Seattle SuperSonics Playoff Rosters

1981-1982 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 33 Iowa 10 1971 Rnd 1, Pick 6, Seattle SuperSonics
James Donaldson C 7-2 275 Aug 16, 1957 24 Washington State 1 1979 Rnd 4, Pick 7, Seattle SuperSonics
Bill Hanzlik G-F 6-7 185 Dec 6, 1957 24 Notre Dame 1 1980 Rnd 1, Pick 20, Seattle SuperSonics
John Johnson SF 6-7 200 Oct 18, 1947 34 Iowa 11 1970 Rnd 1, Pick 7, Cleveland Cavaliers
Greg Kelser SF 6-7 190 Sep 17, 1957 24 Michigan State 2 1979 Rnd 1, Pick 4, Detroit Pistons
Mark Radford SG 6-4 190 Jul 5, 1959 22 Oregon State 0 1981 Rnd 3, Pick 7, Seattle SuperSonics
Lonnie Shelton FC 6-8 240 Oct 19, 1955 26 Oregon State 5 1976 Rnd 2, Pick 8, New York Knicks
Jack Sikma C 6-11 230 Nov 14, 1955 26 Illinois Wesleyan 4 1977 Rnd 1, Pick 8, Seattle SuperSonics
Phil Smith SG 6-4 185 Apr 22, 1952 29 San Francisco 7 1974 Rnd 2, Pick 11, Golden State Warriors
Ray Tolbert PF 6-9 225 Sep 10, 1958 23 Indiana 0 1981 Rnd 1, Pick 18, New Jersey Nets
Danny Vranes SF 6-7 210 Oct 29, 1958 23 Utah 0 1981 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Seattle SuperSonics
Wally Walker SF 6-7 190 Jul 18, 1954 27 Virginia 5 1976 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Portland Trail Blazers
Gus Williams PG 6-2 175 Oct 10, 1953 28 USC 5 1975 Rnd 2, Pick 2, Golden State Warriors

1981-1982 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #3 Philadelphia Sixers #6 Atlanta Hawks PHI in 2
First Round #4 New Jersey Nets #5 Washington Bullets WAS in 2
Second Round #1 Boston Celtics #5 Washington Bullets BOS in 5
Second Round #3 Philadelphia Sixers #2 Milwaukee Bucks PHI in 6
Conference Finals #1 Boston Celtics #3 Philadelphia Sixers PHI in 7

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #3 Seattle SuperSonics #6 Houston Rockets SEA in 3
First Round #4 Denver Nuggets #5 Phoenix Suns PHX in 3
Second Round #1 Los Angeles Lakers #5 Phoenix Suns LAL in 4
Second Round #3 Seattle SuperSonics #2 San Antonio Spurs SAS in 5
Conference Finals #1 Los Angeles Lakers #2 San Antonio Spurs LAL in 4

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #3 Philadelphia Sixers #1 Los Angeles Lakers LAL in 6

1981-1982 Seattle Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Gus Williams 8 39.4 26.2 3.2 8.1 1.6 0.6 2.2
Jack Sikma 8 39.4 20.5 12.1 3.0 1.1 1.0 2.0
Lonnie Shelton 8 33.2 12.8 7.4 2.0 0.6 0.9 2.5
Fred Brown 8 19.8 11.9 1.9 2.2 0.6 0.0 1.1
James Donaldson 8 23.6 6.8 9.2 0.9 0.2 0.6 1.2
Bill Hanzlik 8 25.4 6.5 4.0 2.5 0.8 0.6 1.6
Wally Walker 8 19.6 4.9 4.0 1.9 0.5 0.5 0.9
John Johnson 7 22.7 5.4 2.0 4.9 0.9 0.0 1.6
Phil Smith 8 11.5 3.1 1.0 0.9 0.6 0.1 0.5
Ray Tolbert 4 7.8 2.5 1.2 0.2 1.0 0.0 0.0
Greg Kelser 3 2.0 1.3 1.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.7
Danny Vranes 6 4.8 0.5 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.3

1981-1982 Seattle SuperSonics Opening Round Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Seattle Leaders Houston Leaders
Apr 21, 1982
v.
Houston
W, 102-87 Kingdome
Opening Round
1-0 PTS: 27. Gus Williams
PTS: 20. Moses Malone
Apr 23, 1982
@
Houston
L, 91-70 Compaq Center
Opening Round
1-1 PTS: 18. Gus Williams
PTS: 28. Moses Malone
Apr 25, 1982
v.
Houston
W, 104-83 Kingdome
Opening Round
2-1 PTS: 30. Jack Sikma
PTS: 24. Moses Malone

1981-1982 Seattle SuperSonics Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Seattle Leaders San Antonio Leaders
Apr 27, 1982
v.
San Antonio
L, 93-95 Kingdome
Conference Semi Finals
0-1 PTS: 26. Jack Sikma
PTS: 31. G. Gervin
Apr 28, 1982
v.
San Antonio
W, 114-99 Kingdome
Conference Semi Finals
1-1 PTS: 34. Gus Williams
PTS: 24. G. Gervin
Apr 30, 1982
@
San Antonio
L, 99-97 HemisFair Arena
Conference Semi Finals
1-2 PTS: 25. Gus Williams
PTS: 36. G. Gervin
May 2, 1982
@
San Antonio
L, 115-113 HemisFair Arena
Conference Semi Finals
1-3 PTS: 33. Gus Williams
REB: 16. J. Donaldson
AST: 7. Gus Williams
PTS: 22. M. Mitchell
REB: 9. M. Olberding
AST: 10. Mike Bratz
May 5, 1982
v.
San Antonio
L, 103-109 Kingdome
Conference Semi Finals
1-4 PTS: 36. Gus Williams
PTS: 26. G. Gervin