Toronto Raptors Regular Season Rosters

1998-1999 Toronto Raptors Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
3 Mark Baker G 6-1 175 0 Ohio State 1992 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
3 Chauncey Billups G 6-3 210 1 Colorado 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
7 Dee Brown PG 6-1 160 8 Jacksonville 1990 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
15 Vince Carter SF 6-6 220 0 North Carolina 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
13 Doug Christie SG 6-6 200 6 Pepperdine 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
54 Will Cunningham C 6-11 250 2 Temple 1996 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
11 Negele Knight G 6-1 175 6 Dayton 1990 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
22 Sean Marks F-C 6-10 250 0 California 1998 Rnd 2 Pick 15 New Zealand
1 Tracy McGrady GF 6-8 210 1 Mt. Zion Christian Academy (North Carolina) 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
34 Charles Oakley PF 6-8 225 13 Virginia Union 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
  Paul Rogers C 7-0 260 0 Gonzaga 1997 Rnd 2 Pick 25 Australia
35 Reggie Slater F 6-7 215 4 Wyoming 1992 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
4 Michael Stewart FC 6-10 230 1 California 1997 NBA Draft, Undrafted France / United States
12 John Thomas FC 6-9 265 1 Minnesota 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 25 United States
  Jermaine Walker F 6-6 225 0 Pasta Reggia JuveCaserta (Italy) 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
44 John Wallace PF 6-8 225 2 Syracuse 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
20 Alvin Williams G 6-5 185 1 Villanova 1997 Rnd 2 Pick 19 United States
14 Micheal Williams PG 6-2 175 10 Baylor 1988 Rnd 2 Pick 23 United States
42 Kevin Willis C 7-0 245 14 Michigan State 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
4 Sharone Wright PF 6-11 260 4 Clemson 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States

1998-1999 Toronto Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters A. Williams V. Carter D. Christie C. Oakley K. Willis
Rotation D. Brown T. McGrady J. Wallace J. Thomas S. Marks
Rotation N. Knight   R. Slater M. Stewart  
Rotation M. Williams        
Lim PT         P. Rogers

1998-1999 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Indiana Pacers33-17-
2Atlanta Hawks31-192
3Detroit Pistons29-214
4Milwaukee Bucks28-225
5Charlotte Hornets26-247
6Toronto Raptors23-2710
7Cleveland Cavaliers22-2811
8Chicago Bulls13-3720

1998-1999 Toronto Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Vince Carter Player Of The Week (03/21/99)
Vince Carter Rookie Of The Year (1999)
Vince Carter All-Rookie First Team (1999)
Vince Carter Rookie Of The Month (Mar 99, Apr 99)

1998-1999 Toronto Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Vince Carter 50 35.2 18.3 5.7 3.0 1.1 1.5 2.2
Doug Christie 50 35.4 15.2 4.1 3.7 2.3 0.5 2.4
Dee Brown 49 28.1 11.2 2.1 2.9 1.1 0.2 1.6
Kevin Willis 42 29.0 12.0 8.3 1.6 0.7 0.7 2.0
Tracy McGrady 49 22.6 9.3 5.7 2.3 1.1 1.3 1.6
John Wallace 48 16.9 8.6 3.6 1.0 0.2 0.9 1.5
Charles Oakley 50 32.7 7.0 7.5 3.4 0.9 0.4 1.9
Alvin Williams 50 21.0 5.0 1.6 2.6 1.0 0.2 1.1
John Thomas 39 15.2 4.3 3.4 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.5
Reggie Slater 30 8.8 3.8 2.3 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.8
Michael Stewart 42 9.4 1.5 2.4 0.1 0.1 0.7 0.3
Sean Marks 8 3.5 1.4 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.4
Negele Knight 6 9.3 1.3 1.0 1.3 0.2 0.0 1.2
Micheal Williams 2 7.5 1.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5
Will Cunningham 1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Mark Baker 1 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0

1998-1999 Toronto Raptors Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Tracy McGrady was selected as the #9 pick in the First Round of the 1997 NBA Draft by the Toronto Raptors. Tracy McGrady signed a multi-year contract with the Toronto Raptors on September 15, 1997.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Vince Carter, the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1998 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Toronto Raptors from the Golden State Warriors on June 24, 1998. Vince Carter signed a multi-year contract with the Toronto Raptors on January 22, 1999.

Draft Rights to Sean Marks, the #15 pick in the Second Round of the 1998 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Toronto Raptors from the New York Knicks on June 25, 1998. Sean Marks signed a multi-year contract with the Toronto Raptors on January 25, 1999.

Acquired via Trade

Dee Brown was acquired in a trade by the Toronto Raptors from the Boston Celtics on February 18, 1998.

Doug Christie was acquired in a trade by the Toronto Raptors from the New York Knicks on February 18, 1996. Doug Christie signed a multi-year extension with the Toronto Raptors on July 16, 1997.

Charles Oakley was acquired in a trade by the Toronto Raptors from the New York Knicks on June 25, 1998.

John Thomas was acquired in a trade by the Toronto Raptors from the Boston Celtics on February 18, 1998.

John Wallace was acquired in a trade by the Toronto Raptors from the New York Knicks on October 9, 1997.

Alvin Williams was acquired in a trade by the Toronto Raptors from the Portland Trail Blazers on February 13, 1998. Alvin Williams re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Toronto Raptors on January 22, 1999.

Micheal Williams was acquired in a trade by the Toronto Raptors from the Minnesota Timberwolves on January 21, 1999.

Kevin Willis was acquired in a trade by the Toronto Raptors from the Houston Rockets on June 9, 1998.

Acquired via Free Agency

Negele Knight signed a contract as a free agent with the Toronto Raptors on January 21, 1999.

Paul Rogers signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Toronto Raptors on February 18, 1999.

Reggie Slater signed a contract with the Toronto Raptors on January 25, 1997. Reggie Slater re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Toronto Raptors on February 4, 1997. Reggie Slater re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Toronto Raptors on September 25, 1997.

Michael Stewart signed a contract as a free agent with the Toronto Raptors on January 21, 1999.

1998-1999 Toronto Raptors Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Maple Leaf Gardens Ltd. Owner 1998-1999 N/A
Larry Tanenbaum Managing Owner 1998-1999 N/A
Butch Carter Head Coach 1997-1998 Assistant Coach (Milwaukee Bucks, 1991 to 1996)
Jim Thomas Assistant Coach 1996-1997 Scout (Toronto Raptors, 1994 to 1996)
Micah Nori Assistant Coach 2009-2010 Director of Scouting (Toronto Raptors, 2007 to 2009)
Glen Grunwald General Manager 1997-1998 General Manager (Denver Nuggets, 1990 to 1991)
Jim Kelly Scout 1996-1997 N/A
Bob Zuffelato Director of Basketball Operations 1998-1999 Assistant Coach (Toronto Raptors, 1995 to 1998)
Leo Rautins Television Analyst 1995-1996 N/A
Jack Armstrong Television Analyst 1998-1999 N/A
Paul Jones Radio Broadcaster 1995-1996 N/A
Eric Smith Radio Broadcaster 1997-1998 N/A