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1977-78 Atlanta Hawks Transactions

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Record: 41-41, Finished 4th in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Hubie Brown (41-41)

PTS/G: 103.7 (22nd of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 103.9 (3rd of 22)
SRS: -0.12 (11th of 22) ▪ Pace: 103.3 (20th of 22)
Off Rtg: 99.7 (16th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 99.8 (6th of 22)
Expected W-L: 41-41 (11th of 22)

Arena: Omni Coliseum ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1978 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference First Round (0-2) versus Washington Bullets  (Series Stats)

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

Date Type Transaction
July 25, 1977 Signing

Signed Charlie Criss as a free agent.

August 5, 1977 Signing

Truck Robinson signed as a veteran free agent with the New Orleans Jazz; received Ron Behagen and cash as compensation.

September 13, 1977 Trade

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

September 20, 1977 Signing

Signed Major Jones as a free agent.

September 28, 1977 Waiver

Waived Sam Smith.

September 30, 1977 Trade

Traded Lou Hudson to the Los Angeles Lakers for Ollie Johnson.

October 5, 1977 Trade

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

October 6, 1977 Waiver

Waived Ron Davis.

October 12, 1977 Waiver

Waived Major Jones.

October 13, 1977 Trade

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

October 17, 1977 Trade

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

November 9, 1977 Waiver

Waived Tom Barker.

November 14, 1977 Trade

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

November 28, 1977 Waiver

Released Rich Laurel.

December 8, 1977 Waiver

Waived Ken Charles.

December 16, 1977 Trade

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).

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Maurice Robinson in the 9th round (177th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Marshall Lester in the 10th round (192nd pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Signing

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 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Butch Lee in the 1st round (10th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Jack Givens in the 1st round (16th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Rick Wilson in the 2nd round (25th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Steve Grant in the 3rd round (54th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Chris Potter in the 5th round (98th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Gerald Glover in the 6th round (120th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Jim DeWeese in the 7th round (141st pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Ed Murphy in the 8th round (160th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.