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1978-79 New Orleans Jazz Transactions

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Record: 26-56, Finished 6th in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Elgin Baylor (26-56)

PTS/G: 108.3 (15th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 114.6 (21st of 22)
SRS: -5.97 (22nd of 22) ▪ Pace: 108.6 (3rd of 22)
Off Rtg: 99.6 (21st of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 105.4 (18th of 22)
Expected W-L: 26-56 (22nd of 22)

Arena: Louisiana Superdome ▪ Attendance: NA

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

Date Type Transaction
August 1, 1978 Signing

Signed Ron Davis as a free agent.

September 21, 1978 Trade

Traded Slick Watts to the Houston Rockets for a 1981 1st round draft pick (Danny Schayes was later selected).

October 1, 1978 Waiver

Waived Ron Davis.

October 4, 1978 Waiver

Waived Fred Saunders.

October 10, 1978 Waiver

Waived Freddie Boyd.

October 11, 1978 Waiver

Waived John Douglas.

October 30, 1978 Signing

Signed Ira Terrell as a free agent.

October 30, 1978 Waiver

Waived Gus Bailey.

January 5, 1979 Trade

Traded Joe Meriweather to the New York Knicks for Spencer Haywood.

January 12, 1979 Trade

Traded Truck Robinson to the Phoenix Suns for Marty Byrnes, Ron Lee, a 1979 1st round draft pick (Larry Knight was later selected) and a 1980 1st round draft pick (John Duren was later selected).

January 15, 1979 Waiver

Waived Ira Terrell.

April 12, 1979 Firing

Fired Elgin Baylor as Head Coach.

June 22, 1979 Trade

Traded Rickey Williams to the Chicago Bulls for Wilbur Holland.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Larry Knight in the 1st round (20th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Tico Brown in the 2nd round (23rd pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Arvid Kramer in the 3rd round (45th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Greg Deane in the 4th round (67th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Perry Wolfe in the 5th round (89th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Ernie Cobb in the 6th round (109th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Paul Poe in the 7th round (129th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Keith McDonald in the 8th round (148th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Milt Huggins in the 9th round (167th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Paul Dawkins in the 10th round (185th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

June 28, 1979 Signing

Signed Allan Bristow as a veteran free agent and sent Paul Griffin to the San Antonio Spurs as compensation.