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1989-90 Phoenix Suns Transactions

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Record: 54-28, Finished 3rd in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Cotton Fitzsimmons (54-28)

PTS/G: 114.9 (2nd of 27) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 107.8 (18th of 27)
SRS: 7.09 (1st of 27) ▪ Pace: 100.7 (7th of 27)
Off Rtg: 113.1 (3rd of 27) ▪ Def Rtg: 106.2 (6th of 27)
Expected W-L: 58-24 (1st of 27)

Arena: Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum ▪ Attendance: 578,661 (17th of 27)

NBA 1990 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference Finals (2-4) versus Portland Trail Blazers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference Semifinals (1-4) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference First Round (2-3) versus Utah Jazz  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1989 to June 30, 1990.
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August 24, 1989

Signed Steve Kerr as a free agent.

September 5, 1989

Traded Steve Kerr to the Cleveland Cavaliers for a 1993 2nd round draft pick (Mark Buford was later selected).

September 21, 1989

Waived Kenny Gattison.

October 5, 1989

Traded Ed Nealy to the Chicago Bulls for a 1996 2nd round draft pick. The 2nd round draft pick traded to Phoenix was conditional and was not exercised.

December 12, 1989

Waived Micheal Williams.

December 13, 1989

Traded Armen Gilliam to the Charlotte Hornets for Kurt Rambis, a 1990 2nd round draft pick (Negele Knight was later selected) and a 1991 2nd round draft pick (Chad Gallagher was later selected).

March 21, 1990

Signed Tim Legler to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 26, 1990

Signed Mike McGee to a contract for the rest of the season.

June 27, 1990

Drafted Jayson Williams in the 1st round (21st pick) of the 1990 NBA Draft.

Drafted Negele Knight in the 2nd round (31st pick) of the 1990 NBA Draft.

Drafted Cedric Ceballos in the 2nd round (48th pick) of the 1990 NBA Draft.

Drafted Milos Babic in the 2nd round (50th pick) of the 1990 NBA Draft.

Traded Milos Babic to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Stefano Rusconi.