Detroit 100, Boston 85

May 2, 1989

Opening Round - Detroit wins 3-0

Boston Garden (Boston, Massachusetts)

Attendance: 14,890

Officials: Eddie Rush, Joe Forte

Team Rebounds: Detroit (0) Boston (0)

Technicals: Detroit (0) Boston (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
DET (63-19) 31 20 20 29 100
BOS (42-40) 29 26 18 12 85

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
DET 93 107.1 91.0
BOS 93 91.0 107.1

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
DET .506 0.118 0.205 0.207
BOS .417 0.161 0.220 0.179

Detroit Pistons

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
23 Mark Aguirre Starter SF 18:00 6-11 1-2 0-0 6.0 1.0 1 2 0 1 1 0 1 13
4 Joe Dumars Starter SG 34:00 9-17 0-0 6-9 12.6 0.0 3 3 4 1 0 0 1 24
40 Bill Laimbeer Starter C 18:00 4-9 1-2 0-0 1.5 0.0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 9
44 Rick Mahorn Starter PF 18:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 4.2 1.0 4 5 0 2 2 0 0 0
11 Isiah Thomas Starter PG 34:00 1-9 0-2 1-3 9.1 1.0 4 5 10 2 2 0 1 3
53 James Edwards Bench C 30:00 2-4 0-0 2-2 5.8 0.0 4 4 2 3 0 2 2 6
15 Vinnie Johnson Bench PG 28:00 10-18 1-1 4-4 16.2 1.0 3 4 5 2 2 0 3 25
10 Dennis Rodman Bench SF 30:00 3-6 0-0 0-0 10.2 2.0 7 9 2 3 0 3 2 6
22 John Salley Bench C 30:00 5-7 0-0 4-4 11.2 2.0 4 6 0 4 1 1 1 14
  Team                                
        240 40-82 3-7 17-22 87.0 8 31 39 23 21 8 6 11 100
          48.8% 42.9% 77.3%                    

Boston Celtics

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
3 Dennis Johnson Starter PG 25:00 3-9 0-0 0-0 4.0 1.0 1 2 3 2 2 0 1 6
35 Reggie Lewis Starter SF 35:00 8-14 0-0 4-4 9.8 2.0 7 9 1 5 1 0 5 20
32 Kevin McHale Starter PF 41:00 6-12 0-0 5-5 11.4 1.0 5 6 3 3 0 2 3 17
00 Robert Parish Starter C 29:00 2-12 0-0 0-0 1.2 1.0 5 6 3 1 1 0 2 4
20 Brian Shaw Starter SG 40:00 6-16 0-0 3-4 10.2 0.0 3 3 7 3 2 0 1 15
42 Mark Acres Bench C 01:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0.0 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
53 Joe Kleine Bench C 33:00 3-6 0-1 1-2 8.2 3.0 8 11 1 3 0 0 2 7
54 Ed Pinckney Bench PF 23:00 3-6 0-0 2-2 4.0 1.0 1 2 0 3 1 1 1 8
7 Kelvin Upshaw Bench PG 12:00 4-7 0-0 0-0 5.0 0.0 1 1 2 3 1 0 0 8
12 Otis Birdsong Bench SG 01:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 -0.8 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Team                                
        240 35-84 0-3 15-17 77.1 9 32 41 20 23 8 3 15 85
          41.7% 0.0% 88.2%                    

Detroit Pistons Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Isiah Thomas
18.2p, 3.4r, 8.3a
Joe Dumars
17.2p, 2.5r, 5.7a
Mark Aguirre
18.9p, 4.8r, 3.5a
Rick Mahorn
7.2p, 6.9r, 0.8a
Bill Laimbeer
13.7p, 9.6r, 2.2a
Rotation Vinnie Johnson
13.8p, 3.1r, 3a
 
 
Dennis Rodman
9p, 9.4r, 1.2a
 
 
John Salley
7p, 5r, 1.1a
Rotation  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
James Edwards
7.3p, 3r, 0.6a

Boston Celtics Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Dennis Johnson
10p, 2.6r, 6.6a
Brian Shaw
8.6p, 4.6r, 5.8a
Reggie Lewis
18.5p, 4.7r, 2.7a
Kevin McHale
22.5p, 8.2r, 2.2a
Robert Parish
18.6p, 12.4r, 2.2a
Rotation Kelvin Upshaw
6.8p, 1.5r, 3.7a
 
 
 
 
Ed Pinckney
11.5p, 5.6r, 1.5a
Joe Kleine
6.5p, 5r, 0.9a
Lim PT  
 
Otis Birdsong
2.8p, 1r, 0.7a
 
 
 
 
Mark Acres
2.2p, 2.4r, 0.3a

Detroit Pistons Leaders

MPG Isiah Thomas 36.7
FG% Dennis Rodman .727
3P% Vinnie Johnson 1.000
FT% James Edwards 1.000
ORPG Mark Aguirre 2.3
DRPG Bill Laimbeer 8.3
RPG Bill Laimbeer 9.3
SPG Isiah Thomas 2.0
APG Isiah Thomas 9.3
BPG John Salley 3.0
PPG Joe Dumars 20.7

Boston Celtics Leaders

MPG Reggie Lewis 41.7
FG% Joe Kleine .545
3P% Otis Birdsong .000
FT% Ed Pinckney 1.000
ORPG Kevin McHale 2.3
DRPG Robert Parish 6.7
RPG Robert Parish 8.7
SPG Reggie Lewis 1.7
APG Brian Shaw 6.3
BPG Robert Parish 0.7
PPG Reggie Lewis 20.3

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