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1979-80 Seattle SuperSonics Transactions

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Record: 56-26, Finished 2nd in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Lenny Wilkens (56-26)

PTS/G: 108.5 (12th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 103.8 (3rd of 22)
SRS: 4.24 (3rd of 22) ▪ Pace: 101.8 (16th of 22)
Off Rtg: 105.8 (8th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 101.2 (3rd of 22)
Expected W-L: 53-29 (3rd of 22)

Arena: King County Domed Stadium ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1980 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference Finals (1-4) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference Semifinals (3-4) versus Milwaukee Bucks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference First Round (1-2) versus Portland Trail Blazers  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1979 to June 30, 1980.
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October 9, 1979

Waived Joe Hassett.

Waived Jackie Robinson.

October 11, 1979

Waived Dennis Awtrey.

May 21, 1980

Traded Paul Silas (coach) to the San Diego Clippers for a 1985 2nd round draft pick (Calvin Duncan was later selected).

May 28, 1980

Lost Tom LaGarde to the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA expansion draft.

June 4, 1980

Traded Dennis Johnson to the Phoenix Suns for Paul Westphal.

June 10, 1980

Drafted Bill Hanzlik in the 1st round (20th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Carl Bailey in the 3rd round (66th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Gary Ray Hooker in the 4th round (89th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Lenny Horton in the 5th round (112th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jim Strickland in the 6th round (135th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Carl Ervin in the 7th round (158th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Al Dutch in the 8th round (176th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jim Tillman in the 9th round (197th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Kent Williams in the 10th round (212th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Signed Ron Davis as a free agent.