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1986-87 Cleveland Cavaliers Transactions

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Record: 31-51, Finished 6th in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Lenny Wilkens (31-51)

PTS/G: 104.4 (22nd of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 108.2 (11th of 23)
SRS: -3.19 (18th of 23) ▪ Pace: 101.3 (12th of 23)
Off Rtg: 102.6 (22nd of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 106.4 (6th of 23)
Expected W-L: 31-51 (19th of 23)

Arena: Coliseum at Richfield ▪ Attendance: 447,125 (18th of 23)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1986 to June 30, 1987.
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Transactions

Date Type Transaction
July 9, 1986 Hiring

Hired Lenny Wilkens as Head Coach.

August 22, 1986 Waiver

Waived Adrian Branch.

September 30, 1986 Signing

Signed Scooter McCray as a free agent.

October 28, 1986 Waiver

Waived Kevin Henderson.

December 9, 1986 Trade

Traded Dirk Minniefield to the Houston Rockets for a 1989 2nd round draft pick (Chucky Brown was later selected).

December 30, 1986 Signing

World B. Free signed as a veteran free agent with the Philadelphia 76ers; received a 1990 2nd round draft pick (Stefano Rusconi was later selected) as compensation.

January 13, 1987 Signing

Signed Craig Ehlo as a free agent.

January 24, 1987 Signing

Signed Tyrone Corbin as a free agent.

February 10, 1987 Waiver

Waived Scooter McCray.

February 15, 1987 Trade

Traded Ben Poquette to the Chicago Bulls for a 1989 2nd round draft pick (Chucky Brown was later selected).

March 5, 1987 Waiver

Waived Kevin Henderson.

June 22, 1987 Draft

Drafted Kevin Johnson in the 1st round (7th pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.

June 22, 1987 Draft

Drafted Kannard Johnson in the 2nd round (41st pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.

June 22, 1987 Draft

Drafted Donald Royal in the 3rd round (52nd pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.

June 22, 1987 Draft

Drafted Chris Dudley in the 4th round (75th pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.

June 22, 1987 Draft

Drafted Carven Holcomb in the 4th round (80th pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.

June 22, 1987 Draft

Drafted Carl Lott in the 5th round (98th pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.

June 22, 1987 Draft

Drafted Harold Jensen in the 6th round (121st pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.

June 22, 1987 Draft

Drafted Michael Foster in the 7th round (144th pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.