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1976-77 Denver Nuggets Transactions

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Record: 50-32, Finished 1st in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Larry Brown (50-32)

PTS/G: 112.6 (2nd of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 107.4 (15th of 22)
SRS: 4.95 (2nd of 22) ▪ Pace: 111.2 (2nd of 22)
Off Rtg: 100.7 (7th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 96.1 (1st of 22)
Expected W-L: 54-28 (2nd of 22)

Arena: McNichols Sports Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1977 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference Semifinals (4-2) versus Portland Trail Blazers  (Series Stats)

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

Traded a 1977 2nd round draft pick (Herm Harris was later selected) to the Philadelphia 76ers for Fatty Taylor.

September, 1976

Signed Rudy Hackett as a free agent.

September 15, 1976

Traded a 1978 3rd round draft pick (Dave Batton was later selected) and a 1978 4th round draft pick (Walter Jordan was later selected) to the New York Nets for Ted McClain.

September 21, 1976

Signed Willie Wise as a free agent.

October 5, 1976

Signed Goo Kennedy as a free agent.

October 18, 1976

Traded Rudy Hackett to the New York Nets for a future draft pick.

October 20, 1976

Waived Goo Kennedy.

As part of a 3-team trade, the Denver Nuggets traded Ralph Simpson to the Detroit Pistons; the Boston Celtics traded Paul Silas to the Denver Nuggets; and the Detroit Pistons traded Curtis Rowe to the Boston Celtics.

December 15, 1976

Traded Gus Gerard and Chuck Williams to the Buffalo Braves for Jim Price.

February 15, 1977

Claimed Mack Calvin on waivers from the San Antonio Spurs.

May 24, 1977

Traded Paul Silas, Marvin Webster and Willie Wise to the Seattle SuperSonics for Tom Burleson, Bob Wilkerson and a 1977 2nd round draft pick (Steve Sheppard was later selected).

May 25, 1977

Traded Tom Burleson and a 1977 2nd round draft pick (Steve Sheppard was later selected) to the Kansas City Kings for Brian Taylor and a 1977 1st round draft pick (Tom LaGarde was later selected).

June 10, 1977

Drafted Anthony Roberts in the 1st round (21st pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tom LaGarde in the 1st round (9th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Len Saunders in the 8th round (169th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Willie High in the 7th round (150th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jim Town in the 6th round (130th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted John Billups in the 5th round (109th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Robert Smith in the 3rd round (65th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

June 13, 1977

Signed Jacky Dorsey as a free agent.