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1979-80 Indiana Pacers Transactions

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Record: 37-45, Finished 4th in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Slick Leonard (37-45)

PTS/G: 111.2 (6th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 111.9 (17th of 22)
SRS: -0.54 (12th of 22) ▪ Pace: 104.4 (7th of 22)
Off Rtg: 105.5 (11th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 106.2 (12th of 22)
Expected W-L: 39-43 (12th of 22)

Arena: Market Square Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1979 to June 30, 1980.
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Transactions

Date Type Transaction
July 11, 1979 Signing

Signed Frankie Sanders as a veteran free agent and sent a 1980 3rd round draft pick (Ron Perry was later selected) to the Boston Celtics as compensation.

July 17, 1979 Signing

Signed Mickey Johnson as a veteran free agent and sent Ricky Sobers to the Chicago Bulls as compensation.

August 3, 1979 Signing

Signed John Kuester as a veteran free agent.

September 24, 1979 Waiver

Waived Frankie Sanders.

October 9, 1979 Trade

Traded a 1981 2nd round draft pick (Brian Jackson was later selected) to the Portland Trail Blazers for Clemon Johnson.

October 10, 1979 Waiver

Waived Wayne Radford.

October 20, 1979 Signing

Signed Joe Hassett as a free agent.

November 1, 1979 Waiver

Waived Corky Calhoun.

November 15, 1979 Waiver

Waived Tony Zeno.

November 15, 1979 Signing

Signed Ron Carter as a free agent.

November 27, 1979 Trade

Traded Len Elmore to the Kansas City Kings for a 1980 2nd round draft pick (Dick Miller was later selected).

December 5, 1979 Trade

Traded future considerations to the Washington Bullets for Phil Chenier.

December 5, 1979 Waiver

Waived Ron Carter.

February 1, 1980 Trade

Traded Alex English and a 1980 1st round draft pick (Carl Nicks was later selected) to the Denver Nuggets for George McGinnis.

February 15, 1980 Signing

Signed Ron Carter as a free agent.

February 15, 1980 Waiver

Waived Phil Chenier.

February 25, 1980 Waiver

Waived Ron Carter.

May 28, 1980 Draft

Lost Joe Hassett to the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA expansion draft.

June 2, 1980 Hiring

Hired Jack McKinney as Head Coach.

June 10, 1980 Draft

Drafted Charles Naddaff in the 7th round (146th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

June 10, 1980 Draft

Drafted Steve Stielper in the 8th round (167th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

June 10, 1980 Draft

Drafted Scott Rogers in the 9th round (186th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

June 10, 1980 Draft

Drafted John Bates in the 10th round (204th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

June 10, 1980 Draft

Drafted Louis Orr in the 2nd round (29th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

June 10, 1980 Draft

Drafted Kenny Natt in the 2nd round (30th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

June 10, 1980 Draft

Drafted Dick Miller in the 2nd round (40th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

June 10, 1980 Draft

Drafted Rich Branning in the 4th round (78th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

June 10, 1980 Draft

Drafted Joe Galvin in the 5th round (100th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

June 10, 1980 Draft

Drafted Randy Owens in the 6th round (124th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.