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2008-09 NBA Transactions

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League Champion: Los Angeles Lakers

Most Valuable Player: LeBron James (28.4/7.6/7.2)
Rookie of the Year: Derrick Rose (16.8/3.9/6.3)

PPG Leader: Dwyane Wade (30.2)
RPG Leader: Dwight Howard (13.8)
APG Leader: Chris Paul (11.0)
WS Leader: LeBron James (20.3)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009.
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July 3, 2008

The Dallas Mavericks signed Gerald Green as a free agent.

July 8, 2008

The Toronto Raptors signed Hassan Adams as a free agent.

July 9, 2008

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

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

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

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

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

The Dallas Mavericks signed DeSagana Diop as a free agent.

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

The Miami Heat signed James Jones as a free agent.

July 10, 2008

The Washington Wizards signed Dee Brown as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Clippers released Shaun Livingston.

The Houston Rockets signed Brent Barry as a free agent.

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

The Orlando Magic signed Mickael Pietrus as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Dan Dickau.

July 11, 2008

The Dallas Mavericks signed James Singleton as a free agent.

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

The Dallas Mavericks signed Keith McLeod as a free agent.

July 15, 2008

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

The Orlando Magic signed Anthony Johnson as a free agent.

The Houston Rockets waived Loren Woods.

July 16, 2008

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

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Tyronn Lue as a free agent.

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

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

July 17, 2008

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Malik Allen as a free agent.

July 19, 2008

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

July 21, 2008

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

July 22, 2008

The Phoenix Suns signed Matt Barnes as a free agent.

The New Jersey Nets traded Marcus Williams to the Golden State Warriors for a 2011 2nd round draft pick (Darius Morris was later selected) and a 2013 1st round draft pick (Gorgui Dieng was later selected). 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

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

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

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

July 24, 2008

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

The Denver Nuggets signed Chris Andersen as a free agent.

July 25, 2008

The Sacramento Kings signed Bobby Brown as a free agent.

July 28, 2008

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

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

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

July 29, 2008

The Atlanta Hawks signed Maurice Evans as a free agent.

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

The New York Knicks waived Bobby Jones.

The Orlando Magic waived James Augustine.

The Denver Nuggets waived Taurean Green.

July 30, 2008

The Detroit Pistons signed Will Bynum as a free agent.

The Denver Nuggets signed Dahntay Jones as a free agent.

The Atlanta Hawks signed Randolph Morris as a free agent.

July 31, 2008

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

The Chicago Bulls waived JamesOn Curry.

August 4, 2008

The Detroit Pistons signed Kwame Brown as a free agent.

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Tarence Kinsey as a free agent.

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

August 5, 2008

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

August 6, 2008

The Charlotte Bobcats signed Shannon Brown as a free agent.

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

The Miami Heat signed Yakhouba Diawara as a free agent.

August 8, 2008

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

August 9, 2008

The Memphis Grizzlies released Andre Brown.

August 11, 2008

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

The Atlanta Hawks signed Thomas Gardner as a free agent.

The Atlanta Hawks signed Othello Hunter as a free agent.

August 13, 2008

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.

The Atlanta Hawks signed Ronald Murray as a free agent.

August 14, 2008

The Phoenix Suns signed Louis Amundson as a free agent.

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

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

August 15, 2008

The Miami Heat waived Bobby Jones.

August 20, 2008

The Oklahoma City Thunder waived Donyell Marshall.

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

August 22, 2008

The Boston Celtics signed Darius Miles as a free agent.

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

August 23, 2008

The Dallas Mavericks waived Keith McLeod.

August 25, 2008

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

August 28, 2008

The Toronto Raptors signed Will Solomon as a free agent.

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

The Memphis Grizzlies signed Hamed Haddadi as a free agent.

August 29, 2008

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

September 2, 2008

The Miami Heat signed Jamaal Magloire as a free agent.

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

September 5, 2008

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Lorenzen Wright as a free agent.

September 9, 2008

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Francisco Elson as a free agent.

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

September 12, 2008

Pat Garrity retired from the Orlando Magic

September 17, 2008

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

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

September 22, 2008

The Washington Wizards signed Linton Johnson as a free agent.

Shareef Abdur-Rahim retired from the Sacramento Kings

September 23, 2008

The Washington Wizards signed Juan Dixon as a free agent.

September 25, 2008

The Orlando Magic signed Dwayne Jones as a free agent.

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

The Orlando Magic signed Jeremy Richardson as a free agent.

The Orlando Magic signed Mike Wilks as a free agent.

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

September 26, 2008

The Memphis Grizzlies signed Quinton Ross as a free agent.

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

September 27, 2008

The Charlotte Bobcats signed Andre Brown as a free agent.

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

September 28, 2008

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

September 29, 2008

The Houston Rockets signed Von Wafer as a free agent.

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Jawad Williams as a free agent.

September 30, 2008

The Indiana Pacers signed Austin Croshere as a free agent.

The Chicago Bulls signed Michael Ruffin as a free agent.

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Ronald Dupree as a free agent.

The Indiana Pacers signed Josh Davis as a free agent.

The Toronto Raptors signed Jamal Sampson as a free agent.

October 1, 2008

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Kevin Ollie as a free agent.

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

October 3, 2008

The Miami Heat signed Shaun Livingston as a free agent.

The Denver Nuggets signed Juwan Howard as a free agent.

October 6, 2008

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Andre Emmett.

October 8, 2008

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Lance Allred.

October 10, 2008

The Indiana Pacers traded Shawne Williams to the Dallas Mavericks for 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).

October 12, 2008

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Dontell Jefferson.

October 19, 2008

The Golden State Warriors waived Dan Dickau.

October 20, 2008

The Boston Celtics waived Darius Miles.

October 21, 2008

The Washington Wizards waived Linton Johnson.

October 22, 2008

The New Orleans Hornets waived Courtney Sims.

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Joe Crawford.

The Dallas Mavericks waived Jamal Sampson.

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Coby Karl.

The Houston Rockets waived Mike Harris.

The Toronto Raptors waived Jamal Sampson.

October 23, 2008

The Minnesota Timberwolves waived Chris Richard.

The Indiana Pacers waived Austin Croshere.

The Orlando Magic waived Dwayne Jones.

The Chicago Bulls waived Michael Ruffin.

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Ronald Dupree.

The Indiana Pacers waived Josh Davis.

The San Antonio Spurs waived Devin Green.

October 24, 2008

The New Jersey Nets waived Eddie Gill.

October 27, 2008

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

The Chicago Bulls signed Michael Ruffin as a free agent.

October 28, 2008

The Charlotte Bobcats signed Linton Johnson as a free agent.

November 2, 2008

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

November 3, 2008

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

The Denver Nuggets waived Juwan Howard.

November 4, 2008

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

November 9, 2008

The Charlotte Bobcats waived Andre Brown.

November 13, 2008

The Chicago Bulls signed Lindsey Hunter as a free agent.

November 16, 2008

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

The San Antonio Spurs waived Desmon Farmer.

November 19, 2008

The Charlotte Bobcats waived Linton Johnson.

November 21, 2008

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

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

November 22, 2008

The Oklahoma City Thunder appointed Scott Brooks as Head Coach.

November 24, 2008

The Charlotte Bobcats signed Dwayne Jones as a free agent.

December 10, 2008

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

The Washington Wizards waived Dee Brown.

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 12, 2008

The Charlotte Bobcats signed Juwan Howard as a free agent.

The Charlotte Bobcats waived Dwayne Jones.

December 13, 2008

The Memphis Grizzlies signed Darius Miles as a free agent.

December 14, 2008

The Toronto Raptors signed Jake Voskuhl as a free agent.

December 16, 2008

The San Antonio Spurs waived Blake Ahearn.

December 23, 2008

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

December 24, 2008

The Phoenix Suns signed Dee Brown as a free agent.

December 28, 2008

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

December 30, 2008

The Oklahoma City Thunder waived Steven Hill.

December 31, 2008

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

January 1, 2009

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

January 5, 2009

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

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Fred Jones.

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

The Golden State Warriors waived DeMarcus Nelson.

January 6, 2009

The Phoenix Suns released Dee Brown.

January 7, 2009

The Toronto Raptors released Hassan Adams.

The Memphis Grizzlies waived Darius Miles.

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

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

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Jawad Williams.

The San Antonio Spurs waived Anthony Tolliver.

January 9, 2009

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

January 12, 2009

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

January 16, 2009

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

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

January 20, 2009

The Phoenix Suns signed Courtney Sims as a free agent.

January 21, 2009

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

January 28, 2009

The San Antonio Spurs waived Austin Croshere.

January 29, 2009

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

February 3, 2009

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

February 5, 2009

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

February 6, 2009

The Golden State Warriors waived Speedy Claxton.

February 7, 2009

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

February 9, 2009

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

February 13, 2009

The Toronto Raptors traded 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) to the Miami Heat for Marcus Banks, Shawn Marion and cash. Miami also received a trade exception from Toronto.

February 16, 2009

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

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Cheikh Samb.

February 17, 2009

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

February 18, 2009

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

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

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

February 19, 2009

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

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.

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

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

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

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

The Toronto Raptors sold Will Solomon to the Sacramento Kings.

February 24, 2009

The New York Knicks waived Stephon Marbury.

The Boston Celtics signed Mikki Moore as a free agent.

February 25, 2009

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

February 27, 2009

The Boston Celtics signed Stephon Marbury as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Jason Hart.

February 28, 2009

The Houston Rockets waived Luther Head.

March 1, 2009

The Minnesota Timberwolves waived Mark Blount.

March 2, 2009

The Memphis Grizzlies waived Adonal Foyle.

The New Jersey Nets waived Stromile Swift.

March 3, 2009

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

The Denver Nuggets signed Jason Hart as a free agent.

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

March 4, 2009

The Miami Heat signed Luther Head as a free agent.

The San Antonio Spurs released Pops Mensah-Bonsu.

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Joe Smith as a free agent.

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

March 5, 2009

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

March 6, 2009

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

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

March 9, 2009

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

March 10, 2009

The Los Angeles Clippers released Marcus Williams.

March 16, 2009

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

March 23, 2009

The Orlando Magic signed Adonal Foyle as a free agent.

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

March 24, 2009

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

March 27, 2009

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

March 31, 2009

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

April 5, 2009

The Cleveland Cavaliers released Eric Snow.

April 8, 2009

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

The San Antonio Spurs waived Malik Hairston.

The Sacramento Kings waived Will Solomon.

April 9, 2009

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

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

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Jawad Williams as a free agent.

April 14, 2009

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

June 9, 2009

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

June 15, 2009

The Philadelphia 76ers released Royal Ivey.

June 23, 2009

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

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

June 24, 2009

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

The Portland Trail Blazers traded 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) to the Dallas Mavericks for a 2009 1st round draft pick (Victor Klaver was later selected).

June 25, 2009

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

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

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

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

The Washington Wizards sold Jermaine Taylor to the Houston Rockets.

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

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

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

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

The Denver Nuggets sold Sergio Llull to the Houston Rockets.

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

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

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

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

June 26, 2009

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

The Phoenix Suns sold Emir Preldzic to the Cleveland Cavaliers.