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1978-79 Golden State Warriors Transactions

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Record: 38-44, Finished 6th in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Al Attles (38-44)

PTS/G: 105.1 (21st of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 104.8 (2nd of 22)
SRS: 0.46 (13th of 22) ▪ Pace: 102.2 (22nd of 22)
Off Rtg: 102.4 (15th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 102.0 (5th of 22)
Expected W-L: 42-40 (13th of 22)

Arena: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1978 to June 30, 1979.
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July 15, 1978

Signed Tom Abernethy as a veteran free agent and sent a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Gary Garland was later selected) to the San Diego Clippers as compensation.

October 9, 1978

Traded Rickey Green to the Detroit Pistons for a 1980 2nd round draft pick (Larry Smith was later selected).

October 11, 1978

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

November 1, 1978

Waived E.C. Coleman.

December 5, 1978

Waived Ray Epps.

January 30, 1979

Traded a 1979 1st round draft pick (Larry Demic was later selected) to the Boston Celtics for Jo Jo White.

February 20, 1979

Signed Tony Robertson as a free agent.

June 25, 1979

Drafted Danny Salisbury in the 2nd round (28th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Cheese Johnson in the 3rd round (54th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ron Ripley in the 4th round (75th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jerry Sichting in the 4th round (82nd pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted George Lett in the 5th round (96th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jim Mitchem in the 6th round (118th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ren Watson in the 7th round (137th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mario Butler in the 8th round (155th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Gene Ransom in the 9th round (175th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Kevin Heenan in the 10th round (192nd pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.