Seattle SuperSonics Playoff Rosters

1996-1997 Seattle SuperSonics Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Terry Cummings PF 6-9 220 Mar 15, 1961 36 DePaul 14 1982 Rnd 1, Pick 2, San Diego Clippers
Craig Ehlo SG 6-6 180 Aug 11, 1961 35 Washington State 13 1983 Rnd 3, Pick 1, Houston Rockets
Greg Graham SG 6-4 183 Nov 26, 1970 26 Indiana 3 1993 Rnd 1, Pick 17, Charlotte Hornets (1988)
Hersey Hawkins PG 6-3 190 Sep 29, 1966 30 Bradley 8 1988 Rnd 1, Pick 6, Los Angeles Clippers
Shawn Kemp PF 6-10 280 Nov 26, 1969 27 Trinity Valley CC 7 1989 Rnd 1, Pick 17, Seattle SuperSonics
Jim McIlvaine C 7-1 240 Jul 30, 1972 24 Marquette 2 1994 Rnd 2, Pick 5, Washington Wizards
Nate McMillan G-F 6-5 195 Aug 3, 1964 32 NC State 10 1986 Rnd 2, Pick 6, Seattle SuperSonics
Gary Payton SG 6-4 180 Jul 23, 1968 28 Oregon State 6 1990 Rnd 1, Pick 2, Seattle SuperSonics
Sam Perkins PF 6-9 235 Jun 14, 1961 35 North Carolina 12 1984 Rnd 1, Pick 4, Dallas Mavericks
Steve Scheffler PF 6-9 250 Sep 3, 1967 29 Purdue 6 1990 Rnd 2, Pick 12, Charlotte Hornets (1988)
Detlef Schrempf PF 6-9 214 Jan 21, 1963 34 Washington 11 1985 Rnd 1, Pick 8, Dallas Mavericks
Eric Snow PG 6-3 190 Apr 24, 1973 24 Michigan State 1 1995 Rnd 2, Pick 14, Milwaukee Bucks
Larry Stewart PF 6-8 220 Sep 21, 1968 28 Coppin State 5 1991 NBA Draft, Undrafted
David Wingate SG 6-5 185 Dec 15, 1963 33 Georgetown 10 1986 Rnd 2, Pick 20, Philadelphia Sixers

1996-1997 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 Chicago Bulls #8 Washington Bullets CHI in 3
First Round #2 Miami Heat #7 Orlando Magic MIA in 5
First Round #3 New York Knicks #6 Charlotte Hornets NYK in 3
First Round #4 Atlanta Hawks #5 Detroit Pistons ATL in 5
Second Round #1 Chicago Bulls #4 Atlanta Hawks CHI in 5
Second Round #2 Miami Heat #3 New York Knicks MIA in 7
Conference Finals #1 Chicago Bulls #2 Miami Heat CHI in 5

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 Utah Jazz #8 Los Angeles Clippers UTA in 3
First Round #2 Seattle SuperSonics #7 Phoenix Suns SEA in 5
First Round #3 Houston Rockets #6 Minnesota Timberwolves HOU in 3
First Round #4 Los Angeles Lakers #5 Portland Trail Blazers LAL in 4
Second Round #1 Utah Jazz #4 Los Angeles Lakers UTA in 5
Second Round #3 Houston Rockets #2 Seattle SuperSonics HOU in 7
Conference Finals #1 Utah Jazz #3 Houston Rockets UTA in 6

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 Chicago Bulls #1 Utah Jazz CHI in 6

1996-1997 Seattle Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Gary Payton 12 45.5 23.8 5.4 8.7 2.2 0.3 2.9
Shawn Kemp 12 36.8 21.6 12.3 3.0 1.2 1.3 3.9
Detlef Schrempf 12 38.2 16.9 5.8 3.4 1.1 0.1 1.5
Hersey Hawkins 12 40.2 15.2 4.5 2.8 2.5 0.3 1.8
Terry Cummings 12 24.3 8.8 6.0 1.2 0.9 0.5 1.2
Sam Perkins 12 28.3 8.4 4.4 1.2 1.0 1.0 1.1
David Wingate 12 16.0 6.4 3.1 1.2 0.4 0.2 0.8
Eric Snow 8 6.0 1.6 0.2 1.5 0.5 0.0 0.0
Larry Stewart 4 4.0 3.2 0.2 0.5 0.5 0.2 0.5
Greg Graham 6 7.2 2.0 0.8 1.0 0.3 0.0 0.2
Jim McIlvaine 5 5.6 1.8 0.4 0.0 0.2 0.4 0.2
Nate McMillan 3 13.7 0.0 1.7 1.0 0.3 0.0 0.7

1996-1997 Seattle SuperSonics Opening Round Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Seattle Leaders Phoenix Leaders
Apr 25, 1997
v.
Phoenix
L, 101-106 KeyArena
Opening Round
0-1 PTS: 23. Gary Payton
REB: 15. Shawn Kemp
AST: 9. Gary Payton
PTS: 42. Rex Chapman
REB: 7. K. Johnson
AST: 10. Jason Kidd
Apr 27, 1997
v.
Phoenix
W, 122-78 KeyArena
Opening Round
1-1 PTS: 23. Shawn Kemp
REB: 15. Shawn Kemp
AST: 6. Gary Payton
PTS: 18. Rex Chapman
REB: 10. W. Person
AST: 8. Jason Kidd
Apr 29, 1997
@
Phoenix
L, 110-103 Talking Stick Resort Arena
Opening Round
1-2 PTS: 34. Gary Payton
REB: 11. Shawn Kemp
AST: 6. Gary Payton
PTS: 29. W. Person
REB: 10. W. Person
AST: 10. Jason Kidd
May 1, 1997
@
Phoenix
W, 115-122 Talking Stick Resort Arena
Opening Round
2-2 PTS: 28. Gary Payton
REB: 20. Shawn Kemp
AST: 14. Gary Payton
PTS: 23. Jason Kidd
REB: 10. D. Manning
AST: 14. Jason Kidd
May 3, 1997
v.
Phoenix
W, 116-92 KeyArena
Opening Round
3-2 PTS: 24. D. Schrempf
REB: 11. Shawn Kemp
AST: 10. Gary Payton
PTS: 26. W. Person
REB: 8. Jason Kidd
AST: 7. Jason Kidd

1996-1997 Seattle SuperSonics Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Seattle Leaders Houston Leaders
May 5, 1997
@
Houston
L, 112-102 Compaq Center
Conference Semi Finals
0-1 PTS: 24. Shawn Kemp
REB: 11. Shawn Kemp
AST: 7. Eric Snow
PTS: 22. C. Drexler
REB: 11. H. Olajuwon
AST: 8. Mario Elie
May 7, 1997
@
Houston
W, 101-106 Compaq Center
Conference Semi Finals
1-1 PTS: 22. Shawn Kemp
REB: 15. Shawn Kemp
AST: 9. Gary Payton
PTS: 25. C. Drexler
REB: 12. H. Olajuwon
AST: 8. C. Drexler
May 9, 1997
v.
Houston
L, 93-97 KeyArena
Conference Semi Finals
1-2 PTS: 28. Shawn Kemp
REB: 10. Shawn Kemp
AST: 5. Shawn Kemp
PTS: 24. H. Olajuwon
REB: 17. C. Barkley
AST: 5. S. Threatt
May 11, 1997
v.
Houston
L, 106-110 KeyArena
Conference Semi Finals
1-3 PTS: 27. Gary Payton
REB: 9. Shawn Kemp
AST: 11. Gary Payton
PTS: 26. C. Barkley
REB: 15. C. Barkley
AST: 9. H. Olajuwon
May 13, 1997
@
Houston
W, 94-100 Compaq Center
Conference Semi Finals
2-3 PTS: 23. H. Hawkins
REB: 10. Shawn Kemp
AST: 11. Gary Payton
PTS: 31. H. Olajuwon
REB: 20. C. Barkley
AST: 6. Mario Elie
May 15, 1997
v.
Houston
W, 99-96 KeyArena
Conference Semi Finals
3-3 PTS: 22. Shawn Kemp
REB: 11. Shawn Kemp
AST: 13. Gary Payton
PTS: 30. H. Olajuwon
REB: 12. C. Barkley
AST: 6. C. Drexler
May 17, 1997
@
Houston
L, 96-91 Compaq Center
Conference Semi Finals
3-4 PTS: 27. Gary Payton
REB: 10. Shawn Kemp
AST: 7. Gary Payton
PTS: 24. C. Drexler
REB: 14. C. Barkley
AST: 11. Mario Elie