Transactions listed are from July 1, 1982 to
June 30, 1983.
- September 27, 1982
- October 8, 1982
- October 15, 1982
- October 18, 1982
- October 27, 1982
Waived Jim Smith.
Waived Eddie Hughes.
- October 28, 1982
Signed Randy Smith as a veteran free agent.
- November 4, 1982
Waived John Douglas.
- November 17, 1982
Signed Hutch Jones as a free agent.
Waived Robert Smith.
- December 20, 1982
Waived Hutch Jones.
- January 29, 1983
Signed Lowes Moore as a free agent.
- February 14, 1983
Signed Bob Gross as a veteran free agent.
- March 15, 1983
Waived Randy Smith.
- March 21, 1983
Signed Joe Cooper as a free agent.
- April 20, 1983
Fired Paul Silas as Head Coach.
- June 28, 1983
Drafted Byron Scott in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.
Drafted Manute Bol in the 5th round (97th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.
Drafted Dan Evans in the 7th round (143rd pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.
Drafted Mark Gannon in the 8th round (166th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.
Drafted David Maxwell in the 9th round (188th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.
Drafted Keith Smith in the 10th round (209th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.
Traded a 1985 2nd round draft pick (Calvin Duncan was later selected) to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Larry Andersen and Lee Craft.