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1986-87 Phoenix Suns Transactions

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Record: 36-46, Finished 5th in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John MacLeod (22-34), Dick Van Arsdale (14-12)

PTS/G: 111.1 (9th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 113.5 (18th of 23)
SRS: -2.63 (17th of 23) ▪ Pace: 102.0 (5th of 23)
Off Rtg: 108.0 (14th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 110.3 (17th of 23)
Expected W-L: 35-47 (17th of 23)

Arena: Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum ▪ Attendance: 458,347 (15th of 23)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1986 to June 30, 1987.
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Transactions

Date Type Transaction
July 31, 1986 Waiver

Released Rick Robey.

October 28, 1986 Waiver

Waived Charles Jones.

February 26, 1987 Firing

Fired John MacLeod as Head Coach.

February 26, 1987 Appointment

Appointed Dick Van Arsdale as Interim Head Coach.

April 27, 1987 Hiring

Hired John Wetzel as Head Coach.

June 11, 1987 Signing

Signed Bill Martin as a free agent.

June 21, 1987 Trade

Traded William Bedford to the Detroit Pistons for a 1988 1st round draft pick (Randolph Keys was later selected).

June 21, 1987 Trade

Traded Ed Pinckney and a 1988 2nd round draft pick (Fennis Dembo was later selected) to the Sacramento Kings for Eddie Johnson.

June 22, 1987 Draft

Drafted Armen Gilliam in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.

June 22, 1987 Draft

Drafted Bruce Dalrymple in the 2nd round (46th pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.

June 22, 1987 Draft

Drafted Winston Crite in the 3rd round (53rd pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.

June 22, 1987 Draft

Drafted Steve Beck in the 4th round (76th pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.

June 22, 1987 Draft

Drafted Brent Counts in the 5th round (99th pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.

June 22, 1987 Draft

Drafted Marcel Boyce in the 6th round (122nd pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.

June 22, 1987 Draft

Drafted Roy Singleton in the 7th round (145th pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.