1987-1988 Denver Nuggets

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54-28 Lost Conf Semi
Record Outcome

1987-88 Denver Nuggets

What was the record of the 1987-88 Denver Nuggets?

The Denver Nuggets finished the regular season with a 54-28 record. They went 35-6 at home and 19-22 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Denver Nuggets went 59-34. Their final game was a loss in the Western Conference Semifinals to the Dallas Mavericks.

What division did the 1987-88 Denver Nuggets play in?

The 1987-88 Denver Nuggets played in the Midwest Division of the Western Conference.

What was the 1987-88 Denver Nuggets record by month?

The 1987-88 Denver Nuggets had their best month in April, when they went 9-2 and had a 81.8% win percentage. Their worst month was December, when they went 8-7 and had a 53.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
November '87 8-4 66.7% +100
December '87 8-7 53.3% +26
January '88 8-6 57.1% +10
February '88 9-4 69.2% +38
March '88 12-5 70.6% +77
April '88 9-2 81.8% +83

Did the 1987-88 Denver Nuggets make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Denver Nuggets made the Playoffs in 1988. They won their first series against the Seattle SuperSonics in the Western Conference First Round. They eventually lost against the Dallas Mavericks in the Western Conference Semifinals.

What was the point differential for the 1987-88 Denver Nuggets?

The Denver Nuggets finished the regular season with a point differential of +334. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Nuggets could have been expected to have about 50.9 wins, or a 51-31 record in the regular season.

How did the 1987-88 Denver Nuggets perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1987-88 Denver Nuggets went 6-4.

How did the 1987-88 Denver Nuggets perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1987-88 Denver Nuggets went 2-2 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1987-88 Denver Nuggets?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1987-88 Denver Nuggets was a 10 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1987-88 Denver Nuggets?

The longest losing streak that the Denver Nuggets had during the 1987-88 regular season was 3 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1987-88 Denver Nuggets Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Nov 6, 1987 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 139 - 93
Sat, Nov 7, 1987 @ Golden State Warriors Win 103 - 99
Tue, Nov 10, 1987 @ Sacramento Kings Loss 123 - 134
Thu, Nov 12, 1987 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 126 - 113
Sat, Nov 14, 1987 vs Sacramento Kings Win 130 - 109
Tue, Nov 17, 1987 @ Utah Jazz Loss 110 - 120
Wed, Nov 18, 1987 vs Indiana Pacers Loss 106 - 117
Fri, Nov 20, 1987 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 156 - 142
Sat, Nov 21, 1987 @ Los Angeles Clippers Win 97 - 91
Tue, Nov 24, 1987 vs New Jersey Nets Win 132 - 104
Fri, Nov 27, 1987 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 119 - 127
Sat, Nov 28, 1987 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 106 - 98
Tue, Dec 1, 1987 @ Houston Rockets Loss 101 - 106
Wed, Dec 2, 1987 vs Sacramento Kings Win 147 - 120
Fri, Dec 4, 1987 vs Chicago Bulls Win 105 - 89
Sat, Dec 5, 1987 @ Dallas Mavericks Loss 96 - 109
Wed, Dec 9, 1987 @ Boston Celtics Win 124 - 119
Thu, Dec 10, 1987 @ New York Knicks Loss 97 - 113
Sat, Dec 12, 1987 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 131 - 121
Wed, Dec 16, 1987 vs Houston Rockets Win 132 - 113
Fri, Dec 18, 1987 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 114 - 133
Sat, Dec 19, 1987 @ Houston Rockets Win 121 - 117
Tue, Dec 22, 1987 vs Phoenix Suns Win 119 - 104
Wed, Dec 23, 1987 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 117 - 129
Sat, Dec 26, 1987 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 115 - 111
Mon, Dec 28, 1987 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 100 - 108
Tue, Dec 29, 1987 vs Utah Jazz Loss 97 - 98
Fri, Jan 1, 1988 @ Washington Bullets Win 124 - 109
Sat, Jan 2, 1988 @ Detroit Pistons Win 151 - 142
Mon, Jan 4, 1988 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 101 - 122
Wed, Jan 6, 1988 @ New Jersey Nets Win 98 - 93
Thu, Jan 7, 1988 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 96 - 100
Sat, Jan 9, 1988 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 105 - 113
Mon, Jan 11, 1988 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 115 - 127
Thu, Jan 14, 1988 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 115 - 112
Sat, Jan 16, 1988 vs Golden State Warriors Win 115 - 94
Mon, Jan 18, 1988 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 116 - 123
Thu, Jan 21, 1988 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 115 - 113
Fri, Jan 22, 1988 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 106 - 126
Thu, Jan 28, 1988 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 122 - 113
Sat, Jan 30, 1988 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 124 - 106
Wed, Feb 3, 1988 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 115 - 105
Thu, Feb 4, 1988 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 129 - 123
Tue, Feb 9, 1988 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 136 - 108
Thu, Feb 11, 1988 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 108 - 120
Fri, Feb 12, 1988 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 105 - 120
Sun, Feb 14, 1988 vs Utah Jazz Win 107 - 93
Wed, Feb 17, 1988 vs Boston Celtics Win 138 - 125
Sat, Feb 20, 1988 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 108 - 128
Mon, Feb 22, 1988 vs Washington Bullets Win 100 - 87
Wed, Feb 24, 1988 @ Utah Jazz Win 123 - 120
Fri, Feb 26, 1988 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 120 - 104
Sun, Feb 28, 1988 vs New York Knicks Win 109 - 100
Mon, Feb 29, 1988 @ Dallas Mavericks Loss 96 - 123
Wed, Mar 2, 1988 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 99 - 81
Fri, Mar 4, 1988 vs Phoenix Suns Win 116 - 108
Sat, Mar 5, 1988 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 115 - 102
Mon, Mar 7, 1988 @ Sacramento Kings Loss 114 - 116 OT
Tue, Mar 8, 1988 vs Houston Rockets Loss 103 - 113
Fri, Mar 11, 1988 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 93 - 132
Sun, Mar 13, 1988 @ Indiana Pacers Win 108 - 100
Mon, Mar 14, 1988 vs Utah Jazz Loss 115 - 116
Thu, Mar 17, 1988 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 116 - 115 OT
Fri, Mar 18, 1988 @ Utah Jazz Loss 111 - 118
Sun, Mar 20, 1988 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 108 - 95
Tue, Mar 22, 1988 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 136 - 109
Wed, Mar 23, 1988 @ Los Angeles Clippers Win 118 - 108
Fri, Mar 25, 1988 @ Los Angeles Lakers Win 120 - 119
Sat, Mar 26, 1988 @ Golden State Warriors Win 131 - 108
Tue, Mar 29, 1988 @ Sacramento Kings Win 107 - 103
Thu, Mar 31, 1988 vs Sacramento Kings Win 121 - 111
Sat, Apr 2, 1988 vs Golden State Warriors Win 123 - 107
Tue, Apr 5, 1988 @ Houston Rockets Win 110 - 97
Fri, Apr 8, 1988 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 129 - 124 OT
Sat, Apr 9, 1988 @ Dallas Mavericks Loss 109 - 135
Mon, Apr 11, 1988 @ Phoenix Suns Win 123 - 119
Wed, Apr 13, 1988 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 120 - 106
Fri, Apr 15, 1988 vs Houston Rockets Win 132 - 125
Sun, Apr 17, 1988 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 133 - 122
Tue, Apr 19, 1988 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 134 - 114
Fri, Apr 22, 1988 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 135 - 141 OT
Sat, Apr 23, 1988 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 134 - 109
Playoffs
Western Conference First Round (Won 3 - 2)
Fri, Apr 29, 1988 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 126 - 123
Sun, May 1, 1988 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 91 - 111
Tue, May 3, 1988 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 125 - 114
Thu, May 5, 1988 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 117 - 127
Sat, May 7, 1988 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 115 - 96
Western Conference Semifinals (Lost 2 - 4)
Tue, May 10, 1988 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 126 - 115
Thu, May 12, 1988 vs Dallas Mavericks Loss 108 - 112
Sat, May 14, 1988 @ Dallas Mavericks Win 107 - 105
Sun, May 15, 1988 @ Dallas Mavericks Loss 103 - 124
Tue, May 17, 1988 vs Dallas Mavericks Loss 106 - 110
Thu, May 19, 1988 @ Dallas Mavericks Loss 95 - 108

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