1981–82 San Antonio Spurs season

The 1981–82 NBA season was the Spurs' sixth season in the NBA and 15th season as a franchise. George Gervin was the winner of a fourth scoring title in five years with 32.3 points per game. The Spurs won their second straight division title with a record of 48-34. In the playoffs the Spurs beat the Seattle SuperSonics in 5 games. In the Western Finals, the Spurs would be swept in 4 straight by the Los Angeles Lakers.

Draft picks

Roster

Roster listing
1981–82 San Antonio Spurs roster
PlayersCoaches
Pos.No.NameHeightWeightDOB (YYYY-MM-DD)From
SF20Banks, Gene6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)215 lb (98 kg)1959-05-15Duke
PG23Bratz, Mike6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)185 lb (84 kg)1955-10-17Stanford
C40Corzine, Dave6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)250 lb (113 kg)1956-04-25DePaul
G/F44Gervin, George6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)180 lb (82 kg)1952-04-27Eastern Michigan
PF30Griffin, Paul Injured6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)205 lb (93 kg)1954-01-20Western Michigan
C52Johnson, George6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)205 lb (93 kg)1948-12-18Dillard
PF24Lambert, John6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)225 lb (102 kg)1953-01-14Southern California
SF34Mitchell, Mike6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)215 lb (98 kg)1956-01-01Auburn
PG00Moore, Johnny6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)175 lb (79 kg)1958-03-03Texas
PF53Olberding, Mark6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)225 lb (102 kg)1956-04-21Minnesota
SG21Phegley, Roger6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)205 lb (93 kg)1956-10-16Bradley
SF15Rains, Ed6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)190 lb (86 kg)1956-12-24North Alabama
PF43Yonakor, Rich6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)220 lb (100 kg)1958-10-03North Carolina
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Last transaction: March 29, 1982

Regular season

Season Standings



Record vs. opponents

Game log

Regular season

1981–82 game log
Total: 48–34 (Home: 29–12; Road: 19–22)
1981–82 schedule

Playoffs

1982 playoff game log
1982 schedule

Playoffs

West First Round

The Spurs had a first round bye.

West Conference Semifinals

(2) San Antonio Spurs vs. (3) Seattle SuperSonics: Spurs win series 4-1

  • Game 1 @ Seattle: San Antonio 95, Seattle 93
  • Game 2 @ Seattle: Seattle 114, San Antonio 99
  • Game 3 @ San Antonio: San Antonio 99, Seattle 97
  • Game 4 @ San Antonio: San Antonio 115, Seattle 113
  • Game 5 @ Seattle: San Antonio 109, Seattle 103

West Conference Finals

(1) Los Angeles Lakers vs. (2) San Antonio Spurs: Lakers win series 4-0

  • Game 1 @ Los Angeles: Los Angeles 128, San Antonio 117
  • Game 2 @ Los Angeles: Los Angeles 110, San Antonio 101
  • Game 3 @ San Antonio: Los Angeles 118, San Antonio 108
  • Game 4 @ San Antonio: Los Angeles 128, San Antonio 123

Player stats

Legend
  GPGames played  GS Games started MPG Minutes per game
 FG% Field-goal percentage 3P% 3-point field-goal percentage FT% Free-throw percentage
 RPG Rebounds per game APG Assists per game SPG Steals per game
 BPG Blocks per game PPG Points per game

Season

Playoffs

Awards and honors

Transactions

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