February 29, 1980: Signed Brad Davis as a free agent.
June 10, 1980: Selected Darrell Griffith (1st round, 2nd pick), John Duren (1st round, 19th pick), Alan Taylor (4th round, 72nd pick), Wally West (5th round, 94th pick), Ken Cunningham (6th round, 118th pick), Dave Colescott (7th round, 140th pick), Jim Brandon (8th round, 163rd pick), Paul Renfro (9th round, 181st pick) and Leroy Coleman (10th round, 201st pick) in the 1980 NBA Draft.
June 9, 1981: Selected Danny Schayes (1st round, 13th pick), Howard Wood (2nd round, 27th pick), George Torres (4th round, 73rd pick), Mike Clark (5th round, 97th pick), Kevin Sprewer (6th round, 119th pick), Mike Robinson (7th round, 143rd pick), Bobby Cattage (8th round, 165th pick), Ken Ollie (9th round, 188th pick) and Joe Merten (10th round, 207th pick) in the 1981 NBA Draft.
February 24, 1983: Signed Kenny Natt as a free agent.
June 28, 1983: Selected Thurl Bailey (1st round, 7th pick), Bob Hansen (3rd round, 54th pick), Doug Arnold (4th round, 76th pick), Mark Clark (5th round, 100th pick), Fred Gilliam (6th round, 122nd pick), Joe Kazanowski (7th round, 146th pick), Michael McCombs (8th round, 168th pick), Ron Webb (9th round, 191st pick) and Odell Mosteller (10th round, 211th pick) in the 1983 NBA Draft.
June 19, 1984: Selected John Stockton (1st round, 16th pick), David Pope (3rd round, 62nd pick), Jim Rowinski (4th round, 86th pick), Marcus Gaither (5th round, 108th pick), Chris Harrison (6th round, 132nd pick), Bob Evans (7th round, 154th pick), Eric Booker (8th round, 178th pick), Kelly Knight (9th round, 199th pick) and Mike Curran (10th round, 222nd pick) in the 1984 NBA Draft.
June 18, 1985: Selected Karl Malone (1st round, 13th pick), Carey Scurry (2nd round, 37th pick), Delaney Rudd (4th round, 83rd pick), Ray Hall (5th round, 105th pick), Jim Miller (6th round, 129th pick) and Mike Wacker (7th round, 151st pick) in the 1985 NBA Draft.