1980 NBA Draft Pick Transactions

June 10, 1980

[I] = players who were later ruled ineligible by the NBA
yellow = data that is incomplete or uncertain

Overall # Round # -Team Transactions Player Drafted
Round 1
1 1-1
Pistons
Celtics

 

Traded • Bob McAdoo to Pistons for • 1980 first round pick (#1-Joe Barry Carroll) • 1980 first round pick (#13-Rickey Brown) on 1979-09-06 as compensation for Celtics signing of veteran free agent M.L. Carr from Pistons

Warriors

 

Traded • Robert Parish • 1980 first round pick (#3-Kevin McHale) to Celtics for • 1980 first round pick (#1-Joe Barry Carroll) • 1980 first round pick (#13-Rickey Brown) on 1980-06-09

  Joe Barry Carroll
2 1-2
Jazz
  Darrell Griffith
3 1-3
Warriors
Celtics

 

Traded • 1980 first round pick (#1-Joe Barry Carroll) • 1980 first round pick (#13-Rickey Brown) to Warriors for • Robert Parish • 1980 first round pick (#3-Kevin McHale) on 1980-06-09

  Kevin McHale
4 1-4
Bulls
  Kelvin Ransey
5 1-5
Nuggets
  James Ray
6 1-6
Nets
  Mike O'Koren
7 1-7
Clippers
Blazers

 

Received • Kevin Kunnert • Kermit Washington • 1980 first round pick (#7-Mike Gminski) • cash from Clippers on 1979-09-18 as compensation veteran free agent Bill Walton

Nets

 

Traded • Calvin Natt to Blazers for • Maurice Lucas • 1980 first round pick (#7-Mike Gminski) • 1981 first round pick (#10-Albert King) on 1980-02-08

  Mike Gminski
8 1-8
Pacers
76ers

 

Traded • Mel Bennett to Pacers for • 1980 first round pick (#8-Andrew Toney) on 1976-11-02

  Andrew Toney
9 1-9
Cavaliers
Clippers

 

Traded • Randy Smith to Cavaliers for • 1980 first round pick (#9-Michael Brooks) on 1979-09-21

  Michael Brooks
10 1-10
Blazers
  Ronnie Lester
11 1-11
Mavericks
  Kiki Vandeweghe
12 1-12
Knicks
  Mike Woodson
13 1-13
Wizards
Pistons

 

Received • 1980 first round pick (#13-Rickey Brown) • 1982 first round pick (#12-John Bagley) from Bullets as compensation for Pistons signing of free agent Kevin Porter on 1979-07-12

Celtics

 

Traded • Bob McAdoo to Pistons for • 1980 first round pick (#1-Joe Barry Carroll) • 1980 first round pick (#13-Rickey Brown) on 1979-09-06 as compensation for Celtics signing of veteran free agent M.L. Carr from Pistons

Warriors

 

Traded • Robert Parish • 1980 first round pick (#3-Kevin McHale) to Celtics for • 1980 first round pick (#1-Joe Barry Carroll) • 1980 first round pick (#13-Rickey Brown) on 1980-06-09

  Rickey Brown
14 1-14
Rockets
Wizards

 

Received • 1980 first round pick (#14-Wes Matthews) from Rockets as compensation for Rockets signing of free agent Tom Henderson on 1979-07-16

  Wes Matthews
15 1-15
Spurs
  Reggie Johnson
16 1-16
Kings
  Charles "Hawkeye" Whitney
17 1-17
Bucks
Pistons

 

Traded • Bob Lanier to Bucks for • Kent Benson • 1980 first round pick (#17-Larry Drew) on 1980-02-04

  Larry Drew
18 1-18
Hawks
  Don Collins
19 1-19
Suns
Jazz

 

Traded • Leonard "Truck" Robinson to Suns for • Marty Byrnes • Ron Lee • 1979 first round pick (#20-Larry Knight) • 1980 first round pick (#19-John Duren) • cash on 1979-01-12

  John Duren
20 1-20
Thunder
  Bill Hanzlik
21 1-21
76ers
  Monti Davis
22 1-22
Lakers
Cavaliers

 

Traded • Butch Lee • 1982 first round pick (#1-James Worthy) to Lakers for • Don Ford • 1980 first round pick (#22-Chad Kinch) on 1980-02-15

  Chad Kinch
23 1-23
Celtics
Pacers

 

Traded • Earl Tatum • cash to Celtics for • 1980 first round pick (#23-Carl Nicks) • cash on 1978-07-19

Nuggets

 

Traded • George McGinnis to Pacers for • Alex English • 1980 first round pick (#23-Carl Nicks) on 1980-02-01

  Carl Nicks
Round 2
24 2-1
Pistons
Warriors

 

Traded • Rickey Green to Pistons for • 1980 second round pick (#24-Larry Smith) • cash on 1978-10-09

  Larry Smith
25 2-2
Warriors
  Jeff Ruland
26 2-3
Jazz
Lakers

 

Sent • 1977 second round pick (#44-Essie Hollis) • 1978 first round pick (#16-Jack Givens) to Jazz and received • 1977 first round pick (#6-Kenny Carr) • 1978 first round pick (#8-Freeman Williams) • 1979 first round pick (#1-Earvin "Magic" Johnson) • 1980 second round pick (#26-Sam Worthen) from Jazz on 1976-08-05 as compensation for Lakers 1976-07-19 signing of free agent Gail Goodrich

Bulls

 

Traded • Mark Landsberger to Lakers for • Oliver Mack • 1980 second round pick (#26-Sam Worthen) • 1981 second round pick (#28-Gene Banks) • cash on 1980-02-13

  Sam Worthen
27 2-4
Nuggets
Nets

 

Received • 1980 second round pick (#27-John Stroud) from Nuggets on 1978-07-08 as compensation for free agent Kim Hughes

Rockets

 

Traded • Mike Newlin to Nets for • 1980 second round pick (#27-John Stroud) • cash on 1979-10-12

  John Stroud
28 2-5
Bulls
Hawks

 

Traded • John Brown to Bulls for • 1980 second round pick (#28-Craig Shelton) on 1978-10-08

  Craig Shelton
29 2-6
Nets
Pacers

 

Traded • John Williamson to Nets for • Bob Carrington • 1980 second round pick (#29-Louis Orr) • 1981 second round pick (#25-Brian Jackson) on 1978-01-27

  Louis Orr
30 2-7
Clippers
Pacers

 

Received • 1980 second round pick (#30-Kenny Natt) • cash from Braves (later Clippers) on 1977-10-03 as compensation for free agent Wil Jones

  Kenny Natt
31 2-8
Cavaliers
Lakers

 

Traded • Kenny Carr to Cavaliers for • 1980 second round pick (#31-Wayne Robinson) • 1981 second round pick (#28-Gene Banks) on 1979-10-24

  Wayne Robinson
32 2-9
Pacers
Blazers

 

Traded • David "Corky" Calhoun to Pacers for • 1980 second round pick (#32-David Lawrence) on 1978-06-30

  David Lawrence
33 2-10
Blazers
  Bruce Collins
34 2-11
Mavericks
  Roosevelt Bouie
35 2-12
Wizards
  Ricky Mahorn
36 2-13
Knicks
  DeWayne Scales
37 2-14
Spurs
Lakers

 

Traded • Irv Kiffin to Spurs for • 1980 second round pick (#37-Clarence "Butch" Carter) on 1979-10-05

  Clarence "Butch" Carter
38 2-15
Rockets
  Terry Stotts
39 2-16
Kings
Spurs

 

Traded • Mike Green to Kings for • 1980 second round pick (#39-Michael Wiley) • cash on 1979-09-13

  Michael Wiley
40 2-17
Bucks
Kings

 

Traded • Richard Washington to Bucks for • Ernie Grunfeld • 1980 second round pick (#40-Dick Miller) • cash on 1979-10-09

Pacers

 

Traded • Len Elmore to Kings for • 1980 second round pick (#40-Dick Miller) • future considerations (?) on 1979-11-27

  Dick Miller
41 2-18
Hawks
Jazz

 

Traded • Ron Lee to Hawks for • 1980 second round pick (#41-Jawann Oldham) • 1981 second round pick (#29-Eddie Johnson) • future considerations (?) on 1979-10-10

Nuggets

 

Traded • Tom Boswell to Jazz for • 1980 second round pick (#41-Jawann Oldham) on 1979-11-20

  Jawann Oldham
42 2-19
Suns
  Kimberly Belton
43 2-20
Thunder
Rockets

 

Traded • John Johnson to Sonics for • 1979 second round pick (#42-Paul Mokeski) • 1980 second round pick (#43-Billy Williams) on 1977-10-22

  Billy Williams
44 2-21
76ers
  Clyde Austin
45 2-22
Lakers
Pistons

 

Received • 1980 second round pick (#45-Brad Branson) from Lakers on 1978-??-?? as compensation for veteran free agent Jim Price

 

This entire progression not 100% sure.

 

This progression is correct as per 1980-81 NBA Guide.

Jazz

 

Received • 1980 second round pick (#45-Brad Branson) • $125K cash from Pistons on 1979-11-27 as compensation for free agent Ben Poquette and free agent Jim McElroy

Hawks

 

Traded • cash to Jazz for • 1980 second round pick (#45-Brad Branson) • 1980 third round pick (#64-Jonathan Moore) on 1980-01-24

Pistons

 

Traded • Jim McElroy to Hawks for • Ron Lee • 1980 second round pick (#45-Brad Branson) • 1980 third round pick (#64-Jonathan Moore) on 1980-01-24

Brad Branson
46 2-23
Celtics
  Arnette Hallman
Round 3
47 3-1
Pistons
Nuggets

 

Traded • Jim Price • 1979 first round pick (#15-Phil Hubbard) to Pistons for • Ralph Simpson • 1979 second round pick (#25-Oliver Mack) • 1980 third round pick (#47-Kurt Nimphius) on 1978-02-01

  Kurt Nimphius
48 3-2
Jazz
Nuggets

 

Traded • Robert Smith to Jazz for • 1980 third round pick (#48-Eddie Lee) • 1981 second round pick (#34-Kenneth Green) on 1979-10-09

  Eddie Lee
49 3-3
Warriors
  John Virgil
50 3-4
Bulls
  James Wilkes
51 3-5
Nuggets
  Ron Valentine
52 3-6
Nets
  Lowes Moore
53 3-7
Clippers
Cavaliers

 

Traded • Bobby "Bingo" Smith to Clippers for • 1980 third round pick (#53-Stuart House) • future considerations (?) on 1979-10-27

  Stuart House
54 3-8
Pacers
Celtics

 

Received • 1980 third round pick (#54-Ron Perry) from Pacers on 1979-08-22 as compensation for free agent Frankie Sanders

  Ron Perry
55 3-9
Cavaliers
  Wayne Abrams
56 3-10
Blazers
  Mike Harper
57 3-11
Mavericks
  Dave Britton
58 3-12
Knicks
  Kurt Rambis
59 3-13
Wizards
Suns

 

Traded • rights to Steve Malovic to Bullets for • 1979 first round pick (#22-Kyle Macy) • 1980 third round pick (#59-John Campbell) on 1979-06-22

  John Campbell
60 3-14
Rockets
Spurs

 

Traded • Billy Paultz to Rockets for • John Shumate • 1980 third round pick (#60-Lavon Mercer) • cash on 1980-01-17

  Lavon Mercer
61 3-15
Spurs
  Rich Yonakor
62 3-16
Kings
  Tony Murphy
63 3-17
Bucks
  Al Beal
64 3-18
Hawks
Jazz

 

Traded 1974 first round pick (#10-Mike Sojourner), 1975 first round pick (#1-David Thompson), 1975 second round pick (#19-Bill Willoughby), 1976 second round pick (#23-Alex English), second and third picks in expansion draft (Bob Kaufmann) (Dean Meminger) to Hawks for Pete Maravich, 1980 third round pick (#64-Jonathan Moore) on 1974-05-03

 

Pick was traded from Jazz to Hawks as part of the 1974 Pete Maravich trade per the 1980-06-28 issue of The Sporting News and Jazz media guide. But numerous other sources with information on that trade do not show any third round pick involved.

 

Pistons third round pick Jonathan Moore "Detroit (from Atlanta through Utah and Atlanta" per AP

Hawks

 

Traded • cash to Jazz for • 1980 second round pick (#45-Brad Branson) • 1980 third round pick (#64-Jonathan Moore) on 1980-01-24

Pistons

 

Traded • Jim McElroy to Hawks for • Ron Lee • 1980 second round pick (#45-Brad Branson) • 1980 third round pick (#64-Jonathan Moore) on 1980-01-24

  Jonathan Moore
65 3-19
Suns
  Doug True
66 3-20
Thunder
  Carl Bailey
67 3-21
76ers
  Reggie Gaines
68 3-22
Lakers
Cavaliers

 

Traded • Jim Chones to Lakers for • Dave Robisch • 1980 third round pick (#68-Ron Jones) on 1979-10-05

  Ron Jones
69 3-23
Celtics
  Donald Newman
Round 4
70 4-1
Pistons
  Darwin Cook
71 4-2
Warriors
  Robert Scott
72 4-3
Jazz
  Alan Taylor
73 4-4
Nuggets
  Sammie Ellis
74 4-5
Bulls
  Ron Charles
75 4-6
Nets
  Rory Sparrow
76 4-7
Clippers
  Ed Odom
77 4-8
Cavaliers
  Murray Brown
78 4-9
Pacers
  Rich Branning
79 4-10
Blazers
  Kelvin Henderson
80 4-11
Mavericks
  David Johnson
81 4-12
Wizards
  Francois Wise
82 4-13
Knicks
  Joseph Chmelich
83 4-14
Spurs
  Calvin Roberts
84 4-15
Rockets
  Dean Hunger
85 4-16
Kings
76ers

 

Unknown.

 

76ers fourth round Billy Bryant "Philadelphia from Kansas City" per AP

 

Marlon Redmond?

  Billy Bryant
86 4-17
Bucks
  Jeff Wolf
87 4-18
Hawks
Lakers

 

Unknown.

 

Tony Robertson? — The Register section of the 1978-79 NBA Guide says Roberston was traded for a draft choice [singular], but the 1979 and 1980 TSN draft coverage issues both show picks going from the Hawks to the Lakers for him.

 

Lakers traded Connie Hawkins to Hawks for draft picks (?-?) on 1975-08-08 ???

  Tony Jackson
88 4-19
Suns
  Leroy Stampley
89 4-20
Thunder
  Gary Ray Hooker
90 4-21
76ers
  Harold Hubbard
91 4-22
Lakers
  Ron Baxter
92 4-23
Celtics
  Kevin Hamilton
Round 5
93 5-1
Pistons
  Tony Fuller
94 5-2
Jazz
  Wally West
95 5-3
Warriors
  Don Carlino
96 5-4
Bulls
  Mike Campbell
97 5-5
Nuggets
  James Patrick
98 5-6
Nets
  Aaron Curry
99 5-7
Clippers
  Wally Rank
100 5-8
Pacers
  Joe Galvin
101 5-9
Cavaliers
  LaVon Williams
102 5-10
Blazers
  Larry Belin
103 5-11
Mavericks
  Darrell Allums
104 5-12
Knicks
  William Carey
105 5-13
Wizards
  Daryl Strickland
106 5-14
Rockets
  Albert Jones
107 5-15
Spurs
  Gib Hinz
108 5-16
Kings
  Kevin Blakley
109 5-17
Bucks
  Ken Jones
110 5-18
Hawks
  Mike Doyle
111 5-19
Suns
  Mark Stevens
112 5-20
Thunder
  Lenny Horton
113 5-21
76ers
  Jim Swaney
114 5-22
Lakers
  Rick Raivio
115 5-23
Celtics
  Rufus Harris
Round 6
116 6-1
Pistons
  Tony Turner
117 6-2
Warriors
  Neil Bresnahan
118 6-3
Jazz
  Ken Cunningham
119 6-4
Nuggets
  Ernie Hill
120 6-5
Bulls
  Bernard Rencher
121 6-6
Nets
  Rick Mattick
122 6-7
Clippers
  Londale Theus
123 6-8
Cavaliers
  Antonio Martin
124 6-9
Pacers
  Randy Owens
125 6-10
Blazers
  Perry Mirkovich
126 6-11
Mavericks
  Leroy Jackson
127 6-12
Wizards
  Ken Dancy
128 6-13
Knicks
  Kelvin Hicks
129 6-14
Spurs
  Dean Uthoff
130 6-15
Rockets
  Everette Jefferson
131 6-16
Kings
  Kent Grooms
132 6-17
Bucks
  Alex Gilbert
133 6-18
Hawks
  Mike Zagardo
134 6-19
Suns
  Coby Leavitt
135 6-20
Thunder
  Jim Strickland
136 6-21
76ers
  Donald Cooper
137 6-22
Lakers
  Odis Boddie
138 6-23
Celtics
  Kenny Evans
Round 7
139 7-1
Pistons
  Carl Pierce
140 7-2
Jazz
  Dave Colescott
141 7-3
Warriors
  Lorenzo Romar
142 7-4
Bulls
  Robert Byrd
143 7-5
Nuggets
  Tommy Springer
144 7-6
Nets
  Larry Spicer
145 7-7
Clippers
  Paul Anderson
146 7-8
Pacers
  Charles Naddaff
147 7-9
Cavaliers
  Leroy Berry
148 7-10
Blazers
  Gig Sims
149 7-11
Mavericks
  Tony Forch
150 7-12
Knicks
  Bobby Turner
151 7-13
Wizards
  Karl Godine
152 7-14
Rockets
  Joe Nehls
153 7-15
Spurs
  Allan Zahn
154 7-16
Kings
  Arnold McDowell
155 7-17
Bucks
  Ron White
156 7-18
Hawks
  Charles Hightower
157 7-19
Suns
  Ron Williams
158 7-20
Thunder
  Carl Ervin
159 7-21
76ers
  Richard Smith
160 7-22
Lakers
  Charley Davis [I]
161 7-23
Celtics
  Les Hanson
Round 8
162 8-1
Pistons
  Leroy Loggins
163 8-2
Warriors
  Kurt Kanaskie
164 8-3
Jazz
  Jim Brandon
165 8-4
Nuggets
  Frank Johnson [I]
166 8-5
Bulls
  Modzel Greer
167 8-6
Nets
  Lloyd Terry
168 8-7
Cavaliers
  Jim Ellinghausen
169 8-8
Pacers
  Steve Stielper
170 8-9
Blazers
  John Stroeder
171 8-10
Mavericks
  Clarence Kea
172 8-11
Wizards
  Rich Valavicious
173 8-12
Knicks
  James Salters
174 8-13
Spurs
  Bill Bailey
175 8-14
Rockets
  Rosie Barnes
176 8-15
Kings
  Kevin Singleton [I]
177 8-16
Bucks
  Keith Valentine
178 8-17
Hawks
  Larry Lawrence [I]
179 8-18
Suns
  Jim Conolly
180 8-19
Thunder
  Al Dutch
181 8-20
76ers
  Martin Lemelle
182 8-21
Lakers
  Melvin Hooker
183 8-22
Celtics
  Steve Wright
Round 9
184 9-1
Pistons
  Terry Dupris
185 9-2
Jazz
  Paul Renfro
186 9-3
Warriors
  Billy Reid
187 9-4
Bulls
  Jay Shidler
188 9-5
Nuggets
  Jim Graziano
189 9-6
Nets
  Barry Young
190 9-7
Pacers
  Scott Rogers
191 9-8
Cavaliers
  Melvin Crafter
192 9-9
Blazers
  Rich Boucher
193 9-10
Mavericks
  Ken Williams
194 9-11
Knicks
  Don Wiley
195 9-12
Wizards
  Clinton Wyatt
196 9-13
Spurs
  Al Williams
197 9-14
Kings
  Charley Cole
198 9-15
Bucks
  Del Yarbrough
199 9-16
Hawks
  Stanley Lamb
200 9-17
Suns
  Keith French
201 9-18
Thunder
  Jim Tillman
202 9-19
76ers
  Luke Griffin
203 9-20
Celtics
  Brian Jung
Round 10
204 10-1
Pistons
  Steve Johnson [I]
205 10-2
Warriors
  Tim Higgins
206 10-3
Jazz
  Leroy Coleman
207 10-4
Nuggets
  Earl Sango
208 10-5
Bulls
  Billy Foster
209 10-6
Nets
  Durand "Rudy" Macklin [I]
210 10-7
Pacers
  John Bates
211 10-8
Blazers
  Dave Kufeld
212 10-9
Mavericks
  Tom Morgan
213 10-10
Wizards
  Don Youman
214 10-11
Knicks
  Gerald Ross
215 10-12
Spurs
  Steve Schall
216 10-13
Rockets
  Ed Turner [I]
217 10-14
Kings
  Johnny Nash [I]
218 10-15
Bucks
  Melvin Crayton
219 10-16
Hawks
  Mickey Dilliard [I]
220 10-17
Suns
  Randy Carroll
221 10-18
Thunder
  Kent Williams
222 10-19
76ers
  Joe Hand
223 10-20
Celtics
  John Nolan