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1978-79 Indiana Pacers Transactions

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Record: 38-44, Finished 4th in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Slick Leonard (38-44)

PTS/G: 108.6 (13th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 110.2 (12th of 22)
SRS: -1.41 (14th of 22) ▪ Pace: 105.3 (14th of 22)
Off Rtg: 103.0 (13th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 104.5 (14th of 22)
Expected W-L: 37-45 (14th of 22)

Arena: Market Square Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1978 to June 30, 1979.
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July 19, 1978

Traded Earl Tatum to the Boston Celtics for a 1980 1st round draft pick (Carl Nicks was later selected).

July 24, 1978

Signed Kevin Stacom as a veteran free agent and sent a 1979 3rd round draft pick (Wayne Kreklow was later selected) to the Boston Celtics as compensation.

September 1, 1978

Traded Mel Bennett to the Denver Nuggets for future considerations.

September 7, 1978

Waived Mike Flynn.

September 11, 1978

Waived Ron Behagen.

October 12, 1978

Waived Bob Carrington.

January 16, 1979

Traded Rick Robey to the Boston Celtics for Billy Knight.

February 9, 1979

Sold Kevin Stacom to the Boston Celtics.

February 14, 1979

Signed Brad Davis as a free agent.

June 25, 1979

Drafted Dudley Bradley in the 1st round (13th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tony Zeno in the 2nd round (32nd pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Don Newman in the 4th round (74th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Billy Reid in the 5th round (98th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Greg Guye in the 6th round (117th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Dirk Ewing in the 7th round (136th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Brian Magid in the 8th round (157th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.