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2002-03 NBA Transactions

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League Champion: San Antonio Spurs

Most Valuable Player: Tim Duncan (23.3/12.9/3.9)
Rookie of the Year: Amar'e Stoudemire (13.5/8.8/1.0)

PPG Leader: Tracy McGrady (32.1)
RPG Leader: Ben Wallace (15.4)
APG Leader: Jason Kidd (8.9)
WS Leader: Tim Duncan (16.5)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 2002 to June 30, 2003.
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July 17, 2002

The Detroit Pistons signed Chauncey Billups as a free agent.

The Orlando Magic signed Jacque Vaughn as a free agent.

The Boston Celtics signed J.R. Bremer as a free agent.

July 18, 2002

The Washington Wizards signed Larry Hughes as a free agent.

The Denver Nuggets signed Predrag Savovic as a free agent.

The Denver Nuggets signed Junior Harrington as a free agent.

July 19, 2002

The Boston Celtics signed Bruno Sundov as a free agent.

The Phoenix Suns signed Scott Williams as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Obinna Ekezie.

July 20, 2002

The Memphis Grizzlies signed Earl Watson as a free agent.

July 21, 2002

The Orlando Magic signed Olumide Oyedeji as a free agent.

July 22, 2002

The Boston Celtics traded Kenny Anderson, Joseph Forte and Vitaly Potapenko to the Seattle SuperSonics for Vin Baker and Shammond Williams.

The Memphis Grizzlies signed Cezary Trybanski as a free agent.

July 24, 2002

The Orlando Magic waived Jud Buechler.

July 25, 2002

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Greg Buckner as a free agent.

The Utah Jazz signed Calbert Cheaney as a free agent.

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Monty Williams as a free agent.

July 26, 2002

The Toronto Raptors signed Nate Huffman as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Brian Shaw as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Jannero Pargo as a free agent.

July 29, 2002

Terry Porter retired from the San Antonio Spurs

July 30, 2002

The Cleveland Cavaliers traded Andre Miller and Bryant Stith to the Los Angeles Clippers for Harold Jamison and Darius Miles.

July 31, 2002

The Chicago Bulls signed Corie Blount as a free agent.

August 1, 2002

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

The Denver Nuggets traded a 2004 2nd round draft pick (Sergei Lishouk was later selected) to the Orlando Magic for Don Reid and a 2006 1st round draft pick (Marcus Williams was later selected).

August 2, 2002

The Atlanta Hawks traded Toni Kukoc, Leon Smith and a 2003 1st round draft pick (T.J. Ford was later selected) to the Milwaukee Bucks for Glenn Robinson.

August 5, 2002

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

The Detroit Pistons waived Mikki Moore.

August 6, 2002

The New Jersey Nets traded Todd MacCulloch and Keith Van Horn to the Philadelphia 76ers for Dikembe Mutombo.

August 7, 2002

The New York Knicks signed Michael Doleac as a free agent.

August 8, 2002

The Denver Nuggets signed Mark Blount as a free agent.

August 12, 2002

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Jeff McInnis as a free agent.

August 14, 2002

The Sacramento Kings signed Keon Clark as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Lakers signed A.J. Guyton as a free agent.

The New Jersey Nets signed Rodney Rogers as a free agent.

August 15, 2002

The Utah Jazz signed Matt Harpring as a free agent.

August 16, 2002

The Chicago Bulls signed Donyell Marshall as a free agent.

August 20, 2002

Sam Mitchell retired from the Minnesota Timberwolves

August 23, 2002

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Soumaila Samake as a free agent.

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Mike Wilks as a free agent.

August 26, 2002

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Troy Hudson as a free agent.

The San Antonio Spurs signed Kevin Willis as a free agent.

August 27, 2002

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Brian Skinner as a free agent.

The Denver Nuggets signed Darrick Martin as a free agent.

September 5, 2002

The Miami Heat signed Travis Best as a free agent.

The Orlando Magic signed Shawn Kemp as a free agent.

The Indiana Pacers signed Erick Strickland as a free agent.

September 6, 2002

The Golden State Warriors signed Rafer Alston as a free agent.

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Kevin Ollie as a free agent.

September 10, 2002

The Utah Jazz signed Carlos Arroyo as a free agent.

The Washington Wizards signed Bryon Russell as a free agent.

September 11, 2002

The Detroit Pistons traded Brian Cardinal, Jerry Stackhouse and Ratko Varda to the Washington Wizards for Hubert Davis, Richard Hamilton and Bobby Simmons.

September 12, 2002

The Orlando Magic signed Jabari Smith as a free agent.

September 16, 2002

The Boston Celtics signed Ruben Wolkowyski as a free agent.

September 17, 2002

The Atlanta Hawks signed Darvin Ham as a free agent.

The Cleveland Cavaliers traded a 2008 2nd round draft pick (Malik Hairston was later selected) to the Phoenix Suns for Milt Palacio.

Patrick Ewing retired from the Orlando Magic

September 18, 2002

The Chicago Bulls signed Doug Overton as a free agent.

The Orlando Magic signed Corey Benjamin as a free agent.

The Chicago Bulls signed Rick Brunson as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Guy Rucker as a free agent.

September 20, 2002

The Dallas Mavericks signed Popeye Jones as a free agent.

September 23, 2002

The Orlando Magic signed Omar Cook as a free agent.

The Atlanta Hawks signed Antonio Harvey as a free agent.

The Orlando Magic signed Obinna Ekezie as a free agent.

September 24, 2002

The Detroit Pistons waived Bobby Simmons.

September 25, 2002

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Laron Profit as a free agent.

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Kendall Gill as a free agent.

The Cleveland Cavaliers traded Lamond Murray and a 2004 2nd round draft pick (Albert Miralles was later selected) to the Toronto Raptors for Michael Stewart and a 2007 1st round draft pick (Jared Dudley was later selected).

The Orlando Magic signed Pat Burke as a free agent.

September 26, 2002

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Cedric Henderson as a free agent.

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Smush Parker as a free agent.

September 27, 2002

The Denver Nuggets waived Mark Jackson.

The Phoenix Suns signed Dan Langhi as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Cherokee Parks as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Guy Rucker.

September 30, 2002

The New York Knicks signed Mark Pope as a free agent.

The Phoenix Suns signed Anthony Goldwire as a free agent.

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Art Long as a free agent.

The San Antonio Spurs signed Mikki Moore as a free agent.

The San Antonio Spurs signed Devin Brown as a free agent.

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Anthony Johnson as a free agent.

The Golden State Warriors signed Anthony Miller as a free agent.

The Philadelphia 76ers signed William Avery as a free agent.

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Vonteego Cummings as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Mike Batiste as a free agent.

The Houston Rockets signed Juaquin Hawkins as a free agent.

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Richie Frahm as a free agent.

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Reggie Evans as a free agent.

October 1, 2002

The Dallas Mavericks signed Raja Bell as a free agent.

The Washington Wizards signed Bobby Simmons as a free agent.

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Randy Livingston as a free agent.

The Denver Nuggets traded Mengke Bateer, Don Reid and a 2004 1st round draft pick (Josh Smith was later selected) to the Detroit Pistons for Rodney White.

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Reggie Slater as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Wang Zhizhi as a free agent.

October 2, 2002

The Utah Jazz signed Mark Jackson as a free agent.

October 3, 2002

The Detroit Pistons traded Mengke Bateer to the San Antonio Spurs for a 2003 2nd round draft pick (Andreas Glyniadakis was later selected).

October 6, 2002

The Orlando Magic waived Corey Benjamin.

October 10, 2002

The Detroit Pistons signed Pepe Sanchez as a free agent.

The Dallas Mavericks signed Adam Harrington as a free agent.

October 11, 2002

The Washington Wizards signed Charles Oakley as a free agent.

The Orlando Magic waived Omar Cook.

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Alvin Jones.

October 18, 2002

The Sacramento Kings signed Damon Jones as a free agent.

The Dallas Mavericks signed Walt Williams as a free agent.

The Denver Nuggets waived Darrick Martin.

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Matt Barnes.

October 19, 2002

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Vonteego Cummings.

October 21, 2002

The Toronto Raptors signed Voshon Lenard as a free agent.

October 23, 2002

The Phoenix Suns waived Anthony Goldwire.

The Golden State Warriors waived Rafer Alston.

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Damone Brown.

The New Orleans Hornets waived Lee Nailon.

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Anthony Johnson.

The Golden State Warriors waived Anthony Miller.

October 24, 2002

The Indiana Pacers waived Greg Foster.

The Los Angeles Lakers waived A.J. Guyton.

The San Antonio Spurs waived Mikki Moore.

The Houston Rockets waived Oscar Torres.

The Denver Nuggets traded George McCloud to the Washington Wizards for Chris Whitney.

The San Antonio Spurs waived Devin Brown.

The Memphis Grizzlies waived Eddie Gill.

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Laron Profit.

The Minnesota Timberwolves waived Maurice Evans.

The Miami Heat waived Ernest Brown.

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Cedric Henderson.

October 25, 2002

The Toronto Raptors waived Jermaine Jackson.

The New Jersey Nets signed Anthony Johnson as a free agent.

October 26, 2002

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Richie Frahm.

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Nick Anderson.

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Harold Jamison.

October 27, 2002

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Rod Strickland as a free agent.

October 28, 2002

The New Jersey Nets waived Donny Marshall.

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Amal McCaskill.

The Minnesota Timberwolves waived Randy Livingston.

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Mike Wilks.

The Denver Nuggets waived George McCloud.

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Mike Batiste.

October 29, 2002

The Golden State Warriors signed Oscar Torres as a free agent.

The New Orleans Hornets waived Kirk Haston.

October 30, 2002

The Atlanta Hawks signed Amal McCaskill as a free agent.

The New York Knicks signed Lee Nailon as a free agent.

The Memphis Grizzlies signed Mike Batiste as a free agent.

The Golden State Warriors signed Guy Rucker as a free agent.

November 3, 2002

The San Antonio Spurs signed Devin Brown as a free agent.

November 6, 2002

The Indiana Pacers signed Greg Foster as a free agent.

The Toronto Raptors signed Greg Foster as a free agent.

November 10, 2002

The Atlanta Hawks waived Antonio Harvey.

November 16, 2002

The Golden State Warriors waived Guy Rucker.

November 17, 2002

The Dallas Mavericks signed Mark Strickland as a free agent.

November 18, 2002

The Golden State Warriors signed A.J. Guyton as a free agent.

November 19, 2002

The San Antonio Spurs waived Devin Brown.

November 20, 2002

The San Antonio Spurs signed Anthony Goldwire as a free agent.

The Toronto Raptors signed Jermaine Jackson as a free agent.

November 21, 2002

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Matt Geiger.

November 26, 2002

The Golden State Warriors waived A.J. Guyton.

November 27, 2002

The Golden State Warriors signed Earl Boykins as a free agent.

November 29, 2002

The Dallas Mavericks waived Mark Strickland.

November 30, 2002

The Sacramento Kings signed Jim Jackson as a free agent.

December 5, 2002

The Golden State Warriors waived Dean Oliver.

December 6, 2002

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Soumaila Samake.

December 7, 2002

The Washington Wizards waived Ratko Varda.

December 15, 2002

The Utah Jazz signed Tony Massenburg 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 22, 2002

The Denver Nuggets signed John Crotty as a free agent.

December 23, 2002

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Kenny Satterfield as a free agent.

December 24, 2002

The Atlanta Hawks signed Mike Wilks as a free agent.

December 27, 2002

The Golden State Warriors waived Oscar Torres.

December 28, 2002

The San Antonio Spurs waived Anthony Goldwire.

January 3, 2003

The Atlanta Hawks waived Matt Maloney.

January 6, 2003

The Boston Celtics signed Mikki Moore to a 10-day contract.

The Minnesota Timberwolves waived Reggie Slater.

January 7, 2003

The Dallas Mavericks waived Adam Harrington.

The Toronto Raptors waived Jermaine Jackson.

The Atlanta Hawks waived Mike Wilks.

The Toronto Raptors waived Greg Foster.

January 8, 2003

The Denver Nuggets signed John Crotty to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 9, 2003

The Atlanta Hawks signed Mike Wilks to the first of two 10-day contracts.

The Atlanta Hawks signed Paul Shirley to a 10-day contract.

January 13, 2003

The Toronto Raptors signed Damone Brown as a free agent.

January 16, 2003

The Boston Celtics signed Grant Long as a free agent.

The Toronto Raptors waived Nate Huffman.

January 17, 2003

The Toronto Raptors signed Rafer Alston to a contract for the rest of the season.

The Dallas Mavericks signed Antoine Rigaudeau as a free agent.

January 18, 2003

The Toronto Raptors signed Art Long as a free agent.

January 22, 2003

The Atlanta Hawks signed Corey Benjamin to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 23, 2003

The Toronto Raptors waived Damone Brown.

January 27, 2003

The Toronto Raptors signed Zendon Hamilton to a 10-day contract.

The New Orleans Hornets signed Randy Livingston to a 10-day contract.

The Denver Nuggets waived John Crotty.

January 28, 2003

The New Orleans Hornets waived Matt Bullard.

January 30, 2003

The New Orleans Hornets signed Robert Pack to a contract for the rest of the season.

The Atlanta Hawks signed Jermaine Jackson to two 10-day contracts, then signed to a contract for the rest of the season.

February 5, 2003

The Detroit Pistons signed Danny Manning as a free agent.

The New Orleans Hornets waived Randy Livingston.

February 10, 2003

The Toronto Raptors signed Maceo Baston to a contract for the rest of the season.

The Toronto Raptors waived Zendon Hamilton.

February 12, 2003

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Mike Wilks to a 10-day contract, then signed to a contract for the rest of the season.

February 19, 2003

The Memphis Grizzlies traded Gordan Giricek and Drew Gooden to the Orlando Magic for Ryan Humphrey, Mike Miller, a 2003 1st round draft pick (Kendrick Perkins was later selected) and a 2004 2nd round draft pick (Sergei Lishouk was later selected).

February 20, 2003

The Milwaukee Bucks traded Ray Allen, Ronald Murray, Kevin Ollie and a 2003 1st round draft pick (Luke Ridnour was later selected) to the Seattle SuperSonics for Desmond Mason and Gary Payton.

The New Orleans Hornets traded Elden Campbell to the Seattle SuperSonics for Kenny Anderson.

The Boston Celtics traded Shammond Williams, cash and a 2003 2nd round draft pick (Sani Becirovic was later selected) to the Denver Nuggets for Mark Blount and Mark Bryant.

February 21, 2003

The Atlanta Hawks signed Brandon Williams to the first of two 10-day contracts.

The Boston Celtics waived Ruben Wolkowyski.

February 26, 2003

The Denver Nuggets waived Chris Whitney.

February 27, 2003

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Tyrone Hill.

February 28, 2003

The Orlando Magic signed Chris Whitney to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 1, 2003

The Washington Wizards signed Anthony Goldwire to the first of two 10-day contracts.

The Washington Wizards waived Brian Cardinal.

March 3, 2003

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Tierre Brown to a 10-day contract, then signed to a contract for the rest of the season.

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Tyrone Hill as a free agent.

March 7, 2003

The New Jersey Nets waived Chris Childs.

March 8, 2003

The Boston Celtics signed Bimbo Coles as a free agent.

March 11, 2003

The New Jersey Nets signed Donny Marshall to two 10-day contracts, then signed to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 13, 2003

The Washington Wizards waived Anthony Goldwire.

March 23, 2003

The Denver Nuggets signed Jeff Trepagnier to a 10-day contract, then signed to a contract for the rest of the season.

The Denver Nuggets signed Adam Harrington to a 10-day contract, then signed to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 27, 2003

The Indiana Pacers signed Tim Hardaway to a contract for the rest of the season.

April 4, 2003

The Denver Nuggets signed Devin Brown to a 10-day contract.

April 14, 2003

The Atlanta Hawks signed Mikki Moore to a contract for the rest of the season.

April 17, 2003

Michael Jordan retired from the Washington Wizards

May 2, 2003

John Stockton retired from the Utah Jazz

May 7, 2003

The Minnesota Timberwolves waived Igor Rakocevic.

May 9, 2003

The Boston Celtics hired Danny Ainge as Executive Director of Basketball Operations.

June 11, 2003

The Houston Rockets traded a 2005 2nd round draft pick (Dijon Thompson was later selected) to the New York Knicks for Jeff Van Gundy (coach).

June 23, 2003

The Dallas Mavericks traded Xue Yuyang to the Denver Nuggets for a 2004 2nd round draft pick (Vassilis Spanoulis was later selected).

June 25, 2003

The Boston Celtics traded Darius Songaila to the Sacramento Kings for a 2003 2nd round draft pick (Brandon Hunter was later selected) and a 2005 2nd round draft pick (Orien Greene was later selected).

June 26, 2003

The Chicago Bulls traded Matt Bonner to the Toronto Raptors for a 2004 2nd round draft pick (Chris Duhon was later selected).

The Milwaukee Bucks sold Kevin Bogans to the Orlando Magic.

The New Jersey Nets sold Kyle Korver to the Philadelphia 76ers.

The Boston Celtics traded Troy Bell and Dahntay Jones to the Memphis Grizzlies for Marcus Banks and Kendrick Perkins.

The Philadelphia 76ers traded Paccelis Morlende to the Seattle SuperSonics for Willie Green.

The Phoenix Suns traded a 2005 1st round draft pick (David Lee was later selected) to the San Antonio Spurs for Leandro Barbosa.

The Milwaukee Bucks traded Keith Bogans to the Orlando Magic for cash.

June 27, 2003

The Milwaukee Bucks traded Sam Cassell and Ervin Johnson to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Anthony Peeler and Joe Smith.