Detroit Pistons Regular Season Rosters

1990-1991 Detroit Pistons Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
23 Mark Aguirre SF 6-6 232 9 DePaul 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
00 William Bedford C 7-0 225 4 Memphis 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
  Lance Blanks SG 6-4 190 0 Texas 1990 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States
4 Joe Dumars SG 6-3 190 5 McNeese State 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
53 James Edwards C 7-0 225 13 Washington 1977 Rnd 3 Pick 2 United States
35 Scott Hastings FC 6-10 235 8 Arkansas 1982 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
12 Gerald Henderson G 6-2 175 12 VCU 1978 Rnd 3 Pick 20 United States
  Mark Hughes C 6-10 - 1 Michigan 1989 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
15 Vinnie Johnson G 6-2 200 11 Baylor 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
40 Bill Laimbeer C 6-11 245 10 Notre Dame 1979 Rnd 3 Pick 21 United States
25 John Long GF 6-5 195 12 Detroit-Mercy 1978 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
10 Dennis Rodman PF 6-7 210 4 Southeastern Oklahoma State 1986 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
30 Tree Rollins C 7-1 235 13 Clemson 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
22 John Salley C 6-11 230 4 Georgia Tech 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
11 Isiah Thomas PG 6-1 180 9 Indiana 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States

1990-1991 Detroit Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters I. Thomas J. Dumars D. Rodman B. Laimbeer J. Edwards
Rotation V. Johnson   M. Aguirre   J. Salley
Rotation G. Henderson       W. Bedford
Rotation         T. Rollins
Rotation         S. Hastings
Lim PT   L. Blanks     M. Hughes

1990-1991 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Chicago Bulls61-21-
2Detroit Pistons50-3211
3Milwaukee Bucks48-3413
4Atlanta Hawks43-3918
5Indiana Pacers41-4120
6Cleveland Cavaliers33-4928
7Charlotte Hornets26-5635

1990-1991 Detroit Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Joe Dumars All-NBA Third Team (1991)
Dennis Rodman Defensive Player Of The Year (1991)
Dennis Rodman All-NBA Defensive First Team (1991)
Joe Dumars All-NBA Defensive Second Team (1991)
Isiah Thomas Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1991)
Joe Dumars Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1991)

1990-1991 Detroit Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Joe Dumars 80 38.1 20.4 2.3 5.5 1.1 0.1 2.4
Mark Aguirre 78 25.7 14.2 4.8 1.8 0.6 0.3 1.6
James Edwards 72 26.4 13.6 3.8 0.9 0.2 0.4 1.8
Vinnie Johnson 82 29.1 11.7 3.4 3.3 0.9 0.2 1.4
Bill Laimbeer 82 32.5 11.0 9.0 1.9 0.5 0.7 1.2
Isiah Thomas 48 34.5 16.2 3.3 9.3 1.6 0.2 3.9
Dennis Rodman 82 33.5 8.2 12.5 1.0 0.8 0.7 1.1
John Salley 74 22.3 7.4 4.4 0.9 0.7 1.5 1.2
William Bedford 60 9.4 4.5 2.2 0.5 0.0 0.6 0.5
Gerald Henderson 23 17.0 5.3 1.6 2.7 0.5 0.1 1.2
John Long 25 10.2 3.8 1.3 0.7 0.4 0.1 0.6
Lance Blanks 38 5.6 1.7 0.5 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.5
Scott Hastings 27 4.2 1.8 1.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.3
Tree Rollins 37 5.5 1.0 1.1 0.1 0.1 0.5 0.4

1990-1991 Detroit Pistons Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Lance Blanks was selected as the #26 pick in the First Round of the 1990 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Lance Blanks signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on August 23, 1990.

Joe Dumars was selected as the #18 pick in the First Round of the 1985 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Joe Dumars signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on August 21, 1985. Joe Dumars signed a multi-year extension with the Detroit Pistons on April 1, 1989.

Dennis Rodman was selected as the #3 pick in the Second Round of the 1986 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Dennis Rodman signed a contract with the Detroit Pistons on September 22, 1986. Dennis Rodman re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on August 1, 1987. Dennis Rodman signed an extension with the Detroit Pistons on September 26, 1988. Dennis Rodman signed a multi-year extension with the Detroit Pistons on February 15, 1991.

John Salley was selected as the #11 pick in the First Round of the 1986 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. John Salley signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on September 1, 1986.

Isiah Thomas was selected as the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Isiah Thomas signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on August 1, 1981. Isiah Thomas signed a multi-year extension with the Detroit Pistons on August 1, 1984. Isiah Thomas signed a multi-year extension with the Detroit Pistons on July 11, 1988.

Acquired via Trade

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

William Bedford was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Phoenix Suns on June 21, 1987. William Bedford re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on September 1, 1990.

James Edwards was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Phoenix Suns on February 24, 1988. James Edwards re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on September 1, 1988.

Vinnie Johnson was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Seattle SuperSonics on November 23, 1981. Vinnie Johnson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on September 4, 1984. Vinnie Johnson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on October 26, 1987. Vinnie Johnson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on October 19, 1990.

Bill Laimbeer was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Cleveland Cavaliers on February 17, 1982. Bill Laimbeer re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on August 1, 1982. Bill Laimbeer signed a multi-year extension with the Detroit Pistons on June 13, 1984. Bill Laimbeer signed a multi-year extension with the Detroit Pistons on April 1, 1989.

Acquired via Free Agency

Scott Hastings signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on July 15, 1989.

Gerald Henderson signed a contract with the Detroit Pistons on December 6, 1989. Gerald Henderson re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on February 24, 1991. Gerald Henderson re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on March 6, 1991. Gerald Henderson re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on March 16, 1991.

Mark Hughes signed a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on August 22, 1990.

Tree Rollins signed a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on September 4, 1990.

1990-1991 Detroit Pistons Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
William Davidson Owner, Principal Owner 1974-1975 N/A
Chuck Daly Head Coach 1983-1984 Head Coach (Cleveland Cavaliers, 1981 to 1982)
Brendan Malone Assistant Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Sacramento Kings, 2013 to 2014)
Brendan Suhr Assistant Coach 1988-1989 Assistant General Manager (Atlanta Hawks, 1987 to 1988)
Jack McCloskey General Manager 1979-1980 Head Coach (Portland Trail Blazers, 1972 to 1974)
Mike Abdenour Head Athletic Trainer 1975-1976 N/A