Houston Rockets Regular Season Rosters

1982-1983 Houston Rockets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
2 James Bailey FC 6-9 220 3 Rutgers 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
  Joe Bryant PF 6-9 185 7 La Salle 1975 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
  Calvin Garrett PF 6-7 190 2 Oral Roberts 1979 Rnd 3 Pick 3 United States
  Elvin Hayes FC 6-9 235 14 Houston 1968 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
  Tom Henderson SG 6-3 190 8 Hawaii 1974 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
  Caldwell Jones FC 6-11 216 8 Albany State (GA) 1973 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
  Major Jones F 6-9 225 5 Albany State (GA) 1976 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
30 Allen Leavell G 6-1 170 3 Oklahoma City 1979 Rnd 5 Pick 16 United States
  Calvin Murphy PG 5-9 165 12 Niagara 1970 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
52 Chuck Nevitt C 7-5 217 0 NC State 1982 Rnd 3 Pick 17 United States
  Billy Paultz FC 6-11 235 6 St. John's 1970 Rnd 7 Pick 1 United States
33 Robert Reid GF 6-8 205 5 St. Mary's (TX) 1977 Rnd 2 Pick 18 United States
  Jeff Taylor G 6-4 175 0 Texas Tech 1982 Rnd 2 Pick 19 United States
10 Terry Teagle SG 6-5 195 0 Baylor 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
  Wally Walker SF 6-7 190 6 Virginia 1976 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States

1982-1983 Houston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters A. Leavell T. Teagle W. Walker C. Jones J. Bryant
Rotation C. Murphy J. Taylor M. Jones E. Hayes C. Nevitt
Rotation   T. Henderson      
Lim PT     R. Reid J. Bailey  

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 Houston Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Allen Leavell 79 32.9 14.8 2.5 6.7 2.1 0.2 2.5
Elvin Hayes 81 28.4 12.9 7.6 2.0 0.6 1.0 2.5
James Bailey 69 24.9 14.1 6.8 0.9 0.6 0.9 2.8
Calvin Murphy 64 22.2 12.8 1.2 2.5 0.9 0.1 1.4
Joe Bryant 81 25.4 10.0 3.4 2.3 1.0 0.4 2.2
Wally Walker 82 27.5 9.7 4.5 2.4 0.5 0.3 1.8
Caldwell Jones 82 29.8 9.5 8.1 1.7 0.6 1.6 2.1
Terry Teagle 73 23.4 10.4 2.7 2.1 0.7 0.2 1.9
Major Jones 60 14.6 5.7 4.4 0.7 0.4 0.4 1.4
Tom Henderson 51 15.5 5.1 1.4 2.7 0.7 0.0 1.0
Billy Paultz 57 12.2 3.6 2.9 1.0 0.2 0.2 0.7
Jeff Taylor 44 17.6 3.6 1.8 2.5 0.9 0.3 1.4
Chuck Nevitt 6 10.7 3.8 2.8 0.0 0.2 2.0 1.2
Calvin Garrett 4 8.5 2.5 1.8 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.8

1982-1983 Houston Rockets Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Allen Leavell was selected as the #16 pick in the 5 Round of the 1979 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Allen Leavell signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on September 1, 1979.

Calvin Murphy was selected as the #1 pick in the Second Round of the 1970 NBA Draft by the San Diego Rockets. Calvin Murphy signed a multi-year contract with the San Diego Rockets on September 1, 1970. Calvin Murphy signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on October 2, 1981.

Robert Reid was selected as the #18 pick in the Second Round of the 1977 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Robert Reid signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on September 1, 1977. Robert Reid re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on September 1, 1979.

Jeff Taylor was selected as the #19 pick in the Second Round of the 1982 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Jeff Taylor signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on September 1, 1982.

Terry Teagle was selected as the #16 pick in the First Round of the 1982 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Terry Teagle signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on October 8, 1982.

Acquired via Trade

James Bailey was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the New Jersey Nets on November 10, 1982.

Joe Bryant was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the San Diego Clippers on June 28, 1982.

Elvin Hayes was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Washington Wizards on June 8, 1981.

Caldwell Jones was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Philadelphia Sixers on September 15, 1982.

Wally Walker was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Seattle SuperSonics on October 5, 1982.

Acquired via Free Agency

Tom Henderson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 16, 1979.

Major Jones signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on September 10, 1979.

Chuck Nevitt signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on April 2, 1983.

1982-1983 Houston Rockets Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Charlie Thomas Owner 1982-1983 N/A
Del Harris Head Coach 1979-1980 N/A
Ray Patterson General Manager 1972-1973 General Manager (Milwaukee Bucks, 1970 to 1972)