April 10, 1972: Selected Sam Sibert (2nd round, 19th pick), Mike Ratliff (2nd round, 28th pick), Ron Riley (3rd round, 38th pick), Frank Schade (4th round, 53rd pick), Dave Bustion (5th round, 68th pick), Jerry Crocker (6th round, 86th pick), Mike Sneed (7th round, 102nd pick), Jerry Clack (8th round, 119th pick), Steve McMahon (9th round, 134th pick), David Hall (10th round, 148th pick), Floyd Mathew (11th round, 159th pick), Len Baltimore (12th round, 168th pick), Kent Scott (13th round, 177th pick), Bob Allen (14th round, 183rd pick), Mike Jefferies (15th round, 190th pick) and Mike Peterson (16th round, 195th pick) in the 1972 NBA Draft.
April 24, 1973: Selected Ron Behagen (1st round, 7th pick), Mike D'Antoni (2nd round, 20th pick), Larry McNeill (2nd round, 25th pick), M.L. Carr (5th round, 76th pick), Mike Quick (6th round, 93rd pick), Mike Jeffries (7th round, 110th pick), Mike Williams (8th round, 127th pick), James Brown (9th round, 143rd pick) and Ernie Kusyner (10th round, 157th pick) in the 1973 NBA Draft.
May 28, 1974: Selected Scott Wedman (1st round, 6th pick), Len Kosmalski (2nd round, 24th pick), Lloyd Batts (4th round, 60th pick), Terry Compton (5th round, 78th pick), Ron Kennedy (6th round, 96th pick), Mark Browne (7th round, 114th pick), Richie O'Connor (8th round, 132nd pick), Jeff Dawson (9th round, 150th pick) and Dennis White (10th round, 167th pick) in the 1974 NBA Draft.
June 8, 1976: Selected Richard Washington (1st round, 3rd pick), Clarence Ramsey (4th round, 54th pick), Willie Hodge (5th round, 71st pick), Andre McCarter (6th round, 89th pick), Craig Prosser (7th round, 107th pick), Mike Davis (8th round, 125th pick), Dave Logan (9th round, 143rd pick) and Harry Bailey (10th round, 160th pick) in the 1976 NBA Draft.
June 10, 1977: Selected Otis Birdsong (1st round, 2nd pick), Eddie Owens (2nd round, 31st pick), Bill Paterno (3rd round, 45th pick), John Kuester (3rd round, 53rd pick), Larry Williams (4th round, 75th pick), Bob Chapman (5th round, 97th pick), Bob Cooper (6th round, 119th pick) and Bruce Jenner (7th round, 139th pick) in the 1977 NBA Draft.
July 15, 1977: Glenn Hansen signed as a veteran free agent with the New Orleans Jazz; received a 1978 3rd round draft pick (Mike Russell) as compensation.
September 19, 1977: Signed Bob Nash as a free agent.
June 9, 1978: Selected Phil Ford (1st round, 2nd pick), Jeff Cook (3rd round, 49th pick), Mike Russell (3rd round, 52nd pick), Geoff Crompton (4th round, 70th pick), Derick Clairborne (5th round, 93rd pick), Jim Krivacs (6th round, 114th pick), Charles McMilliam (7th round, 136th pick) and Ron Hammye (8th round, 155th pick) in the 1978 NBA Draft.
June 25, 1979: Selected Reggie King (1st round, 18th pick), Terry Crosby (3rd round, 62nd pick), John McCullough (4th round, 85th pick), Curtis Watkins (5th round, 105th pick), Bob Roma (6th round, 126th pick), Nick Daniels (7th round, 145th pick), Tony Vann (8th round, 164th pick), Gary Wilson (9th round, 181st pick) and Russell Saunders (10th round, 200th pick) in the 1979 NBA Draft.
June 29, 1982: Selected LaSalle Thompson (1st round, 5th pick), Brook Steppe (1st round, 17th pick), Jim Johnstone (3rd round, 51st pick), Mike Sanders (4th round, 74th pick), Ken Simpson (5th round, 97th pick), Poncho Wright (6th round, 120th pick), Perry Range (7th round, 143rd pick), Ed Nealy (8th round, 166th pick), Jack Moore (9th round, 189th pick) and Robert Estes (10th round, 210th pick) in the 1982 NBA Draft.
December 14, 1984: Signed Kenny Natt as a free agent.
December 19, 1984: Signed Kenny Natt to a 10-day contract.
February 27, 1985: Signed Ed Nealy as a free agent.
June 18, 1985: Selected Joe Kleine (1st round, 6th pick), Charles Bradley (3rd round, 51st pick), Michael Adams (3rd round, 66th pick), Willie Simmons (4th round, 76th pick), Bob Lojewski (5th round, 98th pick), Charles Valentine (6th round, 120th pick) and Alton Lee Gipson (7th round, 145th pick) in the 1985 NBA Draft.
September 10, 1985: Signed Carl Henry as a free agent.
September 17, 1985: Signed Rich Kelley as a veteran free agent and sent cash to the Utah Jazz as compensation.
September 20, 1985: Signed Joe Binion as a free agent.
November 18, 1985: Signed Terry Tyler as a veteran free agent and sent a 1986 1st round draft pick (John Salley) and a 1987 2nd round draft pick (Rickie Winslow) to the Detroit Pistons as compensation. Detroit had the option to swap 1st round draft picks with Sacramento in either 1986 or 1987 (they chose 1987).
December 17, 1985: Signed Mike Bratz as a veteran free agent.
June 17, 1986: Selected Harold Pressley (1st round, 17th pick), Johnny Rogers (2nd round, 34th pick), Bruce Douglas (3rd round, 57th pick), Alvin Franklin (4th round, 80th pick), Bob Beecher (4th round, 91st pick), Keith Morrison (5th round, 103rd pick), John Flowers (6th round, 126th pick) and Ron Rankin (7th round, 149th pick) in the 1986 NBA Draft.
June 22, 1987: Selected Kenny Smith (1st round, 6th pick), Sven Myer (3rd round, 51st pick), Joe Arlauckas (4th round, 74th pick), Vernon Carr (5th round, 97th pick), Darryl Thomas (6th round, 120th pick) and Scott Adubato (7th round, 143rd pick) in the 1987 NBA Draft.