Los Angeles Clippers Regular Season Rosters

1989-1990 Los Angeles Clippers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
51 Ken Bannister FC 6-9 235 3 St. Augustine's College (Raleigh) 1984 Rnd 7 Pick 17 United States
00 Benoit Benjamin C 7-0 250 4 Creighton 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
12 Torgeir Bryn FC 6-9 250 0 Texas State 1989 NBA Draft, Undrafted Norway
3 Jay Edwards SG 6-4 185 0 Indiana 1989 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
11 Winston Garland G 6-2 170 2 Missouri State 1987 Rnd 2 Pick 17 United States
22 Tom Garrick G 6-2 185 1 Rhode Island 1988 Rnd 2 Pick 20 United States
1 Gary Grant G 6-3 185 1 Michigan 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
4 Ron Harper SG 6-6 185 3 Miami (OH) 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
20 Steve Harris G 6-5 185 4 Tulsa 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
12 Jim Les G 5-11 165 3 Bradley 1986 Rnd 3 Pick 23 United States
5 Danny Manning F 6-10 230 1 Kansas 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
15 Jeff Martin GF 6-5 195 0 Murray State 1989 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
14 Carlton McKinney SG 6-4 190 0 Southern Methodist 1988 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
3 Ken Norman F 6-8 215 2 Illinois 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
32 David Rivers G 6-0 170 1 Notre Dame 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 25 United States
54 Charles Daniel Smith PF 6-10 230 1 Pittsburgh 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
12 Andre Turner G 5-11 160 3 Memphis 1986 Rnd 3 Pick 22 United States
34 Reggie Williams GF 6-7 190 2 Georgetown 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
24 Joe Wolf C 6-11 230 2 North Carolina 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
42 Michael Young GF 6-7 220 2 Houston 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States

1989-1990 L.A. Clippers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters G. Grant K. Norman D. Manning C. Smith B. Benjamin
Rotation T. Garrick J. Martin M. Young K. Bannister J. Wolf
Rotation D. Rivers J. Edwards      
Rotation   S. Harris      
Lim PT W. Garland R. Harper      

1989-1990 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers63-19-
2Portland Trail Blazers59-234
3Phoenix Suns54-289
4Seattle SuperSonics41-4122
5Golden State Warriors37-4526
6Los Angeles Clippers30-5233
7Sacramento Kings23-5940

1989-1990 L.A. Clippers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Ron Harper Player Of The Week (01/14/90)

1989-1990 L.A. Clippers Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Charles Daniel Smith 78 35.0 21.1 6.7 1.5 1.1 1.5 2.1
Danny Manning 71 32.0 16.3 5.9 2.6 1.3 0.5 2.6
Ken Norman 70 33.3 16.1 6.7 2.3 1.1 0.8 2.7
Benoit Benjamin 71 32.6 13.5 9.3 2.2 0.8 2.6 2.6
Ron Harper 28 39.5 23.0 5.6 4.8 2.4 1.1 2.9
Gary Grant 44 34.8 13.1 4.4 10.0 2.5 0.1 4.7
Tom Garrick 73 23.6 7.0 2.2 4.0 1.2 0.1 1.6
Jeff Martin 69 19.6 6.3 2.3 0.6 0.6 0.2 0.7
Joe Wolf 77 17.2 4.8 3.0 0.8 0.4 0.3 1.0
Winston Garland 28 31.1 10.9 3.7 5.2 1.1 0.2 2.8
Michael Young 45 10.2 4.9 1.9 0.5 0.6 0.1 0.3
David Rivers 52 13.9 4.2 1.6 3.0 0.6 0.0 1.7
Ken Bannister 52 11.3 4.0 2.2 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.8
Reggie Williams 5 26.6 12.0 3.0 2.0 1.8 0.2 1.8
Steve Harris 15 6.2 2.1 0.7 0.1 0.5 0.1 0.3
Jim Les 6 14.3 3.5 1.2 3.3 0.5 0.0 1.2
Carlton McKinney 7 14.9 2.6 1.7 1.0 0.9 0.1 1.0
Jay Edwards 4 6.5 1.8 0.5 1.0 0.2 0.0 0.2
Andre Turner 3 10.3 1.3 1.7 1.0 0.3 0.0 1.3
Torgeir Bryn 3 3.3 1.3 0.7 0.0 0.7 0.3 0.3

1989-1990 Los Angeles Clippers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Benoit Benjamin was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 1985 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Clippers. Benoit Benjamin signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Clippers on August 1, 1985. Benoit Benjamin re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Clippers on August 1, 1989.

Jay Edwards was selected as the #6 pick in the Second Round of the 1989 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Clippers. Jay Edwards signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Clippers on September 29, 1989.

Danny Manning was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1988 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Clippers. Danny Manning signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Clippers on August 1, 1988.

Jeff Martin was selected as the #4 pick in the Second Round of the 1989 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Clippers. Jeff Martin signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Clippers on August 1, 1989.

Ken Norman was selected as the #19 pick in the First Round of the 1987 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Clippers. Ken Norman signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Clippers on October 1, 1987. Ken Norman re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Clippers on October 18, 1989.

Joe Wolf was selected as the #13 pick in the First Round of the 1987 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Clippers. Joe Wolf signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Clippers on October 13, 1987.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Gary Grant, the #15 pick in the First Round of the 1988 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Los Angeles Clippers from the Seattle SuperSonics on June 28, 1988. Gary Grant signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Clippers on August 16, 1988. Gary Grant signed a multi-year extension with the Los Angeles Clippers on October 6, 1989.

Draft Rights to Charles Daniel Smith, the #3 pick in the First Round of the 1988 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Los Angeles Clippers from the Philadelphia Sixers on June 28, 1988. Charles Daniel Smith signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Clippers on October 8, 1988.

Acquired via Trade

Winston Garland was acquired in a trade by the Los Angeles Clippers from the Golden State Warriors on February 22, 1990.

Ron Harper was acquired in a trade by the Los Angeles Clippers from the Cleveland Cavaliers on November 16, 1989.

Acquired via Free Agency

Ken Bannister signed a contract with the Los Angeles Clippers on April 5, 1989. Ken Bannister re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Clippers on April 15, 1989. Ken Bannister re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Clippers on July 22, 1989.

Tom Garrick signed a contract with the Los Angeles Clippers on November 16, 1988. Tom Garrick re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Clippers on July 15, 1989.

Steve Harris signed a contract with the Los Angeles Clippers on February 28, 1990. Steve Harris re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Clippers on March 10, 1990.

David Rivers signed a contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Clippers on November 14, 1989.

Michael Young signed a contract as a free agent with the Los Angeles Clippers on September 6, 1989.

1989-1990 Los Angeles Clippers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Donald Sterling Owner 1981-1982 N/A
Andy Roeser Director of Team Security 1986-1987 N/A
Don Casey Head Coach 1988-1989 N/A
Elgin Baylor General Manager 1986-1987 Head Coach (Utah Jazz, 1976 to 1979)
Jeff Weltman Scout 1988-1989 N/A
Pete Serrano Equipment Manager 1986-1987 N/A
Ralph Lawler Television Play-By-Play, Radio Broadcaster 1978-1979 N/A