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1988-89 Los Angeles Lakers Schedule and Results

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Record: 57-25, Finished 1st in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Pat Riley (57-25)

PTS/G: 114.7 (5th of 25) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 107.5 (8th of 25)
SRS: 6.38 (3rd of 25) ▪ Pace: 100.1 (12th of 25)
Off Rtg: 113.8 (1st of 25) ▪ Def Rtg: 106.7 (7th of 25)
Expected W-L: 58-24 (3rd of 25)

Arena: Great Western Forum ▪ Attendance: 717,349 (6th of 25)

NBA 1989 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Finals (0-4) versus Detroit Pistons  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference Finals (0-4) versus Phoenix Suns  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference Semifinals (0-4) versus Seattle SuperSonics  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference First Round (0-3) versus Portland Trail Blazers  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Nov 4, 1988 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 116 113 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Nov 5, 1988 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 107 122 1 1 L 1
3 Tue, Nov 8, 1988 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 114 102 2 1 W 1
4 Wed, Nov 9, 1988 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 128 110 3 1 W 2
5 Fri, Nov 11, 1988 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 114 103 4 1 W 3
6 Tue, Nov 15, 1988 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 2OT 148 146 5 1 W 4
7 Thu, Nov 17, 1988 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 98 101 5 2 L 1
8 Fri, Nov 18, 1988 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 106 105 6 2 W 1
9 Tue, Nov 22, 1988 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 110 98 7 2 W 2
10 Wed, Nov 23, 1988 Box Score @ Miami Heat W 138 91 8 2 W 3
11 Sat, Nov 26, 1988 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 99 102 8 3 L 1
12 Mon, Nov 28, 1988 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 109 104 9 3 W 1
13 Wed, Nov 30, 1988 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 110 106 10 3 W 2
14 Fri, Dec 2, 1988 Box Score Utah Jazz W 113 92 11 3 W 3
15 Sun, Dec 4, 1988 Box Score Washington Bullets W OT 119 112 12 3 W 4
16 Tue, Dec 6, 1988 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 111 102 13 3 W 5
17 Wed, Dec 7, 1988 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 125 111 14 3 W 6
18 Sat, Dec 10, 1988 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 112 105 15 3 W 7
19 Sun, Dec 11, 1988 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 94 95 15 4 L 1
20 Tue, Dec 13, 1988 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 111 102 16 4 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Wed, Dec 14, 1988 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L OT 113 118 16 5 L 1
22 Fri, Dec 16, 1988 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 96 110 16 6 L 2
23 Sun, Dec 18, 1988 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 110 115 16 7 L 3
24 Tue, Dec 20, 1988 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 103 116 16 8 L 4
25 Fri, Dec 23, 1988 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 120 102 17 8 W 1
26 Sun, Dec 25, 1988 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 87 101 17 9 L 1
27 Mon, Dec 26, 1988 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 96 111 17 10 L 2
28 Wed, Dec 28, 1988 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 128 123 18 10 W 1
29 Fri, Dec 30, 1988 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 124 109 19 10 W 2
30 Tue, Jan 3, 1989 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 106 116 19 11 L 1
31 Wed, Jan 4, 1989 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 133 120 20 11 W 1
32 Fri, Jan 6, 1989 Box Score Miami Heat W 118 86 21 11 W 2
33 Sun, Jan 8, 1989 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 126 96 22 11 W 3
34 Tue, Jan 10, 1989 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings L 97 106 22 12 L 1
35 Fri, Jan 13, 1989 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 116 95 23 12 W 1
36 Sun, Jan 15, 1989 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 116 95 24 12 W 2
37 Mon, Jan 16, 1989 Box Score Houston Rockets W 124 113 25 12 W 3
38 Wed, Jan 18, 1989 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 111 90 26 12 W 4
39 Fri, Jan 20, 1989 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 115 99 27 12 W 5
40 Tue, Jan 24, 1989 Box Score New York Knicks L 117 122 27 13 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Fri, Jan 27, 1989 Box Score Charlotte Hornets W 114 97 28 13 W 1
42 Sun, Jan 29, 1989 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 118 93 29 13 W 2
43 Tue, Jan 31, 1989 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 125 114 30 13 W 3
44 Wed, Feb 1, 1989 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 97 114 30 14 L 1
45 Fri, Feb 3, 1989 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 140 129 31 14 W 1
46 Sun, Feb 5, 1989 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 134 116 32 14 W 2
47 Wed, Feb 8, 1989 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 118 121 32 15 L 1
48 Tue, Feb 14, 1989 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 103 111 32 16 L 2
49 Thu, Feb 16, 1989 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 110 101 33 16 W 1
50 Sun, Feb 19, 1989 Box Score Boston Celtics W 119 110 34 16 W 2
51 Mon, Feb 20, 1989 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W 100 97 35 16 W 3
52 Wed, Feb 22, 1989 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 79 105 35 17 L 1
53 Fri, Feb 24, 1989 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 115 103 36 17 W 1
54 Sun, Feb 26, 1989 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 134 122 37 17 W 2
55 Wed, Mar 1, 1989 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 142 121 38 17 W 3
56 Fri, Mar 3, 1989 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 139 117 39 17 W 4
57 Sun, Mar 5, 1989 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 83 88 39 18 L 1
58 Tue, Mar 7, 1989 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 106 97 40 18 W 1
59 Wed, Mar 8, 1989 Box Score @ Miami Heat W 127 87 41 18 W 2
60 Fri, Mar 10, 1989 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets W 123 90 42 18 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Mar 12, 1989 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 126 115 43 18 W 4
62 Mon, Mar 13, 1989 Box Score Houston Rockets W 97 96 44 18 W 5
63 Fri, Mar 17, 1989 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 106 103 45 18 W 6
64 Sun, Mar 19, 1989 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 111 113 45 19 L 1
65 Tue, Mar 21, 1989 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 103 104 45 20 L 2
66 Thu, Mar 23, 1989 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W 115 92 46 20 W 1
67 Sun, Mar 26, 1989 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 118 116 47 20 W 2
68 Tue, Mar 28, 1989 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 104 127 47 21 L 1
69 Thu, Mar 30, 1989 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 138 98 48 21 W 1
70 Sat, Apr 1, 1989 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L OT 108 114 48 22 L 1
71 Sun, Apr 2, 1989 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 118 117 49 22 W 1
72 Tue, Apr 4, 1989 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 115 97 50 22 W 2
73 Fri, Apr 7, 1989 Box Score Utah Jazz L 97 99 50 23 L 1
74 Sat, Apr 8, 1989 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 116 122 50 24 L 2
75 Mon, Apr 10, 1989 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 133 116 51 24 W 1
76 Wed, Apr 12, 1989 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 107 100 52 24 W 2
77 Sat, Apr 15, 1989 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers L 107 119 52 25 L 1
78 Sun, Apr 16, 1989 Box Score Miami Heat W 121 108 53 25 W 1
79 Tue, Apr 18, 1989 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 142 118 54 25 W 2
80 Thu, Apr 20, 1989 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 118 115 55 25 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 21, 1989 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 121 114 56 25 W 4
82 Sun, Apr 23, 1989 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 121 117 57 25 W 5

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Thu, Apr 27, 1989 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 128 108 1 0 W 1
2 Sun, Apr 30, 1989 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 113 105 2 0 W 2
3 Wed, May 3, 1989 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 116 108 3 0 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
4 Sun, May 7, 1989 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 113 102 4 0 W 4
5 Wed, May 10, 1989 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 130 108 5 0 W 5
6 Fri, May 12, 1989 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 91 86 6 0 W 6
7 Sun, May 14, 1989 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 97 95 7 0 W 7
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
8 Sat, May 20, 1989 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 127 119 8 0 W 8
9 Tue, May 23, 1989 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 101 95 9 0 W 9
10 Fri, May 26, 1989 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 110 107 10 0 W 10
11 Sun, May 28, 1989 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 122 117 11 0 W 11
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
12 Tue, Jun 6, 1989 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 97 109 11 1 L 1
13 Thu, Jun 8, 1989 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 105 108 11 2 L 2
14 Sun, Jun 11, 1989 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 110 114 11 3 L 3
15 Tue, Jun 13, 1989 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 97 105 11 4 L 4