Milwaukee Bucks Playoff Rosters

1977-1978 Milwaukee Bucks Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Kent Benson C 6-10 235 Dec 27, 1954 23 Indiana 0 1977 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Milwaukee Bucks
Junior Bridgeman GF 6-5 210 Sep 17, 1953 24 Louisville 2 1975 Rnd 1, Pick 8, Los Angeles Lakers
Quinn Buckner PG 6-3 190 Aug 20, 1954 23 Indiana 1 1976 Rnd 1, Pick 7, Milwaukee Bucks
Jim Eakins C 6-11 215 May 24, 1946 31 Brigham Young 1 1968 Rnd 5, Pick 7, Golden State Warriors
Alex English SF 6-7 190 Jan 5, 1954 24 South Carolina 1 1976 Rnd 2, Pick 6, Milwaukee Bucks
John Gianelli FC 6-10 220 Jun 10, 1950 27 Pacific 5 1972 Rnd 2, Pick 7, Houston Rockets
Ernie Grunfeld GF 6-6 210 Apr 24, 1955 22 Tennessee 0 1977 Rnd 1, Pick 11, Milwaukee Bucks
Marques Johnson GF 6-7 218 Feb 8, 1956 22 UCLA 0 1977 Rnd 1, Pick 3, Milwaukee Bucks
Dave Meyers PF 6-8 215 Apr 21, 1953 24 UCLA 2 1975 Rnd 1, Pick 2, Los Angeles Lakers
Lloyd Walton PG 6-0 160 Nov 23, 1953 24 Marquette 1 1976 Rnd 3, Pick 6, Milwaukee Bucks
Brian Winters GF 6-4 185 Mar 1, 1952 26 South Carolina 3 1974 Rnd 1, Pick 12, Los Angeles Lakers

1977-1978 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #3 Washington Bullets #6 Atlanta Hawks WAS in 2
First Round #4 Cleveland Cavaliers #5 New York Knicks NYK in 2
Second Round #1 Philadelphia Sixers #5 New York Knicks PHI in 4
Second Round #2 San Antonio Spurs #3 Washington Bullets WAS in 6
Conference Finals #1 Philadelphia Sixers #3 Washington Bullets WAS in 6

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #3 Phoenix Suns #6 Milwaukee Bucks MIL in 2
First Round #4 Seattle SuperSonics #5 Los Angeles Lakers SEA in 3
Second Round #1 Portland Trail Blazers #4 Seattle SuperSonics SEA in 6
Second Round #2 Denver Nuggets #6 Milwaukee Bucks DEN in 7
Conference Finals #2 Denver Nuggets #4 Seattle SuperSonics SEA in 6

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #4 Seattle SuperSonics #3 Washington Bullets WAS in 7

1977-1978 Milwaukee Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Marques Johnson 9 35.7 24.0 12.4 3.4 1.1 1.9 1.6
Brian Winters 9 33.9 20.4 3.3 6.4 1.3 0.9 3.2
Alex English 9 23.1 13.4 4.7 1.4 0.7 0.8 1.3
Dave Meyers 9 31.0 12.9 8.2 3.9 0.8 1.2 2.8
Quinn Buckner 9 28.6 11.2 3.0 6.9 2.0 0.1 4.3
Junior Bridgeman 9 19.8 10.4 2.0 1.2 1.0 0.2 0.9
John Gianelli 9 32.2 7.8 6.4 1.6 0.9 1.2 1.4
Lloyd Walton 9 13.8 4.7 0.4 4.1 0.9 0.3 1.6
Ernie Grunfeld 7 11.0 5.4 1.6 2.4 0.4 0.1 1.0
Kent Benson 9 11.4 3.1 1.7 0.3 0.6 0.3 0.7
Jim Eakins 3 6.0 0.7 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.3

1977-1978 Milwaukee Bucks Opening Round Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Milwaukee Leaders Phoenix Leaders
Apr 11, 1978
@
Phoenix
W, 103-111 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Opening Round
1-0 PTS: 31. B. Winters
PTS: 31. Walter Davis
Apr 14, 1978
v.
Phoenix
W, 94-90 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Opening Round
2-0 PTS: 33. M. Johnson
PTS: 32. P. Westphal

1977-1978 Milwaukee Bucks Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Milwaukee Leaders Denver Leaders
Apr 18, 1978
@
Denver
L, 119-103 McNichols Sports Arena
Conference Semi Finals
0-1 PTS: 26. Alex English
PTS: 27. D. Thompson
Apr 21, 1978
@
Denver
L, 127-111 McNichols Sports Arena
Conference Semi Finals
0-2 PTS: 22. M. Johnson
PTS: 22. Dan Issel
Apr 23, 1978
v.
Denver
W, 143-112 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Conference Semi Finals
1-2 PTS: 35. M. Johnson
PTS: 16. Dan Issel
Apr 25, 1978
v.
Denver
L, 104-118 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Conference Semi Finals
1-3 PTS: 14. B. Winters
PTS: 34. D. Thompson
Apr 28, 1978
@
Denver
W, 112-117 McNichols Sports Arena
Conference Semi Finals
2-3 PTS: 34. M. Johnson
PTS: 25. Bobby Jones
Apr 30, 1978
v.
Denver
W, 119-91 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Conference Semi Finals
3-3 PTS: 21. Alex English
PTS: 28. D. Thompson
May 3, 1978
@
Denver
L, 116-110 McNichols Sports Arena
Conference Semi Finals
3-4 PTS: 27. B. Winters
PTS: 37. D. Thompson