Dallas Mavericks Regular Season Rosters

1986-1987 Dallas Mavericks Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
24 Mark Aguirre SF 6-6 232 5 DePaul 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
  Uwe Blab C 7-2 243 1 Indiana 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 17 Germany
22 Rolando Blackman G 6-6 190 5 Kansas State 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 9 Panama / United States
15 Brad Davis G 6-3 180 9 Maryland 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
40 James Donaldson C 7-2 275 6 Washington State 1979 Rnd 4 Pick 7 England
12 Derek Harper PG 6-4 185 3 Illinois 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
6 Myron Jackson G 6-3 185 0 Little Rock 1986 Rnd 4 Pick 15 United States
21 Dennis Nutt G 6-2 170 1 Texas Christian 1985 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
44 Sam Perkins PF 6-9 235 2 North Carolina 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
32 Detlef Schrempf SF 6-9 214 1 Washington 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 8 Germany / United States
42 Roy Tarpley PF 6-11 230 0 Michigan 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
23 Bill Wennington C 7-0 245 1 St. John's 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 16 Canada
4 Al Wood GF 6-6 193 5 North Carolina 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States

1986-1987 Dallas Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Harper R. Blackman M. Aguirre S. Perkins J. Donaldson
Rotation D. Nutt B. Davis D. Schrempf R. Tarpley B. Wennington
Rotation         U. Blab
Lim PT     A. Wood    

1986-1987 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Dallas Mavericks55-27-
2Utah Jazz44-3811
3Houston Rockets42-4013
4Denver Nuggets37-4518
5Sacramento Kings29-5326
6San Antonio Spurs28-5427

1986-1987 Dallas Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Derek Harper All-NBA Defensive Second Team (1987)
Roy Tarpley All-Rookie First Team (1987)
Mark Aguirre Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1987)
Rolando Blackman Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1987)
Detlef Schrempf Three Point Shootout Participant (1987)

1986-1987 Dallas Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Mark Aguirre 80 33.3 25.7 5.3 3.2 1.1 0.4 2.7
Rolando Blackman 80 34.5 20.9 3.5 3.4 0.8 0.2 2.2
Derek Harper 77 33.2 16.0 2.6 7.9 2.2 0.3 1.8
Sam Perkins 80 33.6 14.8 7.7 1.8 1.4 1.0 1.6
James Donaldson 82 36.9 10.8 11.9 0.8 0.6 1.7 1.3
Detlef Schrempf 81 21.1 9.3 3.7 2.0 0.6 0.2 1.4
Brad Davis 82 19.4 7.1 1.4 4.5 0.8 0.1 1.4
Roy Tarpley 75 18.7 7.5 7.1 0.7 0.7 1.1 1.3
Al Wood 54 12.2 6.6 1.7 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.6
Bill Wennington 58 9.7 2.7 2.2 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.7
Dennis Nutt 25 3.6 2.3 0.3 0.6 0.3 0.0 0.4
Uwe Blab 30 5.3 1.8 1.2 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.5
Myron Jackson 8 2.8 1.4 0.4 0.8 0.1 0.0 0.6

1986-1987 Dallas Mavericks Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Mark Aguirre was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. Mark Aguirre signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks on July 1, 1981. Mark Aguirre signed a multi-year extension with the Dallas Mavericks on October 3, 1984.

Uwe Blab was selected as the #17 pick in the First Round of the 1985 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. Uwe Blab signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks on July 19, 1985.

Rolando Blackman was selected as the #9 pick in the First Round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. Rolando Blackman signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks on June 24, 1981. Rolando Blackman signed a multi-year extension with the Dallas Mavericks on November 1, 1984.

Derek Harper was selected as the #11 pick in the First Round of the 1983 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. Derek Harper signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks on August 1, 1983. Derek Harper signed a multi-year extension with the Dallas Mavericks on January 26, 1987.

Sam Perkins was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1984 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. Sam Perkins signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks on October 9, 1984.

Detlef Schrempf was selected as the #8 pick in the First Round of the 1985 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. Detlef Schrempf signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks on September 24, 1985.

Roy Tarpley was selected as the #7 pick in the First Round of the 1986 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. Roy Tarpley signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks on October 2, 1986.

Bill Wennington was selected as the #16 pick in the First Round of the 1985 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. Bill Wennington signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks on September 11, 1985.

Acquired via Trade

James Donaldson was acquired in a trade by the Dallas Mavericks from the Los Angeles Clippers on November 25, 1985. James Donaldson signed a multi-year extension with the Dallas Mavericks on March 14, 1987.

Al Wood was acquired in a trade by the Dallas Mavericks from the Seattle SuperSonics on July 23, 1986.

Acquired via Free Agency

Brad Davis signed a contract with the Dallas Mavericks on December 2, 1980. Brad Davis signed a multi-year extension with the Dallas Mavericks on March 27, 1981. Brad Davis signed a multi-year extension with the Dallas Mavericks on June 23, 1983. Brad Davis re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on October 16, 1986.

Dennis Nutt signed a contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on December 30, 1986.

1986-1987 Dallas Mavericks Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Don Carter Owner 1980-1981 N/A
Dick Motta Head Coach 1994-1995 Head Coach (Sacramento Kings, 1989 to 1992)
Rick Sund General Manager 1979-1980 Basketball Operations Intern (Milwaukee Bucks, 1974 to 1979)
Norm Sonju General Manager 1980-1981 General Manager (Los Angeles Clippers, 1977 to 1978)
Keith Grant Scout, Advance Scout 1986-1987 Administrative Assistant (Dallas Mavericks, 1984 to 1990)