Seattle SuperSonics Regular Season Rosters

1985-1986 Seattle SuperSonics Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
34 Frank Brickowski PF 6-9 240 1 Penn State 1981 Rnd 3 Pick 11 United States
24 Tom Chambers PF 6-10 220 4 Utah 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
15 Gerald Henderson G 6-2 175 7 VCU 1978 Rnd 3 Pick 20 United States
55 Rod Higgins FC 6-7 200 3 Fresno State 1982 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
52 George Johnson FC 6-11 205 14 Dillard 1970 Rnd 5 Pick 11 United States
35 Brian Martin F 6-9 212 1 Kansas 1984 Rnd 9 Pick 1 United States
40 Tim McCormick C 6-11 240 1 Michigan 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
34 Xavier McDaniel PF 6-7 205 0 Wichita State 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
25 Michael Phelps G 6-4 180 0 Alcorn State 1985 Rnd 7 Pick 5 United States
51 David Pope F 6-7 220 1 Norfolk State 1984 Rnd 3 Pick 15 United States
43 Jack Sikma C 6-11 230 8 Illinois Wesleyan 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
14 Ricky Sobers SG 6-3 198 10 UNLV 1975 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
42 Alex Stivrins F 6-8 220 0 Colorado 1985 Rnd 4 Pick 5 United States
23 Danny Vranes SF 6-7 210 0 Utah 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
4 Al Wood GF 6-6 193 4 North Carolina 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
22 Danny Young G 6-3 175 1 Wake Forest 1984 Rnd 2 Pick 15 United States

1985-1986 Seattle Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters G. Henderson A. Wood X. McDaniel J. Sikma T. McCormick
Rotation   D. Young D. Vranes T. Chambers G. Johnson
Rotation   R. Sobers D. Pope F. Brickowski  
Rotation   M. Phelps      

1985-1986 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers62-20-
2Portland Trail Blazers40-4222
3Phoenix Suns32-5030
4Los Angeles Clippers32-5030
5Seattle SuperSonics31-5131
6Golden State Warriors30-5232

1985-1986 Seattle Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Xavier McDaniel All-Rookie First Team (1986)

1985-1986 Seattle Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Xavier McDaniel 82 33.0 17.1 8.0 2.4 1.3 0.5 3.0
Jack Sikma 80 34.9 17.1 9.4 3.8 1.2 0.9 2.6
Tom Chambers 66 30.6 18.5 6.5 2.0 0.8 0.6 2.9
Gerald Henderson 82 31.3 13.1 2.3 5.9 1.6 0.1 2.2
Al Wood 78 22.5 11.6 3.1 1.5 0.7 0.2 1.4
Tim McCormick 77 22.2 8.8 5.2 1.1 0.3 0.4 1.4
Ricky Sobers 78 16.4 7.7 1.3 2.3 0.6 0.0 1.1
Danny Young 82 22.9 6.9 1.5 3.7 1.3 0.1 1.1
Danny Vranes 80 19.6 3.8 3.5 0.8 0.8 0.4 0.8
Michael Phelps 70 12.6 4.0 1.3 1.0 0.6 0.0 0.9
Frank Brickowski 40 7.8 1.9 1.4 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.6
George Johnson 41 6.4 0.9 1.5 0.3 0.1 0.9 0.3
Rod Higgins 12 7.8 1.8 1.0 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.3
David Pope 11 6.7 1.9 1.0 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.2
Alex Stivrins 3 5.0 1.0 1.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 1.0
Brian Martin 3 2.3 0.7 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.7

1985-1986 Seattle SuperSonics Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Xavier McDaniel was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1985 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Xavier McDaniel signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on September 13, 1985.

Michael Phelps was selected as the #5 pick in the 7 Round of the 1985 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Michael Phelps signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on September 1, 1985.

Jack Sikma was selected as the #8 pick in the First Round of the 1977 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Jack Sikma signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on July 19, 1977. Jack Sikma signed a multi-year extension with the Seattle SuperSonics on November 17, 1981. Jack Sikma signed a multi-year extension with the Seattle SuperSonics on June 15, 1984.

Danny Vranes was selected as the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Danny Vranes signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on July 7, 1981. Danny Vranes re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on October 25, 1985.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Tim McCormick, the #12 pick in the First Round of the 1984 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Seattle SuperSonics from the Cleveland Cavaliers on June 19, 1984. Tim McCormick signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on July 27, 1984.

Acquired via Trade

Tom Chambers was acquired in a trade by the Seattle SuperSonics from the San Diego Clippers on August 18, 1983. Tom Chambers re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on October 5, 1985.

Gerald Henderson was acquired in a trade by the Seattle SuperSonics from the Boston Celtics on October 16, 1984.

Ricky Sobers was acquired in a trade by the Seattle SuperSonics from the Washington Wizards on June 19, 1984. Ricky Sobers signed a multi-year extension with the Seattle SuperSonics on October 4, 1984.

Al Wood was acquired in a trade by the Seattle SuperSonics from the San Diego Clippers on August 13, 1983. Al Wood re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on September 1, 1985.

Acquired via Waiver Claim

George Johnson was claimed off of the waiver wire by the Seattle SuperSonics from the New Jersey Nets on October 16, 1985.

Acquired via Free Agency

Frank Brickowski signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on September 23, 1984.

David Pope signed a contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on January 16, 1986. David Pope re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on January 26, 1986. David Pope re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on February 5, 1986.

Danny Young signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on August 9, 1985.

1985-1986 Seattle SuperSonics Front Office

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