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1990-91 NBA Transactions

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League Champion: Chicago Bulls

Most Valuable Player: Michael Jordan (31.5/6.0/5.5)
Rookie of the Year: Derrick Coleman (18.4/10.3/2.2)

PPG Leader: Michael Jordan (31.5)
RPG Leader: David Robinson (13.0)
APG Leader: John Stockton (14.2)
WS Leader: Michael Jordan (20.3)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1990 to June 30, 1991.
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July 1, 1990

The Miami Heat released Jim Rowinski.

The Phoenix Suns released Mike McGee.

The Phoenix Suns released Greg Grant.

The Cleveland Cavaliers released Paul Mokeski.

The Miami Heat released Tellis Frank.

July 5, 1990

The Houston Rockets waived Anthony Bowie.

July 6, 1990

The Minnesota Timberwolves released Scott Roth.

July 9, 1990

The Sacramento Kings waived Randy Allen.

The Sacramento Kings waived Michael Jackson.

July 19, 1990

The Dallas Mavericks signed Bob McCann as a free agent.

July 20, 1990

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Tim Legler as a free agent.

The Chicago Bulls signed Scott Williams as a free agent.

July 23, 1990

The Phoenix Suns signed Ed Nealy as a veteran free agent.

July 24, 1990

The Washington Bullets waived Melvin Turpin.

July 28, 1990

The Charlotte Hornets signed Johnny Newman as an unrestricted free agent.

July 30, 1990

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Henry James as a free agent.

August 1, 1990

The Portland Trail Blazers traded Byron Irvin, a 1991 1st round draft pick (Pete Chilcutt was later selected) and a 1992 2nd round draft pick (Brett Roberts was later selected) to the Sacramento Kings for Danny Ainge.

The Golden State Warriors traded Manute Bol to the Philadelphia 76ers for a 1991 1st round draft pick (Chris Gatling was later selected).

The Milwaukee Bucks traded Paul Pressey to the San Antonio Spurs for Frank Brickowski.

The Denver Nuggets traded Danny Schayes to the Milwaukee Bucks for Terry Mills.

August 3, 1990

The Denver Nuggets traded a 1993 2nd round draft pick and a 1995 2nd round draft pick to the Los Angeles Lakers for Orlando Woolridge. The 2nd round draft picks traded to Los Angeles were conditional and were not exercised.

August 6, 1990

The Houston Rockets signed David Wood as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Sam Perkins as an unrestricted free agent.

August 7, 1990

The Indiana Pacers signed Micheal Williams as a free agent.

August 8, 1990

The Miami Heat signed Alan Ogg as a free agent.

August 10, 1990

The Miami Heat waived Scott Haffner.

August 13, 1990

The Miami Heat signed Milt Wagner as a free agent.

August 15, 1990

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Michael Cooper.

The Dallas Mavericks signed Alex English as an unrestricted free agent.

August 16, 1990

The New Jersey Nets signed Dan Godfread as a free agent.

The Orlando Magic signed Greg Kite as an unrestricted free agent.

August 17, 1990

The Boston Celtics signed Dave Popson as a free agent.

The San Antonio Spurs signed Dave Greenwood as an unrestricted free agent.

The Denver Nuggets signed Clifford Lett as a free agent.

August 20, 1990

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Clinton Smith as a free agent.

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Leon Wood as an unrestricted free agent.

August 22, 1990

The Houston Rockets signed Matt Bullard as a free agent.

August 23, 1990

The San Antonio Spurs released Caldwell Jones.

The San Antonio Spurs released Johnny Moore.

The New Jersey Nets signed Doug Lee as a free agent.

August 28, 1990

The Phoenix Suns signed Ian Lockhart as a free agent.

August 29, 1990

The Charlotte Hornets signed Jim Les as a free agent.

September 4, 1990

The Detroit Pistons signed Tree Rollins as an unrestricted free agent.

September 5, 1990

The Charlotte Hornets waived Brian Rowsom.

September 7, 1990

The Miami Heat signed Keith Askins as a free agent.

September 11, 1990

The Houston Rockets signed Kennard Winchester as a free agent.

September 18, 1990

The Denver Nuggets signed Corey Gaines as a free agent.

September 20, 1990

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Cedric Ball as a free agent.

September 24, 1990

The Atlanta Hawks signed Howard Wright as a free agent.

The Chicago Bulls signed Craig Neal as a free agent.

September 25, 1990

The Los Angeles Lakers traded Mark McNamara to the San Antonio Spurs for a 1994 2nd round draft pick. The 2nd round draft pick traded to Los Angeles was conditional and was not exercised.

The Golden State Warriors traded Terry Teagle to the Los Angeles Lakers for a 1991 1st round draft pick (Shaun Vandiver was later selected).

The Washington Bullets signed Haywoode Workman as a free agent.

The Washington Bullets signed Larry Robinson as a free agent.

September 26, 1990

The Denver Nuggets signed Jawann Oldham as a free agent.

September 27, 1990

Sidney Lowe retired from the Minnesota Timberwolves

The San Antonio Spurs signed Rick Calloway as a free agent.

The Atlanta Hawks traded Roy Marble and Kenny Smith to the Houston Rockets for John Lucas, Tim McCormick and a 1994 1st round draft pick (Charlie Ward was later selected).

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Gerald Paddio as a free agent.

September 28, 1990

The Denver Nuggets traded a 1992 2nd round draft pick to the Detroit Pistons for Anthony Cook. The 2nd round draft pick traded to Detroit was conditional and was not exercised.

The Phoenix Suns traded Mike Morrison to the Washington Bullets for a 1993 2nd round draft pick. The 2nd round draft pick traded to Phoenix was conditional and was not exercised.

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Greg Butler as an unrestricted free agent.

October 1, 1990

The San Antonio Spurs waived Uwe Blab.

The New Jersey Nets signed Kurk Lee as a free agent.

The New Jersey Nets signed Dan O'Sullivan as a free agent.

The Utah Jazz signed Andy Toolson as a free agent.

The Dallas Mavericks signed Jim Grandholm as a free agent.

The New York Knicks signed John Starks as an unrestricted free agent.

The New York Knicks signed Greg Grant as an unrestricted free agent.

The Dallas Mavericks signed John Shasky as a free agent.

The Dallas Mavericks signed Kelvin Upshaw as a free agent.

October 2, 1990

The Chicago Bulls traded Jeff Sanders to the Miami Heat for a future 2nd round draft pick. The future 2nd round draft pick traded to Chicago was conditional and was not exercised.

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Richard Coffey as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Tony Brown as an unrestricted free agent.

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Mario Elie as a free agent.

The Boston Celtics signed Stojko Vrankovic as a free agent.

October 3, 1990

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Jim Thomas as a free agent.

The Golden State Warriors signed Bart Kofoed as a free agent.

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Rickey Green as an unrestricted free agent.

The Chicago Bulls signed Cliff Levingston as an unrestricted free agent.

October 4, 1990

The Utah Jazz signed Chris Munk as a free agent.

The Atlanta Hawks signed Sidney Moncrief as an unrestricted free agent.

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Dave Corzine as an unrestricted free agent.

The Denver Nuggets signed Jim Farmer as a free agent.

The Atlanta Hawks signed Scott Haffner as a free agent.

October 5, 1990

The Denver Nuggets signed Joe Wolf as an unrestricted free agent.

October 6, 1990

The Boston Celtics released Jim Paxson.

The Houston Rockets signed Dave Feitl as an unrestricted free agent.

October 9, 1990

The Washington Bullets signed Tony Harris as a free agent.

October 13, 1990

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Quintin Dailey.

October 15, 1990

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Mario Elie.

The Denver Nuggets waived Jawann Oldham.

The Denver Nuggets waived Clifford Lett.

The Chicago Bulls waived Craig Neal.

October 16, 1990

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Irving Thomas as a free agent.

October 19, 1990

The Dallas Mavericks waived Jim Grandholm.

The Atlanta Hawks waived Steve Bardo.

October 20, 1990

The Washington Bullets waived Tony Harris.

October 22, 1990

The Atlanta Hawks waived Scott Haffner.

October 23, 1990

The Charlotte Hornets waived Jim Les.

October 24, 1990

The Denver Nuggets traded a 1997 2nd round draft pick to the Seattle SuperSonics for Avery Johnson. The 2nd round draft pick traded to Seattle was conditional and was not exercised.

The Charlotte Hornets waived Andre Turner.

October 25, 1990

The Golden State Warriors signed Steve Johnson as an unrestricted free agent.

October 28, 1990

The Philadelphia 76ers traded a 1994 1st round draft pick (Sharone Wright was later selected) to the Phoenix Suns for Jayson Williams.

The Dallas Mavericks waived Kelvin Upshaw.

October 29, 1990

The Denver Nuggets waived Jim Farmer.

The Minnesota Timberwolves waived Leon Wood.

The New Jersey Nets waived Dan O'Sullivan.

The New Jersey Nets waived Dan Godfread.

The New Jersey Nets waived Doug Lee.

October 30, 1990

The Indiana Pacers waived Dyron Nix.

The Charlotte Hornets waived Richard Anderson.

The Charlotte Hornets waived Mike Holton.

The Sacramento Kings traded Byron Irvin to the Washington Bullets for Steve Colter.

The Orlando Magic traded Sidney Green to the San Antonio Spurs for Mark McNamara and a 1991 1st round draft pick (Stanley Roberts was later selected).

The San Antonio Spurs waived Rick Calloway.

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Cedric Ball.

The New Jersey Nets waived Pete Myers.

The New Jersey Nets waived Anthony Mason.

The Miami Heat waived Jeff Sanders.

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Clinton Smith.

October 31, 1990

The Sacramento Kings claimed Rick Calloway on waivers from the San Antonio Spurs.

The Sacramento Kings waived Marty Conlon.

November 1, 1990

The San Antonio Spurs waived Mike Mitchell.

The Houston Rockets waived Byron Dinkins.

The Minnesota Timberwolves waived Tim Legler.

The Minnesota Timberwolves waived Gary Leonard.

November 2, 1990

The Atlanta Hawks signed Duane Ferrell as a free agent.

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Henry James.

November 6, 1990

The San Antonio Spurs signed Byron Dinkins as a free agent.

November 10, 1990

The Minnesota Timberwolves traded a 1991 2nd round draft pick (Alvaro Teheran was later selected) to the Philadelphia 76ers for Bob Thornton.

November 11, 1990

The Dallas Mavericks signed Jim Grandholm as a free agent.

The Detroit Pistons released Gerald Henderson.

November 12, 1990

The Dallas Mavericks signed Kelvin Upshaw as a free agent.

November 13, 1990

The Atlanta Hawks waived Howard Wright.

November 14, 1990

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Cedric Ball as a free agent.

The Phoenix Suns waived Ricky Blanton.

November 15, 1990

The Orlando Magic waived Mark McNamara.

The Orlando Magic claimed Howard Wright on waivers from the Atlanta Hawks.

November 16, 1990

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

November 20, 1990

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Andre Turner as a free agent.

The Denver Nuggets waived Corey Gaines.

November 26, 1990

The Golden State Warriors waived Bart Kofoed.

November 28, 1990

The Sacramento Kings signed Leon Wood as a free agent.

December 3, 1990

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Darnell Valentine as a free agent.

The Miami Heat waived Alan Ogg.

December 4, 1990

The Utah Jazz waived Eric Johnson.

The Houston Rockets waived Mike Woodson.

December 5, 1990

The Miami Heat waived Milt Wagner.

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Cedric Ball.

December 6, 1990

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Tony Brown.

December 7, 1990

The Phoenix Suns traded Eddie Johnson, a 1991 1st round draft pick (LeRon Ellis was later selected) and a 1994 1st round draft pick (Sharone Wright was later selected) to the Seattle SuperSonics for Xavier McDaniel.

December 10, 1990

The San Antonio Spurs signed Pete Myers as a free agent.

The Washington Bullets waived Larry Robinson.

December 12, 1990

The Orlando Magic waived Howard Wright.

December 13, 1990

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Mike Woodson as a free agent.

December 15, 1990

The Utah Jazz signed Pat Cummings as a free agent.

December 17, 1990

The San Antonio Spurs waived Byron Dinkins.

December 18, 1990

The Utah Jazz waived Chris Munk.

December 22, 1990

The Boston Celtics signed Derek Smith as an unrestricted free agent.

December 24, 1990

The Utah Jazz waived Pat Cummings.

The Denver Nuggets waived T.R. Dunn.

The Sacramento Kings waived Leon Wood.

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Mike Woodson.

The Boston Celtics waived Dave Popson.

The Dallas Mavericks waived Kelvin Upshaw.

The San Antonio Spurs waived Reggie Williams.

The Denver Nuggets waived Avery Johnson.

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Jim Farmer.

The San Antonio Spurs waived Pete Myers.

December 26, 1990

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Greg Butler.

The Los Angeles Clippers claimed Mike Smrek on waivers from the Golden State Warriors.

December 27, 1990

The Boston Celtics signed Dave Popson as a free agent.

December 28, 1990

The Utah Jazz signed Dan O'Sullivan to the first of two 10-day contracts.

The Denver Nuggets signed Tim Legler to the first of two 10-day contracts.

The Denver Nuggets signed Anthony Mason to the first of two 10-day contracts.

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Mario Elie to a 10-day contract.

December 29, 1990

The Dallas Mavericks signed Kelvin Upshaw as a free agent.

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Dan Godfread to the first of two 10-day contracts.

December 31, 1990

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Henry James to the first of two 10-day contracts.

The Sacramento Kings signed Jim Les to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 4, 1991

The Charlotte Hornets traded Armen Gilliam and Dave Hoppen to the Philadelphia 76ers for Mike Gminski.

The Denver Nuggets signed Reggie Williams as a free agent.

January 5, 1991

The Dallas Mavericks signed Howard Wright to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 7, 1991

The Miami Heat signed Alan Ogg to the first of two 10-day contracts.

The Atlanta Hawks signed Gary Leonard as a free agent.

January 8, 1991

The Golden State Warriors signed Larry Robinson to a 10-day contract.

January 11, 1991

The Golden State Warriors waived Steve Johnson.

The Golden State Warriors signed Larry Robinson to a contract for the rest of the season.

January 14, 1991

The Sacramento Kings signed Anthony Frederick to the first of two 10-day contracts.

The Golden State Warriors signed Paul Mokeski to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 16, 1991

The Utah Jazz signed Dan O'Sullivan to a contract for the rest of the season.

The Milwaukee Bucks traded Greg Anderson to the New Jersey Nets for Lester Conner.

The Indiana Pacers signed Byron Dinkins to a 10-day contract.

January 17, 1991

The San Antonio Spurs signed Avery Johnson as a free agent.

January 18, 1991

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Dan Godfread to a contract for the rest of the season.

January 20, 1991

The Sacramento Kings signed Jim Les to a contract for the rest of the season.

January 21, 1991

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Henry James to a contract for the rest of the season.

January 22, 1991

The Charlotte Hornets signed Scott Haffner to the first of two 10-day contracts.

The Indiana Pacers signed Jawann Oldham to the first of two 10-day contracts.

The Charlotte Hornets signed Jeff Sanders to a 10-day contract.

January 23, 1991

The New York Knicks waived Stuart Gray.

In a 3-team trade, the Denver Nuggets traded Terry Mills to the New Jersey Nets; the Denver Nuggets traded Walter Davis and a 1992 2nd round draft pick (Reggie Smith was later selected) to the Portland Trail Blazers; the New Jersey Nets traded Greg Anderson and a 1992 1st round draft pick (Bryant Stith was later selected) to the Denver Nuggets; and the Portland Trail Blazers traded Drazen Petrovic and a 1993 2nd round draft pick (Kevin Thompson was later selected) to the New Jersey Nets.

The Phoenix Suns waived Kenny Battle.

January 25, 1991

The Detroit Pistons signed John Long to the first of two 10-day contracts.

The Denver Nuggets claimed Kenny Battle on waivers from the Phoenix Suns.

January 26, 1991

The Phoenix Suns signed Joe Barry Carroll as an unrestricted free agent.

January 27, 1991

The Miami Heat signed Alan Ogg to a contract for the rest of the season.

January 28, 1991

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Tony Harris to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 29, 1991

The Charlotte Hornets traded a 1993 2nd round draft pick (Alex Holcombe was later selected) and a 1995 2nd round draft pick (Dejan Bodiroga was later selected) to the Sacramento Kings for Eric Leckner.

January 31, 1991

The Golden State Warriors signed Paul Mokeski to a contract for the rest of the season.

The Charlotte Hornets waived Jeff Sanders.

February 5, 1991

The Indiana Pacers waived Jawann Oldham.

The San Antonio Spurs signed Clifford Lett to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 6, 1991

The Washington Bullets signed Clinton Smith to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 11, 1991

The Charlotte Hornets signed Scott Haffner to a contract for the rest of the season.

The Sacramento Kings signed Mike Higgins to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 12, 1991

The Denver Nuggets signed Craig Neal to the first of two 10-day contracts.

The Detroit Pistons signed John Long as a free agent.

February 15, 1991

The Milwaukee Bucks traded Ricky Pierce to the Seattle SuperSonics for Dale Ellis.

February 20, 1991

The Los Angeles Clippers traded Benoit Benjamin to the Seattle SuperSonics for Olden Polynice, a 1991 1st round draft pick (LeRon Ellis was later selected) and a 1994 1st round draft pick (Brooks Thompson was later selected).

February 23, 1991

The Washington Bullets waived Clinton Smith.

The Golden State Warriors signed Mario Elie to a 10-day contract.

February 24, 1991

The Detroit Pistons signed Gerald Henderson to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 25, 1991

The San Antonio Spurs waived Clifford Lett.

February 27, 1991

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Everette Stephens to a 10-day contract.

February 28, 1991

The Sacramento Kings signed Anthony Frederick to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 1, 1991

The Atlanta Hawks signed Gary Leonard as a free agent.

The Utah Jazz signed Tony Brown to a 10-day contract.

March 3, 1991

The Denver Nuggets released Craig Neal.

March 4, 1991

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Jay Edwards.

March 5, 1991

The Golden State Warriors signed Mario Elie to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 7, 1991

The Sacramento Kings signed Tony Dawson to a 10-day contract.

The Denver Nuggets signed Jim Farmer to a 10-day contract.

March 15, 1991

The Detroit Pistons signed Gerald Henderson as a free agent.

March 17, 1991

The Denver Nuggets signed Jim Farmer to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 19, 1991

The Golden State Warriors waived Larry Robinson.

March 25, 1991

The Boston Celtics signed A.J. Wynder to a 10-day contract.

April 1, 1991

The Utah Jazz waived Dan O'Sullivan.

The Utah Jazz signed Tony Brown to a contract for the rest of the season.

The Atlanta Hawks waived Trevor Wilson.

April 2, 1991

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Adrian Dantley to a contract for the rest of the season.

April 5, 1991

The Detroit Pistons waived John Long.

April 6, 1991

The Golden State Warriors signed Vincent Askew as a free agent.

April 12, 1991

The Boston Celtics signed A.J. Wynder to a contract for the rest of the season.

April 17, 1991

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Robert Reid as an unrestricted free agent.

April 18, 1991

The Washington Bullets signed Larry Robinson to a contract for the rest of the season.

May 1, 1991

The Dallas Mavericks released Alex English.

May 17, 1991

The Golden State Warriors sold Kevin Pritchard to the San Antonio Spurs.

May 21, 1991

The San Antonio Spurs waived Dave Greenwood.

May 31, 1991

The Charlotte Hornets waived Steve Scheffler.

June, 1991

The Boston Celtics released Dave Popson.

June 11, 1991

The Denver Nuggets traded Michael Adams, a 1991 1st round draft pick (LaBradford Smith was later selected) and a 1993 2nd round draft pick (John Best was later selected) to the Washington Bullets for a 1991 1st round draft pick (Mark Macon was later selected).

June 17, 1991

The Atlanta Hawks released John Battle.

June 20, 1991

The Minnesota Timberwolves released Richard Coffey.

June 21, 1991

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Ken Bannister.

June 26, 1991

The Atlanta Hawks traded Doc Rivers to the Los Angeles Clippers for a 1991 1st round draft pick (Stacey Augmon was later selected), a 1993 2nd round draft pick (Rich Manning was later selected) and a 1994 2nd round draft pick (Gaylon Nickerson was later selected).

The Golden State Warriors traded Lamont Strothers to the Portland Trail Blazers for a 1995 2nd round draft pick (Tyus Edney was later selected) and a 1999 2nd round draft pick (Tim Young was later selected).

The Cleveland Cavaliers traded a 1996 2nd round draft pick (Terrell Bell was later selected) to the Houston Rockets for Keith Hughes.

The Denver Nuggets traded a 1996 2nd round draft pick (Russ Millard was later selected) to the Los Angeles Clippers for Winston Garland.

The Los Angeles Clippers released Tom Garrick.

The Los Angeles Clippers released Mike Smrek.

June 28, 1991

The Houston Rockets signed Kennard Winchester as a free agent.

The Orlando Magic released Michael Ansley.

The San Antonio Spurs waived David Wingate.