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1972-73 Seattle SuperSonics Transactions

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Record: 26-56, Finished 4th in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Nissalke (13-32), Bucky Buckwalter (13-24)

PTS/G: 103.7 (15th of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 109.6 (9th of 17)
SRS: -5.33 (14th of 17) ▪ Pace: 110.0 (11th of 17)
Off Rtg: 93.8 (15th of 17) ▪ Def Rtg: 99.1 (11th of 17)
Expected W-L: 26-56 (14th of 17)

Arena: Seattle Center Coliseum ▪ Attendance: NA

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

Date Type Transaction
August 15, 1972 Sale

Purchased John Brisker from the Philadelphia 76ers.

August 23, 1972 Trade

Traded Barry Clemens and Lenny Wilkens to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Butch Beard.

September 18, 1972 Sale

Sold Zaid Abdul-Aziz to the Houston Rockets.

October 9, 1972 Trade

Traded Pete Cross and Don Kojis to the Kansas City-Omaha Kings for Jim Fox and Dick Gibbs.

October 20, 1972 Trade

Traded Gar Heard and a 1973 3rd round draft pick (Martin Terry was later selected) to the Chicago Bulls for Kenny McIntosh.

December 6, 1972 Claim

Claimed Pete Cross on waivers from the Kansas City-Omaha Kings.

January 10, 1973 Firing

Fired Tom Nissalke as Head Coach.

January 10, 1973 Appointment

Appointed Bucky Buckwalter as Interim Head Coach.

February 26, 1973 Signing

Signed Charles Dudley as a free agent.

April 24, 1973 Draft

Drafted Mike Green in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

April 24, 1973 Draft

Drafted June Harris in the 4th round (56th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

April 24, 1973 Draft

Drafted Chuck Iverson in the 5th round (73rd pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

April 24, 1973 Draft

Drafted Bill McCoy in the 6th round (90th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

April 24, 1973 Draft

Drafted Jim Andrews in the 7th round (107th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

April 24, 1973 Draft

Drafted Wardell Jeffries in the 8th round (124th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

April 24, 1973 Draft

Drafted Greg Williams in the 9th round (141st pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

April 24, 1973 Draft

Drafted Bob Bodell in the 10th round (155th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

April 27, 1973 Waiver

Released Jim Ard.

May 11, 1973 Hiring

Hired Bill Russell as Head Coach.