Seattle SuperSonics Playoff Rosters

1975-1976 Seattle SuperSonics Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Mike Bantom FC 6-9 200 Dec 3, 1951 24 Saint Francis of Assisi College 2 1973 Rnd 1, Pick 8, Phoenix Suns
Fred Brown PG 6-3 182 Aug 7, 1948 27 Iowa 4 1971 Rnd 1, Pick 6, Seattle SuperSonics
Tom Burleson C 7-2 225 Feb 24, 1952 24 NC State 1 1974 Rnd 1, Pick 3, Seattle SuperSonics
Rod Derline PG 6-0 175 Mar 11, 1952 24 Seattle 1 1974 Rnd 10, Pick 8, Seattle SuperSonics
Herm Gilliam PG 6-3 190 May 5, 1946 29 Purdue 6 1968 Rnd 13, Pick 3, Chicago Bulls
Leonard Gray FC 6-8 240 Dec 19, 1951 24 Long Beach State 1 1973 Rnd 3, Pick 10, Atlanta Hawks
John Hummer FC 6-9 230 May 4, 1948 27 Princeton 5 1970 Rnd 1, Pick 15, Buffalo Braves
Willie Norwood PF 6-7 220 Aug 8, 1947 28 Alcorn State 4 1969 Rnd 2, Pick 4, Detroit Pistons
Frank Oleynick PG 6-2 185 Feb 20, 1955 21 Seattle 0 1975 Rnd 1, Pick 12, Seattle SuperSonics
Bruce Seals PF 6-8 210 Jun 18, 1953 22 Xavier-Louisiana 0 1975 Rnd 2, Pick 3, Seattle SuperSonics
Tal Skinner SF 6-5 210 Sep 10, 1952 23 Maryland Bible College 1 1974 Rnd 3, Pick 8, Seattle SuperSonics
Zaid Abdul-Aziz FC 6-9 235 Apr 7, 1946 30 Iowa State 7 1968 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Cincinnati Royals
Slick Watts PG 6-1 185 Jul 22, 1951 24 Xavier-Louisiana 2 1973 NBA Draft, Undrafted

1975-1976 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #4 Philadelphia Sixers #5 Buffalo Braves BUF in 3
Second Round #1 Boston Celtics #5 Buffalo Braves BOS in 6
Second Round #2 Cleveland Cavaliers #3 Washington Bullets CLE in 7
Conference Finals #1 Boston Celtics #2 Cleveland Cavaliers BOS in 6

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #4 Milwaukee Bucks #5 Detroit Pistons DET in 3
Second Round #1 Golden State Warriors #5 Detroit Pistons GSW in 6
Second Round #2 Seattle SuperSonics #3 Phoenix Suns PHX in 6
Conference Finals #1 Golden State Warriors #3 Phoenix Suns PHX in 7

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 Boston Celtics #3 Phoenix Suns BOS in 6

1975-1976 Seattle Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK
Fred Brown 6 39.3 28.5 4.7 2.8 2.2 0.0
Tom Burleson 6 34.7 20.8 9.5 1.7 1.0 1.3
Bruce Seals 6 30.2 13.0 6.0 0.5 0.8 1.0
Slick Watts 6 32.8 11.8 3.0 8.2 2.0 0.3
Willie Norwood 6 35.8 9.8 6.3 1.3 1.2 0.2
Mike Bantom 6 19.0 9.7 3.8 1.3 0.7 0.3
Zaid Abdul-Aziz 5 12.0 7.2 4.2 0.4 0.0 1.0
Tal Skinner 6 14.3 3.2 2.5 1.2 0.8 0.3
Herm Gilliam 6 14.3 2.8 1.8 2.0 1.0 0.0
Rod Derline 4 10.2 1.5 1.0 0.2 0.2 0.0
John Hummer 3 5.3 1.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0

1975-1976 Seattle SuperSonics Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Seattle Leaders Phoenix Leaders
Apr 13, 1976
v.
Phoenix
W, 102-99 KeyArena
Conference Semi Finals
1-0 PTS: 34. Fred Brown
PTS: 24. P. Westphal
Apr 15, 1976
v.
Phoenix
L, 111-116 KeyArena
Conference Semi Finals
1-1 PTS: 45. Fred Brown
PTS: 23. Alvan Adams
Apr 18, 1976
@
Phoenix
L, 103-91 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
1-2 PTS: 18. Slick Watts
PTS: 16. P. Westphal
Apr 20, 1976
@
Phoenix
L, 130-114 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
1-3 PTS: 33. Fred Brown
PTS: 39. P. Westphal
Apr 25, 1976
v.
Phoenix
W, 114-108 KeyArena
Conference Semi Finals
2-3 PTS: 28. Bruce Seals
PTS: 27. P. Westphal
Apr 27, 1976
@
Phoenix
L, 123-112 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
2-4 PTS: 24. Bruce Seals
PTS: 20. K. Erickson
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