Denver Nuggets Regular Season Rosters

1982-1983 Denver Nuggets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
  Dwight Anderson PG 6-3 185 0 USC 1982 Rnd 2 Pick 18 United States
23 T.R. Dunn G 6-4 192 5 Alabama 1977 Rnd 2 Pick 19 United States
2 Alex English SF 6-7 190 6 South Carolina 1976 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
5 Mike Evans G 6-1 170 4 Kansas State 1978 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
  Glen Gondrezick F 6-6 218 5 UNLV 1977 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
24 Bill Hanzlik SF 6-7 185 2 Notre Dame 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
44 Dan Issel FC 6-9 235 6 Kentucky 1970 Rnd 8 Pick 3 United States
  Rich Kelley C 7-0 235 7 Stanford 1975 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
  Billy McKinney G 6-0 160 5 Northwestern 1977 Rnd 6 Pick 5 United States
  James Ray PF 6-8 215 2 Jacksonville 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
  Dave Robisch FC 6-10 235 6 Kansas 1971 Rnd 3 Pick 9 United States
34 Danny Schayes C 6-11 235 1 Syracuse 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
55 Kiki Vandeweghe SF 6-8 220 2 UCLA 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
21 Rob Williams G 6-2 175 0 Houston 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States

1982-1983 Denver Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Evans T. Dunn A. English K. Vandeweghe D. Issel
Rotation   R. Williams B. Hanzlik D. Robisch  
Rotation   B. McKinney G. Gondrezick J. Ray  
Lim PT         D. Schayes

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 Denver Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Alex English All-NBA Second Team (1983)
Alex English Player Of The Month (Jan 83)
Alex English Player Of The Week (11/21/82, 01/16/83)
Kiki Vandeweghe Player Of The Week (01/02/83)
T.R. Dunn All-NBA Defensive Second Team (1983)
Alex English Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1983)
Kiki Vandeweghe Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1983)

1982-1983 Denver Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Alex English 82 36.4 28.4 7.3 4.8 1.4 1.5 3.2
Kiki Vandeweghe 82 35.5 26.7 5.3 2.5 0.8 0.5 2.2
Dan Issel 80 30.4 21.6 7.5 2.8 1.0 0.5 2.2
Billy McKinney 68 22.9 9.8 1.8 4.2 0.6 0.1 1.5
T.R. Dunn 82 32.2 7.6 7.5 2.3 1.8 0.3 1.4
Rob Williams 74 19.5 7.0 1.8 4.9 1.2 0.2 2.5
Bill Hanzlik 82 18.9 6.1 2.9 3.3 0.9 0.2 1.8
Glen Gondrezick 76 14.9 4.6 4.0 1.3 1.1 0.1 0.6
Danny Schayes 32 20.2 9.2 5.8 1.2 0.5 0.9 1.8
Dave Robisch 61 11.7 4.7 2.5 0.9 0.2 0.1 0.7
Mike Evans 42 16.5 6.3 1.4 2.7 0.5 0.1 1.7
James Ray 45 9.6 3.8 2.8 0.9 0.5 0.4 1.1
Rich Kelley 38 14.9 4.6 4.5 1.6 0.6 0.5 1.4
Dwight Anderson 5 6.6 4.2 0.4 0.6 0.2 0.0 1.0

1982-1983 Denver Nuggets Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Dan Issel was selected as the #3 pick in the 8 Round of the 1970 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Dan Issel signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on August 5, 1976.

James Ray was selected as the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1980 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets. James Ray signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on September 1, 1980.

Rob Williams was selected as the #19 pick in the First Round of the 1982 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets. Rob Williams signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on August 1, 1982.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Kiki Vandeweghe, the #11 pick in the First Round of the 1980 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Denver Nuggets from the Dallas Mavericks on December 10, 1980. Kiki Vandeweghe signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on December 10, 1980.

Acquired via Trade

T.R. Dunn was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Portland Trail Blazers on August 15, 1980. T.R. Dunn re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on September 1, 1982.

Alex English was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Indiana Pacers on February 1, 1980.

Bill Hanzlik was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Seattle SuperSonics on July 20, 1982.

Billy McKinney was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Utah Jazz on December 22, 1980. Billy McKinney re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on September 29, 1981.

Dave Robisch was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Cleveland Cavaliers on October 30, 1980.

Danny Schayes was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Utah Jazz on February 7, 1983.

Acquired via Free Agency

Mike Evans signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on January 12, 1983.

Glen Gondrezick signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on November 27, 1979.

1982-1983 Denver Nuggets Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Red McCombs Owner 1978-1979 N/A
Doug Moe Head Coach 1980-1981 Head Coach (San Antonio Spurs, 1976 to 1980)
Carl Scheer General Manager 1974-1975 N/A
Chopper Travaglini Head Athletic Trainer 1976-1977 N/A