1988-89 Seattle Supersonics Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 47-35
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 3-5 Lost conference semifinals
Conference First Round - Defeated Houston Rockets 3-1
Conference Semifinals - Lost to Los Angeles Lakers 4-0
Coach: Bernie Bickerstaff (46-30)
Coach: Tom Newell (0-1)
Coach: Bob Kloppenburg (1-4)
Location: Seattle, Washington
Attendance: 529,733, Avg. 12,920 in 41 home dates
1988-89 Seattle Supersonics Roster
1988-89 Seattle Supersonics Results

The Seattle Supersonics of the National Basketball Association ended the 1988-89 season with a record of 47 wins and 35 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-5.

The Supersonics racked up 9,196 points and conceded 8,958. Dale Ellis scored a team-high 2,253 points for Seattle, while Xavier McDaniel netted 18 or more per game also. Michael Cage contributed 765 rebounds. Nate McMillan dished out 696 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Nate McMillan added 156 steals, and Alton Lister blocked 180 shots.

Bernie Bickerstaff, Tom Newell and Bob Kloppenburg coached the team. The 1988-89 Seattle Supersonics lost in the conference semifinals.

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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
Dale EllisG-F828231901710857339162462377156186342164108222181972253
Xavier McDanielF821023851385677361142631217725643313484402102311677
Derrick McKeyF-C828228049704878930375301167297464219105701882641305
Michael CageF-C80712536630314402651972764897651269252124184825
Alton ListerC-F82821806543271001781152073385455428180117310657
Sedale ThreattG630122047623530117763318611723883477155544
Nate McMillanG-F75742341485199701518911914324538869615642211236532
Jerry ReynoldsG-F56073735714915316712749511006253265758428
Russ SchoeneF-C6917743491351104257465810716536372448136358
John LucasG748842299119681877542257792606016653310
Olden PolyniceC-F800835180912086519810820621373046164233
Avery JohnsonG43029183299116911132473213183468
Greg BallardF2015811044257000036
Mike ChampionF204301000000000120
Totals8724101978074783564774293237917751397223836352083864494138120279196


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Dale EllisG-F828238.950.147.881.61.92.34.22.01.30.32.72.427.5
Xavier McDanielF821029.148.930.673.22.23.15.31.61.00.52.62.820.5
Derrick McKeyF-C828234.250.233.780.32.03.65.72.71.30.92.33.215.9
Michael CageF-C807131.749.80.074.33.56.19.61.61.20.71.62.310.3
Alton ListerC-F828222.049.964.62.54.16.60.70.32.21.43.88.0
Sedale ThreattG63019.449.436.781.80.51.41.93.81.30.11.22.58.6
Nate McMillanG-F757431.241.021.463.01.93.35.29.32.10.62.83.17.1
Jerry ReynoldsG-F56013.241.720.076.00.90.91.81.10.90.51.01.07.6
Russ SchoeneF-C69111.238.738.280.70.81.62.40.50.50.30.72.05.2
John LucasG74811.439.826.570.10.30.81.13.50.80.00.90.74.2
Olden PolyniceC-F80010.450.60.059.31.21.42.60.30.50.40.62.12.9
Avery JohnsonG4306.834.911.156.30.30.30.61.70.50.10.40.81.6
Greg BallardF207.512.50.0100.01.02.53.50.00.00.00.01.53.0
Mike ChampionF202.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.51.00.0
Averages87241022.747.737.974.61.62.64.22.41.00.61.62.310.5

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Dale EllisG-F83041607237153324141832101112119183
Xavier McDanielF82811445893413124436722252230150
Derrick McKeyF-C82868944912117213152186152333106
Sedale ThreattG820182394120173101349170112296
Olden PolyniceC-F816241250013727356216453257
Michael CageF-C817540241022922244657381457
Alton ListerC-F81603917002622132538222192856
Nate McMillanG-F820040192025169162563105192154
Jerry ReynoldsG-F440227411071451264622
Russ SchoeneF-C34317470653252200713
Avery JohnsonG63112540212245400111
John LucasG43717530210118002511
Totals81192070331980212211571392113501866960124218816

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Dale EllisG-F838.045.040.572.71.82.34.01.31.40.12.62.422.9
Xavier McDanielF835.140.333.375.63.05.48.42.80.30.62.83.818.8
Derrick McKeyF-C835.849.411.181.02.63.96.52.30.81.92.94.113.3
Sedale ThreattG825.147.625.085.00.41.31.66.12.10.01.42.812.0
Olden PolyniceC-F820.361.053.83.44.47.80.10.80.50.64.07.1
Michael CageF-C821.960.00.040.92.83.05.80.60.90.41.01.87.1
Alton ListerC-F820.043.684.61.63.14.80.30.32.61.13.57.0
Nate McMillanG-F825.047.50.064.01.12.03.17.91.30.62.42.66.8
Jerry ReynoldsG-F410.031.825.070.00.31.01.30.30.51.51.01.55.5
Russ SchoeneF-C314.323.50.083.31.00.71.70.70.70.00.02.34.3
Avery JohnsonG65.241.70.050.00.30.30.70.80.70.00.00.21.8
John LucasG49.329.40.050.00.00.30.32.00.00.00.51.32.8
Averages87223.745.426.371.01.72.64.32.30.90.71.52.710.1


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