1981–82 Utah Jazz season

1981–82 Utah Jazz season

The 1981-82 Utah Jazz season was the team's eighth in the NBA. They began the season hoping to improve upon their 28-54 output from the previous season. They came up three wins shy of tying it, finishing 25-54, and failed to qualify for the playoffs for the eighth straight season.[1]

Contents

  • Draft picks 1
  • Roster 2
  • Regular season 3
    • Season standings 3.1
    • Game log 3.2
  • Player statistics 4
  • Awards and records 5
  • Transactions 6
  • References 7

Draft picks

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 13 Danny Schayes C  United States Syracuse
2 27 Howard Wood PF  United States Tennessee
4 73 George Torres Southern Nazarene
5 97 Mike Clark  United States Oregon
6 119 Kevin Sprewer  United States Loyola (IL)
7 143 Mike Robinson  United States Central Michigan
8 165 Bobby Cattage PF  United States Auburn
9 188 Ken Ollie  United States Wyoming
10 207 Joe Merten  United States Wisconsin Eau-Claire

Roster

Regular season

Season standings

Midwest Division W L PCT GB
San Antonio Spurs 48 34 0.585
Denver Nuggets 46 36 0.561 2
Houston Rockets 46 36 0.561 2
Kansas City Kings 30 52 0.366 18
Dallas Mavericks 28 54 0.341 20
Utah Jazz 25 57 0.305 23
# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 c-Los Angeles Lakers 57 25 .695
2 y-San Antonio Spurs 48 34 .585 9
3 x-Seattle SuperSonics 52 30 .634 5
4 x-Denver Nuggets 46 36 .561 11
5 x-Phoenix Suns 46 36 .561 11
6 x-Houston Rockets 46 36 .561 11
7 Golden State Warriors 45 37 .549 12
8 Portland Trail Blazers 42 40 .512 15
9 Kansas City Kings 30 52 .366 27
10 Dallas Mavericks 28 54 .341 29
11 Utah Jazz 25 57 .305 32
12 San Diego Clippers 17 65 .207 40


z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log

Player statistics

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Bobby Cattage
Adrian Dantley
John Duren
Rickey Green
Darrell Griffith
James Hardy
Carl Nicks
Ben Poquette
Bill Robinzine
Danny Schayes
Jeff Wilkins
Howard Wood
Sam Worthen

Awards and records

Transactions

References

  1. ^ 1981-82 Utah Jazz