Left to Right: (front row): Jim King, Jackie Dinkins, Jerry Sloan, Trainer Bob Biel, Chet Walker, Bob Weiss, Howard Porter. (back row): Head Coach Dick Motta, Norm Van Lier, Bob Love, Tom Boerwinkle, Clifford Ray, Kennedy McIntosh, Assistant Coach Phil Johnson.
First round, Kennedy McIntosh (Eastern Michigan); second round, Willie Sojourner (Weber State) and Howard Porter (Villanova).
Made playoffs for third consecutive season ... eliminated 4-0 by L.A. Lakers.
Clifford Ray named to NBA All-Rookie Team ... Love named to NBA West All-Star Team, All-NBA Second Team and All-Defensive Second Team ... Sloan named All-Defensive First-Team ... Love led team in scoring (25.8) ... Boerwinkle led team in rebounding (11.2).