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1983-84 NBA Transactions

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League Champion: Boston Celtics

Most Valuable Player: Larry Bird (24.2/10.1/6.6)
Rookie of the Year: Ralph Sampson (21.0/11.1/2.0)

PPG Leader: Adrian Dantley (30.6)
RPG Leader: Moses Malone (13.4)
APG Leader: Magic Johnson (13.1)
WS Leader: Adrian Dantley (14.6)

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Transactions listed are from July 1, 1983 to June 30, 1984.
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Transactions

Date Type From To Transaction
July 5, 1983 Trade ATL WSB

The Atlanta Hawks traded Tom McMillen and a 1984 2nd round draft pick (Tony Costner was later selected) to the Washington Bullets for Randy Wittman.

July 7, 1983 Hiring CHI

The Chicago Bulls hired Kevin Loughery as Head Coach.

July 11, 1983 Sale WSB SAS

The Washington Bullets sold Dave Batton to the San Antonio Spurs.

July 22, 1983 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics waived Tiny Archibald.

August 1, 1983 Signing BOS MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Tiny Archibald as a free agent.

August 3, 1983 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Ed Rains.

August 9, 1983 Waiver SDC

The San Diego Clippers waived Joe Cooper.

August 12, 1983 Trade DAL NJN

The Dallas Mavericks traded Kelvin Ransey to the New Jersey Nets for Foots Walker, a 1984 2nd round draft pick (Tom Sluby was later selected) and a 1985 1st round draft pick (Bill Wennington was later selected).

August 16, 1983 Trade CLE GSW

The Cleveland Cavaliers traded Darren Tillis to the Golden State Warriors for a 1986 2nd round draft pick (Johnny Newman was later selected).

August 18, 1983 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Dave Cowens.

August 18, 1983 Trade POR DET

The Portland Trail Blazers traded Petur Gudmundsson to the Detroit Pistons for a 1984 3rd round draft pick (Tim Kearney was later selected).

August 18, 1983 Trade SDC SEA

The San Diego Clippers traded Tom Chambers, Al Wood, a 1984 3rd round draft pick (Terry Williams was later selected) and a 1987 2nd round draft pick (Fred Banks was later selected) to the Seattle SuperSonics for James Donaldson, Greg Kelser, Mark Radford, a 1984 1st round draft pick (Michael Cage was later selected) and a 1985 2nd round draft pick (Calvin Duncan was later selected).

August 18, 1983 Trade POR IND

The Portland Trail Blazers traded Granville Waiters to the Indiana Pacers for a 1984 2nd round draft pick (Victor Fleming was later selected).

August 22, 1983 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Don Buse.

August 24, 1983 Signing CHI LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Larry Spriggs as a veteran free agent and sent a 1985 3rd round draft pick (Mike Brown was later selected) to the Chicago Bulls as compensation.

August 25, 1983 Signing HOU LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Calvin Garrett as a free agent.

August 26, 1983 Signing SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics signed James Donaldson as a free agent.

August 29, 1983 Signing GSW HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Lewis Lloyd as a veteran free agent and sent a 1985 2nd round draft pick (Bobby Lee Hurt was later selected) to the Golden State Warriors as compensation.

September 6, 1983 Trade POR CLE

The Portland Trail Blazers traded Linton Townes to the Cleveland Cavaliers for a 1987 2nd round draft pick (Lester Fonville was later selected).

September 7, 1983 Waiver IND

The Indiana Pacers waived Marty Byrnes.

September 8, 1983 Waiver GSW

The Golden State Warriors waived Derek Smith.

September 13, 1983 Signing GSW SDC

The San Diego Clippers signed Derek Smith as a free agent.

September 17, 1983 Trade IND NYK

The Indiana Pacers traded Billy Knight to the New York Knicks for Vince Taylor and a 1984 1st round draft pick (Vern Fleming was later selected).

September 17, 1983 Trade NYK KCK

The New York Knicks traded Billy Knight and cash to the Kansas City Kings for Ray Williams.

September 17, 1983 Trade KCK IND

The Kansas City Kings traded Brook Steppe to the Indiana Pacers for a 1984 2nd round draft pick (Greg Wiltjer was later selected).

September 27, 1983 Trade KCK DEN

The Kansas City Kings traded Kenny Dennard to the Denver Nuggets for a 1985 3rd round draft pick (Michael Adams was later selected).

September 27, 1983 Signing LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Dale Wilkinson as a free agent.

September 27, 1983 Signing NYK PHO

The Phoenix Suns signed Paul Westphal as a free agent.

September 27, 1983 Signing CLE WSB

The Washington Bullets signed Michael Wilson as a free agent.

September 28, 1983 Signing BOS NYK

The New York Knicks signed Eric Fernsten as a free agent.

September 28, 1983 Signing POR KCK

The Kansas City Kings signed Don Buse as a free agent.

September 29, 1983 Waiver IND

The Indiana Pacers waived John Duren.

September 29, 1983 Signing MIL ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Armond Hill as a free agent.

September 29, 1983 Signing SAS ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Billy Paultz as a veteran free agent and sent a 1985 3rd round draft pick (Sam Mitchell was later selected) to the San Antonio Spurs as compensation.

September 29, 1983 Signing BOS NJN

The New Jersey Nets signed Perry Moss as a free agent.

September 30, 1983 Signing LAL IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Kevin McKenna as a free agent.

September 30, 1983 Signing CHI GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Mike Bratz as a veteran free agent and sent a 1984 4th round draft pick (Mark Halsel was later selected) to the Chicago Bulls as compensation.

September 30, 1983 Trade WSB MIL

The Washington Bullets traded Kevin Grevey to the Milwaukee Bucks for a 1984 2nd round draft pick (Fred Raynolds was later selected).

September 30, 1983 Signing POR NYK

The New York Knicks signed Charles Jones as a free agent.

October, 1983 Waiver NYK

The New York Knicks waived Mark Jones.

October 4, 1983 Waiver UTA

The Utah Jazz waived Rickey Williams.

October 4, 1983 Trade DEN SDC

The Denver Nuggets traded Billy McKinney to the San Diego Clippers for Richard Anderson.

October 5, 1983 Signing MIL HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Phil Ford as a veteran free agent and sent a 1984 6th round draft pick (McKinley Singleton was later selected) to the Milwaukee Bucks as compensation.

October 5, 1983 Waiver GSW

The Golden State Warriors waived Mike Holton.

October 6, 1983 Trade ATL SDC

The Atlanta Hawks traded Wes Matthews and Kevin Figaro to the San Diego Clippers for a 1986 2nd round draft pick (Cedric Henderson was later selected).

October 7, 1983 Trade POR IND

The Portland Trail Blazers traded Hank McDowell to the Indiana Pacers for a 1986 3rd round draft pick (Juden Smith was later selected).

October 10, 1983 Trade LAL SDC

The Los Angeles Lakers traded Eddie Jordan, Norm Nixon, a 1986 2nd round draft pick (Jeff Hornacek was later selected) and a 1987 2nd round draft pick (Bruce Dalrymple was later selected) to the San Diego Clippers for Swen Nater and Byron Scott.

October 11, 1983 Waiver DAL

The Dallas Mavericks waived Jim Lampley.

October 13, 1983 Waiver NJN

The New Jersey Nets waived Perry Moss.

October 14, 1983 Sale UTA CLE

The Utah Jazz sold Ben Poquette to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

October 14, 1983 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Robert Smith.

October 14, 1983 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls waived Ron Crevier.

October 17, 1983 Sale ATL SAS

The Atlanta Hawks sold Keith Edmonson to the San Antonio Spurs.

October 17, 1983 Trade DET SDC

The Detroit Pistons traded Ricky Pierce to the San Diego Clippers for a 1986 2nd round draft pick (Jeff Hornacek was later selected) and a 1987 2nd round draft pick (Bruce Dalrymple was later selected).

October 17, 1983 Trade PHO DET

The Phoenix Suns traded David Thirdkill to the Detroit Pistons for a 1986 2nd round draft pick (Jeff Hornacek was later selected) and a 1987 2nd round draft pick (Bruce Dalrymple was later selected).

October 17, 1983 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Mike Sanders.

October 17, 1983 Waiver SDC

The San Diego Clippers waived Eddie Jordan.

October 17, 1983 Waiver LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Dale Wilkinson.

October 18, 1983 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Oliver Robinson.

October 19, 1983 Waiver CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Steve Hayes.

October 21, 1983 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics waived Charles Bradley.

October 24, 1983 Waiver KCK

The Kansas City Kings waived Dane Suttle.

October 24, 1983 Waiver NYK

The New York Knicks waived Charles Jones.

October 25, 1983 Trade PHI NJN

The Philadelphia 76ers traded Reggie Johnson to the New Jersey Nets for Eddie Phillips, Horace Owens and a 1987 2nd round draft pick (Andrew Kennedy was later selected).

October 25, 1983 Waiver CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Linton Townes.

October 25, 1983 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls waived Tracy Jackson.

October 25, 1983 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics waived John Schweitz.

October 25, 1983 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls waived Dudley Bradley.

October 25, 1983 Waiver NJN

The New Jersey Nets waived Dirk Minniefield.

October 25, 1983 Waiver DET

The Detroit Pistons waived Petur Gudmundsson.

October 26, 1983 Signing BOS SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Charles Bradley as a free agent.

October 26, 1983 Trade KCK SEA

The Kansas City Kings traded Reggie King to the Seattle SuperSonics for a 1985 2nd round draft pick (Ken Johnson was later selected).

October 26, 1983 Trade IND SDC

The Indiana Pacers traded Hank McDowell to the San Diego Clippers for a 1988 3rd round draft pick (Michael Anderson was later selected).

October 27, 1983 Waiver WSB

The Washington Bullets waived Don Collins.

October 27, 1983 Waiver HOU

The Houston Rockets waived Jeff Taylor.

October 28, 1983 Signing KCK KCK

The Kansas City Kings signed Dane Suttle to a contract for the rest of the season.

October 31, 1983 Signing NYK NJN

The New Jersey Nets signed Mark Jones as a free agent.

November 4, 1983 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Darrell Lockhart.

November 4, 1983 Trade PHI SAS

The Philadelphia 76ers traded Mark McNamara to the San Antonio Spurs for a 1988 2nd round draft pick (Everette Stephens was later selected).

November 8, 1983 Signing MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Linton Townes as a free agent.

November 10, 1983 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Dave Batton.

November 10, 1983 Waiver GSW

The Golden State Warriors waived Lorenzo Romar.

November 10, 1983 Waiver LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Clay Johnson.

November 10, 1983 Waiver LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Mark Landsberger.

November 12, 1983 Signing PHI DET

The Detroit Pistons signed Earl Cureton as a veteran free agent and sent a 1989 2nd round draft pick (Toney Mack was later selected) and a 1990 2nd round draft pick (Stefano Rusconi was later selected) to the Philadelphia 76ers as compensation.

November 12, 1983 Trade GSW PHI

The Golden State Warriors traded Sam Williams to the Philadelphia 76ers for a 1984 2nd round draft pick (Gary Plummer was later selected).

November 13, 1983 Signing CLE SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Steve Hayes as a free agent.

November 16, 1983 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Linton Townes.

November 17, 1983 Waiver WSB

The Washington Bullets waived Michael Wilson.

November 22, 1983 Waiver KCK

The Kansas City Kings waived Kevin Loder.

November 23, 1983 Signing GSW MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Lorenzo Romar as a free agent.

November 23, 1983 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Charlie Criss.

November 26, 1983 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks waived John Pinone.

November 29, 1983 Waiver HOU

The Houston Rockets waived Chuck Nevitt.

December 1, 1983 Signing WSB GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Don Collins as a free agent.

December 4, 1983 Signing WSB SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed John Lucas as a free agent.

December 4, 1983 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Roger Phegley.

December 7, 1983 Signing SDC SDC

The San Diego Clippers signed Hutch Jones as a free agent.

December 8, 1983 Waiver SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics waived Charles Bradley.

December 8, 1983 Waiver DAL

The Dallas Mavericks waived Corny Thompson.

December 8, 1983 Signing LAL SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Clay Johnson as a free agent.

December 12, 1983 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Kevin Williams.

December 13, 1983 Waiver DEN

The Denver Nuggets waived Dave Robisch.

December 19, 1983 Waiver NJN

The New Jersey Nets waived Mark Jones.

December 19, 1983 Signing SAS PHO

The Phoenix Suns signed Mike Sanders as a free agent.

December 19, 1983 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns waived Johnny High.

December 20, 1983 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks waived Armond Hill.

December 20, 1983 Waiver SDC

The San Diego Clippers waived Hutch Jones.

December 20, 1983 Waiver NYK

The New York Knicks waived Rudy Macklin.

December 20, 1983 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns waived Rory White.

December 20, 1983 Waiver NJN

The New Jersey Nets waived Bruce Kuczenski.

December 20, 1983 Waiver DET

The Detroit Pistons waived Walker Russell.

December 22, 1983 Signing SDC DET

The Detroit Pistons signed Lionel Hollins as a veteran free agent.

December 23, 1983 Signing CLE SDC

The San Diego Clippers signed Linton Townes as a free agent.

December 28, 1983 Firing SAS

The San Antonio Spurs fired Morris McHone as Head Coach.

December 28, 1983 Appointment SAS

The San Antonio Spurs appointed Bob Bass as Interim Head Coach.

December 29, 1983 Signing LAL ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Mark Landsberger as a free agent.

1984 Retirement NYK

Len Elmore retired from the New York Knicks

January 2, 1984 Signing PHO SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Bob Miller to a 10-day contract.

January 4, 1984 Signing SDC POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Eddie Jordan as a free agent.

January 5, 1984 Signing PHO MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Rory White to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 9, 1984 Signing CHI IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Tracy Jackson as a free agent.

January 11, 1984 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Bob Miller.

January 11, 1984 Signing PHO

The Phoenix Suns signed Johnny High to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 11, 1984 Waiver SDC

The San Diego Clippers waived Linton Townes.

January 12, 1984 Signing DEN SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Dave Robisch to a 10-day contract.

January 19, 1984 Signing NYK WSB

The Washington Bullets signed DeWayne Scales to a 10-day contract.

January 20, 1984 Trade GSW SAS

The Golden State Warriors traded Ron Brewer to the San Antonio Spurs for a 1985 2nd round draft pick (Manute Bol was later selected).

January 21, 1984 Trade SAS DEN

The San Antonio Spurs traded Keith Edmonson to the Denver Nuggets for a 1984 3rd round draft pick (Joe Binion was later selected).

January 24, 1984 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Rory White.

February, 1984 Signing NYK PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Charles Jones to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 1, 1984 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns waived Johnny High.

February 1, 1984 Signing NJN PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Bruce Kuczenski as a free agent.

February 2, 1984 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Dave Robisch.

February 4, 1984 Signing MIL ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Charlie Criss as a free agent.

February 6, 1984 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Eddie Jordan.

February 11, 1984 Waiver PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Bruce Kuczenski.

February 15, 1984 Trade KCK CHI

The Kansas City Kings traded Steve Johnson, a 1984 2nd round draft pick (Greg Wiltjer was later selected), a 1985 2nd round draft pick (Mike Brittain was later selected) and a 1985 2nd round draft pick (Ken Johnson was later selected) to the Chicago Bulls for Reggie Theus.

February 16, 1984 Signing WSB DEN

The Denver Nuggets signed Anthony Roberts to a 10-day contract.

February 18, 1984 Signing PHI IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Bruce Kuczenski as a free agent.

February 18, 1984 Signing KCK SDC

The San Diego Clippers signed Kevin Loder as a free agent.

February 20, 1984 Signing SAS DAL

The Dallas Mavericks signed Roger Phegley to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 20, 1984 Signing DAL DAL

The Dallas Mavericks signed Roger Phegley to a contract for the rest of the season.

February 25, 1984 Waiver DEN

The Denver Nuggets waived Kenny Dennard.

February 25, 1984 Signing DEN DEN

The Denver Nuggets signed Anthony Roberts to a contract for the rest of the season.

February 26, 1984 Signing WSB SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Steve Lingenfelter as a free agent.

March 5, 1984 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Steve Lingenfelter.

March 5, 1984 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks waived Wes Matthews.

March 6, 1984 Firing SDC

The San Diego Clippers fired Jim Lynam as Head Coach.

March 6, 1984 Hiring SDC

The San Diego Clippers hired Don Chaney as Head Coach.

March 8, 1984 Signing SAS MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Mike Dunleavy as a veteran free agent and sent a 1984 4th round draft pick (Ozell Jones was later selected) to the San Antonio Spurs as compensation.

March 9, 1984 Signing MIL SDC

The San Diego Clippers signed Rory White as a free agent.

March 10, 1984 Signing SAS CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Geoff Crompton as a free agent.

March 22, 1984 Signing ATL PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Wes Matthews as a free agent.

March 26, 1984 Signing SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Brant Weidner to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 31, 1984 Signing SAS KCK

The Kansas City Kings signed Dave Robisch as a free agent.

April 11, 1984 Signing POR LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Eddie Jordan as a free agent.

April 11, 1984 Waiver PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Wes Matthews.

April 25, 1984 Firing IND

The Indiana Pacers fired Jack McKinney as Head Coach.

May 2, 1984 Signing PHI SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Charles Jones as a free agent.

May 9, 1984 Hiring SAS

The San Antonio Spurs hired Cotton Fitzsimmons as Head Coach.

May 10, 1984 Resignation KCK

Cotton Fitzsimmons resigns as Head Coach for Kansas City Kings.

May 15, 1984 Hiring KCK

The Kansas City Kings hired Jack McKinney as Head Coach.

May 24, 1984 Firing CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers fired Tom Nissalke as Head Coach.

May 29, 1984 Hiring IND

The Indiana Pacers hired George Irvine as Head Coach.

June 6, 1984 Signing DET

The Detroit Pistons signed Jerome Henderson as a free agent.

June 7, 1984 Trade POR DEN

The Portland Trail Blazers traded Wayne Cooper, Fat Lever, Calvin Natt, a 1984 2nd round draft pick (Willie White was later selected) and a 1985 1st round draft pick (Blair Rasmussen was later selected) to the Denver Nuggets for Kiki Vandeweghe.

June 18, 1984 Trade ATL DET

The Atlanta Hawks traded Dan Roundfield to the Detroit Pistons for Antoine Carr, Cliff Levingston, a 1986 2nd round draft pick (Augusto Binelli was later selected) and a 1987 2nd round draft pick (Terence Bailey was later selected).

June 19, 1984 Trade WSB SEA

The Washington Bullets traded Tim McCormick and Ricky Sobers to the Seattle SuperSonics for Gus Williams.

June 19, 1984 Trade SDC GSW

The San Diego Clippers traded Jerome Whitehead to the Golden State Warriors for Jay Murphy.

June 19, 1984 Trade CLE WSB

The Cleveland Cavaliers traded Tim McCormick and Cliff Robinson to the Washington Bullets for Melvin Turpin.

June 19, 1984 Trade PHI WSB

The Philadelphia 76ers traded Tom Sewell to the Washington Bullets for a 1988 1st round draft pick (Harvey Grant was later selected).

June 21, 1984 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Jeff Lamp.

June 27, 1984 Signing DAL NYK

The New York Knicks signed Pat Cummings as a veteran free agent and sent a 1985 3rd round draft pick (Leonard Allen was later selected) and a 1986 2nd round draft pick (Mark Price was later selected) to the Dallas Mavericks as compensation.