Photo credit: Seattle Times – Betty Udesen
Donald “Slick” Watts (right), the iconic Sonics guard and his son Donald (left), who starred at Washington, will join us at noon for a live chat.
Slick Watts played four seasons (1974-78) with the Sonics and two additional seasons before finishing his six-year with Houston.
In 1975-76, he led the league in assists and steals and made the NBA All-Defensive First Team.
Donald Watts was a four-year letterman and a three-year starter at UW and helped the Huskies to a NCAA tournament Sweet 16 appearance in 1998. When he finished his career, he ranked 18th on the school’s all-time scoring list with 1,558 points.
He played professionally in Europe, South America and the U.S. Currently, he serves as boys basketball coach at West Seattle High School.
Slick Watts is being honored Saturday during the H206 Charity Basketball Classic. Pre-game celebrations begin 2:30 p.m. at KeyArena and the exhibition between Seattle-area basketball stars and NBA players is scheduled to start at 3:30 p.m.
Basketball chat with Slick & Donald
July 21, 2011 at 11:12 AM
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