Phoenix Suns Regular Season Rosters

1988-1989 Phoenix Suns Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
24 Tom Chambers PF 6-10 220 7 Utah 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
23 Tyrone Corbin F 6-6 210 3 DePaul 1985 Rnd 2 Pick 11 United States
12 Winston Crite F 6-7 233 1 Texas A&M 1987 Rnd 3 Pick 7 United States
43 Mark Davis GF 6-6 195 1 Old Dominion 1985 Rnd 4 Pick 9 United States
25 T.R. Dunn G 6-4 192 11 Alabama 1977 Rnd 2 Pick 19 United States
  Dean Garrett C 6-10 225 0 Indiana 1988 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
44 Kenny Gattison FC 6-8 225 2 Old Dominion 1986 Rnd 3 Pick 8 United States
35 Armen Gilliam PF 6-9 230 1 UNLV 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
25 Craig Hodges G 6-2 190 6 Long Beach State 1982 Rnd 3 Pick 2 United States
14 Jeff Hornacek SG 6-3 190 2 Iowa State 1986 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
  Rodney Johns G 6-1 202 0 Grand Canyon 1988 Rnd 3 Pick 5 United States
8 Eddie Johnson SF 6-7 215 7 Illinois 1981 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
7 Kevin Johnson PG 6-1 180 1 California 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
4 Steve Kerr SG 6-3 175 0 Arizona 1988 Rnd 2 Pick 25 United States
28 Andrew Lang C 6-11 245 0 Arkansas 1988 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
9 Dan Majerle SG 6-6 215 0 Central Michigan 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
45 Ed Nealy F 6-7 238 5 Kansas State 1982 Rnd 8 Pick 5 United States
34 Tim Perry FC 6-9 200 0 Temple 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
41 Mark West C 6-10 230 5 Old Dominion 1983 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
21 Micheal Williams PG 6-2 175 0 Baylor 1988 Rnd 2 Pick 23 United States

1988-1989 Phoenix Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. Johnson J. Hornacek T. Corbin T. Chambers M. West
Rotation   D. Majerle E. Johnson A. Gilliam  
Rotation   T. Dunn   T. Perry  
Lim PT   S. Kerr E. Nealy K. Gattison A. Lang
Lim PT         D. Garrett

1988-1989 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers57-25-
2Phoenix Suns55-272
3Seattle SuperSonics47-3510
4Golden State Warriors43-3914
5Portland Trail Blazers39-4318
6Sacramento Kings27-5530
7Los Angeles Clippers21-6136

1988-1989 Phoenix Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Tom Chambers All-NBA Second Team (1989)
Kevin Johnson All-NBA Second Team (1989)
Kevin Johnson Player Of The Month (Feb 89)
Kevin Johnson Player Of The Week (03/19/89)
Tom Chambers Player Of The Week (01/29/89)
Eddie Johnson Sixth Man Of The Year (1989)
Kevin Johnson Most Improved Player (1989)
Tom Chambers Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1989)
Tim Perry Slam Dunk Contest Participant (1989)

1988-1989 Phoenix Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Tom Chambers 81 37.1 25.7 8.4 2.9 1.1 0.7 2.9
Kevin Johnson 81 39.2 20.4 4.2 12.2 1.7 0.3 4.0
Eddie Johnson 70 29.2 21.5 4.4 2.3 0.7 0.1 1.7
Armen Gilliam 74 28.6 15.9 7.3 0.7 0.7 0.4 1.9
Jeff Hornacek 78 31.9 13.5 3.4 6.0 1.7 0.1 1.4
Tyrone Corbin 77 21.5 8.2 5.2 1.5 1.1 0.2 1.2
Mark West 82 24.6 7.2 6.7 0.5 0.4 2.3 1.3
Dan Majerle 54 25.1 8.6 3.9 2.4 1.2 0.3 0.9
Tim Perry 62 9.9 4.1 2.1 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.6
Andrew Lang 62 8.5 2.6 2.4 0.1 0.3 0.8 0.5
Steve Kerr 26 6.0 2.1 0.7 0.9 0.3 0.0 0.2
Craig Hodges 10 9.2 3.9 0.5 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.5
T.R. Dunn 34 9.4 1.0 1.8 0.7 0.4 0.0 0.2
Ed Nealy 30 5.5 0.6 1.8 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.2
Mark Davis 2 3.5 2.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Kenny Gattison 2 4.5 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Winston Crite 2 3.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5

1988-1989 Phoenix Suns Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Dean Garrett was selected as the #13 pick in the Second Round of the 1988 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Dean Garrett signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on August 3, 1988.

Kenny Gattison was selected as the #8 pick in the 3 Round of the 1986 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Kenny Gattison signed a contract with the Phoenix Suns on September 1, 1986. Kenny Gattison re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on September 1, 1988.

Armen Gilliam was selected as the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1987 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Armen Gilliam signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on October 8, 1987.

Jeff Hornacek was selected as the #22 pick in the Second Round of the 1986 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Jeff Hornacek signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on August 1, 1986. Jeff Hornacek re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on July 15, 1988.

Steve Kerr was selected as the #25 pick in the Second Round of the 1988 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Steve Kerr signed a contract with the Phoenix Suns on September 14, 1988.

Andrew Lang was selected as the #3 pick in the Second Round of the 1988 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Andrew Lang signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on July 29, 1988.

Dan Majerle was selected as the #14 pick in the First Round of the 1988 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Dan Majerle signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on August 1, 1988.

Tim Perry was selected as the #7 pick in the First Round of the 1988 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Tim Perry signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on August 19, 1988.

Acquired via Trade

Tyrone Corbin was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Cleveland Cavaliers on February 25, 1988. Tyrone Corbin re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on July 6, 1988.

Eddie Johnson was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Sacramento Kings on June 19, 1987. Eddie Johnson signed a multi-year extension with the Phoenix Suns on April 14, 1989.

Kevin Johnson was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Cleveland Cavaliers on February 25, 1988.

Ed Nealy was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Chicago Bulls on December 14, 1988.

Mark West was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Cleveland Cavaliers on February 25, 1988. Mark West signed a multi-year extension with the Phoenix Suns on April 15, 1989.

Acquired via Free Agency

Tom Chambers signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on July 5, 1988.

T.R. Dunn signed a contract with the Phoenix Suns on January 16, 1989. T.R. Dunn re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on January 26, 1989. T.R. Dunn re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on February 5, 1989.

1988-1989 Phoenix Suns Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Cotton Fitzsimmons Head Coach 1995-1996 Head Coach (Phoenix Suns, 1988 to 1992)
Herb Brown Assistant Coach 1987-1988 Assistant Coach (Houston Rockets, 1979 to 1980)
Lionel Hollins Assistant Coach 1988-1989 Assistant Coach (Arizona State, 1985 to 1988)
Paul Westphal Assistant Coach 1988-1989 Head Coach (Grand Canyon, 1986 to 1988)
Jerry Colangelo Owner, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, General Manager 1968-1969 N/A
Todd Quinter Video Coordinator 1986-1987 N/A
Joe Proski Head Athletic Trainer 1968-1969 Athletic Trainer (Chicago Bulls, 1967 to 1968)
Al McCoy Radio Broadcaster 1972-1973 N/A