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Transactions listed are from July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009.
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Transactions

Date Type From To Transaction
July 3, 2008 Signing HOU DAL

The Dallas Mavericks signed Gerald Green as a free agent.

July 8, 2008 Signing NJN TOR

The Toronto Raptors signed Hassan Adams as a free agent.

July 9, 2008 Trade IND TOR

The Indiana Pacers traded Nathan Jawai and Jermaine O'Neal to the Toronto Raptors for Maceo Baston, T.J. Ford, Roy Hibbert and Rasho Nesterovic.

July 9, 2008 Trade MIN PHI

The Minnesota Timberwolves traded a 2010 2nd round draft pick to the Philadelphia 76ers for Calvin Booth, Rodney Carney, cash and a 2010 1st round draft pick (Trevor Booker was later selected). Philadelphia did not receive the 2nd round draft pick beacuse it was top 55 protected.

July 9, 2008 Signing LAC PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Elton Brand as a free agent.

July 9, 2008 Signing GSW LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Baron Davis as a free agent.

July 9, 2008 Trade IND POR

The Indiana Pacers traded Jerryd Bayless and Ike Diogu to the Portland Trail Blazers for Jarrett Jack, Josh McRoberts and Brandon Rush.

July 9, 2008 Signing NJN DAL

The Dallas Mavericks signed DeSagana Diop as a free agent.

July 9, 2008 Signing CHI NYK

The New York Knicks signed Chris Duhon as a free agent.

July 9, 2008 Signing POR MIA

The Miami Heat signed James Jones as a free agent.

July 10, 2008 Signing UTA WAS

The Washington Wizards signed Dee Brown as a free agent.

July 10, 2008 Waiver LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers released Shaun Livingston.

July 10, 2008 Signing SAS HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Brent Barry as a free agent.

July 10, 2008 Signing LAC GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Corey Maggette as a free agent.

July 10, 2008 Signing GSW ORL

The Orlando Magic signed Mickael Pietrus as a free agent.

July 10, 2008 Waiver LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Dan Dickau.

July 11, 2008 Signing LAC DAL

The Dallas Mavericks signed James Singleton as a free agent.

July 11, 2008 Signing WAS SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Roger Mason as a free agent.

July 11, 2008 Signing IND DAL

The Dallas Mavericks signed Keith McLeod as a free agent.

July 15, 2008 Trade DEN LAC

The Denver Nuggets traded Marcus Camby and a 2010 2nd round draft pick (Willie Warren was later selected) to the Los Angeles Clippers for a 2010 2nd round draft pick (Andy Rautins was later selected).

July 15, 2008 Signing SAC ORL

The Orlando Magic signed Anthony Johnson as a free agent.

July 15, 2008 Waiver HOU

The Houston Rockets waived Loren Woods.

July 16, 2008 Signing DET NJN

The New Jersey Nets signed Jarvis Hayes as a free agent.

July 16, 2008 Signing DAL MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Tyronn Lue as a free agent.

July 16, 2008 Signing DEN NJN

The New Jersey Nets signed Eduardo Najera as a free agent.

July 16, 2008 Signing GSW BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Patrick O'Bryant as a free agent.

July 17, 2008 Signing DAL MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Malik Allen as a free agent.

July 19, 2008 Signing LAL GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Ronny Turiaf as a free agent.

July 21, 2008 Sale ORL NJN

The Orlando Magic sold Keyon Dooling to the New Jersey Nets.

July 22, 2008 Signing GSW PHO

The Phoenix Suns signed Matt Barnes as a free agent.

July 22, 2008 Trade GSW NJN

The Golden State Warriors traded a 2011 2nd round draft pick (Darius Morris was later selected) and a 2013 1st round draft pick (Gorgui Dieng was later selected) to the New Jersey Nets for Marcus Williams. This trade was restructured in September 2009. In the original version, New Jersey received either a protected 1st round draft pick (2011, 2012, or 2013) or two 2nd round draft picks (2013 and 2015).

July 23, 2008 Trade LAC UTA

The Los Angeles Clippers traded Brevin Knight to the Utah Jazz for Jason Hart.

July 23, 2008 Signing BOS NOH

The New Orleans Hornets signed James Posey as a free agent.

July 23, 2008 Signing SAS

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

July 24, 2008 Signing GSW NYK

The New York Knicks signed Anthony Roberson as a free agent.

July 24, 2008 Signing NOH DEN

The Denver Nuggets signed Chris Andersen as a free agent.

July 25, 2008 Signing SAC

The Sacramento Kings signed Bobby Brown as a free agent.

July 28, 2008 Trade DEN NYK

The Denver Nuggets traded Taurean Green, Bobby Jones and a 2010 2nd round draft pick (Andy Rautins was later selected) to the New York Knicks for Renaldo Balkman and cash.

July 28, 2008 Signing MIA LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Ricky Davis as a free agent.

July 28, 2008 Signing MIL PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Royal Ivey as a free agent.

July 29, 2008 Signing ORL ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Maurice Evans as a free agent.

July 29, 2008 Signing IND PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Kareem Rush as a free agent.

July 29, 2008 Waiver NYK

The New York Knicks waived Bobby Jones.

July 29, 2008 Waiver ORL

The Orlando Magic waived James Augustine.

July 29, 2008 Waiver DEN

The Denver Nuggets waived Taurean Green.

July 30, 2008 Signing GSW DET

The Detroit Pistons signed Will Bynum as a free agent.

July 30, 2008 Signing SAC DEN

The Denver Nuggets signed Dahntay Jones as a free agent.

July 30, 2008 Signing NYK ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Randolph Morris as a free agent.

July 31, 2008 Signing PHO LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Brian Skinner as a free agent.

July 31, 2008 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls waived JamesOn Curry.

August 4, 2008 Signing MEM DET

The Detroit Pistons signed Kwame Brown as a free agent.

August 4, 2008 Signing MEM CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Tarence Kinsey as a free agent.

August 4, 2008 Signing GSW

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

August 5, 2008 Claim NYK MIA

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

August 6, 2008 Signing CHI CHA

The Charlotte Bobcats signed Shannon Brown as a free agent.

August 6, 2008 Trade HOU LAC

The Houston Rockets traded Steve Novak to the Los Angeles Clippers. Houston had the option to swap 2nd round draft picks in 2011 but did not do so.

August 7, 2008 Signing DEN MIA

The Miami Heat signed Yakhouba Diawara as a free agent.

August 8, 2008 Signing MIA LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Jason Williams as a free agent.

August 9, 2008 Waiver MEM

The Memphis Grizzlies released Andre Brown.

August 11, 2008 Trade CHA OKC

The Charlotte Bobcats traded Kyle Weaver to the Oklahoma City Thunder for a 2009 2nd round draft pick (Derrick Brown was later selected).

August 11, 2008 Signing CHI ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Thomas Gardner as a free agent.

August 11, 2008 Signing ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Othello Hunter as a free agent.

August 13, 2008 Trade CLE MIL

In a 3-team trade, the Cleveland Cavaliers traded Damon Jones to the Milwaukee Bucks; the Cleveland Cavaliers traded Joe Smith to the Oklahoma City Thunder; the Milwaukee Bucks traded Mo Williams to the Cleveland Cavaliers; the Milwaukee Bucks traded Desmond Mason to the Oklahoma City Thunder; and the Oklahoma City Thunder traded Adrian Griffin and Luke Ridnour to the Milwaukee Bucks.

August 13, 2008 Signing IND ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Ronald Murray as a free agent.

August 14, 2008 Signing PHI PHO

The Phoenix Suns signed Louis Amundson as a free agent.

August 14, 2008 Trade HOU SAC

The Houston Rockets traded Donte Greene, Bobby Jackson and a 2009 1st round draft pick (Omri Casspi was later selected) to the Sacramento Kings for Metta World Peace, Patrick Ewing and Sean Singletary.

August 14, 2008 Signing LAC LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Josh Powell as a free agent.

August 15, 2008 Waiver MIA

The Miami Heat waived Bobby Jones.

August 20, 2008 Waiver OKC

The Oklahoma City Thunder waived Donyell Marshall.

August 20, 2008 Signing DET PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Theo Ratliff as a free agent.

August 22, 2008 Signing POR BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Darius Miles as a free agent.

August 22, 2008 Signing CLE NOH

The New Orleans Hornets signed Devin Brown as a free agent.

August 23, 2008 Waiver DAL

The Dallas Mavericks waived Keith McLeod.

August 25, 2008 Trade HOU PHO

The Houston Rockets traded Sean Singletary to the Phoenix Suns for D.J. Strawberry.

August 28, 2008 Signing MEM TOR

The Toronto Raptors signed Will Solomon as a free agent.

August 28, 2008 Signing PHO NOH

The New Orleans Hornets signed Sean Marks as a free agent.

August 28, 2008 Signing MEM

The Memphis Grizzlies signed Hamed Haddadi as a free agent.

August 29, 2008 Trade HOU NYK

The Houston Rockets traded Patrick Ewing to the New York Knicks for Frederic Weis.

September 2, 2008 Signing DAL MIA

The Miami Heat signed Jamaal Magloire as a free agent.

September 2, 2008 Signing OKC PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Donyell Marshall as a free agent.

September 5, 2008 Signing SAC CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Lorenzen Wright as a free agent.

September 9, 2008 Signing OKC MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Francisco Elson as a free agent.

September 9, 2008 Signing GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed DeMarcus Nelson as a free agent.

September 12, 2008 Retirement ORL

Pat Garrity retired from the Orlando Magic

September 17, 2008 Signing OKC SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Desmon Farmer as a free agent.

September 17, 2008 Signing SAS

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

September 22, 2008 Signing PHO WAS

The Washington Wizards signed Linton Johnson as a free agent.

September 22, 2008 Retirement SAC

Shareef Abdur-Rahim retired from the Sacramento Kings

September 23, 2008 Signing DET WAS

The Washington Wizards signed Juan Dixon as a free agent.

September 25, 2008 Signing CLE ORL

The Orlando Magic signed Dwayne Jones as a free agent.

September 25, 2008 Signing PHI POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Shavlik Randolph as a free agent.

September 25, 2008 Signing ATL ORL

The Orlando Magic signed Jeremy Richardson as a free agent.

September 25, 2008 Signing OKC ORL

The Orlando Magic signed Mike Wilks as a free agent.

September 25, 2008 Signing PHI

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

September 26, 2008 Signing LAC MEM

The Memphis Grizzlies signed Quinton Ross as a free agent.

September 26, 2008 Signing IND NOH

The New Orleans Hornets signed Courtney Sims as a free agent.

September 27, 2008 Signing MEM CHA

The Charlotte Bobcats signed Andre Brown as a free agent.

September 27, 2008 Signing OKC NJN

The New Jersey Nets signed Eddie Gill as a free agent.

September 28, 2008 Signing LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Dontell Jefferson as a free agent.

September 29, 2008 Signing POR HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Von Wafer as a free agent.

September 29, 2008 Signing CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Jawad Williams as a free agent.

September 30, 2008 Signing GSW IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Austin Croshere as a free agent.

September 30, 2008 Signing MIL CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Michael Ruffin as a free agent.

September 30, 2008 Signing OKC CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Ronald Dupree as a free agent.

September 30, 2008 Signing PHO IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Josh Davis as a free agent.

September 30, 2008 Signing TOR

The Toronto Raptors signed Jamal Sampson as a free agent.

October 1, 2008 Signing PHI MIN

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Kevin Ollie as a free agent.

October 1, 2008 Signing LAC GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Dan Dickau as a free agent.

October 3, 2008 Signing LAC MIA

The Miami Heat signed Shaun Livingston as a free agent.

October 3, 2008 Signing DAL DEN

The Denver Nuggets signed Juwan Howard as a free agent.

October 6, 2008 Waiver PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Andre Emmett.

October 8, 2008 Waiver CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Lance Allred.

October 10, 2008 Trade DAL IND

The Dallas Mavericks traded Eddie Jones, a 2009 2nd round draft pick (A.J. Price was later selected) and a 2010 2nd round draft pick (Ryan Reid was later selected) to the Indiana Pacers for Shawne Williams.

October 12, 2008 Waiver LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Dontell Jefferson.

October 19, 2008 Waiver GSW

The Golden State Warriors waived Dan Dickau.

October 20, 2008 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics waived Darius Miles.

October 21, 2008 Waiver WAS

The Washington Wizards waived Linton Johnson.

October 22, 2008 Waiver NOH

The New Orleans Hornets waived Courtney Sims.

October 22, 2008 Waiver LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Joe Crawford.

October 22, 2008 Waiver DAL

The Dallas Mavericks waived Jamal Sampson.

October 22, 2008 Waiver LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Coby Karl.

October 22, 2008 Waiver HOU

The Houston Rockets waived Mike Harris.

October 22, 2008 Waiver TOR

The Toronto Raptors waived Jamal Sampson.

October 23, 2008 Waiver MIN

The Minnesota Timberwolves waived Chris Richard.

October 23, 2008 Waiver IND

The Indiana Pacers waived Austin Croshere.

October 23, 2008 Waiver ORL

The Orlando Magic waived Dwayne Jones.

October 23, 2008 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls waived Michael Ruffin.

October 23, 2008 Waiver CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Ronald Dupree.

October 23, 2008 Waiver IND

The Indiana Pacers waived Josh Davis.

October 23, 2008 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Devin Green.

October 24, 2008 Waiver NJN

The New Jersey Nets waived Eddie Gill.

October 27, 2008 Claim IND MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks claimed Austin Croshere on waivers from the Indiana Pacers.

October 27, 2008 Signing CHI CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Michael Ruffin as a free agent.

October 28, 2008 Signing WAS CHA

The Charlotte Bobcats signed Linton Johnson as a free agent.

November 2, 2008 Signing GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Rob Kurz as a free agent.

November 3, 2008 Trade DEN DET

The Denver Nuggets traded Allen Iverson to the Detroit Pistons for Chauncey Billups, Antonio McDyess and Cheikh Samb.

November 3, 2008 Waiver DEN

The Denver Nuggets waived Juwan Howard.

November 4, 2008 Signing OKC

The Oklahoma City Thunder signed Steven Hill as a free agent.

November 9, 2008 Waiver CHA

The Charlotte Bobcats waived Andre Brown.

November 13, 2008 Signing DET CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Lindsey Hunter as a free agent.

November 14, 2008 D-Lg GSW BAK-D

The Golden State Warriors assigned DeMarcus Nelson to the Bakersfield Jam of the D-League.

November 14, 2008 D-Lg SAS AUS-D

The San Antonio Spurs assigned Ian Mahinmi to the Austin Spurs of the D-League.

November 14, 2008 D-Lg GSW BAK-D

The Golden State Warriors assigned Richard Hendrix to the Bakersfield Jam of the D-League.

November 15, 2008 D-Lg BOS UTA-D

The Boston Celtics assigned JR Giddens to the Utah Flash of the D-League.

November 16, 2008 Signing MIA SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Blake Ahearn as a free agent.

November 16, 2008 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Desmon Farmer.

November 19, 2008 Waiver CHA

The Charlotte Bobcats waived Linton Johnson.

November 20, 2008 D-Lg BOS UTA-D

The Boston Celtics assigned Bill Walker to the Utah Flash of the D-League.

November 20, 2008 D-Lg OKC TUL-D

The Oklahoma City Thunder assigned Steven Hill to the Tulsa 66ers of the D-League.

November 21, 2008 Trade LAC NYK

The Los Angeles Clippers traded Cuttino Mobley and Tim Thomas to the New York Knicks for Mardy Collins and Zach Randolph.

November 21, 2008 Trade GSW NYK

The Golden State Warriors traded Al Harrington to the New York Knicks for Jamal Crawford.

November 22, 2008 Appointment OKC

The Oklahoma City Thunder appointed Scott Brooks as Head Coach.

November 24, 2008 Signing ORL CHA

The Charlotte Bobcats signed Dwayne Jones as a free agent.

November 25, 2008 D-Lg MEM DAK-D

The Memphis Grizzlies assigned Hamed Haddadi to the Dakota Wizards of the D-League.

November 30, 2008 D-Lg SAS AUS-D

The San Antonio Spurs assigned Blake Ahearn to the Austin Spurs of the D-League.

December 2, 2008 D-Lg SAS AUS-D

The San Antonio Spurs assigned Anthony Tolliver to the Austin Spurs of the D-League.

December 2, 2008 D-Lg AUS-D SAS

The San Antonio Spurs recalled Ian Mahinmi from the Austin Spurs of the D-League.

December 10, 2008 Trade CHA PHO

The Charlotte Bobcats traded Jared Dudley, Jason Richardson and a 2010 2nd round draft pick (Gani Lawal was later selected) to the Phoenix Suns for Raja Bell, Boris Diaw and Sean Singletary.

December 10, 2008 Waiver WAS

The Washington Wizards waived Dee Brown.

December 10, 2008 Trade MEM WAS

In a 3-team trade, the Memphis Grizzlies traded a 2015 2nd round draft pick to the New Orleans Hornets; the Memphis Grizzlies traded Javaris Crittenton to the Washington Wizards; the New Orleans Hornets traded Mike James to the Washington Wizards; the Washington Wizards traded a 2010 1st round draft pick (Xavier Henry was later selected) to the Memphis Grizzlies; and the Washington Wizards traded Antonio Daniels to the New Orleans Hornets.

December 10, 2008 D-Lg DEN COL-D

The Denver Nuggets assigned Sonny Weems to the Colorado 14ers of the D-League.

December 10, 2008 D-Lg DEN COL-D

The Denver Nuggets assigned Cheikh Samb to the Colorado 14ers of the D-League.

December 11, 2008 D-Lg TUL-D OKC

The Oklahoma City Thunder recalled Steven Hill from the Tulsa 66ers of the D-League.

December 12, 2008 Signing DEN CHA

The Charlotte Bobcats signed Juwan Howard as a free agent.

December 12, 2008 Waiver CHA

The Charlotte Bobcats waived Dwayne Jones.

December 13, 2008 Signing BOS MEM

The Memphis Grizzlies signed Darius Miles as a free agent.

December 14, 2008 Signing MIL TOR

The Toronto Raptors signed Jake Voskuhl as a free agent.

December 15, 2008 D-Lg AUS-D SAS

The San Antonio Spurs recalled Blake Ahearn from the Austin Spurs of the D-League.

December 16, 2008 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Blake Ahearn.

December 16, 2008 D-Lg BAK-D GSW

The Golden State Warriors recalled DeMarcus Nelson from the Bakersfield Jam of the D-League.

December 18, 2008 D-Lg BAK-D GSW

The Golden State Warriors recalled Richard Hendrix from the Bakersfield Jam of the D-League.

December 19, 2008 D-Lg AUS-D SAS

The San Antonio Spurs recalled Anthony Tolliver from the Austin Spurs of the D-League.

December 23, 2008 Trade HOU MEM

The Houston Rockets traded Steve Francis, cash and a 2009 2nd round draft pick (Sam Young was later selected) to the Memphis Grizzlies for a 2011 2nd round draft pick. Houston did not receive the 2nd round draft pick because it was top 55 protected.

December 24, 2008 Signing WAS PHO

The Phoenix Suns signed Dee Brown as a free agent.

December 24, 2008 D-Lg DAK-D MEM

The Memphis Grizzlies recalled Hamed Haddadi from the Dakota Wizards of the D-League.

December 26, 2008 D-Lg HOU RIO-D

The Houston Rockets assigned Joey Dorsey to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the D-League.

December 26, 2008 D-Lg SAS AUS-D

The San Antonio Spurs assigned Malik Hairston to the Austin Spurs of the D-League.

December 26, 2008 D-Lg PHO IOW-D

The Phoenix Suns assigned Alando Tucker to the Iowa Energy of the D-League.

December 28, 2008 Signing NYK LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Fred Jones as a free agent.

December 29, 2008 D-Lg NJN COL-D

The New Jersey Nets assigned Sean Williams to the Colorado 14ers of the D-League.

December 30, 2008 Waiver OKC

The Oklahoma City Thunder waived Steven Hill.

December 31, 2008 Signing NJN OKC

The Oklahoma City Thunder signed Nenad Krstic as a free agent.

January 1, 2009 Trade LAC TOR

The Los Angeles Clippers traded cash and a 2015 2nd round draft pick to the Toronto Raptors for Hassan Adams.

January 2, 2009 D-Lg IOW-D PHO

The Phoenix Suns recalled Alando Tucker from the Iowa Energy of the D-League.

January 2, 2009 D-Lg DEN FOR-D

The Denver Nuggets assigned Alex Acker to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the D-League.

January 2, 2009 D-Lg DEN FOR-D

The Denver Nuggets assigned Walter Sharpe to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the D-League.

January 5, 2009 Signing CHA GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Jermareo Davidson to two 10-day contracts, then signed to a contract for the rest of the season.

January 5, 2009 Waiver LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Fred Jones.

January 5, 2009 Trade DEN LAC

The Denver Nuggets traded Cheikh Samb to the Los Angeles Clippers for cash and a 2015 2nd round draft pick.

January 5, 2009 Waiver GSW

The Golden State Warriors waived DeMarcus Nelson.

January 5, 2009 D-Lg COL-D DEN

The Denver Nuggets recalled Cheikh Samb from the Colorado 14ers of the D-League.

January 6, 2009 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns released Dee Brown.

January 6, 2009 D-Lg COL-D DEN

The Denver Nuggets recalled Sonny Weems from the Colorado 14ers of the D-League.

January 6, 2009 D-Lg UTA UTA-D

The Utah Jazz assigned Kyrylo Fesenko to the Utah Flash of the D-League.

January 7, 2009 Waiver TOR

The Toronto Raptors released Hassan Adams.

January 7, 2009 Waiver MEM

The Memphis Grizzlies waived Darius Miles.

January 7, 2009 Trade MEM MIA

The Memphis Grizzlies traded a 2012 2nd round draft pick to the Miami Heat for Shaun Livingston and cash. Miami did not receive the 2nd round draft pick because it was top 55 protected.

January 7, 2009 Trade DEN OKC

The Denver Nuggets traded Chucky Atkins and a 2009 1st round draft pick (Taj Gibson was later selected) to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Johan Petro and a 2009 2nd round draft pick (Sergio Llull was later selected).

January 7, 2009 Waiver CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Jawad Williams.

January 7, 2009 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Anthony Tolliver.

January 8, 2009 D-Lg UTA-D BOS

The Boston Celtics recalled Bill Walker from the Utah Flash of the D-League.

January 8, 2009 D-Lg UTA-D BOS

The Boston Celtics recalled JR Giddens from the Utah Flash of the D-League.

January 8, 2009 D-Lg FOR-D DET

The Detroit Pistons recalled Alex Acker from the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the D-League.

January 8, 2009 D-Lg FOR-D DET

The Detroit Pistons recalled Walter Sharpe from the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the D-League.

January 9, 2009 Signing LAC LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Fred Jones to a 10-day contract, then signed to a contract for the rest of the season.

January 9, 2009 D-Lg RIO-D HOU

The Houston Rockets recalled Joey Dorsey from the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the D-League.

January 10, 2009 D-Lg SAC REN-D

The Sacramento Kings assigned Donte Green to the Reno Bighorns of the D-League.

January 12, 2009 Signing CLE CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Jawad Williams to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 16, 2009 Trade CHA DAL

The Charlotte Bobcats traded Matt Carroll and Ryan Hollins to the Dallas Mavericks for DeSagana Diop.

January 16, 2009 Signing MIL SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Austin Croshere to a 10-day contract.

January 17, 2009 D-Lg REN-D SAC

The Sacramento Kings recalled Donte Green from the Reno Bighorns of the D-League.

January 20, 2009 Signing NOH PHO

The Phoenix Suns signed Courtney Sims as a free agent.

January 21, 2009 Signing CHA

The Charlotte Bobcats signed Anthony Tolliver to a 10-day contract.

January 22, 2009 D-Lg COL-D BOS

The Boston Celtics recalled Sean Williams from the Colorado 14ers of the D-League.

January 24, 2009 D-Lg UTA-D UTA

The Utah Jazz recalled Kyrylo Fesenko from the Utah Flash of the D-League.

January 28, 2009 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Austin Croshere.

January 29, 2009 Signing CHA

The Charlotte Bobcats signed Cartier Martin to two 10-day contracts, then signed to a contract for the rest of the season.

January 31, 2009 D-Lg AUS-D SAS

The San Antonio Spurs recalled Malik Hairston from the Austin Spurs of the D-League.

February 3, 2009 Signing CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Trey Johnson to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 5, 2009 Trade MIL ORL

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

February 5, 2009 D-Lg BOS UTA-D

The Boston Celtics assigned JR Giddens to the Utah Flash of the D-League.

February 7, 2009 Trade CHA LAL

The Charlotte Bobcats traded Shannon Brown and Adam Morrison to the Los Angeles Lakers for Vladimir Radmanovic.

February 9, 2009 Signing NJN MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Eddie Gill to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 9, 2009 D-Lg CLE ERI-D

The Cleveland Cavaliers assigned Darnell Jackson to the Erie BayHawks of the D-League.

February 10, 2009 D-Lg ERI-D CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers recalled Darnell Jackson from the Erie BayHawks of the D-League.

February 13, 2009 Trade MIA TOR

The Miami Heat traded Marcus Banks, Shawn Marion and cash to the Toronto Raptors for Jamario Moon, Jermaine O'Neal, a 2010 2nd round draft pick (Da'Sean Butler was later selected) and a 2011 1st round draft pick (Jonas Valanciunas was later selected). Miami also received a trade exception from Toronto.

February 14, 2009 D-Lg PHO IOW-D

The Phoenix Suns assigned Courtney Sims to the Iowa Energy of the D-League.

February 16, 2009 Trade DET LAC

The Detroit Pistons traded Alex Acker and a 2011 2nd round draft pick (Trey Thompkins was later selected) to the Los Angeles Clippers for a 2013 2nd round draft pick (Peyton Siva was later selected).

February 16, 2009 Waiver LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Cheikh Samb.

February 17, 2009 Trade BOS SAC

The Boston Celtics traded Sam Cassell to the Sacramento Kings for a 2015 2nd round draft pick.

February 17, 2009 D-Lg MEM DAK-D

The Memphis Grizzlies assigned Hamed Haddadi to the Dakota Wizards of the D-League.

February 17, 2009 D-Lg IOW-D PHO

The Phoenix Suns recalled Courtney Sims from the Iowa Energy of the D-League.

February 18, 2009 Trade CHI SAC

The Chicago Bulls traded Drew Gooden, Andres Nocioni, Michael Ruffin and Cedric Simmons to the Sacramento Kings for Brad Miller and John Salmons.

February 18, 2009 Trade POR SAC

The Portland Trail Blazers traded Ike Diogu to the Sacramento Kings for Michael Ruffin.

February 18, 2009 Trade LAL MEM

The Los Angeles Lakers traded Chris Mihm to the Memphis Grizzlies for a 2013 2nd round draft pick. Los Angeles did not receive the 2nd round draft pick because it was top 55 protected.

February 19, 2009 Trade MIN SAC

The Minnesota Timberwolves traded Calvin Booth and Rashad McCants to the Sacramento Kings for Bobby Brown and Shelden Williams.

February 19, 2009 Trade HOU ORL

In a 3-team trade, the Houston Rockets traded Rafer Alston to the Orlando Magic; the Memphis Grizzlies traded Kyle Lowry to the Houston Rockets; the Orlando Magic traded Brian Cook to the Houston Rockets; and the Orlando Magic traded Adonal Foyle, Mike Wilks and a 2009 1st round draft pick (DeMarre Carroll was later selected) to the Memphis Grizzlies.

February 19, 2009 Trade BOS TOR

The Boston Celtics traded Patrick O'Bryant to the Toronto Raptors for a 2014 2nd round draft pick.

February 19, 2009 Trade CHI NYK

The Chicago Bulls traded Larry Hughes to the New York Knicks for Jerome James, Anthony Roberson and Tim Thomas.

February 19, 2009 Trade NYK OKC

The New York Knicks traded Malik Rose to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Chris Wilcox.

February 19, 2009 Trade CHI OKC

The Chicago Bulls traded Thabo Sefolosha to the Oklahoma City Thunder for a 2009 1st round draft pick (Taj Gibson was later selected).

February 19, 2009 Sale TOR SAC

The Toronto Raptors sold Will Solomon to the Sacramento Kings.

February 20, 2009 D-Lg ATL ANA-D

The Atlanta Hawks assigned Thomas Gardner to the Anaheim Arsenal of the D-League.

February 20, 2009 D-Lg ATL ANA-D

The Atlanta Hawks assigned Othello Hunter to the Anaheim Arsenal of the D-League.

February 23, 2009 D-Lg ANA-D ATL

The Atlanta Hawks recalled Thomas Gardner from the Anaheim Arsenal of the D-League.

February 23, 2009 D-Lg ANA-D ATL

The Atlanta Hawks recalled Othello Hunter from the Anaheim Arsenal of the D-League.

February 24, 2009 Waiver NYK

The New York Knicks waived Stephon Marbury.

February 24, 2009 Signing SAC BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Mikki Moore as a free agent.

February 25, 2009 Signing DAL SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Pops Mensah-Bonsu to a 10-day contract.

February 26, 2009 D-Lg TOR IDA-D

The Toronto Raptors assigned Nathan Jawai to the Idaho Stampede of the D-League.

February 27, 2009 Signing NYK BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Stephon Marbury as a free agent.

February 27, 2009 Waiver LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Jason Hart.

February 28, 2009 Waiver HOU

The Houston Rockets waived Luther Head.

March 1, 2009 Waiver MIN

The Minnesota Timberwolves waived Mark Blount.

March 2, 2009 Waiver MEM

The Memphis Grizzlies waived Adonal Foyle.

March 2, 2009 Waiver NJN

The New Jersey Nets waived Stromile Swift.

March 3, 2009 Signing SAS HOU

The Houston Rockets signed James White to two 10-day contracts, then signed to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 3, 2009 Signing LAC DEN

The Denver Nuggets signed Jason Hart as a free agent.

March 3, 2009 Signing LAC NYK

The New York Knicks signed Cheikh Samb to a 10-day contract.

March 4, 2009 Signing HOU MIA

The Miami Heat signed Luther Head as a free agent.

March 4, 2009 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs released Pops Mensah-Bonsu.

March 4, 2009 Signing OKC CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Joe Smith as a free agent.

March 4, 2009 Signing NJN PHO

The Phoenix Suns signed Stromile Swift to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 5, 2009 Signing SAC SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Drew Gooden as a free agent.

March 6, 2009 Signing SAS TOR

The Toronto Raptors signed Pops Mensah-Bonsu to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 6, 2009 Signing CHI NYK

The New York Knicks signed Demetris Nichols to a 10-day contract.

March 6, 2009 D-Lg DEN COL-D

The Denver Nuggets assigned Sonny Weems to the Colorado 14ers of the D-League.

March 6, 2009 D-Lg LAL LOS-D

The Los Angeles Lakers assigned Sun Yue to the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the D-League.

March 9, 2009 Signing LAC CHA

The Charlotte Bobcats signed Dontell Jefferson to two 10-day contracts, then signed to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 9, 2009 D-Lg CHA SFL-D

The Charlotte Bobcats assigned Sean Singletary to the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the D-League.

March 9, 2009 D-Lg CHA SFL-D

The Charlotte Bobcats assigned Alexis Ajinca to the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the D-League.

March 9, 2009 D-Lg UTA UTA-D

The Utah Jazz assigned Morris Almond to the Utah Flash of the D-League.

March 9, 2009 D-Lg UTA UTA-D

The Utah Jazz assigned Kyrylo Fesenko to the Utah Flash of the D-League.

March 10, 2009 Waiver LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers released Marcus Williams.

March 16, 2009 Signing CHA CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Linton Johnson to two 10-day contracts, then signed to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 16, 2009 D-Lg LOS-D LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers recalled Sun Yue from the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the D-League.

March 18, 2009 D-Lg OKC TUL-D

The Oklahoma City Thunder assigned DJ White to the Tulsa 66ers of the D-League.

March 18, 2009 D-Lg CLE ERI-D

The Cleveland Cavaliers assigned Darnell Jackson to the Erie BayHawks of the D-League.

March 18, 2009 D-Lg DAK-D MEM

The Memphis Grizzlies recalled Hamed Haddadi from the Dakota Wizards of the D-League.

March 19, 2009 D-Lg LAL LOS-D

The Los Angeles Lakers assigned Sun Yue to the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the D-League.

March 19, 2009 D-Lg ERI-D CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers recalled Darnell Jackson from the Erie BayHawks of the D-League.

March 20, 2009 D-Lg BOS UTA-D

The Boston Celtics assigned JR Giddens to the Utah Flash of the D-League.

March 23, 2009 Signing MEM ORL

The Orlando Magic signed Adonal Foyle as a free agent.

March 23, 2009 Signing PHO NYK

The New York Knicks signed Courtney Sims to a 10-day contract.

March 23, 2009 D-Lg IDA-D TOR

The Toronto Raptors recalled Nathan Jawai from the Idaho Stampede of the D-League.

March 23, 2009 D-Lg TUL-D OKC

The Oklahoma City Thunder recalled DJ White from the Tulsa 66ers of the D-League.

March 24, 2009 Signing SAC TOR

The Toronto Raptors signed Quincy Douby to a 10-day contract, then signed to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 24, 2009 D-Lg SAS AUS-D

The San Antonio Spurs assigned Malik Hairston to the Austin Spurs of the D-League.

March 26, 2009 D-Lg UTA UTA-D

The Utah Jazz assigned Kosta Koufos to the Utah Flash of the D-League.

March 26, 2009 D-Lg UTA-D UTA

The Utah Jazz recalled Kyrylo Fesenko from the Utah Flash of the D-League.

March 27, 2009 Signing LAL NYK

The New York Knicks signed Joe Crawford to a 10-day contract.

March 28, 2009 D-Lg OKC TUL-D

The Oklahoma City Thunder assigned Kyle Weaver to the Tulsa 66ers of the D-League.

March 28, 2009 D-Lg OKC TUL-D

The Oklahoma City Thunder assigned DJ White to the Tulsa 66ers of the D-League.

March 31, 2009 Signing MEM OKC

The Oklahoma City Thunder signed Shaun Livingston as a free agent.

March 31, 2009 D-Lg TUL-D OKC

The Oklahoma City Thunder recalled Kyle Weaver from the Tulsa 66ers of the D-League.

March 31, 2009 D-Lg TUL-D OKC

The Oklahoma City Thunder recalled DJ White from the Tulsa 66ers of the D-League.

March 31, 2009 D-Lg COL-D DEN

The Denver Nuggets recalled Sonny Weems from the Colorado 14ers of the D-League.

April 1, 2009 D-Lg OKC TUL-D

The Oklahoma City Thunder assigned Kyle Weaver to the Tulsa 66ers of the D-League.

April 1, 2009 D-Lg OKC TUL-D

The Oklahoma City Thunder assigned DJ White to the Tulsa 66ers of the D-League.

April 2, 2009 D-Lg SAS AUS-D

The San Antonio Spurs assigned Ian Mahinmi to the Austin Spurs of the D-League.

April 3, 2009 D-Lg TOR IDA-D

The Toronto Raptors assigned Nathan Jawai to the Idaho Stampede of the D-League.

April 4, 2009 D-Lg TUL-D OKC

The Oklahoma City Thunder recalled Kyle Weaver from the Tulsa 66ers of the D-League.

April 4, 2009 D-Lg TUL-D OKC

The Oklahoma City Thunder recalled DJ White from the Tulsa 66ers of the D-League.

April 5, 2009 Waiver CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers released Eric Snow.

April 8, 2009 Signing LAC SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Marcus Williams as a free agent.

April 8, 2009 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Malik Hairston.

April 8, 2009 Waiver SAC

The Sacramento Kings waived Will Solomon.

April 8, 2009 D-Lg AUS-D SAS

The San Antonio Spurs recalled Malik Hairston from the Austin Spurs of the D-League.

April 9, 2009 Signing OKC NYK

The New York Knicks signed Mouhamed Sene as a free agent.

April 9, 2009 Signing GSW CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed DeMarcus Nelson to a contract for the rest of the season.

April 9, 2009 Signing CLE CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Jawad Williams as a free agent.

April 11, 2009 D-Lg DEN COL-D

The Denver Nuggets assigned Sonny Weems to the Colorado 14ers of the D-League.

April 14, 2009 Signing NYK

The New York Knicks signed Chris Hunter as a free agent.

April 15, 2009 D-Lg SAS AUS-D

The San Antonio Spurs assigned Marcus Williams to the Austin Spurs of the D-League.

April 17, 2009 D-Lg UTA-D UTA

The Utah Jazz recalled Kosta Koufos from the Utah Flash of the D-League.

April 20, 2009 D-Lg IDA-D TOR

The Toronto Raptors recalled Nathan Jawai from the Idaho Stampede of the D-League.

April 20, 2009 D-Lg SFL-D CHA

The Charlotte Bobcats recalled Sean Singletary from the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the D-League.

April 20, 2009 D-Lg AUS-D SAS

The San Antonio Spurs recalled Marcus Williams from the Austin Spurs of the D-League.

April 20, 2009 D-Lg SFL-D CHA

The Charlotte Bobcats recalled Alexis Ajinca from the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the D-League.

April 20, 2009 D-Lg LOS-D LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers recalled Sun Yue from the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the D-League.

April 26, 2009 D-Lg COL-D DEN

The Denver Nuggets recalled Sonny Weems from the Colorado 14ers of the D-League.

April 27, 2009 D-Lg UTA-D UTA

The Utah Jazz recalled Morris Almond from the Utah Flash of the D-League.

June 9, 2009 Trade PHI TOR

The Philadelphia 76ers traded Reggie Evans to the Toronto Raptors for Jason Kapono.

June 15, 2009 Waiver PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers released Royal Ivey.

June 23, 2009 Trade MIL SAS

The Milwaukee Bucks traded Richard Jefferson to the San Antonio Spurs for Bruce Bowen, Fabricio Oberto and Kurt Thomas.

June 23, 2009 Trade DET MIL

The Detroit Pistons traded Amir Johnson to the Milwaukee Bucks for Fabricio Oberto.

June 24, 2009 Trade MIN WAS

The Minnesota Timberwolves traded Randy Foye and Mike Miller to the Washington Wizards for Oleksiy Pecherov, Darius Songaila, Etan Thomas and a 2009 1st round draft pick (Ricky Rubio was later selected).

June 24, 2009 Trade DAL POR

The Dallas Mavericks traded a 2009 1st round draft pick (Victor Klaver was later selected) to the Portland Trail Blazers for a 2009 1st round draft pick (Byron Mullens was later selected), a 2009 2nd round draft pick (Ahmad Nivins was later selected) and a 2010 2nd round draft pick (Magnum Rolle was later selected).

June 25, 2009 Trade DEN MIN

The Denver Nuggets traded a 2010 1st round draft pick (Luke Babbitt was later selected) to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Ty Lawson.

June 25, 2009 Trade DAL OKC

The Dallas Mavericks traded Byron Mullens to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Rodrigue Beaubois and a 2010 2nd round draft pick (Solomon Alabi was later selected).

June 25, 2009 Trade LAL NYK

The Los Angeles Lakers traded Toney Douglas to the New York Knicks for cash and a 2011 2nd round draft pick (Andrew Goudelock was later selected).

June 25, 2009 Trade POR SAC

The Portland Trail Blazers traded Jon Brockman, Sergio Rodriguez and cash to the Sacramento Kings for Jeff Ayres.

June 25, 2009 Sale WAS HOU

The Washington Wizards sold Jermaine Taylor to the Houston Rockets.

June 25, 2009 Trade LAL MIA

The Los Angeles Lakers traded Patrick Beverley to the Miami Heat for cash and a 2011 2nd round draft pick (Ater Majok was later selected).

June 25, 2009 Trade MIA NOH

The Miami Heat traded Marcus Thornton to the New Orleans Hornets for a 2010 2nd round draft pick (Jarvis Varnado was later selected) and a 2012 2nd round draft pick (Jae Crowder was later selected).

June 25, 2009 Trade DET HOU

The Detroit Pistons traded Chase Budinger to the Houston Rockets for cash and a 2012 2nd round draft pick (Kim English was later selected).

June 25, 2009 Sale CHA OKC

The Charlotte Bobcats sold Robert Vaden to the Oklahoma City Thunder.

June 25, 2009 Sale DEN HOU

The Denver Nuggets sold Sergio Llull to the Houston Rockets.

June 25, 2009 Trade DAL MIN

The Dallas Mavericks traded a 2010 2nd round draft pick (Magnum Rolle was later selected) to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Nick Calathes.

June 25, 2009 Trade ATL GSW

The Atlanta Hawks traded Speedy Claxton and Acie Law to the Golden State Warriors for Jamal Crawford.

June 25, 2009 Trade NJN ORL

The New Jersey Nets traded Ryan Anderson and Vince Carter to the Orlando Magic for Rafer Alston, Tony Battie and Courtney Lee.

June 25, 2009 Trade MEM NYK

The Memphis Grizzlies traded Darko Milicic to the New York Knicks for Quentin Richardson and cash.

June 26, 2009 Trade CLE PHO

The Cleveland Cavaliers traded Sasha Pavlovic, Ben Wallace, cash and a 2010 2nd round draft pick (Dwayne Collins was later selected) to the Phoenix Suns for Shaquille O'Neal.

June 26, 2009 Sale PHO CLE

The Phoenix Suns sold Emir Preldzic to the Cleveland Cavaliers.