Chicago Bulls Regular Season Rosters

1988-1989 Chicago Bulls Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
24 Bill Cartwright C 7-1 245 9 San Francisco 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
40 Dave Corzine C 6-11 250 10 DePaul 1978 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
22 Charles Davis F 6-7 215 6 Vanderbilt 1981 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States
54 Horace Grant PF 6-10 255 1 Clemson 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
54 Jack Haley FC 6-10 240 1 UCLA 1987 Rnd 4 Pick 10 United States
14 Craig Hodges G 6-2 190 6 Long Beach State 1982 Rnd 3 Pick 2 United States
22 Anthony Jones GF 6-6 195 2 UNLV 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
23 Michael Jordan SG 6-6 215 4 North Carolina 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
45 Ed Nealy F 6-7 238 5 Kansas State 1982 Rnd 8 Pick 5 United States
5 John Paxson G 6-2 185 5 Notre Dame 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
32 Will Perdue C 7-0 240 0 Vanderbilt 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
33 Scottie Pippen SF 6-8 228 1 Central Arkansas 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
12 Dominic Pressley G 6-2 170 1 Boston College 1986 Rnd 5 Pick 6 United States
6 Brad Sellers FC 7-0 210 2 Ohio State 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
11 Sam Vincent G 6-2 185 3 Michigan State 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
  David Wood PF 6-9 227 0 Nevada 1987 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

1988-1989 Chicago Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters C. Hodges M. Jordan S. Pippen H. Grant B. Cartwright
Rotation J. Paxson   C. Davis   D. Corzine
Rotation S. Vincent       B. Sellers
Rotation         W. Perdue
Lim PT         J. Haley

1988-1989 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Detroit Pistons63-19-
2Cleveland Cavaliers57-256
3Atlanta Hawks52-3011
4Milwaukee Bucks49-3314
5Chicago Bulls47-3516
6Indiana Pacers28-5435

1988-1989 Chicago Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Michael Jordan All-NBA First Team (1989)
Michael Jordan Player Of The Month (Dec 88, Mar 89)
Michael Jordan Player Of The Week (11/20/88, 01/15/89, 03/26/89, 04/02/89)
Michael Jordan All-NBA Defensive First Team (1989)
Michael Jordan Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1989)
Craig Hodges Three Point Shootout Participant (1989)
Michael Jordan IBM Award (1989)

1988-1989 Chicago Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Michael Jordan 81 40.2 32.5 8.0 8.0 2.9 0.8 3.6
Scottie Pippen 73 33.1 14.4 6.1 3.5 1.9 0.8 2.7
Bill Cartwright 78 29.9 12.4 6.7 1.2 0.3 0.5 2.4
Horace Grant 79 35.6 12.0 8.6 2.1 1.1 0.8 1.6
Sam Vincent 70 24.3 9.4 2.7 4.8 0.8 0.1 2.0
John Paxson 78 22.3 7.3 1.2 3.9 0.7 0.1 0.9
Brad Sellers 80 21.6 6.9 2.8 1.2 0.4 0.9 0.9
Craig Hodges 49 22.7 10.0 1.7 2.8 0.8 0.1 1.1
Dave Corzine 81 18.3 5.9 3.9 1.3 0.4 0.6 1.1
Charles Davis 49 11.1 3.8 2.3 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.4
Jack Haley 51 5.7 2.2 1.4 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.5
Will Perdue 30 6.3 2.2 1.5 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.5
Anthony Jones 8 8.1 1.5 1.0 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.1
Ed Nealy 13 7.2 0.8 1.8 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.1
Dominic Pressley 3 5.7 0.7 0.3 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
David Wood 2 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

1988-1989 Chicago Bulls Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Horace Grant was selected as the #10 pick in the First Round of the 1987 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. Horace Grant signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Bulls on August 1, 1987.

Jack Haley was selected as the #10 pick in the 4 Round of the 1987 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. Jack Haley signed a contract with the Chicago Bulls on October 7, 1988.

Michael Jordan was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 1984 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. Michael Jordan signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Bulls on August 1, 1984. Michael Jordan re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Chicago Bulls on September 20, 1988.

Will Perdue was selected as the #11 pick in the First Round of the 1988 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. Will Perdue signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Bulls on July 29, 1988.

Brad Sellers was selected as the #9 pick in the First Round of the 1986 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. Brad Sellers signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Bulls on October 1, 1986.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Scottie Pippen, the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1987 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Chicago Bulls from the Seattle SuperSonics on June 22, 1987. Scottie Pippen signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Bulls on August 1, 1987.

Acquired via Trade

Bill Cartwright was acquired in a trade by the Chicago Bulls from the New York Knicks on June 27, 1988.

Dave Corzine was acquired in a trade by the Chicago Bulls from the San Antonio Spurs on July 22, 1982. Dave Corzine re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Chicago Bulls on October 8, 1987.

Craig Hodges was acquired in a trade by the Chicago Bulls from the Phoenix Suns on December 14, 1988.

Sam Vincent was acquired in a trade by the Chicago Bulls from the Seattle SuperSonics on February 25, 1988. Sam Vincent re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Chicago Bulls on August 1, 1988.

Acquired via Free Agency

Charles Davis signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Chicago Bulls on October 7, 1988.

John Paxson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Chicago Bulls on October 29, 1985.

1988-1989 Chicago Bulls Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Jerry Reinsdorf Owner, Chairman 1985-1986 N/A
Doug Collins Head Coach 1986-1987 N/A
Phil Jackson Assistant Coach 1987-1988 Assistant Coach (Brooklyn Nets, 1978 to 1981)
Jerry Krause General Manager 1985-1986 Director of Player Personnel (Chicago Bulls, 1976 to 1985)
John Ligmanowski Equipment Manager 1983-1984 N/A
Tommy Edwards Public Address Announcer 2006-2007 Public Address Announcer (Chicago Bulls, 1976 to 1990)