Golden State Warriors Regular Season Rosters

1981-1982 Golden State Warriors Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
  Rickey Brown FC 6-10 215 1 Mississippi State 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
2 Joe Barry Carroll FC 7-0 225 1 Purdue 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
  World B. Free G 6-2 185 6 Guilford 1975 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
  Mike Gale G 6-4 185 5 Elizabeth City State 1971 Rnd 3 Pick 12 United States
  Joe Hassett SG 6-5 180 4 Providence 1977 Rnd 3 Pick 8 United States
  Bernard King SF 6-7 205 4 Tennessee 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
  Lewis Lloyd GF 6-6 205 0 Drake 1981 Rnd 4 Pick 7 United States
  Hank McDowell FC 6-9 215 0 Memphis 1981 Rnd 5 Pick 10 United States
  Sonny Parker GF 6-6 200 5 Texas A&M 1976 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
  Lorenzo Romar G 6-1 175 1 Washington 1980 Rnd 7 Pick 3 United States
45 Purvis Short SF 6-7 210 3 Jackson State 1978 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
13 Larry Smith PF 6-8 215 1 Alcorn State 1980 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
  Sam Williams F 6-8 210 0 Arizona State 1981 Rnd 2 Pick 10 United States

1981-1982 Golden State Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters W. Free M. Gale B. King L. Smith J. Carroll
Rotation   L. Romar P. Short R. Brown  
Rotation   J. Hassett S. Williams H. McDowell  
Rotation     S. Parker    
Rotation     L. Lloyd    

1981-1982 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers57-25-
2Seattle SuperSonics52-305
3Phoenix Suns46-3611
4Golden State Warriors45-3712
5Portland Trail Blazers42-4015
6San Diego Clippers17-6540

1981-1982 Golden State Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Bernard King All-NBA Second Team (1982)
Bernard King Player Of The Week (12/20/81)
Bernard King Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1982)

1981-1982 Golden State Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Bernard King 79 36.2 23.2 5.9 3.6 1.0 0.3 3.4
World B. Free 78 35.8 22.9 3.2 5.4 0.9 0.1 2.7
Joe Barry Carroll 76 34.6 17.0 8.3 0.8 0.8 1.7 2.7
Purvis Short 76 23.4 14.4 3.5 2.8 0.9 0.1 1.6
Larry Smith 74 29.9 7.1 11.0 1.1 0.9 0.7 1.4
Lorenzo Romar 79 15.9 6.2 1.2 2.9 0.8 0.2 1.1
Rickey Brown 82 15.4 5.7 4.4 0.2 0.4 0.4 1.0
Mike Gale 75 23.9 5.6 2.5 3.5 1.6 0.4 1.7
Joe Hassett 68 11.6 5.7 0.8 1.5 0.4 0.0 0.5
Sam Williams 59 18.2 6.1 5.2 0.6 0.8 1.3 1.1
Sonny Parker 71 12.7 3.9 2.5 1.3 0.5 0.2 0.7
Hank McDowell 30 11.2 3.2 3.3 0.7 0.2 0.3 0.7
Lewis Lloyd 16 5.9 3.6 1.0 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.9

1981-1982 Golden State Warriors Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Rickey Brown was selected as the #13 pick in the First Round of the 1980 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Rickey Brown signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on September 1, 1980.

Joe Barry Carroll was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1980 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Joe Barry Carroll signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on September 25, 1980.

Lewis Lloyd was selected as the #7 pick in the 4 Round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Lewis Lloyd signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on August 21, 1981.

Hank McDowell was selected as the #10 pick in the 5 Round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Hank McDowell signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on September 1, 1981.

Sonny Parker was selected as the #17 pick in the First Round of the 1976 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Sonny Parker signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on September 21, 1976.

Lorenzo Romar was selected as the #3 pick in the 7 Round of the 1980 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Lorenzo Romar signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on September 1, 1980.

Purvis Short was selected as the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1978 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Purvis Short signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on August 1, 1978.

Larry Smith was selected as the #1 pick in the Second Round of the 1980 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Larry Smith signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on September 1, 1980. Larry Smith signed a multi-year extension with the Golden State Warriors on November 14, 1981.

Sam Williams was selected as the #10 pick in the Second Round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Sam Williams signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on September 1, 1981.

Acquired via Trade

World B. Free was acquired in a trade by the Golden State Warriors from the San Diego Clippers on August 28, 1980.

Mike Gale was acquired in a trade by the Golden State Warriors from the Portland Trail Blazers on June 8, 1981.

Bernard King was acquired in a trade by the Golden State Warriors from the Utah Jazz on September 11, 1980.

Acquired via Free Agency

Joe Hassett signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on February 12, 1981.

1981-1982 Golden State Warriors Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Franklin Mieuli Owner 1962-1963 N/A
Al Attles Head Coach, General Manager, General Manager 1969-1970 N/A