1986-87 Milwaukee Bucks Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 50-32
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 6-6 Lost conference semifinals
Conference First Round - Defeated Philadelphia 76ers 3-2
Conference Semifinals - Lost to Boston Celtics 4-3
Coach: Don Nelson (50-32)
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Attendance: 450,987, Avg. 11,000 in 41 home dates
1986-87 Milwaukee Bucks Statistics
1986-87 Milwaukee Bucks Roster

The Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1986-87 season with a record of 50 wins and 32 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 6-6.

The Bucks scored 9,052 points and allowed 8,731. Terry Cummings tossed in a team-leading 1,707 points for Milwaukee, and Ricky Pierce contributed 18 or more per game, too. Jack Sikma accounted for 822 boards. Paul Pressey dished out 441 assists for the squad.

On defense, Terry Cummings added 129 steals.

Don Nelson coached the team. The 1986-87 Milwaukee Bucks lost in the conference semifinals.

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Regular Season Points For: 9052
Regular Season Points Against: 8731

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 31, 1986 Milwaukee Bucks 120 at Detroit Pistons 104 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
November 1, 1986 Boston Celtics 105 at Milwaukee Bucks 111 W 1-0 1-0 2-0
November 4, 1986 Milwaukee Bucks 98 at Atlanta Hawks 107 L 1-0 1-1 2-1
November 5, 1986 Milwaukee Bucks 101 at Philadelphia 76ers 107 L 1-0 1-2 2-2
November 7, 1986 Milwaukee Bucks 115 at New Jersey Nets 94 W 1-0 2-2 3-2
November 8, 1986 Detroit Pistons 89 at Milwaukee Bucks 103 W 2-0 2-2 4-2
November 11, 1986 Indiana Pacers 94 at Milwaukee Bucks 102 W 3-0 2-2 5-2
November 12, 1986 Milwaukee Bucks 116 at Boston Celtics 124 L 3-0 2-3 5-3
November 14, 1986 New York Knicks 103 at Milwaukee Bucks 106 W 4-0 2-3 6-3
November 15, 1986 Milwaukee Bucks 103 at Indiana Pacers 104 L 4-0 2-4 6-4
November 18, 1986 Golden State Warriors 85 at Milwaukee Bucks 111 W 5-0 2-4 7-4
November 20, 1986 Milwaukee Bucks 116 at Seattle Supersonics 105 W 5-0 3-4 8-4
November 22, 1986 Milwaukee Bucks 107 at Sacramento Kings 99 W 5-0 4-4 9-4
November 23, 1986 Milwaukee Bucks 117 at Los Angeles Lakers 127 L 5-0 4-5 9-5
November 26, 1986 Washington Bullets 103 at Milwaukee Bucks 122 W 6-0 4-5 10-5
November 28, 1986 Milwaukee Bucks 99 at Detroit Pistons 120 L 6-0 4-6 10-6
November 29, 1986 Denver Nuggets 99 at Milwaukee Bucks 131 W 7-0 4-6 11-6
December 2, 1986 Indiana Pacers 88 at Milwaukee Bucks 95 W 8-0 4-6 12-6
December 3, 1986 Milwaukee Bucks 110 at Philadelphia 76ers 115 L 8-0 4-7 12-7 OT
December 5, 1986 Milwaukee Bucks 91 at Washington Bullets 87 W 8-0 5-7 13-7
December 10, 1986 Los Angeles Lakers 93 at Milwaukee Bucks 116 W 9-0 5-7 14-7
December 12, 1986 Chicago Bulls 106 at Milwaukee Bucks 93 L 9-1 5-7 14-8
December 13, 1986 Milwaukee Bucks 113 at Chicago Bulls 90 W 9-1 6-7 15-8
December 16, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 91 at Milwaukee Bucks 103 W 10-1 6-7 16-8
December 18, 1986 Atlanta Hawks 95 at Milwaukee Bucks 104 W 11-1 6-7 17-8
December 20, 1986 Boston Celtics 100 at Milwaukee Bucks 120 W 12-1 6-7 18-8
December 23, 1986 San Antonio Spurs 108 at Milwaukee Bucks 110 W 13-1 6-7 19-8
December 27, 1986 Milwaukee Bucks 100 at New York Knicks 114 L 13-1 6-8 19-9
December 29, 1986 Milwaukee Bucks 117 at New Jersey Nets 122 L 13-1 6-9 19-10
December 30, 1986 Detroit Pistons 103 at Milwaukee Bucks 99 L 13-2 6-9 19-11
January 2, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 91 at Cleveland Cavaliers 84 W 13-2 7-9 20-11
January 3, 1987 Cleveland Cavaliers 95 at Milwaukee Bucks 104 W 14-2 7-9 21-11
January 6, 1987 New Jersey Nets 112 at Milwaukee Bucks 124 W 15-2 7-9 22-11
January 7, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 92 at Boston Celtics 119 L 15-2 7-10 22-12
January 9, 1987 Washington Bullets 100 at Milwaukee Bucks 92 L 15-3 7-10 22-13
January 11, 1987 Portland Trail Blazers 103 at Milwaukee Bucks 91 L 15-4 7-10 22-14
January 13, 1987 Sacramento Kings 89 at Milwaukee Bucks 113 W 16-4 7-10 23-14
January 15, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 91 at Atlanta Hawks 130 L 16-4 7-11 23-15
January 16, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 124 at Milwaukee Bucks 122 L 16-5 7-11 23-16 OT
January 18, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 91 at Milwaukee Bucks 100 W 17-5 7-11 24-16
January 20, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 90 at Chicago Bulls 103 L 17-5 7-12 24-17
January 21, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 111 at Cleveland Cavaliers 107 W 17-5 8-12 25-17
January 24, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 122 at Denver Nuggets 132 L 17-5 8-13 25-18
January 26, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 114 at Los Angeles Clippers 94 W 17-5 9-13 26-18
January 27, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 119 at Golden State Warriors 115 W 17-5 10-13 27-18
January 29, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 99 at Houston Rockets 93 W 17-5 11-13 28-18
January 30, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 117 at Dallas Mavericks 133 L 17-5 11-14 28-19
February 1, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 116 at San Antonio Spurs 120 L 17-5 11-15 28-20
February 3, 1987 New York Knicks 110 at Milwaukee Bucks 109 L 17-6 11-15 28-21
February 5, 1987 Chicago Bulls 105 at Milwaukee Bucks 120 W 18-6 11-15 29-21
February 11, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 127 at New York Knicks 104 W 18-6 12-15 30-21
February 12, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 104 at Milwaukee Bucks 106 W 19-6 12-15 31-21
February 14, 1987 Houston Rockets 101 at Milwaukee Bucks 116 W 20-6 12-15 32-21
February 16, 1987 New Jersey Nets 124 at Milwaukee Bucks 128 W 21-6 12-15 33-21
February 18, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 113 at Utah Jazz 109 W 21-6 13-15 34-21
February 21, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 115 at Phoenix Suns 107 W 21-6 14-15 35-21
February 22, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 120 at Portland Trail Blazers 124 L 21-6 14-16 35-22
February 24, 1987 Indiana Pacers 114 at Milwaukee Bucks 120 W 22-6 14-16 36-22 2OT
February 28, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 104 at Chicago Bulls 107 L 22-6 14-17 36-23
March 4, 1987 Los Angeles Clippers 100 at Milwaukee Bucks 110 W 23-6 14-17 37-23
March 6, 1987 Utah Jazz 124 at Milwaukee Bucks 123 L 23-7 14-17 37-24
March 7, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 124 at Indiana Pacers 120 W 23-7 15-17 38-24
March 9, 1987 Phoenix Suns 110 at Milwaukee Bucks 118 W 24-7 15-17 39-24
March 11, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 115 at Washington Bullets 107 W 24-7 16-17 40-24
March 12, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 106 at New Jersey Nets 123 L 24-7 16-18 40-25
March 14, 1987 Cleveland Cavaliers 104 at Milwaukee Bucks 111 W 25-7 16-18 41-25
March 17, 1987 Boston Celtics 115 at Milwaukee Bucks 123 W 26-7 16-18 42-25
March 18, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 102 at Boston Celtics 120 L 26-7 16-19 42-26
March 20, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 97 at Atlanta Hawks 114 L 26-7 16-20 42-27
March 21, 1987 Philadelphia 76ers 105 at Milwaukee Bucks 102 L 26-8 16-20 42-28
March 24, 1987 New York Knicks 96 at Milwaukee Bucks 135 W 27-8 16-20 43-28
March 25, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 108 at Indiana Pacers 125 L 27-8 16-21 43-29
March 27, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 113 at Cleveland Cavaliers 116 L 27-8 16-22 43-30
April 1, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 92 at Milwaukee Bucks 104 W 28-8 16-22 44-30
April 4, 1987 New Jersey Nets 102 at Milwaukee Bucks 112 W 29-8 16-22 45-30
April 5, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 107 at Detroit Pistons 125 L 29-8 16-23 45-31
April 7, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 95 at Washington Bullets 94 W 29-8 17-23 46-31
April 10, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 132 at New York Knicks 93 W 29-8 18-23 47-31
April 11, 1987 Cleveland Cavaliers 93 at Milwaukee Bucks 121 W 30-8 18-23 48-31
April 13, 1987 Chicago Bulls 114 at Milwaukee Bucks 107 L 30-9 18-23 48-32
April 15, 1987 Philadelphia 76ers 95 at Milwaukee Bucks 128 W 31-9 18-23 49-32
April 18, 1987 Detroit Pistons 110 at Milwaukee Bucks 124 W 32-9 18-23 50-32
April 24, 1987 Philadelphia 76ers 104 at Milwaukee Bucks 107 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
April 26, 1987 Philadelphia 76ers 125 at Milwaukee Bucks 122 L 1-1 0-0 1-1 OT
April 29, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 121 at Philadelphia 76ers 120 W 1-1 1-0 2-1
May 1, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 118 at Philadelphia 76ers 124 L 1-1 1-1 2-2
May 3, 1987 Philadelphia 76ers 89 at Milwaukee Bucks 102 W 2-1 1-1 3-2
May 5, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 98 at Boston Celtics 111 L 2-1 1-2 3-3
May 6, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 124 at Boston Celtics 126 L 2-1 1-3 3-4
May 8, 1987 Boston Celtics 121 at Milwaukee Bucks 126 W 3-1 1-3 4-4 OT
May 10, 1987 Boston Celtics 138 at Milwaukee Bucks 137 L 3-2 1-3 4-5 2OT
May 13, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 129 at Boston Celtics 124 W 3-2 2-3 5-5
May 15, 1987 Boston Celtics 111 at Milwaukee Bucks 121 W 4-2 2-3 6-5
May 17, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 113 at Boston Celtics 119 L 4-2 2-4 6-6


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