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1975-76 NBA Transactions

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League Champion: Boston Celtics

Most Valuable Player: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (27.7/16.9/5.0)
Rookie of the Year: Alvan Adams (19.0/9.1/5.6)

PPG Leader: Bob McAdoo (31.1)
RPG Leader: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (16.9)
APG Leader: Slick Watts (8.1)
WS Leader: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (17.0)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1975 to June 30, 1976.
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July 10, 1975

The Philadelphia 76ers signed George McGinnis as a free agent.

July 16, 1975

The Phoenix Suns waived Jim Owens.

July 30, 1975

The Washington Bullets traded Dick Gibbs to the Buffalo Braves for a 1976 1st round draft pick (Mitch Kupchak was later selected).

August 1, 1975

The Houston Rockets waived Zaid Abdul-Aziz.

August 8, 1975

The Los Angeles Lakers traded Connie Hawkins to the Atlanta Hawks for a 1976 3rd round draft pick (Mike Dabney was later selected).

August 28, 1975

The Detroit Pistons traded Dave Bing and a 1977 1st round draft pick (Tree Rollins was later selected) to the Washington Bullets for Kevin Porter.

September 5, 1975

The Cleveland Cavaliers traded Fred Foster to the Chicago Bulls for a 1976 8th round draft pick (Dave Koehler was later selected).

September 12, 1975

The Golden State Warriors sold Joe Bryant to the Philadelphia 76ers.

September 17, 1975

The Phoenix Suns traded Greg Jackson to the Washington Bullets for a future draft pick.

September 23, 1975

The Milwaukee Bucks traded Ron Williams to the Los Angeles Lakers for a 1976 5th round draft pick (James Rappis was later selected).

September 24, 1975

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Al Carlson as a free agent.

September 25, 1975

The Atlanta Hawks signed Jim Creighton as a free agent.

The Seattle SuperSonics traded Archie Clark to the Detroit Pistons for a 1978 1st round draft pick (Ron Brewer was later selected).

September 30, 1975

The Phoenix Suns traded Earl Williams to the Detroit Pistons for a 1976 2nd round draft pick (Earl Tatum was later selected). Williams was originally traded for Willie Norwood on May 28, 1975 but the trade was cancelled.

October 1, 1975

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Donnie Freeman as a free agent.

October 7, 1975

The Atlanta Hawks traded Greg Lee to the Portland Trail Blazers for a future draft pick.

October 8, 1975

The Detroit Pistons waived Willie Norwood.

October 14, 1975

The Kansas City Kings claimed Lee Winfield on waivers from the Buffalo Braves.

October 15, 1975

The Kansas City Kings waived Jim Bostic.

October 16, 1975

The Buffalo Braves claimed Steve Kuberski on waivers from the Milwaukee Bucks.

The Washington Bullets waived Dennis DuVal.

October 21, 1975

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Happy Hairston.

October 22, 1975

The New York Knicks waived Jesse Dark.

The New York Knicks waived Tom Riker.

The Seattle SuperSonics traded Jim Fox to the Milwaukee Bucks for a 1976 2nd round draft pick (Bayard Forrest was later selected).

The Atlanta Hawks traded Herm Gilliam to the Seattle SuperSonics for a 1976 3rd round draft pick (Larry Cooke was later selected).

The Milwaukee Bucks sold Cornell Warner to the Los Angeles Lakers.

The New Orleans Jazz waived Rick Roberson.

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Jerry Baskerville.

The Chicago Bulls waived Fred Foster.

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Allan Bristow.

October 23, 1975

The Golden State Warriors traded Steve Jones to the Portland Trail Blazers for a 1976 6th round draft pick (Duane Barnett was later selected).

October 24, 1975

The Phoenix Suns waived Gary Melchionni.

The Seattle SuperSonics traded Spencer Haywood to the New York Knicks for Gene Short and a 1979 1st round draft pick (James Bailey was later selected).

The Phoenix Suns claimed John Wetzel on waivers from the Atlanta Hawks.

October 27, 1975

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Jim McDaniels as a free agent.

October 31, 1975

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Walt Wesley.

November 3, 1975

The Los Angeles Lakers traded Pat Riley to the Phoenix Suns for John Roche and a 1976 2nd round draft pick (Earl Tatum was later selected).

November 4, 1975

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Cornelius Cash.

November 7, 1975

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Greg Smith.

November 11, 1975

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Greg Lee.

November 12, 1975

The Kansas City Kings signed Rick Roberson as a free agent.

November 13, 1975

The Houston Rockets traded Steve Hawes to the Portland Trail Blazers for John Johnson.

November 20, 1975

The Buffalo Braves waived Steve Kuberski.

November 22, 1975

The Phoenix Suns sold Mike Bantom to the Seattle SuperSonics.

November 23, 1975

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Willie Norwood as a free agent.

November 24, 1975

The New York Knicks waived Ken Mayfield.

The Seattle SuperSonics waived Gene Short.

November 26, 1975

The New York Knicks waived Dennis Bell.

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Ron Williams.

The New York Knicks signed Gene Short as a free agent.

November 27, 1975

The Cleveland Cavaliers traded Eric Fernsten and Steve Patterson to the Chicago Bulls for Rowland Garrett and Nate Thurmond.

The Buffalo Braves traded Jack Marin to the Chicago Bulls for a 1977 1st round draft pick (Tate Armstrong was later selected).

The Houston Rockets waived Cliff Meely.

The Kansas City Kings waived Mike D'Antoni.

December 1, 1975

The New York Knicks claimed Butch Beard on waivers from the Cleveland Cavaliers.

December 2, 1975

The New York Knicks waived Larry Fogle.

December 5, 1975

The Buffalo Braves signed Don Adams as a free agent.

December 8, 1975

The Chicago Bulls traded Matt Guokas to the Kansas City Kings for a 1976 3rd round draft pick (Lars Hansen was later selected) and a 1977 2nd round draft pick (Steve Sheppard was later selected).

December 10, 1975

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Jerry Baskerville as a free agent.

December 11, 1975

The Boston Celtics signed Steve Kuberski as a free agent.

The Boston Celtics waived Ed Searcy.

December 17, 1975

The Detroit Pistons signed Wali Jones as a free agent.

January 12, 1976

The Seattle SuperSonics waived Al Carlson.

January 18, 1976

The Detroit Pistons signed Roger Brown as a free agent.

January 20, 1976

The Phoenix Suns traded John Roche to the Los Angeles Lakers for future considerations.

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Cliff Meely as a free agent.

January 27, 1976

The New Orleans Jazz claimed Freddie Boyd on waivers from the Philadelphia 76ers.

January 28, 1976

The Detroit Pistons waived Wali Jones.

January 31, 1976

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Zaid Abdul-Aziz as a free agent.

The Atlanta Hawks signed Dennis DuVal as a free agent.

February 1, 1976

The Buffalo Braves traded Gar Heard and a 1976 2nd round draft pick (Al Fleming was later selected) to the Phoenix Suns for John Shumate.

February 9, 1976

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Jim McDaniels.

February 11, 1976

The Phoenix Suns waived Fred Saunders.

February 17, 1976

The New Orleans Jazz waived Mel Counts.

February 23, 1976

The Detroit Pistons waived Earl Williams.

February 24, 1976

The Detroit Pistons signed Henry Dickerson as a free agent.

February 27, 1976

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Wali Jones as a free agent.

March 1, 1976

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Jerry Baskerville.

March 22, 1976

The Atlanta Hawks waived Dennis DuVal.

May 10, 1976

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Mack Calvin as a free agent.

May 27, 1976

The Boston Celtics signed Fred Saunders as a free agent.

June, 1976

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Mel Bennett as a free agent.

June 2, 1976

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Dave Twardzik as a free agent.

June 3, 1976

The Portland Trail Blazers traded a 1976 2nd round draft pick (Jacky Dorsey was later selected) to the New Orleans Jazz for a 1977 2nd round draft pick (Kim Anderson was later selected).

June 7, 1976

The Houston Rockets traded Gus Bailey, Joe Meriweather and a 1976 1st round draft pick (Armond Hill was later selected) to the Atlanta Hawks for Dwight Jones and a 1976 1st round draft pick (John Lucas was later selected).

June 12, 1976

The Detroit Pistons signed M.L. Carr as a free agent.

June 16, 1976

The Buffalo Braves traded Ken Charles, Dick Gibbs and cash to the Atlanta Hawks for Tom Van Arsdale.