29Mar71 Draft Elmore Smith, Fred Hilton, Spencer Haywood (who had signed as an
undergraduate with Seattle) and Randy Smith .... 26Jul71 Trade May and Gilliam to Atlanta for
Walt Hazzard and Jerry Chambers .... Hazzard changes his named to Mahdi Abdul-Rahman ....
13Oct71 After an opening game loss, Schayes is replaced as coach with John McCarthy ....
18Jan72 Kauffman plays in the All-Star Game .... Smith is named to the NBA All-Rookie Team
.... Do not qualify for the playoffs