NBA PLAYER MOVEMENT CENTRAL 2002

Mutombo
Sixers Move Mt. Mutombo
On Aug. 6, the Philadelphia 76ers traded center Dikembe Mutombo to the Nets for Keith Van Horn and Todd MacCulloch.
Robinson
Hawks Swoop on Big Dog
On Aug. 2, Milwaukee traded two-time All-Star Glenn Robinson to Atlanta for three-time champion Toni Kukoc, Leon Smith and a 2003 first-round pick.

OFFSEASON PLAYER MOVEMENT
Atlantic - Central - Midwest - Pacific
FREE AGENT MARKET
By name - By position - By team
October
DATE
TRANSACTION
Thur., Oct. 3 San Antonio acquires C Mengke Bateer from Detroit for a 2003 second-round pick.

Wed., Oct. 2 Utah signs G Mark Jackson.

Tue., Oct. 1 Dallas signs G Michael Redd to an offer sheet.

L.A. Clippers sign C Wang Zhizhi to an offer sheet.

Denver acquires F Rodney White from Detroit for F Don Reid, C Mengke Bateer and a first-round draft choice.

Washington signs F Bobby Simmons.

Milwaukee requests waivers on F Leon Smith.

September
DATE
TRANSACTION
Mon., Sept. 30 Portland re-signs G Bonzi Wells and C Chris Dudley, and signs G Richie Frahm and F Billy Owens.

New Orleans re-signs F Lee Nailon.

Philadelphia signs G William Avery and Art Long.

Cleveland signs G Anthony Johnson, G Vonteego Cummings and C Ike Nwankwo.

Miami signs F Sean Lampley.

New York signs C Todd Lindeman, F Tim James, F Mark Pope, G Toby Bailey, G Danny Johnson and G Jemeil Rich.

Memphis signs F Tang Hamilton, F Mark Vershaw, C Rob Dryden and G Cory Bradford.

Sat., Sept. 28 Dallas re-signs F Eduardo Najera.

Fri., Sept. 27 Denver waives G Mark Jackson.

L.A. Clippers re-sign F Tremaine Fowlkes and sign F Cherokee Parks.

Phoenix signs F Dan Langhi.

Thu., Sept. 26 Miami signs G Khalid El-Amin and C Ken Johnson.

Utah signs G Raul Lopez and re-signs F Scott Padgett.

Wed., Sept. 25 Cleveland trades F Lamond Murray and a 2003 or 2004 second-round draft pick to Toronto for C Michael Stewart and a future first-round draft pick.

Cleveland signs F Matt Barnes and G Smush Parker.

Milwaukee signs F Cedric Henderson and G Laron Profit .

Minnesota signs G Kendall Gill and re-signs F Gary Trent.

Mon., Sept. 23 L.A. Clippers re-sign C Michael Olowokandi.

Fri., Sept. 20 Portland signs C Arvydas Sabonis.

Dallas signs F Popeye Jones.

L.A. Lakers sign C Nick Sheppard and F Jefferson Sobral

Thu., Sept. 19 Seattle re-signs F Rashard Lewis.

L.A. Lakers sign F-C Guy Rucker.

Wed., Sept. 18 Chicago signs G Rick Brunson and G Doug Overton.

Tue., Sept. 17 C Patrick Ewing announces retirement.

Cleveland rescinds G Mateen Cleaves for F Jumaine Jones trade with Sacramento.

Cleveland obtains G Milt Palacio from Suns for a future second-round draft selection.

Atlanta signs F Darvin Ham.

Mon., Sept. 16 Boston signs F Ruben Wolkowyski.

Fri., Sept. 13 Washington signs second-round pick Rod Grizzard.

Thu., Sept. 12 Sacramento exercises fourth-year option on F Hedo Turkolgu.

Orlando signs C Jabari Smith and C Peter Cornell.

Wed., Sept. 11 Detroit trades G Jerry Stackhouse, F Brian Cardinal and C Ratko Varda to Washington for G Richard Hamilton, G Hubert Davis and G-F Bobby Simmons

Atlanta signs F Ira Newble.

Tue., Sept. 10 Sacramento acquires F Jumaine Jones from Cleveland for G Mateen Cleaves.

Washington signs F Bryon Russell.

Minnesota re-signs C Rasho Nesterovic and signs 2000 draft pick Igor Rakocevic.

Utah agrees to terms with G Carlos Arroyo.

Fri., Sept. 6 Milwaukee signs G Kevin Ollie.

Thurs., Sept. 5 Miami signs G Travis Best.

Orlando signs F Shawn Kemp.

Indiana agrees to terms with G Erick Strickland.

Wed., Sept. 4 L.A. Clippers sign first-round pick Melvin Ely.

August
DATE
TRANSACTION
Thurs., Aug. 29 Milwaukee signs second-round picks Dan Gadzuric and Ronald Murray.

Tue., Aug. 27 Philadelphia signs F Brian Skinner.

Mon., Aug. 26 Houston signs G Steve Francis to a contract extension.

Minnesota signs G Troy Hudson.

San Antonio signs C Kevin Willis.

Toronto exercises fourth-year option on F Morris Peterson.

Fri., Aug. 23 Orlando exercises option on F Mike Miller.

New Orleans re-signs F Robert Traylor.

Milwaukee signs G Mike Wilks.

Thurs., Aug. 22 Detroit signs 2001 second-round pick Mehmet Okur.

Wed., Aug. 21 Cleveland matches Minnesota's offer to F Ricky Davis.

New Jersey exercises fourth-year option on F Kenyon Martin.

Seattle re-signs F Ansu Sesay.

Tue., Aug. 20 Portland restructures the contract of F Shawn Kemp and then waives him.

Sam Mitchell retires, joins Milwaukee as assistant coach.

Mon., Aug. 19 Denver re-signs G Kenny Satterfield.

Seattle exercises fourth-year option on G-F Desmond Mason.

Fri., Aug. 16 Sacramento re-signs G Mike Bibby.

Chicago signs F Donyell Marshall.

Minnesota signs F Ricky Davis to an offer sheet.

Thurs., Aug. 15 Utah signs F Matt Harpring.

Miami signs G Luke Recker.

Denver waives G Carlos Arroyo.

Orlando announces C Patrick Ewing will not return to the team next season.

Wed., Aug. 14 New Jersey signs F Rodney Rogers.

Sacramento signs C Keon Clark.

L.A. Lakers sign G A.J. Guyton.

Miami signs second-round pick Rasual Butler.

Tue., Aug. 13 Chicago signs second-round pick Roger Mason Jr..

Fri., Aug. 10 Portland signs G Jeff McInnis.

Fri., Aug. 9 Boston re-signs F Walter McCarty.

Sacramento signs second-round pick Corsley Edwards.

Thu., Aug. 8 Phoenix signs F Shawn Marion to a six-year extension.

Denver signs C Mark Blount.

Wed., Aug. 7 New York signs C Michael Doleac.

Cleveland signs second-round pick Carlos Boozer.

Tue., Aug. 6 Philadelphia trades C Dikembe Mutombo to New Jersey for F Keith Van Horn and C Todd MacCulloch.

Memphis signs G Earl Watson after Seattle declined to match a July 19 offer sheet.

Miami re-signs C Vladimir Stepania.

Mon., Aug. 5 San Antonio trades G Antonio Daniels, C Amal McCaskill and G Charles Smith to Portland for G Erick Barkley, G Steve Kerr and a 2003 second-round pick.

Detroit finalizes a buyout agreement on C Mikki Mooreís contract, making him a free agent for 2002-03.

Fri., Aug. 2 Milwaukee trades F Glenn Robinson to Atlanta for F Toni Kukoc, F Leon Smith and a 2003 first-round pick.

Thur., Aug. 1 New Jersey signs G Chris Childs.

Orlando trades F Don Reid and future first-round selection to Denver for a 2004 second-round pick.

July
DATE
TRANSACTION
Tues., July 30 Cleveland trades G Andre Miller and G Bryant Stith to the L.A. Clippers for F Darius Miles and F Harold Jamison.

New Orleans Hornets sign G Baron Davis to contract extension.

Dallas re-signs C Raef LaFrentz.

New Jersey signs second-round pick G Tamar Slay.

Utah signs G Calbert Cheaney.

Mon., July 29 G Terry Porter retires and accepts assistant coaching job with Sacramento.

Fri., July 26 San Antonio re-signs F Malik Rose.

L.A. Lakers re-sign G Brian Shaw and F Slava Medvedenko, and signed rookie free agent Jannero Pargo.

Toronto signs C Nate Huffman.

Thu., July 25 Philadelphia signs G-F Greg Buckner and F Monty Williams.

Wed., July 24 Orlando re-signs F Pat Garrity, waives F Jud Buechler.

Utah re-signs C Jarron Collins.

Philadelphia rescinds its qualifying offer to free-agent F Matt Harpring, making him unrestricted.

Tue., July 23 San Antonio re-signs F Bruce Bowen.

Denver signs first-round pick Nene Hilario, acquired in a trade with New York.

F Hanno Mottola, who spent the past two seasons in Atlanta, signs with the Spanish club Tau Ceramica Vitoria.

Mon., July 22 Boston trades G Kenny Anderson, C Vitaly Potapenko and G Joseph Forte to Seattle for F Vin Baker and G Shammond Williams.

San Antonio re-signs F Danny Ferry.

Toronto rescinds its qualifying offer to free-agent C Keon Clark, making him unrestricted.

Memphis signs C Cezary Trybanski.

Sun., July 21 Orlando signs C Olumide Oyedeji.

Sat., July 20 Denver signs first-round pick Nikoloz Tskitishvili.

Fri., July 19 Phoenix signs F Scott Williams.

Boston signs C Bruno Sundov.

L.A. Clippers waive F Obinna Ekezie.

Thu., July 18 L.A. Lakers re-sign F Devean George.

Washington signs G Larry Hughes.

Seattle re-signs C Jerome James.

Philadelphia signs second-round pick Sam Clancy.

Denver signs second-round pick Vincent Yarbrough and rookie free agents Predrag Savovic and Lorinza "Junior" Harrington.

L.A. Clippers sign 2000 second-round pick Marko Jaric.

San Antonio signs 1999 second-round pick Emanuel Ginobili.

Wed., July 17 Detroit signs G Chauncey Billups.

Orlando signs G Jacque Vaughn.

Denver re-signs F Ryan Bowen.

Boston signs rookie free agent J.R. Bremer.

Tue., July 16 Cleveland signs first-round pick Dajuan Wagner.

Fri., July 12 Golden State signs first-round pick Jiri Welsch, acquired in a draft-day trade with Philadelphia.

Utah signs first-round pick Curtis Borchardt, acquired in a draft-day trade with Orlando.

Portland signs first-round pick Qyntel Woods.

Philadelphia signs first-round pick John Salmons, acquired in a draft-day trade with San Antonio.

Thu., July 11 Washington signs first-round pick Juan Dixon

Houston signs first-round pick Bostjan Nachbar

Atlanta signs first-round pick Dan Dickau, acquired in a draft-day trade with Sacramento.

Wed., July 10 Chicago signs first-round pick Jay Williams

Washington signs first-round pick Jared Jeffries

Mon., July 8 Golden State signs first-round pick Mike Dunleavy Jr.

New York signs first-round pick Frank Williams, acquired in a draft-day trade with Denver.

Fri., July 5 Indiana signs first-round pick Fred Jones

Phoenix signs first-round picks Amare Stoudemire and Casey Jacobsen

Wed., July 3 L.A. Lakers sign first-round pick Kareem Rush, acquired in a draft-day trade with Toronto

Miami signs first-round pick Caron Butler

Tue., July 2 Philadelphia signs C Efthimios Rentzias

Mon., July 1 L. A. Clippers waive G Earl Boykins

June
DATE
TRANSACTION
Fri., June 28 Memphis exercises their option on the contract of G Eddie Gill for the 2002-03 season; announces it will not exercise the options on the contracts of F Antonis Fotsis and G Will Solomon.

San Antonio trade the rights to G Gordan Giricek to the Memphis for a 2004 second-round draft pick.

Thurs., June 27 L.A. Clippers trade the draft rights to C Mario Kasun to Orlando for the Magic agreeing to increase the protection from picks Nos. 1-17 to Nos. 1-21 on the 2003 first-round pick the Clippers owe the Magic.

Miami waives F Chris Gatling.

Wed., June 26 Denver trades F Antonio McDyess, draft rights to G Frank Williams and a 2003 second-round pick to New York for C Marcus Camby, G Mark Jackson and draft rights to F Nene Hilario.
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Cleveland trades G Wesley Person to Memphis for G Nick Anderson and draft rights to F Matt Barnes.

L.A. Lakers trade G Lindsey Hunter and draft rights to F Chris Jefferies to Toronto for F Tracy Murray and draft rights to G Kareem Rush.

Milwaukee trades the draft rights to F Chris Owens to Memphis for a future second-round pick.

Orlando trades draft rights to C Curtis Borchardt to Utah for draft rights to F Ryan Humphrey and F/C Jamal Sampson.

Orlando trades the draft rights to C Jamal Sampson to Milwaukee for the draft rights to C Rashard Griffith, who was selected in the second round of the 1995 draft.

Philadelphia trades G Speedy Claxton to San Antonio for F Mark Bryant and draft rights to G/F John Salmons and F Randy Holcomb.

Philadelphia trades draft rights to G Jiri Welsch to Golden State for two future draft picks.

Sacramento trades draft rights to G Dan Dickau to Atlanta for future draft pick.

Tue., June 25 Dallas waives F Danny Manning.

Denver waives G Tim Hardaway.

Washington trades G Courtney Alexander to New Orleans for a first-round draft pick in NBA Draft 2002 (G Juan Dixon).