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1969-70 Phoenix Suns Transactions

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Record: 39-43, Finished 3rd in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Kerr (15-23), Jerry Colangelo (24-20)

PTS/G: 119.3 (3rd of 14) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 121.1 (13th of 14)
SRS: -1.66 (8th of 14) ▪ Pace: 116.7 (6th of 14)
Off Rtg: 101.6 (3rd of 14) ▪ Def Rtg: 103.1 (13th of 14)
Expected W-L: 37-45 (7th of 14)

Arena: Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1970 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Division Semifinals (4-3) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1969 to June 30, 1970.
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September 11, 1969

Waived Bob Warlick.

September 13, 1969

Traded Bill Melchionni to the Philadelphia 76ers for a 1970 2nd round draft pick (Joe DePre was later selected).

September 20, 1969

Traded Gene Tormohlen to the Atlanta Hawks for a 1970 3rd round draft pick (Vann Williford was later selected).

October 1, 1969

Waived Dave Lattin.

October 26, 1969

Traded Dick Snyder to the Seattle SuperSonics for Art Harris.

March 23, 1970

Drafted Greg Howard in the 1st round (10th pick) of the 1970 NBA Draft.

Drafted Fred Taylor in the 2nd round (27th pick) of the 1970 NBA Draft.

Drafted Joe DePre in the 2nd round (29th pick) of the 1970 NBA Draft.

Drafted Greg McDivitt in the 3rd round (44th pick) of the 1970 NBA Draft.

Drafted Vann Williford in the 3rd round (48th pick) of the 1970 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bob Lienhard in the 4th round (61st pick) of the 1970 NBA Draft.

Drafted John Canine in the 5th round (78th pick) of the 1970 NBA Draft.

Drafted Joe Thomas in the 6th round (95th pick) of the 1970 NBA Draft.

Drafted Heyward Dotson in the 7th round (112th pick) of the 1970 NBA Draft.

Drafted Steve Patterson in the 8th round (129th pick) of the 1970 NBA Draft.

Drafted Carl Ashley in the 9th round (146th pick) of the 1970 NBA Draft.

Drafted Gerhardus Schreur in the 10th round (163rd pick) of the 1970 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jim Walls in the 11th round (178th pick) of the 1970 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ric Cobb in the 12th round (190th pick) of the 1970 NBA Draft.

Drafted Fred Carpenter in the 13th round (200th pick) of the 1970 NBA Draft.

Drafted Chad Calabria in the 14th round (210th pick) of the 1970 NBA Draft.

Drafted Walt Williams in the 15th round (219th pick) of the 1970 NBA Draft.

April 23, 1970

Traded Jim Fox and a 1971 2nd round draft pick (Howard Porter was later selected) to the Chicago Bulls for Clem Haskins.

May 11, 1970

Lost Jerry Chambers to the Portland Trail Blazers in the NBA expansion draft.

Lost Stan McKenzie to the Portland Trail Blazers in the NBA expansion draft.

May 20, 1970

Traded Gail Goodrich to the Los Angeles Lakers for Mel Counts.