1990–91 Philadelphia 76ers season

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1990–91 Philadelphia 76ers season
Head coach Jim Lynam
Arena The Spectrum
Results
Record 44–38 (.537)
Place Division: 2nd (Atlantic)
Conference: 5th (Eastern)
Playoff finish East Conference Semifinals
(eliminated 1-4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television PRISM Network, SportsChannel Philadelphia, WCAU
Radio WBCB
< 1989–90 1991–92 >

The 1990-91 NBA season was the 76ers 42nd season in the NBA and 28th season in Philadelphia.[1]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1990 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
2 32 Brian Oliver G  United States Georgia Tech
2 47 Derek Strong F  United States Xavier

Roster[edit]

Philadelphia 76ers 1990-91 roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. From
G/F 20 United States Anderson, Ron 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Fresno State
F 34 United States Barkley, Charles 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 252 lb (114 kg) Auburn
C 11 Sudan Bol, Manute 7 ft 6 in (2.29 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Bridgeport
G 12 United States Dawkins, Johnny 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 165 lb (75 kg) Duke
G/F 8 United States Elie, Mario 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) American International College
G 22 United States Farmer, Jim (waived) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Alabama
F/C 35 United States Gilliam, Armen (from CHA) 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 230 lb (104 kg) UNLV
C 42 United States Gminski, Mike (to CHA) 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Duke
G 9 United States Green, Rickey 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Michigan
G 3 United States Harris, Tony 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) New Orleans
G 33 United States Hawkins, Hersey 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Bradley
F/C 40 United States Hoppen, Dave (from CHA) 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Nebraska
F/C 44 United States Mahorn, Rick 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Hampton
G 31 United States Oliver, Brian 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Georgia Tech
G/F 21 United States Payne, Kenny 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Louisville
G/F 50 United States Reid, Robert 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Saint Mary's
G 4 United States Turner, Andre 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 160 lb (73 kg) Memphis
F/C 55 United States Williams, Jayson 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 240 lb (109 kg) St. John's

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Head coach




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

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Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Boston Celtics 56 26 .683 35–6 21–20 20-6
x-Philadelphia 76ers 44 38 .537 12 29-12 15-26 14-12
x-New York Knicks 39 43 .476 17 21-20 18-23 17–9
Washington Bullets 30 52 .366 26 21-20 9-32 10-16
New Jersey Nets 26 56 .317 30 20-21 6–35 8-18
Miami Heat 24 58 .293 32 18-23 6-35 9-17
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 c-Chicago Bulls 61 21 .744
2 y-Boston Celtics 56 26 .683 5
3 x-Detroit Pistons 50 32 .610 11
4 x-Milwaukee Bucks 48 34 .585 13
5 x-Philadelphia 76ers 44 38 .537 17
6 x-Atlanta Hawks 43 39 .524 18
7 x-Indiana Pacers 41 41 .500 20
8 x-New York Knicks 39 43 .476 22
9 Cleveland Cavaliers 33 49 .402 28
10 Washington Bullets 30 52 .366 31
11 New Jersey Nets 26 56 .317 35
12 Charlotte Hornets 26 56 .317 35
13 Miami Heat 24 58 .293 37


z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

East First Round[edit]

(4) Milwaukee Bucks vs. (5) Philadelphia 76ers: 76ers win series 3-0

  • Game 1 @ Bradley Center, Milwaukee (April 25): Philadelphia 99, Milwaukee 90
  • Game 2 @ Bradley Center, Milwaukee (April 27): Philadelphia 116, Milwaukee 112 (OT)
  • Game 3 @ The Spectrum, Philadelphia (April 30): Philadelphia 121, Milwaukee 100

Last Playoff Meeting: 1987 Eastern Conference First Round (Milwaukee won 3-2)

East Conference Semifinals[edit]

(1) Chicago Bulls vs. (5) Philadelphia 76ers: Bulls win series 4-1

  • Game 1 @ Chicago Stadium, Chicago (May 4): Chicago 105, Philadelphia 92
  • Game 2 @ Chicago Stadium, Chicago (May 6): Chicago 112, Philadelphia 100
  • Game 3 @ The Spectrum, Philadelphia (May 10): Philadelphia 99, Chicago 97
  • Game 4 @ The Spectrum, Philadelphia (May 12): Chicago 101, Philadelphia 85
  • Game 5 @ Chicago Stadium, Chicago (May 14): Chicago 100, Philadelphia 95

Last Playoff Meeting: 1990 Eastern Conference Semifinals (Chicago won 4-1)

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

Season[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

Awards and Records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

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