1982-83 Portland Trail Blazers Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 46-36
Finishing 4th in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 3-4 Lost conference semifinals
Conference First Round - Defeated Seattle Supersonics 2-0
Conference Semifinals - Lost to Los Angeles Lakers 4-1
Coach: Jack Ramsay (46-36)
Location: Portland, Oregon
Attendance: 519,306, Avg. 12,666 in 41 home dates
1982-83 Portland Trail Blazers Statistics
1982-83 Portland Trail Blazers Results

The Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1982-83 season with a record of 46 wins and 36 losses, finishing fourth in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-4.

The Trail Blazers netted 8,808 points and surrendered 8,633. Jim Paxson tossed in a team-high 1,756 points for Portland, and Calvin Natt scored 17 or more per game, too. Mychal Thompson racked up 753 rebounds. Fat Lever dished out 426 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Fat Lever added 153 thefts, while Wayne Cooper blocked 136 shots.

Jack Ramsay coached the team. The 1982-83 Portland Trail Blazers lost in the conference semifinals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Don BuseGAugust 10, 19506'4"190EvansvilleHuntingburg, IN USA
Kenny CarrFAugust 15, 19556'7"220North Carolina StateWashington, DC USA
Wayne CooperC-FNovember 16, 19566'10"220New OrleansMilan, GA USA
Jeff JudkinsG-FMarch 23, 19566'6"185UtahSalt Lake City, UT USA
Jeff LampF-GMarch 9, 19596'5"193VirginiaMinneapolis, MN USA
Fat LeverGAugust 18, 19606'3"170Arizona StatePine Bluff, AR USA
Hank McDowellF-CNovember 13, 19596'9"214Memphis StateMemphis, TN USA
Calvin NattFJanuary 8, 19576'6"220Northeast LouisianaMonroe, LA USA
Audie NorrisCDecember 18, 19606'9"230Jackson StateJackson, MS USA
Jim PaxsonG-FJuly 9, 19576'6"200DaytonKettering, OH USA
Mychal ThompsonC-FJanuary 30, 19556'10"226MinnesotaNassau, BAH
Linton TownesF-GNovember 30, 19596'6"190James MadisonRichmond, VA USA
Darnell ValentineGFebruary 3, 19596'1"183KansasChicago, IL USA
Pete VerhoevenFFebruary 15, 19596'9"214Fresno StateHanford, CA USA


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