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1972-73 Phoenix Suns Transactions

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Record: 38-44, Finished 3rd in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Butch Van Breda Kolff (3-4), Jerry Colangelo (35-40)

PTS/G: 111.6 (5th of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 112.9 (15th of 17)
SRS: -0.97 (10th of 17) ▪ Pace: 113.0 (5th of 17)
Off Rtg: 98.4 (7th of 17) ▪ Def Rtg: 99.5 (13th of 17)
Expected W-L: 38-44 (10th of 17)

Arena: Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum ▪ Attendance: NA

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1972 to June 30, 1973.
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September 19, 1972

Traded a 1974 2nd round draft pick (Truck Robinson was later selected) and a future draft pick to the Los Angeles Lakers for Paul Stovall.

September 25, 1972

Waived Jeff Webb.

September 29, 1972

Waived Art Harris.

October 9, 1972

Waived John Wetzel.

October 10, 1972

Traded Mel Counts to the Philadelphia 76ers for a 1973 2nd round draft pick (Gary Melchionni was later selected).

November 22, 1972

Traded a 1973 2nd round draft pick (Allan Hornyak was later selected) to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Walt Wesley.

December 1, 1972

Waived Gus Johnson.

April 24, 1973

Drafted Mike Bantom in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Gary Melchionni in the 2nd round (33rd pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Joe Reaves in the 3rd round (42nd pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Steve Mitchell in the 3rd round (43rd pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ron Robinson in the 4th round (60th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Clinton Harris in the 5th round (77th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Gene Doyle in the 6th round (94th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jerry Bisbano in the 7th round (111th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jim Owens in the 8th round (128th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Sandy Smith in the 9th round (144th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Claude White in the 10th round (158th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Lynn Greer in the 11th round (170th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Lyman Williamson in the 12th round (179th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Kalevi Sarkalahti in the 13th round (186th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

April 26, 1973

Waived Bernie Fryer.