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1979-80 Boston Celtics Transactions

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Record: 61-21, Finished 1st in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Fitch (61-21)

PTS/G: 113.5 (5th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 105.7 (6th of 22)
SRS: 7.37 (1st of 22) ▪ Pace: 102.6 (12th of 22)
Off Rtg: 109.4 (2nd of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 101.9 (4th of 22)
Expected W-L: 60-22 (1st of 22)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1980 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Finals (1-4) versus Philadelphia 76ers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (0-4) versus Houston Rockets  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1979 to June 30, 1980.
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July 11, 1979

Received a 1980 3rd round draft pick (Ron Perry was later selected) as compensation for the Indiana Pacers signing Frankie Sanders as a veteran free agent.

July 24, 1979

Signed M.L. Carr as a veteran free agent.

September 6, 1979

Traded Bob McAdoo to the Detroit Pistons for a 1980 1st round draft pick (Rickey Brown was later selected) and a 1980 1st round draft pick (Joe Barry Carroll was later selected). This exchange was arranged as compensation for Boston signing veteran free agent M.L. Carr on July 24, 1979.

January 22, 1980

Signed Pete Maravich as a free agent.

May 28, 1980

Lost Jeff Judkins to the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA expansion draft.

June 9, 1980

Traded a 1980 1st round draft pick (Rickey Brown was later selected) and a 1980 1st round draft pick (Joe Barry Carroll was later selected) to the Golden State Warriors for Robert Parish and a 1980 1st round draft pick (Kevin McHale was later selected).

June 10, 1980

Drafted Ron Perry in the 3rd round (54th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Donald Newman in the 3rd round (69th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Kevin Hamilton in the 4th round (92nd pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Rufus Harris in the 5th round (115th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Kenny Evans in the 6th round (138th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Les Hanson in the 7th round (160th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Steve Wright in the 8th round (179th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Brian Jung in the 9th round (199th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted John Nolan in the 10th round (214th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Kevin McHale in the 1st round (3rd pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Arnette Hallman in the 2nd round (46th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.