1982-83 San Antonio Spurs Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 53-29
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 6-5 Lost conference finals
Conference Semifinals - Defeated Denver Nuggets 4-1
Conference Finals - Lost to Los Angeles Lakers 4-2
Coach: Stan Albeck (53-29)
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Attendance: 397,489, Avg. 9,695 in 41 home dates
1982-83 San Antonio Spurs Statistics
1982-83 San Antonio Spurs Results

The San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association ended the 1982-83 season with a record of 53 wins and 29 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 6-5.

The Spurs tossed in 9,375 points and yielded 9,075. George Gervin scored a team-leading 2,043 points for San Antonio, while Mike Mitchell and Artis Gilmore netted 18 or more per game, too. Artis Gilmore contributed 984 rebounds. Johnny Moore dished out 753 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Johnny Moore added 194 steals, and Artis Gilmore blocked 192 shots.

Stan Albeck coached the team. The 1982-83 San Antonio Spurs lost in the conference finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Gene BanksF-GMay 15, 19596'7"215DukePhiladelphia, PA USA
Geoff CromptonCJuly 4, 19556'11"268North CarolinaBurlington, NC USA
Coby DietrickC-FJuly 23, 19486'10"220San Jose StateRiverside, CA USA
Mike DunleavyGMarch 21, 19546'2"180South CarolinaBrooklyn, NY USA
George GervinG-FApril 27, 19526'7"180Eastern MichiganDetroit, MI USA
Artis GilmoreCSeptember 21, 19487'2"240JacksonvilleChipley, FL USA
Paul GriffinF-CJanuary 20, 19546'9"205Western MichiganShelby, MI USA
Jim JohnstoneC-FSeptember 20, 19606'11"245Wake ForestNew Canaan, CT USA
Edgar JonesF-CJune 17, 19566'10"225Nevada-RenoFort Rucker, AL USA
Mike MitchellFJanuary 1, 19566'7"215AuburnAtlanta, GA USA
Johnny MooreGMarch 3, 19586'1"175TexasAltoona, PA USA
Billy PaultzC-FJuly 30, 19486'11"235St. John's (NY)River Edge, NJ USA
Roger PhegleyG-FOctober 16, 19566'6"205BradleyEast Peoria, IL USA
Ed RainsFDecember 24, 19566'7"190South AlabamaOcala, FL USA
Oliver RobinsonGMarch 13, 19606'4"180Alabama-BirminghamBirmingham, AL USA
Mike SandersF-GMay 7, 19606'6"210UCLAVidalia, LA USA
Robert SmithGMarch 10, 19555'11"165UNLVLos Angeles, CA USA
Bill WilloughbyF-CMay 20, 19576'8"205noneEnglewood, NJ USA


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