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1983 NBL season

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Sport  Basketball
Top seed  Sydney Supersonics
Champion  Canberra Cannons
TV partner(s)  ABC
Season MVP  Owen Wells
Number of teams  16
League  National Basketball League
Duration  10 February 1983 – 26 June 1983 1 July 1983 (Semi–Finals) 4 July 1983 (Grand Final)
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The 1983 NBL season was the fifth season of competition since its establishment in 1979. A total of 16 teams contested the league. The regular season was played between 10 February 1983 and 26 June 1983, followed by the Grand Final on 1-4 July 1983.


Regular season

The home and away season took place over 19 rounds between 10 February 1983 and 26 June 1983 with grand final on 1-4 July 1983.


There were two semi-finals, and then one grand final. All three of these finals were sudden death.


1st place played 4th place on the end of year ladder, and then 2nd place played 3rd place.

NBL awards

  • Most Valuable Player: Owen Wells, Sydney Supersonics
  • Rookie of the Year: Jaime Kennedy, Canberra Cannons
  • Best Defensive Player: Phil Smyth, Canberra Cannons
  • Coach of the Year: Robbie Cadee, Bankstown Bruins
  • References

    1983 NBL season Wikipedia

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