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1982-83 Phoenix Suns Transactions

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Record: 53-29, Finished 2nd in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John MacLeod (53-29)

PTS/G: 107.0 (16th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 102.0 (3rd of 23)
SRS: 4.61 (4th of 23) ▪ Pace: 101.6 (17th of 23)
Off Rtg: 105.1 (12th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 100.1 (4th of 23)
Expected W-L: 54-28 (4th of 23)

Arena: Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum ▪ Attendance: 465,603 (10th of 23)

NBA 1983 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference First Round (1-2) versus Denver Nuggets  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1982 to June 30, 1983.
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July 7, 1982

Traded Truck Robinson to the New York Knicks for Maurice Lucas.

October 2, 1982

Dudley Bradley signed as a veteran free agent with the Chicago Bulls; received FROM_TRADE as compensation.

December 21, 1982

Waived Craig Dykema.

February 7, 1983

Signed Charles Pittman as a free agent.

Traded Jeff Cook, a 1983 1st round draft pick (Roy Hinson was later selected) and a 1983 3rd round draft pick (Derrick Hord was later selected) to the Cleveland Cavaliers for James Edwards and a 1983 1st round draft pick (Greg Kite was later selected).

June 27, 1983

Traded Dennis Johnson, a 1983 1st round draft pick (Greg Kite was later selected) and a 1983 3rd round draft pick (Winfred King was later selected) to the Boston Celtics for Rick Robey, a 1983 2nd round draft pick (Rod Foster was later selected) and a 1983 2nd round draft pick (Paul Williams was later selected).

June 28, 1983

Drafted Rod Foster in the 2nd round (28th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Paul Williams in the 2nd round (45th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Derek Whittenburg in the 3rd round (51st pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Sam Mosley in the 4th round (89th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Rick Lamb in the 5th round (113th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Edward Bona in the 6th round (135th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Fred Brown in the 7th round (159th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mike Mulquin in the 8th round (181st pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Joe Dykstra in the 9th round (204th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bo Overton in the 10th round (224th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.