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1982–83 Utah Jazz season

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1982–83 Utah Jazz season

The 1982-83 Utah Jazz season was the team's ninth in the NBA. They began the season hoping to improve upon their 25-57 output from the previous season. They bested it by five wins, finishing 30-52, but failed to qualify for the playoffs for the ninth straight season.[1]

Draft picks

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 3 Dominique Wilkins SF  United States Georgia
3 49 Steve Trumbo C  United States Brigham Young
3 55 Jerry Eaves  United States Louisville
4 72 Mark Eaton C  United States UCLA
5 95 Mike McKay  United States Connecticut
6 118 Alvin Jackson  United States Southern
7 141 Thad Gardner  United States Michigan
8 164 Rick Campbell  United States Middle Tennessee State
9 187 Riley Clarida  United States Long Island
10 208 Michael Edwards  United States New Orleans

Roster

Regular season

Season standings

Midwest Division W L PCT GB
San Antonio Spurs 53 29 0.646
Denver Nuggets 45 37 0.549 8
Kansas City Kings 45 37 0.549 8
Dallas Mavericks 38 44 0.463 15
Utah Jazz 30 52 0.366 23
Houston Rockets 14 68 0.171 39
# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 c-Los Angeles Lakers 58 24 .707
2 y-San Antonio Spurs 53 29 .646 5
3 x-Phoenix Suns 53 29 .646 5
4 x-Seattle SuperSonics 48 34 .585 10
5 x-Portland Trail Blazers 46 36 .561 12
6 x-Denver Nuggets 45 37 .549 13
7 Kansas City Kings 45 37 .549 13
8 Dallas Mavericks 38 44 .463 20
9 Utah Jazz 30 52 .366 28
9 Golden State Warriors 30 52 .366 28
11 San Diego Clippers 25 57 .305 33
12 Houston Rockets 14 68 .171 44


z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log

Player statistics

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
J.J. Anderson
Adrian Dantley
John Drew
Mark Eaton
Jerry Eaves
Rickey Green
Darrell Griffith
Rich Kelley
Kenny Natt
Ben Poquette
Danny Schayes
Jeff Wilkins
Freeman Williams
Rickey Williams

Awards and records

Transactions

References

  1. ^ 1982-83 Utah Jazz
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