Milwaukee Bucks Regular Season Rosters

1980-1981 Milwaukee Bucks Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
2 Junior Bridgeman GF 6-5 210 5 Louisville 1975 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
  Quinn Buckner G 6-3 190 4 Indiana 1976 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
  Harvey Catchings FC 6-9 218 6 Hardin-Simmons 1973 Rnd 9 Pick 1 United States
  Pat Cummings FC 6-9 230 2 Cincinnati 1978 Rnd 3 Pick 15 United States
  Len Elmore FC 6-9 220 4 Maryland 1974 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
  Mike Evans G 6-1 170 2 Kansas State 1978 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
  Marques Johnson GF 6-7 218 3 UCLA 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
  Mickey Johnson PF 6-10 190 6 Aurora 1974 Rnd 4 Pick 2 United States
  Bob Lanier C 6-11 250 10 St. Bonaventure 1970 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
4 Sidney Moncrief SG 6-3 180 1 Arkansas 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
  Brian Winters GF 6-4 185 6 South Carolina 1974 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States

1980-1981 Milwaukee Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters S. Moncrief Q. Buckner J. Bridgeman M. Johnson B. Lanier
Rotation   M. Evans B. Winters M. Johnson  
Rotation       H. Catchings  
Rotation       P. Cummings  
Rotation       L. Elmore  

1980-1981 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Milwaukee Bucks60-22-
2Chicago Bulls45-3715
3Indiana Pacers44-3816
4Atlanta Hawks31-5129
5Cleveland Cavaliers28-5432
6Detroit Pistons21-6139

1980-1981 Milwaukee Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Marques Johnson All-NBA Second Team (1981)
Quinn Buckner All-NBA Defensive Second Team (1981)
Marques Johnson Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1981)

1980-1981 Milwaukee Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Marques Johnson 76 33.4 20.3 6.8 4.6 1.5 0.5 2.5
Junior Bridgeman 77 28.8 16.8 3.8 3.0 1.1 0.4 1.9
Sidney Moncrief 80 30.2 14.0 5.1 3.3 1.1 0.5 1.8
Quinn Buckner 82 29.1 13.3 3.6 4.7 2.4 0.0 2.9
Mickey Johnson 82 25.8 12.5 6.6 3.5 1.1 0.9 2.8
Bob Lanier 67 26.2 14.3 6.2 2.7 1.1 1.2 2.1
Brian Winters 69 25.7 11.6 2.0 3.3 1.0 0.1 2.0
Pat Cummings 74 14.6 8.0 3.9 0.8 0.4 0.3 1.5
Harvey Catchings 77 21.2 4.2 6.1 1.3 0.4 2.4 1.4
Mike Evans 71 12.8 4.5 1.2 2.4 0.5 0.1 1.0
Len Elmore 72 12.8 2.9 2.9 1.0 0.5 0.7 0.6

1980-1981 Milwaukee Bucks Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Quinn Buckner was selected as the #7 pick in the First Round of the 1976 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks. Quinn Buckner signed a multi-year contract with the Milwaukee Bucks on September 1, 1976.

Pat Cummings was selected as the #15 pick in the 3 Round of the 1978 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks. Pat Cummings signed a multi-year contract with the Milwaukee Bucks on August 1, 1978.

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.

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.

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.

Mike Evans was acquired in a trade by the Milwaukee Bucks from the San Antonio Spurs on October 6, 1980.

Mickey Johnson was acquired in a trade by the Milwaukee Bucks from the Indiana Pacers on September 11, 1980.

Bob Lanier was acquired in a trade by the Milwaukee Bucks from the Detroit Pistons on February 4, 1980.

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

Len Elmore signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Milwaukee Bucks on June 20, 1980.

1980-1981 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
Dave Wohl Assistant Coach 1979-1980 Assistant Coach (Brooklyn Nets, 1978 to 1979)
John Steinmiller VP of Basketball Operations 1970-1971 N/A
David Haskell, M.D. Team Physician 1973-1974 N/A