Atlanta Hawks Regular Season Rosters

1998-1999 Atlanta Hawks Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
10 Mookie Blaylock PG 6-1 190 9 Oklahoma 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
12 Bimbo Coles SG 6-1 180 8 Virginia Tech 1990 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
33 Tyrone Corbin F 6-6 210 13 DePaul 1985 Rnd 2 Pick 11 United States
4 Chris Crawford PF 6-9 235 1 Marquette 1997 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
20 LaPhonso Ellis PF 6-8 240 6 Notre Dame 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
33 Duane Ferrell F 6-7 209 10 Georgia Tech 1988 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
22 Ed Gray SG 6-3 210 1 California 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 22 United States
44 Alan Henderson F-C 6-9 235 3 Indiana 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
5 Bakari Hendrix PF 6-8 230 0 Gonzaga 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
8 Anthony Johnson G 6-3 195 1 Charleston 1997 Rnd 2 Pick 11 United States
  Jason Lawson F-C 6-11 240 1 Villanova 1997 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
43 Grant Long PF 6-8 225 10 Eastern Michigan 1988 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
7 Roshown McLeod F 6-8 221 0 Duke 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
55 Dikembe Mutombo C 7-2 260 7 Georgetown 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 4 Democratic Republic of the Congo
31 Brian Oliver SG 6-4 210 4 Georgia Tech 1990 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
  Scot Pollard C-F 6-11 265 1 Kansas 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
15 Jeff Sheppard G 6-3 190 0 Kentucky 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
8 Steve Smith SG 6-7 200 7 Michigan State 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
40 Kebu Stewart F 6-8 239 1 Cal State Bakersfield 1997 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
41 Mark West C 6-10 230 15 Old Dominion 1983 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
3 Shammond Williams G 6-1 201 0 North Carolina 1998 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States

1998-1999 Atlanta Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Blaylock S. Smith C. Crawford G. Long D. Mutombo
Rotation A. Johnson E. Gray T. Corbin M. West  
Rotation   J. Sheppard R. McLeod    
Lim PT     L. Ellis A. Henderson  

1998-1999 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Indiana Pacers33-17-
2Atlanta Hawks31-192
3Detroit Pistons29-214
4Milwaukee Bucks28-225
5Charlotte Hornets26-247
6Toronto Raptors23-2710
7Cleveland Cavaliers22-2811
8Chicago Bulls13-3720

1998-1999 Atlanta Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Dikembe Mutombo Player Of The Week (02/07/99)
Dikembe Mutombo All-NBA Defensive Second Team (1999)
Mookie Blaylock All-NBA Defensive Second Team (1999)
Dikembe Mutombo IBM Award (1999)

1998-1999 Atlanta Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Steve Smith 36 36.5 18.7 4.2 3.3 1.0 0.3 2.8
Mookie Blaylock 48 36.7 13.3 4.7 5.8 2.1 0.2 2.4
Dikembe Mutombo 50 36.6 10.8 12.2 1.1 0.3 2.9 1.9
Grant Long 50 27.6 9.8 5.9 1.1 1.1 0.3 1.5
Alan Henderson 38 30.1 12.5 6.6 0.7 0.9 0.5 1.5
Tyrone Corbin 47 22.7 7.5 3.1 0.9 0.7 0.1 0.9
Chris Crawford 42 18.7 6.9 2.1 0.6 0.2 0.3 1.1
Anthony Johnson 49 18.1 5.0 1.5 2.2 0.7 0.1 1.3
LaPhonso Ellis 20 26.9 10.2 5.5 0.9 0.4 0.3 1.7
Roshown McLeod 34 10.2 4.8 1.5 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.7
Ed Gray 30 11.2 4.9 0.9 0.4 0.4 0.0 1.0
Mark West 49 10.2 1.2 2.6 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.3
Jeff Sheppard 18 10.3 2.2 1.2 0.9 0.2 0.0 0.4
Shammond Williams 2 2.0 1.5 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0

1998-1999 Atlanta Hawks Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Chris Crawford was selected as the #22 pick in the Second Round of the 1997 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. Chris Crawford signed a contract with the Atlanta Hawks on October 1, 1997. Chris Crawford re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Atlanta Hawks on January 21, 1999.

Ed Gray was selected as the #22 pick in the First Round of the 1997 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. Ed Gray signed a multi-year contract with the Atlanta Hawks on July 3, 1997.

Alan Henderson was selected as the #16 pick in the First Round of the 1995 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. Alan Henderson signed a multi-year contract with the Atlanta Hawks on September 21, 1995. Alan Henderson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Atlanta Hawks on January 23, 1999.

Roshown McLeod was selected as the #20 pick in the First Round of the 1998 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. Roshown McLeod signed a multi-year contract with the Atlanta Hawks on January 21, 1999.

Acquired via Trade

Mookie Blaylock was acquired in a trade by the Atlanta Hawks from the New Jersey Nets on November 3, 1992. Mookie Blaylock re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Atlanta Hawks on June 7, 1993. Mookie Blaylock signed a multi-year extension with the Atlanta Hawks on September 2, 1997.

Steve Smith was acquired in a trade by the Atlanta Hawks from the Miami Heat on November 7, 1994. Steve Smith re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Atlanta Hawks on July 23, 1996.

Acquired via Free Agency

Tyrone Corbin re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Atlanta Hawks on September 12, 1996. Tyrone Corbin re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Atlanta Hawks on September 26, 1997. Tyrone Corbin re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Atlanta Hawks on January 26, 1999.

LaPhonso Ellis signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Atlanta Hawks on January 30, 1999.

Anthony Johnson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Atlanta Hawks on January 22, 1999.

Grant Long signed a contract as a free agent with the Atlanta Hawks on February 1, 1999.

Dikembe Mutombo signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Atlanta Hawks on July 19, 1996.

Jeff Sheppard signed a contract with the Atlanta Hawks on March 19, 1999. Jeff Sheppard re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Atlanta Hawks on March 29, 1999. Jeff Sheppard re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Atlanta Hawks on April 8, 1999.

Mark West signed a contract as a free agent with the Atlanta Hawks on January 22, 1999.

1998-1999 Atlanta Hawks Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Ted Turner Owner 1976-1977 N/A
Lenny Wilkens Head Coach 1993-1994 Head Coach (Cleveland Cavaliers, 1986 to 1993)
Pete Babcock General Manager 1990-1991 President (Denver Nuggets, 1987 to 1990)
Steve Holman Radio Broadcaster 1986-1987 N/A