1981-82 Denver Nuggets Statistics

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 Roster
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 Totals:

Player Pos GP GS Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Alex EnglishF82823015155385580443372210348558433871202612612082
Dan IsselC-F8181247212366516465554617443460817967551692451852
Kiki VandewegheF82782775126070613140534714931246124752291892171760
David ThompsonG-F615124664431314433927657911481173429142149906
Billy McKinneyG81271963699369170170137291131423386916115186875
T.R. DunnG-F828025195042581021515321134855918813536123210669
Glen GondrezickF-G8001699495250302171601402834231529236100229660
Kenny HiggsG7649169646820221419716123121144395726156263569
Cedrick HordgesF-C7711372414204133199116119276395652619111230527
John RocheG392501150685223382841923891522940187
Dave RobischC-F1202571064800554814496332341329144
James RayF404262116511136211847652610163759124
David BurnsG61531150096123112081316

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Alex EnglishF828236.855.
Dan IsselC-F818130.552.766.783.
Kiki VandewegheF827833.856.07.785.
David ThompsonG-F61520.448.628.681.
Billy McKinneyG812724.
T.R. DunnG-F828030.751.
Glen GondrezickF-G80021.
Kenny HiggsG764922.343.
Cedrick HordgesF-C77117.849.323.
John RocheG39212.845.344.
Dave RobischC-F12021.445.387.
James RayF4046.644.0100.
David BurnsG618.845.566.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Dan IsselC-F310360320012128132153171076
Kiki VandewegheF31094325001818414189246768
Alex EnglishF3118552600768152317334658
Billy McKinneyG391271610121024610305942
David ThompsonG-F3663315317446106108835
Kenny HiggsG3542182012712363051223
T.R. DunnG-F381136008710818108151119
Cedrick HordgesF-C3451981043211132104419
Glen GondrezickF-G35120810323589210818
James RayF12000000000001010

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Dan IsselC-F334.353.3100.
Kiki VandewegheF336.358.1100.
Alex EnglishF339.347.385.
Billy McKinneyG330.359.
David ThompsonG-F322.045.533.357.
Kenny HiggsG318.
T.R. DunnG-F327.
Cedrick HordgesF-C315.
Glen GondrezickF-G317.
James RayF12.