Denver Nuggets Regular Season Rosters

1998-1999 Denver Nuggets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
7 Cory Alexander G 6-1 185 3 Virginia 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 29 United States
1 Chauncey Billups G 6-3 210 1 Colorado 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
15 Keon Clark C 6-11 221 0 UNLV 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
15 Danny Fortson F 6-7 260 1 Cincinnati 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
  Tremaine Fowlkes F 6-8 220 0 Fresno State 1998 Rnd 2 Pick 25 United States
21 Dean Garrett C 6-10 225 5 Indiana 1988 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
21 Carl Herrera F 6-9 215 7 Houston 1990 Rnd 2 Pick 3 Trinidad and Tobago / Venezuela
13 Bobby Jackson G 6-1 185 1 Minnesota 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
45 Raef LaFrentz F 6-11 245 0 Kansas 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
30 Priest Lauderdale C 7-4 325 2 Peristeri BC (Greece) 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 28 United States
11 Kelly McCarty SF 6-7 200 0 Southern Mississippi 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States / Russia
24 Antonio McDyess F 6-9 245 3 Alabama 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
0 Conrad McRae F 6-9 222 0 Syracuse 1993 Rnd 2 Pick 11 United States
34 Loren Meyer F-C 6-10 257 3 Iowa State 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
42 Mark Randall PF 6-9 235 5 Kansas 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States
23 Bryant Stith SG 6-5 209 6 Virginia 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
17 Johnny Taylor F 6-9 220 1 Chattanooga 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
  John Turner F 6-9 245 1 Phillips 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
31 Nick Van Exel PG 6-1 170 5 Cincinnati 1993 Rnd 2 Pick 10 United States
14 Eric Washington G 6-4 190 1 Alabama 1997 Rnd 2 Pick 18 United States
5 Tyson Wheeler G 5-10 165 0 Rhode Island 1998 Rnd 2 Pick 18 United States
32 Eric Williams F 6-8 220 3 Providence 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
3 Monty Williams SF 6-8 225 4 Notre Dame 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States

1998-1999 Denver Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters N. Van Exel C. Billups B. Stith D. Fortson A. McDyess
Rotation C. Alexander E. Washington J. Taylor E. Williams R. LaFrentz
Rotation         K. Clark
Rotation         L. Meyer
Lim PT   K. McCarty   C. Herrera  

1998-1999 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1San Antonio Spurs37-13-
2Utah Jazz37-130
3Houston Rockets31-196
4Minnesota Timberwolves25-2512
5Dallas Mavericks19-3118
6Denver Nuggets14-3623
7Vancouver Grizzlies8-4229

1998-1999 Denver Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Antonio McDyess All-NBA Third Team (1999)
Antonio McDyess Player Of The Week (02/28/99)

1998-1999 Denver Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Antonio McDyess 50 38.7 21.2 10.7 1.6 1.5 2.3 2.8
Nick Van Exel 50 36.0 16.5 2.3 7.4 0.8 0.1 2.4
Chauncey Billups 45 33.1 13.9 2.1 3.8 1.3 0.3 2.2
Danny Fortson 50 28.3 11.0 11.6 0.6 0.6 0.4 1.5
Bryant Stith 46 26.0 7.0 2.3 1.8 0.6 0.3 1.0
Eric Williams 38 20.5 7.3 2.1 1.0 0.7 0.2 1.3
Cory Alexander 36 21.6 7.2 2.1 3.3 1.0 0.1 1.9
Johnny Taylor 36 20.1 5.8 2.8 0.7 0.8 0.5 0.9
Eric Washington 38 20.0 5.4 2.3 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.9
Raef LaFrentz 12 32.2 13.8 7.6 0.7 0.8 1.4 0.8
Keon Clark 28 14.6 3.3 3.4 0.4 0.4 1.1 0.8
Carl Herrera 24 11.0 2.5 2.2 0.0 0.5 0.3 0.5
Loren Meyer 14 5.0 1.1 1.1 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.3
Tyson Wheeler 1 3.0 4.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Kelly McCarty 2 2.0 2.0 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0
Monty Williams 1 6.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

1998-1999 Denver Nuggets Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Raef LaFrentz was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 1998 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets. Raef LaFrentz signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on January 22, 1999.

Bryant Stith was selected as the #13 pick in the First Round of the 1992 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets. Bryant Stith signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on September 30, 1992. Bryant Stith re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on July 19, 1996.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Keon Clark, the #13 pick in the First Round of the 1998 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Denver Nuggets from the Orlando Magic on January 21, 1999. Keon Clark signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on January 22, 1999.

Draft Rights to Danny Fortson, the #10 pick in the First Round of the 1997 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Denver Nuggets from the Milwaukee Bucks on June 25, 1997. Danny Fortson signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on July 16, 1997.

Draft Rights to Eric Washington, the #18 pick in the Second Round of the 1997 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Denver Nuggets from the Orlando Magic on June 25, 1997. Eric Washington signed a contract with the Denver Nuggets on October 6, 1997. Eric Washington re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on January 22, 1999.

Acquired via Trade

Chauncey Billups was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Toronto Raptors on January 21, 1999.

Johnny Taylor was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Orlando Magic on January 21, 1999.

Nick Van Exel was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Los Angeles Lakers on June 24, 1998.

Eric Williams was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Boston Celtics on August 21, 1997. Eric Williams signed a multi-year extension with the Denver Nuggets on October 1, 1997.

Acquired via Free Agency

Cory Alexander signed a contract with the Denver Nuggets on March 4, 1998. Cory Alexander re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on January 21, 1999.

Carl Herrera signed a contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on March 3, 1999.

Kelly McCarty signed a contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on January 22, 1999.

Antonio McDyess signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on January 22, 1999.

Loren Meyer signed a contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on January 22, 1999.

1998-1999 Denver Nuggets Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Mike D'Antoni Head Coach 1998-1999 Assistant Coach (Denver Nuggets, 1997 to 1998)
John Lucas Assistant Coach 1998-1999 Head Coach (Philadelphia Sixers, 1994 to 1996)
Louie Dampier Assistant Coach 1998-1999 N/A
Mike Evans Assistant Coach 1998-1999 Assistant Coach (Denver Nuggets, 1994 to 1995)
Todd Eley VP of Basketball Operations 1996-1997 General Manager (Denver Nuggets, 1995 to 1997)
Dan Issel General Manager 1998-1999 Head Coach (Denver Nuggets, 1992 to 1995)
Kim Hughes Assistant Coach, Director of Scouting 1998-1999 N/A
Lisa Johnson VP of Basketball Administration 1998-1999 N/A
Tommy Sheppard Senior Director of Basketball Operations 1994-1995 N/A
Glen Gondrezick Regional Scout 1998-1999 N/A
Jerry Holloway Regional Scout 1998-1999 N/A
Bill Branch Advance Scout 1997-1998 N/A
Steve Hess Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach 1997-1998 N/A
Jim Gillen Athletic Trainer 1991-1992 N/A
Max Benton Assistant Athletic Trainer 1995-1996 N/A