1986–87 Washington Bullets season

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1986–87 Washington Bullets season
Head coach Kevin Loughery
Arena Capital Centre
Results
Record 42–40 (.512)
Place Division: 3rd (Atlantic)
Conference: 6th (Eastern)
Playoff finish East First Round
(eliminated 0-3)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1986-87 NBA season was the Bullets 26th season in the NBA and their 14th season in the city of Washington, D.C..[1]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1986 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 12 John Williams PF/C  United States Louisiana State
1 21 Anthony Jones SG/SF  United States Nevada-Las Vegas
2 36 Steve Mitchell  United States Alabama-Birmingham
3 58 Dave Henderson PG  United States Duke
4 82 Barry Mungar F  United States St. Bonaventure
5 104 Paul Fortier  United States Washington
6 128 Lorenzo Duncan  United States Sam Houston State
7 150 Joe Price  United States Notre Dame

Roster[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Boston Celtics 59 23 .720 39–2 20–21 15–9
x-Philadelphia 76ers 45 37 .549 14 28–13 17–24 12–12
x-Washington Bullets 42 40 .512 17 27–14 15–26 13–11
New Jersey Nets 24 58 .293 35 19–22 5–36 12–12
New York Knicks 24 58 .293 35 18–23 6–35 8–16

Template:1986-87 NBA East standings Notes

  • z, y – division champions
  • x – clinched playoff spot

Game log[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

East First Round[edit]

(3) Detroit Pistons vs. (6) Washington Bullets: Pistons win series 3-0

Last Playoff Meeting: Not available (first playoff series)

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

Season[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]

See also[edit]