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1987-88 New Jersey Nets Transactions

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Record: 19-63, Finished 5th in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dave Wohl (2-13), Bob MacKinnon (10-29), Willis Reed (7-21)

PTS/G: 100.4 (22nd of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 108.5 (15th of 23)
SRS: -6.98 (21st of 23) ▪ Pace: 98.6 (13th of 23)
Off Rtg: 101.4 (22nd of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 109.6 (18th of 23)
Expected W-L: 21-61 (22nd of 23)

Arena: Brendan Byrne Arena ▪ Attendance: 476,054 (15th of 23)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1987 to June 30, 1988.
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October 8, 1987

Traded James Bailey and Darryl Dawkins to the Cleveland Cavaliers for John Bagley and Keith Lee.

November 2, 1987

Purchased Mike O'Koren from the Boston Celtics.

November 3, 1987

Traded a 1990 2nd round draft pick (Les Jepsen was later selected) to the Atlanta Hawks for Dallas Comegys.

November 5, 1987

Purchased Adrian Branch from the Los Angeles Lakers.

Waived Leon Wood.

November 24, 1987

Albert King signed as a veteran free agent with the Philadelphia 76ers; received a 1988 2nd round draft pick (Charles Shackleford was later selected) as compensation.

December 3, 1987

Waived Jamie Waller.

Signed Johnny Moore as a free agent.

December 15, 1987

Signed Dudley Bradley as a free agent.

Waived Johnny Moore.

December 22, 1987

Waived Adrian Branch.

January 16, 1988

Traded Ben Coleman and Mike Gminski to the Philadelphia 76ers for Roy Hinson, Tim McCormick and a 1989 2nd round draft pick (Stanley Brundy was later selected).

February 27, 1988

Signed Ricky Wilson to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 19, 1988

Signed Duane Washington to two 10-day contracts, then signed to a contract for the rest of the season.

June 23, 1988

Lost Pearl Washington to the Miami Heat in the NBA expansion draft.

June 28, 1988

Drafted Chris Morris in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1988 NBA Draft.

Drafted Charles Shackleford in the 2nd round (32nd pick) of the 1988 NBA Draft.

Drafted Derrick Hamilton in the 3rd round (52nd pick) of the 1988 NBA Draft.