1988-89 Denver Nuggets Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 44-38
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 0-3 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Phoenix Suns 3-0
Coach: Doug Moe (44-38)
Location: Denver, Colorado
Attendance: 555,498, Avg. 13,549 in 41 home dates
1988-89 Denver Nuggets Roster
1988-89 Denver Nuggets Results

The Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1988-89 season with a record of 44 wins and 38 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-3.

Denver tossed in 9,675 points and yielded 9,536. Alex English scored a team-best 2,175 points for the Nuggets, and Fat Lever averaged 19 or more per game as well. Fat Lever racked up 662 boards. Fat Lever dished out 559 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Fat Lever added 195 thefts, while Wayne Cooper blocked 211 shots.

Doug Moe coached the team. The 1988-89 Denver Nuggets lost in the conference first round.

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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP GS Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Alex EnglishF8282299018819248237932514817832638366121981742175
Michael AdamsG77772787108246846616639332271212283490166111801491424
Fat LeverG7171274512215586623344270187475662559195201571781409
Walter DavisG-F810185710765366920199175411101511907251321871267
Danny SchayesC-F76641918607317934023321423585001054281160320969
Blair RasmussenC7722130857725700816910518228749294149194583
Wayne CooperC-F797218644442204110679212407619783621173302520
Elston TurnerG-F7812174635315172563310917828714490860209337
Jerome LaneF5415502561097011243871132006020450105261
Bill HanzlikG-F41070115166518768187593862555382201
David GreenwoodF-C29349114862007148481161644117283678172
Darwin CookG304386163711022217133548432862644161
Eddie HughesG26122464282271276131935172113070
Calvin NattF1401685022103122123446761111366
Jay VincentF5195381321952161851151132
Wayne EnglestadF110502911001065111671031228
Totals8314101988081403813676228231418211206251337192282811436120420889675


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Alex EnglishF828236.549.125.085.81.82.24.04.70.80.12.42.126.5
Michael AdamsG777736.243.335.681.90.92.83.76.42.20.12.31.918.5
Fat LeverG717138.745.734.878.52.66.79.37.92.70.32.22.519.8
Walter DavisG-F81022.949.829.087.90.51.41.92.30.90.11.62.315.6
Danny SchayesC-F766425.252.233.382.61.94.76.61.40.61.12.14.212.8
Blair RasmussenC772217.044.585.21.42.43.70.60.40.50.62.57.6
Wayne CooperC-F797223.649.525.074.52.75.27.81.00.52.70.93.86.6
Elston TurnerG-F781222.442.828.658.91.42.33.71.81.20.10.82.74.3
Jerome LaneF54110.242.60.038.41.62.13.71.10.40.10.91.94.8
Bill HanzlikG-F41017.143.720.078.20.41.82.32.10.60.11.32.04.9
David GreenwoodF-C29316.941.967.61.74.05.71.40.61.01.22.75.9
Darwin CookG30412.943.620.077.30.41.21.61.40.90.20.91.55.4
Eddie HughesG2618.643.831.858.30.20.50.71.30.70.10.41.22.7
Calvin NattF14012.044.00.071.00.92.43.30.50.40.10.80.94.7
Jay VincentF5119.034.250.055.60.43.23.61.00.20.21.02.26.4
Wayne EnglestadF1104.537.960.00.51.01.50.60.10.00.31.12.5
Averages83141023.946.833.778.71.53.04.52.71.00.51.42.511.6

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Alex EnglishF310862320016148513111014678
Walter DavisG-F394603140151523543081177
Michael AdamsG2753615221087512179308647
Bill HanzlikG-F31063314631276142095121338
Darwin CookG3662412216621113113041231
Fat LeverG25824932222111319406422
Elston TurnerG-F374136106229113100914
Wayne CooperC-F3441260000491321201012
Danny SchayesC-F2367100862911111148
Jerome LaneF221721022156200046
David GreenwoodF-C3346200212911111675
Blair RasmussenC24000000000000110
Totals31720284130391677623697133722355087338

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Alex EnglishF336.051.687.52.71.74.33.70.30.04.72.026.0
Walter DavisG-F331.351.70.0100.00.71.01.71.31.00.02.73.725.7
Michael AdamsG237.541.745.587.52.56.08.54.51.50.04.03.023.5
Bill HanzlikG-F335.342.450.058.32.04.76.73.01.70.30.74.312.7
Darwin CookG322.050.050.0100.00.73.74.33.71.00.01.34.010.3
Fat LeverG229.037.566.7100.01.05.56.59.52.00.03.02.011.0
Elston TurnerG-F324.746.20.033.30.73.03.71.00.30.00.03.04.7
Wayne CooperC-F314.750.01.33.04.30.70.30.70.03.34.0
Danny SchayesC-F218.014.375.01.04.55.50.50.50.50.52.04.0
Jerome LaneF210.528.60.0100.00.52.53.01.00.00.00.02.03.0
David GreenwoodF-C311.333.350.00.73.03.70.30.30.32.02.31.7
Blair RasmussenC22.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.50.50.0
Averages83123.245.841.080.51.23.14.32.30.70.21.62.810.9


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