1982–83 San Diego Clippers season

The 1982-83 NBA season was the Clippers' 13th season in the NBA and their 5th season in the city of San Diego.[1]

1982–83 San Diego Clippers season
Head coachPaul Silas
ArenaSan Diego Sports Arena
Results
Record25–57 (.305)
PlaceDivision: 6th (Pacific)
Conference: 8th (Western)
Playoff finishDid not qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionXETV
RadioKCNN
< 1981–82 1983–84 >

Draft picksEdit

Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club Team
1 2 Terry Cummings Forward   United States DePaul
2 32 Richard Anderson Forward   United States UC Santa Barbara
3 48 Craig Hodges Guard   United States Long Beach State
4 71 Darius Clemons Guard   United States Loyola (IL)
5 94 Gary Carter Guard   United States Tennessee
6 117 Eric Marbury Guard   United States Georgia
7 140 Eddie Hughes Guard   United States Colorado State
8 163 Jacques Tuz Forward   United States Colorado
9 186 John Hegwood Guard   United States San Francisco
10 207 Daryl Stovall Guard   United States Creighton

RosterEdit

San Diego Clippers 1982-1983 roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. From
F 35   Anderson, Richard 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 243 lb (110 kg) UC Santa Barbara
G 15   Brogan, Jim 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Wesleyan (WV)
F 7   Brooks, Michael 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) La Salle
F 22   Chambers, Tom 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Utah
C 23   Cooper, Joe 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Colorado
F 34   Cummings, Terry 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 220 lb (100 kg) DePaul
G 13   Douglas, John 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Kansas
G 30   Gross, Bobby 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Long Beach State
G 24   Hodges, Craig 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Long Beach State
G 9   Hollins, Lionel 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Arizona State
F 23   Jones, Hutch 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 196 lb (89 kg) Vanderbilt
G 13   Moore, Lowes 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 170 lb (77 kg) West Virginia
C 31   Nater, Swen 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 240 lb (109 kg) UCLA
G 9   Smith, Randy 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Buffalo State
G 9   Smith, Robert 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 170 lb (77 kg) UNLV
C 32   Walton, Bill 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 235 lb (107 kg) UCLA
C 33   Whitehead, Jerome 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Marquette
F 4   Wood, Al 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 193 lb (88 kg) North Carolina
Head coach

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  •   Injured

Roster notesEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

Pacific Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Los Angeles Lakers 58 24 .707 33–8 25–16 21–9
x-Phoenix Suns 53 29 .646 5 32–9 21–20 21–9
x-Seattle SuperSonics 48 34 .585 10 29–12 19–22 14–16
x-Portland Trail Blazers 46 36 .561 12 31–10 15–26 16–14
Golden State Warriors 30 52 .366 28 21–20 9–32 11–19
San Diego Clippers 25 57 .305 33 18–23 7–34 7–23
# 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


Notes

  • z, y – division champions
  • x – clinched playoff spot

Record vs. opponentsEdit

1982-83 NBA Records
Team ATL BOS CHI CLE DAL DEN DET GSW HOU IND KCK LAL MIL NJN NYK PHI PHO POR SAS SDC SEA UTA WAS
Atlanta 1–5 5–1 6–0 1–1 1–1 3–3 0–2 2–0 6–0 0–2 0–2 1–4 2–4 3–2 2–4 1–1 1–1 0–2 1–1 1–1 2–0 4–2
Boston 5–1 3–2 5–1 2–0 2–0 3–3 1–1 2–0 4–1 1–1 2–0 3–3 5–1 3–3 3–3 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 2–0 3–3
Chicago 1–5 2–3 5–1 1–1 1–1 2–4 2–0 1–1 4–2 0–2 0–2 1–5 2–4 1–4 1–5 0–2 1–1 0–2 1–1 0–2 1–1 1–5
Cleveland 0–6 1–5 1–5 2–0 0–2 1–5 2–0 2–0 5–1 1–1 0–2 1–5 0–6 1–5 0–5 0–2 1–1 0–2 1–1 1–1 0–2 3–2
Dallas 1–1 0–2 1–1 0–2 3–3 2–0 3–2 5–1 2–0 3–3 2–3 0–2 0–2 0–2 0–2 2–3 3–2 2–4 5–0 2–3 2–4 0–2
Denver 1–1 0–2 1–1 2–0 3–3 2–0 4–1 5–1 1–1 3–3 1–4 2–0 1–1 0–2 0–2 4–1 2–3 2–4 3–2 3–2 4–2 1–1
Detroit 3–3 3–3 4–2 5–1 0–2 0–2 2–0 2–0 4–2 0–2 0–2 3–3 3–2 1–5 0–6 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–2 0–2 3–2
Golden State 2–0 1–1 0–2 0–2 2–3 1–4 0–2 3–2 1–1 1–4 1–5 1–1 0–2 1–1 0–2 2–4 2–4 1–4 3–3 3–3 3–2 2–0
Houston 0–2 0–2 1–1 0–2 1–5 1–5 0–2 2–3 2–0 1–5 0–5 0–2 1–1 0–2 0–2 0–5 0–5 1–5 2–3 1–4 0–6 1–1
Indiana 0–6 1–4 2–4 1–5 0–2 1–1 2–4 1–1 0–2 1–1 0–2 1–5 0–6 3–3 1–4 1–1 0–2 0–2 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–5
Kansas City 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 3–3 3–3 2–0 4–1 5–1 1–1 1–4 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–2 1–4 2–3 3–3 4–1 1–4 4–2 2–0
Los Angeles 2–0 0–2 2–0 2–0 3–2 4–1 2–0 5–1 5–0 2–0 4–1 2–0 1–1 2–0 0–2 3–3 3–3 1–4 5–1 5–1 4–1 1–1
Milwaukee 4–1 3–3 5–1 5–1 2–0 0–2 3–3 1–1 2–0 5–1 1–1 0–2 3–2 4–2 1–5 1–1 2–0 2–0 2–0 0–2 2–0 3–2
New Jersey 4–2 1–5 4–2 6–0 2–0 1–1 2–3 2–0 1–1 6–0 1–1 1–1 2–3 4–2 3–3 1–1 1–1 0–2 1–1 2–0 1–1 3–2
New York 2–3 3–3 4–1 5–1 2–0 2–0 5–1 1–1 2–0 3–3 1–1 0–2 2–4 2–4 1–5 0–2 1–1 2–0 0–2 1–1 1–1 4–2
Philadelphia 4–2 3–3 5–1 5–0 2–0 2–0 6–0 2–0 2–0 4–1 2–0 2–0 5–1 3–3 5–1 2–0 0–2 1–1 2–0 2–0 2–0 4–2
Phoenix 1–1 0–2 2–0 2–0 3–2 1–4 1–1 4–2 5–0 1–1 4–1 3–3 1–1 1–1 2–0 0–2 5–1 3–2 4–2 5–1 5–0 0–2
Portland 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–3 3–2 1–1 4–2 5–0 2–0 3–2 3–3 0–2 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–5 2–3 5–1 3–3 3–2 1–1
San Antonio 2–0 0–2 2–0 2–0 4–2 4–2 1–1 4–1 5–1 2–0 3–3 4–1 0–2 2–0 0–2 1–1 2–3 3–2 4–1 1–4 5–1 2–0
San Diego 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–5 2–3 1–1 3–3 3–2 1–1 1–4 1–5 0–2 1–1 2–0 0–2 2–4 1–5 1–4 0–6 2–3 0–2
Seattle 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–1 3–2 2–3 2–0 3–3 4–1 1–1 4–1 1–5 2–0 0–2 1–1 0–2 1–5 3–3 4–1 6–0 5–0 1–1
Utah 0–2 0–2 1–1 2–0 4–2 2–4 2–0 2–3 6–0 0–2 2–4 1–4 0–2 1–1 1–1 0–2 0–5 2–3 1–5 3–2 0–5 0–2
Washington 2–4 3–3 5–1 2–3 2–0 1–1 2–3 0–2 1–1 5–1 0–2 1–1 3–3 3–3 2–4 2–4 2–0 1–1 0–2 2–0 1–1 2–0

Game logEdit

Player statisticsEdit

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
Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Richard Anderson 78 5 16.3 .404 .368 .696 3.5 1.5 0.7 0.3 5.2
Jim Brogan 58 0 8.0 .427 .231 .791 1.1 1.1 0.4 0.2 3.8
Michael Brooks 82 26 30.0 .484 .333 .697 6.4 3.2 1.4 0.5 12.2
Tom Chambers 79 79 33.7 .472 .000 .723 6.6 2.4 1.0 0.7 17.6
Joe Cooper 13 4 21.2 .525 .550 5.5 1.2 0.6 1.5 5.6
Terry Cummings 70 69 36.2 .523 .000 .709 10.6 2.5 1.8 0.9 23.7
John Douglas 3 1 4.0 .167 .500 1.000 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 1.7
Bob Gross 27 3 13.8 .427 .333 .632 2.4 1.3 0.8 0.3 3.1
Craig Hodges 76 48 26.6 .452 .222 .723 1.6 3.6 1.1 0.1 9.9
Lionel Hollins 56 54 32.9 .437 .143 .721 2.3 6.7 2.0 0.3 13.5
Hutch Jones 9 0 9.4 .459 1.000 1.9 0.4 0.3 0.0 4.4
Lowes Moore 37 3 17.4 .426 .261 .750 1.5 2.0 0.6 0.0 5.7
Swen Nater 7 0 7.3 .300 1.000 1.9 0.1 0.1 0.0 2.3
Randy Smith 65 16 19.4 .489 .188 .863 1.4 3.0 0.8 0.0 9.1
Robert Smith 5 0 8.6 .154 .000 .875 0.6 1.2 0.8 0.0 2.2
Bill Walton 33 32 33.3 .528 .556 9.8 3.6 1.0 3.6 14.1
Jerome Whitehead 46 23 19.7 .536 .828 5.7 0.9 0.5 0.3 8.7
Al Wood 76 47 24.0 .464 .300 .770 3.1 1.8 0.7 0.5 10.9

Awards and recordsEdit

AwardsEdit

TransactionsEdit

The Clippers were involved in the following transactions during the 1982–83 season.

TradesEdit

June 28, 1982
To San Diego Clippers
  • 1982 second-round draft choice (32nd pick)
To Houston Rockets
  • Joe Bryant and 1982 second-round draft choice (42nd pick)
October 15, 1982
To San Diego Clippers
To Milwaukee Bucks
  • 1983 sixth-round draft pick
October 27, 1982
To San Diego Clippers
To Philadelphia 76ers
  • 1982 second-round & 1983 fourth-round draft picks

Free agentsEdit