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1976-77 NBA Transactions

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League Champion: Portland Trail Blazers

Most Valuable Player: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (26.2/13.3/3.9)
Rookie of the Year: Adrian Dantley (20.3/7.6/1.9)

PPG Leader: Pete Maravich (31.1)
RPG Leader: Bill Walton (14.4)
APG Leader: Don Buse (8.5)
WS Leader: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (17.8)

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Transactions listed are from July 1, 1976 to June 30, 1977.
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Transactions

Date Type From To Transaction
July, 1976 Waiver NYK

The New York Knicks waived Harthorne Wingo.

July 6, 1976 Signing MIL DET

The Detroit Pistons signed Cornelius Cash as a free agent.

July 13, 1976 Reassignment LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers reassigned Head Coach Bill Sharman.

July 17, 1976 Hiring ATL

The Atlanta Hawks hired Hubie Brown as Head Coach.

July 19, 1976 Signing LAL NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz signed Gail Goodrich as a veteran free agent.

July 28, 1976 Waiver DET

The Detroit Pistons waived Archie Clark.

July 29, 1976 Waiver KCK

The Kansas City Kings waived Matt Guokas.

July 29, 1976 Waiver KCK

The Kansas City Kings waived Lee Winfield.

July 30, 1976 Waiver KCK

The Kansas City Kings waived Len Kosmalski.

August 5, 1976 Trade NOJ LAL

The New Orleans Jazz traded a 1977 1st round draft pick (Kenny Carr was later selected), a 1978 1st round draft pick (Freeman Williams was later selected), a 1979 1st round draft pick (Magic Johnson was later selected) and a 1980 2nd round draft pick (Sam Worthen was later selected) to the Los Angeles Lakers for a 1977 2nd round draft pick (Essie Hollis was later selected) and a 1978 1st round draft pick (Jack Givens was later selected). This exchange was arranged as compensation for Utah signing veteran free agent Gail Goodrich on July 19, 1976.

August 5, 1976 Trade POR ATL

The Portland Trail Blazers traded Steve Hawes and Geoff Petrie to the Atlanta Hawks for Maurice Lucas. This trade was for the 2nd pick in the ABA dispersal draft.

August 5, 1976 Trade BUF MIL

The Buffalo Braves traded a 1977 2nd round draft pick (Glenn Williams was later selected) to the Milwaukee Bucks for Bird Averitt. This trade was for the 7th pick in the ABA dispersal draft.

August 5, 1976 Draft KEN CHI

The Chicago Bulls selected Artis Gilmore from the Kentucky Colonels in the dispersal draft.

August 5, 1976 Draft KEN POR

The Portland Trail Blazers selected Maurice Lucas from the Kentucky Colonels in the dispersal draft.

August 5, 1976 Draft SSL KCK

The Kansas City Kings selected Ron Boone from the Spirits of St. Louis in the dispersal draft.

August 5, 1976 Draft SSL DET

The Detroit Pistons selected Marvin Barnes from the Spirits of St. Louis in the dispersal draft.

August 5, 1976 Draft SSL POR

The Portland Trail Blazers selected Moses Malone from the Spirits of St. Louis in the dispersal draft.

August 5, 1976 Draft SSL NYK

The New York Knicks selected Randy Denton from the Spirits of St. Louis in the dispersal draft.

August 5, 1976 Draft KEN MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks selected Bird Averitt from the Kentucky Colonels in the dispersal draft.

August 5, 1976 Draft KEN IND

The Indiana Pacers selected Wil Jones from the Kentucky Colonels in the dispersal draft.

August 5, 1976 Draft KEN SAS

The San Antonio Spurs selected Louie Dampier from the Kentucky Colonels in the dispersal draft.

August 5, 1976 Draft KEN NYN

The New York Nets selected Jan Van Breda Kolff from the Kentucky Colonels in the dispersal draft.

August 5, 1976 Draft SSL KCK

The Kansas City Kings selected Mike Barr from the Spirits of St. Louis in the dispersal draft.

August 5, 1976 Trade PHI DEN

The Philadelphia 76ers traded Fatty Taylor to the Denver Nuggets for a 1977 2nd round draft pick (Herm Harris was later selected).

August 11, 1976 Signing CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Allen Murphy as a free agent.

August 11, 1976 Signing POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Robin Jones as a free agent.

August 12, 1976 Signing KCK SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Mike D'Antoni as a free agent.

August 18, 1976 Signing VIR IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Darrell Elston as a free agent.

August 19, 1976 Hiring LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers hired Jerry West as Head Coach.

August 23, 1976 Signing DET NYN

The New York Nets signed Earl Williams as a free agent.

August 25, 1976 Trade BUF PHO

The Buffalo Braves traded Tom Van Arsdale to the Phoenix Suns for a 1977 2nd round draft pick (Glenn Williams was later selected).

August 26, 1976 Retirement PHO

John Wetzel retired from the Phoenix Suns

August 28, 1976 Hiring CHI

The Chicago Bulls hired Ed Badger as Head Coach.

August 31, 1976 Signing SSL IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Freddie Lewis as a free agent.

September, 1976 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Major Jones.

September, 1976 Signing DEN

The Denver Nuggets signed Rudy Hackett as a free agent.

September 2, 1976 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Barry Clemens.

September 2, 1976 Sale SEA POR

The Seattle SuperSonics sold Herm Gilliam to the Portland Trail Blazers.

September 2, 1976 Trade POR SEA

The Portland Trail Blazers traded LaRue Martin to the Seattle SuperSonics for future considerations.

September 9, 1976 Trade KCK NYN

The Kansas City Kings traded Larry McNeill to the New York Nets for a 1977 3rd round draft pick (Bill Paterno was later selected).

September 9, 1976 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics waived Art Collins.

September 10, 1976 Trade KCK NYN

The Kansas City Kings traded Tiny Archibald to the New York Nets for Jim Eakins, Brian Taylor, a 1977 1st round draft pick (Otis Birdsong was later selected) and a 1978 1st round draft pick (Phil Ford was later selected).

September 10, 1976 Sale BUF NYK

The Buffalo Braves sold Jim McMillian to the New York Knicks.

September 13, 1976 Trade WSB CHI

The Washington Bullets traded Tom Kropp to the Chicago Bulls for a 1977 3rd round draft pick (Steve Puidokas was later selected).

September 14, 1976 Signing SSL IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Steve Green as a free agent.

September 15, 1976 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls released Steve Patterson.

September 15, 1976 Signing VIR SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Mike Green as a free agent.

September 15, 1976 Signing CHI BUF

The Buffalo Braves signed Fred Foster as a free agent.

September 15, 1976 Trade NYN DEN

The New York Nets traded Ted McClain to the Denver Nuggets for a 1978 3rd round draft pick (Dave Batton was later selected) and a 1978 4th round draft pick (Walter Jordan was later selected).

September 17, 1976 Retirement MIL

Jon McGlocklin retired from the Milwaukee Bucks

September 17, 1976 Sale NOJ PHI

The New Orleans Jazz sold Henry Bibby to the Philadelphia 76ers.

September 21, 1976 Retirement PHO

Pat Riley retired from the Phoenix Suns

September 21, 1976 Signing VIR DEN

The Denver Nuggets signed Willie Wise as a free agent.

September 22, 1976 Signing KEN BUF

The Buffalo Braves signed Johnny Neumann as a free agent.

September 22, 1976 Signing BOS LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Don Chaney as a free agent.

September 23, 1976 Signing VIR PHO

The Phoenix Suns signed Marv Roberts as a free agent.

September 23, 1976 Signing NYK

The New York Knicks signed Charlie Criss as a free agent.

September 23, 1976 Signing POR BUF

The Buffalo Braves signed Major Jones as a free agent.

September 28, 1976 Waiver BUF

The Buffalo Braves waived Major Jones.

September 29, 1976 Waiver BUF

The Buffalo Braves waived Bob Weiss.

September 30, 1976 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Dan Anderson.

September 30, 1976 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Steve Jones.

October, 1976 Signing POR NYK

The New York Knicks signed Mo Layton as a free agent.

October 1, 1976 Trade NYK ATL

The New York Knicks traded Randy Denton to the Atlanta Hawks for a 1977 2nd round draft pick (Glen Gondrezick was later selected).

October 1, 1976 Waiver NYK

The New York Knicks waived Charlie Criss.

October 4, 1976 Trade CHI LAL

The Chicago Bulls traded Allen Murphy to the Los Angeles Lakers for a future draft pick.

October 4, 1976 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns waived Al Fleming.

October 5, 1976 Waiver LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Donnie Freeman.

October 5, 1976 Signing NOJ DEN

The Denver Nuggets signed Goo Kennedy as a free agent.

October 6, 1976 Waiver LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers waived John Roche.

October 12, 1976 Sale POR BOS

The Portland Trail Blazers sold Sidney Wicks to the Boston Celtics.

October 13, 1976 Retirement CHI

John Block retired from the Chicago Bulls

October 13, 1976 Signing PHO IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Al Fleming as a free agent.

October 13, 1976 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Henry Ward.

October 13, 1976 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks waived Bob Carrington.

October 14, 1976 Signing HOU CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Paul McCracken as a free agent.

October 14, 1976 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks waived Gus Bailey.

October 15, 1976 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns waived Nate Hawthorne.

October 15, 1976 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns waived Phil Lumpkin.

October 15, 1976 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns waived Marv Roberts.

October 18, 1976 Trade DEN NYN

The Denver Nuggets traded Rudy Hackett to the New York Nets for a future draft pick.

October 18, 1976 Trade POR BUF

The Portland Trail Blazers traded Moses Malone to the Buffalo Braves for a 1978 1st round draft pick (Rick Robey was later selected).

October 18, 1976 Waiver LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Corky Calhoun.

October 18, 1976 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls waived Bobby Wilson.

October 18, 1976 Waiver LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Wayman Britt.

October 19, 1976 Signing NYN

The New York Nets signed Mel Daniels as a free agent.

October 20, 1976 Waiver DEN

The Denver Nuggets waived Goo Kennedy.

October 20, 1976 Trade IND LAL

The Indiana Pacers traded Bo Lamar to the Los Angeles Lakers for future considerations.

October 20, 1976 Trade BOS DEN

In a 3-team trade, the Boston Celtics traded Paul Silas to the Denver Nuggets; the Denver Nuggets traded Ralph Simpson to the Detroit Pistons; and the Detroit Pistons traded Curtis Rowe to the Boston Celtics.

October 20, 1976 Sale NYN PHI

The New York Nets sold Julius Erving to the Philadelphia 76ers.

October 20, 1976 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Clyde Mayes.

October 20, 1976 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Jim Fox.

October 20, 1976 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks waived Wilbur Holland.

October 20, 1976 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics waived Jerome Anderson.

October 20, 1976 Waiver NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz waived Louie Nelson.

October 20, 1976 Waiver BUF

The Buffalo Braves waived Dale Schlueter.

October 20, 1976 Waiver GSW

The Golden State Warriors waived Robert Hawkins.

October 20, 1976 Waiver DET

The Detroit Pistons waived Henry Dickerson.

October 20, 1976 Waiver NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz waived Jacky Dorsey.

October 20, 1976 Waiver IND

The Indiana Pacers waived Al Fleming.

October 20, 1976 Waiver CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Abdul Jeelani.

October 20, 1976 Waiver PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Connie Norman.

October 21, 1976 Signing DEN BUF

The Buffalo Braves signed Claude Terry as a free agent.

October 21, 1976 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics waived Glenn McDonald.

October 21, 1976 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls waived Leon Benbow.

October 22, 1976 Signing LAL POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Corky Calhoun as a free agent.

October 24, 1976 Trade BUF HOU

The Buffalo Braves traded Moses Malone to the Houston Rockets for a 1977 1st round draft pick (Wesley Cox was later selected) and a 1978 1st round draft pick (Micheal Ray Richardson was later selected).

October 25, 1976 Signing MIL IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Clyde Mayes as a free agent.

October 27, 1976 Signing MIL NYN

The New York Nets signed Jim Fox as a free agent.

October 27, 1976 Waiver NYN

The New York Nets waived Earl Williams.

October 28, 1976 Signing ATL CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Wilbur Holland as a free agent.

October 28, 1976 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls waived Willie Smith.

October 29, 1976 Signing DEN HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Goo Kennedy as a free agent.

October 29, 1976 Waiver NYN

The New York Nets waived Rudy Hackett.

October 29, 1976 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks waived Ron Davis.

October 29, 1976 Waiver HOU

The Houston Rockets waived Phil Hicks.

November 1, 1976 Waiver SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics waived Norton Barnhill.

November 2, 1976 Waiver LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Allen Murphy.

November 2, 1976 Waiver LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers released Cornell Warner.

November 2, 1976 Signing BOS IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Jerome Anderson as a free agent.

November 2, 1976 Trade PHI IND

The Philadelphia 76ers traded Mel Bennett to the Indiana Pacers for a 1980 1st round draft pick (Andrew Toney was later selected).

November 2, 1976 Signing PHO LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Marv Roberts as a free agent.

November 2, 1976 Trade MIL BUF

The Milwaukee Bucks traded Jim Price to the Buffalo Braves for a 1977 1st round draft pick (Tate Armstrong was later selected).

November 3, 1976 Waiver IND

The Indiana Pacers waived Clyde Mayes.

November 4, 1976 Signing NOJ SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Louie Nelson as a free agent.

November 5, 1976 Waiver DET

The Detroit Pistons waived Cornelius Cash.

November 9, 1976 Signing NYN IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Rudy Hackett as a free agent.

November 9, 1976 Signing IND BUF

The Buffalo Braves signed Clyde Mayes as a free agent.

November 9, 1976 Waiver BUF

The Buffalo Braves waived Johnny Neumann.

November 10, 1976 Waiver NYK

The New York Knicks waived Jim Barnett.

November 12, 1976 Signing BOS MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Glenn McDonald as a free agent.

November 15, 1976 Signing BUF WSB

The Washington Bullets signed Bob Weiss as a free agent.

November 16, 1976 Trade LAL SAS

The Los Angeles Lakers traded Mack Calvin to the San Antonio Spurs for a 1977 1st round draft pick (Brad Davis was later selected).

November 17, 1976 Signing ATL ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Ron Davis as a free agent.

November 17, 1976 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Louie Nelson.

November 18, 1976 Sale DET CHI

The Detroit Pistons sold John Mengelt to the Chicago Bulls.

November 18, 1976 Signing BUF LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Johnny Neumann as a free agent.

November 19, 1976 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls waived Paul McCracken.

November 22, 1976 Resignation MIL

Larry Costello resigns as Head Coach for Milwaukee Bucks.

November 22, 1976 Resignation MIL

Larry Costello resigns as Head Coach for Milwaukee Bucks.

November 22, 1976 Hiring MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks hired Don Nelson as Head Coach.

November 22, 1976 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Mike D'Antoni.

November 22, 1976 Waiver NYK

The New York Knicks waived Neal Walk.

November 24, 1976 Waiver IND

The Indiana Pacers waived Darrell Elston.

November 26, 1976 Signing SEA BUF

The Buffalo Braves signed Zaid Abdul-Aziz as a veteran free agent.

November 29, 1976 Waiver BUF

The Buffalo Braves waived Clyde Mayes.

November 30, 1976 Trade CHI NYN

The Chicago Bulls traded Bob Love to the New York Nets for a 1977 2nd round draft pick (Mike Glenn was later selected).

November 30, 1976 Waiver HOU

The Houston Rockets waived Goo Kennedy.

December 6, 1976 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Glenn McDonald.

December 6, 1976 Waiver IND

The Indiana Pacers waived Rudy Hackett.

December 8, 1976 Signing BUF PHO

The Phoenix Suns signed Dale Schlueter as a free agent.

December 8, 1976 Trade PHI MIL

The Philadelphia 76ers traded Fred Carter to the Milwaukee Bucks for a 1977 2nd round draft pick (Wilson Washington was later selected) and a 1978 2nd round draft pick (Maurice Cheeks was later selected).

December 9, 1976 Trade NYK BUF

The New York Knicks traded John Gianelli and cash to the Buffalo Braves for Bob McAdoo and Tom McMillen.

December 10, 1976 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Mickey Davis.

December 10, 1976 Waiver NYK

The New York Knicks waived Mel Davis.

December 10, 1976 Waiver CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Mo Howard.

December 11, 1976 Firing NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz fired Butch Van Breda Kolff as Head Coach.

December 11, 1976 Hiring NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz hired Elgin Baylor as Head Coach.

December 13, 1976 Waiver NYN

The New York Nets waived Mel Daniels.

December 13, 1976 Trade WSB SEA

The Washington Bullets traded Nick Weatherspoon to the Seattle SuperSonics for Leonard Gray.

December 13, 1976 Waiver NYN

The New York Nets waived Larry McNeill.

December 15, 1976 Trade DEN BUF

The Denver Nuggets traded Gus Gerard and Chuck Williams to the Buffalo Braves for Jim Price.

December 16, 1976 Signing GSW NYN

The New York Nets signed Robert Hawkins as a free agent.

January 8, 1977 Trade HOU NYN

The Houston Rockets traded Dave Wohl to the New York Nets for a 1978 4th round draft pick (Jackie Robinson was later selected).

January 11, 1977 Signing HOU CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Phil Hicks as a free agent.

January 13, 1977 Trade MIL CLE

The Milwaukee Bucks traded Gary Brokaw and Elmore Smith to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Rowland Garrett, a 1977 1st round draft pick (Ernie Grunfeld was later selected) and a 1978 1st round draft pick (George Johnson was later selected).

January 14, 1977 Signing NYK PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Jim Barnett as a free agent.

January 17, 1977 Waiver IND

The Indiana Pacers waived Jerome Anderson.

January 18, 1977 Trade GSW BUF

The Golden State Warriors traded George Johnson to the Buffalo Braves for a 1977 1st round draft pick (Wesley Cox was later selected).

January 19, 1977 Signing SAS SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Henry Ward as a free agent.

January 19, 1977 Signing ATL NYK

The New York Knicks signed Dean Meminger as a veteran free agent.

January 20, 1977 Signing NYK NYN

The New York Nets signed Mel Davis as a free agent.

January 20, 1977 Trade WSB ATL

The Washington Bullets traded Truck Robinson and a 1977 1st round draft pick (Tree Rollins was later selected) to the Atlanta Hawks for Tom Henderson and a 1977 1st round draft pick (Greg Ballard was later selected).

January 20, 1977 Waiver NYN

The New York Nets waived Bob Love.

January 20, 1977 Waiver BUF

The Buffalo Braves waived Zaid Abdul-Aziz.

January 25, 1977 Firing BUF

The Buffalo Braves fired Tates Locke as Head Coach.

January 25, 1977 Appointment BUF

The Buffalo Braves appointed Bob MacKinnon as Interim Head Coach.

January 27, 1977 Sale SEA NYN

The Seattle SuperSonics sold Mike Bantom to the New York Nets.

January 28, 1977 Signing CHI BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Bobby Wilson as a free agent.

January 28, 1977 Signing NYN SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Bob Love as a free agent.

February 1, 1977 Signing HOU HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Goo Kennedy as a free agent.

February 1, 1977 Sale BUF ATL

The Buffalo Braves sold Claude Terry to the Atlanta Hawks.

February 1, 1977 Trade NYN IND

The New York Nets traded John Williamson to the Indiana Pacers for Darnell Hillman and a 1977 1st round draft pick (Bernard King was later selected).

February 2, 1977 Waiver NYN

The New York Nets waived Rich Jones.

February 2, 1977 Signing CHI CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Leon Benbow as a free agent.

February 4, 1977 Signing IND IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Jerome Anderson as a free agent.

February 11, 1977 Signing BUF POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Clyde Mayes as a free agent.

February 13, 1977 Waiver IND

The Indiana Pacers waived Jerome Anderson.

February 15, 1977 Claim SAS DEN

The Denver Nuggets claimed Mack Calvin on waivers from the San Antonio Spurs.

February 16, 1977 Appointment BUF

The Buffalo Braves appointed Joe Mullaney as Interim Head Coach.

February 22, 1977 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Clyde Mayes.

February 24, 1977 Signing NYN GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Larry McNeill as a free agent.

February 27, 1977 Signing CLE NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz signed Mo Howard as a free agent.

March 9, 1977 Hiring NYK

The New York Knicks hired Willis Reed as Head Coach.

March 17, 1977 Signing DET ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Henry Dickerson as a free agent.

March 18, 1977 Trade SEA PHO

The Seattle SuperSonics traded Bayard Forrest to the Phoenix Suns for a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Paul Mokeski was later selected).

April 1, 1977 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics waived Bobby Wilson.

April 4, 1977 Waiver PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Jim Barnett.

April 10, 1977 Retirement PHO

Tom Van Arsdale retired from the Phoenix Suns

May 4, 1977 Resignation SEA

Bill Russell resigns as Head Coach for Seattle SuperSonics.

May 12, 1977 Retirement PHO

Dick Van Arsdale retired from the Phoenix Suns

May 13, 1977 Hiring SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics hired Bob Hopkins as Head Coach.

May 24, 1977 Trade SEA DEN

The Seattle SuperSonics traded Tom Burleson, Bob Wilkerson and a 1977 2nd round draft pick (Steve Sheppard was later selected) to the Denver Nuggets for Paul Silas, Marvin Webster and Willie Wise.

May 25, 1977 Trade DEN KCK

The Denver Nuggets traded Tom Burleson and a 1977 2nd round draft pick (Steve Sheppard was later selected) to the Kansas City Kings for Brian Taylor and a 1977 1st round draft pick (Tom LaGarde was later selected).

June, 1977 Waiver NYK

The New York Knicks waived Dean Meminger.

June 1, 1977 Trade KCK LAL

The Kansas City Kings traded Ollie Johnson, a 1978 1st round draft pick (Purvis Short was later selected) and a 1978 2nd round draft pick (Ron Carter was later selected) to the Los Angeles Lakers for Lucius Allen.

June 6, 1977 Retirement PHO

Keith Erickson retired from the Phoenix Suns

June 7, 1977 Trade MIL BUF

The Milwaukee Bucks traded Swen Nater and a 1977 1st round draft pick (Tate Armstrong was later selected) to the Buffalo Braves for a 1977 1st round draft pick (Marques Johnson was later selected).

June 9, 1977 Trade HOU BOS

The Houston Rockets traded John Johnson to the Boston Celtics for a 1977 2nd round draft pick (Larry Moffett was later selected) and a 1978 2nd round draft pick (Buster Matheney was later selected).

June 10, 1977 Trade LAL BUF

The Los Angeles Lakers traded Johnny Neumann to the Buffalo Braves for a 1977 3rd round draft pick (James Edwards was later selected).

June 10, 1977 Trade CHI BUF

The Chicago Bulls traded a 1977 2nd round draft pick (Larry Johnson was later selected) to the Buffalo Braves for a 1977 1st round draft pick (Tate Armstrong was later selected).

June 13, 1977 Signing NOJ DEN

The Denver Nuggets signed Jacky Dorsey as a free agent.