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1982-83 Milwaukee Bucks Transactions

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Record: 51-31, Finished 1st in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Don Nelson (51-31)

PTS/G: 106.6 (17th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 102.2 (4th of 23)
SRS: 4.32 (5th of 23) ▪ Pace: 100.0 (19th of 23)
Off Rtg: 105.8 (10th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 101.4 (6th of 23)
Expected W-L: 53-29 (5th of 23)

Arena: MECCA Arena ▪ Attendance: 425,572 (12th of 23)

NBA 1983 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Finals (1-4) versus Philadelphia 76ers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (0-4) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1982 to June 30, 1983.
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September 9, 1982

Traded Quinn Buckner to the Boston Celtics for Dave Cowens.

September 13, 1982

Signed Steve Mix as a veteran free agent.

September 27, 1982

Signed Charlie Criss as a veteran free agent.

Waived Geoff Crompton.

October 15, 1982

Traded Robert Smith to the San Diego Clippers for a 1983 6th round draft pick (Russell Todd was later selected).

October 18, 1982

Signed Armond Hill as a veteran free agent.

October 22, 1982

Claimed Chuck Nevitt on waivers from the Houston Rockets.

October 26, 1982

Waived Scott May.

October 28, 1982

Waived Chuck Nevitt.

November 10, 1982

Traded Mickey Johnson and Fred Roberts to the New Jersey Nets for Phil Ford and a 1983 2nd round draft pick (Ted Kitchel was later selected). Milwaukee received the best of three 2nd round draft picks in 1983 (all owned by New Jersey).

December 20, 1982

Waived Armond Hill.

December 24, 1982

Signed Paul Mokeski to the first of two 10-day contracts.

December 27, 1982

Signed Sam Pellom to a 10-day contract.

January 13, 1983

Signed Paul Mokeski to a contract for the rest of the season.

April 11, 1983

Waived Steve Mix.

June 28, 1983

Drafted Randy Breuer in the 1st round (18th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ted Kitchel in the 2nd round (41st pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mike Davis in the 2nd round (42nd pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Billy Goodwin in the 3rd round (65th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mark Nickens in the 4th round (88th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mark Petteway in the 5th round (111th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Russell Todd in the 6th round (120th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Charles Hurt in the 6th round (134th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Anthony Hicks in the 7th round (157th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Brett Burkholder in the 8th round (180th pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bill Varner in the 9th round (202nd pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bob Kelly in the 10th round (223rd pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.