fri, Dec 4, 1987 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 83 85 10 4 L 2
15 Sat, Dec 5, 1987 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 95 97 10 5 L 3
16 Tue, Dec 8, 1987 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 98 81 11 5 W 1
17 Wed, Dec 9, 1987 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L OT 112 120 11 6 L 1
18 Fri, Dec 11, 1987 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 115 114 12 6 W 1
19 Sun, Dec 13, 1987 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 90 89 13 6 W 2
20 Tue, Dec 15, 1987 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 122 97 14 6 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Thu, Dec 17, 1987 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 113 106 15 6 W 4
22 Sat, Dec 19, 1987 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 108 97 16 6 W 5
23 Sun, Dec 20, 1987 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 103 94 17 6 W 6
24 Wed, Dec 23, 1987 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 117 103 18 6 W 7
25 Sat, Dec 26, 1987 Box Score @ Utah Jazz W 117 109 19 6 W 8
26 Tue, Dec 29, 1987 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 131 115 20 6 W 9
27 Sun, Jan 3, 1988 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 98 81 21 6 W 10
28 Mon, Jan 4, 1988 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 133 115 22 6 W 11
29 Wed, Jan 6, 1988 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 103 89 23 6 W 12
30 Fri, Jan 8, 1988 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 106 104 24 6 W 13
31 Sat, Jan 9, 1988 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 101 98 25 6 W 14
32 Tue, Jan 12, 1988 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 117 113 26 6 W 15
33 Wed, Jan 13, 1988 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers L OT 109 110 26 7 L 1
34 Sat, Jan 16, 1988 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 107 96 27 7 W 1
35 Mon, Jan 18, 1988 Box Score Houston Rockets W 121 110 28 7 W 2
36 Thu, Jan 21, 1988 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 113 115 28 8 L 1
37 Fri, Jan 22, 1988 Box Score New York Knicks W 113 112 29 8 W 1
38 Sun, Jan 24, 1988 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 116 109 30 8 W 2
39 Tue, Jan 26, 1988 Box Score Utah Jazz W 111 100 31 8 W 3
40 Thu, Jan 28, 1988 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W 115 94 32 8 W 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Fri, Jan 29, 1988 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 117 107 33 8 W 5
42 Tue, Feb 2, 1988 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 110 101 34 8 W 6
43 Thu, Feb 4, 1988 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 117 86 35 8 W 7
44 Tue, Feb 9, 1988 Box Score Indiana Pacers L 108 110 35 9 L 1
45 Thu, Feb 11, 1988 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 120 108 36 9 W 1
46 Fri, Feb 12, 1988 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 133 132 37 9 W 2
47 Sun, Feb 14, 1988 Box Score Boston Celtics W 115 106 38 9 W 3
48 Tue, Feb 16, 1988 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 119 100 39 9 W 4
49 Thu, Feb 18, 1988 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 111 96 40 9 W 5
50 Fri, Feb 19, 1988 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W OT 126 119 41 9 W 6
51 Sun, Feb 21, 1988 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 117 110 42 9 W 7
52 Tue, Feb 23, 1988 Box Score Washington Bullets W 111 100 43 9 W 8
53 Fri, Feb 26, 1988 Box Score Utah Jazz W 112 105 44 9 W 9
54 Sun, Feb 28, 1988 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 111 97 45 9 W 10
55 Tue, Mar 1, 1988 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 100 114 45 10 L 1
56 Fri, Mar 4, 1988 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 120 107 46 10 W 1
57 Sun, Mar 6, 1988 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 108 97 47 10 W 2
58 Mon, Mar 7, 1988 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 110 104 48 10 W 3
59 Wed, Mar 9, 1988 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 104 99 49 10 W 4
60 Thu, Mar 10, 1988 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 107 128 49 11 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sat, Mar 12, 1988 Box Score Dallas Mavericks L 101 110 49 12 L 2
62 Mon, Mar 14, 1988 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 115 105 50 12 W 1
63 Tue, Mar 15, 1988 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 95 112 50 13 L 1
64 Sat, Mar 19, 1988 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 95 102 50 14 L 2
65 Sun, Mar 20, 1988 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 130 127 51 14 W 1
66 Tue, Mar 22, 1988 Box Score Houston Rockets W 117 95 52 14 W 2
67 Fri, Mar 25, 1988 Box Score Denver Nuggets L 119 120 52 15 L 1
68 Sat, Mar 26, 1988 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings L 92 114 52 16 L 2
69 Tue, Mar 29, 1988 Box Score Utah Jazz W 122 111 53 16 W 1
70 Sat, Apr 2, 1988 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 92 106 53 17 L 1
71 Sun, Apr 3, 1988 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 108 104 54 17 W 1
72 Tue, Apr 5, 1988 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 94 90 55 17 W 2
73 Fri, Apr 8, 1988 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 126 107 56 17 W 3
74 Sat, Apr 9, 1988 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 109 119 56 18 L 1
75 Tue, Apr 12, 1988 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 109 103 57 18 W 1
76 Wed, Apr 13, 1988 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 106 120 57 19 L 1
77 Fri, Apr 15, 1988 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 117 114 58 19 W 1
78 Sun, Apr 17, 1988 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 119 127 58 20 L 1
79 Tue, Apr 19, 1988 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 133 126 59 20 W 1
80 Wed, Apr 20, 1988 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 114 107 60 20 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 22, 1988 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 117 112 61 20 W 3
82 Sun, Apr 24, 1988 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 136 100 62 20 W 4

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Apr 29, 1988 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 122 110 1 0 W 1
2 Sun, May 1, 1988 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 130 112 2 0 W 2
3 Tue, May 3, 1988 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 109 107 3 0 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
4 Sun, May 8, 1988 Box Score Utah Jazz W 110 91 4 0 W 4
5 Tue, May 10, 1988 Box Score Utah Jazz L 97 101 4 1 L 1
6 Fri, May 13, 1988 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 89 96 4 2 L 2
7 Sun, May 15, 1988 Box Score @ Utah Jazz W 113 100 5 2 W 1
8 Tue, May 17, 1988 Box Score Utah Jazz W 111 109 6 2 W 2
9 Thu, May 19, 1988 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 80 108 6 3 L 1
10 Sat, May 21, 1988 Box Score Utah Jazz W 109 98 7 3 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
11 Mon, May 23, 1988 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 113 98 8 3 W 2
12 Wed, May 25, 1988 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 123 101 9 3 W 3
13 Fri, May 27, 1988 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 94 106 9 4 L 1
14 Sun, May 29, 1988 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 104 118 9 5 L 2
15 Tue, May 31, 1988 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 119 102 10 5 W 1
16 Thu, Jun 2, 1988 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 103 105 10 6 L 1
17 Sat, Jun 4, 1988 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 117 102 11 6 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
18 Tue, Jun 7, 1988 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 93 105 11 7 L 1
19 Thu, Jun 9, 1988 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 108 96 12 7 W 1
20 Sun, Jun 12, 1988 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 99 86 13 7 W 2
21 Tue, Jun 14, 1988 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 86 111 13 8 L 1
22 Thu, Jun 16, 1988 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 94 104 13 9 L 2
23 Sun, Jun 19, 1988 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 103 102 14 9 W 1
24 Tue, Jun 21, 1988 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 108 105 15 9 W 2