Chicago Bulls Regular Season Rosters

1989-1990 Chicago Bulls Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
11 B.J. Armstrong G 6-2 175 0 Iowa 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
24 Bill Cartwright C 7-1 245 10 San Francisco 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
22 Charles Davis F 6-7 215 7 Vanderbilt 1981 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States
54 Horace Grant PF 6-10 255 2 Clemson 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
54 Jack Haley FC 6-10 240 2 UCLA 1987 Rnd 4 Pick 10 United States
14 Craig Hodges G 6-2 190 7 Long Beach State 1982 Rnd 3 Pick 2 United States
2 Dennis Hopson GF 6-5 200 2 Ohio State 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
23 Michael Jordan SG 6-6 215 5 North Carolina 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
21 Stacey King PF 6-11 250 0 Oklahoma 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
11 Clifford Lett G 6-3 170 0 Florida 1989 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
45 Ed Nealy F 6-7 238 6 Kansas State 1982 Rnd 8 Pick 5 United States
5 John Paxson G 6-2 185 6 Notre Dame 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
32 Will Perdue C 7-0 240 1 Vanderbilt 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
33 Scottie Pippen SF 6-8 228 2 Central Arkansas 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
42 Jeff Sanders F 6-8 225 0 Georgia Southern 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States

1989-1990 Chicago Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Paxson M. Jordan S. Pippen H. Grant B. Cartwright
Rotation C. Hodges   E. Nealy S. King W. Perdue
Rotation B. Armstrong   C. Davis    
Lim PT       J. Sanders  

1989-1990 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Detroit Pistons59-23-
2Chicago Bulls55-274
3Milwaukee Bucks44-3815
4Cleveland Cavaliers42-4017
5Indiana Pacers42-4017
6Atlanta Hawks41-4118
7Orlando Magic18-6441

1989-1990 Chicago Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Michael Jordan All-NBA First Team (1990)
Michael Jordan Player Of The Month (Dec 89, Mar 90)
Michael Jordan Player Of The Week (12/10/89, 04/01/90)
Michael Jordan All-NBA Defensive First Team (1990)
Stacey King All-Rookie Second Team (1990)
Michael Jordan Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1990)
Scottie Pippen Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1990)
Scottie Pippen Slam Dunk Contest Participant (1990)
Craig Hodges Three Point Shootout Participant (1990)
Michael Jordan Three Point Shootout Participant (1990)
Craig Hodges Three Point Champion (1990)

1989-1990 Chicago Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Michael Jordan 82 39.0 33.6 6.9 6.3 2.8 0.7 3.0
Scottie Pippen 82 38.4 16.5 6.7 5.4 2.6 1.2 3.4
Horace Grant 80 34.4 13.4 7.9 2.8 1.1 1.1 1.4
John Paxson 82 28.8 10.0 1.5 4.1 1.0 0.1 1.0
Bill Cartwright 71 30.4 11.4 6.5 2.0 0.5 0.5 1.7
Stacey King 82 21.7 8.9 4.7 1.1 0.5 0.7 1.5
B.J. Armstrong 81 15.9 5.6 1.3 2.5 0.6 0.1 1.0
Craig Hodges 63 16.7 6.5 0.8 1.7 0.5 0.0 0.5
Will Perdue 77 11.5 3.8 2.8 0.6 0.2 0.3 0.8
Charles Davis 53 8.1 2.5 1.5 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.4
Ed Nealy 46 10.9 2.3 3.0 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.4
Jeff Sanders 31 5.9 0.9 1.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.5
Jack Haley 11 5.3 2.3 1.6 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.6
Clifford Lett 4 7.0 1.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.5

1989-1990 Chicago Bulls Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

B.J. Armstrong was selected as the #18 pick in the First Round of the 1989 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. B.J. Armstrong signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Bulls on September 12, 1989.

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.

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.

Stacey King was selected as the #6 pick in the First Round of the 1989 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. Stacey King signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Bulls on October 7, 1989.

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.

Jeff Sanders was selected as the #20 pick in the First Round of the 1989 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. Jeff Sanders signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Bulls on July 27, 1989.

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.

Craig Hodges was acquired in a trade by the Chicago Bulls from the Phoenix Suns on December 14, 1988. Craig Hodges re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Chicago Bulls on August 24, 1989.

Ed Nealy was acquired in a trade by the Chicago Bulls from the Phoenix Suns on October 5, 1989.

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.

1989-1990 Chicago Bulls Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Jerry Krause General Manager 1985-1986 Director of Player Personnel (Chicago Bulls, 1976 to 1985)
Phil Jackson Head Coach 1989-1990 Assistant Coach (Chicago Bulls, 1987 to 1989)
Jim Cleamons Assistant Coach 1989-1990 N/A
Jerry Reinsdorf Owner, Chairman 1985-1986 N/A
John Ligmanowski Equipment Manager 1983-1984 N/A
Tommy Edwards Public Address Announcer 2006-2007 Public Address Announcer (Chicago Bulls, 1976 to 1990)