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Transactions listed are from July 1, 1976 to June
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July 13, 1976
Reassigned Head Coach Bill Sharman.
July 19, 1976
August 5, 1976
Traded a 1977 2nd round draft pick (Essie Hollis was later selected) and a 1978 1st round draft pick (Jack Givens was later selected) to the New Orleans Jazz for a 1977 1st round draft pick (Kenny Carr was later selected), a 1978 1st round draft pick (Freeman Williams was later selected), a 1979 1st round draft pick (Magic Johnson was later selected) and a 1980 2nd round draft pick (Sam Worthen was later selected). This exchange was arranged as compensation for Utah signing veteran free agent Gail Goodrich on July 19, 1976.
August 19, 1976
Hired Jerry West as Head Coach.
September 22, 1976
Signed Don Chaney as a free agent.
October 4, 1976
October 5, 1976
Waived Donnie Freeman.
October 6, 1976
Waived John Roche.
October 18, 1976
Waived Corky Calhoun.
Waived Wayman Britt.
October 20, 1976
November 2, 1976
Waived Allen Murphy.
Released Cornell Warner.
Signed Marv Roberts as a free agent.
November 16, 1976
November 18, 1976
Signed Johnny Neumann as a free agent.
June 1, 1977
June 10, 1977
Drafted Kenny Carr in the 1st round (6th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.
Drafted Brad Davis in the 1st round (15th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.
Drafted Norm Nixon in the 1st round (22nd pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.
Drafted James Edwards in the 3rd round (46th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.
Drafted Tony Robertson in the 4th round (88th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.
Drafted John Robinson in the 5th round (110th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.
Drafted Grover Woolard in the 6th round (131st pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.
Drafted Lars Hansen in the 7th round (151st pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.
Drafted Art Allen in the 8th round (170th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.