1986–87 Portland Trail Blazers season

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1986–87 Portland Trail Blazers season
Head coach Mike Schuler
Arena Memorial Coliseum
Results
Record 49–33 (.598)
Place Division: 2nd (Pacific)
Conference: 3rd (Western)
Playoff finish West First Round (eliminated 1-3)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1986–87 season was the 17th season of the Portland Trail Blazers in the National Basketball Association (NBA).[1] The Blazers finished 49–33, third in the Western Conference, qualifying for the playoffs for the fifth consecutive year.

In the 1987 NBA Playoffs, despite having home-court advantage, the Blazers lost their first-round best-of-five series to the Houston Rockets, three games to one.

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1986 NBA Draft

Note: This is not a complete list; only the first two rounds are covered, as well as notable post-second round picks.

Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club Team
1 14 Walter Berry F  United States St. John's
1 24 Arvydas Sabonis C  Soviet Union
( Lithuania)
Zalgiris (Lithuania)
2 37 Panagiotis Fasoulas C  Greece NC State
3 60 Dražen Petrović G  Yugoslavia Cibona Zagreb (Yugoslavia)

Roster[edit]

Regular season[edit]

The Trail Blazers played their home games at Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

Season standings[edit]

Pacific Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Los Angeles Lakers 65 17 .793 37–4 28–13 24–6
x-Portland Trail Blazers 49 33 .598 16 34–7 15–26 17–13
x-Golden State Warriors 42 40 .512 23 25–16 17–24 17–13
x-Seattle SuperSonics 39 43 .476 26 25–16 14–27 15–15
Phoenix Suns 36 46 .439 29 26–15 10–31 14–16
Los Angeles Clippers 12 70 .146 53 9–32 3–38 3–27


# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Los Angeles Lakers 65 17 .793
2 y-Dallas Mavericks 55 27 .671 10
3 x-Portland Trail Blazers 49 33 .598 16
4 x-Utah Jazz 44 38 .537 21
5 x-Golden State Warriors 42 40 .512 23
6 x-Houston Rockets 42 40 .512 23
7 x-Seattle SuperSonics 39 43 .476 26
8 x-Denver Nuggets 37 45 .451 28
9 Phoenix Suns 36 46 .439 29
10 Sacramento Kings 29 53 .354 36
11 San Antonio Spurs 28 54 .341 37
12 Los Angeles Clippers 12 70 .146 53


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

Game log[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

West First Round[edit]

(3) Portland Trail Blazers vs.(6) Houston Rockets: Rockets win series 3-1

  • Game 1 @ Memorial Coliseum, Portland (April 24): Houston 125, Portland 115
  • Game 2 @ Memorial Coliseum, Portland (April 26): Portland 111, Houston 98
  • Game 3 @ The Summit, Houston (April 28): Houston 117, Portland 108
  • Game 4 @ The Summit, Houston (April 30): Houston 113, Portland 101

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]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

Playoffs[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

Awards and honors[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]