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1978-79 Philadelphia 76ers Transactions

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Record: 47-35, Finished 2nd in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Billy Cunningham (47-35)

PTS/G: 109.5 (11th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 107.7 (5th of 22)
SRS: 1.74 (9th of 22) ▪ Pace: 106.7 (7th of 22)
Off Rtg: 102.0 (18th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 100.3 (2nd of 22)
Expected W-L: 46-36 (9th of 22)

Arena: The Spectrum ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1979 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-3) versus San Antonio Spurs  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference First Round (2-0) versus New Jersey Nets  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1978 to June 30, 1979.
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August 16, 1978

Traded George McGinnis and a 1978 1st round draft pick (Mike Evans was later selected) to the Denver Nuggets for Bobby Jones, Ralph Simpson and a 1984 1st round draft pick (Leon Wood was later selected).

September 19, 1978

Waived Glenn Hagan.

October 11, 1978

Waived Ted McClain.

October 12, 1978

Traded World B. Free to the San Diego Clippers for a 1984 1st round draft pick (Charles Barkley was later selected).

February 7, 1979

Traded Harvey Catchings, Ralph Simpson and cash to the New Jersey Nets for Eric Money and Al Skinner.

February 12, 1979

Signed Marlon Redmond as a free agent.

April 5, 1979

Signed Marlon Redmond as a free agent.

June 25, 1979

Drafted Jim Spanarkel in the 1st round (16th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Clint Richardson in the 2nd round (36th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bernard Toone in the 2nd round (37th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Earl Cureton in the 3rd round (58th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mike Niles in the 4th round (83rd pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Carl McPipe in the 5th round (103rd pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Dan Hartshorne in the 6th round (123rd pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bobby Willis in the 7th round (142nd pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Rick Raivio in the 8th round (163rd pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Coby Leavitt in the 9th round (180th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Drafted Keith McCord in the 10th round (198th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

Signed Billy Ray Bates as a free agent.