Indiana Pacers Regular Season Rosters

1983-1984 Indiana Pacers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
  Butch Carter G 6-5 180 3 Indiana 1980 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
  Leroy Combs SF 6-8 210 0 Oklahoma State 1983 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
  Tracy Jackson SG 6-6 205 2 Notre Dame 1981 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
  George Johnson FC 6-7 210 5 St. John's 1978 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
33 Clark Kellogg F 6-7 225 1 Ohio State 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
  Bruce Kuczenski PF 6-10 230 0 Connecticut 1983 Rnd 3 Pick 12 United States
35 Sidney Lowe G 6-0 195 0 NC State 1983 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
21 Kevin McKenna GF 6-5 195 1 Creighton 1981 Rnd 4 Pick 19 United States
14 Jerry Sichting G 6-1 168 4 Purdue 1979 Rnd 4 Pick 16 United States
11 Brook Steppe GF 6-5 195 1 Georgia Tech 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
40 Steve Stipanovich C 6-11 245 0 Missouri 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
  Vince Taylor SG 6-5 180 1 Duke 1982 Rnd 2 Pick 11 United States
16 Jim Thomas G 6-3 190 0 Indiana 1983 Rnd 2 Pick 16 United States
31 Granville Waiters C 6-11 225 0 Ohio State 1983 Rnd 2 Pick 15 United States
32 Herb Williams C 6-10 242 2 Ohio State 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States

1983-1984 Indiana Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Sichting B. Carter C. Kellogg H. Williams S. Stipanovich
Rotation   J. Thomas K. McKenna G. Johnson G. Waiters
Rotation   S. Lowe B. Steppe    
Rotation     L. Combs    
Lim PT   V. Taylor      

1983-1984 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Milwaukee Bucks50-32-
2Detroit Pistons49-331
3Atlanta Hawks40-4210
4Cleveland Cavaliers28-5422
5Chicago Bulls27-5523
6Indiana Pacers26-5624

1983-1984 Indiana Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Steve Stipanovich All-Rookie First Team (1984)

1983-1984 Indiana Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Clark Kellogg 79 33.9 19.1 9.1 3.0 1.5 0.4 2.8
George Johnson 81 25.6 13.0 5.7 2.4 1.0 0.6 2.3
Herb Williams 69 33.0 14.9 8.0 3.1 0.9 1.6 3.0
Butch Carter 73 28.0 13.4 2.1 2.8 1.8 0.2 1.9
Steve Stipanovich 81 30.0 12.0 6.9 2.1 0.9 0.8 2.0
Jerry Sichting 80 31.2 11.5 2.1 5.7 1.1 0.1 1.8
Jim Thomas 72 16.9 6.3 2.1 1.8 0.8 0.1 1.0
Brook Steppe 61 14.0 7.0 2.0 1.3 0.6 0.1 1.4
Kevin McKenna 61 15.1 6.3 1.6 1.9 0.8 0.1 1.0
Sidney Lowe 78 15.9 4.2 1.6 3.4 1.2 0.1 1.4
Granville Waiters 78 13.3 3.6 2.9 0.8 0.3 1.1 0.8
Leroy Combs 48 9.3 4.5 1.2 0.8 0.5 0.4 1.0
Bruce Kuczenski 5 10.2 2.8 1.8 0.4 0.0 0.0 1.6
Tracy Jackson 2 5.0 3.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5

1983-1984 Indiana Pacers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Leroy Combs was selected as the #2 pick in the Second Round of the 1983 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. Leroy Combs signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on September 26, 1983.

Clark Kellogg was selected as the #8 pick in the First Round of the 1982 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. Clark Kellogg signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on October 7, 1982. Clark Kellogg signed a multi-year extension with the Indiana Pacers on January 5, 1984.

Steve Stipanovich was selected as the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1983 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. Steve Stipanovich signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on October 4, 1983.

Jim Thomas was selected as the #16 pick in the Second Round of the 1983 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. Jim Thomas signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on September 6, 1983.

Herb Williams was selected as the #14 pick in the First Round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. Herb Williams signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on July 1, 1981.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Sidney Lowe, the #1 pick in the Second Round of the 1983 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Indiana Pacers from the Chicago Bulls on June 28, 1983. Sidney Lowe signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on September 1, 1983.

Draft Rights to Granville Waiters, the #15 pick in the Second Round of the 1983 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Indiana Pacers from the Portland Trail Blazers on August 18, 1983. Granville Waiters signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on September 6, 1983.

Acquired via Trade

Butch Carter was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Los Angeles Lakers on October 15, 1981.

George Johnson was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Milwaukee Bucks on September 11, 1980.

Brook Steppe was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Kansas City Kings on September 17, 1983.

Vince Taylor was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the New York Knicks on September 17, 1983.

Acquired via Free Agency

Kevin McKenna signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on September 30, 1983.

Jerry Sichting signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on October 9, 1980.

1983-1984 Indiana Pacers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Herbert Simon Owner, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer 1983-1984 N/A
Mel Simon Owner 1983-1984 N/A
Jack McKinney Head Coach 1980-1981 Head Coach (Los Angeles Lakers, 1979 to 1980)
Robert Salyers General Manager 1981-1982 N/A