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Detroit Pistons 1988-1989 Schedule and Results

All the scores of the games played by the Pistons in the NBA 1988-89 Regular Season and the 1989 Playoffs, with teams, results, winning and losing streaks, partial and final records and evolution of the playoff series.

Regular Season Record:
63-19 (.768), 1st in Eastern Conference
Playoffs Record:
15-2 (.882), NBA Champions 1989 NBA Champions

Detroit Pistons 1988-1989 Game Schedule and Results

NBA Regular Season

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

NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs - Eastern Conference First Round

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Apr 28, 1989 Pistons vs. Boston Celtics W 101 - 91 Pistons lead
1-0
won 1
2 Apr 30, 1989 Pistons vs. Boston Celtics W 102 - 95 Pistons lead
2-0
won 2
3 May 2, 1989 Pistons @ Boston Celtics W 100 - 85 Pistons win
3-0
won 3

NBA Playoffs - Eastern Conference Semifinals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 May 10, 1989 Pistons vs. Milwaukee Bucks W 85 - 80 Pistons lead
1-0
won 4
2 May 12, 1989 Pistons vs. Milwaukee Bucks W 112 - 92 Pistons lead
2-0
won 5
3 May 14, 1989 Pistons @ Milwaukee Bucks W 110 - 90 Pistons lead
3-0
won 6
4 May 15, 1989 Pistons @ Milwaukee Bucks W 96 - 94 Pistons win
4-0
won 7

NBA Playoffs - Eastern Conference Finals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 May 21, 1989 Pistons vs. Chicago Bulls L 88 - 94 Bulls lead
0-1
lost 1
2 May 23, 1989 Pistons vs. Chicago Bulls W 100 - 91 series tied
1-1
won 1
3 May 27, 1989 Pistons @ Chicago Bulls L 97 - 99 Bulls lead
1-2
lost 1
4 May 29, 1989 Pistons @ Chicago Bulls W 86 - 80 series tied
2-2
won 1
5 May 31, 1989 Pistons vs. Chicago Bulls W 94 - 85 Pistons lead
3-2
won 2
6 Jun 2, 1989 Pistons @ Chicago Bulls W 103 - 94 Pistons win
4-2
won 3

NBA Playoffs - Finals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Jun 6, 1989 Pistons vs. Los Angeles Lakers W 109 - 97 Pistons lead
1-0
won 4
2 Jun 8, 1989 Pistons vs. Los Angeles Lakers W 108 - 105 Pistons lead
2-0
won 5
3 Jun 11, 1989 Pistons @ Los Angeles Lakers W 114 - 110 Pistons lead
3-0
won 6
4 Jun 13, 1989 Pistons @ Los Angeles Lakers W 105 - 97 Pistons win
4-0
won 7