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1976-77 New York Nets Transactions

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Record: 22-60, Finished 5th in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Kevin Loughery (22-60)

PTS/G: 95.9 (22nd of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 102.7 (3rd of 22)
SRS: -6.54 (22nd of 22) ▪ Pace: 103.7 (19th of 22)
Off Rtg: 92.2 (22nd of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 98.7 (9th of 22)
Expected W-L: 23-59 (22nd of 22)

Arena: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum ▪ Attendance: NA

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1976 to June 30, 1977.
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August 5, 1976

Drafted Jan Van Breda Kolff from the Kentucky Colonels in the dispersal draft.

August 23, 1976

Signed Earl Williams as a free agent.

September 9, 1976

Traded a 1977 3rd round draft pick (Bill Paterno was later selected) to the Kansas City Kings for Larry McNeill.

September 10, 1976

Traded Jim Eakins, Brian Taylor, a 1977 1st round draft pick (Otis Birdsong was later selected) and a 1978 1st round draft pick (Phil Ford was later selected) to the Kansas City Kings for Tiny Archibald.

September 15, 1976

Traded Ted McClain to the Denver Nuggets for a 1978 3rd round draft pick (Dave Batton was later selected) and a 1978 4th round draft pick (Walter Jordan was later selected).

October 18, 1976

Traded a future draft pick to the Denver Nuggets for Rudy Hackett.

October 19, 1976

Signed Mel Daniels as a free agent.

October 20, 1976

Sold Julius Erving to the Philadelphia 76ers.

October 27, 1976

Signed Jim Fox as a free agent.

Waived Earl Williams.

October 29, 1976

Waived Rudy Hackett.

November 30, 1976

Traded a 1977 2nd round draft pick (Mike Glenn was later selected) to the Chicago Bulls for Bob Love.

December 13, 1976

Waived Mel Daniels.

Waived Larry McNeill.

December 16, 1976

Signed Robert Hawkins as a free agent.

January 8, 1977

Traded a 1978 4th round draft pick (Jackie Robinson was later selected) to the Houston Rockets for Dave Wohl.

January 20, 1977

Signed Mel Davis as a free agent.

Waived Bob Love.

January 27, 1977

Purchased Mike Bantom from the Seattle SuperSonics.

February 1, 1977

Traded John Williamson to the Indiana Pacers for Darnell Hillman and a 1977 1st round draft pick (Bernard King was later selected).

February 2, 1977

Waived Rich Jones.

June 10, 1977

Drafted Bernard King in the 1st round (7th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bob Elmore in the 4th round (67th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Gerald Cunningham in the 5th round (89th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mark Crow in the 6th round (111th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Scott Conant in the 7th round (132nd pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ralph Drollinger in the 8th round (152nd pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.