1978-79 Seattle Supersonics Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 52-30
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 12-5 Won NBA championship
Conference Semifinals - Defeated Los Angeles Lakers 4-1
Conference Finals - Defeated Phoenix Suns 4-3
Finals - Defeated Washington Bullets 4-1
Coach: Lenny Wilkens (52-30)
Location: Seattle, Washington
Attendance: 747,243, Avg. 18,225 in 41 home dates
1978-79 Seattle Supersonics Roster
1978-79 Seattle Supersonics Results

The Seattle Supersonics of the National Basketball Association ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 52 wins and 30 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 12-5.

The Supersonics led the circuit with just 8,517 points allowed. Seattle scored 8,740 points. Gus Williams scored a team-high 1,457 points for the team, while Jack Sikma contributed 1,013 rebounds. John Johnson dished out 358 assists for the squad.

On defense, Gus Williams added 158 steals.

Lenny Wilkens coached the team. The 1978-79 Seattle Supersonics won the NBA championship.

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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP GS Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Gus WilliamsG76022661224606316245111134245307158291901621457
Jack SikmaC-F82029581034476404329232781101326182672532951281
Dennis JohnsonG808027171110482392306146228374280100971912091270
Fred BrownG770196195144620618338134172260119231641421075
Lonnie SheltonF-C760215885944618913118228646811076751882661023
John JohnsonF82023868213562501901272854123585925254245902
Paul SilasF-C8201957402170194116259316575115311998177456
Wally WalkerF60096934316896586611117769122668127394
Tom LaGardeC-F23057518198955761129190326184775253
Joe HassettG5504632111002323133245421443258223
Dick SnyderG-F560536187815143153348631463652205
Dennis AwtreyC40049963273625297510449137316979
Lars HansenC15020557293118223759141192876
Jackie RobinsonF120105411915891019135111946
Totals81680197557484350400229817321310259139011973690398157219148740


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Gus WilliamsG76029.849.577.51.51.83.24.02.10.42.52.119.2
Jack SikmaC-F82036.146.081.42.89.512.43.21.00.83.13.615.6
Dennis JohnsonG808034.043.478.11.82.94.73.51.31.22.42.615.9
Fred BrownG77025.546.988.80.51.72.23.41.50.32.11.814.0
Lonnie SheltonF-C76028.451.969.32.43.86.21.41.01.02.53.513.5
John JohnsonF82029.143.476.01.53.55.04.40.70.33.13.011.0
Paul SilasF-C82023.942.359.83.23.97.01.40.40.21.22.25.6
Wally WalkerF60016.249.060.41.11.93.01.20.20.41.12.16.6
Tom LaGardeC-F23025.054.160.02.75.68.31.40.30.82.03.311.0
Joe HassettG5508.447.4100.00.20.60.80.80.30.10.61.14.1
Dick SnyderG-F5609.643.384.30.30.60.91.10.30.10.60.93.7
Dennis AwtreyC40012.542.969.40.71.92.61.20.30.20.81.72.0
Lars HansenC15013.750.958.11.52.53.90.90.10.10.61.95.1
Jackie RobinsonF1208.846.353.30.80.81.61.10.40.10.90.83.8
Averages8168024.246.875.41.63.24.82.40.80.51.92.310.7

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Gus WilliamsG17609382181127903634706334114242452
Dennis JohnsonG176913021361098444601046928265163356
Jack SikmaC-F176552241036146391601994316244070252
Lonnie SheltonF-C17566209101261861811423419183180220
John JohnsonF176151758364414075115911736549207
Fred BrownG172601426417148142235941623142
Paul SilasF-C17418542146314058981995344473
Dennis AwtreyC161531610138152742115493428
Dick SnyderG-F988311096291110437826
Wally WalkerF1385166427101720041914
Joe HassettG8157300011100206
Totals1654155155871800476340292529821378141983014321776

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Gus WilliamsG1735.847.470.92.12.04.13.72.00.62.52.526.6
Dennis JohnsonG1740.645.077.12.63.56.14.11.61.53.03.720.9
Jack SikmaC-F1738.546.075.42.39.411.72.50.91.42.44.114.8
Lonnie SheltonF-C1733.348.369.23.64.88.42.01.11.11.84.712.9
John JohnsonF1736.247.464.12.44.46.85.41.00.23.82.912.2
Fred BrownG1715.345.182.40.50.81.32.10.50.20.91.48.4
Paul SilasF-C1724.638.967.42.43.45.81.10.50.32.02.64.3
Dennis AwtreyC169.662.561.50.91.72.60.70.30.30.62.11.8
Dick SnyderG-F99.832.366.70.21.01.21.10.40.30.80.92.9
Wally WalkerF136.537.550.00.50.81.30.20.00.00.31.51.1
Joe HassettG81.942.90.00.10.10.10.00.00.30.00.8
Averages81625.246.171.41.83.25.02.30.90.61.82.610.8


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