Transactions listed are from July 1, 2001 to
June 30, 2002.
- August 2, 2001
- August 10, 2001
As part of a 3-team trade, the Houston Rockets traded Shandon Anderson to the New York Knicks; the Dallas Mavericks traded Kyle Hill to the Houston Rockets; the Dallas Mavericks traded Howard Eisley to the New York Knicks; the New York Knicks traded Muggsy Bogues to the Dallas Mavericks; and the New York Knicks traded Glen Rice to the Houston Rockets. Dallas also received a trade exception from Houston.
- September 10, 2001
Signed Oscar Torres as a free agent.
- September 26, 2001
Signed Tierre Brown as a free agent.
- October 1, 2001
Signed Damon Jones as a free agent.
- October 22, 2001
- October 25, 2001
Waived Damon Jones.
- June 26, 2002
Drafted Yao Ming in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 2002 NBA Draft.
Drafted Bostjan Nachbar in the 1st round (15th pick) of the 2002 NBA Draft.
Drafted Tito Maddox in the 2nd round (38th pick) of the 2002 NBA Draft.