Detroit Pistons Regular Season Rosters

1998-1999 Detroit Pistons Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
20 Corey Beck G 6-1 190 3 Arkansas 1995 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
30 Jud Buechler SF 6-6 220 8 Arizona 1990 Rnd 2 Pick 11 United States
  Anthony Carter PG 6-1 190 0 Hawaii 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
8 Bison Dele C 6-11 235 7 Arizona 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
4 Joe Dumars SG 6-3 190 13 McNeese State 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
12 Steve Henson G 6-1 180 6 Kansas State 1990 Rnd 2 Pick 17 United States
33 Grant Hill SF 6-8 225 4 Duke 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
10 Lindsey Hunter G 6-2 195 5 Jackson State 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
32 Christian Laettner PF 6-11 245 6 Duke 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
3 Mark Macon SG 6-4 185 5 Temple 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
00 Eric Montross C 7-0 270 4 North Carolina 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
31 Mikki Moore F-C 6-11 225 1 Nebraska 1997 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
5 Charles O'Bannon F 6-5 209 1 UCLA 1997 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
31 Scot Pollard C-F 6-11 265 1 Kansas 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
20 Khalid Reeves G 6-3 200 4 Arizona 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
52 Don Reid PF 6-8 250 3 Georgetown 1995 Rnd 2 Pick 29 United States
34 Doug Smith F-C 6-10 220 5 Missouri 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
42 Jerry Stackhouse SF 6-6 218 3 North Carolina 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
35 Loy Vaught PF 6-9 230 8 Michigan 1990 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
13 Jerome Williams PF 6-9 206 2 Georgetown 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States
  Erik Wilson - - - 0 - 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
45 Korleone Young SF 6-7 213 0 Hargrave Military Academy (Virginia) 1998 Rnd 2 Pick 11 United States

1998-1999 Detroit Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters L. Hunter J. Dumars G. Hill J. Williams B. Dele
Rotation   J. Stackhouse J. Buechler L. Vaught C. Laettner
Rotation       D. Reid E. Montross
Lim PT   C. O'Bannon K. Young    
Lim PT   K. Reeves      

1998-1999 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Indiana Pacers33-17-
2Atlanta Hawks31-192
3Detroit Pistons29-214
4Milwaukee Bucks28-225
5Charlotte Hornets26-247
6Toronto Raptors23-2710
7Cleveland Cavaliers22-2811
8Chicago Bulls13-3720

1998-1999 Detroit Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Grant Hill All-NBA Second Team (1999)
Grant Hill Player Of The Week (05/02/99)

1998-1999 Detroit Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Grant Hill 50 37.0 21.1 7.1 6.0 1.6 0.5 3.7
Jerry Stackhouse 42 28.3 14.5 2.5 2.8 0.8 0.5 2.9
Lindsey Hunter 49 35.8 11.9 3.4 3.9 1.8 0.2 1.9
Bison Dele 49 24.0 10.5 5.6 1.4 0.8 0.8 2.3
Joe Dumars 38 29.4 11.3 1.8 3.5 0.6 0.1 1.4
Jerome Williams 50 23.1 7.1 7.0 0.5 1.3 0.1 0.8
Jud Buechler 50 21.1 5.5 2.7 1.1 0.7 0.3 0.4
Don Reid 47 19.9 5.1 3.6 0.7 0.6 0.9 0.8
Loy Vaught 37 13.0 3.4 3.9 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.5
Christian Laettner 16 21.1 7.6 3.4 1.5 0.9 0.8 1.2
Eric Montross 46 12.5 2.1 3.0 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.3
Charles O'Bannon 18 9.2 3.1 1.9 0.7 0.1 0.2 0.4
Khalid Reeves 11 10.2 2.3 0.6 1.0 0.4 0.0 0.6
Korleone Young 3 5.0 4.3 1.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.3
Corey Beck 8 3.8 1.2 0.6 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.2
Mark Macon 7 9.9 1.3 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.1 0.9
Mikki Moore 2 3.0 2.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Steve Henson 4 6.2 1.0 0.0 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.8

1998-1999 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. Joe Dumars signed a multi-year extension with the Detroit Pistons on August 17, 1993. Joe Dumars re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on July 30, 1997. Joe Dumars re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on January 22, 1999.

Grant Hill was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 1994 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Grant Hill signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on September 29, 1994.

Lindsey Hunter was selected as the #10 pick in the First Round of the 1993 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Lindsey Hunter signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on October 19, 1993. Lindsey Hunter re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on August 8, 1997.

Don Reid was selected as the #29 pick in the Second Round of the 1995 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Don Reid signed a contract with the Detroit Pistons on October 5, 1995. Don Reid re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on July 15, 1996. Don Reid re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on October 1, 1997.

Jerome Williams was selected as the #26 pick in the First Round of the 1996 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Jerome Williams signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on August 9, 1996. Jerome Williams signed a multi-year extension with the Detroit Pistons on March 12, 1999.

Korleone Young was selected as the #11 pick in the Second Round of the 1998 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Korleone Young signed a contract with the Detroit Pistons on January 22, 1999.

Acquired via Trade

Christian Laettner was acquired in a sign and trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Atlanta Hawks on January 22, 1999.

Eric Montross was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Philadelphia Sixers on December 18, 1997.

Jerry Stackhouse was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Philadelphia Sixers on December 18, 1997. Jerry Stackhouse re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on January 21, 1999.

Acquired via Free Agency

Jud Buechler signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on January 22, 1999.

Bison Dele signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on August 16, 1997.

Charles O'Bannon signed a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on January 26, 1999.

Khalid Reeves signed a contract with the Detroit Pistons on March 14, 1999. Khalid Reeves re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on March 24, 1999. Khalid Reeves re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on April 3, 1999.

Loy Vaught signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on January 22, 1999.

1998-1999 Detroit Pistons Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
William Davidson Owner, Principal Owner 1974-1975 N/A
Rick Sund Director of Team Security, General Manager 1997-1998 Vice President of Player Personnel (Detroit Pistons, 1995 to 1997)
Alvin Gentry Head Coach 1998-1999 Head Coach (Miami Heat, 1994 to 1995)
John Hammond Assistant Coach 1997-1998 Director of Scouting (Detroit Pistons, 1994 to 1997)
Bob Ociepka Assistant Coach 2001-2002 Assistant Coach (Cleveland Cavaliers, 1999 to 2001)
Garfield Heard Assistant Coach 2004-2005 Assistant Coach (Atlanta Hawks, 2000 to 2001)
George David Video Coordinator 1996-1997 N/A
Walt Perrin Scout 1995-1996 Scout (Minnesota Timberwolves, 1993 to 1995)
Mike Abdenour Head Athletic Trainer 1975-1976 N/A
Arnie Kander Strength and Conditioning Coach 1992-1993 N/A