1988-89 Houston Rockets Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 45-37
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 1-3 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Seattle Supersonics 3-1
Coach: Don Chaney (45-37)
Location: Houston, Texas
Attendance: 680,728, Avg. 16,603 in 41 home dates
1988-89 Houston Rockets Roster
1988-89 Houston Rockets Results

The Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1988-89 season with a record of 45 wins and 37 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-3.

Houston racked up 8,897 points and gave up 8,819. Hakeem Olajuwon tossed in a team-best 2,034 points for the Rockets and racked up 1,105 rebounds. Sleepy Floyd dished out 709 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Hakeem Olajuwon added 213 steals and swatted a team-best 282 opponent shot attempts.

Don Chaney coached the team. The 1988-89 Houston Rockets 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
Hakeem OlajuwonC82823024155679010065245433876711051492132822753292034
Otis ThorpeF-C828231359615212045032827251578720282372252591370
Sleepy FloydG8282278889339629210930926148258306709124112531961162
Mike WoodsonG-F8179225993641089312371955114319420689181361951046
Derrick ChievousF8111539634277245244191114142256774811136161750
Buck JohnsonF67511850515270911341011141722861266435110213642
Purvis ShortF-G65161157480198339897765114179107441370116482
Tim McCormickC810125735116940129878717426154182468193425
Walter BerryF4014799270146218057549815257193549114350
Frank JohnsonG67087924610961937522577918142010291294
Allen LeavellG5536271886541560441340531272556261179
Chuck NevittC43022862270016111747643529225165
Bernard ThompsonF-G23022259202026229192813131193362
Tony BrownF-G1409145149286781553071436

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Hakeem OlajuwonC828236.950.
Otis ThorpeF-C828238.
Sleepy FloydG828234.044.337.384.
Mike WoodsonG-F817927.943.834.882.
Derrick ChievousF81119.043.720.878.
Buck JohnsonF675127.652.411.
Purvis ShortF-G651617.841.327.386.
Tim McCormickC81015.548.
Walter BerryF401420.
Frank JohnsonG67013.144.316.780.
Allen LeavellG55311.434.612.
Chuck NevittC4305.343.568.
Bernard ThompsonF-G2309.733.
Tony BrownF-G1406.531.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Hakeem OlajuwonC416281420025171438521210111017101
Otis ThorpeF-C41523724002116614201251151764
Sleepy FloydG416046221581410315182681101062
Mike WoodsonG-F4137491793121045918429747
Buck JohnsonF41184019101487815133261546
Walter BerryF457261300873695216833
Tim McCormickC4531371098211130320922
Purvis ShortF-G43721820536391001719
Derrick ChievousF440175001085162113718
Frank JohnsonG43662101061457104310
Allen LeavellG25310022000100004
Chuck NevittC23000000011000000

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Hakeem OlajuwonC440.551.968.03.59.513.
Otis ThorpeF-C438.064.976.
Sleepy FloydG440.047.853.371.
Mike WoodsonG-F434.334.733.383.
Buck JohnsonF429.547.
Walter BerryF414.350.
Tim McCormickC413.353.
Purvis ShortF-G49.338.
Derrick ChievousF410.029.480.
Frank JohnsonG49.
Allen LeavellG22.533.3100.
Chuck NevittC21.


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