Detroit Pistons Regular Season Rosters

1989-1990 Detroit Pistons Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
23 Mark Aguirre SF 6-6 232 8 DePaul 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
00 William Bedford C 7-0 225 3 Memphis 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
34 Fennis Dembo GF 6-5 215 1 Wyoming 1988 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
4 Joe Dumars SG 6-3 190 4 McNeese State 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
53 James Edwards C 7-0 225 12 Washington 1977 Rnd 3 Pick 2 United States
33 David Greenwood F 6-9 222 10 UCLA 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
35 Scott Hastings FC 6-10 235 7 Arkansas 1982 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
12 Gerald Henderson G 6-2 175 11 VCU 1978 Rnd 3 Pick 20 United States
  Mark Hughes C 6-10 - 0 Michigan 1989 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
15 Vinnie Johnson G 6-2 200 10 Baylor 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
3 Stan Kimbrough G 5-11 153 0 Xavier 1989 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
40 Bill Laimbeer C 6-11 245 9 Notre Dame 1979 Rnd 3 Pick 21 United States
35 Ralph Lewis G 6-6 200 2 La Salle 1985 Rnd 6 Pick 23 United States
10 Dennis Rodman PF 6-7 210 3 Southeastern Oklahoma State 1986 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
22 John Salley C 6-11 230 3 Georgia Tech 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
11 Isiah Thomas PG 6-1 180 8 Indiana 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States

1989-1990 Detroit Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters I. Thomas J. Dumars D. Rodman B. Laimbeer J. Edwards
Rotation V. Johnson   M. Aguirre D. Greenwood J. Salley
Rotation G. Henderson       W. Bedford
Rotation         S. Hastings

1989-1990 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Detroit Pistons59-23-
2Chicago Bulls55-274
3Milwaukee Bucks44-3815
4Cleveland Cavaliers42-4017
5Indiana Pacers42-4017
6Atlanta Hawks41-4118
7Orlando Magic18-6441

1989-1990 Detroit Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Isiah Thomas Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP (1990)
Joe Dumars All-NBA Third Team (1990)
Dennis Rodman Defensive Player Of The Year (1990)
Dennis Rodman All-NBA Defensive First Team (1990)
Joe Dumars All-NBA Defensive First Team (1990)
Isiah Thomas Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1990)
Joe Dumars Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1990)
Dennis Rodman Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1990)

1989-1990 Detroit Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Isiah Thomas 81 37.0 18.4 3.8 9.4 1.7 0.2 4.0
Joe Dumars 75 34.4 17.8 2.8 4.9 0.8 0.0 1.9
James Edwards 82 27.8 14.5 4.2 0.8 0.3 0.5 1.6
Mark Aguirre 78 25.7 14.1 3.9 1.9 0.4 0.2 1.6
Bill Laimbeer 81 33.0 12.1 9.6 2.1 0.7 1.0 1.2
Vinnie Johnson 82 24.0 9.8 3.1 3.1 0.9 0.2 1.5
Dennis Rodman 82 29.0 8.8 9.7 0.9 0.6 0.7 1.1
John Salley 82 23.3 7.2 5.4 0.8 0.6 1.9 1.2
William Bedford 42 5.9 2.8 1.4 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.5
Gerald Henderson 46 7.3 2.3 0.7 1.3 0.2 0.0 0.3
David Greenwood 37 5.5 1.6 2.1 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.4
Scott Hastings 40 4.2 1.1 0.8 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2
Stan Kimbrough 10 5.0 1.6 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.0 0.4
Ralph Lewis 4 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2

1989-1990 Detroit Pistons Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

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.

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.

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.

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

David Greenwood signed a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on October 6, 1989.

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

Gerald Henderson signed a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on December 6, 1989.

1989-1990 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