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1978-79 New Jersey Nets Transactions

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Record: 37-45, Finished 3rd in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Kevin Loughery (37-45)

PTS/G: 107.7 (17th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 111.9 (16th of 22)
SRS: -4.00 (20th of 22) ▪ Pace: 109.5 (2nd of 22)
Off Rtg: 98.0 (22nd of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 101.8 (3rd of 22)
Expected W-L: 30-52 (20th of 22)

Arena: Rutgers Athletic Center ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1979 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference First Round (0-2) versus Philadelphia 76ers  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1978 to June 30, 1979.
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July 8, 1978

Received a 1980 2nd round draft pick (John Stroud was later selected) as compensation for the Denver Nuggets signing Kim Hughes as a veteran free agent.

September 5, 1978

Signed Bob Elliott as a free agent.

September 8, 1978

Traded Kevin Porter to the Detroit Pistons for Eric Money.

September 21, 1978

Signed Al Skinner as a free agent.

October 10, 1978

Waived Walter Jordan.

February 7, 1979

Traded Eric Money and Al Skinner to the Philadelphia 76ers for Harvey Catchings, Ralph Simpson and cash.

May 31, 1979

Traded Harvey Catchings to the Milwaukee Bucks for John Gianelli and a 1979 1st round draft pick (Calvin Natt was later selected).

June 25, 1979

Drafted Calvin Natt in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Cliff Robinson in the 1st round (11th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted John Gerdy in the 3rd round (51st pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Joe Abramaitis in the 5th round (95th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tony Smith in the 6th round (115th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jim Strickland in the 7th round (135th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Henry Hollingsworth in the 8th round (154th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ricky Free in the 9th round (173rd pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Eric Fleisher in the 10th round (191st pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.