Utah Jazz Regular Season Rosters

1988-1989 Utah Jazz Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
41 Thurl Bailey PF 6-11 215 5 NC State 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
40 Mike Brown PF 6-9 257 2 Georgetown 1985 Rnd 3 Pick 22 United States
53 Mark Eaton C 7-4 275 6 UCLA 1979 Rnd 5 Pick 19 United States
30 Jim Farmer G 6-4 190 1 Alabama 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
35 Darrell Griffith SG 6-4 190 7 Louisville 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
20 Bobby Hansen SG 6-6 190 5 Iowa 1983 Rnd 3 Pick 7 United States
43 Marc Iavaroni F 6-8 210 7 Virginia 1978 Rnd 3 Pick 11 United States
11 Bart Kofoed G 6-4 210 1 Nebraska-Kearney 1987 Rnd 5 Pick 15 United States
45 Eric Leckner FC 6-11 265 0 Wyoming 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
25 Jim Les G 5-11 165 2 Bradley 1986 Rnd 3 Pick 23 United States
32 Karl Malone PF 6-9 265 3 Louisiana Tech 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
  Jose Rafael Ortiz-Rijos C 6-11 264 0 - 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 15 Puerto Rico / United States
33 Scott Roth F 6-8 212 1 Wisconsin 1985 Rnd 4 Pick 12 United States
12 John Stockton PG 6-1 170 4 Gonzaga 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
22 Eric White F 6-8 200 1 Pepperdine 1987 Rnd 3 Pick 19 United States

1988-1989 Utah Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Stockton B. Hansen K. Malone T. Bailey M. Eaton
Rotation   D. Griffith   M. Brown E. Leckner
Lim PT J. Les J. Farmer M. Iavaroni   J. Ortiz-Rijos

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 Utah Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Karl Malone All-NBA First Team (1989)
John Stockton All-NBA Second Team (1989)
Karl Malone Player Of The Week (04/16/89)
Mark Eaton Defensive Player Of The Year (1989)
Mark Eaton All-NBA Defensive First Team (1989)
John Stockton All-NBA Defensive Second Team (1989)
Karl Malone Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1989)
Mark Eaton Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1989)
John Stockton Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1989)
Karl Malone All-Star MVP (1989)
Thurl Bailey J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (1989)

1988-1989 Utah Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Karl Malone 80 39.1 29.1 10.7 2.7 1.8 0.9 3.6
Thurl Bailey 82 33.9 19.5 5.5 1.7 0.6 1.1 2.5
John Stockton 82 38.7 17.1 3.0 13.6 3.2 0.2 3.8
Darrell Griffith 82 29.0 13.8 4.0 1.6 1.0 0.3 1.7
Mark Eaton 82 35.5 6.2 10.3 1.0 0.5 3.8 1.7
Bobby Hansen 46 21.0 7.4 2.8 1.1 0.8 0.1 1.0
Eric Leckner 75 10.4 4.3 2.7 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.9
Mike Brown 66 15.9 4.5 3.9 0.6 0.4 0.3 1.2
Marc Iavaroni 77 10.3 2.3 1.7 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.7
Jim Farmer 37 11.1 4.1 1.5 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.7
Jose Rafael Ortiz-Rijos 51 6.4 2.8 1.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.7
Jim Les 82 9.5 1.7 1.1 2.6 0.3 0.1 1.1
Bart Kofoed 19 9.4 1.6 0.6 1.1 0.5 0.0 0.7
Scott Roth 16 4.4 1.4 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.4
Eric White 1 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

1988-1989 Utah Jazz Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Thurl Bailey was selected as the #7 pick in the First Round of the 1983 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. Thurl Bailey signed a multi-year contract with the Utah Jazz on August 1, 1983.

Mark Eaton was selected as the #3 pick in the 4 Round of the 1982 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. Mark Eaton signed a multi-year contract with the Utah Jazz on August 26, 1982. Mark Eaton re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on September 27, 1985.

Darrell Griffith was selected as the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1980 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. Darrell Griffith signed a multi-year contract with the Utah Jazz on September 26, 1980. Darrell Griffith re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on August 11, 1986.

Bobby Hansen was selected as the #7 pick in the 3 Round of the 1983 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. Bobby Hansen signed a contract with the Utah Jazz on September 1, 1983. Bobby Hansen re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on August 1, 1984. Bobby Hansen signed an extension with the Utah Jazz on June 20, 1985. Bobby Hansen signed a multi-year extension with the Utah Jazz on May 28, 1986. Bobby Hansen re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on September 1, 1988.

Eric Leckner was selected as the #17 pick in the First Round of the 1988 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. Eric Leckner signed a multi-year contract with the Utah Jazz on August 11, 1988.

Karl Malone was selected as the #13 pick in the First Round of the 1985 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. Karl Malone signed a multi-year contract with the Utah Jazz on August 8, 1985. Karl Malone signed an extension with the Utah Jazz on September 1, 1988.

Jose Rafael Ortiz-Rijos was selected as the #15 pick in the First Round of the 1987 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. Jose Rafael Ortiz-Rijos signed a multi-year contract with the Utah Jazz on September 1, 1988.

John Stockton was selected as the #16 pick in the First Round of the 1984 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. John Stockton signed a multi-year contract with the Utah Jazz on September 26, 1984.

Acquired via Trade

Mike Brown was acquired in a trade by the Utah Jazz from the Charlotte Hornets (1988) on June 24, 1988.

Marc Iavaroni was acquired in a trade by the Utah Jazz from the San Antonio Spurs on February 15, 1986. Marc Iavaroni re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on September 1, 1986. Marc Iavaroni re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on September 1, 1988.

Acquired via Free Agency

Jim Farmer signed a contract with the Utah Jazz on January 4, 1989. Jim Farmer re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on January 14, 1989.

Jim Les signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on October 25, 1988.

1988-1989 Utah Jazz Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Larry Miller Owner 1985-1986 N/A
Frank Layden Head Coach 1981-1982 General Manager (Utah Jazz, 1979 to 1987)
Jerry Sloan Head Coach 1988-1989 Assistant Coach (Utah Jazz, 1984 to 1988)
Scott Layden Assistant Coach, Director of Player Personnel 2005-2006 General Manager (New York Knicks, 1999 to 2004)
David Fredman Assistant Coach 1987-1988 N/A
Phil Johnson Assistant Coach 1988-1989 Head Coach (Sacramento Kings, 1985 to 1987)
Dave Checketts General Manager 1987-1988 N/A
Ron Boone Television Analyst 1988-1989 N/A
Rod Hundley Television Play-By-Play 1974-1975 N/A