Portland Trail Blazers Regular Season Rosters

1998-1999 Portland Trail Blazers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
50 Greg Anthony PG 6-0 176 7 UNLV 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
2 Stacey Augmon SF 6-6 205 7 UNLV 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
41 Monty Buckley GF 6-7 - 1 California 1995 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
31 Kelvin Cato C 6-11 255 1 Iowa State 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
12 John Crotty PG 6-1 185 7 Virginia 1991 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
44 Brian Grant PF 6-9 254 4 Xavier 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
14 Gary Grant G 6-3 185 10 Michigan 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
  Michael Hawkins G 6-0 178 2 Xavier 1995 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
19 Jim Jackson SG 6-6 220 6 Ohio State 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
53 Alton Lister FC 7-0 240 17 Arizona State 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
35 Art Long PF 6-9 250 1 Cincinnati 1996 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
29 Nikita Morgunov C 6-11 276 0 CSKA Moscow (Russia) 1997 NBA Draft, Undrafted Russia
5 Jermaine O'Neal FC 6-11 235 2 Eau Claire High School (South Carolina) 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
34 J.R. Rider SG 6-5 215 5 UNLV 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
26 Jamal Robinson G-F 6-7 212 1 Virginia 1997 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
4 Carlos Rogers FC 6-11 220 4 Tennessee State 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
11 Arvydas Sabonis C 7-3 279 3 Zalgiris (Lithuania) 1985 Rnd 4 Pick 7 Lithuania
7 Brian Shaw PG 6-6 190 9 UC Santa Barbara 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
3 Damon Stoudamire G 5-10 171 3 Arizona 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
30 Rasheed Wallace FC 6-11 230 3 North Carolina 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
6 Bonzi Wells G-F 6-5 210 0 Ball State 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
42 Walt Williams SF 6-8 219 6 Maryland 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States

1998-1999 Portland Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Stoudamire J. Rider R. Wallace B. Grant A. Sabonis
Rotation G. Anthony   J. Jackson   J. O'Neal
Rotation     W. Williams   K. Cato
Rotation     S. Augmon    
Lim PT B. Shaw G. Grant B. Wells   C. Rogers

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 Portland Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Brian Grant J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (1999)

1998-1999 Portland Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
J.R. Rider 47 29.5 13.9 4.2 2.2 0.5 0.2 2.0
Damon Stoudamire 50 33.5 12.6 3.3 6.2 1.0 0.1 2.2
Rasheed Wallace 49 28.9 12.8 4.9 1.2 1.0 1.1 1.6
Arvydas Sabonis 50 27.0 12.1 7.9 2.4 0.7 1.3 1.7
Brian Grant 48 31.8 11.5 9.8 1.4 0.4 0.7 2.0
Walt Williams 48 21.8 9.3 3.0 1.7 0.8 0.6 1.3
Jim Jackson 49 24.0 8.4 3.2 2.6 0.9 0.1 1.7
Greg Anthony 50 16.1 6.4 1.3 2.0 1.3 0.1 1.1
Stacey Augmon 48 18.2 4.3 2.6 1.2 1.2 0.4 0.6
Kelvin Cato 43 12.7 3.5 3.5 0.4 0.5 1.3 0.6
Jermaine O'Neal 35 8.9 2.6 2.8 0.4 0.1 0.4 0.4
Bonzi Wells 7 5.0 4.4 1.3 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.9
John Crotty 3 6.3 4.0 0.3 1.7 0.7 0.0 0.0
Carlos Rogers 2 4.0 2.5 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
Brian Shaw 1 5.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 1.0
Gary Grant 2 3.5 0.0 0.0 1.5 0.5 0.0 0.0

1998-1999 Portland Trail Blazers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Jermaine O'Neal was selected as the #17 pick in the First Round of the 1996 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Jermaine O'Neal signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on August 29, 1996.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Kelvin Cato, the #15 pick in the First Round of the 1997 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Dallas Mavericks on June 25, 1997. Kelvin Cato signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on September 22, 1997.

Draft Rights to Bonzi Wells, the #11 pick in the First Round of the 1998 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Detroit Pistons on January 21, 1999. Bonzi Wells signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on January 25, 1999.

Acquired via Trade

Stacey Augmon was acquired in a trade by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Detroit Pistons on January 24, 1997.

J.R. Rider was acquired in a trade by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 23, 1996.

Carlos Rogers was acquired in a trade by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Toronto Raptors on February 13, 1998.

Damon Stoudamire was acquired in a trade by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Toronto Raptors on February 13, 1998. Damon Stoudamire re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on January 21, 1999.

Rasheed Wallace was acquired in a trade by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Washington Wizards on July 15, 1996. Rasheed Wallace signed a multi-year extension with the Portland Trail Blazers on September 29, 1997.

Walt Williams was acquired in a trade by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Toronto Raptors on February 13, 1998.

Acquired via Free Agency

Greg Anthony signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on January 22, 1999.

Brian Grant signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on August 23, 1997.

Gary Grant signed a contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on March 5, 1998. Gary Grant re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on March 15, 1998. Gary Grant re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on March 25, 1998. Gary Grant re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on April 24, 1999.

Jim Jackson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on February 2, 1999.

Arvydas Sabonis signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on September 29, 1995. Arvydas Sabonis re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on January 21, 1999.

Brian Shaw signed a contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on April 6, 1999. Brian Shaw re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on April 16, 1999.

1998-1999 Portland Trail Blazers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Paul Allen Owner 1988-1989 N/A
Mike Dunleavy, Sr. Head Coach 1997-1998 Head Coach (Milwaukee Bucks, 1992 to 1996)
Elston Turner Assistant Coach 1996-1997 N/A
Jim Eyen Assistant Coach 1997-1998 Advance Scout (New York Knicks, 1996 to 1997)
Tony Brown Assistant Coach 1997-1998 Advance Scout (Milwaukee Bucks, 1994 to 1997)
Tim Grgurich Assistant Coach 2004-2005 Assistant Coach (Phoenix Suns, 2002 to 2004)
Bob Whitsitt General Manager 1994-1995 General Manager (Oklahoma City Thunder, 1986 to 1994)
Mark Warkentien Assistant General Manager 1998-1999 Director of Scouting (Portland Trail Blazers, 1994 to 1998)
Neal Meyer Video Coordinator 1997-1998 Video Coordinator (Denver Nuggets, 1995 to 1997)
Neal Mayer Video Coordinator, Scout 1998-1999 Assistant Video Coordinator (San Antonio Spurs, 1994 to 1995)
Herb Livsey Scout 1998-1999 N/A
Jay Jensen Head Athletic Trainer 1994-1995 Athletic Trainer (Minnesota Timberwolves, 1989 to 1994)
Bob Medina Strength and Conditioning Coach 1997-1998 N/A
Dr. Tom Reis Team Physician 1994-1995 N/A