Utah Jazz Regular Season Rosters

1984-1985 Utah Jazz Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
11 J.J. Anderson F 6-8 195 2 Bradley 1982 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
41 Thurl Bailey PF 6-11 215 1 NC State 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
4 Adrian Dantley SF 6-5 208 8 Notre Dame 1976 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
22 John Drew GF 6-6 205 10 Gardner-Webb 1974 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
53 Mark Eaton C 7-4 275 2 UCLA 1979 Rnd 5 Pick 19 United States
14 Rickey Green PG 6-0 170 6 Michigan 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
35 Darrell Griffith SG 6-4 190 4 Louisville 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
20 Bobby Hansen SG 6-6 190 1 Iowa 1983 Rnd 3 Pick 7 United States
50 Steve Hayes C 7-0 205 5 Idaho State 1977 Rnd 4 Pick 10 United States
44 Rich Kelley C 7-0 235 9 Stanford 1975 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
18 Pace Mannion GF 6-7 190 1 Utah 1983 Rnd 2 Pick 19 United States
18 Kenny Natt G 6-3 185 4 Louisiana-Monroe 1980 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
5 Billy Paultz FC 6-11 235 8 St. John's 1970 Rnd 7 Pick 1 United States
33 Fred Roberts FC 6-10 218 2 Brigham Young 1982 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
12 John Stockton PG 6-1 170 0 Gonzaga 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
45 Jeff Wilkins FC 6-11 230 5 Illinois State 1977 Rnd 2 Pick 15 United States

1984-1985 Utah Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters R. Green D. Griffith A. Dantley T. Bailey M. Eaton
Rotation J. Stockton B. Hansen P. Mannion J. Wilkins R. Kelley
Rotation       B. Paultz  
Lim PT     J. Anderson F. Roberts  

1984-1985 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Denver Nuggets52-30-
2Houston Rockets48-344
3Dallas Mavericks44-388
4Utah Jazz41-4111
5San Antonio Spurs41-4111
6Kansas City Kings31-5121

1984-1985 Utah Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Darrell Griffith Player Of The Week (03/10/85)
Mark Eaton Defensive Player Of The Year (1985)
Mark Eaton All-NBA Defensive First Team (1985)
Adrian Dantley Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1985)
Darrell Griffith Slam Dunk Contest Participant (1985)

1984-1985 Utah Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Darrell Griffith 78 35.6 22.6 4.4 3.1 1.7 0.4 3.2
Adrian Dantley 55 35.8 26.6 5.9 3.4 1.0 0.1 3.1
Thurl Bailey 80 31.0 15.2 6.6 1.7 0.6 1.3 1.9
Rickey Green 77 31.6 13.0 2.5 7.8 1.7 0.0 2.3
Mark Eaton 82 34.3 9.7 11.3 1.5 0.4 5.6 2.5
Jeff Wilkins 79 19.1 8.0 4.6 1.0 0.4 0.2 1.2
John Stockton 82 18.2 5.6 1.3 5.1 1.3 0.1 1.8
Fred Roberts 52 16.8 8.7 2.9 1.2 0.3 0.2 1.3
John Drew 19 24.4 16.2 4.3 1.8 1.2 0.1 2.2
Rich Kelley 77 16.6 3.8 4.5 1.6 0.5 0.4 1.6
Bobby Hansen 54 12.0 4.8 1.3 1.4 0.5 0.0 0.9
J.J. Anderson 44 10.4 3.4 1.9 0.5 0.7 0.2 0.7
Billy Paultz 62 6.0 1.3 1.5 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.5
Pace Mannion 34 5.6 2.1 0.7 0.8 0.5 0.1 0.5
Kenny Natt 4 3.2 1.5 0.5 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.8

1984-1985 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.

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.

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.

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

Adrian Dantley was acquired in a trade by the Utah Jazz from the Los Angeles Lakers on September 13, 1979. Adrian Dantley signed a multi-year extension with the Utah Jazz on February 21, 1980. Adrian Dantley signed a multi-year extension with the Utah Jazz on November 9, 1984.

Rich Kelley was acquired in a trade by the Utah Jazz from the Denver Nuggets on February 7, 1983. Rich Kelley re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on November 4, 1983. Rich Kelley re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on October 14, 1984.

Fred Roberts was acquired in a trade by the Utah Jazz from the San Antonio Spurs on December 18, 1984.

Acquired via Free Agency

J.J. Anderson signed a multi-year contract with the Utah Jazz on December 23, 1982. J.J. Anderson re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on September 21, 1984.

Rickey Green signed a contract with the Utah Jazz on December 2, 1980. Rickey Green signed a multi-year extension with the Utah Jazz on April 25, 1981. Rickey Green re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on August 4, 1983.

Pace Mannion signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on December 22, 1984.

Billy Paultz signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on October 1, 1984.

Jeff Wilkins signed a multi-year contract with the Utah Jazz on December 2, 1980. Jeff Wilkins re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on September 26, 1984.

1984-1985 Utah Jazz Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Sam Battisone Owner 1974-1975 N/A
Frank Layden Head Coach, General Manager 1981-1982 General Manager (Utah Jazz, 1979 to 1987)
Scott Layden Assistant Coach 2005-2006 General Manager (New York Knicks, 1999 to 2004)
Jerry Sloan Assistant Coach 1984-1985 Head Coach (Chicago Bulls, 1979 to 1982)
Rod Hundley Television Play-By-Play 1974-1975 N/A