Seattle SuperSonics Regular Season Rosters

1986-1987 Seattle SuperSonics Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
24 Tom Chambers PF 6-10 220 5 Utah 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
3 Dale Ellis GF 6-7 205 3 Tennessee 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
15 Gerald Henderson G 6-2 175 8 VCU 1978 Rnd 3 Pick 20 United States
45 Clemon Johnson FC 6-10 240 8 Florida A&M 1978 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
15 Eddie Johnson, Jr. G 6-2 180 9 Auburn 1977 Rnd 3 Pick 5 United States
42 Curtis Kitchen F 6-9 235 0 South Florida 1986 Rnd 6 Pick 6 United States
53 Alton Lister FC 7-0 240 5 Arizona State 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
20 Maurice Lucas PF 6-9 215 10 Marquette 1974 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
34 Xavier McDaniel PF 6-7 205 1 Wichita State 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
10 Nate McMillan GF 6-5 195 0 NC State 1986 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
25 Michael Phelps G 6-4 180 1 Alcorn State 1985 Rnd 7 Pick 5 United States
40 Russ Schoene FC 6-10 210 1 Chattanooga 1982 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
44 Terence Stansbury G 6-5 170 2 Temple 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
30 Kevin Williams G 6-2 175 2 St. John's 1983 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
22 Danny Young G 6-3 175 2 Wake Forest 1984 Rnd 2 Pick 15 United States

1986-1987 Seattle Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters N. McMillan D. Ellis X. McDaniel T. Chambers A. Lister
Rotation K. Williams D. Young   M. Lucas C. Johnson
Rotation E. Johnson, Jr.     C. Kitchen R. Schoene
Lim PT   T. Stansbury      
Lim PT   M. Phelps      

1986-1987 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers65-17-
2Portland Trail Blazers49-3316
3Golden State Warriors42-4023
4Seattle SuperSonics39-4326
5Phoenix Suns36-4629
6Los Angeles Clippers12-7053

1986-1987 Seattle Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Tom Chambers Player Of The Week (12/07/86)
Dale Ellis Most Improved Player (1987)
Tom Chambers Western All-Star Replacement Selection (1987)
Tom Chambers Kobe Bryant All-Star MVP (1987)
Terence Stansbury Slam Dunk Contest Participant (1987)
Tom Chambers Slam Dunk Contest Participant (1987)
Dale Ellis Three Point Shootout Participant (1987)

1986-1987 Seattle Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Dale Ellis 82 37.5 24.9 5.5 2.9 1.3 0.4 2.9
Tom Chambers 82 36.8 23.3 6.6 3.0 1.0 0.6 3.3
Xavier McDaniel 82 37.0 23.0 8.6 2.5 1.4 0.6 2.9
Alton Lister 75 30.5 11.6 9.4 1.5 0.4 2.4 2.3
Maurice Lucas 63 17.8 7.9 4.9 1.0 0.5 0.3 1.2
Nate McMillan 71 27.8 5.3 4.7 8.2 1.8 0.6 2.2
Danny Young 73 20.3 4.8 1.5 4.8 1.0 0.0 1.2
Kevin Williams 65 10.8 4.9 1.3 1.0 0.7 0.1 1.0
Clemon Johnson 78 13.5 3.2 3.6 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.5
Eddie Johnson, Jr. 24 21.2 9.0 1.9 4.8 0.5 0.0 1.7
Michael Phelps 60 7.8 3.0 0.8 1.1 0.3 0.0 0.5
Terence Stansbury 44 8.5 4.0 0.5 1.3 0.3 0.0 0.7
Russ Schoene 63 9.2 2.7 1.9 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.7
Gerald Henderson 6 25.8 11.2 1.5 5.3 1.0 0.0 2.5
Curtis Kitchen 6 5.2 1.5 1.5 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.0

1986-1987 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.

Nate McMillan was selected as the #6 pick in the Second Round of the 1986 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Nate McMillan signed a contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on September 1, 1986.

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.

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.

Dale Ellis was acquired in a trade by the Seattle SuperSonics from the Dallas Mavericks on July 23, 1986.

Clemon Johnson was acquired in a trade by the Seattle SuperSonics from the Philadelphia Sixers on September 29, 1986.

Alton Lister was acquired in a trade by the Seattle SuperSonics from the Milwaukee Bucks on July 1, 1986.

Russ Schoene was acquired in a trade by the Seattle SuperSonics from the Indiana Pacers on October 2, 1986.

Terence Stansbury was acquired in a trade by the Seattle SuperSonics from the Indiana Pacers on October 2, 1986.

Acquired via Waiver Claim

Maurice Lucas was claimed off of the waiver wire by the Seattle SuperSonics from the Los Angeles Lakers on September 26, 1986.

Acquired via Free Agency

Eddie Johnson, Jr. signed a contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on March 2, 1987. Eddie Johnson, Jr. re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on March 12, 1987. Eddie Johnson, Jr. re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on March 23, 1987.

Curtis Kitchen signed a contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on April 3, 1987.

Kevin Williams signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on July 11, 1986.

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

1986-1987 Seattle SuperSonics Front Office

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