1981-82 NBA season Finals, awards and best players

NBA Finals 1982

NBA Champion: Los Angeles Lakers

NBA Finals:  Los Angeles Lakers (W)  4  Philadelphia 76ers (E)  2

NBA Finals MVP: Magic Johnson (Los Angeles Lakers)

Main players: Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Norm Nixon (Los Angeles Lakers), Julius Erving, Maurice Cheeks, Andrew Toney (Philadelphia 76ers).

Best players for the 1981-82 NBA season

Regular Season MVP: Moses Malone (Houston Rockets).

All-NBA first team: Gus Williams (Seattle SuperSonics), George Gervin (San Antonio Spurs), Julius Erving (Philadelphia 76ers), Larry Bird (Boston Celtics), Moses Malone (Houston Rockets).

All-NBA second team: Magic Johnson (Los Angeles Lakers), Sidney Moncrief (Milwaukee Bucks), Alex English (Denver Nuggets), Bernard King (Golden State Warriors), Robert Parish (Boston Celtics).

SEASON STATS LEADERS

CategoryPlayerPos.TeamValue
PointsGeorge GervinSGSan Antonio Spurs32.3
ReboundsMoses MaloneC/PFHouston Rockets14.7
BlocksGeorge JohnsonC/PFSan Antonio Spurs3.1
AssistsJohnny MoorePGSan Antonio Spurs9.7
StealsMagic JohnsonPG/SGLos Angeles Lakers2.7
EfficiencyMoses MaloneC/PFHouston Rockets26.8
3-point field goalsDon BusePGIndiana Pacers73

PLAYERS WITH THE BEST STATS IN THE 1981-82 REGULAR SEASON

PLAYERGPMPFG(%)3P(%)FT(%)RBASSTTOBKPTS
Moses Malone810.511.67/22.4951.90.00/0.070.07.78/10.2176.20.20.00.00.00.00.4
Magic Johnson780.57.13/13.2853.70.08/0.3721.64.22/5.5576.00.10.10.00.00.00.2
Larry Bird770.59.23/18.3650.30.14/0.6820.64.26/4.9486.20.10.10.00.00.00.3
Adrian Dantley810.511.16/19.5857.00.01/0.0425.08.00/10.1079.20.10.00.00.00.00.4
Alex English820.410.43/18.9455.10.00/0.100.04.54/5.4084.10.10.10.00.00.00.3
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar760.59.91/17.1257.90.00/0.040.04.11/5.8270.60.10.00.00.00.00.3
Jack Sikma820.57.09/14.7848.00.02/0.1612.55.45/6.3885.40.20.00.00.00.00.2
Julius Erving810.49.63/17.6354.60.04/0.1428.65.07/6.6576.20.10.00.00.00.00.3
Artis Gilmore820.46.66/10.2165.20.01/0.01100.05.17/6.7376.80.10.00.00.00.00.2
Mychal Thompson790.58.62/16.4952.30.00/0.000,03.54/5.6562.70.10.10.00.00.00.3

More awards

Citizenship award: Kent Benson (Detroit Pistons).