1987-88 Seattle Supersonics Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 44-38
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 2-3 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Denver Nuggets 3-2
Coach: Bernie Bickerstaff (44-38)
Location: Seattle, Washington
Attendance: 492,312, Avg. 12,008 in 41 home dates
1987-88 Seattle Supersonics Statistics
1987-88 Seattle Supersonics Roster

The Seattle Supersonics of the National Basketball Association ended the 1987-88 season with a record of 44 wins and 38 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-3.

The Supersonics tossed in 9,135 points and yielded 8,966. Dale Ellis scored a team-high 1,938 points for Seattle, while Tom Chambers and Xavier McDaniel contributed 18 or more per game, too. Alton Lister accounted for 627 rebounds. Nate McMillan dished out 702 assists for the squad.

On defense, Nate McMillan added 169 steals, and Alton Lister blocked 140 shots.

Bernie Bickerstaff coached the team. The 1987-88 Seattle Supersonics lost in the conference first round.

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Regular Season Points For: 9135
Regular Season Points Against: 8966

Date Game Res Home Road Record
November 6, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 109 at Los Angeles Lakers 113 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
November 7, 1987 Phoenix Suns 96 at Seattle Supersonics 112 W 1-0 0-1 1-1
November 10, 1987 Dallas Mavericks 117 at Seattle Supersonics 101 L 1-1 0-1 1-2
November 12, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 118 at San Antonio Spurs 123 L 1-1 0-2 1-3
November 13, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 103 at Dallas Mavericks 95 W 1-1 1-2 2-3
November 15, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 106 at Houston Rockets 108 L 1-1 1-3 2-4
November 18, 1987 Portland Trail Blazers 114 at Seattle Supersonics 120 W 2-1 1-3 3-4
November 20, 1987 Milwaukee Bucks 97 at Seattle Supersonics 99 W 3-1 1-3 4-4
November 21, 1987 Washington Bullets 103 at Seattle Supersonics 124 W 4-1 1-3 5-4
November 24, 1987 Los Angeles Lakers 85 at Seattle Supersonics 103 W 5-1 1-3 6-4
November 27, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 112 at Boston Celtics 117 L 5-1 1-4 6-5
November 28, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 115 at Indiana Pacers 131 L 5-1 1-5 6-6
December 1, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 112 at New York Knicks 109 W 5-1 2-5 7-6
December 2, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 102 at Cleveland Cavaliers 104 L 5-1 2-6 7-7
December 4, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 105 at Philadelphia 76ers 118 L 5-1 2-7 7-8
December 5, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 115 at Washington Bullets 99 W 5-1 3-7 8-8
December 8, 1987 Cleveland Cavaliers 96 at Seattle Supersonics 107 W 6-1 3-7 9-8
December 10, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 96 at Los Angeles Clippers 113 L 6-1 3-8 9-9
December 12, 1987 Los Angeles Clippers 95 at Seattle Supersonics 116 W 7-1 3-8 10-9
December 14, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 95 at Utah Jazz 116 L 7-1 3-9 10-10
December 15, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 109 at Portland Trail Blazers 128 L 7-1 3-10 10-11
December 17, 1987 Sacramento Kings 109 at Seattle Supersonics 114 W 8-1 3-10 11-11
December 19, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 129 at Golden State Warriors 102 W 8-1 4-10 12-11
December 20, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 94 at Los Angeles Lakers 103 L 8-1 4-11 12-12
December 23, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 103 at Phoenix Suns 102 W 8-1 5-11 13-12
December 26, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 111 at Denver Nuggets 115 L 8-1 5-12 13-13
December 28, 1987 Denver Nuggets 100 at Seattle Supersonics 108 W 9-1 5-12 14-13
December 30, 1987 Boston Celtics 105 at Seattle Supersonics 111 W 10-1 5-12 15-13
January 2, 1988 Philadelphia 76ers 114 at Seattle Supersonics 116 W 11-1 5-12 16-13
January 5, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 114 at Portland Trail Blazers 126 L 11-1 5-13 16-14
January 6, 1988 Houston Rockets 95 at Seattle Supersonics 110 W 12-1 5-13 17-14
January 9, 1988 San Antonio Spurs 133 at Seattle Supersonics 141 W 13-1 5-13 18-14
January 10, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 108 at Sacramento Kings 109 L 13-1 5-14 18-15
January 13, 1988 Golden State Warriors 115 at Seattle Supersonics 144 W 14-1 5-14 19-15
January 15, 1988 Utah Jazz 105 at Seattle Supersonics 124 W 15-1 5-14 20-15
January 16, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 114 at Los Angeles Clippers 112 W 15-1 6-14 21-15 OT
January 18, 1988 Indiana Pacers 105 at Seattle Supersonics 115 W 16-1 6-14 22-15
January 20, 1988 New York Knicks 96 at Seattle Supersonics 108 W 17-1 6-14 23-15
January 22, 1988 Detroit Pistons 106 at Seattle Supersonics 109 W 18-1 6-14 24-15
January 24, 1988 Los Angeles Lakers 116 at Seattle Supersonics 109 L 18-2 6-14 24-16
January 26, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 116 at Sacramento Kings 100 W 18-2 7-14 25-16
January 29, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 109 at Dallas Mavericks 117 L 18-2 7-15 25-17
January 30, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 102 at San Antonio Spurs 112 L 18-2 7-16 25-18 OT
February 1, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 100 at Utah Jazz 105 L 18-2 7-17 25-19
February 4, 1988 Atlanta Hawks 119 at Seattle Supersonics 109 L 18-3 7-17 25-20
February 9, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 123 at Portland Trail Blazers 139 L 18-3 7-18 25-21
February 11, 1988 Houston Rockets 115 at Seattle Supersonics 120 W 19-3 7-18 26-21
February 13, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 95 at Golden State Warriors 109 L 19-3 7-19 26-22
February 15, 1988 Dallas Mavericks 128 at Seattle Supersonics 122 L 19-4 7-19 26-23 OT
February 17, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 93 at Milwaukee Bucks 115 L 19-4 7-20 26-24
February 18, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 95 at Detroit Pistons 108 L 19-4 7-21 26-25
February 20, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 113 at New Jersey Nets 101 W 19-4 8-21 27-25
February 21, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 113 at Atlanta Hawks 129 L 19-4 8-22 27-26
February 23, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 97 at Chicago Bulls 104 L 19-4 8-23 27-27 OT
February 26, 1988 Sacramento Kings 130 at Seattle Supersonics 133 W 20-4 8-23 28-27
February 27, 1988 Golden State Warriors 111 at Seattle Supersonics 114 W 21-4 8-23 29-27
March 1, 1988 Los Angeles Lakers 100 at Seattle Supersonics 114 W 22-4 8-23 30-27
March 4, 1988 Utah Jazz 125 at Seattle Supersonics 110 L 22-5 8-23 30-28
March 5, 1988 Denver Nuggets 115 at Seattle Supersonics 102 L 22-6 8-23 30-29
March 8, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 121 at Golden State Warriors 116 W 22-6 9-23 31-29 OT
March 9, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 106 at Sacramento Kings 97 W 22-6 10-23 32-29
March 13, 1988 New Jersey Nets 102 at Seattle Supersonics 115 W 23-6 10-23 33-29
March 15, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 90 at Phoenix Suns 111 L 23-6 10-24 33-30
March 17, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 106 at Houston Rockets 115 L 23-6 10-25 33-31
March 18, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 118 at San Antonio Spurs 110 W 23-6 11-25 34-31 OT
March 20, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 95 at Denver Nuggets 108 L 23-6 11-26 34-32
March 23, 1988 Portland Trail Blazers 108 at Seattle Supersonics 118 W 24-6 11-26 35-32
March 26, 1988 Los Angeles Clippers 98 at Seattle Supersonics 131 W 25-6 11-26 36-32
March 29, 1988 Chicago Bulls 103 at Seattle Supersonics 106 W 26-6 11-26 37-32
March 31, 1988 San Antonio Spurs 117 at Seattle Supersonics 115 L 26-7 11-26 37-33
April 2, 1988 Phoenix Suns 107 at Seattle Supersonics 151 W 27-7 11-26 38-33
April 5, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 90 at Los Angeles Lakers 94 L 27-7 11-27 38-34
April 6, 1988 Golden State Warriors 102 at Seattle Supersonics 114 W 28-7 11-27 39-34
April 8, 1988 Portland Trail Blazers 100 at Seattle Supersonics 114 W 29-7 11-27 40-34
April 9, 1988 Houston Rockets 108 at Seattle Supersonics 104 L 29-8 11-27 40-35
April 13, 1988 Los Angeles Clippers 92 at Seattle Supersonics 113 W 30-8 11-27 41-35
April 15, 1988 Dallas Mavericks 88 at Seattle Supersonics 115 W 31-8 11-27 42-35
April 16, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 119 at Phoenix Suns 121 L 31-8 11-28 42-36 OT
April 19, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 114 at Denver Nuggets 134 L 31-8 11-29 42-37
April 20, 1988 Phoenix Suns 98 at Seattle Supersonics 121 W 32-8 11-29 43-37
April 22, 1988 Utah Jazz 110 at Seattle Supersonics 109 L 32-9 11-29 43-38
April 24, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 109 at Los Angeles Clippers 100 W 32-9 12-29 44-38
April 29, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 123 at Denver Nuggets 126 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
May 1, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 111 at Denver Nuggets 91 W 0-0 1-1 1-1
May 3, 1988 Denver Nuggets 125 at Seattle Supersonics 114 L 0-1 1-1 1-2
May 5, 1988 Denver Nuggets 117 at Seattle Supersonics 127 W 1-1 1-1 2-2
May 7, 1988 Seattle Supersonics 96 at Denver Nuggets 115 L 1-1 1-2 2-3


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