1988-89

Summary and Awards / Teams
Season:

NBA 1988-89 Regular Season and Playoffs Summary.

Information about the 1988-1989 NBA season, including champion, MVP awards, statistical leaders and other basic data.

Playoffs Summary

NBA Champion
1989 NBA Champion
Detroit Pistons
1989 NBA Champion
NBA Finals
Detroit Pistons
4 - 0
Los Angeles Lakers
Finals MVP
Joe Dumars
Detroit Pistons

Regular Season Summary

Best Record
Detroit Pistons
63-19 (.768)
Season MVP
Magic Johnson
Los Angeles Lakers
Defensive Player
Mark Eaton
Utah Jazz
Rookie of the Year
Mitch Richmond
Golden State Warriors
Coach of the Year
Cotton Fitzsimmons
Phoenix Suns
All-Star Game MVP
Karl Malone
Utah Jazz
Most Improved Player
Kevin Johnson
Phoenix Suns
6th Man of the Year
Eddie Johnson
Phoenix Suns
Scoring Leader
Michael Jordan
Chicago Bulls
32.5 points per game
Rebounds Leader
Hakeem Olajuwon
Houston Rockets
13.5 rebounds per game
Assists Leader
John Stockton
Utah Jazz
13.6 assists per game
Steals Leader
John Stockton
Utah Jazz
3.2 steals per game
Blocks Leader
Manute Bol
Golden State Warriors
4.3 blocks per game