New York Knicks Playoff Rosters

1982-1983 New York Knicks Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Bill Cartwright C 7-1 245 Jul 30, 1957 25 San Francisco 3 1979 Rnd 1, Pick 3, New York Knicks
Mike Davis PF 6-10 230 Aug 2, 1956 26 Maryland 0 1978 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Ernie Grunfeld GF 6-6 210 Apr 24, 1955 27 Tennessee 5 1977 Rnd 1, Pick 11, Milwaukee Bucks
Bernard King SF 6-7 205 Dec 4, 1956 26 Tennessee 5 1977 Rnd 1, Pick 7, New Jersey Nets
Toby Knight PF 6-9 210 May 3, 1955 27 Notre Dame 5 1977 Rnd 2, Pick 10, New York Knicks
Louis Orr PF 6-8 175 May 7, 1958 24 Syracuse 2 1980 Rnd 2, Pick 6, Indiana Pacers
Truck Robinson SF 6-7 225 Oct 4, 1951 31 Tennessee State 8 1974 Rnd 2, Pick 4, Washington Wizards
Campy Russell PF 6-8 215 Jan 12, 1952 31 Michigan 8 1974 Rnd 1, Pick 8, Cleveland Cavaliers
Ed Sherod PG 6-2 170 Sep 13, 1959 23 VCU 1 1981 Rnd 4, Pick 3, New Jersey Nets
Rory Sparrow PG 6-2 175 Jun 12, 1958 24 Villanova 2 1980 Rnd 4, Pick 6, New Jersey Nets
Vince Taylor SG 6-5 180 Sep 11, 1960 22 Duke 0 1982 Rnd 2, Pick 11, New York Knicks
Trent Tucker SG 6-5 193 Dec 20, 1959 23 Minnesota 0 1982 Rnd 1, Pick 6, New York Knicks
Marvin Webster C 7-1 225 Apr 13, 1952 31 Morgan State 6 1975 Rnd 1, Pick 3, Atlanta Hawks
Paul Westphal SG 6-4 195 Nov 30, 1950 32 USC 10 1972 Rnd 1, Pick 10, Boston Celtics
Sly Williams SF 6-7 210 Jan 26, 1958 25 Rhode Island 3 1979 Rnd 1, Pick 21, New York Knicks

1982-1983 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #3 Boston Celtics #6 Atlanta Hawks BOS in 3
First Round #4 New Jersey Nets #5 New York Knicks NYK in 2
Second Round #1 Philadelphia Sixers #5 New York Knicks PHI in 4
Second Round #3 Boston Celtics #2 Milwaukee Bucks MIL in 4
Conference Finals #1 Philadelphia Sixers #2 Milwaukee Bucks PHI in 5

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #3 Phoenix Suns #6 Denver Nuggets DEN in 3
First Round #4 Seattle SuperSonics #5 Portland Trail Blazers POR in 2
Second Round #1 Los Angeles Lakers #5 Portland Trail Blazers LAL in 5
Second Round #2 San Antonio Spurs #6 Denver Nuggets SAS in 5
Conference Finals #1 Los Angeles Lakers #2 San Antonio Spurs LAL in 6

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 Philadelphia Sixers #1 Los Angeles Lakers PHI in 4

1982-1983 New York Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Bernard King 6 30.7 23.5 4.0 2.2 0.3 0.0 1.7
Truck Robinson 6 34.2 15.7 11.0 2.2 1.7 0.3 2.3
Rory Sparrow 6 33.7 13.0 2.2 7.0 1.2 0.0 2.2
Bill Cartwright 6 28.7 11.2 5.7 0.7 0.5 1.2 3.2
Paul Westphal 6 26.0 9.5 1.3 5.7 0.3 0.3 1.5
Ernie Grunfeld 6 19.7 8.0 1.3 1.7 1.2 0.3 1.5
Louis Orr 6 17.5 7.7 3.5 0.5 0.8 0.7 1.3
Sly Williams 5 16.4 7.2 4.2 1.2 0.6 0.2 2.4
Marvin Webster 6 19.2 4.7 4.7 0.5 0.0 1.2 0.7
Trent Tucker 6 14.2 4.3 1.5 0.8 0.3 0.0 0.3
Ed Sherod 4 3.8 0.5 0.2 0.8 0.8 0.0 0.2
Mike Davis 1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

1982-1983 New York Knicks Opening Round Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record New York Leaders New Jersey Leaders
Apr 20, 1983
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New Jersey
W, 107-118 Izod Center
Opening Round
1-0 PTS: 40. Bernard King
REB: 11. M. Webster
AST: 7. Rory Sparrow
PTS: 17. Albert King
REB: 13. B. Williams
AST: 6. Darwin Cook
Apr 21, 1983
v.
New Jersey
W, 105-99 Madison Square Garden
Opening Round
2-0 PTS: 22. T. Robinson
REB: 13. T. Robinson
AST: 7. P. Westphal
PTS: 25. Albert King
REB: 10. B. Williams
AST: 6. Foots Walker

1982-1983 New York Knicks Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record New York Leaders Philadelphia Leaders
Apr 24, 1983
@
Philadelphia
L, 112-102 Spectrum
Conference Semi Finals
0-1 PTS: 17. B. Cartwright
REB: 8. B. Cartwright
AST: 10. Rory Sparrow
PTS: 38. Moses Malone
REB: 17. Moses Malone
AST: 10. Mo Cheeks
Apr 27, 1983
@
Philadelphia
L, 98-91 Spectrum
Conference Semi Finals
0-2 PTS: 22. T. Robinson
REB: 14. T. Robinson
AST: 8. Rory Sparrow
PTS: 30. Moses Malone
REB: 17. Moses Malone
AST: 6. Mo Cheeks
Apr 30, 1983
v.
Philadelphia
L, 105-107 Madison Square Garden
Conference Semi Finals
0-3 PTS: 21. Bernard King
REB: 15. T. Robinson
AST: 6. Rory Sparrow
PTS: 28. Moses Malone
REB: 14. Moses Malone
AST: 7. Mo Cheeks
May 1, 1983
v.
Philadelphia
L, 102-105 Madison Square Garden
Conference Semi Finals
0-4 PTS: 35. Bernard King
REB: 15. T. Robinson
AST: 8. P. Westphal
PTS: 29. Moses Malone
REB: 14. Moses Malone
AST: 7. Mo Cheeks