1987-88 NBA season Finals, awards and best players

NBA Finals 1988

NBA Champion: Los Angeles Lakers

NBA Finals:  Los Angeles Lakers (W)  4  Detroit Pistons (E)  3

NBA Finals MVP: James Worthy (Los Angeles Lakers)

Main players: Magic Johnson, James Worthy, Byron Scott (Los Angeles Lakers), Isiah Thomas, Bill Laimbeer, Adrian Dantley (Detroit Pistons).

Best players for the 1987-88 NBA season

Regular Season MVP: Michael Jordan (Chicago Bulls).

All-NBA first team: Magic Johnson (Los Angeles Lakers), Michael Jordan (Chicago Bulls), Larry Bird (Boston Celtics), Charles Barkley (Philadelphia 76ers), Hakeem Olajuwon (Houston Rockets).

All-NBA second team: John Stockton (Utah Jazz), Clyde Drexler (Portland Trail Blazers), Dominique Wilkins (Atlanta Hawks), Karl Malone (Utah Jazz), Patrick Ewing (New York Knicks).

SEASON STATS LEADERS

CategoryPlayerPos.TeamValue
PointsMichael JordanSG/SFChicago Bulls35.0
ReboundsMichael CagePF/CLos Angeles Clippers13.0
BlocksMark EatonCUtah Jazz3.7
AssistsJohn StocktonPGUtah Jazz13.8
StealsMichael JordanSG/SFChicago Bulls3.2
EfficiencyMichael JordanSG/SFChicago Bulls31.7
3-point field goalsDanny AingeSGBoston Celtics148

NBA Sixth Man: Roy Tarpley (Dallas Mavericks).

Most Improved Player: Kevin Duckworth (Portland Trail Blazers).

PLAYERS WITH THE BEST STATS IN THE 1987-88 REGULAR SEASON

PLAYERGPMPFG(%)3P(%)FT(%)RBASSTTOBKPTS
Michael Jordan820.513.04/24.3753.50.09/0.6513.88.82/10.4984.10.10.10.00.00.00.4
Larry Bird760.511.59/22.0052.71.29/3.1241.35.46/5.9691.60.10.10.00.00.00.4
Charles Barkley800.59.41/16.0458.70.55/1.9628.18.93/11.8975.10.10.00.00.00.00.4
Hakeem Olajuwon790.59.01/17.5351.40.00/0.050.04.82/6.9469.50.20.00.00.00.00.3
Clyde Drexler810.510.48/20.7350.60.14/0.6421.95.88/7.2581.10.10.10.00.00.00.3
Magic Johnson720.56.81/13.8349.20.15/0.7819.25.79/6.7985.30.10.20.00.10.00.3
Karl Malone820.510.46/20.1252.00.00/0.060.06.73/9.6270.00.10.00.00.00.00.3
John Stockton820.45.54/9.6557.40.29/0.8235.43.32/3.9584.10.00.20.00.00.00.2
Fat Lever820.57.84/16.5947.30.15/0.7021.43.02/3.8578.40.10.10.00.00.00.2
Dominique Wilkins780.511.65/25.0946.40.49/1.6529.76.94/8.4082.60.10.00.00.00.00.4

More awards

Citizenship award: Alex English (Denver Nuggets).