1986-87 Dallas Mavericks Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 55-27
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 1-3 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Seattle Supersonics 3-1
Coach: Dick Motta (55-27)
Location: Dallas, Texas
Attendance: 696,333, Avg. 16,984 in 41 home dates
1986-87 Dallas Mavericks Statistics
1986-87 Dallas Mavericks Roster

The Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1986-87 season with a record of 55 wins and 27 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-3.

Dallas racked up 9,567 points and allowed 9,050. Mark Aguirre tossed in a team-best 2,056 points for the Mavericks, and Rolando Blackman scored 19 or more per game also. James Donaldson racked up 973 boards. Derek Harper dished out 609 assists for the squad.

On defense, Derek Harper added 167 steals, while James Donaldson swatted 136 opponent shot attempts.

Dick Motta coached the team. The 1986-87 Dallas Mavericks lost in the conference first round.

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Regular Season Points For: 9567
Regular Season Points Against: 9050

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 31, 1986 Utah Jazz 77 at Dallas Mavericks 103 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
November 1, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 105 at San Antonio Spurs 108 L 1-0 0-1 1-1
November 4, 1986 Los Angeles Clippers 86 at Dallas Mavericks 118 W 2-0 0-1 2-1
November 6, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 147 at Seattle Supersonics 124 W 2-0 1-1 3-1
November 7, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 113 at Portland Trail Blazers 120 L 2-0 1-2 3-2 OT
November 11, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 103 at Utah Jazz 104 L 2-0 1-3 3-3
November 12, 1986 Houston Rockets 85 at Dallas Mavericks 114 W 3-0 1-3 4-3
November 14, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 138 at Denver Nuggets 142 L 3-0 1-4 4-4
November 15, 1986 Cleveland Cavaliers 96 at Dallas Mavericks 111 W 4-0 1-4 5-4
November 18, 1986 Los Angeles Lakers 114 at Dallas Mavericks 110 L 4-1 1-4 5-5
November 20, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 113 at Los Angeles Clippers 108 W 4-1 2-4 6-5
November 21, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 130 at Phoenix Suns 122 W 4-1 3-4 7-5 OT
November 26, 1986 Sacramento Kings 117 at Dallas Mavericks 129 W 5-1 3-4 8-5
November 28, 1986 New Jersey Nets 94 at Dallas Mavericks 119 W 6-1 3-4 9-5
November 29, 1986 Utah Jazz 107 at Dallas Mavericks 118 W 7-1 3-4 10-5
December 2, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 127 at Sacramento Kings 124 W 7-1 4-4 11-5
December 5, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 104 at Los Angeles Lakers 112 L 7-1 4-5 11-6
December 6, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 109 at Golden State Warriors 104 W 7-1 5-5 12-6
December 10, 1986 Portland Trail Blazers 129 at Dallas Mavericks 130 W 8-1 5-5 13-6
December 11, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 99 at Utah Jazz 103 L 8-1 5-6 13-7
December 13, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 126 at Seattle Supersonics 109 W 8-1 6-6 14-7
December 14, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 100 at Portland Trail Blazers 134 L 8-1 6-7 14-8
December 16, 1986 San Antonio Spurs 98 at Dallas Mavericks 101 W 9-1 6-7 15-8
December 19, 1986 Denver Nuggets 118 at Dallas Mavericks 141 W 10-1 6-7 16-8
December 20, 1986 Los Angeles Lakers 119 at Dallas Mavericks 130 W 11-1 6-7 17-8
December 23, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 119 at Phoenix Suns 120 L 11-1 6-8 17-9
December 26, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 123 at Denver Nuggets 121 W 11-1 7-8 18-9
December 27, 1986 Phoenix Suns 97 at Dallas Mavericks 123 W 12-1 7-8 19-9
January 2, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 107 at Dallas Mavericks 117 W 13-1 7-8 20-9
January 3, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 106 at San Antonio Spurs 89 W 13-1 8-8 21-9
January 5, 1987 Indiana Pacers 144 at Dallas Mavericks 135 L 13-2 8-8 21-10
January 7, 1987 San Antonio Spurs 103 at Dallas Mavericks 108 W 14-2 8-8 22-10
January 9, 1987 Denver Nuggets 116 at Dallas Mavericks 113 L 14-3 8-8 22-11
January 10, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 96 at Houston Rockets 106 L 14-3 8-9 22-12
January 13, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 108 at New York Knicks 103 W 14-3 9-9 23-12
January 14, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 108 at Boston Celtics 117 L 14-3 9-10 23-13
January 16, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 124 at Milwaukee Bucks 122 W 14-3 10-10 24-13 OT
January 17, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 115 at Indiana Pacers 119 L 14-3 10-11 24-14 2OT
January 21, 1987 New York Knicks 93 at Dallas Mavericks 113 W 15-3 10-11 25-14
January 24, 1987 Los Angeles Lakers 117 at Dallas Mavericks 132 W 16-3 10-11 26-14
January 27, 1987 Washington Bullets 118 at Dallas Mavericks 113 L 16-4 10-11 26-15
January 29, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 132 at Denver Nuggets 102 W 16-4 11-11 27-15
January 30, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 117 at Dallas Mavericks 133 W 17-4 11-11 28-15
February 1, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 117 at Portland Trail Blazers 133 L 17-4 11-12 28-16
February 2, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 103 at Los Angeles Lakers 99 W 17-4 12-12 29-16
February 4, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 94 at Dallas Mavericks 124 W 18-4 12-12 30-16
February 10, 1987 Portland Trail Blazers 115 at Dallas Mavericks 135 W 19-4 12-12 31-16
February 12, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 125 at Sacramento Kings 129 L 19-4 12-13 31-17
February 14, 1987 Los Angeles Clippers 107 at Dallas Mavericks 138 W 20-4 12-13 32-17
February 16, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 100 at Houston Rockets 105 L 20-4 12-14 32-18
February 18, 1987 Boston Celtics 113 at Dallas Mavericks 96 L 20-5 12-14 32-19
February 20, 1987 San Antonio Spurs 107 at Dallas Mavericks 122 W 21-5 12-14 33-19
February 21, 1987 Golden State Warriors 111 at Dallas Mavericks 122 W 22-5 12-14 34-19 OT
February 23, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 121 at Golden State Warriors 95 W 22-5 13-14 35-19
February 25, 1987 Sacramento Kings 101 at Dallas Mavericks 108 W 23-5 13-14 36-19
February 27, 1987 Philadelphia 76ers 110 at Dallas Mavericks 123 W 24-5 13-14 37-19
February 28, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 98 at San Antonio Spurs 123 L 24-5 13-15 37-20
March 2, 1987 Phoenix Suns 112 at Dallas Mavericks 135 W 25-5 13-15 38-20
March 4, 1987 Denver Nuggets 107 at Dallas Mavericks 115 W 26-5 13-15 39-20
March 6, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 115 at Detroit Pistons 125 L 26-5 13-16 39-21
March 8, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 105 at Chicago Bulls 115 L 26-5 13-17 39-22 OT
March 11, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 117 at Dallas Mavericks 130 W 27-5 13-17 40-22
March 13, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 113 at Dallas Mavericks 105 L 27-6 13-17 40-23
March 14, 1987 Houston Rockets 109 at Dallas Mavericks 118 W 28-6 13-17 41-23
March 17, 1987 Chicago Bulls 96 at Dallas Mavericks 114 W 29-6 13-17 42-23
March 19, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 105 at Sacramento Kings 104 W 29-6 14-17 43-23
March 21, 1987 Detroit Pistons 118 at Dallas Mavericks 122 W 30-6 14-17 44-23
March 23, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 103 at Philadelphia 76ers 100 W 30-6 15-17 45-23
March 24, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 119 at New Jersey Nets 107 W 30-6 16-17 46-23
March 26, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 112 at Atlanta Hawks 120 L 30-6 16-18 46-24
March 28, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 114 at Washington Bullets 107 W 30-6 17-18 47-24
March 29, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 101 at Cleveland Cavaliers 98 W 30-6 18-18 48-24
March 31, 1987 Los Angeles Clippers 102 at Dallas Mavericks 118 W 31-6 18-18 49-24
April 3, 1987 Golden State Warriors 116 at Dallas Mavericks 136 W 32-6 18-18 50-24
April 4, 1987 Utah Jazz 107 at Dallas Mavericks 121 W 33-6 18-18 51-24
April 6, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 110 at Phoenix Suns 118 L 33-6 18-19 51-25 OT
April 8, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 90 at Utah Jazz 103 L 33-6 18-20 51-26
April 9, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 125 at Golden State Warriors 100 W 33-6 19-20 52-26
April 11, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 129 at Los Angeles Clippers 100 W 33-6 20-20 53-26
April 15, 1987 Houston Rockets 107 at Dallas Mavericks 113 W 34-6 20-20 54-26
April 17, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 99 at Houston Rockets 121 L 34-6 20-21 54-27
April 18, 1987 Sacramento Kings 121 at Dallas Mavericks 125 W 35-6 20-21 55-27
April 23, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 129 at Dallas Mavericks 151 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
April 25, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 112 at Dallas Mavericks 110 L 1-1 0-0 1-1
April 28, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 107 at Seattle Supersonics 117 L 1-1 0-1 1-2 at Univ of Wash, Seattle, WA
April 30, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 98 at Seattle Supersonics 124 L 1-1 0-2 1-3 at Univ of Wash, Seattle, WA


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