Phoenix Suns Regular Season Rosters

1985-1986 Phoenix Suns Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
33 Alvan Adams FC 6-9 210 10 Oklahoma 1975 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
6 Walter Davis GF 6-6 193 8 North Carolina 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
17 Devin Durrant F 6-7 200 1 Brigham Young 1984 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
53 James Edwards C 7-0 225 8 Washington 1977 Rnd 3 Pick 2 United States
10 Rod Foster G 6-1 160 2 UCLA 1983 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
16 Georgi Glouchkov PF 6-8 235 0 Euroins Cherno More (Bulgaria) 1985 Rnd 7 Pick 9 Bulgaria
15 Mike Holton G 6-4 185 2 UCLA 1983 Rnd 3 Pick 6 United States
24 Jay Humphries G 6-3 185 1 Colorado 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
34 Charles Alexander Jones F 6-8 215 1 Louisville 1984 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States
22 Larry Nance PF 6-10 205 4 Clemson 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
54 Ed Pinckney F 6-9 195 0 Villanova 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
32 Charles Pittman F 6-8 220 3 Maryland 1982 Rnd 3 Pick 15 United States
8 Rick Robey C 6-11 230 7 Kentucky 1978 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
11 Mike Sanders GF 6-6 210 3 UCLA 1982 Rnd 4 Pick 5 United States
7 Bernard Thompson GF 6-6 210 1 Fresno State 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
15 Sedric Toney G 6-2 178 0 Dayton 1985 Rnd 3 Pick 12 United States
30 Nick Vanos C 7-1 255 0 Santa Clara 1985 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States

1985-1986 Phoenix Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Humphries W. Davis L. Nance A. Adams J. Edwards
Rotation R. Foster   B. Thompson E. Pinckney N. Vanos
Rotation     M. Sanders C. Jones R. Robey
Rotation       C. Pittman  
Rotation       G. Glouchkov  
Lim PT S. Toney        

1985-1986 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers62-20-
2Portland Trail Blazers40-4222
3Phoenix Suns32-5030
4Los Angeles Clippers32-5030
5Seattle SuperSonics31-5131
6Golden State Warriors30-5232

1985-1986 Phoenix Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Larry Nance Player Of The Week (12/22/85)

1985-1986 Phoenix Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Walter Davis 70 32.0 21.8 2.9 5.1 1.4 0.0 3.1
Larry Nance 73 33.8 20.2 8.5 3.3 1.0 1.8 2.9
Mike Sanders 82 20.0 11.0 3.3 1.8 0.9 0.4 1.7
Jay Humphries 82 33.3 11.0 3.2 6.4 1.6 0.1 2.3
James Edwards 52 25.7 16.3 5.8 1.4 0.4 0.6 2.5
Alvan Adams 78 25.7 10.8 6.1 4.2 1.3 0.6 2.6
Ed Pinckney 80 20.0 8.5 3.9 1.1 0.9 0.5 1.8
Bernard Thompson 61 21.0 8.5 2.3 2.1 0.8 0.2 1.5
Charles Pittman 69 16.4 5.1 3.6 0.8 0.6 0.3 1.5
Georgi Glouchkov 49 15.8 4.9 3.3 0.7 0.5 0.5 1.6
Rod Foster 48 14.7 4.2 1.2 2.5 0.5 0.0 1.2
Charles Alexander Jones 43 17.3 4.7 4.5 1.2 0.7 0.6 1.3
Rick Robey 46 13.7 3.8 3.2 1.3 0.4 0.1 1.4
Sedric Toney 10 20.6 7.5 2.3 2.6 0.5 0.0 1.9
Nick Vanos 11 18.4 4.9 5.5 1.5 0.2 0.5 1.8
Devin Durrant 4 12.8 4.2 2.0 1.2 0.8 0.0 1.0
Mike Holton 4 16.2 3.0 0.8 1.8 0.5 0.0 1.0

1985-1986 Phoenix Suns Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Alvan Adams was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1975 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Alvan Adams signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on September 1, 1975. Alvan Adams re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on September 1, 1979. Alvan Adams signed a multi-year extension with the Phoenix Suns on December 20, 1982.

Walter Davis was selected as the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1977 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Walter Davis signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on August 29, 1977. Walter Davis re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on August 1, 1980.

Rod Foster was selected as the #4 pick in the Second Round of the 1983 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Rod Foster signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on September 17, 1983.

Georgi Glouchkov was selected as the #9 pick in the 7 Round of the 1985 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Georgi Glouchkov signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on October 22, 1985.

Jay Humphries was selected as the #13 pick in the First Round of the 1984 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Jay Humphries signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on July 19, 1984.

Charles Alexander Jones was selected as the #12 pick in the Second Round of the 1984 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Charles Alexander Jones signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on September 27, 1984.

Larry Nance was selected as the #20 pick in the First Round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Larry Nance signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on September 1, 1981. Larry Nance signed a multi-year extension with the Phoenix Suns on December 9, 1983. Larry Nance signed an extension with the Phoenix Suns on October 29, 1985.

Ed Pinckney was selected as the #10 pick in the First Round of the 1985 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Ed Pinckney signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on September 25, 1985.

Nick Vanos was selected as the #8 pick in the Second Round of the 1985 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Nick Vanos signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on August 20, 1985.

Acquired via Trade

James Edwards was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Cleveland Cavaliers on February 7, 1983. James Edwards signed a multi-year extension with the Phoenix Suns on June 10, 1985.

Rick Robey was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Boston Celtics on June 27, 1983. Rick Robey re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on July 1, 1983.

Bernard Thompson was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Portland Trail Blazers on June 14, 1985.

Acquired via Free Agency

Charles Pittman signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on February 7, 1983. Charles Pittman re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on September 1, 1984.

Mike Sanders signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on December 10, 1983.

Sedric Toney signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on March 29, 1986.

1985-1986 Phoenix Suns Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Bhavik Darji Owner 1968-1969 N/A
Don Diamond Owner 1968-1969 N/A
Don Pitt Owner 1968-1969 N/A
Karl Eller Owner 1968-1969 N/A
Marvin Meyer Owner 1968-1969 N/A
Richard Bloch Owner 1968-1969 N/A
John MacLeod Head Coach 1973-1974 N/A
Al Bianchi Assistant Coach 2001-2002 General Manager (New York Knicks, 1987 to 1991)
Jerry Colangelo General Manager 1968-1969 N/A
Joe Proski Head Athletic Trainer 1968-1969 Athletic Trainer (Chicago Bulls, 1967 to 1968)
Al McCoy Radio Broadcaster 1972-1973 N/A