43-39 (.524)
4th place in Eastern Conference Central Division

Several ABA teams entered the NBA as expansion teams under the terms of the NBA-ABA merger

Head Coach Bill Fitch
General Manager Bill Fitch
Team Owner Nick Mileti
Arena Coliseum at Richfield
Attendance 570,445 total
13,913 per game

1977 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
2 33 Ed Jordan
3 55 Steve Grote
4 77 Melvin Jones
5 99 Al Smith
6 121 Ron Cox
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