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1985-86 Los Angeles Clippers Transactions

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Record: 32-50, Finished 4th in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Don Chaney (32-50)

PTS/G: 108.6 (16th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 115.5 (22nd of 23)
SRS: -6.83 (23rd of 23) ▪ Pace: 102.7 (11th of 23)
Off Rtg: 105.4 (17th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 112.1 (22nd of 23)
Expected W-L: 24-58 (23rd of 23)

Arena: Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena ▪ Attendance: 337,814 (21st of 23)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1985 to June 30, 1986.
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July 24, 1985

Waived Billy McKinney.

September 6, 1985

Traded Bill Walton to the Boston Celtics for Cedric Maxwell and a 1986 1st round draft pick (Arvydas Sabonis was later selected).

September 26, 1985

Signed Ray Williams as a veteran free agent and sent a 1987 4th round draft pick (Tom Sheehey was later selected) to the Boston Celtics as compensation.

September 27, 1985

Signed Jamaal Wilkes as a free agent.

October 16, 1985

Waived Ray Williams.

November 15, 1985

Signed Jim Thomas as a free agent.

November 25, 1985

Traded James Donaldson to the Dallas Mavericks for Kurt Nimphius.

December 10, 1985

Waived Jim Thomas.

December 17, 1985

Waived Jay Murphy.

December 26, 1985

Jamaal Wilkes retired.

January 6, 1986

Signed Wallace Bryant to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 14, 1986

Traded a 1986 1st round draft pick (Arvydas Sabonis was later selected) and a 1988 2nd round draft pick (Rolando Ferreira was later selected) to the Portland Trail Blazers for Darnell Valentine and a 1988 2nd round draft pick (Tom Garrick was later selected).

January 31, 1986

Signed Jeff Cross to a 10-day contract, then signed to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 31, 1986

Signed Ozell Jones as a free agent.

June 17, 1986

Drafted Dwayne Polee in the 3rd round (54th pick) of the 1986 NBA Draft.

Drafted John Brownlee in the 4th round (78th pick) of the 1986 NBA Draft.

Drafted Steffond Johnson in the 5th round (100th pick) of the 1986 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tim Kempton in the 6th round (124th pick) of the 1986 NBA Draft.

Drafted Johnny Brown in the 7th round (146th pick) of the 1986 NBA Draft.