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The 1983-84 Denver Nuggets season was their 17th season, and their eighth in the NBA. The Nuggets head coach was Doug Moe and his assistant coach was Bill Ficke.

1983–84 Denver Nuggets season
Head coachDoug Moe
ArenaMcNichols Sports Arena
Results
Record38–44 (.463)
PlaceDivision: 3rd (Midwest)
Conference: 7th (Western)
Playoff finishWest First Round
(Lost to Jazz 2–3)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionKWGN
RadioKOA
< 1982–83 1984–85 >

In the playoffs, the Nuggets lost to the Utah Jazz in five games in the First Round.

Contents

Draft picksEdit

Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club Team
1 15 Howard Carter SG   United States LSU
2 37 David Russel   United States St. John's
3 61 David Little   United States Oklahoma
4 83 York Gross   United States UC-Santa Barbara
5 107 James Braddock   United States North Carolina
6 129 Glen Green   United States Murray State
7 153 Maurice McDaniel   United States Catawba College
8 175 Cliff Tribus   United States Davidson
9 198 Bobby Van Noy   United States Catawba College
10 218 Cleveland McCrae   United States Catawba College

RosterEdit

1983-84 Denver Nuggets roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
PF 35 Anderson, Richard 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) UC Santa Barbara
SG 32 Carter, Howard 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 215 lb (98 kg) LSU
PF 33 Dennard, Kenny 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Duke
SG 23 Dunn, T.R. 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 192 lb (87 kg) Alabama
SG 10 Edmonson, Keith 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Purdue
SF 2 English, Alex 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 190 lb (86 kg) South Carolina
G 5 Evans, Mike 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Kansas State
PF 24 Hanzlik, Bill 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Notre Dame
C 44 Issel, Dan 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Kentucky
SF 30 Roberts, Anthony 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Oral Roberts
C 25 Robisch, Dave 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Kansas
C 34 Schayes, Danny 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Syracuse
PF 55 Vandeweghe, Kiki 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) UCLA
PG 21 Williams, Rob 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Houston
Head coach

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

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

Midwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y- Utah Jazz 45 37 .549 31–10 14–27 15–15
x-Dallas Mavericks 43 39 .524 2 31–10 12–29 19–11
x-Denver Nuggets 38 44 .463 7 27–14 11–30 16–14
x-Kansas City Kings 38 44 .463 7 26–15 12–29 16–14
San Antonio Spurs 37 45 .451 8 28–13 9–32 14–16
Houston Rockets 29 53 .354 16 21–20 8–33 9–21
# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 c-Los Angeles Lakers 54 28 .659
2 y-Utah Jazz 45 37 .549 9
3 x-Portland Trail Blazers 48 34 .585 6
4 x-Dallas Mavericks 43 39 .524 11
5 x-Seattle Sonics 42 40 .512 12
6 x-Phoenix Suns 41 41 .500 13
7 x-Denver Nuggets 38 44 .463 16
8 x-Kansas City Kings 38 44 .463 16
9 San Antonio Spurs 37 45 .451 17
10 Golden State Warriors 37 45 .451 17
11 San Diego Clippers 30 52 .366 24
12 Houston Rockets 29 53 .354 25


Notes

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

Record vs. opponentsEdit

1983-84 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 0–5 4–2 3–3 1–1 0–2 2–4 1–1 1–1 4–2 0–2 0–2 3–3 3–3 4–1 5–1 1–1 0–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 4–2
Boston 5–0 5–0 6–0 2–0 2–0 4–2 2–0 1–1 5–1 2–0 0–2 5–1 4–2 3–3 2–4 2–0 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 4–2
Chicago 2–4 0–5 2–4 1–1 0–2 1–5 2–0 0–2 3–3 1–1 0–2 2–4 2–4 2–4 2–3 1–1 2–0 0–2 1–1 0–2 1–1 2–4
Cleveland 3–3 0–6 4–2 1–1 0–2 1–5 1–1 1–1 2–4 0–2 0–2 1–5 2–3 1–5 2–4 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–2 4–1
Dallas 1–1 0–2 1–1 1–1 4–2 0–2 4–1 4–2 2–0 3–3 3–2 0–2 1–1 0–2 1–1 3–2 2–3 4–2 4–1 1–4 4–2 0–2
Denver 2–0 0–2 2–0 2–0 2–4 1–1 2–3 4–2 0–2 4–2 1–4 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–3 1–4 3–3 3–2 2–3 3–3 0–2
Detroit 4–2 2–4 5–1 5–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 4–2 1–1 1–1 3–2 1–4 4–2 3–3 2–0 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 3–3
Golden State 1–1 0–2 0–2 1–1 1–4 3–2 1–1 2–3 2–0 4–1 3–3 0–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–5 2–4 3–2 3–3 4–2 1–4 2–0
Houston 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–1 2–4 2–4 1–1 3–2 1–1 2–4 1–4 1–1 0–2 0–2 0–2 2–3 1–4 2–4 2–3 3–2 1–5 0–2
Indiana 2–4 1–5 3–3 4–2 0–2 2–0 2–4 0–2 1–1 0–2 1–1 1–5 1–5 2–4 0–5 1–1 1–1 0–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–4
Kansas City 2–0 0–2 1–1 2–0 3–3 2–4 1–1 1–4 4–2 2–0 0–5 0–2 2–0 0–2 0–2 2–3 2–3 5–1 3–2 1–4 3–3 2–0
Los Angeles 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–3 4–1 1–1 3–3 4–1 1–1 5–0 2–0 1–1 0–2 1–1 3–3 5–1 2–3 4–2 3–3 4–1 1–1
Milwaukee 3–3 1–5 4–2 5–1 2–0 1–1 2–3 2–0 1–1 5–1 2–0 0–2 4–2 4–1 2–4 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 5–1
New Jersey 3–3 2–4 4–2 3–2 1–1 1–1 4–1 1–1 2–0 5–1 0–2 1–1 2–4 3–3 3–3 2–0 0–2 0–2 2–0 1–1 1–1 4–2
New York 1–4 3–3 4–1 5–1 2–0 1–1 2–4 1–1 2–0 4–2 2–0 2–0 1–4 3–3 2–4 1–1 0–2 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 4–2
Philadelphia 1–5 4–2 3–2 4–2 1–1 1–1 3–3 1–1 2–0 5–0 2–0 1–1 4–2 3–3 4–2 1–1 1–1 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 4–2
Phoenix 1–1 0–2 1–1 1–1 2–3 3–2 0–2 5–1 3–2 1–1 3–2 3–3 0–2 0–2 1–1 1–1 2–4 5–0 4–2 2–4 1–4 2–0
Portland 2–0 0–2 0–2 1–1 3–2 4–1 1–1 4–2 4–1 1–1 3–2 1–5 1–1 2–0 2–0 1–1 4–2 4–1 4–2 4–2 1–4 1–1
San Antonio 1–1 0–2 2–0 1–1 2–4 3–3 1–1 2–3 4–2 2–0 1–5 3–2 1–1 2–0 0–2 0–2 0–5 1–4 4–1 2–3 4–2 1–1
San Diego 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–4 2–3 0–2 3–3 3–2 1–1 2–3 2–4 1–1 0–2 0–2 0–2 2–4 2–4 1–4 3–3 2–3 1–1
Seattle 1–1 0–2 2–0 1–1 4–1 3–2 1–1 2–4 2–3 1–1 4–1 3–3 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 4–2 2–4 3–2 3–3 1–4 1–1
Utah 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 2–4 3–3 1–1 4–1 5–1 1–1 3–3 1–4 1–1 1–1 0–2 0–2 4–1 4–1 2–4 3–2 4–1 1–1
Washington 2–4 2–4 4–2 1–4 2–0 2–0 3–3 0–2 2–0 4–1 0–2 1–1 1–5 2–4 2–4 2–4 0–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1

Game logEdit

Game Date Opponent Result Pacers points Opponents Record Streak Notes
1

PlayoffsEdit

West First RoundEdit

(2) Utah Jazz vs. (7) Denver Nuggets: Jazz win series 3-2

Last Playoff Meeting: This is the first meeting between the Jazz and Nuggets.

Awards, records, and honorsEdit

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

SeasonEdit

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

PlayoffsEdit

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

TransactionsEdit

ReferencesEdit