Seattle SuperSonics Regular Season Rosters

1989-1990 Seattle SuperSonics Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
3 Dana Barros PG 5-11 165 0 Boston College 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
44 Michael Cage PF 6-9 224 5 San Diego State 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
20 Quintin Dailey G 6-3 180 7 San Francisco 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
3 Dale Ellis GF 6-7 205 6 Tennessee 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
21 Jim Farmer G 6-4 190 2 Alabama 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
15 Avery Johnson PG 5-10 175 1 Southern 1988 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
33 Steve Johnson FC 6-10 235 8 Oregon State 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
40 Shawn Kemp C 6-10 280 0 Trinity Valley CC 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
34 Xavier McDaniel PF 6-7 205 4 Wichita State 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
31 Derrick McKey SF 6-9 205 2 Alabama 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
10 Nate McMillan GF 6-5 195 3 NC State 1986 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
8 Scott Meents FC 6-10 225 2 Illinois 1986 Rnd 4 Pick 4 United States
0 Olden Polynice C 6-11 220 2 Poland-Basket Rimini Crabs (Italy) 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 8 Haiti
2 Brad Sellers FC 7-0 210 3 Ohio State 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
4 Sedale Threatt SG 6-2 175 6 West Virginia Tech 1983 Rnd 6 Pick 23 United States

1989-1990 Seattle Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters N. McMillan D. Ellis D. McKey X. McDaniel M. Cage
Rotation S. Threatt Q. Dailey     S. Kemp
Rotation D. Barros J. Farmer     O. Polynice
Rotation A. Johnson       S. Meents
Lim PT         S. Johnson

1989-1990 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers63-19-
2Portland Trail Blazers59-234
3Phoenix Suns54-289
4Seattle SuperSonics41-4122
5Golden State Warriors37-4526
6Los Angeles Clippers30-5233
7Sacramento Kings23-5940

1989-1990 Seattle Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Shawn Kemp Slam Dunk Contest Participant (1990)

1989-1990 Seattle Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Xavier McDaniel 69 35.2 21.3 6.5 2.5 1.1 0.5 2.7
Dale Ellis 55 37.0 23.5 4.3 2.0 1.1 0.1 2.2
Derrick McKey 80 34.4 15.7 6.1 2.3 1.1 1.0 2.4
Michael Cage 82 31.6 9.7 10.0 0.9 1.0 0.5 1.1
Dana Barros 81 20.1 9.7 1.6 2.5 0.7 0.0 1.5
Sedale Threatt 65 22.9 11.4 1.8 3.3 1.0 0.1 1.2
Shawn Kemp 81 13.8 6.5 4.3 0.3 0.6 0.9 1.3
Nate McMillan 82 28.5 6.4 4.9 7.3 1.7 0.5 2.3
Olden Polynice 79 13.7 4.6 3.8 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.4
Quintin Dailey 30 16.4 8.2 1.7 1.1 0.4 0.0 1.1
Jim Farmer 38 10.5 6.4 1.1 0.7 0.4 0.0 0.7
Brad Sellers 45 13.0 4.8 1.6 0.7 0.2 0.4 0.8
Avery Johnson 53 10.8 2.6 0.8 3.1 0.5 0.0 0.9
Steve Johnson 21 11.5 5.6 2.4 0.8 0.1 0.2 1.2
Scott Meents 26 5.7 2.1 1.2 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.3

1989-1990 Seattle SuperSonics Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Dana Barros was selected as the #16 pick in the First Round of the 1989 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Dana Barros signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on September 18, 1989.

Shawn Kemp was selected as the #17 pick in the First Round of the 1989 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Shawn Kemp signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on August 1, 1989.

Xavier McDaniel was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1985 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Xavier McDaniel signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on September 13, 1985. Xavier McDaniel signed a multi-year extension with the Seattle SuperSonics on May 17, 1989.

Derrick McKey was selected as the #9 pick in the First Round of the 1987 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Derrick McKey signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on October 2, 1987. Derrick McKey signed a multi-year extension with the Seattle SuperSonics on August 30, 1989.

Nate McMillan was selected as the #6 pick in the Second Round of the 1986 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Nate McMillan signed a contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on September 1, 1986. Nate McMillan re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on August 1, 1987. Nate McMillan signed a multi-year extension with the Seattle SuperSonics on November 2, 1988.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Olden Polynice, the #8 pick in the First Round of the 1987 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Seattle SuperSonics from the Chicago Bulls on June 22, 1987. Olden Polynice signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on October 6, 1987. Olden Polynice signed a multi-year extension with the Seattle SuperSonics on September 19, 1989.

Acquired via Trade

Michael Cage was acquired in a trade by the Seattle SuperSonics from the Los Angeles Clippers on June 28, 1988. Michael Cage signed a multi-year extension with the Seattle SuperSonics on September 5, 1989.

Dale Ellis was acquired in a trade by the Seattle SuperSonics from the Dallas Mavericks on July 23, 1986. Dale Ellis re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on October 11, 1988.

Steve Johnson was acquired in a trade by the Seattle SuperSonics from the Minnesota Timberwolves on February 22, 1990.

Sedale Threatt was acquired in a trade by the Seattle SuperSonics from the Chicago Bulls on February 25, 1988. Sedale Threatt signed a multi-year extension with the Seattle SuperSonics on September 1, 1988.

Acquired via Free Agency

Quintin Dailey signed a contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on February 2, 1990. Quintin Dailey re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on February 12, 1990. Quintin Dailey re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on February 22, 1990.

Jim Farmer signed a contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on January 22, 1990. Jim Farmer re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on February 1, 1990. Jim Farmer re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on February 11, 1990.

Avery Johnson signed a contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on September 19, 1988. Avery Johnson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on August 1, 1989.

Scott Meents signed a contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on September 27, 1989.

1989-1990 Seattle SuperSonics Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Bob Blackburn Television Play-By-Play 1967-1968 N/A