Philadelphia Sixers Regular Season Rosters

1981-1982 Philadelphia Sixers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
  Mike Bantom FC 6-9 200 8 Saint Francis of Assisi College 1973 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
10 Mo Cheeks PG 6-1 180 3 West Texas A&M 1978 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
25 Earl Cureton PF 6-9 210 1 Detroit-Mercy 1979 Rnd 3 Pick 14 United States
  Darryl Dawkins C 6-11 251 6 Evans High School (Florida) 1975 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
14 Franklin Edwards G 6-1 170 0 Cleveland State 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 22 United States
6 Julius Erving SF 6-6 200 9 Massachusetts 1972 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
  Lionel Hollins G 6-3 185 6 Arizona State 1975 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
  Ollie Johnson SF 6-6 200 9 Temple 1972 Rnd 2 Pick 17 United States
24 Bobby Jones SF 6-9 210 5 North Carolina 1974 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
  Caldwell Jones FC 6-11 216 7 Albany State (GA) 1973 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
  Steve Mix F 6-7 215 11 Toledo 1969 Rnd 5 Pick 4 United States
4 Clint Richardson G 6-3 195 2 Seattle 1979 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
22 Andrew Toney G 6-3 178 1 Louisiana 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States

1981-1982 Philadelphia Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Cheeks A. Toney J. Erving B. Jones C. Jones
Rotation   C. Richardson S. Mix E. Cureton D. Dawkins
Rotation   L. Hollins      
Rotation   F. Edwards      
Lim PT     O. Johnson M. Bantom  

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 Philadelphia Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Julius Erving All-NBA First Team (1982)
Julius Erving Player Of The Month (Nov 81)
Caldwell Jones All-NBA Defensive First Team (1982)
Bobby Jones All-NBA Defensive First Team (1982)
Julius Erving Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1982)
Bobby Jones Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1982)

1981-1982 Philadelphia Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Julius Erving 81 34.4 24.4 6.9 3.9 2.0 1.7 2.6
Andrew Toney 77 24.8 16.5 1.7 3.7 0.8 0.2 2.8
Bobby Jones 76 28.7 14.4 5.2 2.5 1.3 1.5 1.9
Lionel Hollins 81 27.9 11.0 2.3 3.9 1.3 0.2 1.8
Mo Cheeks 79 31.6 11.2 3.1 8.4 2.6 0.4 2.3
Caldwell Jones 81 30.2 7.9 8.7 1.2 0.5 1.8 1.9
Steve Mix 75 16.5 7.2 3.0 1.2 0.6 0.2 0.9
Darryl Dawkins 48 23.4 11.0 6.4 1.1 0.4 1.1 2.0
Mike Bantom 43 22.8 8.8 5.3 1.1 0.6 0.9 1.5
Clint Richardson 77 13.5 4.6 1.5 1.4 0.5 0.1 1.0
Earl Cureton 66 14.5 5.3 4.1 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.7
Franklin Edwards 42 6.9 3.6 0.6 1.1 0.4 0.1 0.6
Ollie Johnson 26 5.8 2.3 0.8 0.4 0.5 0.1 0.5

1981-1982 Philadelphia Sixers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Mo Cheeks was selected as the #14 pick in the Second Round of the 1978 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Mo Cheeks signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on August 23, 1978. Mo Cheeks signed a multi-year extension with the Philadelphia Sixers on May 1, 1981.

Earl Cureton was selected as the #14 pick in the 3 Round of the 1979 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Earl Cureton signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on May 23, 1980.

Darryl Dawkins was selected as the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1975 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Darryl Dawkins signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on May 31, 1975. Darryl Dawkins signed a multi-year extension with the Philadelphia Sixers on February 12, 1982.

Franklin Edwards was selected as the #22 pick in the First Round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Franklin Edwards signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on September 1, 1981.

Julius Erving was selected as the #12 pick in the First Round of the 1972 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks. Julius Erving signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on October 20, 1976. Julius Erving signed a multi-year extension with the Philadelphia Sixers on October 1, 1979.

Caldwell Jones was selected as the #14 pick in the Second Round of the 1973 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Caldwell Jones signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on February 25, 1975.

Clint Richardson was selected as the #14 pick in the Second Round of the 1979 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Clint Richardson signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on September 1, 1979.

Andrew Toney was selected as the #8 pick in the First Round of the 1980 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Andrew Toney signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on August 1, 1980.

Acquired via Trade

Mike Bantom was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Sixers from the Indiana Pacers on January 20, 1982.

Lionel Hollins was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Sixers from the Portland Trail Blazers on February 8, 1980.

Bobby Jones was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Sixers from the Denver Nuggets on August 16, 1978.

Acquired via Free Agency

Ollie Johnson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on November 21, 1980.

Steve Mix signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on August 29, 1973.

1981-1982 Philadelphia Sixers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Harold Katz Owner 1981-1982 N/A
Billy Cunningham Head Coach 1977-1978 N/A
Pat Williams General Manager 1974-1975 General Manager (Atlanta Hawks, 1973 to 1974)
Dave Zinkoff Public Address Announcer 1950-1951 N/A