Who won NBA in 86?

Who won NBA in 86?

Boston Celtics1985–86 NBA season / ChampionThe Boston Celtics are an American professional basketball team based in Boston. The Celtics compete in the National Basketball Association as a member of the league’s Eastern Conference Atlantic Division. Wikipedia

Who was the best player in the NBA in 1985?

Magic Johnson
League Leaders

1. Magic Johnson* • LAL 12.6
2. Isiah Thomas* • DET 10.8
3. Reggie Theus • SAC 9.6
4. John Bagley • CLE 9.4
5. Maurice Cheeks* • PHI 9.2

How many points did he average during the 1986 1987 NBA season?

Michael ended the season with an average of 37.1 points, 4.6 assists, and 5.2 rebounds per game, and for the postseason he averaged 35.7 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 6.0 assists per game.

Did the 1986 Bulls make the playoffs?

Jordan averaged 44.7 points per game in the series, but was unable to prevent the Bulls from being swept by a more experienced, more talented Celtics team. The Bulls set a dubious mark by posting the second worst record for a playoff-qualifying team in history, going just 30–52 during the season.

Who won the 1985 Finals?

Los Angeles Lakers1985 NBA Finals / Champion

Was Michael Jordan good in the 80s?

While picking Michael Jordon as the shooting guard in his 80’s best starting five, Isiah Thomas elaborated ” Jordan was a great player in the 80s, but they were finishing 3rd and 4th in the division.”

Who dominated the NBA in the 80s?

1. Magic Johnson, PG, L.A. Lakers. Just like he always did, Magic Johnson beats out Larry Bird for the to spot on this list. During the 1980s, he won more championships, more NBA Finals MVPs and he also played at a more efficient rate.

What was Jordan’s highest PPG season?

Interpreted as:

Michael Jordan 1989-90 2,753
Wilt Chamberlain 1965-66 2,649
George Gervin 1979-80 2,585
Allen Iverson 2005-06

Who did Jordan lose to in the first round?

the Milwaukee Bucks
Jordan lost first-round series during his playing days too, though they came early in his career. There was the 3-1 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks his rookie year and the sweep at the hands of the all-time great 1986 Boston Celtics.

Who was the 1985 NBA Finals MVP?

Larry Bird’s dismal shooting continued as he hit just 12 of 29 shots. The 38-year-old Abdul-Jabbar was named MVP of the series, his second Finals MVP award and first since 1971 (back when he was known as Lew Alcindor), averaging 25.7 points, 9.0 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 1.5 blocks in the six games.

Who won the NBA championship in 1984?

Boston Celtics1984 NBA Finals / Champion

The glorious 1983-84 Boston Celtics season came to a dramatic and victorious close on June 10, 1984 as the Green and White defeated the Lakers, 111-102, at the Boston Garden to capture their 15th NBA title.

How many 40 point games did Larry Bird have?

47 games
Larry Bird played 47 games with 40+ points.

How many MVPs does Kareem Abdul Jabbar have?

During his entire career with the Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers, Abdul-Jabbar won six NBA championships and six regular season MVP awards (most in NBA history), along with two NBA Finals MVPs.

Who has more rings Magic or Bird?

Despite how Johnson won nearly double the championships that Bird did or earned an extra finals MVP Award, Magic came out ahead more often than not when faced head to head with Bird. During their careers, the Lakers and Celtics played in the finals three times and the Lakers won twice.

Who was the best NBA player in the 80s?

Top 15 NBA Players of the 1980s

  • 8) James Worthy.
  • 7) Julius Erving.
  • 6) Michael Jordan.
  • 5) Isaiah Thomas.
  • 4) Moses Malone.
  • 3) Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
  • 2) Magic Johnson.
  • 1) Larry Bird. Three-time NBA Champion, two-time NBA Finals MVP, Three-time NBA MVP, Nine-time NBA All-Star, Nine-time All-NBA First Team, 1980 Rookie of the Year.

Who was the best NBA player before Jordan?

With that being said, the list:

  • Michael Jordan. Nobody in the history of basketball has had the will to win of Michael Jordan.
  • Bill Russell. Russell may have been the best defensive player ever.
  • George Mikan.
  • Magic Johnson.
  • Larry Bird.
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
  • Wilt Chamberlain.
  • Tim Duncan.

Who was the best team of the 80s?

The great teams of the ’80s’: the San Francisco 49ers, the New York Giants, the Washington Redskins, and the Chicago Bears, all represented the dominant NFC in 11-straight Super Bowls from 1981 to 1992.