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1977-78 New Jersey Nets Transactions

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Record: 24-58, Finished 5th in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Kevin Loughery (24-58)

PTS/G: 106.7 (14th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 112.5 (20th of 22)
SRS: -5.61 (22nd of 22) ▪ Pace: 110.9 (2nd of 22)
Off Rtg: 95.0 (22nd of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 100.2 (7th of 22)
Expected W-L: 26-56 (22nd of 22)

Arena: Rutgers Athletic Center ▪ Attendance: NA

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1977 to June 30, 1978.
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August 8, 1977

Signed Bob Carrington as a free agent.

September 1, 1977

Traded Tiny Archibald to the Buffalo Braves for George Johnson, a 1978 1st round draft pick (Micheal Ray Richardson was later selected) and a 1979 1st round draft pick (Cliff Robinson was later selected).

Received a future 4th round draft pick as compensation for the Buffalo Braves signing Mike Bantom as a veteran free agent.

September 16, 1977

Purchased Bird Averitt from the Buffalo Braves.

November 7, 1977

Traded Al Skinner, a 1978 2nd round draft pick (Terry Tyler was later selected) and a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Tony Price was later selected) to the Detroit Pistons for Howard Porter, Kevin Porter and cash.

November 19, 1977

Waived Dave Wohl.

November 28, 1977

Waived Robert Hawkins.

December 8, 1977

Waived Mark Crow.

Signed Louie Nelson as a free agent.

December 12, 1977

Waived Bird Averitt.

Claimed Eddie Jordan on waivers from the Cleveland Cavaliers.

January 27, 1978

Traded Bob Carrington, a 1980 2nd round draft pick (Louis Orr was later selected) and a 1981 2nd round draft pick (Brian Jackson was later selected) to the Indiana Pacers for John Williamson.

January 30, 1978

Traded Darnell Hillman to the Denver Nuggets for a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Clint Richardson was later selected).

January 31, 1978

Traded a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Clint Richardson was later selected), a 1982 2nd round draft pick (J.J. Anderson was later selected) and a 1983 3rd round draft pick (Claude Riley was later selected) to the Philadelphia 76ers for Wilson Washington.

June 8, 1978

Traded a 1978 1st round draft pick (Micheal Ray Richardson was later selected) and a 1979 1st round draft pick (Vinnie Johnson was later selected) to the New York Knicks for Phil Jackson and a 1978 1st round draft pick (Winford Boynes was later selected).

June 9, 1978

Drafted Cecile Rose in the 5th round (89th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

Drafted Walter Jordan in the 4th round (84th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

Drafted Michael Vicens in the 10th round (187th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

Drafted Dave Batton in the 3rd round (62nd pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

Drafted Frank Sowinski in the 9th round (171st pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mike Phillips in the 3rd round (45th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bruce Campbell in the 8th round (153rd pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

Drafted Winford Boynes in the 1st round (13th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

Drafted Doug Jemison in the 7th round (132nd pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

Drafted Golie Augustus in the 6th round (111th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.