1986-87 Seattle Supersonics Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 39-43
Finishing 4th in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 7-7 Lost conference finals
Conference First Round - Defeated Dallas Mavericks 3-1
Conference Semifinals - Defeated Houston Rockets 4-2
Conference Finals - Lost to Los Angeles Lakers 4-0
Coach: Bernie Bickerstaff (39-43)
Location: Seattle, Washington
Attendance: 356,362, Avg. 8,692 in 41 home dates
1986-87 Seattle Supersonics Statistics
1986-87 Seattle Supersonics Roster

The Seattle Supersonics of the National Basketball Association ended the 1986-87 season with a record of 39 wins and 43 losses, finishing fourth in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 7-7.

Seattle tossed in 9,325 points and conceded 9,287. Dale Ellis scored a team-high 2,041 points for the Supersonics, while Xavier McDaniel and Tom Chambers netted 18 or more per game, too. Alton Lister and Xavier McDaniel each contributed 705 rebounds. Nate McMillan dished out 583 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Nate McMillan added 125 steals, and Alton Lister blocked 180 shots.

Bernie Bickerstaff coached the team. The 1986-87 Seattle Supersonics lost in the conference finals.

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Regular Season Points For: 9325
Regular Season Points Against: 9287

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 31, 1986 Seattle Supersonics 127 at Portland Trail Blazers 110 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
November 1, 1986 Sacramento Kings 103 at Seattle Supersonics 114 W 1-0 1-0 2-0
November 4, 1986 Los Angeles Lakers 110 at Seattle Supersonics 96 L 1-1 1-0 2-1
November 6, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 147 at Seattle Supersonics 124 L 1-2 1-0 2-2
November 8, 1986 New York Knicks 102 at Seattle Supersonics 105 W 2-2 1-0 3-2
November 11, 1986 Philadelphia 76ers 121 at Seattle Supersonics 114 L 2-3 1-0 3-3
November 12, 1986 Seattle Supersonics 97 at Los Angeles Lakers 122 L 2-3 1-1 3-4
November 15, 1986 Seattle Supersonics 127 at Golden State Warriors 121 W 2-3 2-1 4-4
November 18, 1986 Sacramento Kings 105 at Seattle Supersonics 119 W 3-3 2-1 5-4
November 20, 1986 Milwaukee Bucks 116 at Seattle Supersonics 105 L 3-4 2-1 5-5
November 22, 1986 Indiana Pacers 111 at Seattle Supersonics 121 W 4-4 2-1 6-5
November 25, 1986 Los Angeles Clippers 103 at Seattle Supersonics 113 W 5-4 2-1 7-5
November 26, 1986 Seattle Supersonics 91 at Utah Jazz 127 L 5-4 2-2 7-6
November 28, 1986 Seattle Supersonics 117 at Phoenix Suns 104 W 5-4 3-2 8-6
December 2, 1986 Chicago Bulls 115 at Seattle Supersonics 109 L 5-5 3-2 8-7 OT
December 4, 1986 Seattle Supersonics 109 at San Antonio Spurs 102 W 5-5 4-2 9-7
December 6, 1986 Seattle Supersonics 136 at Houston Rockets 80 W 5-5 5-2 10-7
December 10, 1986 Seattle Supersonics 94 at Los Angeles Clippers 101 L 5-5 5-3 10-8
December 11, 1986 San Antonio Spurs 107 at Seattle Supersonics 113 W 6-5 5-3 11-8
December 13, 1986 Dallas Mavericks 126 at Seattle Supersonics 109 L 6-6 5-3 11-9
December 16, 1986 Seattle Supersonics 118 at Portland Trail Blazers 126 L 6-6 5-4 11-10
December 18, 1986 Houston Rockets 100 at Seattle Supersonics 114 W 7-6 5-4 12-10
December 19, 1986 Seattle Supersonics 108 at Phoenix Suns 106 W 7-6 6-4 13-10
December 21, 1986 Golden State Warriors 121 at Seattle Supersonics 112 L 7-7 6-4 13-11
December 23, 1986 Denver Nuggets 116 at Seattle Supersonics 127 W 8-7 6-4 14-11
December 26, 1986 Los Angeles Clippers 107 at Seattle Supersonics 113 W 9-7 6-4 15-11
December 28, 1986 Portland Trail Blazers 127 at Seattle Supersonics 118 L 9-8 6-4 15-12
December 30, 1986 Boston Celtics 104 at Seattle Supersonics 102 L 9-9 6-4 15-13
January 2, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 107 at Dallas Mavericks 117 L 9-9 6-5 15-14
January 3, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 114 at Houston Rockets 138 L 9-9 6-6 15-15
January 6, 1987 Phoenix Suns 108 at Seattle Supersonics 138 W 10-9 6-6 16-15
January 8, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 115 at Golden State Warriors 108 W 10-9 7-6 17-15
January 11, 1987 Utah Jazz 111 at Seattle Supersonics 127 W 11-9 7-6 18-15
January 13, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 109 at Denver Nuggets 117 L 11-9 7-7 18-16
January 14, 1987 San Antonio Spurs 104 at Seattle Supersonics 130 W 12-9 7-7 19-16
January 16, 1987 Denver Nuggets 100 at Seattle Supersonics 134 W 13-9 7-7 20-16
January 17, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 115 at Sacramento Kings 125 L 13-9 7-8 20-17
January 21, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 123 at Philadelphia 76ers 129 L 13-9 7-9 20-18 OT
January 23, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 125 at New Jersey Nets 120 W 13-9 8-9 21-18
January 24, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 87 at Atlanta Hawks 97 L 13-9 8-10 21-19
January 26, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 108 at Utah Jazz 95 W 13-9 9-10 22-19
January 28, 1987 Los Angeles Lakers 101 at Seattle Supersonics 125 W 14-9 9-10 23-19
January 30, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 119 at Golden State Warriors 127 L 14-9 9-11 23-20
January 31, 1987 Phoenix Suns 112 at Seattle Supersonics 118 W 15-9 9-11 24-20 OT
February 2, 1987 New Jersey Nets 100 at Seattle Supersonics 108 W 16-9 9-11 25-20
February 4, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 94 at Dallas Mavericks 124 L 16-9 9-12 25-21
February 5, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 111 at San Antonio Spurs 117 L 16-9 9-13 25-22
February 10, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 125 at Seattle Supersonics 113 L 16-10 9-13 25-23
February 12, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 104 at Milwaukee Bucks 106 L 16-10 9-14 25-24
February 13, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 98 at Chicago Bulls 106 L 16-10 9-15 25-25
February 16, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 94 at Cleveland Cavaliers 105 L 16-10 9-16 25-26
February 18, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 88 at Indiana Pacers 105 L 16-10 9-17 25-27
February 19, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 105 at Detroit Pistons 117 L 16-10 9-18 25-28
February 21, 1987 Washington Bullets 93 at Seattle Supersonics 110 W 17-10 9-18 26-28
February 23, 1987 Los Angeles Clippers 112 at Seattle Supersonics 124 W 18-10 9-18 27-28
February 24, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 103 at Utah Jazz 133 L 18-10 9-19 27-29
February 26, 1987 Denver Nuggets 100 at Seattle Supersonics 106 W 19-10 9-19 28-29
February 28, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 112 at Phoenix Suns 105 W 19-10 10-19 29-29
March 2, 1987 Cleveland Cavaliers 107 at Seattle Supersonics 123 W 20-10 10-19 30-29
March 4, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 124 at Los Angeles Lakers 138 L 20-10 10-20 30-30
March 5, 1987 Portland Trail Blazers 122 at Seattle Supersonics 127 W 21-10 10-20 31-30
March 7, 1987 Houston Rockets 115 at Seattle Supersonics 118 W 22-10 10-20 32-30
March 10, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 136 at Houston Rockets 127 W 22-10 11-20 33-30 2OT
March 11, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 117 at Dallas Mavericks 130 L 22-10 11-21 33-31
March 13, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 104 at Los Angeles Clippers 108 L 22-10 11-22 33-32
March 15, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 106 at Sacramento Kings 107 L 22-10 11-23 33-33
March 16, 1987 San Antonio Spurs 111 at Seattle Supersonics 122 W 23-10 11-23 34-33
March 19, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 106 at Washington Bullets 110 L 23-10 11-24 34-34
March 20, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 108 at Boston Celtics 112 L 23-10 11-25 34-35
March 23, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 126 at New York Knicks 121 W 23-10 12-25 35-35 OT
March 26, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 113 at Denver Nuggets 123 L 23-10 12-26 35-36
March 27, 1987 Golden State Warriors 106 at Seattle Supersonics 105 L 23-11 12-26 35-37
March 29, 1987 Detroit Pistons 108 at Seattle Supersonics 107 L 23-12 12-26 35-38
March 31, 1987 Sacramento Kings 129 at Seattle Supersonics 132 W 24-12 12-26 36-38
April 2, 1987 Los Angeles Lakers 117 at Seattle Supersonics 114 L 24-13 12-26 36-39
April 4, 1987 Portland Trail Blazers 126 at Seattle Supersonics 123 L 24-14 12-26 36-40
April 7, 1987 Phoenix Suns 127 at Seattle Supersonics 125 L 24-15 12-26 36-41 OT
April 10, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 115 at Portland Trail Blazers 121 L 24-15 12-27 36-42
April 14, 1987 Utah Jazz 102 at Seattle Supersonics 103 W 25-15 12-27 37-42
April 16, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 118 at Los Angeles Clippers 87 W 25-15 13-27 38-42
April 18, 1987 Golden State Warriors 132 at Seattle Supersonics 127 L 25-16 13-27 38-43
April 19, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 110 at Los Angeles Lakers 104 W 25-16 14-27 39-43
April 23, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 129 at Dallas Mavericks 151 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
April 25, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 112 at Dallas Mavericks 110 W 0-0 1-1 1-1
April 28, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 107 at Seattle Supersonics 117 W 1-0 1-1 2-1 at Univ of Wash, Seattle, WA
April 30, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 98 at Seattle Supersonics 124 W 2-0 1-1 3-1 at Univ of Wash, Seattle, WA
May 2, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 111 at Houston Rockets 106 W 2-0 2-1 4-1 OT
May 5, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 99 at Houston Rockets 97 W 2-0 3-1 5-1
May 7, 1987 Houston Rockets 102 at Seattle Supersonics 84 L 2-1 3-1 5-2
May 9, 1987 Houston Rockets 102 at Seattle Supersonics 117 W 3-1 3-1 6-2
May 12, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 107 at Houston Rockets 112 L 3-1 3-2 6-3
May 14, 1987 Houston Rockets 125 at Seattle Supersonics 128 W 4-1 3-2 7-3 2OT
May 16, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 87 at Los Angeles Lakers 92 L 4-1 3-3 7-4
May 19, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 104 at Los Angeles Lakers 112 L 4-1 3-4 7-5
May 23, 1987 Los Angeles Lakers 122 at Seattle Supersonics 121 L 4-2 3-4 7-6
May 25, 1987 Los Angeles Lakers 133 at Seattle Supersonics 102 L 4-3 3-4 7-7


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