Seattle SuperSonics Playoff Rosters

1987-1988 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 28 Utah 6 1981 Rnd 1, Pick 8, San Diego Clippers
Dale Ellis G-F 6-7 205 Aug 6, 1960 27 Tennessee 4 1983 Rnd 1, Pick 9, Dallas Mavericks
Clemon Johnson FC 6-10 240 Sep 12, 1956 31 Florida A&M 9 1978 Rnd 2, Pick 22, Portland Trail Blazers
Alton Lister FC 7-0 240 Oct 1, 1958 29 Arizona State 6 1981 Rnd 1, Pick 21, Milwaukee Bucks
Xavier McDaniel SF 6-7 205 Jun 4, 1963 24 Wichita State 2 1985 Rnd 1, Pick 4, Seattle SuperSonics
Derrick McKey PF 6-9 205 Oct 10, 1966 21 Alabama 0 1987 Rnd 1, Pick 9, Seattle SuperSonics
Nate McMillan G-F 6-5 195 Aug 3, 1964 23 NC State 1 1986 Rnd 2, Pick 6, Seattle SuperSonics
Olden Polynice C-F 6-11 220 Nov 21, 1964 23 Poland-Basket Rimini Crabs (Italy) 0 1987 Rnd 1, Pick 8, Chicago Bulls
Russ Schoene FC 6-10 210 Apr 16, 1960 28 Chattanooga 2 1982 Rnd 2, Pick 22, Philadelphia Sixers
Sedale Threatt SG 6-2 175 Sep 10, 1961 26 West Virginia Tech 4 1983 Rnd 6, Pick 23, Philadelphia Sixers
Kevin Williams PG 6-2 175 Sep 11, 1961 26 St. John's 3 1983 Rnd 2, Pick 22, San Antonio Spurs
Danny Young PG 6-3 175 Jul 26, 1962 25 Wake Forest 3 1984 Rnd 2, Pick 15, Seattle SuperSonics

1987-1988 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 Boston Celtics #8 New York Knicks BOS in 4
First Round #2 Detroit Pistons #7 Washington Bullets DET in 5
First Round #3 Chicago Bulls #6 Cleveland Cavaliers CHI in 5
First Round #4 Atlanta Hawks #5 Milwaukee Bucks ATL in 5
Second Round #1 Boston Celtics #4 Atlanta Hawks BOS in 7
Second Round #2 Detroit Pistons #3 Chicago Bulls DET in 5
Conference Finals #1 Boston Celtics #2 Detroit Pistons DET in 6

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 Los Angeles Lakers #8 San Antonio Spurs LAL in 3
First Round #2 Denver Nuggets #7 Seattle SuperSonics DEN in 5
First Round #3 Dallas Mavericks #6 Houston Rockets DAL in 4
First Round #4 Portland Trail Blazers #5 Utah Jazz UTA in 4
Second Round #1 Los Angeles Lakers #5 Utah Jazz LAL in 7
Second Round #2 Denver Nuggets #3 Dallas Mavericks DAL in 6
Conference Finals #1 Los Angeles Lakers #3 Dallas Mavericks LAL in 7

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 Los Angeles Lakers #2 Detroit Pistons LAL in 7

1987-1988 Seattle Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Tom Chambers 5 33.6 25.8 6.2 2.2 0.6 0.2 2.6
Xavier McDaniel 5 36.0 21.2 9.6 5.0 0.6 0.2 2.2
Dale Ellis 5 34.4 20.8 4.6 3.0 0.6 0.4 2.4
Derrick McKey 5 21.8 12.0 4.0 1.6 0.6 1.0 1.0
Nate McMillan 5 25.4 6.6 4.2 6.6 0.4 0.6 1.6
Sedale Threatt 5 16.0 6.4 2.2 2.2 0.2 0.0 1.0
Danny Young 5 19.0 6.4 2.0 3.8 0.4 0.4 1.4
Alton Lister 5 15.4 5.6 5.8 1.0 0.2 1.0 0.8
Russ Schoene 5 7.8 3.2 1.4 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.4
Kevin Williams 5 14.0 2.8 1.6 1.8 0.6 0.0 0.8
Olden Polynice 5 8.8 2.0 1.6 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.2
Clemon Johnson 5 7.8 1.4 1.4 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.4

1987-1988 Seattle SuperSonics Opening Round Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Seattle Leaders Denver Leaders
Apr 29, 1988
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Denver
L, 126-123 McNichols Sports Arena
Opening Round
0-1 PTS: 29. Tom Chambers
REB: 10. X. McDaniel
AST: 8. X. McDaniel
PTS: 28. Alex English
REB: 11. Fat Lever
AST: 8. Fat Lever
May 1, 1988
@
Denver
W, 91-111 McNichols Sports Arena
Opening Round
1-1 PTS: 24. Dale Ellis
REB: 17. X. McDaniel
AST: 6. N. McMillan
PTS: 16. Mike Evans
REB: 12. Fat Lever
AST: 5. M. Adams
May 3, 1988
v.
Denver
L, 114-125 KeyArena
Opening Round
1-2 PTS: 34. Tom Chambers
REB: 12. X. McDaniel
AST: 9. N. McMillan
PTS: 28. B. Rasmussen
REB: 12. B. Rasmussen
AST: 7. M. Adams
May 5, 1988
v.
Denver
W, 127-117 KeyArena
Opening Round
2-2 PTS: 27. X. McDaniel
REB: 7. D. McKey
AST: 8. Danny Young
PTS: 28. Jay Vincent
REB: 8. D. Schayes
AST: 5. Alex English
May 7, 1988
@
Denver
L, 115-96 McNichols Sports Arena
Opening Round
2-3 PTS: 23. Tom Chambers
REB: 8. Alton Lister
AST: 5. X. McDaniel
PTS: 23. Alex English
REB: 7. Jay Vincent
AST: 7. Alex English