1982–83 San Antonio Spurs season

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1982–83 San Antonio Spurs season
Midwest Division Champions
Head coach Stan Albeck
Arena HemisFair Arena
Results
Record 53–29 (.646)
Place Division: 1st (Midwest)
Conference: 2nd (Western)
Playoff finish West Conference Finals
(eliminated 2-4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
< 1981–82 1983–84 >

The 1982-83 NBA season was the Spurs' 7th season in the NBA and 16th season as a franchise.[1]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1982 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
2 24 Oliver Robinson SG  United States Alabama-Birmingham
3 64 Willie Redden  United States South Florida
4 87 Tony Grier  United States South Florida
5 110 Clarence Swannegan  United States Texas Tech
6 133 Jaime Pena  Mexico
 United States
New Mexico State
7 156 Delonte Taylor  United States North Texas State
8 179 Chris Faggi  United States Memphis
9 201 Harry O'Brien  United States St. Mary's
10 222 Keith White  United States McMurry

Roster[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Template:1982-83 NBA Midwest standings

# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 c-Los Angeles Lakers 58 24 .707
2 y-San Antonio Spurs 53 29 .646 5
3 x-Phoenix Suns 53 29 .646 5
4 x-Seattle SuperSonics 48 34 .585 10
5 x-Portland Trail Blazers 46 36 .561 12
6 x-Denver Nuggets 45 37 .549 13
7 Kansas City Kings 45 37 .549 13
8 Dallas Mavericks 38 44 .463 20
9 Utah Jazz 30 52 .366 28
9 Golden State Warriors 30 52 .366 28
11 San Diego Clippers 25 57 .305 33
12 Houston Rockets 14 68 .171 44


z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

West First Round[edit]

The Spurs had a first round bye.

West Conference Semifinals[edit]

(2) San Antonio Spurs vs. (6) Denver Nuggets: Spurs win series 4–1

West Conference Finals[edit]

(1) Los Angeles Lakers vs. (2) San Antonio Spurs: Lakers win series 4–2

  • Game 1 @ The Forum, Los Angeles: Los Angeles 119, San Antonio 107
  • Game 2 @ The Forum, Los Angeles: San Antonio 122, Los Angeles 113
  • Game 3 @ HemisFair Arena, San Antonio: Los Angeles 113, San Antonio 100
  • Game 4 @ HemisFair Arena, San Antonio: Los Angeles 129, San Antonio 121
  • Game 5 @ The Forum, Los Angeles: San Antonio 117, Los Angeles 112
  • Game 6 @ HemisFair Arena, San Antonio: Los Angeles 101, San Antonio 100

Player statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Season[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Gene Banks
Geoff Crompton
Coby Dietrick
Mike Dunleavy
George Gervin
Artis Gilmore
Paul Griffin
Jim Johnstone
Edgar Jones
Mike Mitchell
Johnny Moore
Billy Paultz
Roger Phegley
Ed Rains
Oliver Robinson
Mike Sanders
Robert Smith
Bill Willoughby

Playoffs[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Gene Banks
Mike Dunleavy
George Gervin
Artis Gilmore
Edgar Jones
Mike Mitchell
Johnny Moore
Billy Paultz
Roger Phegley
Ed Rains
Mike Sanders
Robert Smith

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]

See also[edit]