1982 NBA Draft Recap

The 1982 NBA Draft took place in New York on June 29, 1982

First Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
1 James Worthy LAL SF 6-9 225 21 12 North Carolina Jr * United States
2 Terry Cummings SDC PF 6-9 220 21 19 DePaul Jr * United States
3 Dominique Wilkins UTH UTH to ATL SF 6-7 200 22 16 Georgia Jr * United States
4 Bill Garnett DAL F 6-9 225 22 4 Wyoming Sr United States
5 LaSalle Thompson KCK C 6-10 245 21 15 Texas Jr * United States
6 Trent Tucker NYK G 6-5 193 22 11 Minnesota Sr United States
7 Quintin Dailey CHI G 6-3 180 21 10 San Francisco Jr * United States
8 Clark Kellogg IND F 6-7 225 20 5 Ohio State Jr * United States
9 Cliff Levingston ATL F 6-8 210 21 11 Wichita State Jr * United States
10 Keith Edmonson ATL G 6-5 195 21 2 Purdue Sr United States
11 Fat Lever POR PG 6-3 170 21 12 Arizona State Sr United States
12 John Bagley CLE G 6-0 185 22 12 Boston College Jr * United States
13 Sleepy Floyd NJN PG 6-3 170 22 13 Georgetown Sr United States
14 Lester Conner GOS G 6-4 180 22 12 Oregon State Sr United States
15 David Thirdkill PHX GF 6-7 195 22 5 Bradley Sr United States
16 Terry Teagle HOU SG 6-5 195 22 11 Baylor Sr United States
17 Brook Steppe KCK GF 6-5 195 22 5 Georgia Tech Sr United States
18 Ricky Pierce DET SG 6-4 205 22 16 Rice Sr United States
19 Rob Williams DEN G 6-2 175 21 2 Houston Jr * United States
20 Paul Pressey MIL SF 6-5 185 23 11 Tulsa Sr United States
21 Eddie Phillips NJN F 6-7 225 20 1 Alabama Sr United States
22 Mark McNamara PHL C 6-11 235 23 8 California Sr United States
23 Darren Tillis BOS FC 6-11 215 22 3 Cleveland State Sr United States

Second Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
24 Oliver Robinson SAN SG 6-4 180 22 1 UAB Sr United States
25 Bryan Warrick WAS G 6-5 195 22 6 Saint Joseph's Sr United States
26 Ricky Frazier CHI SF 6-6 185 24 1 Missouri Sr United States
27 Fred Roberts MIL MIL to NJN
NJN to SAN
FC 6-10 218 21 14 Brigham Young Sr United States
28 Dave Magley CLE SF 6-8 202 22 1 Kansas Sr United States
29 Scott Hastings NYK FC 6-10 235 22 11 Arkansas Sr United States
30 Wallace Bryant CHI C 7-0 245 22 4 San Francisco Sr United States
31 Rod Higgins CHI FC 6-7 200 22 13 Fresno State Sr United States
32 Richard Anderson SDC FC 6-10 240 21 7 UC Santa Barbara Sr United States
33 Linton Townes POR GF 6-7 190 22 3 James Madison Sr United States
34 Vince Taylor NYK SG 6-5 180 21 2 Duke Sr United States
35 Derek Smith GOS SG 6-6 205 20 9 Louisville Sr United States
36 J.J. Anderson PHL F 6-8 195 21 3 Bradley Sr United States
37 Audie Norris POR C 6-9 230 21 3 Jackson State Sr United States
38 Wayne Sappleton GOS GOS to NJN F 6-9 215 21 1 Loyola (IL) Sr Jamaica
39 Kevin Magee PHX PF 6-8 230 23 1 UC Irvine Sr United States
40 Guy Morgan IND GF 6-8 205 21 1 Wake Forest Sr United States
41 Dwight Anderson WAS PG 6-3 185 21 3 USC Sr United States
42 Jeff Taylor HOU G 6-4 175 22 3 Texas Tech Sr United States
43 Jose Slaughter IND SG 6-5 205 21 3 Portland Sr United States
44 Mike Gibson WAS PF 6-10 205 21 3 USC Upstate Sr United States
45 Russ Schoene PHL FC 6-10 210 22 5 Chattanooga Sr United States
46 Tony Guy BOS SG 6-6 203 22 2 Kansas Sr United States

Third Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
47 Michael Wilson CLE G 6-4 175 22 5 Marquette Sr United States
48 Craig Hodges SDC G 6-2 190 22 10 Long Beach State Sr United States
49 Steve Trumbo UTH PF 6-8 240 22 1 Brigham Young Jr United States
50 Corny Thompson DAL F 6-8 225 22 2 Connecticut Sr United States
51 Jim Johnstone KCK KCK to ATL C 6-11 245 21 1 Wake Forest Sr United States
52 Dan Caldwell NYK F 6-8 215 22 0 Washington Sr United States
53 Tyrone Adams CHI SG 6-6 195 23 0 Kansas State Sr United States
54 Hutch Jones LAL F 6-8 195 22 0 Vanderbilt Jr United States
55 Jerry Eaves UTH G 6-4 180 23 4 Louisville Sr United States
56 Joe Kopicki ATL PF 6-9 240 22 3 Detroit-Mercy Sr United States
57 Craig Tucker NYK PG 6-1 175 21 0 Illinois Sr United States
58 Mike Largey WAS PF 6-8 230 21 0 Upsala College Sr United States
59 Jimmy Black NJN PG 6-2 160 21 0 North Carolina Sr United States
60 Chris Engler GOS C 6-11 245 23 6 Wyoming Sr United States
61 Charles Pittman PHX F 6-8 220 24 4 Maryland Sr United States
62 Roylin Bond DEN SG 6-3 175 21 0 Pepperdine Sr United States
63 Chuck Nevitt HOU C 7-5 217 23 11 NC State Sr United States
64 Willie Redden SAN C 6-11 225 21 1 South Florida Sr United States
65 John Greig SEA SG 6-7 215 21 1 Oregon Sr United States
66 Phillip Lockett POR PF 6-9 225 22 0 Alabama Sr United States
67 Mike Hackett LAL GF 6-6 210 22 0 Jacksonville Sr United States
68 Dale Solomon PHL PF 6-8 220 23 0 Virginia Tech Sr United States
69 Perry Moss BOS G 6-2 185 23 6 Northeastern Sr United States

Fourth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
70 Reggie Hannah CLE PF 6-9 215 N/A 0 South Alabama Sr United States
71 Darius Clemons SDC PG 6-3 210 N/A 0 Loyola (IL) Sr United States
72 Mark Eaton UTH C 7-4 275 25 12 UCLA Sr United States
73 Rudy Woods DAL C 6-11 220 22 0 Texas A&M Sr United States
74 Mike Sanders KCK GF 6-6 210 22 11 UCLA Sr United States
75 Norm Anchrum NYK C 6-11 225 N/A 0 UAB Sr United States
76 Chuck Aleksinas CHI C 6-11 260 23 1 Connecticut Sr United States
77 Jeff Jones IND SG 6-3 180 21 1 Virginia Sr United States
78 Walker Russell, Sr. DET GF 6-5 195 21 6 Western Michigan Jr United States
79 Eric Smith POR GF 6-5 185 N/A 0 Georgetown Sr United States
80 James Griffin NJN PF 6-10 200 N/A 0 Illinois Sr United States
81 Dino Gregory WAS PF 6-8 210 N/A 0 Long Beach State Sr United States
82 Tony Brown NJN GF 6-6 185 21 10 Arkansas Sr United States
83 Ken Stancell GOS PF 6-9 225 N/A 1 VCU Sr United States
84 Alford Turner DEN SG 6-3 190 N/A 0 Louisiana-Lafayette Sr United States
85 Andre Gaddy HOU PF 6-10 200 N/A 0 George Mason Sr United States
86 Rory White PHX PF 6-8 210 22 5 South Alabama Sr United States
87 Tony Grier SAN SG 6-3 215 N/A 0 South Florida Sr United States
88 Ken Owens SEA PG 6-0 180 23 0 Idaho Sr United States
89 Jerry Beck MIL PF 6-7 200 N/A 0 Middle Tennessee State Sr United States
90 Craig McCormick LAL FC 6-10 - N/A 0 Western Kentucky Sr United States
91 Bruce Atkins PHL PF 6-7 235 21 0 Duquesne Sr United States
92 Greg Stewart BOS PF 6-8 225 21 0 Tulsa Sr United States

Fifth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
93 Terry White CLE - - N/A 1 UTEP Sr United States
94 Gary Carter SDC PG 6-0 - N/A 0 Tennessee Sr United States
95 Mike McKay UTH F 6-5 - N/A 0 Connecticut Sr United States
96 Ken Arnold DAL - - N/A 0 Iowa Sr United States
97 Ken Simpson KCK G - - N/A 0 Grambling State Sr United States
98 Aaron Howard NYK - - N/A 0 Villanova Sr United States
99 Rubin Jackson CHI F 6-6 - N/A 0 Oklahoma City Sr United States
100 Rich DiBenedetto IND - - N/A 0 Wisconsin-Eau Claire Sr United States
101 John Ebeling DET - - N/A 0 Florida Southern Sr United States
102 Mark Hall ATL G - - N/A 0 Minnesota Sr United States
103 Cherokee Rhone POR FC 6-8 215 N/A 0 Centenary Sr United States
104 Clarence Dickerson WAS - - N/A 0 Hawaii Sr United States
105 Chris Giles NJN - - N/A 0 UAB Sr United States
106 Albert Irving GOS - - N/A 0 Alcorn State Sr United States
107 Jeff Schneider HOU - - N/A 0 Virginia Tech Sr United States
108 Marvin McCrary PHX - - N/A 0 Missouri Sr United States
109 Bill Duffy DEN - - N/A 0 Santa Clara Sr United States
110 Clarence Swannegan SAN - - N/A 0 Texas Tech Sr United States
111 Rod Camp SEA - - N/A 0 Southern Illinois Sr United States
112 Jerry Davis WAS - - N/A 0 Detroit-Mercy Sr United States
113 Howard McNeill LAL - - N/A 0 Seton Hall Sr United States
114 Donald Mason PHL - - N/A 0 Fresno State Sr United States
115 William Brown BOS - - N/A 0 Saint Peter's Sr United States

Sixth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
116 Vince Reynolds CLE F - - N/A 0 South Florida Sr United States
117 Eric Marbury SDC G 6-2 - N/A 0 Georgia Sr United States
118 Alvin Jackson UTH G - - N/A 0 Southern Sr United States
119 Wayne Waggoner DAL - - N/A 0 Northwestern State Sr United States
120 Poncho Wright KCK GF 6-5 195 N/A 0 Louisville Sr United States
121 Mike Kanieski NYK - - N/A 0 Dayton Sr United States
122 B.B. Fontenet CHI - - N/A 0 Nevada Sr United States
123 Jeff Clark IND G - - N/A 0 Saint Joseph's Sr United States
124 Gary Holmes DET FC 6-10 240 N/A 0 Minnesota Sr United States
125 Leo Cunningham POR - - N/A 0 Utah State Sr United States
126 Jay Bruchak ATL GF - - N/A 0 Mount Saint Mary College Sr United States
127 Byron Williams WAS - - N/A 0 Idaho State Sr United States
128 Mel Daniel NJN - - N/A 0 Furman Sr United States
129 David Vann GOS - - N/A 0 Saint Mary's Sr United States
130 Jake Bethany PHX - - N/A 0 Hardin-Simmons Sr United States
131 Chris Brust DEN FC 6-9 - N/A 0 North Carolina Sr United States
132 Don Wilson HOU - - N/A 0 Louisiana-Monroe Sr United States
133 Jaime Pena SAN - - N/A 0 New Mexico State Sr United States
134 Bobby Potts SEA - - N/A 0 Charlotte Sr United States
135 Tony Carr MIL - - N/A 0 Wisconsin-Eau Claire Sr United States
136 Lynden Rose LAL G 6-3 175 -12 1 Houston Sr Bahamas
137 Kevin Boyle PHL - - N/A 1 Iowa Sr United States
138 John Schweitz BOS GF 6-6 210 22 4 Richmond Sr United States

Seventh Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
139 Randy Reed CLE F - - N/A 0 Kansas State Sr United States
140 Eddie Hughes SDC G 5-10 165 22 6 Colorado State Sr United States
141 Thad Gardner UTH F 6-7 - N/A 0 Michigan Sr United States
142 Bob Grady DAL - - N/A 0 Northwestern Sr United States
143 Perry Range KCK G - - N/A 0 Illinois Sr United States
144 Phil Seymore NYK - - N/A 0 Canisius Sr United States
145 Chuck Verderber CHI F 6-6 220 22 0 Kentucky Sr United States
146 Brad Leaf IND - - N/A 0 Evansville Sr United States
147 Dean Marquardt DET C 6-9 215 N/A 1 Marquette Sr United States
148 Horace Wyatt ATL F 6-10 185 N/A 0 Clemson Sr United States
149 Terry Long POR - - N/A 0 Lamar Sr United States
150 Wendell Gibson WAS - - N/A 0 USC Upstate Sr United States
151 Tony Anderson NJN - - N/A 0 UCLA Sr United States
152 Matt Waldron GOS F - - N/A 0 Pacific Sr United States
153 Jeb Barlow DEN F 6-7 - N/A 0 North Carolina Sr United States
154 Mike Helms HOU FC 6-10 - N/A 0 Wake Forest Sr United States
155 Phil Ward PHX - - N/A 0 Charlotte Sr United States
156 Delonte Taylor SAN - - N/A 0 North Texas Sr United States
157 Allen Rayhorn SEA PF 6-9 202 N/A 0 Northern Illinois Sr United States
158 Bobby Austin MIL - - N/A 0 Cincinnati Sr United States
159 Maurice Williams LAL - - N/A 0 USC Sr United States
160 Keith Hilliard PHL - - N/A 0 Missouri State Sr United States
161 Phil Collins BOS - - N/A 0 West Virginia Sr United States

Eighth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
162 Monty Knight CLE - - N/A 0 VCU Sr United States
163 Jacques Tuz SDC F - - N/A 0 Colorado Sr United States
164 Rick Campbell UTH SG - - N/A 0 Middle Tennessee State Sr United States
165 Keith Peterson DAL - - N/A 0 Arkansas Sr United States
166 Ed Nealy KCK F 6-7 238 22 10 Kansas State Sr United States
167 Dan Terwilliger NYK - - N/A 0 Siena Sr United States
168 Mike Burns CHI - - N/A 0 UNLV Sr United States
169 Donald Reese IND F 6-9 - N/A 0 Bradley Sr United States
170 Brian Nyenhuis DET C 6-10 - N/A 0 Marquette Sr United States
171 Dave Porter POR - - N/A 0 Western Oregon Sr United States
172 James Ratiff ATL PF 6-8 - N/A 0 Howard Sr United States
173 Ken Luck WAS F - - N/A 0 Delaware Sr United States
174 Otis Jackson NJN - - N/A 0 Memphis Sr United States
175 Mark King GOS - - N/A 0 Florida Southern Sr United States
176 Dan Callandrillo HOU - - N/A 2 Seton Hall Sr United States
177 Rick Elrod PHX - - N/A 0 Georgetown College (Kentucky) Sr United States
178 Donny Speer DEN - - N/A 0 UAB Sr United States
179 Chris Faggi SAN - - N/A 0 Memphis Sr United States
180 Steve Burks SEA G - - N/A 1 Washington Sr United States
181 Bryan Leonard MIL F 6-10 210 N/A 0 Illinois Sr United States
182 Micah Blunt LAL PF 6-9 210 N/A 0 Tulane Sr United States
183 Donald Seals PHL - - N/A 0 Jackson State Sr United States
184 Ed Spriggs BOS C 6-9 240 N/A 0 Georgetown Sr United States

Ninth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
185 Tony Hafley CLE - - N/A 0 South Alabama Sr United States
186 John Hegwood SDC - - N/A 0 San Francisco Sr United States
187 Riley Clarida UTH - - N/A 0 Long Island Sr United States
188 Ralph McPherson DAL - - N/A 2 Texas-Arlington Sr United States
189 Jack Moore KCK PG 5-9 175 22 0 Nebraska Sr United States
190 Merle Scott NYK - - N/A 0 South Carolina State Sr United States
191 Skip Dillard CHI - - N/A 0 DePaul Sr United States
192 Mike Scearce IND F - - N/A 0 Purdue Sr United States
193 Kevin Smith DET G 6-2 - N/A 0 Michigan State Sr United States
194 Pierre Bland ATL G 6-2 - N/A 0 Elizabeth City State Sr United States
195 Mark Dearborn POR F - - N/A 0 Saint Joseph's Sr United States
196 James Terry WAS - - N/A 0 Howard Sr United States
197 Gary Johnson NJN G - - N/A 0 Oral Roberts Sr United States
198 Nick Morken GOS - - N/A 1 Tennessee Sr United States
199 Ken Lyles PHX - - N/A 0 Washington Sr United States
200 Dean Sears DEN - - N/A 0 UCLA Sr United States
201 Harry O'Brien SAN - - N/A 0 St. Mary's (TX) Sr United States
202 Robert Tate MIL - - N/A 0 Idaho State Sr United States
203 Tim Byrne LAL - - N/A 0 Rutgers Sr United States
204 George Melton PHL - - N/A 0 Cheyney Sr United States
205 Panayoti Giannakis BOS SG 6-3 216 23 1 Ionikos Nikaias BC (Greece) 1959 DOB Greece

Tenth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
206 Durand Walker CLE G 6-4 - N/A 0 Marian College Sr United States
207 Daryl Stovall SDC F - - N/A 0 Creighton Sr United States
208 Michael Edwards UTH - - N/A 0 New Orleans Sr United States
209 Albert Culton DAL - - N/A 1 Texas-Arlington Sr United States
210 Robert Estes KCK - - N/A 0 Iowa Sr United States
211 John Leonard NYK - - N/A 0 Manhattan Sr United States
212 Tony Britto CHI - - N/A 0 Campbell Sr United States
213 Craig Summers IND - - N/A 0 Wisconsin-Stout Sr United States
214 David Coulthard DET G - - N/A 0 York (Canada) Sr N/A
215 Grant Taylor POR - - N/A 0 UC Irvine Sr United States
216 Ronnie McAdoo ATL - - N/A 0 Old Dominion Sr United States
217 Donald Sinclair WAS - - N/A 0 North Carolina Central Sr United States
218 Sean Tuohy NJN PG 6-0 175 22 0 Ole Miss Sr United States
219 Randy Whieldon GOS G - - N/A 0 UC Irvine Sr United States
220 Mike Phillips DEN - - N/A 0 Niagara Sr N/A
221 Dale Wilkinson PHX F 6-10 220 22 2 Idaho State Sr United States
222 Keith White SAN - - N/A 0 McMurry Sr United States
223 Bob Coenen MIL - - N/A 0 McMurry Sr United States
224 Randy Burkert PHL - - N/A 0 Drexel Sr United States
225 Landon Turner BOS FC 6-10 235 N/A 0 Indiana Sr United States

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