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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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Transactions

Date Type Transaction
August 10, 1978 Waiver

Waived Cliff Pondexter.

September 14, 1978 Waiver

Waived Lars Hansen.

October 8, 1978 Trade

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 Trade

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

October 11, 1978 Waiver

Waived Norm Van Lier.

October 13, 1978 Claim

Claimed Andre Wakefield on waivers from the Phoenix Suns.

October 16, 1978 Waiver

Waived Chubby Cox.

October 25, 1978 Signing

Signed Ollie Johnson as a free agent.

October 26, 1978 Trade

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

October 26, 1978 Waiver

Waived Andre Wakefield.

November 29, 1978 Waiver

Waived Tom Boerwinkle.

January 2, 1979 Waiver

Waived Steve Sheppard.

February 16, 1979 Firing

Fired Larry Costello as Head Coach.

February 16, 1979 Appointment

Appointed Scotty Robertson as Interim Head Coach.

April 28, 1979 Hiring

Hired Jerry Sloan as Head Coach.

June 1, 1979 Signing

Signed Del Beshore as a free agent.

June 22, 1979 Trade

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

June 23, 1979 Sale

Purchased Lawrence Butler from the Denver Nuggets.

June 25, 1979 Draft

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

June 25, 1979 Draft

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

June 25, 1979 Draft

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

June 25, 1979 Draft

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

June 25, 1979 Draft

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

June 25, 1979 Draft

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

June 25, 1979 Draft

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

June 25, 1979 Draft

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

June 25, 1979 Draft

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

June 25, 1979 Draft

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

June 25, 1979 Draft

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

June 25, 1979 Draft

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