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1976 NBA Western Conference Semifinals

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League Champion: Boston Celtics

Finals MVP: Jo Jo White (21.7/4.3/5.8)

1976 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Jo Jo White (408)
TRB: Dave Cowens (296)
AST: Alvan Adams (98) & Jo Jo White (98)
WS: Dave Cowens (2.7)

2 Series

Click matchup for composite box score
3 vs. 4 Seattle SuperSonics vs. Phoenix Suns PHOENIX SUNS win 4-2
1 vs. 5 Golden State Warriors vs. Detroit Pistons GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS win 4-2

#4.Phoenix Suns (4) vs. #3.Seattle SuperSonics (2)

Game 1
PHO
SEA
99
102
Game 2
PHO
SEA
116
111
Game 3
SEA
PHO
91
103
Game 4
SEA
PHO
114
130
Game 5
PHO
SEA
108
114
Game 6
SEA
PHO
112
123

Phoenix Suns (4-2)

Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK
1 Paul Westphal 25 6 63 20 22 146 .909 24.3
2 Keith Erickson 31 6 35 30 40 100 .750 16.7
3 Gar Heard 27 6 35 22 31 92 .710 15.3
4 Alvan Adams 21 6 34 23 30 91 .767 15.2
5 Ricky Sobers 23 6 27 14 18 68 .778 11.3
6 Curtis Perry 27 6 25 11 17 61 .647 10.2
7 Dick Van Arsdale 32 6 21 16 19 58 .842 9.7
8 Dennis Awtrey 27 6 11 8 14 30 .571 5.0
9 Phil Lumpkin 24 6 6 6 7 18 .857 3.0
10 Pat Riley 30 2 4 0 0 8 4.0
11 Nate Hawthorne 26 3 2 3 4 7 .750 2.3
Team Totals 6 1440 263 153 202 679 .757 240.0 113.2

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Paul Westphal 25 6
2 Keith Erickson 31 6
3 Gar Heard 27 6
4 Alvan Adams 21 6
5 Ricky Sobers 23 6
6 Curtis Perry 27 6
7 Dick Van Arsdale 32 6
8 Dennis Awtrey 27 6
9 Phil Lumpkin 24 6
10 Pat Riley 30 2
11 Nate Hawthorne 26 3
Team Totals 6 1440

Seattle SuperSonics (2-4)

Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK
1 Fred Brown 27 6 68 35 44 171 .795 28.5
2 Tom Burleson 23 6 45 35 46 125 .761 20.8
3 Bruce Seals 22 6 30 18 26 78 .692 13.0
4 Slick Watts 24 6 30 11 23 71 .478 11.8
5 Willie Norwood 28 6 24 11 18 59 .611 9.8
6 Mike Bantom 24 6 22 14 20 58 .700 9.7
7 Zaid Abdul-Aziz 29 5 14 8 11 36 .727 7.2
8 Tal Skinner 23 6 4 11 15 19 .733 3.2
9 Herm Gilliam 29 6 6 5 8 17 .625 2.8
10 Rod Derline 23 4 2 2 2 6 1.000 1.5
11 John Hummer 27 3 2 0 0 4 1.3
Team Totals 6 1440 247 150 213 644 .704 240.0 107.3

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Fred Brown 27 6
2 Tom Burleson 23 6
3 Bruce Seals 22 6
4 Slick Watts 24 6
5 Willie Norwood 28 6
6 Mike Bantom 24 6
7 Zaid Abdul-Aziz 29 5
8 Tal Skinner 23 6
9 Herm Gilliam 29 6
10 Rod Derline 23 4
11 John Hummer 27 3
Team Totals 6 1440

#1.Golden State Warriors (4) vs. #5.Detroit Pistons (2)

Game 1
DET
GSW
103
127
Game 2
DET
GSW
123
111
Game 3
GSW
DET
113
96
Game 4
GSW
DET
102
106
Game 5
DET
GSW
109
128
Game 6
GSW
DET
118
116

Golden State Warriors (4-2)

Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK
1 Phil Smith 23 6 72 33 41 177 .805 29.5
2 Rick Barry 31 6 45 29 33 119 .879 19.8
3 Jamaal Wilkes 22 6 34 16 19 84 .842 14.0
4 Clifford Ray 27 6 27 8 12 62 .667 10.3
5 Charles Johnson 26 6 22 5 6 49 .833 8.2
6 Charles Dudley 25 6 18 12 16 48 .750 8.0
7 Gus Williams 22 6 19 7 10 45 .700 7.5
8 George Johnson 27 6 13 9 12 35 .750 5.8
9 Derrek Dickey 24 6 14 4 5 32 .800 5.3
10 Dwight Davis 26 6 10 8 11 28 .727 4.7
11 Robert Hawkins 21 4 4 2 2 10 1.000 2.5
12 Jeff Mullins 33 4 5 0 0 10 2.5
Team Totals 6 1465 283 133 167 699 .796 244.2 116.5

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Phil Smith 23 6
2 Rick Barry 31 6
3 Jamaal Wilkes 22 6
4 Clifford Ray 27 6
5 Charles Johnson 26 6
6 Charles Dudley 25 6
7 Gus Williams 22 6
8 George Johnson 27 6
9 Derrek Dickey 24 6
10 Dwight Davis 26 6
11 Robert Hawkins 21 4
12 Jeff Mullins 33 4
Team Totals 6 1465

Detroit Pistons (2-4)

Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK
1 Bob Lanier 27 6 57 33 37 147 .892 24.5
2 Howard Porter 27 6 39 12 14 90 .857 15.0
3 Curtis Rowe 26 6 34 22 26 90 .846 15.0
4 Eric Money 20 6 29 13 15 71 .867 11.8
5 George Trapp 27 6 26 11 13 63 .846 10.5
6 John Mengelt 26 6 22 13 18 57 .722 9.5
7 Archie Clark 34 6 19 9 14 47 .643 7.8
8 Al Eberhard 23 5 15 7 11 37 .636 7.4
9 Chris Ford 27 6 15 6 7 36 .857 6.0
10 Roger Brown 25 6 3 2 4 8 .500 1.3
11 Henry Dickerson 24 4 3 1 2 7 .500 1.8
12 Terry Thomas 22 3 0 0 0 0 0.0
Team Totals 6 1465 262 129 161 653 .801 244.2 108.8

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Bob Lanier 27 6
2 Howard Porter 27 6
3 Curtis Rowe 26 6
4 Eric Money 20 6
5 George Trapp 27 6
6 John Mengelt 26 6
7 Archie Clark 34 6
8 Al Eberhard 23 5
9 Chris Ford 27 6
10 Roger Brown 25 6
11 Henry Dickerson 24 4
12 Terry Thomas 22 3
Team Totals 6 1465