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1987-88 Cleveland Cavaliers Transactions

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Record: 42-40, Finished 5th in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Lenny Wilkens (42-40)

PTS/G: 104.5 (21st of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 103.7 (2nd of 23)
SRS: 1.28 (11th of 23) ▪ Pace: 97.3 (19th of 23)
Off Rtg: 106.8 (15th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 106.0 (5th of 23)
Expected W-L: 43-39 (12th of 23)

Arena: Coliseum at Richfield ▪ Attendance: 504,847 (12th of 23)

NBA 1988 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference First Round (2-3) versus Chicago Bulls  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1987 to June 30, 1988.
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October 8, 1987

Traded Darryl Dawkins and Melvin Turpin to the Utah Jazz for Kent Benson and Dell Curry.

Traded John Bagley and Keith Lee to the New Jersey Nets for James Bailey and Darryl Dawkins.

October 23, 1987

Waived Donald Royal.

October 29, 1987

Traded James Bailey to the Phoenix Suns for a 1989 2nd round draft pick (Greg Grant was later selected).

November 5, 1987

Waived Johnny Newman.

November 10, 1987

Signed Johnny Rogers as a free agent.

December 29, 1987

Waived Kannard Johnson.

February 25, 1988

Traded Tyrone Corbin, Kevin Johnson, Mark West, a 1988 1st round draft pick (Dan Majerle was later selected), a 1988 2nd round draft pick (Dean Garrett was later selected) and a 1989 2nd round draft pick (Greg Grant was later selected) to the Phoenix Suns for Larry Nance, Mike Sanders and a 1988 1st round draft pick (Randolph Keys was later selected).

March 29, 1988

Signed Kevin Henderson as a free agent.

June 23, 1988

Lost Dell Curry to the Charlotte Hornets in the NBA expansion draft.

Traded a 1990 2nd round draft pick (Steve Bardo was later selected) to the Miami Heat for Darnell Valentine.

June 28, 1988

Drafted Randolph Keys in the 1st round (22nd pick) of the 1988 NBA Draft.

Drafted Winston Bennett in the 3rd round (64th pick) of the 1988 NBA Draft.