44-38 (.537)
2nd place in Western Conference Midwest Division

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

Head Coach Herb Brown
General Manager Oscar Feldman
Team Owner Bill Davidson
Arena Cobo Arena
Attendance 303,792 total
7,410 per game

1977 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
2 36 Ben Poquette
3 58 John Irving
4 80 Bruce King
5 102 Jim Kennedy
6 124 Herb Nobles
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