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1988-89 Detroit Pistons Schedule and Results

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Record: 63-19, Finished 1st in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Chuck Daly (63-19)

PTS/G: 106.6 (16th of 25) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 100.8 (2nd of 25)
SRS: 6.24 (4th of 25) ▪ Pace: 95.5 (25th of 25)
Off Rtg: 110.8 (7th of 25) ▪ Def Rtg: 104.7 (3rd of 25)
Expected W-L: 56-26 (4th of 25)

Arena: The Palace of Auburn Hills ▪ Attendance: 879,405 (2nd of 25)

NBA 1989 Playoffs:
Won NBA Finals (0-4) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference Finals (2-4) versus Chicago Bulls  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (0-4) versus Milwaukee Bucks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference First Round (0-3) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Nov 4, 1988 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 107 94 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Nov 5, 1988 Box Score Charlotte Hornets W 94 85 2 0 W 2
3 Tue, Nov 8, 1988 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 116 109 3 0 W 3
4 Wed, Nov 9, 1988 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W OT 101 95 4 0 W 4
5 Fri, Nov 11, 1988 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 116 107 5 0 W 5
6 Tue, Nov 15, 1988 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 108 99 6 0 W 6
7 Wed, Nov 16, 1988 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 94 88 7 0 W 7
8 Fri, Nov 18, 1988 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 121 105 8 0 W 8
9 Sat, Nov 19, 1988 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 98 109 8 1 L 1
10 Tue, Nov 22, 1988 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets W 99 93 9 1 W 1
11 Wed, Nov 23, 1988 Box Score New York Knicks L 111 133 9 2 L 1
12 Sat, Nov 26, 1988 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 102 99 10 2 W 1
13 Tue, Nov 29, 1988 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 98 107 10 3 L 1
14 Wed, Nov 30, 1988 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 114 111 11 3 W 1
15 Fri, Dec 2, 1988 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 120 114 12 3 W 2
16 Sun, Dec 4, 1988 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 102 99 13 3 W 3
17 Tue, Dec 6, 1988 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 84 109 13 4 L 1
18 Wed, Dec 7, 1988 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 102 89 14 4 W 1
19 Fri, Dec 9, 1988 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 92 82 15 4 W 2
20 Sat, Dec 10, 1988 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 106 100 16 4 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Wed, Dec 14, 1988 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 110 119 16 5 L 1
22 Thu, Dec 15, 1988 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 98 119 16 6 L 2
23 Sat, Dec 17, 1988 Box Score Charlotte Hornets W 100 91 17 6 W 1
24 Tue, Dec 20, 1988 Box Score Miami Heat W 116 100 18 6 W 2
25 Thu, Dec 22, 1988 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 85 88 18 7 L 1
26 Wed, Dec 28, 1988 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 106 100 19 7 W 1
27 Fri, Dec 30, 1988 Box Score Houston Rockets W 95 83 20 7 W 2
28 Tue, Jan 3, 1989 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 104 123 20 8 L 1
29 Fri, Jan 6, 1989 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 111 88 21 8 W 1
30 Sat, Jan 7, 1989 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 99 113 21 9 L 1
31 Wed, Jan 11, 1989 Box Score New York Knicks L 93 100 21 10 L 2
32 Fri, Jan 13, 1989 Box Score Washington Bullets W 119 103 22 10 W 1
33 Sun, Jan 15, 1989 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 112 120 22 11 L 1
34 Mon, Jan 16, 1989 Box Score Boston Celtics W 96 87 23 11 W 1
35 Wed, Jan 18, 1989 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 103 90 24 11 W 2
36 Fri, Jan 20, 1989 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 132 99 25 11 W 3
37 Sun, Jan 22, 1989 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 99 112 25 12 L 1
38 Wed, Jan 25, 1989 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 105 104 26 12 W 1
39 Fri, Jan 27, 1989 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 79 80 26 13 L 1
40 Sun, Jan 29, 1989 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 122 97 27 13 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Tue, Jan 31, 1989 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W OT 104 98 28 13 W 2
42 Fri, Feb 3, 1989 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 124 106 29 13 W 3
43 Sun, Feb 5, 1989 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 113 102 30 13 W 4
44 Wed, Feb 8, 1989 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 107 96 31 13 W 5
45 Tue, Feb 14, 1989 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 111 103 32 13 W 6
46 Thu, Feb 16, 1989 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W 95 84 33 13 W 7
47 Sat, Feb 18, 1989 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L OT 119 121 33 14 L 1
48 Mon, Feb 20, 1989 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 101 103 33 15 L 2
49 Wed, Feb 22, 1989 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 105 94 34 15 W 1
50 Sat, Feb 25, 1989 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 113 95 35 15 W 2
51 Sun, Feb 26, 1989 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 110 98 36 15 W 3
52 Tue, Feb 28, 1989 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 99 115 36 16 L 1
53 Wed, Mar 1, 1989 Box Score Utah Jazz W 96 85 37 16 W 1
54 Fri, Mar 3, 1989 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 96 90 38 16 W 2
55 Sun, Mar 5, 1989 Box Score @ Miami Heat W 109 100 39 16 W 3
56 Mon, Mar 6, 1989 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 129 112 40 16 W 4
57 Wed, Mar 8, 1989 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 112 96 41 16 W 5
58 Sat, Mar 11, 1989 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 111 106 42 16 W 6
59 Sun, Mar 12, 1989 Box Score Washington Bullets W 110 104 43 16 W 7
60 Tue, Mar 14, 1989 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 129 117 44 16 W 8
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Fri, Mar 17, 1989 Box Score Boston Celtics W 106 98 45 16 W 9
62 Sat, Mar 18, 1989 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 100 117 45 17 L 1
63 Tue, Mar 21, 1989 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 110 95 46 17 W 1
64 Wed, Mar 22, 1989 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 115 94 47 17 W 2
65 Fri, Mar 24, 1989 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 112 96 48 17 W 3
66 Sat, Mar 25, 1989 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets W 113 101 49 17 W 4
67 Mon, Mar 27, 1989 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 90 77 50 17 W 5
68 Wed, Mar 29, 1989 Box Score @ Utah Jazz W 2OT 108 104 51 17 W 6
69 Fri, Mar 31, 1989 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 111 108 52 17 W 7
70 Sun, Apr 2, 1989 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 117 101 53 17 W 8
71 Tue, Apr 4, 1989 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 100 118 53 18 L 1
72 Thu, Apr 6, 1989 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 115 108 54 18 W 1
73 Fri, Apr 7, 1989 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W OT 114 112 55 18 W 2
74 Sun, Apr 9, 1989 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 100 91 56 18 W 3
75 Mon, Apr 10, 1989 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 124 100 57 18 W 4
76 Wed, Apr 12, 1989 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 107 95 58 18 W 5
77 Fri, Apr 14, 1989 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 100 104 58 19 L 1
78 Sun, Apr 16, 1989 Box Score Washington Bullets W 104 98 59 19 W 1
79 Tue, Apr 18, 1989 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 118 102 60 19 W 2
80 Wed, Apr 19, 1989 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 115 105 61 19 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 21, 1989 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 100 91 62 19 W 4
82 Sun, Apr 23, 1989 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 99 81 63 19 W 5

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Apr 28, 1989 Box Score Boston Celtics W 101 91 1 0 W 1
2 Sun, Apr 30, 1989 Box Score Boston Celtics W 102 95 2 0 W 2
3 Tue, May 2, 1989 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 100 85 3 0 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
4 Wed, May 10, 1989 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 85 80 4 0 W 4
5 Fri, May 12, 1989 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 112 92 5 0 W 5
6 Sun, May 14, 1989 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 110 90 6 0 W 6
7 Mon, May 15, 1989 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 96 94 7 0 W 7
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
8 Sun, May 21, 1989 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 88 94 7 1 L 1
9 Tue, May 23, 1989 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 100 91 8 1 W 1
10 Sat, May 27, 1989 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 97 99 8 2 L 1
11 Mon, May 29, 1989 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 86 80 9 2 W 1
12 Wed, May 31, 1989 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 94 85 10 2 W 2
13 Fri, Jun 2, 1989 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 103 94 11 2 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
14 Tue, Jun 6, 1989 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 109 97 12 2 W 4
15 Thu, Jun 8, 1989 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 108 105 13 2 W 5
16 Sun, Jun 11, 1989 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 114 110 14 2 W 6
17 Tue, Jun 13, 1989 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 105 97 15 2 W 7