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40 Transactions

December 18, 2014

The Dallas Mavericks traded Jae Crowder, Jameer Nelson, Brandan Wright, a 2016 1st round draft pick and a 2016 2nd round draft pick to the Boston Celtics for Dwight Powell and Rajon Rondo. (Boston also receives $13M trade exception.)

The Boston Celtics waived Vitor Faverani.

December 18, 2010

The Orlando Magic traded Rashard Lewis to the Washington Wizards for Gilbert Arenas.

The Orlando Magic traded Vince Carter, Marcin Gortat, Mickael Pietrus, cash and a 2011 1st round draft pick (Nikola Mirotic was later selected) to the Phoenix Suns for Earl Clark, Jason Richardson and Hedo Turkoglu.

December 18, 2007

The Memphis Grizzlies waived Tarence Kinsey.

December 18, 2004

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Eddie House as a free agent.

December 18, 2002

In a 3-team trade, the Denver Nuggets traded James Posey to the Houston Rockets; the Houston Rockets traded a 2004 2nd round draft pick (Vassilis Spanoulis was later selected) to the Denver Nuggets; the Houston Rockets traded Kenny Thomas to the Philadelphia 76ers; and the Philadelphia 76ers traded Mark Bryant, Art Long and a 2005 1st round draft pick (Joey Graham was later selected) to the Denver Nuggets.

The Denver Nuggets waived Kenny Satterfield.

December 18, 2001

The Miami Heat signed Mike James as a free agent.

The Sacramento Kings waived Jabari Smith.

December 18, 2000

The Seattle SuperSonics waived Pervis Ellison.

December 18, 1997

The Detroit Pistons traded Aaron McKie, Theo Ratliff and a 2003 1st round draft pick (Carlos Delfino was later selected) to the Philadelphia 76ers for Eric Montross, Jerry Stackhouse and a 2005 2nd round draft pick (Alex Acker was later selected).

December 18, 1996

The San Antonio Spurs signed Stephen Howard as a free agent.

The Orlando Magic signed Kenny Smith as a free agent.

The Chicago Bulls waived Thomas Hamilton.

December 18, 1995

The Minnesota Timberwolves fired Bill Blair as Head Coach.

The Minnesota Timberwolves hired Flip Saunders as Head Coach.

December 18, 1994

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Eric Riley as a free agent.

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Negele Knight.

December 18, 1993

The New York Knicks signed Corey Gaines as a free agent.

December 18, 1992

The San Antonio Spurs fired Jerry Tarkanian as Head Coach.

The San Antonio Spurs appointed Rex Hughes as Interim Head Coach.

The San Antonio Spurs hired John Lucas as Head Coach.

December 18, 1991

The Minnesota Timberwolves waived Myron Brown.

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Bobby Phills.

December 18, 1990

The Utah Jazz waived Chris Munk.

December 18, 1989

The Sacramento Kings waived Greg Stokes.

The Sacramento Kings signed Mike Williams as a free agent.

December 18, 1986

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Cedric Henderson.

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Jim Lampley.

The San Antonio Spurs traded Kevin Duckworth to the Portland Trail Blazers for Walter Berry.

December 18, 1984

The Houston Rockets waived Phil Ford.

The New Jersey Nets waived Tom LaGarde.

The San Antonio Spurs traded Fred Roberts to the Utah Jazz for a 1986 2nd round draft pick (Lemone Lampley was later selected) and a 1988 2nd round draft pick (Jeff Moe was later selected).

The Atlanta Hawks waived Sidney Lowe.

The Atlanta Hawks waived Walker Russell.

December 18, 1981

The Phoenix Suns waived John McCullough.

December 18, 1959

Andrew Levane resigns as Head Coach for New York Knicks.

The New York Knicks hired Carl Braun as Head Coach.

December 18, 1957

Charles Eckman resigns as Head Coach for Fort Wayne Pistons.