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1975-76 Seattle SuperSonics Roster and Stats

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Record: 43-39, Finished 2nd in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Russell (43-39)

PTS/G: 106.4 (5th of 18) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 106.7 (16th of 18)
SRS: -0.15 (9th of 18) ▪ Pace: 107.7 (4th of 18)
Off Rtg: 98.3 (10th of 18) ▪ Def Rtg: 98.6 (11th of 18)
Expected W-L: 40-42 (9th of 18)

Arena: Seattle Center Coliseum ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1976 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference Semifinals (4-2) versus Phoenix Suns  (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
35 Zaid Abdul-Aziz C 6-9 235 April 7, 1946 7 Iowa State University
40 Mike Bantom SF 6-9 200 December 3, 1951 2 Saint Joseph's University
32 Fred Brown SG 6-3 182 August 7, 1948 4 University of Iowa
16 Tom Burleson C 7-2 225 February 24, 1952 1 North Carolina State University
35 Al Carlson C 6-11 235 September 17, 1951 R University of Oregon
25 Rod Derline SG 6-0 175 March 11, 1952 1 Seattle University
3 Herm Gilliam SG 6-3 190 May 5, 1946 6 Purdue University
11 Leonard Gray PF 6-8 240 December 19, 1951 1 California State University, Long Beach
42 John Hummer PF 6-9 230 May 4, 1948 5 Princeton University
15 Willie Norwood SF 6-7 220 August 8, 1947 4 Alcorn State University
44 Frank Oleynick SG 6-2 185 February 20, 1955 R Seattle University
45 Bruce Seals SF 6-8 210 June 18, 1953 2 Xavier University of Louisiana
20 Gene Short SF 6-6 200 August 7, 1953 R Jackson State University
22 Tal Skinner SF 6-5 195 September 10, 1952 1 University of Maryland Eastern Shore
13 Slick Watts PG 6-1 175 July 22, 1951 2 Xavier University of Louisiana

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 19780 3542 7730 .458 3542 7730 .458 1642 2309 .711 1217 2498 3715 1935 866 355 1615 2133 8726 106.4
Lg Rank 10 4 4 10 11 8 18 6 18 16 8 2 10 9 3 5 5
Opponent 82 19780 3486 7464 .467 3486 7464 .467 1777 2407 .738 1239 2713 3952 2109 745 388 1852 2111 8749 106.7
Lg Rank 10 12 8 14 15 17 4 15 9 13 18 12 13 1 11 16 16

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 40 42 -0.28 0.13 -0.15 98.3 98.6 107.7 .299 .458 15.6 31.0 .212 .467 17.9 66.8 .238 Seattle Center Coliseum
Lg Rank 9 9 9 4 9 10 11 4 9 10 7 6 12 14 1 17 16

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 Slick Watts 24 82 2776 433 1015 .427 433 1015 .427 199 344 .578 112 253 365 661 261 16 270 1065
2 Tom Burleson 23 82 2647 496 1032 .481 496 1032 .481 291 388 .750 258 484 742 180 70 150 273 1283
3 Fred Brown 27 76 2516 742 1522 .488 742 1522 .488 273 314 .869 111 206 317 207 143 18 186 1757
4 Bruce Seals 22 81 2435 388 889 .436 388 889 .436 181 267 .678 157 350 507 119 64 44 314 957
5 Leonard Gray 24 66 2139 394 831 .474 394 831 .474 126 169 .746 109 289 398 203 75 36 260 914
6 Herm Gilliam 29 81 1644 299 676 .442 299 676 .442 90 116 .776 56 164 220 202 82 12 139 688
7 Mike Bantom 24 66 1503 212 450 .471 212 450 .471 131 194 .675 133 235 368 102 26 26 208 555
8 Tal Skinner 23 72 1224 132 285 .463 132 285 .463 49 80 .613 89 175 264 67 50 7 116 313
9 Willie Norwood 28 64 1004 146 301 .485 146 301 .485 152 203 .749 91 138 229 59 42 4 139 444
10 Frank Oleynick 20 52 650 127 316 .402 127 316 .402 53 77 .688 10 35 45 53 21 6 62 307
11 John Hummer 27 29 364 32 67 .478 32 67 .478 17 41 .415 21 56 77 25 6 9 71 81
12 Rod Derline 23 49 339 73 181 .403 73 181 .403 45 56 .804 8 19 27 26 11 1 22 191
13 Al Carlson 24 28 279 27 79 .342 27 79 .342 18 29 .621 30 43 73 13 7 11 39 72
14 Zaid Abdul-Aziz 29 27 223 35 75 .467 35 75 .467 16 29 .552 30 46 76 16 8 15 29 86
15 Gene Short 22 7 37 6 11 .545 6 11 .545 1 2 .500 2 5 7 2 0 0 5 13

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 Slick Watts 24 82 33.9 5.3 12.4 .427 5.3 12.4 .427 2.4 4.2 .578 1.4 3.1 4.5 8.1 3.2 0.2 3.3 13.0
2 Fred Brown 27 76 33.1 9.8 20.0 .488 9.8 20.0 .488 3.6 4.1 .869 1.5 2.7 4.2 2.7 1.9 0.2 2.4 23.1
3 Leonard Gray 24 66 32.4 6.0 12.6 .474 6.0 12.6 .474 1.9 2.6 .746 1.7 4.4 6.0 3.1 1.1 0.5 3.9 13.8
4 Tom Burleson 23 82 32.3 6.0 12.6 .481 6.0 12.6 .481 3.5 4.7 .750 3.1 5.9 9.0 2.2 0.9 1.8 3.3 15.6
5 Bruce Seals 22 81 30.1 4.8 11.0 .436 4.8 11.0 .436 2.2 3.3 .678 1.9 4.3 6.3 1.5 0.8 0.5 3.9 11.8
6 Mike Bantom 24 66 22.8 3.2 6.8 .471 3.2 6.8 .471 2.0 2.9 .675 2.0 3.6 5.6 1.5 0.4 0.4 3.2 8.4
7 Herm Gilliam 29 81 20.3 3.7 8.3 .442 3.7 8.3 .442 1.1 1.4 .776 0.7 2.0 2.7 2.5 1.0 0.1 1.7 8.5
8 Tal Skinner 23 72 17.0 1.8 4.0 .463 1.8 4.0 .463 0.7 1.1 .613 1.2 2.4 3.7 0.9 0.7 0.1 1.6 4.3
9 Willie Norwood 28 64 15.7 2.3 4.7 .485 2.3 4.7 .485 2.4 3.2 .749 1.4 2.2 3.6 0.9 0.7 0.1 2.2 6.9
10 John Hummer 27 29 12.6 1.1 2.3 .478 1.1 2.3 .478 0.6 1.4 .415 0.7 1.9 2.7 0.9 0.2 0.3 2.4 2.8
11 Frank Oleynick 20 52 12.5 2.4 6.1 .402 2.4 6.1 .402 1.0 1.5 .688 0.2 0.7 0.9 1.0 0.4 0.1 1.2 5.9
12 Al Carlson 24 28 10.0 1.0 2.8 .342 1.0 2.8 .342 0.6 1.0 .621 1.1 1.5 2.6 0.5 0.3 0.4 1.4 2.6
13 Zaid Abdul-Aziz 29 27 8.3 1.3 2.8 .467 1.3 2.8 .467 0.6 1.1 .552 1.1 1.7 2.8 0.6 0.3 0.6 1.1 3.2
14 Rod Derline 23 49 6.9 1.5 3.7 .403 1.5 3.7 .403 0.9 1.1 .804 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.4 3.9
15 Gene Short 22 7 5.3 0.9 1.6 .545 0.9 1.6 .545 0.1 0.3 .500 0.3 0.7 1.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.7 1.9

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 Slick Watts 24 82 2776 5.6 13.2 .427 5.6 13.2 .427 2.6 4.5 .578 1.5 3.3 4.7 8.6 3.4 0.2 3.5 13.8
2 Tom Burleson 23 82 2647 6.7 14.0 .481 6.7 14.0 .481 4.0 5.3 .750 3.5 6.6 10.1 2.4 1.0 2.0 3.7 17.4
3 Fred Brown 27 76 2516 10.6 21.8 .488 10.6 21.8 .488 3.9 4.5 .869 1.6 2.9 4.5 3.0 2.0 0.3 2.7 25.1
4 Bruce Seals 22 81 2435 5.7 13.1 .436 5.7 13.1 .436 2.7 3.9 .678 2.3 5.2 7.5 1.8 0.9 0.7 4.6 14.1
5 Leonard Gray 24 66 2139 6.6 14.0 .474 6.6 14.0 .474 2.1 2.8 .746 1.8 4.9 6.7 3.4 1.3 0.6 4.4 15.4
6 Herm Gilliam 29 81 1644 6.5 14.8 .442 6.5 14.8 .442 2.0 2.5 .776 1.2 3.6 4.8 4.4 1.8 0.3 3.0 15.1
7 Mike Bantom 24 66 1503 5.1 10.8 .471 5.1 10.8 .471 3.1 4.6 .675 3.2 5.6 8.8 2.4 0.6 0.6 5.0 13.3
8 Tal Skinner 23 72 1224 3.9 8.4 .463 3.9 8.4 .463 1.4 2.4 .613 2.6 5.1 7.8 2.0 1.5 0.2 3.4 9.2
9 Willie Norwood 28 64 1004 5.2 10.8 .485 5.2 10.8 .485 5.5 7.3 .749 3.3 4.9 8.2 2.1 1.5 0.1 5.0 15.9
10 Frank Oleynick 20 52 650 7.0 17.5 .402 7.0 17.5 .402 2.9 4.3 .688 0.6 1.9 2.5 2.9 1.2 0.3 3.4 17.0
11 John Hummer 27 29 364 3.2 6.6 .478 3.2 6.6 .478 1.7 4.1 .415 2.1 5.5 7.6 2.5 0.6 0.9 7.0 8.0
12 Rod Derline 23 49 339 7.8 19.2 .403 7.8 19.2 .403 4.8 5.9 .804 0.8 2.0 2.9 2.8 1.2 0.1 2.3 20.3
13 Al Carlson 24 28 279 3.5 10.2 .342 3.5 10.2 .342 2.3 3.7 .621 3.9 5.5 9.4 1.7 0.9 1.4 5.0 9.3
14 Zaid Abdul-Aziz 29 27 223 5.7 12.1 .467 5.7 12.1 .467 2.6 4.7 .552 4.8 7.4 12.3 2.6 1.3 2.4 4.7 13.9
15 Gene Short 22 7 37 5.8 10.7 .545 5.8 10.7 .545 1.0 1.9 .500 1.9 4.9 6.8 1.9 0.0 0.0 4.9 12.6

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 Slick Watts 24 82 2776 17.2 .457 .427 .339 4.1 9.6 6.8 32.2 4.2 0.3 96 0.9 3.8 4.7 .080
2 Tom Burleson 23 82 2647 17.8 .533 .481 .376 9.8 19.4 14.5 9.6 1.2 3.0 97 5.0 3.2 8.2 .148
3 Fred Brown 27 76 2516 20.4 .529 .488 .206 4.4 8.7 6.5 13.7 2.5 0.4 99 6.6 2.2 8.8 .167
4 Bruce Seals 22 81 2435 11.5 .475 .436 .300 6.5 15.2 10.7 6.6 1.2 1.0 100 0.8 2.1 2.9 .057
5 Leonard Gray 24 66 2139 13.9 .505 .474 .203 5.1 14.3 9.6 13.3 1.6 0.9 99 2.2 2.0 4.1 .092
6 Herm Gilliam 29 81 1644 13.8 .473 .442 .172 3.4 10.6 6.9 17.2 2.2 0.4 99 1.2 1.4 2.7 .078
7 Mike Bantom 24 66 1503 12.7 .518 .471 .431 8.9 16.6 12.6 9.0 0.8 0.9 100 1.5 1.2 2.8 .088
8 Tal Skinner 23 72 1224 10.2 .489 .463 .281 7.3 15.1 11.1 7.0 1.8 0.3 99 0.7 1.2 1.9 .074
9 Willie Norwood 28 64 1004 15.4 .569 .485 .674 9.1 14.6 11.8 7.8 1.9 0.2 99 2.0 0.9 3.0 .141
10 Frank Oleynick 20 52 650 10.9 .439 .402 .244 1.5 5.7 3.6 11.6 1.4 0.5 102 -0.2 0.3 0.1 .005
11 John Hummer 27 29 364 7.6 .476 .478 .612 5.8 16.3 10.9 8.5 0.7 1.3 100 -0.2 0.3 0.1 .019
12 Rod Derline 23 49 339 13.7 .464 .403 .309 2.4 5.9 4.1 11.3 1.4 0.2 103 0.2 0.2 0.3 .049
13 Al Carlson 24 28 279 9.0 .392 .342 .367 10.8 16.3 13.5 5.8 1.1 2.1 99 -0.2 0.3 0.1 .012
14 Zaid Abdul-Aziz 29 27 223 16.4 .490 .467 .387 13.5 21.8 17.6 9.7 1.6 3.6 95 0.2 0.3 0.6 .119
15 Gene Short 22 7 37 10.1 .547 .545 .182 5.4 14.3 9.8 7.4 0.0 0.0 103 0.0 0.0 0.1 .080

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 Fred Brown 27 6 236 68 133 .511 68 133 .511 35 44 .795 12 16 28 17 13 0 20 171
2 Willie Norwood 28 6 215 24 58 .414 24 58 .414 11 18 .611 20 18 38 8 7 1 25 59
3 Tom Burleson 23 6 208 45 75 .600 45 75 .600 35 46 .761 15 42 57 10 6 8 25 125
4 Slick Watts 24 6 197 30 69 .435 30 69 .435 11 23 .478 5 13 18 49 12 2 28 71
5 Bruce Seals 22 6 181 30 68 .441 30 68 .441 18 26 .692 14 22 36 3 5 6 22 78
6 Mike Bantom 24 6 114 22 38 .579 22 38 .579 14 20 .700 9 14 23 8 4 2 27 58
7 Herm Gilliam 29 6 86 6 27 .222 6 27 .222 5 8 .625 3 8 11 12 6 0 10 17
8 Tal Skinner 23 6 86 4 14 .286 4 14 .286 11 15 .733 6 9 15 7 5 2 9 19
9 Zaid Abdul-Aziz 29 5 60 14 20 .700 14 20 .700 8 11 .727 4 17 21 2 0 5 2 36
10 Rod Derline 23 4 41 2 10 .200 2 10 .200 2 2 1.000 1 3 4 1 1 0 4 6
11 John Hummer 27 3 16 2 3 .667 2 3 .667 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 4

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 Fred Brown 27 6 39.3 11.3 22.2 .511 11.3 22.2 .511 5.8 7.3 .795 2.0 2.7 4.7 2.8 2.2 0.0 3.3 28.5
2 Willie Norwood 28 6 35.8 4.0 9.7 .414 4.0 9.7 .414 1.8 3.0 .611 3.3 3.0 6.3 1.3 1.2 0.2 4.2 9.8
3 Tom Burleson 23 6 34.7 7.5 12.5 .600 7.5 12.5 .600 5.8 7.7 .761 2.5 7.0 9.5 1.7 1.0 1.3 4.2 20.8
4 Slick Watts 24 6 32.8 5.0 11.5 .435 5.0 11.5 .435 1.8 3.8 .478 0.8 2.2 3.0 8.2 2.0 0.3 4.7 11.8
5 Bruce Seals 22 6 30.2 5.0 11.3 .441 5.0 11.3 .441 3.0 4.3 .692 2.3 3.7 6.0 0.5 0.8 1.0 3.7 13.0
6 Mike Bantom 24 6 19.0 3.7 6.3 .579 3.7 6.3 .579 2.3 3.3 .700 1.5 2.3 3.8 1.3 0.7 0.3 4.5 9.7
7 Herm Gilliam 29 6 14.3 1.0 4.5 .222 1.0 4.5 .222 0.8 1.3 .625 0.5 1.3 1.8 2.0 1.0 0.0 1.7 2.8
8 Tal Skinner 23 6 14.3 0.7 2.3 .286 0.7 2.3 .286 1.8 2.5 .733 1.0 1.5 2.5 1.2 0.8 0.3 1.5 3.2
9 Zaid Abdul-Aziz 29 5 12.0 2.8 4.0 .700 2.8 4.0 .700 1.6 2.2 .727 0.8 3.4 4.2 0.4 0.0 1.0 0.4 7.2
10 Rod Derline 23 4 10.3 0.5 2.5 .200 0.5 2.5 .200 0.5 0.5 1.000 0.3 0.8 1.0 0.3 0.3 0.0 1.0 1.5
11 John Hummer 27 3 5.3 0.7 1.0 .667 0.7 1.0 .667 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.3

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 Fred Brown 27 6 236 10.4 20.3 .511 10.4 20.3 .511 5.3 6.7 .795 1.8 2.4 4.3 2.6 2.0 0.0 3.1 26.1
2 Willie Norwood 28 6 215 4.0 9.7 .414 4.0 9.7 .414 1.8 3.0 .611 3.3 3.0 6.4 1.3 1.2 0.2 4.2 9.9
3 Tom Burleson 23 6 208 7.8 13.0 .600 7.8 13.0 .600 6.1 8.0 .761 2.6 7.3 9.9 1.7 1.0 1.4 4.3 21.6
4 Slick Watts 24 6 197 5.5 12.6 .435 5.5 12.6 .435 2.0 4.2 .478 0.9 2.4 3.3 9.0 2.2 0.4 5.1 13.0
5 Bruce Seals 22 6 181 6.0 13.5 .441 6.0 13.5 .441 3.6 5.2 .692 2.8 4.4 7.2 0.6 1.0 1.2 4.4 15.5
6 Mike Bantom 24 6 114 6.9 12.0 .579 6.9 12.0 .579 4.4 6.3 .700 2.8 4.4 7.3 2.5 1.3 0.6 8.5 18.3
7 Herm Gilliam 29 6 86 2.5 11.3 .222 2.5 11.3 .222 2.1 3.3 .625 1.3 3.3 4.6 5.0 2.5 0.0 4.2 7.1
8 Tal Skinner 23 6 86 1.7 5.9 .286 1.7 5.9 .286 4.6 6.3 .733 2.5 3.8 6.3 2.9 2.1 0.8 3.8 8.0
9 Zaid Abdul-Aziz 29 5 60 8.4 12.0 .700 8.4 12.0 .700 4.8 6.6 .727 2.4 10.2 12.6 1.2 0.0 3.0 1.2 21.6
10 Rod Derline 23 4 41 1.8 8.8 .200 1.8 8.8 .200 1.8 1.8 1.000 0.9 2.6 3.5 0.9 0.9 0.0 3.5 5.3
11 John Hummer 27 3 16 4.5 6.8 .667 4.5 6.8 .667 0.0 0.0 2.3 0.0 2.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.8 9.0

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 Fred Brown 27 6 236 22.2 .561 .511 .331 5.9 8.2 7.0 12.6 2.5 0.0 108 0.8 0.0 0.8 .159
2 Willie Norwood 28 6 215 9.0 .448 .414 .310 10.8 10.1 10.4 5.0 1.5 0.3 109 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.003
3 Tom Burleson 23 6 208 22.4 .656 .600 .613 8.3 24.3 16.2 7.5 1.3 2.1 105 0.7 0.1 0.8 .188
4 Slick Watts 24 6 197 15.0 .449 .435 .333 2.9 8.0 5.4 35.3 2.8 0.6 107 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.015
5 Bruce Seals 22 6 181 12.9 .491 .441 .382 8.9 14.6 11.7 2.4 1.3 1.8 107 0.1 0.0 0.1 .031
6 Mike Bantom 24 6 114 17.1 .620 .579 .526 9.1 14.8 11.9 10.6 1.6 1.0 107 0.2 0.0 0.2 .096
7 Herm Gilliam 29 6 86 6.7 .279 .222 .296 4.0 11.2 7.5 17.7 3.2 0.0 106 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.129
8 Tal Skinner 23 6 86 10.8 .461 .286 1.071 8.1 12.6 10.3 10.0 2.6 1.3 106 0.0 0.0 0.0 .000
9 Zaid Abdul-Aziz 29 5 60 25.2 .725 .700 .550 7.7 34.1 20.7 5.3 0.0 4.6 103 0.3 0.0 0.3 .245
10 Rod Derline 23 4 41 1.7 .276 .200 .200 2.8 8.8 5.8 3.0 1.1 0.0 111 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.111
11 John Hummer 27 3 16 5.9 .667 .667 .000 7.2 0.0 3.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 115 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.006