1988-89 Boston Celtics Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 42-40
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 0-3 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Detroit Pistons 3-0
Coach: Jimmy Rodgers (42-40)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Attendance: 611,537, Avg. 14,916 in 41 home dates
1988-89 Boston Celtics Statistics
1988-89 Boston Celtics Results

The Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association ended the 1988-89 season with a record of 42 wins and 40 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-3.

The Celtics netted 8,958 points and surrendered 8,863. Kevin McHale tossed in a team-best 1,758 points for Boston, while Reggie Lewis and Robert Parish scored 17 or more per game, too. Robert Parish contributed 996 boards. Dennis Johnson and Brian Shaw apiece dished out 472 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Reggie Lewis added 124 steals.

Jimmy Rodgers coached the team. The 1988-89 Boston Celtics lost in the conference first round.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Mark AcresF-CNovember 15, 19626'11"220Oral RobertsInglewood, CA USA
Danny AingeG-FMarch 17, 19596'4"175Brigham YoungEugene, OR USA
Larry BirdF-GDecember 7, 19566'9"220Indiana StateWest Baden, IN USA
Otis BirdsongGDecember 9, 19556'3"190HoustonWinter Haven, FL USA
Kevin GambleF-GNovember 13, 19656'5"210IowaSpringfield, IL USA
Ron GrandisonFJuly 9, 19646'6"215New OrleansLos Angeles, CA USA
Dennis JohnsonGSeptember 18, 19546'4"185PepperdineSan Pedro, CA USA
Joe KleineCJanuary 4, 19626'11"255ArkansasColorado Springs, CO USA
Reggie LewisG-FNovember 21, 19656'7"195NortheasternBaltimore, MD USA
Brad LohausC-FSeptember 29, 19646'11"230IowaNew Ulm, MN USA
Kevin McHaleF-CDecember 19, 19576'10"210MinnesotaHibbing, MN USA
Robert ParishCAugust 30, 19537'0"230CentenaryShreveport, LA USA
Jim PaxsonG-FJuly 9, 19576'6"200DaytonKettering, OH USA
Ed PinckneyFMarch 27, 19636'9"195VillanovaBronx, NY USA
Ramon Rivas ContrerasF-CJune 3, 19666'10"260TempleCarolina, PR PUR
Brian ShawGMarch 22, 19666'6"190Cal. St.-Santa BarbaraOakland, CA USA
Kelvin UpshawGJanuary 24, 19636'2"180UtahChicago, IL USA



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