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1988-89 Miami Heat Roster and Stats

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Record: 15-67, Finished 6th in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ron Rothstein (15-67)

PTS/G: 97.8 (25th of 25) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 109.0 (11th of 25)
SRS: -11.13 (25th of 25) ▪ Pace: 99.1 (16th of 25)
Off Rtg: 97.8 (25th of 25) ▪ Def Rtg: 109.0 (18th of 25)
Expected W-L: 15-67 (25th of 25)

Arena: Miami Arena ▪ Attendance: 612,754 (12th of 25)

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
42 Pat Cummings PF 6-9 230 July 11, 1956 9 University of Cincinnati
21 Kevin Edwards SG 6-3 190 October 30, 1965 R DePaul University
40 Sylvester Gray SF 6-6 230 July 8, 1967 R University of Memphis
44 Scott Hastings C 6-10 235 June 3, 1960 6 University of Arkansas
43 Grant Long PF 6-8 225 March 12, 1966 R Eastern Michigan University
34 Todd Mitchell SF 6-7 205 July 26, 1966 R Purdue University
11 Craig Neal PG 6-5 165 February 16, 1964 R Georgia Institute of Technology
41 Dave Popson PF 6-10 220 May 17, 1964 R University of North Carolina
4 Rony Seikaly C 6-11 230 May 10, 1965 R Syracuse University
45 John Shasky C 6-11 235 July 31, 1964 R University of Minnesota
2 Rory Sparrow PG 6-2 175 June 12, 1958 8 Villanova University
20 Jon Sundvold SG 6-2 170 July 2, 1961 5 University of Missouri
3 Anthony Taylor PG 6-4 175 November 30, 1965 R University of Oregon
55 Billy Thompson SF 6-7 195 December 1, 1963 2 University of Louisville
10 Kelvin Upshaw SG 6-2 180 January 24, 1963 R University of Utah
31 Pearl Washington PG 6-2 190 January 6, 1964 2 Syracuse University
10 Clinton Wheeler PG 6-1 185 October 27, 1959 1 William Paterson University

Team and Opponent Stats

Year/year calculations use per game statistics
G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 82 19855 3221 7116 .453 97 298 .326 3124 6818 .458 1477 2103 .702 1309 2211 3520 1958 744 408 1728 2124 8016
Team/G 242.1 39.3 86.8 .453 1.2 3.6 .326 38.1 83.1 .458 18.0 25.6 .702 16.0 27.0 42.9 23.9 9.1 5.0 21.1 25.9 97.8
Lg Rank 3 24 19 25 21 22 12 22 11 25 25 24 24 6 23 18 23 13 18 25 24 25
Opponent 82 19855 3384 6928 .488 148 432 .343 3236 6496 .498 2021 2613 .773 1188 2366 3554 2062 926 553 1543 1830 8937
Opponent/G 242.1 41.3 84.5 .488 1.8 5.3 .343 39.5 79.2 .498 24.6 31.9 .773 14.5 28.9 43.3 25.1 11.3 6.7 18.8 22.3 109.0
Lg Rank 3 6 2 20 4 2 20 8 3 18 22 22 16 13 12 12 9 24 25 7 4 11

Year-by-year: Team Stats Totals / Team Stats Per Game / Opponent Stats Totals / Opponent Stats Per Game

Team Miscellaneous

Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
Team 15 67 -11.23 0.10 -11.13 97.8 109.0 99.1 .296 .042 .459 17.7 35.6 .208 .499 16.0 65.0 .292 Miami Arena 612,754
Lg Rank 25 25 25 14 25 25 18 16 22 22 25 25 5 25 18 4 20 24 12

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Rory Sparrow 30 80 79 2613 444 982 .452 18 74 .243 426 908 .469 94 107 .879 55 161 216 429 103 17 204 168 1000
2 Grant Long 22 82 73 2435 336 692 .486 0 5 .000 336 687 .489 304 406 .749 240 306 546 149 122 48 201 337 976
3 Kevin Edwards 23 79 62 2349 470 1105 .425 10 37 .270 460 1068 .431 144 193 .746 85 177 262 349 139 27 246 154 1094
4 Billy Thompson 25 79 58 2273 349 716 .487 0 4 .000 349 712 .490 156 224 .696 241 331 572 176 56 105 189 260 854
5 Rony Seikaly 23 78 62 1962 333 744 .448 1 4 .250 332 740 .449 181 354 .511 204 345 549 55 46 96 200 258 848
6 Jon Sundvold 27 68 8 1338 307 675 .455 48 92 .522 259 583 .444 47 57 .825 18 69 87 137 27 1 87 78 709
7 Sylvester Gray 21 55 15 1220 167 398 .420 1 4 .250 166 394 .421 105 156 .673 117 169 286 117 36 25 102 144 440
8 Scott Hastings 28 75 6 1206 143 328 .436 9 28 .321 134 300 .447 91 107 .850 72 159 231 59 32 42 68 203 386
9 Pat Cummings 32 53 28 1096 197 394 .500 0 2 .000 197 392 .503 72 97 .742 84 197 281 47 29 18 111 160 466
10 Pearl Washington 25 54 8 1065 164 387 .424 1 14 .071 163 373 .437 82 104 .788 49 74 123 226 73 4 122 101 411
11 John Shasky 24 65 4 944 121 248 .488 0 2 .000 121 246 .492 115 167 .689 96 136 232 22 14 13 46 94 357
12 Anthony Taylor 23 21 7 368 60 151 .397 0 2 .000 60 149 .403 24 32 .750 11 23 34 43 22 5 20 37 144
13 Craig Neal 24 32 0 341 34 88 .386 8 25 .320 26 63 .413 13 21 .619 4 14 18 86 15 4 40 46 89
14 Todd Mitchell 22 22 0 320 41 88 .466 0 0 41 88 .466 36 60 .600 17 30 47 20 15 2 29 49 118
15 Kelvin Upshaw 26 9 0 144 26 63 .413 1 5 .200 25 58 .431 4 6 .667 4 9 13 20 7 0 13 18 57
16 Clinton Wheeler 29 8 0 143 24 42 .571 0 0 24 42 .571 8 10 .800 5 7 12 21 8 0 6 9 56
17 Dave Popson 24 7 0 38 5 15 .333 0 0 5 15 .333 1 2 .500 7 4 11 2 0 1 4 8 11

Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Rory Sparrow 30 80 79 32.7 5.6 12.3 .452 0.2 0.9 .243 5.3 11.4 .469 1.2 1.3 .879 0.7 2.0 2.7 5.4 1.3 0.2 2.6 2.1 12.5
2 Kevin Edwards 23 79 62 29.7 5.9 14.0 .425 0.1 0.5 .270 5.8 13.5 .431 1.8 2.4 .746 1.1 2.2 3.3 4.4 1.8 0.3 3.1 1.9 13.8
3 Grant Long 22 82 73 29.7 4.1 8.4 .486 0.0 0.1 .000 4.1 8.4 .489 3.7 5.0 .749 2.9 3.7 6.7 1.8 1.5 0.6 2.5 4.1 11.9
4 Billy Thompson 25 79 58 28.8 4.4 9.1 .487 0.0 0.1 .000 4.4 9.0 .490 2.0 2.8 .696 3.1 4.2 7.2 2.2 0.7 1.3 2.4 3.3 10.8
5 Rony Seikaly 23 78 62 25.2 4.3 9.5 .448 0.0 0.1 .250 4.3 9.5 .449 2.3 4.5 .511 2.6 4.4 7.0 0.7 0.6 1.2 2.6 3.3 10.9
6 Sylvester Gray 21 55 15 22.2 3.0 7.2 .420 0.0 0.1 .250 3.0 7.2 .421 1.9 2.8 .673 2.1 3.1 5.2 2.1 0.7 0.5 1.9 2.6 8.0
7 Pat Cummings 32 53 28 20.7 3.7 7.4 .500 0.0 0.0 .000 3.7 7.4 .503 1.4 1.8 .742 1.6 3.7 5.3 0.9 0.5 0.3 2.1 3.0 8.8
8 Jon Sundvold 27 68 8 19.7 4.5 9.9 .455 0.7 1.4 .522 3.8 8.6 .444 0.7 0.8 .825 0.3 1.0 1.3 2.0 0.4 0.0 1.3 1.1 10.4
9 Pearl Washington 25 54 8 19.7 3.0 7.2 .424 0.0 0.3 .071 3.0 6.9 .437 1.5 1.9 .788 0.9 1.4 2.3 4.2 1.4 0.1 2.3 1.9 7.6
10 Clinton Wheeler 29 8 0 17.9 3.0 5.3 .571 0.0 0.0 3.0 5.3 .571 1.0 1.3 .800 0.6 0.9 1.5 2.6 1.0 0.0 0.8 1.1 7.0
11 Anthony Taylor 23 21 7 17.5 2.9 7.2 .397 0.0 0.1 .000 2.9 7.1 .403 1.1 1.5 .750 0.5 1.1 1.6 2.0 1.0 0.2 1.0 1.8 6.9
12 Scott Hastings 28 75 6 16.1 1.9 4.4 .436 0.1 0.4 .321 1.8 4.0 .447 1.2 1.4 .850 1.0 2.1 3.1 0.8 0.4 0.6 0.9 2.7 5.1
13 Kelvin Upshaw 26 9 0 16.0 2.9 7.0 .413 0.1 0.6 .200 2.8 6.4 .431 0.4 0.7 .667 0.4 1.0 1.4 2.2 0.8 0.0 1.4 2.0 6.3
14 Todd Mitchell 22 22 0 14.5 1.9 4.0 .466 0.0 0.0 1.9 4.0 .466 1.6 2.7 .600 0.8 1.4 2.1 0.9 0.7 0.1 1.3 2.2 5.4
15 John Shasky 24 65 4 14.5 1.9 3.8 .488 0.0 0.0 .000 1.9 3.8 .492 1.8 2.6 .689 1.5 2.1 3.6 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.7 1.4 5.5
16 Craig Neal 24 32 0 10.7 1.1 2.8 .386 0.3 0.8 .320 0.8 2.0 .413 0.4 0.7 .619 0.1 0.4 0.6 2.7 0.5 0.1 1.3 1.4 2.8
17 Dave Popson 24 7 0 5.4 0.7 2.1 .333 0.0 0.0 0.7 2.1 .333 0.1 0.3 .500 1.0 0.6 1.6 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.6 1.1 1.6

Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Rory Sparrow 30 80 79 2613 6.1 13.5 .452 0.2 1.0 .243 5.9 12.5 .469 1.3 1.5 .879 0.8 2.2 3.0 5.9 1.4 0.2 2.8 2.3 13.8
2 Grant Long 22 82 73 2435 5.0 10.2 .486 0.0 0.1 .000 5.0 10.2 .489 4.5 6.0 .749 3.5 4.5 8.1 2.2 1.8 0.7 3.0 5.0 14.4
3 Kevin Edwards 23 79 62 2349 7.2 16.9 .425 0.2 0.6 .270 7.0 16.4 .431 2.2 3.0 .746 1.3 2.7 4.0 5.3 2.1 0.4 3.8 2.4 16.8
4 Billy Thompson 25 79 58 2273 5.5 11.3 .487 0.0 0.1 .000 5.5 11.3 .490 2.5 3.5 .696 3.8 5.2 9.1 2.8 0.9 1.7 3.0 4.1 13.5
5 Rony Seikaly 23 78 62 1962 6.1 13.7 .448 0.0 0.1 .250 6.1 13.6 .449 3.3 6.5 .511 3.7 6.3 10.1 1.0 0.8 1.8 3.7 4.7 15.6
6 Jon Sundvold 27 68 8 1338 8.3 18.2 .455 1.3 2.5 .522 7.0 15.7 .444 1.3 1.5 .825 0.5 1.9 2.3 3.7 0.7 0.0 2.3 2.1 19.1
7 Sylvester Gray 21 55 15 1220 4.9 11.7 .420 0.0 0.1 .250 4.9 11.6 .421 3.1 4.6 .673 3.5 5.0 8.4 3.5 1.1 0.7 3.0 4.2 13.0
8 Scott Hastings 28 75 6 1206 4.3 9.8 .436 0.3 0.8 .321 4.0 9.0 .447 2.7 3.2 .850 2.1 4.7 6.9 1.8 1.0 1.3 2.0 6.1 11.5
9 Pat Cummings 32 53 28 1096 6.5 12.9 .500 0.0 0.1 .000 6.5 12.9 .503 2.4 3.2 .742 2.8 6.5 9.2 1.5 1.0 0.6 3.6 5.3 15.3
10 Pearl Washington 25 54 8 1065 5.5 13.1 .424 0.0 0.5 .071 5.5 12.6 .437 2.8 3.5 .788 1.7 2.5 4.2 7.6 2.5 0.1 4.1 3.4 13.9
11 John Shasky 24 65 4 944 4.6 9.5 .488 0.0 0.1 .000 4.6 9.4 .492 4.4 6.4 .689 3.7 5.2 8.8 0.8 0.5 0.5 1.8 3.6 13.6
12 Anthony Taylor 23 21 7 368 5.9 14.8 .397 0.0 0.2 .000 5.9 14.6 .403 2.3 3.1 .750 1.1 2.3 3.3 4.2 2.2 0.5 2.0 3.6 14.1
13 Craig Neal 24 32 0 341 3.6 9.3 .386 0.8 2.6 .320 2.7 6.7 .413 1.4 2.2 .619 0.4 1.5 1.9 9.1 1.6 0.4 4.2 4.9 9.4
14 Todd Mitchell 22 22 0 320 4.6 9.9 .466 0.0 0.0 4.6 9.9 .466 4.1 6.8 .600 1.9 3.4 5.3 2.3 1.7 0.2 3.3 5.5 13.3
15 Kelvin Upshaw 26 9 0 144 6.5 15.8 .413 0.2 1.2 .200 6.2 14.5 .431 1.0 1.5 .667 1.0 2.3 3.2 5.0 1.7 0.0 3.2 4.5 14.2
16 Clinton Wheeler 29 8 0 143 6.0 10.6 .571 0.0 0.0 6.0 10.6 .571 2.0 2.5 .800 1.3 1.8 3.0 5.3 2.0 0.0 1.5 2.3 14.1
17 Dave Popson 24 7 0 38 4.7 14.2 .333 0.0 0.0 4.7 14.2 .333 0.9 1.9 .500 6.6 3.8 10.4 1.9 0.0 0.9 3.8 7.6 10.4

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Rory Sparrow 30 80 79 2613 8.2 18.2 .452 0.3 1.4 .243 7.9 16.8 .469 1.7 2.0 .879 1.0 3.0 4.0 8.0 1.9 0.3 3.8 3.1 18.5
2 Grant Long 22 82 73 2435 6.7 13.8 .486 0.0 0.1 .000 6.7 13.7 .489 6.0 8.1 .749 4.8 6.1 10.9 3.0 2.4 1.0 4.0 6.7 19.4
3 Kevin Edwards 23 79 62 2349 9.7 22.8 .425 0.2 0.8 .270 9.5 22.0 .431 3.0 4.0 .746 1.8 3.7 5.4 7.2 2.9 0.6 5.1 3.2 22.6
4 Billy Thompson 25 79 58 2273 7.4 15.3 .487 0.0 0.1 .000 7.4 15.2 .490 3.3 4.8 .696 5.1 7.1 12.2 3.8 1.2 2.2 4.0 5.5 18.2
5 Rony Seikaly 23 78 62 1962 8.2 18.4 .448 0.0 0.1 .250 8.2 18.3 .449 4.5 8.7 .511 5.0 8.5 13.6 1.4 1.1 2.4 4.9 6.4 20.9
6 Jon Sundvold 27 68 8 1338 11.1 24.4 .455 1.7 3.3 .522 9.4 21.1 .444 1.7 2.1 .825 0.7 2.5 3.2 5.0 1.0 0.0 3.2 2.8 25.7
7 Sylvester Gray 21 55 15 1220 6.6 15.8 .420 0.0 0.2 .250 6.6 15.6 .421 4.2 6.2 .673 4.6 6.7 11.4 4.6 1.4 1.0 4.1 5.7 17.5
8 Scott Hastings 28 75 6 1206 5.7 13.2 .436 0.4 1.1 .321 5.4 12.1 .447 3.7 4.3 .850 2.9 6.4 9.3 2.4 1.3 1.7 2.7 8.2 15.5
9 Pat Cummings 32 53 28 1096 8.7 17.4 .500 0.0 0.1 .000 8.7 17.3 .503 3.2 4.3 .742 3.7 8.7 12.4 2.1 1.3 0.8 4.9 7.1 20.6
10 Pearl Washington 25 54 8 1065 7.5 17.6 .424 0.0 0.6 .071 7.4 17.0 .437 3.7 4.7 .788 2.2 3.4 5.6 10.3 3.3 0.2 5.6 4.6 18.7
11 John Shasky 24 65 4 944 6.2 12.7 .488 0.0 0.1 .000 6.2 12.6 .492 5.9 8.6 .689 4.9 7.0 11.9 1.1 0.7 0.7 2.4 4.8 18.3
12 Anthony Taylor 23 21 7 368 7.9 19.9 .397 0.0 0.3 .000 7.9 19.6 .403 3.2 4.2 .750 1.4 3.0 4.5 5.7 2.9 0.7 2.6 4.9 19.0
13 Craig Neal 24 32 0 341 4.8 12.5 .386 1.1 3.6 .320 3.7 9.0 .413 1.8 3.0 .619 0.6 2.0 2.6 12.2 2.1 0.6 5.7 6.5 12.6
14 Todd Mitchell 22 22 0 320 6.2 13.3 .466 0.0 0.0 6.2 13.3 .466 5.5 9.1 .600 2.6 4.5 7.1 3.0 2.3 0.3 4.4 7.4 17.9
15 Kelvin Upshaw 26 9 0 144 8.7 21.2 .413 0.3 1.7 .200 8.4 19.5 .431 1.3 2.0 .667 1.3 3.0 4.4 6.7 2.4 0.0 4.4 6.1 19.2
16 Clinton Wheeler 29 8 0 143 8.1 14.2 .571 0.0 0.0 8.1 14.2 .571 2.7 3.4 .800 1.7 2.4 4.1 7.1 2.7 0.0 2.0 3.0 19.0
17 Dave Popson 24 7 0 38 6.4 19.1 .333 0.0 0.0 6.4 19.1 .333 1.3 2.6 .500 8.9 5.1 14.0 2.6 0.0 1.3 5.1 10.2 14.0

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Rory Sparrow 30 80 2613 11.7 .486 .461 .109 .075 2.3 7.2 4.6 25.6 1.9 0.4 16.5 19.2 99 111 0.0 1.6 1.6 .029
2 Grant Long 22 82 2435 13.7 .561 .486 .587 .007 10.7 14.7 12.6 9.1 2.4 1.2 18.8 17.9 106 107 2.0 2.7 4.6 .091
3 Kevin Edwards 23 79 2349 12.6 .460 .430 .175 .033 3.9 8.8 6.3 24.3 2.9 0.7 17.1 24.8 92 109 -2.3 2.2 -0.2 -0.003
4 Billy Thompson 25 79 2273 13.4 .524 .487 .313 .006 11.5 17.0 14.1 11.8 1.2 2.8 18.8 17.9 101 108 0.6 2.3 2.8 .060
5 Rony Seikaly 23 78 1962 10.8 .471 .448 .476 .005 11.2 20.5 15.7 4.4 1.1 3.0 18.2 22.8 89 107 -2.7 2.2 -0.5 -0.012
6 Jon Sundvold 27 68 1338 12.6 .506 .490 .084 .136 1.5 6.0 3.7 17.6 1.0 0.0 11.1 23.9 103 114 0.6 0.4 1.0 .037
7 Sylvester Gray 21 55 1220 11.2 .471 .421 .392 .010 10.4 16.2 13.2 14.2 1.4 1.3 17.9 18.9 96 109 -0.4 1.1 0.7 .028
8 Scott Hastings 28 75 1206 9.4 .515 .450 .326 .085 6.5 15.4 10.8 7.1 1.3 2.1 15.3 14.9 103 109 0.4 1.1 1.5 .061
9 Pat Cummings 32 53 1096 11.0 .534 .500 .246 .005 8.3 21.0 14.4 6.8 1.3 1.0 20.3 20.3 95 108 -0.5 1.1 0.6 .026
10 Pearl Washington 25 54 1065 13.0 .475 .425 .269 .036 5.0 8.1 6.5 32.3 3.3 0.2 22.0 21.2 95 108 -0.6 1.0 0.5 .021
11 John Shasky 24 65 944 12.7 .555 .488 .673 .008 11.0 16.8 13.8 3.4 0.7 0.8 12.5 15.8 113 110 1.2 0.7 1.9 .097
12 Anthony Taylor 23 21 368 11.1 .436 .397 .212 .013 3.2 7.3 5.2 18.0 2.9 0.8 10.8 20.4 97 109 -0.1 0.3 0.2 .029
13 Craig Neal 24 32 341 7.9 .458 .432 .239 .284 1.3 4.8 3.0 35.4 2.1 0.7 29.1 16.4 89 111 -0.4 0.2 -0.2 -0.022
14 Todd Mitchell 22 22 320 8.8 .516 .466 .682 .000 5.7 11.0 8.2 9.2 2.3 0.4 20.2 18.2 94 109 -0.2 0.3 0.1 .017
15 Kelvin Upshaw 26 9 144 8.5 .434 .421 .095 .079 3.0 7.3 5.1 22.0 2.4 0.0 16.5 22.2 89 110 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.030
16 Clinton Wheeler 29 8 143 16.5 .603 .571 .238 .000 3.8 5.7 4.7 22.8 2.7 0.0 11.5 14.9 124 110 0.3 0.1 0.4 .146
17 Dave Popson 24 7 38 3.4 .346 .333 .133 .000 19.9 12.3 16.2 7.7 0.0 1.6 20.1 21.3 78 113 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.113

Salaries

Rk Player Salary
1 Rony Seikaly $650,000
2 Pat Cummings $525,000
3 Pearl Washington $335,000
4 Kevin Edwards $300,000
5 Rory Sparrow $275,000
6 Billy Thompson $265,000
7 Jon Sundvold $250,000
8 Scott Hastings $220,000
9 Sylvester Gray $160,000
10 John Shasky $125,000
11 Grant Long $100,000
12 Anthony Taylor $100,000
13 Clinton Wheeler $100,000