June 3, 1963 |
|Listed height||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
|Listed weight||212 lb (96 kg)|
|High school||Brecksville (Brecksville, Ohio)|
|NBA draft||1985 / Round: 4 / Pick: 82nd overall|
|Selected by the San Antonio Spurs|
|1985–1987||Efes Pilsen (Turkey)|
|1987–1988||Albany Patroons (CBA)|
|1989||San Antonio Spurs|
|1990–1991||Tau Cerámica (Spain)|
|1993–1994||Muratpaşa Belediyespor (Turkey)|
|1996–2000||Dallas Mavericks (assistant)|
|2000–2002||Vancouver / Memphis Grizzlies (assistant)|
|2007–2009||Bakersfield Jam (NBA D-League)|
|2009–2010||Golden State Warriors (assistant)|
|2010–2013||Toronto Raptors (assistant)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
The 6'8" forward played collegiately for the University of Wisconsin–Madison from 1981–82 until 1984–85, averaging more than 18 points per game in his senior season. Following his standout collegiate career, Roth was selected in the fourth round of the 1985 NBA draft by the San Antonio Spurs. He opted to begin his professional playing career overseas with Efes Pilsen in Turkey. He returned to North America in 1987 and appeared in 160 NBA games with the Utah Jazz (1987-88), San Antonio Spurs (1988-89) and Minnesota Timberwolves (1989-90) before returning to Europe to finish his playing career.
In 1989–90, Roth played for Bill Musselman, when the latter became the first head coach of the Timberwolves.
Roth had coached in the NBA Developmental League with the Bakersfield Jam from 2007–2009 before he joined the Golden State Warriors as an assistant coach for the 2009–10 season. He then joined the Toronto Raptors as an assistant coach for the 2010–11 season.