1987-88 Houston Rockets Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 46-36
Finishing 4th in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 1-3 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Dallas Mavericks 3-1
Coach: Bill Fitch (46-36)
Location: Houston, Texas
Attendance: 681,051, Avg. 16,611 in 41 home dates
1987-88 Houston Rockets Statistics
1987-88 Houston Rockets Roster

The Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1987-88 season with a record of 46 wins and 36 losses, finishing fourth in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-3.

The Rockets tossed in 8,935 points and allowed 8,821. Hakeem Olajuwon scored a team-best 1,805 points for Houston and racked up 959 rebounds. Allen Leavell dished out 405 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Hakeem Olajuwon added 162 steals and swatted a team-best 214 opponent shot attempts.

Bill Fitch coached the team. The 1987-88 Houston Rockets lost in the conference first round.

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Regular Season Points For: 8935
Regular Season Points Against: 8821

Date Game Res Home Road Record
November 6, 1987 San Antonio Spurs 102 at Houston Rockets 108 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
November 8, 1987 Houston Rockets 92 at Los Angeles Lakers 101 L 1-0 0-1 1-1
November 10, 1987 Houston Rockets 118 at Portland Trail Blazers 111 W 1-0 1-1 2-1
November 12, 1987 Houston Rockets 116 at Sacramento Kings 114 W 1-0 2-1 3-1
November 14, 1987 Utah Jazz 93 at Houston Rockets 101 W 2-0 2-1 4-1
November 15, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 106 at Houston Rockets 108 W 3-0 2-1 5-1
November 17, 1987 Houston Rockets 111 at New Jersey Nets 114 L 3-0 2-2 5-2
November 19, 1987 Houston Rockets 105 at Cleveland Cavaliers 97 W 3-0 3-2 6-2
November 21, 1987 Houston Rockets 94 at Atlanta Hawks 104 L 3-0 3-3 6-3
November 24, 1987 Detroit Pistons 97 at Houston Rockets 83 L 3-1 3-3 6-4
November 25, 1987 Houston Rockets 109 at Phoenix Suns 103 W 3-1 4-3 7-4
November 27, 1987 Houston Rockets 96 at Utah Jazz 118 L 3-1 4-4 7-5
November 28, 1987 Chicago Bulls 98 at Houston Rockets 86 L 3-2 4-4 7-6
December 1, 1987 Denver Nuggets 101 at Houston Rockets 106 W 4-2 4-4 8-6
December 2, 1987 Houston Rockets 93 at San Antonio Spurs 97 L 4-2 4-5 8-7
December 5, 1987 Golden State Warriors 96 at Houston Rockets 121 W 5-2 4-5 9-7
December 8, 1987 Sacramento Kings 97 at Houston Rockets 106 W 6-2 4-5 10-7
December 10, 1987 Utah Jazz 93 at Houston Rockets 98 W 7-2 4-5 11-7
December 12, 1987 Houston Rockets 103 at Chicago Bulls 112 L 7-2 4-6 11-8
December 16, 1987 Houston Rockets 113 at Denver Nuggets 132 L 7-2 4-7 11-9
December 17, 1987 Houston Rockets 92 at Los Angeles Clippers 98 L 7-2 4-8 11-10
December 19, 1987 Denver Nuggets 121 at Houston Rockets 117 L 7-3 4-8 11-11
December 22, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 103 at Houston Rockets 122 W 8-3 4-8 12-11
December 26, 1987 Houston Rockets 100 at Dallas Mavericks 105 L 8-3 4-9 12-12
December 29, 1987 Houston Rockets 101 at Detroit Pistons 91 W 8-3 5-9 13-12
December 30, 1987 Houston Rockets 102 at Milwaukee Bucks 93 W 8-3 6-9 14-12
January 2, 1988 Houston Rockets 111 at Washington Bullets 100 W 8-3 7-9 15-12
January 4, 1988 Dallas Mavericks 107 at Houston Rockets 117 W 9-3 7-9 16-12
January 6, 1988 Houston Rockets 95 at Seattle Supersonics 110 L 9-3 7-10 16-13
January 7, 1988 Houston Rockets 120 at Golden State Warriors 113 W 9-3 8-10 17-13
January 9, 1988 Phoenix Suns 98 at Houston Rockets 104 W 10-3 8-10 18-13
January 13, 1988 Houston Rockets 106 at Phoenix Suns 117 L 10-3 8-11 18-14
January 14, 1988 Portland Trail Blazers 98 at Houston Rockets 103 W 11-3 8-11 19-14
January 16, 1988 Indiana Pacers 102 at Houston Rockets 132 W 12-3 8-11 20-14
January 18, 1988 Houston Rockets 110 at Los Angeles Lakers 121 L 12-3 8-12 20-15
January 19, 1988 Houston Rockets 104 at Sacramento Kings 107 L 12-3 8-13 20-16
January 21, 1988 Milwaukee Bucks 103 at Houston Rockets 116 W 13-3 8-13 21-16
January 26, 1988 Los Angeles Clippers 104 at Houston Rockets 124 W 14-3 8-13 22-16
January 28, 1988 Cleveland Cavaliers 109 at Houston Rockets 85 L 14-4 8-13 22-17
January 30, 1988 Houston Rockets 108 at Dallas Mavericks 92 W 14-4 9-13 23-17
February 2, 1988 Phoenix Suns 99 at Houston Rockets 109 W 15-4 9-13 24-17
February 4, 1988 New Jersey Nets 87 at Houston Rockets 115 W 16-4 9-13 25-17
February 9, 1988 Boston Celtics 120 at Houston Rockets 129 W 17-4 9-13 26-17
February 11, 1988 Houston Rockets 115 at Seattle Supersonics 120 L 17-4 9-14 26-18
February 12, 1988 Houston Rockets 112 at Los Angeles Clippers 105 W 17-4 10-14 27-18
February 14, 1988 Houston Rockets 115 at Portland Trail Blazers 103 W 17-4 11-14 28-18
February 16, 1988 Golden State Warriors 116 at Houston Rockets 121 W 18-4 11-14 29-18
February 18, 1988 Los Angeles Lakers 111 at Houston Rockets 96 L 18-5 11-14 29-19
February 20, 1988 Washington Bullets 109 at Houston Rockets 115 W 19-5 11-14 30-19
February 22, 1988 Philadelphia 76ers 106 at Houston Rockets 119 W 20-5 11-14 31-19
February 25, 1988 Dallas Mavericks 108 at Houston Rockets 106 L 20-6 11-14 31-20
February 26, 1988 Houston Rockets 107 at San Antonio Spurs 111 L 20-6 11-15 31-21
February 28, 1988 San Antonio Spurs 95 at Houston Rockets 108 W 21-6 11-15 32-21
March 1, 1988 Houston Rockets 112 at Utah Jazz 113 L 21-6 11-16 32-22
March 2, 1988 Houston Rockets 108 at Golden State Warriors 101 W 21-6 12-16 33-22
March 4, 1988 Houston Rockets 110 at Dallas Mavericks 118 L 21-6 12-17 33-23
March 5, 1988 Sacramento Kings 94 at Houston Rockets 105 W 22-6 12-17 34-23
March 8, 1988 Houston Rockets 113 at Denver Nuggets 103 W 22-6 13-17 35-23
March 10, 1988 Portland Trail Blazers 112 at Houston Rockets 109 L 22-7 13-17 35-24
March 13, 1988 Golden State Warriors 112 at Houston Rockets 125 W 23-7 13-17 36-24
March 15, 1988 Los Angeles Clippers 110 at Houston Rockets 116 W 24-7 13-17 37-24
March 17, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 106 at Houston Rockets 115 W 25-7 13-17 38-24
March 19, 1988 Houston Rockets 104 at Sacramento Kings 121 L 25-7 13-18 38-25
March 22, 1988 Houston Rockets 95 at Los Angeles Lakers 117 L 25-7 13-19 38-26
March 24, 1988 New York Knicks 117 at Houston Rockets 134 W 26-7 13-19 39-26
March 26, 1988 Portland Trail Blazers 109 at Houston Rockets 115 W 27-7 13-19 40-26
March 28, 1988 Houston Rockets 98 at Philadelphia 76ers 108 L 27-7 13-20 40-27
March 30, 1988 Houston Rockets 110 at Boston Celtics 117 L 27-7 13-21 40-28
March 31, 1988 Houston Rockets 102 at Indiana Pacers 100 W 27-7 14-21 41-28
April 2, 1988 Houston Rockets 98 at New York Knicks 104 L 27-7 14-22 41-29
April 5, 1988 Denver Nuggets 110 at Houston Rockets 97 L 27-8 14-22 41-30
April 7, 1988 Utah Jazz 107 at Houston Rockets 113 W 28-8 14-22 42-30
April 9, 1988 Houston Rockets 108 at Seattle Supersonics 104 W 28-8 15-22 43-30
April 10, 1988 Houston Rockets 105 at Los Angeles Clippers 122 L 28-8 15-23 43-31
April 12, 1988 Houston Rockets 119 at San Antonio Spurs 127 L 28-8 15-24 43-32
April 14, 1988 Sacramento Kings 105 at Houston Rockets 123 W 29-8 15-24 44-32
April 15, 1988 Houston Rockets 125 at Denver Nuggets 132 L 29-8 15-25 44-33
April 17, 1988 Los Angeles Lakers 119 at Houston Rockets 127 W 30-8 15-25 45-33
April 19, 1988 Dallas Mavericks 104 at Houston Rockets 96 L 30-9 15-25 45-34
April 21, 1988 San Antonio Spurs 117 at Houston Rockets 116 L 30-10 15-25 45-35
April 23, 1988 Houston Rockets 107 at Utah Jazz 125 L 30-10 15-26 45-36
April 24, 1988 Phoenix Suns 119 at Houston Rockets 127 W 31-10 15-26 46-36
April 28, 1988 Houston Rockets 110 at Dallas Mavericks 120 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
April 30, 1988 Houston Rockets 119 at Dallas Mavericks 108 W 0-0 1-1 1-1
May 3, 1988 Dallas Mavericks 93 at Houston Rockets 92 L 0-1 1-1 1-2
May 5, 1988 Dallas Mavericks 107 at Houston Rockets 97 L 0-2 1-1 1-3


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