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1988-89 Portland Trail Blazers Transactions

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Record: 39-43, Finished 5th in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Mike Schuler (25-22), Rick Adelman (14-21)

PTS/G: 114.6 (6th of 25) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 113.1 (22nd of 25)
SRS: 0.92 (13th of 25) ▪ Pace: 103.9 (7th of 25)
Off Rtg: 109.4 (11th of 25) ▪ Def Rtg: 108.0 (14th of 25)
Expected W-L: 45-37 (13th of 25)

Arena: Memorial Coliseum ▪ Attendance: 527,008 (17th of 25)

NBA 1989 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference First Round (0-3) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1988 to June 30, 1989.
Click on the Team for team roster and stats.
Click on the Player for career stats and accomplishments.


July 1, 1988

Released Charles Jones.

October 6, 1988

Signed Darwin Cook as a free agent.

Signed Adrian Branch as a free agent.

October 25, 1988

Waived Darwin Cook.

November 2, 1988

Signed Danny Young as a free agent.

December 7, 1988

Waived Ronnie Murphy.

January 11, 1989

Waived Craig Neal.

February 23, 1989

Traded Kiki Vandeweghe to the New York Knicks for a 1989 1st round draft pick (Byron Irvin was later selected).

February 24, 1989

Signed Brook Steppe to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 28, 1989

Signed Clinton Wheeler to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 17, 1989

Signed Brook Steppe as a free agent.

March 20, 1989

Signed Clinton Wheeler as a free agent.

April 23, 1989

Waived Clinton Wheeler.

May 3, 1989

Waived Brook Steppe.

June 15, 1989

Lost Steve Johnson to the Minnesota Timberwolves in the NBA expansion draft.

June 24, 1989

Traded Sam Bowie and a 1989 1st round draft pick (Mookie Blaylock was later selected) to the New Jersey Nets for Buck Williams.

June 27, 1989

Drafted Byron Irvin in the 1st round (22nd pick) of the 1989 NBA Draft.

Drafted Clifford Robinson in the 2nd round (36th pick) of the 1989 NBA Draft.

June 30, 1989

Released Anthony Mason.