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1980-81 Seattle SuperSonics Transactions

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Record: 34-48, Finished 6th in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Lenny Wilkens (34-48)

PTS/G: 104.0 (20th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 105.7 (5th of 23)
SRS: -1.84 (17th of 23) ▪ Pace: 100.3 (19th of 23)
Off Rtg: 103.2 (19th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 104.8 (10th of 23)
Expected W-L: 37-45 (17th of 23)

Arena: King County Domed Stadium ▪ Attendance: 675,097 (1st of 23)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1980 to June 30, 1981.
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August 8, 1980

Signed Dennis Awtrey as a veteran free agent and sent a 1981 2nd round draft pick (Ed Rains was later selected) to the Chicago Bulls as compensation.

September 26, 1980

Waived Carl Bailey.

October 8, 1980

Waived Ron Davis.

November 3, 1980

Traded a 1981 4th round draft pick (Lewis Lloyd was later selected) to the Golden State Warriors for Rudy White.

November 24, 1980

Traded a 1981 3rd round draft pick (Mark Radford was later selected) to the San Antonio Spurs for John Shumate.

December 1, 1980

Traded John Shumate to the San Antonio Spurs for a 1981 3rd round draft pick (Mark Radford was later selected).

Released John Shumate.

December 2, 1980

Traded a 1983 2nd round draft pick (Jim Thomas was later selected) and a 1984 2nd round draft pick (Ben Coleman was later selected) to the Atlanta Hawks for Armond Hill.

December 16, 1980

Waived Rudy White.

January 19, 1981

Signed Jacky Dorsey as a free agent.

June 8, 1981

Signed Carl Bailey as a free agent.

June 9, 1981

Drafted Danny Vranes in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 1981 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mark Radford in the 3rd round (53rd pick) of the 1981 NBA Draft.

Drafted Andra Griffin in the 5th round (99th pick) of the 1981 NBA Draft.

Drafted Earl Banks in the 6th round (122nd pick) of the 1981 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tom Sienkiewicz in the 7th round (145th pick) of the 1981 NBA Draft.

June 18, 1981

Signed Gus Williams as a free agent.