Portland Trail Blazers 1982-1983, Milwaukee Bucks 1983-84, San Diego 1983-84, San Antonio 1984-85
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Born: November 30 1959 in Richmond VA.
Drafted in 1982 after a successful colligate career at James Madison by the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association. In his freshman season in pro basketball Linton Townes played in a career-high 55 games, and scored 257 points, averaging 4.2 points per game, and 1.2 rebounds per game.
In that season’s playoff, he scored 33 points in 6 games, and had 5 assists.
Also played 2 games with San Antonio in the 1984-85 NBA playoffs, scoring 8 points.
Although he played just 5 regular season games in the last 3-years, he had pleasant memories of his solid basketball career. Linton Townes regular season career stats: 257 points, 109 FGM, 248 FGA, .440 pct. 9 3-pointers made in 25 attempts, made 30 of 40 free throws, had 67 rebounds, 32 assists and played 543 minutes spanning 60 games.
Houston 1979-1980, Detroit 1980-1982, Cleveland 1981-1983, 1989-90, Milwaukee 1982-1989, Golden State 1990-1991. Drafted in 2nd Round
A solid defensive player Paul Mokeski manned the center position for 5 different NBA teams during his 14 seasons. A noted strong player he pulled down 1,818 career rebounds in 694 games, averaging 3.4 per game.
Paul Mokeski teamed up with Bucks center Bob Lanier and played in nine NBA Playoffs, including seven straight with the Milwaukee, 1982-1989, and one with the Cleveland Cavaliers, 1989-90, and also one with the Golden State Warriors, 1990-91.
Paul Mokeski career stats 2,764 points, 4.0 ppg, in 694 games, 593 blocked shots, 307 steals. NBA Playoffs 251 points in 69 games.