Who joined the NBA in 1989?

Who joined the NBA in 1989?

The Minnesota Timberwolves and the Orlando Magic entered the NBA as the league’s 26th and 27th franchises. The Timberwolves played their preseason schedule at the Met Center in the Minneapolis suburb of Bloomington home of the NHL’s Minnesota North Stars.

Who was the best basketball player in 1988?

1988-89 NBA Leaders

  • League Champion: Detroit Pistons.
  • Most Valuable Player: Magic Johnson (22.5/7.9/12.8)
  • Rookie of the Year: Mitch Richmond (22.0/5.9/4.2)
  • PPG Leader: Michael Jordan (32.5)
  • RPG Leader: Hakeem Olajuwon (13.5)
  • APG Leader: John Stockton (13.6)
  • WS Leader: Michael Jordan (19.8)

Who was the leading scorer ppg in the NBA during the 1989 season?

1989-90 Regular Season

Rk Player (Team) Points
1 Michael Jordan (Bulls) 2,753
2 Karl Malone (Jazz) 2,540
3 Patrick Ewing (Knicks) 2,347
4 Tom Chambers (Suns) 2,201

Who was the best player in the 1989 NBA draft?

Round 1

Honors & Awards
1. Pervis Ellison 11
2. Danny Ferry 13
3. Sean Elliott 12
4. Glen Rice 15

Who won NBA 1987?

Los Angeles Lakers1987 NBA Finals / Champion

What happened in the NBA in the 1980s?

The 1980–81 NBA season was the 35th season of the National Basketball Association. The season ended with the Boston Celtics winning the NBA Championship, beating the Houston Rockets 4 games to 2 in the NBA Finals. As of 2021, this was the last time an NBA season (including postseason) had ended before Memorial Day.

When was Glen Rice drafted?

1989 (Round: 1 / Pick: 4)Glen Rice / NBA draft

1 pick (fourth overall) in the 1989 NBA draft. Expectations, as you might imagine, were astronomical. Rice was an All-Rookie Second Team player in his rookie year and took off from there.

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