Chicago Bulls Regular Season Rosters

1998-1999 Chicago Bulls Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
31 Brent Barry G 6-7 210 3 Oregon State 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
25 Corey Benjamin SG 6-6 200 0 Oregon State 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 28 United States
44 Mario Bennett C-F 6-6 235 2 Arizona State 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 27 United States
22 Keith Booth F 6-6 226 1 Maryland 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 28 United States
1 Randy Brown PG 6-2 190 7 New Mexico State 1991 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
2 Mark Bryant PF 6-9 245 10 Seton Hall 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
21 Corry Carr G 6-3 212 0 Texas Tech 1998 Rnd 2 Pick 20 United States
18 Kornel David F 6-9 235 1 - 1993 NBA Draft, Undrafted Hungary
9 Ron Harper SG 6-6 185 12 Miami (OH) 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
1 Stephen Jackson GF 6-8 220 1 Butler CC 1997 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
11 Charles R. Jones G 6-3 180 0 Long Island 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
7 Toni Kukoc SF 6-11 235 5 KK Split (Croatia) 1990 Rnd 2 Pick 2 Croatia
5 Rusty LaRue SG 6-2 210 1 Wake Forest 1996 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
28 Andrew Lang C 6-11 245 10 Arkansas 1988 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
  Priest Lauderdale C 7-4 325 2 Peristeri BC (Greece) 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 28 United States
13 Martin Muursepp F-C 6-10 235 2 Tallinna Ulikool/Kalev (Estonia) 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 25 Estonia
  Chuck Person SF 6-8 220 12 Auburn 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
  Roy Rogers, Jr. F 6-10 235 2 Alabama 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 22 United States
42 Jeff Sanders F 6-8 225 4 Georgia Southern 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
8 Dickey Simpkins PF 6-9 248 4 Providence 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
6 Matt Steigenga F 6-7 225 2 Michigan State 1992 Rnd 2 Pick 25 United States
35 Bubba Wells G-F 6-5 230 1 Austin Peay 1997 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
34 Bill Wennington C 7-0 245 11 St. John's 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 16 Canada
28 Robert Werdann C 6-11 250 5 St. John's 1992 Rnd 2 Pick 19 United States

1998-1999 Chicago Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters R. Brown R. Harper B. Barry T. Kukoc D. Simpkins
Rotation   R. LaRue K. Booth M. Bryant A. Lang
Rotation   C. Jones   K. David B. Wennington
Rotation   C. Carr      
Rotation   C. Benjamin      
Lim PT     J. Sanders    

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 Chicago Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Toni Kukoc 44 37.6 18.8 7.0 5.3 1.1 0.2 2.8
Dickey Simpkins 50 29.0 9.1 6.8 1.3 0.7 0.3 1.4
Brent Barry 37 31.9 11.1 3.9 3.1 1.1 0.3 1.9
Mark Bryant 45 26.8 9.0 5.2 1.1 0.8 0.4 1.5
Ron Harper 35 31.6 11.2 5.1 3.3 1.7 1.0 1.9
Randy Brown 39 29.2 8.8 3.4 3.8 1.7 0.2 2.1
Kornel David 50 18.0 6.2 3.5 0.8 0.5 0.3 1.0
Rusty LaRue 43 17.0 4.7 1.3 1.5 0.8 0.1 0.8
Corry Carr 42 14.9 4.1 1.2 1.6 0.5 0.2 1.1
Bill Wennington 38 11.9 3.8 2.1 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.4
Keith Booth 39 11.1 3.1 2.4 1.0 0.6 0.3 1.0
Corey Benjamin 31 10.3 3.8 1.3 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.7
Charles R. Jones 29 16.4 3.7 1.4 1.4 0.6 0.2 1.0
Andrew Lang 21 18.4 3.8 4.4 0.6 0.2 0.6 0.8
Mario Bennett 3 6.3 2.3 1.7 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.3

1998-1999 Chicago Bulls Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Corey Benjamin was selected as the #28 pick in the First Round of the 1998 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. Corey Benjamin signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Bulls on January 22, 1999.

Keith Booth was selected as the #28 pick in the First Round of the 1997 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. Keith Booth signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Bulls on October 2, 1997.

Toni Kukoc was selected as the #2 pick in the Second Round of the 1990 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. Toni Kukoc signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Bulls on July 19, 1993. Toni Kukoc re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Chicago Bulls on September 15, 1994.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Corry Carr, the #20 pick in the Second Round of the 1998 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Chicago Bulls from the Atlanta Hawks on June 24, 1998. Corry Carr signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Bulls on January 23, 1999.

Acquired via Trade

Mark Bryant was acquired in a trade by the Chicago Bulls from the Phoenix Suns on January 23, 1999.

Andrew Lang was acquired in a trade by the Chicago Bulls from the Milwaukee Bucks on January 22, 1999.

Acquired via Free Agency

Brent Barry signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Chicago Bulls on January 25, 1999.

Randy Brown signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Chicago Bulls on October 6, 1995.

Kornel David signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Chicago Bulls on January 21, 1999.

Ron Harper signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Chicago Bulls on September 15, 1994.

Charles R. Jones signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Chicago Bulls on January 22, 1999.

Rusty LaRue signed a contract with the Chicago Bulls on November 15, 1997. Rusty LaRue re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Chicago Bulls on January 21, 1999.

Jeff Sanders signed a contract as a free agent with the Chicago Bulls on February 4, 1999.

Dickey Simpkins signed a contract with the Chicago Bulls on March 2, 1998. Dickey Simpkins re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Chicago Bulls on January 21, 1999.

Bill Wennington signed a contract with the Chicago Bulls on September 22, 1993. Bill Wennington re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Chicago Bulls on August 31, 1994. Bill Wennington re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Chicago Bulls on September 8, 1997. Bill Wennington re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Chicago Bulls on January 21, 1999.

1998-1999 Chicago Bulls Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Jerry Reinsdorf Owner, Chairman 1985-1986 N/A
Tim Floyd Head Coach 1998-1999 Assistant Coach (UTEP, 1977 to 1986)
Bill Cartwright Assistant Coach 1997-1998 N/A
Jim Stack Assistant VP of Basketball Operations 1996-1997 Special Assistant to the Vice President of Basketball Operations (Chicago Bulls, 1987 to 1996)
Jerry Krause General Manager 1985-1986 Director of Player Personnel (Chicago Bulls, 1976 to 1985)
Ivica Dukan Director of International Scouting 1990-1991 N/A
Gar Forman Scout 1998-1999 N/A
John Ligmanowski Equipment Manager 1983-1984 N/A
Fred Tedeschi Head Athletic Trainer 1998-1999 N/A
Wally Blase Assistant Athletic Trainer 1996-1997 N/A
Neil Funk Radio Broadcaster 1991-1992 N/A
Steve Kashul Radio Broadcaster 1997-1998 N/A