Seattle SuperSonics Playoff Rosters

1977-1978 Seattle SuperSonics Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Fred Brown PG 6-3 182 Aug 7, 1948 29 Iowa 6 1971 Rnd 1, Pick 6, Seattle SuperSonics
Al Fleming SF 6-7 215 Apr 5, 1954 24 Arizona 1 1976 Rnd 2, Pick 13, Phoenix Suns
Joe Hassett SG 6-5 180 Sep 11, 1955 22 Providence 0 1977 Rnd 3, Pick 8, Seattle SuperSonics
Dennis Johnson SG 6-4 185 Sep 18, 1954 23 Pepperdine 1 1976 Rnd 2, Pick 12, Seattle SuperSonics
John Johnson SF 6-7 200 Oct 18, 1947 30 Iowa 7 1970 Rnd 1, Pick 7, Cleveland Cavaliers
Bruce Seals PF 6-8 210 Jun 18, 1953 24 Xavier-Louisiana 2 1975 Rnd 2, Pick 3, Seattle SuperSonics
Jack Sikma C 6-11 230 Nov 14, 1955 22 Illinois Wesleyan 0 1977 Rnd 1, Pick 8, Seattle SuperSonics
Paul Silas PF 6-7 225 Jul 12, 1943 34 Creighton 13 1964 Rnd 2, Pick 3, St. Louis Hawks
Wally Walker SF 6-7 190 Jul 18, 1954 23 Virginia 1 1976 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Portland Trail Blazers
Marvin Webster C 7-1 225 Apr 13, 1952 25 Morgan State 1 1975 Rnd 1, Pick 3, Atlanta Hawks
Gus Williams PG 6-2 175 Oct 10, 1953 24 USC 2 1975 Rnd 2, Pick 2, Golden State Warriors

1977-1978 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #3 Washington Bullets #6 Atlanta Hawks WAS in 2
First Round #4 Cleveland Cavaliers #5 New York Knicks NYK in 2
Second Round #1 Philadelphia Sixers #5 New York Knicks PHI in 4
Second Round #2 San Antonio Spurs #3 Washington Bullets WAS in 6
Conference Finals #1 Philadelphia Sixers #3 Washington Bullets WAS in 6

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #3 Phoenix Suns #6 Milwaukee Bucks MIL in 2
First Round #4 Seattle SuperSonics #5 Los Angeles Lakers SEA in 3
Second Round #1 Portland Trail Blazers #4 Seattle SuperSonics SEA in 6
Second Round #2 Denver Nuggets #6 Milwaukee Bucks DEN in 7
Conference Finals #2 Denver Nuggets #4 Seattle SuperSonics SEA in 6

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #4 Seattle SuperSonics #3 Washington Bullets WAS in 7

1977-1978 Seattle Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Gus Williams 22 31.9 18.3 3.9 4.0 2.0 0.5 2.5
Fred Brown 22 26.1 17.3 2.1 2.4 1.0 0.1 1.4
Marvin Webster 22 41.1 16.1 13.1 2.6 0.3 2.6 3.4
Dennis Johnson 22 37.6 16.1 4.6 3.3 1.0 1.0 2.5
Jack Sikma 22 31.9 13.7 8.1 1.2 0.8 0.5 1.6
John Johnson 22 27.1 10.1 4.5 2.5 0.4 0.3 2.4
Paul Silas 22 27.5 4.9 8.5 1.6 0.5 0.3 1.4
Wally Walker 20 13.1 4.7 1.9 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.9
Bruce Seals 9 10.2 3.0 2.2 0.9 0.2 0.2 0.7
Joe Hassett 8 2.8 1.8 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1
Al Fleming 5 4.2 1.4 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.4

1977-1978 Seattle SuperSonics Opening Round Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Seattle Leaders L.A. Lakers Leaders
Apr 12, 1978
v.
L.A. Lakers
W, 102-90 Kingdome
Opening Round
1-0 PTS: 23. Gus Williams
PTS: 26. K. Abdul-Jabbar
Apr 14, 1978
@
L.A. Lakers
L, 105-99 The Forum
Opening Round
1-1 PTS: 21. D. Johnson
PTS: 24. K. Abdul-Jabbar
Apr 16, 1978
v.
L.A. Lakers
W, 111-102 Kingdome
Opening Round
2-1 PTS: 24. Jack Sikma
PTS: 31. K. Abdul-Jabbar

1977-1978 Seattle SuperSonics Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Seattle Leaders Portland Leaders
Apr 18, 1978
@
Portland
W, 95-104 Memorial Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
1-0 PTS: 24. M. Webster
PTS: 20. Johnny Davis
Apr 21, 1978
@
Portland
L, 96-93 Memorial Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
1-1 PTS: 31. Gus Williams
PTS: 19. M. Lucas
Apr 23, 1978
v.
Portland
W, 99-84 Kingdome
Conference Semi Finals
2-1 PTS: 18. John Johnson
PTS: 24. Tom Owens
Apr 26, 1978
v.
Portland
W, 100-98 Kingdome
Conference Semi Finals
3-1 PTS: 28. Jack Sikma
PTS: 35. L. Hollins
Apr 30, 1978
@
Portland
L, 113-89 Memorial Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
3-2 PTS: 16. M. Webster
PTS: 31. Tom Owens
May 1, 1978
v.
Portland
W, 105-94 Kingdome
Conference Semi Finals
4-2 PTS: 20. D. Johnson
PTS: 23. Johnny Davis

1977-1978 Seattle SuperSonics Conference Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Seattle Leaders Denver Leaders
May 5, 1978
@
Denver
L, 116-107 McNichols Sports Arena
Conference Finals
0-1 PTS: 28. M. Webster
PTS: 25. Dan Issel
May 7, 1978
@
Denver
W, 111-121 McNichols Sports Arena
Conference Finals
1-1 PTS: 26. Fred Brown
PTS: 29. Dan Issel
May 10, 1978
v.
Denver
W, 105-91 Kingdome
Conference Finals
2-1 PTS: 20. John Johnson
PTS: 21. D. Thompson
May 12, 1978
v.
Denver
W, 100-94 Kingdome
Conference Finals
3-1 PTS: 31. D. Johnson
PTS: 27. Dan Issel
May 14, 1978
@
Denver
L, 123-114 McNichols Sports Arena
Conference Finals
3-2 PTS: 31. Gus Williams
PTS: 35. D. Thompson
May 17, 1978
v.
Denver
W, 123-108 Kingdome
Conference Finals
4-2 PTS: 26. Fred Brown
PTS: 21. D. Thompson

1977-1978 Seattle SuperSonics NBA Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Seattle Leaders Washington Leaders
May 21, 1978
v.
Washington
W, 106-102 Kingdome
NBA Finals
1-0 PTS: 30. Fred Brown
PTS: 27. Kevin Grevey
May 25, 1978
@
Washington
L, 106-98 US Airways Arena
NBA Finals
1-1 PTS: 24. Gus Williams
PTS: 34. B. Dandridge
May 28, 1978
@
Washington
W, 92-93 US Airways Arena
NBA Finals
2-1 PTS: 20. M. Webster
PTS: 29. Elvin Hayes
May 30, 1978
v.
Washington
L, 116-120 Kingdome
NBA Finals
2-2 PTS: 33. D. Johnson
PTS: 23. B. Dandridge
Jun 2, 1978
v.
Washington
W, 98-94 Kingdome
NBA Finals
3-2 PTS: 26. Fred Brown
PTS: 22. Kevin Grevey
Jun 4, 1978
@
Washington
L, 117-82 US Airways Arena
NBA Finals
3-3 PTS: 17. Fred Brown
PTS: 21. Elvin Hayes
Jun 7, 1978
v.
Washington
L, 99-105 Kingdome
NBA Finals
3-4 PTS: 27. M. Webster
PTS: 19. C. Johnson