Miami Heat Regular Season Rosters

2002-2003 Miami Heat Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
35 Malik Allen F 6-10 255 2 Villanova 2000 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
1 Travis Best PG 5-11 182 7 Georgia Tech 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
4 Caron Butler SF 6-7 228 0 Connecticut 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
45 Rasual Butler GF 6-7 215 0 La Salle 2002 Rnd 2 Pick 24 United States
25 Anthony Carter PG 6-1 190 4 Hawaii 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
3 LaPhonso Ellis PF 6-8 240 10 Notre Dame 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
44 Brian Grant PF 6-9 254 8 Xavier 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
55 Eddie House G 6-1 190 2 Arizona State 2000 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
7 Mike James G 6-2 188 1 Duquesne 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
54 Ken Johnson C 6-11 240 0 Ohio State 2001 Rnd 2 Pick 20 United States
6 Eddie Jones G-F 6-6 200 8 Temple 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
21 Sean Lampley F-G 6-6 213 1 California 2001 Rnd 2 Pick 16 United States
22 Sean Marks F-C 6-10 250 3 California 1998 Rnd 2 Pick 15 New Zealand
33 Alonzo Mourning C 6-10 240 10 Georgetown 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
  Luke Recker G 6-6 210 0 Iowa 2002 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
50 Vladimir Stepania C 7-0 235 4 Union Olimpija (Slovenia) 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 27 Georgia

2002-2003 Miami Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters T. Best E. Jones C. Butler M. Allen B. Grant
Rotation M. James R. Butler S. Lampley L. Ellis V. Stepania
Rotation E. House       K. Johnson
Rotation A. Carter       S. Marks
Lim PT         A. Mourning

2002-2003 Atlantic Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1New Jersey Nets49-33-
2Philadelphia Sixers48-341
3Boston Celtics44-385
4Orlando Magic42-407
5Washington Wizards37-4512
6New York Knicks37-4512
7Miami Heat25-5724

2002-2003 Miami Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Caron Butler All-Rookie First Team (2003)
Caron Butler Rookie Of The Month (Nov 02, Jan 03, Feb 03, Mar 03)
Caron Butler Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2003)

2002-2003 Miami Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Caron Butler 78 36.6 15.4 5.1 2.7 1.8 0.4 2.5
Eddie Jones 47 38.1 18.5 4.8 3.7 1.4 0.7 1.8
Brian Grant 82 32.2 10.3 10.2 1.3 0.8 0.6 1.6
Malik Allen 80 29.0 9.6 5.3 0.7 0.5 1.0 1.6
Mike James 78 22.1 7.8 1.9 3.2 0.8 0.1 1.4
Travis Best 72 25.1 8.4 2.0 3.5 0.6 0.1 1.5
Rasual Butler 72 21.0 7.5 2.6 1.3 0.3 0.6 1.1
Vladimir Stepania 79 20.2 5.6 7.0 0.3 0.6 0.5 0.9
Eddie House 55 18.6 7.5 1.8 1.6 0.8 0.0 0.8
LaPhonso Ellis 55 14.3 5.0 2.9 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.6
Anthony Carter 49 18.6 4.1 1.7 4.1 0.9 0.1 1.7
Sean Lampley 35 13.9 4.8 2.4 0.9 0.2 0.1 0.7
Sean Marks 23 9.7 2.3 1.5 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.6
Ken Johnson 16 9.8 2.0 2.0 0.0 0.1 0.8 0.4

2002-2003 Miami Heat Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Caron Butler was selected as the #10 pick in the First Round of the 2002 NBA Draft by the Miami Heat. Caron Butler signed a multi-year contract with the Miami Heat on July 2, 2002.

Rasual Butler was selected as the #24 pick in the Second Round of the 2002 NBA Draft by the Miami Heat. Rasual Butler signed a multi-year contract with the Miami Heat on August 14, 2002.

Eddie House was selected as the #8 pick in the Second Round of the 2000 NBA Draft by the Miami Heat. Eddie House signed a multi-year contract with the Miami Heat on August 14, 2000. Eddie House re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on September 24, 2002.

Ken Johnson was selected as the #20 pick in the Second Round of the 2001 NBA Draft by the Miami Heat. Ken Johnson signed a multi-year contract with the Miami Heat on September 25, 2002.

Acquired via Trade

Brian Grant was acquired in a sign and trade by the Miami Heat from the Portland Trail Blazers on August 30, 2000.

Eddie Jones was acquired in a sign and trade by the Miami Heat from the Charlotte Hornets (1988) on August 1, 2000.

Alonzo Mourning was acquired in a trade by the Miami Heat from the Charlotte Hornets (1988) on November 3, 1995. Alonzo Mourning re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on August 13, 1996.

Acquired via Free Agency

Malik Allen signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on July 18, 2001.

Travis Best signed a contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on September 5, 2002.

Anthony Carter signed a contract with the Miami Heat on August 6, 1999. Anthony Carter re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on August 1, 2000. Anthony Carter re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on July 18, 2001.

LaPhonso Ellis signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on July 28, 2001.

Mike James signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on December 8, 2001.

Sean Lampley signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on September 29, 2002.

Sean Marks signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on September 28, 2001.

Vladimir Stepania signed a contract with the Miami Heat on October 2, 2001. Vladimir Stepania re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on August 6, 2002.

2002-2003 Miami Heat Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Micky Arison Owner 1995-1996 N/A
Eric Woolworth President of Business Operations 2001-2002 General Counsel (Miami Heat, 1995 to 2001)
David Holcombe Director of Team Security 1999-2000 N/A
Pat Riley Head Coach, General Manager 2005-2006 Head Coach (Miami Heat, 1995 to 2003)
Bob McAdoo Assistant Coach 1995-1996 N/A
Stan Van Gundy Assistant Coach 1995-1996 Head Coach (Wisconsin, 1994 to 1995)
Erik Spoelstra Assistant Coach, Director of Scouting 1997-1998 Video Coordinator (Miami Heat, 1995 to 1999)
Keith Askins Assistant Coach 1999-2000 N/A
Andy Elisburg VP of Basketball Operations 1998-1999 Director of Team Operations (Miami Heat, 1993 to 1998)
Randy Pfund General Manager 1996-1997 Head Coach (Los Angeles Lakers, 1992 to 1994)
Travis Schlenk Video Coordinator 2000-2001 Basketball Operations Assistant (Orlando Magic, 1997 to 2000)
Randy Embry Scout 1999-2000 N/A
Adam Simon Scout 2002-2003 Scouting Coordinator (Miami Heat, 2001 to 2002)
Chad Kammerer Scout 2002-2003 N/A
Sammy Schulman Chief Financial Officer, Executive VP 1987-1988 N/A
Kim Stone Executive VP 1996-1997 N/A
Michael McCullough Chief Marketing Officer, Executive VP 2000-2001 N/A
Raquel Libman General Counsel, Executive VP 2001-2002 N/A
Tony Coba Executive VP 2001-2002 N/A
Chet Kammerer Director of Player Personnel 2000-2001 Director of College Scouting (Miami Heat, 1999 to 2000)
Brian Babin Director of Basketball Operations 2000-2001 N/A
Bill Foran Strength and Conditioning Coach 1989-1990 Strength and Conditioning Consultant (Miami Heat, 1988 to 1989)
Jay Sabol Equipment Manager, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, Assistant Athletic Trainer 1996-1997 Team Attendant (Miami Heat, 1995 to 2000)
Dr. Allan Herskowitz Team Physician 1988-1989 N/A
Dr. Angelo Thrower Team Physician 1988-1989 N/A
Dr. Edward Neff Team Physician 1988-1989 N/A
Dr. Harlan Selesnick Team Physician 1988-1989 N/A
Dr. Jim Losito Team Physician 1988-1989 N/A
Dr. Richard Mariani Team Physician 1988-1989 N/A
Dr. Steve Tarkan Team Physician 1988-1989 N/A