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1979-80 Milwaukee Bucks Transactions

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Record: 49-33, Finished 1st in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Don Nelson (49-33)

PTS/G: 110.1 (9th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 106.1 (7th of 22)
SRS: 3.56 (5th of 22) ▪ Pace: 102.4 (14th of 22)
Off Rtg: 106.8 (5th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 102.9 (8th of 22)
Expected W-L: 51-31 (5th of 22)

Arena: MECCA Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1980 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference Semifinals (4-3) versus Seattle SuperSonics  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1979 to June 30, 1980.
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August 31, 1979

Sold Kevin Restani to the San Antonio Spurs.

October 9, 1979

Traded Ernie Grunfeld and a 1980 2nd round draft pick (Dick Miller was later selected) to the Kansas City Kings for Richard Washington.

October 10, 1979

Waived Sam Smith.

Waived Edgar Jones.

October 19, 1979

Sold George Johnson to the Denver Nuggets.

February 4, 1980

Traded Kent Benson and a 1980 1st round draft pick (Larry Drew was later selected) to the Detroit Pistons for Bob Lanier.

May 16, 1980

Purchased George Johnson from the Denver Nuggets.

May 28, 1980

Lost Richard Washington to the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA expansion draft.

June 10, 1980

Drafted Al Beal in the 3rd round (63rd pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jeff Wolf in the 4th round (86th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ken Jones in the 5th round (109th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Alex Gilbert in the 6th round (132nd pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ron White in the 7th round (155th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Keith Valentine in the 8th round (174th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Del Yarbrough in the 9th round (194th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Melvin Crayton in the 10th round (210th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

June 19, 1980

Signed Len Elmore as a veteran free agent and sent a 1981 2nd round draft pick (Steve Lingenfelter was later selected) to the Kansas City Kings as compensation.

June 23, 1980

Signed Scott Lloyd as a veteran free agent.