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1978-79 Portland Trail Blazers Transactions

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Record: 45-37, Finished 4th in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jack Ramsay (45-37)

PTS/G: 108.4 (14th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 107.1 (4th of 22)
SRS: 1.12 (11th of 22) ▪ Pace: 103.4 (17th of 22)
Off Rtg: 104.3 (11th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 103.1 (9th of 22)
Expected W-L: 44-38 (10th of 22)

Arena: Memorial Coliseum ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1979 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference First Round (1-2) versus Phoenix Suns  (Series Stats)

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

Date Type Transaction
October 12, 1978 Waiver

Waived Clay Johnson.

October 16, 1978 Claim

Keith Herron claimed on waivers by the Atlanta Hawks.

November 3, 1978 Signing

Signed Willie Smith as a free agent.

December 15, 1978 Signing

Signed Jim McMillian as a veteran free agent and sent a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Kim Goetz was later selected) to the New York Knicks as compensation.

January 16, 1979 Waiver

Waived Kim Anderson.

February 17, 1979 Signing

Signed Ira Terrell as a free agent.

February 19, 1979 Waiver

Waived Jim McMillian.

May 13, 1979 Signing

Bill Walton signed as a veteran free agent with the San Diego Clippers; received Kevin Kunnert, Kermit Washington and a 1980 1st round draft pick (Mike Gminski was later selected) as compensation.

May 25, 1979 Waiver

Waived Lloyd Neal.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Jim Paxson in the 1st round (12th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Andrew Fields in the 2nd round (40th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Mickey Fox in the 3rd round (56th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Daryll Robinson in the 4th round (78th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Matt White in the 5th round (100th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Ray Ellis in the 6th round (120th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Jeff Tropf in the 7th round (140th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Willie Pounds in the 8th round (159th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Stan Eckwood in the 9th round (177th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Kelvin Small in the 10th round (195th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.