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1982–83 Milwaukee Bucks season

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1982–83 Milwaukee Bucks season

The 1982-83 NBA season was the Bucks' 15th season in the NBA.[1]

Draft picks

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 20 Paul Pressey SF  United States Tulsa
2 27 Fred Roberts PF  United States Brigham Young
4 89 Jerry Beck SF/PF  United States Middle Tennessee State
6 135 Tony Carr  United States Wisconsin-Eau Claire
7 158 Bobby Austin  United States Cincinnati
8 181 Bryan Leonard  United States Illinois
9 202 Robert Tate  United States Idaho State
10 223 Bob Coenen  United States Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Roster

Regular season

Season standings

Central Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Milwaukee Bucks 51 31 .622 31–10 20–21 22–7
x-Atlanta Hawks 43 39 .524 8 26–15 17–24 21–8
Detroit Pistons 37 45 .451 14 23–18 14–27 19–11
Chicago Bulls 28 54 .341 23 18–23 10–31 13–17
Cleveland Cavaliers 23 59 .280 28 15–26 8–33 8–22
Indiana Pacers 20 62 .244 31 14–27 6–35 6–24
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Philadelphia 76ers 65 17 .793
2 y-Milwaukee Bucks 51 31 .622 14
3 x-Boston Celtics 56 26 .683 9
4 x-New Jersey Nets 49 33 .598 16
5 x-New York Knicks 44 38 .537 21
6 x-Atlanta Hawks 43 39 .524 22
7 Washington Bullets 42 40 .512 23
8 Detroit Pistons 37 45 .451 28
9 Chicago Bulls 28 54 .341 37
10 Cleveland Cavaliers 23 59 .280 42
11 Indiana Pacers 20 62 .244 45
z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log

Playoffs

East First Round

The Bucks had a first round bye.

East Conference Semifinals

(2) Milwaukee Bucks vs. (3) Boston Celtics
Bucks win series 4–0

  • Game 1 @ Boston Garden, Boston: Milwaukee 116, Boston 95
  • Game 2 @ Boston Garden, Boston: Milwaukee 95, Boston 91
  • Game 3 @ The MECCA, Milwaukee: Milwaukee 107, Boston 99
  • Game 4 @ The MECCA, Milwaukee: Milwaukee 107, Boston 93

East Conference Finals

(1) Philadelphia 76ers vs. (2) Milwaukee Bucks
76ers win series 4–1

  • Game 1 @ The Spectrum, Philadelphia: Philadelphia 111, Milwaukee 109 (OT)
  • Game 2 @ The Spectrum, Philadelphia: Philadelphia 87, Milwaukee 81
  • Game 3 @ The MECCA, Milwaukee: Philadelphia 104, Milwaukee 96
  • Game 4 @ The MECCA, Milwaukee: Milwaukee 100, Philadelphia 94
  • Game 5 @ The Spectrum, Philadelphia: Philadelphia 115, Milwaukee 103

Player statistics

Season

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Junior Bridgeman
Harvey Catchings
Dave Cowens
Charlie Criss
Phil Ford
Armond Hill
Marques Johnson
Mickey Johnson
Bob Lanier
Alton Lister
Steve Mix
Paul Mokeski
Sidney Moncrief
Sam Pellom
Paul Pressey
Brian Winters

Playoffs

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Junior Bridgeman
Harvey Catchings
Charlie Criss
Phil Ford
Marques Johnson
Bob Lanier
Alton Lister
Paul Mokeski
Sidney Moncrief
Paul Pressey
Brian Winters

Awards and records

Transactions

References

  1. ^ 1982-83 Milwaukee Bucks

See also

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