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1987-88 Utah Jazz Transactions

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Record: 47-35, Finished 3rd in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Frank Layden (47-35)

PTS/G: 108.5 (11th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 104.8 (5th of 23)
SRS: 2.96 (9th of 23) ▪ Pace: 101.5 (6th of 23)
Off Rtg: 106.8 (16th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 103.1 (1st of 23)
Expected W-L: 51-31 (7th of 23)

Arena: Salt Palace ▪ Attendance: 503,969 (13th of 23)

NBA 1988 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference Semifinals (3-4) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference First Round (3-1) versus Portland Trail Blazers  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1987 to June 30, 1988.
Click on the Team for team roster and stats.
Click on the Player for career stats and accomplishments.


Date Type Transaction
October 8, 1987 Trade

Traded Kent Benson and Dell Curry to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Darryl Dawkins and Melvin Turpin.

October 8, 1987 Signing

Signed Eddie Hughes as a free agent.

November 3, 1987 Waiver

Waived Billy Donovan.

November 3, 1987 Waiver

Waived Eddie Hughes.

November 26, 1987 Trade

Traded Darryl Dawkins to the Detroit Pistons for cash, a 1988 2nd round draft pick (Jeff Moe was later selected) and a 1990 2nd round draft pick (Phil Henderson was later selected).

January 20, 1988 Waiver

Waived Carey Scurry.

February 25, 1988 Signing

Signed Scott Roth as a free agent.

March 23, 1988 Signing

Signed Eddie Hughes to a contract for the rest of the season.

June 23, 1988 Draft

Lost Rickey Green to the Charlotte Hornets in the NBA expansion draft.

June 23, 1988 Trade

Traded Kelly Tripucka to the Charlotte Hornets for Mike Brown.

June 28, 1988 Draft

Drafted Eric Leckner in the 1st round (17th pick) of the 1988 NBA Draft.

June 28, 1988 Draft

Drafted Jeff Moe in the 2nd round (42nd pick) of the 1988 NBA Draft.

June 28, 1988 Draft

Drafted Ricky Grace in the 3rd round (67th pick) of the 1988 NBA Draft.