1986-1987 Phoenix Suns

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36-46 Missed Playoffs
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1986-87 Phoenix Suns

What was the record of the 1986-87 Phoenix Suns?

The Phoenix Suns finished the regular season with a 36-46 record. They went 26-15 at home and 10-31 on the road.

What division did the 1986-87 Phoenix Suns play in?

The 1986-87 Phoenix Suns played in the Pacific Division of the Western Conference.

What was the 1986-87 Phoenix Suns record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1986-87 Phoenix Suns had their best month in April, when they went 10-1 and had a 90.9% win percentage. Their worst month was February, when they went 3-8 and had a 27.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '86 1-0 100% +4
November '86 5-9 35.7% -32
December '86 7-8 46.7% -33
January '87 6-10 37.5% -73
February '87 3-8 27.3% -63
March '87 4-10 28.6% -83
April '87 10-1 90.9% +80

Did the 1986-87 Phoenix Suns make the Playoffs?

No, the Suns didn't make the Playoffs in 1987.

What was the point differential for the 1986-87 Phoenix Suns?

The Phoenix Suns finished the regular season with a point differential of -200. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Suns could have been expected to have about 34.9 wins, or a 35-47 record in the regular season.

How did the 1986-87 Phoenix Suns perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1986-87 Phoenix Suns went 11-6.

How did the 1986-87 Phoenix Suns perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1986-87 Phoenix Suns went 4-3 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1986-87 Phoenix Suns?

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

What was the longest losing streak for the 1986-87 Phoenix Suns?

The longest losing streak that the Phoenix Suns had during the 1986-87 regular season was 7 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1986-87 Phoenix Suns Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Oct 31, 1986 vs Golden State Warriors Win 127 - 123
Sat, Nov 1, 1986 @ Los Angeles Clippers Loss 111 - 117
Tue, Nov 4, 1986 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 126 - 120
Fri, Nov 7, 1986 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 86 - 106
Sat, Nov 8, 1986 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 96 - 101
Tue, Nov 11, 1986 @ New York Knicks Loss 105 - 111
Wed, Nov 12, 1986 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 100 - 108
Fri, Nov 14, 1986 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 127 - 97
Sat, Nov 15, 1986 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 116 - 109
Wed, Nov 19, 1986 vs New Jersey Nets Win 111 - 101
Fri, Nov 21, 1986 vs Dallas Mavericks Loss 122 - 130 OT
Sat, Nov 22, 1986 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 120 - 132
Tue, Nov 25, 1986 @ Sacramento Kings Loss 102 - 123
Wed, Nov 26, 1986 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 120 - 106
Fri, Nov 28, 1986 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 104 - 117
Tue, Dec 2, 1986 vs New York Knicks Win 124 - 100
Fri, Dec 5, 1986 vs Chicago Bulls Win 114 - 112
Sat, Dec 6, 1986 @ Los Angeles Clippers Win 111 - 109
Tue, Dec 9, 1986 @ Golden State Warriors Win 109 - 94
Wed, Dec 10, 1986 vs Houston Rockets Loss 109 - 117
Fri, Dec 12, 1986 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 116 - 128
Sat, Dec 13, 1986 vs Denver Nuggets Win 123 - 110
Tue, Dec 16, 1986 @ Houston Rockets Win 106 - 102
Wed, Dec 17, 1986 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 81 - 94
Fri, Dec 19, 1986 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 106 - 108
Sat, Dec 20, 1986 @ Sacramento Kings Loss 114 - 122
Tue, Dec 23, 1986 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 120 - 119
Fri, Dec 26, 1986 vs Boston Celtics Loss 112 - 122
Sat, Dec 27, 1986 @ Dallas Mavericks Loss 97 - 123
Tue, Dec 30, 1986 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 105 - 120
Fri, Jan 2, 1987 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 118 - 155
Sun, Jan 4, 1987 @ Golden State Warriors Win 104 - 101
Tue, Jan 6, 1987 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 108 - 138
Fri, Jan 9, 1987 vs San Antonio Spurs Loss 100 - 115
Sat, Jan 10, 1987 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 120 - 127 OT
Tue, Jan 13, 1987 @ Houston Rockets Loss 100 - 118
Thu, Jan 15, 1987 vs Utah Jazz Win 123 - 107
Sat, Jan 17, 1987 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 132 - 101
Mon, Jan 19, 1987 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 104 - 107
Wed, Jan 21, 1987 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 114 - 120
Fri, Jan 23, 1987 @ Washington Bullets Loss 90 - 109
Sat, Jan 24, 1987 @ Indiana Pacers Win 104 - 103
Mon, Jan 26, 1987 vs Detroit Pistons Win 120 - 118 OT
Wed, Jan 28, 1987 vs Golden State Warriors Win 131 - 104
Fri, Jan 30, 1987 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 102 - 114
Sat, Jan 31, 1987 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 112 - 118 OT
Tue, Feb 3, 1987 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 103 - 117
Thu, Feb 5, 1987 vs Denver Nuggets Win 113 - 100
Tue, Feb 10, 1987 @ Utah Jazz Win 102 - 98
Wed, Feb 11, 1987 vs Indiana Pacers Loss 105 - 121
Fri, Feb 13, 1987 vs Utah Jazz Win 105 - 98
Mon, Feb 16, 1987 vs Washington Bullets Loss 110 - 124
Thu, Feb 19, 1987 vs Portland Trail Blazers Loss 108 - 124
Sat, Feb 21, 1987 vs Milwaukee Bucks Loss 107 - 115
Tue, Feb 24, 1987 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 93 - 97
Wed, Feb 25, 1987 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 91 - 99
Sat, Feb 28, 1987 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 105 - 112
Mon, Mar 2, 1987 @ Dallas Mavericks Loss 112 - 135
Thu, Mar 5, 1987 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 126 - 102
Sat, Mar 7, 1987 vs Sacramento Kings Win 105 - 102
Mon, Mar 9, 1987 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 110 - 118
Wed, Mar 11, 1987 @ Boston Celtics Loss 109 - 118
Thu, Mar 12, 1987 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 109 - 116
Sat, Mar 14, 1987 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 108 - 121
Wed, Mar 18, 1987 vs Houston Rockets Loss 91 - 113
Fri, Mar 20, 1987 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 105 - 134
Sat, Mar 21, 1987 vs Golden State Warriors Loss 102 - 105
Tue, Mar 24, 1987 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 108 - 93
Thu, Mar 26, 1987 @ Sacramento Kings Loss 115 - 124
Fri, Mar 27, 1987 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 130 - 117
Tue, Mar 31, 1987 @ Utah Jazz Loss 95 - 110
Wed, Apr 1, 1987 vs Houston Rockets Win 117 - 104
Fri, Apr 3, 1987 vs Utah Jazz Win 112 - 98
Sat, Apr 4, 1987 @ Los Angeles Clippers Win 128 - 123 OT
Mon, Apr 6, 1987 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 118 - 110 OT
Tue, Apr 7, 1987 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 127 - 125 OT
Thu, Apr 9, 1987 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 128 - 122
Sat, Apr 11, 1987 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 136 - 116
Sun, Apr 12, 1987 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 104 - 119
Tue, Apr 14, 1987 vs Sacramento Kings Win 132 - 123
Wed, Apr 15, 1987 @ Golden State Warriors Win 119 - 116
Sat, Apr 18, 1987 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 121 - 106

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