1987 NBA Draft Pick Transactions

yellow = data that is incomplete or uncertain

Overall # Round # Team Transactions Player Drafted
Round 1
1 1-1
Spurs
  David Robinson
2 1-2
Suns
  Armon Gilliam
3 1-3
Nets
  Dennis Hopson
4 1-4
Clippers
  Reggie Williams
5 1-5
Knicks
Thunder

 

Traded • Gerald Henderson • Sonics option to swap 1987 first round picks (#18-Mark Jackson) to Knicks for • Sonics option to swap 1987 or 1989 first round picks (1987 #5-Scottie Pippen) • 1990 second round pick (#44-Steve Henson) on 1986-11-11

  Scottie Pippen
6 1-6
Kings
  Kenny Smith
7 1-7
Cavaliers
  Kevin Johnson
L O T T E R Y
8 1-8
Nuggets
Knicks

 

Traded • Darrell Walker to Nuggets for • 1987 first round pick (#8-Olden Polynice) on 1986-10-02

Bulls

 

Traded • Jawann Oldham to Knicks for • 1987 first round pick (#8-Olden Polynice) • future considerations / second round pick) (possibly 1988 #35-Sylvester Gray) on 1986-10-30

  Olden Polynice
9 1-9
Thunder
  Derrick McKey
10 1-10
Bulls
  Horace Grant
11 1-11
Pacers
  Reggie Miller
12 1-12
Wizards
  Tyrone Bogues
13 1-13
Rockets
Clippers

 

Traded • Cedric Maxwell to Rockets for • 1987 first round pick (#13-Joe Wolf) • 1989 second or third round pick (?-?) on 1987-01-16

 

There was no third round in 1989 draft. Pick may have not been exercised.

  Joe Wolf
14 1-14
Warriors
  Tellis Frank
15 1-15
Jazz
  Jose Ortiz
16 1-16
76ers
  Christian Welp
17 1-17
Blazers
  Ronnie Murphy
18 1-18
Bucks
Thunder

 

Traded • Jack Sikma • 1987 second round pick (#32-Bob McCann) • 1989 second round pick (#45-Scott Haffner) to Bucks for • Alton Lister • 1987 first round pick (#18-Mark Jackson) • 1989 first round pick (#20-Jeff Sanders) on 1986-07-01

Knicks

 

Traded • Sonics option to swap 1987 or 1989 first round picks (1987 #5-Scottie Pippen) • 1990 second round pick (#44-Steve Henson) to Sonics for • Gerald Henderson • Sonics option to swap 1987 first round picks (#18-Mark Jackson) on 1986-11-11

  Mark Jackson
19 1-19
Pistons
Clippers

 

Traded • Kurt Nimphius to Pistons for • 1987 first round pick (#19-Ken Norman) • 1987 second round pick (#38-Norris Coleman) on 1987-01-29

  Ken Norman
20 1-20
Mavericks
  Jim Farmer
21 1-21
Hawks
  Dallas Comegys
22 1-22
Celtics
  Reggie Lewis
23 1-23
Lakers
Spurs

 

Traded • Mychal Thompson to Lakers for • Frank Brickowski • Petur Gudmundsson • 1987 first round pick (#23-Greg "Cadillac" Anderson) • 1990 second round pick (#54-Sean Higgins) • cash on 1987-02-13

  Greg "Cadillac" Anderson
Round 2
24 2-1
Clippers
Thunder

 

Traded • James Donaldson • Greg Kelser • player to be named later (Mark Radford on 08-30) • 1984 first round pick (#14-Michael Cage) • 1985 second round pick (possibly #30-Calvin Duncan) to Clippers for • Tom Chambers • Al Wood • 1987 second round pick (#24-Fred Banks) • 1984 third round pick (#52-Terry Williams) on 1983-08-18

Pistons

 

Traded • John Long to Sonics for • 1987 second round pick (#24-Fred Banks) • 1991 second round pick (#40-Doug Overton) on 1986-09-30

  Fred Banks
25 2-2
Knicks
  Ron Moore
26 2-3
Nets
Mavericks

 

Traded • rights to Dirk Minniefield • Mavericks option to swap 1987 second round picks (#43-Andrew Kennedy) to Nets for • 1986 second round pick (#35-Milt Wagner) • Mavericks option to swap 1987 second round picks (#26-Steve Alford) on 1983-06-29

  Steve Alford
27 2-4
Spurs
  Nate Blackwell
28 2-5
Kings
Pistons

 

Sent • Pistons option to swap 1986 or 1987 first round picks (1986 #17-Harold Pressley) to Kings and received • Pistons option to swap 1986 or 1987 first round picks (1986 #11-John Salley) • 1987 second round pick (#28-Rickie Winslow) on 1985-11-20 as compensation free agent Terry Tyler

Bulls

 

Traded • Sidney Green to Pistons for • Earl Cureton • 1987 second round pick (#28-Rickie Winslow) on 1986-08-21

  Rickie Winslow
29 2-6
Cavaliers
Blazers

 

Traded • Linton Townes to Cavaliers for • 1987 second round pick (#29-Lester Fonville) on 1983-09-06

  Lester Fonville
30 2-7
Suns
Blazers

 

Traded • Bernard Thompson to Suns for • 1987 second round pick (#30-Nikita Wilson) on 1985-06-14

  Nikita Wilson
31 2-8
Nuggets
  Andre Moore
32 2-9
Thunder
Bucks

 

Traded • Alton Lister • 1987 first round pick (#18-Mark Jackson) • 1989 first round pick (#20-Jeff Sanders) to Sonics for • Jack Sikma • 1987 second round pick (#32-Bob McCann) • 1989 second round pick (#45-Scott Haffner) on 1986-07-01

  Bob McCann
33 2-10
Bulls
  Tony White
34 2-11
Pacers
  Brian Rowsom
35 2-12
Rockets
  Doug Lee
36 2-13
Warriors
Wizards

 

Traded • Greg Ballard to Warriors for • 1985 second round pick (#31-Manute Bol) • 1987 second round pick (#36-Duane Washington) on 1985-06-17

  Duane Washington
37 2-14
Wizards
  Derrick Dowell
38 2-15
Jazz
Pistons

 

Traded • Kent Benson • Kelly Tripucka to Jazz for • Adrian Dantley • 1987 second round pick (#38-Norris Coleman) • 1990 second round pick (#49-Phil Henderson) on 1986-08-21

Clippers

 

Traded • Kurt Nimphius to Pistons for • 1987 first round pick (#19-Ken Norman) • 1987 second round pick (#38-Norris Coleman) on 1987-01-29

  Norris Coleman
39 2-16
76ers
  Vincent Askew
40 2-17
Blazers
Bulls

 

Received • 1987 second round pick (#40-Winston Garland) from Blazers on 1985-10-09 as compensation for free agent Caldwell Jones

Blazers

 

Traded • Steve Colter to Bulls for • rights to Larry Krystkowiak • 1987 second round pick (#40-Winston Garland) • 1992 second round pick (#54-Brett Roberts) on 1986-06-17

Bucks

 

Traded • Chris Engler to Blazers for • 1987 second round pick (#40-Winston Garland) on 1986-11-11

Winston Garland
41 2-18
Bucks
Cavaliers

 

Traded • Paul Thompson to Bucks for • 1985 second round pick (#45-John "Hot Rod" Williams) • 1987 conditional pick (second round if Thompson joins Bucks roster this season, else third round) (#41-Kannard Johnson) on 1985-02-12

  Kannard Johnson
42 2-19
Pistons
Hawks

 

Traded • Dan Roundfield to Pistons for • Cliff Levingston • rights to Antoine Carr • 1986 second round pick (#40-Augusto Binelli) • 1987 second round pick (#42-Terence Bailey) on 1984-06-18

  Terence Bailey
43 2-20
Mavericks
Nets

 

Traded • 1986 second round pick (#35-Milt Wagner) • Mavericks option to swap 1987 second round picks (#26-Steve Alford) to Mavericks for • rights to Dirk Minniefield • Mavericks option to swap 1987 second round picks (#43-Andrew Kennedy) on 1983-06-29

76ers

 

Traded • Reggie Johnson to Nets for • Eddie Phillips • Horace Owens • 1987 second round pick (#43-Andrew Kennedy) • cash on 1983-10-25

  Andrew Kennedy
44 2-21
Hawks
  Terry Coner
45 2-22
Celtics
  Brad Lohaus
46 2-23
Lakers
Clippers

 

Traded • Swen Nater • rights to Byron Scott to Lakers for • Norm Nixon • Eddie Jordan • 1986 second round pick (#46-Jeff Hornacek) • 1987 second round pick (#46-Bruce Dalrymple) on 1983-10-10

Pistons

 

Traded • Ricky Pierce to Clippers for • 1986 second round pick (#46-Jeff Hornacek) • 1987 second round pick (#46-Bruce Dalrymple) on 1983-10-17

Suns

 

Traded • David Thirdkill to Pistons for • 1986 second round pick (#46-Jeff Hornacek) • 1987 second round pick (#46-Bruce Dalrymple) on 1983-10-17

Bruce Dalrymple
Round 3
47 3-1
Clippers
  Tim McCalister
48 3-2
Nets
  Jamie Waller
49 3-3
Knicks
  Jerome Batiste
50 3-4
Spurs
  Phil Zevenbergen
51 3-5
Kings
  Sven Myer
52 3-6
Cavaliers
  Donald Royal
53 3-7
Suns
  Winston Crite
54 3-8
Nuggets
  Tom Schafer
55 3-9
Thunder
  Tommy Amaker
56 3-10
Bulls
  John Fox
57 3-11
Pacers
76ers

 

Traded • Leo Rautins to Pacers for • 1987 third round pick (#57-Hansi Gnad) on 1984-09-14

  Hansi Gnad
58 3-12
Warriors
  Darryl Johnson
59 3-13
Wizards
  Danny Pearson
60 3-14
Rockets
Pacers

 

Traded • Granville Waiters to Rockets for • 1987 third round pick (#60-Sean Couch) on 1985-08-01

  Sean Couch
61 3-15
Jazz
  Clarence Martin
62 3-16
76ers
  Eric Riggins
63 3-17
Blazers
  Kevin Gamble
64 3-18
Bucks
  J. J. Weber
65 3-19
Pistons
  Eric White
66 3-20
Mavericks
  Mike Richmond
67 3-21
Hawks
  Song Tao
68 3-22
Celtics
Jazz

 

Traded • Fred Roberts to Celtics for • 1987 third round pick (#68-Billy Donovan) • future considerations (Celtics agreed to play 2 exhibition games in Utah) on 1986-09-25

  Billy Donovan
69 3-23
Lakers
  Willie Glass
Round 4
70 4-1
Clippers
Celtics

 

Received • 1987 fourth round pick (#70-Tom Sheehey) from Clippers on 1985-09-26 in exchange for Celtics agreeing not to exercise their right of first refusal over free agent Ray Williams

  Tom Sheehey
71 4-2
Knicks
  Mike Morgan
72 4-3
Nets
  Andrew Moten
73 4-4
Spurs
  Todd May
74 4-5
Kings
  Joe Arlauckas
75 4-6
Cavaliers
  Chris Dudley
76 4-7
Suns
  Steve Beck
77 4-8
Nuggets
  David Boone
78 4-9
Thunder
  Todd Linder
79 4-10
Bulls
  Jack Haley
80 4-11
Pacers
Cavaliers

 

Traded • Ron Anderson to Pacers for • 1987 fourth round pick (#80-Carven Holcomb) on 1985-12-10

  Carven Holcomb
81 4-12
Wizards
  Scott Thompson
82 4-13
Rockets
  Joe Niego
83 4-14
Warriors
  Benny Bolton
84 4-15
Jazz
  Reuben Holmes
85 4-16
76ers
  Brian Rahilly
86 4-17
Blazers
  Norwood Barber
87 4-18
Bucks
  Darryl Bedford
88 4-19
Pistons
  Dave Popson
89 4-20
Mavericks
  David Johnson
90 4-21
Hawks
  Theofanis Christodoulou
91 4-22
Celtics
  Darryl Kennedy
92 4-23
Lakers
  Ralph Tally
Round 5
93 5-1
Clippers
  Chad Kessler
94 5-2
Nets
  James Blackmon
95 5-3
Knicks
  Glenn Clem
96 5-4
Spurs
  Dennis Willliams
97 5-5
Kings
  Vernon Carr
98 5-6
Cavaliers
  Carl Lott
99 5-7
Suns
  Brent Counts
100 5-8
Nuggets
  Ron Grandison
101 5-9
Thunder
  Michael Tait
102 5-10
Bulls
  Anthony Wilson
103 5-11
Pacers
  Mike Milling
104 5-12
Rockets
  Andre LaFleur
105 5-13
Warriors
  Terry Williams
106 5-14
Wizards
  Patrick Fairs
107 5-15
Jazz
  Bart Kofoed
108 5-16
76ers
  Frank Ross
109 5-17
Blazers
  David Moss
110 5-18
Bucks
  Brian Vaughns
111 5-19
Pistons
  Gerry Wright
112 5-20
Mavericks
  Sam Hill
113 5-21
Hawks
  Jose Antonio Montero
114 5-22
Celtics
  Dave Butler
115 5-23
Lakers
  Kenny Travis
Round 6
116 6-1
Clippers
  Martin Nessley
117 6-2
Knicks
  Howard Triche
118 6-3
Nets
  Perry Bromwell
119 6-4
Spurs
  Ricky Brown
120 6-5
Kings
  Darryl Thomas
121 6-6
Cavaliers
  Harold Jensen
122 6-7
Suns
  Marcel Boyce
123 6-8
Nuggets
  Kelvin Scarborough
124 6-9
Thunder
  Tom Gneiting
125 6-10
Bulls
  Doug Altenberger
126 6-11
Pacers
  Gary Graham
127 6-12
Warriors
  Sarunas Marciulionis (player later ruled ineligible)
128 6-13
Wizards
  Dwayne Scholten
129 6-14
Rockets
  Fred Jenkins
130 6-15
Jazz
  Art Sabb
131 6-16
76ers
  Tracy Foster
132 6-17
Blazers
  Bernard Johnson
133 6-18
Bucks
  Gay Elmore
134 6-19
Pistons
  Antoine Joubert
135 6-20
Mavericks
  Quintan Gates
136 6-21
Hawks
  Riccardo Morandou
137 6-22
Celtics
  Tim Naegeli
138 6-23
Lakers
  Frank Ford
Round 7
139 7-1
Clippers
  Henry Carr
140 7-2
Nets
  Frank Booker
141 7-3
Knicks
  Wayne Williams
142 7-4
Spurs
  Raynard Davis
143 7-5
Kings
  Scott Adubato
144 7-6
Cavaliers
  Michael Foster
145 7-7
Suns
  Roy Singleton
146 7-8
Nuggets
  Rowan Gomes
147 7-9
Thunder
  Mike Giomi
148 7-10
Bulls
  Earvin Leavy
149 7-11
Pacers
  Montel Hatcher
150 7-12
Wizards
  Jamie Dixon
151 7-13
Rockets
  Clarence Grier
152 7-14
Warriors
  Ronnie Leggette
153 7-15
Jazz
  Keith Webster
154 7-16
76ers
  Eric Semisch
155 7-17
Blazers
  Kenny Stone
156 7-18
Bucks
Nuggets

 

Traded • Pete Williams to Bucks for • 1987 seventh round pick (#156-Curtis Hunter) on 1986-10-24

  Curtis Hunter
157 7-19
Pistons
  Mark Gottfried
158 7-20
Mavericks
  Gerald White
159 7-21
Hawks
  Franjo Arapovic
160 7-22
Celtics
  Jerry Corcoran
161 7-23
Lakers
  Ron Vanderschaaf