1982 NBA Draft Pick Transactions

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Overall # Round # Team Transactions Player Drafted
Round 1
1 1-1
Cavaliers
Lakers

 

Traded Don Ford, 1980 first round pick (#22-Chad Kinch) to Cavaliers for Butch Lee, 1982 first round pick (#1-James Worthy) on 1980-02-15

  James Worthy
2 1-2
Clippers
  Terry Cummings
3 1-3
Jazz
  Dominique Wilkins
4 1-4
Mavericks
  Bill Garnett
5 1-5
Kings
  LaSalle Thompson
6 1-6
Knicks
  Trent Tucker
7 1-7
Bulls
  Quintin Dailey
8 1-8
Pacers
  Clark Kellogg
9 1-9
Pistons
  Cliff Levingston
10 1-10
Hawks
  Keith Edmonson
11 1-11
Blazers
  Lafayette Lever
12 1-12
Wizards
Pistons

 

Received 1980 first round pick (#13-Rickey Brown), 1982 first round pick (#12-John Bagley) from Bullets on 1979-07-12 as compensation for the Bullets signing of free agent Kevin Porter

Cavaliers

 

Traded Kenny Carr, Bill Laimbeer to Pistons for Phil Hubbard, Paul Mokeski, 1982 first round pick (#12-John Bagley), 1982 second round pick (#28-David Magley) on 1982-02-16

  John Bagley
13 1-13
Nets
  Eric "Sleepy" Floyd
14 1-14
Warriors
  Lester Conner
15 1-15
Nuggets
Suns

 

Traded Rich Kelley to Nuggets for 1982 first round pick (#15-David Thirdkill) on 1982-06-21

  David Thirdkill
16 1-16
Rockets
  Terry Teagle
17 1-17
Suns
Nets

 

Traded Rich Kelley to Suns for 1982 first round pick (#17-Brook Steppe), 1983 second round pick (#43-Pace Mannion) on 1980-02-15

Kings

 

Traded Sam Lacey to Nets for Mike Woodson, 1982 first round pick (more favorable of Lakers, Suns picks) (#17-Brook Steppe) on 1981-11-12

  Brook Steppe
18 1-18
Spurs
Blazers

 

Traded Ron Brewer to Spurs for Mike Gale, 1992 first round pick (#18-Ricky Pierce) on 1980-12-19

Pistons

 

Traded Kenny Carr to Blazers for 1982 first round pick (#18-Ricky Pierce) on 1982-06-23

  Ricky Pierce
19 1-19
Thunder
Nuggets

 

Traded David Thompson to Sonics for Bill Hanzlik, 1982 first round pick (#19-Rob Williams) on 1982-06-17 [Note: Wally Walker had originally been included in the trade instead of Hanzlik, but after an arbitrator ruled that a team could not trade a free agent's right of first refusal on 1982-07-16, the Sonics replaced him in the deal with Bill Hanzlik on 1982-07-20]

  Rob Williams
20 1-20
Bucks
  Paul Pressey
21 1-21
Lakers
Nets

 

Traded Eddie Jordan to Lakers for 1982 first round pick (#21-Eddie Phillips) on 1980-11-20

  Eddie Phillips
22 1-22
76ers
  Mark McNamara
23 1-23
Celtics
  Darren Tillis
Round 2
24 2-1
Cavaliers
Spurs

 

Traded James Silas, rights to Rich Yonakor to Cavaliers for 1982 second round pick (#24-Oliver Robinson), cash on 1981-06-16

  Oliver Robinson
25 2-2
Clippers
Wizards

 

Traded Steve Malovic to Clippers for 1982 second round pick (#25-Bryan Warrick), future considerations (?) on 1979-11-21

  Bryan Warrick
26 2-3
Jazz
Hawks

 

Traded Terry Furlow to Jazz for 1981 second round pick (#29-Eddie Johnson), 1982 second round pick (#26-Ricky Frazier), future considerations (?) on 1979-11-23

Bulls

 

Traded 1981 first round pick (#4-Al Wood), 1981 second round pick (#38-Clyde Bradshaw) to Hawks for 1981 first round pick (#6-Orlando Woolridge), 1982 second round pick (#26-Ricky Frazier), option to swap first round picks in 1982 (not exercised) on 1981-06-08

  Ricky Frazier
27 2-4
Mavericks
Bucks

 

Traded Pat Cummings to Mavericks for 1982 second round pick (#27-Fred Roberts) on 1982-06-28

  Fred Roberts
28 2-5
Kings
Pistons

 

Traded Larry Drew to Kings for 1982 second round pick (#28-David Magley), 1984 second round pick (#34-Tony Costner) on 1981-08-26

Cavaliers

 

Traded Kenny Carr, Bill Laimbeer to Pistons for Phil Hubbard, Paul Mokeski, 1982 first round pick (#12-John Bagley), 1982 second round pick (#28-David Magley) on 1982-02-16

  David Magley
29 2-6
Knicks
  Scott Hastings
30 2-7
Bulls
  Wallace Bryant
31 2-8
Pacers
Bulls

 

Traded Mike Olliver to Pacers for rights to Ray Blume, 1982 second round pick (#31-Rod Higgins) on 1981-06-10

  Rod Higgins
32 2-9
Pistons
Rockets

 

Traded Paul Mokeski to Pistons for 1982 second round pick (#32-Richard Anderson) on 1980-10-07

Clippers

 

Traded Joe Bryant, 1982 second round pick (#42-Jeff Taylor) to Rockets for 1982 second round pick (#32-Richard Anderson) on 1982-06-28

  Richard Anderson
33 2-10
Blazers
  Linton Townes
34 2-11
Hawks
Knicks

 

Agreed not to exercise their right of first refusal over restricted free agent Mike Glenn (who had recently signed an offer sheet with Hawks) in exchange for 1982 second round pick (#34-Vince Taylor) on 1982-10-26

  Vince Taylor
35 2-12
Wizards
Warriors

 

Traded John Lucas to Bullets for 1982 second round pick (#35-Derek Smith), 1984 second round pick (#30-Steve Burtt) on 1981-10-19

  Derek Smith
36 2-13
Nets
76ers

 

Traded Wilson Washington to Nets for future draft considerations (1979 #36-Clint Richardson) (1982 #36-Mitchell Anderson) (1983 #64-Claude Riley) on 1978-01-31

  Mitchell Anderson
37 2-14
Warriors
Blazers

 

Traded Mike Gale to Warriors for 1982 second round pick (#37-Audie Norris), 1985 second round pick (#25-Mike Smrek) on 1981-06-08

  Audie Norris
38 2-15
Rockets
Bulls

 

Traded rights to Calvin Garrett to Rockets for 1982 second round pick (#38-Wayne Sappleton) on 1980-06-10

 

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Warriors

 

Traded 1983 second round pick (#31-Glenn "Doc" Rivers) to Bulls for 1982 second round pick (#38-Wayne Sappleton) on 1982-06-23

  Wayne Sappleton
39 2-16
Suns
  Kevin Magee
40 2-17
Nuggets
Cavaliers

 

Traded Dave Robisch to Nuggets for Kim Hughes, 1981 third round pick (#55-Mickey Dillard), 1982 second round pick (#40-Guy Morgan), future considerations (?) on 1980-10-30

Pacers

 

Agreed not to exercise their right of first refusal over restricted free agent James Edwards (who had recently signed an offer sheet with Cavaliers) for 1981 second round pick (#36-Ray Blume), 1982 second round pick (#40-Guy Morgan) on 1981-06-08

  Guy Morgan
41 2-18
Spurs
Wizards

 

Traded Dave Corzine to Spurs for 1981 second round pick (#41-Claude Gregory), 1982 second round pick (#41-Dwight Anderson) on 1980-09-26

    Dwight Anderson
42 2-19
Thunder
Clippers

 

Traded Phil Smith to Sonics for Armond Hill, 1982 second round pick (#42-Jeff Taylor), cash on 1982-02-12

Rockets

 

Traded 1982 second round pick (#32-Richard Anderson) to Clippers for Joe Bryant, 1982 second round pick (#42-Jeff Taylor) on 1982-06-28

  Jeff Taylor
43 2-20
Bucks
Pacers

 

Traded Mickey Johnson to Bucks for George Johnson, second round pick (1982 #43-Jose Slaughter) on 1980-09-11

Suns

 

Traded Don Buse to Pacers for 1981 second round pick (#37-Al Leslie), 1982 second round pick (#43-Jose Slaughter) on 1980-11-25

Pacers

 

Traded Dudley Bradley to Suns for 1981 second round pick (#37-Al Leslie), 1982 second round pick (#43-Jose Slaughter) on 1981-06-08

Jose Slaughter
44 2-21
Lakers
Wizards

 

Agreed not to exercise their right of first refusal over restricted free agent Mitch Kupchak (who had recently signed an offer sheet with the Lakers) for Jim Chones, Brad Holland, 1982 second round pick (#44-Mike Gibson), 1983 first round pick (#22-Randy Wittman) on 1981-08-05

  Mike Gibson
45 2-22
76ers
  Russ Schoene
46 2-23
Celtics
  Tony Guy
Round 3
47 3-1
Cavaliers
  Michael Wilson
48 3-2
Clippers
  Craig Hodges
49 3-3
Jazz
  Steve Trumbo
50 3-4
Mavericks
  Corny Thompson
51 3-5
Kings
  Jim Johnstone
52 3-6
Knicks
  Dan Caldwell
53 3-7
Bulls
  Tyrone Adams
54 3-8
Pacers
Lakers

 

Traded Butch Carter to Pacers for third round pick (1982 #54-Willie Jones) on 1981-10-15

  Willie Jones
55 3-9
Pistons
Jazz

 

Traded Jeff Judkins to Pistons for 1982 third round pick (#55-Jerry Eaves), future considerations (?) on 1981-10-01

  Jerry Eaves
56 3-10
Hawks
  Joe Kopicki
57 3-11
Blazers
Knicks

 

Traded the rights to Tom Barker to Blazers in exchange for a 1982 third round pick (#57-Craig Tucker) on 1981-08-04

  Craig Tucker
58 3-12
Wizards
  Mike Largey
59 3-13
Nets
  Jimmy Black
60 3-14
Warriors
  Chris Engler
61 3-15
Suns
  Charles Pittman
62 3-16
Nuggets
  Roylin Bond
63 3-17
Rockets
  Chuck Nevitt
64 3-18
Spurs
  Willie Redden
65 3-19
Thunder
  John Greig
66 3-20
Bucks
Blazers

 

Traded Geoff Crompton to Bucks for a 1982 third round pick (#66-Phillip Lockett) on 1981-09-24

  Phillip Lockett
67 3-21
Lakers
  Mike Hackett
68 3-22
76ers
  Dale Solomon
69 3-23
Celtics
  Perry Moss
Round 4
70 4-1
Cavaliers
  Reggie Hannah
71 4-2
Clippers
  Darius Clemons
72 4-3
Jazz
  Mark Eaton
73 4-4
Mavericks
  Rudy Woods
74 4-5
Kings
  Mike Sanders
75 4-6
Knicks
  Norm Anchrum
76 4-7
Bulls
  Chuck Aleksinas
77 4-8
Pacers
  Jeff Jones
78 4-9
Pistons
  Walker Russell
79 4-10
Blazers
  Eric Smith
80 4-11
Hawks
Nets

 

Traded Rory Sparrow to Hawks for fourth round pick (1982 #80-James Griffin) on 1981-08-12

  James Griffin
81 4-12
Wizards
  Dino Gregory
82 4-13
Nets
  Tony Brown
83 4-14
Warriors
  Ken Stancell
84 4-15
Nuggets
  Alford Turner
85 4-16
Rockets
  Andre Gaddy
86 4-17
Suns
  Rory White
87 4-18
Spurs
  Tony Grier
88 4-19
Thunder
  Ken Owens
89 4-20
Bucks
  Jerry Beck
90 4-21
Lakers
  Craig McCormick
91 4-22
76ers
  Bruce Atkins
92 4-23
Celtics
  Greg Stewart
Round 5
93 5-1
Cavaliers
  Terry White
94 5-2
Clippers
  Gary Carter
95 5-3
Jazz
  Mike McKay
96 5-4
Mavericks
  Ken Arnold
97 5-5
Kings
  Ken Simpson
98 5-6
Knicks
  Aaron Howard
99 5-7
Bulls
  Rubin Jackson
100 5-8
Pacers
  Rich DiBenedetto
101 5-9
Pistons
  John Ebeling
102 5-10
Hawks
  Mark Hall
103 5-11
Blazers
  Cherokee Rhone
104 5-12
Wizards
  Clarence Dickerson
105 5-13
Nets
  Chris Giles
106 5-14
Warriors
  Albert Irving
107 5-15
Rockets
  Jeff Schneider
108 5-16
Suns
  Marvin McCrary
109 5-17
Nuggets
  Bill Duffy
110 5-18
Spurs
  Clarence Swannegan
111 5-19
Thunder
  Rod Camp
112 5-20
Bucks
Wizards

 

Agreed not to exercise their right of first refusal over restricted free agent Bob Dandridge (who had recently signed an offer sheet with the Bucks) for 1982 fifth round pick (#112-Jerry Davis), cash on 1981-11-02

  Jerry Davis
113 5-21
Lakers
  Howard McNeill
114 5-22
76ers
  Donald Mason
115 5-23
Celtics
  William Brown
Round 6
116 6-1
Cavaliers
  Vince Reynolds
117 6-2
Clippers
  Eric Marbury
118 6-3
Jazz
  Alvin Jackson
119 6-4
Mavericks
  Wayne Waggoner
120 6-5
Kings
  Poncho Wright
121 6-6
Knicks
  Mike Kanieski
122 6-7
Bulls
  B.B. Fontenet
123 6-8
Pacers
  Jeff Clark
124 6-9
Pistons
  Gary Holmes
125 6-10
Blazers
  Leo Cunningham
126 6-11
Hawks
  Jay Bruchak
127 6-12
Wizards
  Byron Williams
128 6-13
Nets
  Mel Daniel
129 6-14
Warriors
  David Vann
130 6-15
Suns
  Jake Bethany
131 6-16
Nuggets
  Chris Brust
132 6-17
Rockets
  Don Wilson
133 6-18
Spurs
  Jaime Pena
134 6-19
Thunder
  Bobby Potts
135 6-20
Bucks
  Tony Carr
136 6-21
Lakers
  Lynden Rose
137 6-22
76ers
  Kevin Boyle
138 6-23
Celtics
  John Schweitz
Round 7
139 7-1
Cavaliers
  Randy Reed
140 7-2
Clippers
  Ed Hughes
141 7-3
Jazz
  Thad Gardner
142 7-4
Mavericks
  Bob Grady
143 7-5
Kings
  Perry Range
144 7-6
Knicks
  Phil Seymore
145 7-7
Bulls
  Chuck Verderber
146 7-8
Pacers
  Brad Leaf
147 7-9
Pistons
  Dean Marquardt
148 7-10
Hawks
  Horace Wyatt
149 7-11
Blazers
  Terry Long
150 7-12
Wizards
  Wendell Gibson
151 7-13
Nets
  Tony Anderson
152 7-14
Warriors
  Matt Waldron
153 7-15
Nuggets
  Jeb Barlow
154 7-16
Rockets
  Mike Helms
155 7-17
Suns
  Phil Ward
156 7-18
Spurs
  Delonte Taylor
157 7-19
Thunder
  Allen Rayhorn
158 7-20
Bucks
  Bobby Austin
159 7-21
Lakers
  Maurice Williams
160 7-22
76ers
  Keith Hilliard
161 7-23
Celtics
  Phil Collins
Round 8
162 8-1
Cavaliers
  Monty Knight
163 8-2
Clippers
  Jacques Tuz
164 8-3
Jazz
  Rick Campbell
165 8-4
Mavericks
  Keith Peterson
166 8-5
Kings
  Ed Nealy
167 8-6
Knicks
  Dan Terwilliger
168 8-7
Bulls
  Mike Burns
169 8-8
Pacers
  Donald Reese
170 8-9
Pistons
  Brian Nyenhuis
171 8-10
Blazers
  Dave Porter
172 8-11
Hawks
  James Ratiff
173 8-12
Wizards
  Ken Luck
174 8-13
Nets
  Otis Jackson
175 8-14
Warriors
  Mark King
176 8-15
Rockets
  Dan Callandrillo
177 8-16
Suns
  Rick Elrod
178 8-17
Nuggets
  Donny Speer
179 8-18
Spurs
  Chris Faggi
180 8-19
Thunder
  Steve Burks
181 8-20
Bucks
  Bryan Leonard
182 8-21
Lakers
  Micah Blunt
183 8-22
76ers
  Donald Seals
184 8-23
Celtics
  Ed Spriggs
Round 9
185 9-1
Cavaliers
  Tony Hafley
186 9-2
Clippers
  John Hegwood
187 9-3
Jazz
  Riley Clarida
188 9-4
Mavericks
  Ralph McPherson
189 9-5
Kings
  Jack Moore
190 9-6
Knicks
  Merle Scott
191 9-7
Bulls
  Skip Dillard
192 9-8
Pacers
  Mike Scearce
193 9-9
Pistons
  Kevin Smith
194 9-10
Hawks
  Pierre Bland
195 9-11
Blazers
  Mark Dearborn
196 9-12
Wizards
  James Terry
197 9-13
Nets
  Gary Johnson
198 9-14
Warriors
  Nick Morken
199 9-15
Suns
  Ken Lyles
200 9-16
Nuggets
  Dean Sears
201 9-17
Spurs
  Harry O'Brien
202 9-18
Bucks
  Robert Tate
203 9-19
Lakers
  Tim Byrne
204 9-20
76ers
  George Melton
205 9-21
Celtics
  Panayoti Giannakis
Round 10
206 10-1
Cavaliers
  Durand Walker
207 10-2
Clippers
  Daryl Stovall
208 10-3
Jazz
  Michael Edwards
209 10-4
Mavericks
  Albert Culton
210 10-5
Kings
  Robert Estes
211 10-6
Knicks
  John Leonard
212 10-7
Bulls
  Tony Britto
213 10-8
Pacers
  Craig Summers
214 10-9
Pistons
  David Coulthard
215 10-10
Blazers
  Grant Taylor
216 10-11
Hawks
  Ronnie McAdoo
217 10-12
Wizards
  Donald Sinclair
218 10-13
Nets
  Sean Tuohy
219 10-14
Warriors
  Randy Whieldon
220 10-15
Nuggets
  Mike Phillips
221 10-16
Suns
  Dale Wilkinson
222 10-17
Spurs
  Keith White
223 10-18
Bucks
  Bob Coenen
224 10-19
76ers
  Randy Burkert
225 10-20
Celtics
  Landon Turner