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1976-77 Chicago Bulls Transactions

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Record: 44-38, Finished 3rd in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ed Badger (44-38)

PTS/G: 98.9 (21st of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 98.0 (1st of 22)
SRS: 0.93 (9th of 22) ▪ Pace: 100.0 (22nd of 22)
Off Rtg: 98.3 (15th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 97.4 (2nd of 22)
Expected W-L: 44-38 (9th of 22)

Arena: Chicago Stadium ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1977 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference First Round (2-1) versus Portland Trail Blazers  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1976 to June 30, 1977.
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August 5, 1976

Drafted Artis Gilmore from the Kentucky Colonels in the dispersal draft.

August 11, 1976

Signed Allen Murphy as a free agent.

September 13, 1976

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

September 15, 1976

Released Steve Patterson.

October 4, 1976

Traded Allen Murphy to the Los Angeles Lakers for a future draft pick.

October 13, 1976

John Block retired.

October 14, 1976

Signed Paul McCracken as a free agent.

October 18, 1976

Waived Bobby Wilson.

October 21, 1976

Waived Leon Benbow.

October 28, 1976

Signed Wilbur Holland as a free agent.

Waived Willie Smith.

November 18, 1976

Purchased John Mengelt from the Detroit Pistons.

November 19, 1976

Waived Paul McCracken.

November 30, 1976

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

January 11, 1977

Signed Phil Hicks as a free agent.

February 2, 1977

Signed Leon Benbow as a free agent.

June 10, 1977

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).

Drafted Tate Armstrong in the 1st round (13th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mike Glenn in the 2nd round (23rd pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Steve Sheppard in the 2nd round (30th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mark Landsberger in the 2nd round (35th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mike McConalthy in the 4th round (79th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Nate Davis in the 5th round (101st pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jay Chessman in the 6th round (123rd pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mike Smith in the 7th round (143rd pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Rich Rhodes in the 8th round (162nd pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.