1981-82 Denver Nuggets Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 46-36
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 1-2 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Phoenix Suns 2-1
Coach: Doug Moe (46-36)
Location: Denver, Colorado
Attendance: 475,688, Avg. 11,602 in 41 home dates
1981-82 Denver Nuggets Statistics
1981-82 Denver Nuggets Results

The Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1981-82 season with a record of 46 wins and 36 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Nuggets scored 10,371 points, best in the league. Denver conceded 10,328 points, most in the circuit. Alex English tossed in a team-best 2,082 points for the team, while Dan Issel and Kiki Vandeweghe netted 20 or more per game as well. Dan Issel racked up 608 boards. Alex English dished out 433 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, T.R. Dunn added 135 thefts.

Doug Moe coached the team. The 1981-82 Denver Nuggets lost in the conference first round.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
David BurnsGJuly 3, 19586'2"180St. LouisDallas, TX USA
T.R. DunnG-FFebruary 1, 19556'4"192AlabamaBirmingham, AL USA
Alex EnglishFJanuary 5, 19546'7"190South CarolinaColumbia, SC USA
Glen GondrezickF-GAugust 30, 19556'6"218UNLVBoulder, CO USA
Kenny HiggsGJanuary 31, 19556'0"180Louisiana StateOwensboro, KY USA
Cedrick HordgesF-CJanuary 8, 19576'8"220South CarolinaMontgomery, AL USA
Dan IsselC-FOctober 25, 19486'8"235KentuckyBatavia, IL USA
Billy McKinneyGJune 5, 19556'0"160NorthwesternWaukegan, IL USA
James RayFJuly 27, 19576'8"215JacksonvilleNew Orleans, LA USA
Dave RobischC-FDecember 22, 19496'10"235KansasCincinnati, OH USA
John RocheGSeptember 26, 19496'2"160South CarolinaNew York, NY USA
David ThompsonG-FJuly 13, 19546'4"195North Carolina StateShelby, NC USA
Kiki VandewegheFAugust 1, 19586'8"220UCLAWeisbaden, GER