Dallas Mavericks Regular Season Rosters

1990-1991 Dallas Mavericks Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
4 Steve Alford G 6-2 183 3 Indiana 1987 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
22 Rolando Blackman G 6-6 190 9 Kansas State 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 9 Panama / United States
15 Brad Davis G 6-3 180 13 Maryland 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
40 James Donaldson C 7-2 275 10 Washington State 1979 Rnd 4 Pick 7 England
2 Alex English SF 6-7 190 14 South Carolina 1976 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
50 Jim Grandholm FC 7-0 235 2 South Florida 1984 Rnd 4 Pick 6 United States
12 Derek Harper PG 6-4 185 7 Illinois 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
21 Fat Lever PG 6-3 170 8 Arizona State 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
1 Rodney McCray SF 6-7 220 7 Louisville 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
55 John Shasky C 6-11 235 2 Minnesota 1986 Rnd 3 Pick 14 United States
  Jesse Spinner C 6-10 250 0 Grambling State 1990 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
42 Roy Tarpley PF 6-11 230 4 Michigan 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
5 Kelvin Upshaw G 6-2 180 2 Utah 1986 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
52 Randy White PF 6-8 240 1 Louisiana Tech 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
32 Herb Williams C 6-10 242 9 Ohio State 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
34 Howard Wright F 6-8 220 0 Stanford 1989 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

1990-1991 Dallas Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Harper R. Blackman R. McCray H. Williams J. Donaldson
Rotation F. Lever B. Davis A. English R. Tarpley J. Shasky
Rotation K. Upshaw     R. White J. Grandholm
Rotation S. Alford        

1990-1991 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1San Antonio Spurs55-27-
2Utah Jazz54-281
3Houston Rockets52-303
4Orlando Magic31-5124
5Minnesota Timberwolves29-5326
6Dallas Mavericks28-5427
7Denver Nuggets20-6235

1990-1991 Dallas Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Rolando Blackman 80 37.1 19.9 3.2 3.8 0.9 0.2 2.0
Derek Harper 77 37.4 19.7 3.0 7.1 1.9 0.2 2.3
Rodney McCray 74 34.6 11.4 7.6 3.5 0.9 0.7 1.7
James Donaldson 82 34.1 10.0 8.9 0.8 0.4 1.1 1.8
Alex English 79 22.1 9.7 3.2 1.3 0.5 0.3 1.3
Herb Williams 60 30.5 12.4 6.0 1.6 0.5 1.5 1.9
Randy White 79 24.1 8.8 6.4 0.8 1.0 0.6 1.7
Brad Davis 80 17.8 5.4 1.5 2.9 0.6 0.2 1.0
Kelvin Upshaw 48 10.7 5.6 1.1 1.8 0.6 0.1 0.8
Steve Alford 34 6.9 4.4 0.7 0.6 0.2 0.0 0.5
John Shasky 57 8.9 2.6 2.4 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.5
Roy Tarpley 5 34.2 20.4 11.0 2.4 1.2 1.8 2.6
Jim Grandholm 26 6.5 3.0 1.9 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.4
Fat Lever 4 21.5 7.2 3.8 3.0 1.5 0.8 2.5
Howard Wright 3 2.7 2.0 0.7 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0

1990-1991 Dallas Mavericks Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

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. Rolando Blackman signed a multi-year extension with the Dallas Mavericks on April 8, 1989.

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. Derek Harper signed a multi-year extension with the Dallas Mavericks on April 8, 1989.

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.

Randy White was selected as the #8 pick in the First Round of the 1989 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. Randy White signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks on August 23, 1989.

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.

Fat Lever was acquired in a trade by the Dallas Mavericks from the Denver Nuggets on June 21, 1990.

Rodney McCray was acquired in a trade by the Dallas Mavericks from the Sacramento Kings on September 26, 1990.

Herb Williams was acquired in a trade by the Dallas Mavericks from the Indiana Pacers on February 21, 1989.

Acquired via Free Agency

Steve Alford signed a contract with the Dallas Mavericks on October 5, 1989. Steve Alford re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on October 4, 1990.

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 signed an extension with the Dallas Mavericks on October 16, 1986. Brad Davis signed an extension with the Dallas Mavericks on June 28, 1988. Brad Davis re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on August 9, 1989.

Alex English signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on August 15, 1990.

Jim Grandholm signed a contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on November 11, 1990.

John Shasky signed a contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on October 1, 1990.

Kelvin Upshaw signed a contract with the Dallas Mavericks on January 1, 1991. Kelvin Upshaw re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on January 11, 1991. Kelvin Upshaw re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on January 21, 1991.

1990-1991 Dallas Mavericks Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Don Carter Owner 1980-1981 N/A
Richie Adubato Head Coach 1989-1990 Head Coach (Detroit Pistons, 1979 to 1980)
Garfield Heard Assistant Coach 1987-1988 N/A
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 Director of Scouting 1990-1991 Advance Scout (Dallas Mavericks, 1986 to 1990)