1988 NBA Draft Pick Transactions

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Overall # Round # Team Transactions Player Drafted
Round 1
1 1-1
Clippers
  Danny Manning
2 1-2
Pacers
  Rik Smits
3 1-3
76ers

 

 

Charles Smith
4 1-4
Nets
  Chris Morris
5 1-5
Warriors
  Mitch Richmond
6 1-6
Kings
Clippers

 

Traded Junior Bridgeman, Franklin Edwards, Derek Smith to Kings for Larry Drew, Mike Woodson, 1988 first round pick (#6-Hersey Hawkins), 1989 second round pick (#33-Jay Edwards) on 1986-08-19

  Hersey Hawkins
7 1-7
Suns
  Tim Perry
L O T T E R Y
8 1-8
Hornets
  Rex Chapman
9 1-9
Heat
  Rony Seikaly
10 1-10
Spurs
  Willie Anderson
11 1-11
Knicks
Bulls

 

Traded Charles Oakley, 1988 first round pick (#19-Rod Strickland), 1988 third round pick (#69-Phil Stinnie) to Knicks for Bill Cartwright, 1988 first round pick (#11-Will Perdue), 1988 third round pick (#62-Derrick Lewis) on 1988-06-27

  Will Perdue
12 1-12
Wizards
76ers

 

Traded rights to Tom Sewell to Bullets for 1988 first round pick (#12-Harvey Grant) on 1984-06-19

Wizards

 

Traded Jeff Ruland, Cliff Robinson to 76ers for Moses Malone, Terry Catledge, 1986 first round pick (#21-Anthony Jones), 1988 first round pick (#12-Harvey Grant) on 1986-06-16

  Harvey Grant
13 1-13
Bucks
  Jeff Grayer
14 1-14
Cavaliers
Suns

 

Traded Larry Nance, Mike Sanders, 1988 first round pick (#22-Randolph Keys) to Cavaliers for Kevin Johnson, Tyrone Corbin, Mark West, 1988 first round pick (#14-Dan Majerle), 1988 second round pick (#38-Dean Garrett), 1989 second round pick (#52-Greg Grant) on 1988-02-25

  Dan Majerle
15 1-15
Thunder
  Gary Grant
16 1-16
Rockets
  Derrick Chievous
17 1-17
Jazz
  Eric Leckner
18 1-18
Hawks
Kings

 

Traded Reggie Theus, 1988 third round pick (#54-Jorge Gonzalez), future considerations (?) to Hawks for Randy Wittman, 1988 first round pick (#18-Ricky Berry) on 1988-06-27

  Ricky Berry
19 1-19
Bulls
Knicks

 

Traded Bill Cartwright, 1988 first round pick (#11-Will Perdue), 1988 third round pick (#62-Derrick Lewis) to Bulls for Charles Oakley, 1988 first round pick (#19-Rod Strickland), 1988 third round pick (#69-Phil Stinnie) on 1988-06-27

  Rod Strickland
20 1-20
Mavericks
Heat

 

Agreed to bypass Bill Wennington, Uwe Blab, and Steve Alford in expansion draft in exchange for 1988 first round pick (#20-Kevin Edwards) on 1988-06-23

  Kevin Edwards
21 1-21
Blazers
  Mark Bryant
22 1-22
Pistons
Suns

 

Traded William Bedford to Pistons for 1988 first round pick (#22-Randolph Keys) on 1987-06-19

Cavaliers

 

Traded Kevin Johnson, Tyrone Corbin, Mark West, 1988 first round pick (#14-Dan Majerle), 1988 second round pick (#38-Dean Garrett), 1989 second round pick (#52-Greg Grant) to Suns for Larry Nance, Mike Sanders, 1988 first round pick (#22-Randolph Keys) on 1988-02-25

  Randolph Keys
23 1-23
Nuggets
  Jerome Lane
24 1-24
Celtics
  Brian Shaw
25 1-25
Lakers
  David Rivers
Round 2
26 2-1
Clippers
Blazers

 

Traded Darnell Valentine, 1988 second round pick (#45-Tom Garrick) to Clippers for 1986 first round pick (#24-Arvidas Sabonis), 1988 second round pick (#26-Rolando Ferreira) on 1986-01-14

  Rolando Ferreira
27 2-2
Nets
Bulls

 

Received 1989 first round pick (#6-Stacey King), 1988 second round pick (#27-Shelton Jones), 1989 second round pick (#32-Stanley Brundy) from Nets on 1986-10-02 in exchange for not exercising their right of first refusal on free agent Orlando Woolridge

Spurs

 

Traded Artis Gilmore to Bulls for 1988 second round pick (#27-Shelton Jones) on 1987-06-22

  Shelton Jones
28 2-3
Warriors
Bucks

 

Received 1988 second round pick (#28-Andrew Lang) from Warriors on 1987-12-29 as compensation for Warriors signing of GM Don Nelson

Suns

 

Traded Jay Humphries to Bucks for Craig Hodges, 1988 second round pick (#28-Andrew Lang) on 1988-02-25

  Andrew Lang
29 2-4
Kings
  Vinny Del Negro
30 2-5
Suns
Kings

 

Traded Eddie Johnson to Suns for Ed Pinkney, 1988 second round pick (#30-Fennis Dembo) on 1987-06-19

Knicks

 

Traded Jawaan Oldham to Kings for 1988 second round pick (#30-Fennis Dembo) on 1987-10-15

Pistons

 

Traded Sidney Green to Knicks for Ron Moore, Ron Moore, 1988 or 1989 second round pick (1988 #30-Fennis Dembo) on 1987-10-29

  Fennis Dembo
31 2-6
Spurs
76ers

 

Traded Mark McNamara to Spurs for 1988 second round pick (#31-Everette Stephens) on 1983-11-04

  Everette Stephens
32 2-7
76ers
Nets

 

Agreed not to exercise their right of first refusal on free agent Albert King in exchange for 1988 second round pick (#32-Charles Shackleford) on 1987-11-24

  Charles Shackleford
33 2-8
Heat
  Grant Long
34 2-9
Hornets
  Tom Tolbert
35 2-10
Knicks
Bulls

 

Traded Jawaan Oldham to Knicks for 1987 first round pick (#8-Olden Polynice), future considerations (1988 #35-Sylvester Gray???) on 1986-10-30

Thunder

 

Traded rights to Scottie Pippen, Sonics option to swap 1988 or 1989 first round picks (protected top 3) (1989 #20-Jeff Sanders) to Bulls for rights to Olden Polynice, Sonics option to swap 1988 or 1989 first round picks (protected top 3) (1989 #18-B.J. Armstrong), 1988 or 1989 second round pick (1988 #35-Sylvester Gray) on 1987-06-22

Celtics

 

Traded Sam Vincent, Scott Wedman to Sonics for 1988 or 1989 second round pick (Celtics option) (1988 #35-Sylvester Gray), cash on 1987-10-16

Heat

 

Agreed to not select Dennis Johnson in the expansion draft in exchange for 1988 or 1989 second round pick (Heats option) (1988 #35-Sylvester Gray) on 1988-06-23

Sylvester Gray
36 2-11
Wizards
  Ledell Eackles
37 2-12
Pacers
Bulls

 

Traded Kyle Macy to Pacers for two second round picks (1988 #37-Greg Butler) (?-?) on 1986-08-18

Knicks

 

Traded Rory Sparrow to Bulls for 1988 second round pick (#37-Greg Butler) on 1987-11-12

  Greg Butler
38 2-13
Cavaliers
Suns

 

Traded Larry Nance, Mike Sanders, 1988 first round pick (#22-Randolph Keys) to Cavaliers for Kevin Johnson, Tyrone Corbin, Mark West, 1988 first round pick (#14-Dan Majerle), 1988 second round pick (#38-Dean Garrett), 1989 second round pick (#52-Greg Grant) on 1988-02-25

  Dean Garrett
39 2-14
Bucks
  Tito Horford
40 2-15
Thunder
Heat

 

Agreed not to select Danny Young in the expansion draft in exchange for 1988 second round pick (#40-Orlando Graham) from Sonics on 1988-06-23

  Orlando Graham
41 2-16
Rockets
Warriors

 

Received 1988 second round pick (#41-Keith Smart) from Rockets on 1987-10-09 in exchange for not exercising their right of first refusal on free agent Lester Conner

 

Rockets media guide says it was a trade. Also described as a trade by Washington Post.

  Keith Smart
42 2-17
Jazz
Spurs

 

Traded Fred Roberts to Jazz for 1986 second round pick (#38-Lemone Lampley), 1988 second round pick (#42-Jeff Moe) on 1984-12-18

Pistons

 

Received 1988 second round pick (#42-Jeff Moe) from Spurs on 1987-10-27 in exchange for Pistons agreeing not to exercise their right of first refusal on free agent Kurt Nimphius

Jazz

 

Traded Darryl Dawkins to Pistons for 1988 second round pick (#42-Jeff Moe), 1990 second round pick (#49-Phil Henderson), cash on 1987-11-26

  Jeff Moe
43 2-18
Bulls
Nuggets

 

Received 1988 second round pick (#43-Todd Mitchell) from Bulls on 1986-10-04 in exchange for Nuggets agreeing not to exercise their right of first refusal on free agent Elston Turner

  Todd Mitchell
44 2-19
Hawks
  Anthony Taylor
45 2-20
Blazers
Clippers

 

Traded 1986 first round pick (#24-Arvidas Sabonis), 1988 second round pick (#26-Rolando Ferreira) for Darnell Valentine, 1988 second round pick (#45-Tom Garrick) on 1986-01-14

  Tom Garrick
46 2-21
Mavericks
  Morlon Wiley
47 2-22
Nuggets
  Vernon Maxwell
48 2-23
Pistons
  Micheal Williams
49 2-24
Celtics
Mavericks

 

Traded 1985 first round pick (#20-Sam Vincent) to Celtics for 1985 first round pick (#24-Terry Porter), 1988 second round pick (#49-Jose Vargas) on 1985-05-01

  Jose Vargas
50 2-25
Lakers
Suns

 

Traded Maurice Lucas to Lakers for 1988 second round pick (#50-Steve Kerr), 1989 second round pick (#52-Greg Grant) on 1985-08-19

  Steve Kerr
Round 3
51 3-1
Clippers
  Rob Lock
52 3-2
Nets
  Derrick Hamilton
53 3-3
Warriors
Blazers

 

Received 1988 third round pick (#53-Anthony Mason) from Warriors on 1987-10-11 in exchange for waiving rights to free agent Kermit Washington

  Anthony Mason
54 3-4
Kings
Hawks

 

Traded Randy Wittman, 1988 first round pick (#18-Ricky Berry) to Kings for Reggie Theus, 1988 third round pick (#54-Jorge Gonzalez), future considerations (?-?) on 1988-06-27

  Jorge Gonzalez
55 3-5
Suns
  Rodney Johns
56 3-6
Spurs
  Barry Sumpter
57 3-7
76ers
  Herman Montenegro
58 3-8
Hornets
  Jeff Moore
59 3-9
Heat
  Nate Johnston
60 3-10
Wizards
  Ed Davender
61 3-11
Pacers
  Herbert Crook
62 3-12
Knicks
Bulls

 

Traded Charles Oakley, 1988 first round pick (#19-Rod Strickland), 1988 third round pick (#69-Phil Stinnie) to Knicks for Bill Cartwright, 1988 first round pick (#11-Will Perdue), 1988 third round pick (#62-Derrick Lewis) on 1988-06-27

  Derrick Lewis
63 3-13
Bucks
  Mike Jones
64 3-14
Cavaliers
  Winston Bennett
65 3-15
Thunder
  Corey Gaines
66 3-16
Rockets
Nuggets

 

Received 1988 third round pick (#66-Dwight Boyd) from Rockets on 1986-10-11 in exchange for Nuggets agreeing not to exercise their right of first refusal over free agent Richard Anderson

  Dwight Boyd
67 3-17
Jazz
  Ricky Grace
68 3-18
Hawks
  Darryl Middleton
69 3-19
Bulls
Knicks

 

Traded Bill Cartwright, 1988 first round pick (#11-Will Perdue), 1988 third round pick (#62-Derrick Lewis) to Bulls for Charles Oakley, 1988 first round pick (#19-Rod Strickland), 1988 third round pick (#69-Phil Stinnie) on 1988-06-27

  Phil Stinnie
70 3-20
Mavericks
  Jerry Johnson
71 3-21
Blazers
  Craig Neal
72 3-22
Pistons
  Lee Johnson
73 3-23
Nuggets
Clippers

 

Received 1988 third round pick (#73-Michael Anderson) from Nuggets on 1988-03-04 in exchange for Clippers agreeing not to exercise their right of first refusal on free agent Michael Brooks

Pacers

 

Traded Hank McDowell to Clippers for 1988 third round pick (#73-Michael Anderson) on 1983-10-26

 

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  Michael Anderson
74 3-24
Celtics
  Gerald Paddio
75 3-25
Lakers
Spurs

 

Received 1988 third round pick (#75-Archie Marshall) from Lakers on 1987-10-07 in exchange for Spurs agreeing not to exercise their right of first refusal over free agent Jeff Lamp

  Archie Marshall