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49 Transactions

August 5, 2014

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Mike Miller.

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed James Jones.

The San Antonio Spurs signed JaMychal Green to a multi-year contract.

August 5, 2013

The Detroit Pistons signed Peyton Siva.

August 5, 2010

The Memphis Grizzlies signed Acie Law as a free agent.

The New Jersey Nets signed Sean May as a free agent.

August 5, 2009

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Primoz Brezec as a free agent.

August 5, 2008

The Miami Heat claimed Bobby Jones on waivers from the New York Knicks.

August 5, 2006

The Washington Wizards signed DeShawn Stevenson as a free agent.

August 5, 2005

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Rick Brunson as a free agent.

The Memphis Grizzlies signed Damon Stoudamire as a free agent.

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Deng Gai as a free agent.

The Dallas Mavericks signed Rawle Marshall as a free agent.

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Shavlik Randolph as a free agent.

August 5, 2004

The Chicago Bulls traded Jamal Crawford and Jerome Williams to the New York Knicks for Othella Harrington, Dikembe Mutombo, Cezary Trybanski and Frank Williams.

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Zendon Hamilton as a free agent.

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Mike James as a free agent.

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Robert Traylor as a free agent.

August 5, 2003

The Sacramento Kings traded Keon Clark, a 2004 2nd round draft pick (Luis Flores was later selected) and a 2007 2nd round draft pick (Stanko Barac was later selected) to the Utah Jazz for a 2004 2nd round draft pick (Ricky Minard was later selected).

August 5, 2002

The San Antonio Spurs traded Antonio Daniels, Amal McCaskill and Charles Smith to the Portland Trail Blazers for Erick Barkley, Steve Kerr and a 2003 2nd round draft pick (Andreas Glyniadakis was later selected).

The Detroit Pistons waived Mikki Moore.

August 5, 2001

The Miami Heat signed Kendall Gill as a free agent.

August 5, 2000

The New Jersey Nets signed Aaron Williams as a free agent.

August 5, 1999

The Boston Celtics signed Calbert Cheaney as a free agent.

The Toronto Raptors signed Dell Curry as a free agent.

The Phoenix Suns traded Pat Garrity, Danny Manning, a 2001 1st round draft pick (Jason Collins was later selected) and a 2002 1st round draft pick (Amar'e Stoudemire was later selected) to the Orlando Magic for Anfernee Hardaway.

The San Antonio Spurs signed Terry Porter as a free agent.

August 5, 1996

The Detroit Pistons signed Rick Mahorn as a free agent.

August 5, 1993

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Elliot Perry as a free agent.

August 5, 1992

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Bob McCann as a free agent.

August 5, 1985

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Tom Scheffler.

August 5, 1977

The New Orleans Jazz signed Truck Robinson as a veteran free agent and sent Ron Behagen and cash to the Atlanta Hawks as compensation.

The Detroit Pistons signed Don Adams as a veteran free agent and sent a 1978 3rd round draft pick (Ricky Gallon was later selected) to the Buffalo Braves as compensation.

August 5, 1976

The New Orleans Jazz traded a 1977 1st round draft pick (Kenny Carr was later selected), a 1978 1st round draft pick (Freeman Williams was later selected), a 1979 1st round draft pick (Magic Johnson was later selected) and a 1980 2nd round draft pick (Sam Worthen was later selected) to the Los Angeles Lakers for a 1977 2nd round draft pick (Essie Hollis was later selected) and a 1978 1st round draft pick (Jack Givens was later selected). This exchange was arranged as compensation for Utah signing veteran free agent Gail Goodrich on July 19, 1976.

The Portland Trail Blazers traded Steve Hawes and Geoff Petrie to the Atlanta Hawks for Maurice Lucas. This trade was for the 2nd pick in the ABA dispersal draft.

The Buffalo Braves traded a 1977 2nd round draft pick (Glenn Williams was later selected) to the Milwaukee Bucks for Bird Averitt. This trade was for the 7th pick in the ABA dispersal draft.

The Chicago Bulls selected Artis Gilmore from the Kentucky Colonels in the dispersal draft.

The Portland Trail Blazers selected Maurice Lucas from the Kentucky Colonels in the dispersal draft.

The Kansas City Kings selected Ron Boone from the Spirits of St. Louis in the dispersal draft.

The Detroit Pistons selected Marvin Barnes from the Spirits of St. Louis in the dispersal draft.

The Portland Trail Blazers selected Moses Malone from the Spirits of St. Louis in the dispersal draft.

The New York Knicks selected Randy Denton from the Spirits of St. Louis in the dispersal draft.

The Milwaukee Bucks selected Bird Averitt from the Kentucky Colonels in the dispersal draft.

The Indiana Pacers selected Wil Jones from the Kentucky Colonels in the dispersal draft.

The San Antonio Spurs selected Louie Dampier from the Kentucky Colonels in the dispersal draft.

The New York Nets selected Jan Van Breda Kolff from the Kentucky Colonels in the dispersal draft.

The Kansas City Kings selected Mike Barr from the Spirits of St. Louis in the dispersal draft.

The Philadelphia 76ers traded Fatty Taylor to the Denver Nuggets for a 1977 2nd round draft pick (Herm Harris was later selected).

August 5, 1958

The St. Louis Hawks traded Wayne Embry, Jim Palmer, Darrell Floyd, Gerry Calvert and Ken Sidle to the Cincinnati Royals for Clyde Lovellette. Lovellette was sent as player to be named later on September 16, 1958.