Golden State Warriors Regular Season Rosters

1987-1988 Golden State Warriors Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
1 Manute Bol C 7-7 200 2 Bridgeport 1985 Rnd 2 Pick 7 South Sudan
2 Joe Barry Carroll FC 7-0 225 6 Purdue 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
5 Dave Feitl C 6-11 235 1 UTEP 1986 Rnd 2 Pick 19 United States
21 Sleepy Floyd PG 6-3 170 5 Georgetown 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
32 Tellis Frank FC 6-10 225 0 Western Kentucky 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
12 Winston Garland G 6-2 170 0 Missouri State 1987 Rnd 2 Pick 17 United States
11 Steve Harris G 6-5 185 2 Tulsa 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
25 Kevin Henderson SG 6-4 195 1 Cal State Fullerton 1986 Rnd 3 Pick 3 United States
32 Rod Higgins FC 6-7 200 5 Fresno State 1982 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
52 Dave Hoppen C 6-11 235 0 Nebraska 1986 Rnd 3 Pick 18 United States
30 Ben McDonald F 6-8 210 2 UC Irvine 1984 Rnd 3 Pick 3 United States
10 Dirk Minniefield G 6-3 180 4 Kentucky 1983 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States
17 Chris Mullin SF 6-7 215 2 St. John's 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
50 Ralph Sampson C 7-4 228 4 Virginia 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
45 Purvis Short SF 6-7 210 9 Jackson State 1978 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
13 Larry Smith PF 6-8 215 7 Alcorn State 1980 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
18 Otis Smith GF 6-5 210 1 Jacksonville 1986 Rnd 2 Pick 17 United States
20 Terry Teagle SG 6-5 195 5 Baylor 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
4 Mark Wade G 5-11 160 0 UNLV 1987 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
8 Chris Washburn C 6-11 225 1 NC State 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
3 Kermit Washington FC 6-8 230 8 American University 1973 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
4 Tony White G 6-2 170 0 Tennessee 1987 Rnd 2 Pick 10 United States
33 Jerome Whitehead C 6-10 220 9 Marquette 1978 Rnd 2 Pick 19 United States

1987-1988 Golden State Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters W. Garland R. Higgins C. Mullin B. McDonald T. Frank
Rotation M. Wade T. Teagle   L. Smith J. Whitehead
Rotation         D. Feitl
Lim PT T. White O. Smith     R. Sampson
Lim PT   S. Harris     D. Hoppen

1987-1988 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers62-20-
2Portland Trail Blazers53-299
3Seattle SuperSonics44-3818
4Phoenix Suns28-5434
5Golden State Warriors20-6242
6Los Angeles Clippers17-6545

1987-1988 Golden State Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Otis Smith Slam Dunk Contest Participant (1988)

1987-1988 Golden State Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Chris Mullin 60 33.9 20.2 3.4 4.8 1.9 0.5 2.6
Rod Higgins 68 32.2 15.5 4.3 2.8 1.0 0.5 1.6
Winston Garland 67 31.7 12.4 3.4 6.4 1.7 0.1 2.5
Otis Smith 57 23.8 13.1 3.8 2.5 1.5 0.6 1.6
Tellis Frank 78 20.5 8.1 4.2 1.4 0.7 0.3 1.4
Ben McDonald 81 25.2 7.6 4.1 1.7 0.5 0.1 1.1
Terry Teagle 47 20.4 12.6 1.7 1.3 0.7 0.1 1.7
Dave Feitl 70 16.1 6.5 4.8 0.8 0.2 0.1 1.2
Steve Harris 44 20.1 10.3 2.4 1.6 1.0 0.1 1.1
Ralph Sampson 29 33.0 15.4 10.0 2.9 0.8 1.9 3.8
Jerome Whitehead 72 17.0 5.7 4.5 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.7
Sleepy Floyd 18 37.8 21.2 5.1 9.9 1.5 0.1 3.7
Tony White 35 13.2 6.2 0.8 1.4 0.5 0.1 1.0
Joe Barry Carroll 14 29.1 15.5 6.6 1.4 0.9 1.8 3.1
Dave Hoppen 36 16.9 5.9 4.6 0.8 0.4 0.2 1.0
Larry Smith 20 24.9 6.3 9.1 1.2 0.6 0.6 1.8
Dirk Minniefield 11 18.4 5.9 1.9 3.5 1.4 0.0 1.5
Kevin Henderson 12 14.2 4.0 1.4 1.8 0.7 0.0 1.2
Chris Washburn 8 10.8 4.1 2.5 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.9
Kermit Washington 6 9.3 2.7 3.2 0.0 0.7 0.7 0.7
Mark Wade 11 11.2 0.7 1.4 3.1 0.6 0.1 1.2

1987-1988 Golden State Warriors Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Tellis Frank was selected as the #14 pick in the First Round of the 1987 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Tellis Frank signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on October 9, 1987.

Chris Mullin was selected as the #7 pick in the First Round of the 1985 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Chris Mullin signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on November 6, 1985.

Larry Smith was selected as the #1 pick in the Second Round of the 1980 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Larry Smith signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on September 1, 1980. Larry Smith signed a multi-year extension with the Golden State Warriors on November 14, 1981. Larry Smith signed a multi-year extension with the Golden State Warriors on May 29, 1985.

Acquired via Trade

Dave Feitl was acquired in a trade by the Golden State Warriors from the Houston Rockets on November 5, 1987.

Steve Harris was acquired in a trade by the Golden State Warriors from the Houston Rockets on December 13, 1987.

Ralph Sampson was acquired in a trade by the Golden State Warriors from the Houston Rockets on December 13, 1987.

Otis Smith was acquired in a trade by the Golden State Warriors from the Denver Nuggets on December 22, 1987.

Jerome Whitehead was acquired in a trade by the Golden State Warriors from the San Diego Clippers on June 9, 1984. Jerome Whitehead signed a multi-year extension with the Golden State Warriors on April 1, 1985.

Acquired via Waiver Claim

Tony White was claimed off of the waiver wire by the Golden State Warriors from the New York Knicks on December 11, 1987.

Acquired via Free Agency

Winston Garland signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on December 14, 1987.

Rod Higgins signed a contract with the Golden State Warriors on October 2, 1986. Rod Higgins re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on October 9, 1987.

Dave Hoppen signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on January 22, 1988.

Ben McDonald signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on September 24, 1986.

Terry Teagle signed a contract with the Golden State Warriors on March 11, 1985. Terry Teagle signed a multi-year extension with the Golden State Warriors on May 29, 1985. Terry Teagle re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on October 30, 1987.

Mark Wade signed a contract with the Golden State Warriors on March 30, 1988. Mark Wade re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on April 9, 1988. Mark Wade re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on April 19, 1988.

1987-1988 Golden State Warriors Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Dan Finnane Owner 1986-1987 N/A
Jim Fitzgerald Owner 1986-1987 Owner (Milwaukee Bucks, 1975 to 1985)
George Karl Head Coach 1986-1987 Head Coach (Cleveland Cavaliers, 1984 to 1986)
Ed Gregory Head Coach 1987-1988 N/A
Donnie Nelson Lead Assistant Coach 1986-1987 Regional Scout (Milwaukee Bucks, 1984 to 1986)
Don Nelson General Manager 1987-1988 Head Coach (Milwaukee Bucks, 1976 to 1987)
Tom Abdenour Head Athletic Trainer 1987-1988 N/A