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Denver Nuggets 1985-1986 Schedule and Results

All the scores of the games played by the Nuggets in the NBA 1985-86 Regular Season and the 1986 Playoffs, with teams, results, winning and losing streaks, partial and final records and evolution of the playoff series.

Regular Season Record:
47-35 (.573), 3rd in Western Conference
Playoffs Record:
5-5 (.500), Lost West Conf Semis

Denver Nuggets 1985-1986 Game Schedule and Results

NBA Regular Season

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Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
1 Oct 25, 1985 Nuggets @ Golden State Warriors W 119 - 105 won 1 1 - 0
2 Oct 26, 1985 Nuggets vs. Sacramento Kings W 123 - 112 won 2 2 - 0
3 Oct 29, 1985 Nuggets @ Phoenix Suns W 142 - 127 won 3 3 - 0
4 Oct 31, 1985 Nuggets vs. Seattle Supersonics W 90 - 73 won 4 4 - 0
5 Nov 5, 1985 Nuggets vs. Atlanta Hawks W 128 - 113 won 5 5 - 0
6 Nov 7, 1985 Nuggets vs. Dallas Mavericks W 131 - 99 won 6 6 - 0
7 Nov 8, 1985 Nuggets @ Los Angeles Lakers L 99 - 128 lost 1 6 - 1
8 Nov 12, 1985 Nuggets @ Houston Rockets L 119 - 127 lost 2 6 - 2
9 Nov 14, 1985 Nuggets vs. San Antonio Spurs W 112 - 109 won 1 7 - 2
10 Nov 16, 1985 Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Clippers W 113 - 109 won 2 8 - 2
11 Nov 19, 1985 Nuggets vs. Houston Rockets W 127 - 113 won 3 9 - 2
12 Nov 21, 1985 Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers W 121 - 120 won 4 10 - 2
13 Nov 23, 1985 Nuggets vs. Sacramento Kings W 122 - 118 won 5 11 - 2
14 Nov 24, 1985 Nuggets @ Seattle Supersonics L 84 - 110 lost 1 11 - 3
15 Nov 26, 1985 Nuggets vs. Chicago Bulls L 123 - 128 lost 2 11 - 4
16 Nov 27, 1985 Nuggets @ Golden State Warriors L 102 - 104 lost 3 11 - 5
17 Nov 29, 1985 Nuggets @ Utah Jazz W 129 - 114 won 1 12 - 5
18 Nov 30, 1985 Nuggets vs. Seattle Supersonics L 123 - 131 2OT lost 1 12 - 6
19 Dec 3, 1985 Nuggets @ New York Knicks L 94 - 111 lost 2 12 - 7
20 Dec 4, 1985 Nuggets @ Indiana Pacers W 119 - 105 won 1 13 - 7
21 Dec 6, 1985 Nuggets @ Philadelphia 76ers W 123 - 121 won 2 14 - 7
22 Dec 7, 1985 Nuggets @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 114 - 124 lost 1 14 - 8
23 Dec 11, 1985 Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Clippers W 134 - 95 won 1 15 - 8
24 Dec 13, 1985 Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers W 124 - 120 won 2 16 - 8
25 Dec 14, 1985 Nuggets @ Dallas Mavericks L 100 - 127 lost 1 16 - 9
26 Dec 17, 1985 Nuggets vs. Golden State Warriors W 122 - 114 won 1 17 - 9
27 Dec 19, 1985 Nuggets vs. Portland Trail Blazers W 123 - 118 won 2 18 - 9
28 Dec 21, 1985 Nuggets vs. San Antonio Spurs L 118 - 128 lost 1 18 - 10
29 Dec 22, 1985 Nuggets @ Portland Trail Blazers L 114 - 121 lost 2 18 - 11
30 Dec 28, 1985 Nuggets @ San Antonio Spurs L 112 - 116 lost 3 18 - 12
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
31 Dec 30, 1985 Nuggets vs. Houston Rockets W 125 - 122 won 1 19 - 12
32 Jan 3, 1986 Nuggets @ Seattle Supersonics L 107 - 117 lost 1 19 - 13
33 Jan 4, 1986 Nuggets @ Sacramento Kings L 107 - 112 lost 2 19 - 14
34 Jan 7, 1986 Nuggets vs. Dallas Mavericks W 132 - 110 won 1 20 - 14
35 Jan 9, 1986 Nuggets vs. Seattle Supersonics W 94 - 90 won 2 21 - 14
36 Jan 11, 1986 Nuggets vs. Utah Jazz W 114 - 106 won 3 22 - 14
37 Jan 13, 1986 Nuggets @ Milwaukee Bucks W 119 - 115 won 4 23 - 14
38 Jan 15, 1986 Nuggets @ Boston Celtics L 100 - 123 lost 1 23 - 15
39 Jan 17, 1986 Nuggets @ Detroit Pistons L 113 - 129 lost 2 23 - 16
40 Jan 18, 1986 Nuggets @ New Jersey Nets L 113 - 124 lost 3 23 - 17
41 Jan 21, 1986 Nuggets @ Utah Jazz L 114 - 117 OT lost 4 23 - 18
42 Jan 22, 1986 Nuggets vs. New Jersey Nets W 137 - 124 won 1 24 - 18
43 Jan 24, 1986 Nuggets vs. San Antonio Spurs L 98 - 113 lost 1 24 - 19
44 Jan 25, 1986 Nuggets @ Los Angeles Lakers W 127 - 115 won 1 25 - 19
45 Jan 27, 1986 Nuggets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers W 124 - 103 won 2 26 - 19
46 Jan 28, 1986 Nuggets @ Sacramento Kings L 120 - 125 lost 1 26 - 20
47 Jan 30, 1986 Nuggets vs. New York Knicks W 102 - 97 won 1 27 - 20
48 Feb 1, 1986 Nuggets vs. Milwaukee Bucks W 116 - 113 won 2 28 - 20
49 Feb 3, 1986 Nuggets @ Houston Rockets L 102 - 104 lost 1 28 - 21
50 Feb 4, 1986 Nuggets vs. Portland Trail Blazers W 119 - 118 won 1 29 - 21
51 Feb 6, 1986 Nuggets @ San Antonio Spurs W 100 - 95 won 2 30 - 21
52 Feb 12, 1986 Nuggets @ Dallas Mavericks L 110 - 117 lost 1 30 - 22
53 Feb 14, 1986 Nuggets @ Phoenix Suns L 95 - 112 lost 2 30 - 23
54 Feb 15, 1986 Nuggets vs. Golden State Warriors W 113 - 100 won 1 31 - 23
55 Feb 18, 1986 Nuggets vs. Washington Bullets W 101 - 90 won 2 32 - 23
56 Feb 20, 1986 Nuggets vs. Boston Celtics W 102 - 100 won 3 33 - 23
57 Feb 22, 1986 Nuggets vs. Dallas Mavericks W 113 - 106 won 4 34 - 23
58 Feb 24, 1986 Nuggets @ Portland Trail Blazers W 119 - 113 won 5 35 - 23
59 Feb 25, 1986 Nuggets vs. Phoenix Suns W 112 - 99 won 6 36 - 23
60 Feb 27, 1986 Nuggets @ Houston Rockets L 111 - 117 lost 1 36 - 24
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
61 Mar 1, 1986 Nuggets vs. Philadelphia 76ers L 107 - 118 lost 2 36 - 25
62 Mar 4, 1986 Nuggets vs. Houston Rockets W 128 - 115 won 1 37 - 25
63 Mar 7, 1986 Nuggets vs. Indiana Pacers W 134 - 117 won 2 38 - 25
64 Mar 9, 1986 Nuggets @ Los Angeles Clippers W 123 - 121 won 3 39 - 25
65 Mar 11, 1986 Nuggets @ Atlanta Hawks L 116 - 128 lost 1 39 - 26
66 Mar 13, 1986 Nuggets @ Chicago Bulls L 102 - 112 lost 2 39 - 27
67 Mar 14, 1986 Nuggets @ Washington Bullets W 101 - 91 won 1 40 - 27
68 Mar 16, 1986 Nuggets vs. Sacramento Kings W 119 - 113 won 2 41 - 27
69 Mar 18, 1986 Nuggets @ Sacramento Kings L 113 - 117 lost 1 41 - 28
70 Mar 19, 1986 Nuggets vs. Detroit Pistons W 114 - 98 won 1 42 - 28
71 Mar 21, 1986 Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Clippers W 115 - 104 won 2 43 - 28
72 Mar 23, 1986 Nuggets @ Golden State Warriors L 111 - 113 lost 1 43 - 29
73 Mar 25, 1986 Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers L 115 - 121 lost 2 43 - 30
74 Mar 26, 1986 Nuggets @ Utah Jazz L 101 - 116 lost 3 43 - 31
75 Mar 28, 1986 Nuggets vs. Utah Jazz W 128 - 120 won 1 44 - 31
76 Apr 1, 1986 Nuggets @ Portland Trail Blazers L 110 - 127 lost 1 44 - 32
77 Apr 3, 1986 Nuggets @ Dallas Mavericks L 114 - 115 lost 2 44 - 33
78 Apr 6, 1986 Nuggets @ San Antonio Spurs W 124 - 106 won 1 45 - 33
79 Apr 7, 1986 Nuggets @ Phoenix Suns W 131 - 123 won 2 46 - 33
80 Apr 9, 1986 Nuggets @ Los Angeles Clippers L 127 - 132 lost 1 46 - 34
81 Apr 10, 1986 Nuggets vs. Phoenix Suns W 115 - 113 won 1 47 - 34
82 Apr 12, 1986 Nuggets vs. Utah Jazz L 99 - 117 lost 1 47 - 35

NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs - Western Conference First Round

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Apr 18, 1986 Nuggets vs. Portland Trail Blazers W 133 - 126 Nuggets lead
1-0
won 1
2 Apr 20, 1986 Nuggets vs. Portland Trail Blazers L 106 - 108 series tied
1-1
lost 1
3 Apr 22, 1986 Nuggets @ Portland Trail Blazers W 115 - 104 Nuggets lead
2-1
won 1
4 Apr 24, 1986 Nuggets @ Portland Trail Blazers W 116 - 112 Nuggets win
3-1
won 2

NBA Playoffs - Western Conference Semifinals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Apr 26, 1986 Nuggets @ Houston Rockets L 119 - 126 Rockets lead
0-1
lost 1
2 Apr 29, 1986 Nuggets @ Houston Rockets L 101 - 119 Rockets lead
0-2
lost 2
3 May 2, 1986 Nuggets vs. Houston Rockets W 116 - 115 Rockets lead
1-2
won 1
4 May 4, 1986 Nuggets vs. Houston Rockets W 114 - 111 OT series tied
2-2
won 2
5 May 6, 1986 Nuggets @ Houston Rockets L 103 - 131 Rockets lead
2-3
lost 1
6 May 8, 1986 Nuggets vs. Houston Rockets L 122 - 126 2OT Rockets win
2-4
lost 2