1988–89 Los Angeles Clippers season

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1988–89 Los Angeles Clippers season
Head coach Gene Shue
Arena Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
Results
Record 21–61 (.256)
Place Division: 7th (Pacific)
Conference: 11th (tied) (Western)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television Prime Ticket, KTLA
Radio KIIS
< 1987–88 1989–90 >

The 1988-89 Los Angeles Clippers season was their 19th season in the NBA, their 5th in Los Angeles.[1]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1988 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 1 Danny Manning F  United States Kansas
1 3 Charles Smith F  United States Pittsburgh
2 45 Tom Garrick G  United States Rhode Island
3 51 Rob Lock F  United States Kentucky

Roster[edit]

Los Angeles Clippers 1988-89 roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. From
F/C 51 United States Bannister, Ken 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Saint Augustine's College
C 00 United States Benjamin, Benoit 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Creighton
G 20 United States Dailey, Quintin 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) San Francisco
G 22 United States Garrick, Tom 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Rhode Island
G 3 United States Gondrezick, Grant 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Pepperdine
G 23 United States Grant, Gary 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Michigan
C 32 United States Kite, Greg (waived) 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Brigham Young
F 44 United States Lock, Rob 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 255 lb (116 kg) Kentucky
F/C 25 United States Manning, Danny 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Kansas
G 10 United States Nixon, Norm 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Duquesne
F 33 United States Norman, Ken 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Illinois
G 45 United States Popson, Dave (waived) 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Bradley
G 42 United States Rose, Rob (waived) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 180 lb (82 kg) George Mason
F/C 54 United States Smith, Charles D. 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Pittsburgh
F 51 United States Sumpter, Barry (waived) 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Austin Peay
G 4 United States Whatley, Ennis (waived) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 177 lb (80 kg) Alabama
F 31 United States White, Eric 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Pepperdine
G 42 United States Williams, Kevin 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) St. John's
F 34 United States Williams, Reggie 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Georgetown
C 24 United States Wolf, Joe 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 230 lb (104 kg) North Carolina
Head coach




Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Template:1988-89 NBA Pacific standings

# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 c-Los Angeles Lakers 57 25 .695
2 y-Utah Jazz 51 31 .622 6
3 x-Phoenix Suns 55 27 .671 2
4 x-Seattle SuperSonics 47 35 .573 10
5 x-Houston Rockets 45 37 .549 12
6 x-Denver Nuggets 44 38 .537 13
7 x-Golden State Warriors 43 39 .524 14
8 x-Portland Trail Blazers 39 43 .476 18
9 Dallas Mavericks 38 44 .463 19
10 Sacramento Kings 27 55 .329 30
11 San Antonio Spurs 21 61 .256 36
12 Los Angeles Clippers 21 61 .256 36
13 Miami Heat 15 67 .183 41
z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game
Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Ken Bannister
Benoit Benjamin
Quintin Dailey
Tom Garrick
Grant Gondrezick
Gary Grant
Greg Kite
Rob Lock
Danny Manning
Norm Nixon
Ken Norman
Dave Popson
Rob Rose
Charles Smith
Barry Sumpter
Ennis Whatley
Eric White
Kevin Williams
Reggie Williams
Joe Wolf

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]