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1976-77 Seattle SuperSonics Transactions

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Record: 40-42, Finished 4th in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Russell (40-42)

PTS/G: 104.0 (18th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 105.5 (8th of 22)
SRS: -1.43 (15th of 22) ▪ Pace: 106.8 (13th of 22)
Off Rtg: 96.7 (20th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 98.2 (6th of 22)
Expected W-L: 37-45 (15th of 22)

Arena: Seattle Center Coliseum ▪ Attendance: NA

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1976 to June 30, 1977.
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Transactions

Date Type Transaction
September 2, 1976 Sale

Sold Herm Gilliam to the Portland Trail Blazers.

September 2, 1976 Trade

Traded future considerations to the Portland Trail Blazers for LaRue Martin.

September 15, 1976 Signing

Signed Mike Green as a free agent.

November 1, 1976 Waiver

Waived Norton Barnhill.

November 26, 1976 Signing

Zaid Abdul-Aziz signed as a veteran free agent with the Buffalo Braves; received FROM_TRADE as compensation.

December 13, 1976 Trade

Traded Leonard Gray to the Washington Bullets for Nick Weatherspoon.

January 27, 1977 Sale

Purchased James Donaldson from the New York Nets.

January 28, 1977 Signing

Signed Bob Love as a free agent.

March 18, 1977 Trade

Traded Bayard Forrest to the Phoenix Suns for a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Paul Mokeski was later selected).

May 4, 1977 Resignation

Bill Russell resigns as Head Coach.

May 13, 1977 Hiring

Hired Bob Hopkins as Head Coach.

May 24, 1977 Trade

Traded Tom Burleson, Bob Wilkerson and a 1977 2nd round draft pick (Steve Sheppard was later selected) to the Denver Nuggets for Paul Silas, Marvin Webster and Willie Wise.

June 10, 1977 Draft

Drafted Jack Sikma in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

June 10, 1977 Draft

Drafted Joe Hassett in the 3rd round (52nd pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

June 10, 1977 Draft

Drafted Jim Cooper in the 4th round (74th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

June 10, 1977 Draft

Drafted Dale Haberman in the 5th round (96th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

June 10, 1977 Draft

Drafted Bucky O'Brien in the 6th round (118th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

June 10, 1977 Draft

Drafted Billy Reynolds in the 7th round (138th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

June 10, 1977 Draft

Drafted Jeff Frey in the 8th round (158th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.