Kansas City Kings Regular Season Rosters

1982-1983 Kansas City Kings Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
  Kenny Dennard PF 6-8 220 1 Duke 1981 Rnd 4 Pick 9 United States
  Leon Douglas C 6-10 230 6 Alabama 1976 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
22 Larry Drew G 6-1 170 2 Missouri 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
8 Eddie Johnson SF 6-7 215 1 Illinois 1981 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
  Reggie Johnson F 6-9 205 2 Tennessee 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
33 Steve Johnson FC 6-10 235 1 Oregon State 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
  Reggie King F 6-6 225 3 Alabama 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
  Kevin Loder SF 6-6 205 1 Alabama State 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
50 Joe C. Meriweather FC 6-10 215 7 Southern Illinois 1975 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
20 Ed Nealy F 6-7 238 0 Kansas State 1982 Rnd 8 Pick 5 United States
53 Mark Olberding PF 6-8 225 6 Minnesota 1975 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
  Brook Steppe GF 6-5 195 0 Georgia Tech 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
41 LaSalle Thompson C 6-10 245 0 Texas 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
  Ray Williams G 6-3 188 5 Minnesota 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
42 Mike Woodson GF 6-5 195 2 Indiana 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States

1982-1983 Kansas City Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters L. Drew R. Williams E. Johnson E. Nealy J. Meriweather
Rotation     M. Woodson S. Johnson L. Thompson
Rotation     R. King K. Dennard  
Rotation     K. Loder    
Rotation     B. Steppe    

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 Kansas City Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Larry Drew Player Of The Month (Dec 82)

1982-1983 Kansas City Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Eddie Johnson 82 35.8 19.8 6.1 2.6 0.9 0.2 2.2
Larry Drew 75 35.9 20.1 2.8 8.1 1.7 0.1 3.6
Mike Woodson 81 30.0 18.2 3.1 3.1 1.7 0.7 2.1
Ray Williams 72 30.1 15.4 4.5 7.9 1.7 0.4 4.7
Steve Johnson 79 19.5 11.7 5.0 1.2 0.5 1.1 2.3
Joe C. Meriweather 78 21.9 7.9 5.4 0.8 0.6 1.1 1.5
Reggie Johnson 50 19.8 8.6 4.0 1.0 0.4 0.5 1.4
LaSalle Thompson 71 13.9 5.4 5.3 0.5 0.6 0.9 1.4
Ed Nealy 82 20.0 4.4 5.9 0.8 0.8 0.1 0.6
Kevin Loder 66 12.4 5.1 1.9 1.1 0.4 0.1 1.0
Reggie King 58 17.2 4.8 4.1 1.0 0.5 0.2 1.1
Brook Steppe 62 9.8 4.0 1.2 1.1 0.4 0.0 0.9
Kenny Dennard 22 10.2 1.3 2.4 0.3 0.7 0.0 0.2
Leon Douglas 5 9.2 0.8 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.6 0.2

1982-1983 Kansas City Kings Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Eddie Johnson was selected as the #6 pick in the Second Round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the Kansas City Kings. Eddie Johnson signed a multi-year contract with the Kansas City Kings on September 11, 1981.

Steve Johnson was selected as the #7 pick in the First Round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the Kansas City Kings. Steve Johnson signed a multi-year contract with the Kansas City Kings on October 7, 1981.

Reggie King was selected as the #18 pick in the First Round of the 1979 NBA Draft by the Kansas City Kings. Reggie King signed a multi-year contract with the Kansas City Kings on September 1, 1979.

Kevin Loder was selected as the #17 pick in the First Round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the Kansas City Kings. Kevin Loder signed a multi-year contract with the Kansas City Kings on October 1, 1981.

Ed Nealy was selected as the #5 pick in the 8 Round of the 1982 NBA Draft by the Kansas City Kings. Ed Nealy signed a multi-year contract with the Kansas City Kings on July 20, 1982.

Brook Steppe was selected as the #17 pick in the First Round of the 1982 NBA Draft by the Kansas City Kings. Brook Steppe signed a multi-year contract with the Kansas City Kings on October 15, 1982.

LaSalle Thompson was selected as the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1982 NBA Draft by the Kansas City Kings. LaSalle Thompson signed a multi-year contract with the Kansas City Kings on November 2, 1982.

Acquired via Trade

Larry Drew was acquired in a trade by the Kansas City Kings from the Detroit Pistons on August 26, 1981.

Joe C. Meriweather was acquired in a trade by the Kansas City Kings from the New York Knicks on September 25, 1980. Joe C. Meriweather re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Kansas City Kings on June 30, 1981.

Ray Williams was acquired in a trade by the Kansas City Kings from the New Jersey Nets on June 29, 1982.

Mike Woodson was acquired in a trade by the Kansas City Kings from the New Jersey Nets on November 12, 1981.

Acquired via Free Agency

Kenny Dennard signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Kansas City Kings on February 18, 1982.