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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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Transactions

Date Type Transaction
July 8, 1978 Compensation

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 Signing

Signed Bob Elliott as a free agent.

September 8, 1978 Trade

Traded Kevin Porter to the Detroit Pistons for Eric Money.

September 21, 1978 Signing

Signed Al Skinner as a free agent.

October 10, 1978 Waiver

Waived Walter Jordan.

February 7, 1979 Trade

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

May 31, 1979 Trade

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 Draft

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

June 25, 1979 Draft

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

June 25, 1979 Draft

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

June 25, 1979 Draft

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

June 25, 1979 Draft

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

June 25, 1979 Draft

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

June 25, 1979 Draft

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

June 25, 1979 Draft

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

June 25, 1979 Draft

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