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1979-80 Washington Bullets Transactions

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Record: 39-43, Finished 3rd in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dick Motta (39-43)

PTS/G: 107.0 (18th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 109.5 (13th of 22)
SRS: -2.27 (16th of 22) ▪ Pace: 102.6 (13th of 22)
Off Rtg: 103.2 (19th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 105.7 (11th of 22)
Expected W-L: 34-48 (16th of 22)

Arena: Capital Centre ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1980 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference First Round (0-2) versus Philadelphia 76ers  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1979 to June 30, 1980.
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July 12, 1979

Signed Kevin Porter as a veteran free agent and sent a 1980 1st round draft pick (Rickey Brown was later selected) and a 1982 1st round draft pick (John Bagley was later selected) to the Detroit Pistons as compensation.

July 16, 1979

Tom Henderson signed as a veteran free agent with the Houston Rockets; received a 1980 1st round draft pick (Wes Matthews was later selected) as compensation.

September 13, 1979

Signed Gus Bailey as a free agent.

November 21, 1979

Traded Steve Malovic to the San Diego Clippers for a 1982 2nd round draft pick (Bryan Warrick was later selected).

December 4, 1979

Waived Gus Bailey.

Traded a 1981 3rd round draft pick (Frank Brickowski was later selected) to the New York Knicks for Jim Cleamons.

December 5, 1979

Traded Phil Chenier to the Indiana Pacers for future considerations.

February 4, 1980

Traded Roger Phegley to the New Jersey Nets for John Williamson and a 1981 2nd round draft pick (Steve Lingenfelter was later selected).

March 22, 1980

Signed Ron Behagen as a free agent.

May 28, 1980

Lost Jim Cleamons to the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA expansion draft.

June 10, 1980

Drafted Wes Matthews in the 1st round (14th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Rick Mahorn in the 2nd round (35th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Francois Wise in the 4th round (81st pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Daryl Strickland in the 5th round (105th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ken Dancy in the 6th round (127th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Karl Godine in the 7th round (151st pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Rich Valavicious in the 8th round (170th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Clinton Wyatt in the 9th round (191st pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Drafted Don Youman in the 10th round (207th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Traded a 1981 2nd round draft pick (Sam Williams was later selected) to the Golden State Warriors for Jeff Ruland.