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1986-87 Phoenix Suns Schedule and Results

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Record: 36-46, Finished 5th in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John MacLeod (22-34), Dick Van Arsdale (14-12)

PTS/G: 111.1 (9th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 113.5 (18th of 23)
SRS: -2.62 (17th of 23) ▪ Pace: 102.0 (5th of 23)
Off Rtg: 108.0 (14th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 110.3 (17th of 23)
Expected W-L: 35-47 (17th of 23)

Arena: Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum ▪ Attendance: 458,347 (15th of 23)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 31, 1986 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 127 123 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Nov 1, 1986 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers L 111 117 1 1 L 1
3 Tue, Nov 4, 1986 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 126 120 2 1 W 1
4 Fri, Nov 7, 1986 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 86 106 2 2 L 1
5 Sat, Nov 8, 1986 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 96 101 2 3 L 2
6 Tue, Nov 11, 1986 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 105 111 2 4 L 3
7 Wed, Nov 12, 1986 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 100 108 2 5 L 4
8 Fri, Nov 14, 1986 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 127 97 3 5 W 1
9 Sat, Nov 15, 1986 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 116 109 4 5 W 2
10 Wed, Nov 19, 1986 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 111 101 5 5 W 3
11 Fri, Nov 21, 1986 Box Score Dallas Mavericks L OT 122 130 5 6 L 1
12 Sat, Nov 22, 1986 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 120 132 5 7 L 2
13 Tue, Nov 25, 1986 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings L 102 123 5 8 L 3
14 Wed, Nov 26, 1986 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 120 106 6 8 W 1
15 Fri, Nov 28, 1986 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 104 117 6 9 L 1
16 Tue, Dec 2, 1986 Box Score New York Knicks W 124 100 7 9 W 1
17 Fri, Dec 5, 1986 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 114 112 8 9 W 2
18 Sat, Dec 6, 1986 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 111 109 9 9 W 3
19 Tue, Dec 9, 1986 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 109 94 10 9 W 4
20 Wed, Dec 10, 1986 Box Score Houston Rockets L 109 117 10 10 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Fri, Dec 12, 1986 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 116 128 10 11 L 2
22 Sat, Dec 13, 1986 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 123 110 11 11 W 1
23 Tue, Dec 16, 1986 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 106 102 12 11 W 2
24 Wed, Dec 17, 1986 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 81 94 12 12 L 1
25 Fri, Dec 19, 1986 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 106 108 12 13 L 2
26 Sat, Dec 20, 1986 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings L 114 122 12 14 L 3
27 Tue, Dec 23, 1986 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 120 119 13 14 W 1
28 Fri, Dec 26, 1986 Box Score Boston Celtics L 112 122 13 15 L 1
29 Sat, Dec 27, 1986 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 97 123 13 16 L 2
30 Tue, Dec 30, 1986 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 105 120 13 17 L 3
31 Fri, Jan 2, 1987 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 118 155 13 18 L 4
32 Sun, Jan 4, 1987 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 104 101 14 18 W 1
33 Tue, Jan 6, 1987 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 108 138 14 19 L 1
34 Fri, Jan 9, 1987 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 100 115 14 20 L 2
35 Sat, Jan 10, 1987 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L OT 120 127 14 21 L 3
36 Tue, Jan 13, 1987 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 100 118 14 22 L 4
37 Thu, Jan 15, 1987 Box Score Utah Jazz W 123 107 15 22 W 1
38 Sat, Jan 17, 1987 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 132 101 16 22 W 2
39 Mon, Jan 19, 1987 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 104 107 16 23 L 1
40 Wed, Jan 21, 1987 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 114 120 16 24 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Fri, Jan 23, 1987 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 90 109 16 25 L 3
42 Sat, Jan 24, 1987 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 104 103 17 25 W 1
43 Mon, Jan 26, 1987 Box Score Detroit Pistons W OT 120 118 18 25 W 2
44 Wed, Jan 28, 1987 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 131 104 19 25 W 3
45 Fri, Jan 30, 1987 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 102 114 19 26 L 1
46 Sat, Jan 31, 1987 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L OT 112 118 19 27 L 2
47 Tue, Feb 3, 1987 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 103 117 19 28 L 3
48 Thu, Feb 5, 1987 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 113 100 20 28 W 1
49 Tue, Feb 10, 1987 Box Score @ Utah Jazz W 102 98 21 28 W 2
50 Wed, Feb 11, 1987 Box Score Indiana Pacers L 105 121 21 29 L 1
51 Fri, Feb 13, 1987 Box Score Utah Jazz W 105 98 22 29 W 1
52 Mon, Feb 16, 1987 Box Score Washington Bullets L 110 124 22 30 L 1
53 Thu, Feb 19, 1987 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 108 124 22 31 L 2
54 Sat, Feb 21, 1987 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 107 115 22 32 L 3
55 Tue, Feb 24, 1987 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 93 97 22 33 L 4
56 Wed, Feb 25, 1987 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 91 99 22 34 L 5
57 Sat, Feb 28, 1987 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 105 112 22 35 L 6
58 Mon, Mar 2, 1987 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 112 135 22 36 L 7
59 Thu, Mar 5, 1987 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 126 102 23 36 W 1
60 Sat, Mar 7, 1987 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 105 102 24 36 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Mon, Mar 9, 1987 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 110 118 24 37 L 1
62 Wed, Mar 11, 1987 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 109 118 24 38 L 2
63 Thu, Mar 12, 1987 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 109 116 24 39 L 3
64 Sat, Mar 14, 1987 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 108 121 24 40 L 4
65 Wed, Mar 18, 1987 Box Score Houston Rockets L 91 113 24 41 L 5
66 Fri, Mar 20, 1987 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 105 134 24 42 L 6
67 Sat, Mar 21, 1987 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 102 105 24 43 L 7
68 Tue, Mar 24, 1987 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 108 93 25 43 W 1
69 Thu, Mar 26, 1987 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings L 115 124 25 44 L 1
70 Fri, Mar 27, 1987 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 130 117 26 44 W 1
71 Tue, Mar 31, 1987 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 95 110 26 45 L 1
72 Wed, Apr 1, 1987 Box Score Houston Rockets W 117 104 27 45 W 1
73 Fri, Apr 3, 1987 Box Score Utah Jazz W 112 98 28 45 W 2
74 Sat, Apr 4, 1987 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W OT 128 123 29 45 W 3
75 Mon, Apr 6, 1987 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W OT 118 110 30 45 W 4
76 Tue, Apr 7, 1987 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W OT 127 125 31 45 W 5
77 Thu, Apr 9, 1987 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 128 122 32 45 W 6
78 Sat, Apr 11, 1987 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 136 116 33 45 W 7
79 Sun, Apr 12, 1987 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 104 119 33 46 L 1
80 Tue, Apr 14, 1987 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 132 123 34 46 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Wed, Apr 15, 1987 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 119 116 35 46 W 2
82 Sat, Apr 18, 1987 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 121 106 36 46 W 3