1988-1989 Milwaukee Bucks

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1988-89 Milwaukee Bucks

What was the record of the 1988-89 Milwaukee Bucks?

The Milwaukee Bucks finished the regular season with a 49-33 record. They went 31-10 at home and 18-23 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Milwaukee Bucks went 52-39. Their final game was a loss in the Eastern Conference Semifinals to the Detroit Pistons.

What division did the 1988-89 Milwaukee Bucks play in?

The 1988-89 Milwaukee Bucks played in the Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1988-89 Milwaukee Bucks record by month?

The 1988-89 Milwaukee Bucks had their best month in January, when they went 12-3 and had a 80% win percentage. Their worst month was April, when they went 5-8 and had a 38.5% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
November '88 6-5 54.5% +8
December '88 9-6 60% +60
January '89 12-3 80% +120
February '89 7-4 63.6% +103
March '89 10-7 58.8% +35
April '89 5-8 38.5% -30

Did the 1988-89 Milwaukee Bucks make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Milwaukee Bucks made the Playoffs in 1989. They won their first series against the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference First Round. They eventually lost against the Detroit Pistons in the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

What was the point differential for the 1988-89 Milwaukee Bucks?

The Milwaukee Bucks finished the regular season with a point differential of +296. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Bucks could have been expected to have about 50.4 wins, or a 50-32 record in the regular season.

How did the 1988-89 Milwaukee Bucks perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1988-89 Milwaukee Bucks went 3-7.

How did the 1988-89 Milwaukee Bucks perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1988-89 Milwaukee Bucks went 2-0 in overtime games.

How did the 1988-89 Milwaukee Bucks perform in overtime games in the playoffs?

In the playoffs, the 1988-89 Milwaukee Bucks went 1-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1988-89 Milwaukee Bucks?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1988-89 Milwaukee Bucks was a 6 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1988-89 Milwaukee Bucks?

The longest losing streak that the Milwaukee Bucks had during the 1988-89 regular season was 3 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1988-89 Milwaukee Bucks Schedule

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Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Nov 4, 1988 @ Indiana Pacers Win 117 - 103
Sat, Nov 5, 1988 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 94 - 107
Wed, Nov 9, 1988 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 114 - 103
Sat, Nov 12, 1988 vs Boston Celtics Win 108 - 100
Thu, Nov 17, 1988 vs New Jersey Nets Loss 96 - 105
Sat, Nov 19, 1988 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 99 - 106
Tue, Nov 22, 1988 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 91 - 105
Wed, Nov 23, 1988 vs Washington Bullets Win 124 - 102
Fri, Nov 25, 1988 @ Boston Celtics Loss 96 - 115
Sat, Nov 26, 1988 vs Miami Heat Win 103 - 93
Tue, Nov 29, 1988 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 119 - 114
Thu, Dec 1, 1988 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 96 - 99
Fri, Dec 2, 1988 @ New Jersey Nets Win 103 - 92
Tue, Dec 6, 1988 vs Detroit Pistons Win 109 - 84
Thu, Dec 8, 1988 @ New York Knicks Loss 109 - 113
Fri, Dec 9, 1988 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 100 - 118
Sun, Dec 11, 1988 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 95 - 94
Tue, Dec 13, 1988 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 109 - 91
Wed, Dec 14, 1988 @ Detroit Pistons Win 119 - 110
Fri, Dec 16, 1988 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 112 - 115
Sat, Dec 17, 1988 vs Chicago Bulls Loss 93 - 112
Tue, Dec 20, 1988 vs Charlotte Hornets Win 125 - 115
Wed, Dec 21, 1988 @ Charlotte Hornets Win 112 - 100
Fri, Dec 23, 1988 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 113 - 101
Tue, Dec 27, 1988 vs Indiana Pacers Win 120 - 107
Fri, Dec 30, 1988 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 113 - 117
Wed, Jan 4, 1989 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 110 - 102
Fri, Jan 6, 1989 @ Washington Bullets Win 128 - 121
Sat, Jan 7, 1989 vs Utah Jazz Win 107 - 89
Wed, Jan 11, 1989 vs Denver Nuggets Win 123 - 106
Fri, Jan 13, 1989 @ Miami Heat Win 107 - 101
Sun, Jan 15, 1989 vs Detroit Pistons Win 120 - 112
Tue, Jan 17, 1989 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 98 - 111
Wed, Jan 18, 1989 vs Charlotte Hornets Win 118 - 106
Fri, Jan 20, 1989 @ Utah Jazz Loss 96 - 98
Sat, Jan 21, 1989 @ Denver Nuggets Win 116 - 107
Tue, Jan 24, 1989 @ Sacramento Kings Win 114 - 110
Thu, Jan 26, 1989 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 127 - 109
Sat, Jan 28, 1989 @ Los Angeles Clippers Win 105 - 84
Sun, Jan 29, 1989 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 106 - 112
Tue, Jan 31, 1989 vs Sacramento Kings Win 117 - 104
Fri, Feb 3, 1989 @ Indiana Pacers Win 109 - 91
Sat, Feb 4, 1989 @ Washington Bullets Win 113 - 102
Tue, Feb 7, 1989 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 115 - 106
Wed, Feb 8, 1989 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 96 - 107
Tue, Feb 14, 1989 vs New Jersey Nets Win 132 - 91
Thu, Feb 16, 1989 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 116 - 117
Sun, Feb 19, 1989 vs Chicago Bulls Loss 106 - 108
Tue, Feb 21, 1989 vs Indiana Pacers Win 116 - 90
Fri, Feb 24, 1989 @ Boston Celtics Loss 112 - 125
Sat, Feb 25, 1989 vs Houston Rockets Win 121 - 105
Mon, Feb 27, 1989 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 105 - 96
Wed, Mar 1, 1989 vs New York Knicks Win 121 - 111
Fri, Mar 3, 1989 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 96 - 102
Sun, Mar 5, 1989 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 103 - 98
Tue, Mar 7, 1989 vs Washington Bullets Win 121 - 101
Fri, Mar 10, 1989 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 102 - 90
Sat, Mar 11, 1989 vs Phoenix Suns Win 100 - 93
Mon, Mar 13, 1989 @ Dallas Mavericks Win 111 - 95
Wed, Mar 15, 1989 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 108 - 110
Thu, Mar 16, 1989 @ Houston Rockets Loss 104 - 120
Sat, Mar 18, 1989 vs Detroit Pistons Win 117 - 100
Sun, Mar 19, 1989 @ New York Knicks Loss 104 - 128
Tue, Mar 21, 1989 vs Boston Celtics Win 98 - 86
Thu, Mar 23, 1989 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 88 - 102
Sat, Mar 25, 1989 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 113 - 105 OT
Mon, Mar 27, 1989 vs Golden State Warriors Win 121 - 109
Wed, Mar 29, 1989 vs Chicago Bulls Loss 102 - 106
Fri, Mar 31, 1989 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 104 - 122
Sun, Apr 2, 1989 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 117 - 118
Tue, Apr 4, 1989 @ Golden State Warriors Win 124 - 118
Thu, Apr 6, 1989 vs New York Knicks Loss 99 - 112
Sat, Apr 8, 1989 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 113 - 103
Sun, Apr 9, 1989 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 91 - 100
Tue, Apr 11, 1989 vs New Jersey Nets Win 125 - 93
Wed, Apr 12, 1989 @ Washington Bullets Loss 107 - 111
Sat, Apr 15, 1989 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 100 - 125
Sun, Apr 16, 1989 @ New Jersey Nets Win 100 - 96
Tue, Apr 18, 1989 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 102 - 124
Wed, Apr 19, 1989 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 92 - 100
Fri, Apr 21, 1989 @ Charlotte Hornets Win 117 - 110
Sat, Apr 22, 1989 vs Indiana Pacers Loss 110 - 117
Playoffs
Eastern Conference First Round (Won 3 - 2)
Thu, Apr 27, 1989 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 92 - 100
Sat, Apr 29, 1989 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 108 - 98
Tue, May 2, 1989 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 117 - 113 OT
Fri, May 5, 1989 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 106 - 113 OT
Sun, May 7, 1989 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 96 - 92
Eastern Conference Semifinals (Lost 0 - 4)
Wed, May 10, 1989 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 80 - 85
Fri, May 12, 1989 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 92 - 112
Sun, May 14, 1989 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 90 - 110
Mon, May 15, 1989 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 94 - 96

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