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1976-77 Houston Rockets Transactions

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Record: 49-33, Finished 1st in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Nissalke (49-33)

PTS/G: 106.4 (12th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 104.8 (7th of 22)
SRS: 1.44 (6th of 22) ▪ Pace: 101.3 (21st of 22)
Off Rtg: 104.5 (1st of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 102.9 (22nd of 22)
Expected W-L: 45-37 (6th of 22)

Arena: The Summit ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1977 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Finals (2-4) versus Philadelphia 76ers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (2-4) versus Washington Bullets  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1976 to June 30, 1977.
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October 24, 1976

Traded a 1977 1st round draft pick (Wesley Cox was later selected) and a 1978 1st round draft pick (Micheal Ray Richardson was later selected) to the Buffalo Braves for Moses Malone.

October 29, 1976

Signed Goo Kennedy as a free agent.

Waived Phil Hicks.

November 30, 1976

Waived Goo Kennedy.

January 8, 1977

Traded Dave Wohl to the New York Nets for a 1978 4th round draft pick (Jackie Robinson was later selected).

February 1, 1977

Signed Goo Kennedy as a free agent.

June 9, 1977

Traded John Johnson to the Boston Celtics for a 1977 2nd round draft pick (Larry Moffett was later selected) and a 1978 2nd round draft pick (Buster Matheney was later selected).

June 10, 1977

Drafted Larry Moffett in the 2nd round (34th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Robert Reid in the 2nd round (40th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Phil Bond in the 3rd round (62nd pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Rocky Smith in the 4th round (84th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ed Thompson in the 5th round (106th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.