1989-90 Houston Rockets Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 41-41
Finishing 5th in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 1-3 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Los Angeles Lakers 3-1
Coach: Don Chaney (41-41)
Location: Houston, Texas
Attendance: 649,697, Avg. 15,846 in 41 home dates
1989-90 Houston Rockets Statistics
1989-90 Houston Rockets Roster

The Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1989-90 season with a record of 41 wins and 41 losses, finishing fifth in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-3.

Houston scored 8,752 points and allowed 8,632. Hakeem Olajuwon tossed in a team-best 1,995 points for the Rockets, and Otis Thorpe averaged 17 or more per game, too. Hakeem Olajuwon racked up 1,149 boards. Sleepy Floyd dished out 600 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Hakeem Olajuwon added 174 steals and swatted a team-best 376 opponent shot attempts.

Don Chaney coached the team. The 1989-90 Houston Rockets lost in the conference first round.

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Regular Season Points For: 8752
Regular Season Points Against: 8632

Date Game Res Home Road Record
November 3, 1989 Houston Rockets 88 at Los Angeles Clippers 102 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
November 4, 1989 Houston Rockets 132 at Golden State Warriors 105 W 0-0 1-1 1-1
November 7, 1989 Portland Trail Blazers 86 at Houston Rockets 109 W 1-0 1-1 2-1
November 9, 1989 Denver Nuggets 128 at Houston Rockets 127 L 1-1 1-1 2-2 OT
November 11, 1989 Utah Jazz 92 at Houston Rockets 100 W 2-1 1-1 3-2
November 14, 1989 Houston Rockets 99 at Miami Heat 101 L 2-1 1-2 3-3
November 16, 1989 Los Angeles Clippers 82 at Houston Rockets 94 W 3-1 1-2 4-3
November 18, 1989 Houston Rockets 111 at Denver Nuggets 141 L 3-1 1-3 4-4
November 19, 1989 Miami Heat 94 at Houston Rockets 132 W 4-1 1-3 5-4
November 21, 1989 Houston Rockets 106 at New York Knicks 114 L 4-1 1-4 5-5 OT
November 22, 1989 Houston Rockets 97 at Boston Celtics 109 L 4-1 1-5 5-6
November 24, 1989 Houston Rockets 85 at Charlotte Hornets 81 W 4-1 2-5 6-6
November 25, 1989 Houston Rockets 85 at Cleveland Cavaliers 75 W 4-1 3-5 7-6
November 28, 1989 Los Angeles Lakers 104 at Houston Rockets 110 W 5-1 3-5 8-6
November 30, 1989 Charlotte Hornets 101 at Houston Rockets 113 W 6-1 3-5 9-6
December 2, 1989 Dallas Mavericks 106 at Houston Rockets 103 L 6-2 3-5 9-7
December 5, 1989 Houston Rockets 123 at Seattle Supersonics 133 L 6-2 3-6 9-8
December 8, 1989 New Jersey Nets 99 at Houston Rockets 94 L 6-3 3-6 9-9
December 9, 1989 Houston Rockets 90 at Utah Jazz 104 L 6-3 3-7 9-10
December 12, 1989 Phoenix Suns 83 at Houston Rockets 105 W 7-3 3-7 10-10
December 14, 1989 Houston Rockets 100 at San Antonio Spurs 104 L 7-3 3-8 10-11
December 15, 1989 Houston Rockets 96 at Phoenix Suns 121 L 7-3 3-9 10-12
December 17, 1989 Orlando Magic 94 at Houston Rockets 109 W 8-3 3-9 11-12
December 19, 1989 Houston Rockets 100 at Portland Trail Blazers 119 L 8-3 3-10 11-13
December 20, 1989 Houston Rockets 112 at Golden State Warriors 118 L 8-3 3-11 11-14
December 22, 1989 Sacramento Kings 92 at Houston Rockets 103 W 9-3 3-11 12-14
December 26, 1989 Houston Rockets 96 at Milwaukee Bucks 103 L 9-3 3-12 12-15
December 27, 1989 Houston Rockets 91 at Minnesota Timberwolves 108 L 9-3 3-13 12-16
December 29, 1989 Houston Rockets 97 at Indiana Pacers 103 L 9-3 3-14 12-17
December 30, 1989 Houston Rockets 92 at Charlotte Hornets 111 L 9-3 3-15 12-18
January 3, 1990 Indiana Pacers 103 at Houston Rockets 117 W 10-3 3-15 13-18
January 6, 1990 Philadelphia 76ers 119 at Houston Rockets 124 W 11-3 3-15 14-18 OT
January 9, 1990 Seattle Supersonics 90 at Houston Rockets 97 W 12-3 3-15 15-18
January 11, 1990 Houston Rockets 90 at Sacramento Kings 87 W 12-3 4-15 16-18
January 12, 1990 Houston Rockets 98 at Los Angeles Lakers 107 L 12-3 4-16 16-19
January 15, 1990 Houston Rockets 101 at Seattle Supersonics 105 L 12-3 4-17 16-20
January 17, 1990 Cleveland Cavaliers 98 at Houston Rockets 107 W 13-3 4-17 17-20
January 20, 1990 Washington Bullets 107 at Houston Rockets 127 W 14-3 4-17 18-20
January 22, 1990 Denver Nuggets 104 at Houston Rockets 116 W 15-3 4-17 19-20
January 23, 1990 Houston Rockets 94 at Utah Jazz 102 L 15-3 4-18 19-21
January 25, 1990 Los Angeles Clippers 101 at Houston Rockets 102 W 16-3 4-18 20-21
January 27, 1990 Dallas Mavericks 99 at Houston Rockets 92 L 16-4 4-18 20-22
January 31, 1990 Houston Rockets 91 at Dallas Mavericks 98 L 16-4 4-19 20-23
February 1, 1990 Chicago Bulls 112 at Houston Rockets 139 W 17-4 4-19 21-23
February 3, 1990 Houston Rockets 105 at Phoenix Suns 130 L 17-4 4-20 21-24
February 6, 1990 Minnesota Timberwolves 101 at Houston Rockets 108 W 18-4 4-20 22-24
February 8, 1990 Atlanta Hawks 110 at Houston Rockets 108 L 18-5 4-20 22-25
February 13, 1990 Boston Celtics 107 at Houston Rockets 94 L 18-6 4-20 22-26
February 15, 1990 New York Knicks 105 at Houston Rockets 124 W 19-6 4-20 23-26
February 17, 1990 San Antonio Spurs 104 at Houston Rockets 102 L 19-7 4-20 23-27
February 19, 1990 Houston Rockets 102 at Chicago Bulls 107 L 19-7 4-21 23-28
February 20, 1990 Houston Rockets 92 at Minnesota Timberwolves 97 L 19-7 4-22 23-29
February 23, 1990 Houston Rockets 125 at New Jersey Nets 115 W 19-7 5-22 24-29
February 24, 1990 Houston Rockets 96 at Atlanta Hawks 104 L 19-7 5-23 24-30
February 27, 1990 Houston Rockets 102 at Detroit Pistons 106 L 19-7 5-24 24-31 OT
March 1, 1990 Phoenix Suns 104 at Houston Rockets 112 W 20-7 5-24 25-31
March 3, 1990 Golden State Warriors 109 at Houston Rockets 129 W 21-7 5-24 26-31
March 5, 1990 Houston Rockets 109 at San Antonio Spurs 105 W 21-7 6-24 27-31
March 6, 1990 Los Angeles Lakers 95 at Houston Rockets 112 W 22-7 6-24 28-31
March 8, 1990 Seattle Supersonics 97 at Houston Rockets 111 W 23-7 6-24 29-31
March 10, 1990 Dallas Mavericks 95 at Houston Rockets 105 W 24-7 6-24 30-31
March 13, 1990 Houston Rockets 114 at Denver Nuggets 117 L 24-7 6-25 30-32
March 15, 1990 Houston Rockets 92 at Sacramento Kings 86 W 24-7 7-25 31-32
March 16, 1990 Houston Rockets 95 at Los Angeles Clippers 118 L 24-7 7-26 31-33
March 18, 1990 Houston Rockets 96 at Portland Trail Blazers 109 L 24-7 7-27 31-34
March 20, 1990 Portland Trail Blazers 120 at Houston Rockets 110 L 24-8 7-27 31-35
March 22, 1990 Detroit Pistons 110 at Houston Rockets 115 W 25-8 7-27 32-35
March 24, 1990 Golden State Warriors 102 at Houston Rockets 97 L 25-9 7-27 32-36
March 26, 1990 San Antonio Spurs 95 at Houston Rockets 113 W 26-9 7-27 33-36
March 29, 1990 Milwaukee Bucks 94 at Houston Rockets 120 W 27-9 7-27 34-36
March 31, 1990 Minnesota Timberwolves 98 at Houston Rockets 106 W 28-9 7-27 35-36
April 3, 1990 Houston Rockets 112 at Philadelphia 76ers 133 L 28-9 7-28 35-37
April 6, 1990 Houston Rockets 110 at Washington Bullets 121 L 28-9 7-29 35-38
April 8, 1990 Houston Rockets 146 at Orlando Magic 123 W 28-9 8-29 36-38
April 10, 1990 Houston Rockets 115 at Charlotte Hornets 112 W 28-9 9-29 37-38
April 12, 1990 Charlotte Hornets 110 at Houston Rockets 117 W 29-9 9-29 38-38
April 14, 1990 Houston Rockets 103 at Utah Jazz 99 W 29-9 10-29 39-38
April 15, 1990 Houston Rockets 102 at Los Angeles Lakers 113 L 29-9 10-30 39-39
April 17, 1990 Sacramento Kings 97 at Houston Rockets 112 W 30-9 10-30 40-39
April 19, 1990 Denver Nuggets 130 at Houston Rockets 127 L 30-10 10-30 40-40 OT
April 20, 1990 Houston Rockets 120 at Dallas Mavericks 121 L 30-10 10-31 40-41
April 22, 1990 Utah Jazz 88 at Houston Rockets 100 W 31-10 10-31 41-41
April 27, 1990 Houston Rockets 89 at Los Angeles Lakers 101 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
April 29, 1990 Houston Rockets 100 at Los Angeles Lakers 104 L 0-0 0-2 0-2
May 1, 1990 Los Angeles Lakers 108 at Houston Rockets 114 W 1-0 0-2 1-2
May 3, 1990 Los Angeles Lakers 109 at Houston Rockets 88 L 1-1 0-2 1-3


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