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1979-80 New York Knicks Transactions

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Record: 39-43, Finished 4th in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Holzman (39-43)

PTS/G: 114.0 (4th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 115.1 (20th of 22)
SRS: -0.96 (14th of 22) ▪ Pace: 106.5 (3rd of 22)
Off Rtg: 106.5 (7th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 107.5 (16th of 22)
Expected W-L: 38-44 (14th of 22)

Arena: Madison Square Garden (IV) ▪ Attendance: NA

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

Signed Hollis Copeland as a free agent.

October 10, 1979

Waived Glen Gondrezick.

December 4, 1979

Traded Jim Cleamons to the Washington Bullets for a 1981 3rd round draft pick (Frank Brickowski was later selected).

May 28, 1980

Lost Geoff Huston to the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA expansion draft.

June 10, 1980

Drafted Mike Woodson in the 1st round (12th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted DeWayne Scales in the 2nd round (36th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Kurt Rambis in the 3rd round (58th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Joseph Chmelich in the 4th round (82nd pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted William Carey in the 5th round (104th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Kelvin Hicks in the 6th round (128th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bobby Turner in the 7th round (150th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted James Salters in the 8th round (171st pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Don Wiley in the 9th round (190th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Gerald Ross in the 10th round (208th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.