Washington Wizards Regular Season Rosters

1998-1999 Washington Wizards Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
42 Etdrick Bohannon F 6-9 220 1 Auburn-Montgomery 1997 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
40 Calbert Cheaney GF 6-7 209 5 Indiana 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
51 John Coker C 7-0 253 3 Boise State 1995 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
52 Terry Davis F 6-9 225 9 VCU 1989 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
34 Evric Gray F 6-7 235 2 UNLV 1993 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
5 Juwan Howard PF 6-9 240 4 Michigan 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
50 Randell Jackson F 6-11 215 0 Florida State 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
23 Tim Legler G 6-4 200 8 La Salle 1988 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
10 Jeff McInnis G 6-4 190 1 North Carolina 1996 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
35 Tracy Murray F 6-7 225 6 UCLA 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
40 Ivano Newbill F 6-9 245 4 Georgia Tech 1994 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
2 Mitch Richmond SG 6-5 215 10 Kansas State 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
2 God Shammgod G 6-0 169 1 Providence 1997 Rnd 2 Pick 17 United States
1 Rod Strickland PG 6-3 175 10 DePaul 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
14 Carl Thomas G 6-4 175 5 Eastern Michigan 1991 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
33 Otis Thorpe PF 6-9 225 14 Providence 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
30 Ben Wallace FC 6-9 240 2 Virginia Union 1996 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
55 Jahidi White FC 6-9 290 0 Georgetown 1998 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
12 Chris Whitney PG 6-0 168 5 Clemson 1993 Rnd 2 Pick 20 United States
43 Lorenzo Williams F 6-9 200 6 Stetson 1991 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

1998-1999 Washington Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters R. Strickland M. Richmond O. Thorpe J. Howard T. Davis
Rotation J. McInnis C. Cheaney T. Murray J. White B. Wallace
Rotation C. Whitney T. Legler     R. Jackson
Rotation         J. Coker
Lim PT     L. Williams    

1998-1999 Atlantic Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Miami Heat33-17-
2Orlando Magic33-170
3Philadelphia Sixers28-225
4New York Knicks27-236
5Boston Celtics19-3114
6Washington Wizards18-3215
7New Jersey Nets16-3417

1998-1999 Washington Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Mitch Richmond 50 38.2 19.7 3.4 2.4 1.3 0.2 2.7
Rod Strickland 44 37.1 15.7 4.8 9.9 1.7 0.1 3.2
Juwan Howard 36 39.7 18.9 8.1 3.0 1.2 0.4 2.6
Otis Thorpe 49 31.4 11.3 6.8 2.1 0.9 0.4 1.8
Calbert Cheaney 50 25.3 7.7 2.8 1.5 0.8 0.3 0.8
Ben Wallace 46 26.8 6.0 8.3 0.4 1.1 2.0 0.8
Tracy Murray 36 18.1 6.5 2.2 0.8 0.6 0.2 0.8
Chris Whitney 39 11.3 4.8 1.2 1.8 0.5 0.1 0.9
Jeff McInnis 35 12.2 3.7 0.6 2.1 0.5 0.0 0.9
Terry Davis 37 15.6 3.4 3.8 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.4
Tim Legler 30 12.6 4.0 1.3 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.5
Randell Jackson 27 10.0 4.2 2.0 0.3 0.1 0.4 1.0
Jahidi White 20 9.6 2.5 2.9 0.1 0.1 0.6 0.8
John Coker 14 7.0 2.2 1.6 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
Etdrick Bohannon 2 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

1998-1999 Washington Wizards Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Calbert Cheaney was selected as the #6 pick in the First Round of the 1993 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards. Calbert Cheaney signed a multi-year contract with the Washington Wizards on July 12, 1993.

Juwan Howard was selected as the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1994 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards. Juwan Howard signed a multi-year contract with the Washington Wizards on November 18, 1994. Juwan Howard re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on August 5, 1996.

Jahidi White was selected as the #14 pick in the Second Round of the 1998 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards. Jahidi White signed a multi-year contract with the Washington Wizards on January 21, 1999.

Acquired via Trade

Mitch Richmond was acquired in a trade by the Washington Wizards from the Sacramento Kings on May 14, 1998.

Rod Strickland was acquired in a trade by the Washington Wizards from the Portland Trail Blazers on July 15, 1996. Rod Strickland re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on February 4, 1999.

Otis Thorpe was acquired in a trade by the Washington Wizards from the Sacramento Kings on May 14, 1998.

Acquired via Free Agency

John Coker signed a contract with the Washington Wizards on March 18, 1999. John Coker re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on March 29, 1999. John Coker re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on April 8, 1999.

Terry Davis signed a contract with the Washington Wizards on October 25, 1997. Terry Davis re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on January 21, 1999.

Randell Jackson signed a contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on January 21, 1999.

Tim Legler signed a multi-year contract with the Washington Wizards on September 28, 1995. Tim Legler re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on July 21, 1997.

Jeff McInnis signed a contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on January 21, 1999.

Tracy Murray signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on July 23, 1996.

Ben Wallace signed a contract with the Washington Wizards on October 2, 1996. Ben Wallace re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on July 21, 1997. Ben Wallace re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on January 27, 1999.

Chris Whitney signed a contract with the Washington Wizards on March 3, 1996. Chris Whitney re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on March 13, 1996. Chris Whitney re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on March 23, 1996. Chris Whitney re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on July 23, 1996. Chris Whitney re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on July 11, 1997.

Lorenzo Williams signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on July 26, 1996.

1998-1999 Washington Wizards Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Abe Pollin Owner 1964-1965 N/A
Bernie Bickerstaff Head Coach 1996-1997 Head Coach (Denver Nuggets, 1994 to 1996)
Jim Brovelli Head Coach 1998-1999 Assistant Coach (Denver Nuggets, 1995 to 1997)
Mike Brown Assistant Coach 1997-1998 N/A
Wes Unseld General Manager 2003-2004 General Manager (Washington Wizards, 1996 to 2000)
Kevin Johnson Head Athletic Trainer 1994-1995 Assistant Athletic Trainer (Indiana Pacers, 1990 to 1994)