1986-87

Season: Scores / Standings / Leaders

NBA 1986-87 Regular Season Standings

This page features the complete 1986-1987 NBA season standings, including conference and division ranks, wins, loses, percentage, games behind and teams that qualified for the playoffs

x = teams that made the playoffs are marked with an 'x'.

NBA 1986-87 Conference Standings

Western Conference
Team W L Pct GB
1 Los Angeles Lakers 65 17 .793 - x
2 Dallas Mavericks 55 27 .671 10.0 x
3 Portland Trail Blazers 49 33 .598 16.0 x
4 Utah Jazz 44 38 .537 21.0 x
5 Golden State Warriors 42 40 .512 23.0 x
6 Houston Rockets 42 40 .512 23.0 x
7 Seattle Supersonics 39 43 .476 26.0 x
8 Denver Nuggets 37 45 .451 28.0 x
9 Phoenix Suns 36 46 .439 29.0
10 Sacramento Kings 29 53 .354 36.0
11 San Antonio Spurs 28 54 .341 37.0
12 Los Angeles Clippers 12 70 .146 53.0
Eastern Conference
Team W L Pct GB
1 Boston Celtics 59 23 .720 - x
2 Atlanta Hawks 57 25 .695 2.0 x
3 Detroit Pistons 52 30 .634 7.0 x
4 Milwaukee Bucks 50 32 .610 9.0 x
5 Philadelphia 76ers 45 37 .549 14.0 x
6 Washington Bullets 42 40 .512 17.0 x
7 Indiana Pacers 41 41 .500 18.0 x
8 Chicago Bulls 40 42 .488 19.0 x
9 Cleveland Cavaliers 31 51 .378 28.0
10 New Jersey Nets 24 58 .293 35.0
11 New York Knicks 24 58 .293 35.0

NBA 1986-87 Division Standings

Midwest Division
Team W L Pct GB
1 Dallas Mavericks 55 27 .671 - x
2 Utah Jazz 44 38 .537 11.0 x
3 Houston Rockets 42 40 .512 13.0 x
4 Denver Nuggets 37 45 .451 18.0 x
5 Sacramento Kings 29 53 .354 26.0
6 San Antonio Spurs 28 54 .341 27.0
Pacific Division
Team W L Pct GB
1 Los Angeles Lakers 65 17 .793 - x
2 Portland Trail Blazers 49 33 .598 16.0 x
3 Golden State Warriors 42 40 .512 23.0 x
4 Seattle Supersonics 39 43 .476 26.0 x
5 Phoenix Suns 36 46 .439 29.0
6 Los Angeles Clippers 12 70 .146 53.0
Atlantic Division
Team W L Pct GB
1 Boston Celtics 59 23 .720 - x
2 Philadelphia 76ers 45 37 .549 14.0 x
3 Washington Bullets 42 40 .512 17.0 x
4 New Jersey Nets 24 58 .293 35.0
5 New York Knicks 24 58 .293 35.0
Central Division
Team W L Pct GB
1 Atlanta Hawks 57 25 .695 - x
2 Detroit Pistons 52 30 .634 5.0 x
3 Milwaukee Bucks 50 32 .610 7.0 x
4 Indiana Pacers 41 41 .500 16.0 x
5 Chicago Bulls 40 42 .488 17.0 x
6 Cleveland Cavaliers 31 51 .378 26.0

Abbreviations: W = Wins / L = Losses / Pct = Winning Percentage / GB = Games behind