Vancouver Grizzlies Regular Season Rosters

1997-1998 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 1 California 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
4 Marcus Brown G 6-3 185 1 Murray State 1996 Rnd 2 Pick 17 United States
32 Pete Chilcutt F 6-10 230 6 North Carolina 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 27 United States
33 Antonio Daniels G 6-4 195 0 Bowling Green 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
30 Blue Edwards SG 6-4 200 8 East Carolina 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
32 Doug Edwards F 6-7 220 4 Florida State 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
14 Carl Herrera F 6-9 215 6 Houston 1990 Rnd 2 Pick 3 Trinidad and Tobago / Venezuela
12 Bobby Hurley G 6-0 165 4 Duke 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
9 George Lynch SF 6-8 218 4 North Carolina 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
7 Sam Mack SF 6-7 220 4 Houston 1992 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
44 Tony Massenburg PF 6-9 220 5 Maryland 1990 Rnd 2 Pick 16 United States
11 Lee Mayberry G 6-1 172 5 Arkansas 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
40 Ivano Newbill F 6-9 245 3 Georgia Tech 1994 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
7 Anthony Peeler G 6-4 208 5 Missouri 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
50 Bryant Reeves C 7-0 275 2 Oklahoma State 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
5 Chris Robinson G 6-5 205 1 Western Kentucky 1996 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
6 Larry Robinson SG 6-3 180 4 Centenary 1990 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
34 Michael Smith F 6-8 230 3 Providence 1994 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
10 Otis Thorpe PF 6-9 225 13 Providence 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
2 Doug West G-F 6-6 200 8 Villanova 1989 Rnd 2 Pick 11 United States

1997-1998 Vancouver Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters L. Mayberry A. Daniels S. Mack S. Abdur-Rahim B. Reeves
Rotation   B. Edwards G. Lynch T. Massenburg P. Chilcutt
Rotation   L. Robinson     I. Newbill
Lim PT B. Hurley D. West M. Smith    

1997-1998 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Utah Jazz62-20-
2San Antonio Spurs56-266
3Minnesota Timberwolves45-3717
4Houston Rockets41-4121
5Dallas Mavericks20-6242
6Vancouver Grizzlies19-6343
7Denver Nuggets11-7151

1997-1998 Vancouver Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Antonio Daniels Rising Stars Challenge Participant (1998)
Sam Mack Three Point Shootout Participant (1998)

1997-1998 Vancouver Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Shareef Abdur-Rahim 82 36.0 22.3 7.1 2.6 1.1 0.9 3.1
Bryant Reeves 74 34.1 16.3 7.9 2.1 0.5 1.1 2.1
Blue Edwards 81 24.3 10.8 2.7 2.5 1.1 0.3 1.7
Sam Mack 57 24.8 10.8 2.3 1.8 0.7 0.2 1.2
George Lynch 82 18.2 7.5 4.4 1.5 0.8 0.5 1.3
Antonio Daniels 74 26.4 7.8 1.9 4.5 0.7 0.1 2.2
Otis Thorpe 47 33.5 11.2 7.9 3.4 0.6 0.5 2.4
Pete Chilcutt 82 17.3 4.9 3.7 1.3 0.6 0.5 0.8
Tony Massenburg 61 14.6 6.5 3.8 0.3 0.4 0.4 1.0
Lee Mayberry 79 23.2 4.6 1.4 4.4 0.8 0.1 1.4
Michael Smith 30 23.5 6.1 6.9 2.0 0.9 0.2 1.2
Bobby Hurley 27 17.0 4.5 1.1 3.6 0.4 0.0 1.6
Anthony Peeler 8 25.4 9.9 2.5 2.9 1.1 0.0 0.8
Ivano Newbill 28 8.9 2.1 2.5 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.6
Chris Robinson 16 8.9 3.4 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.1 0.9
Larry Robinson 6 6.8 2.8 2.0 0.2 0.7 0.0 0.3

1997-1998 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.

Antonio Daniels was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1997 NBA Draft by the Vancouver Grizzlies. Antonio Daniels signed a multi-year contract with the Vancouver Grizzlies on August 11, 1997.

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. Bryant Reeves signed a multi-year extension with the Vancouver Grizzlies on July 8, 1997.

Acquired via Trade

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

Bobby Hurley was acquired in a trade by the Vancouver Grizzlies from the Sacramento Kings on February 18, 1998.

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

Sam Mack was acquired in a trade by the Vancouver Grizzlies from the Houston Rockets on October 28, 1997.

Tony Massenburg was acquired in a trade by the Vancouver Grizzlies from the Boston Celtics on October 28, 1997.

Michael Smith was acquired in a trade by the Vancouver Grizzlies from the Sacramento Kings on February 18, 1998.

Doug West was acquired in a trade by the Vancouver Grizzlies from the Minnesota Timberwolves on February 18, 1998.

Acquired via Expansion Draft

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

Acquired via Free Agency

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

Ivano Newbill signed a contract as a free agent with the Vancouver Grizzlies on September 12, 1997.

Larry Robinson signed a contract with the Vancouver Grizzlies on March 27, 1998. Larry Robinson re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Vancouver Grizzlies on April 6, 1998. Larry Robinson re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Vancouver Grizzlies on April 16, 1998.