Indiana Pacers Regular Season Rosters

1982-1983 Indiana Pacers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
  Brad Branson FC 6-10 220 1 Southern Methodist 1980 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
  Marty Byrnes SF 6-7 215 3 Syracuse 1978 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
  Butch Carter G 6-5 180 2 Indiana 1980 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
  Johnny Davis G 6-2 170 6 Dayton 1976 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
  John Duren PG 6-3 195 2 Georgetown 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
  Clemon Johnson FC 6-10 240 4 Florida A&M 1978 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
  George Johnson FC 6-7 210 4 St. John's 1978 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
33 Clark Kellogg F 6-7 225 0 Ohio State 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
  Billy Knight GF 6-6 195 6 Pittsburgh 1974 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
  Guy Morgan GF 6-8 205 0 Wake Forest 1982 Rnd 2 Pick 17 United States
  Russ Schoene FC 6-10 210 0 Chattanooga 1982 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
14 Jerry Sichting G 6-1 168 3 Purdue 1979 Rnd 4 Pick 16 United States
  Jose Slaughter SG 6-5 205 0 Portland 1982 Rnd 2 Pick 20 United States
32 Herb Williams C 6-10 242 1 Ohio State 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States

1982-1983 Indiana Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Sichting B. Knight C. Kellogg G. Johnson H. Williams
Rotation J. Duren B. Carter M. Byrnes B. Branson  
Rotation   J. Slaughter      
Lim PT       R. Schoene  

1982-1983 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Milwaukee Bucks51-31-
2Atlanta Hawks43-398
3Detroit Pistons37-4514
4Chicago Bulls28-5423
5Cleveland Cavaliers23-5928
6Indiana Pacers20-6231

1982-1983 Indiana Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Clark Kellogg All-Rookie First Team (1983)
Clark Kellogg Rookie Of The Month (Dec 82)

1982-1983 Indiana Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Clark Kellogg 81 34.1 20.1 10.6 2.8 1.7 0.5 2.7
Billy Knight 80 28.3 17.1 4.0 2.4 0.8 0.1 2.4
Herb Williams 78 32.2 16.9 7.5 3.4 0.7 2.2 2.9
George Johnson 82 28.0 11.6 6.6 2.7 0.9 0.6 3.0
Butch Carter 81 21.2 10.5 1.9 2.4 1.0 0.2 1.5
Jerry Sichting 78 31.2 9.3 2.0 5.6 1.3 0.0 1.8
Clemon Johnson 51 23.8 9.7 6.3 2.3 1.0 1.2 1.7
Marty Byrnes 80 17.9 4.9 2.4 2.2 0.5 0.1 0.9
John Duren 82 17.5 4.5 1.3 2.4 0.8 0.1 1.2
Brad Branson 62 11.0 5.5 2.8 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.7
Russ Schoene 31 16.8 7.8 3.3 0.9 0.4 0.5 1.1
Jose Slaughter 63 8.2 3.6 1.1 0.8 0.6 0.1 0.7
Guy Morgan 8 5.8 1.9 2.1 0.9 0.2 0.0 0.2

1982-1983 Indiana Pacers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

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.

Jose Slaughter was selected as the #20 pick in the Second Round of the 1982 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. Jose Slaughter signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on September 1, 1982.

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 Trade

Brad Branson was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Cleveland Cavaliers on October 25, 1982.

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.

Billy Knight was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Boston Celtics on January 16, 1979. Billy Knight re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on September 1, 1980.

Russ Schoene was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Philadelphia Sixers on February 15, 1983.

Acquired via Free Agency

Marty Byrnes signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on August 16, 1982.

John Duren signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on October 18, 1982.

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

1982-1983 Indiana Pacers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Sam Nassi Owner 1979-1980 N/A
Jack McKinney Head Coach 1980-1981 Head Coach (Los Angeles Lakers, 1979 to 1980)
Robert Salyers General Manager 1981-1982 N/A