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1975-76 Los Angeles Lakers Transactions

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Record: 40-42, Finished 4th in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Sharman (40-42)

PTS/G: 106.9 (3rd of 18) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 106.8 (17th of 18)
SRS: 0.17 (8th of 18) ▪ Pace: 108.0 (3rd of 18)
Off Rtg: 98.9 (7th of 18) ▪ Def Rtg: 98.8 (13th of 18)
Expected W-L: 41-41 (8th of 18)

Arena: The Forum ▪ Attendance: NA

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1975 to June 30, 1976.
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August 8, 1975

Traded Connie Hawkins to the Atlanta Hawks for a 1976 3rd round draft pick (Mike Dabney was later selected).

September 23, 1975

Traded a 1976 5th round draft pick (James Rappis was later selected) to the Milwaukee Bucks for Ron Williams.

October 1, 1975

Signed Donnie Freeman as a free agent.

October 21, 1975

Waived Happy Hairston.

October 22, 1975

Purchased Cornell Warner from the Milwaukee Bucks.

October 27, 1975

Signed Jim McDaniels as a free agent.

October 31, 1975

Waived Walt Wesley.

November 3, 1975

Traded Pat Riley to the Phoenix Suns for John Roche and a 1976 2nd round draft pick (Earl Tatum was later selected).

November 26, 1975

Waived Ron Williams.

January 20, 1976

Traded future considerations to the Phoenix Suns for John Roche.

Signed Cliff Meely as a free agent.

February 9, 1976

Waived Jim McDaniels.

May 10, 1976

Signed Mack Calvin as a free agent.

June 8, 1976

Drafted Earl Tatum in the 2nd round (21st pick) of the 1976 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mike Dabney in the 3rd round (36th pick) of the 1976 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tom Abernethy in the 3rd round (43rd pick) of the 1976 NBA Draft.

Drafted Wayman Britt in the 4th round (60th pick) of the 1976 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ed Schweitzer in the 6th round (95th pick) of the 1976 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tommie Lipsey in the 7th round (113th pick) of the 1976 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ed Gregg in the 8th round (131st pick) of the 1976 NBA Draft.

Drafted David Pickett in the 9th round (149th pick) of the 1976 NBA Draft.