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1989-90 Cleveland Cavaliers Schedule and Results

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Record: 42-40, Finished 4th in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Lenny Wilkens (42-40)

PTS/G: 102.6 (21st of 27) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 102.9 (6th of 27)
SRS: -0.62 (17th of 27) ▪ Pace: 95.0 (24th of 27)
Off Rtg: 106.9 (19th of 27) ▪ Def Rtg: 107.2 (10th of 27)
Expected W-L: 40-42 (17th of 27)

Arena: Coliseum at Richfield ▪ Attendance: 695,710 (8th of 27)

NBA 1990 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference First Round (3-2) versus Philadelphia 76ers  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Nov 3, 1989 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L OT 119 124 0 1 L 1
2 Sat, Nov 4, 1989 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 98 106 0 2 L 2
3 Wed, Nov 8, 1989 Box Score Orlando Magic L OT 110 117 0 3 L 3
4 Fri, Nov 10, 1989 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 92 100 0 4 L 4 at Baltimore, MD
5 Sat, Nov 11, 1989 Box Score Boston Celtics W 104 101 1 4 W 1
6 Tue, Nov 14, 1989 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 103 92 2 4 W 2
7 Wed, Nov 15, 1989 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 129 104 3 4 W 3
8 Fri, Nov 17, 1989 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W OT 131 125 4 4 W 4
9 Wed, Nov 22, 1989 Box Score New York Knicks W 97 85 5 4 W 5
10 Fri, Nov 24, 1989 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 82 101 5 5 L 1
11 Sat, Nov 25, 1989 Box Score Houston Rockets L 75 85 5 6 L 2
12 Tue, Nov 28, 1989 Box Score Washington Bullets W 92 91 6 6 W 1
13 Wed, Nov 29, 1989 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 84 114 6 7 L 1
14 Fri, Dec 1, 1989 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 89 102 6 8 L 2
15 Sat, Dec 2, 1989 Box Score Minnesota Timberwolves L 74 101 6 9 L 3
16 Tue, Dec 5, 1989 Box Score Utah Jazz L 80 94 6 10 L 4
17 Thu, Dec 7, 1989 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers L 88 105 6 11 L 5
18 Sat, Dec 9, 1989 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W 108 101 7 11 W 1
19 Mon, Dec 11, 1989 Box Score @ Utah Jazz W OT 113 110 8 11 W 2
20 Wed, Dec 13, 1989 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 99 93 9 11 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Fri, Dec 15, 1989 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 120 101 10 11 W 4
22 Wed, Dec 20, 1989 Box Score Denver Nuggets L 89 104 10 12 L 1
23 Fri, Dec 22, 1989 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 100 112 10 13 L 2
24 Mon, Dec 25, 1989 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 104 115 10 14 L 3
25 Wed, Dec 27, 1989 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 82 99 10 15 L 4
26 Thu, Dec 28, 1989 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets L 92 94 10 16 L 5
27 Sat, Dec 30, 1989 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 110 102 11 16 W 1
28 Wed, Jan 3, 1990 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 87 93 11 17 L 1
29 Fri, Jan 5, 1990 Box Score Washington Bullets W 119 107 12 17 W 1
30 Sat, Jan 6, 1990 Box Score @ Orlando Magic W 123 112 13 17 W 2
31 Wed, Jan 10, 1990 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 100 116 13 18 L 1
32 Fri, Jan 12, 1990 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 113 102 14 18 W 1
33 Sat, Jan 13, 1990 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 98 96 15 18 W 2
34 Mon, Jan 15, 1990 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 92 89 16 18 W 3
35 Wed, Jan 17, 1990 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 98 107 16 19 L 1
36 Fri, Jan 19, 1990 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 101 104 16 20 L 2
37 Sat, Jan 20, 1990 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L OT 96 105 16 21 L 3
38 Tue, Jan 23, 1990 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 88 103 16 22 L 4
39 Wed, Jan 24, 1990 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 86 103 16 23 L 5
40 Fri, Jan 26, 1990 Box Score @ Minnesota Timberwolves W 85 84 17 23 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sat, Jan 27, 1990 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 91 84 18 23 W 2
42 Tue, Jan 30, 1990 Box Score @ Miami Heat W 106 94 19 23 W 3
43 Sat, Feb 3, 1990 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 100 105 19 24 L 1
44 Mon, Feb 5, 1990 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 100 84 20 24 W 1
45 Tue, Feb 6, 1990 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 96 105 20 25 L 1
46 Thu, Feb 8, 1990 Box Score Miami Heat W 106 82 21 25 W 1
47 Wed, Feb 14, 1990 Box Score Indiana Pacers L OT 131 133 21 26 L 1
48 Fri, Feb 16, 1990 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 109 101 22 26 W 1
49 Sat, Feb 17, 1990 Box Score @ New York Knicks L OT 108 119 22 27 L 1
50 Mon, Feb 19, 1990 Box Score Dallas Mavericks L 87 96 22 28 L 2
51 Wed, Feb 21, 1990 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 121 109 23 28 W 1
52 Fri, Feb 23, 1990 Box Score Orlando Magic W 123 96 24 28 W 2
53 Sun, Feb 25, 1990 Box Score Charlotte Hornets W 102 86 25 28 W 3
54 Tue, Feb 27, 1990 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 105 118 25 29 L 1
55 Thu, Mar 1, 1990 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 125 131 25 30 L 2
56 Fri, Mar 2, 1990 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 93 124 25 31 L 3
57 Sun, Mar 4, 1990 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 96 108 25 32 L 4
58 Tue, Mar 6, 1990 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 90 95 25 33 L 5
59 Thu, Mar 8, 1990 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 105 145 25 34 L 6
60 Sun, Mar 11, 1990 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 107 96 26 34 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Tue, Mar 13, 1990 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 119 102 27 34 W 2
62 Thu, Mar 15, 1990 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 112 96 28 34 W 3
63 Sat, Mar 17, 1990 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 118 102 29 34 W 4
64 Sun, Mar 18, 1990 Box Score @ Orlando Magic W 120 103 30 34 W 5
65 Wed, Mar 21, 1990 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 114 123 30 35 L 1
66 Fri, Mar 23, 1990 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 95 102 30 36 L 2
67 Sat, Mar 24, 1990 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 115 108 31 36 W 1
68 Mon, Mar 26, 1990 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 116 95 32 36 W 2
69 Wed, Mar 28, 1990 Box Score Chicago Bulls L OT 113 117 32 37 L 1
70 Fri, Mar 30, 1990 Box Score @ Miami Heat W 105 104 33 37 W 1
71 Sun, Apr 1, 1990 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 121 91 34 37 W 2
72 Tue, Apr 3, 1990 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 97 106 34 38 L 1
73 Wed, Apr 4, 1990 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 101 95 35 38 W 1
74 Fri, Apr 6, 1990 Box Score Boston Celtics L 104 109 35 39 L 1
75 Sun, Apr 8, 1990 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 100 97 36 39 W 1
76 Wed, Apr 11, 1990 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 86 107 36 40 L 1
77 Thu, Apr 12, 1990 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 102 100 37 40 W 1
78 Sat, Apr 14, 1990 Box Score Miami Heat W 93 85 38 40 W 2
79 Tue, Apr 17, 1990 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 96 88 39 40 W 3
80 Wed, Apr 18, 1990 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 100 93 40 40 W 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 20, 1990 Box Score @ Orlando Magic W 118 104 41 40 W 5
82 Sun, Apr 22, 1990 Box Score New York Knicks W 115 99 42 40 W 6

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Thu, Apr 26, 1990 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 106 111 0 1 L 1
2 Sun, Apr 29, 1990 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 101 107 0 2 L 2
3 Tue, May 1, 1990 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 122 95 1 2 W 1
4 Thu, May 3, 1990 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 108 96 2 2 W 2
5 Sat, May 5, 1990 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 97 113 2 3 L 1