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1986-87 NBA Transactions

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League Champion: Los Angeles Lakers

Most Valuable Player: Magic Johnson (23.9/6.3/12.2)
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Transactions listed are from July 1, 1986 to June 30, 1987.
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Transactions

Date Type From To Transaction
July, 1986 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks waived Jim Les.

July, 1986 Waiver DEN

The Denver Nuggets waived Anthony Frederick.

July 1, 1986 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Derrick Rowland.

July 1, 1986 Trade MIL SEA

The Milwaukee Bucks traded Alton Lister, a 1987 1st round draft pick (Mark Jackson was later selected) and a 1989 1st round draft pick (Jeff Sanders was later selected) to the Seattle SuperSonics for Jack Sikma, a 1987 2nd round draft pick (Bob McCann was later selected) and a 1989 2nd round draft pick (Scott Haffner was later selected).

July 9, 1986 Hiring CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers hired Lenny Wilkens as Head Coach.

July 11, 1986 Signing CLE SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Kevin Williams as a free agent.

July 15, 1986 Signing SAC SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Ed Nealy as a free agent.

July 23, 1986 Trade DAL SEA

The Dallas Mavericks traded Dale Ellis to the Seattle SuperSonics for Al Wood.

July 29, 1986 Resignation IND

George Irvine resigns as Head Coach for Indiana Pacers.

July 31, 1986 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns released Rick Robey.

August 7, 1986 Signing CHI POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Mike Holton as a veteran free agent and sent a 1992 2nd round draft pick (Matt Steigenga was later selected) to the Chicago Bulls as compensation.

August 8, 1986 Hiring IND

The Indiana Pacers hired Jack Ramsay as Head Coach.

August 8, 1986 Trade NJN WSB

The New Jersey Nets traded Darwin Cook to the Washington Bullets for cash. Washington also agreed not to select Pearl Washington in the 1986 draft.

August 14, 1986 Signing NYK NJN

The New Jersey Nets signed James Bailey as a veteran free agent.

August 19, 1986 Trade SAC LAC

The Sacramento Kings traded Larry Drew, Mike Woodson, a 1988 1st round draft pick (Hersey Hawkins was later selected) and a 1989 2nd round draft pick (Jay Edwards was later selected) to the Los Angeles Clippers for Junior Bridgeman, Franklin Edwards and Derek Smith.

August 21, 1986 Trade DET CHI

The Detroit Pistons traded Earl Cureton and a 1987 2nd round draft pick (Rickie Winslow was later selected) to the Chicago Bulls for Sidney Green.

August 21, 1986 Trade UTA DET

The Utah Jazz traded Adrian Dantley, a 1987 2nd round draft pick (Norris Coleman was later selected) and a 1990 2nd round draft pick (Phil Henderson was later selected) to the Detroit Pistons for Kent Benson and Kelly Tripucka.

August 22, 1986 Waiver CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Adrian Branch.

August 26, 1986 Signing MIL NYK

The New York Knicks signed Cozell McQueen as a free agent.

August 26, 1986 Signing MIL NYK

The New York Knicks signed McKinley Singleton as a free agent.

August 27, 1986 Signing POR POR

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

September 3, 1986 Signing CHI NJN

The New Jersey Nets signed Tony Brown as a free agent.

September 3, 1986 Signing LAC WSB

The Washington Bullets signed Jay Murphy as a free agent.

September 3, 1986 Trade DAL WSB

The Dallas Mavericks traded Jay Vincent to the Washington Bullets for a 1990 1st round draft pick (Willie Burton was later selected).

September 4, 1986 Signing SAS WSB

The Washington Bullets signed Ennis Whatley as a free agent.

September 4, 1986 Signing DAL WSB

The Washington Bullets signed Jim Lampley as a free agent.

September 5, 1986 Signing SEA GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed John Schweitz as a veteran free agent.

September 5, 1986 Waiver SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics released Dominic Pressley.

September 9, 1986 Signing CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Gene Banks as a free agent.

September 9, 1986 Signing LAL PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Jerome Henderson as a free agent.

September 9, 1986 Signing ATL PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Jim Les as a free agent.

September 11, 1986 Signing UTA NJN

The New Jersey Nets signed Pace Mannion as a free agent.

September 15, 1986 Signing LAC DET

The Detroit Pistons signed Jim Thomas as a free agent.

September 17, 1986 Waiver GSW

The Golden State Warriors released Brad Wright.

September 18, 1986 Trade CHI IND

The Chicago Bulls traded Kyle Macy to the Indiana Pacers for a 1988 2nd round draft pick (Greg Butler was later selected) and a 1992 2nd round draft pick (Litterial Green was later selected).

September 18, 1986 Signing CLE LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Adrian Branch as a free agent.

September 22, 1986 Signing POR NJN

The New Jersey Nets signed Ben Coleman as a free agent.

September 23, 1986 Signing GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Phil Ford as a free agent.

September 24, 1986 Signing CLE GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Ben McDonald as a free agent.

September 25, 1986 Signing DAL DAL

The Dallas Mavericks signed Dennis Nutt as a free agent.

September 25, 1986 Trade UTA BOS

The Utah Jazz traded Fred Roberts to the Boston Celtics for a 1987 3rd round draft pick (Billy Donovan was later selected).

September 25, 1986 Waiver WSB

The Washington Bullets waived Michael Adams.

September 26, 1986 Waiver LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Maurice Lucas.

September 29, 1986 Trade SEA PHI

The Seattle SuperSonics traded Tim McCormick and Danny Vranes to the Philadelphia 76ers for Clemon Johnson and a 1989 1st round draft pick (Shawn Kemp was later selected).

September 29, 1986 Signing SAC DET

The Detroit Pistons signed Joe Binion as a free agent.

September 30, 1986 Waiver IND

The Indiana Pacers waived Dwayne McClain.

September 30, 1986 Retirement LAL

Mitch Kupchak retired from the Los Angeles Lakers

September 30, 1986 Signing GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Barry Stevens as a free agent.

September 30, 1986 Signing SEA CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Scooter McCray as a free agent.

September 30, 1986 Trade DET SEA

The Detroit Pistons traded John Long to the Seattle SuperSonics for a 1987 2nd round draft pick (Fred Banks was later selected) and a 1991 2nd round draft pick (Doug Overton was later selected).

September 30, 1986 Claim LAL SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics claimed Maurice Lucas on waivers from the Los Angeles Lakers.

September 30, 1986 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics released Ralph Lewis.

October 2, 1986 Signing CHI GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Rod Higgins as a free agent.

October 2, 1986 Trade SEA IND

The Seattle SuperSonics traded John Long and a 1993 2nd round draft pick (Spencer Dunkley was later selected) to the Indiana Pacers for Russ Schoene and Terence Stansbury.

October 2, 1986 Signing DET IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Walker Russell as a free agent.

October 2, 1986 Trade NYK DEN

The New York Knicks traded Darrell Walker to the Denver Nuggets for a 1987 1st round draft pick (Olden Polynice was later selected).

October 2, 1986 Sale LAL SEA

The Los Angeles Lakers sold Ronnie Lester to the Seattle SuperSonics.

October 2, 1986 Signing GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Kenny Patterson as a free agent.

October 2, 1986 Signing GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Bryan Warrick as a free agent.

October 2, 1986 Signing CHI NJN

The New Jersey Nets signed Orlando Woolridge as a veteran free agent and sent a 1988 2nd round draft pick (Shelton Jones was later selected), a 1989 1st round draft pick (Stacey King was later selected) and a 1989 2nd round draft pick (Stanley Brundy was later selected) to the Chicago Bulls as compensation.

October 3, 1986 Signing DEN UTA

The Utah Jazz signed Eddie Hughes as a free agent.

October 4, 1986 Signing DEN CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Elston Turner as a veteran free agent and sent a 1988 2nd round draft pick (Todd Mitchell was later selected) to the Denver Nuggets as compensation.

October 7, 1986 Signing HOU HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Sam Mitchell as a free agent.

October 8, 1986 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Alfredrick Hughes.

October 8, 1986 Signing SEA LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Frank Brickowski as a veteran free agent and sent cash to the Seattle SuperSonics as compensation.

October 8, 1986 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Forrest McKenzie.

October 9, 1986 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Wes Matthews.

October 9, 1986 Waiver PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Jerome Henderson.

October 10, 1986 Waiver GSW

The Golden State Warriors waived Mike Williams.

October 11, 1986 Signing DEN HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Richard Anderson as a veteran free agent and sent a 1988 3rd round draft pick (Dwight Boyd was later selected) to the Denver Nuggets as compensation.

October 13, 1986 Signing SAS LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Wes Matthews as a free agent.

October 17, 1986 Waiver DAL

The Dallas Mavericks waived Milt Wagner.

October 20, 1986 Waiver GSW

The Golden State Warriors waived John Schweitz.

October 20, 1986 Waiver WSB

The Washington Bullets waived Jim Lampley.

October 20, 1986 Waiver NYK

The New York Knicks waived Cozell McQueen.

October 20, 1986 Waiver NYK

The New York Knicks waived Fred Cofield.

October 20, 1986 Waiver PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Ron Rowan.

October 22, 1986 Waiver SAC

The Sacramento Kings waived Mike Bratz.

October 22, 1986 Signing GSW DET

The Detroit Pistons signed John Schweitz as a free agent.

October 22, 1986 Signing WSB MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Jim Lampley as a free agent.

October 22, 1986 Waiver DET

The Detroit Pistons waived Jim Thomas.

October 22, 1986 Waiver GSW

The Golden State Warriors waived Gary Plummer.

October 23, 1986 Signing WSB MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Dudley Bradley as a veteran free agent.

October 23, 1986 Trade HOU CHI

The Houston Rockets traded Granville Waiters to the Chicago Bulls for a 1989 2nd round draft pick (Chucky Brown was later selected).

October 24, 1986 Trade DEN MIL

The Denver Nuggets traded Pete Williams to the Milwaukee Bucks for a 1987 7th round draft pick (Curtis Hunter was later selected).

October 26, 1986 Waiver UTA

The Utah Jazz waived Steve Hayes.

October 27, 1986 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Jim Lampley.

October 27, 1986 Waiver UTA

The Utah Jazz waived Eddie Hughes.

October 28, 1986 Waiver HOU

The Houston Rockets waived Hank McDowell.

October 28, 1986 Waiver GSW

The Golden State Warriors waived Pete Verhoeven.

October 28, 1986 Waiver DAL

The Dallas Mavericks waived Dennis Nutt.

October 28, 1986 Waiver SAC

The Sacramento Kings waived Junior Bridgeman.

October 28, 1986 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Perry Young.

October 28, 1986 Waiver CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Kevin Henderson.

October 28, 1986 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Mike Brittain.

October 28, 1986 Waiver IND

The Indiana Pacers waived Bill Martin.

October 28, 1986 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns waived Charles Jones.

October 28, 1986 Waiver UTA

The Utah Jazz waived Jeff Cook.

October 28, 1986 Waiver NYK

The New York Knicks waived Michael Jackson.

October 28, 1986 Waiver HOU

The Houston Rockets waived Sam Mitchell.

October 28, 1986 Waiver LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Andre Turner.

October 29, 1986 Waiver DET

The Detroit Pistons waived Joe Binion.

October 30, 1986 Trade CHI NYK

The Chicago Bulls traded Jawann Oldham to the New York Knicks for a 1987 1st round draft pick (Olden Polynice was later selected) and a 1988 2nd round draft pick (Sylvester Gray was later selected).

October 30, 1986 Trade WSB NJN

The Washington Bullets traded Leon Wood to the New Jersey Nets for Mike O'Koren.

October 30, 1986 Waiver WSB

The Washington Bullets waived Darren Daye.

October 30, 1986 Waiver PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Perry Moss.

October 30, 1986 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls waived Mike Smrek.

October 30, 1986 Waiver HOU

The Houston Rockets waived Craig Ehlo.

October 30, 1986 Waiver WSB

The Washington Bullets waived Dave Henderson.

November 3, 1986 Claim WSB CHI

The Chicago Bulls claimed Darren Daye on waivers from the Washington Bullets.

November 4, 1986 Waiver HOU

The Houston Rockets waived Anthony Bowie.

November 6, 1986 Signing PHI GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Perry Moss as a free agent.

November 6, 1986 Signing BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Andre Turner as a free agent.

November 7, 1986 Signing CHI LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Mike Smrek as a free agent.

November 11, 1986 Waiver LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Dwayne Polee.

November 11, 1986 Trade MIL POR

The Milwaukee Bucks traded Chris Engler to the Portland Trail Blazers for a 1987 2nd round draft pick (Winston Garland was later selected).

November 11, 1986 Signing GSW LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Geoff Huston as a veteran free agent.

November 11, 1986 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Kenny Fields.

November 12, 1986 Trade SEA NYK

The Seattle SuperSonics traded Gerald Henderson and a 1987 1st round draft pick (Mark Jackson was later selected) to the New York Knicks for a 1987 1st round draft pick (Scottie Pippen was later selected) and a 1990 2nd round draft pick (Steve Henson was later selected).

November 12, 1986 Signing SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Forrest McKenzie as a free agent.

November 14, 1986 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Mike Glenn.

November 14, 1986 Waiver NYK

The New York Knicks waived McKinley Singleton.

November 17, 1986 Waiver DET

The Detroit Pistons waived John Schweitz.

November 17, 1986 Waiver LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Steffond Johnson.

November 17, 1986 Signing HOU DET

The Detroit Pistons signed Jeff Taylor as a free agent.

November 17, 1986 Signing HOU MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Hank McDowell as a free agent.

November 17, 1986 Signing MIL LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Kenny Fields as a free agent.

November 17, 1986 Waiver LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Steffond Johnson.

November 21, 1986 Signing WSB WSB

The Washington Bullets signed Michael Adams as a free agent.

November 25, 1986 Signing MIL PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Jim Lampley as a free agent.

November 25, 1986 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks waived Cedric Henderson.

November 25, 1986 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics waived Andre Turner.

November 26, 1986 Waiver DEN

The Denver Nuggets waived Pete Williams.

December 1, 1986 Firing NYK

The New York Knicks fired Hubie Brown as Head Coach.

December 1, 1986 Appointment NYK

The New York Knicks appointed Bob Hill as Interim Head Coach.

December 8, 1986 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls waived Darren Daye.

December 8, 1986 Waiver PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Jim Les.

December 9, 1986 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Hank McDowell.

December 9, 1986 Signing WSB NJN

The New Jersey Nets signed Kevin McKenna as a free agent.

December 9, 1986 Signing ATL MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Cedric Henderson as a free agent.

December 9, 1986 Trade CLE HOU

The Cleveland Cavaliers traded Dirk Minniefield to the Houston Rockets for a 1989 2nd round draft pick (Chucky Brown was later selected).

December 11, 1986 Signing CHI BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Darren Daye as a free agent.

December 15, 1986 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Forrest McKenzie.

December 16, 1986 Waiver SAC

The Sacramento Kings waived Bruce Douglas.

December 16, 1986 Signing GSW SAC

The Sacramento Kings signed Othell Wilson as a free agent.

December 18, 1986 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Cedric Henderson.

December 18, 1986 Waiver PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Jim Lampley.

December 18, 1986 Trade SAS POR

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

December 22, 1986 Waiver LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Geoff Huston.

December 22, 1986 Waiver DAL

The Dallas Mavericks waived Myron Jackson.

December 22, 1986 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Chris Engler.

December 23, 1986 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics waived David Thirdkill.

December 23, 1986 Waiver SAC

The Sacramento Kings waived Brook Steppe.

December 23, 1986 Waiver WSB

The Washington Bullets waived Anthony Jones.

December 23, 1986 Waiver HOU

The Houston Rockets waived Conner Henry.

December 26, 1986 Signing POR MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Chris Engler to the first of two 10-day contracts.

December 26, 1986 Signing NJN ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Michael Wilson to the first of two 10-day contracts.

December 27, 1986 Signing SAC SAC

The Sacramento Kings signed Brook Steppe to the first of two 10-day contracts.

December 29, 1986 Signing CHI LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Quintin Dailey as a free agent.

December 29, 1986 Signing GSW IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Pete Verhoeven to the first of two 10-day contracts.

December 29, 1986 Signing WSB SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Anthony Jones to the first of two 10-day contracts.

December 30, 1986 Signing DAL DAL

The Dallas Mavericks signed Dennis Nutt as a free agent.

December 30, 1986 Signing CLE PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed World B. Free as a veteran free agent and sent a 1990 2nd round draft pick (Stefano Rusconi was later selected) to the Cleveland Cavaliers as compensation.

December 31, 1986 Trade CHI PHI

The Chicago Bulls traded Steve Colter and a 1989 2nd round draft pick (Stanley Brundy was later selected) to the Philadelphia 76ers for Sedale Threatt.

January 1, 1987 Signing LAC IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Michael Brooks as a free agent.

January 1, 1987 Signing HOU BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Conner Henry to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 3, 1987 Signing ATL NYK

The New York Knicks signed Stewart Granger as a free agent.

January 4, 1987 Signing SAC MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Junior Bridgeman to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 6, 1987 Signing WSB ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Gus Williams as a veteran free agent and sent a 1990 2nd round draft pick (A.J. English was later selected) to the Washington Bullets as compensation.

January 7, 1987 Signing NYK DET

The Detroit Pistons signed Cozell McQueen to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 9, 1987 Signing WSB MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Don Collins to a 10-day contract.

January 10, 1987 Waiver IND

The Indiana Pacers released Pete Verhoeven.

January 10, 1987 Signing NYK CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Fred Cofield to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 13, 1987 Signing HOU CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Craig Ehlo as a free agent.

January 16, 1987 Trade LAC HOU

The Los Angeles Clippers traded Cedric Maxwell to the Houston Rockets for a 1987 1st round draft pick (Joe Wolf was later selected) and a 1989 2nd round draft pick (Chucky Brown was later selected).

January 17, 1987 Signing HOU MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed John Lucas as a free agent.

January 19, 1987 Signing NYK MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Marvin Webster to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 21, 1987 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Tyrone Corbin.

January 22, 1987 Signing MIL NJN

The New Jersey Nets signed Chris Engler as a free agent.

January 22, 1987 Signing BOS BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Conner Henry as a free agent.

January 24, 1987 Signing MIL MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Junior Bridgeman to a contract for the rest of the season.

January 24, 1987 Signing SAS CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Tyrone Corbin as a free agent.

January 29, 1987 Trade LAC DET

The Los Angeles Clippers traded Kurt Nimphius to the Detroit Pistons for a 1987 1st round draft pick (Ken Norman was later selected) and a 1987 2nd round draft pick (Norris Coleman was later selected).

January 29, 1987 Signing POR CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Perry Young to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 30, 1987 Signing LAC LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Steffond Johnson as a free agent.

February 3, 1987 Signing ATL SAC

The Sacramento Kings signed Jerry Eaves to a 10-day contract.

February 9, 1987 Firing SAC

The Sacramento Kings fired Phil Johnson as Head Coach.

February 9, 1987 Appointment SAC

The Sacramento Kings appointed Jerry Reynolds as Interim Head Coach.

February 9, 1987 Signing CLE GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Kevin Henderson to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 10, 1987 Waiver CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Scooter McCray.

February 10, 1987 Waiver DET

The Detroit Pistons waived Jeff Taylor.

February 11, 1987 Trade CHI LAC

The Chicago Bulls traded Earl Cureton to the Los Angeles Clippers for a 1989 2nd round draft pick (Chucky Brown was later selected).

February 13, 1987 Waiver SAC

The Sacramento Kings released Jerry Eaves.

February 13, 1987 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls released Perry Young.

February 13, 1987 Trade LAL SAS

The Los Angeles Lakers traded Frank Brickowski, Petur Gudmundsson, a 1987 1st round draft pick (Greg Anderson was later selected) and a 1990 2nd round draft pick (Sean Higgins was later selected) to the San Antonio Spurs for Mychal Thompson.

February 13, 1987 Signing DET POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Joe Binion to two 10-day contracts, then signed to a contract for the rest of the season.

February 14, 1987 Signing PHI ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Jerome Henderson to a 10-day contract.

February 15, 1987 Trade CLE CHI

The Cleveland Cavaliers traded Ben Poquette to the Chicago Bulls for a 1989 2nd round draft pick (Chucky Brown was later selected).

February 17, 1987 Waiver NJN

The New Jersey Nets waived Pace Mannion.

February 22, 1987 Signing NYK NYK

The New York Knicks signed Eddie Lee Wilkins to a 10-day contract.

February 24, 1987 Signing CHI POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Perry Young to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 26, 1987 Firing PHO

The Phoenix Suns fired John MacLeod as Head Coach.

February 26, 1987 Appointment PHO

The Phoenix Suns appointed Dick Van Arsdale as Interim Head Coach.

February 26, 1987 Signing MIL MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Marvin Webster to a contract for the rest of the season.

February 26, 1987 Waiver WSB

The Washington Bullets waived Mike O'Koren.

March 2, 1987 Signing CLE SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Eddie Johnson to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 4, 1987 Signing MIL PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Mark McNamara as a free agent.

March 4, 1987 Signing NYK NYK

The New York Knicks signed Eddie Lee Wilkins as a free agent.

March 4, 1987 Waiver PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers waived World B. Free.

March 5, 1987 Waiver CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Kevin Henderson.

March 12, 1987 Signing SAS SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Mike Brittain to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 16, 1987 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Perry Young.

March 16, 1987 Signing PHI POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Ron Rowan as a free agent.

March 21, 1987 Signing GSW NYK

The New York Knicks signed Brad Wright as a free agent.

March 23, 1987 Signing SEA SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Eddie Johnson to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 29, 1987 Signing IND NYK

The New York Knicks signed Bill Martin to the first of two 10-day contracts.

April 3, 1987 Signing SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Curtis Kitchen to a contract for the rest of the season.

April 3, 1987 Signing ATL MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Jerome Henderson to a contract for the rest of the season.

April 16, 1987 Signing PHO POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Charles Jones as a free agent.

April 20, 1987 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Joe Binion.

April 22, 1987 Firing SDC

The San Diego Clippers fired Don Chaney as Head Coach.

April 27, 1987 Hiring PHO

The Phoenix Suns hired John Wetzel as Head Coach.

April 27, 1987 Hiring SAC

The Sacramento Kings hired Bill Russell as Head Coach.

April 28, 1987 Waiver SAC

The Sacramento Kings waived Othell Wilson.

May 7, 1987 Signing BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Mark Acres as a free agent.

May 19, 1987 Signing WSB PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Claude Gregory as a free agent.

May 20, 1987 Resignation DAL

Dick Motta resigns as Head Coach for Dallas Mavericks.

May 21, 1987 Hiring LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers hired Gene Shue as Head Coach.

May 27, 1987 Resignation MIL

Don Nelson resigns as Head Coach for Milwaukee Bucks.

June 1, 1987 Signing PHI PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Jim Les as a free agent.

June 2, 1987 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs released Scott Roth.

June 4, 1987 Hiring DAL

The Dallas Mavericks hired John MacLeod as Head Coach.

June 4, 1987 Hiring MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks hired Del Harris as Head Coach.

June 11, 1987 Signing NYK PHO

The Phoenix Suns signed Bill Martin as a free agent.

June 11, 1987 Signing HOU HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Anthony Bowie as a free agent.

June 14, 1987 Signing CLE GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Kevin Henderson as a free agent.

June 21, 1987 Trade PHO DET

The Phoenix Suns traded William Bedford to the Detroit Pistons for a 1988 1st round draft pick (Randolph Keys was later selected).

June 21, 1987 Trade SAC PHO

The Sacramento Kings traded Eddie Johnson to the Phoenix Suns for Ed Pinckney and a 1988 2nd round draft pick (Fennis Dembo was later selected).

June 21, 1987 Trade MIL IND

The Milwaukee Bucks traded Scott Skiles to the Indiana Pacers for a 1989 2nd round draft pick (Gary Leonard was later selected).

June 22, 1987 Trade SAS CHI

The San Antonio Spurs traded Artis Gilmore to the Chicago Bulls for a 1988 2nd round draft pick (Shelton Jones was later selected).

June 22, 1987 Trade SEA CHI

The Seattle SuperSonics traded Scottie Pippen and a 1989 1st round draft pick (Jeff Sanders was later selected) to the Chicago Bulls for Olden Polynice, a 1988 2nd round draft pick (Sylvester Gray was later selected) and a 1989 1st round draft pick (B.J. Armstrong was later selected).