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1977-78 Chicago Bulls Transactions

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Record: 40-42, Finished 3rd in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ed Badger (40-42)

PTS/G: 103.9 (20th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 104.8 (5th of 22)
SRS: -0.79 (14th of 22) ▪ Pace: 101.5 (21st of 22)
Off Rtg: 102.0 (7th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 102.9 (20th of 22)
Expected W-L: 39-43 (14th of 22)

Arena: Chicago Stadium ▪ Attendance: NA

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

Date Type Transaction
September 7, 1977 Waiver

Released Keith Starr.

October 5, 1977 Waiver

Waived Leon Benbow.

October 6, 1977 Waiver

Waived Phil Hicks.

October 11, 1977 Signing

Signed Nick Weatherspoon as a free agent.

October 14, 1977 Waiver

Waived John Laskowski.

October 17, 1977 Waiver

Waived Cliff Pondexter.

October 18, 1977 Trade

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

November 14, 1977 Waiver

Waived Glenn Hansen.

December 8, 1977 Signing

Signed Jim Ard as a free agent.

December 8, 1977 Waiver

Waived Mike Glenn.

January 7, 1978 Signing

Signed Cliff Pondexter as a free agent.

January 23, 1978 Signing

Signed Cazzie Russell as a free agent.

January 23, 1978 Waiver

Waived Nick Weatherspoon.

February 17, 1978 Signing

Signed Derrek Dickey as a veteran free agent and sent future considerations to the Golden State Warriors as compensation.

June 6, 1978 Hiring

Hired Larry Costello as Head Coach.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Reggie Theus in the 1st round (9th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Marvin Johnson in the 2nd round (31st pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Randy Ayers in the 3rd round (53rd pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Ron Anthony in the 5th round (97th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted John Shoemaker in the 6th round (119th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Jarvis Reynolds in the 7th round (140th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Chubby Cox in the 8th round (159th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Joe Ponsetto in the 9th round (176th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Mark Tucker in the 10th round (191st pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 30, 1978 Signing

Signed Lars Hansen as a free agent.