January 3, 1957 |
|Listed height||7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)|
|Listed weight||250 lb (113 kg)|
|High school||Crespi Carmelite
|NBA draft||1979 / Round: 2 / Pick: 42nd overall|
|Selected by the Houston Rockets|
|Number||54, 53, 44, 45|
|1991||Golden State Warriors|
|1992–1993||Quad City Thunder (CBA)|
|1994–1995||Hartford Hellcats (CBA)|
|1996||Connecticut Skyhawks (USBL)|
|2011–2013||Reno Bighorns (D-League)|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||2,764 (4.0 ppg)|
|Rebounds||2,342 (3.4 rpg)|
|Assists||500 (0.7 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Paul Keen Mokeski (born January 3, 1957) is a retired American professional basketball player and the former head coach of the Reno Bighorns of the NBA D-League. At 7-foot, his position was center. He was a college basketball player out of Crespi Carmelite High School and the University of Kansas, most noted for his tenure with the Milwaukee Bucks.
Mokeski was an assistant coach with the Fort Worth Flyers of the NBA D-League. In June 2007, he was hired by the NBA's Charlotte Bobcats as an assistant coach under Sam Vincent. He was let go at the end of the 2007-08 season, when Vincent was fired.
He was later an assistant coach with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA D-League. In September 2011, he became the head coach of the Reno Bighorns. In March 2013, he was relieved of his head coaching duties.
He was also an assistant coach to the Great Britain team in 2011 and 2012.
Mokeski is often referenced by popular sportswriter Bill Simmons, as he as often wrote about "the power of Mokeski."