Dallas Mavericks Regular Season Rosters

1983-1984 Dallas Mavericks Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
24 Mark Aguirre SF 6-6 232 2 DePaul 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
22 Rolando Blackman G 6-6 190 2 Kansas State 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 9 Panama / United States
  Pat Cummings FC 6-9 230 5 Cincinnati 1978 Rnd 3 Pick 15 United States
15 Brad Davis G 6-3 180 6 Maryland 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
14 Dale Ellis GF 6-7 205 0 Tennessee 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
20 Bill Garnett F 6-9 225 1 Wyoming 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
12 Derek Harper PG 6-4 185 0 Illinois 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
40 Kurt Nimphius FC 6-10 218 2 Arizona State 1980 Rnd 3 Pick 1 United States
  Roger Phegley SG 6-6 205 5 Bradley 1978 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
  Jim Spanarkel GF 6-5 190 4 Duke 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
  Corny Thompson F 6-8 225 1 Connecticut 1982 Rnd 3 Pick 4 United States
33 Elston Turner GF 6-5 190 2 Ole Miss 1981 Rnd 2 Pick 20 United States
31 Jay Vincent F 6-7 220 2 Michigan State 1981 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
45 Mark West C 6-10 230 0 Old Dominion 1983 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States

1983-1984 Dallas Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters B. Davis R. Blackman M. Aguirre J. Vincent P. Cummings
Rotation D. Harper   D. Ellis K. Nimphius M. West
Rotation     B. Garnett    
Rotation     E. Turner    
Lim PT   R. Phegley J. Spanarkel    

1983-1984 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Utah Jazz45-37-
2Dallas Mavericks43-392
3Denver Nuggets38-447
4Kansas City Kings38-447
5San Antonio Spurs37-458
6Houston Rockets29-5316

1983-1984 Dallas Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Mark Aguirre Player Of The Month (Jan 84)
Mark Aguirre Player Of The Week (11/27/83)
Mark Aguirre Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1984)

1983-1984 Dallas Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Mark Aguirre 79 36.7 29.5 5.9 4.5 1.0 0.3 3.6
Rolando Blackman 81 37.3 22.4 4.6 3.6 0.7 0.5 2.1
Pat Cummings 80 31.1 13.1 8.2 2.0 0.8 0.3 1.8
Brad Davis 81 32.9 11.1 2.3 6.9 1.2 0.2 2.0
Jay Vincent 61 23.3 11.0 4.0 1.9 0.5 0.2 1.9
Kurt Nimphius 82 27.9 7.9 6.3 2.1 0.5 1.8 1.2
Dale Ellis 67 15.8 8.2 3.7 0.8 0.6 0.1 1.2
Derek Harper 82 20.9 5.7 2.1 2.9 1.2 0.3 1.4
Bill Garnett 80 19.1 5.1 4.1 1.6 0.6 0.8 0.8
Elston Turner 47 11.4 2.9 2.0 1.3 0.6 0.0 0.6
Mark West 34 5.9 1.1 1.4 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.4
Jim Spanarkel 7 7.7 3.4 1.0 0.7 0.9 0.0 0.6
Roger Phegley 10 7.6 2.1 0.9 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.5

1983-1984 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.

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.

Dale Ellis was selected as the #9 pick in the First Round of the 1983 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. Dale Ellis signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks on September 26, 1983.

Bill Garnett was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1982 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. Bill Garnett signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks on September 30, 1982.

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.

Elston Turner was selected as the #20 pick in the Second Round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. Elston Turner signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks on July 25, 1981.

Jay Vincent was selected as the #1 pick in the Second Round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. Jay Vincent signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks on June 24, 1981.

Mark West was selected as the #6 pick in the Second Round of the 1983 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. Mark West signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks on August 1, 1983.

Acquired via Trade

Pat Cummings was acquired in a trade by the Dallas Mavericks from the Milwaukee Bucks on June 28, 1982.

Acquired via Expansion Draft

Jim Spanarkel was taken in the 1980 Expansion Draft by the Dallas Mavericks from the Philadelphia Sixers on May 28, 1980.

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 re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on June 23, 1983.

Kurt Nimphius signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on September 2, 1981.

Roger Phegley signed a contract with the Dallas Mavericks on February 18, 1984. Roger Phegley re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on February 28, 1984. Roger Phegley re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on March 10, 1984.

1983-1984 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)
Bob Weiss Assistant Coach 1980-1981 Assistant Coach (Los Angeles Clippers, 1978 to 1980)
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)