Milwaukee Bucks

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.

American professional basketball team based in Milwaukee.

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NBA Finals

Annual championship series of the National Basketball Association .

Annual championship series of the National Basketball Association .

Bill Russell (off ball) was a member of one of the first dynasties in the NBA, winning eight straight titles while contending against Wilt Chamberlain (on ball).
The 1980s saw a renewal in the rivalry between the Boston Celtics (green) and the Los Angeles Lakers (gold), combining to win eight titles.
Michael Jordan combined with Scottie Pippen and coach Phil Jackson to win six NBA championships.
Kobe Bryant was a member of the Los Angeles Lakers that won five NBA championships from 2000 to 2010.
Tim Duncan won five championships with the San Antonio Spurs from 1999 to 2014.
Stephen Curry led the Golden State Warriors to both the best regular season and postseason records in NBA history, and 3 championships.

The Milwaukee Bucks also won their first title, defeating the Baltimore Bullets in 1971.

Atlanta Hawks

American professional basketball team based in Atlanta.

American professional basketball team based in Atlanta.

Wharton Field House in Moline, Illinois
Pettit in 1957
Steve Smith was one of the Hawks' cornerstone players during the mid-to-late 1990s, helping lead Atlanta to three Semifinals appearances in the Eastern Conference
In 2005, the Hawks acquired 7x NBA All-Star Joe Johnson
Uniforms from 2007 to 2015. In 2014, the shorts logo changed to the team's updated "Pac-Man" logo.

The Hawks sent Kukoc to the Milwaukee Bucks for All-Star Glenn Robinson in 2002, Robinson lead the team with 20.8 ppg.

Philadelphia 76ers

American professional basketball team based in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.

American professional basketball team based in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.

The 1958–59 Syracuse Nationals
Hal Greer joined the Nationals in 1958 and spent his entire 15-season career with the franchise; he won a championship with the team in 1967.
Convention Hall, previous home of the Philadelphia Warriors from 1952 to 1962; home of the Sixers from 1963 to 1967.
Wilt Chamberlain joined the Sixers in 1965 and led the team to the NBA title in 1967.
Billy Cunningham played nine seasons with the Sixers, and would later coach them for eight more seasons.
Julius Erving played 11 seasons with the 76ers (1976–1987), and played in four NBA Finals, ultimately winning in 1983.
Moses Malone won MVP honors in 1983, the same year he led the 76ers to their first title in 16 years.
Charles Barkley would spend eight seasons with the Sixers.
Ed Snider purchased the 76ers in 1996.
Iverson won Most Valuable Player honors in 2001 while leading the 76ers to the NBA Finals.
Larry Brown, who coached the 76ers from 1997 to 2003, was named Coach of the Year in 2001.
Andre Iguodala was drafted by the 76ers in 2004
Iverson during his second stint
Doug Collins was hired by the 76ers as head coach in 2010, after previously playing for the team in the 1970s.
Brett Brown as the 76ers' head coach in 2015
Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons were considered to be centerpieces of the Sixers future.
Jerry Colangelo joined the team's front office in 2015
Franklin the Dog with a fan at 2015 NBA All-Star Weekend
Wilt Chamberlain being defended by Bill Russell of the Boston Celtics.
76ers training complex
Former 76ers public address announcer Dave Zinkoff.
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They made a mockery of the Eastern Conference playoffs, first sweeping the New York Knicks and then beating the Milwaukee Bucks in five games.

1978–79 NBA season

The 33rd season of the National Basketball Association.

The 33rd season of the National Basketball Association.

F – Marques Johnson, Milwaukee Bucks

2001–02 NBA season

The 56th season of the National Basketball Association.

The 56th season of the National Basketball Association.

Milwaukee Bucks – slightly changed their uniforms, added side panels to their jerseys.

Johnson with UCLA in 1976–77

Marques Johnson

Johnson with UCLA in 1976–77

Marques Kevin Johnson (born February 8, 1956) is an American former professional basketball player who is a basketball analyst for the Milwaukee Bucks on Bally Sports Wisconsin.

2009 NBA draft

Held on June 25, 2009, at the WaMu Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Held on June 25, 2009, at the WaMu Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Brandon Jennings, who skipped college to play professional basketball with Italian team Lottomatica Roma, was drafted 10th overall by the Milwaukee Bucks in the draft.

Seattle SuperSonics

American professional basketball team based in Seattle.

American professional basketball team based in Seattle.

Tom Meschery, Bob Rule (SuperSonics) and Wilt Chamberlain (Philadelphia 76ers) in 1967
Lenny Wilkens in 1968
Jack Sikma in 1978
In 1980, the Seattle SuperSonics' total attendance exceeded that of all other sports or shows held in the Kingdome.
George Karl served as Seattle's head coach from 1992 to 1998.
Vin Baker was an NBA All-Star with the SuperSonics during the 1997–98 season.
Kevin Durant (pictured in 2014), who was drafted by the SuperSonics in 2007
Over most of the franchise's history, Seattle played its home games at KeyArena.
Squatch wearing the Sonics' home uniform in 2005

The 2002–03 season saw All-Star Payton traded to the Milwaukee Bucks, and also marked the end to the SuperSonics' 11-year streak of having a season with a winning percentage of at least .500, then the second longest current streak in the NBA.

Earl Boykins, a notable undrafted player, is known for being the second shortest player in NBA history.

1998 NBA draft

The 1998 NBA draft took place on June 24, 1998, at General Motors Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

The 1998 NBA draft took place on June 24, 1998, at General Motors Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Earl Boykins, a notable undrafted player, is known for being the second shortest player in NBA history.
Brad Miller was not drafted but had a successful 14-year career in the NBA that included two All-Star selections.
Šarūnas Jasikevičius was not drafted but later played in the NBA and is regarded as one of Europe's all-time greatest basketball players.

With the sixth selection in 1998, they drafted Robert Traylor and quickly traded him to the Milwaukee Bucks for Dirk Nowitzki and Pat Garrity.

Cassell in 2013

Sam Cassell

American professional basketball coach and former point guard who serves as an assistant coach for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

American professional basketball coach and former point guard who serves as an assistant coach for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Cassell in 2013
Cassell signing basketballs with the Clippers
Cassell passes the ball in Game 4 of the 2008 NBA Playoffs against the Atlanta Hawks.
Cassell speaking with John Wall.

He also helped the Milwaukee Bucks and Minnesota Timberwolves reach the Conference Finals of the playoffs in 2001 and 2004 respectively, the latter's first-ever in franchise history, and helped the Los Angeles Clippers to their first-ever playoff series victory in 2006.