1985-86 Philadelphia 76ers Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 54-28
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 6-6 Lost conference semifinals
Conference First Round - Defeated Washington Bullets 3-2
Conference Semifinals - Lost to Milwaukee Bucks 4-3
Coach: Matt Guokas (54-28)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Attendance: 513,459, Avg. 12,523 in 41 home dates
1985-86 Philadelphia 76ers Statistics
1985-86 Philadelphia 76ers Roster

The Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1985-86 season with a record of 54 wins and 28 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 6-6.

Philadelphia scored 9,051 points and conceded 8,858. Moses Malone scored a team-leading 1,759 points for the 76ers, while Charles Barkley and Julius Erving contributed 18 or more per game, too. Charles Barkley racked up 1,026 rebounds. Maurice Cheeks dished out 753 assists for the squad.

On defense, Maurice Cheeks added 207 steals, and Charles Barkley swatted 125 opponent shot attempts.

Matt Guokas coached the team. The 1985-86 Philadelphia 76ers lost in the conference semifinals.

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Regular Season Points For: 9051
Regular Season Points Against: 8858

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 26, 1985 Philadelphia 76ers 99 at New York Knicks 89 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
October 29, 1985 Philadelphia 76ers 117 at Milwaukee Bucks 119 L 0-0 1-1 1-1
October 30, 1985 Detroit Pistons 125 at Philadelphia 76ers 132 W 1-0 1-1 2-1 OT
November 1, 1985 Philadelphia 76ers 102 at New Jersey Nets 106 L 1-0 1-2 2-2
November 2, 1985 Philadelphia 76ers 113 at Atlanta Hawks 114 L 1-0 1-3 2-3 OT
November 6, 1985 Indiana Pacers 97 at Philadelphia 76ers 105 W 2-0 1-3 3-3
November 8, 1985 San Antonio Spurs 107 at Philadelphia 76ers 95 L 2-1 1-3 3-4
November 10, 1985 Milwaukee Bucks 97 at Philadelphia 76ers 105 W 3-1 1-3 4-4
November 13, 1985 Chicago Bulls 106 at Philadelphia 76ers 110 W 4-1 1-3 5-4
November 16, 1985 Philadelphia 76ers 97 at Washington Bullets 118 L 4-1 1-4 5-5
November 20, 1985 Golden State Warriors 113 at Philadelphia 76ers 117 W 5-1 1-4 6-5
November 22, 1985 Philadelphia 76ers 103 at Boston Celtics 110 L 5-1 1-5 6-6
November 23, 1985 Detroit Pistons 119 at Philadelphia 76ers 114 L 5-2 1-5 6-7
November 26, 1985 Boston Celtics 98 at Philadelphia 76ers 91 L 5-3 1-5 6-8
November 27, 1985 Philadelphia 76ers 111 at New Jersey Nets 100 W 5-3 2-5 7-8
November 29, 1985 Philadelphia 76ers 110 at Indiana Pacers 100 W 5-3 3-5 8-8
November 30, 1985 Philadelphia 76ers 115 at New York Knicks 95 W 5-3 4-5 9-8
December 3, 1985 Philadelphia 76ers 127 at Detroit Pistons 107 W 5-3 5-5 10-8
December 4, 1985 Washington Bullets 110 at Philadelphia 76ers 115 W 6-3 5-5 11-8 OT
December 6, 1985 Denver Nuggets 123 at Philadelphia 76ers 121 L 6-4 5-5 11-9
December 8, 1985 Seattle Supersonics 105 at Philadelphia 76ers 100 L 6-5 5-5 11-10
December 11, 1985 Cleveland Cavaliers 110 at Philadelphia 76ers 125 W 7-5 5-5 12-10
December 12, 1985 Philadelphia 76ers 102 at Chicago Bulls 106 L 7-5 5-6 12-11
December 14, 1985 Philadelphia 76ers 103 at Atlanta Hawks 107 L 7-5 5-7 12-12
December 17, 1985 Philadelphia 76ers 102 at Indiana Pacers 96 W 7-5 6-7 13-12
December 18, 1985 Houston Rockets 108 at Philadelphia 76ers 126 W 8-5 6-7 14-12
December 20, 1985 Utah Jazz 105 at Philadelphia 76ers 112 W 9-5 6-7 15-12
December 21, 1985 Boston Celtics 102 at Philadelphia 76ers 108 W 10-5 6-7 16-12
December 26, 1985 Philadelphia 76ers 117 at Los Angeles Clippers 108 W 10-5 7-7 17-12
December 28, 1985 Philadelphia 76ers 100 at Phoenix Suns 98 W 10-5 8-7 18-12
December 30, 1985 Philadelphia 76ers 87 at Sacramento Kings 84 W 10-5 9-7 19-12
January 1, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 121 at Portland Trail Blazers 119 W 10-5 10-7 20-12 OT
January 4, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 100 at Houston Rockets 115 L 10-5 10-8 20-13
January 6, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 108 at San Antonio Spurs 102 W 10-5 11-8 21-13
January 8, 1986 Los Angeles Clippers 114 at Philadelphia 76ers 116 W 11-5 11-8 22-13
January 10, 1986 Sacramento Kings 102 at Philadelphia 76ers 113 W 12-5 11-8 23-13
January 11, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 102 at Detroit Pistons 101 W 12-5 12-8 24-13
January 14, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 123 at New Jersey Nets 105 W 12-5 13-8 25-13
January 15, 1986 New Jersey Nets 123 at Philadelphia 76ers 89 L 12-6 13-8 25-14
January 17, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 120 at Chicago Bulls 118 W 12-6 14-8 26-14 OT
January 20, 1986 New York Knicks 93 at Philadelphia 76ers 103 W 13-6 14-8 27-14
January 22, 1986 Phoenix Suns 111 at Philadelphia 76ers 118 W 14-6 14-8 28-14
January 24, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 121 at Cleveland Cavaliers 114 W 14-6 15-8 29-14
January 26, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 103 at Boston Celtics 105 L 14-6 15-9 29-15
January 28, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 106 at Seattle Supersonics 99 W 14-6 16-9 30-15
January 29, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 86 at Utah Jazz 107 L 14-6 16-10 30-16
January 31, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 100 at Los Angeles Lakers 134 L 14-6 16-11 30-17
February 1, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 121 at Golden State Warriors 125 L 14-6 16-12 30-18
February 5, 1986 New Jersey Nets 107 at Philadelphia 76ers 142 W 15-6 16-12 31-18
February 6, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 111 at Cleveland Cavaliers 103 W 15-6 17-12 32-18
February 12, 1986 Chicago Bulls 98 at Philadelphia 76ers 106 W 16-6 17-12 33-18
February 13, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 95 at New York Knicks 92 W 16-6 18-12 34-18
February 15, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 133 at Detroit Pistons 134 L 16-6 18-13 34-19 OT
February 17, 1986 Milwaukee Bucks 111 at Philadelphia 76ers 106 L 16-7 18-13 34-20
February 19, 1986 Portland Trail Blazers 133 at Philadelphia 76ers 153 W 17-7 18-13 35-20
February 21, 1986 Washington Bullets 87 at Philadelphia 76ers 97 W 18-7 18-13 36-20
February 23, 1986 Los Angeles Lakers 117 at Philadelphia 76ers 111 L 18-8 18-13 36-21 OT
February 25, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 122 at Chicago Bulls 108 W 18-8 19-13 37-21
February 28, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 123 at Dallas Mavericks 120 W 18-8 20-13 38-21
March 1, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 118 at Denver Nuggets 107 W 18-8 21-13 39-21
March 4, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 121 at Atlanta Hawks 128 L 18-8 21-14 39-22
March 5, 1986 Atlanta Hawks 122 at Philadelphia 76ers 114 L 18-9 21-14 39-23 OT
March 7, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 95 at Milwaukee Bucks 125 L 18-9 21-15 39-24
March 9, 1986 Indiana Pacers 102 at Philadelphia 76ers 120 W 19-9 21-15 40-24
March 11, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 101 at Indiana Pacers 91 W 19-9 22-15 41-24
March 12, 1986 New York Knicks 95 at Philadelphia 76ers 105 W 20-9 22-15 42-24
March 14, 1986 Cleveland Cavaliers 100 at Philadelphia 76ers 109 W 21-9 22-15 43-24
March 16, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 101 at Boston Celtics 118 L 21-9 22-16 43-25
March 17, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 118 at Cleveland Cavaliers 112 W 21-9 23-16 44-25 OT
March 19, 1986 Chicago Bulls 112 at Philadelphia 76ers 118 W 22-9 23-16 45-25
March 21, 1986 Washington Bullets 105 at Philadelphia 76ers 112 W 23-9 23-16 46-25
March 22, 1986 New Jersey Nets 115 at Philadelphia 76ers 123 W 24-9 23-16 47-25
March 24, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 93 at Washington Bullets 100 L 24-9 23-17 47-26
March 26, 1986 Atlanta Hawks 103 at Philadelphia 76ers 112 W 25-9 23-17 48-26
March 28, 1986 Milwaukee Bucks 116 at Philadelphia 76ers 94 L 25-10 23-17 48-27
March 30, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 113 at Philadelphia 76ers 114 W 26-10 23-17 49-27
April 2, 1986 New York Knicks 87 at Philadelphia 76ers 93 W 27-10 23-17 50-27
April 4, 1986 Cleveland Cavaliers 102 at Philadelphia 76ers 122 W 28-10 23-17 51-27
April 6, 1986 Boston Celtics 94 at Philadelphia 76ers 95 W 29-10 23-17 52-27
April 8, 1986 Detroit Pistons 112 at Philadelphia 76ers 116 W 30-10 23-17 53-27
April 11, 1986 Indiana Pacers 122 at Philadelphia 76ers 130 W 31-10 23-17 54-27
April 13, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 97 at Washington Bullets 98 L 31-10 23-18 54-28
April 18, 1986 Washington Bullets 95 at Philadelphia 76ers 94 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
April 20, 1986 Washington Bullets 97 at Philadelphia 76ers 102 W 1-1 0-0 1-1
April 22, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 91 at Washington Bullets 86 W 1-1 1-0 2-1
April 24, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 111 at Washington Bullets 116 L 1-1 1-1 2-2
April 27, 1986 Washington Bullets 109 at Philadelphia 76ers 134 W 2-1 1-1 3-2
April 29, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 118 at Milwaukee Bucks 112 W 2-1 2-1 4-2
May 1, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 107 at Milwaukee Bucks 119 L 2-1 2-2 4-3
May 3, 1986 Milwaukee Bucks 103 at Philadelphia 76ers 107 W 3-1 2-2 5-3
May 5, 1986 Milwaukee Bucks 109 at Philadelphia 76ers 104 L 3-2 2-2 5-4
May 7, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 108 at Milwaukee Bucks 113 L 3-2 2-3 5-5
May 9, 1986 Milwaukee Bucks 108 at Philadelphia 76ers 126 W 4-2 2-3 6-5
May 11, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 112 at Milwaukee Bucks 113 L 4-2 2-4 6-6


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