1986-1987 Indiana Pacers

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41-41 Lost First Round
Record Outcome

1986-87 Indiana Pacers

What was the record of the 1986-87 Indiana Pacers?

The Indiana Pacers finished the regular season with a 41-41 record. They went 28-13 at home and 13-28 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Indiana Pacers went 42-44. Their final game was a loss in the Eastern Conference First Round to the Atlanta Hawks.

What division did the 1986-87 Indiana Pacers play in?

The 1986-87 Indiana Pacers played in the Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1986-87 Indiana Pacers record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1986-87 Indiana Pacers had their best month in March, when they went 9-5 and had a 64.3% win percentage. Their worst month was January, when they went 6-9 and had a 40% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '86 0-1 0% -4
November '86 7-8 46.7% -32
December '86 7-6 53.8% +33
January '87 6-9 40% -48
February '87 7-6 53.8% +14
March '87 9-5 64.3% +45
April '87 5-6 45.5% -61

Did the 1986-87 Indiana Pacers make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Indiana Pacers made the Playoffs in 1987. They lost their only series against the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference First Round.

What was the point differential for the 1986-87 Indiana Pacers?

The Indiana Pacers finished the regular season with a point differential of -53. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Pacers could have been expected to have about 39.3 wins, or a 39-43 record in the regular season.

How did the 1986-87 Indiana Pacers perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1986-87 Indiana Pacers went 11-6.

How did the 1986-87 Indiana Pacers perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1986-87 Indiana Pacers went 5-2 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1986-87 Indiana Pacers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1986-87 Indiana Pacers was a 6 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1986-87 Indiana Pacers?

The longest losing streak that the Indiana Pacers had during the 1986-87 regular season was 7 games, which happened once during the season.

1986-87 Indiana Pacers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Oct 31, 1986 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 104 - 108
Sat, Nov 1, 1986 vs Detroit Pistons Win 92 - 89
Tue, Nov 4, 1986 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 125 - 121
Wed, Nov 5, 1986 @ Boston Celtics Loss 102 - 133
Sat, Nov 8, 1986 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 130 - 97
Tue, Nov 11, 1986 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 94 - 102
Thu, Nov 13, 1986 @ New Jersey Nets Win 120 - 117 OT
Sat, Nov 15, 1986 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 104 - 103
Sun, Nov 16, 1986 @ Washington Bullets Loss 111 - 124
Tue, Nov 18, 1986 @ Los Angeles Clippers Win 98 - 93
Thu, Nov 20, 1986 @ Sacramento Kings Loss 83 - 92
Sat, Nov 22, 1986 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 111 - 121
Sun, Nov 23, 1986 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 95 - 108
Wed, Nov 26, 1986 vs Houston Rockets Loss 88 - 92
Fri, Nov 28, 1986 vs Denver Nuggets Win 126 - 102
Sun, Nov 30, 1986 vs Portland Trail Blazers Loss 101 - 118
Tue, Dec 2, 1986 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 88 - 95
Wed, Dec 3, 1986 vs Washington Bullets Win 116 - 103
Fri, Dec 5, 1986 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 119 - 113
Wed, Dec 10, 1986 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 112 - 122
Thu, Dec 11, 1986 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 115 - 94
Sat, Dec 13, 1986 vs New Jersey Nets Win 95 - 91
Wed, Dec 17, 1986 @ Boston Celtics Loss 101 - 113
Thu, Dec 18, 1986 vs Chicago Bulls Loss 88 - 97
Sat, Dec 20, 1986 @ New York Knicks Win 123 - 99
Sun, Dec 21, 1986 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 94 - 104
Tue, Dec 23, 1986 vs Detroit Pistons Win 111 - 98
Sat, Dec 27, 1986 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 93 - 105
Tue, Dec 30, 1986 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 111 - 99
Fri, Jan 2, 1987 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 116 - 106
Mon, Jan 5, 1987 @ Dallas Mavericks Win 144 - 135
Tue, Jan 6, 1987 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 101 - 99
Thu, Jan 8, 1987 @ Houston Rockets Loss 96 - 110
Sat, Jan 10, 1987 @ Utah Jazz Loss 96 - 105
Tue, Jan 13, 1987 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 94 - 101
Thu, Jan 15, 1987 vs Washington Bullets Win 113 - 105
Sat, Jan 17, 1987 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 119 - 115
Mon, Jan 19, 1987 vs Chicago Bulls Win 109 - 95
Wed, Jan 21, 1987 @ Boston Celtics Loss 100 - 130
Thu, Jan 22, 1987 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 108 - 118
Sat, Jan 24, 1987 vs Phoenix Suns Loss 103 - 104
Tue, Jan 27, 1987 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 98 - 114
Fri, Jan 30, 1987 vs Boston Celtics Loss 94 - 100
Sat, Jan 31, 1987 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 100 - 102
Tue, Feb 3, 1987 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 94 - 99
Thu, Feb 5, 1987 @ Detroit Pistons Win 98 - 93
Tue, Feb 10, 1987 @ Golden State Warriors Win 126 - 125 OT
Wed, Feb 11, 1987 @ Phoenix Suns Win 121 - 105
Fri, Feb 13, 1987 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 108 - 113
Sat, Feb 14, 1987 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 113 - 129
Mon, Feb 16, 1987 vs Golden State Warriors Win 112 - 93
Wed, Feb 18, 1987 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 105 - 88
Fri, Feb 20, 1987 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 107 - 105
Sun, Feb 22, 1987 vs Sacramento Kings Win 103 - 101
Tue, Feb 24, 1987 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 114 - 120
Thu, Feb 26, 1987 @ Washington Bullets Loss 94 - 100
Fri, Feb 27, 1987 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 115 - 125
Sun, Mar 1, 1987 vs New York Knicks Win 122 - 115 OT
Tue, Mar 3, 1987 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 108 - 109
Sat, Mar 7, 1987 vs Milwaukee Bucks Loss 120 - 124
Mon, Mar 9, 1987 vs Utah Jazz Win 107 - 102
Wed, Mar 11, 1987 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 98 - 107
Fri, Mar 13, 1987 vs Boston Celtics Win 116 - 109
Sun, Mar 15, 1987 vs New Jersey Nets Win 123 - 99
Mon, Mar 16, 1987 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 95 - 115
Thu, Mar 19, 1987 @ New York Knicks Loss 105 - 111 OT
Sat, Mar 21, 1987 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 77 - 76
Mon, Mar 23, 1987 vs Washington Bullets Win 101 - 92
Wed, Mar 25, 1987 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 125 - 108
Fri, Mar 27, 1987 vs New York Knicks Win 100 - 91
Sat, Mar 28, 1987 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 120 - 114
Wed, Apr 1, 1987 vs Chicago Bulls Win 99 - 94
Thu, Apr 2, 1987 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 73 - 119
Sat, Apr 4, 1987 @ New York Knicks Loss 108 - 112
Tue, Apr 7, 1987 vs New Jersey Nets Win 128 - 114
Thu, Apr 9, 1987 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 99 - 111
Fri, Apr 10, 1987 @ Washington Bullets Win 115 - 101
Sun, Apr 12, 1987 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 95 - 116
Mon, Apr 13, 1987 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 101 - 102
Wed, Apr 15, 1987 vs Boston Celtics Loss 85 - 108
Fri, Apr 17, 1987 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 115 - 111
Sat, Apr 18, 1987 @ New Jersey Nets Win 112 - 103
Playoffs
Eastern Conference First Round (Lost 1 - 3)
Fri, Apr 24, 1987 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 94 - 110
Sun, Apr 26, 1987 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 93 - 94
Wed, Apr 29, 1987 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 96 - 87
Fri, May 1, 1987 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 97 - 101

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