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1988–89 NBA season
League National Basketball Association
Sport Basketball
TV partner/s CBS, TBS
Regular season
Season MVP Magic Johnson (L.A. Lakers)
Top scorer Michael Jordan (Chicago)
Playoffs
Eastern champions Detroit Pistons
  Eastern runners-up Chicago Bulls
Western champions Los Angeles Lakers
  Western runners-up Phoenix Suns
Finals
Finals champions Detroit Pistons
  Runners-up Los Angeles Lakers
Finals MVP Joe Dumars (Detroit)
NBA seasons

← 1987–88

1989–90 →

The 1988–89 NBA season was the 43rd season of the National Basketball Association. The season ended with the Detroit Pistons winning the NBA Championship, sweeping the Los Angeles Lakers 4 games to 0 in the NBA Finals.

Contents

Notable occurrences

Final standings

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division
Team W L PCT. GB
New York Knicks 52 30 .634 -
Philadelphia 76ers 46 36 .561 6
Boston Celtics 42 40 .512 10
Washington Bullets 40 42 .488 12
New Jersey Nets 26 56 .317 26
Charlotte Hornets 20 62 .244 32
Central Division
Team W L PCT. GB
Detroit Pistons C 63 19 .768 -
Cleveland Cavaliers 57 25 .695 6
Atlanta Hawks 52 30 .634 11
Milwaukee Bucks 49 33 .598 14
Chicago Bulls 47 35 .573 16
Indiana Pacers 28 54 .341 35

Western Conference

Midwest Division
Team W L PCT. GB
Utah Jazz 51 31 .622 -
Houston Rockets 45 37 .549 6
Denver Nuggets 44 38 .537 7
Dallas Mavericks 38 44 .463 13
San Antonio Spurs 21 61 .256 30
Miami Heat 15 67 .183 36
Pacific Division
Team W L PCT. GB
Los Angeles Lakers 57 25 .695 -
Phoenix Suns 55 27 .671 2
Seattle SuperSonics 47 35 .573 10
Golden State Warriors 43 39 .524 14
Portland Trail Blazers 39 43 .476 18
Sacramento Kings 27 55 .329 30
Los Angeles Clippers 21 61 .256 36

C - NBA Champions

Statistics leaders

Category Player Team Stat
Points per game Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls 32.5
Rebounds per game Hakeem Olajuwon Houston Rockets 13.5
Assists per game John Stockton Utah Jazz 13.6
Steals per game John Stockton Utah Jazz 3.2
Blocks per game Manute Bol Golden State Warriors 4.3
FG% Dennis Rodman Detroit Pistons 59.5
FT% Magic Johnson Los Angeles Lakers 91.1
3FG% Jon Sundvold Miami Heat 52.2

NBA awards

Note: All information on this page were obtained on the History section on NBA.com

See also

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