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1989-90 Houston Rockets Transactions

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Record: 41-41, Finished 5th in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Don Chaney (41-41)

PTS/G: 106.7 (16th of 27) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 105.3 (9th of 27)
SRS: 1.71 (10th of 27) ▪ Pace: 101.2 (5th of 27)
Off Rtg: 104.8 (21st of 27) ▪ Def Rtg: 103.4 (1st of 27)
Expected W-L: 45-37 (10th of 27)

Arena: The Summit ▪ Attendance: 649,702 (11th of 27)

NBA 1990 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference First Round (1-3) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1989 to June 30, 1990.
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Date Type Transaction
July 11, 1989 Signing

Signed Larry Smith as an unrestricted free agent.

July 31, 1989 Signing

Signed Byron Dinkins as a free agent.

August 2, 1989 Signing

Signed Adrian Caldwell as a free agent.

August 15, 1989 Sale

Purchased Anthony Bowie from the San Antonio Spurs.

August 17, 1989 Signing

Signed John Lucas as an unrestricted free agent.

September 20, 1989 Signing

Purvis Short signed as an unrestricted free agent with the New Jersey Nets.

December 7, 1989 Waiver

Waived Lewis Lloyd.

January 11, 1990 Waiver

Waived Chuck Nevitt.

February 21, 1990 Trade

Traded Derrick Chievous to the Cleveland Cavaliers for a 1991 2nd round draft pick (Zan Tabak was later selected), a 1992 2nd round draft pick (Curtis Blair was later selected) and a 1993 2nd round draft pick (Richard Petruska was later selected).

February 21, 1990 Sale

Purchased Vernon Maxwell from the San Antonio Spurs.

February 27, 1990 Signing

Signed Lewis Lloyd to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 20, 1990 Signing

Signed Lewis Lloyd as a free agent.

June 27, 1990 Draft

Drafted Alec Kessler in the 1st round (12th pick) of the 1990 NBA Draft.

June 27, 1990 Trade

Traded Alec Kessler to the Miami Heat for Carl Herrera and Dave Jamerson.