On This Day in Sonics History: November 30, 1977 - Lenny Wilkens Returns as Head Coach


After starting the 1977-78 season 5-17, the Sonics fired coach Bob Hopkins and replaced him with former player/coach Lenny Wilkens. The team would go on to win 18 of their next 21 games and finish the season 47-35. They would eventually go on to the NBA Finals.

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