Dallas Mavericks Regular Season Rosters

1988-1989 Dallas Mavericks Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
24 Mark Aguirre SF 6-6 232 7 DePaul 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
4 Steve Alford G 6-2 183 1 Indiana 1987 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
  Uwe Blab C 7-2 243 3 Indiana 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 17 Germany
22 Rolando Blackman G 6-6 190 7 Kansas State 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 9 Panama / United States
4 Adrian Dantley SF 6-5 208 12 Notre Dame 1976 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
15 Brad Davis G 6-3 180 11 Maryland 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
40 James Donaldson C 7-2 275 8 Washington State 1979 Rnd 4 Pick 7 England
20 Jim Farmer G 6-4 190 1 Alabama 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
12 Derek Harper PG 6-4 185 5 Illinois 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
21 Anthony Jones GF 6-6 195 2 UNLV 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
7 Bob McCann SF 6-6 244 1 Morehead State 1987 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States
44 Sam Perkins PF 6-9 235 4 North Carolina 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
32 Detlef Schrempf SF 6-9 214 3 Washington 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 8 Germany / United States
42 Roy Tarpley PF 6-11 230 2 Michigan 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
41 Terry Tyler GF 6-7 215 10 Detroit-Mercy 1978 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
23 Bill Wennington C 7-0 245 3 St. John's 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 16 Canada
20 Morlon Wiley G 6-4 185 0 Long Beach State 1988 Rnd 2 Pick 21 United States
32 Herb Williams C 6-10 242 7 Ohio State 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States

1988-1989 Dallas Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Harper R. Blackman T. Tyler S. Perkins J. Donaldson
Rotation   B. Davis   R. Tarpley B. Wennington
Rotation   M. Wiley     U. Blab
Lim PT     A. Dantley H. Williams  
Lim PT     A. Jones    

1988-1989 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Utah Jazz51-31-
2Houston Rockets45-376
3Denver Nuggets44-387
4Dallas Mavericks38-4413
5San Antonio Spurs21-6130
6Miami Heat15-6736

1988-1989 Dallas Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Derek Harper Three Point Shootout Participant (1989)

1988-1989 Dallas Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Rolando Blackman 78 37.8 19.7 3.5 3.7 0.8 0.3 2.1
Derek Harper 81 36.6 17.3 2.8 7.0 2.1 0.5 2.5
Sam Perkins 78 36.7 15.0 8.8 1.6 1.0 1.2 1.8
Mark Aguirre 44 34.8 21.7 5.3 4.3 0.7 0.7 3.2
Adrian Dantley 31 34.9 20.3 4.9 2.5 0.6 0.2 2.6
Brad Davis 78 17.9 6.4 1.4 3.1 0.6 0.2 1.2
James Donaldson 53 32.9 9.1 10.8 0.7 0.5 1.5 1.6
Terry Tyler 70 15.1 5.5 3.0 0.6 0.3 0.6 0.7
Detlef Schrempf 37 22.8 9.5 4.5 2.3 0.6 0.2 1.5
Roy Tarpley 19 31.1 17.3 11.5 0.9 1.5 1.6 2.4
Bill Wennington 65 16.5 4.6 4.4 0.7 0.2 0.5 0.8
Herb Williams 30 30.1 6.6 6.6 1.2 0.5 1.8 1.4
Morlon Wiley 51 8.0 2.2 0.9 1.5 0.5 0.1 0.7
Uwe Blab 37 5.6 1.8 1.2 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.4
Anthony Jones 25 5.2 2.6 0.8 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.2
Steve Alford 9 4.2 0.8 0.3 1.0 0.1 0.0 0.1

1988-1989 Dallas Mavericks Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

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. 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.

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.

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.

Morlon Wiley was selected as the #21 pick in the Second Round of the 1988 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. Morlon Wiley signed a contract with the Dallas Mavericks on September 1, 1988.

Acquired via Trade

Adrian Dantley was acquired in a trade by the Dallas Mavericks from the Detroit Pistons on February 15, 1989.

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.

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

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

Anthony Jones signed a contract with the Dallas Mavericks on January 22, 1989. Anthony Jones re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on February 1, 1989. Anthony Jones re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on February 14, 1989.

Terry Tyler signed a contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on November 1, 1988.

1988-1989 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)
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)