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1979-80 Phoenix Suns Roster and Stats

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Record: 55-27, Finished 3rd in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John MacLeod (55-27)

PTS/G: 111.1 (7th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 107.5 (8th of 22)
SRS: 3.25 (6th of 22) ▪ Pace: 104.8 (6th of 22)
Off Rtg: 105.6 (10th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 102.2 (5th of 22)
Expected W-L: 50-32 (6th of 22)

Arena: Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1980 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference Semifinals (4-1) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference First Round (2-1) versus Kansas City Kings  (Series Stats)

Game Results

Height of bar is margin of victory up to 20 points  ▪  Mouseover bar for details  ▪  Click for box score  ▪  Grouped by Month

Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
33 Alvan Adams C 6-9 210 July 19, 1954 4 University of Oklahoma
23 Mike Bratz PG 6-2 185 October 17, 1955 2 Stanford University
10 Don Buse PG 6-4 190 August 10, 1950 7 University of Evansville
45 Jeff Cook PF 6-10 215 October 21, 1956 R Idaho State University
6 Walter Davis SF 6-6 193 September 9, 1954 2 University of North Carolina
24 Gar Heard PF 6-6 219 May 3, 1948 9 University of Oklahoma
12-22 Johnny High PG 6-3 185 April 25, 1957 R University of Nevada, Reno
53 Rich Kelley C 7-0 235 March 23, 1953 4 Stanford University
50 Joel Kramer C 6-7 203 November 30, 1955 1 San Diego State University
21 Truck Robinson PF 6-7 225 October 4, 1951 5 Tennessee State University
14 Alvin Scott SF 6-7 185 September 14, 1955 2 Oral Roberts University
44 Paul Westphal SG 6-4 195 November 30, 1950 7 University of Southern California

Team and Opponent Stats

G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
Team 82 19755 3570 7235 .493 68 280 .243 3502 6955 .504 1906 2466 .773 1071 2458 3529 2283 908 344 1629 1853 9114 111.1
Lg Rank 20 12 17 5 9 6 14 9 18 3 5 5 7 21 9 21 3 1 17 17 21 7 7
Opponent 82 19755 3563 7480 .476 100 297 .337 3463 7183 .482 1593 2119 .752 1216 2447 3663 2026 882 389 1663 2051 8819 107.5
Lg Rank 20 11 11 10 22 21 22 10 10 10 2 3 2 10 12 11 8 22 5 6 16 8 8

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 50 32 3.60 -0.35 3.25 105.6 102.2 104.8 .341 .039 .498 16.4 30.4 .263 .483 16.5 66.9 .213 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Lg Rank 6 6 6 18 6 10 5 6 3 7 6 16 21 3 11 5 11 2

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 Truck Robinson 28 82 2710 545 1064 .512 0 0 545 1064 .512 325 487 .667 213 557 770 142 58 59 251 262 1415
2 Paul Westphal 29 82 2665 692 1317 .525 26 93 .280 666 1224 .544 382 443 .862 46 141 187 416 119 35 207 162 1792
3 Don Buse 29 81 2499 261 589 .443 19 79 .241 242 510 .475 85 128 .664 70 163 233 320 132 10 91 111 626
4 Walter Davis 25 75 2309 657 1166 .563 0 4 .000 657 1162 .565 299 365 .819 75 197 272 337 114 19 242 202 1613
5 Alvan Adams 25 75 2168 465 875 .531 0 2 .000 465 873 .533 188 236 .797 158 451 609 322 108 55 218 237 1118
6 Mike Bratz 24 82 1589 269 687 .392 21 86 .244 248 601 .413 141 162 .870 50 117 167 223 93 9 135 165 700
7 Gar Heard 31 82 1403 171 410 .417 0 2 .000 171 408 .419 64 86 .744 118 262 380 97 84 49 88 177 406
8 Alvin Scott 24 79 1303 127 301 .422 1 3 .333 126 298 .423 95 122 .779 89 139 228 98 47 53 92 101 350
9 Johnny High 22 82 1121 144 323 .446 1 7 .143 143 316 .453 120 178 .674 69 104 173 119 71 15 123 172 409
10 Jeff Cook 23 66 904 129 275 .469 0 3 .000 129 272 .474 104 129 .806 90 151 241 84 28 18 71 102 362
11 Joel Kramer 24 54 711 67 143 .469 0 1 .000 67 142 .472 56 70 .800 49 102 151 75 26 5 51 104 190
12 Rich Kelley 26 23 373 43 85 .506 0 0 43 85 .506 47 60 .783 44 74 118 50 28 17 46 58 133

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 Truck Robinson 28 82 33.0 6.6 13.0 .512 0.0 0.0 6.6 13.0 .512 4.0 5.9 .667 2.6 6.8 9.4 1.7 0.7 0.7 3.1 3.2 17.3
2 Paul Westphal 29 82 32.5 8.4 16.1 .525 0.3 1.1 .280 8.1 14.9 .544 4.7 5.4 .862 0.6 1.7 2.3 5.1 1.5 0.4 2.5 2.0 21.9
3 Don Buse 29 81 30.9 3.2 7.3 .443 0.2 1.0 .241 3.0 6.3 .475 1.0 1.6 .664 0.9 2.0 2.9 4.0 1.6 0.1 1.1 1.4 7.7
4 Walter Davis 25 75 30.8 8.8 15.5 .563 0.0 0.1 .000 8.8 15.5 .565 4.0 4.9 .819 1.0 2.6 3.6 4.5 1.5 0.3 3.2 2.7 21.5
5 Alvan Adams 25 75 28.9 6.2 11.7 .531 0.0 0.0 .000 6.2 11.6 .533 2.5 3.1 .797 2.1 6.0 8.1 4.3 1.4 0.7 2.9 3.2 14.9
6 Mike Bratz 24 82 19.4 3.3 8.4 .392 0.3 1.0 .244 3.0 7.3 .413 1.7 2.0 .870 0.6 1.4 2.0 2.7 1.1 0.1 1.6 2.0 8.5
7 Gar Heard 31 82 17.1 2.1 5.0 .417 0.0 0.0 .000 2.1 5.0 .419 0.8 1.0 .744 1.4 3.2 4.6 1.2 1.0 0.6 1.1 2.2 5.0
8 Alvin Scott 24 79 16.5 1.6 3.8 .422 0.0 0.0 .333 1.6 3.8 .423 1.2 1.5 .779 1.1 1.8 2.9 1.2 0.6 0.7 1.2 1.3 4.4
9 Rich Kelley 26 23 16.2 1.9 3.7 .506 0.0 0.0 1.9 3.7 .506 2.0 2.6 .783 1.9 3.2 5.1 2.2 1.2 0.7 2.0 2.5 5.8
10 Johnny High 22 82 13.7 1.8 3.9 .446 0.0 0.1 .143 1.7 3.9 .453 1.5 2.2 .674 0.8 1.3 2.1 1.5 0.9 0.2 1.5 2.1 5.0
11 Jeff Cook 23 66 13.7 2.0 4.2 .469 0.0 0.0 .000 2.0 4.1 .474 1.6 2.0 .806 1.4 2.3 3.7 1.3 0.4 0.3 1.1 1.5 5.5
12 Joel Kramer 24 54 13.2 1.2 2.6 .469 0.0 0.0 .000 1.2 2.6 .472 1.0 1.3 .800 0.9 1.9 2.8 1.4 0.5 0.1 0.9 1.9 3.5

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 Truck Robinson 28 82 2710 7.2 14.1 .512 0.0 0.0 7.2 14.1 .512 4.3 6.5 .667 2.8 7.4 10.2 1.9 0.8 0.8 3.3 3.5 18.8
2 Paul Westphal 29 82 2665 9.3 17.8 .525 0.4 1.3 .280 9.0 16.5 .544 5.2 6.0 .862 0.6 1.9 2.5 5.6 1.6 0.5 2.8 2.2 24.2
3 Don Buse 29 81 2499 3.8 8.5 .443 0.3 1.1 .241 3.5 7.3 .475 1.2 1.8 .664 1.0 2.3 3.4 4.6 1.9 0.1 1.3 1.6 9.0
4 Walter Davis 25 75 2309 10.2 18.2 .563 0.0 0.1 .000 10.2 18.1 .565 4.7 5.7 .819 1.2 3.1 4.2 5.3 1.8 0.3 3.8 3.1 25.1
5 Alvan Adams 25 75 2168 7.7 14.5 .531 0.0 0.0 .000 7.7 14.5 .533 3.1 3.9 .797 2.6 7.5 10.1 5.3 1.8 0.9 3.6 3.9 18.6
6 Mike Bratz 24 82 1589 6.1 15.6 .392 0.5 1.9 .244 5.6 13.6 .413 3.2 3.7 .870 1.1 2.7 3.8 5.1 2.1 0.2 3.1 3.7 15.9
7 Gar Heard 31 82 1403 4.4 10.5 .417 0.0 0.1 .000 4.4 10.5 .419 1.6 2.2 .744 3.0 6.7 9.8 2.5 2.2 1.3 2.3 4.5 10.4
8 Alvin Scott 24 79 1303 3.5 8.3 .422 0.0 0.1 .333 3.5 8.2 .423 2.6 3.4 .779 2.5 3.8 6.3 2.7 1.3 1.5 2.5 2.8 9.7
9 Johnny High 22 82 1121 4.6 10.4 .446 0.0 0.2 .143 4.6 10.1 .453 3.9 5.7 .674 2.2 3.3 5.6 3.8 2.3 0.5 4.0 5.5 13.1
10 Jeff Cook 23 66 904 5.1 11.0 .469 0.0 0.1 .000 5.1 10.8 .474 4.1 5.1 .806 3.6 6.0 9.6 3.3 1.1 0.7 2.8 4.1 14.4
11 Joel Kramer 24 54 711 3.4 7.2 .469 0.0 0.1 .000 3.4 7.2 .472 2.8 3.5 .800 2.5 5.2 7.6 3.8 1.3 0.3 2.6 5.3 9.6
12 Rich Kelley 26 23 373 4.2 8.2 .506 0.0 0.0 4.2 8.2 .506 4.5 5.8 .783 4.2 7.1 11.4 4.8 2.7 1.6 4.4 5.6 12.8

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 Truck Robinson 28 82 2710 15.3 .553 .512 .458 .000 8.8 22.1 15.6 7.5 1.0 1.2 16.4 22.4 102 102 2.1 3.9 6.0 .106
2 Paul Westphal 29 82 2665 21.1 .593 .535 .336 .071 1.9 5.7 3.9 24.2 2.0 0.7 12.0 25.6 116 105 7.7 2.8 10.5 .189
3 Don Buse 29 81 2499 10.7 .485 .459 .217 .134 3.1 7.0 5.1 16.0 2.4 0.2 12.4 11.7 106 104 1.7 2.9 4.6 .088
4 Walter Davis 25 75 2309 21.3 .608 .563 .313 .003 3.6 9.2 6.5 23.6 2.3 0.5 15.4 27.0 112 104 5.5 2.8 8.3 .173
5 Alvan Adams 25 75 2168 19.2 .571 .531 .270 .002 8.2 22.4 15.4 21.6 2.3 1.4 18.2 21.9 107 99 3.1 3.9 7.0 .155
6 Mike Bratz 24 82 1589 11.6 .462 .407 .236 .125 3.5 7.9 5.8 19.1 2.7 0.3 15.1 22.3 94 103 -0.5 2.0 1.5 .046
7 Gar Heard 31 82 1403 11.5 .453 .417 .210 .005 9.4 20.1 14.9 8.8 2.7 1.9 16.4 15.2 95 98 -0.3 2.6 2.3 .080
8 Alvin Scott 24 79 1303 9.9 .493 .424 .405 .010 7.7 11.5 9.6 9.3 1.7 2.2 20.6 13.6 97 103 0.0 1.7 1.7 .062
9 Johnny High 22 82 1121 10.1 .510 .447 .551 .022 6.9 10.0 8.5 13.7 2.9 0.7 23.5 18.6 93 102 -0.5 1.6 1.1 .047
10 Jeff Cook 23 66 904 14.4 .546 .469 .469 .011 11.2 18.0 14.6 12.2 1.4 1.1 17.6 17.7 108 102 1.1 1.3 2.4 .126
11 Joel Kramer 24 54 711 10.0 .547 .469 .490 .007 7.7 15.4 11.7 13.0 1.7 0.4 22.7 12.6 105 103 0.5 0.9 1.4 .095
12 Rich Kelley 26 23 373 16.5 .597 .506 .706 .000 13.2 21.3 17.4 17.0 3.4 2.5 29.2 16.8 104 96 0.3 0.8 1.1 .145

Playoffs 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 29 8 253 69 142 .486 1 12 .083 68 130 .523 28 32 .875 2 8 10 31 11 3 13 20 167
2 Alvan Adams 25 8 251 56 99 .566 0 0 56 99 .566 17 19 .895 18 59 77 46 7 10 24 24 129
3 Walter Davis 25 8 245 69 137 .504 0 3 .000 69 134 .515 28 38 .737 9 14 23 35 4 1 20 20 166
4 Don Buse 29 8 236 28 64 .438 5 13 .385 23 51 .451 7 11 .636 8 13 21 44 6 0 13 15 68
5 Gar Heard 31 8 223 22 56 .393 0 0 22 56 .393 11 15 .733 19 32 51 12 9 11 8 23 55
6 Mike Bratz 24 8 169 43 84 .512 9 23 .391 34 61 .557 9 10 .900 6 14 20 16 9 0 13 20 104
7 Rich Kelley 26 8 146 19 44 .432 0 1 .000 19 43 .442 9 10 .900 14 22 36 22 9 7 10 17 47
8 Alvin Scott 24 8 140 17 33 .515 0 2 .000 17 31 .548 4 8 .500 8 14 22 10 4 5 7 8 38
9 Johnny High 22 8 120 12 31 .387 0 2 .000 12 29 .414 8 16 .500 10 15 25 20 6 2 7 20 32
10 Jeff Cook 23 7 98 16 24 .667 0 0 16 24 .667 22 26 .846 5 16 21 7 4 2 5 10 54
11 Truck Robinson 28 3 64 6 16 .375 0 0 6 16 .375 5 7 .714 5 15 20 4 3 2 8 6 17

Playoffs 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 29 8 31.6 8.6 17.8 .486 0.1 1.5 .083 8.5 16.3 .523 3.5 4.0 .875 0.3 1.0 1.3 3.9 1.4 0.4 1.6 2.5 20.9
2 Alvan Adams 25 8 31.4 7.0 12.4 .566 0.0 0.0 7.0 12.4 .566 2.1 2.4 .895 2.3 7.4 9.6 5.8 0.9 1.3 3.0 3.0 16.1
3 Walter Davis 25 8 30.6 8.6 17.1 .504 0.0 0.4 .000 8.6 16.8 .515 3.5 4.8 .737 1.1 1.8 2.9 4.4 0.5 0.1 2.5 2.5 20.8
4 Don Buse 29 8 29.5 3.5 8.0 .438 0.6 1.6 .385 2.9 6.4 .451 0.9 1.4 .636 1.0 1.6 2.6 5.5 0.8 0.0 1.6 1.9 8.5
5 Gar Heard 31 8 27.9 2.8 7.0 .393 0.0 0.0 2.8 7.0 .393 1.4 1.9 .733 2.4 4.0 6.4 1.5 1.1 1.4 1.0 2.9 6.9
6 Truck Robinson 28 3 21.3 2.0 5.3 .375 0.0 0.0 2.0 5.3 .375 1.7 2.3 .714 1.7 5.0 6.7 1.3 1.0 0.7 2.7 2.0 5.7
7 Mike Bratz 24 8 21.1 5.4 10.5 .512 1.1 2.9 .391 4.3 7.6 .557 1.1 1.3 .900 0.8 1.8 2.5 2.0 1.1 0.0 1.6 2.5 13.0
8 Rich Kelley 26 8 18.3 2.4 5.5 .432 0.0 0.1 .000 2.4 5.4 .442 1.1 1.3 .900 1.8 2.8 4.5 2.8 1.1 0.9 1.3 2.1 5.9
9 Alvin Scott 24 8 17.5 2.1 4.1 .515 0.0 0.3 .000 2.1 3.9 .548 0.5 1.0 .500 1.0 1.8 2.8 1.3 0.5 0.6 0.9 1.0 4.8
10 Johnny High 22 8 15.0 1.5 3.9 .387 0.0 0.3 .000 1.5 3.6 .414 1.0 2.0 .500 1.3 1.9 3.1 2.5 0.8 0.3 0.9 2.5 4.0
11 Jeff Cook 23 7 14.0 2.3 3.4 .667 0.0 0.0 2.3 3.4 .667 3.1 3.7 .846 0.7 2.3 3.0 1.0 0.6 0.3 0.7 1.4 7.7

Playoffs 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 29 8 253 9.8 20.2 .486 0.1 1.7 .083 9.7 18.5 .523 4.0 4.6 .875 0.3 1.1 1.4 4.4 1.6 0.4 1.8 2.8 23.8
2 Alvan Adams 25 8 251 8.0 14.2 .566 0.0 0.0 8.0 14.2 .566 2.4 2.7 .895 2.6 8.5 11.0 6.6 1.0 1.4 3.4 3.4 18.5
3 Walter Davis 25 8 245 10.1 20.1 .504 0.0 0.4 .000 10.1 19.7 .515 4.1 5.6 .737 1.3 2.1 3.4 5.1 0.6 0.1 2.9 2.9 24.4
4 Don Buse 29 8 236 4.3 9.8 .438 0.8 2.0 .385 3.5 7.8 .451 1.1 1.7 .636 1.2 2.0 3.2 6.7 0.9 0.0 2.0 2.3 10.4
5 Gar Heard 31 8 223 3.6 9.0 .393 0.0 0.0 3.6 9.0 .393 1.8 2.4 .733 3.1 5.2 8.2 1.9 1.5 1.8 1.3 3.7 8.9
6 Mike Bratz 24 8 169 9.2 17.9 .512 1.9 4.9 .391 7.2 13.0 .557 1.9 2.1 .900 1.3 3.0 4.3 3.4 1.9 0.0 2.8 4.3 22.2
7 Rich Kelley 26 8 146 4.7 10.8 .432 0.0 0.2 .000 4.7 10.6 .442 2.2 2.5 .900 3.5 5.4 8.9 5.4 2.2 1.7 2.5 4.2 11.6
8 Alvin Scott 24 8 140 4.4 8.5 .515 0.0 0.5 .000 4.4 8.0 .548 1.0 2.1 .500 2.1 3.6 5.7 2.6 1.0 1.3 1.8 2.1 9.8
9 Johnny High 22 8 120 3.6 9.3 .387 0.0 0.6 .000 3.6 8.7 .414 2.4 4.8 .500 3.0 4.5 7.5 6.0 1.8 0.6 2.1 6.0 9.6
10 Jeff Cook 23 7 98 5.9 8.8 .667 0.0 0.0 5.9 8.8 .667 8.1 9.6 .846 1.8 5.9 7.7 2.6 1.5 0.7 1.8 3.7 19.8
11 Truck Robinson 28 3 64 3.4 9.0 .375 0.0 0.0 3.4 9.0 .375 2.8 3.9 .714 2.8 8.4 11.3 2.3 1.7 1.1 4.5 3.4 9.6

Playoffs 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 29 8 253 18.8 .535 .489 .225 .085 0.9 3.4 2.2 19.0 2.1 0.6 7.7 27.5 109 112 0.5 0.0 0.6 .106
2 Alvan Adams 25 8 251 21.9 .601 .566 .192 .000 7.9 25.5 16.8 26.4 1.3 2.2 18.3 21.6 112 104 0.5 0.3 0.8 .157
3 Walter Davis 25 8 245 18.3 .540 .504 .277 .022 4.0 6.2 5.1 22.5 0.8 0.2 11.5 29.2 106 114 0.4 0.0 0.4 .080
4 Don Buse 29 8 236 11.2 .494 .477 .172 .203 3.7 6.0 4.9 23.3 1.2 0.0 15.9 14.3 105 113 0.2 0.0 0.2 .041
5 Gar Heard 31 8 223 10.9 .439 .393 .268 .000 9.4 15.5 12.5 6.6 1.9 2.7 11.3 13.0 100 106 0.1 0.2 0.2 .054
6 Mike Bratz 24 8 169 18.1 .588 .565 .119 .274 3.9 9.0 6.5 14.3 2.5 0.0 12.8 24.7 108 109 0.3 0.1 0.4 .105
7 Rich Kelley 26 8 146 16.0 .486 .432 .227 .023 10.6 16.3 13.5 19.1 2.9 2.6 17.1 16.5 104 104 0.1 0.2 0.3 .097
8 Alvin Scott 24 8 140 10.8 .520 .515 .242 .061 6.3 10.8 8.6 9.0 1.4 2.0 16.1 12.8 101 110 0.1 0.1 0.1 .039
9 Johnny High 22 8 120 11.2 .421 .387 .516 .065 9.2 13.5 11.4 20.4 2.4 0.9 15.5 15.5 98 107 0.0 0.1 0.1 .045
10 Jeff Cook 23 7 98 22.9 .762 .667 1.083 .000 5.6 17.7 11.7 9.5 2.0 1.1 12.4 17.0 143 106 0.5 0.1 0.5 .268
11 Truck Robinson 28 3 64 8.6 .445 .375 .438 .000 8.6 25.4 17.1 7.6 2.2 1.7 29.5 17.4 78 103 -0.1 0.1 -0.1 -0.039