New York Knicks Regular Season Rosters

1981-1982 New York Knicks Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
  Alex Bradley F 6-6 215 0 Villanova 1981 Rnd 4 Pick 17 United States
  Reggie Carter SG 6-3 175 1 St. John's 1979 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
25 Bill Cartwright C 7-1 245 2 San Francisco 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
  Hollis Copeland SF 6-6 190 2 Rutgers 1978 Rnd 3 Pick 2 United States
  Larry Demic PF 6-9 225 2 Arizona 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
  Toby Knight PF 6-9 210 4 Notre Dame 1977 Rnd 2 Pick 10 United States
  Maurice Lucas PF 6-9 215 5 Marquette 1974 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
  Mike Newlin GF 6-4 200 10 Utah 1971 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
  Micheal Ray Richardson PG 6-5 189 3 Montana 1978 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
  Campy Russell F 6-8 215 7 Michigan 1974 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
  DeWayne Scales PF 6-8 208 1 LSU 1980 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
  Randy Smith GF 6-3 180 10 Buffalo State 1970 Rnd 14 Pick 2 United States
  Marvin Webster C 7-1 225 5 Morgan State 1975 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
  Paul Westphal G 6-4 195 9 USC 1972 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
  Sly Williams F 6-7 210 2 Rhode Island 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States

1981-1982 New York Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Richardson R. Smith C. Russell M. Lucas B. Cartwright
Rotation   P. Westphal S. Williams T. Knight M. Webster
Rotation   R. Carter M. Newlin L. Demic  
Rotation     A. Bradley    
Rotation     H. Copeland    

1981-1982 Atlantic Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Boston Celtics63-19-
2Philadelphia Sixers58-245
3New Jersey Nets44-3819
4Washington Bullets43-3920
5New York Knicks33-4930

1981-1982 New York Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Micheal Ray Richardson Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1982)

1981-1982 New York Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Micheal Ray Richardson 82 37.1 17.9 6.9 7.0 2.6 0.5 3.5
Maurice Lucas 80 33.4 15.8 11.3 2.2 0.8 0.9 2.2
Campy Russell 77 30.6 13.9 3.1 3.7 1.0 0.2 2.5
Bill Cartwright 72 28.6 14.4 5.8 1.2 0.7 0.9 2.3
Sly Williams 60 25.4 13.8 3.8 2.4 1.3 0.3 1.9
Randy Smith 82 24.8 10.0 1.9 3.1 1.1 0.0 1.5
Mike Newlin 76 19.8 9.3 1.2 2.2 0.4 0.0 1.4
Marvin Webster 82 23.0 6.2 6.0 1.2 0.3 1.1 1.1
Reggie Carter 75 12.3 4.0 1.3 1.7 0.5 0.1 1.0
Toby Knight 40 13.8 5.5 2.0 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.5
Paul Westphal 18 25.1 11.7 1.2 5.6 1.1 0.4 2.6
Alex Bradley 39 8.5 3.5 1.7 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.7
Larry Demic 48 7.4 1.9 1.6 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.5
Hollis Copeland 18 6.6 2.1 0.3 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.2
DeWayne Scales 3 8.0 1.0 1.7 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.7

1981-1982 New York Knicks Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Alex Bradley was selected as the #17 pick in the 4 Round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Alex Bradley signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on August 27, 1981.

Reggie Carter was selected as the #5 pick in the Second Round of the 1979 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Reggie Carter signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1980.

Bill Cartwright was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 1979 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Bill Cartwright signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1979.

Larry Demic was selected as the #9 pick in the First Round of the 1979 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Larry Demic signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1979.

Toby Knight was selected as the #10 pick in the Second Round of the 1977 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Toby Knight signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on July 11, 1977. Toby Knight re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on September 25, 1979.

Micheal Ray Richardson was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1978 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Micheal Ray Richardson signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 5, 1978. Micheal Ray Richardson signed a multi-year extension with the New York Knicks on November 11, 1980.

Sly Williams was selected as the #21 pick in the First Round of the 1979 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Sly Williams signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1979.

Acquired via Trade

Maurice Lucas was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the New Jersey Nets on October 25, 1981.

Mike Newlin was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the New Jersey Nets on June 10, 1981. Mike Newlin re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on October 2, 1981.

Campy Russell was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Cleveland Cavaliers on September 25, 1980.

Randy Smith was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Cleveland Cavaliers on May 20, 1981.

Acquired via Free Agency

Hollis Copeland signed a contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on October 11, 1981.

Marvin Webster signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on October 4, 1978.

Paul Westphal signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on March 12, 1982.

1981-1982 New York Knicks Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Eddie Donovan General Manager 1975-1976 General Manager (Los Angeles Clippers, 1970 to 1975)
Red Holzman Head Coach 1978-1979 General Manager (New York Knicks, 1970 to 1975)