1982 NBA draft

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1982 NBA draft
General information
Date(s) June 29, 1982
Location Felt Forum, New York City, New York
Network(s) (US) USA Network
First selection James Worthy, Los Angeles Lakers
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The 1982 NBA draft took place on June 29, 1982, at the Felt Forum at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York.

Draft[edit]

PG Point guard SG Shooting guard SF Small forward PF Power forward C Center
^ Denotes player who has been inducted to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
* Denotes player who has been selected for at least one All-Star Game and All-NBA Team
+ Denotes player who has been selected for at least one All-Star Game
# Denotes player who never played in the NBA regular season or playoffs
A man, wearing a gray suit, a shirt and a tie, is clapping his hands while looking up.
James Worthy was selected first overall by the Los Angeles Lakers.
A man, with a Panathinaikos jersey in a game looking up.
Dominique Wilkins was selected third overall by the Utah Jazz.
A man wearing a buttoned shirt stands in front of a vine and smiles.
Clark Kellogg was selected eighth overall by the Indiana Pacers.
Round Pick Player Pos. Nationality Team School/club team
1 1 Worthy, JamesJames Worthy^ SF  United States Los Angeles Lakers (from Cleveland) North Carolina (Jr.)
1 2 Cummings, TerryTerry Cummings* PF  United States San Diego Clippers DePaul (Jr.)
1 3 Wilkins, DominiqueDominique Wilkins^ SF  United States Utah Jazz Georgia (Jr.)
1 4 Garnett, BillBill Garnett SF  United States Dallas Mavericks Wyoming (Sr.)
1 5 Thompson, LaSalleLaSalle Thompson C/PF  United States Kansas City Kings Texas (Jr.)
1 6 Tucker, TrentTrent Tucker SG  United States New York Knicks Minnesota (Sr.)
1 7 Dailey, QuintinQuintin Dailey SG  United States Chicago Bulls San Francisco (Jr.)
1 8 Clark Kellogg PF  United States Indiana Pacers Ohio State (Jr.)
1 9 Levingston, CliffCliff Levingston PF  United States Detroit Pistons Wichita State (Jr.)
1 10 Edmonson, KeithKeith Edmonson SG  United States Atlanta Hawks Purdue (Sr.)
1 11 Fat Lever* PG  United States Portland Trail Blazers Arizona State (Sr.)
1 12 Bagley, JohnJohn Bagley PG  United States Cleveland Cavaliers (from Washington via Detroit) Boston College (Jr.)
1 13 Floyd, SleepySleepy Floyd+ SG  United States New Jersey Nets Georgetown (Sr.)
1 14 Conner, LesterLester Conner PG  United States Golden State Warriors Oregon State (Sr.)
1 15 Thirdkill, DavidDavid Thirdkill SF  United States Phoenix Suns (from Denver) Bradley (Sr.)
1 16 Teagle, TerryTerry Teagle SG  United States Houston Rockets Baylor (Sr.)
1 17 Steppe, BrookBrook Steppe SG  United States Kansas City Kings (from Phoenix via New Jersey) Georgia Tech (Sr.)
1 18 Pierce, RickyRicky Pierce+ SG  United States Detroit Pistons (from San Antonio via Portland) Rice (Sr.)
1 19 Williams, RobRob Williams PG  United States Denver Nuggets (from Seattle) Houston (Jr.)
1 20 Pressey, PaulPaul Pressey SF  United States Milwaukee Bucks Tulsa (Sr.)
1 21 Phillips, EddieEddie Phillips SF  United States New Jersey Nets (from Los Angeles) Alabama (Sr.)
1 22 McNamara, MarkMark McNamara C  United States Philadelphia 76ers California (Sr.)
1 23 Tillis, DarrenDarren Tillis C  United States Boston Celtics Cleveland State (Sr.)
2 24 Robinson, OliverOliver Robinson SG  United States San Antonio Spurs UAB (Sr.)
2 25 Warrick, BryanBryan Warrick SG  United States Washington Bullets Saint Joseph's (Sr.)
2 26 Frazier, RickyRicky Frazier# SF  United States Chicago Bulls Missouri (Sr.)
2 27 Roberts, FredFred Roberts PF  United States Milwaukee Bucks BYU (Sr.)
2 28 Magley, DaveDave Magley PF  United States Cleveland Cavaliers Kansas (Sr.)
2 29 Hastings, ScottScott Hastings F/C  United States New York Knicks Arkansas (Sr.)
2 30 Bryant, WallaceWallace Bryant C  United States Chicago Bulls San Francisco (Sr.)
2 31 Higgins, RodRod Higgins F/C  United States Chicago Bulls Fresno State (Sr.)
2 32 Anderson, RichardRichard Anderson PF  United States San Diego Clippers UC Santa Barbara (Sr.)
2 33 Townes, LintonLinton Townes SF  United States Portland Trail Blazers James Madison (Sr.)
2 34 Taylor, VinceVince Taylor SF  United States New York Knicks Duke (Sr.)
2 35 Smith, DerekDerek Smith SG  United States Golden State Warriors Louisville (Sr.)
2 36 Anderson, J. J.J. J. Anderson SF  United States Philadelphia 76ers Bradley (Sr.)
2 37 Norris, AudieAudie Norris C  United States Portland Trail Blazers Jackson State (Sr.)
2 38 Wayne Sappleton F  United States Golden State Warriors (traded to New Jersey) Loyola (IL) (Sr.)
2 39 Magee, KevinKevin Magee# PF  United States Phoenix Suns UC Irvine (Sr.)
2 40 Morgan, GuyGuy Morgan G  United States Indiana Pacers Wake Forest (Sr.)
2 41 Anderson, DwightDwight Anderson G  United States Washington Bullets USC (Sr.)
2 42 Taylor, JeffJeff Taylor SG  United States Houston Rockets Texas Tech (Sr.)
2 43 Slaughter, JoseJose Slaughter SG  United States Indiana Pacers Portland (Sr.)
2 44 Gibson, MikeMike Gibson F  United States Washington Bullets USC Upstate (Sr.)
2 45 Schoene, RussRuss Schoene F/C  United States Philadelphia 76ers Chattanooga (Sr.)
2 46 Guy, TonyTony Guy# G  United States Boston Celtics Kansas (Sr.)

Notable post-second round picks[edit]

Corny Thompson was selected 50th overall by the Dallas Mavericks.
Tony Brown was selected 82nd overall by the New Jersey Nets.

These post-second round picks have appeared in at least one regular or postseason game in the NBA.

Round Pick Player Pos. Nationality Team School/club team
3 47 Wilson, MikeMike Wilson G  United States Cleveland Cavaliers Marquette (Sr.)
3 48 Hodges, CraigCraig Hodges SG  United States San Diego Clippers Long Beach State (Sr.)
3 50 Thompson, CornyCorny Thompson PF  United States Dallas Mavericks Connecticut (Sr.)
3 51 Johnstone, JimJim Johnstone PF/C  United States Kansas City Kings Wake Forest (Sr.)
3 54 Jones, HutchHutch Jones PG  United States San Diego Clippers Vanderbilt (Sr.)
3 55 Eaves, JerryJerry Eaves PG  United States Utah Jazz Louisville (Sr.)
3 56 Kopicki, JoeJoe Kopicki PF  United States Atlanta Hawks Detroit (Sr.)
3 60 Engler, ChrisChris Engler C  United States Golden State Warriors Wyoming (Sr.)
3 63 Nevitt, ChuckChuck Nevitt C  United States Houston Rockets NC State (Sr.)
3 65 Greig, JohnJohn Greig SF  United States Seattle SuperSonics Oregon (Sr.)
3 69 Moss, PerryPerry Moss PG  United States Boston Celtics Northeastern (Sr.)
4 72 Eaton, MarkMark Eaton+ C  United States Utah Jazz UCLA (Sr.)
4 74 Sanders, MikeMike Sanders SG  United States Kansas City Kings UCLA (Sr.)
4 76 Aleksinas, ChuckChuck Aleksinas C  United States Chicago Bulls Connecticut (Sr.)
4 78 Russell, WalkerWalker Russell SG  United States Detroit Pistons Western Michigan (Sr.)
4 82 Brown, TonyTony Brown SF/SG  United States New Jersey Nets Arkansas (Sr.)
4 86 White, RoryRory White PF  United States Phoenix Suns South Alabama (Sr.)
6 138 Schweitz, JohnJohn Schweitz SG  United States Boston Celtics Richmond (Sr.)
7 140 Hughes, EddieEddie Hughes PG  United States San Diego Clippers Colorado State (Sr.)
8 166 Nealy, EdEd Nealy PF  United States Kansas City Kings Kansas State (Sr.)
10 221 Wilkinson, DaleDale Wilkinson F  United States Phoenix Suns Idaho State (Sr.)

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