Utah Jazz Playoff Rosters

1988-1989 Utah Jazz Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Thurl Bailey F-C 6-11 215 Apr 7, 1961 28 NC State 5 1983 Rnd 1, Pick 7, Utah Jazz
Mike Brown PF 6-9 257 Jul 19, 1963 25 Georgetown 2 1985 Rnd 3, Pick 22, Chicago Bulls
Mark Eaton C 7-4 275 Jan 24, 1957 32 UCLA 6 1979 Rnd 5, Pick 19, Phoenix Suns
Jim Farmer SG 6-4 190 Sep 23, 1964 24 Alabama 1 1987 Rnd 1, Pick 20, Dallas Mavericks
Darrell Griffith SG 6-4 190 Jun 16, 1958 30 Louisville 7 1980 Rnd 1, Pick 2, Utah Jazz
Bobby Hansen SG 6-6 190 Jan 18, 1961 28 Iowa 5 1983 Rnd 3, Pick 7, Utah Jazz
Marc Iavaroni PF 6-8 210 Sep 15, 1956 32 Virginia 7 1978 Rnd 3, Pick 11, New York Knicks
Eric Leckner FC 6-11 265 May 27, 1966 22 Wyoming 0 1988 Rnd 1, Pick 17, Utah Jazz
Jim Les PG 5-11 165 Aug 18, 1963 25 Bradley 2 1986 Rnd 3, Pick 23, Atlanta Hawks
Karl Malone PF 6-9 265 Jul 24, 1963 25 Louisiana Tech 3 1985 Rnd 1, Pick 13, Utah Jazz
Jose Rafael Ortiz-Rijos C 6-11 264 Oct 25, 1963 25   0 1987 Rnd 1, Pick 15, Utah Jazz
John Stockton PG 6-1 170 Mar 26, 1962 27 Gonzaga 4 1984 Rnd 1, Pick 16, Utah Jazz

1988-1989 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 Detroit Pistons #8 Boston Celtics DET in 3
First Round #2 New York Knicks #7 Philadelphia Sixers NYK in 3
First Round #3 Cleveland Cavaliers #6 Chicago Bulls CHI in 5
First Round #4 Atlanta Hawks #5 Milwaukee Bucks MIL in 5
Second Round #1 Detroit Pistons #5 Milwaukee Bucks DET in 4
Second Round #2 New York Knicks #6 Chicago Bulls CHI in 6
Conference Finals #1 Detroit Pistons #6 Chicago Bulls DET in 6

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 Los Angeles Lakers #8 Portland Trail Blazers LAL in 3
First Round #2 Utah Jazz #7 Golden State Warriors GSW in 3
First Round #3 Phoenix Suns #6 Denver Nuggets PHX in 3
First Round #4 Seattle SuperSonics #5 Houston Rockets SEA in 4
Second Round #1 Los Angeles Lakers #4 Seattle SuperSonics LAL in 4
Second Round #3 Phoenix Suns #7 Golden State Warriors PHX in 5
Conference Finals #1 Los Angeles Lakers #3 Phoenix Suns LAL in 4

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 Detroit Pistons #1 Los Angeles Lakers DET in 4

1988-1989 Utah Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Karl Malone 3 45.3 30.7 16.3 1.3 1.0 0.3 4.3
John Stockton 3 46.3 27.3 3.3 13.7 3.7 1.7 3.7
Darrell Griffith 3 23.7 15.3 4.0 0.0 1.3 0.3 1.7
Thurl Bailey 3 40.7 12.0 8.3 1.0 0.3 1.3 3.0
Bobby Hansen 3 41.0 11.0 5.7 1.3 0.3 0.7 2.0
Mark Eaton 3 33.0 8.3 11.0 0.3 0.3 0.7 2.3
Eric Leckner 3 3.3 0.7 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0
Marc Iavaroni 1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Jim Les 3 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.3
Mike Brown 2 5.5 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Jim Farmer 2 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

1988-1989 Utah Jazz Opening Round Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Utah Leaders Golden State Leaders
Apr 27, 1989
v.
Golden State
L, 119-123 Salt Palace
Opening Round
0-1 PTS: 30. J. Stockton
REB: 13. Karl Malone
AST: 14. J. Stockton
PTS: 41. Chris Mullin
REB: 11. Larry Smith
AST: 8. W. Garland
Apr 29, 1989
v.
Golden State
L, 91-99 Salt Palace
Opening Round
0-2 PTS: 37. Karl Malone
REB: 22. Karl Malone
AST: 11. J. Stockton
PTS: 22. Chris Mullin
REB: 7. Chris Mullin
AST: 7. Chris Mullin
May 2, 1989
@
Golden State
L, 120-106 Oracle Arena
Opening Round
0-3 PTS: 34. J. Stockton
REB: 14. Karl Malone
AST: 16. J. Stockton
PTS: 35. Chris Mullin
REB: 14. Rod Higgins
AST: 8. M. Richmond