1981-82

Summary and Awards / Teams
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NBA 1981-82 Regular Season and Playoffs Summary.

Information about the 1981-1982 NBA season, including champion, MVP awards, statistical leaders and other basic data.

Playoffs Summary

NBA Champion
1982 NBA Champion
Los Angeles Lakers
1982 NBA Champion
NBA Finals
Los Angeles Lakers
4 - 2
Philadelphia 76ers
Finals MVP
Magic Johnson
Los Angeles Lakers

Regular Season Summary

Best Record
Boston Celtics
63-19 (.768)
Season MVP
Moses Malone
Houston Rockets
Defensive Player
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Rookie of the Year
Buck Williams
New Jersey Nets
Coach of the Year
Gene Shue
Washington Bullets
All-Star Game MVP
Larry Bird
Boston Celtics
Most Improved Player
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6th Man of the Year
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Scoring Leader
George Gervin
San Antonio Spurs
32.3 points per game
Rebounds Leader
Moses Malone
Houston Rockets
14.7 rebounds per game
Assists Leader
Johnny Moore
San Antonio Spurs
9.6 assists per game
Steals Leader
Magic Johnson
Los Angeles Lakers
2.7 steals per game
Blocks Leader
George Johnson
San Antonio Spurs
3.1 blocks per game
All-NBA 3rd Team
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All-Rookie 2nd Team
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