1993–94 NBA season

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1993–94 NBA season
League National Basketball Association
Sport Basketball
Duration November 5, 1993 – April 24, 1994
April 28 – June 5, 1994 (Playoffs)
June 8 – 22, 1994 (Finals)
Number of teams 27
TV partner(s) NBC, TBS, TNT
Top draft pick Chris Webber
Picked by Orlando Magic (traded to Golden State Warriors for Anfernee Hardaway)
Regular season
Top seed Seattle SuperSonics
Season MVP Hakeem Olajuwon (Houston)
Top scorer David Robinson (San Antonio)
Eastern champions New York Knicks
  Eastern runners-up Indiana Pacers
Western champions Houston Rockets
  Western runners-up Utah Jazz
Champions Houston Rockets
  Runners-up New York Knicks
Finals MVP Hakeem Olajuwon (Houston)
NBA seasons

The 1993–94 NBA season was the 48th season of the National Basketball Association. The season ended with the Houston Rockets defeating the New York Knicks 4 games to 3 in the NBA Finals to win the franchise's first championship.

Notable occurrences[edit]

Coaching changes
Team 1992–93 coach 1993–94 coach
Atlanta Hawks Bob Weiss Lenny Wilkens
Cleveland Cavaliers Lenny Wilkens Mike Fratello
Dallas Mavericks Gar Heard Quinn Buckner
Detroit Pistons Ron Rothstein Don Chaney
Indiana Pacers Bob Hill Larry Brown
Los Angeles Clippers Larry Brown Bob Weiss
Orlando Magic Matt Guokas Brian Hill
Team Outgoing coach Incoming coach
Los Angeles Lakers Randy Pfund Bill Bertka
Bill Bertka Magic Johnson

1993–94 NBA changes[edit]

  • The Denver Nuggets changed their logo and uniforms, scrapping the rainbow skyline along with changing the color scheme to navy, red, and gold.
  • The Milwaukee Bucks changed their logo and uniforms, adopting a new color scheme of purple to go with dark green, while their uniforms featured taller B's and S's on the home and road jerseys.
  • The San Antonio Spurs moved into the Alamodome.