Vancouver Grizzlies Regular Season Rosters

1996-1997 Vancouver Grizzlies Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
3 Shareef Abdur-Rahim F 6-9 225 0 California 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
2 Greg Anthony PG 6-0 176 5 UNLV 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
  Tim Breaux F 6-7 215 2 Wyoming 1992 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
32 Pete Chilcutt F 6-10 230 5 North Carolina 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 27 United States
30 Blue Edwards SG 6-4 200 7 East Carolina 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
32 Doug Edwards F 6-7 220 3 Florida State 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
55 Eric Leckner FC 6-11 265 7 Wyoming 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
9 George Lynch SF 6-8 218 3 North Carolina 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
15 Rich Manning C 6-11 253 3 Washington 1993 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
11 Lee Mayberry G 6-1 172 4 Arkansas 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
52 Eric Mobley F-C 6-11 250 2 Pittsburgh 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
21 Lawrence Moten G 6-5 185 1 Syracuse 1995 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
10 Moochie Norris G 6-1 175 0 West Florida 1996 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
7 Anthony Peeler G 6-4 208 4 Missouri 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
50 Bryant Reeves C 7-0 275 1 Oklahoma State 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
5 Chris Robinson G 6-5 205 0 Western Kentucky 1996 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
40 Roy Rogers, Jr. F 6-10 235 0 Alabama 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 22 United States
15 Aaron Williams F-C 6-9 220 2 Xavier 1993 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

1996-1997 Vancouver Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters G. Anthony A. Peeler R. Rogers, Jr. S. Abdur-Rahim B. Reeves
Rotation L. Mayberry B. Edwards G. Lynch   P. Chilcutt
Rotation   L. Moten     E. Mobley
Rotation   C. Robinson      
Lim PT     D. Edwards   A. Williams
Lim PT         E. Leckner

1996-1997 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Utah Jazz64-18-
2Houston Rockets57-257
3Minnesota Timberwolves40-4224
4Dallas Mavericks24-5840
5Denver Nuggets21-6143
6San Antonio Spurs20-6244
7Vancouver Grizzlies14-6850

1996-1997 Vancouver Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Shareef Abdur-Rahim All-Rookie First Team (1997)
Shareef Abdur-Rahim Rookie Of The Month (Dec 96, Feb 97)
Shareef Abdur-Rahim Rising Stars Challenge Participant (1997)
Roy Rogers, Jr. Rising Stars Challenge Participant (1997)

1996-1997 Vancouver Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Shareef Abdur-Rahim 80 35.0 18.7 6.9 2.2 1.0 1.0 2.8
Bryant Reeves 75 37.0 16.2 8.1 2.1 0.4 0.9 2.3
Anthony Peeler 72 31.8 14.5 3.4 3.6 1.5 0.2 2.2
Greg Anthony 65 28.7 9.5 2.8 6.3 2.0 0.1 2.0
Roy Rogers, Jr. 82 22.5 6.6 4.7 0.6 0.3 2.0 1.0
Blue Edwards 61 23.6 7.8 3.1 1.9 0.6 0.3 1.3
Lawrence Moten 67 18.1 6.7 1.8 1.9 0.7 0.4 1.2
Lee Mayberry 80 24.4 5.1 1.7 4.1 0.8 0.1 1.1
George Lynch 41 25.8 8.3 6.4 1.9 1.5 0.4 1.6
Aaron Williams 32 17.3 6.2 4.3 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.9
Chris Robinson 41 16.6 4.6 1.7 1.6 0.7 0.2 0.8
Pete Chilcutt 54 12.3 3.4 2.9 0.9 0.5 0.3 0.5
Eric Mobley 28 11.0 2.6 2.1 0.5 0.2 0.4 1.0
Rich Manning 16 8.0 2.8 1.4 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.3
Eric Leckner 19 6.1 1.8 1.8 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.5
Moochie Norris 8 11.1 1.5 1.5 2.9 0.5 0.0 0.6

1996-1997 Vancouver Grizzlies Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Shareef Abdur-Rahim was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 1996 NBA Draft by the Vancouver Grizzlies. Shareef Abdur-Rahim signed a multi-year contract with the Vancouver Grizzlies on August 6, 1996.

Lawrence Moten was selected as the #7 pick in the Second Round of the 1995 NBA Draft by the Vancouver Grizzlies. Lawrence Moten signed a multi-year contract with the Vancouver Grizzlies on October 3, 1995.

Bryant Reeves was selected as the #6 pick in the First Round of the 1995 NBA Draft by the Vancouver Grizzlies. Bryant Reeves signed a multi-year contract with the Vancouver Grizzlies on September 25, 1995.

Chris Robinson was selected as the #22 pick in the Second Round of the 1996 NBA Draft by the Vancouver Grizzlies. Chris Robinson signed a contract with the Vancouver Grizzlies on October 3, 1996.

Roy Rogers, Jr. was selected as the #22 pick in the First Round of the 1996 NBA Draft by the Vancouver Grizzlies. Roy Rogers, Jr. signed a multi-year contract with the Vancouver Grizzlies on August 14, 1996.

Acquired via Trade

Pete Chilcutt was acquired in a trade by the Vancouver Grizzlies from the Houston Rockets on June 19, 1996.

George Lynch was acquired in a trade by the Vancouver Grizzlies from the Los Angeles Lakers on July 16, 1996.

Eric Mobley was acquired in a trade by the Vancouver Grizzlies from the Milwaukee Bucks on November 27, 1995.

Anthony Peeler was acquired in a trade by the Vancouver Grizzlies from the Los Angeles Lakers on July 16, 1996.

Acquired via Expansion Draft

Greg Anthony was taken in the 1995 Expansion Draft by the Vancouver Grizzlies from the New York Knicks on June 24, 1995.

Blue Edwards was taken in the 1995 Expansion Draft by the Vancouver Grizzlies from the Utah Jazz on June 24, 1995.

Doug Edwards was taken in the 1995 Expansion Draft by the Vancouver Grizzlies from the Atlanta Hawks on June 24, 1995.

Acquired via Free Agency

Eric Leckner signed a contract with the Vancouver Grizzlies on February 10, 1997. Eric Leckner re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Vancouver Grizzlies on February 20, 1997. Eric Leckner re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Vancouver Grizzlies on March 2, 1997.

Lee Mayberry signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Vancouver Grizzlies on July 22, 1996.

Aaron Williams signed a contract with the Vancouver Grizzlies on January 29, 1997. Aaron Williams re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Vancouver Grizzlies on February 10, 1997. Aaron Williams re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Vancouver Grizzlies on February 20, 1997.