49-33 (.598)
1st 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 Tom Nissalke
General Manager Ray Patterson
Team Owner Kenneth Schnitzer
Arena The Summit
Attendance 347,920 total
8,486 per game

1977 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
2 34 Larry Moffett
2 40 Robert Reid
3 62 Phil Bond
4 84 Rocky Smith
5 106 Ed Thompson
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