Philadelphia Sixers Regular Season Rosters

1988-1989 Philadelphia Sixers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
20 Ron Anderson GF 6-7 215 4 Fresno State 1984 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
32 Charles Barkley PF 6-6 252 4 Auburn 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
1 Scott Brooks PG 5-11 165 1 UC Irvine 1987 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
10 Mo Cheeks PG 6-1 180 10 West Texas A&M 1978 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
54 Ben Coleman F 6-9 235 3 Maryland 1984 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
42 Mike Gminski C 6-11 250 8 Duke 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
33 Hersey Hawkins SG 6-3 190 0 Bradley 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
12 Gerald Henderson G 6-2 175 10 VCU 1978 Rnd 3 Pick 20 United States
31 Shelton Jones F 6-9 210 0 St. John's 1988 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
  Herman Montenegro PF 6-9 210 0 - 1988 Rnd 3 Pick 7 Argentina
8 Pete Myers GF 6-6 180 2 Little Rock 1986 Rnd 6 Pick 4 United States
4 Cliff Robinson F 6-9 220 9 USC 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
11 Jim Rowinski FC 6-8 250 1 Purdue 1984 Rnd 4 Pick 16 United States
21 Derek Smith SG 6-6 205 6 Louisville 1982 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States
23 Bob Thornton C 6-10 225 3 UC Irvine 1984 Rnd 4 Pick 17 United States
22 Andrew Toney G 6-3 178 8 Louisiana 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
44 Chris Welp C 7-0 245 1 Washington 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 16 Germany
25 David Wingate GF 6-5 185 2 Georgetown 1986 Rnd 2 Pick 20 United States

1988-1989 Philadelphia Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Cheeks H. Hawkins D. Smith C. Barkley M. Gminski
Rotation G. Henderson   R. Anderson B. Coleman C. Welp
Rotation S. Brooks        
Lim PT   D. Wingate   S. Jones B. Thornton
Lim PT       C. Robinson  
Lim PT       J. Rowinski  

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 Philadelphia Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Charles Barkley All-NBA First Team (1989)
Charles Barkley Player Of The Month (Nov 88)
Hersey Hawkins All-Rookie First Team (1989)
Charles Barkley Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1989)
Shelton Jones Slam Dunk Contest Participant (1989)
Gerald Henderson Three Point Shootout Participant (1989)

1988-1989 Philadelphia Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Charles Barkley 79 39.1 25.8 12.5 4.1 1.6 0.8 3.2
Mike Gminski 82 33.4 17.2 9.4 1.7 0.6 1.3 1.6
Ron Anderson 82 32.0 16.2 5.0 1.7 0.9 0.3 1.5
Hersey Hawkins 79 32.6 15.1 2.8 3.0 1.5 0.5 2.0
Mo Cheeks 71 32.4 11.6 2.6 7.8 1.5 0.2 1.6
Scott Brooks 82 16.7 5.2 1.1 3.7 0.8 0.0 0.8
Gerald Henderson 65 15.2 6.5 1.0 2.2 0.6 0.0 1.1
Ben Coleman 58 12.1 5.1 3.1 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.8
Derek Smith 36 19.3 7.8 2.4 1.9 0.7 0.4 1.2
Chris Welp 72 11.7 3.4 2.7 0.4 0.3 0.6 0.6
Shelton Jones 42 13.9 5.0 2.3 0.8 0.4 0.3 0.9
Cliff Robinson 14 29.7 15.1 5.4 2.3 1.2 0.1 2.4
David Wingate 33 11.3 4.2 1.1 2.2 0.3 0.1 1.1
Bob Thornton 54 8.3 2.4 1.7 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.4
Pete Myers 4 10.0 3.5 2.5 0.5 0.8 0.0 1.0
Jim Rowinski 3 2.3 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

1988-1989 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. Charles Barkley re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on August 1, 1988.

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.

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 Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Hersey Hawkins, the #6 pick in the First Round of the 1988 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Philadelphia Sixers from the Los Angeles Clippers on June 28, 1988. Hersey Hawkins signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on October 13, 1988.

Acquired via Trade

Ron Anderson was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Sixers from the Indiana Pacers on October 4, 1988.

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.

Acquired via Free Agency

Scott Brooks signed a contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on September 23, 1988.

Gerald Henderson signed a contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on December 3, 1987. Gerald Henderson re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on July 27, 1988.

Shelton Jones signed a contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on January 4, 1989. Shelton Jones re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on January 14, 1989. Shelton Jones re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on January 24, 1989.

Jim Rowinski signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on April 20, 1989.

Derek Smith signed a contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on February 13, 1989.

Bob Thornton signed a contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on December 19, 1987. Bob Thornton re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on August 1, 1988.

1988-1989 Philadelphia Sixers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Harold Katz Owner 1981-1982 N/A
Jim Lynam Head Coach 1987-1988 Assistant Coach (Philadelphia Sixers, 1985 to 1988)
John Nash General Manager 1986-1987 N/A
Allen Lumpkin Equipment Manager 1988-1989 Box Office (Philadelphia Sixers, 1983 to 1988)