Utah Jazz Regular Season Rosters

1998-1999 Utah Jazz Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
40 Shandon Anderson GF 6-6 208 2 Georgia 1996 Rnd 2 Pick 25 United States
54 Anthony Avent F 6-9 235 5 Seton Hall 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
41 Thurl Bailey PF 6-11 215 11 NC State 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
50 Adrian Caldwell PF 6-8 265 6 Lamar 1989 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
6 Howard Eisley G 6-2 177 4 Boston College 1994 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
44 Greg Foster C 6-11 240 8 UTEP 1990 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
52 Todd Fuller C 6-11 255 2 NC State 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
14 Jeff Hornacek SG 6-3 190 12 Iowa State 1986 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
31 Adam Keefe F 6-9 230 6 Stanford 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
33 Chris King F 6-8 215 5 Wake Forest 1992 Rnd 2 Pick 18 United States
32 Karl Malone PF 6-9 265 13 Louisiana Tech 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
00 Greg Ostertag C 7-2 280 3 Kansas 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 28 United States
3 Bryon Russell SG 6-7 225 5 Long Beach State 1993 Rnd 2 Pick 18 United States
  Shawnelle Scott C 6-10 250 3 St. John's 1994 Rnd 2 Pick 16 United States
  Joe Stephens F 6-7 210 2 Little Rock 1996 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
12 John Stockton PG 6-1 170 14 Gonzaga 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
11 Jacque Vaughn G 6-1 190 1 Kansas 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 27 United States
  Saddi Washington G 6-3 180 0 Western Michigan 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

1998-1999 Utah Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Stockton J. Hornacek B. Russell K. Malone G. Ostertag
Rotation H. Eisley   S. Anderson A. Keefe T. Fuller
Rotation         T. Bailey
Rotation         G. Foster
Lim PT J. Vaughn        

1998-1999 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1San Antonio Spurs37-13-
2Utah Jazz37-130
3Houston Rockets31-196
4Minnesota Timberwolves25-2512
5Dallas Mavericks19-3118
6Denver Nuggets14-3623
7Vancouver Grizzlies8-4229

1998-1999 Utah Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Karl Malone Most Valuable Player (1999)
Karl Malone All-NBA First Team (1999)
John Stockton All-NBA Third Team (1999)
Karl Malone Player Of The Week (04/11/99)
Karl Malone All-NBA Defensive First Team (1999)

1998-1999 Utah Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Karl Malone 49 37.4 23.8 9.4 4.1 1.3 0.6 3.3
Bryon Russell 50 35.4 12.4 5.3 1.5 1.5 0.3 1.5
Jeff Hornacek 48 29.9 12.2 3.3 4.0 1.1 0.3 1.7
John Stockton 50 28.2 11.1 2.9 7.5 1.6 0.3 2.2
Shandon Anderson 50 21.4 8.5 2.6 1.1 0.8 0.2 1.3
Howard Eisley 50 20.8 7.4 1.9 3.7 0.6 0.0 2.2
Greg Ostertag 48 27.9 5.7 7.2 0.5 0.2 2.7 0.9
Thurl Bailey 43 12.6 4.2 2.2 0.6 0.2 0.7 0.6
Adam Keefe 44 14.6 4.0 3.2 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.8
Todd Fuller 42 11.0 3.4 2.4 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.6
Greg Foster 42 10.9 2.8 2.0 0.6 0.1 0.2 0.6
Jacque Vaughn 19 4.6 2.3 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.0 0.7
Anthony Avent 5 8.8 1.8 2.4 0.2 0.4 0.0 1.4
Chris King 8 5.2 0.5 1.4 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.5

1998-1999 Utah Jazz Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Shandon Anderson was selected as the #25 pick in the Second Round of the 1996 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. Shandon Anderson signed a contract with the Utah Jazz on October 3, 1996. Shandon Anderson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on July 10, 1997.

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. Karl Malone re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on September 25, 1990. Karl Malone signed an extension with the Utah Jazz on January 13, 1996.

Greg Ostertag was selected as the #28 pick in the First Round of the 1995 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. Greg Ostertag signed a multi-year contract with the Utah Jazz on October 4, 1995. Greg Ostertag signed a multi-year extension with the Utah Jazz on September 25, 1997.

Bryon Russell was selected as the #18 pick in the Second Round of the 1993 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. Bryon Russell signed a contract with the Utah Jazz on August 6, 1993. Bryon Russell re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on August 31, 1994. Bryon Russell re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on July 16, 1997.

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. John Stockton re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on October 3, 1990. John Stockton re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on October 2, 1996.

Jacque Vaughn was selected as the #27 pick in the First Round of the 1997 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. Jacque Vaughn signed a multi-year contract with the Utah Jazz on July 21, 1997.

Acquired via Trade

Todd Fuller was acquired in a trade by the Utah Jazz from the Golden State Warriors on February 4, 1999.

Jeff Hornacek was acquired in a trade by the Utah Jazz from the Philadelphia Sixers on February 24, 1994. Jeff Hornacek re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on September 8, 1997.

Adam Keefe was acquired in a trade by the Utah Jazz from the Atlanta Hawks on September 16, 1994. Adam Keefe signed a multi-year extension with the Utah Jazz on May 16, 1996.

Acquired via Free Agency

Thurl Bailey signed a contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on January 21, 1999.

Howard Eisley signed a contract with the Utah Jazz on December 7, 1995. Howard Eisley re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on July 26, 1996. Howard Eisley re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on August 14, 1997.

Greg Foster signed a contract with the Utah Jazz on October 5, 1995. Greg Foster re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on August 5, 1996.

1998-1999 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)
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
Kenny Natt Assistant Coach 1995-1996 Assistant Coach (Youngstown State, 1994 to 1995)
Scott Layden VP of Basketball Operations 1996-1997 Director of Basketball Operations (Utah Jazz, 1992 to 1996)
Jeff Nelson Advance Scout 1991-1992 N/A
Brian Zettler Equipment Manager 1997-1998 N/A
Dennis Lindsey Director of Player Personnel 1998-1999 Video Coordinator (Utah Jazz, 1996 to 1998)
Mark McKown Assistant Coach, Player Development Coach 1997-1998 N/A
Ron Boone Television Analyst 1988-1989 N/A
Rod Hundley Television Play-By-Play 1974-1975 N/A