1988-89 Chicago Bulls Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 47-35
Finishing 5th in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 9-8 Lost conference finals
Conference First Round - Defeated Cleveland Cavaliers 3-2
Conference Semifinals - Defeated New York Knicks 4-2
Conference Finals - Lost to Detroit Pistons 4-2
Coach: Doug Collins (47-35)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Attendance: 736,964, Avg. 17,975 in 41 home dates
1988-89 Chicago Bulls Statistics
1988-89 Chicago Bulls Roster

The Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association ended the 1988-89 season with a record of 47 wins and 35 losses, finishing fifth in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 9-8.

Chicago racked up 8,726 points and conceded 8,608. Michael Jordan netted a team-leading 2,633 points for the Bulls, while Horace Grant contributed 681 rebounds. Michael Jordan dished out 650 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Michael Jordan added 234 steals.

Doug Collins coached the team. The 1988-89 Chicago Bulls lost in the conference finals.

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Regular Season Points For: 8726
Regular Season Points Against: 8608

Date Game Res Home Road Record
November 4, 1988 Detroit Pistons 107 at Chicago Bulls 94 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
November 5, 1988 Chicago Bulls 111 at Washington Bullets 98 W 0-1 1-0 1-1
November 8, 1988 Chicago Bulls 117 at New York Knicks 126 L 0-1 1-1 1-2
November 9, 1988 Chicago Bulls 110 at Boston Celtics 104 W 0-1 2-1 2-2
November 11, 1988 New Jersey Nets 85 at Chicago Bulls 97 W 1-1 2-1 3-2
November 12, 1988 Chicago Bulls 91 at New Jersey Nets 97 L 1-1 2-2 3-3
November 15, 1988 Philadelphia 76ers 107 at Chicago Bulls 120 W 2-1 2-2 4-3
November 16, 1988 Chicago Bulls 110 at Philadelphia 76ers 123 L 2-1 2-3 4-4
November 18, 1988 Atlanta Hawks 112 at Chicago Bulls 115 W 3-1 2-3 5-4 OT
November 22, 1988 Chicago Bulls 114 at Sacramento Kings 98 W 3-1 3-3 6-4
November 23, 1988 Chicago Bulls 97 at Los Angeles Clippers 105 L 3-1 3-4 6-5
November 26, 1988 Chicago Bulls 123 at Denver Nuggets 128 L 3-1 3-5 6-6
November 29, 1988 Chicago Bulls 99 at Golden State Warriors 109 L 3-1 3-6 6-7
November 30, 1988 Chicago Bulls 93 at Utah Jazz 107 L 3-1 3-7 6-8
December 3, 1988 Chicago Bulls 113 at Dallas Mavericks 100 W 3-1 4-7 7-8
December 6, 1988 Boston Celtics 100 at Chicago Bulls 105 W 4-1 4-7 8-8
December 7, 1988 Chicago Bulls 89 at Detroit Pistons 102 L 4-1 4-8 8-9
December 9, 1988 Milwaukee Bucks 100 at Chicago Bulls 118 W 5-1 4-8 9-9
December 10, 1988 Miami Heat 88 at Chicago Bulls 111 W 6-1 4-8 10-9
December 13, 1988 Atlanta Hawks 106 at Chicago Bulls 88 L 6-2 4-8 10-10
December 16, 1988 Indiana Pacers 93 at Chicago Bulls 100 W 7-2 4-8 11-10
December 17, 1988 Chicago Bulls 112 at Milwaukee Bucks 93 W 7-2 5-8 12-10
December 20, 1988 Los Angeles Lakers 103 at Chicago Bulls 116 W 8-2 5-8 13-10
December 23, 1988 Chicago Bulls 101 at Charlotte Hornets 103 L 8-2 5-9 13-11
December 27, 1988 Cleveland Cavaliers 107 at Chicago Bulls 96 L 8-3 5-9 13-12
December 29, 1988 New York Knicks 106 at Chicago Bulls 108 W 9-3 5-9 14-12
December 30, 1988 Chicago Bulls 101 at Indiana Pacers 85 W 9-3 6-9 15-12
January 3, 1989 Los Angeles Clippers 121 at Chicago Bulls 126 W 10-3 6-9 16-12 OT
January 5, 1989 Chicago Bulls 98 at Cleveland Cavaliers 103 L 10-3 6-10 16-13
January 6, 1989 Utah Jazz 106 at Chicago Bulls 92 L 10-4 6-10 16-14
January 10, 1989 Chicago Bulls 104 at Atlanta Hawks 101 W 10-4 7-10 17-14
January 11, 1989 Chicago Bulls 106 at Charlotte Hornets 101 W 10-4 8-10 18-14
January 13, 1989 Denver Nuggets 99 at Chicago Bulls 104 W 11-4 8-10 19-14
January 15, 1989 Boston Celtics 104 at Chicago Bulls 110 W 12-4 8-10 20-14
January 17, 1989 Indiana Pacers 96 at Chicago Bulls 103 W 13-4 8-10 21-14
January 19, 1989 Chicago Bulls 112 at Miami Heat 108 W 13-4 9-10 22-14
January 21, 1989 Phoenix Suns 116 at Chicago Bulls 107 L 13-5 9-10 22-15
January 24, 1989 Dallas Mavericks 91 at Chicago Bulls 109 W 14-5 9-10 23-15
January 25, 1989 Chicago Bulls 108 at Philadelphia 76ers 120 L 14-5 9-11 23-16
January 27, 1989 Washington Bullets 106 at Chicago Bulls 117 W 15-5 9-11 24-16
January 31, 1989 Detroit Pistons 104 at Chicago Bulls 98 L 15-6 9-11 24-17 OT
February 2, 1989 Sacramento Kings 98 at Chicago Bulls 109 W 16-6 9-11 25-17
February 3, 1989 Chicago Bulls 98 at Houston Rockets 105 L 16-6 9-12 25-18
February 5, 1989 Chicago Bulls 102 at Detroit Pistons 113 L 16-6 9-13 25-19
February 7, 1989 Charlotte Hornets 93 at Chicago Bulls 118 W 17-6 9-13 26-19
February 9, 1989 Chicago Bulls 108 at San Antonio Spurs 103 W 17-6 10-13 27-19
February 14, 1989 Atlanta Hawks 106 at Chicago Bulls 98 L 17-7 10-13 27-20
February 16, 1989 Milwaukee Bucks 116 at Chicago Bulls 117 W 18-7 10-13 28-20
February 19, 1989 Chicago Bulls 108 at Milwaukee Bucks 106 W 18-7 11-13 29-20
February 20, 1989 Portland Trail Blazers 98 at Chicago Bulls 102 W 19-7 11-13 30-20
February 22, 1989 Chicago Bulls 130 at Charlotte Hornets 102 W 19-7 12-13 31-20
February 24, 1989 Houston Rockets 97 at Chicago Bulls 106 W 20-7 12-13 32-20
February 25, 1989 Chicago Bulls 95 at Atlanta Hawks 125 L 20-7 12-14 32-21
February 28, 1989 San Antonio Spurs 102 at Chicago Bulls 121 W 21-7 12-14 33-21
March 3, 1989 Milwaukee Bucks 96 at Chicago Bulls 102 W 22-7 12-14 34-21
March 4, 1989 Chicago Bulls 104 at New York Knicks 122 L 22-7 12-15 34-22
March 7, 1989 Philadelphia 76ers 90 at Chicago Bulls 88 L 22-8 12-15 34-23
March 8, 1989 Chicago Bulls 95 at Boston Celtics 104 L 22-8 12-16 34-24
March 11, 1989 Seattle Supersonics 88 at Chicago Bulls 105 W 23-8 12-16 35-24
March 13, 1989 Indiana Pacers 90 at Chicago Bulls 122 W 24-8 12-16 36-24
March 15, 1989 Chicago Bulls 91 at Cleveland Cavaliers 115 L 24-8 12-17 36-25
March 17, 1989 New York Knicks 124 at Chicago Bulls 129 W 25-8 12-17 37-25
March 18, 1989 Chicago Bulls 103 at Indiana Pacers 114 L 25-8 12-18 37-26
March 21, 1989 Chicago Bulls 104 at Los Angeles Lakers 103 W 25-8 13-18 38-26
March 22, 1989 Chicago Bulls 112 at Phoenix Suns 111 W 25-8 14-18 39-26
March 24, 1989 Chicago Bulls 128 at Portland Trail Blazers 113 W 25-8 15-18 40-26
March 25, 1989 Chicago Bulls 111 at Seattle Supersonics 110 W 25-8 16-18 41-26
March 28, 1989 Golden State Warriors 106 at Chicago Bulls 115 W 26-8 16-18 42-26
March 29, 1989 Chicago Bulls 106 at Milwaukee Bucks 102 W 26-8 17-18 43-26
March 31, 1989 Cleveland Cavaliers 109 at Chicago Bulls 100 L 26-9 17-18 43-27
April 2, 1989 New Jersey Nets 95 at Chicago Bulls 106 W 27-9 17-18 44-27
April 4, 1989 Charlotte Hornets 101 at Chicago Bulls 121 W 28-9 17-18 45-27
April 6, 1989 Chicago Bulls 108 at Detroit Pistons 115 L 28-9 17-19 45-28
April 7, 1989 Detroit Pistons 114 at Chicago Bulls 112 L 28-10 17-19 45-29 OT
April 9, 1989 Chicago Bulls 100 at Atlanta Hawks 108 L 28-10 17-20 45-30
April 13, 1989 Chicago Bulls 105 at Indiana Pacers 109 L 28-10 17-21 45-31
April 14, 1989 Chicago Bulls 111 at New Jersey Nets 123 L 28-10 17-22 45-32
April 16, 1989 Chicago Bulls 92 at Cleveland Cavaliers 111 L 28-10 17-23 45-33
April 17, 1989 New York Knicks 100 at Chicago Bulls 104 W 29-10 17-23 46-33
April 20, 1989 Chicago Bulls 98 at Washington Bullets 100 L 29-10 17-24 46-34
April 21, 1989 Washington Bullets 113 at Chicago Bulls 115 W 30-10 17-24 47-34
April 23, 1989 Cleveland Cavaliers 90 at Chicago Bulls 84 L 30-11 17-24 47-35
April 28, 1989 Chicago Bulls 95 at Cleveland Cavaliers 88 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
April 30, 1989 Chicago Bulls 88 at Cleveland Cavaliers 96 L 0-0 1-1 1-1
May 3, 1989 Cleveland Cavaliers 94 at Chicago Bulls 101 W 1-0 1-1 2-1
May 5, 1989 Cleveland Cavaliers 108 at Chicago Bulls 105 L 1-1 1-1 2-2 OT
May 7, 1989 Chicago Bulls 101 at Cleveland Cavaliers 100 W 1-1 2-1 3-2
May 9, 1989 Chicago Bulls 120 at New York Knicks 109 W 1-1 3-1 4-2 OT
May 11, 1989 Chicago Bulls 97 at New York Knicks 114 L 1-1 3-2 4-3
May 13, 1989 New York Knicks 88 at Chicago Bulls 111 W 2-1 3-2 5-3
May 14, 1989 New York Knicks 93 at Chicago Bulls 106 W 3-1 3-2 6-3
May 16, 1989 Chicago Bulls 114 at New York Knicks 121 L 3-1 3-3 6-4
May 19, 1989 New York Knicks 111 at Chicago Bulls 113 W 4-1 3-3 7-4
May 21, 1989 Chicago Bulls 94 at Detroit Pistons 88 W 4-1 4-3 8-4
May 23, 1989 Chicago Bulls 91 at Detroit Pistons 100 L 4-1 4-4 8-5
May 27, 1989 Detroit Pistons 97 at Chicago Bulls 99 W 5-1 4-4 9-5
May 29, 1989 Detroit Pistons 86 at Chicago Bulls 80 L 5-2 4-4 9-6
May 31, 1989 Chicago Bulls 85 at Detroit Pistons 94 L 5-2 4-5 9-7
June 2, 1989 Detroit Pistons 103 at Chicago Bulls 94 L 5-3 4-5 9-8


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