1986-87

Summary and Awards / Teams
Season:

NBA 1986-87 Regular Season and Playoffs Summary.

Information about the 1986-1987 NBA season, including champion, MVP awards, statistical leaders and other basic data.

Playoffs Summary

NBA Champion
1987 NBA Champion
Los Angeles Lakers
1987 NBA Champion
NBA Finals
Los Angeles Lakers
4 - 2
Boston Celtics
Finals MVP
Magic Johnson
Los Angeles Lakers

Regular Season Summary

Best Record
Los Angeles Lakers
65-17 (.793)
Season MVP
Magic Johnson
Los Angeles Lakers
Defensive Player
Michael Cooper
Los Angeles Lakers
Rookie of the Year
Chuck Person
Indiana Pacers
Coach of the Year
Mike Schuler
Portland Trail Blazers
All-Star Game MVP
Tom Chambers
Seattle Supersonics
Most Improved Player
Dale Ellis
Seattle Supersonics
6th Man of the Year
Ricky Pierce
Milwaukee Bucks
Scoring Leader
Michael Jordan
Chicago Bulls
37.1 points per game
Rebounds Leader
Charles Barkley
Philadelphia 76ers
14.6 rebounds per game
Assists Leader
Magic Johnson
Los Angeles Lakers
12.2 assists per game
Steals Leader
Alvin Robertson
San Antonio Spurs
3.2 steals per game
Blocks Leader
Mark Eaton
Utah Jazz
4.1 blocks per game
All-NBA 3rd Team
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All-Rookie 2nd Team
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