Ballot 1982

NBA ALL STAR VOTING RESULTS 1982 – EAST RUTHERFORD

  • Micheal Ray Richardson (NY),Bobby Jones (Phi), Buck Williams (NJ), Robert Parish (Bos), Kelly Tripucka (Det), Norm Nixon (Lal) and Alex English (Den) played as reserves despite not being listed in the Top 5 voting results for their positions.
  • Since 1975, the NBA All-Star selections have been left to the fans who vote to determine the starting five for each team. NBA coaches complete the rosters.
  • Until 1974, the starters per team and three bench players were chosen by sport writers and sport casters.
  • Until 1973, each NBA team had to be represented with at least 1 player and a maximum of 3 players.

Ballot 1982 Votes

S=Starter R=Reserve
WEST
GUARDS TM VOTES
George Gervin SA S 343,977
Gus Williams  SEA S 245,373
Fred Brown SEA 222,957
Dennis Johnson  PHO R 220,914
Magic Johnson  LAL R 212,518
FORWARDS TM VOTES
Adrian Dantley  UTA S 237,272
Lonnie Shelton  SEA S 234,330
Elvin Hayes HOU 194,443
Mark Aguirre DAL 189,063
Bernard King GS R 188,213
CENTERS TM VOTES
Kareem Abdul.Jabbar  LAL S 283,821
Moses Malone  HOU R 216,802
Jack Sikma  SEA R 215,447
Alvan Adams PHO 134,441
George Johnson SA 121,136
EAST
GUARDS TM VOTES
Isiah Thomas  DET S 367,969
Nate Archibald  BOS S 253,282
Reggie Theus CHI 235,586
Sidney Moncrief  MIL R 215,065
John Long DET 167,065
FORWARDS TM VOTES
Julius Erving  PHI S 432,230
Larry Bird  BOS S 380,485
John Drew ATL 207,493
Dan Roundfield ATL 194,187
Kent Benson DET 148,646
CENTERS TM VOTES
Artis Gilmore  CHI S 270,313
Darryl Dawkins PHI 245,124
Bob Lanier  MIL R 152,512
Tree Rollins ATL 128,939
Steve Hawes ATL 102,297

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