Arena: Brendan Byrne Arena ▪ Attendance: 530,801 (5th of 23)
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Transactions listed are from July 1, 1982 to June
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August 27, 1982
September 30, 1982
October 25, 1982
Waived Tony Brown.
November 10, 1982
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
February 6, 1983
March 25, 1983
Signed Bill Willoughby as a free agent.
April 6, 1983
Larry Brown resigns as Head Coach.
Appointed Bill Blair as Interim Head Coach.
April 8, 1983
Hired Stan Albeck as Head Coach.
April 15, 1983
Waived Jan Van Breda Kolff.
June 7, 1983
June 22, 1983
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).