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1976-77 Phoenix Suns Roster and Stats

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Record: 34-48, Finished 5th in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John MacLeod (34-48)

PTS/G: 104.9 (15th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 104.2 (5th of 22)
SRS: 0.64 (11th of 22) ▪ Pace: 106.6 (14th of 22)
Off Rtg: 98.1 (16th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 97.5 (3rd of 22)
Expected W-L: 43-39 (11th of 22)

Arena: Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum ▪ Attendance: NA

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
33 Alvan Adams C 6-9 210 July 19, 1954 1 University of Oklahoma
21 Dennis Awtrey C 6-10 235 February 22, 1948 6 Santa Clara University
14 Keith Erickson SF 6-5 195 April 19, 1944 11 University of California, Los Angeles
7 Butch Feher SG 6-4 185 May 19, 1954 R Vanderbilt University
24 Gar Heard PF 6-6 219 May 3, 1948 6 University of Oklahoma
30 Ron Lee PG 6-4 193 November 2, 1952 R University of Oregon
18 Curtis Perry PF 6-7 220 September 13, 1948 6 Missouri State University
54 Dale Schlueter C 6-10 225 November 12, 1945 8 Colorado State University
40 Ricky Sobers SG 6-3 198 January 15, 1953 1 University of Nevada, Las Vegas
32 Ira Terrell SF 6-8 200 June 19, 1954 R Southern Methodist University
5 Dick Van Arsdale SG 6-5 210 February 22, 1943 11 Indiana University
4 Tom Van Arsdale SF 6-5 202 February 22, 1943 11 Indiana University
44 Paul Westphal PG 6-4 195 November 30, 1950 4 University of Southern California

Team and Opponent Stats

Year/year calculations use per game statistics
G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 82 19730 3406 7249 .470 3406 7249 .470 1791 2345 .764 1059 2493 3552 2100 750 346 1830 2089 8603
Team/G 240.6 41.5 88.4 .470 41.5 88.4 .470 21.8 28.6 .764 12.9 30.4 43.3 25.6 9.1 4.2 22.3 25.5 104.9
Lg Rank 15 18 19 10 18 19 10 7 8 5 21 21 22 4 13 18 20 12 15
Year/Year -0.8% -0.4% -0.0% -0.002 -0.4% -0.0% -0.002 0.6% 0.3% +0.002 -4.4% -2.5% -3.1% 0.8% -12.1% -0.9% -1.2% 3.5% -0.2%
Opponent 82 19730 3320 7192 .462 3320 7192 .462 1903 2525 .754 1180 2594 3774 1856 897 440 1835 2325 8543
Opponent/G 240.6 40.5 87.7 .462 40.5 87.7 .462 23.2 30.8 .754 14.4 31.6 46.0 22.6 10.9 5.4 22.4 28.4 104.2
Lg Rank 15 4 4 8 4 4 8 19 20 15 9 8 7 6 21 14 3 22 5
Year/Year -0.8% -3.6% -2.2% -0.007 -3.6% -2.2% -0.007 13.1% 11.5% +0.011 3.2% 3.2% 3.2% -6.2% -1.6% 31.0% 5.1% 7.5% -0.3%

Year-by-year: Team Stats Totals / Team Stats Per Game / Opponent Stats Totals / Opponent Stats Per Game

Team Miscellaneous

Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
Team 43 39 0.73 -0.09 0.64 98.1 97.5 106.6 .323 .470 18.1 29.0 .247 .462 18.1 67.9 .265 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Lg Rank 11 11 11 16 11 16 3 14 7 10 20 20 7 8 3 13 21

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Paul Westphal 26 81 2600 682 1317 .518 682 1317 .518 362 439 .825 57 133 190 459 134 21 171 1726
2 Alvan Adams 22 72 2278 522 1102 .474 522 1102 .474 252 334 .754 180 472 652 322 95 87 260 1296
3 Ricky Sobers 24 79 2005 414 834 .496 414 834 .496 243 289 .841 82 152 234 238 93 14 258 1071
4 Ron Lee 24 82 1849 347 786 .441 347 786 .441 142 210 .676 99 200 299 263 156 33 276 836
5 Dennis Awtrey 28 72 1760 160 373 .429 160 373 .429 91 126 .722 111 245 356 182 23 31 170 411
6 Ira Terrell 22 78 1751 277 545 .508 277 545 .508 111 176 .631 99 288 387 103 41 47 165 665
7 Dick Van Arsdale 33 78 1535 227 498 .456 227 498 .456 145 166 .873 31 86 117 120 35 5 94 599
8 Tom Van Arsdale 33 77 1425 171 395 .433 171 395 .433 102 145 .703 47 137 184 67 20 3 163 444
9 Curtis Perry 28 44 1391 179 414 .432 179 414 .432 112 142 .789 149 246 395 79 49 28 163 470
10 Gar Heard 28 46 1363 173 457 .379 173 457 .379 100 138 .725 120 320 440 89 55 55 139 446
11 Keith Erickson 32 50 949 142 294 .483 142 294 .483 37 50 .740 36 108 144 104 30 7 122 321
12 Butch Feher 22 48 487 86 162 .531 86 162 .531 76 99 .768 18 56 74 36 11 7 46 248
13 Dale Schlueter 31 39 337 26 72 .361 26 72 .361 18 31 .581 30 50 80 38 8 8 62 70

Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Paul Westphal 26 81 32.1 8.4 16.3 .518 8.4 16.3 .518 4.5 5.4 .825 0.7 1.6 2.3 5.7 1.7 0.3 2.1 21.3
2 Curtis Perry 28 44 31.6 4.1 9.4 .432 4.1 9.4 .432 2.5 3.2 .789 3.4 5.6 9.0 1.8 1.1 0.6 3.7 10.7
3 Alvan Adams 22 72 31.6 7.3 15.3 .474 7.3 15.3 .474 3.5 4.6 .754 2.5 6.6 9.1 4.5 1.3 1.2 3.6 18.0
4 Gar Heard 28 46 29.6 3.8 9.9 .379 3.8 9.9 .379 2.2 3.0 .725 2.6 7.0 9.6 1.9 1.2 1.2 3.0 9.7
5 Ricky Sobers 24 79 25.4 5.2 10.6 .496 5.2 10.6 .496 3.1 3.7 .841 1.0 1.9 3.0 3.0 1.2 0.2 3.3 13.6
6 Dennis Awtrey 28 72 24.4 2.2 5.2 .429 2.2 5.2 .429 1.3 1.8 .722 1.5 3.4 4.9 2.5 0.3 0.4 2.4 5.7
7 Ron Lee 24 82 22.5 4.2 9.6 .441 4.2 9.6 .441 1.7 2.6 .676 1.2 2.4 3.6 3.2 1.9 0.4 3.4 10.2
8 Ira Terrell 22 78 22.4 3.6 7.0 .508 3.6 7.0 .508 1.4 2.3 .631 1.3 3.7 5.0 1.3 0.5 0.6 2.1 8.5
9 Dick Van Arsdale 33 78 19.7 2.9 6.4 .456 2.9 6.4 .456 1.9 2.1 .873 0.4 1.1 1.5 1.5 0.4 0.1 1.2 7.7
10 Keith Erickson 32 50 19.0 2.8 5.9 .483 2.8 5.9 .483 0.7 1.0 .740 0.7 2.2 2.9 2.1 0.6 0.1 2.4 6.4
11 Tom Van Arsdale 33 77 18.5 2.2 5.1 .433 2.2 5.1 .433 1.3 1.9 .703 0.6 1.8 2.4 0.9 0.3 0.0 2.1 5.8
12 Butch Feher 22 48 10.1 1.8 3.4 .531 1.8 3.4 .531 1.6 2.1 .768 0.4 1.2 1.5 0.8 0.2 0.1 1.0 5.2
13 Dale Schlueter 31 39 8.6 0.7 1.8 .361 0.7 1.8 .361 0.5 0.8 .581 0.8 1.3 2.1 1.0 0.2 0.2 1.6 1.8

Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Paul Westphal 26 81 2600 9.4 18.2 .518 9.4 18.2 .518 5.0 6.1 .825 0.8 1.8 2.6 6.4 1.9 0.3 2.4 23.9
2 Alvan Adams 22 72 2278 8.2 17.4 .474 8.2 17.4 .474 4.0 5.3 .754 2.8 7.5 10.3 5.1 1.5 1.4 4.1 20.5
3 Ricky Sobers 24 79 2005 7.4 15.0 .496 7.4 15.0 .496 4.4 5.2 .841 1.5 2.7 4.2 4.3 1.7 0.3 4.6 19.2
4 Ron Lee 24 82 1849 6.8 15.3 .441 6.8 15.3 .441 2.8 4.1 .676 1.9 3.9 5.8 5.1 3.0 0.6 5.4 16.3
5 Dennis Awtrey 28 72 1760 3.3 7.6 .429 3.3 7.6 .429 1.9 2.6 .722 2.3 5.0 7.3 3.7 0.5 0.6 3.5 8.4
6 Ira Terrell 22 78 1751 5.7 11.2 .508 5.7 11.2 .508 2.3 3.6 .631 2.0 5.9 8.0 2.1 0.8 1.0 3.4 13.7
7 Dick Van Arsdale 33 78 1535 5.3 11.7 .456 5.3 11.7 .456 3.4 3.9 .873 0.7 2.0 2.7 2.8 0.8 0.1 2.2 14.0
8 Tom Van Arsdale 33 77 1425 4.3 10.0 .433 4.3 10.0 .433 2.6 3.7 .703 1.2 3.5 4.6 1.7 0.5 0.1 4.1 11.2
9 Curtis Perry 28 44 1391 4.6 10.7 .432 4.6 10.7 .432 2.9 3.7 .789 3.9 6.4 10.2 2.0 1.3 0.7 4.2 12.2
10 Gar Heard 28 46 1363 4.6 12.1 .379 4.6 12.1 .379 2.6 3.6 .725 3.2 8.5 11.6 2.4 1.5 1.5 3.7 11.8
11 Keith Erickson 32 50 949 5.4 11.2 .483 5.4 11.2 .483 1.4 1.9 .740 1.4 4.1 5.5 3.9 1.1 0.3 4.6 12.2
12 Butch Feher 22 48 487 6.4 12.0 .531 6.4 12.0 .531 5.6 7.3 .768 1.3 4.1 5.5 2.7 0.8 0.5 3.4 18.3
13 Dale Schlueter 31 39 337 2.8 7.7 .361 2.8 7.7 .361 1.9 3.3 .581 3.2 5.3 8.5 4.1 0.9 0.9 6.6 7.5

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Paul Westphal 26 81 2600 11.8 22.8 .518 11.8 18.2 .518 6.3 7.6 .825 1.0 2.3 3.3 7.9 2.3 0.4 3.0 29.9
2 Alvan Adams 22 72 2278 10.3 21.8 .474 10.3 17.4 .474 5.0 6.6 .754 3.6 9.3 12.9 6.4 1.9 1.7 5.1 25.6
3 Ricky Sobers 24 79 2005 9.3 18.7 .496 9.3 15.0 .496 5.5 6.5 .841 1.8 3.4 5.3 5.3 2.1 0.3 5.8 24.0
4 Ron Lee 24 82 1849 8.4 19.1 .441 8.4 15.3 .441 3.5 5.1 .676 2.4 4.9 7.3 6.4 3.8 0.8 6.7 20.4
5 Dennis Awtrey 28 72 1760 4.1 9.5 .429 4.1 7.6 .429 2.3 3.2 .722 2.8 6.3 9.1 4.7 0.6 0.8 4.3 10.5
6 Ira Terrell 22 78 1751 7.1 14.0 .508 7.1 11.2 .508 2.9 4.5 .631 2.5 7.4 9.9 2.6 1.1 1.2 4.2 17.1
7 Dick Van Arsdale 33 78 1535 6.7 14.6 .456 6.7 11.7 .456 4.3 4.9 .873 0.9 2.5 3.4 3.5 1.0 0.1 2.8 17.6
8 Tom Van Arsdale 33 77 1425 5.4 12.5 .433 5.4 10.0 .433 3.2 4.6 .703 1.5 4.3 5.8 2.1 0.6 0.1 5.1 14.0
9 Curtis Perry 28 44 1391 5.8 13.4 .432 5.8 10.7 .432 3.6 4.6 .789 4.8 8.0 12.8 2.6 1.6 0.9 5.3 15.2
10 Gar Heard 28 46 1363 5.7 15.1 .379 5.7 12.1 .379 3.3 4.6 .725 4.0 10.6 14.5 2.9 1.8 1.8 4.6 14.7
11 Keith Erickson 32 50 949 6.7 13.9 .483 6.7 11.2 .483 1.8 2.4 .740 1.7 5.1 6.8 4.9 1.4 0.3 5.8 15.2
12 Butch Feher 22 48 487 7.9 15.0 .531 7.9 12.0 .531 7.0 9.2 .768 1.7 5.2 6.8 3.3 1.0 0.6 4.3 22.9
13 Dale Schlueter 31 39 337 3.5 9.6 .361 3.5 7.7 .361 2.4 4.1 .581 4.0 6.7 10.7 5.1 1.1 1.1 8.3 9.4

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Paul Westphal 26 81 2600 21.4 .571 .518 .333 2.4 5.5 3.9 29.4 2.3 0.4 99 6.9 2.7 9.6 .178
2 Alvan Adams 22 72 2278 20.2 .519 .474 .303 8.5 22.3 15.4 22.3 1.9 2.1 94 2.3 4.0 6.3 .134
3 Ricky Sobers 24 79 2005 16.5 .557 .496 .347 4.4 8.1 6.3 18.1 2.1 0.4 99 3.0 2.2 5.3 .126
4 Ron Lee 24 82 1849 15.6 .476 .441 .267 5.8 11.6 8.7 21.1 3.8 1.0 94 -0.5 3.2 2.8 .072
5 Dennis Awtrey 28 72 1760 9.6 .480 .429 .338 6.8 15.0 10.9 13.4 0.6 1.0 100 0.3 1.8 2.1 .057
6 Ira Terrell 22 78 1751 12.8 .534 .508 .323 6.1 17.7 11.9 8.3 1.1 1.5 97 1.3 2.3 3.6 .097
7 Dick Van Arsdale 33 78 1535 11.1 .524 .456 .333 2.2 6.0 4.1 10.9 1.0 0.2 102 1.7 1.1 2.7 .086
8 Tom Van Arsdale 33 77 1425 7.7 .484 .433 .367 3.6 10.3 7.0 6.3 0.6 0.1 101 0.0 1.1 1.1 .037
9 Curtis Perry 28 44 1391 12.7 .493 .432 .343 11.6 19.0 15.3 7.7 1.6 1.1 96 0.7 2.0 2.8 .096
10 Gar Heard 28 46 1363 12.6 .431 .379 .302 9.5 25.2 17.4 8.9 1.8 2.2 93 -0.8 2.5 1.7 .062
11 Keith Erickson 32 50 949 11.1 .508 .483 .170 4.1 12.2 8.2 15.4 1.4 0.4 99 0.4 1.0 1.4 .071
12 Butch Feher 22 48 487 15.9 .603 .531 .611 4.0 12.4 8.2 10.8 1.0 0.8 100 1.0 0.5 1.5 .145
13 Dale Schlueter 31 39 337 8.5 .409 .361 .431 9.6 15.9 12.8 14.3 1.1 1.3 98 -0.4 0.4 0.1 .009