Seattle SuperSonics Regular Season Rosters

1976-1977 Seattle SuperSonics Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Mike Bantom FC 6-9 200 3 Saint Francis of Assisi College 1973 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
Norton Barnhill G 6-5 - 0 Washington State 1976 Rnd 8 Pick 12 United States
Fred Brown G 6-3 182 5 Iowa 1971 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
Tom Burleson C 7-2 225 2 NC State 1974 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Leonard Gray FC 6-8 240 2 Long Beach State 1973 Rnd 3 Pick 10 United States
Mike Green C 6-10 200 0 Louisiana Tech 1973 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Dennis Johnson PG 6-4 185 0 Pepperdine 1976 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States
Bob Love F 6-8 215 10 Southern 1965 Rnd 4 Pick 7 United States
Willie Norwood PF 6-7 220 5 Alcorn State 1969 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
Frank Oleynick PG 6-2 185 1 Seattle 1975 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
Bruce Seals PF 6-8 210 1 Xavier-Louisiana 1975 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
Paul Silas PF 6-7 225 12 Creighton 1964 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
Dean Tolson PF 6-8 190 1 Arkansas 1974 Rnd 5 Pick 8 United States
Slick Watts G 6-1 185 3 Xavier-Louisiana 1973 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Nick Weatherspoon SF 6-7 195 3 Illinois 1973 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
Marvin Webster C 7-1 225 0 Morgan State 1975 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Bob Wilkerson GF 6-6 195 0 Indiana 1976 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
Willie Wise SF 6-5 210 0 Drake 1969 Rnd 5 Pick 7 United States

1976-1977 Seattle Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters S. Watts F. Brown B. Seals M. Green T. Burleson
Rotation D. Johnson   B. Wilkerson W. Norwood  
Rotation F. Oleynick     D. Tolson  
Lim PT     N. Weatherspoon    
Lim PT     B. Love    

1976-1977 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers53-29-
2Portland Trail Blazers49-334
3Golden State Warriors46-367
4Seattle SuperSonics40-4213
5Phoenix Suns34-4819

1976-1977 Seattle Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK
Fred Brown 72 29.1 17.2 3.2 2.4 1.7 0.3
Slick Watts 79 33.3 13.0 3.9 8.0 2.7 0.3
Bruce Seals 81 24.4 11.0 4.4 1.1 0.6 0.7
Tom Burleson 82 22.0 9.7 6.7 1.1 0.9 1.4
Dennis Johnson 81 20.6 9.2 3.7 1.5 1.5 0.7
Mike Green 76 25.4 9.8 6.6 1.6 0.6 1.7
Nick Weatherspoon 51 29.5 12.8 7.9 1.0 1.0 0.5
Willie Norwood 76 21.7 7.7 3.8 1.3 0.8 0.1
Bob Wilkerson 78 19.9 6.7 3.3 2.2 0.9 0.1
Dean Tolson 60 9.8 6.0 2.6 0.5 0.5 0.3
Mike Bantom 44 18.1 7.5 4.2 1.2 0.8 0.5
Leonard Gray 25 25.7 11.5 4.3 2.2 1.1 0.5
Frank Oleynick 50 10.3 4.0 0.9 1.2 0.3 0.1
Bob Love 32 14.1 4.1 2.7 0.7 0.4 0.1
Norton Barnhill 4 2.5 1.0 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.0

1976-1977 Seattle SuperSonics Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Fred Brown was selected as the #6 pick in the First Round of the 1971 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Fred Brown signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on September 1, 1971. Fred Brown re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on September 1, 1976.

Tom Burleson was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 1974 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Tom Burleson signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on June 10, 1974.

Mike Green was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1973 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Mike Green signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on September 15, 1976.

Dennis Johnson was selected as the #12 pick in the Second Round of the 1976 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Dennis Johnson signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on July 13, 1976.

Frank Oleynick was selected as the #12 pick in the First Round of the 1975 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Frank Oleynick signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on May 30, 1975.

Bruce Seals was selected as the #3 pick in the Second Round of the 1975 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Bruce Seals signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on August 19, 1975.

Bob Wilkerson was selected as the #11 pick in the First Round of the 1976 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Bob Wilkerson signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on August 27, 1976.

Acquired via Trade

Nick Weatherspoon was acquired in a trade by the Seattle SuperSonics from the Washington Wizards on December 13, 1976.

Acquired via Free Agency

Bob Love signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on January 28, 1977.

Willie Norwood signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on November 23, 1975.

Dean Tolson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on September 7, 1976.

Slick Watts signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on September 10, 1973.

1976-1977 Seattle SuperSonics Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Bob Blackburn Television Play-By-Play 1967-1968 N/A