1983–84 Milwaukee Bucks season

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1983–84 Milwaukee Bucks season
Division Champions
Head coach Don Nelson
Arena MECCA Arena
Results
Record 50–32 (.610)
Place Division: 1st (Central)
Conference: 2nd (Eastern)
Playoff finish East Conference Finals
(eliminated 1-4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
< 1982–83 1984–85 >

The 1983–84 NBA season was the Bucks' 16th season in the NBA.[1]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1983 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 18 Randy Breuer C  United States Minnesota
2 41 Ted Kitchel F  United States Indiana
2 42 Mike Davis  United States Alabama
3 65 Billy Goodwin  United States St. John's
4 88 Mark Nickens  United States American
5 111 Mark Petteway  United States New Orleans
6 120 Russell Todd  United States West Virginia
6 134 Charles Hurt  United States Kentucky
7 157 Anthony Hicks  United States Xavier
8 180 Brett Burkholder  United States DePaul
9 202 Bill Varner  United States Notre Dame
10 223 Bob Kelly  United States St. John's

Roster[edit]

Milwaukee Bucks roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
G 7 Archibald, Nate 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 150 lb (68 kg) Texas–El Paso
C 45 Breuer, Randy 7 ft 3 in (2.21 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Minnesota
SF 2 Bridgeman, Junior 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Louisville
PF 42 Catchings, Harvey 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 218 lb (99 kg) Hardin Simmons
G 10 Dunleavy Sr., Mike 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) South Carolina
F 35 Grevey, Kevin 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Kentucky
SF 8 Johnson, Marques 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 218 lb (99 kg) UCLA
PF 23 LaGarde, Tom 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 220 lb (100 kg) North Carolina
C 16 Lanier, Bob 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 250 lb (113 kg) St. Bonaventure
C 53 Lister, Alton 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Arizona State
C 44 Mokeski, Paul 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Kansas
SG 4 Moncrief, Sidney 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Arkansas
G 25 Pressey, Paul 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Tulsa
G 5 Romar, Lorenzo 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Washington
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Central Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Milwaukee Bucks 50 32 .610 30–11 20–21 19–10
x-Detroit Pistons 49 33 .598 1 30–11 19–22 21–8
x-Atlanta Hawks 40 42 .488 10 31–10 9–32 16–14
Cleveland Cavaliers 28 54 .341 22 23–18 5–36 11–19
Chicago Bulls 27 55 .329 23 18–23 9–32 10–20
Indiana Pacers 26 56 .317 24 20–21 6–35 12–18
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Boston Celtics 62 20 .756
2 y-Milwaukee Bucks 50 32 .610 12
3 x-Philadelphia 76ers 52 30 .634 10
4 x-Detroit Pistons 49 33 .598 13
5 x-New York Knicks 47 35 .573 15
6 x-New Jersey Nets 45 37 .549 17
7 x-Atlanta Hawks 40 42 .488 22
8 x-Washington Bullets 35 47 .427 27
9 Cleveland Cavaliers 28 54 .341 34
10 Chicago Bulls 27 55 .329 35
11 Indiana Pacers 26 56 .317 36
z – clinched division title
y – clinched division title
x – clinched playoff spot

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1983-84 NBA Records
Team ATL BOS CHI CLE DAL DEN DET GSW HOU IND KCK LAL MIL NJN NYK PHI PHO POR SAS SDC SEA UTA WAS
Atlanta 0–5 4–2 3–3 1–1 0–2 2–4 1–1 1–1 4–2 0–2 0–2 3–3 3–3 4–1 5–1 1–1 0–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 4–2
Boston 5–0 5–0 6–0 2–0 2–0 4–2 2–0 1–1 5–1 2–0 0–2 5–1 4–2 3–3 2–4 2–0 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 4–2
Chicago 2–4 0–5 2–4 1–1 0–2 1–5 2–0 0–2 3–3 1–1 0–2 2–4 2–4 2–4 2–3 1–1 2–0 0–2 1–1 0–2 1–1 2–4
Cleveland 3–3 0–6 4–2 1–1 0–2 1–5 1–1 1–1 2–4 0–2 0–2 1–5 2–3 1–5 2–4 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–2 4–1
Dallas 1–1 0–2 1–1 1–1 4–2 0–2 4–1 4–2 2–0 3–3 3–2 0–2 1–1 0–2 1–1 3–2 2–3 4–2 4–1 1–4 4–2 0–2
Denver 2–0 0–2 2–0 2–0 2–4 1–1 2–3 4–2 0–2 4–2 1–4 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–3 1–4 3–3 3–2 2–3 3–3 0–2
Detroit 4–2 2–4 5–1 5–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 4–2 1–1 1–1 3–2 1–4 4–2 3–3 2–0 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 3–3
Golden State 1–1 0–2 0–2 1–1 1–4 3–2 1–1 2–3 2–0 4–1 3–3 0–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–5 2–4 3–2 3–3 4–2 1–4 2–0
Houston 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–1 2–4 2–4 1–1 3–2 1–1 2–4 1–4 1–1 0–2 0–2 0–2 2–3 1–4 2–4 2–3 3–2 1–5 0–2
Indiana 2–4 1–5 3–3 4–2 0–2 2–0 2–4 0–2 1–1 0–2 1–1 1–5 1–5 2–4 0–5 1–1 1–1 0–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–4
Kansas City 2–0 0–2 1–1 2–0 3–3 2–4 1–1 1–4 4–2 2–0 0–5 0–2 2–0 0–2 0–2 2–3 2–3 5–1 3–2 1–4 3–3 2–0
Los Angeles 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–3 4–1 1–1 3–3 4–1 1–1 5–0 2–0 1–1 0–2 1–1 3–3 5–1 2–3 4–2 3–3 4–1 1–1
Milwaukee 3–3 1–5 4–2 5–1 2–0 1–1 2–3 2–0 1–1 5–1 2–0 0–2 4–2 4–1 2–4 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 5–1
New Jersey 3–3 2–4 4–2 3–2 1–1 1–1 4–1 1–1 2–0 5–1 0–2 1–1 2–4 3–3 3–3 2–0 0–2 0–2 2–0 1–1 1–1 4–2
New York 1–4 3–3 4–1 5–1 2–0 1–1 2–4 1–1 2–0 4–2 2–0 2–0 1–4 3–3 2–4 1–1 0–2 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 4–2
Philadelphia 1–5 4–2 3–2 4–2 1–1 1–1 3–3 1–1 2–0 5–0 2–0 1–1 4–2 3–3 4–2 1–1 1–1 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 4–2
Phoenix 1–1 0–2 1–1 1–1 2–3 3–2 0–2 5–1 3–2 1–1 3–2 3–3 0–2 0–2 1–1 1–1 2–4 5–0 4–2 2–4 1–4 2–0
Portland 2–0 0–2 0–2 1–1 3–2 4–1 1–1 4–2 4–1 1–1 3–2 1–5 1–1 2–0 2–0 1–1 4–2 4–1 4–2 4–2 1–4 1–1
San Antonio 1–1 0–2 2–0 1–1 2–4 3–3 1–1 2–3 4–2 2–0 1–5 3–2 1–1 2–0 0–2 0–2 0–5 1–4 4–1 2–3 4–2 1–1
San Diego 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–4 2–3 0–2 3–3 3–2 1–1 2–3 2–4 1–1 0–2 0–2 0–2 2–4 2–4 1–4 3–3 2–3 1–1
Seattle 1–1 0–2 2–0 1–1 4–1 3–2 1–1 2–4 2–3 1–1 4–1 3–3 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 4–2 2–4 3–2 3–3 1–4 1–1
Utah 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 2–4 3–3 1–1 4–1 5–1 1–1 3–3 1–4 1–1 1–1 0–2 0–2 4–1 4–1 2–4 3–2 4–1 1–1
Washington 2–4 2–4 4–2 1–4 2–0 2–0 3–3 0–2 2–0 4–1 0–2 1–1 1–5 2–4 2–4 2–4 0–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1

Game log[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

East First Round[edit]

(2) Milwaukee Bucks vs. (7) Atlanta Hawks: Bucks win series 3-2

  • Game 1 @ The MECCA, Milwaukee (April 17): Milwaukee 105, Atlanta 89
  • Game 2 @ The MECCA, Milwaukee (April 19): Milwaukee 101, Atlanta 87
  • Game 3 @ The Omni, Atlanta (April 21): Atlanta 103, Milwaukee 94
  • Game 4 @ The Omni, Atlanta (April 24): Atlanta 100, Milwaukee 97
  • Game 5 @ The MECCA, Milwaukee (April 26): Milwaukee 118, Atlanta 89

Last Playoff Meeting: This is the first meeting between the Bucks and Hawks.

East Conference Semifinals[edit]

(2) Milwaukee Bucks vs. (6) New Jersey Nets: Bucks win series 4-2

  • Game 1 @ The MECCA, Milwaukee (April 29): New Jersey 106, Milwaukee 100
  • Game 2 @ The MECCA, Milwaukee (May 1): Milwaukee 98, New Jersey 94
  • Game 3 @ Brendan Byrne Arena, East Rutherford (May 3): Milwaukee 100, New Jersey 93
  • Game 4 @ Brendan Byrne Arena, East Rutherford (May 5): New Jersey 106, Milwaukee 99
  • Game 5 @ The MECCA, Milwaukee (May 8): Milwaukee 94, New Jersey 82
  • Game 6 @ Brendan Byrne Arena, East Rutherford (May 10): Milwaukee 98, New Jersey 97

Last Playoff Meeting: This is the first meeting between the Bucks and Nets.

East Conference Finals[edit]

(1) Boston Celtics vs. (2) Milwaukee Bucks: Celtics win series 4-1

  • Game 1 @ Boston Garden, Boston (May 15): Boston 119, Milwaukee 96
  • Game 2 @ Boston Garden, Boston (May 17): Boston 125, Milwaukee 100
  • Game 3 @ The MECCA, Milwaukee (May 19): Boston 109, Milwaukee 100
  • Game 4 @ The MECCA, Milwaukee (May 21): Milwaukee 122, Boston 113
  • Game 5 @ Boston Garden, Boston (May 23): Boston 115, Milwaukee 108

Last Playoff Meeting: 1983 Eastern Conference Semifinals (Milwaukee won 4-0)

Player statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Season[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Tiny Archibald
Randy Breuer
Junior Bridgeman
Harvey Catchings
Charlie Criss
Mike Dunleavy
Kevin Grevey
Marques Johnson
Bob Lanier
Alton Lister
Paul Mokeski
Sidney Moncrief
Paul Pressey
Lorenzo Romar
Linton Townes
Rory White

Playoffs[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Randy Breuer
Junior Bridgeman
Harvey Catchings
Mike Dunleavy
Kevin Grevey
Marques Johnson
Bob Lanier
Alton Lister
Paul Mokeski
Sidney Moncrief
Paul Pressey
Lorenzo Romar

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]

See also[edit]