1985-86

Summary and Awards / Teams
Season: Scores / Standings / Leaders

NBA 1985-86 Regular Season and Playoffs Summary.

Information about the 1985-1986 NBA season, including champion, MVP awards, statistical leaders and other basic data.

Playoffs Summary

NBA Champion
1986 NBA Champion
Boston Celtics
1986 NBA Champion
NBA Finals
Boston Celtics
4 - 2
Houston Rockets
Finals MVP
Larry Bird
Boston Celtics

Regular Season Summary

Best Record
Boston Celtics
67-15 (.817)
Season MVP
Larry Bird
Boston Celtics
Defensive Player
Alvin Robertson
San Antonio Spurs
Rookie of the Year
Patrick Ewing
New York Knicks
Coach of the Year
Mike Fratello
Atlanta Hawks
All-Star Game MVP
Isiah Thomas
Detroit Pistons
Most Improved Player
Alvin Robertson
San Antonio Spurs
6th Man of the Year
Bill Walton
Boston Celtics
Scoring Leader
Dominique Wilkins
Atlanta Hawks
30.3 points per game
Rebounds Leader
Bill Laimbeer
Detroit Pistons
13.1 rebounds per game
Assists Leader
Magic Johnson
Los Angeles Lakers
12.6 assists per game
Steals Leader
Alvin Robertson
San Antonio Spurs
3.7 steals per game
Blocks Leader
Manute Bol
Washington Bullets
5.0 blocks per game
All-NBA 3rd Team
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All-Rookie 2nd Team
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