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1988-89 Boston Celtics Transactions

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Record: 42-40, Finished 3rd in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jimmy Rodgers (42-40)

PTS/G: 109.2 (10th of 25) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 108.1 (10th of 25)
SRS: 1.26 (12th of 25) ▪ Pace: 98.1 (20th of 25)
Off Rtg: 110.8 (8th of 25) ▪ Def Rtg: 109.6 (20th of 25)
Expected W-L: 44-38 (14th of 25)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: 611,537 (13th of 25)

NBA 1989 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference First Round (3-0) versus Detroit Pistons  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1988 to June 30, 1989.
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August 26, 1988

Signed Ramon Rivas as a free agent.

September 14, 1988

Signed Ennis Whatley as a free agent.

September 27, 1988

Signed Ron Grandison as a free agent.

October 31, 1988

Waived Gerald Paddio.

Waived Ennis Whatley.

December 15, 1988

Signed Kevin Gamble as a free agent.

February 23, 1989

Traded Danny Ainge and Brad Lohaus to the Sacramento Kings for Joe Kleine and Ed Pinckney.

March 9, 1989

Signed Kelvin Upshaw to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 22, 1989

Signed Kelvin Upshaw as a free agent.

March 29, 1989

Signed Otis Birdsong to a 10-day contract.

April 10, 1989

Signed Otis Birdsong as a free agent.

June 15, 1989

Lost Mark Acres to the Orlando Magic in the NBA expansion draft.

June 27, 1989

Drafted Michael Smith in the 1st round (13th pick) of the 1989 NBA Draft.

Drafted Dino Radja in the 2nd round (40th pick) of the 1989 NBA Draft.