1976–77 Milwaukee Bucks season

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1976–77 Milwaukee Bucks season
Head coachLarry Costello
Don Nelson
ArenaMECCA Arena
Results
Record30–52 (.366)
PlaceDivision: 6th (Midwest)
Conference: 11th (Western)
Playoff finishDid not qualify

Stats at Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionWVTV
RadioWTMJ
< 1975–76 1977–78 >

The 1976–77 NBA season was the Bucks' ninth season in the NBA.[1]

Draft picks

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 7 Quinn Buckner SG  United States Indiana
2 23 Alex English SF  United States South Carolina
2 24 Scott Lloyd C/PF  United States Arizona State
3 40 Lloyd Walton PG  United States Marquette
4 59 Dan Frost  United States Iowa
5 75 Tom Lockhart  United States Manhattan
5 77 James Rappis  United States Arizona
6 92 Phil Spence F  United States North Carolina State
7 112 Ron Barrow  United States Southern
8 129 Bob Warner  United States Maine
9 146 Benny Shaw  United States Central Florida
10 165 Hugo Cabrera  Dominican Republic East Texas State

Roster

Roster listing
Milwaukee Bucks roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
SF 2 Bridgeman, Junior 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Louisville
PG 21 Buckner, Quinn 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Indiana
G 3 Carter, Fred 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Mount St. Mary's
SF 10 Dandridge, Bob 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Norfolk State
F 23 English, Alex 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 190 lb (86 kg) South Carolina
SF 24 Garrett, Rowland 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Florida State
C 45 Lloyd, Scott 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Arizona State
F 22 Meyers, Dave 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) UCLA
C 31 Nater, Swen 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 240 lb (109 kg) UCLA
F 18 Restani, Kevin 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) San Francisco
G 11 Walton, Lloyd 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 160 lb (73 kg) Marquette
G 32 Winters, Brian 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 185 lb (84 kg) South Carolina
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Regular season

Season standings

Midwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Denver Nuggets 50 32 .610 36–5 14–27 15–5
x-Detroit Pistons 44 38 .537 6 30–11 14–27 12–8
x-Chicago Bulls 44 38 .537 6 31-10 13-28 10–10
Kansas City Kings 40 42 .488 10 28–13 12–29 7–13
Indiana Pacers 36 46 .439 14 25–16 11–30 9–11
Milwaukee Bucks 30 52 .366 20 24–17 6–35 7–13
# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Los Angeles Lakers 53 29 .646
2 y-Denver Nuggets 50 32 .610 3
3 x-Portland Trail Blazers 49 33 .598 4
4 x-Golden State Warriors 46 36 .561 7
5 x-Detroit Pistons 44 38 .537 9
6 x-Chicago Bulls 44 38 .537 9
7 Kansas City Kings 40 42 .488 13
8 Seattle SuperSonics 40 42 .488 13
9 Indiana Pacers 36 46 .439 17
10 Phoenix Suns 34 48 .415 19
11 Milwaukee Bucks 30 52 .366 23


z – clinched division title
y – clinched division title
x – clinched playoff spot

Record vs. opponents

1976–77 NBA Records
Team ATL BOS BUF CHI CLE DEN DET GSW HOU IND KCK LAL MIL NOJ NYK NYN PHI PHO POR SAS SEA WAS
Atlanta 0–4 4–0 2–2 2–2 2–2 0–4 0–4 1–3 0–4 1–2 2–2 2–2 1–3 1–3 3–1 1–3 0–4 3–1 4–0 1–2 1–3
Boston 4–0 3–1 2–2 1–3 3–1 2–2 1–3 2–2 1–2 3–1 2–1 3–1 2–2 2–2 3–1 1–3 2–2 1–3 4–0 2–2 0–4
Buffalo 0–4 1–3 1–3 2–2 2–2 3–1 0–3 1–3 1–3 0–3 1–3 3–1 3–1 1–3 2–2 2–2 3–1 1–3 0–4 3–1 0–4
Chicago 2–2 2–2 3–1 3–1 1–3 2–2 2–2 1–3 2–2 2–2 3–1 3–1 4–0 2–2 2–1 2–2 2–2 0–4 3–1 2–2 1–2
Cleveland 2–2 3–1 2–2 1–3 2–2 1–3 2–2 1–3 2–1 3–1 2–2 4–0 2–2 2–2 3–1 1–3 2–1 2–2 2–2 3–1 1–3
Denver 2–2 1–3 2–2 3–1 2–2 3–1 2–2 3–0 3–1 3–1 2–2 3–1 3–1 2–2 3–1 1–3 3–1 2–2 1–2 4–0 2–2
Detroit 4–0 2–2 1–3 2–2 3–1 1–3 3–1 2–2 2–2 4–0 1–3 3–1 3–1 1–2 3–1 2–2 2–2 2–2 1–2 1–3 1–3
Golden State 4–0 3–1 3–0 2–2 2–2 2–2 1–3 2–1 4–0 1–3 2–2 1–3 1–3 1–3 3–1 3–1 4–0 1–3 2–2 1–3 3–1
Houston 3–1 2–2 3–1 3–1 3–1 0–3 2–2 1–2 4–0 2–2 2–2 3–1 2–2 2–2 2–2 1–3 3–1 3–1 2–2 3–1 3–1
Indiana 4–0 2–1 3–1 2–2 1–2 1–3 2–2 0–4 0–4 2–2 1–3 2–2 2–2 2–2 4–0 2–2 2–2 0–4 2–2 2–2 0–4
Kansas City 2–1 1–3 3–0 2–2 1–3 1–3 0–4 3–1 2–2 2–2 1–3 2–2 2–2 4–0 4–0 1–3 3–1 2–2 1–3 1–3 2–2
Los Angeles 2–2 1–2 3–1 1–3 2–2 2–2 3–1 2–2 2–2 3–1 3–1 3–1 3–0 1–3 4–0 2–2 3–1 3–1 3–1 3–1 4–0
Milwaukee 2–2 1–3 1–3 1–3 0–4 1–3 1–3 3–1 1–3 2–2 2–2 1–3 1–2 1–3 3–1 1–2 1–3 2–2 3–1 1–3 1–3
New Orleans 3–1 2–2 1–3 0–4 2–2 1–3 1–3 3–1 2–2 2–2 2–2 0–3 2–1 3–1 2–2 0–4 3–1 2–2 1–3 1–3 2–2
N.Y. Knicks 3–1 2–2 3–1 2–2 2–2 2–2 2–1 3–1 2–2 2–2 0–4 3–1 3–1 1–3 2–2 1–3 2–2 1–3 1–3 1–2 2–2
N.Y. Nets 1–3 1–3 2–2 1–2 1–3 1–3 1–3 1–3 2–2 0–4 0–4 0–4 1–3 2–2 2–2 1–3 2–2 0–3 1–3 1–3 1–3
Philadelphia 3–1 3–1 2–2 2–2 3–1 3–1 2–2 1–3 3–1 2–2 3–1 2–2 2–1 4–0 3–1 3–1 1–2 2–2 1–3 2–2 3–1
Phoenix 4–0 2–2 1–3 2–2 1–2 1–3 2–2 0–4 1–3 2–2 1–3 1–3 3–1 1–3 2–2 2–2 2–1 1–3 1–3 3–1 1–3
Portland 1–3 3–1 3–1 4–0 2–2 2–2 2–2 3–1 1–3 4–0 2–2 1–3 2–2 2–2 3–1 3–0 2–2 3–1 2–2 3–1 1–2
San Antonio 0–4 0–4 4–0 1–3 2–2 2–1 2–1 2–2 2–2 2–2 3–1 1–3 1–3 3–1 3–1 3–1 3–1 3–1 2–2 3–1 2–2
Seattle 2–1 2–2 1–3 2–2 1–3 0–4 3–1 3–1 1–3 2–2 3–1 1–3 3–1 3–1 2–1 3–1 2–2 1–3 1–3 1–3 3–1
Washington 3–1 4–0 4–0 2–1 3–1 2–2 3–1 1–3 1–3 4–0 2–2 0–4 3–1 2–2 2–2 3–1 1–3 3–1 2–1 2–2 1–3

Game log

1976–77 game log
Total: 30–52 (Home: 0–0; Road: 0–0)
October: 1–5 (Home: 1–2; Road: 0–3)
Game Date Team Score High points High rebounds High assists Location
Attendance
Record
1 October 21, 1976 Buffalo L 112–133 MECCA Arena 0–1
2 October 23, 1976 Boston L 107–111 OT MECCA Arena 0–2
3 October 24, 1976 @ Atlanta L 91–115 Omni Coliseum 0-3
4 October 26, 1976 @ Chicago L 88–90 Chicago Stadium 0-4
5 October 28, 1976 @ Denver L 100–119 McNichols Sports Arena 0-5
6 October 30, 1976 Chicago W 102–74 MECCA Arena 1–5
November: 2–6 (Home: 2–3; Road: 0–3)
Game Date Team Score High points High rebounds High assists Location
Attendance
Record
7 November 2, 1976 Seattle W 125–113 MECCA Arena 2–5
8 November 3, 1976 @ Washington L 105–117 Capital Centre 2-6
9 November 4, 1976 @ Cleveland L 88–96 Coliseum at Richfield 2-7
10 November 6, 1976 Denver L 103–105 MECCA Arena 2–8
11 November 9, 1976 Cleveland L 90–111 MECCA Arena 2–9
12 November 12, 1976 Houston W 111–99 MECCA Arena 3–9
13 November 13, 1976 N. Y. Knicks L 97–110 Madison Square Garden 3–10
14 November 14, 1976 Detroit L 84–104 MECCA Arena 3–11
December: 0–0 (Home: 0–0; Road: 0–0)
Game Date Team Score High points High rebounds High assists Location
Attendance
Record
January: 0–0 (Home: 0–0; Road: 0–0)
Game Date Team Score High points High rebounds High assists Location
Attendance
Record
February: 0–0 (Home: 0–0; Road: 0–0)
Game Date Team Score High points High rebounds High assists Location
Attendance
Record
March: 0–0 (Home: 0–0; Road: 0–0)
Game Date Team Score High points High rebounds High assists Location
Attendance
Record
April: 0–0 (Home: 0–0; Road: 0–0)
Game Date Team Score High points High rebounds High assists Location
Attendance
Record
1976–77 schedule

Player statistics[2]

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
Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Bob Dandridge 70 35.7 46.7 77.1 6.3 3.8 1.4 0.4 20.8
Brian Winters 78 34.8 49.8 84.7 3.0 4.3 1.5 0.4 19.3
Junior Bridgeman 82 29.4 44.9 86.4 5.1 2.5 1.0 0.3 14.4
Swen Nater 72 27.2 52.8 75.4 12.0 1.5 0.8 0.7 13.0
Dave Meyers 50 25.2 46.7 66.1 6.8 1.7 0.8 0.6 9.7
Gary Brokaw 41 21.7 40.1 76.6 1.6 2.7 0.5 0.6 8.9
Quinn Buckner 79 26.5 43.4 53.9 3.3 4.7 2.4 0.3 8.6
Elmore Smith 34 23.2 44.7 58.1 6.1 0.9 0.6 2.0 8.4
Fred Carter 47 18.6 41.6 75.3 2.0 2.2 0.6 0.1 8.3
Jim Price 6 18.5 51.2 77.8 2.2 2.5 1.2 0.2 8.2
Scott Lloyd 69 14.9 47.2 75.4 3.0 0.5 0.3 0.2 5.8
Kevin Restani 64 17.4 51.8 50.0 4.1 1.4 0.5 0.2 5.6
Alex English 60 10.8 47.7 76.7 2.8 0.4 0.3 0.3 5.2
Rowland Garrett 33 11.6 45.2 79.3 2.2 0.6 0.4 0.2 4.7
Lloyd Walton 53 12.8 46.8 81.5 1.0 2.7 0.8 0.0 4.3
Mickey Davis 19 8.7 42.6 92.0 1.5 1.1 0.3 0.2 4.3
Glenn McDonald 9 8.8 23.5 75.0 1.3 0.8 0.4 0.0 2.1

Transactions

Trades

November 2, 1976
To Milwaukee Bucks---- To Buffalo Braves----
January 13, 1977
To Milwaukee Bucks---- To Cleveland Cavaliers----

References

  1. ^ 1976–77 Milwaukee Bucks
  2. ^ "1976-77 Milwaukee Bucks Roster and Stats". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2021-06-05.
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