1986-87 Indiana Pacers Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 41-41
Finishing 4th in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 1-3 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Atlanta Hawks 3-1
Coach: Jack Ramsay (41-41)
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Attendance: 520,007, Avg. 12,683 in 41 home dates
1986-87 Indiana Pacers Statistics
1986-87 Indiana Pacers Roster

The Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1986-87 season with a record of 41 wins and 41 losses, finishing fourth in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-3.

Indiana netted 8,698 points and allowed 8,751. Chuck Person tossed in a team-leading 1,541 points for the Pacers and contributed 677 rebounds. Vern Fleming dished out 473 assists for the squad.

On defense, Vern Fleming added 109 steals.

Jack Ramsay coached the team. The 1986-87 Indiana Pacers lost in the conference first round.

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Regular Season Points For: 8698
Regular Season Points Against: 8751

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 31, 1986 Indiana Pacers 104 at Philadelphia 76ers 108 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
November 1, 1986 Detroit Pistons 89 at Indiana Pacers 92 W 1-0 0-1 1-1
November 4, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 121 at Indiana Pacers 125 W 2-0 0-1 2-1 2OT
November 5, 1986 Indiana Pacers 102 at Boston Celtics 133 L 2-0 0-2 2-2
November 8, 1986 San Antonio Spurs 97 at Indiana Pacers 130 W 3-0 0-2 3-2
November 11, 1986 Indiana Pacers 94 at Milwaukee Bucks 102 L 3-0 0-3 3-3
November 13, 1986 Indiana Pacers 120 at New Jersey Nets 117 W 3-0 1-3 4-3 OT
November 15, 1986 Milwaukee Bucks 103 at Indiana Pacers 104 W 4-0 1-3 5-3
November 16, 1986 Indiana Pacers 111 at Washington Bullets 124 L 4-0 1-4 5-4
November 18, 1986 Indiana Pacers 98 at Los Angeles Clippers 93 W 4-0 2-4 6-4
November 20, 1986 Indiana Pacers 83 at Sacramento Kings 92 L 4-0 2-5 6-5
November 22, 1986 Indiana Pacers 111 at Seattle Supersonics 121 L 4-0 2-6 6-6
November 23, 1986 Indiana Pacers 95 at Portland Trail Blazers 108 L 4-0 2-7 6-7
November 26, 1986 Houston Rockets 92 at Indiana Pacers 88 L 4-1 2-7 6-8
November 28, 1986 Denver Nuggets 102 at Indiana Pacers 126 W 5-1 2-7 7-8
November 30, 1986 Portland Trail Blazers 118 at Indiana Pacers 101 L 5-2 2-7 7-9
December 2, 1986 Indiana Pacers 88 at Milwaukee Bucks 95 L 5-2 2-8 7-10
December 3, 1986 Washington Bullets 103 at Indiana Pacers 116 W 6-2 2-8 8-10
December 5, 1986 Atlanta Hawks 113 at Indiana Pacers 119 W 7-2 2-8 9-10
December 10, 1986 Indiana Pacers 112 at Philadelphia 76ers 122 L 7-2 2-9 9-11
December 11, 1986 Cleveland Cavaliers 94 at Indiana Pacers 115 W 8-2 2-9 10-11
December 13, 1986 New Jersey Nets 91 at Indiana Pacers 95 W 9-2 2-9 11-11
December 17, 1986 Indiana Pacers 101 at Boston Celtics 113 L 9-2 2-10 11-12
December 18, 1986 Chicago Bulls 97 at Indiana Pacers 88 L 9-3 2-10 11-13
December 20, 1986 Indiana Pacers 123 at New York Knicks 99 W 9-3 3-10 12-13
December 21, 1986 Indiana Pacers 94 at Cleveland Cavaliers 104 L 9-3 3-11 12-14
December 23, 1986 Detroit Pistons 98 at Indiana Pacers 111 W 10-3 3-11 13-14
December 27, 1986 Indiana Pacers 93 at Chicago Bulls 105 L 10-3 3-12 13-15
December 30, 1986 Cleveland Cavaliers 99 at Indiana Pacers 111 W 11-3 3-12 14-15
January 2, 1987 Los Angeles Clippers 106 at Indiana Pacers 116 W 12-3 3-12 15-15
January 5, 1987 Indiana Pacers 144 at Dallas Mavericks 135 W 12-3 4-12 16-15
January 6, 1987 Indiana Pacers 101 at San Antonio Spurs 99 W 12-3 5-12 17-15
January 8, 1987 Indiana Pacers 96 at Houston Rockets 110 L 12-3 5-13 17-16
January 10, 1987 Indiana Pacers 96 at Utah Jazz 105 L 12-3 5-14 17-17
January 13, 1987 Philadelphia 76ers 101 at Indiana Pacers 94 L 12-4 5-14 17-18
January 15, 1987 Washington Bullets 105 at Indiana Pacers 113 W 13-4 5-14 18-18
January 17, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 115 at Indiana Pacers 119 W 14-4 5-14 19-18 2OT
January 19, 1987 Chicago Bulls 95 at Indiana Pacers 109 W 15-4 5-14 20-18
January 21, 1987 Indiana Pacers 100 at Boston Celtics 130 L 15-4 5-15 20-19
January 22, 1987 Los Angeles Lakers 118 at Indiana Pacers 108 L 15-5 5-15 20-20
January 24, 1987 Phoenix Suns 104 at Indiana Pacers 103 L 15-6 5-15 20-21
January 27, 1987 Indiana Pacers 98 at Atlanta Hawks 114 L 15-6 5-16 20-22
January 30, 1987 Boston Celtics 100 at Indiana Pacers 94 L 15-7 5-16 20-23
January 31, 1987 Indiana Pacers 100 at Cleveland Cavaliers 102 L 15-7 5-17 20-24
February 3, 1987 Philadelphia 76ers 99 at Indiana Pacers 94 L 15-8 5-17 20-25
February 5, 1987 Indiana Pacers 98 at Detroit Pistons 93 W 15-8 6-17 21-25
February 10, 1987 Indiana Pacers 126 at Golden State Warriors 125 W 15-8 7-17 22-25 OT
February 11, 1987 Indiana Pacers 121 at Phoenix Suns 105 W 15-8 8-17 23-25
February 13, 1987 Indiana Pacers 108 at Los Angeles Lakers 113 L 15-8 8-18 23-26
February 14, 1987 Indiana Pacers 113 at Denver Nuggets 129 L 15-8 8-19 23-27
February 16, 1987 Golden State Warriors 93 at Indiana Pacers 112 W 16-8 8-19 24-27
February 18, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 88 at Indiana Pacers 105 W 17-8 8-19 25-27
February 20, 1987 Indiana Pacers 107 at Atlanta Hawks 105 W 17-8 9-19 26-27
February 22, 1987 Sacramento Kings 101 at Indiana Pacers 103 W 18-8 9-19 27-27
February 24, 1987 Indiana Pacers 114 at Milwaukee Bucks 120 L 18-8 9-20 27-28 2OT
February 26, 1987 Indiana Pacers 94 at Washington Bullets 100 L 18-8 9-21 27-29
February 27, 1987 Indiana Pacers 115 at New Jersey Nets 125 L 18-8 9-22 27-30
March 1, 1987 New York Knicks 115 at Indiana Pacers 122 W 19-8 9-22 28-30 OT
March 3, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 109 at Indiana Pacers 108 L 19-9 9-22 28-31
March 7, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 124 at Indiana Pacers 120 L 19-10 9-22 28-32
March 9, 1987 Utah Jazz 102 at Indiana Pacers 107 W 20-10 9-22 29-32
March 11, 1987 Detroit Pistons 107 at Indiana Pacers 98 L 20-11 9-22 29-33
March 13, 1987 Boston Celtics 109 at Indiana Pacers 116 W 21-11 9-22 30-33
March 15, 1987 New Jersey Nets 99 at Indiana Pacers 123 W 22-11 9-22 31-33
March 16, 1987 Indiana Pacers 95 at Detroit Pistons 115 L 22-11 9-23 31-34
March 19, 1987 Indiana Pacers 105 at New York Knicks 111 L 22-11 9-24 31-35 OT
March 21, 1987 Cleveland Cavaliers 76 at Indiana Pacers 77 W 23-11 9-24 32-35
March 23, 1987 Washington Bullets 92 at Indiana Pacers 101 W 24-11 9-24 33-35
March 25, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 108 at Indiana Pacers 125 W 25-11 9-24 34-35
March 27, 1987 New York Knicks 91 at Indiana Pacers 100 W 26-11 9-24 35-35
March 28, 1987 Indiana Pacers 120 at Atlanta Hawks 114 W 26-11 10-24 36-35
April 1, 1987 Chicago Bulls 94 at Indiana Pacers 99 W 27-11 10-24 37-35
April 2, 1987 Indiana Pacers 73 at Detroit Pistons 119 L 27-11 10-25 37-36
April 4, 1987 Indiana Pacers 108 at New York Knicks 112 L 27-11 10-26 37-37
April 7, 1987 New Jersey Nets 114 at Indiana Pacers 128 W 28-11 10-26 38-37
April 9, 1987 Indiana Pacers 99 at Cleveland Cavaliers 111 L 28-11 10-27 38-38
April 10, 1987 Indiana Pacers 115 at Washington Bullets 101 W 28-11 11-27 39-38
April 12, 1987 Indiana Pacers 95 at Chicago Bulls 116 L 28-11 11-28 39-39
April 13, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 102 at Indiana Pacers 101 L 28-12 11-28 39-40
April 15, 1987 Boston Celtics 108 at Indiana Pacers 85 L 28-13 11-28 39-41
April 17, 1987 Indiana Pacers 115 at Philadelphia 76ers 111 W 28-13 12-28 40-41
April 18, 1987 Indiana Pacers 112 at New Jersey Nets 103 W 28-13 13-28 41-41
April 24, 1987 Indiana Pacers 94 at Atlanta Hawks 110 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
April 26, 1987 Indiana Pacers 93 at Atlanta Hawks 94 L 0-0 0-2 0-2
April 29, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 87 at Indiana Pacers 96 W 1-0 0-2 1-2
May 1, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 101 at Indiana Pacers 97 L 1-1 0-2 1-3


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