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1987-88 Seattle SuperSonics Transactions

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Record: 44-38, Finished 3rd in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bernie Bickerstaff (44-38)

PTS/G: 111.4 (6th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 109.3 (17th of 23)
SRS: 1.29 (10th of 23) ▪ Pace: 100.2 (10th of 23)
Off Rtg: 110.2 (7th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 108.1 (16th of 23)
Expected W-L: 46-36 (10th of 23)

Arena: Seattle Center Coliseum ▪ Attendance: 475,983 (16th of 23)

NBA 1988 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference First Round (2-3) versus Denver Nuggets  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1987 to June 30, 1988.
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Date Type Transaction
September 17, 1987 Waiver

Released Tod Murphy.

October 7, 1987 Signing

Signed Ricky Wilson as a free agent.

October 16, 1987 Trade

Traded a 1988 2nd round draft pick (Sylvester Gray was later selected) to the Boston Celtics for Sam Vincent and Scott Wedman.

October 20, 1987 Waiver

Waived Ricky Wilson.

October 28, 1987 Waiver

Waived Michael Phelps.

November 10, 1987 Compensation

Received a 1990 2nd round draft pick (Abdul Shamsid-Deen was later selected) as compensation for the Portland Trail Blazers signing Maurice Lucas as a veteran free agent.

February 25, 1988 Trade

Traded Sam Vincent to the Chicago Bulls for Sedale Threatt.

June 23, 1988 Trade

Traded a 1988 2nd round draft pick (Orlando Graham was later selected) to the Miami Heat. Miami agreed not to select Danny Young in the expansion draft.

June 23, 1988 Draft

Lost Kevin Williams to the Miami Heat in the NBA expansion draft.

June 28, 1988 Draft

Drafted Gary Grant in the 1st round (15th pick) of the 1988 NBA Draft.

June 28, 1988 Draft

Drafted Corey Gaines in the 3rd round (65th pick) of the 1988 NBA Draft.

June 28, 1988 Trade

Traded Gary Grant and a 1989 1st round draft pick (Kenny Payne was later selected) to the Los Angeles Clippers for Michael Cage.