Dallas Mavericks Regular Season Rosters

1982-1983 Dallas Mavericks Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
24 Mark Aguirre SF 6-6 232 1 DePaul 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
22 Rolando Blackman G 6-6 190 1 Kansas State 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 9 Panama / United States
  Allan Bristow GF 6-7 210 9 Virginia Tech 1973 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
  Pat Cummings FC 6-9 230 4 Cincinnati 1978 Rnd 3 Pick 15 United States
15 Brad Davis G 6-3 180 5 Maryland 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
20 Bill Garnett F 6-9 225 0 Wyoming 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
  Scott Lloyd FC 6-10 230 6 Arizona State 1976 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
40 Kurt Nimphius FC 6-10 218 1 Arizona State 1980 Rnd 3 Pick 1 United States
  Kelvin Ransey G 6-1 170 2 Ohio State 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
  Jim Spanarkel GF 6-5 190 3 Duke 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
  Corny Thompson F 6-8 225 0 Connecticut 1982 Rnd 3 Pick 4 United States
33 Elston Turner GF 6-5 190 1 Ole Miss 1981 Rnd 2 Pick 20 United States
31 Jay Vincent F 6-7 220 1 Michigan State 1981 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States

1982-1983 Dallas Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters B. Davis R. Blackman M. Aguirre J. Vincent P. Cummings
Rotation   K. Ransey B. Garnett K. Nimphius  
Rotation     J. Spanarkel    
Rotation     E. Turner    
Rotation     C. Thompson    
Lim PT     A. Bristow    

1982-1983 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1San Antonio Spurs53-29-
2Denver Nuggets45-378
3Kansas City Kings45-378
4Dallas Mavericks38-4415
5Utah Jazz30-5223
6Houston Rockets14-6839

1982-1983 Dallas Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Mark Aguirre 81 34.4 24.4 6.3 4.1 1.0 0.3 3.2
Jay Vincent 81 33.7 18.7 7.3 2.6 0.9 0.6 2.3
Rolando Blackman 75 31.3 17.7 3.9 2.5 0.5 0.4 1.6
Pat Cummings 81 28.6 12.5 8.2 1.8 0.7 0.4 2.0
Brad Davis 79 29.4 11.6 2.5 7.2 1.0 0.1 1.8
Kelvin Ransey 76 21.1 11.1 1.9 3.7 0.8 0.1 1.7
Bill Garnett 75 18.8 6.3 5.4 1.4 0.6 0.9 1.1
Kurt Nimphius 81 18.7 5.3 5.0 1.4 0.3 1.4 0.8
Jim Spanarkel 48 15.0 5.7 1.8 1.6 0.6 0.1 1.1
Elston Turner 59 14.9 3.6 2.6 1.5 0.8 0.0 1.0
Corny Thompson 44 11.8 2.8 2.7 0.8 0.3 0.2 0.7
Allan Bristow 37 10.0 2.8 1.6 1.9 0.2 0.0 0.8
Scott Lloyd 15 13.7 3.3 3.1 1.4 0.4 0.4 0.4

1982-1983 Dallas Mavericks Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Mark Aguirre was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. Mark Aguirre signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks on July 1, 1981.

Rolando Blackman was selected as the #9 pick in the First Round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. Rolando Blackman signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks on June 24, 1981.

Bill Garnett was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1982 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. Bill Garnett signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks on September 30, 1982.

Corny Thompson was selected as the #4 pick in the 3 Round of the 1982 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. Corny Thompson signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks on September 1, 1982.

Elston Turner was selected as the #20 pick in the Second Round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. Elston Turner signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks on July 25, 1981.

Jay Vincent was selected as the #1 pick in the Second Round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. Jay Vincent signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks on June 24, 1981.

Acquired via Trade

Allan Bristow was acquired in a trade by the Dallas Mavericks from the Utah Jazz on August 20, 1981.

Pat Cummings was acquired in a trade by the Dallas Mavericks from the Milwaukee Bucks on June 28, 1982.

Kelvin Ransey was acquired in a trade by the Dallas Mavericks from the Portland Trail Blazers on June 28, 1982.

Acquired via Expansion Draft

Jim Spanarkel was taken in the 1980 Expansion Draft by the Dallas Mavericks from the Philadelphia Sixers on May 28, 1980.

Acquired via Free Agency

Brad Davis signed a contract with the Dallas Mavericks on December 2, 1980. Brad Davis re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on March 27, 1981.

Kurt Nimphius signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on September 2, 1981.

1982-1983 Dallas Mavericks Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Don Carter Owner 1980-1981 N/A
Dick Motta Head Coach 1994-1995 Head Coach (Sacramento Kings, 1989 to 1992)
Bob Weiss Assistant Coach 1980-1981 Assistant Coach (Los Angeles Clippers, 1978 to 1980)
Rick Sund General Manager 1979-1980 Basketball Operations Intern (Milwaukee Bucks, 1974 to 1979)
Norm Sonju General Manager 1980-1981 General Manager (Los Angeles Clippers, 1977 to 1978)