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1973-74 NBA Transactions

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League Champion: Boston Celtics

Most Valuable Player: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (27.0/14.5/4.8)
Rookie of the Year: Ernie DiGregorio (15.2/2.7/8.2)

PPG Leader: Bob McAdoo (30.6)
RPG Leader: Elvin Hayes (18.1)
APG Leader: Ernie DiGregorio (8.2)
WS Leader: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (18.4)

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Transactions listed are from July 1, 1973 to June 30, 1974.
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Transactions

Date Type From To Transaction
July 25, 1973 Trade SEA GSW

The Seattle SuperSonics traded Butch Beard to the Golden State Warriors for Mahdi Abdul-Rahman.

August 23, 1973 Trade CAP LAL

The Capital Bullets traded Stan Love to the Los Angeles Lakers for a 1974 2nd round draft pick (Truck Robinson was later selected).

August 24, 1973 Sale GSW MIL

The Golden State Warriors sold Ron Williams to the Milwaukee Bucks.

August 29, 1973 Signing DET PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Steve Mix as a free agent.

September 4, 1973 Trade CAP CHI

The Capital Bullets traded John Tresvant to the Chicago Bulls for a future draft pick.

September 10, 1973 Signing MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Bob Verga as a free agent.

September 10, 1973 Signing SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Slick Watts as a free agent.

September 10, 1973 Trade CHI BUF

The Chicago Bulls traded Gar Heard and Kevin Kunnert to the Buffalo Braves for John Hummer, a 1974 2nd round draft pick (Leon Benbow was later selected) and a 1975 2nd round draft pick (Larry Fogle was later selected).

September 11, 1973 Signing CHI BUF

The Buffalo Braves signed Paul Ruffner as a free agent.

September 12, 1973 Trade LAL BUF

The Los Angeles Lakers traded Jim McMillian to the Buffalo Braves for Elmore Smith.

September 14, 1973 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns waived Paul Stovall.

September 17, 1973 Waiver BUF

The Buffalo Braves waived Dick Garrett.

September 17, 1973 Waiver BUF

The Buffalo Braves waived Bill Hewitt.

September 18, 1973 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns waived Scott English.

September 19, 1973 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns waived Mo Layton.

September 24, 1973 Waiver SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics waived Charles Dudley.

September 27, 1973 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Bob Davis.

September 28, 1973 Sale KCO PHI

The Kansas City-Omaha Kings sold Toby Kimball to the Philadelphia 76ers.

September 28, 1973 Claim NYK PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers claimed Luther Rackley on waivers from the New York Knicks.

October 1, 1973 Signing PHO POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Mo Layton as a free agent.

October 8, 1973 Trade ATL PHO

The Atlanta Hawks traded Bob Christian to the Phoenix Suns for a 1976 2nd round draft pick (Bob Carrington was later selected) and a 1977 3rd round draft pick (Eddie Johnson was later selected).

October 8, 1973 Signing BUF KCO

The Kansas City-Omaha Kings signed Howard Komives as a free agent.

October 8, 1973 Waiver PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Manny Leaks.

October 8, 1973 Waiver DET

The Detroit Pistons waived Fred Foster.

October 8, 1973 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls waived Mark Sibley.

October 8, 1973 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks waived Ted Manakas.

October 8, 1973 Waiver CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived John Coughran.

October 9, 1973 Trade PHO CAP

The Phoenix Suns traded Walt Wesley to the Capital Bullets for a 1974 3rd round draft pick (Earl Williams was later selected) and a 1975 3rd round draft pick (Bayard Forrest was later selected).

October 10, 1973 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Bob Verga.

October 14, 1973 Trade POR CHI

The Portland Trail Blazers traded Rick Adelman to the Chicago Bulls for a 1974 2nd round draft pick (Phil Lumpkin was later selected).

October 15, 1973 Signing ATL SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Milt Williams as a free agent.

October 16, 1973 Waiver KCO

The Kansas City-Omaha Kings waived Mike Ratliff.

October 18, 1973 Signing PHI CAP

The Capital Bullets signed Manny Leaks as a free agent.

October 23, 1973 Waiver NYK

The New York Knicks waived Dick Barnett.

October 23, 1973 Waiver NYK

The New York Knicks waived Allie McGuire.

October 23, 1973 Signing BUF NYK

The New York Knicks signed Dick Garrett as a free agent.

October 29, 1973 Signing DET CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Fred Foster as a free agent.

October 29, 1973 Trade HOU KCO

The Houston Rockets traded Jimmy Walker to the Kansas City-Omaha Kings for Matt Guokas.

October 29, 1973 Waiver CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Cornell Warner.

October 30, 1973 Waiver LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Travis Grant.

October 30, 1973 Trade LAL PHO

The Los Angeles Lakers traded Keith Erickson and a 1974 2nd round draft pick (Fred Saunders was later selected) to the Phoenix Suns for Connie Hawkins.

October 31, 1973 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Charlie Davis.

October 31, 1973 Signing CHI POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Mark Sibley as a free agent.

November 5, 1973 Signing CLE MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Cornell Warner as a free agent.

November 9, 1973 Waiver HOU

The Houston Rockets waived Stan McKenzie.

November 12, 1973 Trade HOU KCO

The Houston Rockets traded Otto Moore to the Kansas City-Omaha Kings for Ron Riley.

November 13, 1973 Waiver CAP

The Capital Bullets waived Rich Rinaldi.

November 13, 1973 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Chuck Terry.

November 16, 1973 Signing ATL KCO

The Kansas City-Omaha Kings signed Ted Manakas as a free agent.

November 22, 1973 Resignation CIN

Bob Cousy resigns as Head Coach for Cincinnati Royals.

November 22, 1973 Appointment KCO

The Kansas City-Omaha Kings appointed Draff Young as Interim Head Coach.

November 24, 1973 Waiver BUF

The Buffalo Braves waived Jim Garvin.

November 26, 1973 Waiver CAP

The Capital Bullets waived Tom Patterson.

November 27, 1973 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns waived Joe Reaves.

November 27, 1973 Signing SEA BUF

The Buffalo Braves signed Lee Winfield as a free agent.

November 27, 1973 Waiver HOU

The Houston Rockets waived Paul McCracken.

November 28, 1973 Waiver PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Luther Rackley.

November 29, 1973 Hiring KCO

The Kansas City-Omaha Kings hired Phil Johnson as Head Coach.

December 1, 1973 Waiver CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Bob Rule.

December 1, 1973 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Mo Layton.

December 5, 1973 Signing DET KCO

The Kansas City-Omaha Kings signed Justus Thigpen as a free agent.

December 26, 1973 Signing MIL POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Bob Verga as a free agent.

December 26, 1973 Waiver NYK

The New York Knicks waived Dick Garrett.

December 28, 1973 Signing SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Vester Marshall as a free agent.

December 28, 1973 Waiver SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics waived Jim McDaniels.

January, 1974 Waiver SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics waived Vester Marshall.

January 7, 1974 Trade CHI SEA

The Chicago Bulls traded John Hummer to the Seattle SuperSonics for a 1975 2nd round draft pick (Steve Green was later selected).

January 8, 1974 Signing NYK MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Dick Garrett as a free agent.

January 8, 1974 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Bernie Fryer.

January 24, 1974 Trade GSW PHO

The Golden State Warriors traded Bill Chamberlain to the Phoenix Suns for a 1975 3rd round draft pick (Otis Johnson was later selected).

February 1, 1974 Trade BUF HOU

The Buffalo Braves traded Kevin Kunnert and Dave Wohl to the Houston Rockets for Matt Guokas and Jack Marin.

February 13, 1974 Trade CHI PHI

The Chicago Bulls traded Larry Cannon to the Philadelphia 76ers for a future draft pick.

March 14, 1974 Signing SEA SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Vester Marshall as a free agent.

May 15, 1974 Firing POR

The Portland Trail Blazers fired Jack McCloskey as Head Coach.

May 17, 1974 Trade LAL CLE

The Los Angeles Lakers traded Jim Chones to the Cleveland Cavaliers for a 1975 1st round draft pick (Junior Bridgeman was later selected).

May 20, 1974 Draft CHI NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz drafted Dennis Awtrey from the Chicago Bulls in the NBA expansion draft.

May 20, 1974 Draft GSW NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz drafted Jim Barnett from the Golden State Warriors in the NBA expansion draft.

May 20, 1974 Draft ATL NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz drafted Walt Bellamy from the Atlanta Hawks in the NBA expansion draft.

May 20, 1974 Draft KCO NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz drafted John Block from the Kansas City-Omaha Kings in the NBA expansion draft.

May 20, 1974 Draft CLE NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz drafted Barry Clemens from the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA expansion draft.

May 20, 1974 Draft HOU NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz drafted E.C. Coleman from the Houston Rockets in the NBA expansion draft.

May 20, 1974 Draft PHO NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz drafted Lamar Green from the Phoenix Suns in the NBA expansion draft.

May 20, 1974 Draft LAL NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz drafted Nate Hawthorne from the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA expansion draft.

May 20, 1974 Draft POR NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz drafted Ollie Johnson from the Portland Trail Blazers in the NBA expansion draft.

May 20, 1974 Draft BUF NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz drafted Bob Kauffman from the Buffalo Braves in the NBA expansion draft.

May 20, 1974 Draft PHI NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz drafted Toby Kimball from the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA expansion draft.

May 20, 1974 Draft BOS NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz drafted Steve Kuberski from the Boston Celtics in the NBA expansion draft.

May 20, 1974 Draft DET NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz drafted Stu Lantz from the Detroit Pistons in the NBA expansion draft.

May 20, 1974 Draft NYK NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz drafted Dean Meminger from the New York Knicks in the NBA expansion draft.

May 20, 1974 Draft CAP NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz drafted Louie Nelson from the Capital Bullets in the NBA expansion draft.

May 20, 1974 Draft MIL NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz drafted Curtis Perry from the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA expansion draft.

May 20, 1974 Draft SEA NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz drafted Bud Stallworth from the Seattle SuperSonics in the NBA expansion draft.

May 20, 1974 Trade NOJ ATL

The New Orleans Jazz traded Bob Kauffman, Dean Meminger, a 1974 1st round draft pick (Mike Sojourner was later selected), a 1975 1st round draft pick (David Thompson was later selected), a 1975 2nd round draft pick (Bill Willoughby was later selected), a 1976 2nd round draft pick (Alex English was later selected) and a 1980 3rd round draft pick (Jonathan Moore was later selected) to the Atlanta Hawks for Pete Maravich.

May 24, 1974 Hiring POR

The Portland Trail Blazers hired Lenny Wilkens as Head Coach.

May 28, 1974 Trade CHI NYK

The Chicago Bulls traded Howard Porter and a 1975 2nd round draft pick (Larry Fogle was later selected) to the New York Knicks for a 1974 1st round draft pick (Maurice Lucas was later selected).

May 28, 1974 Trade SEA CLE

The Seattle SuperSonics traded Dick Snyder and a 1974 1st round draft pick (Campy Russell was later selected) to the Cleveland Cavaliers for a 1974 1st round draft pick (Tom Burleson was later selected).

May 30, 1974 Trade BOS MIL

The Boston Celtics traded George Thompson to the Milwaukee Bucks for cash and future considerations.

June 10, 1974 Sale CLE MIL

The Cleveland Cavaliers sold Kevin Restani to the Milwaukee Bucks.

June 12, 1974 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Mark Sibley.

June 12, 1974 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Bob Verga.

June 12, 1974 Trade LAL NOJ

The Los Angeles Lakers traded Mel Counts to the New Orleans Jazz for future considerations.

November 17, 1974 Appointment NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz appointed Elgin Baylor as Interim Head Coach.