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1977-78 Denver Nuggets Transactions

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Record: 48-34, Finished 1st in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Larry Brown (48-34)

PTS/G: 111.8 (6th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 110.9 (16th of 22)
SRS: 0.80 (8th of 22) ▪ Pace: 108.5 (6th of 22)
Off Rtg: 102.3 (5th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 101.5 (15th of 22)
Expected W-L: 43-39 (8th of 22)

Arena: McNichols Sports Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1978 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference Finals (2-4) versus Seattle SuperSonics  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference Semifinals (4-3) versus Milwaukee Bucks  (Series Stats)

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

Date Type Transaction
September 29, 1977 Waiver

Waived Monte Towe.

October 6, 1977 Compensation

Received a 1978 3rd round draft pick (Hollis Copeland was later selected) as compensation for the Buffalo Braves signing Ted McClain as a veteran free agent.

October 11, 1977 Trade

Traded a 1978 1st round draft pick (Dave Corzine was later selected) to the Washington Bullets for Bo Ellis.

October 17, 1977 Waiver

Waived Byron Beck.

October 17, 1977 Waiver

Waived Fatty Taylor.

November 14, 1977 Waiver

Waived Jacky Dorsey.

January 30, 1978 Trade

Traded a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Clint Richardson was later selected) to the New Jersey Nets for Darnell Hillman.

February 1, 1978 Trade

Traded Jim Price and a 1979 1st round draft pick (Phil Hubbard was later selected) to the Detroit Pistons for Ralph Simpson.

April 7, 1978 Signing

Signed Norm Cook as a free agent.

April 11, 1978 Waiver

Waived Norm Cook.

June 9, 1978 Trade

Traded Tom LaGarde to the Seattle SuperSonics for a 1978 1st round draft pick (Rod Griffin was later selected).

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Rod Griffin in the 1st round (17th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Mike Evans in the 1st round (21st pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Hollis Copeland in the 3rd round (46th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Michael Edwards in the 5th round (106th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Robert Heard in the 6th round (127th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Jack Gilloon in the 7th round (148th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Larry Vaculik in the 8th round (166th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Tom Schneeburger in the 9th round (183rd pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Phil Taylor in the 10th round (198th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 26, 1978 Trade

Traded Mike Evans and Darnell Hillman to the Kansas City Kings for Ron Boone and a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Mark Young was later selected).

June 26, 1978 Trade

Traded Ron Boone, a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Ollie Mack was later selected) and a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Mark Young was later selected) to the Los Angeles Lakers for Charlie Scott.