1986-1987 Milwaukee Bucks

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1986-87 Milwaukee Bucks

What was the record of the 1986-87 Milwaukee Bucks?

The Milwaukee Bucks finished the regular season with a 50-32 record. They went 32-9 at home and 18-23 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Milwaukee Bucks went 56-38. Their final game was a loss in the Eastern Conference Semifinals to the Boston Celtics.

What division did the 1986-87 Milwaukee Bucks play in?

The 1986-87 Milwaukee Bucks played in the Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1986-87 Milwaukee Bucks record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1986-87 Milwaukee Bucks had their best month in April, when they went 7-2 and had a 77.8% win percentage. Their worst month was March, when they went 7-7 and had a 50% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '86 1-0 100% +16
November '86 10-6 62.5% +93
December '86 8-5 61.5% +59
January '87 9-8 52.9% -32
February '87 8-4 66.7% +65
March '87 7-7 50% +8
April '87 7-2 77.8% +112

Did the 1986-87 Milwaukee Bucks make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Milwaukee Bucks made the Playoffs in 1987. They won their first series against the Philadelphia 76ers in the Eastern Conference First Round. They eventually lost against the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

What was the point differential for the 1986-87 Milwaukee Bucks?

The Milwaukee Bucks finished the regular season with a point differential of +321. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Bucks could have been expected to have about 51.1 wins, or a 51-31 record in the regular season.

How did the 1986-87 Milwaukee Bucks perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1986-87 Milwaukee Bucks went 5-8.

How did the 1986-87 Milwaukee Bucks perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1986-87 Milwaukee Bucks went 1-2 in overtime games.

How did the 1986-87 Milwaukee Bucks perform in overtime games in the playoffs?

In the playoffs, the 1986-87 Milwaukee Bucks went 1-2 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1986-87 Milwaukee Bucks?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1986-87 Milwaukee Bucks was a 7 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1986-87 Milwaukee Bucks?

The longest losing streak that the Milwaukee Bucks had during the 1986-87 regular season was 3 games, which occured 4 separate times.

1986-87 Milwaukee Bucks Schedule

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Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Oct 31, 1986 @ Detroit Pistons Win 120 - 104
Sat, Nov 1, 1986 vs Boston Celtics Win 111 - 105
Tue, Nov 4, 1986 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 98 - 107
Wed, Nov 5, 1986 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 101 - 107
Fri, Nov 7, 1986 @ New Jersey Nets Win 115 - 94
Sat, Nov 8, 1986 vs Detroit Pistons Win 103 - 89
Tue, Nov 11, 1986 vs Indiana Pacers Win 102 - 94
Wed, Nov 12, 1986 @ Boston Celtics Loss 116 - 124
Fri, Nov 14, 1986 vs New York Knicks Win 106 - 103
Sat, Nov 15, 1986 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 103 - 104
Tue, Nov 18, 1986 vs Golden State Warriors Win 111 - 85
Thu, Nov 20, 1986 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 116 - 105
Sat, Nov 22, 1986 @ Sacramento Kings Win 107 - 99
Sun, Nov 23, 1986 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 117 - 127
Wed, Nov 26, 1986 vs Washington Bullets Win 122 - 103
Fri, Nov 28, 1986 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 99 - 120
Sat, Nov 29, 1986 vs Denver Nuggets Win 131 - 99
Tue, Dec 2, 1986 vs Indiana Pacers Win 95 - 88
Wed, Dec 3, 1986 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 110 - 115 OT
Fri, Dec 5, 1986 @ Washington Bullets Win 91 - 87
Wed, Dec 10, 1986 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 116 - 93
Fri, Dec 12, 1986 vs Chicago Bulls Loss 93 - 106
Sat, Dec 13, 1986 @ Chicago Bulls Win 113 - 90
Tue, Dec 16, 1986 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 103 - 91
Thu, Dec 18, 1986 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 104 - 95
Sat, Dec 20, 1986 vs Boston Celtics Win 120 - 100
Tue, Dec 23, 1986 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 110 - 108
Sat, Dec 27, 1986 @ New York Knicks Loss 100 - 114
Mon, Dec 29, 1986 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 117 - 122
Tue, Dec 30, 1986 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 99 - 103
Fri, Jan 2, 1987 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 91 - 84
Sat, Jan 3, 1987 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 104 - 95
Tue, Jan 6, 1987 vs New Jersey Nets Win 124 - 112
Wed, Jan 7, 1987 @ Boston Celtics Loss 92 - 119
Fri, Jan 9, 1987 vs Washington Bullets Loss 92 - 100
Sun, Jan 11, 1987 vs Portland Trail Blazers Loss 91 - 103
Tue, Jan 13, 1987 vs Sacramento Kings Win 113 - 89
Thu, Jan 15, 1987 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 91 - 130
Fri, Jan 16, 1987 vs Dallas Mavericks Loss 122 - 124 OT
Sun, Jan 18, 1987 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 100 - 91
Tue, Jan 20, 1987 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 90 - 103
Wed, Jan 21, 1987 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 111 - 107
Sat, Jan 24, 1987 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 122 - 132
Mon, Jan 26, 1987 @ Los Angeles Clippers Win 114 - 94
Tue, Jan 27, 1987 @ Golden State Warriors Win 119 - 115
Thu, Jan 29, 1987 @ Houston Rockets Win 99 - 93
Fri, Jan 30, 1987 @ Dallas Mavericks Loss 117 - 133
Sun, Feb 1, 1987 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 116 - 120
Tue, Feb 3, 1987 vs New York Knicks Loss 109 - 110
Thu, Feb 5, 1987 vs Chicago Bulls Win 120 - 105
Wed, Feb 11, 1987 @ New York Knicks Win 127 - 104
Thu, Feb 12, 1987 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 106 - 104
Sat, Feb 14, 1987 vs Houston Rockets Win 116 - 101
Mon, Feb 16, 1987 vs New Jersey Nets Win 128 - 124
Wed, Feb 18, 1987 @ Utah Jazz Win 113 - 109
Sat, Feb 21, 1987 @ Phoenix Suns Win 115 - 107
Sun, Feb 22, 1987 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 120 - 124
Tue, Feb 24, 1987 vs Indiana Pacers Win 120 - 114
Sat, Feb 28, 1987 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 104 - 107
Wed, Mar 4, 1987 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 110 - 100
Fri, Mar 6, 1987 vs Utah Jazz Loss 123 - 124
Sat, Mar 7, 1987 @ Indiana Pacers Win 124 - 120
Mon, Mar 9, 1987 vs Phoenix Suns Win 118 - 110
Wed, Mar 11, 1987 @ Washington Bullets Win 115 - 107
Thu, Mar 12, 1987 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 106 - 123
Sat, Mar 14, 1987 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 111 - 104
Tue, Mar 17, 1987 vs Boston Celtics Win 123 - 115
Wed, Mar 18, 1987 @ Boston Celtics Loss 102 - 120
Fri, Mar 20, 1987 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 97 - 114
Sat, Mar 21, 1987 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 102 - 105
Tue, Mar 24, 1987 vs New York Knicks Win 135 - 96
Wed, Mar 25, 1987 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 108 - 125
Fri, Mar 27, 1987 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 113 - 116
Wed, Apr 1, 1987 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 104 - 92
Sat, Apr 4, 1987 vs New Jersey Nets Win 112 - 102
Sun, Apr 5, 1987 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 107 - 125
Tue, Apr 7, 1987 @ Washington Bullets Win 95 - 94
Fri, Apr 10, 1987 @ New York Knicks Win 132 - 93
Sat, Apr 11, 1987 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 121 - 93
Mon, Apr 13, 1987 vs Chicago Bulls Loss 107 - 114
Wed, Apr 15, 1987 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 128 - 95
Sat, Apr 18, 1987 vs Detroit Pistons Win 124 - 110
Playoffs
Eastern Conference First Round (Won 3 - 2)
Fri, Apr 24, 1987 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 107 - 104
Sun, Apr 26, 1987 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 122 - 125 OT
Wed, Apr 29, 1987 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 121 - 120
Fri, May 1, 1987 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 118 - 124
Sun, May 3, 1987 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 102 - 89
Eastern Conference Semifinals (Lost 3 - 4)
Tue, May 5, 1987 @ Boston Celtics Loss 98 - 111
Wed, May 6, 1987 @ Boston Celtics Loss 124 - 126
Fri, May 8, 1987 vs Boston Celtics Win 126 - 121 OT
Sun, May 10, 1987 vs Boston Celtics Loss 137 - 138
Wed, May 13, 1987 @ Boston Celtics Win 129 - 124
Fri, May 15, 1987 vs Boston Celtics Win 121 - 111
Sun, May 17, 1987 @ Boston Celtics Loss 113 - 119

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