1987-88 Washington Bullets Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 38-44
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 2-3 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Detroit Pistons 3-2
Coach: Kevin Loughery (8-19)
Coach: Wes Unseld (30-25)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Attendance: 433,376, Avg. 10,570 in 41 home dates
1987-88 Washington Bullets Statistics
1987-88 Washington Bullets Roster

The Washington Bullets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1987-88 season with a record of 38 wins and 44 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-3.

The Bullets scored 8,653 points and yielded 8,716. Jeff Malone scored a team-best 1,641 points for Washington, while Moses Malone and Bernard King netted 17 or more per game as well. Moses Malone contributed 884 rebounds. Muggsy Bogues dished out 404 assists for the squad.

On defense, Muggsy Bogues added 127 steals, and Manute Bol blocked 208 shots.

Kevin Loughery and Wes Unseld coached the team. The 1987-88 Washington Bullets lost in the conference first round.

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Regular Season Points For: 8653
Regular Season Points Against: 8716

Date Game Res Home Road Record
November 6, 1987 Washington Bullets 97 at Atlanta Hawks 114 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
November 7, 1987 Boston Celtics 140 at Washington Bullets 139 L 0-1 0-1 0-2 2OT
November 10, 1987 Washington Bullets 100 at Milwaukee Bucks 115 L 0-1 0-2 0-3
November 13, 1987 New York Knicks 101 at Washington Bullets 108 W 1-1 0-2 1-3
November 15, 1987 Washington Bullets 113 at New Jersey Nets 109 W 1-1 1-2 2-3
November 17, 1987 Washington Bullets 101 at Chicago Bulls 105 L 1-1 1-3 2-4
November 18, 1987 Chicago Bulls 84 at Washington Bullets 82 L 1-2 1-3 2-5
November 20, 1987 Washington Bullets 101 at Portland Trail Blazers 120 L 1-2 1-4 2-6
November 21, 1987 Washington Bullets 103 at Seattle Supersonics 124 L 1-2 1-5 2-7
November 24, 1987 Washington Bullets 83 at Utah Jazz 100 L 1-2 1-6 2-8
November 25, 1987 Washington Bullets 101 at Los Angeles Clippers 96 W 1-2 2-6 3-8
November 28, 1987 Detroit Pistons 102 at Washington Bullets 124 W 2-2 2-6 4-8
December 2, 1987 Washington Bullets 102 at Indiana Pacers 108 L 2-2 2-7 4-9
December 3, 1987 Atlanta Hawks 102 at Washington Bullets 94 L 2-3 2-7 4-10
December 5, 1987 Seattle Supersonics 115 at Washington Bullets 99 L 2-4 2-7 4-11
December 8, 1987 Washington Bullets 92 at New York Knicks 116 L 2-4 2-8 4-12
December 9, 1987 Los Angeles Lakers 112 at Washington Bullets 120 W 3-4 2-8 5-12 OT
December 11, 1987 Washington Bullets 108 at Detroit Pistons 114 L 3-4 2-9 5-13
December 12, 1987 Washington Bullets 122 at New Jersey Nets 107 W 3-4 3-9 6-13
December 15, 1987 Boston Celtics 122 at Washington Bullets 102 L 3-5 3-9 6-14
December 17, 1987 Indiana Pacers 111 at Washington Bullets 115 W 4-5 3-9 7-14 OT
December 19, 1987 Chicago Bulls 96 at Washington Bullets 109 W 5-5 3-9 8-14
December 22, 1987 Cleveland Cavaliers 106 at Washington Bullets 102 L 5-6 3-9 8-15
December 26, 1987 Washington Bullets 97 at Milwaukee Bucks 102 L 5-6 3-10 8-16
December 30, 1987 Portland Trail Blazers 117 at Washington Bullets 112 L 5-7 3-10 8-17
January 1, 1988 Denver Nuggets 124 at Washington Bullets 109 L 5-8 3-10 8-18
January 2, 1988 Houston Rockets 111 at Washington Bullets 100 L 5-9 3-10 8-19
January 5, 1988 New Jersey Nets 97 at Washington Bullets 101 W 6-9 3-10 9-19
January 8, 1988 Washington Bullets 109 at Boston Celtics 125 L 6-9 3-11 9-20
January 9, 1988 Los Angeles Clippers 76 at Washington Bullets 108 W 7-9 3-11 10-20
January 14, 1988 Milwaukee Bucks 107 at Washington Bullets 136 W 8-9 3-11 11-20
January 17, 1988 Sacramento Kings 113 at Washington Bullets 130 W 9-9 3-11 12-20
January 18, 1988 Washington Bullets 103 at Chicago Bulls 117 L 9-9 3-12 12-21
January 20, 1988 Washington Bullets 110 at Philadelphia 76ers 98 W 9-9 4-12 13-21
January 22, 1988 Golden State Warriors 91 at Washington Bullets 115 W 10-9 4-12 14-21
January 24, 1988 Philadelphia 76ers 99 at Washington Bullets 131 W 11-9 4-12 15-21
January 25, 1988 Philadelphia 76ers 117 at Washington Bullets 118 W 12-9 4-12 16-21 OT
January 27, 1988 Washington Bullets 100 at Boston Celtics 106 L 12-9 4-13 16-22
January 28, 1988 New York Knicks 90 at Washington Bullets 104 W 13-9 4-13 17-22
January 30, 1988 Washington Bullets 126 at Cleveland Cavaliers 128 L 13-9 4-14 17-23 OT
February 2, 1988 Washington Bullets 106 at New York Knicks 110 L 13-9 4-15 17-24
February 3, 1988 Cleveland Cavaliers 107 at Washington Bullets 106 L 13-10 4-15 17-25
February 9, 1988 New Jersey Nets 117 at Washington Bullets 126 W 14-10 4-15 18-25 OT
February 10, 1988 Washington Bullets 102 at Cleveland Cavaliers 118 L 14-10 4-16 18-26
February 13, 1988 Washington Bullets 103 at Atlanta Hawks 105 L 14-10 4-17 18-27
February 15, 1988 Milwaukee Bucks 114 at Washington Bullets 110 L 14-11 4-17 18-28
February 17, 1988 Washington Bullets 108 at Dallas Mavericks 123 L 14-11 4-18 18-29
February 19, 1988 Washington Bullets 106 at San Antonio Spurs 102 W 14-11 5-18 19-29
February 20, 1988 Washington Bullets 109 at Houston Rockets 115 L 14-11 5-19 19-30
February 22, 1988 Washington Bullets 87 at Denver Nuggets 100 L 14-11 5-20 19-31
February 23, 1988 Washington Bullets 100 at Los Angeles Lakers 111 L 14-11 5-21 19-32
February 25, 1988 Washington Bullets 129 at Sacramento Kings 110 W 14-11 6-21 20-32
February 27, 1988 Washington Bullets 116 at Phoenix Suns 106 W 14-11 7-21 21-32
February 29, 1988 Washington Bullets 110 at Golden State Warriors 105 W 14-11 8-21 22-32
March 2, 1988 Indiana Pacers 102 at Washington Bullets 111 W 15-11 8-21 23-32
March 4, 1988 Washington Bullets 95 at Indiana Pacers 88 W 15-11 9-21 24-32
March 5, 1988 Detroit Pistons 97 at Washington Bullets 101 W 16-11 9-21 25-32
March 9, 1988 Phoenix Suns 111 at Washington Bullets 115 W 17-11 9-21 26-32
March 11, 1988 Utah Jazz 109 at Washington Bullets 107 L 17-12 9-21 26-33
March 13, 1988 Washington Bullets 96 at Philadelphia 76ers 104 L 17-12 9-22 26-34
March 14, 1988 San Antonio Spurs 106 at Washington Bullets 112 W 18-12 9-22 27-34
March 16, 1988 Chicago Bulls 103 at Washington Bullets 106 W 19-12 9-22 28-34
March 17, 1988 Washington Bullets 95 at Indiana Pacers 99 L 19-12 9-23 28-35
March 19, 1988 Philadelphia 76ers 94 at Washington Bullets 89 L 19-13 9-23 28-36
March 20, 1988 Washington Bullets 110 at Detroit Pistons 118 L 19-13 9-24 28-37
March 23, 1988 Washington Bullets 89 at Boston Celtics 104 L 19-13 9-25 28-38
March 24, 1988 Atlanta Hawks 91 at Washington Bullets 94 W 20-13 9-25 29-38
March 26, 1988 New Jersey Nets 88 at Washington Bullets 99 W 21-13 9-25 30-38
March 30, 1988 Cleveland Cavaliers 107 at Washington Bullets 96 L 21-14 9-25 30-39
April 1, 1988 Dallas Mavericks 103 at Washington Bullets 118 W 22-14 9-25 31-39
April 3, 1988 Washington Bullets 105 at New Jersey Nets 103 W 22-14 10-25 32-39
April 5, 1988 Washington Bullets 105 at Chicago Bulls 94 W 22-14 11-25 33-39
April 6, 1988 Washington Bullets 87 at Cleveland Cavaliers 98 L 22-14 11-26 33-40
April 8, 1988 Indiana Pacers 100 at Washington Bullets 107 W 23-14 11-26 34-40
April 10, 1988 New York Knicks 118 at Washington Bullets 98 L 23-15 11-26 34-41
April 11, 1988 Washington Bullets 86 at Atlanta Hawks 85 W 23-15 12-26 35-41
April 13, 1988 Washington Bullets 97 at Philadelphia 76ers 98 L 23-15 12-27 35-42 OT
April 15, 1988 Washington Bullets 106 at New York Knicks 97 W 23-15 13-27 36-42
April 17, 1988 Boston Celtics 92 at Washington Bullets 98 W 24-15 13-27 37-42
April 20, 1988 Washington Bullets 94 at Milwaukee Bucks 132 L 24-15 13-28 37-43
April 21, 1988 Detroit Pistons 99 at Washington Bullets 87 L 24-16 13-28 37-44
April 23, 1988 Atlanta Hawks 96 at Washington Bullets 106 W 25-16 13-28 38-44
April 28, 1988 Washington Bullets 87 at Detroit Pistons 96 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
April 30, 1988 Washington Bullets 101 at Detroit Pistons 102 L 0-0 0-2 0-2
May 2, 1988 Detroit Pistons 106 at Washington Bullets 114 W 1-0 0-2 1-2 OT
May 4, 1988 Detroit Pistons 103 at Washington Bullets 106 W 2-0 0-2 2-2
May 8, 1988 Washington Bullets 78 at Detroit Pistons 99 L 2-0 0-3 2-3