1989-90 Cleveland Cavaliers Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 42-40
Finishing 4th in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 2-3 Lost conference 1st round
Conference First Round - Lost to Philadelphia 76ers 3-2
Coach: Lenny Wilkens (42-40)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
1989-90 Cleveland Cavaliers Statistics
1989-90 Cleveland Cavaliers Roster

The Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1989-90 season with a record of 42 wins and 40 losses, finishing fourth in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-3. Lenny Wilkens coached the team. The 1989-90 Cleveland Cavaliers lost in the conference 1st round.

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Regular Season Points For: 8411
Regular Season Points Against: 8436

Date Game Res Home Road Record
November 3, 1989 Cleveland Cavaliers 119 at Chicago Bulls 124 L 0-0 0-1 0-1 OT
November 4, 1989 Cleveland Cavaliers 98 at Indiana Pacers 106 L 0-0 0-2 0-2
November 8, 1989 Orlando Magic 117 at Cleveland Cavaliers 110 L 0-1 0-2 0-3 OT
November 10, 1989 Cleveland Cavaliers 92 at Washington Bullets 100 L 0-1 0-3 0-4 at Baltimore, MD
November 11, 1989 Boston Celtics 101 at Cleveland Cavaliers 104 W 1-1 0-3 1-4
November 14, 1989 Cleveland Cavaliers 103 at New Jersey Nets 92 W 1-1 1-3 2-4
November 15, 1989 Golden State Warriors 104 at Cleveland Cavaliers 129 W 2-1 1-3 3-4
November 17, 1989 Atlanta Hawks 125 at Cleveland Cavaliers 131 W 3-1 1-3 4-4 OT
November 22, 1989 New York Knicks 85 at Cleveland Cavaliers 97 W 4-1 1-3 5-4
November 24, 1989 Cleveland Cavaliers 82 at Detroit Pistons 101 L 4-1 1-4 5-5
November 25, 1989 Houston Rockets 85 at Cleveland Cavaliers 75 L 4-2 1-4 5-6
November 28, 1989 Washington Bullets 91 at Cleveland Cavaliers 92 W 5-2 1-4 6-6
November 29, 1989 Cleveland Cavaliers 84 at Philadelphia 76ers 114 L 5-2 1-5 6-7
December 1, 1989 Cleveland Cavaliers 89 at Boston Celtics 102 L 5-2 1-6 6-8
December 2, 1989 Minnesota Timberwolves 101 at Cleveland Cavaliers 74 L 5-3 1-6 6-9
December 5, 1989 Utah Jazz 94 at Cleveland Cavaliers 80 L 5-4 1-6 6-10
December 7, 1989 Cleveland Cavaliers 88 at Los Angeles Clippers 105 L 5-4 1-7 6-11
December 9, 1989 Cleveland Cavaliers 108 at Sacramento Kings 101 W 5-4 2-7 7-11
December 11, 1989 Cleveland Cavaliers 113 at Utah Jazz 110 W 5-4 3-7 8-11 OT
December 13, 1989 Milwaukee Bucks 93 at Cleveland Cavaliers 99 W 6-4 3-7 9-11
December 15, 1989 Seattle Supersonics 101 at Cleveland Cavaliers 120 W 7-4 3-7 10-11
December 20, 1989 Denver Nuggets 104 at Cleveland Cavaliers 89 L 7-5 3-7 10-12
December 22, 1989 Cleveland Cavaliers 100 at Milwaukee Bucks 112 L 7-5 3-8 10-13
December 25, 1989 Cleveland Cavaliers 104 at Atlanta Hawks 115 L 7-5 3-9 10-14
December 27, 1989 Detroit Pistons 99 at Cleveland Cavaliers 82 L 7-6 3-9 10-15
December 28, 1989 Cleveland Cavaliers 92 at Charlotte Hornets 94 L 7-6 3-10 10-16
December 30, 1989 Phoenix Suns 102 at Cleveland Cavaliers 110 W 8-6 3-10 11-16
January 3, 1990 Chicago Bulls 93 at Cleveland Cavaliers 87 L 8-7 3-10 11-17
January 5, 1990 Washington Bullets 107 at Cleveland Cavaliers 119 W 9-7 3-10 12-17
January 6, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 123 at Orlando Magic 112 W 9-7 4-10 13-17
January 10, 1990 Milwaukee Bucks 116 at Cleveland Cavaliers 100 L 9-8 4-10 13-18
January 12, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 113 at Philadelphia 76ers 102 W 9-8 5-10 14-18
January 13, 1990 New Jersey Nets 96 at Cleveland Cavaliers 98 W 10-8 5-10 15-18
January 15, 1990 San Antonio Spurs 89 at Cleveland Cavaliers 92 W 11-8 5-10 16-18
January 17, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 98 at Houston Rockets 107 L 11-8 5-11 16-19
January 19, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 101 at San Antonio Spurs 104 L 11-8 5-12 16-20
January 20, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 96 at Dallas Mavericks 105 L 11-8 5-13 16-21 OT
January 23, 1990 Philadelphia 76ers 103 at Cleveland Cavaliers 88 L 11-9 5-13 16-22
January 24, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 86 at Atlanta Hawks 103 L 11-9 5-14 16-23
January 26, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 85 at Minnesota Timberwolves 84 W 11-9 6-14 17-23
January 27, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 91 at Indiana Pacers 84 W 11-9 7-14 18-23
January 30, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 106 at Miami Heat 94 W 11-9 8-14 19-23
February 3, 1990 Detroit Pistons 105 at Cleveland Cavaliers 100 L 11-10 8-14 19-24
February 5, 1990 Los Angeles Clippers 84 at Cleveland Cavaliers 100 W 12-10 8-14 20-24
February 6, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 96 at Detroit Pistons 105 L 12-10 8-15 20-25
February 8, 1990 Miami Heat 82 at Cleveland Cavaliers 106 W 13-10 8-15 21-25
February 14, 1990 Indiana Pacers 133 at Cleveland Cavaliers 131 L 13-11 8-15 21-26 OT
February 16, 1990 Atlanta Hawks 101 at Cleveland Cavaliers 109 W 14-11 8-15 22-26
February 17, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 108 at New York Knicks 119 L 14-11 8-16 22-27 OT
February 19, 1990 Dallas Mavericks 96 at Cleveland Cavaliers 87 L 14-12 8-16 22-28
February 21, 1990 Portland Trail Blazers 109 at Cleveland Cavaliers 121 W 15-12 8-16 23-28
February 23, 1990 Orlando Magic 96 at Cleveland Cavaliers 123 W 16-12 8-16 24-28
February 25, 1990 Charlotte Hornets 86 at Cleveland Cavaliers 102 W 17-12 8-16 25-28
February 27, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 105 at Portland Trail Blazers 118 L 17-12 8-17 25-29
March 1, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 125 at Denver Nuggets 131 L 17-12 8-18 25-30
March 2, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 93 at Los Angeles Lakers 124 L 17-12 8-19 25-31
March 4, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 96 at Phoenix Suns 108 L 17-12 8-20 25-32
March 6, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 90 at Seattle Supersonics 95 L 17-12 8-21 25-33
March 8, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 105 at Golden State Warriors 145 L 17-12 8-22 25-34
March 11, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 107 at Milwaukee Bucks 96 W 17-12 9-22 26-34
March 13, 1990 Philadelphia 76ers 102 at Cleveland Cavaliers 119 W 18-12 9-22 27-34
March 15, 1990 Los Angeles Lakers 96 at Cleveland Cavaliers 112 W 19-12 9-22 28-34
March 17, 1990 Indiana Pacers 102 at Cleveland Cavaliers 118 W 20-12 9-22 29-34
March 18, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 120 at Orlando Magic 103 W 20-12 10-22 30-34
March 21, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 114 at Boston Celtics 123 L 20-12 10-23 30-35
March 23, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 95 at Chicago Bulls 102 L 20-12 10-24 30-36
March 24, 1990 New Jersey Nets 108 at Cleveland Cavaliers 115 W 21-12 10-24 31-36
March 26, 1990 Sacramento Kings 95 at Cleveland Cavaliers 116 W 22-12 10-24 32-36
March 28, 1990 Chicago Bulls 117 at Cleveland Cavaliers 113 L 22-13 10-24 32-37 OT
March 30, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 105 at Miami Heat 104 W 22-13 11-24 33-37
April 1, 1990 Indiana Pacers 91 at Cleveland Cavaliers 121 W 23-13 11-24 34-37
April 3, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 97 at New York Knicks 106 L 23-13 11-25 34-38
April 4, 1990 Atlanta Hawks 95 at Cleveland Cavaliers 101 W 24-13 11-25 35-38
April 6, 1990 Boston Celtics 109 at Cleveland Cavaliers 104 L 24-14 11-25 35-39
April 8, 1990 Detroit Pistons 97 at Cleveland Cavaliers 100 W 25-14 11-25 36-39
April 11, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 86 at Chicago Bulls 107 L 25-14 11-26 36-40
April 12, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 102 at Washington Bullets 100 W 25-14 12-26 37-40
April 14, 1990 Miami Heat 85 at Cleveland Cavaliers 93 W 26-14 12-26 38-40
April 17, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 96 at Milwaukee Bucks 88 W 26-14 13-26 39-40
April 18, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 100 at New Jersey Nets 93 W 26-14 14-26 40-40
April 20, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 118 at Orlando Magic 104 W 26-14 15-26 41-40
April 22, 1990 New York Knicks 99 at Cleveland Cavaliers 115 W 27-14 15-26 42-40
April 26, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 106 at Philadelphia 76ers 111 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
April 29, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 101 at Philadelphia 76ers 107 L 0-0 0-2 0-2
May 1, 1990 Philadelphia 76ers 95 at Cleveland Cavaliers 122 W 1-0 0-2 1-2
May 3, 1990 Philadelphia 76ers 96 at Cleveland Cavaliers 108 W 2-0 0-2 2-2
May 5, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 97 at Philadelphia 76ers 113 L 2-0 0-3 2-3