1979-80 Seattle Supersonics Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 56-26
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 7-8 Lost conference finals
Conference First Round - Defeated Portland Trail Blazers 2-1
Conference Semifinals - Defeated Milwaukee Bucks 4-3
Conference Finals - Lost to Los Angeles Lakers 4-1
Coach: Lenny Wilkens (56-26)
Location: Seattle, Washington
Attendance: 890,713, Avg. 21,725 in 41 home dates
1979-80 Seattle Supersonics Roster
1979-80 Seattle Supersonics Results

The Seattle Supersonics of the National Basketball Association ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 56 wins and 26 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 7-8.

The Supersonics racked up 8,897 points and yielded 8,515. Gus Williams scored a team-high 1,816 points for Seattle, and Dennis Johnson contributed 17 or more per game also. Jack Sikma accounted for 908 rebounds. John Johnson dished out 424 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Gus Williams added 200 steals.

Lenny Wilkens coached the team. The 1979-80 Seattle Supersonics lost in the conference finals.

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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 WilliamsG82029691533739367420331127148275397200371811601816
Dennis JohnsonG8181293713615745812487380173241414332144822272671540
Jack SikmaC-F82027939894701029223519871090827968772022321175
Lonnie SheltonF-C76022438024255124118419938358214592791692921035
Fred BrownG80017018434048839135113351201551746517105117960
John JohnsonF8102533772377002011611632634264247635247213915
Tom LaGardeC-F8201164306146001379012718531291193497206382
Wally WalkerF700844274139006448641061705321450102326
Paul SilasF-C820159529911300136892042324366625583120315
James BaileyF-C67572627112200101687112619728215479116312
Vinnie JohnsonG38032511545103931193655541944240121

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Gus WilliamsG82036.248.219.478.
Dennis JohnsonG818136.342.220.778.
Jack SikmaC-F82034.
Lonnie SheltonF-C76029.553.
Fred BrownG80021.347.944.383.
John JohnsonF81031.348.880.
Tom LaGardeC-F82014.247.765.
Wally WalkerF70012.150.775.
Paul SilasF-C82019.537.865.
James BaileyF-C67510.845.
Vinnie JohnsonG3808.639.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Gus WilliamsG15564284146518662303060843474738355
Dennis JohnsonG1558224410015562522539645727104348257
Fred BrownG15313182803410211816223832212323188
John JohnsonF1548615878103730445810285835645186
Lonnie SheltonF-C154691467410513235901252523123754180
Jack SikmaC-F15534163652054463096126551753555176
James BaileyF-C1213844210020138172559992255
Wally WalkerF13157351800241815142971352054
Tom LaGardeC-F14163461700119132740122072543
Paul SilasF-C152574313001311334275159292937
Vinnie JohnsonG512310000022210012

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Gus WilliamsG1537.651.420.
Dennis JohnsonG1538.841.033.383.
Fred BrownG1520.944.029.485.
John JohnsonF1532.449.
Lonnie SheltonF-C1531.350.
Jack SikmaC-F1535.639.
James BaileyF-C1211.547.765.
Wally WalkerF1312.151.475.
Tom LaGardeC-F1411.637.
Paul SilasF-C1517.
Vinnie JohnsonG52.433.


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