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1988-89 Golden State Warriors Transactions

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Record: 43-39, Finished 4th in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Don Nelson (43-39)

PTS/G: 116.6 (4th of 25) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 116.9 (25th of 25)
SRS: -0.59 (16th of 25) ▪ Pace: 107.3 (2nd of 25)
Off Rtg: 107.4 (14th of 25) ▪ Def Rtg: 107.7 (12th of 25)
Expected W-L: 40-42 (16th of 25)

Arena: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Arena ▪ Attendance: 587,820 (14th of 25)

NBA 1989 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference Semifinals (4-1) versus Phoenix Suns  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference First Round (3-0) versus Utah Jazz  (Series Stats)

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

Released Greg Ballard.

July 15, 1988

Released Mark Wade.

October 1, 1988

Signed John Starks as a free agent.

October 5, 1988

Signed John Stroeder as a free agent.

October 19, 1988

Waived Tony White.

Waived Keith Smart.

October 21, 1988

Keith Smart claimed on waivers by the San Antonio Spurs.

October 27, 1988

Waived John Stroeder.

October 28, 1988

Claimed John Fox on waivers from the Chicago Bulls.

November 3, 1988

Waived Steve Harris.

November 22, 1988

Traded Jerome Whitehead to the San Antonio Spurs for Shelton Jones.

December 15, 1988

Waived Shelton Jones.

December 17, 1988

Signed Steve Alford as a free agent.

January 2, 1989

Signed John Stroeder to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 22, 1989

Signed Orlando Graham as a free agent.

June 15, 1989

Lost Otis Smith to the Orlando Magic in the NBA expansion draft.

June 16, 1989

Released Orlando Graham.

Released Ben McDonald.

Released John Starks.

June 23, 1989

Signed Sarunas Marciulionis as a free agent.

June 27, 1989

Traded a 1989 1st round draft pick (Dana Barros was later selected) to the Seattle SuperSonics for a 1990 1st round draft pick (Gary Payton was later selected).

Drafted Tim Hardaway in the 1st round (14th pick) of the 1989 NBA Draft.