Philadelphia Sixers Regular Season Rosters

1982-1983 Philadelphia Sixers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
  J.J. Anderson F 6-8 195 0 Bradley 1982 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
10 Mo Cheeks PG 6-1 180 4 West Texas A&M 1978 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
25 Earl Cureton PF 6-9 210 2 Detroit-Mercy 1979 Rnd 3 Pick 14 United States
14 Franklin Edwards G 6-1 170 1 Cleveland State 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 22 United States
6 Julius Erving SF 6-6 200 10 Massachusetts 1972 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
  Marc Iavaroni F 6-8 210 1 Virginia 1978 Rnd 3 Pick 11 United States
45 Clemon Johnson FC 6-10 240 4 Florida A&M 1978 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
  Reggie Johnson F 6-9 205 2 Tennessee 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
24 Bobby Jones SF 6-9 210 6 North Carolina 1974 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
2 Moses Malone C 6-10 215 6 Petersburg High School (Virginia) 1975 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
31 Mark McNamara C 6-11 235 0 California 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 22 United States
4 Clint Richardson G 6-3 195 3 Seattle 1979 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
  Russ Schoene FC 6-10 210 0 Chattanooga 1982 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
22 Andrew Toney G 6-3 178 2 Louisiana 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States

1982-1983 Philadelphia Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Cheeks A. Toney J. Erving B. Jones M. Malone
Rotation   C. Richardson M. Iavaroni E. Cureton  
Rotation   F. Edwards      
Lim PT     R. Johnson C. Johnson M. McNamara

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 Philadelphia Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Moses Malone Most Valuable Player (1983)
Moses Malone Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP (1983)
Julius Erving All-NBA First Team (1983)
Moses Malone All-NBA First Team (1983)
Moses Malone Player Of The Month (Dec 82, Feb 83)
Andrew Toney Player Of The Week (03/20/83)
Moses Malone Player Of The Week (02/06/83)
Bobby Jones All-NBA Defensive First Team (1983)
Moses Malone All-NBA Defensive First Team (1983)
Mo Cheeks All-NBA Defensive First Team (1983)
Bobby Jones Sixth Man Of The Year (1983)
Mo Cheeks Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1983)
Julius Erving Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1983)
Moses Malone Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1983)
Andrew Toney Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1983)
Julius Erving All-Star MVP (1983)
Julius Erving J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (1983)

1982-1983 Philadelphia Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Moses Malone 78 37.5 24.5 15.3 1.3 1.1 2.0 3.4
Andrew Toney 81 30.5 19.7 2.8 4.5 1.0 0.2 3.3
Julius Erving 72 33.6 21.4 6.8 3.7 1.6 1.8 2.7
Mo Cheeks 79 31.2 12.5 2.6 6.9 2.3 0.4 2.3
Bobby Jones 74 23.6 9.0 4.6 1.9 1.1 1.2 1.5
Clint Richardson 77 22.8 7.6 3.2 2.2 0.9 0.2 1.3
Franklin Edwards 81 15.6 6.7 1.0 2.7 1.0 0.1 1.4
Marc Iavaroni 80 20.1 5.0 4.1 1.0 0.4 0.6 1.7
Earl Cureton 73 13.5 3.4 3.7 0.6 0.5 0.3 1.0
Russ Schoene 46 15.3 5.1 3.3 0.7 0.3 0.2 1.0
Clemon Johnson 32 21.8 6.8 6.4 0.8 0.5 0.9 1.1
Reggie Johnson 29 18.9 5.5 3.1 0.8 0.3 0.6 1.2
Mark McNamara 36 5.1 2.2 2.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 1.0
J.J. Anderson 13 3.7 1.3 0.9 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.4

1982-1983 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.

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.

Mark McNamara was selected as the #22 pick in the First Round of the 1982 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Mark McNamara signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on July 25, 1982.

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. Clint Richardson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on September 1, 1982.

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

Clemon Johnson was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Sixers from the Indiana Pacers on February 16, 1983.

Reggie Johnson was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Sixers from the Kansas City Kings on February 15, 1983.

Bobby Jones was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Sixers from the Denver Nuggets on August 16, 1978. Bobby Jones signed a multi-year extension with the Philadelphia Sixers on October 12, 1982.

Moses Malone was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Sixers from the Houston Rockets on September 15, 1982.

Acquired via Free Agency

Marc Iavaroni signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on August 1, 1982.

1982-1983 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