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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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July 15, 1977

Received a 1978 3rd round draft pick (Mike Russell was later selected) as compensation for the New Orleans Jazz signing Glenn Hansen as a veteran free agent.

September 19, 1977

Signed Bob Nash as a free agent.

October 10, 1977

Waived Jim Eakins.

Waived Eddie Owens.

October 20, 1977

Signed Louie Nelson as a free agent.

Waived Andre McCarter.

November 14, 1977

Waived Bob Bigelow.

November 16, 1977

Claimed Kevin Restani on waivers from the Milwaukee Bucks.

November 17, 1977

Waived Louie Nelson.

January 13, 1978

Signed Glenn Hansen as a free agent.

January 23, 1978

Waived Glenn Hansen.

June 9, 1978

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

June 26, 1978

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.