1986–87 Cleveland Cavaliers season

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1986–87 Cleveland Cavaliers season
Head coach Lenny Wilkens
Arena Coliseum at Richfield
Results
Record 31–57 (.352)
Place Division: 6th (Central)
Conference: 9th (Eastern)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Radio WWWE
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The 1986-87 NBA season was the Cavaliers' 17th season in the NBA.[1]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1986 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club Team
1 1 Brad Daugherty C  United States North Carolina
1 8 Ron Harper G/SF  United States Miami (FL)
2 29 Johnny Newman SF  United States Richmond
3 50 Kevin Henderson  United States California State-Fullerton
4 73 Warren Martin  United States North Carolina
5 96 Ben Davis  United States Gardner-Webb
6 119 Gilbert Wilburn  United States New Mexico State
7 142 Ralph Dalton  United States Georgetown

Roster[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Template:1986-87 NBA Central standings

# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 c-Boston Celtics 59 23 .720
2 y-Atlanta Hawks 57 25 .695 2
3 x-Detroit Pistons 52 30 .634 7
4 x-Milwaukee Bucks 50 32 .610 9
5 x-Philadelphia 76ers 45 37 .549 14
6 x-Washington Bullets 42 40 .512 17
7 x-Indiana Pacers 41 41 .500 18
8 x-Chicago Bulls 40 42 .488 19
9 Cleveland Cavaliers 31 51 .378 28
10 New Jersey Nets 24 58 .293 35
10 New York Knicks 24 58 .293 35


z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]