Transactions listed are from July 1, 1989 to
June 30, 1990.
- August 4, 1989
Signed Larry Drew as a veteran free agent.
- September 12, 1989
Signed Quintin Dailey as an unrestricted free agent.
- September 13, 1989
- September 18, 1989
Signed Mike Higgins as a free agent.
- September 28, 1989
Signed Steve Bucknall as a free agent.
Signed Milt Newton as a free agent.
- October 2, 1989
Signed Mel McCants as a free agent.
- December 13, 1989
Waived Mike Higgins.
- December 24, 1989
Signed Jay Vincent as a free agent.
- March 5, 1990
Signed Jawann Oldham to the first of two 10-day contracts.
- March 6, 1990
Waived Steve Bucknall.
- March 24, 1990
Waived Jawann Oldham.
- June 11, 1990
Hired Mike Dunleavy as Head Coach.
Pat Riley resigns as Head Coach.
- June 27, 1990
Drafted Elden Campbell in the 1st round (27th pick) of the 1990 NBA Draft.
Drafted Tony Smith in the 2nd round (51st pick) of the 1990 NBA Draft.