Utah Jazz Regular Season Rosters

1989-1990 Utah Jazz Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
41 Thurl Bailey PF 6-11 215 6 NC State 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
40 Mike Brown PF 6-9 257 3 Georgetown 1985 Rnd 3 Pick 22 United States
24 Raymond Brown PF 6-8 220 0 Idaho 1989 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
53 Mark Eaton C 7-4 275 7 UCLA 1979 Rnd 5 Pick 19 United States
  Blue Edwards SG 6-4 200 0 East Carolina 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
35 Darrell Griffith SG 6-4 190 8 Louisville 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
20 Bobby Hansen SG 6-6 190 6 Iowa 1983 Rnd 3 Pick 7 United States
15 Eric Johnson G 6-2 205 0 Nebraska 1989 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
14 Nate Johnston F 6-8 210 1 Tampa 1988 Rnd 3 Pick 9 United States
45 Eric Leckner FC 6-11 265 1 Wyoming 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
25 Jim Les G 5-11 165 3 Bradley 1986 Rnd 3 Pick 23 United States
  Jeff Malone SG 6-4 205 6 Mississippi State 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
32 Karl Malone PF 6-9 265 4 Louisiana Tech 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
  Jose Rafael Ortiz-Rijos C 6-11 264 1 - 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 15 Puerto Rico / United States
11 Delaney Rudd G 6-2 180 1 Wake Forest 1985 Rnd 4 Pick 13 United States
12 John Stockton PG 6-1 170 5 Gonzaga 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States

1989-1990 Utah Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Stockton B. Hansen K. Malone T. Bailey M. Eaton
Rotation D. Rudd D. Griffith   M. Brown E. Leckner
Rotation   B. Edwards      
Lim PT E. Johnson     R. Brown  

1989-1990 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1San Antonio Spurs56-26-
2Utah Jazz55-271
3Dallas Mavericks47-359
4Denver Nuggets43-3913
5Houston Rockets41-4115
6Minnesota Timberwolves22-6034
7Charlotte Hornets19-6337

1989-1990 Utah Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Karl Malone All-NBA First Team (1990)
John Stockton All-NBA Second Team (1990)
Karl Malone Player Of The Month (Jan 90)
Karl Malone Player Of The Week (12/30/89, 01/28/90)
John Stockton Player Of The Week (11/19/89)
Blue Edwards All-Rookie Second Team (1990)
John Stockton Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1990)
Karl Malone Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1990)
Bobby Hansen Three Point Shootout Participant (1990)

1989-1990 Utah Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Karl Malone 82 38.1 31.0 11.1 2.8 1.5 0.6 3.7
John Stockton 78 37.4 17.2 2.6 14.5 2.7 0.2 3.5
Thurl Bailey 82 31.5 14.2 5.0 1.7 0.4 1.2 1.7
Darrell Griffith 82 17.6 8.9 2.0 0.8 0.8 0.2 0.9
Blue Edwards 82 23.0 8.9 3.1 1.8 0.9 0.4 1.9
Bobby Hansen 81 26.8 7.6 2.8 1.8 0.6 0.1 1.0
Mike Brown 82 17.0 6.2 4.5 0.6 0.4 0.3 1.1
Mark Eaton 82 27.8 4.8 7.3 0.5 0.4 2.5 0.9
Eric Leckner 77 9.9 4.3 2.5 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.8
Delaney Rudd 77 11.0 3.5 0.7 2.3 0.3 0.0 1.1
Eric Johnson 48 5.7 1.1 0.6 1.3 0.4 0.0 0.5
Jose Rafael Ortiz-Rijos 13 4.9 3.2 1.2 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.4
Raymond Brown 16 3.5 1.0 0.9 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.4
Nate Johnston 6 2.2 1.8 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2
Jim Les 1 6.0 2.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 3.0

1989-1990 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. Mark Eaton re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on September 15, 1989.

Blue Edwards was selected as the #21 pick in the First Round of the 1989 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. Blue Edwards signed a multi-year contract with the Utah Jazz on July 29, 1989.

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.

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. Mike Brown re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on August 3, 1989.

Acquired via Free Agency

Raymond Brown signed a contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on February 16, 1990.

Eric Johnson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on September 28, 1989.

Delaney Rudd signed a contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on November 6, 1989.

1989-1990 Utah Jazz Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Larry Miller Owner 1985-1986 N/A
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)
Gordon Chiesa Assistant Coach 1989-1990 N/A
Ron Boone Television Analyst 1988-1989 N/A
Rod Hundley Television Play-By-Play 1974-1975 N/A