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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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September 2, 1976

Sold Herm Gilliam to the Portland Trail Blazers.

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

September 15, 1976

Signed Mike Green as a free agent.

November 1, 1976

Waived Norton Barnhill.

November 26, 1976

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

December 13, 1976

Traded Leonard Gray to the Washington Bullets for Nick Weatherspoon.

January 27, 1977

Sold Mike Bantom to the New York Nets.

January 28, 1977

Signed Bob Love as a free agent.

March 18, 1977

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

May 24, 1977

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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