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1989-90 Chicago Bulls Transactions

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Record: 55-27, Finished 2nd in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Phil Jackson (55-27)

PTS/G: 109.5 (9th of 27) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 106.2 (12th of 27)
SRS: 2.74 (9th of 27) ▪ Pace: 96.7 (17th of 27)
Off Rtg: 112.3 (5th of 27) ▪ Def Rtg: 109.0 (19th of 27)
Expected W-L: 50-32 (9th of 27)

Arena: Chicago Stadium ▪ Attendance: 752,564 (4th of 27)

NBA 1990 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Finals (3-4) versus Detroit Pistons  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-1) versus Philadelphia 76ers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference First Round (3-1) versus Milwaukee Bucks  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1989 to June 30, 1990.
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Date Type Transaction
July 6, 1989 Firing

Fired Doug Collins as Head Coach.

July 10, 1989 Hiring

Hired Phil Jackson as Head Coach.

October 5, 1989 Trade

Traded a 1996 2nd round draft pick to the Phoenix Suns for Ed Nealy. The 2nd round draft pick traded to Phoenix was conditional and was not exercised.

December 20, 1989 Claim

Jack Haley claimed on waivers by the New Jersey Nets.

March 25, 1990 Signing

Signed Craig Hodges as an unrestricted free agent.

March 25, 1990 Signing

Signed Clifford Lett to the first of two 10-day contracts.

June 26, 1990 Trade

Traded a 1990 1st round draft pick (Tate George was later selected), a 1991 2nd round draft pick (Von McDade was later selected) and a 1992 2nd round draft pick (P.J. Brown was later selected) to the New Jersey Nets for Dennis Hopson.

June 27, 1990 Draft

Drafted Toni Kukoc in the 2nd round (29th pick) of the 1990 NBA Draft.