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1981-82 Kansas City Kings Transactions

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Record: 30-52, Finished 4th in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Cotton Fitzsimmons (30-52)

PTS/G: 107.1 (13th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 110.2 (17th of 23)
SRS: -3.25 (19th of 23) ▪ Pace: 101.8 (7th of 23)
Off Rtg: 104.2 (19th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 107.2 (12th of 23)
Expected W-L: 33-49 (19th of 23)

Arena: Kemper Arena ▪ Attendance: 305,665 (21st of 23)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1981 to June 30, 1982.
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August 26, 1981

Traded a 1982 2nd round draft pick (Dave Magley was later selected) and a 1984 2nd round draft pick (Tony Costner was later selected) to the Detroit Pistons for Larry Drew.

September 25, 1981

Waived Clinton Wheeler.

November 12, 1981

Traded Sam Lacey to the New Jersey Nets for Mike Woodson and a 1982 1st round draft pick (Brook Steppe was later selected). Kansas City received the earlier of two 1st round draft picks in 1982 (both owned by New Jersey).

February 16, 1982

Traded John Lambert to the San Antonio Spurs for a 1984 3rd round draft pick (Roosevelt Chapman was later selected).

Traded Cliff Robinson to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Reggie Johnson.

June 29, 1982

Drafted LaSalle Thompson in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 1982 NBA Draft.

Drafted Brook Steppe in the 1st round (17th pick) of the 1982 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jim Johnstone in the 3rd round (51st pick) of the 1982 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mike Sanders in the 4th round (74th pick) of the 1982 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ken Simpson in the 5th round (97th pick) of the 1982 NBA Draft.

Drafted Poncho Wright in the 6th round (120th pick) of the 1982 NBA Draft.

Drafted Perry Range in the 7th round (143rd pick) of the 1982 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ed Nealy in the 8th round (166th pick) of the 1982 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jack Moore in the 9th round (189th pick) of the 1982 NBA Draft.

Drafted Robert Estes in the 10th round (210th pick) of the 1982 NBA Draft.

Traded Phil Ford to the New Jersey Nets for Ray Williams.

June 30, 1982

Traded Jim Johnstone to the Atlanta Hawks for a 1984 2nd round draft pick (Ben Coleman was later selected).