1985-86 Dallas Mavericks Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 44-38
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 5-5 Lost conference semifinals
Conference First Round - Defeated Utah Jazz 3-1
Conference Semifinals - Lost to Los Angeles Lakers 4-2
Coach: Dick Motta (44-38)
Location: Dallas, Texas
Attendance: 693,052, Avg. 16,904 in 41 home dates
1985-86 Dallas Mavericks Statistics
1985-86 Dallas Mavericks Roster

The Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1985-86 season with a record of 44 wins and 38 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 5-5.

Dallas scored 9,453 points and surrendered 9,363. Rolando Blackman tossed in a team-best 1,762 points for the Mavericks, while Mark Aguirre netted 18 or more per game, too. Sam Perkins contributed 685 boards. Brad Davis dished out 467 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Derek Harper added 153 steals.

Dick Motta coached the team. The 1985-86 Dallas Mavericks lost in the conference semifinals.

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Regular Season Points For: 9453
Regular Season Points Against: 9363

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 26, 1985 Seattle Supersonics 95 at Dallas Mavericks 101 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
October 29, 1985 Los Angeles Lakers 133 at Dallas Mavericks 115 L 1-1 0-0 1-1
November 1, 1985 Dallas Mavericks 107 at San Antonio Spurs 116 L 1-1 0-1 1-2
November 2, 1985 Sacramento Kings 113 at Dallas Mavericks 119 W 2-1 0-1 2-2
November 6, 1985 Portland Trail Blazers 111 at Dallas Mavericks 109 L 2-2 0-1 2-3
November 7, 1985 Dallas Mavericks 99 at Denver Nuggets 131 L 2-2 0-2 2-4
November 9, 1985 Houston Rockets 115 at Dallas Mavericks 110 L 2-3 0-2 2-5
November 12, 1985 Dallas Mavericks 90 at Seattle Supersonics 109 L 2-3 0-3 2-6
November 13, 1985 Dallas Mavericks 115 at Utah Jazz 100 W 2-3 1-3 3-6
November 15, 1985 New Jersey Nets 98 at Dallas Mavericks 110 W 3-3 1-3 4-6
November 16, 1985 Dallas Mavericks 117 at Houston Rockets 122 L 3-3 1-4 4-7
November 19, 1985 Phoenix Suns 119 at Dallas Mavericks 123 W 4-3 1-4 5-7
November 23, 1985 Indiana Pacers 104 at Dallas Mavericks 117 W 5-3 1-4 6-7
November 26, 1985 Washington Bullets 99 at Dallas Mavericks 112 W 6-3 1-4 7-7
November 29, 1985 Sacramento Kings 111 at Dallas Mavericks 133 W 7-3 1-4 8-7
November 30, 1985 Los Angeles Clippers 115 at Dallas Mavericks 124 W 8-3 1-4 9-7
December 3, 1985 Dallas Mavericks 107 at Golden State Warriors 100 W 8-3 2-4 10-7
December 5, 1985 San Antonio Spurs 120 at Dallas Mavericks 116 L 8-4 2-4 10-8
December 7, 1985 Golden State Warriors 110 at Dallas Mavericks 120 W 9-4 2-4 11-8
December 8, 1985 Dallas Mavericks 119 at Los Angeles Lakers 125 L 9-4 2-5 11-9
December 10, 1985 Dallas Mavericks 118 at Los Angeles Clippers 120 L 9-4 2-6 11-10
December 12, 1985 Dallas Mavericks 120 at Houston Rockets 123 L 9-4 2-7 11-11
December 14, 1985 Denver Nuggets 100 at Dallas Mavericks 127 W 10-4 2-7 12-11
December 18, 1985 Dallas Mavericks 117 at Boston Celtics 137 L 10-4 2-8 12-12
December 19, 1985 Dallas Mavericks 120 at Atlanta Hawks 108 W 10-4 3-8 13-12
December 21, 1985 Dallas Mavericks 107 at Milwaukee Bucks 132 L 10-4 3-9 13-13
December 22, 1985 Dallas Mavericks 105 at Cleveland Cavaliers 119 L 10-4 3-10 13-14
December 26, 1985 Dallas Mavericks 105 at Phoenix Suns 98 W 10-4 4-10 14-14
December 27, 1985 Portland Trail Blazers 142 at Dallas Mavericks 133 L 10-5 4-10 14-15 OT
January 4, 1986 Utah Jazz 106 at Dallas Mavericks 119 W 11-5 4-10 15-15
January 7, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 110 at Denver Nuggets 132 L 11-5 4-11 15-16
January 10, 1986 Phoenix Suns 104 at Dallas Mavericks 117 W 12-5 4-11 16-16
January 11, 1986 Golden State Warriors 123 at Dallas Mavericks 127 W 13-5 4-11 17-16 OT
January 13, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 90 at Seattle Supersonics 89 W 13-5 5-11 18-16
January 15, 1986 New York Knicks 116 at Dallas Mavericks 112 L 13-6 5-11 18-17
January 17, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 112 at Utah Jazz 139 L 13-6 5-12 18-18
January 19, 1986 Houston Rockets 96 at Dallas Mavericks 131 W 14-6 5-12 19-18
January 21, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 110 at Sacramento Kings 119 L 14-6 5-13 19-19
January 22, 1986 Los Angeles Clippers 131 at Dallas Mavericks 118 L 14-7 5-13 19-20
January 24, 1986 Detroit Pistons 129 at Dallas Mavericks 120 L 14-8 5-13 19-21
January 25, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 123 at San Antonio Spurs 107 W 14-8 6-13 20-21
January 27, 1986 Chicago Bulls 116 at Dallas Mavericks 124 W 15-8 6-13 21-21
January 29, 1986 San Antonio Spurs 114 at Dallas Mavericks 126 W 16-8 6-13 22-21
January 31, 1986 Cleveland Cavaliers 91 at Dallas Mavericks 107 W 17-8 6-13 23-21
February 2, 1986 Utah Jazz 97 at Dallas Mavericks 100 W 18-8 6-13 24-21
February 4, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 102 at Los Angeles Lakers 110 L 18-8 6-14 24-22
February 6, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 115 at Portland Trail Blazers 111 W 18-8 7-14 25-22
February 11, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 121 at San Antonio Spurs 107 W 18-8 8-14 26-22
February 12, 1986 Denver Nuggets 110 at Dallas Mavericks 117 W 19-8 8-14 27-22
February 14, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 110 at Detroit Pistons 119 L 19-8 8-15 27-23
February 16, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 120 at Chicago Bulls 114 W 19-8 9-15 28-23
February 17, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 126 at New Jersey Nets 124 W 19-8 10-15 29-23
February 19, 1986 Milwaukee Bucks 124 at Dallas Mavericks 107 L 19-9 10-15 29-24
February 21, 1986 Houston Rockets 111 at Dallas Mavericks 104 L 19-10 10-15 29-25
February 22, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 106 at Denver Nuggets 113 L 19-10 10-16 29-26
February 24, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 105 at Houston Rockets 110 L 19-10 10-17 29-27
February 26, 1986 Los Angeles Lakers 119 at Dallas Mavericks 116 L 19-11 10-17 29-28
February 28, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 123 at Dallas Mavericks 120 L 19-12 10-17 29-29
March 1, 1986 Golden State Warriors 110 at Dallas Mavericks 119 W 20-12 10-17 30-29
March 3, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 139 at Phoenix Suns 138 W 20-12 11-17 31-29 2OT
March 6, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 131 at Los Angeles Clippers 113 W 20-12 12-17 32-29
March 7, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 114 at Portland Trail Blazers 125 L 20-12 12-18 32-30
March 9, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 117 at Sacramento Kings 102 W 20-12 13-18 33-30
March 10, 1986 Boston Celtics 115 at Dallas Mavericks 116 W 21-12 13-18 34-30
March 12, 1986 Sacramento Kings 127 at Dallas Mavericks 120 L 21-13 13-18 34-31 OT
March 14, 1986 Portland Trail Blazers 118 at Dallas Mavericks 129 W 22-13 13-18 35-31
March 15, 1986 Utah Jazz 98 at Dallas Mavericks 108 W 23-13 13-18 36-31
March 18, 1986 San Antonio Spurs 113 at Dallas Mavericks 120 W 24-13 13-18 37-31
March 20, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 114 at Utah Jazz 107 W 24-13 14-18 38-31
March 21, 1986 Atlanta Hawks 107 at Dallas Mavericks 103 L 24-14 14-18 38-32
March 24, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 126 at Indiana Pacers 120 W 24-14 15-18 39-32
March 26, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 112 at Washington Bullets 120 L 24-14 15-19 39-33
March 27, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 110 at New York Knicks 105 W 24-14 16-19 40-33
March 30, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 113 at Philadelphia 76ers 114 L 24-14 16-20 40-34
April 1, 1986 Phoenix Suns 98 at Dallas Mavericks 128 W 25-14 16-20 41-34
April 3, 1986 Denver Nuggets 114 at Dallas Mavericks 115 W 26-14 16-20 42-34
April 5, 1986 Seattle Supersonics 111 at Dallas Mavericks 109 L 26-15 16-20 42-35
April 7, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 115 at Sacramento Kings 122 L 26-15 16-21 42-36
April 8, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 115 at Golden State Warriors 129 L 26-15 16-22 42-37
April 10, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 115 at Seattle Supersonics 109 W 26-15 17-22 43-37
April 12, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 108 at Los Angeles Clippers 115 L 26-15 17-23 43-38
April 13, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 127 at Los Angeles Lakers 104 W 26-15 18-23 44-38
April 18, 1986 Utah Jazz 93 at Dallas Mavericks 101 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
April 20, 1986 Utah Jazz 106 at Dallas Mavericks 113 W 2-0 0-0 2-0
April 23, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 98 at Utah Jazz 100 L 2-0 0-1 2-1
April 25, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 117 at Utah Jazz 113 W 2-0 1-1 3-1
April 27, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 116 at Los Angeles Lakers 130 L 2-0 1-2 3-2
April 30, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 113 at Los Angeles Lakers 117 L 2-0 1-3 3-3
May 2, 1986 Los Angeles Lakers 108 at Dallas Mavericks 110 W 3-0 1-3 4-3
May 4, 1986 Los Angeles Lakers 118 at Dallas Mavericks 120 W 4-0 1-3 5-3
May 6, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 113 at Los Angeles Lakers 116 L 4-0 1-4 5-4
May 8, 1986 Los Angeles Lakers 120 at Dallas Mavericks 107 L 4-1 1-4 5-5


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