1981-82 Atlanta Hawks Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 42-40
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 0-2 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Philadelphia 76ers 2-0
Coach: Kevin Loughery (42-40)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Attendance: 308,899, Avg. 7,534 in 41 home dates
1981-82 Atlanta Hawks Statistics
1981-82 Atlanta Hawks Results

The Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1981-82 season with a record of 42 wins and 40 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-2.

The Hawks led the circuit with just 8,237 points allowed. Atlanta scored 8,281 points, worst in the league. John Drew netted a team-leading 1,298 points for the team, while Eddie Johnson and Dan Roundfield contributed 16 or more per game, too. Dan Roundfield accounted for 721 rebounds. Rory Sparrow dished out 424 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Eddie Johnson added 102 steals, and Tree Rollins blocked 224 shots.

Kevin Loughery coached the team. The 1981-82 Atlanta Hawks lost in the conference first round.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Charlie CrissGNovember 6, 19485'8"165New Mexico StateValhalla, NY USA
John DrewF-GSeptember 30, 19546'6"205Gardner-WebbVredenburgh, AL USA
Mike GlennGSeptember 10, 19556'2"175Southern IllinoisRome, GA USA
Steve HawesC-FMay 26, 19506'9"220WashingtonSeattle, WA USA
Eddie JohnsonGFebruary 24, 19556'2"175AuburnOcala, FL USA
Rudy MacklinF-GFebruary 19, 19586'7"205Louisiana StateLouisville, KY USA
Wes MatthewsGAugust 24, 19596'1"170WisconsinSarasota, FL USA
Jim McElroyGOctober 4, 19536'3"190Central MichiganCotton Plant, AR USA
Tom McMillenF-CMay 26, 19526'11"210MarylandMansfield, PA USA
Sam PellomF-COctober 2, 19516'9"225Buffalo StateWilmington, NC USA
Tree RollinsCJune 16, 19557'1"235ClemsonWinter Haven, FL USA
Dan RoundfieldF-CMay 26, 19536'8"205Central MichiganDetroit, MI USA
Craig SheltonFMay 1, 19576'7"205GeorgetownWashington, DC USA
Rory SparrowGJune 12, 19586'2"175VillanovaSuffolk, VA USA
Freeman WilliamsG-FMay 15, 19566'4"190Portland StateLos Angeles, CA USA
Al WoodG-FJune 2, 19586'6"193North CarolinaGray, GA USA


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