Cleveland Cavaliers Regular Season Rosters

1982-1983 Cleveland Cavaliers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
5 John Bagley G 6-0 185 0 Boston College 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
10 Ron Brewer G 6-4 180 4 Arkansas 1978 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
45 Jeff Cook FC 6-10 215 4 Idaho State 1978 Rnd 3 Pick 5 United States
  James Edwards C 7-0 225 5 Washington 1977 Rnd 3 Pick 2 United States
  Bruce Flowers PF 6-8 225 0 Notre Dame 1979 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
21 World B. Free G 6-2 185 7 Guilford 1975 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
  Steve Hayes C 7-0 205 3 Idaho State 1977 Rnd 4 Pick 10 United States
35 Phil Hubbard FC 6-8 215 3 Michigan 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
20 Geoff Huston G 6-2 175 3 Texas Tech 1979 Rnd 3 Pick 6 United States
  Larry Kenon PF 6-9 205 6 Memphis 1973 Rnd 3 Pick 15 United States
  Sam Lacey C 6-10 235 12 New Mexico State 1970 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
  Dave Magley SF 6-8 202 0 Kansas 1982 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
44 Paul Mokeski C 7-0 250 3 Kansas 1979 Rnd 2 Pick 20 United States
  Carl Nicks G 6-1 175 2 Indiana State 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
11 Cliff Robinson F 6-9 220 3 USC 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
8 Lonnie Shelton FC 6-8 240 6 Oregon State 1976 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
  Darren Tillis FC 6-11 215 0 Cleveland State 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
  Richard Washington PF 6-11 220 6 UCLA 1976 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
  Scott Wedman GF 6-7 215 8 Colorado 1974 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
  Bob Wilkerson GF 6-6 195 6 Indiana 1976 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States

1982-1983 Cleveland Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters G. Huston B. Wilkerson C. Robinson P. Hubbard S. Lacey
Rotation   C. Nicks   B. Flowers S. Hayes
Rotation   J. Bagley      
Lim PT   W. Free   D. Tillis  
Lim PT       J. Cook  
Lim PT       R. Washington  

1982-1983 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Milwaukee Bucks51-31-
2Atlanta Hawks43-398
3Detroit Pistons37-4514
4Chicago Bulls28-5423
5Cleveland Cavaliers23-5928
6Indiana Pacers20-6231

1982-1983 Cleveland Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Cliff Robinson 77 33.8 18.0 11.1 1.9 0.8 0.8 2.9
World B. Free 54 35.9 24.2 2.9 3.7 1.5 0.2 2.9
Geoff Huston 80 34.0 12.2 2.0 6.1 0.9 0.1 2.4
Phil Hubbard 82 23.8 9.5 5.7 1.1 1.1 0.1 1.9
Scott Wedman 35 36.9 18.1 5.9 2.5 0.7 0.3 2.7
Bob Wilkerson 77 22.1 6.7 3.1 2.5 0.9 0.2 2.1
John Bagley 68 14.6 5.7 1.4 2.5 0.8 0.1 1.7
Bruce Flowers 53 13.2 4.9 3.4 0.9 0.4 0.2 0.8
Sam Lacey 60 20.5 4.2 3.9 2.0 0.5 0.4 1.6
Ron Brewer 21 26.8 11.4 1.8 1.3 1.0 0.3 1.2
Steve Hayes 65 16.3 3.6 3.6 0.6 0.3 0.6 0.8
Larry Kenon 32 19.5 7.3 3.7 1.1 0.7 0.3 1.2
Jeff Cook 30 26.1 7.1 6.9 1.5 0.9 0.6 1.6
James Edwards 15 25.5 12.3 6.4 0.9 0.5 0.9 2.0
Darren Tillis 37 13.0 4.1 3.3 0.4 0.2 0.8 0.5
Paul Mokeski 23 23.4 5.5 6.0 1.1 0.5 1.0 1.2
Carl Nicks 9 16.4 7.0 2.9 1.2 0.7 0.0 1.2
Dave Magley 14 4.0 0.9 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1

1982-1983 Cleveland Cavaliers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

John Bagley was selected as the #12 pick in the First Round of the 1982 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. John Bagley signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 1, 1982.

Bruce Flowers was selected as the #4 pick in the Second Round of the 1979 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Bruce Flowers signed a contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on September 1, 1982.

Acquired via Trade

Jeff Cook was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Phoenix Suns on February 7, 1983.

World B. Free was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Golden State Warriors on December 15, 1982.

Steve Hayes was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Detroit Pistons on October 7, 1982.

Phil Hubbard was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Detroit Pistons on February 17, 1982.

Geoff Huston was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Dallas Mavericks on February 7, 1981.

Cliff Robinson was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Kansas City Kings on February 16, 1982. Cliff Robinson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on October 7, 1982.

Darren Tillis was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Boston Celtics on January 14, 1983.

Richard Washington was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Dallas Mavericks on October 30, 1980.

Acquired via Free Agency

Sam Lacey signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on December 6, 1982.

Carl Nicks signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on March 30, 1983.

Bob Wilkerson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on June 20, 1981.

1982-1983 Cleveland Cavaliers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Ted Stepien Owner 1980-1981 N/A
Marvin Cross Director of Team Security 1981-1982 N/A
Tom Nissalke Head Coach 1982-1983 Head Coach (Utah Jazz, 1979 to 1982)
Harry Weltman General Manager 1982-1983 N/A
Gary Briggs Head Athletic Trainer 1982-1983 N/A
Joe Tait Radio Broadcaster 1970-1971 N/A