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1987-88 Washington Bullets Transactions

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Record: 38-44, Finished 2nd in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Kevin Loughery (8-19), Wes Unseld (30-25)

PTS/G: 105.5 (18th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 106.3 (10th of 23)
SRS: -0.16 (15th of 23) ▪ Pace: 98.1 (15th of 23)
Off Rtg: 106.5 (18th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 107.2 (8th of 23)
Expected W-L: 39-43 (15th of 23)

Arena: Capital Centre ▪ Attendance: 433,376 (20th of 23)

NBA 1988 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference First Round (2-3) versus Detroit Pistons  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1987 to June 30, 1988.
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July 1, 1987

Waived Darwin Cook.

October 7, 1987

Signed Dave Henderson as a free agent.

October 8, 1987

Signed Tony Campbell as a veteran free agent and sent a 1989 2nd round draft pick to the Detroit Pistons as compensation. The 2nd round draft pick was contingent upon Campbell making Washington's roster but he did not do so.

October 16, 1987

Signed Bernard King as a free agent.

October 21, 1987

Waived Duane Washington.

November 2, 1987

Traded Michael Adams and Jay Vincent to the Denver Nuggets for Mark Alarie and Darrell Walker.

November 3, 1987

Waived Ennis Whatley.

Waived Tony Campbell.

November 5, 1987

Waived Dave Henderson.

December 22, 1987

Signed Steve Colter as a free agent.

December 29, 1987

Waived Steve Colter.

January 1, 1988

Signed Steve Colter to a 10-day contract.

January 3, 1988

Fired Kevin Loughery as Head Coach.

Hired Wes Unseld as Head Coach.

January 21, 1988

Signed Steve Colter as a free agent.

June 8, 1988

Traded Manute Bol to the Golden State Warriors for Dave Feitl and a 1989 2nd round draft pick (Doug Roth was later selected).

June 23, 1988

Lost Muggsy Bogues to the Charlotte Hornets in the NBA expansion draft.

June 28, 1988

Drafted Harvey Grant in the 1st round (12th pick) of the 1988 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ledell Eackles in the 2nd round (36th pick) of the 1988 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ed Davender in the 3rd round (60th pick) of the 1988 NBA Draft.