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1979-80 Chicago Bulls Transactions

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Record: 30-52, Finished 4th in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jerry Sloan (30-52)

PTS/G: 107.5 (17th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 110.2 (14th of 22)
SRS: -2.63 (17th of 22) ▪ Pace: 101.8 (15th of 22)
Off Rtg: 104.3 (14th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 107.0 (15th of 22)
Expected W-L: 34-48 (17th of 22)

Arena: Chicago Stadium ▪ Attendance: NA

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1979 to June 30, 1980.
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July 17, 1979

Received Ricky Sobers as compensation for the Indiana Pacers signing Mickey Johnson as a veteran free agent.

August 6, 1979

Signed Coby Dietrick as a veteran free agent and sent Tate Armstrong and cash to the San Antonio Spurs as compensation.

September 10, 1979

Signed Roger Brown as a free agent.

September 25, 1979

Waived Charles Dudley.

October 12, 1979

Signed Sam Smith as a free agent.

October 19, 1979

Signed Dennis Awtrey as a free agent.

November 11, 1979

John Brown signed as a veteran free agent with the Utah Jazz; received FROM_TRADE as compensation.

December 4, 1979

Waived Roger Brown.

December 5, 1979

Signed Dwight Jones as a free agent.

February 4, 1980

Waived Sam Smith.

February 13, 1980

Traded Mark Landsberger to the Los Angeles Lakers for Ollie Mack, a 1980 2nd round draft pick (Sam Worthen was later selected) and a 1981 2nd round draft pick (Gene Banks was later selected).

May 28, 1980

Lost Del Beshore to the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA expansion draft.

June 9, 1980

Traded Cedrick Hordges to the Denver Nuggets for a 1981 2nd round draft pick (Mike Olliver was later selected).

June 10, 1980

Drafted Kelvin Ransey in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Sam Worthen in the 2nd round (26th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted James Wilkes in the 3rd round (50th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ron Charles in the 4th round (74th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mike Campbell in the 5th round (96th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bernard Rencher in the 6th round (120th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Robert Byrd in the 7th round (142nd pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Modzel Greer in the 8th round (164th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jay Shidler in the 9th round (183rd pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Billy Foster in the 10th round (203rd pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Traded Kelvin Ransey and a 1981 1st round draft pick (Darnell Valentine was later selected) to the Portland Trail Blazers for Ronnie Lester and a 1981 1st round draft pick (Al Wood was later selected).

Traded Calvin Garrett to the Houston Rockets for a 1982 2nd round draft pick (Wayne Sappleton was later selected).

June 23, 1980

Scott Lloyd signed as a veteran free agent with the Milwaukee Bucks; received FROM_TRADE as compensation.