Phoenix Suns Playoff Rosters

1979-1980 Phoenix Suns Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Alvan Adams FC 6-9 210 Jul 19, 1954 25 Oklahoma 4 1975 Rnd 1, Pick 4, Phoenix Suns
Mike Bratz PG 6-2 185 Oct 17, 1955 24 Stanford 2 1977 Rnd 3, Pick 22, Phoenix Suns
Don Buse SG 6-4 190 Aug 20, 1950 29 Evansville 3 1972 Rnd 3, Pick 4, Phoenix Suns
Jeff Cook FC 6-10 215 Oct 21, 1956 23 Idaho State 1 1978 Rnd 3, Pick 5, Kansas City Kings
Walter Davis GF 6-6 193 Sep 9, 1954 25 North Carolina 2 1977 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Phoenix Suns
Bayard Forrest C 6-10 235 Jul 8, 1954 25 Grand Canyon 2 1975 Rnd 3, Pick 18, Phoenix Suns
Gar Heard PF 6-6 219 May 3, 1948 31 Oklahoma 9 1970 Rnd 3, Pick 6, Seattle SuperSonics
Johnny High PG 6-3 185 Apr 25, 1957 22 Nevada 0 1979 Rnd 2, Pick 2, Phoenix Suns
Rich Kelley C 7-0 235 Mar 23, 1953 27 Stanford 4 1975 Rnd 1, Pick 7, New Orleans Jazz
Joel Kramer FC 6-7 203 Nov 30, 1955 24 San Diego State 1 1978 Rnd 3, Pick 19, Phoenix Suns
Truck Robinson SF 6-7 225 Oct 4, 1951 28 Tennessee State 5 1974 Rnd 2, Pick 4, Washington Wizards
Alvin Scott GF 6-7 185 Sep 14, 1955 24 Oral Roberts 2 1977 Rnd 7, Pick 5, Phoenix Suns
Paul Westphal SG 6-4 195 Nov 30, 1950 29 USC 7 1972 Rnd 1, Pick 10, Boston Celtics

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 Phoenix Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Paul Westphal 8 31.6 20.9 1.2 3.9 1.4 0.4 1.6
Walter Davis 8 30.6 20.8 2.9 4.4 0.5 0.1 2.5
Alvan Adams 8 31.4 16.1 9.6 5.8 0.9 1.2 3.0
Mike Bratz 8 21.1 13.0 2.5 2.0 1.1 0.0 1.6
Don Buse 8 29.5 8.5 2.6 5.5 0.8 0.0 1.6
Gar Heard 8 27.9 6.9 6.4 1.5 1.1 1.4 1.0
Jeff Cook 7 14.0 7.7 3.0 1.0 0.6 0.3 0.7
Rich Kelley 8 18.2 5.9 4.5 2.8 1.1 0.9 1.2
Alvin Scott 8 17.5 4.8 2.8 1.2 0.5 0.6 0.9
Johnny High 8 15.0 4.0 3.1 2.5 0.8 0.2 0.9
Truck Robinson 3 21.3 5.7 6.7 1.3 1.0 0.7 2.7

1979-1980 Phoenix Suns Opening Round Schedule

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

1979-1980 Phoenix Suns Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Phoenix Leaders L.A. Lakers Leaders
Apr 8, 1980
@
L.A. Lakers
L, 119-110 The Forum
Conference Semi Finals
0-1 PTS: 25. Mike Bratz
PTS: 30. K. Abdul-Jabbar
Apr 9, 1980
@
L.A. Lakers
L, 131-128 The Forum
Conference Semi Finals
0-2 PTS: 37. P. Westphal
PTS: 32. K. Abdul-Jabbar
Apr 11, 1980
v.
L.A. Lakers
L, 105-108 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
0-3 PTS: 28. Walter Davis
PTS: 37. K. Abdul-Jabbar
Apr 13, 1980
v.
L.A. Lakers
W, 127-101 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
1-3 PTS: 25. P. Westphal
PTS: 25. K. Abdul-Jabbar
Apr 15, 1980
@
L.A. Lakers
L, 126-101 The Forum
Conference Semi Finals
1-4 PTS: 24. Walter Davis
PTS: 35. K. Abdul-Jabbar