1988-1989 Phoenix Suns

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55-27 Lost Conf Finals
Record Outcome

1988-89 Phoenix Suns

What was the record of the 1988-89 Phoenix Suns?

The Phoenix Suns finished the regular season with a 55-27 record. They went 35-6 at home and 20-21 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Phoenix Suns went 62-32. Their final game was a loss in the Western Conference Finals to the Los Angeles Lakers.

What division did the 1988-89 Phoenix Suns play in?

The 1988-89 Phoenix Suns played in the Pacific Division of the Western Conference.

What was the 1988-89 Phoenix Suns record by month?

The 1988-89 Phoenix Suns had their best month in April, when they went 9-1 and had a 90% win percentage. Their worst month was November, when they went 6-7 and had a 46.2% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
November '88 6-7 46.2% +32
December '88 10-4 71.4% +85
January '89 10-4 71.4% +68
February '89 8-5 61.5% +86
March '89 12-6 66.7% +176
April '89 9-1 90% +184

Did the 1988-89 Phoenix Suns make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Phoenix Suns made the Playoffs in 1989. They won their first series against the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Semifinals. They eventually lost against the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference Finals.

What was the point differential for the 1988-89 Phoenix Suns?

The Phoenix Suns finished the regular season with a point differential of +631. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Suns could have been expected to have about 58.8 wins, or a 59-23 record in the regular season.

How did the 1988-89 Phoenix Suns perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1988-89 Phoenix Suns went 6-5.

How did the 1988-89 Phoenix Suns perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1988-89 Phoenix Suns went 1-2 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1988-89 Phoenix Suns?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1988-89 Phoenix Suns was a 9 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1988-89 Phoenix Suns?

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

1988-89 Phoenix Suns Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Nov 4, 1988 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 105 - 120
Sat, Nov 5, 1988 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 104 - 117
Wed, Nov 9, 1988 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 111 - 103
Fri, Nov 11, 1988 vs Golden State Warriors Win 141 - 103
Sat, Nov 12, 1988 @ Los Angeles Clippers Loss 127 - 138 OT
Tue, Nov 15, 1988 @ Sacramento Kings Win 119 - 89
Wed, Nov 16, 1988 vs Indiana Pacers Win 123 - 104
Fri, Nov 18, 1988 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 105 - 121
Sat, Nov 19, 1988 @ Utah Jazz Loss 121 - 134
Wed, Nov 23, 1988 vs New Jersey Nets Loss 129 - 133
Fri, Nov 25, 1988 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 110 - 105
Sat, Nov 26, 1988 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 104 - 117
Tue, Nov 29, 1988 @ Houston Rockets Win 124 - 107
Fri, Dec 2, 1988 vs Houston Rockets Win 110 - 95
Sat, Dec 3, 1988 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 114 - 106 OT
Tue, Dec 6, 1988 vs Washington Bullets Win 130 - 92
Wed, Dec 7, 1988 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 111 - 125
Fri, Dec 9, 1988 vs Golden State Warriors Win 110 - 105
Tue, Dec 13, 1988 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 116 - 126
Fri, Dec 16, 1988 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 132 - 125
Sat, Dec 17, 1988 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 97 - 115
Tue, Dec 20, 1988 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 128 - 110
Thu, Dec 22, 1988 @ Denver Nuggets Win 126 - 118
Fri, Dec 23, 1988 vs Denver Nuggets Win 119 - 107
Mon, Dec 26, 1988 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 111 - 96
Wed, Dec 28, 1988 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 100 - 106
Fri, Dec 30, 1988 @ New Jersey Nets Win 116 - 109
Mon, Jan 2, 1989 @ Washington Bullets Win 125 - 122
Wed, Jan 4, 1989 @ Boston Celtics Win 106 - 104
Fri, Jan 6, 1989 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 120 - 111
Sat, Jan 7, 1989 vs Miami Heat Win 107 - 99
Mon, Jan 9, 1989 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 124 - 130
Wed, Jan 11, 1989 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 121 - 124
Fri, Jan 13, 1989 vs Sacramento Kings Win 111 - 90
Mon, Jan 16, 1989 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 110 - 126
Thu, Jan 19, 1989 @ Charlotte Hornets Win 126 - 112
Sat, Jan 21, 1989 @ Chicago Bulls Win 116 - 107
Tue, Jan 24, 1989 vs Charlotte Hornets Win 106 - 103
Fri, Jan 27, 1989 vs New York Knicks Win 132 - 130
Sat, Jan 28, 1989 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 138 - 142
Mon, Jan 30, 1989 vs Denver Nuggets Win 126 - 100
Wed, Feb 1, 1989 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 114 - 97
Fri, Feb 3, 1989 @ Dallas Mavericks Loss 117 - 121
Sat, Feb 4, 1989 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 116 - 118 OT
Mon, Feb 6, 1989 vs Utah Jazz Win 104 - 87
Thu, Feb 9, 1989 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 120 - 113
Wed, Feb 15, 1989 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 135 - 112
Fri, Feb 17, 1989 vs Boston Celtics Win 135 - 126
Sat, Feb 18, 1989 @ Sacramento Kings Win 120 - 101
Mon, Feb 20, 1989 @ Utah Jazz Loss 92 - 118
Tue, Feb 21, 1989 vs Golden State Warriors Win 139 - 121
Fri, Feb 24, 1989 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 120 - 95
Sun, Feb 26, 1989 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 122 - 134
Tue, Feb 28, 1989 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 134 - 139
Thu, Mar 2, 1989 vs Sacramento Kings Win 110 - 90
Sat, Mar 4, 1989 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 133 - 91
Mon, Mar 6, 1989 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 110 - 106
Tue, Mar 7, 1989 @ New York Knicks Loss 119 - 124
Fri, Mar 10, 1989 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 116 - 121
Sat, Mar 11, 1989 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 93 - 100
Mon, Mar 13, 1989 @ Miami Heat Win 112 - 104
Tue, Mar 14, 1989 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 114 - 112
Fri, Mar 17, 1989 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 129 - 124
Sat, Mar 18, 1989 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 122 - 104
Mon, Mar 20, 1989 vs Miami Heat Win 115 - 97
Wed, Mar 22, 1989 vs Chicago Bulls Loss 111 - 112
Thu, Mar 23, 1989 @ Golden State Warriors Win 154 - 124
Sat, Mar 25, 1989 @ Los Angeles Clippers Win 123 - 103
Sun, Mar 26, 1989 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 116 - 118
Tue, Mar 28, 1989 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 127 - 104
Thu, Mar 30, 1989 @ Sacramento Kings Loss 123 - 135
Fri, Mar 31, 1989 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 122 - 104
Wed, Apr 5, 1989 vs Utah Jazz Win 114 - 104
Thu, Apr 6, 1989 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 126 - 119
Sat, Apr 8, 1989 @ Los Angeles Clippers Win 115 - 97
Wed, Apr 12, 1989 @ Dallas Mavericks Win 109 - 94
Thu, Apr 13, 1989 @ Houston Rockets Win 119 - 111
Sat, Apr 15, 1989 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 137 - 91
Mon, Apr 17, 1989 vs Sacramento Kings Win 140 - 85
Wed, Apr 19, 1989 @ Miami Heat Win 117 - 91
Fri, Apr 21, 1989 vs Houston Rockets Loss 101 - 112
Sat, Apr 22, 1989 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 121 - 111
Playoffs
Western Conference First Round (Won 3 - 0)
Fri, Apr 28, 1989 vs Denver Nuggets Win 104 - 103
Sun, Apr 30, 1989 vs Denver Nuggets Win 132 - 114
Tue, May 2, 1989 @ Denver Nuggets Win 130 - 121
Western Conference Semifinals (Won 4 - 1)
Sat, May 6, 1989 vs Golden State Warriors Win 130 - 103
Tue, May 9, 1989 vs Golden State Warriors Loss 122 - 127
Thu, May 11, 1989 @ Golden State Warriors Win 113 - 104
Sat, May 13, 1989 @ Golden State Warriors Win 135 - 99
Tue, May 16, 1989 vs Golden State Warriors Win 116 - 104
Western Conference Finals (Lost 0 - 4)
Sat, May 20, 1989 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 119 - 127
Tue, May 23, 1989 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 95 - 101
Fri, May 26, 1989 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 107 - 110
Sun, May 28, 1989 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 117 - 122

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