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1978-79 Houston Rockets Transactions

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Record: 47-35, Finished 2nd in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Nissalke (47-35)

PTS/G: 113.4 (5th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 112.4 (17th of 22)
SRS: 0.92 (12th of 22) ▪ Pace: 103.8 (16th of 22)
Off Rtg: 108.7 (1st of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 107.7 (21st of 22)
Expected W-L: 43-39 (12th of 22)

Arena: The Summit ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1979 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference First Round (0-2) versus Atlanta Hawks  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1978 to June 30, 1979.
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July 26, 1978

Traded C.J. Kupec to the Milwaukee Bucks for a 1979 4th round draft pick (Sammy Drummer was later selected).

September 21, 1978

Traded a 1981 1st round draft pick (Danny Schayes was later selected) to the New Orleans Jazz for Slick Watts.

October 11, 1978

Waived Jackie Robinson.

November 14, 1978

Signed E.C. Coleman as a free agent.

November 26, 1978

Waived E.C. Coleman.

December 15, 1978

Waived Tom Barker.

June 25, 1979

Drafted Lee Johnson in the 1st round (17th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Paul Mokeski in the 2nd round (42nd pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ricardo Brown in the 3rd round (59th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Sammy Drummer in the 4th round (76th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Lionel Green in the 4th round (80th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Allen Leavell in the 5th round (104th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Collie Davis in the 6th round (124th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Rich Valavicius in the 7th round (143rd pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Delbert Watson in the 8th round (161st pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.