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)
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Transactions listed are from July 1, 1988 to June
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October 24, 1988
Waived Chuck Nevitt.
November 1, 1988
Waived Dave Popson.
November 3, 1988
December 30, 1988
Signed Steve Harris to the first of two 10-day contracts.
January 5, 1989
Traded Dick Versace (coach) to the Indiana Pacers for a 1999 2nd round draft pick (Melvin Levett was later selected).
January 12, 1989
Signed Pace Mannion to the first of two 10-day contracts.
February 15, 1989
February 23, 1989
Waived Darryl Dawkins.
Signed John Long as a free agent.
March 6, 1989
Signed Jim Rowinski to the first of two 10-day contracts.
June 15, 1989
June 27, 1989
Drafted Kenny Battle in the 1st round (27th pick) of the 1989 NBA Draft.