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1978-79 Chicago Bulls Transactions

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Record: 31-51, Finished 5th in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Larry Costello (20-36), Scotty Robertson (11-15)

PTS/G: 104.7 (22nd of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 108.7 (6th of 22)
SRS: -3.78 (19th of 22) ▪ Pace: 102.9 (19th of 22)
Off Rtg: 101.3 (20th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 105.1 (16th of 22)
Expected W-L: 31-51 (19th of 22)

Arena: Chicago Stadium ▪ Attendance: NA

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1978 to June 30, 1979.
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August 10, 1978

Waived Cliff Pondexter.

September 14, 1978

Waived Lars Hansen.

October 8, 1978

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

October 11, 1978

Traded a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Danny Salisbury was later selected) to the Golden State Warriors for Charles Dudley.

Waived Norm Van Lier.

October 13, 1978

Claimed Andre Wakefield on waivers from the Phoenix Suns.

October 16, 1978

Waived Chubby Cox.

October 25, 1978

Signed Ollie Johnson as a free agent.

October 26, 1978

Traded a 1981 3rd round draft pick (Sam Clancy was later selected) to the San Diego Clippers for Scott Lloyd.

Waived Andre Wakefield.

November 29, 1978

Waived Tom Boerwinkle.

January 2, 1979

Waived Steve Sheppard.

June 1, 1979

Signed Del Beshore as a free agent.

June 22, 1979

Traded Wilbur Holland to the New Orleans Jazz for Rickey Williams.

June 23, 1979

Purchased Lawrence Butler from the Denver Nuggets.

June 25, 1979

Drafted Dave Greenwood in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Lawrence Butler in the 2nd round (33rd pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Calvin Garrett in the 3rd round (47th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Cedrick Hordges in the 3rd round (49th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted George Maynor in the 4th round (72nd pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Larry Washington in the 5th round (93rd pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Steve Smith in the 6th round (114th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mike Eversley in the 7th round (133rd pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tony Warren in the 8th round (153rd pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted James Jackson in the 9th round (171st pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Marvin Thoms in the 10th round (190th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Cortez Collins in the 10th round (197th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.