Kansas City Kings Playoff Rosters

1979-1980 Kansas City Kings Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Otis Birdsong GF 6-3 190 Dec 9, 1955 24 Houston 2 1977 Rnd 1, Pick 2, Kansas City Kings
Tom Burleson C 7-2 225 Feb 24, 1952 28 NC State 5 1974 Rnd 1, Pick 3, Seattle SuperSonics
Len Elmore FC 6-9 220 Mar 28, 1952 28 Maryland 3 1974 Rnd 1, Pick 13, Washington Wizards
Phil Ford PG 6-2 175 Feb 9, 1956 24 North Carolina 1 1978 Rnd 1, Pick 2, Kansas City Kings
Gus Gerard GF 6-8 200 Jul 27, 1953 26 Virginia 3 1975 Rnd 3, Pick 14, Portland Trail Blazers
Mike Green C 6-10 200 Aug 6, 1951 28 Louisiana Tech 3 1973 Rnd 1, Pick 4, Seattle SuperSonics
Ernie Grunfeld GF 6-6 210 Apr 24, 1955 24 Tennessee 2 1977 Rnd 1, Pick 11, Milwaukee Bucks
Reggie King SF 6-6 225 Feb 14, 1957 23 Alabama 0 1979 Rnd 1, Pick 18, Kansas City Kings
Sam Lacey C 6-10 235 Mar 28, 1948 32 New Mexico State 9 1970 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Cincinnati Royals
Billy McKinney PG 6-0 160 Jun 5, 1955 24 Northwestern 2 1977 Rnd 6, Pick 5, Phoenix Suns
Bill Robinzine PF 6-7 230 Jan 20, 1953 27 DePaul 4 1975 Rnd 1, Pick 10, Kansas City Kings
Scott Wedman GF 6-7 215 Jul 29, 1952 27 Colorado 5 1974 Rnd 1, Pick 6, Kansas City Kings

1979-1980 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #3 Philadelphia Sixers #6 Washington Bullets PHI in 2
First Round #4 Houston Rockets #5 San Antonio Spurs HOU in 3
Second Round #1 Boston Celtics #4 Houston Rockets BOS in 4
Second Round #3 Philadelphia Sixers #2 Atlanta Hawks PHI in 5
Conference Finals #1 Boston Celtics #3 Philadelphia Sixers PHI in 5

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #3 Seattle SuperSonics #6 Portland Trail Blazers SEA in 3
First Round #4 Phoenix Suns #5 Kansas City Kings PHX in 3
Second Round #1 Los Angeles Lakers #4 Phoenix Suns LAL in 5
Second Round #3 Seattle SuperSonics #2 Milwaukee Bucks SEA in 7
Conference Finals #1 Los Angeles Lakers #3 Seattle SuperSonics LAL in 5

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 Los Angeles Lakers #3 Philadelphia Sixers LAL in 6

1979-1980 Kansas City Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Scott Wedman 3 38.7 22.7 7.0 3.0 0.3 1.0 0.7
Otis Birdsong 3 37.3 22.0 7.7 2.3 1.3 0.0 2.0
Phil Ford 3 36.7 17.3 2.0 8.7 1.7 0.0 4.0
Bill Robinzine 3 23.0 11.0 6.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 2.0
Reggie King 3 25.7 8.3 8.3 1.3 0.3 0.0 0.7
Sam Lacey 3 33.7 6.7 7.3 4.3 2.3 0.7 2.7
Ernie Grunfeld 3 10.7 3.7 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0
Gus Gerard 3 8.7 3.3 2.7 0.7 0.0 0.0 1.3
Len Elmore 3 14.3 3.0 3.7 0.3 1.0 0.3 1.3
Billy McKinney 3 11.3 1.3 1.0 2.7 0.0 0.0 1.0

1979-1980 Kansas City Kings Opening Round Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Kansas City Leaders Phoenix Leaders
Apr 2, 1980
@
Phoenix
L, 96-93 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Opening Round
0-1 PTS: 23. O. Birdsong
PTS: 23. P. Westphal
Apr 4, 1980
v.
Phoenix
W, 106-96 Kemper Arena
Opening Round
1-1 PTS: 32. Scott Wedman
PTS: 22. Alvan Adams
Apr 6, 1980
@
Phoenix
L, 114-99 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Opening Round
1-2 PTS: 24. Scott Wedman
PTS: 22. Walter Davis