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1988 NBA Playoffs Leaders

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League Champion: Los Angeles Lakers

Finals MVP: James Worthy (22.0/7.4/4.4)

1988 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: James Worthy (506)
TRB: Bill Laimbeer (221)
AST: Magic Johnson (303)
WS: Magic Johnson (4.0)

Playoff Leaders

Minutes Played
1. Magic Johnson*-LAL 965
2. Isiah Thomas*-DET 911
3. Byron Scott-LAL 897
4. James Worthy*-LAL 896
5. Joe Dumars*-DET 804
  Adrian Dantley*-DET 804
7. Bill Laimbeer-DET 779
8. Larry Bird*-BOS 763
9. A.C. Green-LAL 726
10. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 718
Field Goals
1. James Worthy*-LAL 204
2. Isiah Thomas*-DET 183
3. Byron Scott-LAL 178
4. Magic Johnson*-LAL 169
5. Kevin McHale*-BOS 158
6. Adrian Dantley*-DET 153
7. Larry Bird*-BOS 152
8. Mark Aguirre-DAL 147
9. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 141
10. Michael Jordan*-CHI 138
Field Goal Attempts
1. Isiah Thomas*-DET 419
2. James Worthy*-LAL 390
3. Byron Scott-LAL 357
4. Larry Bird*-BOS 338
5. Magic Johnson*-LAL 329
6. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 304
7. Dominique Wilkins*-ATL 300
8. Mark Aguirre-DAL 294
9. Adrian Dantley*-DET 292
10. Kevin McHale*-BOS 262
3-Pt Field Goals
1. Michael Cooper-LAL 25
2. Byron Scott-LAL 24
3. Bob Hansen-UTA 19
  Danny Ainge-BOS 19
5. Michael Adams-DEN 17
6. Isiah Thomas*-DET 13
  Mark Aguirre-DAL 13
8. Larry Bird*-BOS 12
  Mike Evans-DEN 12
10. Derek Harper-DAL 9
3-Pt Field Goal Attempts
1. Michael Cooper-LAL 62
2. Danny Ainge-BOS 58
3. Byron Scott-LAL 55
4. Michael Adams-DEN 54
5. Isiah Thomas*-DET 44
  Mike Evans-DEN 44
7. Bob Hansen-UTA 36
  Derek Harper-DAL 36
9. Mark Aguirre-DAL 34
10. Larry Bird*-BOS 32
Free Throws
1. Adrian Dantley*-DET 140
2. Magic Johnson*-LAL 132
3. Isiah Thomas*-DET 125
4. Kevin McHale*-BOS 115
5. Larry Bird*-BOS 101
6. James Worthy*-LAL 97
7. Dominique Wilkins*-ATL 96
8. Byron Scott-LAL 90
9. Michael Jordan*-CHI 86
10. Dennis Johnson*-BOS 82
Free Throw Attempts
1. Adrian Dantley*-DET 178
2. Magic Johnson*-LAL 155
3. Isiah Thomas*-DET 151
4. Kevin McHale*-BOS 137
5. James Worthy*-LAL 128
6. Dominique Wilkins*-ATL 125
7. Larry Bird*-BOS 113
8. Karl Malone*-UTA 112
9. Byron Scott-LAL 104
10. Dennis Johnson*-BOS 103
Offensive Rebounds
1. Roy Tarpley-DAL 88
2. John Salley-DET 64
3. Mychal Thompson-LAL 63
4. A.C. Green-LAL 57
5. Kevin McHale*-BOS 55
6. James Worthy*-LAL 53
7. Robert Parish*-BOS 51
  Dennis Rodman*-DET 51
9. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 49
10. James Donaldson-DAL 47
Defensive Rebounds
1. Bill Laimbeer-DET 178
2. Roy Tarpley-DAL 131
3. Larry Bird*-BOS 121
4. A.C. Green-LAL 118
5. Robert Parish*-BOS 117
6. Mychal Thompson-LAL 107
7. James Donaldson-DAL 99
8. Magic Johnson*-LAL 98
9. Karl Malone*-UTA 97
10. John Salley-DET 91
Total Rebounds
1. Bill Laimbeer-DET 221
2. Roy Tarpley-DAL 219
3. A.C. Green-LAL 175
4. Mychal Thompson-LAL 170
5. Robert Parish*-BOS 168
6. John Salley-DET 155
7. Larry Bird*-BOS 150
8. James Donaldson-DAL 146
9. James Worthy*-LAL 139
10. Dennis Rodman*-DET 136
  Kevin McHale*-BOS 136
Assists
1. Magic Johnson*-LAL 303
2. Isiah Thomas*-DET 201
3. John Stockton*-UTA 163
4. Dennis Johnson*-BOS 139
5. Derek Harper-DAL 121
6. Doc Rivers-ATL 115
  Larry Bird*-BOS 115
8. Joe Dumars*-DET 112
9. Danny Ainge-BOS 109
10. James Worthy*-LAL 106
Steals
1. Isiah Thomas*-DET 66
2. John Stockton*-UTA 37
3. Larry Bird*-BOS 36
4. Byron Scott-LAL 34
  Magic Johnson*-LAL 34
6. James Worthy*-LAL 33
7. Derek Harper-DAL 32
8. Sam Perkins-DAL 25
  Doc Rivers-ATL 25
10. Dennis Johnson*-BOS 24
  Michael Jordan*-CHI 24
Blocks
1. John Salley-DET 37
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 37
3. Mark Eaton-UTA 34
4. Kevin McHale*-BOS 30
5. Roy Tarpley-DAL 26
6. Thurl Bailey-UTA 23
7. Mychal Thompson-LAL 21
8. Tree Rollins-ATL 19
  James Worthy*-LAL 19
  Robert Parish*-BOS 19
  Bill Laimbeer-DET 19
Turnovers
1. Isiah Thomas*-DET 85
2. Magic Johnson*-LAL 83
3. James Worthy*-LAL 55
4. Adrian Dantley*-DET 51
5. Larry Bird*-BOS 49
6. John Stockton*-UTA 48
7. Byron Scott-LAL 47
8. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 46
9. Dennis Johnson*-BOS 45
10. Danny Ainge-BOS 41
  Mark Aguirre-DAL 41
Personal Fouls
1. John Salley-DET 88
2. Dennis Rodman*-DET 87
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 81
4. Bill Laimbeer-DET 77
5. Isiah Thomas*-DET 71
6. Mychal Thompson-LAL 70
7. Roy Tarpley-DAL 69
8. Byron Scott-LAL 65
  Kevin McHale*-BOS 65
10. Danny Ainge-BOS 64
  Rick Mahorn-DET 64
Points
1. James Worthy*-LAL 506
2. Isiah Thomas*-DET 504
3. Magic Johnson*-LAL 477
4. Byron Scott-LAL 470
5. Adrian Dantley*-DET 446
6. Kevin McHale*-BOS 432
7. Larry Bird*-BOS 417
8. Dominique Wilkins*-ATL 374
9. Mark Aguirre-DAL 367
10. Michael Jordan*-CHI 363
Field Goal Pct
1. James Donaldson-DAL .654
2. Derrick McKey-SEA .632
3. Danny Schayes-DEN .625
4. Kurt Rambis-LAL .618
5. Kevin McHale*-BOS .603
6. Brad Davis-DAL .600
7. Kevin Willis-ATL .580
8. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU .571
9. Horace Grant-CHI .568
10. Mark Price-CLE .567
3-Pt Field Goal Pct
1. Bob Hansen-UTA .528
2. Magic Johnson*-LAL .500
3. Trent Tucker-NYK .462
4. Byron Scott-LAL .436
5. Richard Anderson-POR .429
6. Mark Price-CLE .417
  Mark Jackson-NYK .417
8. Michael Cooper-LAL .403
9. Mark Aguirre-DAL .382
10. Dennis Johnson*-BOS .375
  Larry Bird*-BOS .375
Free Throw Pct
1. Danny Young-SEA 1.000
2. Sidney Moncrief-MIL .963
3. Mark Price-CLE .960
4. Mike Evans-DEN .933
5. Brad Davis-DAL .923
6. Spud Webb-ATL .919
7. Doc Rivers-ATL .907
8. Blair Rasmussen-DEN .900
9. Larry Bird*-BOS .894
10. Larry Krystkowiak-MIL .889
  Joe Dumars*-DET .889
  Larry Nance-CLE .889
  Bill Laimbeer-DET .889
Minutes Per Game
1. Karl Malone*-UTA 44.9
2. Larry Bird*-BOS 44.9
3. John Stockton*-UTA 43.5
4. Mark Jackson-NYK 42.8
5. Michael Jordan*-CHI 42.7
6. Clyde Drexler*-POR 42.5
7. Kevin McHale*-BOS 42.1
8. Mark Eaton-UTA 41.9
9. Dennis Johnson*-BOS 41.3
10. Mark Price-CLE 41.0
Points Per Game
1. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 37.5
2. Michael Jordan*-CHI 36.3
3. Dominique Wilkins*-ATL 31.2
4. Karl Malone*-UTA 29.7
5. Tom Chambers-SEA 25.8
  Terry Cummings-MIL 25.8
7. Jeff Malone-WSB 25.6
8. Kevin McHale*-BOS 25.4
9. Larry Bird*-BOS 24.5
10. Alex English*-DEN 24.3
Rebounds Per Game
1. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 16.8
2. Roy Tarpley-DAL 12.9
3. Charles Oakley-CHI 12.8
4. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 12.8
5. Jack Sikma-MIL 12.4
6. Karl Malone*-UTA 11.8
7. Moses Malone*-WSB 11.2
8. Robert Parish*-BOS 9.9
9. Bill Laimbeer-DET 9.6
10. Mark Eaton-UTA 9.4
Assists Per Game
1. John Stockton*-UTA 14.8
2. Magic Johnson*-LAL 12.6
3. Mark Jackson-NYK 9.8
4. Doc Rivers-ATL 9.6
5. Alvin Robertson-SAS 9.3
6. Isiah Thomas*-DET 8.7
7. Sleepy Floyd-HOU 8.5
8. Dennis Johnson*-BOS 8.2
9. Mark Price-CLE 7.6
10. Derek Harper-DAL 7.1
Steals Per Game
1. Alvin Robertson-SAS 4.0
2. John Stockton*-UTA 3.4
3. Clyde Drexler*-POR 3.0
4. Isiah Thomas*-DET 2.9
5. Ron Harper-CLE 2.8
6. Mark Jackson-NYK 2.5
  Terry Porter-POR 2.5
8. Michael Jordan*-CHI 2.4
9. Larry Bird*-BOS 2.1
10. Doc Rivers-ATL 2.1
Blocks Per Game
1. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 3.2
2. Mark Eaton-UTA 3.1
3. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 2.8
4. Larry Nance-CLE 2.2
5. Thurl Bailey-UTA 2.1
6. Kevin McHale*-BOS 1.8
7. John Salley-DET 1.6
8. Tree Rollins-ATL 1.6
9. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 1.5
10. Roy Tarpley-DAL 1.5
Player Efficiency Rating
1. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 39.0
2. Michael Jordan*-CHI 28.4
3. Roy Tarpley-DAL 23.1
4. Dominique Wilkins*-ATL 22.9
5. Magic Johnson*-LAL 22.9
6. Terry Cummings-MIL 22.6
7. John Stockton*-UTA 22.5
8. Doc Rivers-ATL 22.4
9. Kevin McHale*-BOS 21.8
10. Mark Price-CLE 21.2
True Shooting Pct
1. Danny Schayes-DEN .723
2. Mark Price-CLE .673
3. Kevin McHale*-BOS .670
4. Brad Davis-DAL .669
5. James Donaldson-DAL .657
6. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU .641
7. John Stockton*-UTA .618
8. Alvin Robertson-SAS .615
9. Kevin Willis-ATL .606
10. Tom Chambers-SEA .606
Effective Field Goal Pct
1. Derrick McKey-SEA .658
2. James Donaldson-DAL .654
3. Danny Schayes-DEN .625
4. Kurt Rambis-LAL .618
5. Brad Davis-DAL .607
6. Kevin McHale*-BOS .605
7. Mark Price-CLE .604
8. Alvin Robertson-SAS .594
9. Xavier McDaniel-SEA .580
10. Kevin Willis-ATL .580
Offensive Rebound Pct
1. Roy Tarpley-DAL 17.5
2. Jack Sikma-MIL 14.0
3. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 13.2
4. Moses Malone*-WSB 13.2
5. Kevin Duckworth-POR 12.7
6. Mychal Thompson-LAL 12.6
7. Dennis Rodman*-DET 12.6
8. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 12.2
9. John Salley-DET 12.0
10. Charles Oakley-CHI 11.3
Defensive Rebound Pct
1. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 33.2
2. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 27.1
3. Charles Oakley-CHI 27.0
4. Bill Laimbeer-DET 26.5
5. Roy Tarpley-DAL 25.8
6. Jack Sikma-MIL 23.8
7. Kurt Rambis-LAL 23.2
8. Robert Parish*-BOS 22.4
9. James Donaldson-DAL 22.0
10. Karl Malone*-UTA 21.1
Total Rebound Pct
1. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 22.9
2. Roy Tarpley-DAL 21.7
3. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 19.6
4. Charles Oakley-CHI 18.9
5. Jack Sikma-MIL 18.7
6. Moses Malone*-WSB 16.8
7. Dennis Rodman*-DET 16.7
8. Bill Laimbeer-DET 16.5
9. Mychal Thompson-LAL 16.3
10. James Donaldson-DAL 16.3
Assist Pct
1. John Stockton*-UTA 51.9
2. Magic Johnson*-LAL 46.5
3. Doc Rivers-ATL 39.4
4. Isiah Thomas*-DET 37.7
5. Spud Webb-ATL 36.8
6. Sleepy Floyd-HOU 34.3
7. Mark Jackson-NYK 34.1
8. Dennis Johnson*-BOS 30.6
9. Mark Price-CLE 28.6
10. Sam Vincent-CHI 27.5
Steal Pct
1. John Stockton*-UTA 3.9
2. Isiah Thomas*-DET 3.8
3. Clyde Drexler*-POR 3.3
4. Doc Rivers-ATL 3.1
5. Mark Jackson-NYK 3.0
6. Michael Jordan*-CHI 2.9
7. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 2.8
8. Derek Harper-DAL 2.7
9. Mike Evans-DEN 2.7
10. Sleepy Floyd-HOU 2.6
Block Pct
1. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 5.6
2. Antoine Carr-ATL 5.3
3. Mark Eaton-UTA 4.3
4. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 4.2
5. John Salley-DET 3.9
6. Tree Rollins-ATL 3.7
7. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 3.1
8. Thurl Bailey-UTA 3.0
9. Larry Nance-CLE 3.0
10. Roy Tarpley-DAL 2.8
Turnover Pct
1. Fat Lever-DEN 3.4
2. Blair Rasmussen-DEN 4.2
3. Alex English*-DEN 5.5
4. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 7.1
5. James Edwards-DET 7.2
6. Horace Grant-CHI 7.4
7. Vinnie Johnson-DET 7.4
8. Dominique Wilkins*-ATL 7.8
9. Rolando Blackman-DAL 8.0
10. Thurl Bailey-UTA 8.3
Usage Pct
1. Dominique Wilkins*-ATL 35.8
2. Michael Jordan*-CHI 35.2
3. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 32.7
4. Karl Malone*-UTA 30.4
5. Tom Chambers-SEA 29.1
6. Jeff Malone-WSB 28.8
7. Mark Aguirre-DAL 28.3
8. Isiah Thomas*-DET 28.0
9. Jay Vincent-DEN 27.8
10. Alex English*-DEN 27.2
Offensive Rating
1. Mark Price-CLE 137.8
2. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 134.1
3. Danny Schayes-DEN 132.8
4. Kevin McHale*-BOS 129.2
5. Fat Lever-DEN 127.3
6. Doc Rivers-ATL 124.9
7. Magic Johnson*-LAL 124.0
8. Sidney Moncrief-MIL 123.3
9. Spud Webb-ATL 123.0
10. John Salley-DET 121.9
Defensive Rating
1. Bill Laimbeer-DET 99.5
2. Isiah Thomas*-DET 100.0
3. Dennis Rodman*-DET 100.0
4. John Salley-DET 100.4
5. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 101.7
6. Rick Mahorn-DET 102.5
7. James Edwards-DET 103.5
8. Michael Jordan*-CHI 103.6
9. Charles Oakley-CHI 103.8
10. Horace Grant-CHI 104.0
Offensive Win Shares
1. Magic Johnson*-LAL 3.2
2. Kevin McHale*-BOS 2.5
3. James Worthy*-LAL 1.9
4. Adrian Dantley*-DET 1.7
5. Byron Scott-LAL 1.6
6. Roy Tarpley-DAL 1.4
7. Rolando Blackman-DAL 1.4
8. Michael Jordan*-CHI 1.3
9. John Stockton*-UTA 1.3
10. Doc Rivers-ATL 1.2
Defensive Win Shares
1. Isiah Thomas*-DET 2.1
2. Bill Laimbeer-DET 1.8
3. John Salley-DET 1.4
4. Adrian Dantley*-DET 1.3
5. Larry Bird*-BOS 1.2
6. Dennis Rodman*-DET 1.1
7. Joe Dumars*-DET 1.1
8. Robert Parish*-BOS 0.9
9. Vinnie Johnson-DET 0.9
10. James Worthy*-LAL 0.8
Win Shares
1. Magic Johnson*-LAL 4.0
2. Kevin McHale*-BOS 3.3
3. Isiah Thomas*-DET 3.0
4. Adrian Dantley*-DET 3.0
5. James Worthy*-LAL 2.8
6. Larry Bird*-BOS 2.4
7. Byron Scott-LAL 2.3
8. John Salley-DET 2.3
9. Bill Laimbeer-DET 2.3
10. Michael Jordan*-CHI 2.1
Win Shares Per 48 Minutes
1. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU .385
2. Michael Jordan*-CHI .234
3. Mark Price-CLE .225
4. Kevin McHale*-BOS .222
5. Danny Schayes-DEN .208
6. John Stockton*-UTA .201
7. Magic Johnson*-LAL .198
8. Doc Rivers-ATL .188
9. Fat Lever-DEN .183
10. Adrian Dantley*-DET .180