1987-1988 Milwaukee Bucks

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42-40 Lost First Round
Record Outcome

1987-88 Milwaukee Bucks

What was the record of the 1987-88 Milwaukee Bucks?

The Milwaukee Bucks finished the regular season with a 42-40 record. They went 30-11 at home and 12-29 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Milwaukee Bucks went 44-43. Their final game was a loss in the Eastern Conference First Round to the Atlanta Hawks.

What division did the 1987-88 Milwaukee Bucks play in?

The 1987-88 Milwaukee Bucks played in the Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1987-88 Milwaukee Bucks record by month?

The 1987-88 Milwaukee Bucks had their best month in November, when they went 9-4 and had a 69.2% win percentage. Their worst month was April, when they went 4-9 and had a 30.8% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
November '87 9-4 69.2% +70
December '87 6-6 50% +12
January '88 6-9 40% -24
February '88 8-5 61.5% +18
March '88 9-7 56.2% +8
April '88 4-9 30.8% -40

Did the 1987-88 Milwaukee Bucks make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Milwaukee Bucks made the Playoffs in 1988. They lost their only series against the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference First Round.

What was the point differential for the 1987-88 Milwaukee Bucks?

The Milwaukee Bucks finished the regular season with a point differential of +44. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Bucks could have been expected to have about 42.4 wins, or a 42-40 record in the regular season.

How did the 1987-88 Milwaukee Bucks perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1987-88 Milwaukee Bucks went 12-9.

How did the 1987-88 Milwaukee Bucks perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1987-88 Milwaukee Bucks went 3-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1987-88 Milwaukee Bucks?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1987-88 Milwaukee Bucks was a 4 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1987-88 Milwaukee Bucks?

The longest losing streak that the Milwaukee Bucks had during the 1987-88 regular season was 5 games, which happened once during the season.

1987-88 Milwaukee Bucks Schedule

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Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Nov 6, 1987 @ Boston Celtics Loss 108 - 125
Sat, Nov 7, 1987 vs Detroit Pistons Win 119 - 105
Tue, Nov 10, 1987 vs Washington Bullets Win 115 - 100
Wed, Nov 11, 1987 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 109 - 101
Sat, Nov 14, 1987 @ New York Knicks Loss 89 - 93
Sun, Nov 15, 1987 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 112 - 103
Tue, Nov 17, 1987 vs Golden State Warriors Win 120 - 108
Thu, Nov 19, 1987 @ Sacramento Kings Win 117 - 113 OT
Fri, Nov 20, 1987 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 97 - 99
Sun, Nov 22, 1987 @ Los Angeles Lakers Win 124 - 116 OT
Wed, Nov 25, 1987 vs Chicago Bulls Loss 101 - 103
Sat, Nov 28, 1987 vs Boston Celtics Win 112 - 97
Mon, Nov 30, 1987 vs Indiana Pacers Win 104 - 94
Wed, Dec 2, 1987 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 105 - 115
Fri, Dec 4, 1987 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 85 - 83
Tue, Dec 8, 1987 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 101 - 103
Thu, Dec 10, 1987 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 105 - 111
Fri, Dec 11, 1987 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 125 - 112
Sun, Dec 13, 1987 vs Dallas Mavericks Loss 99 - 113
Tue, Dec 15, 1987 @ New York Knicks Win 103 - 98
Fri, Dec 18, 1987 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 87 - 94
Tue, Dec 22, 1987 vs New York Knicks Win 122 - 105
Sat, Dec 26, 1987 vs Washington Bullets Win 102 - 97
Tue, Dec 29, 1987 @ New Jersey Nets Win 106 - 88
Wed, Dec 30, 1987 vs Houston Rockets Loss 93 - 102
Sat, Jan 2, 1988 vs Indiana Pacers Loss 97 - 99
Tue, Jan 5, 1988 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 98 - 82
Thu, Jan 7, 1988 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 108 - 114
Fri, Jan 8, 1988 vs Utah Jazz Loss 107 - 111
Sun, Jan 10, 1988 vs New Jersey Nets Win 105 - 87
Tue, Jan 12, 1988 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 106 - 103
Thu, Jan 14, 1988 @ Washington Bullets Loss 107 - 136
Sun, Jan 17, 1988 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 111 - 93
Tue, Jan 19, 1988 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 104 - 110
Thu, Jan 21, 1988 @ Houston Rockets Loss 103 - 116
Sat, Jan 23, 1988 @ Dallas Mavericks Loss 97 - 113
Mon, Jan 25, 1988 @ Golden State Warriors Win 108 - 105
Tue, Jan 26, 1988 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 106 - 112
Thu, Jan 28, 1988 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 113 - 122
Fri, Jan 29, 1988 @ Los Angeles Clippers Win 97 - 88
Tue, Feb 2, 1988 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 97 - 99
Thu, Feb 4, 1988 vs Boston Celtics Win 111 - 101
Tue, Feb 9, 1988 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 112 - 104
Thu, Feb 11, 1988 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 113 - 119 OT
Fri, Feb 12, 1988 vs Chicago Bulls Loss 93 - 95
Mon, Feb 15, 1988 @ Washington Bullets Win 114 - 110
Wed, Feb 17, 1988 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 115 - 93
Fri, Feb 19, 1988 vs Detroit Pistons Win 119 - 108
Sun, Feb 21, 1988 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 120 - 115 OT
Tue, Feb 23, 1988 @ New York Knicks Loss 87 - 89
Wed, Feb 24, 1988 @ Indiana Pacers Win 97 - 94
Fri, Feb 26, 1988 @ Boston Celtics Loss 96 - 132
Sat, Feb 27, 1988 @ Chicago Bulls Win 94 - 91
Tue, Mar 1, 1988 vs Boston Celtics Win 117 - 116
Sat, Mar 5, 1988 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 104 - 101
Sun, Mar 6, 1988 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 99 - 109
Tue, Mar 8, 1988 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 119 - 101
Wed, Mar 9, 1988 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 91 - 117
Fri, Mar 11, 1988 vs Denver Nuggets Win 132 - 93
Sun, Mar 13, 1988 vs Phoenix Suns Win 117 - 107
Tue, Mar 15, 1988 vs Sacramento Kings Win 108 - 97
Wed, Mar 16, 1988 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 79 - 83
Sat, Mar 19, 1988 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 101 - 100
Mon, Mar 21, 1988 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 105 - 115
Tue, Mar 22, 1988 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 111 - 98
Thu, Mar 24, 1988 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 114 - 119
Sat, Mar 26, 1988 @ Utah Jazz Win 107 - 105
Wed, Mar 30, 1988 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 109 - 134
Thu, Mar 31, 1988 vs New York Knicks Loss 103 - 113
Sat, Apr 2, 1988 vs New Jersey Nets Win 125 - 111
Tue, Apr 5, 1988 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 110 - 121
Wed, Apr 6, 1988 vs Chicago Bulls Loss 110 - 119
Fri, Apr 8, 1988 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 85 - 104
Sat, Apr 9, 1988 vs Indiana Pacers Win 105 - 100
Mon, Apr 11, 1988 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 102 - 115
Wed, Apr 13, 1988 @ Boston Celtics Loss 104 - 123
Fri, Apr 15, 1988 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 91 - 92
Sun, Apr 17, 1988 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 97 - 105
Tue, Apr 19, 1988 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 102 - 115
Wed, Apr 20, 1988 vs Washington Bullets Win 132 - 94
Fri, Apr 22, 1988 vs New York Knicks Win 118 - 109
Sat, Apr 23, 1988 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 105 - 118
Playoffs
Eastern Conference First Round (Lost 2 - 3)
Fri, Apr 29, 1988 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 107 - 110
Sun, May 1, 1988 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 97 - 104
Wed, May 4, 1988 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 123 - 115
Fri, May 6, 1988 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 105 - 99
Sun, May 8, 1988 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 111 - 121

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