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1988-89 Chicago Bulls Schedule and Results

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Record: 47-35, Finished 5th in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Doug Collins (47-35)

PTS/G: 106.4 (17th of 25) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 105.0 (5th of 25)
SRS: 2.13 (10th of 25) ▪ Pace: 97.0 (23rd of 25)
Off Rtg: 109.1 (12th of 25) ▪ Def Rtg: 107.7 (11th of 25)
Expected W-L: 45-37 (11th of 25)

Arena: Chicago Stadium ▪ Attendance: 736,962 (4th of 25)

NBA 1989 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Finals (4-2) versus Detroit Pistons  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-2) versus New York Knicks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference First Round (3-2) versus Cleveland Cavaliers  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Nov 4, 1988 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 94 107 0 1 L 1
2 Sat, Nov 5, 1988 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 111 98 1 1 W 1
3 Tue, Nov 8, 1988 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 117 126 1 2 L 1
4 Wed, Nov 9, 1988 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 110 104 2 2 W 1
5 Fri, Nov 11, 1988 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 97 85 3 2 W 2
6 Sat, Nov 12, 1988 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 91 97 3 3 L 1
7 Tue, Nov 15, 1988 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 120 107 4 3 W 1
8 Wed, Nov 16, 1988 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 110 123 4 4 L 1
9 Fri, Nov 18, 1988 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W OT 115 112 5 4 W 1
10 Tue, Nov 22, 1988 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W 114 98 6 4 W 2
11 Wed, Nov 23, 1988 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers L 97 105 6 5 L 1
12 Sat, Nov 26, 1988 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 123 128 6 6 L 2
13 Tue, Nov 29, 1988 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 99 109 6 7 L 3
14 Wed, Nov 30, 1988 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 93 107 6 8 L 4
15 Sat, Dec 3, 1988 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 113 100 7 8 W 1
16 Tue, Dec 6, 1988 Box Score Boston Celtics W 105 100 8 8 W 2
17 Wed, Dec 7, 1988 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 89 102 8 9 L 1
18 Fri, Dec 9, 1988 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 118 100 9 9 W 1
19 Sat, Dec 10, 1988 Box Score Miami Heat W 111 88 10 9 W 2
20 Tue, Dec 13, 1988 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 88 106 10 10 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Fri, Dec 16, 1988 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 100 93 11 10 W 1
22 Sat, Dec 17, 1988 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 112 93 12 10 W 2
23 Tue, Dec 20, 1988 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 116 103 13 10 W 3
24 Fri, Dec 23, 1988 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets L 101 103 13 11 L 1
25 Tue, Dec 27, 1988 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 96 107 13 12 L 2
26 Thu, Dec 29, 1988 Box Score New York Knicks W 108 106 14 12 W 1
27 Fri, Dec 30, 1988 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 101 85 15 12 W 2
28 Tue, Jan 3, 1989 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W OT 126 121 16 12 W 3
29 Thu, Jan 5, 1989 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 98 103 16 13 L 1
30 Fri, Jan 6, 1989 Box Score Utah Jazz L 92 106 16 14 L 2
31 Tue, Jan 10, 1989 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 104 101 17 14 W 1
32 Wed, Jan 11, 1989 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets W 106 101 18 14 W 2
33 Fri, Jan 13, 1989 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 104 99 19 14 W 3
34 Sun, Jan 15, 1989 Box Score Boston Celtics W 110 104 20 14 W 4
35 Tue, Jan 17, 1989 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 103 96 21 14 W 5
36 Thu, Jan 19, 1989 Box Score @ Miami Heat W 112 108 22 14 W 6
37 Sat, Jan 21, 1989 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 107 116 22 15 L 1
38 Tue, Jan 24, 1989 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 109 91 23 15 W 1
39 Wed, Jan 25, 1989 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 108 120 23 16 L 1
40 Fri, Jan 27, 1989 Box Score Washington Bullets W 117 106 24 16 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Tue, Jan 31, 1989 Box Score Detroit Pistons L OT 98 104 24 17 L 1
42 Thu, Feb 2, 1989 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 109 98 25 17 W 1
43 Fri, Feb 3, 1989 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 98 105 25 18 L 1
44 Sun, Feb 5, 1989 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 102 113 25 19 L 2
45 Tue, Feb 7, 1989 Box Score Charlotte Hornets W 118 93 26 19 W 1
46 Thu, Feb 9, 1989 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 108 103 27 19 W 2
47 Tue, Feb 14, 1989 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 98 106 27 20 L 1
48 Thu, Feb 16, 1989 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 117 116 28 20 W 1
49 Sun, Feb 19, 1989 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 108 106 29 20 W 2
50 Mon, Feb 20, 1989 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 102 98 30 20 W 3
51 Wed, Feb 22, 1989 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets W 130 102 31 20 W 4
52 Fri, Feb 24, 1989 Box Score Houston Rockets W 106 97 32 20 W 5
53 Sat, Feb 25, 1989 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 95 125 32 21 L 1
54 Tue, Feb 28, 1989 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 121 102 33 21 W 1
55 Fri, Mar 3, 1989 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 102 96 34 21 W 2
56 Sat, Mar 4, 1989 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 104 122 34 22 L 1
57 Tue, Mar 7, 1989 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 88 90 34 23 L 2
58 Wed, Mar 8, 1989 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 95 104 34 24 L 3
59 Sat, Mar 11, 1989 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 105 88 35 24 W 1
60 Mon, Mar 13, 1989 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 122 90 36 24 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Wed, Mar 15, 1989 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 91 115 36 25 L 1
62 Fri, Mar 17, 1989 Box Score New York Knicks W 129 124 37 25 W 1
63 Sat, Mar 18, 1989 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 103 114 37 26 L 1
64 Tue, Mar 21, 1989 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 104 103 38 26 W 1
65 Wed, Mar 22, 1989 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 112 111 39 26 W 2
66 Fri, Mar 24, 1989 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 128 113 40 26 W 3
67 Sat, Mar 25, 1989 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 111 110 41 26 W 4
68 Tue, Mar 28, 1989 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 115 106 42 26 W 5
69 Wed, Mar 29, 1989 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 106 102 43 26 W 6
70 Fri, Mar 31, 1989 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 100 109 43 27 L 1
71 Sun, Apr 2, 1989 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 106 95 44 27 W 1
72 Tue, Apr 4, 1989 Box Score Charlotte Hornets W 121 101 45 27 W 2
73 Thu, Apr 6, 1989 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 108 115 45 28 L 1
74 Fri, Apr 7, 1989 Box Score Detroit Pistons L OT 112 114 45 29 L 2
75 Sun, Apr 9, 1989 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 100 108 45 30 L 3
76 Thu, Apr 13, 1989 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 105 109 45 31 L 4
77 Fri, Apr 14, 1989 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 111 123 45 32 L 5
78 Sun, Apr 16, 1989 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 92 111 45 33 L 6
79 Mon, Apr 17, 1989 Box Score New York Knicks W 104 100 46 33 W 1
80 Thu, Apr 20, 1989 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 98 100 46 34 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 21, 1989 Box Score Washington Bullets W 115 113 47 34 W 1
82 Sun, Apr 23, 1989 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 84 90 47 35 L 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Apr 28, 1989 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 95 88 1 0 W 1
2 Sun, Apr 30, 1989 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 88 96 1 1 L 1
3 Wed, May 3, 1989 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 101 94 2 1 W 1
4 Fri, May 5, 1989 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L OT 105 108 2 2 L 1
5 Sun, May 7, 1989 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 101 100 3 2 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
6 Tue, May 9, 1989 Box Score @ New York Knicks W OT 120 109 4 2 W 2
7 Thu, May 11, 1989 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 97 114 4 3 L 1
8 Sat, May 13, 1989 Box Score New York Knicks W 111 88 5 3 W 1
9 Sun, May 14, 1989 Box Score New York Knicks W 106 93 6 3 W 2
10 Tue, May 16, 1989 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 114 121 6 4 L 1
11 Fri, May 19, 1989 Box Score New York Knicks W 113 111 7 4 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
12 Sun, May 21, 1989 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 94 88 8 4 W 2
13 Tue, May 23, 1989 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 91 100 8 5 L 1
14 Sat, May 27, 1989 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 99 97 9 5 W 1
15 Mon, May 29, 1989 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 80 86 9 6 L 1
16 Wed, May 31, 1989 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 85 94 9 7 L 2
17 Fri, Jun 2, 1989 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 94 103 9 8 L 3