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1987-88 Houston Rockets Transactions

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Record: 46-36, Finished 4th in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Fitch (46-36)

PTS/G: 109.0 (9th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 107.6 (13th of 23)
SRS: 0.82 (13th of 23) ▪ Pace: 101.8 (4th of 23)
Off Rtg: 107.1 (13th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 105.7 (4th of 23)
Expected W-L: 45-37 (11th of 23)

Arena: The Summit ▪ Attendance: 681,051 (5th of 23)

NBA 1988 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference First Round (1-3) versus Dallas Mavericks  (Series Stats)

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

Signed World B. Free as a free agent.

October 9, 1987

Signed Lester Conner as a veteran free agent and sent a 1988 2nd round draft pick (Keith Smart was later selected) to the Golden State Warriors as compensation.

Signed Andre Turner as a free agent.

November 5, 1987

Traded Dave Feitl and a 1989 1st round draft pick (Dana Barros was later selected) to the Golden State Warriors for Purvis Short.

Dirk Minniefield signed as a veteran free agent with the Golden State Warriors; received FROM_TRADE as compensation.

Waived Anthony Bowie.

Waived Doug Lee.

December 7, 1987

Waived Richard Anderson.

December 9, 1987

Richard Anderson claimed on waivers by the Portland Trail Blazers.

December 12, 1987

Traded Steve Harris and Ralph Sampson to the Golden State Warriors for Joe Barry Carroll, Sleepy Floyd and cash.

June 6, 1988

Fired Bill Fitch as Head Coach.

June 13, 1988

Hired Don Chaney as Head Coach.

June 23, 1988

Lost Andre Turner to the Miami Heat in the NBA expansion draft.

June 28, 1988

Drafted Derrick Chievous in the 1st round (16th pick) of the 1988 NBA Draft.