Quinn Buckner

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William Quinn Buckner (born August 20, 1954) is an American former professional basketball player and coach.wikipedia
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Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball

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He played collegiate basketball for the Indiana University Hoosiers, and was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 7th pick of the 1976 NBA draft. Buckner elected to play college basketball for the Indiana University Hoosiers under Coach Bob Knight.
The Hoosiers were so dominant that four starters – Scott May, Steve Green, Kent Benson and Quinn Buckner – would make the five-man All-Big Ten team.

1993–94 NBA season

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In addition to his playing career, Buckner was the head coach of the Dallas Mavericks for one year, from 1993 to 1994.

1976 NBA draft

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He played collegiate basketball for the Indiana University Hoosiers, and was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 7th pick of the 1976 NBA draft.
Two other players drafted also went on to have coaching careers in the NBA: Dennis Johnson and seventh pick Quinn Buckner.

Dallas Mavericks

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In addition to his playing career, Buckner was the head coach of the Dallas Mavericks for one year, from 1993 to 1994.
Dallas selected Kentucky forward Jamal Mashburn with the fourth overall pick of the 1993 NBA draft and hired Quinn Buckner as coach.

1975–76 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team

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In two consecutive seasons, 1974–75 and 1975–76, the Hoosiers were undefeated in the regular season and won 37-consecutive Big Ten games.
Starters Scott May, Quinn Buckner, Bobby Wilkerson and Kent Benson returned.

Thornridge High School

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Born in 1954 in Phoenix, Illinois, Buckner played basketball at Thornridge High School in Dolton, Illinois.

Scott May

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However, in an 83–82 win against Purdue they lost consensus All-American forward Scott May to a broken left arm.
Born in Sandusky, Ohio, Scott May played as a 6'7" forward for Bob Knight and the Indiana University Hoosiers from 1972–1976. He began with a rocky start after being declared academically ineligible his freshman year. As a sophomore, he began to feel more confident in his studies, and the future championship nucleus of May, Kent Benson, Quinn Buckner and Bob Wilkerson started to gel. "Our group knew what we wanted.

Bob Knight

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Buckner elected to play college basketball for the Indiana University Hoosiers under Coach Bob Knight.
The Hoosiers were so dominant that four starters – Scott May, Steve Green, Kent Benson and Quinn Buckner – would make the five-man All-Big Ten team.

1974–75 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team

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In two consecutive seasons, 1974–75 and 1975–76, the Hoosiers were undefeated in the regular season and won 37-consecutive Big Ten games.
The Hoosiers were so dominant that four starters – Scott May, Steve Green, Kent Benson, and Quinn Buckner – were named to the five-man All-Big Ten team following the regular season.

Fox Sports Indiana

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Currently, Buckner is a color analyst for the Indiana Pacers television broadcast team on Fox Sports Indiana.

Phoenix, Illinois

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Born in 1954 in Phoenix, Illinois, Buckner played basketball at Thornridge High School in Dolton, Illinois.

Illinois High School Boys Basketball Championship

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In 2006, Buckner was voted as one of the 100 Legends of the IHSA Boys Basketball Tournament, a group of former players and coaches in honor of the 100 anniversary of the IHSA boys basketball tournament.
Among the notable members of the "Legends" team were Kenny Battle, Lou Boudreau, Jim Brewer, Quinn Buckner, Landon "Sonny" Cox, Bruce Douglas, Dwight "Dike" Eddleman, LaPhonso Ellis, Melvin Ely, Michael Finley, C. J. Kupec, Marcus Liberty, Shaun Livingston, Cuonzo Martin, Johnny Orr, Andy Phillip, Quentin Richardson, Dave Robisch, Cazzie Russell, Jon Scheyer, Jack Sikma, Isiah Thomas, Frank Williams, and George Wilson.

Junior Bridgeman

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Under Coach Don Nelson, Milwaukee had assembled a solid lineup that included forward Marques Johnson, behemoth center Bob Lanier, and guards Brian Winters, Sidney Moncrief, and Junior Bridgeman.
Bridgeman was utilized by coach Nelson as a compliment to teammates Bob Dandridge, Marques Johnson, Sidney Moncrief, Bob Lanier, Quinn Buckner, Myers, Winters and Mickey Johnson during his Milwaukee tenure, as the Bucks had powerful teams, wining several division titles (1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984).

Bob Lanier (basketball)

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Under Coach Don Nelson, Milwaukee had assembled a solid lineup that included forward Marques Johnson, behemoth center Bob Lanier, and guards Brian Winters, Sidney Moncrief, and Junior Bridgeman.
In Lanier's five seasons with the Bucks, they won the Midwest Division championship each year under Coach Don Nelson, with Lanier playing alongside teammates Marques Johnson, Sidney Moncrief, Quinn Buckner, Junior Bridgeman and Dave Cowens.

Dave Cowens

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Before the 1982–83 season he was traded to the Boston Celtics for center Dave Cowens.
The Celtics received Quinn Buckner from Milwaukee as compensation.

1976 NFL Draft

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He was also selected by the Washington Redskins in the 1976 NFL Draft.

NBA All-Defensive Team

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CBS Sports

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He also called college and NBA basketball for CBS Sports.

List of National Basketball Association single-game steals leaders

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Basketball

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William Quinn Buckner (born August 20, 1954) is an American former professional basketball player and coach.

Milwaukee Bucks

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He played collegiate basketball for the Indiana University Hoosiers, and was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 7th pick of the 1976 NBA draft.

Boston Celtics

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He had a ten-year NBA career for three teams (the Bucks, the Boston Celtics, and the Indiana Pacers).