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1986-87 Houston Rockets Transactions

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Record: 42-40, Finished 3rd in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Fitch (42-40)

PTS/G: 106.9 (16th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 105.9 (3rd of 23)
SRS: 0.60 (9th of 23) ▪ Pace: 99.9 (17th of 23)
Off Rtg: 106.5 (15th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 105.5 (3rd of 23)
Expected W-L: 44-38 (8th of 23)

Arena: The Summit ▪ Attendance: 660,175 (4th of 23)

NBA 1987 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference Semifinals (2-4) versus Seattle SuperSonics  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference First Round (1-3) versus Portland Trail Blazers  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1986 to June 30, 1987.
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October 7, 1986

Signed Sam Mitchell as a free agent.

October 11, 1986

Signed Richard Anderson as a veteran free agent and sent a 1988 3rd round draft pick (Dwight Boyd was later selected) to the Denver Nuggets as compensation.

October 23, 1986

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

October 28, 1986

Waived Hank McDowell.

Waived Sam Mitchell.

October 30, 1986

Waived Craig Ehlo.

November 4, 1986

Waived Anthony Bowie.

December 9, 1986

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

December 23, 1986

Waived Conner Henry.

January 16, 1987

Traded a 1987 1st round draft pick (Joe Wolf was later selected) and a 1989 2nd round draft pick (Chucky Brown was later selected) to the Los Angeles Clippers for Cedric Maxwell.

June 11, 1987

Signed Anthony Bowie as a free agent.

June 22, 1987

Drafted Doug Lee in the 2nd round (35th pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.

Drafted Joe Niego in the 4th round (82nd pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.

Drafted Andre LaFleur in the 5th round (104th pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.

Drafted Fred Jenkins in the 6th round (129th pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.

Drafted Clarence Grier in the 7th round (151st pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.