Phoenix Suns Regular Season Rosters
1979-1980 Phoenix Suns Regular Season Roster
1979-1980 Phoenix Depth Chart
|Starters||D. Buse||P. Westphal||W. Davis||G. Heard||A. Adams|
|Rotation||M. Bratz||T. Robinson||J. Cook|
|Rotation||J. High||A. Scott|
|Lim PT||J. Kramer||R. Kelley|
|Lim PT||B. Forrest|
1979-1980 Pacific Division Standings
|1||Los Angeles Lakers||60-22||-|
|4||Portland Trail Blazers||38-44||22|
|5||San Diego Clippers||35-47||25|
|6||Golden State Warriors||24-58||36|
1979-1980 Phoenix Awards & Honors
|Player||Award / Honor|
|Paul Westphal||All-NBA First Team (1980)
|Walter Davis||Player Of The Week (11/25/79)
|Don Buse||All-NBA Defensive First Team (1980)
|Walter Davis||Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1980)
|Paul Westphal||Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1980)
1979-1980 Phoenix Season Stat Leaders
1979-1980 Phoenix Suns Roster Composition
|Selected via Draft
Alvan Adams was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1975 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Alvan Adams signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on September 1, 1975. Alvan Adams re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on September 1, 1979.
|Acquired via Draft Rights Trade
Draft Rights to Bayard Forrest, the #18 pick in the 3 Round of the 1975 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Phoenix Suns from the Seattle SuperSonics on March 18, 1977. Bayard Forrest signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on March 22, 1977.
|Acquired via Trade
Don Buse was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Indiana Pacers on September 6, 1977.
Gar Heard was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Buffalo Braves on February 1, 1976.
Rich Kelley was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the New Jersey Nets on February 15, 1980.
Truck Robinson was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the New Orleans Jazz on January 12, 1979.
|Acquired via Free Agency
Jeff Cook signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on May 22, 1979.
1979-1980 Phoenix Suns Front Office
|Staff Member||Position||Start Season||Previous Job|
|John MacLeod||Head Coach||1973-1974||N/A|
|Al Bianchi||Assistant Coach||2001-2002||General Manager (New York Knicks, 1987 to 1991)|
|Jerry Colangelo||General Manager||1968-1969||N/A|
|Joe Proski||Head Athletic Trainer||1968-1969||Athletic Trainer (Chicago Bulls, 1967 to 1968)|
|Al McCoy||Radio Broadcaster||1972-1973||N/A|