Golden State Warriors Regular Season Rosters

1988-1989 Golden State Warriors Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
4 Steve Alford G 6-2 183 1 Indiana 1987 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
1 Manute Bol C 7-7 200 3 Bridgeport 1983 Rnd 5 Pick 4 South Sudan
  John Fox F 6-9 - 0 Millersville University 1987 Rnd 3 Pick 10 United States
32 Tellis Frank FC 6-10 225 1 Western Kentucky 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
12 Winston Garland G 6-2 170 1 Missouri State 1987 Rnd 2 Pick 17 United States
44 Orlando Graham F 6-8 220 0 Auburn-Montgomery 1988 Rnd 2 Pick 15 United States
11 Steve Harris G 6-5 185 3 Tulsa 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
32 Rod Higgins FC 6-7 200 6 Fresno State 1982 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
31 Shelton Jones F 6-9 210 0 St. John's 1988 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
13 Sarunas Marciulionis GF 6-4 209 0 Lietuvos Rytas (Lithuania) 1987 Rnd 6 Pick 13 Lithuania
30 Ben McDonald F 6-8 210 3 UC Irvine 1984 Rnd 3 Pick 3 United States
17 Chris Mullin SF 6-7 215 3 St. John's 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
23 Mitch Richmond SG 6-5 215 0 Kansas State 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
50 Ralph Sampson C 7-4 228 5 Virginia 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
13 Larry Smith PF 6-8 215 8 Alcorn State 1980 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
18 Otis Smith GF 6-5 210 2 Jacksonville 1986 Rnd 2 Pick 17 United States
9 John Starks SG 6-3 180 0 Oklahoma State 1988 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
25 John Stroeder F 6-10 260 1 Montana 1980 Rnd 8 Pick 8 United States
20 Terry Teagle SG 6-5 195 6 Baylor 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
  Bryan Warrick G 6-5 195 5 Saint Joseph's 1982 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
33 Jerome Whitehead C 6-10 220 10 Marquette 1978 Rnd 2 Pick 19 United States

1988-1989 Golden State Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters W. Garland M. Richmond R. Higgins C. Mullin L. Smith
Rotation S. Alford T. Teagle   B. McDonald M. Bol
Rotation   O. Smith     R. Sampson
Lim PT   J. Starks   O. Graham T. Frank

1988-1989 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers57-25-
2Phoenix Suns55-272
3Seattle SuperSonics47-3510
4Golden State Warriors43-3914
5Portland Trail Blazers39-4318
6Sacramento Kings27-5530
7Los Angeles Clippers21-6136

1988-1989 Golden State Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Chris Mullin All-NBA Second Team (1989)
Chris Mullin Player Of The Month (Jan 89)
Chris Mullin Player Of The Week (01/22/89)
Mitch Richmond Rookie Of The Year (1989)
Mitch Richmond All-Rookie First Team (1989)
Mitch Richmond Rookie Of The Month (Dec 88, Jan 89, Mar 89)
Chris Mullin Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1989)

1988-1989 Golden State Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Chris Mullin 82 37.7 26.5 5.9 5.1 2.1 0.5 3.6
Mitch Richmond 79 34.4 22.0 5.9 4.2 1.0 0.2 3.4
Winston Garland 79 33.7 14.5 4.2 6.4 2.2 0.2 2.4
Terry Teagle 66 23.8 15.2 4.0 1.5 1.2 0.3 1.8
Rod Higgins 81 23.3 10.6 4.6 2.0 0.5 0.5 0.9
Otis Smith 80 20.0 10.0 4.1 1.8 1.1 0.5 1.6
Larry Smith 80 23.7 5.7 8.2 1.5 0.8 0.7 1.4
Ralph Sampson 61 17.8 6.4 5.0 1.3 0.5 1.1 1.5
Steve Alford 57 15.2 6.3 1.2 1.5 0.8 0.1 0.8
Manute Bol 80 22.1 3.9 5.8 0.3 0.1 4.3 1.0
John Starks 36 8.8 4.1 1.1 0.8 0.6 0.1 1.1
Tellis Frank 32 7.7 3.3 1.9 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.9
Ben McDonald 11 9.4 3.2 1.1 0.5 0.4 0.0 0.3
Orlando Graham 7 3.1 1.1 1.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3
Jerome Whitehead 5 8.4 1.4 1.0 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.4
Shelton Jones 2 6.5 3.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 0.0 0.5
John Stroeder 4 5.0 1.0 3.5 0.8 0.0 0.5 0.5

1988-1989 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.

Mitch Richmond was selected as the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1988 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Mitch Richmond signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on October 10, 1988.

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

Manute Bol was acquired in a trade by the Golden State Warriors from the Washington Wizards on June 8, 1988.

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. Otis Smith re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on October 1, 1988.

Acquired via Free Agency

Steve Alford signed a contract as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on December 16, 1988.

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

Orlando Graham signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on March 22, 1989.

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. Rod Higgins re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on October 7, 1988.

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

John Starks signed a contract as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on September 29, 1988.

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.

1988-1989 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)
Don Nelson Head Coach, General Manager 2006-2007 Head Coach (Dallas Mavericks, 1997 to 2005)
Donnie Nelson Lead Assistant Coach 1986-1987 Regional Scout (Milwaukee Bucks, 1984 to 1986)
Tom Abdenour Head Athletic Trainer 1987-1988 N/A
Jim Barnett Television Analyst 1988-1989 N/A