Milwaukee Bucks Regular Season Rosters

1982-1983 Milwaukee Bucks Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
2 Junior Bridgeman GF 6-5 210 7 Louisville 1975 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
  Harvey Catchings FC 6-9 218 8 Hardin-Simmons 1973 Rnd 9 Pick 1 United States
  Dave Cowens FC 6-9 230 10 Florida State 1970 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
  Charlie Criss G 5-8 165 5 New Mexico State 1970 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
  Phil Ford G 6-2 175 4 North Carolina 1978 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
  Armond Hill PG 6-4 190 6 Princeton 1976 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
  Marques Johnson GF 6-7 218 5 UCLA 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
  Mickey Johnson PF 6-10 190 8 Aurora 1974 Rnd 4 Pick 2 United States
  Bob Lanier C 6-11 250 12 St. Bonaventure 1970 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
53 Alton Lister FC 7-0 240 1 Arizona State 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
  Steve Mix F 6-7 215 12 Toledo 1969 Rnd 5 Pick 4 United States
44 Paul Mokeski C 7-0 250 3 Kansas 1979 Rnd 2 Pick 20 United States
4 Sidney Moncrief SG 6-3 180 3 Arkansas 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
  Sam Pellom PF 6-9 225 3 Buffalo State 1978 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
25 Paul Pressey SF 6-5 185 0 Tulsa 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
  Brian Winters GF 6-4 185 8 South Carolina 1974 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States

1982-1983 Milwaukee Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters S. Moncrief B. Winters J. Bridgeman M. Johnson B. Lanier
Rotation   C. Criss P. Pressey A. Lister  
Rotation       H. Catchings  
Lim PT   P. Ford   D. Cowens P. Mokeski

1982-1983 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Milwaukee Bucks51-31-
2Atlanta Hawks43-398
3Detroit Pistons37-4514
4Chicago Bulls28-5423
5Cleveland Cavaliers23-5928
6Indiana Pacers20-6231

1982-1983 Milwaukee Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Sidney Moncrief All-NBA First Team (1983)
Sidney Moncrief Defensive Player Of The Year (1983)
Sidney Moncrief All-NBA Defensive First Team (1983)
Marques Johnson Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1983)
Sidney Moncrief Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1983)

1982-1983 Milwaukee Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Marques Johnson 80 35.7 21.4 7.0 4.5 1.2 0.7 2.5
Sidney Moncrief 76 35.7 22.5 5.8 3.9 1.5 0.3 2.6
Junior Bridgeman 70 26.5 14.4 3.5 3.0 0.6 0.1 1.7
Alton Lister 80 23.6 8.4 7.1 1.4 0.6 2.2 2.3
Brian Winters 57 23.9 10.6 1.9 2.7 0.8 0.1 1.4
Paul Pressey 79 19.3 6.7 3.6 2.6 1.3 0.6 2.1
Phil Ford 70 20.7 6.8 1.4 3.6 0.7 0.0 1.6
Bob Lanier 39 25.1 10.7 5.1 2.7 0.9 0.6 2.1
Charlie Criss 66 14.0 6.2 1.2 1.9 0.4 0.0 0.7
Steve Mix 57 13.9 6.0 2.4 1.2 0.6 0.1 0.8
Dave Cowens 40 25.4 8.1 6.8 2.0 0.8 0.4 1.1
Harvey Catchings 74 21.0 3.3 5.5 1.0 0.4 2.0 1.1
Paul Mokeski 50 11.8 3.2 2.4 0.5 0.2 0.4 0.8
Mickey Johnson 6 25.5 11.2 4.2 1.8 0.2 0.3 2.0
Armond Hill 14 12.1 3.3 1.4 1.9 0.6 0.0 0.9
Sam Pellom 4 5.0 2.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5

1982-1983 Milwaukee Bucks Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Marques Johnson was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 1977 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks. Marques Johnson signed a multi-year contract with the Milwaukee Bucks on August 1, 1977. Marques Johnson signed a multi-year extension with the Milwaukee Bucks on December 9, 1981.

Alton Lister was selected as the #21 pick in the First Round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks. Alton Lister signed a multi-year contract with the Milwaukee Bucks on August 20, 1981.

Sidney Moncrief was selected as the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1979 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks. Sidney Moncrief signed a multi-year contract with the Milwaukee Bucks on September 1, 1979.

Paul Pressey was selected as the #20 pick in the First Round of the 1982 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks. Paul Pressey signed a multi-year contract with the Milwaukee Bucks on October 5, 1982.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Junior Bridgeman, the #8 pick in the First Round of the 1975 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Milwaukee Bucks from the Los Angeles Lakers on June 16, 1975. Junior Bridgeman signed a multi-year contract with the Milwaukee Bucks on September 1, 1975. Junior Bridgeman re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Milwaukee Bucks on September 1, 1979.

Acquired via Trade

Harvey Catchings was acquired in a trade by the Milwaukee Bucks from the New Jersey Nets on May 31, 1979.

Phil Ford was acquired in a trade by the Milwaukee Bucks from the New Jersey Nets on November 10, 1982.

Bob Lanier was acquired in a trade by the Milwaukee Bucks from the Detroit Pistons on February 4, 1980. Bob Lanier re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Milwaukee Bucks on September 1, 1982.

Brian Winters was acquired in a trade by the Milwaukee Bucks from the Los Angeles Lakers on June 16, 1975. Brian Winters re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Milwaukee Bucks on July 14, 1978.

Acquired via Free Agency

Dave Cowens signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Milwaukee Bucks on September 9, 1982.

Charlie Criss signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Milwaukee Bucks on September 27, 1982.

Paul Mokeski signed a contract with the Milwaukee Bucks on December 24, 1982. Paul Mokeski re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Milwaukee Bucks on January 3, 1983. Paul Mokeski re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Milwaukee Bucks on January 13, 1983.

1982-1983 Milwaukee Bucks Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Jim Fitzgerald Owner, Chairman 1975-1976 N/A
Don Nelson Head Coach, General Manager 1976-1977 N/A
John Killilea Assistant Coach 1977-1978 N/A
Garry St. Jean Assistant Coach 1981-1982 N/A
John Steinmiller VP of Basketball Operations 1970-1971 N/A
David Haskell, M.D. Team Physician 1973-1974 N/A