New York Knicks Regular Season Rosters

1982-1983 New York Knicks Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
25 Bill Cartwright C 7-1 245 3 San Francisco 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
  Mike Davis PF 6-10 230 0 Maryland 1978 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
  Len Elmore FC 6-9 220 6 Maryland 1974 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
18 Ernie Grunfeld GF 6-6 210 5 Tennessee 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 11 Romania / United States
  Scott Hastings FC 6-10 235 0 Arkansas 1982 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
30 Bernard King SF 6-7 205 5 Tennessee 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
  Toby Knight PF 6-9 210 5 Notre Dame 1977 Rnd 2 Pick 10 United States
  Rudy Macklin PF 6-7 205 1 LSU 1981 Rnd 3 Pick 6 United States
55 Louis Orr F 6-8 175 2 Syracuse 1980 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
21 Truck Robinson F 6-7 225 8 Tennessee State 1974 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
  Campy Russell F 6-8 215 8 Michigan 1974 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
  Ed Sherod PG 6-2 170 1 VCU 1981 Rnd 4 Pick 3 United States
2 Rory Sparrow G 6-2 175 2 Villanova 1980 Rnd 4 Pick 6 United States
  Vince Taylor SG 6-5 180 0 Duke 1982 Rnd 2 Pick 11 United States
6 Trent Tucker G 6-5 193 0 Minnesota 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
  Marvin Webster C 7-1 225 6 Morgan State 1975 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
  Paul Westphal G 6-4 195 10 USC 1972 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
  Sly Williams F 6-7 210 3 Rhode Island 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States

1982-1983 New York Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters P. Westphal E. Grunfeld B. King T. Robinson B. Cartwright
Rotation E. Sherod T. Tucker L. Orr   M. Webster
Rotation     S. Williams    
Lim PT   R. Sparrow C. Russell M. Davis  
Lim PT   V. Taylor   T. Knight  

1982-1983 Atlantic Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Philadelphia Sixers65-17-
2Boston Celtics56-269
3New Jersey Nets49-3316
4New York Knicks44-3821
5Washington Bullets42-4023

1982-1983 New York Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Paul Westphal NBA & ABA Comeback Player of the Year (1983)

1982-1983 New York Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Bernard King 68 32.5 21.9 4.8 2.9 1.3 0.2 2.9
Bill Cartwright 82 30.1 15.7 7.2 1.7 0.5 1.5 2.5
Sly Williams 68 20.4 11.9 4.3 2.0 1.1 0.0 2.0
Paul Westphal 80 24.7 10.0 1.4 5.5 1.1 0.2 2.5
Truck Robinson 81 30.0 9.5 8.1 1.8 0.7 0.3 2.3
Louis Orr 82 20.3 8.4 2.8 1.1 0.8 0.3 1.1
Trent Tucker 78 23.5 8.4 2.8 2.5 0.7 0.1 0.9
Marvin Webster 82 18.0 5.4 5.4 0.6 0.4 1.6 1.2
Ernie Grunfeld 77 18.5 5.4 2.1 1.8 0.5 0.1 1.1
Ed Sherod 64 25.4 6.2 2.3 4.9 1.5 0.2 1.6
Rory Sparrow 32 27.5 10.0 2.8 5.0 1.2 0.1 2.2
Vince Taylor 31 10.4 3.1 1.2 1.3 0.6 0.1 1.0
Scott Hastings 21 4.7 1.1 1.5 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.3
Mike Davis 8 3.5 1.8 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0

1982-1983 New York Knicks Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

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.

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.

Vince Taylor was selected as the #11 pick in the Second Round of the 1982 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Vince Taylor signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1982.

Trent Tucker was selected as the #6 pick in the First Round of the 1982 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Trent Tucker signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on October 5, 1982.

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

Bernard King was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Golden State Warriors on October 22, 1982.

Truck Robinson was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Phoenix Suns on July 7, 1982.

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

Ed Sherod was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the New Jersey Nets on September 30, 1982.

Rory Sparrow was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Atlanta Hawks on February 12, 1983.

Acquired via Free Agency

Mike Davis signed a contract with the New York Knicks on February 23, 1983. Mike Davis re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on March 5, 1983. Mike Davis re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on March 15, 1983.

Ernie Grunfeld signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on September 10, 1982.

Louis Orr signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on October 22, 1982.

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.

1982-1983 New York Knicks Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Hubie Brown Head Coach 1982-1983 Head Coach (Atlanta Hawks, 1976 to 1981)
Jack Krumpe President 1982-1983 N/A
Dave DeBusschere General Manager 1982-1983 General Manager (Brooklyn Nets, 1974 to 1975)