Left to Right: (front row): Assistant Coach Ed Badger, Rowland Garrett, Jerry Sloan, Bob Wilson, Norm Van Lier, Leon Benbow, Matt Guokas, Head Coach Dick Motta. (back row): Trainer Bob Biel, Bob Love, Cliff Pondexter, Mickey Johnson, Nate Thurmond, Tom Boerwinkle, John Block, Chet Walker, Business Manager Johnny “Red” Kerr.
Norm Van Lier
First round, Maurice Lucas (Marquette) and Cliff Pondexter (Long Beach State); second round, Leon Benbow (Jacksonville).
Defeated Kansas City in six games (4-2) ... defeated by eventual NBA Champion Golden State in Western Conference Finals 4-3.
Sloan named to All-Defensive First Team ... Love led team in scoring (22.1) ... Thurmond led team in rebounding (11.3).