Marques Johnson

Johnson with UCLA in 1976–77

American former professional basketball player who is a basketball analyst for the Milwaukee Bucks on Bally Sports Wisconsin.

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Johnson with UCLA in 1976–77

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UCLA Bruins men's basketball

The UCLA Bruins men's basketball program represents the University of California, Los Angeles in the sport of men's basketball as a member of the Pac-12 Conference.

The UCLA Bruins men's basketball program represents the University of California, Los Angeles in the sport of men's basketball as a member of the Pac-12 Conference.

John Wooden coached UCLA to 10 national championships.
Lew Alcindor (later Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) makes a reverse two hand dunk.
Bill Walton taking a shot
Russell Westbrook (left) and Kevin Love defend against USC
UCLA Bruins vs. Oregon State Beavers, January 2013, in the "New Pauley Pavilion"
Pauley Pavilion, home court of the Bruins prior to the 2012 renovation
Two-time national champion Gail Goodrich (1964)
Ed O'Bannon, a member of the 1995 Championship team, was player-of-the-year
Marques Johnson
Jamaal Wilkes
Kevin Love

He coached the 1977 College Player of the Year, Marques Johnson.

Milwaukee Bucks

American professional basketball team based in Milwaukee.

American professional basketball team based in Milwaukee.

Toni Kukoč playing for the Bucks.
Michael Redd playing for the Bucks.
Brandon Jennings
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Milwaukee Bucks wordmark, 2006–2015.
Milwaukee Bucks wordmark, 2015–present.

In the 1977 draft, the Bucks had three first-round picks and drafted Kent Benson, Marques Johnson and Ernie Grunfeld.

Eddie Johnson was the 49th pick by the Atlanta Hawks.

1977 NBA draft

The 31st annual draft of the National Basketball Association .

The 31st annual draft of the National Basketball Association .

Eddie Johnson was the 49th pick by the Atlanta Hawks.
John Kuester was the 53rd pick by the Kansas City Kings.

Three other players from this draft, second pick Otis Birdsong, third pick Marques Johnson and seventh pick Bernard King, were also selected to both the All-NBA Team and the All-Star Game.

Los Angeles Clippers

American professional basketball team based in Los Angeles.

American professional basketball team based in Los Angeles.

Bob McAdoo (11) was the NBA MVP in the 1974–75 season after averaging 34.5 points and 14.1 rebounds per game.
Los Angeles Clippers secondary logo
Ken Norman, the Clippers' scoring leader in 1988–89, was a key part of the team's nucleus during the late 1980s and early 1990s
Doc Rivers became head coach during the 2013 off-season.
The Clippers hosting the San Antonio Spurs in Game 5 of the 2015 NBA playoffs first-round series
The Clippers' updated wordmark logo, unveiled on June 18, 2015.

Derek Smith suffered a knee injury during the 1985–86 season, followed by Norm Nixon (knee) and Marques Johnson (spinal cord) the following season.

Nelson in April 2012

Don Nelson

American former professional basketball player and head coach.

American former professional basketball player and head coach.

Nelson in April 2012
Nelson playing for Iowa, c. undefined 1962
Nelson with the Boston Celtics, c. undefined 1970–76
Nelson as the Warriors' head coach in March 2009
Nelson at the Dallas International Film Festival in 2012
Nelson's Celtics #19 was retired in 1978

Nelson made his first trade in 1977 by sending Swen Nater to the Buffalo Braves and turned the draft pick he received into Marques Johnson, who had a solid career with the Bucks.

Gene Bartow

American men's college basketball coach.

American men's college basketball coach.

Bartow coached the 1977 College Player of the Year, Marques Johnson, but second-ranked UCLA lost to unranked Idaho State by a point in the Sweet Sixteen at Provo, Utah.

Wooden circa 1972

John Wooden

American basketball coach and player.

American basketball coach and player.

Wooden circa 1972
Wooden at Purdue
The plaque in the gymnasium Dayton (KY) High School
Wooden with assistant coach Bill Putnam and trainer Ducky Drake, c. 1958
Wooden in 1960
Wooden with Digger Phelps in 1973, after UCLA beat Notre Dame for their NCAA-record 61st straight win
John Wooden Recreation Centre on the campus of UCLA
Wooden at a ceremony on his 96th birthday

Marques Johnson and Andre McCarter were also key contributors on Wooden's final championship team.

Natchitoches, Louisiana

Small city and the parish seat of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, United States.

Small city and the parish seat of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, United States.

Natchitoches City Hall
A store with live fish for sale near Natchitoches, 1940. Photo by Marion Post Wolcott.
The Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Natchitoches is located across from the old Courthouse Museum
Though founded by Roman Catholics, Natchitoches has a large First Baptist Church located in the downtown district
Riverwalk of Cane River in downtown Natchitoches as photographed from Front Street
Reconstructed Fort Saint Jean Baptiste museum on Jefferson Street in Natchitoches
Downtown Natchitoches with historic buildings, stores, and shops, maintains brick streets
Natchitoches Arts Center on Second Street near City Hall
City Bank and Trust Company is one of several financial institutions in downtown Natchitoches.
Kaffie-Frederick, Inc., is the oldest general store in Louisiana.
The Steel Magnolias Bed and Breakfast on Jefferson Street is among some fifty such lodgings in Natchitoches
The Violet Hill Bed and Breakfast in Natchitoches

Marques Johnson, basketball player on UCLA national championship team and for NBA's Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Clippers, and Golden State Warriors.

Theatrical release poster

White Men Can't Jump

1992 American sports comedy film written and directed by Ron Shelton.

1992 American sports comedy film written and directed by Ron Shelton.

Theatrical release poster

Marques Johnson as Raymond

Quinn Buckner

American former professional basketball player and coach.

American former professional basketball player and coach.

Under Coach Don Nelson, Milwaukee had assembled a solid lineup that included forward Marques Johnson, center Bob Lanier, and guards Brian Winters, Sidney Moncrief, and Junior Bridgeman.