In the SuperSonics' inaugural season, Meschery led the team in rebounds (10.2 per game) as well as personal fouls. He retired following the 1970-71 season, having played four seasons for the SuperSonics.
After retiring as a player, Meschery became head coach of the ABA'sCarolina Cougars, which he guided to a record of 35–49 in the 1971-72 season before being replaced by Larry Brown.
Meschery is living in Alameda, California with his artist wife Melanie Marchant Meschery. Meschery continues to write poems, fiction, and essays. He traces his love of writing to his Russian maternal ancestors, Alexei and Leo Tolstoy. He has recently completed a novel, 'Mr. Dolby's Dream' and a collection of poetry 'Some Men'. His blog 'Meschery's Musings' discusses a variety of controversial subject relating to sports. Each blog ends with a sports poem. Meschery says he wishes to introduce the public to fine contemporary poems whose subject is sports in the same way Garrison Keeler makes poetry in general available to his listeners on his morning radio broadcasts.