New Jersey Nets Regular Season Rosters

1988-1989 New Jersey Nets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
5 John Bagley G 6-0 185 6 Boston College 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
6 Walter Berry F 6-8 215 2 St. John's 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
  Anthony Bowie GF 6-6 190 2 Oklahoma 1986 Rnd 3 Pick 19 United States
31 Sam Bowie C 7-1 235 4 Kentucky 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
35 Tony Brown GF 6-6 185 6 Arkansas 1982 Rnd 4 Pick 13 United States
11 Joe Barry Carroll FC 7-0 225 7 Purdue 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
40 Ron Cavenall C 7-1 230 1 Texas Southern 1981 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
15 Lester Conner G 6-4 180 5 Oregon State 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
12 Corey Gaines G 6-3 195 0 Loyola Marymount 1988 Rnd 3 Pick 15 United States
  Derrick Hamilton F 6-7 225 0 Southern Mississippi 1988 Rnd 3 Pick 2 United States
6 Roy Hinson FC 6-9 210 5 Rutgers 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
2 Dennis Hopson GF 6-5 200 1 Ohio State 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
  Frank Johnson G 6-1 185 7 Wake Forest 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
20 Bill Jones F 6-7 175 0 Iowa 1988 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
24 Keith Lee FC 6-10 215 3 Memphis 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
40 Tim McCormick C 6-11 240 4 Michigan 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
22 Mike McGee GF 6-5 190 7 Michigan 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
34 Chris Morris SF 6-8 210 0 Auburn 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
  Lorenzo Romar G 6-1 175 5 Washington 1980 Rnd 7 Pick 3 United States
33 Charles Shackleford F-C 6-10 225 0 NC State 1988 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
30 Jeff Turner FC 6-9 230 4 Vanderbilt 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
52 Buck Williams PF 6-8 215 7 Maryland 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
7 Kevin Williams G 6-2 175 4 St. John's 1983 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States

1988-1989 New Jersey Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters L. Conner M. McGee C. Morris B. Williams J. Carroll
Rotation J. Bagley D. Hopson B. Jones R. Hinson K. Lee
Rotation   C. Gaines     C. Shackleford
Lim PT       J. Turner  

1988-1989 Atlantic Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1New York Knicks52-30-
2Philadelphia Sixers46-366
3Boston Celtics42-4010
4Washington Bullets40-4212
5New Jersey Nets26-5626
6Charlotte Hornets20-6232

1988-1989 New Jersey Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Chris Morris All-Rookie Second Team (1989)
Chris Morris Slam Dunk Contest Participant (1989)

1988-1989 New Jersey Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Roy Hinson 82 31.0 16.0 6.4 0.9 0.4 1.5 2.0
Chris Morris 76 27.6 14.1 5.2 1.6 1.3 0.8 2.5
Mike McGee 80 25.3 13.0 2.4 1.4 1.0 0.1 1.6
Buck Williams 74 33.1 13.0 9.4 1.1 0.8 0.5 1.9
Joe Barry Carroll 64 31.2 14.1 7.4 1.6 1.1 1.3 2.2
Lester Conner 82 30.9 10.3 4.3 7.4 2.2 0.1 2.2
Dennis Hopson 62 25.0 12.7 3.3 1.7 1.1 0.5 1.6
John Bagley 68 24.1 7.4 2.1 5.8 1.1 0.1 2.3
Keith Lee 57 14.7 4.8 4.5 0.7 0.4 0.6 0.9
Walter Berry 29 19.2 8.9 4.0 0.7 0.3 0.4 1.4
Charles Shackleford 60 8.1 3.1 2.5 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.5
Kevin Williams 41 10.6 4.3 1.2 0.9 0.6 0.2 1.0
Bill Jones 37 8.3 3.5 1.3 0.5 0.5 0.2 0.5
Corey Gaines 32 10.5 2.1 0.6 2.1 0.5 0.0 0.6
Ron Cavenall 5 3.2 1.2 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.4

1988-1989 New Jersey Nets Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Dennis Hopson was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 1987 NBA Draft by the New Jersey Nets. Dennis Hopson signed a multi-year contract with the New Jersey Nets on October 9, 1987.

Chris Morris was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1988 NBA Draft by the New Jersey Nets. Chris Morris signed a multi-year contract with the New Jersey Nets on August 25, 1988.

Charles Shackleford was selected as the #7 pick in the Second Round of the 1988 NBA Draft by the New Jersey Nets. Charles Shackleford signed a multi-year contract with the New Jersey Nets on September 1, 1988.

Jeff Turner was selected as the #17 pick in the First Round of the 1984 NBA Draft by the New Jersey Nets. Jeff Turner signed a multi-year contract with the New Jersey Nets on August 26, 1984. Jeff Turner re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Jersey Nets on October 4, 1986.

Buck Williams was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the New Jersey Nets. Buck Williams signed a multi-year contract with the New Jersey Nets on August 8, 1981. Buck Williams signed a multi-year extension with the New Jersey Nets on September 22, 1984. Buck Williams signed a multi-year extension with the New Jersey Nets on March 12, 1987.

Acquired via Trade

John Bagley was acquired in a trade by the New Jersey Nets from the Cleveland Cavaliers on October 7, 1987. John Bagley re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Jersey Nets on September 6, 1988.

Joe Barry Carroll was acquired in a trade by the New Jersey Nets from the Houston Rockets on November 2, 1988.

Lester Conner was acquired in a trade by the New Jersey Nets from the Houston Rockets on November 2, 1988.

Roy Hinson was acquired in a trade by the New Jersey Nets from the Philadelphia Sixers on January 17, 1988. Roy Hinson signed a multi-year extension with the New Jersey Nets on November 22, 1988.

Keith Lee was acquired in a trade by the New Jersey Nets from the Cleveland Cavaliers on October 7, 1987.

Mike McGee was acquired in a trade by the New Jersey Nets from the Sacramento Kings on October 31, 1988.

Acquired via Free Agency

Corey Gaines signed a contract with the New Jersey Nets on February 7, 1989. Corey Gaines re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the New Jersey Nets on February 17, 1989. Corey Gaines re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the New Jersey Nets on February 27, 1989.

Bill Jones signed a contract as a free agent with the New Jersey Nets on January 31, 1989.

1988-1989 New Jersey Nets Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Rich Dalatri Strength and Conditioning Coach 1997-1998 Assistant Coach (Cleveland Cavaliers, 1992 to 1997)