June 10, 1977: Selected Jack Sikma (1st round, 8th pick), Joe Hassett (3rd round, 52nd pick), Jim Cooper (4th round, 74th pick), Dale Haberman (5th round, 96th pick), Bucky O'Brien (6th round, 118th pick), Billy Reynolds (7th round, 138th pick) and Jeff Frey (8th round, 158th pick) in the 1977 NBA Draft.
June 9, 1978: Selected James Lee (2nd round, 39th pick), Kevin McDonald (2nd round, 42nd pick), Dave Baxter (3rd round, 61st pick), Billy Lewis (4th round, 83rd pick) and Ralph Drollinger (5th round, 105th pick) in the 1978 NBA Draft.
October 4, 1978: Traded a 1981 1st round draft pick (Steve Johnson) to the New York Knicks for Lonnie Shelton and a 1979 1st round draft pick (Vinnie Johnson). This exchange was arranged as compensation for New York signing veteran free agent Marvin Webster on September 29, 1978.
June 10, 1980: Selected Bill Hanzlik (1st round, 20th pick), Carl Bailey (3rd round, 66th pick), Gary Ray Hooker (4th round, 89th pick), Lenny Horton (5th round, 112th pick), Jim Strickland (6th round, 135th pick), Carl Ervin (7th round, 158th pick), Al Dutch (8th round, 176th pick), Jim Tillman (9th round, 197th pick) and Kent Williams (10th round, 212th pick) in the 1980 NBA Draft.
June 9, 1981: Selected Danny Vranes (1st round, 5th pick), Mark Radford (3rd round, 53rd pick), Andra Griffin (5th round, 99th pick), Earl Banks (6th round, 122nd pick) and Tom Sienkiewicz (7th round, 145th pick) in the 1981 NBA Draft.
June 29, 1982: Selected John Greig (3rd round, 65th pick), Ken Owens (4th round, 88th pick), Rod Camp (5th round, 111th pick), Bobby Potts (6th round, 134th pick), Allen Rayhorn (7th round, 157th pick) and Steve Burks (8th round, 180th pick) in the 1982 NBA Draft.