1987–88 Washington Bullets season

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1987–88 Washington Bullets season
Head coach Kevin Loughery
Wes Unseld
Arena Capital Centre
Record 38–44 (.463)
Place Division: 2nd (Atlantic)
Conference: 7th (Eastern)
Playoff finish East First Round
(eliminated 2-3)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1987-88 NBA season was the Bullets' 27th season in the NBA and their 15th season in the city of Washington, D.C..[1]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1987 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 12 Muggsy Bogues PG  United States Wake Forest
2 36 Duane Washington  United States Middle Tennessee State
2 37 Derrick Dowell  United States Southern California
3 59 Danny Pearson  United States Jacksonville
4 81 Scott Thompson C  United States San Diego
5 106 Patrick Fairs  United States Texas
6 128 Dwayne Scholten  United States Washington State
7 150 Jamie Dixon  United States Texas Christian


Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Template:1987-88 NBA Atlantic standings Template:1987-88 NBA East standings Notes

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

Game log[edit]


East First Round[edit]

(2) Detroit Pistons vs. (7) Washington Bullets: Pistons win series 3-2

Last Playoff Meeting: 1987 Eastern Conference First Round (Detroit won 3-0)

Player statistics[edit]

  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]



See also[edit]