1987-1988 Los Angeles Lakers

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62-20 Won Finals
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1987-88 Los Angeles Lakers

What was the record of the 1987-88 Los Angeles Lakers?

The Los Angeles Lakers finished the regular season with a 62-20 record. They went 36-5 at home and 26-15 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Los Angeles Lakers went 77-29.

What division did the 1987-88 Los Angeles Lakers play in?

The 1987-88 Los Angeles Lakers played in the Pacific Division of the Western Conference.

What was the 1987-88 Los Angeles Lakers record by month?

The 1987-88 Los Angeles Lakers had their best month in February, when they went 12-1 and had a 92.3% win percentage. Their worst month was March, when they went 8-7 and had a 53.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
November '87 9-2 81.8% +88
December '87 11-4 73.3% +89
January '88 13-2 86.7% +127
February '88 12-1 92.3% +140
March '88 8-7 53.3% -10
April '88 9-4 69.2% +45

Did the 1987-88 Los Angeles Lakers Win The NBA Title?

Yes, the 1987-88 Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA Title in 1988. They beat the Detroit Pistons.

What was the point differential for the 1987-88 Los Angeles Lakers?

The Los Angeles Lakers finished the regular season with a point differential of +479. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Lakers could have been expected to have about 55.5 wins, or a 56-26 record in the regular season.

How did the 1987-88 Los Angeles Lakers perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1987-88 Los Angeles Lakers went 11-8.

How did the 1987-88 Los Angeles Lakers perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1987-88 Los Angeles Lakers went 2-3 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1987-88 Los Angeles Lakers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1987-88 Los Angeles Lakers was a 15 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1987-88 Los Angeles Lakers?

The longest losing streak that the Los Angeles Lakers had during the 1987-88 regular season was 3 games, which happened once during the season.

1987-88 Los Angeles Lakers Schedule

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Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Nov 6, 1987 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 113 - 109
Sun, Nov 8, 1987 vs Houston Rockets Win 101 - 92
Tue, Nov 10, 1987 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 133 - 124
Thu, Nov 12, 1987 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 111 - 82
Sat, Nov 14, 1987 @ Golden State Warriors Win 118 - 110
Sun, Nov 15, 1987 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 147 - 130
Tue, Nov 17, 1987 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 142 - 115
Fri, Nov 20, 1987 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 119 - 116
Sun, Nov 22, 1987 vs Milwaukee Bucks Loss 116 - 124 OT
Tue, Nov 24, 1987 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 85 - 103
Fri, Nov 27, 1987 vs Denver Nuggets Win 127 - 119
Tue, Dec 1, 1987 @ Sacramento Kings Win 125 - 120 OT
Wed, Dec 2, 1987 vs Portland Trail Blazers Loss 104 - 117
Fri, Dec 4, 1987 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 83 - 85
Sat, Dec 5, 1987 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 95 - 97
Tue, Dec 8, 1987 @ New Jersey Nets Win 98 - 81
Wed, Dec 9, 1987 @ Washington Bullets Loss 112 - 120 OT
Fri, Dec 11, 1987 @ Boston Celtics Win 115 - 114
Sun, Dec 13, 1987 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 90 - 89
Tue, Dec 15, 1987 vs Phoenix Suns Win 122 - 97
Thu, Dec 17, 1987 @ Golden State Warriors Win 113 - 106
Sat, Dec 19, 1987 @ Los Angeles Clippers Win 108 - 97
Sun, Dec 20, 1987 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 103 - 94
Wed, Dec 23, 1987 vs Sacramento Kings Win 117 - 103
Sat, Dec 26, 1987 @ Utah Jazz Win 117 - 109
Tue, Dec 29, 1987 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 131 - 115
Sun, Jan 3, 1988 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 98 - 81
Mon, Jan 4, 1988 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 133 - 115
Wed, Jan 6, 1988 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 103 - 89
Fri, Jan 8, 1988 @ Detroit Pistons Win 106 - 104
Sat, Jan 9, 1988 @ Indiana Pacers Win 101 - 98
Tue, Jan 12, 1988 vs Golden State Warriors Win 117 - 113
Wed, Jan 13, 1988 @ Los Angeles Clippers Loss 109 - 110 OT
Sat, Jan 16, 1988 @ Phoenix Suns Win 107 - 96
Mon, Jan 18, 1988 vs Houston Rockets Win 121 - 110
Thu, Jan 21, 1988 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 113 - 115
Fri, Jan 22, 1988 vs New York Knicks Win 113 - 112
Sun, Jan 24, 1988 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 116 - 109
Tue, Jan 26, 1988 vs Utah Jazz Win 111 - 100
Thu, Jan 28, 1988 @ Sacramento Kings Win 115 - 94
Fri, Jan 29, 1988 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 117 - 107
Tue, Feb 2, 1988 vs Chicago Bulls Win 110 - 101
Thu, Feb 4, 1988 @ Los Angeles Clippers Win 117 - 86
Tue, Feb 9, 1988 vs Indiana Pacers Loss 108 - 110
Thu, Feb 11, 1988 @ Denver Nuggets Win 120 - 108
Fri, Feb 12, 1988 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 133 - 132
Sun, Feb 14, 1988 vs Boston Celtics Win 115 - 106
Tue, Feb 16, 1988 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 119 - 100
Thu, Feb 18, 1988 @ Houston Rockets Win 111 - 96
Fri, Feb 19, 1988 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 126 - 119 OT
Sun, Feb 21, 1988 vs Detroit Pistons Win 117 - 110
Tue, Feb 23, 1988 vs Washington Bullets Win 111 - 100
Fri, Feb 26, 1988 vs Utah Jazz Win 112 - 105
Sun, Feb 28, 1988 vs Phoenix Suns Win 111 - 97
Tue, Mar 1, 1988 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 100 - 114
Fri, Mar 4, 1988 vs Golden State Warriors Win 120 - 107
Sun, Mar 6, 1988 @ Dallas Mavericks Win 108 - 97
Mon, Mar 7, 1988 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 110 - 104
Wed, Mar 9, 1988 @ New York Knicks Win 104 - 99
Thu, Mar 10, 1988 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 107 - 128
Sat, Mar 12, 1988 vs Dallas Mavericks Loss 101 - 110
Mon, Mar 14, 1988 vs New Jersey Nets Win 115 - 105
Tue, Mar 15, 1988 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 95 - 112
Sat, Mar 19, 1988 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 95 - 102
Sun, Mar 20, 1988 @ Golden State Warriors Win 130 - 127
Tue, Mar 22, 1988 vs Houston Rockets Win 117 - 95
Fri, Mar 25, 1988 vs Denver Nuggets Loss 119 - 120
Sat, Mar 26, 1988 @ Sacramento Kings Loss 92 - 114
Tue, Mar 29, 1988 vs Utah Jazz Win 122 - 111
Sat, Apr 2, 1988 @ Utah Jazz Loss 92 - 106
Sun, Apr 3, 1988 vs Sacramento Kings Win 108 - 104
Tue, Apr 5, 1988 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 94 - 90
Fri, Apr 8, 1988 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 126 - 107
Sat, Apr 9, 1988 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 109 - 119
Tue, Apr 12, 1988 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 109 - 103
Wed, Apr 13, 1988 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 106 - 120
Fri, Apr 15, 1988 vs Phoenix Suns Win 117 - 114
Sun, Apr 17, 1988 @ Houston Rockets Loss 119 - 127
Tue, Apr 19, 1988 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 133 - 126
Wed, Apr 20, 1988 @ Dallas Mavericks Win 114 - 107
Fri, Apr 22, 1988 @ Phoenix Suns Win 117 - 112
Sun, Apr 24, 1988 vs Golden State Warriors Win 136 - 100
Playoffs
Western Conference First Round (Won 3 - 0)
Fri, Apr 29, 1988 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 122 - 110
Sun, May 1, 1988 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 130 - 112
Tue, May 3, 1988 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 109 - 107
Western Conference Semifinals (Won 4 - 3)
Sun, May 8, 1988 vs Utah Jazz Win 110 - 91
Tue, May 10, 1988 vs Utah Jazz Loss 97 - 101
Fri, May 13, 1988 @ Utah Jazz Loss 89 - 96
Sun, May 15, 1988 @ Utah Jazz Win 113 - 100
Tue, May 17, 1988 vs Utah Jazz Win 111 - 109
Thu, May 19, 1988 @ Utah Jazz Loss 80 - 108
Sat, May 21, 1988 vs Utah Jazz Win 109 - 98
Western Conference Finals (Won 4 - 3)
Mon, May 23, 1988 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 113 - 98
Wed, May 25, 1988 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 123 - 101
Fri, May 27, 1988 @ Dallas Mavericks Loss 94 - 106
Sun, May 29, 1988 @ Dallas Mavericks Loss 104 - 118
Tue, May 31, 1988 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 119 - 102
Thu, Jun 2, 1988 @ Dallas Mavericks Loss 103 - 105
Sat, Jun 4, 1988 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 117 - 102
Finals (Won 4 - 3)
Tue, Jun 7, 1988 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 93 - 105
Thu, Jun 9, 1988 vs Detroit Pistons Win 108 - 96
Sun, Jun 12, 1988 @ Detroit Pistons Win 99 - 86
Tue, Jun 14, 1988 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 86 - 111
Thu, Jun 16, 1988 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 94 - 104
Sun, Jun 19, 1988 vs Detroit Pistons Win 103 - 102
Tue, Jun 21, 1988 vs Detroit Pistons Win 108 - 105

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