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1977-78 Milwaukee Bucks Transactions

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Record: 44-38, Finished 2nd in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Don Nelson (44-38)

PTS/G: 112.4 (4th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 113.0 (21st of 22)
SRS: -0.59 (13th of 22) ▪ Pace: 108.7 (5th of 22)
Off Rtg: 101.8 (8th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 102.4 (19th of 22)
Expected W-L: 40-42 (13th of 22)

Arena: MECCA Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1978 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference Semifinals (3-4) versus Denver Nuggets  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference First Round (0-2) versus Phoenix Suns  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1977 to June 30, 1978.
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August 16, 1977

Received cash as compensation for the Washington Bullets signing Bob Dandridge as a veteran free agent.

September 2, 1977

Traded a 1979 1st round draft pick (Roy Hamilton was later selected) to the Buffalo Braves for John Gianelli.

November 16, 1977

Kevin Restani claimed on waivers by the Kansas City Kings.

December 2, 1977

Signed Rich Laurel as a free agent.

Waived Scott Lloyd.

January 13, 1978

Signed Jim Eakins as a free agent.

Waived Rich Laurel.

June 1, 1978

Traded a 1978 1st round draft pick (Mike Mitchell was later selected) to the Cleveland Cavaliers for a 1979 1st round draft pick (Greg Kelser was later selected).

June 8, 1978

Alex English signed as a veteran free agent with the Indiana Pacers; received a 1979 1st round draft pick (Calvin Natt was later selected) as compensation.

June 9, 1978

Drafted George Johnson in the 1st round (12th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

Drafted Pat Cummings in the 3rd round (59th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

Drafted Otis Howard in the 4th round (80th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

Drafted Russ Coleman in the 5th round (103rd pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

Drafted Dave Kyle in the 6th round (124th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

Drafted Kim Anderson in the 7th round (146th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tom Zaligaris in the 8th round (164th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

Drafted Gary Rosenberger in the 9th round (182nd pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tom Anderson in the 10th round (196th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.