Phoenix 130, Denver 121

May 2, 1989

Opening Round - Phoenix wins 3-0

McNichols Sports Arena (Denver, Colorado)

Attendance: 12,660

Officials: Dick Bavetta, Don Vaden, Jake ODonnell

Team Rebounds: Phoenix (0) Denver (0)

Technicals: Phoenix (0) Denver (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
PHX (55-27) 27 27 34 42 130
DEN (44-38) 36 36 29 20 121

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
PHX 107 121.6 113.1
DEN 107 113.1 121.6

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
PHX .547 0.150 0.250 0.419
DEN .480 0.103 0.333 0.225

Phoenix Suns

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
24 Tom Chambers Starter PF 44:00 12-22 1-2 7-8 28.8 4.0 13 17 3 1 2 1 3 32
23 Tyrone Corbin Starter SF 19:00 4-7 0-0 0-0 1.5 1.0 1 2 0 4 1 0 2 8
14 Jeff Hornacek Starter SG 35:00 9-13 0-0 0-0 17.8 2.0 4 6 4 3 2 1 1 18
7 Kevin Johnson Starter PG 41:00 9-17 0-1 14-14 27.5 0.0 4 4 16 3 1 0 5 32
41 Mark West Starter C 14:00 2-2 0-0 2-2 5.5 1.0 3 4 0 1 0 0 1 6
25 T.R. Dunn Bench SG 23:00 1-2 0-0 1-2 4.5 3.0 3 6 0 3 0 0 0 3
35 Armen Gilliam Bench PF 10:00 1-1 0-0 2-4 2.8 2.0 2 4 0 1 0 0 2 4
8 Eddie Johnson Bench SF 27:00 2-11 1-5 9-10 2.8 0.0 3 3 1 5 1 0 1 14
9 Dan Majerle Bench SF 19:00 6-11 0-2 1-2 5.0 0.0 6 6 0 5 0 0 1 13
34 Tim Perry Bench PF 08:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.5 0.0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
  Team                                
        240 46-86 2-10 36-42 123.5 13 39 52 24 27 8 3 16 130
          53.5% 20.0% 85.7%                    

Denver Nuggets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
14 Michael Adams Starter PG 39:00 7-19 4-10 4-4 14.2 1.0 4 5 4 2 3 0 2 22
1 Darwin Cook Starter SG 22:00 7-11 0-1 2-2 7.8 1.0 3 4 0 3 0 0 1 16
42 Wayne Cooper Starter C 17:00 3-5 0-0 0-0 8.0 2.0 3 5 1 3 0 2 0 6
2 Alex English Starter PF 38:00 8-22 0-0 6-6 10.5 3.0 1 4 5 1 0 0 1 22
24 Bill Hanzlik Starter SF 38:00 5-15 0-2 2-2 9.2 1.0 5 6 6 5 2 1 2 12
6 Walter Davis Bench SF 30:00 10-15 0-0 6-6 11.8 1.0 1 2 1 3 1 0 3 26
22 David Greenwood Bench PF 15:00 2-4 0-0 1-2 4.2 2.0 4 6 1 2 0 0 2 5
35 Jerome Lane Bench SF 09:00 2-5 0-0 0-0 2.8 1.0 2 3 1 2 0 0 0 4
41 Blair Rasmussen Bench C 01:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 -0.5 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
21 Elston Turner Bench SG 31:00 3-6 0-1 2-6 8.0 2.0 5 7 2 4 1 0 0 8
  Team                                
        240 47-102 4-14 23-28 92.0 14 28 42 21 26 7 3 11 121
          46.1% 28.6% 82.1%                    

Phoenix Suns Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Kevin Johnson
20.4p, 4.2r, 12.2a
Jeff Hornacek
13.5p, 3.4r, 6a
Tyrone Corbin
8.2p, 5.2r, 1.5a
Tom Chambers
25.7p, 8.4r, 2.9a
Mark West
7.2p, 6.7r, 0.5a
Rotation  
 
T.R. Dunn
1p, 1.8r, 0.7a
Eddie Johnson
21.5p, 4.4r, 2.3a
Armen Gilliam
15.9p, 7.3r, 0.7a
 
 
Rotation  
 
 
 
Dan Majerle
8.6p, 3.9r, 2.4a
 
 
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
Tim Perry
4.1p, 2.1r, 0.3a
 
 

Denver Nuggets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Michael Adams
18.5p, 3.7r, 6.4a
Darwin Cook
7.7p, 1.6r, 1.9a
Bill Hanzlik
4.9p, 2.3r, 2.1a
Alex English
26.5p, 4r, 4.7a
Wayne Cooper
6.6p, 7.8r, 1a
Rotation  
 
Elston Turner
4.3p, 3.7r, 1.8a
Walter Davis
15.6p, 1.9r, 2.3a
David Greenwood
7p, 6r, 1.4a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
Jerome Lane
4.8p, 3.7r, 1.1a
 
 
Blair Rasmussen
7.6p, 3.7r, 0.6a

Phoenix Suns Leaders

MPG Tom Chambers 42.3
FG% Mark West .667
3P% Tom Chambers .625
FT% Kevin Johnson .935
ORPG Armen Gilliam 3.0
DRPG Tom Chambers 13.7
RPG Tom Chambers 15.3
SPG Kevin Johnson 2.3
APG Kevin Johnson 13.0
BPG Tom Chambers 1.7
PPG Kevin Johnson 30.7

Denver Nuggets Leaders

MPG Michael Adams 37.5
FG% Walter Davis .517
3P% Fat Lever .667
FT% Jerome Lane 1.000
ORPG Alex English 2.7
DRPG Michael Adams 6.0
RPG Michael Adams 8.5
SPG Fat Lever 2.0
APG Fat Lever 9.5
BPG Wayne Cooper 0.7
PPG Alex English 26.0

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