Memphis Grizzlies Regular Season Rosters

2002-2003 Memphis Grizzlies Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
21 Robert Archibald PF 6-11 250 0 Illinois 2002 Rnd 2 Pick 3 Scotland
24 Mike Batiste F 6-8 225 0 Arizona State 2000 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
31 Shane Battier F 6-8 220 1 Duke 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
8 Michael Dickerson SG 6-5 190 4 Arizona 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
16 Pau Gasol FC 7-0 250 1 FC Barcelona Lassa (Spain) 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 3 Spain
10 Gordan Giricek G-F 6-6 210 0 KK Cibona (Croatia) 1999 Rnd 2 Pick 11 Croatia
0 Drew Gooden FC 6-10 250 0 Kansas 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
40 Ryan Humphrey F 6-8 235 0 Notre Dame 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
22 Brevin Knight G 5-10 170 5 Stanford 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
44 Tony Massenburg PF 6-9 220 10 Maryland 1990 Rnd 2 Pick 16 United States
13 Mike Miller GF 6-8 218 2 Florida 2000 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
20 Chris Owens SF 6-7 245 0 Texas 2002 Rnd 2 Pick 19 United States
1 Wesley Person SG 6-6 195 8 Auburn 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
4 Stromile Swift F-C 6-9 225 2 LSU 2000 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
15 Cezary Trybanski C 7-2 240 0 MKS Pruszkow (Poland) 2001 NBA Draft, Undrafted Poland
25 Earl Watson PG 6-1 199 1 UCLA 2001 Rnd 2 Pick 11 United States
3 Jason Williams G 6-1 190 4 Florida 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
42 Lorenzen Wright F-C 6-11 255 6 Memphis 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States

2002-2003 Memphis Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Williams W. Person S. Battier P. Gasol L. Wright
Rotation E. Watson M. Dickerson   M. Batiste S. Swift
Rotation B. Knight     R. Archibald C. Trybanski
Lim PT     C. Owens    
Lim PT     M. Miller    
Lim PT     R. Humphrey    

2002-2003 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1San Antonio Spurs60-22-
2Dallas Mavericks60-220
3Minnesota Timberwolves51-319
4Utah Jazz47-3513
5Houston Rockets43-3917
6Memphis Grizzlies28-5432
7Denver Nuggets17-6543

2002-2003 Memphis Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Drew Gooden Rookie Of The Month (Nov 02)
Gordan Giricek Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2003)
Drew Gooden Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2003)
Pau Gasol Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2003)
Wesley Person Three Point Shootout Participant (2003)

2002-2003 Memphis Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Pau Gasol 82 35.9 19.0 8.8 2.8 0.4 1.8 2.6
Jason Williams 76 31.7 12.1 2.8 8.3 1.2 0.1 2.2
Lorenzen Wright 70 28.3 11.4 7.5 1.1 0.7 0.8 1.6
Shane Battier 78 30.6 9.7 4.4 1.3 1.3 1.1 0.9
Wesley Person 66 29.4 11.0 2.9 1.7 0.6 0.3 0.8
Stromile Swift 67 22.1 9.7 5.7 0.7 0.8 1.6 1.5
Drew Gooden 51 26.1 12.1 5.8 1.2 0.7 0.4 2.1
Gordan Giricek 49 24.2 11.2 2.2 1.4 0.4 0.1 1.9
Mike Batiste 75 16.7 6.4 3.4 0.7 0.6 0.2 0.9
Earl Watson 79 17.3 5.5 2.1 2.8 1.1 0.2 1.1
Brevin Knight 55 16.9 3.9 1.5 4.2 1.3 0.0 1.7
Mike Miller 16 22.5 12.8 3.4 1.9 0.4 0.3 1.6
Ryan Humphrey 13 9.4 2.2 2.3 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.2
Michael Dickerson 6 14.5 4.8 1.0 1.3 0.8 0.2 1.0
Robert Archibald 12 6.0 1.6 1.4 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.6
Cezary Trybanski 15 5.7 0.9 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.4 0.5
Chris Owens 1 6.0 4.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0

2002-2003 Memphis Grizzlies Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Robert Archibald was selected as the #3 pick in the Second Round of the 2002 NBA Draft by the Memphis Grizzlies. Robert Archibald signed a multi-year contract with the Memphis Grizzlies on July 2, 2002.

Shane Battier was selected as the #6 pick in the First Round of the 2001 NBA Draft by the Vancouver Grizzlies. Shane Battier signed a multi-year contract with the Memphis Grizzlies on July 3, 2001.

Stromile Swift was selected as the #2 pick in the First Round of the 2000 NBA Draft by the Vancouver Grizzlies. Stromile Swift signed a multi-year contract with the Vancouver Grizzlies on July 18, 2000.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Pau Gasol, the #3 pick in the First Round of the 2001 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Memphis Grizzlies from the Atlanta Hawks on July 19, 2001. Pau Gasol signed a multi-year contract with the Memphis Grizzlies on September 6, 2001.

Draft Rights to Chris Owens, the #19 pick in the Second Round of the 2002 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Memphis Grizzlies from the Milwaukee Bucks on June 26, 2002. Chris Owens signed a multi-year contract with the Memphis Grizzlies on July 10, 2002.

Acquired via Trade

Michael Dickerson was acquired in a trade by the Vancouver Grizzlies from the Houston Rockets on August 27, 1999. Michael Dickerson signed a multi-year extension with the Memphis Grizzlies on October 30, 2001.

Ryan Humphrey was acquired in a trade by the Memphis Grizzlies from the Orlando Magic on February 19, 2003.

Brevin Knight was acquired in a trade by the Memphis Grizzlies from the Atlanta Hawks on July 19, 2001.

Mike Miller was acquired in a trade by the Memphis Grizzlies from the Orlando Magic on February 19, 2003.

Wesley Person was acquired in a trade by the Memphis Grizzlies from the Cleveland Cavaliers on June 26, 2002.

Jason Williams was acquired in a trade by the Vancouver Grizzlies from the Sacramento Kings on June 27, 2001. Jason Williams signed a multi-year extension with the Memphis Grizzlies on October 17, 2001.

Lorenzen Wright was acquired in a trade by the Memphis Grizzlies from the Atlanta Hawks on July 19, 2001.

Acquired via Free Agency

Cezary Trybanski signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Memphis Grizzlies on July 22, 2002.

Earl Watson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Memphis Grizzlies on August 6, 2002.

2002-2003 Memphis Grizzlies Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Michael Heisley Owner 2000-2001 N/A
Hubie Brown Head Coach 2002-2003 Head Coach (New York Knicks, 1982 to 1987)
John Welch Assistant Coach 2002-2003 Assistant Coach (Fresno State, 1995 to 2002)
Lionel Hollins Assistant Coach 2002-2003 Head Coach (Memphis Grizzlies, 1999 to 2000)
Jerry West President of Basketball Operations, General Manager 2002-2003 Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations (Los Angeles Lakers, 1994 to 2000)
Dick Versace General Manager 2002-2003 President of Basketball Operations (Memphis Grizzlies, 1999 to 2002)
Tom Penn General Counsel, Assistant General Manager 2000-2001 N/A
Rich Sheubrooks Director of Global Scouting 2001-2002 N/A
TJ Zanin Video Coordinator 2001-2002 N/A
Ryan West Scout 2002-2003 N/A
Scott McCullough Head Athletic Trainer 2000-2001 Assistant Athletic Trainer (Memphis Grizzlies, 1995 to 2000)
John Paul Stevenson Public Address Announcer 2001-2002 N/A