1988-89 Washington Bullets Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 40-42
Finishing 4th in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Coach: Wes Unseld (40-42)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Attendance: 402,377, Avg. 9,814 in 41 home dates
1988-89 Washington Bullets Statistics
1988-89 Washington Bullets Roster

The Washington Bullets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1988-89 season with a record of 40 wins and 42 losses, finishing fourth in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference.

Washington poured in 8,879 points and yielded 9,056. Bernard King scored a team-best 1,674 points for the Bullets, while Jeff Malone netted 17 or more per game, too. John Williams contributed 573 rebounds. Darrell Walker dished out 496 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Darrell Walker added 155 steals.

Wes Unseld coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 8879
Regular Season Points Against: 9056

Date Game Res Home Road Record
November 5, 1988 Chicago Bulls 111 at Washington Bullets 98 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
November 8, 1988 Washington Bullets 101 at New Jersey Nets 109 L 0-1 0-1 0-2
November 9, 1988 New York Knicks 117 at Washington Bullets 110 L 0-2 0-1 0-3
November 11, 1988 Charlotte Hornets 87 at Washington Bullets 96 W 1-2 0-1 1-3
November 12, 1988 Washington Bullets 101 at New York Knicks 111 L 1-2 0-2 1-4
November 18, 1988 Washington Bullets 108 at Boston Celtics 114 L 1-2 0-3 1-5
November 19, 1988 Boston Celtics 104 at Washington Bullets 108 W 2-2 0-3 2-5
November 22, 1988 Philadelphia 76ers 130 at Washington Bullets 103 L 2-3 0-3 2-6
November 23, 1988 Washington Bullets 102 at Milwaukee Bucks 124 L 2-3 0-4 2-7
November 25, 1988 Washington Bullets 106 at Indiana Pacers 101 W 2-3 1-4 3-7
November 26, 1988 Washington Bullets 120 at Charlotte Hornets 113 W 2-3 2-4 4-7
December 1, 1988 Washington Bullets 115 at Atlanta Hawks 127 L 2-3 2-5 4-8
December 2, 1988 Detroit Pistons 120 at Washington Bullets 114 L 2-4 2-5 4-9
December 4, 1988 Washington Bullets 112 at Los Angeles Lakers 119 L 2-4 2-6 4-10 OT
December 6, 1988 Washington Bullets 92 at Phoenix Suns 130 L 2-4 2-7 4-11
December 7, 1988 Washington Bullets 94 at Utah Jazz 111 L 2-4 2-8 4-12
December 9, 1988 Washington Bullets 90 at Portland Trail Blazers 93 L 2-4 2-9 4-13
December 10, 1988 Washington Bullets 102 at Golden State Warriors 109 L 2-4 2-10 4-14
December 13, 1988 Boston Celtics 105 at Washington Bullets 115 W 3-4 2-10 5-14
December 17, 1988 Washington Bullets 102 at New York Knicks 117 L 3-4 2-11 5-15
December 18, 1988 Los Angeles Lakers 110 at Washington Bullets 115 W 4-4 2-11 6-15
December 21, 1988 Utah Jazz 98 at Washington Bullets 82 L 4-5 2-11 6-16
December 25, 1988 Washington Bullets 110 at Philadelphia 76ers 125 L 4-5 2-12 6-17
December 26, 1988 Washington Bullets 120 at New Jersey Nets 108 W 4-5 3-12 7-17
December 29, 1988 Houston Rockets 109 at Washington Bullets 126 W 5-5 3-12 8-17
December 30, 1988 Washington Bullets 110 at Cleveland Cavaliers 127 L 5-5 3-13 8-18
January 2, 1989 Phoenix Suns 125 at Washington Bullets 122 L 5-6 3-13 8-19
January 4, 1989 Charlotte Hornets 86 at Washington Bullets 109 W 6-6 3-13 9-19
January 6, 1989 Milwaukee Bucks 128 at Washington Bullets 121 L 6-7 3-13 9-20 2OT at Baltimore, MD
January 7, 1989 Washington Bullets 104 at Charlotte Hornets 107 L 6-7 3-14 9-21
January 10, 1989 Denver Nuggets 117 at Washington Bullets 120 W 7-7 3-14 10-21
January 12, 1989 Miami Heat 100 at Washington Bullets 106 W 8-7 3-14 11-21
January 13, 1989 Washington Bullets 103 at Detroit Pistons 119 L 8-7 3-15 11-22
January 16, 1989 Atlanta Hawks 117 at Washington Bullets 106 L 8-8 3-15 11-23
January 19, 1989 San Antonio Spurs 112 at Washington Bullets 115 W 9-8 3-15 12-23
January 21, 1989 Philadelphia 76ers 105 at Washington Bullets 107 W 10-8 3-15 13-23
January 26, 1989 Indiana Pacers 106 at Washington Bullets 126 W 11-8 3-15 14-23
January 27, 1989 Washington Bullets 106 at Chicago Bulls 117 L 11-8 3-16 14-24
January 29, 1989 Cleveland Cavaliers 117 at Washington Bullets 122 W 12-8 3-16 15-24 OT at Baltimore, MD
January 31, 1989 Boston Celtics 103 at Washington Bullets 110 W 13-8 3-16 16-24
February 1, 1989 Washington Bullets 110 at Philadelphia 76ers 114 L 13-8 3-17 16-25 OT
February 3, 1989 Washington Bullets 108 at Boston Celtics 117 L 13-8 3-18 16-26
February 4, 1989 Milwaukee Bucks 113 at Washington Bullets 102 L 13-9 3-18 16-27
February 7, 1989 Washington Bullets 105 at New York Knicks 117 L 13-9 3-19 16-28
February 9, 1989 New Jersey Nets 103 at Washington Bullets 110 W 14-9 3-19 17-28
February 14, 1989 Washington Bullets 107 at Sacramento Kings 99 W 14-9 4-19 18-28
February 15, 1989 Washington Bullets 106 at Denver Nuggets 117 L 14-9 4-20 18-29
February 17, 1989 Washington Bullets 112 at Seattle Supersonics 126 L 14-9 4-21 18-30
February 18, 1989 Washington Bullets 98 at Los Angeles Clippers 93 W 14-9 5-21 19-30
February 21, 1989 Los Angeles Clippers 109 at Washington Bullets 123 W 15-9 5-21 20-30
February 24, 1989 New York Knicks 127 at Washington Bullets 130 W 16-9 5-21 21-30 at Baltimore, MD
February 25, 1989 Washington Bullets 93 at Dallas Mavericks 127 L 16-9 5-22 21-31
February 27, 1989 Washington Bullets 104 at Houston Rockets 98 W 16-9 6-22 22-31
March 1, 1989 New Jersey Nets 105 at Washington Bullets 120 W 17-9 6-22 23-31
March 4, 1989 Dallas Mavericks 105 at Washington Bullets 119 W 18-9 6-22 24-31
March 5, 1989 Charlotte Hornets 101 at Washington Bullets 114 W 19-9 6-22 25-31
March 7, 1989 Washington Bullets 101 at Milwaukee Bucks 121 L 19-9 6-23 25-32
March 8, 1989 Atlanta Hawks 111 at Washington Bullets 119 W 20-9 6-23 26-32
March 10, 1989 Sacramento Kings 97 at Washington Bullets 114 W 21-9 6-23 27-32
March 12, 1989 Washington Bullets 104 at Detroit Pistons 110 L 21-9 6-24 27-33
March 13, 1989 Seattle Supersonics 101 at Washington Bullets 106 W 22-9 6-24 28-33
March 17, 1989 Washington Bullets 124 at New Jersey Nets 121 W 22-9 7-24 29-33 OT
March 18, 1989 Philadelphia 76ers 114 at Washington Bullets 123 W 23-9 7-24 30-33
March 20, 1989 Washington Bullets 97 at Cleveland Cavaliers 103 L 23-9 7-25 30-34
March 22, 1989 Washington Bullets 92 at Indiana Pacers 101 L 23-9 7-26 30-35
March 23, 1989 Washington Bullets 102 at Charlotte Hornets 97 W 23-9 8-26 31-35
March 25, 1989 Indiana Pacers 108 at Washington Bullets 111 W 24-9 8-26 32-35 OT
March 28, 1989 Washington Bullets 114 at San Antonio Spurs 130 L 24-9 8-27 32-36
March 29, 1989 Washington Bullets 102 at Atlanta Hawks 120 L 24-9 8-28 32-37
March 31, 1989 Portland Trail Blazers 105 at Washington Bullets 107 W 25-9 8-28 33-37
April 2, 1989 Golden State Warriors 103 at Washington Bullets 120 W 26-9 8-28 34-37
April 4, 1989 New Jersey Nets 96 at Washington Bullets 104 W 27-9 8-28 35-37
April 6, 1989 Washington Bullets 101 at Miami Heat 93 W 27-9 9-28 36-37
April 7, 1989 Cleveland Cavaliers 96 at Washington Bullets 107 W 28-9 9-28 37-37
April 9, 1989 New York Knicks 94 at Washington Bullets 92 L 28-10 9-28 37-38
April 10, 1989 Detroit Pistons 124 at Washington Bullets 100 L 28-11 9-28 37-39
April 12, 1989 Milwaukee Bucks 107 at Washington Bullets 111 W 29-11 9-28 38-39
April 16, 1989 Washington Bullets 98 at Detroit Pistons 104 L 29-11 9-29 38-40
April 18, 1989 Washington Bullets 121 at Boston Celtics 113 W 29-11 10-29 39-40
April 20, 1989 Chicago Bulls 98 at Washington Bullets 100 W 30-11 10-29 40-40
April 21, 1989 Washington Bullets 113 at Chicago Bulls 115 L 30-11 10-30 40-41
April 23, 1989 Washington Bullets 106 at Philadelphia 76ers 115 L 30-11 10-31 40-42


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