Seattle SuperSonics Playoff Rosters

1986-1987 Seattle SuperSonics Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Tom Chambers F-C 6-10 220 Jun 21, 1959 27 Utah 5 1981 Rnd 1, Pick 8, San Diego Clippers
Dale Ellis G-F 6-7 205 Aug 6, 1960 26 Tennessee 3 1983 Rnd 1, Pick 9, Dallas Mavericks
Clemon Johnson FC 6-10 240 Sep 12, 1956 30 Florida A&M 8 1978 Rnd 2, Pick 22, Portland Trail Blazers
Eddie Johnson, Jr. PG 6-2 180 Feb 24, 1955 32 Auburn 9 1977 Rnd 3, Pick 5, Atlanta Hawks
Curtis Kitchen PF 6-9 235 Jan 30, 1964 23 South Florida 0 1986 Rnd 6, Pick 6, Seattle SuperSonics
Alton Lister FC 7-0 240 Oct 1, 1958 28 Arizona State 5 1981 Rnd 1, Pick 21, Milwaukee Bucks
Maurice Lucas PF 6-9 215 Feb 18, 1952 35 Marquette 10 1974 Rnd 1, Pick 14, Chicago Bulls
1976 ABA Dispersal Draft, Rnd 1, Pick 2, Portland Trail Blazers
Xavier McDaniel SF 6-7 205 Jun 4, 1963 23 Wichita State 1 1985 Rnd 1, Pick 4, Seattle SuperSonics
Nate McMillan G-F 6-5 195 Aug 3, 1964 22 NC State 0 1986 Rnd 2, Pick 6, Seattle SuperSonics
Michael Phelps SG 6-4 180 Oct 3, 1961 25 Alcorn State 1 1985 Rnd 7, Pick 5, Seattle SuperSonics
Russ Schoene FC 6-10 210 Apr 16, 1960 27 Chattanooga 1 1982 Rnd 2, Pick 22, Philadelphia Sixers
Terence Stansbury SG 6-5 170 Feb 27, 1961 26 Temple 2 1984 Rnd 1, Pick 15, Dallas Mavericks
Kevin Williams PG 6-2 175 Sep 11, 1961 25 St. John's 2 1983 Rnd 2, Pick 22, San Antonio Spurs
Danny Young PG 6-3 175 Jul 26, 1962 24 Wake Forest 2 1984 Rnd 2, Pick 15, Seattle SuperSonics

1986-1987 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 Boston Celtics #8 Chicago Bulls BOS in 3
First Round #2 Atlanta Hawks #7 Indiana Pacers ATL in 4
First Round #3 Detroit Pistons #6 Washington Bullets DET in 3
First Round #4 Milwaukee Bucks #5 Philadelphia Sixers MIL in 5
Second Round #1 Boston Celtics #4 Milwaukee Bucks BOS in 7
Second Round #2 Atlanta Hawks #3 Detroit Pistons DET in 5
Conference Finals #1 Boston Celtics #3 Detroit Pistons BOS in 7

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 Los Angeles Lakers #8 Denver Nuggets LAL in 3
First Round #2 Dallas Mavericks #7 Seattle SuperSonics SEA in 4
First Round #3 Portland Trail Blazers #6 Houston Rockets HOU in 4
First Round #4 Utah Jazz #5 Golden State Warriors GSW in 5
Second Round #1 Los Angeles Lakers #5 Golden State Warriors LAL in 5
Second Round #6 Houston Rockets #7 Seattle SuperSonics SEA in 6
Conference Finals #1 Los Angeles Lakers #7 Seattle SuperSonics LAL in 4

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 Los Angeles Lakers #1 Boston Celtics LAL in 6

1986-1987 Seattle Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Dale Ellis 14 37.9 25.2 6.4 2.6 0.7 0.4 2.4
Tom Chambers 14 35.6 23.0 6.4 2.3 0.9 0.9 2.4
Xavier McDaniel 14 37.7 20.3 8.4 3.0 1.6 0.6 3.0
Kevin Williams 14 18.2 8.6 2.4 2.1 1.0 0.1 0.7
Maurice Lucas 14 18.9 7.0 4.6 1.4 0.9 0.4 1.2
Eddie Johnson, Jr. 14 12.9 6.4 1.0 3.2 0.4 0.0 0.6
Nate McMillan 14 25.4 5.1 3.9 8.0 1.0 0.7 1.9
Clemon Johnson 14 18.7 4.3 3.5 0.3 0.5 1.1 0.1
Danny Young 14 14.9 4.1 1.1 3.4 1.1 0.0 0.5
Alton Lister 9 22.9 6.0 6.2 0.8 0.8 1.4 1.1
Russ Schoene 14 8.8 2.2 1.9 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.1
Curtis Kitchen 8 2.9 0.2 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0

1986-1987 Seattle SuperSonics Opening Round Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Seattle Leaders Dallas Leaders
Apr 23, 1987
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Dallas
L, 151-129 Reunion Arena
Opening Round
0-1 PTS: 35. Tom Chambers
REB: 13. X. McDaniel
AST: 7. X. McDaniel
PTS: 28. Mark Aguirre
REB: 11. Roy Tarpley
AST: 9. Brad Davis
Apr 25, 1987
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Dallas
W, 110-112 Reunion Arena
Opening Round
1-1 PTS: 32. Dale Ellis
REB: 9. X. McDaniel
AST: 8. N. McMillan
PTS: 28. Mark Aguirre
REB: 8. Roy Tarpley
AST: 8. Derek Harper
Apr 28, 1987
v.
Dallas
W, 117-107 KeyArena
Opening Round
2-1 PTS: 43. Dale Ellis
REB: 14. Dale Ellis
AST: 9. N. McMillan
PTS: 30. Derek Harper
REB: 11. Sam Perkins
AST: 8. Derek Harper
Apr 30, 1987
v.
Dallas
W, 124-98 KeyArena
Opening Round
3-1 PTS: 31. Tom Chambers
REB: 9. Tom Chambers
AST: 9. N. McMillan
PTS: 25. R. Blackman
REB: 17. Roy Tarpley
AST: 5. Derek Harper

1986-1987 Seattle SuperSonics Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Seattle Leaders Houston Leaders
May 2, 1987
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Houston
W, 106-111 Compaq Center
Conference Semi Finals
1-0 PTS: 34. Dale Ellis
REB: 9. Tom Chambers
AST: 8. N. McMillan
PTS: 28. H. Olajuwon
REB: 16. H. Olajuwon
AST: 8. R. McCray
May 5, 1987
@
Houston
W, 97-99 Compaq Center
Conference Semi Finals
2-0 PTS: 30. Dale Ellis
REB: 9. Dale Ellis
AST: 8. E. Johnson, Jr.
PTS: 27. H. Olajuwon
REB: 13. R. Sampson
AST: 8. R. McCray
May 7, 1987
v.
Houston
L, 84-102 KeyArena
Conference Semi Finals
2-1 PTS: 24. Tom Chambers
REB: 10. Dale Ellis
AST: 4. N. McMillan
PTS: 33. H. Olajuwon
REB: 11. H. Olajuwon
AST: 9. Robert Reid
May 9, 1987
v.
Houston
W, 117-102 KeyArena
Conference Semi Finals
3-1 PTS: 38. Tom Chambers
REB: 17. Alton Lister
AST: 10. N. McMillan
PTS: 20. R. McCray
REB: 12. R. McCray
AST: 5. A. Leavell
May 12, 1987
@
Houston
L, 112-107 Compaq Center
Conference Semi Finals
3-2 PTS: 27. Dale Ellis
REB: 9. Tom Chambers
AST: 6. E. Johnson, Jr.
PTS: 26. H. Olajuwon
REB: 10. R. McCray
AST: 11. R. McCray
May 14, 1987
v.
Houston
W, 128-125 KeyArena
Conference Semi Finals
4-2 PTS: 37. Tom Chambers
REB: 12. X. McDaniel
AST: 16. N. McMillan
PTS: 49. H. Olajuwon
REB: 25. H. Olajuwon
AST: 12. Robert Reid

1986-1987 Seattle SuperSonics Conference Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Seattle Leaders L.A. Lakers Leaders
May 16, 1987
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L.A. Lakers
L, 92-87 The Forum
Conference Finals
0-1 PTS: 28. Tom Chambers
REB: 10. X. McDaniel
AST: 8. N. McMillan
PTS: 27. James Worthy
REB: 7. M. Johnson
AST: 11. M. Johnson
May 19, 1987
@
L.A. Lakers
L, 112-104 The Forum
Conference Finals
0-2 PTS: 22. Dale Ellis
REB: 8. X. McDaniel
AST: 7. N. McMillan
PTS: 30. James Worthy
REB: 14. A.C. Green
AST: 10. M. Johnson
May 23, 1987
v.
L.A. Lakers
L, 121-122 KeyArena
Conference Finals
0-3 PTS: 42. X. McDaniel
REB: 10. X. McDaniel
AST: 15. N. McMillan
PTS: 39. James Worthy
REB: 10. K. Abdul-Jabbar
AST: 11. M. Johnson
May 25, 1987
v.
L.A. Lakers
L, 102-133 KeyArena
Conference Finals
0-4 PTS: 20. Tom Chambers
REB: 8. Alton Lister
AST: 5. K. Williams
PTS: 26. James Worthy
REB: 13. A.C. Green
AST: 12. M. Johnson