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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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October 12, 1978

Waived Clay Johnson.

October 16, 1978

Keith Herron claimed on waivers by the Atlanta Hawks.

November 3, 1978

Signed Willie Smith as a free agent.

December 15, 1978

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

Waived Kim Anderson.

February 17, 1979

Signed Ira Terrell as a free agent.

February 19, 1979

Waived Jim McMillian.

May 13, 1979

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

May 25, 1979

Waived Lloyd Neal.

June 25, 1979

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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