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1973-74 Los Angeles Lakers Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia  ▪  1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers ▪ 1974-75 Los Angeles Lakers

Record: 47-35, Finished 1st in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Sharman (47-35)

PTS/G: 109.2 (3rd of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 108.3 (12th of 17)
SRS: 0.85 (8th of 17) ▪ Pace: 111.7 (1st of 17)
Off Rtg: 97.4 (11th of 17) ▪ Def Rtg: 96.6 (7th of 17)
Expected W-L: 43-39 (8th of 17)

Arena: The Forum ▪ Attendance: 603,145 (1st of 2)

NBA 1974 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference Semifinals (1-4) versus Milwaukee Bucks  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1973 to June 30, 1974.
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Transactions

Date Type Transaction
August 23, 1973 Trade

Traded a 1974 2nd round draft pick (Truck Robinson was later selected) to the Capital Bullets for Stan Love.

September 12, 1973 Trade

Traded Jim McMillian to the Buffalo Braves for Elmore Smith.

October 30, 1973 Waiver

Waived Travis Grant.

October 30, 1973 Trade

Traded Keith Erickson and a 1974 2nd round draft pick (Fred Saunders was later selected) to the Phoenix Suns for Connie Hawkins.

May 17, 1974 Trade

Traded Jim Chones to the Cleveland Cavaliers for a 1975 1st round draft pick (Junior Bridgeman was later selected).

May 20, 1974 Draft

Lost Nate Hawthorne to the New Orleans Jazz in the NBA expansion draft.

May 28, 1974 Draft

Drafted Brian Winters in the 1st round (12th pick) of the 1974 NBA Draft.

May 28, 1974 Draft

Drafted Billy Knight in the 2nd round (21st pick) of the 1974 NBA Draft.

May 28, 1974 Draft

Drafted Jim Bradley in the 3rd round (48th pick) of the 1974 NBA Draft.

May 28, 1974 Draft

Drafted Ron de Vries in the 4th round (67th pick) of the 1974 NBA Draft.

May 28, 1974 Draft

Drafted Seymour Reed in the 5th round (84th pick) of the 1974 NBA Draft.

May 28, 1974 Draft

Drafted Billy Morris in the 6th round (103rd pick) of the 1974 NBA Draft.

May 28, 1974 Draft

Drafted Dennis Van Zant in the 7th round (120th pick) of the 1974 NBA Draft.

May 28, 1974 Draft

Drafted Bob Florence in the 8th round (139th pick) of the 1974 NBA Draft.

June 12, 1974 Trade

Traded Mel Counts to the New Orleans Jazz for future considerations.