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 first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Philadelphia 76ers 3-2
Coach: Lenny Wilkens (42-40)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Attendance: 695,710, Avg. 16,969 in 41 home dates
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.

Cleveland scored 8,411 points and yielded 8,436. Mark Price scored a team-best 1,430 points for the Cavaliers, while Larry Nance and Hot Rod Williams netted 16 or more per game, too. Hot Rod Williams racked up 663 rebounds. Mark Price dished out 666 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Craig Ehlo added 126 steals, and Hot Rod Williams swatted 167 opponent shot attempts.

Lenny Wilkens coached the team. The 1989-90 Cleveland Cavaliers lost in the conference first 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


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