1986-87 Atlanta Hawks Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 57-25
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 4-5 Lost conference semifinals
Conference First Round - Defeated Indiana Pacers 3-1
Conference Semifinals - Lost to Detroit Pistons 4-1
Coach: Mike Fratello (57-25)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Attendance: 549,652, Avg. 13,406 in 41 home dates
1986-87 Atlanta Hawks Statistics
1986-87 Atlanta Hawks Roster

The Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1986-87 season with a record of 57 wins and 25 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 4-5.

The Hawks led the league with just 8,431 points allowed. Atlanta tossed in 9,024 points. Dominique Wilkins netted a team-leading 2,294 points for the squad, and Kevin Willis contributed 849 rebounds. Doc Rivers dished out 823 assists for the team.

Defensively, Doc Rivers added 171 steals, while Tree Rollins blocked 140 shots.

Mike Fratello coached the team. The 1986-87 Atlanta Hawks lost in the conference semifinals.

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Regular Season Points For: 9024
Regular Season Points Against: 8431

Date Game Res Home Road Record
November 1, 1986 New Jersey Nets 111 at Atlanta Hawks 131 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
November 2, 1986 Atlanta Hawks 122 at Philadelphia 76ers 113 W 1-0 1-0 2-0
November 4, 1986 Milwaukee Bucks 98 at Atlanta Hawks 107 W 2-0 1-0 3-0
November 7, 1986 Phoenix Suns 86 at Atlanta Hawks 106 W 3-0 1-0 4-0
November 8, 1986 Washington Bullets 91 at Atlanta Hawks 110 W 4-0 1-0 5-0
November 11, 1986 Atlanta Hawks 110 at Chicago Bulls 112 L 4-0 1-1 5-1
November 14, 1986 Atlanta Hawks 105 at Detroit Pistons 100 W 4-0 2-1 6-1
November 15, 1986 Atlanta Hawks 109 at New Jersey Nets 90 W 4-0 3-1 7-1
November 19, 1986 Atlanta Hawks 107 at Boston Celtics 111 L 4-0 3-2 7-2
November 20, 1986 Cleveland Cavaliers 89 at Atlanta Hawks 108 W 5-0 3-2 8-2
November 22, 1986 Boston Celtics 96 at Atlanta Hawks 97 W 6-0 3-2 9-2
November 25, 1986 Atlanta Hawks 113 at Los Angeles Lakers 107 W 6-0 4-2 10-2
November 26, 1986 Atlanta Hawks 106 at Phoenix Suns 120 L 6-0 4-3 10-3
November 28, 1986 Atlanta Hawks 97 at Utah Jazz 88 W 6-0 5-3 11-3
November 30, 1986 Atlanta Hawks 113 at Sacramento Kings 109 W 6-0 6-3 12-3
December 2, 1986 Denver Nuggets 100 at Atlanta Hawks 116 W 7-0 6-3 13-3
December 4, 1986 Atlanta Hawks 109 at Houston Rockets 93 W 7-0 7-3 14-3
December 5, 1986 Atlanta Hawks 113 at Indiana Pacers 119 L 7-0 7-4 14-4
December 9, 1986 Atlanta Hawks 122 at Cleveland Cavaliers 98 W 7-0 8-4 15-4
December 10, 1986 Chicago Bulls 95 at Atlanta Hawks 123 W 8-0 8-4 16-4
December 12, 1986 Sacramento Kings 120 at Atlanta Hawks 130 W 9-0 8-4 17-4
December 13, 1986 Atlanta Hawks 122 at New York Knicks 110 W 9-0 9-4 18-4
December 16, 1986 Detroit Pistons 111 at Atlanta Hawks 100 L 9-1 9-4 18-5
December 18, 1986 Atlanta Hawks 95 at Milwaukee Bucks 104 L 9-1 9-5 18-6
December 20, 1986 San Antonio Spurs 96 at Atlanta Hawks 111 W 10-1 9-5 19-6
December 27, 1986 Golden State Warriors 108 at Atlanta Hawks 119 W 11-1 9-5 20-6
December 29, 1986 Atlanta Hawks 106 at Cleveland Cavaliers 107 L 11-1 9-6 20-7
January 2, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 118 at Washington Bullets 101 W 11-1 10-6 21-7
January 3, 1987 New York Knicks 92 at Atlanta Hawks 114 W 12-1 10-6 22-7
January 6, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 86 at New York Knicks 118 L 12-1 10-7 22-8
January 7, 1987 Philadelphia 76ers 109 at Atlanta Hawks 102 L 12-2 10-7 22-9
January 10, 1987 Cleveland Cavaliers 104 at Atlanta Hawks 129 W 13-2 10-7 23-9
January 12, 1987 Los Angeles Clippers 115 at Atlanta Hawks 125 W 14-2 10-7 24-9
January 14, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 93 at Philadelphia 76ers 96 L 14-2 10-8 24-10
January 15, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 91 at Atlanta Hawks 130 W 15-2 10-8 25-10
January 18, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 91 at Milwaukee Bucks 100 L 15-2 10-9 25-11
January 19, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 98 at Detroit Pistons 108 L 15-2 10-10 25-12
January 21, 1987 Los Angeles Lakers 112 at Atlanta Hawks 109 L 15-3 10-10 25-13
January 23, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 106 at Boston Celtics 126 L 15-3 10-11 25-14
January 24, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 87 at Atlanta Hawks 97 W 16-3 10-11 26-14
January 27, 1987 Indiana Pacers 98 at Atlanta Hawks 114 W 17-3 10-11 27-14
January 29, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 91 at Cleveland Cavaliers 102 L 17-3 10-12 27-15
January 30, 1987 New York Knicks 98 at Atlanta Hawks 106 W 18-3 10-12 28-15
February 1, 1987 Houston Rockets 106 at Atlanta Hawks 104 L 18-4 10-12 28-16
February 3, 1987 Boston Celtics 123 at Atlanta Hawks 126 W 19-4 10-12 29-16 OT
February 10, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 125 at Seattle Supersonics 113 W 19-4 11-12 30-16
February 11, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 109 at Los Angeles Clippers 82 W 19-4 12-12 31-16
February 14, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 96 at Golden State Warriors 103 L 19-4 12-13 31-17
February 15, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 93 at Portland Trail Blazers 98 L 19-4 12-14 31-18
February 17, 1987 Detroit Pistons 103 at Atlanta Hawks 107 W 20-4 12-14 32-18
February 20, 1987 Indiana Pacers 107 at Atlanta Hawks 105 L 20-5 12-14 32-19
February 21, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 97 at Detroit Pistons 102 L 20-5 12-15 32-20
February 23, 1987 Philadelphia 76ers 103 at Atlanta Hawks 112 W 21-5 12-15 33-20
February 24, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 103 at Chicago Bulls 113 L 21-5 12-16 33-21
February 27, 1987 Boston Celtics 105 at Atlanta Hawks 115 W 22-5 12-16 34-21
February 28, 1987 Portland Trail Blazers 102 at Atlanta Hawks 123 W 23-5 12-16 35-21
March 2, 1987 Washington Bullets 99 at Atlanta Hawks 121 W 24-5 12-16 36-21
March 3, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 109 at Indiana Pacers 108 W 24-5 13-16 37-21
March 6, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 111 at New Jersey Nets 83 W 24-5 14-16 38-21
March 7, 1987 Utah Jazz 97 at Atlanta Hawks 122 W 25-5 14-16 39-21
March 9, 1987 Chicago Bulls 103 at Atlanta Hawks 108 W 26-5 14-16 40-21
March 10, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 113 at San Antonio Spurs 106 W 26-5 15-16 41-21 OT
March 13, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 113 at Dallas Mavericks 105 W 26-5 16-16 42-21
March 15, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 104 at Denver Nuggets 100 W 26-5 17-16 43-21
March 17, 1987 Washington Bullets 98 at Atlanta Hawks 118 W 27-5 17-16 44-21
March 18, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 107 at Philadelphia 76ers 109 L 27-5 17-17 44-22
March 20, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 97 at Atlanta Hawks 114 W 28-5 17-17 45-22
March 21, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 97 at New York Knicks 85 W 28-5 18-17 46-22
March 24, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 96 at Washington Bullets 87 W 28-5 19-17 47-22
March 26, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 112 at Atlanta Hawks 120 W 29-5 19-17 48-22
March 28, 1987 Indiana Pacers 120 at Atlanta Hawks 114 L 29-6 19-17 48-23
April 1, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 92 at Milwaukee Bucks 104 L 29-6 19-18 48-24
April 3, 1987 New York Knicks 89 at Atlanta Hawks 126 W 30-6 19-18 49-24
April 4, 1987 Chicago Bulls 97 at Atlanta Hawks 110 W 31-6 19-18 50-24
April 6, 1987 Cleveland Cavaliers 105 at Atlanta Hawks 110 W 32-6 19-18 51-24
April 8, 1987 Philadelphia 76ers 92 at Atlanta Hawks 110 W 33-6 19-18 52-24
April 10, 1987 Detroit Pistons 99 at Atlanta Hawks 101 W 34-6 19-18 53-24
April 12, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 115 at New Jersey Nets 88 W 34-6 20-18 54-24
April 13, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 102 at Indiana Pacers 101 W 34-6 21-18 55-24
April 15, 1987 New Jersey Nets 116 at Atlanta Hawks 136 W 35-6 21-18 56-24
April 16, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 117 at Chicago Bulls 114 W 35-6 22-18 57-24
April 19, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 107 at Boston Celtics 118 L 35-6 22-19 57-25
April 24, 1987 Indiana Pacers 94 at Atlanta Hawks 110 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
April 26, 1987 Indiana Pacers 93 at Atlanta Hawks 94 W 2-0 0-0 2-0
April 29, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 87 at Indiana Pacers 96 L 2-0 0-1 2-1
May 1, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 101 at Indiana Pacers 97 W 2-0 1-1 3-1
May 3, 1987 Detroit Pistons 112 at Atlanta Hawks 111 L 2-1 1-1 3-2
May 5, 1987 Detroit Pistons 102 at Atlanta Hawks 115 W 3-1 1-1 4-2
May 8, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 99 at Detroit Pistons 108 L 3-1 1-2 4-3
May 10, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 88 at Detroit Pistons 89 L 3-1 1-3 4-4
May 13, 1987 Detroit Pistons 104 at Atlanta Hawks 96 L 3-2 1-3 4-5


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