1985-1986 Los Angeles Lakers

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1985-86 Los Angeles Lakers

What was the record of the 1985-86 Los Angeles Lakers?

The Los Angeles Lakers finished the regular season with a 62-20 record. They went 35-6 at home and 27-14 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Los Angeles Lakers went 70-26. Their final game was a loss in the Western Conference Finals to the Houston Rockets.

What division did the 1985-86 Los Angeles Lakers play in?

The 1985-86 Los Angeles Lakers played in the Pacific Division of the Western Conference.

What was the 1985-86 Los Angeles Lakers record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1985-86 Los Angeles Lakers had their best month in November, when they went 11-2 and had a 84.6% win percentage. Their worst month was February, when they went 8-5 and had a 61.5% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '85 3-0 100% +60
November '85 11-2 84.6% +144
December '85 11-3 78.6% +84
January '86 10-5 66.7% +138
February '86 8-5 61.5% +49
March '86 14-3 82.4% +131
April '86 5-2 71.4% +29

Did the 1985-86 Los Angeles Lakers make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Los Angeles Lakers made the Playoffs in 1986. They won their first series against the Dallas Mavericks in the Western Conference Semifinals. They eventually lost against the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference Finals.

What was the point differential for the 1985-86 Los Angeles Lakers?

The Los Angeles Lakers finished the regular season with a point differential of +635. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Lakers could have been expected to have about 59.1 wins, or a 59-23 record in the regular season.

How did the 1985-86 Los Angeles Lakers perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1985-86 Los Angeles Lakers went 10-4.

How did the 1985-86 Los Angeles Lakers perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1985-86 Los Angeles Lakers went 4-0 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1985-86 Los Angeles Lakers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1985-86 Los Angeles Lakers was a 9 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1985-86 Los Angeles Lakers?

The longest losing streak that the Los Angeles Lakers had during the 1985-86 regular season was 3 games, which happened once during the season.

1985-86 Los Angeles Lakers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Sat, Oct 26, 1985 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 121 - 116
Tue, Oct 29, 1985 @ Dallas Mavericks Win 133 - 115
Thu, Oct 31, 1985 @ Phoenix Suns Win 144 - 107
Sat, Nov 2, 1985 @ Golden State Warriors Win 120 - 116
Tue, Nov 5, 1985 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 111 - 129
Thu, Nov 7, 1985 @ Utah Jazz Win 116 - 106
Fri, Nov 8, 1985 vs Denver Nuggets Win 128 - 99
Tue, Nov 12, 1985 vs Utah Jazz Win 119 - 110
Thu, Nov 14, 1985 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 114 - 102
Fri, Nov 15, 1985 @ Los Angeles Clippers Win 127 - 96
Sun, Nov 17, 1985 vs New Jersey Nets Win 138 - 119
Wed, Nov 20, 1985 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 122 - 107
Thu, Nov 21, 1985 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 120 - 121
Sat, Nov 23, 1985 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 130 - 113
Sun, Nov 24, 1985 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 118 - 102
Fri, Nov 29, 1985 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 108 - 107
Sun, Dec 1, 1985 vs Chicago Bulls Win 117 - 113
Wed, Dec 4, 1985 @ Utah Jazz Win 131 - 127 OT
Fri, Dec 6, 1985 vs Houston Rockets Win 120 - 112
Sun, Dec 8, 1985 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 125 - 119
Thu, Dec 12, 1985 vs Phoenix Suns Win 127 - 102
Fri, Dec 13, 1985 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 120 - 124
Sun, Dec 15, 1985 vs Detroit Pistons Win 132 - 119
Tue, Dec 17, 1985 @ New York Knicks Win 105 - 99
Wed, Dec 18, 1985 @ Milwaukee Bucks Win 107 - 105
Fri, Dec 20, 1985 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 128 - 116
Sat, Dec 21, 1985 @ Washington Bullets Win 96 - 84
Thu, Dec 26, 1985 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 91 - 109
Sat, Dec 28, 1985 @ Sacramento Kings Win 133 - 111
Sun, Dec 29, 1985 vs Golden State Warriors Loss 122 - 130
Fri, Jan 3, 1986 vs Utah Jazz Win 110 - 101
Sun, Jan 5, 1986 vs Washington Bullets Win 118 - 88
Wed, Jan 8, 1986 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 125 - 121
Fri, Jan 10, 1986 vs Indiana Pacers Win 124 - 102
Sat, Jan 11, 1986 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 99 - 105
Tue, Jan 14, 1986 vs Phoenix Suns Win 143 - 122
Thu, Jan 16, 1986 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 112 - 96
Sun, Jan 19, 1986 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 115 - 118
Mon, Jan 20, 1986 @ Chicago Bulls Win 133 - 118
Wed, Jan 22, 1986 @ Boston Celtics Loss 95 - 110
Fri, Jan 24, 1986 @ Los Angeles Clippers Loss 109 - 120
Sat, Jan 25, 1986 vs Denver Nuggets Loss 115 - 127
Tue, Jan 28, 1986 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 125 - 115
Thu, Jan 30, 1986 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 118 - 94
Fri, Jan 31, 1986 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 134 - 100
Sun, Feb 2, 1986 vs New York Knicks Loss 96 - 103
Tue, Feb 4, 1986 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 110 - 102
Thu, Feb 6, 1986 @ Houston Rockets Win 117 - 95
Tue, Feb 11, 1986 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 113 - 137
Wed, Feb 12, 1986 @ Phoenix Suns Win 126 - 100
Fri, Feb 14, 1986 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 141 - 117
Sun, Feb 16, 1986 vs Boston Celtics Loss 99 - 105
Wed, Feb 19, 1986 @ Indiana Pacers Win 90 - 81
Fri, Feb 21, 1986 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 106 - 121
Sun, Feb 23, 1986 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 117 - 111 OT
Mon, Feb 24, 1986 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 93 - 102
Wed, Feb 26, 1986 @ Dallas Mavericks Win 119 - 116
Fri, Feb 28, 1986 vs Phoenix Suns Win 115 - 103
Sat, Mar 1, 1986 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 106 - 123
Mon, Mar 3, 1986 vs Golden State Warriors Win 127 - 117
Wed, Mar 5, 1986 vs Utah Jazz Win 130 - 84
Thu, Mar 6, 1986 @ Golden State Warriors Win 112 - 111
Sat, Mar 8, 1986 vs Sacramento Kings Win 122 - 121
Sun, Mar 9, 1986 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 108 - 106
Tue, Mar 11, 1986 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 129 - 108
Thu, Mar 13, 1986 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 105 - 92
Sun, Mar 16, 1986 vs Houston Rockets Win 116 - 111
Tue, Mar 18, 1986 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 128 - 122
Wed, Mar 19, 1986 @ Los Angeles Clippers Loss 114 - 115
Fri, Mar 21, 1986 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 117 - 109
Sat, Mar 22, 1986 @ Sacramento Kings Win 115 - 113
Mon, Mar 24, 1986 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 124 - 102
Tue, Mar 25, 1986 @ Denver Nuggets Win 121 - 115
Sat, Mar 29, 1986 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 87 - 88
Sun, Mar 30, 1986 vs Golden State Warriors Win 124 - 117
Tue, Apr 1, 1986 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 109 - 104
Thu, Apr 3, 1986 vs Sacramento Kings Win 135 - 105
Sun, Apr 6, 1986 @ Houston Rockets Loss 103 - 109
Tue, Apr 8, 1986 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 120 - 114
Thu, Apr 10, 1986 vs Houston Rockets Win 117 - 113
Sat, Apr 12, 1986 @ Sacramento Kings Win 105 - 92
Sun, Apr 13, 1986 vs Dallas Mavericks Loss 104 - 127
Playoffs
Western Conference First Round (Won 3 - 0)
Thu, Apr 17, 1986 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 135 - 88
Sat, Apr 19, 1986 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 122 - 94
Wed, Apr 23, 1986 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 114 - 94
Western Conference Semifinals (Won 4 - 2)
Sun, Apr 27, 1986 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 130 - 116
Wed, Apr 30, 1986 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 117 - 113
Fri, May 2, 1986 @ Dallas Mavericks Loss 108 - 110
Sun, May 4, 1986 @ Dallas Mavericks Loss 118 - 120
Tue, May 6, 1986 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 116 - 113
Thu, May 8, 1986 @ Dallas Mavericks Win 120 - 107
Western Conference Finals (Lost 1 - 4)
Sat, May 10, 1986 vs Houston Rockets Win 119 - 107
Tue, May 13, 1986 vs Houston Rockets Loss 102 - 112
Fri, May 16, 1986 @ Houston Rockets Loss 109 - 117
Sun, May 18, 1986 @ Houston Rockets Loss 95 - 105
Wed, May 21, 1986 vs Houston Rockets Loss 112 - 114

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