1987-88 Seattle Supersonics Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 44-38
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 2-3 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Denver Nuggets 3-2
Coach: Bernie Bickerstaff (44-38)
Location: Seattle, Washington
Attendance: 492,312, Avg. 12,008 in 41 home dates
1987-88 Seattle Supersonics Statistics
1987-88 Seattle Supersonics Results

The Seattle Supersonics of the National Basketball Association ended the 1987-88 season with a record of 44 wins and 38 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-3.

The Supersonics tossed in 9,135 points and yielded 8,966. Dale Ellis scored a team-high 1,938 points for Seattle, while Tom Chambers and Xavier McDaniel contributed 18 or more per game, too. Alton Lister accounted for 627 rebounds. Nate McMillan dished out 702 assists for the squad.

On defense, Nate McMillan added 169 steals, and Alton Lister blocked 140 shots.

Bernie Bickerstaff coached the team. The 1987-88 Seattle Supersonics lost in the conference first round.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Tom ChambersF-CJune 21, 19596'9"220UtahOgden, UT USA
Dale EllisG-FAugust 6, 19606'7"205TennesseeMarietta, GA USA
Clemon JohnsonC-FSeptember 12, 19566'10"240Florida A&MMonticello, FL USA
Alton ListerC-FOctober 1, 19587'0"240Arizona StateDallas, TX USA
Xavier McDanielFJune 4, 19636'7"205Wichita StateColumbia, SC USA
Derrick McKeyF-COctober 10, 19666'9"205AlabamaMeridian, MS USA
Nate McMillanG-FAugust 3, 19646'5"195North Carolina StateRaleigh, NC USA
Olden PolyniceC-FNovember 21, 19646'11"220VirginiaPort-au-Prince, HAI
Russ SchoeneF-CApril 16, 19606'10"210Tennessee-ChattanoogaTrenton, IL USA
Sedale ThreattGSeptember 10, 19616'2"175West Virginia TechAtlanta, GA USA
Sam VincentGMay 18, 19636'2"185Michigan StateLansing, MI USA
Kevin WilliamsGSeptember 11, 19616'2"175St. John's (NY)New York, NY USA
Danny YoungGJuly 26, 19626'3"175Wake ForestRaleigh, NC USA


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