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1978-79 Atlanta Hawks Transactions

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Record: 46-36, Finished 3rd in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Hubie Brown (46-36)

PTS/G: 109.1 (12th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 107.1 (3rd of 22)
SRS: 1.92 (8th of 22) ▪ Pace: 102.5 (21st of 22)
Off Rtg: 105.6 (8th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 103.6 (12th of 22)
Expected W-L: 47-35 (8th of 22)

Arena: Omni Coliseum ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1979 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (3-4) versus Washington Bullets  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference First Round (0-2) versus Houston Rockets  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1978 to June 30, 1979.
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September 22, 1978

Waived Tony Robertson.

October 4, 1978

Waived Ollie Johnson.

October 8, 1978

Traded John Brown and future considerations to the Chicago Bulls for a 1980 2nd round draft pick (Craig Shelton was later selected).

October 16, 1978

Claimed Keith Herron on waivers from the Portland Trail Blazers.

January 31, 1979

Traded Butch Lee and a 1983 1st round draft pick (Derek Harper was later selected) to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Terry Furlow.

June 25, 1979

Drafted Larry Wilson in the 2nd round (38th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Don March in the 3rd round (57th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tiny Pinder in the 5th round (101st pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Dwight Williams in the 6th round (121st pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tim Waterman in the 7th round (141st pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted John Goedeke in the 8th round (160th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Cedric Oliver in the 9th round (178th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Chad Nelson in the 10th round (196th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted James Bradley in the 2nd round (35th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.