Philadelphia Sixers Regular Season Rosters

1987-1988 Philadelphia Sixers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
30 Vincent Askew GF 6-6 210 0 Memphis 1987 Rnd 2 Pick 16 United States
32 Charles Barkley PF 6-6 252 3 Auburn 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
10 Mo Cheeks PG 6-1 180 9 West Texas A&M 1978 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
54 Ben Coleman F 6-9 235 2 Maryland 1984 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
14 Steve Colter G 6-3 165 3 New Mexico State 1984 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States
42 Mike Gminski C 6-11 250 7 Duke 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
  Hansi Gnad C 6-10 220 0 Alaska - Anchorage 1987 Rnd 3 Pick 11 Germany
3 Dave Henderson G 6-5 195 1 Duke 1986 Rnd 3 Pick 11 United States
12 Gerald Henderson G 6-2 175 9 VCU 1978 Rnd 3 Pick 20 United States
23 Roy Hinson FC 6-9 210 4 Rutgers 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
17 Albert King GF 6-6 190 6 Maryland 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
  Jim Les G 5-11 165 1 Bradley 1986 Rnd 3 Pick 23 United States
40 Tim McCormick C 6-11 240 3 Michigan 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
31 Mark McNamara C 6-11 235 4 California 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 22 United States
4 Cliff Robinson F 6-9 220 8 USC 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
23 Bob Thornton C 6-10 225 2 UC Irvine 1984 Rnd 4 Pick 17 United States
22 Andrew Toney G 6-3 178 7 Louisiana 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
20 Danny Vranes SF 6-7 210 0 Utah 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
44 Chris Welp C 7-0 245 0 Washington 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 16 Germany
25 David Wingate GF 6-5 185 1 Georgetown 1986 Rnd 2 Pick 20 United States

1987-1988 Philadelphia Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Cheeks D. Wingate A. King C. Barkley C. Robinson
Rotation   A. Toney D. Vranes   M. McNamara
Rotation   D. Henderson     C. Welp
Lim PT G. Henderson     B. Coleman M. Gminski
Lim PT         B. Thornton
Lim PT         H. Gnad

1987-1988 Atlantic Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Boston Celtics57-25-
2Washington Bullets38-4419
3New York Knicks38-4419
4Philadelphia Sixers36-4621
5New Jersey Nets19-6338

1987-1988 Philadelphia Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Charles Barkley All-NBA First Team (1988)
Charles Barkley Player Of The Week (03/20/88)
Mo Cheeks Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1988)
Charles Barkley Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1988)
Charles Barkley IBM Award (1988)

1987-1988 Philadelphia Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Charles Barkley 80 39.6 28.3 11.9 3.2 1.2 1.3 3.8
Cliff Robinson 62 34.0 19.0 6.5 2.1 1.3 0.6 2.6
Mo Cheeks 79 36.3 13.7 3.2 8.0 2.1 0.3 2.0
Mike Gminski 47 37.6 16.9 10.5 1.8 0.8 1.8 2.0
Gerald Henderson 68 20.7 8.5 1.4 3.2 1.0 0.1 1.8
David Wingate 61 23.3 8.9 1.7 2.0 0.8 0.4 1.7
Albert King 72 22.1 7.2 3.0 1.5 0.5 0.2 1.3
Roy Hinson 29 29.1 11.6 5.8 0.9 0.8 2.3 2.2
Ben Coleman 43 19.6 6.9 4.1 0.5 0.3 0.6 1.3
Andrew Toney 29 18.0 7.3 1.6 3.7 0.4 0.2 1.7
Tim McCormick 23 26.1 7.8 6.3 1.1 0.6 0.3 1.5
Mark McNamara 42 13.8 3.6 3.7 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.6
Bob Thornton 41 12.4 3.6 2.4 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.7
Dave Henderson 23 16.4 5.7 1.7 1.5 0.6 0.2 1.9
Danny Vranes 57 13.5 2.1 2.1 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.4
Vincent Askew 14 16.7 3.7 1.6 2.4 0.7 0.4 0.9
Chris Welp 10 13.2 4.8 2.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.9
Steve Colter 12 12.7 3.1 1.5 2.2 0.5 0.0 0.9

1987-1988 Philadelphia Sixers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Charles Barkley was selected as the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1984 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Charles Barkley signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on September 25, 1984.

Mo Cheeks was selected as the #14 pick in the Second Round of the 1978 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Mo Cheeks signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on August 23, 1978. Mo Cheeks signed a multi-year extension with the Philadelphia Sixers on May 1, 1981. Mo Cheeks signed a multi-year extension with the Philadelphia Sixers on April 1, 1987.

Hansi Gnad was selected as the #11 pick in the 3 Round of the 1987 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Hansi Gnad signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on September 1, 1987.

Andrew Toney was selected as the #8 pick in the First Round of the 1980 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Andrew Toney signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on August 1, 1980. Andrew Toney signed a multi-year extension with the Philadelphia Sixers on December 19, 1984.

Chris Welp was selected as the #16 pick in the First Round of the 1987 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Chris Welp signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on August 1, 1987.

David Wingate was selected as the #20 pick in the Second Round of the 1986 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. David Wingate signed a contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on September 1, 1986. David Wingate re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on October 12, 1987.

Acquired via Trade

Ben Coleman was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Sixers from the New Jersey Nets on January 17, 1988.

Mike Gminski was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Sixers from the New Jersey Nets on January 17, 1988.

Cliff Robinson was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Sixers from the Washington Wizards on June 16, 1986.

Danny Vranes was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Sixers from the Seattle SuperSonics on September 29, 1986.

Acquired via Free Agency

Dave Henderson signed a contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on March 3, 1988. Dave Henderson re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on March 13, 1988. Dave Henderson re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on March 23, 1988.

Gerald Henderson signed a contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on December 3, 1987.

Albert King signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on November 24, 1987.

Mark McNamara signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on March 4, 1987.

Bob Thornton signed a contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on December 19, 1987.

1987-1988 Philadelphia Sixers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Harold Katz Owner 1981-1982 N/A
Matt Guokas Head Coach 1985-1986 N/A
Jim Lynam Head Coach, Assistant Coach 1987-1988 Assistant Coach (Philadelphia Sixers, 1985 to 1988)
John Nash General Manager 1986-1987 N/A