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Trade History

1976
August 5: Nets select Jan van Breda Kolff of Kentucky in the ABA dispersal draft.
September 9: Nets acquire Larry McNeill from Kansas City for their 1977 3rd round draft choice (Bill Paterno).
September 10: Nets trade Brian Taylor, Jim Eakins and their 1st round draft choices in 1977 (Otis Birdsong) and 1978 (Phil Ford) to Kansas City for Nate Archibald.
September 15: Nets trade Ted McClain to Denver for the Nuggets’ 1978 3rd round draft choice (Dave Batton), Denver’s 1978 4th round draft choice (Walter Jordan) and cash.
October 20: Nets trade Julius Erving to Philadelphia for cash.
November 30: Nets trade their 1977 2nd round draft choice and cash to Chicago for Bob Love.

1977
January 8: Nets trade their 1978 4th round draft choice (Jackie Robinson) and cash to Houston for Dave Wohl.
January 27: Nets acquire Mike Bantom from Seattle in exchange for the Sonics’ 1979 4th round draft choice (James Donaldson) and cash.
February 1: Nets trade John Williamson to Indiana for the Pacers’ 1977 1st round draft choice (Bernard King) and a player to be named at the end of the 1976-77 season.
April 11: Nets acquire Darnell Hillman from Indiana to complete the Williamson trade of February 1, 1977.
September 1: Nets trade Nate Archibald to Buffalo for George Johnson, Houston’s 1978 1st round draft choice (M.R. Richardson) and the Braves’ 1979 1st round draft choice (Cliff Robinson).
September 16: Nets acquire William (Bird) Averitt from Buffalo for cash.
November 7: Nets trade Al Skinner, their 1978 2nd round draft choice (Terry Tyler) and their 1979 2nd round draft choice (Tony Price) to Detroit for Kevin Porter, Howard Porter and cash.

1978
January 27: Nets trade Bob Carrington and their 2nd round draft choices in 1980 (Louis Orr) and 1981 (Brian Jackson) to Indiana for John Williamson.
January 30: Nets trade Darnell Hillman to Denver for the Nuggets’ 1979 2nd round draft choice (Clint Richardson) and cash.
January 31: Nets acquire Wilson Washington from Philadelphia in exchange for Denver’s 1979 2nd round draft choice (Clint Richardson) the Nets’ 1982 2nd round draft choice (Mitchell Anderson) and New Jersey’s 1983 3rd round draft choice (Claude Riley).
June 8: Nets acquire Phil Jackson and New York’s 1978 1st round draft choice (Winford Boynes) from the Knicks
in exchange for Houston’s 1978 1st round draft choice (M.R. Richardson) and the Nets’ 1979 1st round draft choice (Vinnie Johnson).
July 8: Nets receive Denver’s 1980 2nd round draft choice (John Stroud) as compensation for the Nuggets’ signing of veteran free agent Kim Hughes.
September 8: Nets trade Kevin Porter to Detroit for Eric Money.

1979
February 7: Nets trade Eric Money and Al Skinner to Philadelphia for Harvey Catchings, Ralph Simpson and cash.
May 31: Nets trade Harvey Catchings to Milwaukee for John Gianelli and Indiana’s 1979 1st round draft choice (Calvin Natt).
October 2: Nets trade Bernard King, John Gianelli and Jim Boylan to Utah for Rich Kelley.
October 12: Nets acquire Mike Newlin from Houston in exchange for Denver’s 1980 2nd round draft choice (John Stroud) and cash.

1980
February 4: Nets trade John Williamson and a future 2nd round draft choice (which became Milwaukee’s 1981 2nd round pick, Steve Lingenfelter) to Washington for Roger Phegley.
February 8: Nets trade Calvin Natt to Portland for Maurice Lucas, San Diego’s 1980 1st round draft choice (Mike Gminski) and Golden State’s 1981 1st round draft choice (Albert King).
February 15: Nets trade Rich Kelley to Phoenix in exchange for the Suns 1982 1st round draft choice (Brooke Steppe), their 1983 2nd round draft choice (Pace Mannion) and cash.
May 28: Dallas selects Winford Boynes in the expansion draft.
August 15: Nets receive San Antonio’s 1981 1st round draft choice (Ray Tolbert) as compensation for the Spur’s signing of veteran free agent George Johnson.
September 24: Nets trade Roger Phegley to Cleveland for Clarence "Foots" Walker.
November 20: Nets trade Eddie Jordan to Los Angeles for the Lakers 1982 1st round draft choice (Eddie Phillips).

1981
June 9: Nets trade Cliff Robinson to Kansas City for Otis Birdsong and Milwaukee’s 1981 2nd round draft choice (Steve Lingenfelter).
June 9: Nets send Milwaukee’s 1981 2nd round draft choice to Washington to complete the Roger Phegley trade of Feb. 4, 1980.
June 10: Nets trade Mike Newlin to New York for Mike Woodson.
June 11: Nets trade Edgar Jones to Detroit for cash.
August 11: Nets trade Rory Sparrow and their 1985 4th round draft choice (John Battle) to Atlanta for the Hawks 1982 4th round draft choice (James Griffin).
October 25: Nets send Maurice Lucas to New York in exchange for the Knicks not exercising their right of first refusal on Ray Williams after his signing by the Nets.
November 2: Nets acquire Len Elmore from Milwaukee for cash.
November 12: Nets trade Mike Woodson and Phoenix’s 1982 1st round draft choice (Brooke Steppe) to Kansas City for Sam Lacey.
November 25: Nets trade Ray Tolbert and their 1984 2nd round draft choice (Danny Young) to Seattle for James Bailey.
December 25: Nets trade Bob McAdoo to Los Angeles for the Lakers 1983 2nd round draft choice (Kevin Williams) and cash.

1982
June 19: Nets acquire the rights to Wayne Sappleton from Golden State for Phoenix’s 1983 2nd round draft choice (Pace Mannion).
June 29: Nets trade Ray Williams to Kansas City for Phil Ford.
August 27: Nets acquire Darryl Dawkins from Philadelphia in exchange for the Sixers 1983 1st round draft choice (Leo Rautins) and cash.
September 30: Nets trade Ed Sherod to New York for the Knicks 1983 3rd round draft choice (Bruce Kuczenski). November 10: Nets trade Phil Ford and their 1983 2nd round draft choice (Ted Kitchel) to Milwaukee in exchange for Mickey Johnson and the rights to Fred Roberts.
November 12: Nets trade James Bailey to Houston for San Antonio’s 2nd round draft choices in 1983 (Horace Owens) and 1985 (Yvon Joseph).

1983
February 6: Nets trade Mickey Johnson and Eric "Sleepy" Floyd to Golden State for Micheal Ray Richardson. June 7: Nets trade the rights to Fred Roberts, the Lakers 1983 2nd round draft choice (Kevin Williams) and cash to San Antonio in exchange for the Spurs relinquishing their rights to coach Stan Albeck.
June 22: Nets trade Len Elmore to New York for the Knicks 1984 2nd round draft choice (Tom Sluby).
June 29: Nets trade their 1986 2nd round draft choice (Milt Wagner) and their 1987 2nd round draft choice (Steve Alford) to Dallas for Dirk Minniefield and the Mavericks 1987 2nd round draft choice (Andrew Kennedy).
August 12: Nets trade Foots Walker, their 1985 1st round draft choice (Bill Wennington) and New York’s 1984 2nd round draft choice (Tom Sluby) to Dallas for Kelvin Ransey.
October 25: Nets trade Eddie Phillips, Horace Owens, Dallas 1987 2nd round draft choice (Andrew Kennedy) and cash to Philadelphia for Reggie Johnson.

1984
None

1985
August 21: Nets acquire Mickey Johnson from Golden State in exchange for a 1986 3rd round draft choice (Wendell Alexis).

1986
August 8: Nets trade Darwin Cook to Washington in return for cash and the Bullets agreement not to draft Dwayne Washington in the 1986 NBA draft.
October 2: Nets send their 1989 1st round draft choice (Stacey King) and their 2nd round draft choices in 1988 (Shelton Jones) and 1989 (Stanley Brundy) to Chicago in exchange for the Bulls not exercising their right of first refusal on Orlando Woolridge after his signing by the Nets.
October 30: Nets trade Mike O’Koren to Washington for Leon Wood.

1987
October 8: Nets trade James Bailey and Darryl Dawkins to Cleveland for John Bagley and Keith Lee.
November 2: Nets obtain Mike O’Koren from Boston for cash.
November 3: Nets acquire Dallas Comegys from Atlanta for the Hawks 1990 2nd round draft choice (Les Jepsen).
November 5: Nets acquire Adrian Branch from the Los Angeles Lakers for cash.
November 24: Nets acquire Philadelphia’s 1988 2nd round draft choice (Charles Shackleford) in exchange for not exercising their right of first refusal on Albert King after his signing by the 76ers.

1988
January 16: Nets trade Mike Gminski and Ben Coleman to Philadelphia for Roy Hinson and Tim McCormick, and Nets reacquire their own 1989 2nd round draft choice (Stanley Brundy).
June 23: Miami selects Dwayne Washington in the expansion draft.
August 29: Nets trade Dallas Comegys to San Antonio for Walter Berry.
October 31: Nets acquire Mike McGee from Sacramento for the Kings 2nd round draft choices in 1991 (Randy Brown) and 1996 (Jason Sasser).
November 2: Nets trade Tony Brown, Frank Johnson, Tim McCormick and Lorenzo Romar to Houston for Joe Barry Carroll and Lester Conner.

1989
June 15: Orlando selects Keith Lee in the expansion draft.
June 24: Nets trade Buck Williams to Portland for Sam Bowie and the Trail Blazers 1989 1st round draft choice (Mookie Blaylock).
October 5: Nets trade John Bagley to Boston for the Celtics 2nd round draft choices in 1991 (Zan Tabak) and 1993 (Richard Petruska).

1990
February 21: Nets trade Joe Barry Carroll to Denver for Michael Cutright. Nets acquire Chris Dudley from Cleveland in exchange for Boston’s 2nd round draft choices in 1991 (Zan Tabak) and 1993 (Richard Petruska) and cash.
June 25: Nets acquire Reggie Theus from Orlando for their 2nd round draft choices in 1993 (Adonis Jordan) and 1995 (Rashard Griffith).
June 26: Nets trade Dennis Hopson to Chicago for the Bulls 1st round draft choice in 1990 (Tate George), their 2nd round draft choice in 1991 (Von McDade) and Orlando’s 2nd round draft choice in 1992 (P.J. Brown).
June 27: Nets acquire the rights to Jud Buechler from Seattle in return for the Nets agreement not to select Dennis Scott in the 1990 NBA Draft.

1991
January 16: Nets trade Lester Conner to Milwaukee for Greg Anderson.
January 23: In a three-team deal, the Nets trade Greg Anderson and their 1st round draft choice in 1992 (Bryant Stith) to Denver and receive from Denver Terry Mills and from Portland Drazen Petrovic.

1992
September 18: Nets obtain Jayson Williams from Philadelphia for 2nd round draft choices in 1994 (William Njoku) and 1997 (Kebu Stewart).
November 3: Nets trade Mookie Blaylock and Roy Hinson to Atlanta for Rumeal Robinson.

1993
June 21: Nets trade Sam Bowie and their 1998 2nd round draft choice (Toby Bailey) to the Los Angeles Lakers for Benoit Benjamin.
June 30: Nets acquire from Washington, Denver’s 1993 2nd round draft choice (John Best) for cash.
December 10: Nets trade Rumeal Robinson to Charlotte for Johnny Newman.

1994
None

1995
June 24: Vancouver selects Benoit Benjamin in the expansion draft.
November 30: Nets trade Derrick Coleman, Sean Higgins and Rex Walters to Philadelphia for Shawn Bradley, Greg Graham and Tim Perry.

1996
January 19: Nets trade Kenny Anderson and Gerald Glass to Charlotte for Kendall Gill and Khalid Reeves.
July 16: Nets trade Greg Graham to Seattle for Vincent Askew.
November 4: Nets trade Vincent Askew to Indiana for Reggie Williams.

1997
February 17: Nets trade Shawn Bradley, Robert Pack, Ed O’Bannon and Khalid Reeves to Dallas for Jim Jackson, Chris Gatling, Sam Cassell, Eric Montross and George McCloud.
February 20: Nets trade George McCloud to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for Joe Kleine and the Lakers 1997 1st round draft choice (Anthony Parker) and a conditional 2nd round pick.
June 27: Nets trade Eric Montross, Jim Jackson and the rights to 1997 draft picks Tim Thomas and Anthony Parker to Philadelphia for the rights to 1997 draft pick Keith Van Horn, Michael Cage, Lucious Harris and Don MacLean.

1998
February 19: Nets trade David Benoit, Kevin Edwards, Yinka Dare and the team’s 1st round pick in the 1998 Draft (Matt Harpring) to Orlando for Rony Seikaly and Brian Evans.

1999
January 21: Nets trade Don MacLean and Michael Cage to Seattle for Jim McIlvaine.
March 11: Nets trade Sam Cassell, Brian Evans and Chris Gatling and the team’s 1999 1st round draft pick in a three way trade with Minnesota and Milwaukee. Nets receive guard Stephon Marbury and forward Chris Carr from Minnesota and guard Elliot Perry from Milwaukee.
September 23: Nets trade guard Eric Murdock to the L.A. Clippers in exchange for Johnny Newman.

2000
None

2001
June 27: Nets trade the draft rights to Eddie Griffin to the Houston Rockets in exchange for the draft rights to Richard Jefferson, Jason Collins and Brandon Armstrong.
July 18: Nets trade Stephon Marbury, Johnny Newman and Soumaila Samake to the Phoenix Suns in exchange for Jason Kidd and Chris Dudley.

2002
August 6: Nets trade Keith Van Horn and Todd MacCulloch to Philadelphia in exchange for Dikembe Mutombo.

2003
June 26: Nets trade the draft rights to Kyle Korver to Philadelphia for cash.

2004
June 24: Nets trade the draft rights to Viktor Khryapa to Portland for Eddie Gill and cash considerations.
July 15: Nets trade Kenyon Martin to the Denver Nuggets for three future first round draft picks.
July 29: Nets trade Kerry Kittles and cash considerations to the L.A. Clippers in exchange for their 2005 second round draft pick.
December 17: Nets trade Alonzo Mourning, Aaron Williams, Eric Williams and two first round draft picks to the Toronto Raptors for Vince Carter.

2005
February 14: Nets trade two second round draft picks to the Golden State Warriors for Clifford Robinson.
August 9: Nets acquire Marc Jackson and cash considerations from Philadelphia, in exchange for future draft considerations.

2006
February 23: Nets acquire Bostjan Nachbar from New Orleans/Oklahoma City in exchange for Marc Jackson, Linton Johnson III and cash considerations.
July 27: Nets acquire Mikki Moore from Seattle in exchange for their 2009 second round draft pick.

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