June 25, 1979: Selected Greg Kelser (1st round, 4th pick), Roy Hamilton (1st round, 10th pick), Phil Hubbard (1st round, 15th pick), Tony Price (2nd round, 29th pick), Terry Duerod (3rd round, 48th pick), Flintie Ray Williams (5th round, 92nd pick), Truman Clayton (6th round, 111th pick), Ken Jones (7th round, 132nd pick), Rodney Lee (8th round, 150th pick), Val Bracey (9th round, 170th pick) and Willie Polk (10th round, 187th pick) in the 1979 NBA Draft.
September 6, 1979: Traded a 1980 1st round draft pick (Rickey Brown) and a 1980 1st round draft pick (Joe Barry Carroll) to the Boston Celtics for Bob McAdoo. This exchange was arranged as compensation for Boston signing veteran free agent M.L. Carr on July 24, 1979.
September 13, 1979: Signed Alan Hardy as a free agent.