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1978-79 San Diego Clippers Transactions

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Record: 43-39, Finished 5th in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Gene Shue (43-39)

PTS/G: 113.1 (6th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 114.9 (22nd of 22)
SRS: -1.76 (15th of 22) ▪ Pace: 106.3 (11th of 22)
Off Rtg: 106.2 (4th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 107.9 (22nd of 22)
Expected W-L: 37-45 (15th of 22)

Arena: San Diego Sports Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

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

Date Type Transaction
July 15, 1978 Compensation

Received a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Gary Garland was later selected) as compensation for the Golden State Warriors signing Tom Abernethy as a veteran free agent.

August 4, 1978 Trade

Traded Tiny Archibald, Marvin Barnes, Billy Knight, a 1981 2nd round draft pick (Danny Ainge was later selected) and a 1983 2nd round draft pick (Rod Foster was later selected) to the Boston Celtics for Kevin Kunnert, Kermit Washington, Sidney Wicks and Freeman Williams.

September 19, 1978 Signing

Signed Connie Norman as a free agent.

September 25, 1978 Waiver

Waived Larry McNeill.

October 12, 1978 Trade

Traded a 1984 1st round draft pick (Charles Barkley was later selected) to the Philadelphia 76ers for World B. Free.

October 12, 1978 Waiver

Waived Bill Willoughby.

October 26, 1978 Signing

Signed Bob Bigelow as a free agent.

October 26, 1978 Trade

Traded Scott Lloyd to the Chicago Bulls for a 1981 3rd round draft pick (Sam Clancy was later selected).

November 6, 1978 Waiver

Waived Stan Pietkiewicz.

December 5, 1978 Waiver

Waived Connie Norman.

December 5, 1978 Signing

Signed John Olive as a free agent.

February 15, 1979 Signing

Signed Brian Taylor as a veteran free agent and sent a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Gary Garland was later selected) and a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Lawrence Butler was later selected) to the Denver Nuggets as compensation.

May 13, 1979 Signing

Signed Bill Walton as a veteran free agent and sent Kevin Kunnert, Kermit Washington and a 1980 1st round draft pick (Mike Gminski was later selected) to the Portland Trail Blazers as compensation.

June 15, 1979 Signing

Signed Bob Carrington as a free agent.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Tom Channel in the 3rd round (55th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Lionel Garrett in the 4th round (77th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Greg Joyner in the 5th round (99th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Bob Bender in the 6th round (119th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Jene Grey in the 7th round (139th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Renaldo Lawrence in the 8th round (158th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Mike Dodd in the 9th round (176th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1979 Draft

Drafted Greg Hunter in the 10th round (194th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.