Washington Bullets Regular Season Rosters

1987-1988 Washington Bullets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
10 Michael Adams PG 5-10 163 2 Boston College 1985 Rnd 3 Pick 19 United States
31 Mark Alarie F 6-8 217 1 Duke 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
  Dale Blaney SG 6-5 185 1 West Virginia 1986 Rnd 4 Pick 22 United States
1 Muggsy Bogues PG 5-3 136 0 Wake Forest 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
4 Manute Bol C 7-7 200 2 Bridgeport 1983 Rnd 5 Pick 4 South Sudan
  Tony Campbell GF 6-7 215 3 Ohio State 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
33 Terry Catledge F 6-8 220 2 South Alabama 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
20 Steve Colter G 6-3 165 3 New Mexico State 1984 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States
  Patrick Fairs G 6-5 - 0 Texas 1987 Rnd 5 Pick 14 United States
22 Dave Feitl C 6-11 235 1 UTEP 1986 Rnd 2 Pick 19 United States
  Dave Henderson G 6-5 195 1 Duke 1986 Rnd 3 Pick 11 United States
15 Frank Johnson G 6-1 185 6 Wake Forest 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
  Herb Johnson PF 6-10 220 0 Tulsa 1985 Rnd 3 Pick 8 United States
23 Charles A. Jones FC 6-9 215 6 Albany State (GA) 1979 Rnd 8 Pick 18 United States
30 Bernard King SF 6-7 205 10 Tennessee 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
24 Jeff Malone SG 6-4 205 4 Mississippi State 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
4 Moses Malone C 6-10 215 11 Petersburg High School (Virginia) 1975 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
42 Jay Murphy FC 6-9 220 3 Boston College 1984 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
31 Jay Vincent F 6-7 220 6 Michigan State 1981 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
5 Darrell Walker SG 6-4 180 4 Arkansas 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
2 Ennis Whatley SG 6-3 177 4 Alabama 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
34 John Williams FC 6-8 235 1 LSU 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States

1987-1988 Washington Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters S. Colter J. Malone B. King J. Williams M. Malone
Rotation F. Johnson D. Walker   C. Jones M. Bol
Rotation       T. Catledge  
Lim PT M. Bogues     M. Alarie D. Feitl
Lim PT       J. Murphy  

1987-1988 Atlantic Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Boston Celtics57-25-
2Washington Bullets38-4419
3New York Knicks38-4419
4Philadelphia Sixers36-4621
5New Jersey Nets19-6338

1987-1988 Washington Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Bernard King Player Of The Week (01/31/88)
Moses Malone Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1988)

1987-1988 Washington Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Jeff Malone 80 33.2 20.5 2.6 3.0 0.6 0.2 2.1
Moses Malone 79 34.1 20.3 11.2 1.4 0.7 0.9 3.2
Bernard King 69 29.6 17.2 4.1 2.8 0.7 0.1 3.1
John Williams 82 29.6 12.8 5.4 2.8 1.4 0.4 1.8
Terry Catledge 70 23.0 10.7 5.7 0.9 0.5 0.1 1.4
Frank Johnson 75 16.8 7.4 1.6 2.5 0.9 0.1 1.3
Steve Colter 56 24.3 8.0 2.8 4.2 1.0 0.2 1.4
Muggsy Bogues 79 20.6 5.0 1.7 5.1 1.6 0.0 1.3
Mark Alarie 63 12.2 5.2 2.5 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.8
Darrell Walker 52 18.1 6.0 2.4 1.9 1.2 0.2 1.3
Charles A. Jones 69 19.0 2.9 4.7 0.9 0.8 1.6 0.8
Manute Bol 77 14.8 2.3 3.6 0.2 0.1 2.7 0.5
Jay Murphy 9 5.1 2.2 1.8 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.6

1987-1988 Washington Bullets Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Muggsy Bogues was selected as the #12 pick in the First Round of the 1987 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards. Muggsy Bogues signed a multi-year contract with the Washington Wizards on September 1, 1987.

Manute Bol was selected as the #7 pick in the Second Round of the 1985 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards. Manute Bol signed a multi-year contract with the Washington Wizards on August 1, 1985.

Frank Johnson was selected as the #11 pick in the First Round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards. Frank Johnson signed a multi-year contract with the Washington Wizards on October 1, 1981. Frank Johnson re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on October 14, 1986. Frank Johnson re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on November 2, 1987.

Jeff Malone was selected as the #10 pick in the First Round of the 1983 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards. Jeff Malone signed a multi-year contract with the Washington Wizards on August 1, 1983. Jeff Malone signed a multi-year extension with the Washington Wizards on March 1, 1988.

John Williams was selected as the #12 pick in the First Round of the 1986 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards. John Williams signed a multi-year contract with the Washington Wizards on October 14, 1986.

Acquired via Trade

Mark Alarie was acquired in a trade by the Washington Wizards from the Denver Nuggets on November 2, 1987.

Terry Catledge was acquired in a trade by the Washington Wizards from the Philadelphia Sixers on June 16, 1986. Terry Catledge signed a multi-year extension with the Washington Wizards on October 1, 1987.

Moses Malone was acquired in a trade by the Washington Wizards from the Philadelphia Sixers on June 16, 1986.

Darrell Walker was acquired in a trade by the Washington Wizards from the Denver Nuggets on November 2, 1987.

Acquired via Free Agency

Steve Colter signed a contract with the Washington Wizards on January 1, 1988. Steve Colter re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on January 11, 1988. Steve Colter re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on January 21, 1988.

Charles A. Jones signed a contract with the Washington Wizards on February 14, 1985. Charles A. Jones re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on February 24, 1985. Charles A. Jones re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on September 1, 1985. Charles A. Jones re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on November 5, 1987.

Bernard King signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on October 16, 1987.

Jay Murphy signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on September 3, 1986.

1987-1988 Washington Bullets Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Abe Pollin Owner 1964-1965 N/A
Kevin Loughery Head Coach 1985-1986 Head Coach (Chicago Bulls, 1983 to 1985)
Wes Unseld Head Coach 1987-1988 N/A
Bob Ferry General Manager 1973-1974 N/A