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1977-78 Seattle SuperSonics Transactions

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Record: 47-35, Finished 3rd in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bob Hopkins (5-17), Lenny Wilkens (42-18)

PTS/G: 104.5 (18th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 102.9 (2nd of 22)
SRS: 1.48 (6th of 22) ▪ Pace: 104.8 (16th of 22)
Off Rtg: 99.2 (19th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 97.7 (3rd of 22)
Expected W-L: 45-37 (6th of 22)

Arena: Seattle Center Coliseum ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1978 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Finals (4-3) versus Washington Bullets  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference Finals (4-2) versus Denver Nuggets  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference Semifinals (4-2) versus Portland Trail Blazers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference First Round (2-1) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1977 to June 30, 1978.
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July 18, 1977

Signed Al Fleming as a free agent.

September 7, 1977

Waived Willie Norwood.

September 28, 1977

Waived Nick Weatherspoon.

October 17, 1977

Signed Gus Williams as a veteran free agent and sent cash to the Golden State Warriors as compensation.

October 22, 1977

Traded a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Paul Mokeski was later selected) and a 1980 2nd round draft pick (Billy Williams was later selected) to the Houston Rockets for John Johnson.

November 11, 1977

Waived Willie Wise.

Waived Dean Tolson.

Traded a 1978 1st round draft pick (Ron Brewer was later selected) and a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Andrew Fields was later selected) to the Portland Trail Blazers for Wally Walker.

November 12, 1977

Traded Mike Green to the San Antonio Spurs for a 1978 2nd round draft pick (Kevin McDonald was later selected) and a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Andrew Fields was later selected).

January 4, 1978

Traded Slick Watts to the New Orleans Jazz for a 1981 1st round draft pick (Danny Vranes was later selected).

January 6, 1978

Signed Al Fleming as a free agent.

June 9, 1978

Drafted James Lee in the 2nd round (39th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

Traded a 1978 1st round draft pick (Rod Griffin was later selected) to the Denver Nuggets for Tom LaGarde.

Drafted Ralph Drollinger in the 5th round (105th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

Drafted Billy Lewis in the 4th round (83rd pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

Drafted Dave Baxter in the 3rd round (61st pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

Drafted Kevin McDonald in the 2nd round (42nd pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.