San Antonio Spurs Regular Season Rosters

1988-1989 San Antonio Spurs Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
33 Cadillac Anderson PF 6-10 230 1 Houston 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
10 Michael Anderson G 5-11 184 0 Drexel 1988 Rnd 3 Pick 23 United States
40 Willie Anderson SF 6-7 190 0 Georgia 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
25 Anthony Bowie GF 6-6 190 2 Oklahoma 1986 Rnd 3 Pick 19 United States
43 Frank Brickowski PF 6-9 240 4 Penn State 1981 Rnd 3 Pick 11 United States
22 Dallas Comegys PF 6-9 205 1 DePaul 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
12 Darwin Cook G 6-3 184 0 Portland 1980 Rnd 4 Pick 1 United States
34 Terry Cummings PF 6-9 220 6 DePaul 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
24 Johnny Dawkins G 6-2 165 2 Duke 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
33 David Greenwood F 6-9 222 9 UCLA 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
35 Petur Gudmundsson C 7-2 260 5 Washington 1981 Rnd 3 Pick 15 Iceland
31 Shelton Jones F 6-9 210 0 St. John's 1988 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
55 Albert King GF 6-6 190 7 Maryland 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
11 Vernon Maxwell G 6-4 180 0 Florida 1988 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
32 Todd Mitchell F 6-7 205 0 Purdue 1988 Rnd 2 Pick 18 United States
7 Calvin Natt F 6-6 220 9 Louisiana-Monroe 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
40 Kurt Nimphius FC 6-10 218 7 Arizona State 1980 Rnd 3 Pick 1 United States
21 Alvin Robertson SG 6-3 185 4 Arkansas 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
50 David Robinson C 7-1 250 0 Navy 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
3 Scott Roth F 6-8 212 1 Wisconsin 1985 Rnd 4 Pick 12 United States
3 Keith Smart G 6-1 175 0 Indiana 1988 Rnd 2 Pick 16 United States
52 Mike Smrek C 7-0 250 3 Canisius 1985 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
32 John Stroeder F 6-10 260 1 Montana 1980 Rnd 8 Pick 8 United States
31 Jay Vincent F 6-7 220 7 Michigan State 1981 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
6 Jerome Whitehead C 6-10 220 10 Marquette 1978 Rnd 2 Pick 19 United States
41 Phil Zevenbergen FC 6-10 230 1 Washington 1987 Rnd 3 Pick 4 United States

1988-1989 San Antonio Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters A. Robertson V. Maxwell W. Anderson C. Anderson F. Brickowski
Rotation J. Dawkins   A. Bowie D. Comegys M. Smrek
Lim PT     C. Natt S. Roth D. Robinson
Lim PT     J. Vincent K. Nimphius J. Whitehead

1988-1989 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Utah Jazz51-31-
2Houston Rockets45-376
3Denver Nuggets44-387
4Dallas Mavericks38-4413
5San Antonio Spurs21-6130
6Miami Heat15-6736

1988-1989 San Antonio Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Alvin Robertson All-NBA Defensive Second Team (1989)
Willie Anderson All-Rookie First Team (1989)
Willie Anderson Rookie Of The Month (Nov 88)

1988-1989 San Antonio Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Willie Anderson 81 33.8 18.6 5.1 4.6 1.9 0.8 3.2
Cadillac Anderson 82 29.3 13.7 8.2 0.7 1.2 1.3 2.2
Alvin Robertson 65 35.2 17.3 5.9 6.0 3.0 0.6 3.6
Vernon Maxwell 79 26.1 11.7 2.6 3.8 1.1 0.1 2.3
Frank Brickowski 64 28.5 13.7 6.3 2.0 1.6 0.5 2.6
Johnny Dawkins 32 33.8 14.2 3.2 7.0 1.7 0.0 3.5
Dallas Comegys 67 16.7 6.5 3.5 0.4 0.6 0.9 1.3
Darwin Cook 36 21.0 9.6 1.6 2.3 1.2 0.1 1.7
Albert King 46 17.2 7.1 3.0 1.7 0.6 0.2 1.6
David Greenwood 38 24.0 7.7 6.3 1.4 0.8 0.6 1.4
Jay Vincent 24 23.0 9.0 3.8 0.9 0.2 0.1 1.5
Michael Anderson 36 20.3 5.7 2.5 4.2 1.2 0.1 2.3
Mike Smrek 43 14.5 4.5 3.0 0.3 0.3 1.3 1.1
Jerome Whitehead 52 11.2 3.2 2.5 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.4
Scott Roth 47 9.9 3.4 1.2 1.0 0.4 0.1 0.7
Anthony Bowie 18 24.3 8.6 3.1 1.6 1.0 0.2 1.2
Calvin Natt 10 18.5 8.5 3.2 1.1 0.2 0.2 1.9
Shelton Jones 7 13.1 3.7 2.3 1.0 0.3 0.3 1.0
Petur Gudmundsson 5 14.0 4.2 3.2 1.0 0.2 0.2 1.6
Todd Mitchell 2 16.5 2.5 1.5 0.5 0.5 0.0 2.0
Keith Smart 2 5.5 1.0 0.5 1.0 0.0 0.0 1.0
John Stroeder 1 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0

1988-1989 San Antonio Spurs Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Cadillac Anderson was selected as the #23 pick in the First Round of the 1987 NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs. Cadillac Anderson signed a multi-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs on October 6, 1987.

Willie Anderson was selected as the #10 pick in the First Round of the 1988 NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs. Willie Anderson signed a multi-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs on August 1, 1988.

Johnny Dawkins was selected as the #10 pick in the First Round of the 1986 NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs. Johnny Dawkins signed a multi-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs on July 23, 1986.

Alvin Robertson was selected as the #7 pick in the First Round of the 1984 NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs. Alvin Robertson signed a multi-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs on July 17, 1984. Alvin Robertson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the San Antonio Spurs on July 2, 1986. Alvin Robertson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the San Antonio Spurs on October 6, 1988.

David Robinson was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1987 NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs. David Robinson signed a multi-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs on October 1, 1987.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Vernon Maxwell, the #22 pick in the Second Round of the 1988 NBA Draft, were acquired by the San Antonio Spurs from the Denver Nuggets on June 28, 1988. Vernon Maxwell signed a multi-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs on September 1, 1988.

Acquired via Trade

Frank Brickowski was acquired in a trade by the San Antonio Spurs from the Los Angeles Lakers on February 13, 1987. Frank Brickowski re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the San Antonio Spurs on October 1, 1987. Frank Brickowski re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the San Antonio Spurs on November 25, 1988.

Dallas Comegys was acquired in a trade by the San Antonio Spurs from the New Jersey Nets on August 29, 1988.

Calvin Natt was acquired in a trade by the San Antonio Spurs from the Denver Nuggets on January 26, 1989.

Mike Smrek was acquired in a trade by the San Antonio Spurs from the Los Angeles Lakers on November 2, 1988.

Jay Vincent was acquired in a trade by the San Antonio Spurs from the Denver Nuggets on January 26, 1989.

Jerome Whitehead was acquired in a trade by the San Antonio Spurs from the Golden State Warriors on November 22, 1988.

Acquired via Free Agency

Anthony Bowie signed a contract with the San Antonio Spurs on March 20, 1989. Anthony Bowie re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the San Antonio Spurs on March 30, 1989. Anthony Bowie re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the San Antonio Spurs on April 9, 1989.

Kurt Nimphius signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the San Antonio Spurs on October 27, 1987.

Scott Roth signed a contract with the San Antonio Spurs on January 4, 1989. Scott Roth re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the San Antonio Spurs on January 14, 1989.

1988-1989 San Antonio Spurs Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Red McCombs Owner 1988-1989 Owner (Denver Nuggets, 1978 to 1985)
Larry Brown Head Coach 1988-1989 Head Coach (Brooklyn Nets, 1981 to 1983)
Gregg Popovich Assistant Coach 1988-1989 Head Coach (Pomona-Pitzer, 1979 to 1988)
R.C. Buford Assistant Coach 1988-1989 N/A
Bob Bass General Manager 1979-1980 Head Coach (San Antonio Spurs, 1974 to 1976)