Phoenix Suns Regular Season Rosters

1998-1999 Phoenix Suns Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
11 Toby Bailey G 6-6 213 0 UCLA 1998 Rnd 2 Pick 16 United States
4 Gerald Brown G 6-4 210 0 Pepperdine 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
2 Mark Bryant PF 6-9 245 10 Seton Hall 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
3 Rex Chapman SG 6-4 185 10 Kentucky 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
  James Collins SG 6-4 196 1 Florida State 1997 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
  Jamie Feick F 6-9 255 2 Michigan State 1996 Rnd 2 Pick 19 United States
8 Pat Garrity F 6-9 238 0 Notre Dame 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
24 Tom Gugliotta PF 6-10 240 6 NC State 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
32 Jason Kidd PG 6-4 210 4 California 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
35 Joe Kleine C 6-11 255 13 Arkansas 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
2 Randy Livingston GF 6-4 209 2 LSU 1996 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
17 Horacio Llamas C 6-11 285 2 Grand Canyon 1996 NBA Draft, Undrafted Mexico
13 Luc Longley C 7-3 298 7 New Mexico 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 7 Australia
15 Danny Manning F 6-10 230 10 Kansas 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
21 George McCloud SF 6-6 205 8 Florida State 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
20 Marko Milic SF 6-6 235 1 Union Olimpija (Slovenia) 1997 Rnd 2 Pick 5 Slovenia
34 Chris Morris SF 6-8 210 10 Auburn 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
13 Martin Muursepp F-C 6-10 235 2 Tallinna Ulikool/Kalev (Estonia) 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 25 Estonia
11 Jimmy Oliver F 6-7 205 5 Purdue 1991 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States
2 Shawn Respert G 6-1 195 3 Michigan State 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
30 Cliff Robinson PF 6-10 225 9 Connecticut 1989 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States
19 Alvin Sims G 6-4 235 1 Louisville 1997 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
35 Bubba Wells G-F 6-5 230 1 Austin Peay 1997 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States

1998-1999 Phoenix Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Kidd R. Chapman C. Robinson T. Gugliotta L. Longley
Rotation   R. Livingston G. McCloud D. Manning  
Rotation     C. Morris P. Garrity  
Lim PT   G. Brown M. Milic   J. Kleine
Lim PT   T. Bailey     H. Llamas

1998-1999 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Portland Trail Blazers35-15-
2Los Angeles Lakers31-194
3Phoenix Suns27-238
4Sacramento Kings27-238
5Seattle SuperSonics25-2510
6Golden State Warriors21-2914
7Los Angeles Clippers9-4126

1998-1999 Phoenix Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Jason Kidd All-NBA First Team (1999)
Jason Kidd Player Of The Month (Apr 99)
Jason Kidd Player Of The Week (04/18/99)
Jason Kidd All-NBA Defensive First Team (1999)

1998-1999 Phoenix Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Jason Kidd 50 41.2 16.9 6.8 10.8 2.3 0.4 2.8
Cliff Robinson 50 34.8 16.4 4.5 2.6 1.5 1.2 1.8
Tom Gugliotta 43 36.3 17.0 8.9 2.8 1.4 0.5 2.0
Rex Chapman 38 31.1 12.1 2.7 2.9 0.9 0.2 1.4
Danny Manning 50 23.7 9.1 4.4 2.3 0.7 0.8 1.4
George McCloud 48 25.9 8.9 3.4 1.6 0.9 0.3 1.0
Luc Longley 39 23.9 8.7 5.7 1.2 0.6 0.5 1.4
Pat Garrity 39 13.8 5.6 1.9 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.5
Chris Morris 44 12.2 4.2 2.8 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.5
Gerald Brown 33 7.2 2.4 0.7 0.9 0.2 0.0 0.7
Toby Bailey 27 9.2 2.9 2.0 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.4
Joe Kleine 31 12.1 2.2 2.2 0.4 0.3 0.0 0.3
Shawn Respert 12 8.2 3.1 1.1 0.7 0.4 0.0 0.4
Marko Milic 11 4.8 1.5 0.5 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.5
Randy Livingston 1 22.0 12.0 2.0 3.0 2.0 0.0 1.0
Alvin Sims 4 6.2 2.8 1.0 1.2 0.5 0.0 1.5
Jimmy Oliver 2 5.5 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

1998-1999 Phoenix Suns Roster Composition

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Toby Bailey, the #16 pick in the Second Round of the 1998 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Phoenix Suns from the Los Angeles Lakers on June 24, 1998. Toby Bailey signed a contract with the Phoenix Suns on January 22, 1999.

Draft Rights to Pat Garrity, the #19 pick in the First Round of the 1998 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Phoenix Suns from the Dallas Mavericks on June 24, 1998. Pat Garrity signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on January 25, 1999.

Acquired via Trade

Jason Kidd was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Dallas Mavericks on December 26, 1996.

Luc Longley was acquired in a sign and trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Chicago Bulls on January 21, 1999.

Marko Milic was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Philadelphia Sixers on November 21, 1997. Marko Milic re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on January 22, 1999.

Acquired via Free Agency

Gerald Brown signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on January 25, 1999.

Rex Chapman signed a contract with the Phoenix Suns on October 12, 1996. Rex Chapman re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on July 8, 1997. Rex Chapman re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on January 25, 1999.

Tom Gugliotta signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on January 24, 1999.

Joe Kleine signed a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on January 22, 1999.

Randy Livingston signed a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on May 4, 1999.

Horacio Llamas signed a contract with the Phoenix Suns on February 21, 1997. Horacio Llamas re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on March 3, 1997. Horacio Llamas re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on March 13, 1997. Horacio Llamas re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on July 8, 1997. Horacio Llamas re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on January 22, 1999.

Danny Manning signed a contract with the Phoenix Suns on September 3, 1994. Danny Manning re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on October 12, 1995.

George McCloud signed a contract with the Phoenix Suns on August 29, 1997. George McCloud re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on January 23, 1999.

Chris Morris signed a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on February 3, 1999.

Cliff Robinson signed a contract with the Phoenix Suns on August 25, 1997. Cliff Robinson re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on January 25, 1999.

1998-1999 Phoenix Suns Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Jerry Colangelo Owner, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer 2004-2005 Owner (Phoenix Suns, 1987 to 2004)
Danny Ainge Head Coach 1996-1997 N/A
Scott Skiles Assistant Coach 1997-1998 N/A
Bryan Colangelo General Manager 1999-2000 General Manager (Phoenix Suns, 1995 to 1999)
Julie Fie VP of Basketball Communications 1998-1999 Media Relations (Phoenix Suns, 1992 to 1998)
David Griffin Basketball Operations Assistant 1997-1998 Media Relations (Phoenix Suns, 1994 to 1997)
Todd Quinter Scout 1993-1994 Video Coordinator (Phoenix Suns, 1986 to 1993)
Joe Proski Head Athletic Trainer 1968-1969 Athletic Trainer (Chicago Bulls, 1967 to 1968)
Aaron Nelson Assistant Athletic Trainer 1993-1994 N/A
Al McCoy Radio Broadcaster 1972-1973 N/A