Utah Jazz Regular Season Rosters

1985-1986 Utah Jazz Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
  Chuck Aleksinas C 6-11 260 1 Connecticut 1982 Rnd 4 Pick 7 United States
41 Thurl Bailey PF 6-11 215 2 NC State 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
45 Jeff Cook FC 6-10 215 7 Idaho State 1978 Rnd 3 Pick 5 United States
4 Adrian Dantley SF 6-5 208 9 Notre Dame 1976 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
53 Mark Eaton C 7-4 275 3 UCLA 1979 Rnd 5 Pick 19 United States
14 Rickey Green PG 6-0 170 7 Michigan 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
20 Bobby Hansen SG 6-6 190 2 Iowa 1983 Rnd 3 Pick 7 United States
50 Steve Hayes C 7-0 205 6 Idaho State 1977 Rnd 4 Pick 10 United States
43 Marc Iavaroni F 6-8 210 4 Virginia 1978 Rnd 3 Pick 11 United States
32 Karl Malone PF 6-9 265 0 Louisiana Tech 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
18 Pace Mannion GF 6-7 190 2 Utah 1983 Rnd 2 Pick 19 United States
33 Fred Roberts FC 6-10 218 3 Brigham Young 1982 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
22 Carey Scurry F 6-7 188 0 Long Island 1985 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
12 John Stockton PG 6-1 170 1 Gonzaga 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
45 Jeff Wilkins FC 6-11 230 6 Illinois State 1977 Rnd 2 Pick 15 United States

1985-1986 Utah Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters R. Green B. Hansen K. Malone T. Bailey M. Eaton
Rotation J. Stockton   C. Scurry M. Iavaroni F. Roberts
Rotation         J. Cook
Lim PT     A. Dantley   S. Hayes
Lim PT         C. Aleksinas

1985-1986 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Houston Rockets51-31-
2Denver Nuggets47-354
3Dallas Mavericks44-387
4Utah Jazz42-409
5Sacramento Kings37-4514
6San Antonio Spurs35-4716

1985-1986 Utah Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Adrian Dantley Player Of The Week (03/23/86)
Mark Eaton All-NBA Defensive First Team (1986)
Karl Malone All-Rookie First Team (1986)
Karl Malone Rookie Of The Month (Dec 85)
Adrian Dantley Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1986)

1985-1986 Utah Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Adrian Dantley 76 36.0 29.8 5.2 3.5 0.8 0.1 3.0
Karl Malone 81 30.6 14.9 8.9 2.9 1.3 0.5 3.4
Thurl Bailey 82 28.8 14.6 6.0 1.9 0.5 1.4 1.8
Rickey Green 80 25.2 11.7 1.7 5.1 1.3 0.1 1.6
Bobby Hansen 82 24.9 8.7 3.0 2.4 0.9 0.1 1.5
Mark Eaton 80 31.8 8.4 8.4 1.3 0.4 4.6 1.9
John Stockton 82 23.6 7.7 2.2 7.4 1.9 0.1 2.1
Carey Scurry 78 15.0 4.7 3.1 1.1 1.0 0.8 1.2
Pace Mannion 57 11.8 4.5 1.4 1.0 0.6 0.1 0.7
Jeff Wilkins 48 12.6 4.6 3.0 0.6 0.1 0.2 0.7
Fred Roberts 58 8.1 3.7 1.4 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.9
Marc Iavaroni 26 13.3 4.0 3.0 1.1 0.3 0.1 0.8
Steve Hayes 58 6.8 1.5 1.3 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.3
Jeff Cook 2 8.5 3.5 2.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.5

1985-1986 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.

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.

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.

Carey Scurry was selected as the #13 pick in the Second Round of the 1985 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. Carey Scurry signed a multi-year contract with the Utah Jazz on September 1, 1985.

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

Jeff Cook was acquired in a trade by the Utah Jazz from the San Antonio Spurs on February 15, 1986.

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.

Marc Iavaroni was acquired in a trade by the Utah Jazz from the San Antonio Spurs on February 15, 1986.

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

Acquired via Waiver Claim

Chuck Aleksinas was claimed off of the waiver wire by the Utah Jazz from the Golden State Warriors on November 7, 1985.

Acquired via Free Agency

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.

Steve Hayes signed a contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on May 23, 1985.

1985-1986 Utah Jazz Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Larry Miller Owner 1985-1986 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