Transactions listed are from July 1, 1989 to
June 30, 1990.
- July 11, 1989
- August 1, 1989
Signed Jay Taylor as a free agent.
- August 21, 1989
Hired Bill Fitch as Head Coach.
- September 19, 1989
Signed Anthony Mason as a free agent.
- September 20, 1989
Signed Purvis Short as an unrestricted free agent.
- October 3, 1989
Signed Jaren Jackson as a free agent.
- October 4, 1989
Signed Rick Carlisle as an unrestricted free agent.
- October 5, 1989
- December 1, 1989
Waived Rick Carlisle.
- December 20, 1989
Waived Jay Taylor.
- February 12, 1990
Signed Derrick Gervin to two 10-day contracts, then signed to a contract for the rest of the season.
Signed Leon Wood to the first of two 10-day contracts.
- February 21, 1990
- February 27, 1990
Waived Jaren Jackson.
- March 5, 1990
Signed Leon Wood as a free agent.
- June 25, 1990
- June 26, 1990
Traded Dennis Hopson to the Chicago Bulls for a 1990 1st round draft pick (Tate George was later selected), a 1991 2nd round draft pick (Von McDade was later selected) and a 1992 2nd round draft pick (P.J. Brown was later selected).
- June 27, 1990
Drafted Derrick Coleman in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 1990 NBA Draft.
Drafted Tate George in the 1st round (22nd pick) of the 1990 NBA Draft.