1985-1986 Milwaukee Bucks

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57-25 Lost Conf Finals
Record Outcome

1985-86 Milwaukee Bucks

What was the record of the 1985-86 Milwaukee Bucks?

The Milwaukee Bucks finished the regular season with a 57-25 record. They went 33-8 at home and 24-17 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Milwaukee Bucks went 64-32. Their final game was a loss in the Eastern Conference Finals to the Boston Celtics.

What division did the 1985-86 Milwaukee Bucks play in?

The 1985-86 Milwaukee Bucks played in the Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1985-86 Milwaukee Bucks record by month?

The 1985-86 Milwaukee Bucks had their best month in February, when they went 10-2 and had a 83.3% win percentage. Their worst month was October, when they went 2-2 and had a 50% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '85 2-2 50% +15
November '85 13-4 76.5% +199
December '85 7-6 53.8% +119
January '86 10-4 71.4% +137
February '86 10-2 83.3% +96
March '86 10-5 66.7% +117
April '86 5-2 71.4% +58

Did the 1985-86 Milwaukee Bucks make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Milwaukee Bucks made the Playoffs in 1986. They won their first series against the Philadelphia 76ers in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. They eventually lost against the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals.

What was the point differential for the 1985-86 Milwaukee Bucks?

The Milwaukee Bucks finished the regular season with a point differential of +741. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Bucks could have been expected to have about 62.2 wins, or a 62-20 record in the regular season.

How did the 1985-86 Milwaukee Bucks perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1985-86 Milwaukee Bucks went 5-10.

How did the 1985-86 Milwaukee Bucks perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1985-86 Milwaukee Bucks went 3-2 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1985-86 Milwaukee Bucks?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1985-86 Milwaukee Bucks was a 10 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1985-86 Milwaukee Bucks?

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

1985-86 Milwaukee Bucks Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Oct 25, 1985 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 116 - 118
Sat, Oct 26, 1985 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 117 - 91
Tue, Oct 29, 1985 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 119 - 117
Wed, Oct 30, 1985 @ Boston Celtics Loss 106 - 117
Sat, Nov 2, 1985 vs New Jersey Nets Win 136 - 113
Sun, Nov 3, 1985 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 120 - 110
Tue, Nov 5, 1985 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 126 - 97
Thu, Nov 7, 1985 @ New York Knicks Win 92 - 88
Sat, Nov 9, 1985 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 123 - 126
Sun, Nov 10, 1985 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 97 - 105
Tue, Nov 12, 1985 @ Chicago Bulls Win 132 - 103
Wed, Nov 13, 1985 vs Detroit Pistons Win 137 - 118
Fri, Nov 15, 1985 vs Chicago Bulls Win 118 - 103
Sun, Nov 17, 1985 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 117 - 104
Wed, Nov 20, 1985 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 116 - 106
Thu, Nov 21, 1985 @ Sacramento Kings Win 131 - 97
Sat, Nov 23, 1985 @ Los Angeles Clippers Loss 112 - 116
Sun, Nov 24, 1985 @ Phoenix Suns Win 140 - 138 OT
Wed, Nov 27, 1985 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 114 - 96
Fri, Nov 29, 1985 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 102 - 111
Sat, Nov 30, 1985 vs Indiana Pacers Win 111 - 94
Tue, Dec 3, 1985 vs Boston Celtics Loss 109 - 112
Thu, Dec 5, 1985 @ New York Knicks Win 105 - 95
Fri, Dec 6, 1985 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 93 - 94
Tue, Dec 10, 1985 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 117 - 98
Thu, Dec 12, 1985 @ Washington Bullets Loss 108 - 110 OT
Fri, Dec 13, 1985 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 124 - 128
Sun, Dec 15, 1985 vs Sacramento Kings Win 140 - 82
Wed, Dec 18, 1985 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 105 - 107
Fri, Dec 20, 1985 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 102 - 114
Sat, Dec 21, 1985 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 132 - 107
Thu, Dec 26, 1985 vs Indiana Pacers Win 105 - 87
Sat, Dec 28, 1985 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 114 - 112 OT
Mon, Dec 30, 1985 vs Detroit Pistons Win 121 - 110
Fri, Jan 3, 1986 @ Washington Bullets Win 107 - 100
Sat, Jan 4, 1986 vs New York Knicks Win 119 - 86
Tue, Jan 7, 1986 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 110 - 101
Wed, Jan 8, 1986 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 99 - 106
Fri, Jan 10, 1986 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 95 - 89
Mon, Jan 13, 1986 vs Denver Nuggets Loss 115 - 119
Thu, Jan 16, 1986 vs Washington Bullets Win 114 - 98
Sun, Jan 19, 1986 vs Golden State Warriors Win 122 - 109
Mon, Jan 20, 1986 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 98 - 101
Fri, Jan 24, 1986 @ Indiana Pacers Win 117 - 92
Sat, Jan 25, 1986 @ New York Knicks Win 104 - 88
Mon, Jan 27, 1986 @ Utah Jazz Win 127 - 103
Tue, Jan 28, 1986 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 115 - 125
Thu, Jan 30, 1986 @ Golden State Warriors Win 120 - 108
Sat, Feb 1, 1986 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 113 - 116
Tue, Feb 4, 1986 vs Boston Celtics Loss 93 - 112
Thu, Feb 6, 1986 vs Chicago Bulls Win 117 - 97
Wed, Feb 12, 1986 @ Indiana Pacers Win 103 - 97
Thu, Feb 13, 1986 vs Utah Jazz Win 113 - 106
Sat, Feb 15, 1986 vs New Jersey Nets Win 112 - 94
Mon, Feb 17, 1986 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 111 - 106
Wed, Feb 19, 1986 @ Dallas Mavericks Win 124 - 107
Thu, Feb 20, 1986 @ Houston Rockets Win 120 - 113
Sat, Feb 22, 1986 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 120 - 115
Tue, Feb 25, 1986 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 114 - 99
Fri, Feb 28, 1986 vs Washington Bullets Win 102 - 84
Sun, Mar 2, 1986 @ Washington Bullets Loss 104 - 125
Mon, Mar 3, 1986 vs New York Knicks Win 115 - 108
Wed, Mar 5, 1986 @ New Jersey Nets Win 119 - 106
Fri, Mar 7, 1986 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 125 - 95
Sat, Mar 8, 1986 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 109 - 111
Wed, Mar 12, 1986 vs Phoenix Suns Loss 126 - 127 OT
Fri, Mar 14, 1986 vs Indiana Pacers Loss 104 - 114
Sat, Mar 15, 1986 @ Chicago Bulls Win 125 - 116 OT
Tue, Mar 18, 1986 vs Washington Bullets Win 116 - 87
Thu, Mar 20, 1986 vs Houston Rockets Win 116 - 106
Sat, Mar 22, 1986 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 113 - 98
Tue, Mar 25, 1986 vs New Jersey Nets Win 118 - 105
Wed, Mar 26, 1986 @ Boston Celtics Loss 115 - 121
Fri, Mar 28, 1986 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 116 - 94
Sat, Mar 29, 1986 vs Detroit Pistons Win 130 - 121
Tue, Apr 1, 1986 vs Chicago Bulls Win 116 - 107
Thu, Apr 3, 1986 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 114 - 93
Fri, Apr 4, 1986 @ Detroit Pistons Win 115 - 108
Mon, Apr 7, 1986 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 101 - 107
Tue, Apr 8, 1986 vs Boston Celtics Loss 114 - 126
Thu, Apr 10, 1986 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 102 - 101
Sat, Apr 12, 1986 vs New York Knicks Win 116 - 78
Playoffs
Eastern Conference First Round (Won 3 - 0)
Fri, Apr 18, 1986 vs New Jersey Nets Win 119 - 107
Sun, Apr 20, 1986 vs New Jersey Nets Win 111 - 97
Tue, Apr 22, 1986 @ New Jersey Nets Win 118 - 113
Eastern Conference Semifinals (Won 4 - 3)
Tue, Apr 29, 1986 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 112 - 118
Thu, May 1, 1986 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 119 - 107
Sat, May 3, 1986 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 103 - 107
Mon, May 5, 1986 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 109 - 104
Wed, May 7, 1986 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 113 - 108
Fri, May 9, 1986 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 108 - 126
Sun, May 11, 1986 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 113 - 112
Eastern Conference Finals (Lost 0 - 4)
Tue, May 13, 1986 @ Boston Celtics Loss 96 - 128
Thu, May 15, 1986 @ Boston Celtics Loss 111 - 122
Sat, May 17, 1986 vs Boston Celtics Loss 107 - 111
Sun, May 18, 1986 vs Boston Celtics Loss 98 - 111

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