Indiana Pacers Regular Season Rosters

1988-1989 Indiana Pacers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
  Michael Anderson G 5-11 184 0 Drexel 1988 Rnd 3 Pick 23 United States
54 Greg Dreiling C 7-1 250 2 Kansas 1986 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
10 Vern Fleming G 6-5 185 4 Georgia 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
24 Anthony Frederick F 6-7 205 1 Pepperdine 1986 Rnd 6 Pick 17 United States
55 Stuart Gray C 7-0 235 4 UCLA 1984 Rnd 2 Pick 5 Panama
25 John Long GF 6-5 195 10 Detroit-Mercy 1978 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
31 Reggie Miller SG 6-7 185 1 UCLA 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
4 Richard Morton G 6-3 190 0 Cal State Fullerton 1988 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
45 Chuck Person SF 6-8 220 2 Auburn 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
11 Detlef Schrempf SF 6-9 214 3 Washington 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 8 Germany / United States
3 Scott Skiles PG 6-1 180 2 Michigan State 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 22 United States
45 Rik Smits C 7-4 250 0 Marist 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 2 Netherlands
15 Everette Stephens G 6-2 175 0 Purdue 1988 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
40 Steve Stipanovich C 6-11 245 5 Missouri 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
41 LaSalle Thompson C 6-10 245 6 Texas 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
23 Wayman Tisdale PF 6-9 240 3 Oklahoma 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
11 Sedric Toney G 6-2 178 3 Dayton 1985 Rnd 3 Pick 12 United States
32 Herb Williams C 6-10 242 7 Ohio State 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
14 Randy Wittman GF 6-6 210 5 Indiana 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 22 United States

1988-1989 Indiana Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters S. Skiles V. Fleming R. Miller C. Person R. Smits
Rotation E. Stephens   A. Frederick   S. Gray
Rotation         G. Dreiling
Lim PT     D. Schrempf   S. Stipanovich
Lim PT     R. Wittman   L. Thompson

1988-1989 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Detroit Pistons63-19-
2Cleveland Cavaliers57-256
3Atlanta Hawks52-3011
4Milwaukee Bucks49-3314
5Chicago Bulls47-3516
6Indiana Pacers28-5435

1988-1989 Indiana Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Chuck Person Player Of The Week (03/05/89)
Rik Smits All-Rookie First Team (1989)
Reggie Miller Three Point Shootout Participant (1989)

1988-1989 Indiana Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Chuck Person 80 37.6 21.6 6.5 3.6 1.0 0.2 3.9
Reggie Miller 74 34.3 16.0 3.9 3.1 1.3 0.4 1.9
Vern Fleming 76 33.6 14.3 4.1 6.5 1.0 0.2 2.5
Rik Smits 82 24.9 11.7 6.1 0.9 0.5 1.8 1.6
Wayman Tisdale 48 27.6 16.0 6.5 1.6 0.7 0.7 2.2
Herb Williams 46 34.1 12.6 8.6 1.9 0.7 1.7 2.3
Scott Skiles 80 19.6 6.8 1.9 4.9 0.8 0.0 2.2
Detlef Schrempf 32 31.4 14.8 7.2 2.9 0.9 0.3 2.4
LaSalle Thompson 33 31.9 12.5 9.9 1.1 1.0 1.2 1.9
John Long 44 17.4 7.3 1.5 1.5 0.7 0.0 1.1
Stuart Gray 72 10.9 2.6 3.4 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.7
Randy Wittman 33 21.3 5.2 1.6 2.4 0.4 0.1 0.6
Anthony Frederick 46 6.8 3.3 1.1 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.7
Greg Dreiling 53 7.5 2.4 1.7 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.7
Everette Stephens 35 6.0 1.9 0.7 1.1 0.3 0.1 0.8
Richard Morton 2 5.5 3.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.5
Sedric Toney 2 4.5 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0

1988-1989 Indiana Pacers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Greg Dreiling was selected as the #2 pick in the Second Round of the 1986 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. Greg Dreiling signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on August 1, 1986.

Vern Fleming was selected as the #18 pick in the First Round of the 1984 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. Vern Fleming signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on August 28, 1984. Vern Fleming signed a multi-year extension with the Indiana Pacers on September 8, 1987.

Stuart Gray was selected as the #5 pick in the Second Round of the 1984 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. Stuart Gray signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on August 10, 1984. Stuart Gray re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on August 26, 1988.

Reggie Miller was selected as the #11 pick in the First Round of the 1987 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. Reggie Miller signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on August 1, 1987.

Chuck Person was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1986 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. Chuck Person signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on September 15, 1986.

Rik Smits was selected as the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1988 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. Rik Smits signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on October 5, 1988.

Steve Stipanovich was selected as the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1983 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. Steve Stipanovich signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on October 4, 1983. Steve Stipanovich signed a multi-year extension with the Indiana Pacers on June 16, 1987.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Everette Stephens, the #6 pick in the Second Round of the 1988 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Indiana Pacers from the Philadelphia Sixers on October 3, 1988. Everette Stephens signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on October 5, 1988.

Acquired via Trade

Detlef Schrempf was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Dallas Mavericks on February 21, 1989.

Scott Skiles was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Milwaukee Bucks on June 21, 1987.

LaSalle Thompson was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Sacramento Kings on February 20, 1989.

Randy Wittman was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Sacramento Kings on February 20, 1989.

Acquired via Free Agency

Anthony Frederick signed a contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on August 18, 1988.

1988-1989 Indiana Pacers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Herbert Simon Owner, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer 1983-1984 N/A
Mel Simon Owner 1983-1984 N/A
Jack Ramsay Head Coach 1986-1987 Head Coach (Portland Trail Blazers, 1976 to 1986)
Dick Versace Head Coach 1988-1989 Assistant Coach (Detroit Pistons, 1986 to 1989)
George Irvine Head Coach 1988-1989 Head Coach (Indiana Pacers, 1984 to 1986)
Dave Twardzik Assistant Coach 1986-1987 N/A
Mel Daniels Head Coach, Director of Player Personnel 1986-1987 N/A
Slick Leonard Radio Broadcaster 1985-1986 General Manager (Indiana Pacers, 1975 to 1980)