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Milwaukee Bucks Career Point Scoring Leaders
The Milwaukee Bucks have been an NBA franchise since 1968, and while they did win a championship shortly thereafter, in 1971, the team has had 24 other playoff appearances but no more titles since. That doesn’t mean they haven’t put some great players on the court, and here is a short list of the Bucks’ all-time leading scorers to date:
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (14,211)—Center and Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar began his illustrious career with the Bucks in 1969 and played there for six seasons before playing the rest of it with the Lakers. Abdul-Jabbar had his best seasons overall in Milwaukee, and ranks first in the team’s history with 14,211 total points scored. He had over 2000 points five of his six seasons in Milwaukee, and Abdul-Jabbar’s best season overall was 1971-72, when he scored a career high 2822 points (35 points per game). The points, as well as his 1159 field goals, led the NBA that season.
Glenn Robinson (12,010)—Forward Glenn “Big Dog” Robinson played most of his career with Milwaukee, from 1994 to 2002, and he ranks second in franchise history with 12,010 total points. Robinson scored over 1600 points five times, all with the Bucks, and his best season was 1994-95, when he scored a career best 1755 points (22 per game). Robinson also forced an NBA-best 313 turnovers that season.
Sidney Moncrief (11,594)—Guard Sidney Moncrief played his entire career for the Bucks, from 1979 to 1991, and he ranks third in the team’s history with 11,594 points. Moncrief scored over 1500 points four times, and his best season was 1982-83, when he put in a career high 1712 total points (23 points per game).
Michael Redd (11,510)—Guard Michael Redd has played his entire career in Milwaukee, from 2000 until now as I write this in 2010. Redd ranks fourth in franchise history with 11,510 points and he keeps climbing this list. He has scored over 1500 points four times and over 2000 points once. The latter was Redd’s best season, 2005-06, when he scored a career best 2028 points (25 per game).
Bob Dandridge (11,478)—Forward/guard Bob Dandridge played for the Bucks most of his career, from 1969 to 1977 and again in 1981-82. Dandridge ranks fifth in Bucks’ history with 11,478 total points, and he scored over 1500 points for them twice. Dandridge’s best season was 1974-75, when he had a career high 1593 points (20 per game).