Minnesota Timberwolves Regular Season Rosters

1989-1990 Minnesota Timberwolves Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
1 Adrian Branch GF 6-7 185 4 Maryland 1985 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
45 Randy Breuer C 7-3 230 6 Minnesota 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
1 Scott Brooks PG 5-11 165 2 UC Irvine 1987 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
19 Tony Campbell GF 6-7 215 5 Ohio State 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
23 Tyrone Corbin F 6-6 210 4 DePaul 1985 Rnd 2 Pick 11 United States
33 Steve Johnson FC 6-10 235 8 Oregon State 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
  Shelton Jones F 6-9 210 1 St. John's 1988 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
52 Gary Leonard C 7-1 250 0 Missouri 1989 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
54 Brad Lohaus FC 6-11 230 2 Iowa 1987 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
35 Sidney Lowe G 6-0 195 4 NC State 1983 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
42 Sam Mitchell SF 6-6 210 2 Mercer 1985 Rnd 3 Pick 7 United States
9 Tod Murphy FC 6-9 220 1 UC Irvine 1986 Rnd 3 Pick 6 United States
24 Pooh Richardson PG 6-1 180 0 UCLA 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
  David Rivers G 6-0 170 1 Notre Dame 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 25 United States
3 Scott Roth F 6-8 212 2 Wisconsin 1985 Rnd 4 Pick 12 United States
15 Donald Royal PF 6-8 210 1 Notre Dame 1987 Rnd 3 Pick 6 United States
4 Brad Sellers FC 7-0 210 3 Ohio State 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
5 Doug West G-F 6-6 200 0 Villanova 1989 Rnd 2 Pick 11 United States

1989-1990 Minnesota Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters S. Lowe P. Richardson T. Corbin T. Campbell T. Murphy
Rotation     S. Mitchell S. Roth G. Leonard
Rotation     D. West D. Royal  
Lim PT         R. Breuer
Lim PT         B. Sellers

1989-1990 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1San Antonio Spurs56-26-
2Utah Jazz55-271
3Dallas Mavericks47-359
4Denver Nuggets43-3913
5Houston Rockets41-4115
6Minnesota Timberwolves22-6034
7Charlotte Hornets19-6337

1989-1990 Minnesota Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Pooh Richardson All-Rookie First Team (1990)

1989-1990 Minnesota Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Tony Campbell 82 38.6 23.2 5.5 2.6 1.4 0.4 3.1
Tyrone Corbin 82 36.7 14.7 7.4 2.6 2.1 0.5 1.7
Sam Mitchell 80 30.2 12.7 5.8 1.1 0.8 0.7 1.2
Pooh Richardson 82 31.5 11.4 2.6 6.8 1.6 0.3 1.7
Tod Murphy 82 30.4 8.3 6.9 1.3 0.9 0.7 0.7
Randy Breuer 51 26.0 10.2 5.7 1.6 0.6 1.5 1.3
Scott Roth 71 14.9 6.8 1.6 1.6 0.7 0.1 1.2
Donald Royal 66 11.3 5.9 2.1 0.7 0.5 0.1 1.2
Brad Lohaus 28 21.1 7.5 3.9 2.2 0.5 0.8 1.6
Sidney Lowe 80 21.8 2.3 2.0 4.2 0.9 0.1 0.8
Doug West 52 7.3 2.6 1.3 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.6
Adrian Branch 11 8.3 5.9 1.8 0.4 0.5 0.0 0.7
Brad Sellers 14 8.1 3.4 1.4 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.9
Gary Leonard 22 5.8 1.5 1.2 0.0 0.1 0.4 0.4
Steve Johnson 4 4.2 0.0 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.0 1.5

1989-1990 Minnesota Timberwolves Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Gary Leonard was selected as the #7 pick in the Second Round of the 1989 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Gary Leonard signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on August 20, 1989.

Pooh Richardson was selected as the #10 pick in the First Round of the 1989 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Pooh Richardson signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on August 31, 1989.

Doug West was selected as the #11 pick in the Second Round of the 1989 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Doug West signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on August 31, 1989.

Acquired via Trade

Randy Breuer was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Milwaukee Bucks on January 4, 1990.

Brad Sellers was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Seattle SuperSonics on February 22, 1990.

Acquired via Expansion Draft

Tyrone Corbin was taken in the 1989 Expansion Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Phoenix Suns on June 15, 1989.

Scott Roth was taken in the 1989 Expansion Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the San Antonio Spurs on June 15, 1989.

Acquired via Free Agency

Tony Campbell signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on September 13, 1989.

Sidney Lowe signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on August 3, 1989.

Sam Mitchell signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 23, 1989.

Tod Murphy signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on August 16, 1989.

Donald Royal signed a contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on September 12, 1989.

1989-1990 Minnesota Timberwolves Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Harvey Ratner Owner 1989-1990 N/A
Marv Wolfenson Owner 1989-1990 N/A
Bill Musselman Head Coach 1989-1990 Head Coach (Cleveland Cavaliers, 1980 to 1982)
John Hammond Assistant Coach, Scout 1989-1990 N/A
Tom Thibodeau Assistant Coach 1989-1990 Assistant Coach (Harvard, 1985 to 1989)
Billy McKinney General Manager, Director of Player Personnel 1989-1990 Assistant Vice President of Basketball Operations (Chicago Bulls, 1987 to 1988)
Jay Jensen Athletic Trainer 1989-1990 N/A