The Watts family has been synonymous with basketball in Seattle for more than 35 years.
Donald “Slick” Watts was a legendary guard for the SuperSonics from 1974-78 and played six seasons overall in the NBA.
He had a career year in 1975-76 when he led the league in assists and steals and made the NBA All-Defensive First Team.
Slick’s son Donald was a four-year letterman at UW and ranks among the career leaders in assists (310), three-point buckets (82) and steals (116).
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He went on to play professionally in Europe, South America and the U.S. Currently, he serves as boys basketball coach at West Seattle High School.
Slick and Donald talked about their playing days with the Sonics and Huskies and much more in a live chat on July 21.