San Antonio Spurs Regular Season Rosters

1982-1983 San Antonio Spurs Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
20 Gene Banks GF 6-7 215 1 Duke 1981 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
  Geff Crompton C 6-11 280 3 North Carolina 1978 Rnd 4 Pick 4 United States
  Coby Dietrick FC 6-10 220 6 San Jose State 1970 Rnd 10 Pick 2 United States
  Mike Dunleavy, Sr. G 6-3 180 6 South Carolina 1976 Rnd 6 Pick 13 United States
44 George Gervin GF 6-7 180 6 Eastern Michigan 1974 Rnd 3 Pick 4 United States
53 Artis Gilmore C 7-2 240 6 Jacksonville 1971 Rnd 7 Pick 15 United States
  Paul Griffin FC 6-9 205 6 Western Michigan 1976 Rnd 5 Pick 6 United States
  Jim Johnstone C 6-11 245 0 Wake Forest 1982 Rnd 3 Pick 5 United States
42 Edgar Jones FC 6-10 225 0 Nevada 1979 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States
34 Mike Mitchell F 6-7 215 4 Auburn 1978 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
00 Johnny Moore G 6-1 175 3 Texas 1979 Rnd 2 Pick 21 United States
  Billy Paultz FC 6-11 235 6 St. John's 1970 Rnd 7 Pick 1 United States
  Roger Phegley SG 6-6 205 4 Bradley 1978 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
  Ed Rains SF 6-7 190 1 South Alabama 1981 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
  Oliver Robinson SG 6-4 180 0 UAB 1982 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
  Mike Sanders GF 6-6 210 0 UCLA 1982 Rnd 4 Pick 5 United States
  Robert Smith G 5-11 165 5 UNLV 1977 Rnd 3 Pick 21 United States
  Bill Willoughby FC 6-8 205 6 - 1975 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States

1982-1983 San Antonio Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Moore G. Gervin M. Mitchell G. Banks A. Gilmore
Rotation   M. Dunleavy, Sr. M. Sanders    
Rotation   R. Phegley E. Rains    
Lim PT   R. Smith   E. Jones  
Lim PT   O. Robinson   B. Paultz  
Lim PT       P. Griffin  

1982-1983 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1San Antonio Spurs53-29-
2Denver Nuggets45-378
3Kansas City Kings45-378
4Dallas Mavericks38-4415
5Utah Jazz30-5223
6Houston Rockets14-6839

1982-1983 San Antonio Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
George Gervin All-NBA Second Team (1983)
Artis Gilmore Player Of The Week (01/30/83)
George Gervin Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1983)
Artis Gilmore Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1983)

1982-1983 San Antonio Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
George Gervin 78 36.3 26.2 4.6 3.4 1.1 0.9 3.2
Mike Mitchell 80 35.0 19.9 6.7 1.2 0.7 0.7 1.6
Artis Gilmore 82 34.1 18.0 12.0 1.5 0.5 2.3 3.1
Gene Banks 81 33.6 14.9 7.6 3.4 1.0 0.3 2.1
Johnny Moore 77 33.1 12.2 3.6 9.8 2.5 0.4 2.9
Mike Dunleavy, Sr. 79 20.5 7.8 1.7 5.5 0.9 0.1 2.0
Bill Willoughby 52 20.4 6.1 3.7 1.1 0.5 0.3 1.1
Roger Phegley 62 9.7 4.6 1.4 1.0 0.5 0.1 0.8
Edgar Jones 28 22.2 9.6 6.3 0.7 0.5 1.1 1.5
Mike Sanders 26 15.1 7.0 3.6 0.7 0.7 0.2 1.1
Paul Griffin 53 18.0 3.3 4.1 1.6 0.6 0.5 1.3
Oliver Robinson 35 4.2 2.9 0.5 0.6 0.1 0.1 0.4
Ed Rains 34 8.6 2.8 1.3 0.6 0.3 0.0 0.7
Geff Crompton 14 10.6 2.2 3.4 0.5 0.2 0.4 0.4
Billy Paultz 7 17.9 3.6 4.7 0.6 0.7 0.9 0.9
Robert Smith 7 3.6 1.7 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.4
Jim Johnstone 7 7.7 1.0 2.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.6
Coby Dietrick 8 4.2 0.2 1.0 0.8 0.1 0.0 0.1

1982-1983 San Antonio Spurs Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Gene Banks was selected as the #5 pick in the Second Round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs. Gene Banks signed a multi-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs on July 24, 1981.

George Gervin was selected as the #4 pick in the 3 Round of the 1974 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. George Gervin signed a multi-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs on August 5, 1976. George Gervin re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the San Antonio Spurs on September 23, 1978.

Ed Rains was selected as the #7 pick in the Second Round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs. Ed Rains signed a multi-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs on July 24, 1981.

Oliver Robinson was selected as the #1 pick in the Second Round of the 1982 NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs. Oliver Robinson signed a multi-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs on September 30, 1982.

Acquired via Trade

Artis Gilmore was acquired in a trade by the San Antonio Spurs from the Chicago Bulls on July 22, 1982.

Paul Griffin was acquired in a trade by the San Antonio Spurs from the Utah Jazz on July 20, 1979.

Edgar Jones was acquired in a trade by the San Antonio Spurs from the Detroit Pistons on February 10, 1983.

Mike Mitchell was acquired in a trade by the San Antonio Spurs from the Cleveland Cavaliers on December 24, 1981.

Roger Phegley was acquired in a trade by the San Antonio Spurs from the Cleveland Cavaliers on December 24, 1981.

Acquired via Free Agency

Mike Dunleavy, Sr. signed a contract as a free agent with the San Antonio Spurs on October 16, 1982.

Johnny Moore signed a contract with the San Antonio Spurs on March 9, 1980. Johnny Moore signed a multi-year extension with the San Antonio Spurs on June 18, 1980. Johnny Moore re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the San Antonio Spurs on October 14, 1982.

Mike Sanders signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the San Antonio Spurs on February 9, 1983.

Robert Smith signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the San Antonio Spurs on March 23, 1983.

1982-1983 San Antonio Spurs Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Angelo Drossos Owner 1973-1974 N/A
Stan Albeck Head Coach 1980-1981 Head Coach (Cleveland Cavaliers, 1979 to 1980)
Mo McHone Assistant Coach 1980-1981 Assistant Coach (Cleveland Cavaliers, 1979 to 1980)
Bob Bass General Manager 1979-1980 Head Coach (San Antonio Spurs, 1974 to 1976)
Lawrence Payne Executive VP 1976-1977 N/A