Utah Jazz Regular Season Rosters

1983-1984 Utah Jazz Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
11 J.J. Anderson F 6-8 195 1 Bradley 1982 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
41 Thurl Bailey PF 6-11 215 0 NC State 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
  Tom Boswell FC 6-9 220 5 South Carolina 1975 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
4 Adrian Dantley SF 6-5 208 7 Notre Dame 1976 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
22 John Drew GF 6-6 205 9 Gardner-Webb 1974 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
53 Mark Eaton C 7-4 275 1 UCLA 1982 Rnd 4 Pick 3 United States
31 Jerry Eaves G 6-4 180 1 Louisville 1982 Rnd 3 Pick 9 United States
14 Rickey Green PG 6-0 170 5 Michigan 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
35 Darrell Griffith SG 6-4 190 3 Louisville 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
20 Bobby Hansen SG 6-6 190 0 Iowa 1983 Rnd 3 Pick 7 United States
44 Rich Kelley C 7-0 235 8 Stanford 1975 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
45 Jeff Wilkins FC 6-11 230 4 Illinois State 1977 Rnd 2 Pick 15 United States

1983-1984 Utah Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters R. Green D. Griffith A. Dantley T. Bailey M. Eaton
Rotation   J. Eaves J. Drew J. Wilkins R. Kelley
Rotation   B. Hansen J. Anderson T. Boswell  

1983-1984 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Utah Jazz45-37-
2Dallas Mavericks43-392
3Denver Nuggets38-447
4Kansas City Kings38-447
5San Antonio Spurs37-458
6Houston Rockets29-5316

1983-1984 Utah Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Adrian Dantley All-NBA Second Team (1984)
Adrian Dantley Player Of The Week (12/18/83, 03/18/84)
Rickey Green Player Of The Week (12/04/83)
Thurl Bailey All-Rookie First Team (1984)
Adrian Dantley Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1984)
Rickey Green Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1984)
Darrell Griffith Slam Dunk Contest Participant (1984)
Adrian Dantley NBA & ABA Comeback Player of the Year (1984)

1983-1984 Utah Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Adrian Dantley 79 37.8 30.6 5.7 3.9 0.8 0.1 3.3
Darrell Griffith 82 32.3 20.0 4.1 3.5 1.4 0.3 3.0
John Drew 81 22.2 17.7 4.2 1.7 1.1 0.0 2.4
Rickey Green 81 34.2 13.2 2.8 9.2 2.7 0.2 2.1
Thurl Bailey 81 24.8 8.5 5.7 1.6 0.5 1.5 1.3
Jeff Wilkins 81 21.4 7.8 5.6 0.9 0.3 0.5 1.3
Mark Eaton 82 26.1 5.6 7.3 1.4 0.3 4.3 1.2
Rich Kelley 75 22.3 5.2 6.5 2.1 0.7 0.4 2.0
Jerry Eaves 80 12.9 4.5 1.1 2.5 0.4 0.1 1.2
Bobby Hansen 55 7.6 2.7 0.9 0.8 0.3 0.1 0.6
J.J. Anderson 48 6.5 2.5 1.3 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.4
Tom Boswell 38 6.9 1.9 1.7 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.3

1983-1984 Utah Jazz Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Thurl Bailey was selected as the #7 pick in the First Round of the 1983 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. Thurl Bailey signed a multi-year contract with the Utah Jazz on August 1, 1983.

Mark Eaton was selected as the #3 pick in the 4 Round of the 1982 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. Mark Eaton signed a multi-year contract with the Utah Jazz on August 26, 1982.

Jerry Eaves was selected as the #9 pick in the 3 Round of the 1982 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. Jerry Eaves signed a multi-year contract with the Utah Jazz on September 1, 1982.

Darrell Griffith was selected as the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1980 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. Darrell Griffith signed a multi-year contract with the Utah Jazz on September 26, 1980.

Bobby Hansen was selected as the #7 pick in the 3 Round of the 1983 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. Bobby Hansen signed a contract with the Utah Jazz on September 1, 1983.

Acquired via Trade

Adrian Dantley was acquired in a trade by the Utah Jazz from the Los Angeles Lakers on September 13, 1979. Adrian Dantley signed a multi-year extension with the Utah Jazz on February 21, 1980.

John Drew was acquired in a trade by the Utah Jazz from the Atlanta Hawks on September 2, 1982.

Rich Kelley was acquired in a trade by the Utah Jazz from the Denver Nuggets on February 7, 1983. Rich Kelley re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on November 4, 1983.

Acquired via Free Agency

J.J. Anderson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on December 23, 1982.

Tom Boswell signed a contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on September 28, 1983.

Rickey Green signed a contract with the Utah Jazz on December 2, 1980. Rickey Green signed a multi-year extension with the Utah Jazz on April 25, 1981. Rickey Green re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on August 4, 1983.

Jeff Wilkins signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Utah Jazz on December 2, 1980.

1983-1984 Utah Jazz Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Sam Battisone Owner 1974-1975 N/A
Frank Layden General Manager, Head Coach 1981-1982 General Manager (Utah Jazz, 1979 to 1987)
Scott Layden Assistant Coach 2005-2006 General Manager (New York Knicks, 1999 to 2004)
Rod Hundley Television Play-By-Play 1974-1975 N/A