1986-87 Chicago Bulls Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 40-42
Finishing 5th in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 0-3 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Boston Celtics 3-0
Coach: Doug Collins (40-42)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Attendance: 650,718, Avg. 15,871 in 41 home dates
1986-87 Chicago Bulls Statistics
1986-87 Chicago Bulls Roster

The Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association ended the 1986-87 season with a record of 40 wins and 42 losses, finishing fifth in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-3.

Chicago racked up 8,596 points and surrendered 8,523. Michael Jordan netted a team-leading 3,041 points for the Bulls, while Charles Oakley accounted for 1,074 rebounds. John Paxson dished out 467 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Michael Jordan added 236 steals and swatted a team-best 125 opponent shot attempts.

Doug Collins coached the team. The 1986-87 Chicago Bulls lost in the conference first round.

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Regular Season Points For: 8596
Regular Season Points Against: 8523

Date Game Res Home Road Record
November 1, 1986 Chicago Bulls 108 at New York Knicks 103 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
November 2, 1986 Chicago Bulls 94 at Cleveland Cavaliers 89 W 0-0 2-0 2-0
November 4, 1986 San Antonio Spurs 104 at Chicago Bulls 111 W 1-0 2-0 3-0
November 7, 1986 Chicago Bulls 109 at Detroit Pistons 115 L 1-0 2-1 3-1
November 8, 1986 Phoenix Suns 96 at Chicago Bulls 101 W 2-0 2-1 4-1
November 11, 1986 Atlanta Hawks 110 at Chicago Bulls 112 W 3-0 2-1 5-1
November 12, 1986 Chicago Bulls 99 at Washington Bullets 101 L 3-0 2-2 5-2
November 14, 1986 Boston Celtics 110 at Chicago Bulls 98 L 3-1 2-2 5-3
November 21, 1986 New York Knicks 99 at Chicago Bulls 101 W 4-1 2-2 6-3
November 22, 1986 Washington Bullets 84 at Chicago Bulls 93 W 5-1 2-2 7-3
November 26, 1986 Chicago Bulls 107 at Denver Nuggets 109 L 5-1 2-3 7-4
November 28, 1986 Chicago Bulls 103 at Los Angeles Lakers 110 L 5-1 2-4 7-5
November 29, 1986 Chicago Bulls 106 at Golden State Warriors 113 L 5-1 2-5 7-6
December 2, 1986 Chicago Bulls 115 at Seattle Supersonics 109 W 5-1 3-5 8-6 OT
December 3, 1986 Chicago Bulls 94 at Utah Jazz 99 L 5-1 3-6 8-7
December 5, 1986 Chicago Bulls 112 at Phoenix Suns 114 L 5-1 3-7 8-8
December 6, 1986 Chicago Bulls 97 at San Antonio Spurs 106 L 5-1 3-8 8-9
December 9, 1986 Denver Nuggets 100 at Chicago Bulls 106 W 6-1 3-8 9-9
December 10, 1986 Chicago Bulls 95 at Atlanta Hawks 123 L 6-1 3-9 9-10
December 12, 1986 Chicago Bulls 106 at Milwaukee Bucks 93 W 6-1 4-9 10-10
December 13, 1986 Milwaukee Bucks 113 at Chicago Bulls 90 L 6-2 4-9 10-11
December 16, 1986 New Jersey Nets 98 at Chicago Bulls 99 W 7-2 4-9 11-11
December 18, 1986 Chicago Bulls 97 at Indiana Pacers 88 W 7-2 5-9 12-11
December 20, 1986 Utah Jazz 91 at Chicago Bulls 89 L 7-3 5-9 12-12
December 23, 1986 Cleveland Cavaliers 92 at Chicago Bulls 108 W 8-3 5-9 13-12
December 25, 1986 Chicago Bulls 85 at New York Knicks 86 L 8-3 5-10 13-13
December 27, 1986 Indiana Pacers 93 at Chicago Bulls 105 W 9-3 5-10 14-13
December 30, 1986 Golden State Warriors 102 at Chicago Bulls 99 L 9-4 5-10 14-14
January 2, 1987 Chicago Bulls 99 at Boston Celtics 113 L 9-4 5-11 14-15
January 3, 1987 Detroit Pistons 119 at Chicago Bulls 124 W 10-4 5-11 15-15
January 6, 1987 Chicago Bulls 99 at Cleveland Cavaliers 95 W 10-4 6-11 16-15
January 8, 1987 Portland Trail Blazers 117 at Chicago Bulls 121 W 11-4 6-11 17-15
January 10, 1987 New Jersey Nets 109 at Chicago Bulls 119 W 12-4 6-11 18-15
January 15, 1987 Houston Rockets 107 at Chicago Bulls 96 L 12-5 6-11 18-16
January 17, 1987 Philadelphia 76ers 89 at Chicago Bulls 105 W 13-5 6-11 19-16
January 19, 1987 Chicago Bulls 95 at Indiana Pacers 109 L 13-5 6-12 19-17
January 20, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 90 at Chicago Bulls 103 W 14-5 6-12 20-17
January 23, 1987 Cleveland Cavaliers 96 at Chicago Bulls 117 W 15-5 6-12 21-17
January 24, 1987 Chicago Bulls 84 at Cleveland Cavaliers 114 L 15-5 6-13 21-18
January 27, 1987 Boston Celtics 105 at Chicago Bulls 97 L 15-6 6-13 21-19
January 28, 1987 Chicago Bulls 103 at Boston Celtics 132 L 15-6 6-14 21-20
January 30, 1987 Chicago Bulls 112 at Philadelphia 76ers 121 L 15-6 6-15 21-21
February 1, 1987 Chicago Bulls 92 at Detroit Pistons 94 L 15-6 6-16 21-22
February 3, 1987 Washington Bullets 91 at Chicago Bulls 98 W 16-6 6-16 22-22
February 5, 1987 Chicago Bulls 105 at Milwaukee Bucks 120 L 16-6 6-17 22-23
February 10, 1987 Philadelphia 76ers 99 at Chicago Bulls 104 W 17-6 6-17 23-23
February 13, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 98 at Chicago Bulls 106 W 18-6 6-17 24-23
February 14, 1987 Chicago Bulls 112 at New York Knicks 108 W 18-6 7-17 25-23
February 16, 1987 Sacramento Kings 124 at Chicago Bulls 120 L 18-7 7-17 25-24 OT
February 20, 1987 Los Angeles Lakers 110 at Chicago Bulls 100 L 18-8 7-17 25-25
February 22, 1987 Cleveland Cavaliers 98 at Chicago Bulls 102 W 19-8 7-17 26-25
February 24, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 103 at Chicago Bulls 113 W 20-8 7-17 27-25
February 26, 1987 New Jersey Nets 113 at Chicago Bulls 128 W 21-8 7-17 28-25
February 28, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 104 at Chicago Bulls 107 W 22-8 7-17 29-25
March 1, 1987 Chicago Bulls 95 at New Jersey Nets 105 L 22-8 7-18 29-26
March 3, 1987 Los Angeles Clippers 80 at Chicago Bulls 114 W 23-8 7-18 30-26
March 4, 1987 Chicago Bulls 125 at Detroit Pistons 120 W 23-8 8-18 31-26 OT
March 6, 1987 New York Knicks 110 at Chicago Bulls 109 L 23-9 8-18 31-27
March 8, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 105 at Chicago Bulls 115 W 24-9 8-18 32-27 OT
March 9, 1987 Chicago Bulls 103 at Atlanta Hawks 108 L 24-9 8-19 32-28
March 11, 1987 Chicago Bulls 108 at Philadelphia 76ers 117 L 24-9 8-20 32-29
March 13, 1987 Detroit Pistons 100 at Chicago Bulls 99 L 24-10 8-20 32-30
March 14, 1987 Chicago Bulls 105 at Washington Bullets 106 L 24-10 8-21 32-31 OT
March 16, 1987 Chicago Bulls 96 at Houston Rockets 97 L 24-10 8-22 32-32
March 17, 1987 Chicago Bulls 96 at Dallas Mavericks 114 L 24-10 8-23 32-33
March 19, 1987 Chicago Bulls 114 at Los Angeles Clippers 97 W 24-10 9-23 33-33
March 21, 1987 Chicago Bulls 112 at Sacramento Kings 97 W 24-10 10-23 34-33
March 22, 1987 Chicago Bulls 113 at Portland Trail Blazers 115 L 24-10 10-24 34-34
March 24, 1987 Philadelphia 76ers 91 at Chicago Bulls 93 W 25-10 10-24 35-34
March 26, 1987 Chicago Bulls 107 at New Jersey Nets 109 L 25-10 10-25 35-35
March 27, 1987 Boston Celtics 111 at Chicago Bulls 106 L 25-11 10-25 35-36
March 29, 1987 New York Knicks 96 at Chicago Bulls 115 W 26-11 10-25 36-36
March 31, 1987 Washington Bullets 75 at Chicago Bulls 101 W 27-11 10-25 37-36
April 1, 1987 Chicago Bulls 94 at Indiana Pacers 99 L 27-11 10-26 37-37
April 3, 1987 Chicago Bulls 118 at Washington Bullets 122 L 27-11 10-27 37-38
April 4, 1987 Chicago Bulls 97 at Atlanta Hawks 110 L 27-11 10-28 37-39
April 7, 1987 Detroit Pistons 86 at Chicago Bulls 116 W 28-11 10-28 38-39
April 10, 1987 Chicago Bulls 96 at Philadelphia 76ers 98 L 28-11 10-29 38-40 OT
April 12, 1987 Indiana Pacers 95 at Chicago Bulls 116 W 29-11 10-29 39-40
April 13, 1987 Chicago Bulls 114 at Milwaukee Bucks 107 W 29-11 11-29 40-40
April 16, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 117 at Chicago Bulls 114 L 29-12 11-29 40-41
April 17, 1987 Chicago Bulls 105 at Boston Celtics 108 L 29-12 11-30 40-42
April 23, 1987 Chicago Bulls 104 at Boston Celtics 108 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
April 26, 1987 Chicago Bulls 96 at Boston Celtics 105 L 0-0 0-2 0-2
April 28, 1987 Boston Celtics 105 at Chicago Bulls 94 L 0-1 0-2 0-3


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