Arena: Madison Square Garden (IV) ▪ Attendance: 586,752 (7th of 23)
Lost NBA Eastern Conference First Round (3-1) versus Boston Celtics
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Transactions listed are from July 1, 1987 to June
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October 9, 1987
Signed Ray Tolbert as a free agent.
October 12, 1987
Waived Brad Wright.
October 15, 1987
October 29, 1987
November 12, 1987
Signed Johnny Newman as a free agent.
November 14, 1987
Waived Gerald Henderson.
November 16, 1987
November 30, 1987
Signed Rick Carlisle as a free agent.
December 9, 1987
Waived Ray Tolbert.
December 11, 1987
Signed Billy Donovan as a free agent.
Waived Tony White.
December 15, 1987
Waived Chris McNealy.
December 16, 1987
Waived Bob Thornton.
March 2, 1988
Signed Carey Scurry to the first of two 10-day contracts.
March 13, 1988
Signed Sedric Toney to a 10-day contract.
March 23, 1988
Signed Sedric Toney as a free agent.
March 28, 1988
Waived Billy Donovan.
June 23, 1988
June 27, 1988
Traded Bill Cartwright, a 1988 1st round draft pick (Will Perdue) and a 1988 3rd round draft pick (Derrick Lewis) to the Chicago Bulls for Charles Oakley, a 1988 1st round draft pick (Rod Strickland) and a 1988 3rd round draft pick (Phil Stinnie).
June 28, 1988
Drafted Rod Strickland in the 1st round (19th pick) of the 1988 NBA Draft.
Drafted Greg Butler in the 2nd round (37th pick) of the 1988 NBA Draft.
Drafted Phil Stinnie in the 3rd round (69th pick) of the 1988 NBA Draft.