Seattle SuperSonics Regular Season Rosters

1977-1978 Seattle SuperSonics Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
  Fred Brown G 6-3 182 6 Iowa 1971 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
  Al Fleming SF 6-7 215 1 Arizona 1976 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
  Mike Green C 6-10 200 1 Louisiana Tech 1973 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
  Joe Hassett SG 6-5 180 0 Providence 1977 Rnd 3 Pick 8 United States
  Dennis Johnson PG 6-4 185 1 Pepperdine 1976 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States
  John Johnson SF 6-7 200 7 Iowa 1970 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
  Tom LaGarde C 6-10 220 0 North Carolina 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
  Bruce Seals PF 6-8 210 2 Xavier-Louisiana 1975 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
43 Jack Sikma C 6-11 230 0 Illinois Wesleyan 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
  Paul Silas PF 6-7 225 13 Creighton 1964 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
  Dean Tolson PF 6-8 190 2 Arkansas 1974 Rnd 5 Pick 8 United States
  Wally Walker SF 6-7 190 1 Virginia 1976 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
  Slick Watts G 6-1 185 4 Xavier-Louisiana 1973 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
  Marvin Webster C 7-1 225 1 Morgan State 1975 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
  Gus Williams G 6-2 175 2 USC 1975 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
  Willie Wise SF 6-5 210 1 Drake 1969 Rnd 5 Pick 7 United States

1977-1978 Seattle Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Johnson G. Williams P. Silas J. Sikma M. Webster
Rotation   F. Brown A. Fleming B. Seals  
Rotation   J. Hassett      
Lim PT     W. Walker    
Lim PT     J. Johnson    

1977-1978 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Portland Trail Blazers58-24-
2Phoenix Suns49-339
3Seattle SuperSonics47-3511
4Los Angeles Lakers45-3713
5Golden State Warriors43-3915

1977-1978 Seattle Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Jack Sikma All-Rookie First Team (1978)

1977-1978 Seattle Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Gus Williams 79 32.6 18.1 3.2 3.7 2.3 0.5 2.4
Fred Brown 72 27.3 16.6 2.6 3.3 1.5 0.3 2.3
Marvin Webster 82 35.5 14.0 12.6 2.5 0.6 2.0 3.1
Dennis Johnson 81 27.3 12.7 3.6 2.8 1.5 0.6 2.0
Jack Sikma 82 27.3 10.7 8.3 1.6 0.8 0.5 2.3
John Johnson 76 23.8 10.7 4.0 2.8 0.6 0.2 2.2
Bruce Seals 73 18.1 7.8 3.1 1.1 0.6 0.5 1.4
Paul Silas 82 26.5 5.8 8.1 1.8 0.8 0.2 1.9
Wally Walker 68 14.8 6.5 3.0 1.0 0.4 0.1 1.0
Slick Watts 32 25.3 7.8 2.5 4.2 1.7 0.4 2.9
Joe Hassett 48 8.4 4.0 0.8 0.9 0.4 0.0 0.7
Mike Green 9 27.8 11.9 6.1 1.1 0.7 1.4 2.4
Al Fleming 20 4.8 2.0 1.5 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.8
Willie Wise 2 5.0 0.5 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Dean Tolson 1 7.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 1.0

1977-1978 Seattle SuperSonics Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Fred Brown was selected as the #6 pick in the First Round of the 1971 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Fred Brown signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on September 1, 1971. Fred Brown re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on September 1, 1976.

Joe Hassett was selected as the #8 pick in the 3 Round of the 1977 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Joe Hassett signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on July 1, 1977.

Dennis Johnson was selected as the #12 pick in the Second Round of the 1976 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Dennis Johnson signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on July 13, 1976.

Bruce Seals was selected as the #3 pick in the Second Round of the 1975 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Bruce Seals signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on August 19, 1975. Bruce Seals re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on August 23, 1977.

Jack Sikma was selected as the #8 pick in the First Round of the 1977 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. Jack Sikma signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics on July 19, 1977.

Acquired via Trade

John Johnson was acquired in a trade by the Seattle SuperSonics from the Houston Rockets on October 22, 1977.

Paul Silas was acquired in a trade by the Seattle SuperSonics from the Denver Nuggets on May 24, 1977.

Wally Walker was acquired in a trade by the Seattle SuperSonics from the Portland Trail Blazers on November 11, 1977.

Marvin Webster was acquired in a trade by the Seattle SuperSonics from the Denver Nuggets on May 24, 1977.

Acquired via Free Agency

Al Fleming signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on January 6, 1978.

Gus Williams signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on October 17, 1977.

1977-1978 Seattle SuperSonics Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Bob Blackburn Television Play-By-Play 1967-1968 N/A