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League Champion: Washington Bullets

Most Valuable Player: Bill Walton (18.9/13.2/5.0)
Rookie of the Year: Walter Davis (24.2/6.0/3.4)

PPG Leader: George Gervin (27.2)
RPG Leader: Truck Robinson (15.7)
APG Leader: Kevin Porter (10.2)
WS Leader: David Thompson (12.7)

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Transactions listed are from July 1, 1977 to June 30, 1978.
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Transactions

Date Type From To Transaction
July 8, 1977 Signing LAL DET

The Detroit Pistons signed Wayman Britt as a free agent.

July 8, 1977 Signing KCK SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Jim Bostic as a free agent.

July 11, 1977 Signing GSW LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Jamaal Wilkes as a veteran free agent and sent cash and a 1978 1st round draft pick (Purvis Short was later selected) to the Golden State Warriors as compensation.

July 15, 1977 Signing KCK NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz signed Glenn Hansen as a veteran free agent and sent a 1978 3rd round draft pick (Mike Russell was later selected) to the Kansas City Kings as compensation.

July 15, 1977 Trade PHO POR

The Phoenix Suns traded Dale Schlueter to the Portland Trail Blazers for a 1978 4th round draft pick (Wayne Smith was later selected).

July 18, 1977 Signing IND SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Al Fleming as a free agent.

July 25, 1977 Signing NYK ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Charlie Criss as a free agent.

July 27, 1977 Signing ATL NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz signed Gus Bailey as a free agent.

August 5, 1977 Hiring BUF

The Buffalo Braves hired Cotton Fitzsimmons as Head Coach.

August 5, 1977 Signing ATL NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz signed Truck Robinson as a veteran free agent and sent Ron Behagen and cash to the Atlanta Hawks as compensation.

August 5, 1977 Signing BUF DET

The Detroit Pistons signed Don Adams as a veteran free agent and sent a 1978 3rd round draft pick (Ricky Gallon was later selected) to the Buffalo Braves as compensation.

August 8, 1977 Signing ATL NJN

The New Jersey Nets signed Bob Carrington as a free agent.

August 8, 1977 Waiver DET

The Detroit Pistons waived Don Adams.

August 10, 1977 Trade HOU POR

The Houston Rockets traded Tom Owens to the Portland Trail Blazers for Robin Jones.

August 10, 1977 Signing BOS IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Bobby Wilson as a free agent.

August 16, 1977 Signing MIL WSB

The Washington Bullets signed Bob Dandridge as a veteran free agent and sent cash to the Milwaukee Bucks as compensation.

August 23, 1977 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns waived Billy McKinney.

September 1, 1977 Trade NJN BUF

The New Jersey Nets traded Tiny Archibald to the Buffalo Braves for George Johnson, a 1978 1st round draft pick (Micheal Ray Richardson was later selected) and a 1979 1st round draft pick (Cliff Robinson was later selected).

September 1, 1977 Signing NJN BUF

The Buffalo Braves signed Mike Bantom as a veteran free agent and sent a future 4th round draft pick to the New Jersey Nets as compensation.

September 1, 1977 Trade BUF IND

The Buffalo Braves traded Mike Bantom and Adrian Dantley to the Indiana Pacers for Billy Knight.

September 2, 1977 Signing CLE DET

The Detroit Pistons signed Abdul Jeelani as a free agent.

September 2, 1977 Trade BUF MIL

The Buffalo Braves traded John Gianelli to the Milwaukee Bucks for a 1979 1st round draft pick (Roy Hamilton was later selected).

September 6, 1977 Trade IND PHO

The Indiana Pacers traded Don Buse to the Phoenix Suns for Ricky Sobers.

September 7, 1977 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls released Keith Starr.

September 7, 1977 Trade BUF LAL

The Buffalo Braves traded Ernie DiGregorio to the Los Angeles Lakers for future considerations.

September 7, 1977 Waiver SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics waived Willie Norwood.

September 13, 1977 Trade ATL BUF

The Atlanta Hawks traded Bill Willoughby to the Buffalo Braves for a 1978 2nd round draft pick (Keith Herron was later selected).

September 16, 1977 Sale BUF NJN

The Buffalo Braves sold Bird Averitt to the New Jersey Nets.

September 19, 1977 Signing DET KCK

The Kansas City Kings signed Bob Nash as a free agent.

September 20, 1977 Signing BUF ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Major Jones as a free agent.

September 20, 1977 Signing LAL BUF

The Buffalo Braves signed Jim McDaniels as a free agent.

September 20, 1977 Waiver WSB

The Washington Bullets waived Dave Bing.

September 21, 1977 Signing SEA DET

The Detroit Pistons signed Willie Norwood as a free agent.

September 26, 1977 Waiver CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Edmund Lawrence.

September 27, 1977 Claim LAL HOU

The Houston Rockets claimed C.J. Kupec on waivers from the Los Angeles Lakers.

September 28, 1977 Signing WSB BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Dave Bing as a free agent.

September 28, 1977 Waiver SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics waived Nick Weatherspoon.

September 28, 1977 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks waived Sam Smith.

September 29, 1977 Waiver DEN

The Denver Nuggets waived Monte Towe.

September 30, 1977 Waiver NOJ

The New Orleans Jazz waived Mo Howard.

September 30, 1977 Trade LAL ATL

The Los Angeles Lakers traded Ollie Johnson to the Atlanta Hawks for Lou Hudson.

October 3, 1977 Signing NOJ GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed E.C. Coleman as a veteran free agent and sent a 1978 1st round draft pick (James Hardy was later selected) to the New Orleans Jazz as compensation.

October 3, 1977 Trade PHI CLE

The Philadelphia 76ers traded Terry Furlow to the Cleveland Cavaliers for a 1981 1st round draft pick (Al Wood was later selected) and a 1983 1st round draft pick (Rodney McCray was later selected).

October 3, 1977 Signing IND BUF

The Buffalo Braves signed Wil Jones as a veteran free agent and sent a 1980 2nd round draft pick (Kenny Natt was later selected) to the Indiana Pacers as compensation.

October 3, 1977 Waiver DET

The Detroit Pistons waived Abdul Jeelani.

October 5, 1977 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls waived Leon Benbow.

October 5, 1977 Trade POR ATL

The Portland Trail Blazers traded Rich Laurel to the Atlanta Hawks for a 1978 2nd round draft pick (Keith Herron was later selected).

October 6, 1977 Signing DEN BUF

The Buffalo Braves signed Ted McClain as a veteran free agent and sent a 1978 3rd round draft pick (Hollis Copeland was later selected) to the Denver Nuggets as compensation.

October 6, 1977 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks waived Ron Davis.

October 6, 1977 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls waived Phil Hicks.

October 7, 1977 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Jim Bostic.

October 10, 1977 Signing CLE NYK

The New York Knicks signed Jim Cleamons as a veteran free agent and sent Walt Frazier to the Cleveland Cavaliers as compensation.

October 10, 1977 Waiver KCK

The Kansas City Kings waived Jim Eakins.

October 10, 1977 Waiver KCK

The Kansas City Kings waived Eddie Owens.

October 11, 1977 Signing SEA CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Nick Weatherspoon as a free agent.

October 11, 1977 Trade WSB DEN

The Washington Bullets traded Bo Ellis to the Denver Nuggets for a 1978 1st round draft pick (Dave Corzine was later selected).

October 11, 1977 Waiver PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Bob Elliott.

October 12, 1977 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks waived Major Jones.

October 13, 1977 Signing KCK SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Jim Eakins as a free agent.

October 13, 1977 Trade ATL NOJ

The Atlanta Hawks traded Joe Meriweather to the New Orleans Jazz for a 1978 1st round draft pick (Jack Givens was later selected).

October 13, 1977 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Jeff Wilkins.

October 14, 1977 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls waived John Laskowski.

October 14, 1977 Signing CHI IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Willie Smith as a free agent.

October 14, 1977 Waiver NYK

The New York Knicks waived Mo Layton.

October 17, 1977 Waiver DEN

The Denver Nuggets waived Byron Beck.

October 17, 1977 Waiver DEN

The Denver Nuggets waived Fatty Taylor.

October 17, 1977 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns waived Butch Feher.

October 17, 1977 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Herm Gilliam.

October 17, 1977 Trade CLE BUF

The Cleveland Cavaliers traded Gary Brokaw to the Buffalo Braves for future considerations.

October 17, 1977 Signing GSW SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Gus Williams as a veteran free agent and sent cash to the Golden State Warriors as compensation.

October 17, 1977 Trade LAL ATL

The Los Angeles Lakers traded Tony Robertson to the Atlanta Hawks for a 1979 4th round draft pick (Ray White was later selected).

October 17, 1977 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls waived Cliff Pondexter.

October 17, 1977 Waiver LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Cazzie Russell.

October 17, 1977 Waiver GSW

The Golden State Warriors waived Marlon Redmond.

October 17, 1977 Waiver DET

The Detroit Pistons waived Roger Brown.

October 18, 1977 Sale BOS HOU

The Boston Celtics sold John Johnson to the Houston Rockets. Johnson returned to Houston but Houston kept the draft picks.

October 18, 1977 Trade NOJ CHI

The New Orleans Jazz traded Glenn Hansen to the Chicago Bulls for a 1978 4th round draft pick (Jeff Covington was later selected).

October 18, 1977 Trade BUF IND

The Buffalo Braves traded Johnny Neumann to the Indiana Pacers for a 1978 3rd round draft pick (Mike Santos was later selected).

October 20, 1977 Signing SAS KCK

The Kansas City Kings signed Louie Nelson as a free agent.

October 20, 1977 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics waived Norm Cook.

October 20, 1977 Waiver IND

The Indiana Pacers waived Willie Smith.

October 20, 1977 Waiver KCK

The Kansas City Kings waived Andre McCarter.

October 22, 1977 Trade HOU SEA

The Houston Rockets traded John Johnson to the Seattle SuperSonics for a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Paul Mokeski was later selected) and a 1980 2nd round draft pick (Billy Williams was later selected).

November 4, 1977 Firing PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers fired Gene Shue as Head Coach.

November 4, 1977 Hiring PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers hired Billy Cunningham as Head Coach.

November 7, 1977 Trade DET NJN

The Detroit Pistons traded Howard Porter, Kevin Porter and cash to the New Jersey Nets for Al Skinner, a 1978 2nd round draft pick (Terry Tyler was later selected) and a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Tony Price was later selected).

November 8, 1977 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics waived Jim Ard.

November 9, 1977 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks waived Tom Barker.

November 11, 1977 Waiver SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics waived Dean Tolson.

November 11, 1977 Waiver SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics waived Willie Wise.

November 11, 1977 Trade POR SEA

The Portland Trail Blazers traded Wally Walker to the Seattle SuperSonics for a 1978 1st round draft pick (Ron Brewer was later selected) and a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Andrew Fields was later selected).

November 12, 1977 Trade SEA SAS

The Seattle SuperSonics traded Mike Green to the San Antonio Spurs for a 1978 2nd round draft pick (Kevin McDonald was later selected) and a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Andrew Fields was later selected).

November 14, 1977 Waiver HOU

The Houston Rockets waived Phil Bond.

November 14, 1977 Waiver DET

The Detroit Pistons waived Wayman Britt.

November 14, 1977 Trade NYK ATL

The New York Knicks traded Tom McMillen to the Atlanta Hawks for a 1978 2nd round draft pick (John Rudd was later selected).

November 14, 1977 Waiver BUF

The Buffalo Braves waived Larry Johnson.

November 14, 1977 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls waived Glenn Hansen.

November 14, 1977 Waiver GSW

The Golden State Warriors waived Larry McNeill.

November 14, 1977 Waiver KCK

The Kansas City Kings waived Bob Bigelow.

November 14, 1977 Waiver DEN

The Denver Nuggets waived Jacky Dorsey.

November 16, 1977 Claim MIL KCK

The Kansas City Kings claimed Kevin Restani on waivers from the Milwaukee Bucks.

November 17, 1977 Waiver KCK

The Kansas City Kings waived Louie Nelson.

November 19, 1977 Waiver NJN

The New Jersey Nets waived Dave Wohl.

November 22, 1977 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Jim Eakins.

November 23, 1977 Signing NYK SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Mo Layton as a free agent.

November 23, 1977 Trade DET BUF

The Detroit Pistons traded Marvin Barnes, a 1978 2nd round draft pick (Lew Massey was later selected) and a 1978 4th round draft pick (Larry Harris was later selected) to the Buffalo Braves for Gus Gerard, John Shumate and a 1979 1st round draft pick (Roy Hamilton was later selected).

November 25, 1977 Waiver DET

The Detroit Pistons waived Willie Norwood.

November 26, 1977 Signing BUF BUF

The Buffalo Braves signed Larry Johnson as a free agent.

November 28, 1977 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Scott Sims.

November 28, 1977 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks released Rich Laurel.

November 28, 1977 Waiver NJN

The New Jersey Nets waived Robert Hawkins.

November 30, 1977 Firing SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics fired Bob Hopkins as Head Coach.

November 30, 1977 Hiring SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics hired Lenny Wilkens as Head Coach.

December 2, 1977 Signing ATL MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Rich Laurel as a free agent.

December 2, 1977 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Scott Lloyd.

December 5, 1977 Waiver HOU

The Houston Rockets waived Robin Jones.

December 8, 1977 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks waived Ken Charles.

December 8, 1977 Waiver NJN

The New Jersey Nets waived Mark Crow.

December 8, 1977 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics waived Steve Kuberski.

December 8, 1977 Waiver IND

The Indiana Pacers waived Bobby Wilson.

December 8, 1977 Waiver BUF

The Buffalo Braves waived Larry Johnson.

December 8, 1977 Signing BOS CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Jim Ard as a free agent.

December 8, 1977 Signing MIL BUF

The Buffalo Braves signed Scott Lloyd as a free agent.

December 8, 1977 Signing KCK NJN

The New Jersey Nets signed Louie Nelson as a free agent.

December 8, 1977 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls waived Mike Glenn.

December 12, 1977 Claim CLE NJN

The New Jersey Nets claimed Eddie Jordan on waivers from the Cleveland Cavaliers.

December 12, 1977 Waiver NJN

The New Jersey Nets waived Bird Averitt.

December 13, 1977 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Henry Ward.

December 13, 1977 Trade IND LAL

The Indiana Pacers traded Adrian Dantley and Dave Robisch to the Los Angeles Lakers for James Edwards, Earl Tatum and cash.

December 14, 1977 Waiver BUF

The Buffalo Braves waived Gary Brokaw.

December 14, 1977 Signing CHI BUF

The Buffalo Braves signed Mike Glenn as a free agent.

December 15, 1977 Firing DET

The Detroit Pistons fired Herb Brown as Head Coach.

December 15, 1977 Appointment DET

The Detroit Pistons appointed Bob Kauffman as Head Coach.

December 16, 1977 Trade ATL HOU

The Atlanta Hawks traded Ron Behagen to the Houston Rockets for a 1978 2nd round draft pick (Rick Wilson was later selected) and a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Larry Wilson was later selected).

December 21, 1977 Waiver PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Glenn Mosley.

December 22, 1977 Waiver IND

The Indiana Pacers waived Johnny Neumann.

December 22, 1977 Trade HOU IND

The Houston Rockets traded Ron Behagen to the Indiana Pacers for Alonzo Bradley.

December 27, 1977 Trade LAL BOS

The Los Angeles Lakers traded Don Chaney, Kermit Washington and a 1978 1st round draft pick (Freeman Williams was later selected) to the Boston Celtics for Charlie Scott.

January 3, 1978 Firing BOS

The Boston Celtics fired Tom Heinsohn as Head Coach.

January 3, 1978 Appointment BOS

The Boston Celtics appointed Tom Sanders as Head Coach.

January 4, 1978 Trade SEA NOJ

The Seattle SuperSonics traded Slick Watts to the New Orleans Jazz for a 1981 1st round draft pick (Danny Vranes was later selected).

January 5, 1978 Trade NOJ GSW

The New Orleans Jazz traded Nate Williams to the Golden State Warriors for a 1978 2nd round draft pick (Tommie Green was later selected).

January 5, 1978 Waiver GSW

The Golden State Warriors waived Charles Johnson.

January 6, 1978 Signing SEA SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Al Fleming as a free agent.

January 7, 1978 Signing CHI CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Cliff Pondexter as a free agent.

January 8, 1978 Firing KCK

The Kansas City Kings fired Phil Johnson as Head Coach.

January 13, 1978 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Rich Laurel.

January 13, 1978 Signing SAS MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Jim Eakins as a free agent.

January 13, 1978 Signing CHI KCK

The Kansas City Kings signed Glenn Hansen as a free agent.

January 23, 1978 Waiver KCK

The Kansas City Kings waived Glenn Hansen.

January 23, 1978 Signing LAL CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Cazzie Russell as a free agent.

January 23, 1978 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls waived Nick Weatherspoon.

January 24, 1978 Signing GSW WSB

The Washington Bullets signed Charles Johnson as a free agent.

January 27, 1978 Trade NJN IND

The New Jersey Nets traded Bob Carrington, a 1980 2nd round draft pick (Louis Orr was later selected) and a 1981 2nd round draft pick (Brian Jackson was later selected) to the Indiana Pacers for John Williamson.

January 30, 1978 Trade NJN DEN

The New Jersey Nets traded Darnell Hillman to the Denver Nuggets for a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Clint Richardson was later selected).

January 30, 1978 Waiver LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Ernie DiGregorio.

January 31, 1978 Signing NJN BUF

The Buffalo Braves signed Bird Averitt as a free agent.

January 31, 1978 Trade BUF PHI

The Buffalo Braves traded Ted McClain to the Philadelphia 76ers for a 1978 3rd round draft pick (Marvin Dalph was later selected).

January 31, 1978 Trade PHI NJN

The Philadelphia 76ers traded Wilson Washington to the New Jersey Nets for a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Clint Richardson was later selected), a 1982 2nd round draft pick (J.J. Anderson was later selected) and a 1983 3rd round draft pick (Claude Riley was later selected).

February 1, 1978 Signing LAL BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Ernie DiGregorio as a free agent.

February 1, 1978 Trade BOS NOJ

The Boston Celtics traded Fred Saunders to the New Orleans Jazz for a 1978 2nd round draft pick (Jeff Judkins was later selected).

February 1, 1978 Trade DET DEN

The Detroit Pistons traded Ralph Simpson to the Denver Nuggets for Jim Price and a 1979 1st round draft pick (Phil Hubbard was later selected).

February 2, 1978 Waiver BUF

The Buffalo Braves waived Jim McDaniels.

February 2, 1978 Signing GSW BUF

The Buffalo Braves signed Larry McNeill as a free agent.

February 10, 1978 Waiver HOU

The Houston Rockets waived Larry Moffett.

February 14, 1978 Signing BUF BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Zaid Abdul-Aziz as a free agent.

February 16, 1978 Waiver DET

The Detroit Pistons waived Essie Hollis.

February 17, 1978 Signing GSW CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Derrek Dickey as a veteran free agent and sent future considerations to the Golden State Warriors as compensation.

February 24, 1978 Signing KCK BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Bob Bigelow as a free agent.

February 24, 1978 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics waived Zaid Abdul-Aziz.

March 2, 1978 Signing BOS HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Zaid Abdul-Aziz as a free agent.

March 6, 1978 Signing DET POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Willie Norwood as a free agent.

March 8, 1978 Signing KCK BUF

The Buffalo Braves signed Eddie Owens as a free agent.

March 10, 1978 Signing PHI HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Mike Dunleavy as a free agent.

March 24, 1978 Signing DEN POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Jacky Dorsey as a free agent.

April 4, 1978 Retirement SAS

George Karl retired from the San Antonio Spurs

April 4, 1978 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Jacky Dorsey.

April 5, 1978 Signing SAS DET

The Detroit Pistons signed Jim Bostic as a free agent.

April 7, 1978 Signing BOS DEN

The Denver Nuggets signed Norm Cook as a free agent.

April 11, 1978 Waiver DEN

The Denver Nuggets waived Norm Cook.

April 24, 1978 Retirement POR

Dale Schlueter retired from the Portland Trail Blazers

May 1, 1978 Hiring DET

The Detroit Pistons hired Dick Vitale as Head Coach.

May 3, 1978 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Willie Norwood.

May 10, 1978 Hiring KCK

The Kansas City Kings hired Cotton Fitzsimmons as Head Coach.

May 11, 1978 Signing POR HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Jacky Dorsey as a free agent.

May 22, 1978 Signing NJN DET

The Detroit Pistons signed Robert Hawkins as a free agent.

May 27, 1978 Hiring WSB

The Washington Bullets hired Gene Shue as Head Coach.

June 1, 1978 Trade MIL CLE

The Milwaukee Bucks traded a 1978 1st round draft pick (Mike Mitchell was later selected) to the Cleveland Cavaliers for a 1979 1st round draft pick (Greg Kelser was later selected).

June 1, 1978 Signing CHI BUF

The Buffalo Braves signed Nick Weatherspoon as a free agent.

June 6, 1978 Hiring CHI

The Chicago Bulls hired Larry Costello as Head Coach.

June 7, 1978 Trade LAL BUF

The Los Angeles Lakers traded Tom Abernethy to the Buffalo Braves for a 1978 2nd round draft pick (Lew Massey was later selected).

June 7, 1978 Trade POR GSW

The Portland Trail Blazers traded a 1978 1st round draft pick (Raymond Townsend was later selected) to the Golden State Warriors for a 1981 1st round draft pick (Albert King was later selected).

June 8, 1978 Appointment KCK

The Kansas City Kings appointed Larry Staverman as Interim Head Coach.

June 8, 1978 Signing ATL HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Tom Barker as a free agent.

June 8, 1978 Trade POR IND

The Portland Trail Blazers traded Johnny Davis and a 1978 1st round draft pick (Rick Robey was later selected) to the Indiana Pacers for a 1978 1st round draft pick (Mychal Thompson was later selected).

June 8, 1978 Signing MIL IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Alex English as a veteran free agent and sent a 1979 1st round draft pick (Calvin Natt was later selected) to the Milwaukee Bucks as compensation.

June 8, 1978 Trade NYK NJN

The New York Knicks traded Phil Jackson and a 1978 1st round draft pick (Winford Boynes was later selected) to the New Jersey Nets for a 1978 1st round draft pick (Micheal Ray Richardson was later selected) and a 1979 1st round draft pick (Vinnie Johnson was later selected).

June 9, 1978 Trade DEN SEA

The Denver Nuggets traded Tom LaGarde to the Seattle SuperSonics for a 1978 1st round draft pick (Rod Griffin was later selected).

June 9, 1978 Signing IND ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Dan Roundfield as a veteran free agent and sent a 1979 1st round draft pick (Dudley Bradley was later selected) to the Indiana Pacers as compensation.

June 12, 1978 Signing BUF NYK

The New York Knicks signed Mike Glenn as a veteran free agent.

June 17, 1978 Signing GSW HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Rick Barry as a veteran free agent and sent John Lucas and cash to the Golden State Warriors as compensation.

June 20, 1978 Waiver HOU

The Houston Rockets waived Zaid Abdul-Aziz.

June 26, 1978 Trade KCK DEN

The Kansas City Kings traded Ron Boone and a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Mark Young was later selected) to the Denver Nuggets for Mike Evans and Darnell Hillman.

June 26, 1978 Trade DEN LAL

The Denver Nuggets traded Ron Boone, a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Ollie Mack was later selected) and a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Mark Young was later selected) to the Los Angeles Lakers for Charlie Scott.

June 28, 1978 Signing HOU BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Kevin Kunnert as a veteran free agent and sent a 1981 2nd round draft pick (Ed Turner was later selected) to the Houston Rockets as compensation.

June 30, 1978 Signing CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Lars Hansen as a free agent.

June 30, 1978 Trade POR IND

The Portland Trail Blazers traded Corky Calhoun to the Indiana Pacers for a 1980 2nd round draft pick (David Lawrence was later selected).