Dallas Mavericks Regular Season Rosters

1987-1988 Dallas Mavericks Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
24 Mark Aguirre SF 6-6 232 6 DePaul 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
4 Steve Alford G 6-2 183 0 Indiana 1987 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
  Uwe Blab C 7-2 243 2 Indiana 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 17 Germany
22 Rolando Blackman G 6-6 190 6 Kansas State 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 9 Panama / United States
15 Brad Davis G 6-3 180 10 Maryland 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
40 James Donaldson C 7-2 275 7 Washington State 1979 Rnd 4 Pick 7 England
20 Jim Farmer G 6-4 190 0 Alabama 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
12 Derek Harper PG 6-4 185 4 Illinois 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
21 Dennis Nutt G 6-2 170 2 Texas Christian 1985 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
44 Sam Perkins PF 6-9 235 3 North Carolina 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
32 Detlef Schrempf SF 6-9 214 2 Washington 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 8 Germany / United States
42 Roy Tarpley PF 6-11 230 1 Michigan 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
23 Bill Wennington C 7-0 245 2 St. John's 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 16 Canada
4 Al Wood GF 6-6 193 6 North Carolina 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States

1987-1988 Dallas Depth Chart

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

1987-1988 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Denver Nuggets54-28-
2Dallas Mavericks53-291
3Utah Jazz47-357
4Houston Rockets46-368
5San Antonio Spurs31-5123
6Sacramento Kings24-5830

1987-1988 Dallas Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Roy Tarpley Player Of The Week (02/28/88)
Roy Tarpley Sixth Man Of The Year (1988)
Mark Aguirre Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1988)
James Donaldson Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1988)
Detlef Schrempf Three Point Shootout Participant (1988)

1987-1988 Dallas Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Mark Aguirre 77 33.9 25.1 5.6 3.6 0.9 0.7 2.6
Derek Harper 82 37.0 17.0 3.0 7.7 2.0 0.4 2.3
Rolando Blackman 71 36.3 18.7 3.5 3.7 0.9 0.3 2.0
Roy Tarpley 81 28.5 13.5 11.8 1.1 1.3 1.1 2.1
Sam Perkins 75 33.3 14.2 8.0 1.6 1.0 0.7 1.6
Detlef Schrempf 82 19.4 8.5 3.4 1.9 0.5 0.4 1.3
James Donaldson 81 31.1 7.0 9.3 0.8 0.5 1.3 1.4
Brad Davis 75 19.7 7.2 1.4 4.0 0.7 0.2 1.2
Uwe Blab 73 9.0 2.2 1.8 0.5 0.1 0.4 0.7
Bill Wennington 30 4.2 2.1 1.3 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.3
Jim Farmer 30 5.2 2.0 0.6 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.7
Steve Alford 28 7.0 2.1 0.8 0.8 0.6 0.1 0.4

1987-1988 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.

Steve Alford was selected as the #3 pick in the Second Round of the 1987 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. Steve Alford signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks on October 9, 1987.

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.

Jim Farmer was selected as the #20 pick in the First Round of the 1987 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. Jim Farmer signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks on October 1, 1987.

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.

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.

1987-1988 Dallas Mavericks Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Don Carter Owner 1980-1981 N/A
John MacLeod Head Coach 1987-1988 Head Coach (Phoenix Suns, 1973 to 1987)
Clifford Ray Assistant Coach 1987-1988 N/A
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 Scout, Advance Scout 1986-1987 Administrative Assistant (Dallas Mavericks, 1984 to 1990)