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1977-78 Kansas City Kings Transactions

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Record: 31-51, Finished 5th in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Phil Johnson (13-24), Larry Staverman (18-27)

PTS/G: 109.5 (9th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 111.4 (19th of 22)
SRS: -1.76 (16th of 22) ▪ Pace: 108.2 (9th of 22)
Off Rtg: 100.5 (11th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 102.2 (17th of 22)
Expected W-L: 36-46 (16th of 22)

Arena: Kemper Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1977 to June 30, 1978.
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Transactions

Date Type Transaction
July 15, 1977 Signing

Glenn Hansen signed as a veteran free agent with the New Orleans Jazz; received a 1978 3rd round draft pick (Mike Russell was later selected) as compensation.

September 19, 1977 Signing

Signed Bob Nash as a free agent.

October 10, 1977 Waiver

Waived Jim Eakins.

October 10, 1977 Waiver

Waived Eddie Owens.

October 20, 1977 Signing

Signed Louie Nelson as a free agent.

October 20, 1977 Waiver

Waived Andre McCarter.

November 14, 1977 Waiver

Waived Bob Bigelow.

November 16, 1977 Claim

Claimed Kevin Restani on waivers from the Milwaukee Bucks.

November 17, 1977 Waiver

Waived Louie Nelson.

January 8, 1978 Firing

Fired Phil Johnson as Head Coach.

January 13, 1978 Signing

Signed Glenn Hansen as a free agent.

January 23, 1978 Waiver

Waived Glenn Hansen.

May 10, 1978 Hiring

Hired Cotton Fitzsimmons as Head Coach.

June 8, 1978 Appointment

Appointed Larry Staverman as Interim Head Coach.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Phil Ford in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Jeff Cook in the 3rd round (49th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Mike Russell in the 3rd round (52nd pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Geoff Crompton in the 4th round (70th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Derick Clairborne in the 5th round (93rd pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Jim Krivacs in the 6th round (114th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Charles McMilliam in the 7th round (136th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 9, 1978 Draft

Drafted Ron Hammye in the 8th round (155th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

June 26, 1978 Trade

Traded Ron Boone and a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Mark Young was later selected) to the Denver Nuggets for Mike Evans and Darnell Hillman.