1983 NBA Draft Pick Transactions

June 28, 1983

[I] = players who were later ruled ineligible by the NBA

yellow = data that is incomplete or uncertain

Overall # Round # Team Transactions Player Drafted
Round 1
1 1-1
Rockets
  Ralph Sampson
2 1-2
Pacers
  Steve Stipanovich
3 1-3
Cavaliers
76ers

 

Traded • Terry Furlow to Cavaliers for • 1981 first round pick (#4-Al Wood) • 1983 first round pick (#3-Rodney McCray) on 1977-10-03

Rockets

 

Traded • Moses Malone to 76ers for • Caldwell Jones • 1983 first round pick (#3-Rodney McCray) on 1982-09-15

  Rodney McCray
4 1-4
Clippers
  Byron Scott
5 1-5
Bulls
  Sidney Green
6 1-6
Warriors
  Russell Cross
7 1-7
Jazz
  Thurl Bailey
8 1-8
Pistons
  Antoine Carr
9 1-9
Mavericks
  Dale Ellis
10 1-10
Wizards
  Jeff Malone
11 1-11
Hawks
Cavaliers

 

Traded • Terry Furlow to Hawks for • Butch Lee • future considerations (1983 first round pick (#11-Derek Harper)) on 1979-01-31

Mavericks

 

Traded • Richard Washington • Jerome Whitehead to Cavaliers for • Bill Robinzine • 1983 first round pick (#11-Derek Harper) • 1986 first round pick (#7-Roy Tarpley) on 1980-10-30

  Derek Harper
12 1-12
Knicks
  Darrell Walker
13 1-13
Kings
  Ennis Whatley
14 1-14
Nuggets
Blazers

 

Traded • T.R. Dunn • Nuggets option to swap 1983 first round picks (#15-Howard Carter) to Nuggets for • Nuggets option to swap 1983 first round picks (#14-Clyde Drexler) • 1984 second round pick (#33-Steve Colter) on 1980-08-15

  Clyde Drexler
15 1-15
Blazers
Nuggets

 

Traded • Nuggets option to swap 1983 first round picks (#14-Clyde Drexler) • 1984 second round pick (#33-Steve Colter) to Blazers for • T.R. Dunn • Nuggets option to swap 1983 first round picks (#15-Howard Carter) on 1980-08-15

  Howard Carter
16 1-16
Thunder
  Jon Sundvold
17 1-17
Nets
76ers

 

Traded • Darryl Dawkins to Nets for • 1983 first round pick (#17-Leo Rautins) • $700K cash on 1982-08-27

  Leo Rautins
18 1-18
Bucks
  Randy Breuer
19 1-19
Spurs
  John Paxson
20 1-20
Suns
Cavaliers

 

Traded • James Edwards • 1983 first round pick (#21-Greg Kite) to Suns for • Jeff Cook • 1983 first round pick (#20-Roy Hinson) • 1983 third round pick (#67-Derrick Hord) • cash on 1983-02-07

  Roy Hinson
21 1-21
Celtics
Cavaliers

 

Traded • Scott Wedman to Celtics for • Darren Tillis • 1983 first round pick (#21-Greg Kite) • cash on 1983-01-14

Suns

 

Traded • Jeff Cook • 1983 first round pick (#20-Roy Hinson) • 1983 third round pick (#67-Derrick Hord) • cash to Cavaliers for • James Edwards • 1983 first round pick (#21-Greg Kite) on 1983-02-07

Celtics

 

Traded • Rick Robey • 1983 second round pick (#28-Rod Foster) • 1983 second round pick (#45-Paul Williams) to Suns for • Dennis Johnson • 1983 first round pick (#21-Greg Kite) • 1983 third round pick (#52-Winfred King) on 1983-06-27

Greg Kite
22 1-22
Lakers
Wizards

 

Agreed not to exercise right of first refusal on veteran free agent Mitch Kupchak for • Jim Chones • Brad Holland • 1982 second round pick (#44-Mike Gibson) • 1983 first round pick (#22-Randy Wittman) on 1981-08-05

  Randy Wittman
23 1-23
76ers
Pacers

 

Traded • Clemon Johnson • 1984 third round pick (#48-James Banks) to 76ers for • Russ Schoene • 1983 first round pick (#23-Mitchell Wiggins) • 1984 second round pick (#29-Stuart Gray) on 1983-02-15

  Mitchell Wiggins
24 1-24
Cavaliers
Bonus pick granted by NBA, in exchange for approximately $500,000, as compensation for previous owner Ted Stepian having traded away so many future first round picks   Stewart Granger
Round 2
25 2-1
Rockets
Wizards

 

Traded • Elvin Hayes to Rockets for • 1981 second round pick (#35-Charles Davis • 1983 second round pick (#25-Sidney Lowe) on 1981-06-08

Bulls

 

Agreed not to exercise their right of first refusal on restricted free agent Ricky Sobers in exchange for • 1983 second round pick (#25-Sidney Lowe) • 1985 second round pick (#35-Tyrone Corbin) on 1983-01-24

  Sidney Lowe
26 2-2
Pacers
  Leroy Combs
27 2-3
Cavaliers
  John Garris
28 2-4
Clippers
Celtics

 

Traded • Kevin Kunnert • Kermit Washington • rights to Freeman Williams • future considerations (Sidney Wicks on 08-15) to Clippers for • Nate Archibald • Marvin Barnes • Billy Knight • 1981 second round pick (#31-Danny Ainge) • 1983 second round pick (#28-Rod Foster) on 1978-07-07

Suns

 

Traded • Dennis Johnson • 1983 first round pick (#21-Greg Kite) • 1983 third round pick (#52-Winfred King) to Celtics for • Rick Robey • 1983 second round pick (#28-Rod Foster) • 1983 second round pick (#45-Paul Williams) on 1983-06-27

  Rod Foster
29 2-5
Bulls
  Larry Micheaux
30 2-6
Jazz
Mavericks

 

Traded • Billy McKinney to Jazz for • 1983 second round pick (#30-Mark West) • future considerations (1984 second round pick (#40-Anthony Teachey)) on 1980-09-11

  Mark West
31 2-7
Warriors
Bulls

 

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

Hawks

 

Received • 1983 second round pick (#31-Glenn "Doc" Rivers) from Bulls on 1983-06-07 as compensation for head coach Kevin Loughery

  Glenn "Doc" Rivers
32 2-8
Pistons
Wizards

 

Received • 1981 third round pick (#48-Mike Ferrara) • 1983 second round pick (#32-Michael Britt) from Pistons on 1980-11-12 as compensation for free agent Larry Wright

  Michael Britt
33 2-9
Mavericks
  Dirk Minniefield
34 2-10
Wizards
  Guy Williams
35 2-11
Hawks
Spurs

 

Traded • George Johnson to Hawks for • Jim Johnstone • 1983 second round pick (#35-Darrell Lockhart) • 1985 second round pick (#31-Manute Bol) on 1982-09-27

  Darrell Lockhart
36 2-12
Knicks
Pacers

 

Received • 1983 second round pick (#36-Carlton "Scooter" McCray) • cash from Knicks on 1982-10-22 as compensation for free agent Louis Orr

Cavaliers

 

Traded • Brad Branson to Pacers for • 1983 second round pick (#36-Carlton "Scooter" McCray) on 1982-10-25

Thunder

 

Traded • Lonnie Shelton to Cavaliers for • 1983 second round pick (#36-Carlton "Scooter" McCray) • cash (believed to be ~$500K) on 1983-06-27

Carlton "Scooter" McCray
37 2-13
Nuggets
  David Russell
38 2-14
Kings
  Chris McNealy
39 2-15
Blazers
  Granville Waiters
40 2-16
Thunder
Hawks

 

Traded • Armond Hill to Sonics for • 1983 second round pick (#40-Jim Thomas) • 1984 second round pick (#37-Ben Coleman) • cash on 1980-12-02

Pacers

 

Traded • Johnny Davis to Hawks for • 1983 second round pick (#40-Jim Thomas) • cash on 1982-12-31

  Jim Thomas
41 2-17
Nets
Bucks

 

Traded • Wallace "Mickey" Johnson • rights to Fred Roberts to Nets for • Phil Ford • 1983 second round pick (most favorable of Nets picks) (#41-Ted Kitchel) on 1982-11-10

  Ted Kitchel
42 2-18
Bucks
  Mike Davis
43 2-19
Suns
Nets

 

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

Warriors

 

Traded • rights to Wayne Sappleton to Nets for • 1983 second round pick (#43-Pace Mannion) on 1982-06-29

  Pace Mannion
44 2-20
Spurs
Rockets

 

Agreed to waive their right of first refusal on restricted free agent Mike Dunleavy (who had recently signed an offer sheet with Spurs) in exchange for • 1983 second round pick (#44-Horace Owens) on 1982-10-16

Nets

 

Traded • James Bailey to Rockets for • 1983 second round pick (#44-Horace Owens) • 1985 second round pick (#36-Yvon Joseph) on 1982-11-10

  Horace Owens
45 2-21
Celtics
Suns

 

Traded • Dennis Johnson • 1983 first round pick (#21-Greg Kite) • 1983 third round pick (#52-Winfred King) to Celtics for • Rick Robey • 1983 second round pick (#28-Rod Foster) • 1983 second round pick (#45-Paul Williams) on 1983-06-27

  Paul Williams
46 2-22
Lakers
Nets

 

Traded Bob McAdoo to Lakers for 1983 second round pick (#46-Kevin Williams), cash on 1981-12-24

 

Traded • Bob McAdoo to Lakers for • 1983 second round pick (#46-Kevin Williams) • cash on 1981-12-24

Spurs

 

Agreed to release head coach Stan Albeck from his contract thus allowing Nets to sign him as their head coach in exchange for • rights to Fred Roberts • 1983 second round pick (#46-Kevin Williams) • cash on 1983-06-07

  Kevin Williams
47 2-23
76ers
  Ken Lyons
Round 3
48 3-1
Rockets
  Craig Ehlo
49 3-2
Pacers
  Greg Jones
50 3-3
Cavaliers
  Paul Thompson
51 3-4
Clippers
Suns

 

Received • 1981 third round pick (#62-Sam Clancy) • 1983 third round pick (#51-Derek Whittenburg) from Clippers on 1981-02-03 as compensation for free agent Garfield Heard

  Derek Whittenburg
52 3-5
Bulls
Suns

 

Traded • Suns agreed to waive their right of first refusal on veteran free agent Dudley Bradley to Bulls for • 1983 third round pick (#52-Winfred King) on 1982-10-02

Celtics

 

Traded • Rick Robey • 1983 second round pick (#28-Rod Foster) • 1983 second round pick (#45-Paul Williams) to Suns for • Dennis Johnson • 1983 first round pick (#21-Greg Kite) • 1983 third round pick (#52-Winfred King) on 1983-06-27

 

Winfred King
53 3-6
Warriors
  Michael Holton
54 3-7
Jazz
  Bobby Hansen
55 3-8
Pistons
  Erich Santifer
56 3-9
Mavericks
Cavaliers

 

Traded • Chad Kinch • 1985 first round pick (#8-Detlef Schrempf) to Mavericks for • Geoff Huston • 1983 third round pick (#56-Larry Anderson) on 1981-02-07

  Larry Anderson
57 3-10
Wizards
  Darren Daye
58 3-11
Hawks
  John Pinone
59 3-12
Knicks
Nets

 

Traded • Ed Sherod to Knicks for • 1983 third round pick (#59-Bruce Kuczenski) on 1982-09-30

  Bruce Kuczenski
60 3-13
Kings
  Steve Harriel
61 3-14
Nuggets
  David Little
62 3-15
Blazers
  Tom Piotrowski
63 3-16
Thunder
  Frank Burnell
64 3-17
Nets
76ers

 

Traded • Wilson Washington to Nets for • 1979 second round pick (#36-Clint Richardson) • 1982 second round pick (#36-Mitchell "J.J." Anderson) • 1983 third round pick (#64-Claude Riley) on 1978-01-31

  Claude Riley
65 3-18
Bucks
  Billy Goodwin
66 3-19
Spurs
Cavaliers

 

Traded • Mike Bratz to Spurs for • 1983 third round pick (#66-Les Craft) on 1981-10-28

  Les Craft
67 3-20
Suns
Cavaliers

 

Traded • James Edwards • 1983 first round pick (#21-Greg Kite) to Suns for • Jeff Cook • 1983 first round pick (#20-Roy Hinson) • 1983 third round pick (#67-Derrick Hord) • cash on 1983-02-07

  Derrick Hord
68 3-21
Celtics
  Craig Robinson
69 3-22
Lakers
  Orlando Phillips
70 3-23
76ers
  Dan Ruland
Round 4
71 4-1
Rockets
  Darrell Browder
72 4-2
Pacers
  Terry Fair
73 4-3
Cavaliers
  Dwight Jones
74 4-4
Clippers
76ers

 

Traded • Lionel Hollins to Clippers for • 1983 fourth round pick (#74-Kalpatrick Wells) • 1984 second round pick (#29-Stuart Gray) on 1982-10-27

  Kalpatrick Wells
75 4-5
Bulls
  Ron Crevier
76 4-6
Jazz
  Doug Arnold
77 4-7
Warriors
  Pete Thibeaux
78 4-8
Pistons
  Steve Bouchie
79 4-9
Mavericks
  Johnny Martin
80 4-10
Wizards
  Dan Gay
81 4-11
Hawks
  Harry Kelley
82 4-12
Knicks
  Mark Jones
83 4-13
Nuggets
  York Gross
84 4-14
Kings
  Mike Jackson
85 4-15
Blazers
  Tim Dunham
86 4-16
Thunder
  Pete DeBisschop
87 4-17
Nets
  Barney Mines
88 4-18
Bucks
  Mark Nickens
89 4-19
Suns
  Sam Mosley
90 4-20
Spurs
Bulls

 

Traded • rights to restricted free agent Coby Dietrick to Spurs for • 1983 fourth round pick (#90-Brant Weidner) on 1983-01-18

 

Spurs signed Dietrick as a free agent and the Bulls received the pick as compensation per Spurs media guide.

Spurs

 

Traded • rights to restricted free agent Mike Bratz to Bulls for • 1983 fourth round pick (#90-Brant Weidner) on 1983-03-08

  Brant Weidner
91 4-21
Celtics
  Carlos Clark
92 4-22
Lakers
  Terry Lewis
93 4-23
76ers
  Craig Robinson
Round 5
94 5-1
Rockets
  Chuck Barnett
95 5-2
Pacers
  Roger Stieg
96 5-3
Cavaliers
  Chris Logan
97 5-4
Clippers
  Manute Bol (later declared ineligible)
98 5-5
Bulls
  Tim Andree
99 5-6
Warriors
  Greg Hines
100 5-7
Jazz
  Mark Clark
101 5-8
Pistons
  Ken Austin
102 5-9
Mavericks
  Jim Lampley
103 5-10
Wizards
  Robin Dixon
104 5-11
Hawks
  Charles Jones
105 5-12
Knicks
  Troy Lee Mikell
106 5-13
Kings
  Lorenza Andrews
107 5-14
Nuggets
  James Braddock
108 5-15
Blazers
  Gary Monroe
109 5-16
Thunder
  Brad Watson
110 5-17
Nets
  Tyren Naulls
111 5-18
Bucks
  Mark Petteway
112 5-19
Spurs
  Jeff Pehl
113 5-20
Suns
  Rick Lamb
114 5-21
Celtics
  Bob Reitz
115 5-22
Lakers
  Danny Dixon
116 5-23
76ers
  Mike Milligan
Round 6
117 6-1
Rockets
  Jim Stack
118 6-2
Pacers
  Cliff Pruitt
119 6-3
Cavaliers
  Mel McLaughlin
120 6-4
Clippers
Bucks

 

Traded • Robert Smith to Clippers for • 1983 sixth round pick (#120-Russell Todd) on 1982-10-15

  Russell Todd
121 6-5
Bulls
  Ernest Patterson
122 6-6
Jazz
  Fred Gilliam
123 6-7
Warriors
  Tom Heywood
124 6-8
Pistons
  Derek Perry
125 6-9
Mavericks
  Billy Allen
126 6-10
Wizards
  Donald Carroll
127 6-11
Hawks
  Tom Bethea
128 6-12
Knicks
  Tony Simms
129 6-13
Nuggets
  Glenn Green
130 6-14
Kings
  Alvis Rogers
131 6-15
Blazers
  Derrick Pope
132 6-16
Thunder
  Tony Wilson
133 6-17
Nets
  Oscar Taylor
134 6-18
Bucks
  Charles Hurt
135 6-19
Suns
  Edward Bona
136 6-20
Spurs
  Ricky Hooker
137 6-21
Celtics
  Paul Atkins
138 6-22
Lakers
  Mark Steele
139 6-23
76ers
  Sedale Threatt
Round 7
140 7-1
Rockets
  Brian Kellerman
141 7-2
Pacers
  Tony Brown
142 7-3
Cavaliers
  John Columbo
143 7-4
Clippers
  Dan Evans
144 7-5
Bulls
  Jacque Hill
145 7-6
Warriors
  Peter Williams
146 7-7
Jazz
  Joe Kazanowski
147 7-8
Pistons
  Rob Gonzalez
148 7-9
Mavericks
  Terrell Schlundt
149 7-10
Wizards
  Danny Womack
150 7-11
Hawks
  Lex Drum
151 7-12
Knicks
  Desi Barimore
152 7-13
Kings
  Dane Suttle
153 7-14
Nuggets
  Maurice McDaniel
154 7-15
Blazers
  Paul Little
155 7-16
Thunder
  Tony Gattis
156 7-17
Nets
  Keith Bennett
157 7-18
Bucks
  Anthony Hicks
158 7-19
Spurs
  Keith Williams
159 7-20
Suns
  Fred Brown
160 7-21
Celtics
  Roy Jackson
161 7-22
Lakers
  Ricky Mixon
162 7-23
76ers
  Tony Bruin
Round 8
163 8-1
Rockets
  Jeff Bolding
164 8-2
Pacers
  Ray McCallum
165 8-3
Cavaliers
  Larry Tucker
166 8-4
Clippers
  Mark Gannon
167 8-5
Bulls
  Terry Bradley
168 8-6
Jazz
  Michael McCombs
169 8-7
Warriors
  Doug Harris
170 8-8
Pistons
  George Wenzel
171 8-9
Mavericks
  Bill Sadler
172 8-10
Wizards
  Bernard Perry
173 8-11
Hawks
  George Thomas
174 8-12
Knicks
  Mike Lang
175 8-13
Nuggets
  Cliff Tribus
176 8-14
Kings
  Preston Neumayr
177 8-15
Blazers
  Frank Smith
178 8-16
Thunder
  Ray Smith
179 8-17
Nets
  Joe Myers
180 8-18
Bucks
  Brett Burkholder
181 8-19
Suns
  Mike Mulquin
182 8-20
Spurs
  Norville Brown
183 8-21
Celtics
  Trent Johnson
184 8-22
76ers
  Gordon Austin
Round 9
185 9-1
Rockets
  James Campbell
186 9-2
Pacers
  Lynn Mitchem
187 9-3
Cavaliers
  Joe Brown
188 9-4
Clippers
  David Maxwell
189 9-5
Bulls
  Ray Orange
190 9-6
Warriors
  Greg Goorjiam
191 9-7
Jazz
  Ron Webb
192 9-8
Pistons
  Marlow McLain
193 9-9
Mavericks
  Sherrod Arnold
194 9-10
Wizards
  Ricky Moreland
195 9-11
Hawks
  Wil Kotchery
196 9-12
Knicks
  Charles Jones
197 9-13
Kings
  Bernard Hill
198 9-14
Nuggets
  Bobby Van Noy
199 9-15
Blazers
  Phil Hopson
200 9-16
Thunder
  Tony Washington
201 9-17
Nets
  Kevin Black
202 9-18
Bucks
  Bill Varner
203 9-19
Spurs
  Gary Gaspard
204 9-20
Suns
  Joe Dykstra
205 9-21
Celtics
  John Rice
206 9-22
76ers
  Charles Fisher
Round 10
207 10-1
Rockets
  Darrell Johnson [I]
208 10-2
Pacers
  Mark Smed
209 10-3
Cavaliers
  Jon Hanley
210 10-4
Clippers
  Keith Smith
211 10-5
Bulls
  Tom Emma
212 10-6
Jazz
  Odell Mosteller
213 10-7
Warriors
  Michael Zeno
214 10-8
Pistons
  Ike Person
215 10-9
Mavericks
  Clyde Corley
216 10-10
Wizards
  Isiah Singletary
217 10-11
Hawks
  Ronnie Carr
218 10-12
Knicks
  Bernard Randolph
219 10-13
Nuggets
  Cleveland McCrae
220 10-14
Kings
  Aaron Haskins
221 10-15
Blazers
  Russ Christianson
222 10-16
Thunder
  David Binion
223 10-17
Nets
  Rich Simkus
224 10-18
Bucks
  Bob Kelly
225 10-19
Suns
  Bo Overton
226 10-20
Spurs
  Lamar Heard
227 10-23
Celtics
  Andy Kupec
228 10-24
76ers
  Norm Horvitz [I]