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1970-71 Phoenix Suns Transactions

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Record: 48-34, Finished 3rd in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Cotton Fitzsimmons (48-34)

PTS/G: 113.8 (9th of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 111.9 (7th of 17)
SRS: 2.33 (5th of 17) ▪ Pace: 115.3 (10th of 17)
Off Rtg: 98.2 (6th of 17) ▪ Def Rtg: 96.6 (9th of 17)
Expected W-L: 46-36 (6th of 17)

Arena: Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum ▪ Attendance: NA

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1970 to June 30, 1971.
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July 8, 1970

Traded Heywood Dotson to the New York Knicks for a 1971 5th round draft pick (Bob Kissane was later selected).

July 27, 1970

Waived Neil Johnson.

March 29, 1971

Drafted Bob Kissane in the 5th round (84th pick) of the 1971 NBA Draft.

Drafted William Graham in the 6th round (99th pick) of the 1971 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ralph Brateris in the 7th round (116th pick) of the 1971 NBA Draft.

Drafted Vernell Ellzy in the 8th round (133rd pick) of the 1971 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mike Johnson in the 9th round (149th pick) of the 1971 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tom Newell in the 10th round (165th pick) of the 1971 NBA Draft.

Drafted Paul Leitz in the 11th round (179th pick) of the 1971 NBA Draft.

Drafted Floyd Mason in the 12th round (192nd pick) of the 1971 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ron Dorsey in the 13th round (204th pick) of the 1971 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ken Booker in the 14th round (213th pick) of the 1971 NBA Draft.

Drafted Curtis Carter in the 15th round (222nd pick) of the 1971 NBA Draft.

Drafted John Roche in the 1st round (14th pick) of the 1971 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mo Layton in the 3rd round (48th pick) of the 1971 NBA Draft.

Drafted Walt Szerbiak in the 4th round (65th pick) of the 1971 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ken Gardner in the 5th round (82nd pick) of the 1971 NBA Draft.

April 2, 1971

Traded a 1972 1st round draft pick (Bob Nash was later selected) to the Detroit Pistons for Otto Moore.