Seattle SuperSonics Regular Season Rosters

1968-1969 Seattle SuperSonics Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Al Hairston G 6-1 175 0 Bowling Green 1968 Rnd 5 Pick 2 United States
Art Harris G 6-4 185 0 Stanford 1968 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
Bob Kauffman FC 6-8 240 0 Guilford 1968 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Joe Kennedy SF 6-6 210 0 Duke 1968 Rnd 10 Pick 2 United States
Tommy Kron G 6-5 200 2 Kentucky 1966 Rnd 3 Pick 4 United States
Plummer Lott GF 6-5 210 1 Seattle 1967 Rnd 5 Pick 11 United States
Tom Meschery F 6-6 215 7 Saint Mary's 1961 Rnd 1 Pick 7 China
Erwin Mueller FC 6-8 230 2 San Francisco 1966 Rnd 2 Pick 10 United States
Dorie Murrey PF 6-8 215 2 Detroit-Mercy 1966 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
Bob Rule FC 6-9 220 1 Colorado State 1967 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
Rod Thorn G 6-4 195 5 West Virginia 1963 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
John Tresvant PF 6-7 215 4 Seattle 1964 Rnd 5 Pick 6 United States
Al Tucker SF 6-8 190 1 Oklahoma Baptist 1967 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
Lenny Wilkens PG 6-1 180 8 Providence 1960 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States

1968-1969 Seattle Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters L. Wilkens A. Harris T. Meschery B. Kauffman B. Rule
Rotation   R. Thorn J. Kennedy D. Murrey  
Rotation   T. Kron P. Lott    
Rotation   A. Hairston      
Lim PT       E. Mueller  
Lim PT       J. Tresvant  

1968-1969 Western Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers55-27-
2Atlanta Hawks48-347
3San Francisco Warriors41-4114
4San Diego Rockets37-4518
5Chicago Bulls33-4922
6Seattle SuperSonics30-5225
7Phoenix Suns16-6639

1968-1969 Seattle Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Art Harris All-Rookie First Team (1969)
Lenny Wilkens Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1969)

1968-1969 Seattle Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Bob Rule 82 37.9 24.0 11.5 1.7
Lenny Wilkens 82 42.2 22.4 6.2 8.2
Tom Meschery 82 32.6 14.0 10.0 2.4
Art Harris 80 31.9 12.4 3.8 3.2
Bob Kauffman 82 20.2 7.8 5.9 1.0
Al Tucker 56 22.5 10.3 5.7 1.0
Joe Kennedy 72 17.2 6.2 3.3 0.8
Tommy Kron 76 14.8 5.1 2.8 2.5
John Tresvant 26 30.8 13.6 10.3 2.4
Rod Thorn 29 19.6 11.5 2.9 2.8
Dorie Murrey 38 12.2 5.6 3.9 0.6
Erwin Mueller 26 18.6 7.0 4.0 2.4
Al Hairston 39 7.0 2.2 0.9 1.0
Plummer Lott 23 7.0 1.6 1.3 0.3

1968-1969 Seattle SuperSonics Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Al Hairston was selected as the #2 pick in the 5 Round of the 1968 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Al Hairston signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on September 1, 1968.

Art Harris was selected as the #2 pick in the Second Round of the 1968 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Art Harris signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on September 1, 1968.

Bob Kauffman was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 1968 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics.

Joe Kennedy was selected as the #2 pick in the 10 Round of the 1968 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Joe Kennedy signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on September 1, 1968.

Plummer Lott was selected as the #11 pick in the 5 Round of the 1967 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Plummer Lott signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on September 1, 1967.

Bob Rule was selected as the #7 pick in the Second Round of the 1967 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Bob Rule signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on September 1, 1967.

Acquired via Trade

Erwin Mueller was acquired in a trade by the Seattle SuperSonics from the Chicago Bulls on January 31, 1969.

John Tresvant was acquired in a trade by the Seattle SuperSonics from the Cincinnati Royals on January 31, 1969.

Lenny Wilkens was acquired in a trade by the Seattle SuperSonics from the Atlanta Hawks on October 12, 1968.

Acquired via Expansion Draft

Tommy Kron was taken in the 1967 Expansion Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics from the St. Louis Hawks on May 1, 1967.

Tom Meschery was taken in the 1967 Expansion Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics from the Golden State Warriors on May 1, 1967.

Dorie Murrey was taken in the 1967 Expansion Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics from the Detroit Pistons on May 1, 1967.

Rod Thorn was taken in the 1967 Expansion Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics from the St. Louis Hawks on May 1, 1967.