1986-1987 Chicago Bulls

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40-42 Lost First Round
Record Outcome

1986-87 Chicago Bulls

What was the record of the 1986-87 Chicago Bulls?

The Chicago Bulls finished the regular season with a 40-42 record. They went 29-12 at home and 11-30 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Chicago Bulls went 40-45. Their final game was a loss in the Eastern Conference First Round to the Boston Celtics.

What division did the 1986-87 Chicago Bulls play in?

The 1986-87 Chicago Bulls played in the Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1986-87 Chicago Bulls record by month?

The 1986-87 Chicago Bulls had their best month in February, when they went 8-4 and had a 66.7% win percentage. Their worst month was April, when they went 3-6 and had a 33.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
November '86 7-6 53.8% -1
December '86 7-8 46.7% -10
January '87 7-7 50% -42
February '87 8-4 66.7% +25
March '87 8-11 42.1% +73
April '87 3-6 33.3% +28

Did the 1986-87 Chicago Bulls make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Chicago Bulls made the Playoffs in 1987. They lost their only series against the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference First Round.

What was the point differential for the 1986-87 Chicago Bulls?

The Chicago Bulls finished the regular season with a point differential of +73. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Bulls could have been expected to have about 43.4 wins, or a 43-39 record in the regular season.

How did the 1986-87 Chicago Bulls perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1986-87 Chicago Bulls went 8-17.

How did the 1986-87 Chicago Bulls perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1986-87 Chicago Bulls went 3-3 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1986-87 Chicago Bulls?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1986-87 Chicago Bulls was a 4 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1986-87 Chicago Bulls?

The longest losing streak that the Chicago Bulls had during the 1986-87 regular season was 6 games, which happened once during the season.

1986-87 Chicago Bulls Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Sat, Nov 1, 1986 @ New York Knicks Win 108 - 103
Sun, Nov 2, 1986 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 94 - 89
Tue, Nov 4, 1986 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 111 - 104
Fri, Nov 7, 1986 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 109 - 115
Sat, Nov 8, 1986 vs Phoenix Suns Win 101 - 96
Tue, Nov 11, 1986 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 112 - 110
Wed, Nov 12, 1986 @ Washington Bullets Loss 99 - 101
Fri, Nov 14, 1986 vs Boston Celtics Loss 98 - 110
Fri, Nov 21, 1986 vs New York Knicks Win 101 - 99
Sat, Nov 22, 1986 vs Washington Bullets Win 93 - 84
Wed, Nov 26, 1986 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 107 - 109
Fri, Nov 28, 1986 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 103 - 110
Sat, Nov 29, 1986 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 106 - 113
Tue, Dec 2, 1986 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 115 - 109 OT
Wed, Dec 3, 1986 @ Utah Jazz Loss 94 - 99
Fri, Dec 5, 1986 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 112 - 114
Sat, Dec 6, 1986 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 97 - 106
Tue, Dec 9, 1986 vs Denver Nuggets Win 106 - 100
Wed, Dec 10, 1986 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 95 - 123
Fri, Dec 12, 1986 @ Milwaukee Bucks Win 106 - 93
Sat, Dec 13, 1986 vs Milwaukee Bucks Loss 90 - 113
Tue, Dec 16, 1986 vs New Jersey Nets Win 99 - 98
Thu, Dec 18, 1986 @ Indiana Pacers Win 97 - 88
Sat, Dec 20, 1986 vs Utah Jazz Loss 89 - 91
Tue, Dec 23, 1986 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 108 - 92
Thu, Dec 25, 1986 @ New York Knicks Loss 85 - 86
Sat, Dec 27, 1986 vs Indiana Pacers Win 105 - 93
Tue, Dec 30, 1986 vs Golden State Warriors Loss 99 - 102
Fri, Jan 2, 1987 @ Boston Celtics Loss 99 - 113
Sat, Jan 3, 1987 vs Detroit Pistons Win 124 - 119
Tue, Jan 6, 1987 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 99 - 95
Thu, Jan 8, 1987 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 121 - 117
Sat, Jan 10, 1987 vs New Jersey Nets Win 119 - 109
Thu, Jan 15, 1987 vs Houston Rockets Loss 96 - 107
Sat, Jan 17, 1987 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 105 - 89
Mon, Jan 19, 1987 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 95 - 109
Tue, Jan 20, 1987 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 103 - 90
Fri, Jan 23, 1987 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 117 - 96
Sat, Jan 24, 1987 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 84 - 114
Tue, Jan 27, 1987 vs Boston Celtics Loss 97 - 105
Wed, Jan 28, 1987 @ Boston Celtics Loss 103 - 132
Fri, Jan 30, 1987 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 112 - 121
Sun, Feb 1, 1987 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 92 - 94
Tue, Feb 3, 1987 vs Washington Bullets Win 98 - 91
Thu, Feb 5, 1987 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 105 - 120
Tue, Feb 10, 1987 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 104 - 99
Fri, Feb 13, 1987 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 106 - 98
Sat, Feb 14, 1987 @ New York Knicks Win 112 - 108
Mon, Feb 16, 1987 vs Sacramento Kings Loss 120 - 124 OT
Fri, Feb 20, 1987 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 100 - 110
Sun, Feb 22, 1987 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 102 - 98
Tue, Feb 24, 1987 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 113 - 103
Thu, Feb 26, 1987 vs New Jersey Nets Win 128 - 113
Sat, Feb 28, 1987 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 107 - 104
Sun, Mar 1, 1987 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 95 - 105
Tue, Mar 3, 1987 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 114 - 80
Wed, Mar 4, 1987 @ Detroit Pistons Win 125 - 120 OT
Fri, Mar 6, 1987 vs New York Knicks Loss 109 - 110
Sun, Mar 8, 1987 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 115 - 105 OT
Mon, Mar 9, 1987 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 103 - 108
Wed, Mar 11, 1987 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 108 - 117
Fri, Mar 13, 1987 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 99 - 100
Sat, Mar 14, 1987 @ Washington Bullets Loss 105 - 106 OT
Mon, Mar 16, 1987 @ Houston Rockets Loss 96 - 97
Tue, Mar 17, 1987 @ Dallas Mavericks Loss 96 - 114
Thu, Mar 19, 1987 @ Los Angeles Clippers Win 114 - 97
Sat, Mar 21, 1987 @ Sacramento Kings Win 112 - 97
Sun, Mar 22, 1987 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 113 - 115
Tue, Mar 24, 1987 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 93 - 91
Thu, Mar 26, 1987 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 107 - 109
Fri, Mar 27, 1987 vs Boston Celtics Loss 106 - 111
Sun, Mar 29, 1987 vs New York Knicks Win 115 - 96
Tue, Mar 31, 1987 vs Washington Bullets Win 101 - 75
Wed, Apr 1, 1987 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 94 - 99
Fri, Apr 3, 1987 @ Washington Bullets Loss 118 - 122
Sat, Apr 4, 1987 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 97 - 110
Tue, Apr 7, 1987 vs Detroit Pistons Win 116 - 86
Fri, Apr 10, 1987 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 96 - 98 OT
Sun, Apr 12, 1987 vs Indiana Pacers Win 116 - 95
Mon, Apr 13, 1987 @ Milwaukee Bucks Win 114 - 107
Thu, Apr 16, 1987 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 114 - 117
Fri, Apr 17, 1987 @ Boston Celtics Loss 105 - 108
Playoffs
Eastern Conference First Round (Lost 0 - 3)
Thu, Apr 23, 1987 @ Boston Celtics Loss 104 - 108
Sun, Apr 26, 1987 @ Boston Celtics Loss 96 - 105
Tue, Apr 28, 1987 vs Boston Celtics Loss 94 - 105

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