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1982-83 New Jersey Nets Transactions

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Record: 49-33, Finished 3rd in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Larry Brown (47-29), Bill Blair (2-4)

PTS/G: 105.8 (18th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 103.0 (6th of 23)
SRS: 2.77 (8th of 23) ▪ Pace: 104.0 (8th of 23)
Off Rtg: 101.6 (19th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 98.9 (1st of 23)
Expected W-L: 49-33 (8th of 23)

Arena: Brendan Byrne Arena ▪ Attendance: 530,801 (5th of 23)

NBA 1983 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference First Round (0-2) versus New York Knicks  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1982 to June 30, 1983.
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August 27, 1982

Traded a 1983 1st round draft pick (Leo Rautins was later selected) to the Philadelphia 76ers for Darryl Dawkins.

September 30, 1982

Traded Ed Sherod to the New York Knicks for a 1983 3rd round draft pick (Bruce Kuczenski was later selected).

October 25, 1982

Waived Tony Brown.

November 10, 1982

Traded James Bailey to the Houston Rockets for a 1983 2nd round draft pick (Horace Owens was later selected) and a 1985 2nd round draft pick (Yvon Joseph was later selected).

Traded Phil Ford and a 1983 2nd round draft pick (Ted Kitchel was later selected) to the Milwaukee Bucks for Mickey Johnson and Fred Roberts. Milwaukee received the best of three 2nd round draft picks in 1983 (all owned by New Jersey).

December 6, 1982

Sam Lacey signed as a veteran free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers; received FROM_TRADE as compensation.

February 6, 1983

Traded Sleepy Floyd and Mickey Johnson to the Golden State Warriors for Micheal Ray Richardson.

March 25, 1983

Signed Bill Willoughby as a free agent.

April 15, 1983

Waived Jan Van Breda Kolff.

June 7, 1983

Signed Stan Albeck (coach) as a veteran free agent and sent Fred Roberts and a 1983 2nd round draft pick (Kevin Williams was later selected) to the San Antonio Spurs as compensation.

June 22, 1983

Traded Len Elmore to the New York Knicks for a 1984 2nd round draft pick (Tom Sluby was later selected).

June 28, 1983

Drafted Horace Owens in the 2nd round (44th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bruce Kuczenski in the 3rd round (59th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Barney Mines in the 4th round (87th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tyren Naulls in the 5th round (110th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Oscar Taylor in the 6th round (133rd pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Keith Bennett in the 7th round (156th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Joe Myers in the 8th round (179th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Kevin Black in the 9th round (201st pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Rich Simkus in the 10th round (222nd pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

June 29, 1983

Traded a 1986 2nd round draft pick (Milt Wagner was later selected) and a 1987 2nd round draft pick (Steve Alford was later selected) to the Dallas Mavericks for Dirk Minniefield and a 1987 2nd round draft pick (Andrew Kennedy was later selected).